USA Today Touts Sarasota

Posted by Louis Wery on Tuesday, September 10th, 2013 at 6:46pm.


Sarasota makes a great place for Boomer retirees, points out USA Today (September 9, 2013). After decades in the suburbs, Baby Boomers are moving to cities where they may safely walk to shopping, dining and events.

I encourage my clients to click on the WalkScore® feature associated with the listings shown on my website to see how friendly a neighborhood is for walkabouts. Many of my clients find that a walkable neighborhood contributes health, environmental, and economic benefits. For example, One Hundred Central in Downtown Sarasota boasts a WalkScore® of 94.

Downtown Sarasota appeals to Boomers seeking small-town ambiance yet big-city amenities. Located at the center of Florida’s cultural coast, the city center boasts excellent restaurants, upscale shopping, library, farmers market and a thriving theater scene.

As far as I know, Sarasota is the only city in Florida with a dedicated opera house. Sarasota Opera opens its 55th season with Die Fledermaus on Friday, November 1, 2013.

The Sarasota community also offers several different lifelong learning programs as well as colleges and universities.

For sports enthusiasts, our community gives plenty of opportunities for active and spectator sports. Kayaking in Sarasota Bay ranks as a favorite with added benefits for bird-watchers. Benderson Rowing facility draws international scullers to compete here. Baseball fans fill the stadium for Spring Training.

And there’s always the lure of America’s best beaches edging Sarasota & Her Islands.

Here are some condos with high walkability scores in Downtown Sarasota:

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3 Bed • 4 Bath • 3,251 Sf

$2,950,000

1350 Main St #1706, Sarasota

“blue Skies Smiling At Me, Nothing But Blue Skies, Do I See”, Says It All. (irving Berlin) This 17th Floor Penthouse Atop 1350 Main Street Is All A...

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3 Bed • 4 Bath • 4,095 Sf

$2,895,000

50 Central Ave #17 Phd, Sarasota

Enjoy Spectacular Panoramic City, Bay And Gulf Of Mexico Views From This Penthouse Residence Located In The Heart Of Downtown Sarasota At The Plaza...

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3 Bed • 4 Bath • 3,106 Sf

$2,795,000

33 S Palm Ave #1401, Sarasota

Pre-construction. To Be Built. Rare New Construction Intimate Boutique 18 Story Condominium Tower Located In Charming Historic Sarasota. Tucked Am...

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3 Bed • 4 Bath • 4,181 Sf

$2,649,000

50 Central Ave #16s, Sarasota

One Or More Photo(s) Has Been Virtually Staged. If Your Client Is Looking To Move Downtown Sarasota Close To All The Amenities Don't Look Further. ...

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3 Bed • 4 Bath • 3,288 Sf

$2,599,900

1335 Second Street #ph8, Sarasota

“pre-construction, To Be Built” - This Full Level Penthouse In The “core” Features 360’ Skyline And Bay Views - With Almost 1,000 Sqf Of Private Te...

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3 Bed • 4 Bath • 3,909 Sf

$2,400,000

1243 2nd St #suite 4, Sarasota

Pre-construction. To Be Built. The Beacon, Sarasota's Largest Condominium Floor Plans, Starting At 3909 Square Feet Of Full Floor Units Offering Th...

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