Longboat Key Condos & Residences
Longboat Key amounts to another name for paradise in the eyes of residents and visitors to this 11-mile long barrier island. Longboat Key boasts luxury high-rise condominiums, single-family homes and grand estates. This quiet community gives residents a safe and private lifestyle. Read more about Longboat Key.
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Longboat Key Real Estate
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5 Bed • 6 Bath • 6,125 Sf • 1 Acres
501 Harbor Point Rd, Longboat Key
Situated On The Coveted Island Of Longboat Key, This Magnificent Residence Is Located Behind The Gates Of Bay Isles In The Distinguished And Separa...View Listing
561 Harbor Cove Cir, Longboat Key
Build Your Own Dream Home On This Premier Bayfront Lot In One Of The Most Exclusive Neighborhoods On Longboat Key. Located In The Gated Bay Isles H...View Listing
2 Bed • 3 Bath • 4,357 Sf
561 Harbor Cove Cir, Longboat Key
Recently Reduced $500k! Now Is Your Chance To Renovate This Classic Contemporary Home Or Build On This Premier Bay Front Location In The Exclusive ...View Listing
3 Bed • 3 Bath • 2,720 Sf • 1 Acres
690 Hibiscus Way, Longboat Key
Once In A Lifetime Opportunity To Own An Incomparable Boater’s Dream. Panoramic Views From Every Room Of Sarasota Bay; Deep-water Dock With Irrepla...View Listing
3 Bed • 2 Bath • 2,137 Sf • 2 Acres
6661 Gulf Of Mexico Dr, Longboat Key
Bring Your Imagination To See This Charming Gulf & Beach Front Octagon House & Consider Renovating, Expanding Or Building A New Home There. The Pro...View Listing
About Longboat Key
Located of Florida's west coast just northwest of Sarasota, Longboat Key lies within two counties; the northern part of the key is in Manatee County while the southern part is in Sarasota County. Longboat Key's year-round population of 8,000 residents swells to 20,000 during High Season.
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Real Estate Market Overview for Longboat Key
- Total Listings for Longboat Key: 294
- Average Listing Price for Longboat Key: $1,087,153
- Highest Listing Price for Longboat Key: $26,500,000
- Lowest Listing Price for Longboat Key: $29,900
These graphs show activity for single-family homes & condos on Longboat Key during the past 12 months.
After Arthur Vining Davis had retired from Alcoa in 1957, he turned his attention to Florida. By 1959, he purchased John Ringling’s fledgling developments on Sarasota’s barrier islands for $13.5 million. That would convert to more than $107 million today.
For his big cashiers check, Davis acquired 2,000 acres that included Bird, Otter and Coon keys, the southern half of Longboat Key, and most of Lido Key from the John Ringling estate. He also took the mantle from circus-magnate John Ringling as Sarasota’s visionary developer.
After Davis had died in 1962, his Arvida Corporation took the slow road to the development business on the southern end of Longboat Key focusing on condominiums. The roster includes Beachplace, Fairway Bay, Grand Bay, Inn on the Beach, Longboat Key Towers, Seaplace, Sunset Beach and more. In the early 1980s, the company developed the Avenue of Flowers shopping center.
I say that Arvida tiptoed on Longboat because the developer chose not to take the planned community approach that they did in South Florida. No schools and few hotels or commercial developments were included. Somehow the town demanded respect for what already existed on Longboat Key — quiet neighborhoods like Longbeach Village and Country Club Shores.
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Listing information last updated on September 19th, 2018 at 4:30am EDT.