Bird Key Real Estate
Perfectly located between downtown Sarasota and St Armands Circle, Bird Key real estate is regarded as one of Sarasota’s most prestigious addresses. It is located just across the John and Mable Ringling Bridge from downtown. Waterfront homes in this popular boating community are located on Sarasota Bay or on one of the deep water canals.
You’ll find luxurious gated waterfront estates with private docks that are conveniently located close to all of Sarasota’s fabulous amenities and culture. It is truly a boater’s paradise and the neighborhood even has its own private Yacht Club. The yacht club offers amenities such as swimming, tennis and docking. Bird Key consists entirely of single family homes, you won’t find any condos in the neighborhood.
Take a short drive west and shop till you drop on world-famous St. Armands Circle. Restaurants, shopping and spas are bustling with activity. Lido Key Beach is also within a short drive too for those who love the sun and sand.
With a small population and approximately 500 homes found on the entire island, Bird Key offers a level of privacy and security that can’t be found in many other neighborhoods. Those who are interested in enjoying the exclusive lifestyle that this gated community offers will find many beautiful houses. While most of the island’s development took place in the 1950s and 1960s, many of these older structures have been torn down and replaced by new mansions. Homes for sale range on Bird Key range from the $500,000′s to $8 million.
Real estate opportunities include homes on the bayfront or canals, as well as non-waterfront garden homes. Many of the waterfront properties featuring their own deep water dockage. Other common features found in the community’s include private custom-designed heated pools, Italian-carved marble mantles, double-glass fireplaces, detailed crown molding, gourmet kitchens and other luxury features.