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University Park Homes for Sale in Sarasota FL

University Park Homes for Sale
University Park Homes for Sale

Behind a guarded gate just off University Parkway in Sarasota, you find homes for sale in University Park Country Club. The dramatic entrance boulevard winds through the tropically landscaped grounds. University Park’s pristine vegetation takes your breath away.  Previously, “Best Community Design in America” was bestowed upon University Park by The National Association of Homeowners. University Park has also won numerous other awards since its development.

Master golf course architect Ron Garl designed the golf course which is 4anked as one of Florida’s top golf courses, University Park’s course offers a challenging 27 holes of championship golf.  Information on the Club and golf course are available if you are interested in purchasing a home for sale in University Park.

Within its gates, University Park consists of 31 communities. Residents enjoy a resort lifestyle in maintenance free villas or larger estate styled homes. The University Park Country Club’s has one of the best Club Houses in the area as well offering its members 11 Har-Tru tennis courts, fitness facility, and many fitness classes too. Several choices of dining venues such as the Lakeside Room, the Park Grille and Café are available too.  The Card Room is reserved for “Members only.”

Currently, the Sarasota MLS reports its inventory of homes for sale in University Park Sarasota at 53 listings.  There are an additional number of villas available. Pending sales indicated in the MLS total 9 and in the last six months, 33 homes have sold in University Park Country Club.

If you are planning to retire in Sarasota, FL and are searching for a country club lifestyle with an active golf course community, the selection of University Park homes for sale may office you the perfect choice for your Florida move. Contact John Allen at 941-544-6467 for a consultation and an appointment to view homes for sale in University Park.

Never picked up a golf club in your life, and you aren’t going to now — it’s the beach in your dreams and always will be.  Take a look at the Lido Key homes for sale close to St. Armands Circle. You can relax at the beach during the day, shop on the Circle, take a break at your new home and wander back to the Circle for dinner.  Just another Sarasota lifestyle option!

Longboat Key Towers Condominium on the Beach

Longboat Key Towers
Longboat Key Towers

Located behind the gates of the Longboat Key Club, the Longboat Key Towers is home to 88 units.  The two buildings were completed in 1970 but recently underwent a $12 million renovation.  Providing its owners excellent on-site management, amenities include:

  • His and Hers Locker Room
  • Sauna
  • Fitness/Exercise Room
  • Gulf-front Pool/Spa

The Sarasota MLS currently reports 3 condos for sale at Longboat Key Towers on Longboat Key.  Sales prices range from $995,000 to $1,699,000.  There are no sales pending and one condo has sold in the last six months.  The selling price was $651,000.

Longboat Key Towers could be your place in the sun.  For showing information, prices and stats, give us a call.  Our agents know Longboat Key condos and regular show on the Key.  Some of our favorites include: En Provence, Sanctuary and Islands West.