Monthly Archives: September 2010

The Ritz Carlton Beach Residences in Sarasota, FL

Always setting the standard for luxury, the Ritz Carlton has done it again with the Ritz Beach Residences on Lido Key. From the dramatic staircase in the lobby throughout the building the Ritz has added luxurious amenities that opulent buyers expect. The Ritz Carlton Beach Club sits next to the main building and includes a bar, restaurant and spectacular outdoor beachside pool and spa. All the services of the Ritz are available to the residents at this prestigious address on Lido Key.

Amenities included at the Beach Residences include: 24 hr guarded gate, concierge services, guest suites, social room, state-of-the-art fitness center, and more.

The Sarasota MLS currently reports 12 condos for sale at the Beach Residences on Lido Key. Prices range from $1,399,000 for a three bedroom, three bath designer ready condo to $4,195,000 for a fabulous Gulf front condo. There is one sale pending at the Beach Residences and three condos have sold in the last six months.

For more information on condos for sale at the Beach Residences or any other Lido Key condos, please contact the John Allen Team at 941-544-6467. Our agents know Lido Key and show all Lido Key condominiums.

L’Ambiance Condo on Longboat Key – September 2010 Update

L ambiance is an elegant two-building condominium on Longboat Key.  This 24 hr guard gated community offers its residents outstanding amenities behind the gates of the Longboat Key Club.  Play tennis, swim, walk the private beach or workout at home every day.  If golf is your game, the course is minutes from L’Ambiance Longboat Key.  Walk to the Longboat Key Club for lunch – whatever your heart desires – it’s a fabulous beach lifestyle at L Ambiance!

L Ambiance on Longboat Key Sales Update

The Sarasota MLS currently reports 4 condos for sale at L’Ambiance on Longboat Key.  Prices range from $1,395,000 for a spacious 3 bedrooms, 3 bath condo built in 1992 to a larger condo with 3 bedrooms, 3 ½ baths priced at $2,599,000.  There are two pending sales at L Ambiance.

Downtown Sarasota and St. Armands Circle are minutes away from L Ambiance as well as many of Longboat Key’s wonderful restaurants and specialty shops.

If you are searching for elegant real estate on Longboat Key, contact the John Allen Team.  Our experienced agents specialize in luxury Longboat Key condos.  We can help you with a  condo at Positano, Sanctuary and Villa di Lancia too – all elegant beach residences on Longboat Key.

London Bay Homes Acquires Remaining Founders Club Sarasota Real Estate

Naples based builder, London Bay, purchased the remaining 86 building lots at the Founders Club.  The company will also take over the maintenance and marketing of the Founders Club real estate.

Located East of Interstate 75 at Fruitville Road, the Founders Club consists of 700 acres.  There are 286 home sites surrounding the golf course, lakes and tropical acreage.  Famed golf course designer, Robert Trent Jones, Jr. designed the golf course.  The Club House is one of the most charming in Sarasota bringing a low country design to the area and showcasing some of the area’s most precious golf history.

The Founders Club is sure to see some significant improvements since the members purchased the remaining golf course memberships and now Builder Magazine’s 2008 Builder of the Year will start new designs beginning with a remodeled sales center.  London Bay builds homes starting in the $800,000s.  Custom designed homes feature fabulous architectural detailing and quality designs sought in a builder of luxury homes.

Currently the Sarasota MLS reports 26 current listings for sale at the Founders Club.  Prices range from $674,000 for a 4 bedroom, 4 and ½ bath home to a 5 bedroom, 5 ½ bath home with over 6,000 sq.ft. priced at $3,999,950.  Pending sales at the Founders Club total 3 and 8 homes have sold in the last six months.

If you are interested in more information on the Founders Club or any other Sarasota real estate for sale, contact the John Allen Team at 941-544-6467.