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Emerald Harbor Real Estate for Sale – Longboat Key, Sarasota, Florida 34228

Emerald Harbor

Smart home buyers searching for waterfront Sarasota homes for sale would typically include Emerald Harbor at the northern side of Longboat Key among their destinations. After all, this community composed of about 80 homes is widely considered as one of the well-established and highly organized neighborhoods in the barrier island.

Emerald Harbor has a pedigree that could be traced back to the 1950s, with its development anchored on several wide and deep lagoon-type canals around which residences were built. These canals are among the widest in Longboat Key and are deep enough for sailboats’ keel and are ideal as well for large yachts and small kayaks. These features allow boating residents convenient and unobstructed access to Sarasota Bay and the Intracoastal Waterway.

A rich mix of local amenities

Emerald Harbor

Additionally, Emerald Harbor homeowners have deeded private access to the beachfront in the Gulf of Mexico. The community is likewise quite close to Harris Bayou, one of the favored spots for recreational fishing in Sarasota Bay.

The many delights offered by the sea, however, aren’t the only positive factors going for Longboat Key homes for sale at Emerald Harbor. A short distance south of this community, moves are underway for the development of Longboat Key town center which could possibly host a cultural hub, or open space, library, medical services and additional commercial/retail space. These facilities shall complement the amenities already existing at Bay Isles. These include the Longboat Key Post Office and Tennis Center, as well as a Publix Supermarket, Sun Trust and a restaurant.

Town expanding lifestyle choices

Emerald Harbor

Plans are likewise moving forward for to upgrade the amenities at Longboat Key’s Bayfront Park, also a short distance south of Emerald Harbor. Town residents in previous public hearings have asked for a new building for meetings and socials among the additional amenities at this park. The present amenities at Bayfront Park include a 1,350-square-foot multi-purpose activity center for fitness classes, meetings, seminars and lectures. The park also features playing courts for shuffleboard, tennis and pickelball.

The lifestyle at Emerald Harbor can be further enriched with a membership at the Longboat Key Club which is only a short drive south of the community. The facilities available for club members here include two championship golf courses and 20 Har Tru tennis courts. Longboat Key Club also boasts of a resort-type swimming pool and several facilities for casual and fine dining.

Easy access to Sarasota’s varied offerings

For shopping and more life and leisure activities, the Gulf of Mexico Drive near Emerald Harbor provides convenient access southward to the business and commercial hub of St. Armands Key. Driving a bit farther eastward likewise leads to the various entertainment and cultural venues in and around Sarasota’s downtown district.

Listings of Longboat Key homes for sale typically include Emerald Harbor homes with floor plans ranging from 1,900 up to almost 4,400 square feet, featuring three to four bedrooms. Expect tag prices starting at around the $800s up to over the million-dollar mark for the available properties in this community.


Emerald Harbor Homes for Sale

Below are the current real estate listings available at Emerald Harbor

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MLS# A4166277 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 771 OLD COMPASS RD
  • Price: $5,200,000
  • Zip Code: 34228
  • 5315 Square Feet
  • Subdivision: EMERALD HARBOR UNIT 2
  • Bedrooms: 4 Baths: 5+
  • Exceptional direct Bayfront custom Key West style home has spectacular water views plus extraordinary designer details. The entry showcases dramactic reclaimed cypress wood doors with carved impact glass. Gorgeous French oak oiled finished wood floor ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: DEVELOPERS REALTY INC

MLS# A4128572 View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 777 OLD COMPASS RD
  • Price: $1,375,000
  • Zip Code: 34228
  • 0 Acres
  • Spectacular waterfront lot in one of Longboat Key's most sought after communities. Nestled amongst wide, meandering canals. Emerald Harbor is an exclusive enclave of pristine and stunning residences. Situated at the end of a cul-de-sac and boasting 1 ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: CENTURY 21 DOCKSIDE RLTY ASSOC

MLS# A4180402 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 691 OLD COMPASS RD
  • Price: $899,900
  • Zip Code: 34228
  • 2290 Square Feet
  • Subdivision: EMERALD HARBOR UNIT 2
  • Bedrooms: 4 Baths: 2
  • Coveted lifestyle and location on one of the widest deep water canals on Longboat Key with direct access to Sarasota Bay with no bridges! The new dock accommodates a 28ft vessel plus a new 10,000lb boat lift, snook light, etc. Manatees are regularly ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: COLDWELL BANKER RES R E