Runaway Bay

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Runaway Bay Condos for Sale – Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island, Florida 34217

Runaway Bay

Runaway Bay is an award-winning condominium development meticulously developed to draw the most out of its superb location at 1801 Gulf Drive North, Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island. This property consists of 186 two-story townhouses built in 1978. It was developed within a beautiful complex of approximately 10 acres nestled between Palma Sola Bay to the east and the Gulf of Mexico toward west, a rarity among Anna Maria condos for sale.

About 80 or so Runaway Bay condos are being kept mainly as rental units. Readers of Bradenton Herald have been so impressed by this property development that, in a poll, they have voted it as the “Best Resort” for two consecutive years. Gurus at Sarasota Magazine likewise have similar praise, naming the condominium in its 2013 selection of the “Best Beaches, Shopping, Attractions, Galleries, Dining And More.”

Prime resort facilities

Runaway Bay

With its well-manicured tropical landscaping accented by centerpiece lagoons and fountains, this condo community can create a grand impression even to first-time visitors and prospective buyers of Anna Maria condos for sale. Its tranquil location, moreover, provides awesome views of the gulf front and the bay. East of the condo complex too is a lovely bayfront boat dock and fishing pier. A short stroll west across the street, on the other hand, leads residents and guests to the white sands of Bradenton Beach.

Additionally, the Runaway Bay development has the bragging rights to one of the largest private pool in all of Anna Maria Island. Other amenities in the condominium include a clubhouse, fitness center, a recreation room, and tennis and shuffleboard courts. Laundry facilities are likewise provided, and this community allows owner-occupied units to keep two pets and one in rented condos.

Move-in ready

Runaway Bay

Available Runaway Bay condos in the market are turnkey furnished and thus ideal for investors seeking rental properties as well as for prospective buyers seeking move-in ready residences among Anna Maria condos for sale. The price points of sales-listed units in this resort community start at the high $200s typically quoted for units having floor plans measuring 691 square feet designed with one bedroom and one bath. A price quote can edge up to the mid $300s for a condo with two bedrooms and two baths within a living area of 1,080 square feet.

Units for sale at Runaway Bay are definitely worth a serious look. The sales listings in this condominium mostly come with fabulous updates, such as retiling throughout and new flooring of wide plank maple hardwood. Also standouts among Anna Maria condos for sale are units in this community which have been refurnished.

Local points of interest

As delightful, the superb facilities at Runaway Bay are complemented by plenty of local area amenities conveniently accessible via the free trolley service plying the length of Anna Maria Island. Shopping and dining venues, for instance, are only a few minutes away south at the historic Bridge Street City Pier.

Coquina Beach and the boardwalk and nature trails at the Leffis Key preserve are likewise within easy reach via this southerly route. Eastward across the nearby bridge at Cortez Road, life and leisure alternatives are even more plentiful along this road corridor to South Bradenton.


Runaway Bay Condos for Sale

Below are the current real estate listings available at Runaway Bay

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MLS# A4180285 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 1801 GULF DR N #272
  • Price: $359,000
  • Zip Code: 34217
  • 1080 Square Feet
  • Subdivision: RUNAWAY BAY
  • Bedrooms: 2 Baths: 2
  • Enjoy both Beach and Bay from this beautifully updated Runaway Bay 2 bedroom/2bath condo. Open and bright, this wonderful spot gives you plenty of room to relax and enjoy all that Anna Maria Island has to offer. With Gulf Beach access across the st ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: Island Real Estate-Anna Maria

MLS# A4182018 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 1801 GULF DR N #114
  • Price: $345,000
  • Zip Code: 34217
  • 1080 Square Feet
  • Subdivision: RUNAWAY BAY
  • Bedrooms: 2 Baths: 2
  • Runaway Bay, ground floor, 2BR/2BA updated and turnkey furnished with desirable Southern exposure. Close to the deeded beach access and view of the pond and fountain. Amenities include: large heated pool, active clubhouse, tennis, workout room, bay f ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: Wagner Realty

MLS# A4195822 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 1801 GULF DR #120
  • Price: $330,000
  • Zip Code: 34217
  • 1080 Square Feet
  • Subdivision: RUNAWAY BAY
  • Bedrooms: 2 Baths: 2
  • Welcome to wonderful Anna Maria Island. Walk to beach about 150ft away on the complex deeded beach access. Heated pool-tennis court-club house with exercise room and kitchen and dining room. On the bay side you find a great fishing pier. This condo ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: REAL ESTATE MART

MLS# A4181650 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 1801 GULF DR N #156
  • Price: $252,000
  • Zip Code: 34217
  • 691 Square Feet
  • Subdivision: RUNAWAY BAY
  • Bedrooms: 1 Baths: 1
  • Runaway Bay sweeps across Anna Maria Island from Sarasota Bay to the Gulf of Mexico in Bradenton Beach. Deeded beach access with dedicated crosswalk has miles of white sand & crystal clear gulf waters. Try the island water sports or simply relax & un ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: Island Real Estate-Anna Maria