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St. Armands Real Estate for Sale – Lido Key, Sarasota, Florida 34236

St. Armands

St. Armands Key, to most residents and visitors of Sarasota, is mainly a chic island shopping center. It is, however, also a showcase for some of the most upscale luxury Sarasota homes for sale. Such was the originally vision of circus magnate and entrepreneur John Ringling who began developing this barrier island during the 1920s.

Prior, Ringling purchased the island from Frenchman homesteader Charles St. Amand whose surname was misspelled in land deeds to “St. Armand.” This misnomer, nonetheless, was eventually carried over to the current name of the barrier island. Its commercial area came to be known as St. Armands Circle as it was built around a European-inspired park with a circular layout.

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St. Armands

The home lots were allocated around this commercial section and were marketed as St. Armands Division Ringling Estates. Ringling served notice of his desire to make the subdivision a prestigious address and presidential in every sense. Moving around the community can entail traversing the Boulevard of the Presidents and exploring the Ringling Estates for available Sarasota homes for sale along Washington, Jackson, Adams, Arthur, Madison, Fillmore and Van Buren Drives.

The island’s centerpiece roundabout was likewise named Harding Circle after one of the early American presidents. Imported European Renaissance statuary and tropical Florida landscaping are some of the distinctive features of this park rotunda which is a designated historic site in Sarasota.

Chic shops and palatial homes

St. Armands

More than 130 trendy shops, boutiques, art galleries, cafe and restaurants surround this park amid the roundabout. Courtyards and patios in contemporary architectural design, along with lush tropical plantings, create for St. Armands Circle a flawless fusion of a relaxing and friendly commercial center with an international ambience. Its shops offer everything from souvenir trinkets to luxury items while restaurant offerings range from gourmet snacks to formal candlelight dinners.

The residences surrounding St. Armands Circle consist of palatial estate homes with direct water access and a few small bungalows built in the old Florida style. Many of the upscale residences in this neighborhood flaunt cascading fountains at their entrances with blooming bougainvilleas draped over their perimeter walls.

Market focal point

Properties located here can vary wildly in price. From the older homes built in the 1960’s to homes located on the waterfront, the disparity is measured in millions of dollars. If you are looking for some of the best real estate that Sarasota has to offer, St. Armand’s and John Ringling Estates will certainly deliver.


St. Armands Homes for Sale

Below are the current real estate listings available at St. Armands

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MLS# A4173030 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 96 N WASHINGTON DR
  • Price: $6,250,000
  • Zip Code: 34236
  • 5660 Square Feet
  • Subdivision: SAINT ARMANDS DIV JOHN RINGLING ESTATES
  • Bedrooms: 3 Baths: 4+
  • Exquisite home positioned to capture the best water views of Sarasota Bay. St. Armands Sarasota, Key West style home built 2005. The architectural, decorative and technological features embrace the natural beauty of the waterfront and enhance ease o ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: MICHAEL SAUNDERS & COMPANY

MLS# A4161014 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 192 N WASHINGTON DR
  • Price: $3,500,000
  • Zip Code: 34236
  • 4891 Square Feet
  • Subdivision: SAINT ARMANDS DIV JOHN RINGLING ESTATES
  • Bedrooms: 3 Baths: 5
  • Direct Bayfront home with stunning panoramic views of City Skyline, 5 minute walk to St. Armand's Circle, Location, Location. The home has floor to ceiling windows in a semi circle fashion in the living room area. Beautiful interiors with vast open p ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: HUB REALTY & INVESTMENTS LLC

MLS# A4190612 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 35 S WASHINGTON DR
  • Price: $2,795,000
  • Zip Code: 34236
  • 4295 Square Feet
  • Subdivision: SAINT ARMANDS DIVISION JOHN RINGLING ESTS
  • Bedrooms: 4 Baths: 4+
  • South Washington Drive is the ONLY LOCATION in Sarasota that offers the ENTIRE package: OPEN WATER dock to park your YACHT or Catamaran in your BACKYARD, the 150 shops and restaurants of ST ARMAND'S CIRCLE one block out your FRONT DOOR, the fine san ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: INVESTMENTS IN SARASOTA

MLS# A4191263 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 353 S WASHINGTON DR
  • Price: $2,495,000
  • Zip Code: 34236
  • 4479 Square Feet
  • Subdivision: SAINT ARMANDS DIV JOHN RINGLING ESTATES
  • Bedrooms: 5 Baths: 4+
  • Location is everything and this St Armand's residence with beautiful water views and gorgeous gulf views from the roof top terrace is where everyone dreams of living. This custom built home comes fully furnished and has had no expense spared with 5 b ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: ALLISON JAMES ESTATES & HOMES

MLS# A4166068 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 211 TREMONT LN
  • Price: $2,275,000
  • Zip Code: 34236
  • 3922 Square Feet
  • Subdivision: ST ARMANDS DIV/JOHN RINGLING ESTATES
  • Bedrooms: 3 Baths: 4+
  • Enjoy the coastal lifestyle with protected boating water in the highly sought-after St Armands Circle. This prime location offers an easy stroll to fine dining, shopping, and galleries within close proximity to the beach & the high energy of downtown ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: Keller Williams On The Water

MLS# A4168825 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 208 N POLK DR
  • Price: $1,974,000
  • Zip Code: 34236
  • 3085 Square Feet
  • Subdivision: JOHN RINGLING ESTATES INC LIDO BC
  • Bedrooms: 3 Baths: 3
  • 208 N. Polk Dr. is a beautiful 3 bed 3 bath home with den, large garage, pool and boat dock. The house is only steps away from Lido Beach and the world-famous boutiques, bars, restaurants of St. Armand's Circle. Walk to Circle for cocktails and dinn ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: Sarasota Real Estate Services

MLS# A4181913 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 254 S POLK DR #1
  • Price: $1,860,000
  • Zip Code: 34236
  • 3091 Square Feet
  • Subdivision: JOHN RINGLING ESTATES
  • Bedrooms: 4 Baths: 4
  • Now under construction. St. Armands Place is a two building project,with a private keyed elevator, 2 residences in each building with over 3000 sq. ft. of a/c plus balconies with a flow through design in an exceptional location, the south facing posi ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: HUB REALTY & INVESTMENTS LLC

MLS# A4185270 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 338 S WASHINGTON DR
  • Price: $1,475,000
  • Zip Code: 34236
  • 3233 Square Feet
  • Subdivision: SAINT ARMANDS DIV JOHN RINGLING ESTATES
  • Bedrooms: 3 Baths: 3+
  • Spectacular, modern, and elegant are just a few words that describe this newer St. Armand's home while also being one of the real estate best values on the circle today. Be sure to see the VIDEO listed in the Virtual Tour link for a detail look! A sh ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: SARASOTA REAL ESTATE GROUP