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The Beach Condos for Sale – Longboat Key, Sarasota, Florida 34228

The Beach

The Beach of Longboat Key is definitely not a reprise of the adventure film drama starring famed actor Leonardo DiCaprio. For one thing, this property’s development is traceable to the 1950s, definitely way ahead of the DiCaprio starrer produced in 2000. Nonetheless, the condominium has a lot of things in common with the Thai island paradise setting of this movie, which can mesmerize aspiring buyers of Longboat Key condos for sale.

The Beach of Longboat Key offers tropical bliss brought about by its superb mid-island location at 3465 Gulf of Mexico Drive. This site enables convenient access to various life and leisure offerings not only in Longboat Key but also those in Anna Maria Island, St. Armands Circle and downtown Sarasota.

Quiet locale

The Beach

Moreover, the condo is situated in one of the narrowest stretches of the 12-mile long island. The existing neighborhoods here benefit most from the island’s development regulations strictly limiting density (fewer units per acre) and height of structures.

As a result, Longboat Key condos for sale within this zone are prized for their quiet neighborhoods and unobstructed sunrise and sunset views. The Beach, in particular, gets much attention in the Sarasota real estate market because of its direct gulf front location.

Notably, The Beach is adjacent to three-quarters of a mile of undeveloped and unspoiled beach. While it has access to an extensive white sand beach, the condominium is away from the noise of the crowds of tourists which typically gravitate toward the Gulf Coast.

Fast-selling studios for rentals

The Beach

In addition, The Beach is a relatively small property development, consisting of just 15 units housed in an L-shaped two-story building. The residences in this condo range from studios with floor plans of about 330 square feet to two-bedroom units having floor areas of up to 843 square feet.

The largest unit at The Beach was listed among Longboat Key condos for sale in November 2014 with an asking price of $575,000. Several smaller units in this condominium were sold recently at very attractive prices in the low $200s. In one deal, the sale for a 330-square-foot studio was closed with the property barely two weeks in the market.

Such a fast turnover of a property at The Beach is typically spurred by its units’ high potential for income-generation as rentals. Besides having affordably priced units, this condominium has a flexible rental program rarely available among other Longboat condos for sale.

A unit at The Beach is likewise attractive as a seasonal vacation home for an owner’s exclusive use. These condos are endearing with their ceramic tile flooring throughout. Sales-listed units are typically turnkey furnished and feature updated bathrooms and kitchens with granite countertops and stainless steel appliances.

Resort facilities

Their charming décor complements perfectly with the fabulous gulf views afforded inside almost all of the units. Additionally, all second floor units have their own balconies.

As impressive, The Beach was developed with all the amenities of a large condo complex. The condominium’s facilities include a Gulf-front heated swimming pool to complement the property’s private beach access. It also has a picnic area with barbecue grille, and Wi-Fi Internet access is available. An onsite office manages the rentals as well as takes care of the maintenance of the well-landscaped complex.


The Beach Condos for Sale

Below are the current real estate listings available at The Beach

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MLS# A4189269 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 3465 GULF OF MEXICO DR #226
  • Price: $350,000
  • Zip Code: 34228
  • 407 Square Feet
  • Subdivision: THE BEACH AT LONGBOAT KEY
  • Bedrooms: 1 Baths: 1
  • Here is your opportunity to own a direct, unobstructed Gulf-front property perfectly suited for a great getaway, a vacation rental or both. As you enter this rarely available second-floor location, sliding glass doors frame a dramatic Gulf vista char ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: Premier Sothebys Intl Realty