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Windward Bay Condos for Sale – Longboat Key, Sarasota, Florida 34228

Windward Bay

An open invitation for viewing an available unit at Windward Bay is an opportunity that prospective buyers of Longboat Key condos for sale shouldn’t miss out. There are close to 60 units in this complex, but sales listings here aren’t very frequent.

Their superb location along the northern stretch of the 12-mile Gulf of Mexico Drive fronting Sarasota Bay is one of the primary reasons why the current owners of units at Windward Bay would want to hang on to their properties. This area is one of the popular vacation rental destinations in Longboat Key.

As a matter of fact, the Longboat Key Hilton Hotel opposite the entrance of Windward Bay has embarked on a $25-million renovation. This major makeover is expected to be completed toward the last quarter of 2015 and add some 85 rooms to the original 102 rooms in this hotel.

Great residential mix

Windward Bay

Developed around the mid-1970s, Windward Bay goes with all the features that make its residences a wise choice among Longboat Key condos for sale whether as a private seasonal home or a rental property. This community’s residences consist of a cluster of bungalow-type villas and condo units in mid-rise buildings within a 25-acre enclave.

The condominium complex offers a pair of swimming pools, a fitness facility, tennis courts and shuffleboard courts for the exclusive use of residents and rental clients. In addition to deeded beach access and a fishing dock, protected boat slips are also among the amenities at Windward Bay. Additionally, a nature preserve provides as a refreshing backdrop for the southern boundary of the property.

As winsome, the Windward Bay complex is nestled amid lush landscaping, with banyan trees, tropical palms, fruit trees and flowering shrubs among the greeneries. All these features come as maintenance-free for the community’s homeowners.

Attractive price ranges

Windward Bay

The pricing of available units at Windward Bay can be very reasonable compared to other listings in the Sarasota real estate market. The beach bungalow type villas in this community are typically sales-listed in the $300s, featuring two bedrooms within their floor areas measuring 800-plus square feet. Updated features, such as new sliding doors and windows rated for wind and impact, could further spur buying interest on these units.

The asking prices of units in Windward Bay’s midrise buildings could be quite attractive as well. These residences are typically in the $300s–$400s price range and have floor plans of between 1,096 and 1,325 square feet, all designed with two bedrooms. The pricier units are the community’s bayfront penthouse condos which afford a sweeping panorama the Sarasota skyline and flaunt recent interior upgrades.

Impressive renting potential

Likely to impress vacation rental property investors, a Windward Bay unit can yield as much as $3,500 per month during the peak tourist season.The sustained popularity of life and leisure venues in Sarasota, Anna Maria Island and in Longboat Key itself tremendously helps in continuously growing the rental clientele of Windward Bay.

The travel attractions near Windward Bay include the historic Village of Longboat Key which is a short distance north of the condominium complex. Southward, local dining and shopping venues also abound,with the merchants at St. Armands Circle and downtown Sarasota among them.


Windward Bay Condos for Sale

Below are the current real estate listings available at Windward Bay

Please contact me if you would like to schedule a tour of any of the listed properties below.

MLS# A4183170 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 4800 GULF OF MEXICO DR #PH3
  • Price: $475,000
  • Zip Code: 34228
  • 1312 Square Feet
  • Subdivision: WINDWARD BAY CONDO AMD
  • Bedrooms: 2 Baths: 2
  • Arrival into this 2BD/2BA penthouse has the feel of sitting on the balcony of a cruise ship with sites of land in the distance, and nothing but calming waters in between. The updated, open kitchen shares in the spanning views and the refreshed living ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: MICHAEL SAUNDERS & COMPANY

MLS# A4166724 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 4800 GULF OF MEXICO DR #302
  • Price: $459,000
  • Zip Code: 34228
  • 1325 Square Feet
  • Subdivision: WINDWARD BAY CONDO AMD
  • Bedrooms: 2 Baths: 2
  • Not many places can claim ability to capture the serene beauty of Sarasota Bay on such a grandeur scale; but this one can! The view is apparent and striking upon entry as your eyes follow the span of the great bay to the mainland stretch. This 2BD/2B ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: Michael Saunders & Company

MLS# A4169400 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 4600 GULF OF MEXICO DR #202
  • Price: $422,500
  • Zip Code: 34228
  • 1096 Square Feet
  • Subdivision: WINDWARD BAY CONDO AMD
  • Bedrooms: 2 Baths: 2
  • Picturesque and serene! Upon entry into this updated 2BD/2BA home you are immediately drawn to the Bayfront views that are so close you feel as though you are a part of them. Ceramic tile laid in an attractive staggered pattern leads you thru the liv ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: MICHAEL SAUNDERS & COMPANY

MLS# A4179881 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 4900 GULF OF MEXICO DR #301
  • Price: $420,000
  • Zip Code: 34228
  • 1561 Square Feet
  • Subdivision: WINDWARD BAY CONDO AMD
  • Bedrooms: 2 Baths: 2
  • Enjoy stunning views of Sarasota Bay from every room in this preferred Building B location at Windward Bay, a 25-acre bayside community on beautiful Longboat Key. Rarely available end unit. Views across the bay from morning to night feature sunrise o ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: WAGNER REALTY

MLS# A4177537 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 4500 GULF OF MEXICO DR #206
  • Price: $409,500
  • Zip Code: 34228
  • 1523 Square Feet
  • Subdivision: WINDWARD BAY CONDO AMD
  • Bedrooms: 2 Baths: 2
  • Wow! Now listed at $8,500 BELOW appraisal! Watch manatees frolic in the marina. Watch ospreys build their nests on the posts. Enjoy bay and marina views as well from this first floor corner residence. The wonderfully updated kitchen with wood cabinet ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: MICHAEL SAUNDERS & COMPANY

MLS# A4168620 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 4500 GULF OF MEXICO DR #PH6
  • Price: $399,000
  • Zip Code: 34228
  • 1523 Square Feet
  • Subdivision: WINDWARD BAY CONDO AMD
  • Bedrooms: 2 Baths: 2
  • Tenant occupied until 4/15/17.Rarely available corner penthouse in this desirable bay front community. The view of Sarasota Bay with the skyline of Bradenton to the north east is stunning. This residence, a 2/2 with a spacious air conditioned lanai, ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: MICHAEL SAUNDERS & COMPANY

MLS# A4177049 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 4960 GULF OF MEXICO DR #201
  • Price: $395,000
  • Zip Code: 34228
  • 1523 Square Feet
  • Subdivision: WINDWARD BAY CONDO AMD
  • Bedrooms: 2 Baths: 2
  • Enjoy bay and marina views from this first floor (over parking) residence.Updates include new electrical panel in (2016);new HVAC (2/18/2016), laminate flooring, newer kitchen cabinets, washer and dryer hook ups. This corner residence has an extra wi ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: MICHAEL SAUNDERS & COMPANY

MLS# A4162445 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 4500 GULF OF MEXICO DR #G305
  • Price: $389,000
  • Zip Code: 34228
  • 1325 Square Feet
  • Subdivision: WINDWARD BAY CONDO AMD
  • Bedrooms: 2 Baths: 2
  • BRING YOUR INVESTORS to this move-in ready condo. This beautifully furnished residence is being offered furnished (with some exclusions.) Features include new carpet, new lanai windows, new living room window, new screen door,new tile floor on lanai ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: Michael Saunders & Company

MLS# A4167934 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 4500 GULF OF MEXICO DR #PH2
  • Price: $335,000
  • Zip Code: 34228
  • 1325 Square Feet
  • Subdivision: WINDWARD BAY CONDO AMD
  • Bedrooms: 2 Baths: 2
  • Wow! What a view. This 2/2 penthouse residence has been upgraded with travertine floors in some areas and beautiful tile in the kitchen, hallways and baths; freshly painted rooms, new carpeting and new windows. Both bathrooms have new vanities, new ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: MICHAEL SAUNDERS & COMPANY