Preserve at Longbeach

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Preserve at Longbeach Homes for Sale – Longboat, Florida 34228

Preserve at Longbeach Homes for Sale

Preserve at Longbeach is a neighborhood of single family homes developed starting in 2018. It took over the former site of Longboat Key Center for the Arts which closed and sold its 2.3-acre local cultural campus in May 2017.

A local builder, Jim Clabaugh, bought the vacated property for $1.85 million, and again he deployed his long experience as a principal of Elevation Development Partners in bringing on the market selections of Longboat Key homes for sale. His previous projects on the island include the condos of Tangerine Bay Club, as well as the downtown Sarasota high-rise Sarabande.

Landmark Project

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Located at the southeast corner of Hibiscus Way and Longboat Drive South, the Preserve at Longbeach notably came in as a landmark project. It has moved on the record as the first development for single family homes in the historic Longbeach Village since the 27-lot community Conrad Beach on Firehouse Road west of Gulf of Mexico Drive opened in the year 2000.

The triangle-shaped parcel of the Preserve at Longbeach was platted with lot sizes ranging from 7,000 to 8,000 square feet. The parcel’s south edge notably borders Jackson Way and a canal that leads out to the picturesque Bishops Bayou and Sisters Key on the western side of Sarasota Bay.

Prospective buyers will have a choice on floor plans measuring some 3,000 square feet designed with three bedrooms, three baths and a half-bath. They will have the option too of building a swimming pool and incorporating an elevator in their chosen design.

Hallmarks of Island Living

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Each home will likewise include designer finishes and a garage spacious enough for two cars plus a boat, which is quite appropriate for the island lifestyle in Longbeach Village. The developer of the Preserve at Longbeach has offered a preview of its builds in a pre-construction model home it set and listed on the market in 2018 with a price tag of $1,495,000.

The model houses in this community are available with leaseback options. Two years is the projected time-span to build out the Preserve at Longbeach Village.

To its east, this development shares a quiet neighborhood with the bayfront estate homes of Bayou Hammock. Even more delightful, all the charms of an island lifestyle are bundled with the homes of the Preserve at Longbeach Village.

More than History

The village takes pride not only in being declared a “historic district” by the state of Florida, it also flaunts unique water options in its public boat docks and kayak launches enabling bay and gulf access. The village is also host to some of the region’s popular waterfront restaurants including its landmark Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant & Pub and the newly developed The Shore (formerly Moore’s) restaurant.

Longboat Key residents and visitors are likewise drawn to the public beach at the north end of town and the nearby Beer Can Island (also known as Green Island). Across Longboat Pass to the north, more activities could be enjoyed on Anna Maria Island and its beaches plus a newly opened Waterline Marina Resort & Beach Club. Southward, Longboat Key has its homegrown commercial district, the Shoppes at Bay Isles. This local retail center complements other local shopping and dining destinations in St. Armands Circle and downtown Sarasota that also help shape demand for the new homes of the Preserve at Longbeach Village.

Preserve at Longbeach Homes For Sale

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