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# A4592056 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 1801 GULF DR N #290
  • Price: $659,000
  • Zip Code: 34217
  • 1080 Square Feet
  • Subdivision: RUNAWAY BAY
  • Bedrooms: 2 Baths: 2
  • Baydream Believer Condo.THIS IS CURRENTLY THE ONLY BAYFRONT UNIT FOR SALE AT RUNAWAY BAY This condo has unabstructed views of the Bay of Sarasota. This newly totally renovated two bedroom/two bath second floor condo is a must see. The condo is bein ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: ANNA MARIA ISLAND BEACHES RE

MLS# A4588108 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 1801 GULF DR N #150
  • Price: $575,000
  • Zip Code: 34217
  • 1080 Square Feet
  • Subdivision: RUNAWAY BAY
  • Bedrooms: 2 Baths: 2
  • "Endless Summer" is successful 2B/2B vacation rental in POPULAR RUNAWAY BAY! GROSS INCOME 2023 TO DATE IS $61,840 and $79,101 for 2024-2025.This one offers is ALL: *WEEKLY RENTALS* 100ft to the gorgeous sandy AMI BEACHES *Dog and Cats Allowed* TURN-K ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: SATO REAL ESTATE INC.

MLS# A4583130 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 1801 GULF DR N #248
  • Price: $560,000
  • Zip Code: 34217
  • 1080 Square Feet
  • Subdivision: RUNAWAY BAY
  • Bedrooms: 2 Baths: 2
  • Step into coastal luxury living at its finest with this exquisite turnkey condo unit nestled between the serene waters of Palma Sola Bay and the majestic Gulf of Mexico on Anna Maria Island.Indulge in the epitome of waterfront bliss as you revel in t ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: COLDWELL BANKER REALTY

MLS# A4583664 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 1801 GULF DR N #250
  • Price: $530,000
  • Zip Code: 34217
  • 1080 Square Feet
  • Subdivision: RUNAWAY BAY
  • Bedrooms: 2 Baths: 2
  • This second floor two bathroom/two bedroom unit is being sold as turnkey furnished. This unit is located in a tranquil setting featuring a private lanai that overlooks a canal and lush landscapping. This unit has a great rental history with bookings ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: ANNA MARIA ISLAND BEACHES RE

MLS# A4594953 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 1801 GULF DR N #231
  • Price: $529,000
  • Zip Code: 34217
  • 1080 Square Feet
  • Subdivision: RUNAWAY BAY
  • Bedrooms: 2 Baths: 2
  • Pack your bags and move into this Anna Maria Island turnkey-furnished condominium for sale in Runaway Bay. This two-bedroom, two-bath island getaway has approximately 1,140 square feet under roof, which includes a 60-foot screened-in balcony. Swim da ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: PREMIER SOTHEBYS INTL REALTY

MLS# A4610864 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 1801 GULF DR N #203
  • Price: $515,000
  • Zip Code: 34217
  • 1080 Square Feet
  • Subdivision: RUNAWAY BAY
  • Bedrooms: 2 Baths: 2
  • Welcome to a Beach Paradise. This is a unique instant investment opportunity. You could own the lowest priced turnkey 2 bedroom/2 bathroom end unit with a view in very desirable sought-after Runaway Bay. Don't just take our word for it. This communit ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: NORTH MANATEE REALTY I LLC

MLS# A4571167 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 1801 GULF DR N #216
  • Price: $510,000
  • Zip Code: 34217
  • 1080 Square Feet
  • Subdivision: RUNAWAY BAY
  • Bedrooms: 2 Baths: 2
  • "Endless Memories" is successful 2B/2B vacation rental in POPULAR RUNAWAY BAY! CURRENT 2024/2025 Bookings at $82,403. GROSS INCOME 2023 $63,661! This one offers is ALL: *WEEKLY RENTALS* 100ft to the gorgeous sandy AMI BEACHES *Dog and Cats Allowed* T ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: SATO REAL ESTATE INC.

MLS# A4584838 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 1801 GULF DR N #268
  • Price: $499,000
  • Zip Code: 34217
  • 1080 Square Feet
  • Subdivision: RUNAWAY BAY
  • Bedrooms: 2 Baths: 2
  • Upstairs 2BR/2BA condo in popular Runaway Bay with tranquil pond view. Turnkey furnished. Floors are tile in the kitchen, dining room and baths and luxury vinyl plank in the living room and both bedrooms.Enjoy the heated salt water pool, convenient d ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: WAGNER REALTY

MLS# A4608845 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 1801 GULF DR N #134
  • Price: $449,000
  • Zip Code: 34217
  • 691 Square Feet
  • Subdivision: RUNAWAY BAY
  • Bedrooms: 1 Baths: 1
  • This first floor one bedroom/one bath unit facing east/west is full of natural sunlight. Enjoy the pond view with the pool in the distance. The condo has a totally renovated kitchen.The water tank was replaced in Dec 2023 and the air conditioning 3 y ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: ANNA MARIA ISLAND BEACHES RE

MLS# A4590724 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 1801 GULF DR N #258
  • Price: $425,000
  • Zip Code: 34217
  • 691 Square Feet
  • Subdivision: RUNAWAY BAY
  • Bedrooms: 1 Baths: 1
  • This is the lowest priced unit at Runaway Bay and is available to show.This must see one bedroom/one bath unit is east/west facing making the entire unit bright and airy. Included in the sale are new front door and screen door plus new windows in the ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: ANNA MARIA ISLAND BEACHES RE