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Spanish Main Condos for Sale – Longboat Key, Sarasota, Florida 34228

Spanish Main

Spanish Main is a 28-acre property developed during the mid-1960s as a 55+ community consisting of 212 residences. Touted as one of the first condominium projects in the Sarasota area, the development of this community revolved around the passion for sailing, successfully establishing itself as one of the boating communities offering highly desirable options on Longboat Key condos for sale.

In order to assert this distinct character, the property was named after Spain’s 16th century New World Empire covering the American continent’s mainland enclosed by the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea. History books call this territory as the Spanish Main, a name which certainly struck a resonant chord among the developers of this property located at 5700 Gulf of Mexico Drive fronting Sarasota Bay.

Yacht club offerings

Spanish Main

This community was developed as a yacht club with features sure to resonate among buyers of Longboat Key real estate whose lifestyles are entwined with the many delights offered by the sea. Spanish Main’s major feature is a private marina which serves as home port for the community’s yacht club. This facility has deepwater boat slips directly on Sarasota Bay which are available at reasonably priced annual fee and can accommodate up to a forty-footer vessel.

Additionally, the community has deeded beach access and a large, heated community pool. Spanish Main also flaunts a picturesque landscaping accented by a longish lake with a fountain bordered by many residences. A newly renovated clubhouse and shuffleboard courts adjacent to a spacious marina basin are also among the endearing features of this boating community.

Villa-type condos

Spanish Main

Besides those inclined to sailing, Spanish Main will likewise appeal to aspiring buyers convinced of the merits of Longboat key condos for sale but shy away from high-rise living. Unlike many of the condominiums complexes in the island, the residences in this boaters’ haven are either stand-alone or paired one-story villas which come in several designs and floor plans.

The price points of the residences in this condo open the possibility of an affordable living on Longboat Key, a domain for many well-heeled seasonal residents. Sales-listed properties at Spanish Main can start in the high $200s and edge up toward the mid-$700s.

A completely renovated two-bedroom lakefront villa here with 1,357 square feet of floor space and a listed price of $367,900 was sold in April 2014. Typically, the MLS of Longboat Key condos for sale can also include a Spanish Main unit with 1,299 square feet and an asking price of $285,000.

Carefree lifestyle

Sealing a contract at these price ranges can indeed be a prized deal. In addition to the many amenities in this boating community, this neighborhood provides a maintenance-free lifestyle and is also pet-friendly.

Free Wi-Fi Internet is accessible within the community. Moreover, the yacht club maintains a website which keeps residents updated on life and leisure activities in St. Armands Circle, Sarasota and Anna Maria Island which are all within convenient reach from Spanish Main via Gulf of Mexico Drive.

Many of the points of interest in Longboat Key are also conveniently close to the neighborhood. These include popular gourmet restaurants, the Joan M. Durante Park, the Bayfront Recreation Center and the Bay Isles where a Publix Super Market is located.


Spanish Main Condos for Sale

Below are the current real estate listings available at Spanish Main

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MLS# A4434845 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 916 SPANISH DR N
  • Price: $525,000
  • Zip Code: 34228
  • 1423 Square Feet
  • Subdivision: SPANISH MAIN YACHT CLUB CONDO OR353/335
  • Bedrooms: 2 Baths: 2
  • Fabulous location, Lovely Water Views and a boater's dream are offered from this meticulous stand-alone waterfront villa that boasts numerous upgrades and finishes. This rare and highly sought after location on the Marina canal has been tastefully re ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: PREMIER SOTHEBYS INTL REALTY

MLS# A4450837 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 726 SPANISH DR N
  • Price: $315,000
  • Zip Code: 34228
  • 1093 Square Feet
  • Subdivision: SPANISH MAIN YACHT CLUB CONDO OR353/335
  • Bedrooms: 2 Baths: 2
  • Welcome to this charming 2/2 villa with beautiful Terrazzo floors that lives like a single-family home and has a real neighborhood feel. Meticulously kept with one of the favorite features of the owners is the 30x7 screened in Florida room that is th ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: PREMIER SOTHEBYS INTL REALTY

MLS# A4437476 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 700 EL CENTRO
  • Price: $310,000
  • Zip Code: 34228
  • 1073 Square Feet
  • Subdivision: SPANISH MAIN YACHT CLUB CONDO OR353/335
  • Bedrooms: 2 Baths: 2
  • This lovely furnished villa says 'you're home' the minute you open the door. Tastefully furnished for comfortable living, you will love the open space, light and care free living style, spacious room sizes, walk-in closet, extra storage and the large ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: MICHAEL SAUNDERS & COMPANY

MLS# A4453450 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 533 SPANISH DR N
  • Price: $300,000
  • Zip Code: 34228
  • 1009 Square Feet
  • Subdivision: SPANISH MAIN YACHT CLUB CONDO OR353/335
  • Bedrooms: 2 Baths: 1
  • This charming private boating community is located on the northern edge of Longboat Key and is built around a marina with direct access to the Intracoastal Waterway. There are private docks available for rent in the common marina, a clubhouse with po ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: DALTON WADE INC

MLS# A4201737 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 524 SPANISH DR S #125
  • Price: $299,900
  • Zip Code: 34228
  • 1399 Square Feet
  • Subdivision: SPANISH MAIN YACHT CLUB
  • Bedrooms: 2 Baths: 2
  • Location, Location, Location... This free standing 2 bedroom/2 bath villa on Longboat Key! Home shows very nice, light and bright and is in move in condition. Brand new tile/ flat roof in March of 2017, outside freshly painted 5/17. Enjoy the views o ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: Michael Saunders & Company

MLS# A4438337 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 717 SPANISH DR N
  • Price: $279,000
  • Zip Code: 34228
  • 1293 Square Feet
  • Subdivision: SPANISH MAIN YACHT CLUB CONDO OR353/335
  • Bedrooms: 2 Baths: 2
  • Recently renovated 2 BR, 2 BA ground level entry, attached villa with covered parking in the boater and beach lover's paradise of Spanish Main Yacht Club on beautiful Longboat Key. Desirable north side of Spanish Dr. N location abutting Emerald Harb ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: SHIRLEY INTERNATIONAL REALTY

MLS# A4442020 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 869 SPANISH DR N #46
  • Price: $225,000
  • Zip Code: 34228
  • 1355 Square Feet
  • Subdivision: SPANISH MAIN YACHT CLUB CONDO OR353/335
  • Bedrooms: 2 Baths: 2
  • PRIOR BUYER LOSS, YOUR GAIN...BACK ON THE MARKET!!!This Villa is ready for you to make it your dream home in your dream town! The unit has amazing potential in this 55+ community located on Longboat Key! Bring your design ideas to remodel and make it ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: RE/MAX ALLIANCE GROUP