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St. Armands Real Estate for Sale – Lido Key, Sarasota, Florida 34236

St. Armands

St. Armands Key, to most residents and visitors of Sarasota, is mainly a chic island shopping center. It is, however, also a showcase for some of the most upscale luxury Sarasota homes for sale. Such was the originally vision of circus magnate and entrepreneur John Ringling who began developing this barrier island during the 1920s.

Prior, Ringling purchased the island from Frenchman homesteader Charles St. Amand whose surname was misspelled in land deeds to “St. Armand.” This misnomer, nonetheless, was eventually carried over to the current name of the barrier island. Its commercial area came to be known as St. Armands Circle as it was built around a European-inspired park with a circular layout.

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St. Armands

The home lots were allocated around this commercial section and were marketed as St. Armands Division Ringling Estates. Ringling served notice of his desire to make the subdivision a prestigious address and presidential in every sense. Moving around the community can entail traversing the Boulevard of the Presidents and exploring the Ringling Estates for available Sarasota homes for sale along Washington, Jackson, Adams, Arthur, Madison, Fillmore and Van Buren Drives.

The island’s centerpiece roundabout was likewise named Harding Circle after one of the early American presidents. Imported European Renaissance statuary and tropical Florida landscaping are some of the distinctive features of this park rotunda which is a designated historic site in Sarasota.

Chic shops and palatial homes

St. Armands

More than 130 trendy shops, boutiques, art galleries, cafe and restaurants surround this park amid the roundabout. Courtyards and patios in contemporary architectural design, along with lush tropical plantings, create for St. Armands Circle a flawless fusion of a relaxing and friendly commercial center with an international ambience. Its shops offer everything from souvenir trinkets to luxury items while restaurant offerings range from gourmet snacks to formal candlelight dinners.

The residences surrounding St. Armands Circle consist of palatial estate homes with direct water access and a few small bungalows built in the old Florida style. Many of the upscale residences in this neighborhood flaunt cascading fountains at their entrances with blooming bougainvilleas draped over their perimeter walls.

Market focal point

Properties located here can vary wildly in price. From the older homes built in the 1960’s to homes located on the waterfront, the disparity is measured in millions of dollars. If you are looking for some of the best real estate that Sarasota has to offer, St. Armand’s and John Ringling Estates will certainly deliver.


St. Armands Homes for Sale

Below are the current real estate listings available at St. Armands

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

MLS# A4443803 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 25 S WASHINGTON DR
  • Price: $4,750,000
  • Zip Code: 34236
  • 7258 Square Feet
  • Subdivision: SAINT ARMANDS DIV JOHN RINGLING ESTATES
  • Bedrooms: 6 Baths: 6+
  • Casa del Mar, commanding one of the most coveted positions in all of Southwest Florida, is notably distinguished by its authentic 1930's Spanish-style architecture, dramatic waterfront views, verdant poolside courtyard, and distance to St. Armands Ci ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: MICHAEL SAUNDERS & COMPANY

MLS# A4430575 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 47 S WASHINGTON DR
  • Price: $3,650,000
  • Zip Code: 34236
  • 3956 Square Feet
  • Subdivision: SAINT ARMANDS DIV JOHN RINGLING ESTATES
  • Bedrooms: 3 Baths: 3+
  • NEW PRICE!!! 1927 National Register Mediterranean Revival home on the Bay! The exquisite 7' marble fireplace in the living room was a gift from none other than John Ringling! Famous detective William J. Burns built the residence, designed by renowne ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: COLDWELL BANKER RES R E

MLS# A4435974 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 112 FILLMORE DR
  • Price: $2,445,000
  • Zip Code: 34236
  • 2240 Square Feet
  • Subdivision: SAINT ARMANDS
  • Bedrooms: 4 Baths: 3
  • Beautiful Spanish/Mediterranean St Armands / Lido Key Estate 4 Bedroom 3 Bath Home with Guest House. This is one of the only 1/2 Acre Lots on all of St. Armand's and Lido Key. It is a massive corner parcel that is actually 2 lots combined into one ov ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: COLDWELL BANKER RES R E

MLS# A4445392 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 168 BRYANT DR
  • Price: $2,400,000
  • Zip Code: 34236
  • 2657 Square Feet
  • Subdivision: LIDO AND ST ARMANDS KEYS
  • Bedrooms: 3 Baths: 3+
  • Coastal luxe elegance, complete eco-friendly construction, and high-performance living on historic St. Armand's Circle creates a serene paradise - and smart choice. Structurally secure inside and out, this Key West-style residence is a testament that ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: MICHAEL SAUNDERS & COMPANY

MLS# A4215160 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 121 N BOULEVARD OF PRESIDENTS
  • Price: $2,150,000
  • Zip Code: 34236
  • 3491 Square Feet
  • Subdivision: SAINT ARMANDS DIV JOHN RINGLING ESTATES
  • Bedrooms: 3 Baths: 3+
  • Avoid the traffic of Longboat Key, enjoy the stroll to Lido Beach, Starbucks, Columbia, enjoy the fresh breezes on Lido beach. One of St Armands safest homes from storms with proper elevation, 13 feet, and totally enclosable by electronic aluminum ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: RE/MAX Alliance Group

MLS# A4445206 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 213 N WASHINGTON DR
  • Price: $1,995,000
  • Zip Code: 34236
  • 3531 Square Feet
  • Subdivision: ST ARMANDS DIV/JOHN RINGLING
  • Bedrooms: 3 Baths: 3+
  • This contemporary & glamorous home is the St. Armands Circle property you have been dreaming of! The feel is chic, airy, & bright, and you will absolutely love the treehouse-style views...it is like being in the most fabulous & comfortable version o ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: COUTURE REAL ESTATE LLC

MLS# A4435950 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 76 S WASHINGTON DR
  • Price: $1,945,000
  • Zip Code: 34236
  • 2636 Square Feet
  • Subdivision: SAINT ARMANDS DIV JOHN RINGLING ESTATES
  • Bedrooms: 3 Baths: 3+
  • Own a piece of history on St Armands, This property is an original 1920's historic John Ringling Estate! This home is like no other and it helped shape Sarasota's area architecture. Once you enter this classic property you will notice the beautiful o ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: COLDWELL BANKER RES R E

MLS# A4418737 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 211 TREMONT LN
  • Price: $1,700,000
  • Zip Code: 34236
  • 3925 Square Feet
  • Subdivision: SAINT ARMANDS DIV JOHN RINGLING ESTATES
  • Bedrooms: 3 Baths: 4+
  • Fantastic St. Armands location! This home is ready for a coastal face lift. The home has been a successful rental in the past. Being offered turnkey furnished. New roof 2018! This home is perfectly situated on a large waterfront lot overlooking Otter ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: GULF COAST RENTAL HOMES&CONDOS

MLS# A4423355 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 1 BENJAMIN FRANKLIN DR #96
  • Price: $999,000
  • Zip Code: 34236
  • 1389 Square Feet
  • Subdivision: ST ARMANDS TOWERS
  • Bedrooms: 2 Baths: 2
  • Imagine being able to walk mere feet to the crystal sands and blue-green waters of the Gulf of Mexico, right from your front door. And when you're not at the beach, you have views of it from your living room and bedroom. Enjoy the incredible sunsets ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: KELLER WILLIAMS ISLAND LIFE REAL ESTATE

MLS# A4400705 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 322 S WASHINGTON DR
  • Price: $939,000
  • Zip Code: 34236
  • 1715 Square Feet
  • Subdivision: SAINT ARMANDS DIV JOHN RINGLING ESTATES
  • Bedrooms: 3 Baths: 2
  • Here's your chance! Older well maintained, well landscaped beautiful home on St Armand's Key under $1M. Close to the beach, close to shops, close to dinning - close to downtown. Perfectly situated on the quiet side of the island in the SW quadrant wi ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: WAGNER REALTY