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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# A4209141 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 4700 GULF OF MEXICO DR #303
  • Price: $419,900
  • Zip Code: 34228
  • 1312 Square Feet
  • Subdivision: WINDWARD BAY CONDO AMD
  • Bedrooms: 2 Baths: 2
  • When a Vacation home becomes a Place to Call Home. Welcome to Windward Bay, Building D with the best water views. After a WOW entry to this fully updated condo you will find yourself immediately pulled to the vast wall of windows facing directly onto ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: MICHAEL SAUNDERS & COMPANY

MLS# A4201897 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 4600 GULF OF MEXICO DR #202
  • Price: $409,000
  • Zip Code: 34228
  • 1312 Square Feet
  • Subdivision: WINDWARD BAY CONDO AMD
  • Bedrooms: 2 Baths: 2
  • RENTAL READY PROPERTY! BUY NOW AND YOU STILL HAVE TIME TO SECURE A SEASONAL TENANT TO START EARNING INCOME AND COVERING COSTS! By doing this, it is like you have a free place in paradise for your use the balance of the year. This 2BD/2BA condomini ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: Michael Saunders & Company

MLS# A4215444 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 4960 GULF OF MEXICO DR #A206
  • Price: $375,000
  • Zip Code: 34228
  • 1561 Square Feet
  • Subdivision: WINDWARD BAY CONDO AMD
  • Bedrooms: 2 Baths: 2
  • Calling all boat lovers! This large end unit with over 1500 sq/ft overlooks Sarasota Bay AND one of the two community marinas. Whether loving the wind in your sails or the "need for speed", keep an eye on your boat while enjoying the great water view ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: MICHAEL SAUNDERS & COMPANY

MLS# A4401652 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 4960 GULF OF MEXICO DR #A305
  • Price: $374,900
  • Zip Code: 34228
  • 1325 Square Feet
  • Subdivision: WINDWARD BAY CONDO AMD
  • Bedrooms: 2 Baths: 2
  • Love at first sight! Extraordinary bay views greet you as you enter this residence. The serene beauty of the water with the mainland in the distance will mesmerize you and capture your heart. Manatees and dolphins visit the quiet water of the marina ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: MICHAEL SAUNDERS & COMPANY

MLS# A4404969 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 4960 GULF OF MEXICO DR #204
  • Price: $364,900
  • Zip Code: 34228
  • 1149 Square Feet
  • Subdivision: WINDWARD BAY CONDO AMD
  • Bedrooms: 2 Baths: 2
  • Freshly renovated! These grand, serene and direct water views of Sarasota Bay are hard to come by at this price. Enjoy the sunrise and wildlife while you sip your morning coffee on the enclosed balcony of this 1,325 square foot open living space. Fee ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: MICHAEL SAUNDERS & COMPANY