Thursday, June 11, 2009

Uptick in Siesta Key Homes for Sale Requests

Siesta Key Beach, Sarasota, FloridaGood news for the real estate industry - Las Vegas and Florida, two of the hardest hit real estate markets, are both reporting that things are looking up again, sooner than expected. Here’s the latest news from another resort style city, Sarasota, Florida.

With some of the finest white sand beaches in the world, Siesta Key beach moved up one spot to the Second Best Beach in the United States on Dr. Beach’s annual 2990 Top 10 Beaches List. Siesta Key was the 3rd best beach in the country according to Dr. Beach. Throughout the years, the beaches of Siesta Key have won numerous awards due to its sparkling white sand which is cool to the touch. Beachcombers love to wander the beaches on this 8 mile barrier island off the coast of Sarasota.

So Far in 2009, Annette Smith, Realtor and John Allen, Broker of Allen Real Estate Services in Sarasota FL report an uptick in sales activity on Siesta Key beach homes and condos. John’s site is the premier site for Sarasota area waterfront homes and condos for sale. Siesta Key homes and maintenance-free condominiums ooze with island charm, and residents love their resort lifestyle. Siesta Key sunsets are an extra benefit of island living.

Siesta Key Attractions

Beach: Drum Circle every Sunday until sunset
Shopping in Siesta Key Village
Restaurants: Broken Egg, Turtles, Ophelia’s, Blasé Cafe
Night Life: Beach Club

The Sarasota MLS reports more than 600 properties for sale currently on Siesta Key. Single family homes on Siesta Key range from $215,000 to $15,000,000. Prime locations for Siesta Key homes for sale are the properties closest to the beach and closest to Siesta Key Village. Condo living on Siesta Key is especially popular and currently there are 453 condos, town houses and villas for sale on the Key.

Siesta Key Village

Specialty shops, cafes, and restaurants are abundant in Siesta Key Village where beachgoers have quite an array of surf shops to browse for beach towels, suntan lotions, and most importantly flip flops. Residents and visitors mingle and connect in this small eclectic beach village. Siesta Key is a great spot if you want to live where the sand isn’t hot when it hits your toes!

Additionally, residents of Siesta Key drive a short distance to downtown Sarasota for excellent shopping, restaurants and the cultural venues of this coastal area.

For more information on Siesta Key homes for sale or perhaps a waterfront condo in South West Florida, contact Annette Smith at 941-504-3922 for a prompt reply.