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Premier Real Estate in Sarasota and Her Islands
Thank you for visiting & taking this first step to finding your dream home on the crystal aqua blue waters of Sarasota Bay & the Gulf of Mexico.
Carolyn Donnelly has infinite knowledge on all the neighborhoods in Sarasota & the surrounding islands. If you want to spend your days on the beaches of Longboat Key, Lido Key or Siesta Key, and enjoy the shopping in Sarasota & St. Armands Key, now is the time to invest in Sarasota and area real estate. Contact Carolyn Donnelly & use her knowledge to your advantage.
Florida's magnificent residences are among the most desired homes in the world. The marketing of such properties demands the expertise of a Luxury Property Specialist — Carolyn Donnelly is the key to finding the very best. She is a highly skilled professional with discretion & global connections.
Invest in the best neighborhoods on Florida's Gulf Coast
Longboat KeyLongboat Key provides quiet, luxury, waterfront properties. This narrow, 11-mile long island is stretched between the Gulf of Mexico and Sarasota Bay. Longboat Key provides beautiful beaches, a relaxed atmosphere, sunny days & a wonderful coastal breeze...read more.
St. Armand’s Circle on Lido KeyJohn Ringling purchased a group of barrier islands off Sarasota hoping to create a major tourist attraction that would include world-class restaurants, elegant shops & the finest hotels. St. Armand’s Circle has become that destination. “The Circle,” as locals call it, has exclusive shops, award-winning restaurants & a fabulous nightlife...read more.
Siesta KeyRecently voted the Best Beach in the USA by Dr. Beach, Siesta Key is most famous for its unbelievably perfect, white sand. The sand is cool, soft and made from 99% pure quartz. People come from all over the world to see the Siesta Key public beach & the beautiful ocean that lies beyond it....read more.
SarasotaSarasota is a truly wonderful place to live. The town is full of vivid colors & stunning foliage. The bright blue skies & wonderful weather promote a lot of outdoor activities. A daily view of Sarasota would include boaters, joggers, bike riders, golfers & window shoppers. Sarasota is famous for its wide array of golf courses...read more.
Real Estate News
2013 Ends on High Note for Real EstateSarasota County median sale prices for single family homes and condos in December 2013 were up double figures over last December as the real estate market ended the year on another high note. For the full year 2013, Sarasota County had the second highest number of sales ever tracked in the MLS system at 11,184.
Locally, the inventory of properties for sale is now at a 10-month high, standing at 4,417, so clearly more homeowners are jumping into the hot market. Last year we experienced an amazing boom. So, if historic trends continue, 2014 could be another great year in Sarasota County real estate.
If you are interested in more specific information about our real estate market, please contact me.
'Sarasota Keys' Piano Project!The much anticipated Sarasota Keys piano project has launched and all six pianos are now at their downtown Sarasota host venues for everyone to enjoy. What an exciting and fun addition to our downtown experience. Already the pianos are getting 'much play', so If any of you have the urge to strike up a tune, go right ahead!
* Sarasota Opera House - 61 N. Pineapple Avenue
* Main Street Traders - 1468 Main Street
* Louie's Modern - 1289 N Palm Avenue
* Mattison's City Grille - 1 N. Lemon Avenue
* Bohemian Bliss Boutique - 1544 Main Street
* DeFippo Kent Showroom - 79 S. Palm Avenue
"Soft Modern" trends to drive home design in 2014
Cool, soft colors, open spaces with natural lighting and modern,angular details are the top home design trends in 2014, according to a recent article in the Wall Street Journal. The kitchen continues to serve as the home's "hub" while the rest of the home freely flows off the kitchen. There is also a growing trend toward large windows and lots of natural light. Grey tones and wood flooring also continue to grow in popularity.
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Luxury Property Specialist
Residential Real Estate
201 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Suite 1
Longboat Key, FL 34228