Longboat Key Tag



03 Aug 2010 Posted by Marcia Salkin in Longboat Key

On the Bayside and behind the gates of the Longboat Key Club lies the warm and wonderful residential community of Bay Isles.   There is quite an array of home choices from  golf course villas to  bayfront mid-rises, the two largest neighborhoods of single family homes are the Bayou Section and the Harbor Section.  Both are convenient to 27 holes of golf, tennis courts, deepwater marina, shopping at the Avenue of Flowers and includes deeded access to the Bay Isles Beach Club.

Today, there are 14 homes for sale in Bay Isles.  Eight are in the Bayou Section and six in the Harbor Section with prices ranging from $985,000 to $2,998,000.  The SalkinSoublis listing located in the exclusive Harbor Section is a 3/3 pool home on a corner lot with sailboat water at 1591 Harbor Cay Lane.  It is an already approved short sale for $1,125,000.

Sales activity in Bay Isles has been brisk since the beginning of the year.  There are 5 Pending Sales in Bay Isles-4 in the Bayou Section and one in the Harbor Section (SalkinSoublis listing at 500 Harbor Cove Circle offered at $1,750,000).  Twelve homes have sold in Bay Isles-9 in the Bayou Section and 3 in the Harbor Section.  2010 Sold Prices range from an off-water home at $450,000 to a grand bayfront home with a selling price of $4,000,000.

For more information on Longboat Key homes and luxury real estate in Sarasota, please contact Marcia Salkin or Paulene Soublis at www.LuxuryRealEstateInSarasota.com.


27 Jul 2010 Posted by Marcia Salkin in Gulf front, Luxury Home, Uncategorized

Five properties with list prices over $2 million have successfully closed in the usually quiet, month of July.  It’s interesting to note that all five of the properties were on one of Sarasota’s barrier islands and either on water directly or easy access to the waterfront.

Siesta Key

4039 Shell Road            3400′ sq. ft gulf front home     Originally listed on 7/09 for $5,650,000   

                                                                                                SOLD for $2,625,000

3916 Solymar Drive    3800+ home in gulf enclave    Originally listed on 6/06 for $4,995,000    

                                                                                               SOLD for $2,550,000

Casey Key

1808 Casey Key Rd.   Gulf to bay 5 BR home            Originally listed on 11/07 for $7,200,000    

                                                                                                 SOLD for $4,275,000

Longboat Key

Regents Place              Gulf front 3500′ condo            Originally listed on 10/09 for $3,450,000      

                                                                                              SOLD for $2,300,000

3021 Gulf of Mexico Gulf front contemporary              Originally listed on 6/08 for $3,890,000          

                                                                                              SOLD for $2,400,000

If you or anyone you know are interested in listing your luxury real estate in Sarasota or purchasing luxury real estate in Sarasota,

Please call Marcia Salkin 941-376-6121 or Paulene Soublis 941-356-0203.



01 Jul 2010 Posted by Marcia Salkin in Luxury Home

In the past 45 days (May 15-June 30, 2010), there have been five significant sales of luxury real estate in the Sarasota area. 

Longboat Key:    En Provence #4                        3800 sq. ft.     Beachfront     

                               Original Price: $3,800,000       Sold Price:      $2,889,750

Mainland :           1137 N. Lakeshore Dr             6462 sq. ft       Bayfront          

                             Original Price: $5,495,000        Sold Price:      $3,050,000

Siesta Key:         867 Siesta Key Circle            7,566 sq. ft.       Bayfront       

                               Original Price: $5,975,000    Sold Price:      $3,050,000

                              835 Norsota Way                   6,339 sq. ft.        Bayfront        

                              Original Price: $5,995,000   Sold Price:       $3,200,000

Lido Key:         1461 John Ringling Way         6,432 sq. ft.       Bayfront        

                            Original Price:$8,200,000      Sold Price:       $3,800,000

As you can see, properties ARE selling in our most beautiful and popular areas!  We still have quite a bit of prime inventory on the market and summer buyers are down here looking for next winter’s home.    So, if you (or anyone you know ) is out there looking for luxury real estate in Sarasota, please feel free to contact us at 941-376-6121.