West of Trail
Sarasota’s “West of the Trail” neighborhoods are one of Sarasota’s oldest and most sought after areas. Besides waterfront properties, the “West of Trail” area is the most expensive area in Sarasota. If offers quiet, tree-lined streets and strolling sidewalks, as well as easy access to downtown, beaches, shopping, restaurants, arts, and Sarasota Memorial Hospital. Many of the older homes are being replaced with newer, more elegant homes. The homes have a variety of styles; Spanish, modern, renovated bunglows, new construction, bayfront mansions and country style. This is an ideal location for families and professionals desiring upscale living with the convenience of living near the downtown area.
There are three distinct areas included in the “West of Trail” neighborhood:
One of the oldest neighborhoods also has streets named for flowers such as Bougainvillea, Rose and Hibiscus, and are known as “the flower streets”. The homes reflect traditional and Spanish styles, with many renovated to preserve the special flavor of the neighborhood.
A favorite amoung doctors and lawyers due to it’s close proximity to Sarasota Memorial Hospital and location along the Bay, Harbor Acres is a wonderful place to live. This enclave of upscape homes offers a variety of styles, ranging from “Old Florida” to contemporary.
Ideally situated between Orange and Osprey Avenues, McClellan Park encompasses the historical charm of old Sarasota. Narrow, winding streets are home to older homes, many being renovated by young families. Sarasota’s history is ever present is this quaint, quiet and enchanting neighborhood.
For more information about West of Trail Real Estate in Sarasota, Florida please feel free to call me at 941-376-6121 or submit an inquiry.