Longboat Key ranks among the most interesting and unique areas in the world. This beloved gem builds on its rich history by providing unique experiences for residents and visitors alike. This barrier island off the western side of Sarasota Bay extends for twelve-miles and offers gorgeous beaches and dense mangroves on the eastern shore. Split into several different neighborhoods, Longboat Key provides a full array of attractions for any interest.
This stunning length of shoreline got its first road courtesy of John Ringling. Gulf of Mexico Drive winds past stunning homes, well-appointed condominiums, championship golf courses, and attractive parks. Along both sides of Gulf of Mexico are shopping plazas and fine dining. Championship golf courses await at the Longboat Key Club.
Thomas Mann built the very first home on Longboat Key in the area of Broadway. This thatched shack still stands to this day. The area experienced fluctuating growth throughout its history. While offering a beautiful backdrop for a Florida lifestyle. Longboat Key remains a prime real estate market with a thriving residential community. Today, this desirable location easily qualifies as a premier address for luxury living anywhere in the world.
The real estate buzz around town right now focuses on one particular exquisite new Gulf-Front development – St. Regis Longboat Key resort by Unicorp National Development, Inc. This new residential community will be the first five-star resort on the West Coast of Florida. After a world-wide search, the visionary developer selected the perfect design team for the Residence at St. Regis Longboat Key Resort. This team features the world-renowned SB Architects and landscape architect Enzo Enia. SB Architects created a modern design for this luxury resort that maximizes the amazing Gulf views. Landscape architect Enzo Enia, who created the private gardens for Prince Charles, enjoys a global reputation for his exceptional design of garden settings. His spectacular landscape and outdoor space design for the St. Regis is going to offer a rare and unrivaled environment on the island.
This exclusive resort includes 800 feet of expansive magnificent white sandy beach on the former Colony site. These unique, desirable residences will bring luxury waterside living to an exceptional level. St. Regis will be comprised of three gulf front buildings, featuring 69 luxury condominiums. The spacious floor plans will range from 1,553 – 5,895 sf ft of living area, priced from $2 to over $10 million.
Each private residence will feature an expansive outdoor terrace, floor to ceiling glass windows, open living spaces, and breathtaking gulf views. A limited number of select residences will also enjoy spectacular infinity-edge pools located directly on the 16 ft. wide outdoor terrace. Homeowners will appreciate exclusive access to the private Gulf-front beach.
Residents will have access to five-star amenities provided by the adjacent St. Regis resort. The St. Regis will include world-class dining featuring a variety of bars and lounge experiences. Other notable amenities include dog walking path with on-site per grooming, saltwater lagoon with fish, and multiple pools with cabana services. Owners and guests will also have their own array of private amenities like the clubhouse with a private fitness area, business center, and lounge.
The summer pre-sale for St. Regis Longboat Key received enormous interest and surpassed expectations. Since the end of July, the Michael Saunders team have secured over 30 sales, totaling nearly $200,000,000.
Longboat Key offers intimacy, luxury, and comfort in a lush setting with spectacular views. Exploring this unique destination makes it obvious why people started flocking here decades ago. Longboat Key feels a world away while being perfectly situated near pleasant attractions. If you’re looking to make the move to Florida or to relocate, you won’t be disappointed by what you find in this slice of paradise. Please reach out to me email@example.com if you are interested in learning more.