Nestled into the southwestern coast of the sunshine state of Florida is the enchanting city of Sarasota. Sarasota is not only just a popular tourist destination because of its sparkling beaches, but there is a rich history and culture hidden within this charming city. If you have always dreamed of moving to a place that is almost always warm and sunny, then you can easily make this dream a reality. There are a variety of employment opportunities, local attractions, and valuable real estate locations that make Sarasota an ideal place to live. Don’t wait any longer to move to your dream home! Check out below why Sarasota is the next place for you to purchase a home.
Sarasota is located in Sarasota County near the southern tip of the Tampa Bay area. There are other popular tourist destinations, such as Fort Myers and Punta Gorda, surrounding the area as well. The city includes a variety of tropical destinations, Siesta Key, Lido Key and Longboat Key all are surrounded by Sarasota Bay which separates the area from the Gulf of Mexico . These islands are highly regarded travel spots because of their picturesque beaches. Therefore, not only do Sarasota homeowners live in everyone’s ideal vacation spot, but also in close proximity to some of the most famous beaches in the world.
Given its location in Florida, Sarasota has a subtropical to tropical climate offering warm temperatures even in the winter. There are over fifty-thousand residents in the City of Sarasota. There’s a neighborhood for everyone, whether you are a family looking for good public schools for children to attend, young professionals wanting to live near a vibrant urban area or retirees yearning for a place to enjoy the beaches, golf, good restaurants and a multitude of entertainment options. The largest contributor to Sarasota’s economy is tourism. There are also many companies that have their central location in Sarasota which include: TriNet Group, Tervis Tumblers and Sarasota Memorial Hospital (one of the top trauma centers in Florida) .
The list of cultural attractions in Sarasota is endless. Among the National Register of Historic Places is the Asolo Repertory Theater, built in 1798 by Italian impresario Antonio Locatelli, it was moved to Sarasota in 1952 to the grounds of the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art. There are numerous festivals held in Sarasota throughout the year – The Sarasota Film Festival, The Siesta Beach Seafood & Music Festival and the Florida Wine and Balloon Festival are a few of the popular events that attract people from all over the world. The more natural attractions include the Mote Marine Laboratory, which is a non-profit marine research organization where you can get an up-close view of a Manatee, and the tropical Marie Selby Gardens located on the shores of Sarasota Bay.
Why not turn your dream vacation into your permanent residence? Sarasota has a wide variety of residential real estate in all price ranges. For more information about real estate in Sarasota, contact me at Georgia Salaverri Real Estate. Located in Downtown Sarasota, proudly serving the entire area, especially West of Trail and the Downtown Core.