Now you may be wondering what exactly does “West of the Trail” mean?  West of Trail consists of the area of Sarasota that is west of Tamiami Trail, US 41 and includes neighborhoods like Indian Beach, Paradise Shores, Red Rock, The Landings, and more.

The West of Trail area of Sarasota is perfect for those looking to enjoy a relaxed, small town, beach lifestyle, with the beaches of Siesta Key, Lido and Longboat only a short distance away.  Living in Sarasota means you can also enjoy hassle-free access to amenities, such as an international airport, downtown entertainment, shopping, a wide array of dining opportunities, and more.

What’s unique about West of Trail, is that it offers a healthy amount of properties with water views and a historic feel, unlike other areas of Sarasota.  With many renovated historic homes, winding roads, running and biking paths and enchanting neighborhoods, the area west of Route 41 is great for business professionals and families.  Additionally, this area is ideal due to the ease of access to major roads, Sarasota Memorial Hospital and Sarasota International Airport.


It’s a great time to buy a home in sunny Sarasota! With the addition of these newly constructed properties West of the Trail, we’ll definitely be seeing some positive growth in these enchanting neighborhoods.


How does the cost of living in South Florida Compare to the other US cities?

The State of Florida does not have an Income Tax, but the property taxes are higher than in many areas of the country.

Do hurricanes occur every year?

No. 36% of all hurricanes ever recorded have hit the State of Florida. It’s important to be prepared for a hurricane during the season of June 1-November 30.


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