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Longboat Key

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Longboat Key: A Laid-Back Island Community

Known for its luxurious surroundings and amenities, Longboat Key offers the ultimate lifestyle focused on comfort and style. This island community features waterfront condominiums and single-family homes, beautiful beaches, high-end boutiques, and five-star restaurants. It's also one of the quietest barrier islands in the Sarasota area. It's little wonder that Longboat Key continues to draw thousands to its shores each year.

For many home buyers and residents, Longboat Key offers the perfect location for a dream home. Get to know the island of Longboat Key — you'll fall in love with the lifestyle it offers.

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About Longboat Key, Florida

Longboat Key has a year-round population of about 7,000 residents, which swells to about 20,000 during the warm winter season. Residents of this community enjoy public works services through the Town of Longboat Key, including water, sewer, and garbage.

As there's only one main thoroughfare on Longboat Key, Gulf of Mexico Drive, getting around town is easy. This main road connects with the town of Bradenton Beach (just north of Longboat Key) and Sarasota's Lido Key (just south of Longboat Key). Residents can access mainland Sarasota from John Ringling Causeway. Public transit is accessible in Longboat Key from the Longboat Key trolley and Sarasota County Area Transit (SCAT) buses.

Are You Selling Your Longboat Key Home?

Selling a home is often a complex process. Working with the right real estate team is key to a smooth transaction. From home selling reports to home staging tips, we have essential home selling resources that can save you time and money. Contact us to get started.

The Longboat Key Lifestyle: Recreation, Shopping, and Dining

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Longboat Key has been a vacation destination for centuries. The Timucuan and Caloosa Indians often visited the island for picnics and fish fries. Today, Longboat Key continues to offer breathtaking views, enjoyable beaches, plenty of fishing spots, and a glimpse of paradise. Visit Longboat Key's historical markers to discover what island life before the 21st century. 

Modern amenities on Longboat Key include tennis facilities (including tennis courts at these properties), golf courses, parks, fishing charters, the Longboat Library, and the Longboat Key Center for the Arts. Everything you desire in a Florida paradise can be found on Longboat Key!

Longboat Key's ideal location means that the amenities of nearby Bradenton and Sarasota are within easy reach. You’ll find incredible shopping destinations, art shows and exhibits, classes and workshops, cultural events and activities, and more just minutes from home. View the interactive map below to find more fun things to do in and near Longboat Key.

Contact the Longboat Key Real Estate Experts

Eager to buy a home in Longboat Key? Thinking of selling your island property? Our real estate experts can help you with all of your buying or selling needs. Contact us at 941.815.6772 today to get started.

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