Siesta Key is most known around the world for its phenomenal ½ mile beach sporting pure fine white powdery sand. The famous sand that never gets hot to the touch regardless of how sweltering it gets. The sand made from pure pulverized quartz that some even profess has magical powers. The Siesta Key beach has been most recently named “One Of The Best Walking Beaches in the USA” by USA Today International Edition as well as “The Best of the Best Sand” by Conde Nast Traveler Magazine.
Siesta Key, an eight mile island just offshore of Sarasota, has more to offer then just its world renowned beach. It is conveniently located with two bridges lining the island to the mainland. That means easy access to the Sarasota/Bradenton Airport via US Highway 41. And, in addition, it is not far from the arts and businesses located in downtown Sarasota. There are two main shopping districts with a wide variety of merchants. Of course, the Siesta Key Village offers a unique shopping experience for all visitors as well. While there, make sure to stop by the Daiquiri Deck for a frozen drink or the famous Siesta Key Oyster Bar for some raw oysters. If you love the nightlife then the Beach Club Siesta Key is sure to please.
When Siesta Key was established it in 1846 it experienced slow growth due to it mainly being used as fishing camps. However over the years it has grown in popularity. Today its population is 15,000 with an additional 18,000 migrating from the north during the winter months.
Come visit Siesta Key. Sit on the white sand, breath in the fresh air, hear the waves, and taste the salt in the air. See for yourself first hand why Siesta Key is visited from tourists around the world. You can come to relax, shop, picnic, or bike.
While there enjoy the weekly drum circle on Sunday’s beginning 1 hour before sunset and the annual Sand Sculpting contest held every fall.
Whether you want to make Siesta Key your year-round residence or just your winter home, take a look at the latest Siesta Key real estate listings below. Don’t hesitate to contact us if you see something you like or have any questions.
$325,000 : 5683 MIDNIGHT PASS RD #106, SIESTA KEY1 bed, 1 bath
$889,000 : 111 FAUBEL ST, SIESTA KEY2 beds, 2 baths
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(all data current as of 1/16/2018)
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