Old man winter is coming. If you have always dreamed of owning your own beachfront winter escape now is the time to start looking. Imagine waking up in the middle of January and enjoying a cup of coffee on your terrace overlooking a Florida beach instead of shoveling snow off your driveway. The time is right to buy a vacation home or condo in Florida. Prices have declined nicely, interest rates are low and the real estate market appears to be bottoming.
Longboat Key, Florida
Longboat Key is luxurious yet relaxing barrier island off the coast of Sarasota, Florida. This 12 mile long island paradise is a very popular destination for northern snowbirds. They like to escape the harsh, brutal winters and enjoy the Florida lifestyle. LBK offers a variety of fun things to do such as golf, tennis, walking along the beach, boating, enjoying a tasty meal at an outdoor cafe or shopping in St. Armands Circle or downtown Sarasota. There is as little to do or you can fill your day with fun activities.
Sarasota is located about an hour south of Tampa on the west coast of Florida. You can fly right into Tampa International Airport or Sarasota International Airport. People love Sarasota because it not only offers plenty of gorgeous beaches and water activities but it also has a vibrant arts and cultural scene. Big city dwellers can feel at home in Sarasota with all of the big city things to do.
Positano on Longboat Key
Real estate on Longboat Key, Florida is very diverse. You can find an expensive mobile home, luxurious penthouse on the beach, cozy condo overlooking the Sarasota bay, magnificent waterfront mansion or a modest single family home within walking distance to the beach.
The Positano Longboat Key condos fit in the luxurious beachfront condo category. These 29 condo units sit right on LBK beach. All of the units have breathtaking views of the clear blue waters of the Gulf of Mexico and the beach. Built in 2007 these condos have large picturesque windows, high ceilings, gourmet kitchens, expansive terraces, large floor plans, walk in closets, private garages, private elevators and other amenities that older condos do not offer.
Amenities in Positano include a 24 hour manned guard gate, heated swimming pool, hot tub, clubhouse and exercise facilities overlooking the beach and water, beachfront, private swimming pools with the first floor units.
Imagine spending the winter months walking along the gorgeous beaches of LBK, catching the sunsets and looking for shells. It sounds much more enjoyable than driving your car on ice, shoveling snow and scraping your windshield.