Lido Shores unique location coupled with unique architecture and history.
The Sarasota School of Architecture was formed in the 1940's by a group of local architects following the footsteps of Ralph Twitchell and Paul Rudolph
Homes featured unique designs that still stand today, including roof overhangs, louvered doors, window shutters and lots of large glass windows allowing natural light. to fill the home.
Today you will find a mix of new construction properties with modern, west indies, and coastal architecture. Many properties feature deepwater access to the Gulf of Mexico or Sarasota Bay and bordered by Pansy Bayou, Sarasota Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. There are also interior lots that do not offer waterfront.
Bird Key is a highly sought after neighborhood , located between Downtown Sarasota and Lido Key. Residences are built on 3 distinct residential lots. Bayfront, Canal and Garden
The neighborhood features include, private yacht club, fitness center, tennis courts, restaurant and social activities.
The first home was built by Thomas and Lindsay “Davie” Worcester in 1917.
John Ringling purchased Bird Key in 1922
Arvida Corporation purchased Bird Key in 1959, Arvida expanded and developed the island from its original 13 acres to the current 250 acres, by dredging Sarasota Bay.
There are now 511 homes on Bird Key.
Downtown Sarasota is undergoing a building boom with new condos and hotels scattered across the city.
Often described as the arts and cultural center of SW Florida, Sarasota offers so much to residents and visitors. Sarasota offers numerous attractions for snow birds and short term visitors but the depth of the city goes far beyond the typical tourist stops.
Sarasota is more about a lifestyle!
I could spend all day writing about the benefits of living here, so let me know if you have any questions :)