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For Sale: The Ultimate Beach Shack

The design offers all sorts of wings and terraces and spaces scattered around, perfect for large-scale entertaining (well, post-Covid) or just hanging out with your whiskey-drinking friends.

11/13/2020 By Robert Plunket

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For Sale: A Sarasota School of Architecture Home in Dade City

This house is an untouched time capsule of 1960s design, with all the earmarks of the style.

10/28/2020 By Robert Plunket

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For Sale: Manasota Key Modern With a Bohemian Vibe

This home was built back in 1973 but has been added to and updated over the years—and it typifies what makes Manasota Key so special.

10/22/2020 By Robert Plunket

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For Sale: A High-Tech Cottage Renovation in Bradenton

Instead of renovating the 1925 house in a cutesy, shabby-chic way, the owners have rethought it as a stylish home/office that would be perfect for a young entrepreneur.

10/09/2020 By Robert Plunket

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For Sale: A Disney-Like 'Victory Mansion' in Gibsonton

This $18 million home is the most expensive one on the market in the Tampa Bay area right now.

09/25/2020 By Robert Plunket

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For Sale: A Modern Mansion on Siesta Key That's All About the View

The home was designed by Guy Peterson, the local architect famous for his simple but luxurious modern designs.

09/18/2020 By Robert Plunket

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For Sale: A 1930s Mansion on St. Armands

Casa del Carnavale has a strong circus history and is one of the most elaborate—and expensive—historic homes in town.

09/04/2020 By Robert Plunket

Farewell

Saying Goodbye to Sarasota Philanthropist and Businessman Stanley Kane

Kane embodied and shaped the Sarasota we know today.

08/30/2020 By Robert Plunket

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For Sale: A 'Time Capsule' Home in Wares Creek

It’s a part of Florida history that has all but disappeared, so take a good look. We won’t see its like again any time soon.

08/28/2020 By Robert Plunket

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For Sale: The Most Expensive Home in Sarasota Right Now

This Sanderling Club home is currently on the market for $14 million.

08/14/2020 By Robert Plunket

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For Sale: The Perfect Quarantine Retreat on a Private Island

It's like a grown-up treehouse.

08/05/2020 By Robert Plunket

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For Sale: A Whimsical Live/Work Space in Bradenton's Village of the Arts

Downstairs you’ll find several rooms of gallery space and upstairs are your living quarters.

07/31/2020 By Robert Plunket

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For Sale: A Casey Key 'Cottage' That Packs a Major Dose of Glamour

Right on the water, it offers spectacular views and a crisp style that’s half Palm Beach, half barefoot island life.

07/16/2020 By Robert Plunket

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For Sale: Modern Luxury in Southside Village

It’s got everything, our Real Estate Junkie says—style, luxury, perfect details and a great location, just a few minutes from downtown.

07/02/2020 By Robert Plunket

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For Sale: Art Deco Glam in Cherokee Park

Take a peek inside this 1936 beauty.

06/25/2020 By Robert Plunket

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For Sale: A Tim Seibert Masterpiece on Siesta Key

Restoring the place to its former glory could well be the ultimate rehab project.

06/11/2020 By Robert Plunket

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Go Inside the Bennett Residence, a Sarasota School of Architecture Gem

All of the hallmarks of the style are there: lots of glass to let in the light, geometric lines, perfect proportions and Ocala block walls.

05/27/2020 By Robert Plunket

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For Sale: A Quirky 1920s Cottage in Downtown Bradenton

As a home for a creative soul, this would hard to beat.

05/15/2020 By Robert Plunket

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For Sale: A Spectacular Gulf View at Point of Rocks

Any Gulf-front view is nice, but this home boasts what may be the best one in town.

04/30/2020 By Robert Plunket

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For Sale: A Lake Club Home for When Price Is No Object

For this price, you might expect a tennis court and a 1,000-bottle wine room—but a marble-floored car museum? A private golf course?

04/17/2020 By Robert Plunket