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Maybe It Is Time to Think About Building Your Dream Home

Trying to find that perfect new home, but not finding exactly what you want? Maybe it is time to think about building your dream home. Island or Mainland, here are a few options and what they will cost depending on location and water frontage.

Presented by Premier Sotheby's Schemmel Group November 11, 2020

Siesta Key

5342 Hidden Harbor Road

Discover Hidden Harbor, one of the most sought-after neighborhoods on Siesta Key, specifically known for its great boating location and easy access on and off the island. This nearly 1-acre parcel is perfectly positioned at the end of a secluded cul-de-sac along Roberts Bay in a protected deepwater basin. With a mangrove peninsula offering natural protection and abundant wildlife, this tranquil location is a haven for boaters and anglers. There are two boat docks and a seawall and no bridges between the home and the bay, with open water to the Gulf of Mexico just beyond. Not only is this distinctive location perfect for the avid boater and nature enthusiast, but because of its orientation to the bay, you will also enjoy incredible long bay views and the Sarasota city skyline in the distance. The views will be particularly dramatic from an elevated new home.


Casey Key

Casey Key Road

Casey Key is a fabulous 8-mile island offering the best in Florida waterfront living, strategically located between Sarasota and Venice. This value-priced Bayfront lot comes complete with 100 feet of water frontage. Enjoy everything that Florida has to offer on this Bayfront site with riprap seawall and grandfathered covered boat slip. Fabulous bay views are everywhere, and with proper planning, a new home could take advantage of some Gulf views. Just a short distance from Casey Key’s north bridge for easy access on and off the island. Walk or bike to nearby restaurants and shopping. Buy today so you can plan and create your perfect Florida home.


Venice Mainland – Myakka River Trails

688 N River Road

This 14.49-acre lot has 675 feet of waterfront with a boat dock that sits gracefully along the banks of the Myakka River in the gated community of Myakka River Trails. The Myakka River, designated as a Florida Wild and Scenic River, flows into Charlotte Harbor and out into the Gulf of Mexico, offering a myriad of fishing experiences and outdoor activities. Along the east side of the river is Deer Prairie Creek Preserve, with over 6,400 acres and 6 miles of waterfront, which allows for additional privacy. Myakka River Trails amenities include a clubhouse, a community pool and spa, a community boat ramp, lighted tennis courts, a playground, and private horse and nature trails, all within close proximity of the new Atlanta Braves Spring Training Facility and all that living on Florida’s Gulf Coast has to offer. The community is also a short distance from historic Venice Island, restaurants, shopping, beaches, golf courses, and so much more as you enjoy your piece of paradise in a private community.


Sarasota Mainland – Prestancia

Monte Verde

Take advantage of this rare opportunity to build your dream home on one of the only remaining lots in Prestancia on Palmer Ranch. Once you enter the gates, you will appreciate the stately oaks that line Prestancia Boulevard and lead you to a small enclave of homes on Monte Verde. This property overlooks the fairway on the 18th hole of the Stadium golf course, providing amazing views. The quaint community of Monte Verde offers lawn maintenance along with a community pool. Create your own design, and bring your own builder. Seller also has plans available for a two-story villa. Enjoy all the amenities of living in this Audubon-sanctioned gated community in a great central Sarasota location close to shopping, dining, the Legacy Bike Trail, and the beaches on Siesta Key. Optional membership is available at TPC Prestancia Golf Club, featuring two 18-hole courses, dining, and social activities.



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