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For Sale: A Midcentury Modern Time Capsule in Bradenton

It was built in 1957, in a style that strongly suggests the Hollywood Regency look that was so popular in Los Angeles back in the day.

07/01/2021 By Robert Plunket

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For Sale: An Iconic Downtown Live-Work Space

It’s 50 percent residence, 50 percent beauty salon, and 100 percent fabulous.

06/11/2021 By Robert Plunket

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For Sale: A $12.9 Million Cruise Ship-Inspired Home on Longboat Key

Let's be honest: the real attraction is that water slide.

06/04/2021 By Robert Plunket

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Peek Inside a Folksy 1925 Braden Castle Cottage

This place went under contract the day after it was listed, an indication of today's market and the appeal of Braden Castle.

03/05/2021 By Robert Plunket

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For Sale: A Lavish Siesta Key Home With Amazing Views

There are many “best views” in Sarasota, but this home has one of the top five: straight across the bay to the downtown skyline.

02/19/2021 By Robert Plunket

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What's Better Than the Super Bowl Halftime Show? A Peek Inside Tom Brady's Tampa Mansion

The home—which Brady has been renting from Derek Jeter—is on the market for $29 million.

02/06/2021 By Robert Plunket

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For Sale: Banyan House, a Venice Bed Breakfast

Its namesake banyan tree was a gift to the original owner from Thomas Edison.

02/05/2021 By Robert Plunket

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For Sale: A Ritz-Carlton Penthouse With Design Pedigree

It’s formal and traditional and even cozy—or as cozy as a 4,668 square foot condo can be.

01/29/2021 By Robert Plunket

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Our Top Five Home Tours of the Year

Our Real Estate Junkie goes to open houses so you don't have to. Here are the top five of 2020.

12/22/2020 By Staff

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Mick Jagger Purchases Home in Lakewood Ranch

You can't always get what you want...but for $1.98 million, you just might get what you need.

12/17/2020 By Robert Plunket

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For Sale: A Bird Key Estate With Sunset Views Over the Bay

There’s an odd piece of trivia connected with the house, too.

12/17/2020 By Robert Plunket

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For Sale: A Midcentury Home in Downtown Sarasota

If you’re looking for a place downtown that’s not just another condo or townhouse, check out this mid-century gem that’s right on Main Street.

12/04/2020 By Robert Plunket

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For Sale: A Hundred-Year-Old Cottage in Bungalow Hill

This Irving Street home is full of charm and authenticity.

11/20/2020 By Rober Plunket

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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