The Stickney Point Bridge is named after “Uncle” Ben Stickney (1842-1912), a Siesta Key pioneer and early settler who became legendary for his bighearted hospitality and for the huge parties and picnics held at his Siesta Key estate.
There’s a lot of interest these days in redeveloping and adding new lights to Siesta Key south of Stickney Point Road. A pair of Siesta Key business owners, Aledia Tush, of CB’s Saltwater Outfitters, and Dave Stewart, of Captain Curt’s Crab & Oyster Bar, are working with Sarasota County on a project to add lights and to make the area more enticing to new investors.
Siesta Key today is known around the world for the sparkling white sands of Siesta Beach, which is consistently ranked as America’s top beach and as one of the most remarkable beaches in the world. Siesta Key is also acclaimed for its fabulous resorts and desirable luxury homes. Yet luxurious living on Siesta Key is nothing new.
The housing market is booming on sparkling, world-famous Siesta Key. Prospective buyers are advised to act in the short-term rather than the long-term, as all indications are that the housing market is about to become a seller’s market.
Less than 2 years ago, the world’s foremost “beach critic,” Stephen Leatherman of Florida International University, known to millions as “Dr. Beach,” ranked Siesta Beach on Siesta Key as “America’s Number One Beach.” Dr. Leatherman knows his beaches; he’s been ranking them for more than 2 decades. Now another major voice has weighed in: TripAdvisor.com, an international website that reviews hotels, restaurants, attractions, and beaches, recently rated Siesta Beach #2 in the United States and #16 in the world for the year 2013.
Whispering Sands offers beach and waterfront condos for sale for the 55+ community on Siesta Key, Sarasota, Florida. With a combination of high-rise condominiums and picturesque villas, Whispering Sands features a private beach, along with sweeping views of the Gulf of Mexico.
Tortuga offers Florida beach condos for sale on the quiet southern end of Siesta Key. These Siesta Key condos have direct access to beautiful Turtle Beach on the Gulf of Mexico. Whether you are seeking a tropical island residence, vacation beach condo, or beachfront real estate investment, Tortuga may be a perfect choice.
If you are seeking a Florida waterfront condo with breathtaking views, you may want a tour of condos for sale at The Terrace on Siesta Key, Sarasota, Florida. The Terrace is an imposing presence on the corner of Ocean Boulevard and Beach Road. The tallest building on Siesta Key, this condominium property offers condos for sale with beautiful bay-to-gulf views.
Overlooking Crescent Beach, Siesta Key's Surf & Racquet Club offers beach condos for sale in an upscale community. Along with the beauty and tranquility of a Florida beach lifestyle, tennis is a major highlight at this gated Siesta Key condominium community which boasts 4 Har-Tru tennis courts and an active tennis program.
Sunrise Cove offers Siesta Key waterfront condos for sale designed for an active lifestyle amidst the leisurely environs of Siesta Key, Sarasota, Florida. Every condo at Sunrise Cove has direct water views.
"Being out-of-town buyers, we were very much drawn to an exclusive buyer agent who would work to meet our needs without any hidden agendas. We found William True and he was precisely the exclusive buyer agent we had hoped for. Our previous agent showed us properties we didn’t like and kept offering services we didn’t need. Bill worked quickly and actively to find us a charming condo on the water here on Siesta Key. It meets our needs and we are forever grateful.” Phil Marshall, Boston MA.