Desoto Acres is one of the most charming residential subdivisions in the Sarasota Florida housing market. Aside from being the largest neighborhood in the county, Desoto Acres possesses a certain Old Florida flavor that has been attracting residents since the 1920s.
Desoto Acres is located in North Sarasota, between North Washington Blvd. and North Lockwood Ridge Rd. The neighborhood consists of more than 300 single-family residences, and many of them are built on very spacious home sites. The location is very attractive for home buyers: Just minutes away from the airport but not close enough to be bothered by aircraft noise. Desoto Acres is surrounded by commercial establishments such as grocery stores, cafes and restaurants. Downtown Sarasota is just minutes away, as are the world-famous beaches of Siesta and Longboat Keys.
House hunters will find a variety of architectural styles at DeSoto Acres, from historical bungalows to Florida ranch-style homes. Many residences have been remodeled over the years, and there are unique country estates complete with horse stables. Desoto Acres has a very active homeowner’s association that cares for the neighborhood’s lush landscaping and nature areas. The pricing range here is very broad due to the variety of homes.
Desoto Acres is a great neighborhood for raising a family in prosperous Southwest Florida. Young residents can attend Gocio Elementary as well as Booker Middle and Booker High Schools. The nearby opportunities for family fun include white-sandy beaches, public parks, museums, and nature reserves.
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