Laurel Park is one of the few historic areas in Sarasota, Florida. The historic architecture and very walk friendly community, allow for living in an area reminiscent of a bygone time. The National Register of Historic Places District lists Laurel Park as one of its communities. That means that you don’t need to worry much about your home depreciating in value, if you purchase in this area.
The age range of the homeowners in Laurel Park is varied. You’ll find retirees living alongside younger families with children. There are professionals such as lawyers and doctors as well as those in the field of the arts and sciences. The variety of art galleries in Sarasota lends itself to the eclectic mix of homeowners. Many of the homes in Laurel Park were built in the 1920’s, which add a unique charm to this area. The three hundred homes are tastefully built on thirty acres of land. While the square footage of the Laurel Park homes range from just under a thousand square feet to over six-thousand; the lot sizes can go up to eleven thousand square feet.
The neighborhood was certainly created for those who enjoy walking and according to walkscore.com the area is the 4th most walkable neighborhood in Sarasota. Whole Foods grocery, the historic Burns Court Cinema, Selby Gardens, Mattison’s City Grille and the Hollywood theaters are just a trot away in the Downtown area.
The schools near Burns Court are top notch and have high ratings. They include Southside Elementary School, Booker Middle School and Sarasota High School. Laurel Park is truly a great choice for families with children.
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