Sleepy Lagoon is a single-family home community in Longboat Key that is home to the most assorted architectural styles on the barrier island. The neighborhood stretched from Bishops Bayou to the Gulf of Mexico, allowing residents to enjoy waterfront views of the Sarasota Bay or the white-sand Gulf beaches and the sapphire-blue ocean.
Home shoppers looking for a true suburban experience in Longboat Key will enjoy the charms and comforts of Sleepy Lagoon. There are more than 250 homes to choose from, many built in the signature Mediterranean style that has become a staple of Southwest Florida. At Longboat Key, Florida ranch homes stand next to imposing Key West estates. A 1,612 square feet, three-bedroom and three-bathroom home next to a canal close to Sarasota Bay starts at $500,000. A ten-bedroom waterfront estate with a private swimming pool, exclusive dock and easy access to the beach can be negotiated for $8.4 million.
Longboat Key has a long history dating back to the 19th century, but Sleepy Lagoon features reasonably modern residential construction, which means that the single-family homes are built in accordance to Florida’s strict hurricane and environmental standards. The neighborhood boasts a great location; it is close to both the historic north end of the island and to Avenue of the Flowers, Longboat Key’s own shopping center. This is where the Publix supermarket offers a grocery store similar Whole Foods.
In the past, Sleepy Lagoon was home to snowbirds and retirees, but younger generations looking for relaxation, boating, fishing, nature, and the beach have recently moved in to the neighborhood. Nearby Bradenton and Sarasota offer everything in terms of convenience, business and entertainment. Schools near Sleepy Lagoon are Anna Maria Elementary, W.D. Sugg Middle and Bayshore High School.
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