Archive for the ‘Casey Key’ Category

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Casey Key Real Estate; Navratilova Sells

November 5, 2008

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The tennis great, Martina Navratilova, recently sold her home located at 3610 Casey Key Road. The 4,000 square foot, five bedroom home on Casey Key sold for $2,549,000. Other notable people who have made Casey Key home include, Steve King who currently resides on the Island and John Gotti.

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Nokomis Beach, Casey Key

October 29, 2008

The Nokomis Beach Pavilion which was originally built in 1954 on Casey Key, is a great example of the Sarasota school of architecture.  The building was designed by Jack West.  The historic structure has recently undergone a complete remodeling and has been reopened to the public this month.  The Sarasota School of Architecture’s early designs draw inspiration from the European movement of International architecture prior to the beginning of World War II.  Early adaptors of this new design philosophy here in Sarasota were Ralph Twitchell and Paul Rudolph.  This modernist movement was very popular in Sarasota from the 1940s to the 1960s.  The designs are characterized by a strong interplay of interior and exterior spaces.

Casey Key is home to many of modern styled homes.  Currently there are 45 homes for sale on on Casey Key ranging from $999,000 to $18,500,000.

Click here to view Casey Key Homes.

Click here to view Modern Homes in Sarasota.

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Storm Shutters Reguired on Coastal Homes Valued at $750,000.

October 24, 2008


Beginning January, Citizens Property Insurance Corp will require all single family homes with values of $750,000 or more which are located in high-risk coastal areas known WBDRs or Wind Borne Debris Regions to have storm shutter protection that meets the current codes. This requirement is to be without regard for the age of the structure. It will effect only those properties with structures valued at $750,000 or more. With most coastal properties values being mainly based on the land this requirement will effect less home owners than one would imagine. Those property owners who will be forced to upgrade their storm protection will find some solace in the reduced premiums they may receive after the required upgrades are completed.

For more information, click here to read the requirements posted on the Citizens Property Insurance site.

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Longboat, Lido, Siesta or Casey Key?

October 16, 2008

White sugar-sand beaches, sophisticated arts, world-class shopping, five star resorts, country clubs of distinction, legendary fine dining and community events coupled with the areas natural beauty and year-round good weather are just a few reasons that Sarasota ranks among the nations 15 most livable communities, according to Money Magazine. Located on Southwest Florida’s Gulf coast, the Sarasota area is a paradise unto its own.

Sarasota is blessed to have three very distinctly varied island lifestyles.  Longboat Key and Lido Key tend to be more formal while Siesta Key and Anna Maria are more laid-back and casual.  Casey Key is exclusively residential and private.  Which is your favorite Sarasota island?

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Casey Key Real Estate Update

May 3, 2007

Casey Key EstateCasey Key is truley a unique island here in Sarasota.  Unlike, Longboat Key, Lido Key and Siesta Key there are virtually no condominiums or commercial development.   The entire eight miles of the island consists of residential properties many of which are the are among the most luxurious in Sarasota.  Large beach to bay estates are the norm on Casey Key.  Currently there are 42 properties for sale on the island.  The average price of the top ten most expensive is $10,401,500.  The range of prices on Casey Key is from $1,200,000 to $20,035,000.  You can click here to view the full details of each of Casey Key’s 42 available properties.  Two homes are currently under contract on Casey Key.  Bellow is a list of Casey Key properties that have sold since the first of this year.

  • 2635 Casey Key Road – $7,500,000
  • 2613 Casey Key Road – $6,200,000
  • 937 Casey Key Road – $5,250,000
  • 511 North Casey Key Road – $2,595,000
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Casey Key, Sarasota Sales

December 20, 2006

caseykeyhomes06.jpgCurrently on Siesta Key there are 46 homes for sale ranging from $1,200,000 to $18,500,000.  The median list price is $3,347,500 and the average list price is $4,160,586.   Since January 1, 2006, 16 homes have sold on Casey Key at an average ratio of 89.03% of list price which averaged $4,771,875.  The highest priced home sold was $10,500,000 which sold for $9,000,000 and the lowest was $1,400,000 having sold for $,165,000.  These  16 homes were on the market an average of 260 days.  Currently there are tow homes under contract and waiting close of escrow.  They are priced at $6,200,000 and $5,250,000.  Click here to view listings.

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Casey Key Real Estate Update

November 28, 2006

Currently on Casey Key there are 37 homes from $1,200,00 to $18,500,000.  The average price is $4,616,270 and the average price per square foot is $1,139.  Currently there is a 7,556 square foot gulf front home priced at $10,500,000 which is listed as “pending”.   Additionally, there are two other homes listed as “backup needed”.  They are priced at $6,200,000 and $2,675,000.  During the last 12 months 13 homes on Casey Key have sold at an average price of $4,751,923.  The range of of those sold was from $1,265,000 to $9,000,000.