Islands West Condos for Sale

Islands West

Longboat Key is known for more than just beaches. Many visitors are also researching investment possibilities in the Sarasota Florida real estate market. A broad spectrum of housing choices for nearly every budget and lifestyle is available on this idyllic barrier island. The opportunities for condominium living is at the apex of refined and easily affordable Longboat Key living. Golf, tennis, and other land based attractions dominate, but here it’s still about the water. Boats of all shapes, sizes, and speeds will be in daily evidence. Cigarette boat drivers love the calm Gulf of Mexico and passionate anglers enjoy world class fishing in Longboat Key’s rich offshore and backwater areas.

Islands West

Condominiums are a popular option for those residing full time or spending their winters in Sarasota and condos for sale on Longboat Key appease the economic abilities and lifestyle tastes of most. Upwardly mobile professionals are searching for retirement options in this expanding market while passionate golfers are looking forward to the days of retirement spent on the golf course. Nearby St. Armands Circle offers residents unlimited shopping at around 130 boutiques and international gourmet restaurants spread around its delightful grounds. Longboat Key also has easy access, via 2 bridges, to the golf and shopping of Bradenton and the entertainment and arts of downtown Sarasota.

The spectacular condos for sale at Islands West, built in 1972 and located directly on the beach at 2525 Gulf of Mexico Dr, is a 15 story development featuring 87 upscale residences. Designed and built in the charming, classic Florida style, these fabulous condos boast amenities beginning with a resort style swimming pool and continue with a soothing spa, and sauna. Tennis courts, cutting edge fitness center, and elevators also make life at Islands West worth exploring.

Islands West

The residences at Islands West offer two bedroom, two bath or 3 bedroom, 3 bath configurations with sumptuous floor plans running from 1,124 to 3,125 square feet. Each well appointed condo features a spacious wrap around lanai, insuring spectacular beach and Gulf vistas, Sarasota Bay and nearby golf course views, and the beautiful skyline of downtown Sarasota. The Islands West condos for sale are priced beginning in the $500s range on up to around $800s, but the feeling of luxury is priceless.

One of the nicest recreation spots is near the northern tip of Longboat Key. It’s a small public beach called Beer Can Island. This beach, a sheltered peninsula of approximately 2,000 feet of seashore, is perfect for getting away from everything. If you come by small draft boat, great, but if not make sure you check the incoming tide so you don’t get stranded and can’t make it back.

Islands West Condos for Sale

Below are all of the current real estate listings available for sale at Islands West.

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$869,000 - 2 BD/2 BA


Sqft: 1,491


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