Ritz-Carlton Residences Condos
Ah the thoughts of living close to the beach while still enjoying the convenience and comforts of the big city? Lido Key, an idyllic haven on a long stretch of pristine beach, just might be what you’re looking for. It’s truly paradise found with its stunning tropical landscaping, upscale boutiques, fine art galleries, and elegant dining venues. All of these delights and more are just across the Ringling Bridge and mere minutes from downtown Sarasota, FL. In 1917, the entrepreneur John Ringling, of Ringling circus fame, purchased the real estate at Lido Key. He worked tirelessly to build the island and in 1925 construction began on the bridge to connect “The Key” to the city proper.
Lido Key has everything could wish for in a high end beachfront community. The north end beaches offer beautiful seclusion and striking white sand making it a glorious area to while away the day taking a walk or reading a book. The beach at Mid-key beach boasts pools, playgrounds, many concessions, and an abundance of parking for those who drive a car. The south end of the key boasts a gorgeous beach with a backdrop of over 100 lush acres of stately Australian pines that shelter a volleyball court and a playground and picnic areas with grills.
Completed in 2005 was a stunning 12 story Mediterranean inspired tower that now shares 400 feet of pristine Gulf of Mexico beachfront with the Ritz Carlton Members Beach Club. This merger created one of southwest Florida’s most breathtaking and sought after destination properties. Newly crafted on Lido Key, and located at 1300 Ben Franklin Drive, the Ritz Carlton Beach Residences condos for sale are positioned directly on the beach. Here owners are spoiled beyond belief and rarely lift a finger which allows more time to enjoy this luxurious Sarasota condo lifestyle.
Sharing glorious sunsets from expansive terraces are how you entertain friends. Begin with fabulous dining and the incredible beachside and pool beverage service. Relax in the private and pool spa, theater, billiards, social room, conference room, guest suites, and state of the art fitness center. The 88 units are designed with up to 4 bedrooms and 3.5 baths, with floor plans ranging to 5,254 massive square feet. Currently condos for sale at the Ritz Carlton Beach Residences are priced from around $1,500,000 to the $4,595,000 level.
Culture and arts are a large part of the entertainment scene in Sarasota. Residents can dine at fabulous Cafe L’ Europe, enjoy a live performance at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Center, feel the energy of a pulsating downtown bar, and then finish the evening with a romantic walk on the beach.
Ritz-Carlton Beach Residences for Sale
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The Ritz-Carlton Residences is a five-star condominium property in Sarasota, Florida, that is one of the standards that other luxury condos are measured by in the area as it ably banners the supreme elegance of a world-famous hotel franchise.
Located at 35 Watergate Drive in a posh city section near the downtown district, this condominium consists of 130 units. Fifty of these are at the upper floors of the local Ritz-Carlton hotel while the rest are housed at the Ritz-Carlton Towers.
This property presents a wide range of residential options to suit varying lifestyles. Browsing through a realtor’s listing of Ritz-Carlton homes for sale can show choices from among units from one up to four bedrooms, all exquisitely built with stylish layouts and designs.
The asking prices for the one-bedroom condos can start at six figures, and the mark can hit the $5 million level for a penthouse offering. Ritz-Carlton condos for sale having one bedroom and about 1,400 square feet of floor space can carry a tag price in the high $700s. A two-bedroom residence with a floor area of around 2,700 square feet can be offered for $1.2 million. The price point for a three-bedroom home with a floor plan of nearly 5,000 square feet can hover around $2.7 million.
This condominium community resonates with gorgeous amenities that are the rule of thumb for deluxe hotels. Among them are superb twenty-four hour concierge and butler services, facilities for fine dining, a theater and a modern fitness facility, a spa and guest suites. Additionally, the condo residents who opted to avail of these amenities gain access to the Ritz Carlton golf course in the prestigious Lakewood Ranch as well as to a private beach resort at the nearby barrier island of Lido Key.
Like the gorgeous bayfront panorama that the Ritz-Carlton instantly affords, it takes no time at all for those residing in the condo to immerse into the easy-going Sarasota lifestyle. The condominium, for instance, is only a few blocks away from iconic centers of arts and culture such as the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall and the Florida Studio Theater.
Chic shoppers from among the condo residents will have a fill of choices at St. Armands Circle just across the Ringling Bridge near their community. There are 130 trendy boutiques and shops in this center. Also a short trip from the Ritz-Carlton Residences is the Lakewood Ranch golf links, thus further showcasing the edge that this condo holds over other property choices.