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Covert I Condos for Sale – Longboat Key, Florida 34228

Covert I

The essence of a laid-back island lifestyle puts Covert I at the forefront of condos for sales on Longboat Key. The DNA of an easy-going community manifests in this condominium’s low residential density of just 12 residential units within a quiet two-acre bayfront enclave.

These units are conveniently located at 5230 Gulf of Mexico Drive on the northern half of the island which is under the jurisdiction of Manatee County. As in most other Longboat Key condos for sale, spectacular water views are a given in the Covert I residences.

The Covert I neighborhood, nonetheless, subtly differs from the communities in the southern part of Longboat where many high-rise residential towers dominate the island’s skyline. The northern side of the Key is by and large the domain of low-rise or mid-rise condos as well as single family homes.

Alluring Curb Appeal

Covert I

Covert I condos for sale were built in 1972 and housed in a pair of low-rise buildings with an appealing contemporary architectural style that employs traditional shingle roofs and exterior stone work. Creating a superb curb appeal, this design is complemented by an exquisite landscaping that embraces the entire complex.

As for amenities, each of the condominium buildings has its own private swimming pool, both with ample deck furnishings. The residents of Covert I can enjoy too the property’s 140-foot bayfront which has a fishing pier and boat launch jutting out towards Sarasota Bay. Additionally, they have deeded beach access across the street between the condominium’s two sister properties, Covert II and III.

Being maintenance-free and with very reasonable HOA fees, Covert I condos for sale are lock-and-leave homes and thus ideal choices for prospective buyers seeking a winter retreat, family beach residence or rental investment property. Most of the units in this condominium come in one- or two-bedroom configurations within floor areas ranging from 822 to 986 square feet.

Affordably priced units

Covert I

Available units in this condominium are amongst the most affordable in Longboat Key. Recent market deals in this complex were on units having listed prices in the high $100s and upper $200s.

With very few units to start with, condos for sale in Covert I are seldom, but interested buyers can easily widen their search to this property’s sister developments at the gulf front which typically have larger units. At Covert II, the typical listings can be valued between the $300s and the $400s for units with one or two bedrooms and floor plans of 720‒990 square feet.

Stepping up the Pace

Purchase options level up further at Covert III in terms of price points and square footages. Sales listings here can have values between the $400s and the $900s for units having floor plans of 1,300 square feet up to 1,900 square feet, featuring two or three bedrooms.

Regardless of pricing and unit sizes, the condos for sale in the Covert neighborhood all share a tranquil setting which is but one selling point for properties in northern Longboat Key. Their strategic location also allows residents to easily go up-tempo in numerous lifestyle and activity centers in the southern part of the island and onward to more delights at St. Armands Circle and downtown Sarasota.


Covert I Condos for Sale

Below are all of the current real estate listings available for sale at Covert I.

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MLS# A4198036 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 5230 GULF OF MEXICO DR #201
  • Price: $325,000
  • Zip Code: 34228
  • 986 Square Feet
  • Subdivision: COVERT I A CONDO
  • Bedrooms: 2 Baths: 1
  • Welcome to your haven at the beach! Completely and beautifully renovated in 2016, this is the perfect retirement hideaway, winter retreat, or investment property. This residence offers both deeded beach and bay access, and is the perfect place to enj ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: Michael Saunders & Company