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Beach Castle Condos for Sale – Longboat Key, Florida 34228

Beach Castle

It is the promise of more for less that brings prospective buyers of Longboat Key condos for sale to Beach Castle. Although typically there are not too many market listings in this property, it comes as one of the top-of-mind recommendations of most realtors for reasonably priced condominium units with excellent rental-earning potential.

Their gulf-to-bay site provides much of the market strength of Beach Castle condos for sale. These units are a buyer’s delight with their mid-key location at 5310/5311 Gulf of Mexico Drive within two parcels at the opposite flanks of this main road traversing the nearly 12-mile stretch of Longboat Key.

Key West Style Condos

Beach Castle

What’s even more exciting for searchers of Longboat condos for sale, Beach Castle has been painstakingly developed in the early 1970s to bring out the best in its Florida key setting. The condo residences in this development were all designed in the Key West style characteristic in many Southern coastal communities.

Endearing in their pastel-hued finish, these condos were built as a cluster of villas and two-story townhomes, with eight units at the gulf side and 13 at the bayfront. Besides having fabulous views of either the gulf or the bay, Beach Castle condos for sale luxuriate amid a lush and verdant setting of flowering gardens, tropical palms and mature trees.

Resort-type Facilities

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The amenities in the condominium complex are as luxuriant. Lounge chairs and umbrellas are provided along the property’s 100-foot private beach just a stone’s throw away from the gulf front Beach Castle condos for sale.

Across the street at the bayside of the property, the facilities include a resort-type swimming pool, spa/hot tub, a barbecue picnic area, fishing pier and docks which can accommodate boats of up to 26 feet. Great for renters, parking and laundry facilities are complimentary for Beach Castle guests.

Full Condo Makeover

The 21-unit Beach Castle underwent a complete renovation in 2005, further bolstering its marketability both as a residential condominium and a resort hotel. Even with this extensive revamp, prices of its available units have remained competitive ranged versus Longboat Key condos for sale with comparative square footages and waterfront amenities.

The asking prices of one-bedroom, one-bath Beach Castle condos for sale with floor areas of 711 square feet are typically quoted at between the high $200s and the $300s. Expect price quotes ranging from the $300s up to the $500s for more spacious two-bedroom, two-bath units having floor plans of up to 1,100 square feet.

High Salability

Quite favorable to rental property investors, this condominium is one of the few in Longboat Key resorts where nightly rentals, which maximize income, is allowed besides weekly and monthly tenancy. Proximity to fabulous local shopping venues and popular dining spots, plus easy access to other life and leisure centers makes Beach Castle highly sellable in the tourism and travel trade.

The Centre Shops of Longboat Key, for instance, is only a short walk north of Beach Castle, along with the charming Joan M. Durante Community Park. Likewise near the condominium are stops for buses plying north and south to more points of interest not only in the island but also in Anna Maria, St. Armands and downtown Sarasota.

Beach Castle Condos for Sale

Below are all of the current real estate listings available for sale at Beach Castle.

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MLS# A4604824 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 5311 GULF OF MEXICO DR #3
  • Price: $1,350,000
  • Zip Code: 34228
  • 1028 Square Feet
  • Bedrooms: 2 Baths: 2
  • Welcome to your own piece of paradise right on the shores of Longboat Key! This is a rare opportunity for an owner/investor to enjoy all that Longboat Key has to offer while maximizing rental profits with daily rentals! Take in the bright blue water ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: PREFERRED SHORE