Firehouse Lane

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Firehouse Lane Real Estate for Sale – Longboat Key, Florida 34228

Firehouse Lane

Banish thoughts of a frenetic domain of firefighters in checking out homes for sale at Firehouse Lane. These are in fact within a relaxed and quiet neighborhood, contrary to what its name suggests. Simply put, this community is also known as Conrad Beach, but some refer to it by its Firehouse street address at the northwestern end of Longboat Key just a block from the Gulf front.

Besides being near the beach, this property sits just west of Gulf of Mexico Drive. Across east of this main island road is the historic Longbeach Village that adds charm to the Longboat Key homes for sale in and around it.

Winsome Key West Homes

Firehouse Lane

Firehouse Lane at Conrad Beach offers more besides its remarkable location. This scenic coastal enclave provides a perfect setting for 27 single-family homes designed in the Key West-style with a distinctive Southern flair.

These residences are the handiwork of Sarasota-based Frank Folsom Smith acclaimed for his superb designs like the 17-story Terrace tower condominium in Siesta Key. Affirming the superiority of Smith’s renditions in the homes for sale at Firehouse Lane, the Conrad Beach neighborhood was named as the Coastal Community of the Year in 2001 by the trade publication Coastal Living.

Pre-owned Firehouse Lane homes for sale typically have floor plans of between 2,000 square feet and about 3,000 square feet, featuring either two or three bedrooms. Their price points start from around the mid-$600s and level up to the $900s. Well-priced buildable lots as well as pre-construction home picks at Conrad Beach are likewise amongst market options in this property.

Maintenance-free Neighborhood

Firehouse Lane

Firehouse Lane homes are impressive with their open and airy floor plans that are complemented by wrap-around porches and lanais. Their energy-saving features are a delight for the modern homemakers as well.

The homeowners’ association fee, set at a very reasonable rate, covers maintenance of the neighborhood’s common areas including the clubhouse and swimming pool. Basic cable TV and security monitoring are also included in the HOA fees.

These charges are indeed well spent as the community boasts of well-maintained landscaping and extensive pathways that make strolls to the nearby beach quite inviting. At low tide, the Beer Can Island, a pristine sandbar north of the neighborhood, is also within easy reach.

Island Lifestyle Offerings

The points of interest at the neighboring Longbeach Village are likewise a short walking distance from Firehouse Lane. These local attractions include the island’s art center, public boat docks and popular restaurants offering not only fresh seafood fare but also marvelous views of Sarasota Bay.

More island lifestyle delights can be had with a short northward trip to Anna Maria Island via Gulf of Mexico Drive across the Longboat Pass drawbridge. Beachfront cafés, restaurants and shops abound in this destination as world class as Longboat Key and its neighboring St. Armands Circle and downtown Sarasota.

Southward, the life and leisure choices multiply in various island stops, such as the Whitney Beach Plaza, Centre Shops, Bayfront Park Recreation Center, and the Shoppes of Bay Isles. Crossing the bridge at New Pass on the south end of the key opens the door to St. Armands Circle and downtown Sarasota, providing an even richer mosaic of lifestyle centers where the frenzy of activities maybe a figurative definition of what a firehouse lane is.

Firehouse Lane Real Estate for Sale

Below are all of the current real estate listings available for sale at Firehouse Lane.

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MLS# A4601695 View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • Price: $1,200,000
  • Zip Code: 34228
  • 0.22 Acres
  • Create your ideal coastal retreat on the last available homesite in the peaceful and picturesque Conrad Beach enclave on Longboat Key. Just a 5-minute walk to the Gulf of Mexico and Whitney's restaurant and a 2-minute drive to renowned restaurant Sho ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: MICHAEL SAUNDERS & COMPANY