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Privateer Condos for Sale – Longboat Key, Florida 34228


The Privateer is a striking condo development matching the charms of several other high-rise condominiums in its neighborhood tucked within the Islandside resort of Longboat Key Club.

Sitting directly on the coast of the Gulf of Mexico, this property offers the beachfront living that makes Longboat Key condos for sale among the most sought-after properties in the market. The Privateer was developed from 1972 to 1974 at a time when the town of Longboat Key is on a strong takeoff as a prime buying destination for U.S. real estate. Notably, this period also saw the construction of new high-end condos like the Regent Place and the condo conversion of Sands Point, both neighbors to the Privateer at Longboat Club Road.

Gulf-to-bay views


The Privateer condominium can definitely hold its own when compared with the other property developments in its upscale neighborhood. This condo community immediately grabs attention with its pair of high-rise buildings in a dazzling and stylish architectural design.

All told, the condominium houses a total of 116 spacious units, with those at the upper floors coveted for their superb gulf views extending to the equally marvelous vistas of Sarasota Bay. The typical Privateer condos for sale have two bedrooms and two baths within floor areas ranging from about 1,300 square feet up to 1,400+ square feet. The price points of these units start at around the $400s and level up near the $800s for select upper-floor condos which have had plenty of upgrades.

Condo market drivers


Recent 24-month market activity has been relatively brisk in this condominium, reflecting the upbeat expectations on Longboat Key condos for sale as seen in recent positive developments in the island’s real estate sector. A $100-million revitalization project, for instance, has been launched at the Privateer’s neighboring Islandside resort of Longboat Key Club.

Elsewhere in the middle of the island, an investment of $24 million has been channeled to the redevelopment of the former Hilton Beachfront Hotel into the Zota Beach resort which has been slated for a 2016 opening. Also a short distance north of Privateer condos for sale, a $200-million plan is gaining traction to redevelop the long-shuttered Colony Beach & Tennis Resort.

Topnotch amenities

The residents of the Privateer, nonetheless, need not have to wait for any of the amenities that these projects promise to add to the attractions in Longboat Key. For one thing, this property itself is home to a slew of exciting facilities including a clubhouse, a modern fitness center with sauna, tennis courts, bike paths, and shuffle board court. In addition to its deeded beach access, the condominium also has an Olympic size pool with spa.

Prospective buyers of Privateer condos for sale will likewise be pleased to note that a club membership at the property’s neighbor, the Islandside resort of Longboat Key Club, offers golfing privileges as well as access to chic dining and social venues. As gratifying, the condominium’s location at the southern end of Longboat Key provides convenient access not only to the life and leisure centers in the island. Also close by are the eclectic shops and restaurants at St. Armands Circle which are matched by even more lifestyle choices in downtown Sarasota.

Privateer Condos for Sale

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

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MLS# A4559188 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 1000 LONGBOAT CLUB RD #301
  • Price: $1,695,000
  • Zip Code: 34228
  • 1736 Square Feet
  • Subdivision: PRIVATEER SOUTH
  • Bedrooms: 3 Baths: 3
  • You've yearned for a relaxing, sun-kissed life on the beach and this exceptional, perfectly positioned Gulf-front opportunity in The Privateer, located behind the gates of the Longboat Key Club, awaits you. This corner residence boasts 3 full bedroom ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: COLDWELL BANKER REALTY