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Sanctuary Condos for Sale – Longboat Key, Florida 34228


Luxurious beachfront living combined with the delights of a golf community is a rare blend that the Sanctuary offers in condominium living at the town of Longboat Key. Located within the gated development of Longboat Key Club, this property is nestled between this five-star resort’s Islandside golf links and the town’s extensive, pristine white beach.

With this treasured location, Sanctuary condos for sale tend to be seldom. Nonetheless, with the help of a pro realtor, prospective buyers can be quickly alerted on a new listing or a unit coming onto the market.

It’s truly worth taking the extra effort to put this condominium in a watch list of Longboat Key condos for sale. Its units count among the most coveted upscale condos in the island, with their full accouterments of luxury and exclusivity.

Seaside condo cluster


Sanctuary consists of 181 residences housed in five buildings constructed at the beachfront, thus providing their units with stunning seascape views. The residential structures in the condominium complex consist of three eight-story towers and two mid-rise adjacent to each other in the north side of the property.

Masterfully designed, the complex underwent a three-year development from 1989 to 1991. Besides having sweeping Gulf vistas towards west, select Sanctuary condos for sale offer panoramic views of the Longboat Key Club Islandside golf course and the skyline of downtown Sarasota towards east.

Sanctuary condos for sale feature spacious floor plans ranging from 1,785 to 3,856 square feet, designed in three-bedroom configurations. Even as sales listings in this condominium could be few and far between, property turnover here has been quite brisk in recent years with some 24 units sold in 2014‒2015.

Ownership of these units changed hands at price points of around $1 million to $3 million during this period. Indicative of the tremendous value appreciation potential of Longboat Key condos for sale, mid-range units at Sanctuary were originally sold in the 1990s at around the $500s level.

Highly valued amenities


A rare golf community lifestyle melded with beachfront living isn’t the only factor driving values for Sanctuary condos for sale. The condominium was likewise developed with an array of amenities that epitomize the high-end come-ons that upscale buyers look for in the property market.

Close to the Sanctuary beachfront, which is one of the finest in the Gulf Coast, the condo complex provides to its residents not only a lap pool but also a resort-style pool with a spa on its expansive and well-furnished deck. Additional recreational activities can be enjoyed at the condominium’s fitness center with sauna facilities and at the two Har-Tru tennis courts, both of which are lighted, within the property.

For socials and entertaining guests, Sanctuary has a cozy and well-equipped clubhouse which comes complete with a catering kitchen. The condominium also provides 24-hour concierge service, and residential privacy is ensured by the 24/7 gated security setup in the complex.

More life and leisure facilities are as easily accessible for residents who opt for a membership at the Longboat Key Club. This five-star resort, besides its golf facilities, offers dining and social privileges perfectly matching the luxury features of Sanctuary. What’s even more, this amazing extravaganza in island living extends to St. Armands Circle and downtown Sarasota, two eclectic lifestyle hubs just a short drive from the exceptional condos of Sanctuary.

Sanctuary Condos for Sale

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

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MLS# A4612424 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 535 SANCTUARY DR #C807
  • Price: $4,995,000
  • Zip Code: 34228
  • 2580 Square Feet
  • Subdivision: SANCTUARY IV
  • Bedrooms: 3 Baths: 3
  • Sanctuary penthouse with spectacular views of both the Gulf of Mexico and Intracoastal Waterway to Sarasota. Total renovations completed in 2023 with nothing overlooked, including but not limited to EFCO turtle-approved glass, high-impact double pane ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: PREMIER SOTHEBYS INTL REALTY

MLS# A4576305 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 545 SANCTUARY DR #B406
  • Price: $1,989,999
  • Zip Code: 34228
  • 2375 Square Feet
  • Subdivision: SANCTUARY III
  • Bedrooms: 3 Baths: 2+
  • Whether you're looking for a peaceful retreat or a permanent residence, this 3 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath beachfront paradise offers breathtaking views and resort-style amenities. This totally renovated property includes hardwood floors throughout the main ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: MICHAEL SAUNDERS & COMPANY

MLS# A4598966 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 575 SANCTUARY DR #A104
  • Price: $1,650,000
  • Zip Code: 34228
  • 1785 Square Feet
  • Subdivision: SANCTUARY
  • Bedrooms: 3 Baths: 2+
  • One or more photo(s) has been virtually staged. Welcome to your slice of paradise within the exclusive Longboat Key Property - where luxury meets coastal living. Nestled within the secure confines of The Sanctuary, this gulf front corner unit condo e ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: MICHAEL SAUNDERS & COMPANY