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Spanish Main Condos for Sale – Longboat Key, Florida 34228

Spanish Main

Spanish Main, named after the 16th century New World Empire of Spain, is a boating community within 30 acres. This property was primarily developed as a neighborhood for residents age 55 and over. In as many as 21 units here, however, owners 50 years old and below are allowed and can stay in the community for up to 60 days annually.

Spanish Main is located in a former swampland on the northern part of Longboat Key. It was developed in 1966 and consisted of 212 units of stand-alone or paired villas, an uncommon style among Longboat Key condos for sale.

Landmark condo yacht club

Spanish Main

The property’s one and only entrance at 5700 Gulf of Mexico Drive towards Sarasota Bay is a distinctive local landmark with Spanish Main having the bragging rights as the first condominium complex in Longboat Key. As equally impressive many of the community’s condo units have been built around a lake and the property’s marina basin next to the bay.

As this community heads towards its 50th year in 1015, it has evolved into a picturesque, beach and yacht club community offering at reasonable price points a luxury Florida waterfront lifestyle. Spanish Main condos for sale homes are priced from around the $200s up to the $600s. The upper end units are the community’s nine villas built directly next to Sarasota Bay and afford spectacular water views.

The typical two-bedroom units in the complex have floor areas of 1,300 to 1,400 square feet. These come though in a wide variety of floor plans and interior designs which new owners can easily upgrade or renovate.

The avid boaters among buyers of Longboat Key condos for sale will be elated to note that the Spanish Main marina is one of the best in the island. This facility is very well kept with water and electricity provided at each dock. All told, the Spanish Main Yacht Club has a total of 30 boat slips. The marina channel is deep water and can accommodate sailboats as well as vessels up to 45 feet.

Amenity-rich neighborhood

Spanish Main

Well-managed, this community charges comparatively low association of $580 monthly. This amount covers lawn care, drinking water and lawn irrigation, basic cable, flood and wind insurance, and seawall maintenance. There’s free Wi-Fi internet in the complex, and Spanish Main has a user-friendly website to keep residents updated on various local activities and events.

A wide selection of life and leisure facilities abounds near Spanish Main. Just next to it, for instance, is the Cedars Tennis Resort, wherein many condo residents have opted for membership. Besides 10 tennis courts, the amenities in this club include a large swimming pool, a fitness center, and a tiki hut.

Other nearby amenities are Joan M. Durante Park, the Bayfront Recreation Center and the Shoppes at Bay Isles where a Publix Super Market and a CVS Pharmacy are located. A short distance north of Spanish Main, the points of interest include historic Longbeach Village, the Longboat Key Center for the Arts and Design and popular local dining venues.


Spanish Main Condos for Sale

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

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MLS# A4538963 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 583 SPANISH DR S #129
  • Price: $895,000
  • Zip Code: 34228
  • 1399 Square Feet
  • Subdivision: SPANISH MAIN YACHT CLUB CONDO
  • Bedrooms: 2 Baths: 2
  • Looking for a piece of paradise on the Suncoast of Florida? Don't miss the opportunity to own this rare standalone villa that lives like a single-family private home, in the coveted Spanish Main Yacht Club on Longboat Key. Calling all boaters and bea ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: PREMIER SOTHEBYS INTL REALTY

MLS# A4540259 - Status: Active View Property Details Add to Favorites View Map

  • 605 SPANISH DR N
  • Price: $699,900
  • Zip Code: 34228
  • 1374 Square Feet
  • Subdivision: SPANISH MAIN YACHT CLUB CONDO OR353/335
  • Bedrooms: 2 Baths: 2
  • Enjoy the natural setting from this well-appointed and updated private stand-alone Villa in the exclusive neighborhood of Spanish Main Yacht Club on beautiful Longboat Key. This island retreat is a perfect weekend get-away, island investment (current ... Read More
  • Listing courtesy of: SALTY MERMAID REAL ESTATE LLC