Longboat Key has many beautiful homes and beaches, and you can see why people want to live here. The town also has many attractions for both American and foreign tourists alike. The city is also known for its expensive property prices. But if you would love to reside in Longboat Key, do not let the high cost of owning a house here discourage you. There are some affordable houses as well to consider. You can find good looking houses under $500k by visiting Living Vogue (official website). Here are the top 3 properties under $500,000 listed on their website at the moment.
1. 5230 Gulf of Mexico Drive #201
If you desire Longboat Key’s luxuries without breaking the bank, you should consider this condo located at Longboat Key, FL 34228. The property was built in 1972, but do not be deceived by its age, as it was renovated in 2016. It is an ideal property for a retirement hideaway, or as an investment. But what makes this condo a must buy?
Besides being located in the upmarket town, the condo boasts 2 bedrooms and a full bathroom. In addition, you will get 986 square feet of living space, which is spacious enough for a retirement condo. The rooms are well proportioned, and you enjoy great views with being close to the beach. The property has been consistently rented for several years, and therefore is ideal for investment. It is currently listed for sale at $339,000.
2. 3806 Gulf of Mexico Drive #C311
This condo is strategically located on the luxurious Longboat Key, FL 34228. The condo features 2 bedrooms, and 2 full bathrooms. The property enjoys easy access to private beaches and Sarasota Bay. Besides the beautiful view, which is reason enough to buy this property, the condo comes with elevator access to the 3rd floor. We loved the great lighting in this condo aswell. In addition, the condo comes with a large master ensuite and a spacious living and dining area, with a more than ample 1,062 square feet of living space.
The bathrooms, gazebos, bayfront docks, barbecue grills, and fitness center have all been recently renovated, assuring you of the best experience. Easy access to social amenities and other luxurious lifestyles makes this property a must buy. Price – $289,000
3. 448 Gulf of Mexico Drive #A304
Do you enjoy boating, a waterfront, and turnkey finishings? If your answer is yes, you need to view and buy this condo located at Longboat Key, FL 34228. The property allows you to start enjoying the Longboat Key island lifestyle immediately. The condo features 2 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms. Whether you want to rent it out, or settle in it as your retirement home it comes with 1,194 square feet of space.
Although the house was built in 1970, it has received many updates over time to make it appealing to the modern buyer. Among the many updates include the installation of stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, travertine flooring, plantation shutters, hurricane impact windows, and much more. You also get covered parking. The property is on the market for $425,000.