Like rare gems, the condos of Marina Bay draw buyers fast, once any of these units are available on the market. In fact, only three of its 60 units were sales-listed in 2016, which were all quickly sold in million-dollar deals.
Its waterfront location within the gated and exclusive confines of Bay Isles in Longboat Key is one strong market-driver for this luxury condominium. Marina Bay likewise draws merit points from its superb development, as a complex with three five-story buildings featuring condos with generous living spaces.
Exquisite Bayfront Condo
Living is quiet but never lonely at this private Bay Isle compound within the Longboat Key Club property. Also with its own gate, the Marina Bay enclave flaunts exquisite landscaping and other features which further enhance its prime site at 2410/2450/2550 Harbourside Drive.
The condominium buildings were oriented single file, roughly parallel with Harbourside Drive. With this orientation, the east-facing condo views unveil verdant mangrove islets with Sarasota Bay and the downtown skyline as the eye-pleasing backdrop. Westward, the panorama shifts to the well-manicured Harbourside golf course of Longboat Key Club.
Marina Bay condos for sale were constructed in 1990. Each of the three condominium buildings was designed with just 20 residences, and accommodated four condos per floor, resulting in generous floor spaces per unit.
Single Family Home Feel
The market activity of Marina condos for sale in 2016 were on units with floor areas upwards of 3,000 square feet and priced in the $1.1 million‒$1.5 million range. Their expansive layouts and classy finishes fully justify their luxury pricing.
These residences have the feel of a single family home, with their spacious formal living and dining rooms, plus extras in breakfast nooks and eat-in kitchens. Their courtyard entries, tiled semi-private elevator lobbies, and wraparound terraces, further lend charm to Marina condos for sale. Each unit is likewise provided with secure under-building parking with storage facilities.
Life and Leisure Bounty
Within the Marina Bay complex, recreational activities can be enjoyed at its heated swimming pool and spa, tennis courts, fitness center and walking/biking trails. Water-based pleasures can be pursued at the Bay Isles Beach, membership for which is covered by the condo owners’ HOA fees. This gulf-front club located west of the condominium at 2111 Gulf of Mexico Drive offers cabanas, grills, beach volleyball, restrooms and showers at its private beach.
More privileges can be had with the purchase of a membership to the Longboat Key Club. In addition to golf, this neighboring resort has a world-class marina and superb dining venues.
Access is as convenient to local life and leisure hubs of Longboat Key ,which include the nearby Shoppe of Bay Isles and the mid-island Centre Shops. A short drive south across New Pass bridge, the lifestyle attractions get even more numerous and livelier at St. Armands Circle and downtown Sarasota, that likewise help drive market interest on Marina Bay condos for sale.