Make sure to include Sarabande in a search for some of the most prestigious condos for sale in downtown Sarasota. Towering 180 feet high, this condominium is celebrated as among the tallest in the city, and there’s even more besides its lofty stature.
Sarabande has cornered one of the prime locations in downtown’s Marina Row, straddling a slice of the South Palm and South Gulfstream Avenue corridor, some meters away from these streets’ junction with Ringling Boulevard.
Bestseller at the Outset
Given its superb bayfront site, this 18-story condominium sold fast during its pre-construction selling during the late 1990s. When Sarabande was completed in 1998, only nine remained out of its 57 condos. The remainder too were quickly snapped up in the market as this high rise and its residences are truly standouts.
Sarabande is designed with three to six condos to a floor, plus five penthouses that are showcase to the luxury trademark to this residential tower. Two floors of the building are assigned for parking, and a concierge level is provided as well. Inviting with its elegant lobby, the condominium provides several amenities which include a lap pool, spa, health club, entertainment center, billiard room, and wine storage.
A Fortune for Early Buyers
There has been tremendous value appreciation for Sarabande condos which originally had starting prices in the $300s during the pre-selling of standard models. Recent market activity in this condominium has been at prices ranging from $1 million up to about $4 million for a penthouse. Condos at this price range feature floor plans of between 2,075 and 4,300 square feet.
Sarabande is mostly occupied by permanent residents, attesting to its superiority as a high-end residence. Working professionals, artists, and entrepreneurs mainly comprise the condominium’s residents.
Indeed, it’s quite appealing to live in Sarabande permanently. Its condos, particularly those at the upper floors provide breathtaking panorama of the nearby marina and Sarasota Bay. Additionally, Sarabande is walking distance to many downtown attractions like the Main Street Merchants District, and other hubs of life and leisure in Sarasota’s city center.
Throw in the lifestyle delights of nearby St. Armands Circle, and Sarabande certainly can’t be left out in a short list of highly desirable Sarasota condos for sale.