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Tessera – Downtown Sarasota


Tessera is one of the most striking condominiums in the mosaic of high rises next to the Sarasota downtown bayfront. Its building rises 14 stories high, with curving wraparound terraces that not only enhance its dramatic architectural design, but for Tessera residents, these endearing structures also provide the wondrous bay views serving as a magnet to many prospective buyers of Sarasota condos for sale.


Located on 500 South Palm Avenue, Tessera sits in nearly an acre site, backing up west to Gulfstream Avenue parallel to Bayfront Drive with no other building in-between. Its developer, Longboat Key-based Tangerine Development, deserves commendation for the meticulous planning of this amazing condominium.


The developer, for one, ensured the preservation of the three old-growth oak trees in the Tessera site. This in turn created a superb template for the lush landscaping that the condominium’s residents enjoy today.

An Icon of Luxury and Exclusivity


This condominium is much more than an architectural gem. It is likewise a celebration in luxury and exclusivity, with the Tessera having just 24 residences which were built just two condos for every floor. Two penthouses occupy the condominium’s topmost floor, while the first two levels hold the parking area for the residents.


Ownership of a Tessera condo come bundled with a two-car garage at the condominium’s highly secured garage, which also have extra storage. Strict security measures are likewise the norm in the entire building to ensure the peace of mind of its residents.


In addition, 24-hour concierge service is available for the convenience of everyone living at the Tessera. The condominium, moreover, provides amenities comparable with those at a luxury resort hotel.


Residents can enjoy a swim in the Tessera’s pool which has a lap section and separate male and female dressing rooms. Other condominium facilities include a clubhouse, sun deck, grill area, and a fitness center with state-of-the-art workout equipment. Pet-friendly, the condominium allows each of its residence to keep two pets at a 101-pound limit.

Winsome Condo Design


Tessera’s construction was completed in 2000. Its condos have floor areas ranging from about 2,800 square feet up, to approximately 3,300 square feet designed with three to five bedrooms. Market activity on Tessera condos for sale during the early months of 2017, revolved around sales listings priced in the $1.7–$2.7 million range.


The design elements in each condo allow residents to fully enjoy the property’s bayfront location. Besides their wraparound balconies that run up to over 800 square feet, the Tessera residences flaunt floor-to-ceiling windows and ten-foot high ceilings.


The condos’ open floor plans provide a seamless flow that captures Sarasota Bay’s breathtaking views in the living and dining areas of the residences. This stunning living setup is complemented by the high-end finishes and modern furnishings in each Tessera residence.


Blending in with the flow of life in downtown Sarasota is convenient for Tessera residents, as could be seen in this condominium’s high walkability score (90 out of 100). With just a few minutes’ walk, this condominium’s residents can catch the life and leisure activities at the nearby Burns Court, and other downtown lifestyle centers which certainly help make Tessera an outstanding choice among Sarasota condos for sale.


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