Condo on the Bay is one of the most prestigious addresses in Sarasota. This condominium is located on the western edge of Boulevard of the Arts, tucked in a cozy nook off the Bayfront and flanked north by some of the popular cultural hubs in the downtown district.
Two 19-story towers and a cluster of townhomes comprise the Condo on the Bay residential properties which were developed during Sarasota’s condo-building boom in the early 1980s. The northern high rise called Tower I bears the 888 Boulevard of the Arts address while Tower II sits adjacent south at 988 Boulevard of the Arts.
The townhouses, which realtors often refer to as the Marina Suites, were built either as two or three levels and occupy the protected harbor basin on the block of 902–940 Boulevard of the Arts. Notably, these townhomes have dedicated deep-water docks on the harbor shared with the neighboring Hyatt Sarasota.
Marvelous Bayfront Features
All told, Condo on the Bay has a total of 292 residences with all having full bay views and plenty of resort-style facilities. Besides the condominium’s deep-water dock facilities both on the Marina Suites’ harbor basin and on Sarasota Bay, the complex features a fishing pier, two heated swimming pools, a fitness center, spas, and tennis courts. In addition, the condominium provides a community/meeting room and a catering kitchen.
The entire complex is also gated, and its entry is manned with fulltime security. Concierge service is available too.
Covered and secured parking is assigned to each residence at Condo on the Bay. This condominium is well-managed and well-maintained as evident in the recent makeover of the buildings’ lobbies.
The condo fees that owners pay cover roof, grounds and exterior maintenance, cable connection, escrow and reserve funds, flood insurance, and public insurance. Only the residential owners can keep pets in the Condo on the Bay complex.
High-end and Upscale Throughout
The floor areas of sales-listed Condo on the Bay residences typically start from around 1,300 square feet designed with two bedrooms and two baths, with their asking price quoted in the $500s. Other choices can top on condos with floor plans of up to 5,000 square which result in the combination of two or more residences, adding up to a five-bedroom layout with five baths and a half bath. The typical price quotes for these larger condos are on the $1 million range.
Luxury pricing could likewise be anticipated on the townhouses at the Marina Suites of Condo on the Bay. The residences here are rarely available among Sarasota condos for sale, and those offered on the market could feature three bedrooms within living areas of about 2,000 square feet.
Choice residences in this condominium have had impressive upgrades. Prospective buyers can expect Condo on the Bay sales listings to sport grand master suites, hardwood and ceramic tile floors, granite countertops and stainless-steel appliances. Condos on the first floor of the towers have convenient walkouts, while 10-foot ceilings are among the main draws of the residences at the upper floors
Common to all these condos is the enthralling views of the bay which extend to the Gulf of Mexico for those residences in the uppermost floors of the condominium. The residents of Condo on the Bay also enjoy proximity not only to local cultural venues, but also to the commercial centers in the downtown and in St. Armand’s Circle.
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