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Le Chateau – Downtown Sarasota


Le Chateau is an eye-candy of a condominium with its coral pink exterior paint standing out on Sunset Drive east of downtown Sarasota. Besides this flamboyant look though, prospective buyers have much more to appreciate from this property north of Gulfstream Avenue and the Golden Gate Point Peninsula.


Le Chateau corners buying interest more so with its coveted waterfront location offering scenic views of Sarasota Bay and the John Ringling Causeway Bridge that dramatically lights up on evenings. Additionally, La Chateau condos for sale are within an upper class neighborhood. Their neighbor toward south is the upscale Sunset Towers, while adjacent north of Le Chateau is the high-end condo Lawrence Pointe and across the street east is the posh tower of the Ritz-Carlton Residences.

A Dominant French Imprint


Bearing the 37 Sunset Drive address, Le Chateau was constructed in 1971 in a distinctive French provincial architectural design. This condominium building was built seven stories tall to house a total of just 27 residences plus an exciting collection of amenities.


Gated and with a guard house to regulate entry, Le Chateau features an impressive landscaping with tropical palms, blooming bougainvillea shrubs and lots of greeneries. Each condo is also bundled with a space in the condominium’s covered parking area.


A cozy entrance lobby greets residents and guests who are provided with elevators for convenient access to the upper floor residences. Le Chateau’s bond with Sarasota Bay is further enhanced by its bayfront swimming pool with a spacious deck offering requisite umbrella shades and loungers.


For added comfort and convenience, the Le Chateau has laundry facilities and cross ventilation in its building. The condominium likewise has a separate storage area, and thanks to its efficient onsite management, the Le Chateau has been upgraded with hurricane-proof roofing and its building exterior repainted with waterproof paint.

Top Condo Choices


To prospective buyers of Le Chateau condos for sale, here one valuable insider’s tip. Be on the lookout particularly on this condominium’s residences at the sixth and seventh floors of which there are only four. Aside from bayside views from their large open-air balconies, these upper-floor condos offer an extra view of the Marina Jack’s yacht harbor as well as provide the inspiring panorama of downtown Sarasota’s skyline.


Expect price points starting from the $500s up to the $900s on market valuations of Le Chateau condos for sale. At this price range, the market activity which was recorded in this condominium from 2016 to 2017 revolved around dwellings with two bedrooms and two baths within layouts ranging from 1,066 to 1,883 square feet.

More Vibrant Downtown


An upward trajectory could be expected too for the Le Chateau condos for sale, given their proximity to the vibrant downtown Sarasota area and its various life and leisure offerings. Additional lifestyle activities are conveniently accessible too at St. Armands Circle and Lido Beach which are all just across the Ringling Causeway Bridge west of the condominium.


Furthermore, the current selections of arts and culture events at venues like the Van Wezel north of Le Chateau would soon get some added dimensions. A new town center is on the drawing boards in this area under a project called Bayfront 20:20. A mixed-use development also north of Le Chateau, the Quay Sarasota, is another game-changer that looms large at the bayfront and the fortunes of its residents as well.


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