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See Why Sarasota is Ranked as Florida’s Top Destination

Posted on: May 16, 2024

While Florida is filled with captivating destinations, there’s one city that continuously commands attention. Sarasota has recently been acknowledged by U.S. News & World Report as not only the top destination to live in Florida but also the fifth-best in the nation. As the center of Florida’s Cultural Coast, Sarasota boasts a captivating blend of arts, beaches, and a burgeoning culinary scene that distinguishes it from other coastal cities.

Sarasota’s prominent national rankings have made it a global attraction for a new era of luxurious living. While many new residential offerings have come to the area, 625 Sarasota distinguishes itself with the opportunity to handpick their condo’s location between two sought-after neighborhoods. Let’s delve deeper into these exclusive addresses and the top destinations within easy reach of each.

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Waterfront Tranquility on Golden Gate Point

625 Sarasota at The Point will be an elegant nine-story condominium on Golden Gate Point. This boutique building will feature just 12 luxury residences, with one or two condominiums per floor and two full-floor penthouses. Residents of this address will savor the quiet charm of a small neighborhood while being within walking distance of downtown. Residents of The Point are also just a short drive away from…

Top-Rated White-Sand Beaches

Sarasota boasts some of the most beautiful beaches in Florida, each offering its own unique charm and appeal. Siesta Key Beach consistently ranks among the world’s best beaches, celebrated for its powder-soft sand composed of quartz crystals. Clear turquoise waters and breathtaking sunsets attract beachcombers and water enthusiasts alike. Whether snorkeling in the crystal-clear Gulf of Mexico waters or simply basking in the sun and enjoying the coastal breeze, Siesta Key Beach offers a quintessential tropical vacation experience right at home.

European-Inspired Shopping and Dining

A bridge away from Golden Gate Point, St. Armands Circle boasts 140 upscale boutiques and dining options to choose from. This charming outdoor shopping district is known for bringing European flair to life. Visitors can stroll along the circle’s brick-paved streets, browsing a variety of shops offering everything from designer clothing to unique gifts and home décor. The dining options are equally impressive, with a range of cafes, bistros, and restaurants serving up cuisines from around the world.

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An Urban Lifestyle on Palm Avenue

Conversely, 625 Sarasota at The Palm offers a dynamic urban experience in the heart of downtown Sarasota. This condominium will feature 12 residences within a five-story building. Here, spacious flow-through floorplans lead the way to private terraces that offer stunning views of the vibrant downtown skyline. Residents of The Palm will enjoy the convenience of being within walking distance of …

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Sarasota’s Charming Downtown District

Downtown Sarasota offers a vibrant tapestry of cultural experiences, shopping, dining, and more. Visitors can immerse themselves in the city’s rich arts scene by exploring the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art or catching a performance at the historic Sarasota Opera House. For those seeking culinary delights, 21 Zagat-rated dining venues can be found, including Hyde Park Prime Steakhouse, Bijou Café, and Michael’s on East. Downtown Sarasota boasts boutique shopping along Palm Avenue, tranquil strolls through the Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, and a vibrant nightlife scene. Meanwhile, Marina Jack stands as a gateway to waterfront excursions, offering boat tours, sunset cruises, and dining with breathtaking views of Sarasota Bay.

Cultural Events for Every Season

Sarasota’s event calendar pulses with vibrant energy every season. On the first Friday of every month, Fresh Fridays spotlights a new section of Downtown Sarasota with themed parties that celebrate the region’s diverse music, food, and cultural scenes. Forks & Corks in January tantalizes the taste buds while celebrating the very best locally owned restaurants. Circus Sarasota in February showcases the top global circus artists performing in a traditional circus setting, while the Sarasota Film Festival in April welcomes over 200 films each year. Beyond these marquee events, Sarasota’s calendar overflows with theatrical performances, live music concerts, art festivals, and much more.

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A Vibrant Walkable Lifestyle

With its compact downtown core, well-maintained sidewalks, and lower crime rate, Sarasota invites residents and visitors alike to explore its treasures on foot. Residents are immersed in picturesque surroundings that encourage a healthy lifestyle, from charming palm tree-lined streets to the glistening Sarasota Bay waterfront. Walking through the historic streets, one can admire the eclectic architecture, browse local boutiques, or savor alfresco dining while people-watching. Art enthusiasts also delight in unexpected discoveries during their stroll. Stunning sculptures, vibrant murals, and installations like the tiny door art project further enrich the city’s cultural allure.

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Resort-Style Amenities for Florida Living

Beyond their prime locations, The Palm and The Point will offer an array of luxurious amenities. Beyond their prime locations, The Palm and The Point will offer an array of luxurious amenities. Both condominiums will feature a pool deck with a resort-style infinity-edge pool, spa deck, and entertainment areas for sun-soaked relaxation. A state-of-the-art Fitness Center awaits fitness enthusiasts, and The Palm’s residential lobby includes a private meeting room for remote work necessities.

Construction Begins on Palm Avenue

625 Sarasota at The Palm is the first of the two addresses to begin construction. Due to the size of the condominiums, both The Palm and The Point are anticipated to have faster construction timelines. To be among the first to see the renderings and floorplans for The Palm, and to stay updated on the release of The Point, register your interest at Early registrants will be the first to receive details on the future sales release. Coldwell Banker is the exclusive sales representative for 625 Sarasota their office open at 100 N Tamiami Trail.


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