Bird Key Information - The Gem of Sarasota
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Surrounded by the emerald waters of Sarasota Bay, Bird Key is a community of single-family homes. Once the province of Northern retirees, its quiet streets and striking vistas of Sarasota Bay and the city skyline have drawn younger residents in recent years, including some celebrities.

Bird Key was originally developed as the home of Ida Ringling North, sister of the famous circus magnet.  Today, approximately 460 very private and distinctive homes are encircled by water and enjoy proximity to Sarasota.  The accompanying Bird Key Yacht Club is a social hub for boaters and club members.  The present island was developed in the 1950's by Arvada.  The island is a boater's paradise, with many of its homes situated directly on the bay or on deep-water canals. Bird Key also boasts its own prestigious yacht club. 

Bird Key is entirely residential. 
There are no commercial properties or condominiums.

Today, many of the 1950s style homes are being renovated or rebuilt, among them some of the biggest, most extravagant homes in town ranging from approximately $800,000 to $8,000,000.


Residents of Bird Key appreciate: 

Privacy and security of single family homes

Proximity to world-class shopping at St. Armands Circle and lovely Lido Beach

Dazzling downtown Sarasota cultural district







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