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Anna Maria Island

Anna Maria Island"Old Florida revisited" is the phrase that describe beautiful and quaint Anna Maria Island. The northernmost of the barrier islands, Anna Maria Island is located in the gulf waters where Sarasota Bay, Tampa Bay and the Manatee River flow into the Gulf of Mexico.

Here you don’t have to live on the beach to enjoy its beauty. Take a stroll down most side-streets near the end of the day and join your neighbors, cocktails in hand, as they reach the end of the street and step onto the wooden walkway that leads them over the sand dunes and onto the pristine, uncrowded beach for a sunset walk.

The city of Anna Maria is a residential community situated at the northern end of the island, and made up of 2,000 mostly part-time residents. The city of Holmes Beach, in the center of the island is the largest community with just over 5,000 residents, and the city of Bradenton Beach is a charming community of 1,500 located at the southern end of the island.


BradentonBradenton is the town to enjoy art, sports, nature, theater, outlet shopping, history and endless waterfront activities. Bradenton’s vibrant downtown offers restaurants, galleries and boutiques along with the South Florida Museum, as well as a planetarium, science and natural history exhibits.

You can shop and explore Village of the Arts, a working artists’ community or hike Emerson Point or explore the historic fishing village of Cortez. If you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Bradenton is worth considering.

Residents find that the city is quiet and not over-populated. One of the most interesting things about Bradenton is that it seems to be a popular place to settle among celebrities. Well-known residents of the small town include tennis players Max Miryni and Maria Sharapova. The famous actor Sean Connery also owns a house in Bradenton.

Bradenton Beach

Bradenton BeachThe newer community of Bradenton Beach was incorporated in 1953 and boasts approximately 1,500 permanent residents. In 1921, a wooden bridge provided access between Anna Maria Island and the mainland. When replaced by a newer bridge, the western portion of that original bridge was retained to provide one of the island’s many great fishing spots and is now known as the Bradenton Beach Fishing Pier.

The community’s quaint seaside inns, charming motels, and shoreline condominiums house vacationers and natives alike. Bradenton Beach merchants offer a full slate of goods and services including accommodation of every kind, restaurants, bars, retail outlets, real estate and other professional services.

The unique shops of Bridge Street in the city's central Historic Old Town district are one of kind. Bradenton Beach offers the most affordable real estate on Anna Maria Island. Additionally, Bradenton Beach offers a wide selection of waterfront dining opportunities and the 96-acre world-famous public beach, Conquina Beach.

Bird Key

Bird KeyIf you are an avid boater, the place to be in Florida is Bird Key. Featuring its own private yacht club, deep water canals and a spectacular array of bay front homes, this small island is the perfect choice for anyone who wants to get away from it all.

One look at the sparkling views across the canal, the breathtaking sunsets over the Gulf or the glistening Sarasota skyline and you will see why Bird Key is the ideal choice for your dream home. Properties available for sale here are perfect whether you are looking for a permanent residence or a vacation home. The neighborhood is made up entirely of single-family homes. Residents of Bird Key appreciate its privacy, security, and close proximity to world-class shopping at St. Armands Circle, lovely Lido Beach and the dazzling downtown theater district

The Bird Key Yacht Club is an exceptional amenity to this stunning waterfront community, providing a restaurant, tennis facilities, fitness center, heated pool and vibrant social scene. Boat dockage and fuel are also available at the club.

Holmes Beach

Holmes BeachLocated in Manatee County, Holmes Beach is the largest of three island communities on Anna Maria Island, which is found on the Gulf of Mexico just south of the mouth of Tampa Bay.

Bordered on the north by Anna Maria and on the south by Bradenton Beach, Holmes Beach boasts three miles of gorgeous white, sandy beaches. The city also offers easy access to the Intracoastal Waterway which traverses Anna Maria Sound.






Lakewood Ranch

LakewoodRanch A refreshing newer community to the Bradenton/Sarasota area, Lakewood Ranch is a community that any age, or life style can fall in love with it. Lakewood Ranch was recently developed in 1995, with the main focus at hand with the concept “GO GREEN” at the heart of development. This community is recognized for its’ preservation of the land. They carefully, efficiently plan for the future and enjoy nature’s beauty that is here today.

Lakewood Ranch has over 150 miles of sidewalks and trails, community parks, and lakes that offer impressive landscapes of nature’s beauty. There is something for everyone here whether you are into golf, tennis, soccer, walking, hiking, biking or love to shop. Lakewood Ranch also offers some of the best boutiques and shopping plazas to fulfill everyone’s need or dream. Health, fitness, arts and their schools are all very important aspects of Lakewood Ranch living.

A family oriented community that offers array of actives for everyone’s life style. Residents never get bored at the multiple things to do in the area. It is with prestige that one can say they are a resident here.

Lido Key

Lido KeyLido Key, Florida is a European style island connected to the Sarasota mainland by St. Armands with a bridge, and to Longboat Key on the north with a bridge.

South Lido Key Beach has 100 acres of Australian pines, grills, picnic areas and a beautiful beach. North Lido Key is a more secluded half-mile stretch of sand that is perfect for walking. Mid-key is the Lido Key Public Beach.

Lido Key Real estate consists of luxury condos and waterfront homes that are bay front and beach front. Residents and visitor take advantage of the close proximity to St Armands Circle, the world famous outdoor shopping area that offers exclusive shops, boutiques and restaurants.



Longboat Key

Longboat KeyLongboat Key is a barrier island community surrounded by the Gulf of Mexico on the west and Sarasota Bay on the east. Driving along Longboat Key’s Gulf of Mexico Drive is one of the most beautiful beach roads in Florida.

Tall palms and flowering tropical plants line well-groomed streets that lead to world-class restaurants and resorts, elegant condominiums and spectacular houses. The Longboat Key area is a popular resort and second home community. Longboat Key has a population of approximately 8,000 permanent residents and grows to approximately 20,000 during peak tourist season.

Fringed with sea oats, its open shoreline and uninterrupted view of the Gulf of Mexico invite beach-goers to take a long walk. After a day of sunbathing and swimming be sure to take in a sunset. The view is awesome here!


SarasotaIn the Sarasota area, you can enjoy the breathtaking sunsets, educational museums, operas, ballets, plays, golf tournaments, and boat races. You can join in tennis, lawn bowling, water skiing, shell collecting, bird watching, growing exotic tropical plants, university classes, golf, or boating.

The beauty of Sarasota will get your attention on your first visit. If you see Sarasota first from the window of an airplane, the colors of the Gulf of Mexico and Sarasota Bay, contrasting with the brilliant white sand of Longboat, Lido, and Siesta beaches, will make you anxious to see more.

A rainbow of colors comes from the tall condominiums shining in the sun, the warm tile on the roof and patio of the mansion built by circus magnate John Ringling, the various green hues from the lush jungle-like vegetation, the flowers that are blooming any month of the year, and the lavender seashell-design Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall.

Siesta Key

Siesta KeyWhether you dream of escaping to your own tropical retreat or living full-time near the warm Gulf waters, you'll find it's worthy chasing the dream of Siesta Key. Homes for sale in this barrier island are dotted amid a landscape offering some of the most gorgeous scenery found in the U.S. An eclectic mix of expensive waterfront homes, beach cottages, and mid-rise condominiums grace this small island.

Condos for sale deliver stunning views of the world-class Siesta Key beach, which is truly unlike any other. Voted "One of the World's Best Beaches”, Crescent Beach (the main beach at Siesta Key) is comprised of glistening, powdery-white sand made of 99% genuine crystal-quartz. There are almost 50 miles of canals and waterways inside Siesta Key, which is also surrounded by water, the Intracoastal waterway, Sarasota Bay, Roberts Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. There are two main shopping districts right on Siesta Key, each with a wide variety of shops that carry merchandise ranging from unique gifts, to the finest haute couture, to ice cream.

St. Armands

St. ArmandsA world-renowned shopping and dining destination, St. Armands is also a cozy residential community of eclectic architectural styles, ranging from “Old Florida” to Mediterranean to contemporary. Many of the smaller or older homes have been renovated or replaced with impressive estates. An intriguing blend of past and present, this stylish neighborhood is only a short walk from famed St. Armands Circle and Lido Beach. It is also convenient to downtown Sarasota, the airport and theater district.

More than 130 extravagant shops and gourmet restaurants on “St. Armands Circle” offer one of the finest shopping experiences in Florida, especially since most of the stores are unique local enterprises rather than national chains. Sidewalk cafes, galleries, ice cream parlors, and fudge shops provide a welcome respite from the “chore” of shopping, as does the grassy park at the hub of the wheel, which is the site of musical performances and art events throughout the year.


Venice “Shark Tooth Capital of The World”, is what Venice is so commonly recognized for with their beautiful beaches. Venice beaches are stretched out from Casey Key to Manasota Key, and the city has a Gulf front view of the shimmering water from the Gulf of Mexico.

Venice, Florida named after Venice, Italy has kept some of the Italian architect that the city was name for. Surrounded by beautiful beaches, this wonderful city has sweet, small town charm. Spend the day shopping through the beautiful boutiques, or fishing off a pier you will be welcomed readily. Enjoy the evening with friends at a waterfront restaurant or the end of pier watching a sunset.

There are approximately 20,000 year around residents. Snowbirds are welcomed year after year and often become second home residents. Venice, Florida offers so much and is so breath taking that tourists fall in love with the city and choose to stay forever. Venice brings all the rewards of a big city with the heart of a small town.


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Mangrove Realty Associates Inc.

595 Bay Isles Rd.  # 260
Longboat Key, FL 34228

100 Wallace Ave.  Suite 100
Sarasota, FL 34237

438-A St. Armands Circle
Sarasota, , FL 34236


Phone: 941-229-0000 | Fax: 941-296-4780