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Lido Shores, Sarasota Florida


City Sarasota
County Sarasota
Zipcode 34236
Lifestyle waterfront
4 properties for sale
Median Price $1,237,000
Highest $2,195,000
Lowest $425,000
Avg. Price $1,273,500

Lido Shores Homes For Sale


1125 Center Place Sarasota $2,195,000 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms 2371 Sq.Ft.
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1125 Center Pl Sarasota Florida 34236


1125 Center Pl Sarasota Florida 34236
1125 Center Pl Sarasota Florida 34236 locatior map
4 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
2371 square feet under air
lot size 0.29 acres
year built 1960
pool Has Swimming Pool
garage 2
taxes: $8,567
county: Sarasota
community Lido Shores
1179 Morningside Pla... Sarasota $1,575,000 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms 3211 Sq.Ft.
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1179 Morningside Pl Sarasota Florida 34236


1179 Morningside Pl Sarasota Florida 34236
1179 Morningside Pl Sarasota Florida 34236 locatior map
4 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
3211 square feet under air
lot size 0.29 acres
year built 1972
pool Has Swimming Pool
fireplace Has Fireplace
garage 2
taxes: $15,418
county: Sarasota
community Lido Shores
1173 Morningside Pla... Sarasota $899,000 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms 2625 Sq.Ft.
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1173 Morningside Pl Sarasota Florida 34236


1173 Morningside Pl Sarasota Florida 34236
1173 Morningside Pl Sarasota Florida 34236 locatior map
3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
2625 square feet under air
lot size 0.29 acres
year built 1980
pool Has Swimming Pool
fireplace Has Fireplace
garage 2
taxes: $12,764
county: Sarasota
community Lido Shores
350 Polk Drive Sarasota $425,000 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms 1036 Sq.Ft.
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350 S Polk Dr #205 Sarasota Florida 34236


350 S Polk Dr #205 Sarasota Florida 34236
350 S Polk Dr #205 Sarasota Florida 34236 locatior map
2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
1036 square feet under air
year built 1977
garage
taxes: $3,062
county: Sarasota
community Lido Shores

 

One of Sarasota’s most unusual upscale neighborhoods, Lido Shores combines a unique architectural history with the finest of modern luxury homes. The dramatic sunsets and natural beauty of the northern end of Lido Key provide the perfect scenic backdrop for some of the most significant creations by the area’s most talented local architects.

In the early 1950s, progressive developer Philip Hiss hired Paul Rudolph to design a group of modernist homes on the northern edge of Lido Key across New Pass from Longboat Key. Rudolph was the most prominent member of a group of visionary architects that came to be known as the Sarasota School of Architecture. Their designs mixed innovative and native materials, including cypress, aluminum, and terrazzo floors, and cultivated an air quality and spaciousness that blurred the boundaries between the inside and outside of homes, celebrating the inviting climate and surroundings of Florida’s Sunshine Coast. (Rudolph later became Dean of the Yale School of Architecture).

Some of the original homes in Lido Shores, like the “Umbrella House” Rudolph designed as Hiss’ residence, are still in existence, having been lovingly restored and renovated.

Others have been torn down to make room for larger mansions. But the tradition of modernism is alive and well in the neighborhood, reflected in the works of contemporary architects like Guy Peterson and Jonathan Parks, which coexist well with the Mediterranean Revival style villas and palladium design homes of Clifford Scholz.

Many of the 116 homes front the Gulf of Mexico, New Pass, Pansy Bayou and Sarasota Bay, and take advantage of direct deepwater boating access to the bay and Gulf. A private deeded entrance to the white sand beach is available to all Lido Shores residents. Many take the opportunity to walk from there to world-renowned St. Armand’s Key to the south to enjoy its restaurants and shops.

For buyers attracted to modernist architecture, Lido Shores is a must-see. As many of its residents – professionals, artists and retirees – say, “Lido Shores is a very special place, unlike any other on the Gulf Coast.”