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LH_OGR
July 2013

One Great Room: Master Bedroom in Jewels on the Bay Showhouse

A serene master bedroom steals the show at Sarasota’s Jewels on the Bay showhouse.

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Longboat Key penthouse
July 2013

Home of the Month: Longboat Key Penthouse

A Longboat penthouse with an impressive view—and history.

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Lakewood Ranch real estate
July 2013

Sarasota Real Estate News: July 2013

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LH_opener
June 2013

Sarasota Real Estate News: International Buyers and More

Ilene Denton reports on international buyers and other Sarasota real estate news.

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mrc_domehome
May 2013

Mr. Chatterbox: May 2013

Mr. Chatterbox has voted–for the Best Outsider Architecture.

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LH_flamingo
May 2013

The Luxury Home

Building news on Longboat Key, a report from the Parade of Homes and more.

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HOM_ext
May 2013

Home of the Month: Southside Village Bungalow

An updated 1920s bungalow in Southside Village appeals to the heart and the eye.

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luxhome_young
April 2013

The Luxury Home

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hom_view
April 2013

Home of the Month: Villa Solstice

The wood paneled study in Charles and Kim Githler’s home has the mellow, well-cushioned feeling of great power and wealth. It’s the kind of place where important decisions are talked over and confidences are exchanged. Just ask John Boehner, Newt Gingrich and Rudy Giuliani, all of whom have settled into its buttery leather armchairs during […]

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338 West Bay Drive 2
March 2013

HOME OF THE MONTH: Venice Waterfront

Here’s a home with a perfect Florida lifestyle built right into it. Located on the Island of Venice with the Intracoastal boat traffic sailing right by, the estate—a main house and a separate guest house—is a short stroll from the shops and restaurants of downtown Venice. But it has a private, secluded feeling, with two […]

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Homefront
March 2013

Luxury Homes: On the Homefront

By Ilene Denton Our real estate market may not be quite as red hot as D.C.’s, where, the Washington Post reported at year’s end, a 2,850-square-foot townhouse near Capitol Hill got 168 offers and ended up selling for $400,000 over asking price. But we’re no slouches, either. The Sarasota Association of Realtors announced that its […]

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TopoftheMarket
March 2013

Luxury Homes: Top of the Market

By Ilene Denton A grand five-bedroom, eight-bath Mediterranean palazzo with 198 feet of Gulf frontage in Lido Shores sold for $7.6 million in December. The mansion, at 1219 Westway Drive, has 7,415 square feet of heated air plus several terraces and top-of-the-line finishes throughout. There is a 30-foot dock, heated pool and spa, and private […]

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