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Longboat Key Real Estate

Long Boat Key Waterfront Real Estate

Longboat Key (LBK) is located south of St. Petersburg and west of Sarasota and Bradenton. Longboat Key is 11 miles long, the second in a line of barrier islands on the Gulf Coast of Florida just south of Tampa Bay. The north 1/2 of the island is in Manatee County and the south 1/2 is in Sarasota County. Access to Longboat Key is by one of two bridges, one connects St. Armands Key on the south to Sarasota (via St. Armands Key) and the bridge on the north crosses to Anna Maria Island, which connects to Bradenton. The Gulf of Mexico and  Sarasota Bay surround the eleven-mile long island. The Longboat Key zip code is 34228.

Longboat Key Property

The population of Longboat Key is approximately 8,380 and grows to over 20,000 during the winter months.

Gulf of Mexico Drive is the main street that runs the length of the island, past golf courses, condominiums and beautiful neighborhoods, both gated and non-gated. Learn about real estate on Long boat Key. Are you interested in a large estate, penthouse condo, gated neighborhood, gulf view, restaurants and shopping nearby, extra security or a unique property? Need a deep water dock? Longboat Key may be your answer!

Real Estate on Longboat Key

The properties on Longboat Key range from the $120,000's for a mobile home in Twin Shores (with deeded beach access) to a gated estate that is currently listed at  $5,990,000. Are you interested in viewing properties or do you have specific questions about Long Boat Key?

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Long Quiet Beaches on Longboat Key

The public access points to the beach can be found by looking for the blue and white Beach Access signs labeled Neptune Avenue Beach or Mayfield Street Beach. Both are right on the Gulf but are less known, and therefore, a bit secluded. The beaches here are also quite wide. Free limited parking at Longview Drive, Westfield Street, Mayfield Street and Neptune Avenue. 

Beer Can Island

This is a secluded peninsula at the northern tip of Longboat Key. Its 2,000 feet of primitive sandy beach are excellent for shelling. It is best to come by boat or walk to the island at low tide.

Longboat Key Lifestyle

Your time is valuable so we do whatever it takes to assist you with complete information. We will preview, photograph and obtain specific details for you with the views from the land as well as the water.

Longboat Key History

Longboat Key was the special grounds of the Timucuan and Caloosa Indians. Shell mounds have been found on Longboat Key. In 1539 Hernando DeSoto visited Longboat Key with his scout, Juan Anasco, who manned their longboat as it went through the north pass.

In 1891 Civil War veteran Thomas Mann settled with his grown sons on the north end of Longboat Key. He was awarded 144 acres as a homestead grant. One of his sons received an additional 144 acres on the southern end of the Key. Mann sold his property in approximately 1900. Longboat Key was incorporated in 1955.


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John & Nancy Werner
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