Second Annual ArchiFest This Weekend

“Renew, Restore, Reuse” is ArchiFest Theme The second annual ArchiFest comes to Sarasota this weekend on Saturday, April 22 from 10am to 3pm.  The festival, which celebrates Sarasota’s contemporary architecture in a one-day “ideas market,” is presented by the Herald Tribune group and is sponsored by Michael Saunders & Company.  Real Estate Editor Harold Bubil … Continue reading Second Annual ArchiFest This Weekend

Boca Kitchen, Bar, Market: a New Downtown Fave

A new addition to Sarasota’s downtown scene is Boca, which is a “kitchen, bar, market” located on Lemon just south of Main Street.  The new brunch, lunch, and dinner hotspot capitalizes on the farm-to-table trend by sourcing ingredients locally, including farmers and vendors from Myakka (Dakin Dairy Farm) and St. Pete (Urban Canning Co.) as … Continue reading Boca Kitchen, Bar, Market: a New Downtown Fave

Waterfront Home is Elizabeth’s Pick of the Week

A spectacular waterfront home caught my eye on this week’s Michael Saunders & Co. broker tour, which featured properties in central SRQ and downtown.  My pick of the week is a beautifully designed and built home located in the quiet neighborhood of Bay Point Park, “West of the Trail”. 1535 Bay Point Dr. Listed at $3,995,000 … Continue reading Waterfront Home is Elizabeth’s Pick of the Week

Elizabeth’s Picks for April 4, 2017

Tuesday is Michael Saunder’s, weekly sales meeting where we get market updates, share new listings, and announce the wants and needs of our customers.  The meeting is always followed by a regionalized tour of new listings providing our agents with the opportunity to preview new available properties.  Often there are 25-35 homes on the weekly … Continue reading Elizabeth’s Picks for April 4, 2017

Benderson & Brunch – a Perfect Sunday

If you haven’t made plans for this Sunday yet, let me please take this opportunity to suggest a new favorite of mine:  exploring the University corridor with a morning spent enjoying the beautiful terrain of Benderson Park followed by brunch at the exclusive University Park Country Club. Benderson Park Benderson Park is a new local … Continue reading Benderson & Brunch – a Perfect Sunday

Just Reduced: Open-Concept Villa in the Meadows

End-Unit in Desirable Meadows Welcome to the Meadows, one of Sarasota’s most desirable communities, where a vibrant social scene blossoms among the grand oak trees, palms, and hibiscus.  With a top-notch tennis facility and beautiful golf courses running through this large section of north Sarasota, it’s no wonder the Meadows typically attracts those who desire … Continue reading Just Reduced: Open-Concept Villa in the Meadows

Sarasota Lifestyle Restaurant Review: The Table

If you’re looking for a night of casual luxury, perhaps you should take a stroll off the beaten path of downtown and venture out to The Table Creekside, located on Phillippi Creek just north of Constitution Boulevard on Tamiami Trail.  I had the pleasure of going to The Table for the first time last week, … Continue reading Sarasota Lifestyle Restaurant Review: The Table

Longboat Key’s Lands End Listing Update!

690 Lands End Dr., Longboat Key – $845,000 The price has been reduced on this gorgeous, updated townhome located in a secluded corner of Longboat Key.  Stunning, lush views of Florida flora will make any owner feel like they are truly in a sanctuary.  Deep water dockage is available and access to the pool or … Continue reading Longboat Key’s Lands End Listing Update!

March Edition of Eat, Drink, & Think Sarasota

Top of all the Charts While we already know that Sarasota is an amazing city, Coastal Living Magazine recently published a list of seaside cities and how they rank in terms of happiness. Our beautiful city has come in 3rd! Life here is “sweet, easy and an aesthetic joy,” says Coastal Living Magazine. Editors reviewed … Continue reading March Edition of Eat, Drink, & Think Sarasota

February Edition of Eat, Drink & Think Sarasota

EAT, DRINK & THINK SARASOTA Experience Artist Insight As this is an opportunity you don’t want to miss, I would like to remind you about Sarasota Visual Artist Studios opening art studios to the public! This engagement is a collaboration featuring 10 local artists, who are opening their studios to offer the public a glimpse … Continue reading February Edition of Eat, Drink & Think Sarasota