Sarasota is a city located within Florida, United States.
Sarasota is good for those who enjoy a quiet atmosphere, as there are low levels of noise from traffic - however some parts can be quite loud, especially near Interstate 75, one of the railway lines or the airport (Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport). It is sometimes hard to access parks in the city since they are spread out sporadically. Still, there are over 100 green spaces close by for residents to relax in.
In Sarasota, around 55% of the dwellings are single detached homes, and large apartment buildings and townhouses are also present in the housing stock. The median year of construction for dwellings in this city is 1988. This city also has quite a good variety of housing size options; it is quite easy to find homes ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around two thirds of the dwellings in the city are occupied by home owners whereas the rest are rented.
It can be challenging to access high schools and primary schools as a pedestrian from homes for sale in Sarasota. Apart from public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools. Regarding food, a fraction of home buyers in Sarasota may be able to reach one of over 200 grocery stores on foot, while others will have to rely on a vehicle. Residents are served by over 1000 restaurants and cafes as well.
The favored approach to move around in Sarasota is usually driving. It is very easy to find a place to park. In contrast, the public transit network in Sarasota is not very convenient. Nevertheless, property owners benefit from approximately 20 bus lines, and bus stops are typically relatively close by. Most houses for sale in this city are located in places that are not very convenient for traveling on foot because most daily needs are inconvenient to meet by walking.