What began as a small neighborhood in 1963 showcasing a few model homes, the Gulf Gate area, has now blossomed into one of the most popular central communities in Sarasota. Residents and seasonal visitors alike enjoy the tranquil setting with the polished landscaped yards and the plethora of amenities and activities within driving distance. Young professionals, retirees and growing families enjoy the wide variety of living arrangements available to continue enjoying the Florida lifestyle. Being one of the best and convenient locations in town while also staying affordable, Gulf Gate is an area you must see to believe.
Gulf Gate has transformed itself over the years but still retains most of its early Florida charm. Single-family Florida and ranch style homes line the streets, but condos, villas and town homes can be found tucked on the outskirts of the neighborhood. The matured properties in this area offer a number of homes with 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a 1 car garage, however many homes have since been remodeled or built to feature more rooms and more space for changing lifestyles. Within walking distance, the community also offers a freshly revitalized public library, an 18-hole golf course, places of worship and one of the county’s best schools, Gulf Gate Elementary.
The success of this neighborhood is partly due to it’s fantastic location to everything and anything in Sarasota. Not only is this location a straight shot to I-75, but it’s also surrounded by popular chain and locally owned groceries, restaurants, shops and stores. The world-renowned Siesta Key beach is only a short drive away, but the Gulf of Mexico is within a two-mile walking distance. The upbeat city life of Downtown Sarasota is 10 minutes away where some of the cities finest and best restaurants, shops and entertainment can be found.
It is no surprise why so many have made Gulf Gate their permanent and seasonal residence and why others continue to make it their vacation place. Living the dream has never been easier, owning the dream is now more convenient and affordable and living in Gulf Gate makes it all possible.