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Alta Vista Heights



Alta Vista Heights is an appealing and unassuming neighborhood of single-family homes in Sarasota, Florida. Most homes for sale are Florida ranch-style homes, convenient and easy-to-maintain. Alta Vista Heights has mature trees and foliage, giving this established neighborhood a serene and natural warmth. While Alta Vista Heights attracts professionals and retirees, it is predominantly a family neighborhood with a quarter of the households including children under 18. An advantage to buying a home in Alta Vista Heights is that it sits on relatively high ground (“Alta Vista” means “high view”), and as a result, home buyers are not required to carry flood insurance.


When buying a home in Sarasota’s Alta Vista Heights, you’ll be able to enjoy the proximity of Payne Park and the Sarasota YMCA, which offer a variety of family-oriented recreational programs and activities. Excellent schools are also nearby. Alta Vista Heights is just minutes away from downtown Sarasota’s exceptional arts, culture, entertainment, dining, shopping, and more, and not far from Sarasota’s barrier islands and the dazzling Gulf beaches, including world-famous Siesta Beach. Put it all together, and Alta Vista Heights is an attractive, established community with much to offer future Sarasota homebuyers.

Real Estate: 1BR, 2BR, and 3BR single-family Florida homes.

Location: Immediately southeast of downtown Sarasota, Alta Vista Heights is bordered by Tuttle Avenue on the east, Bahia Vista Street to the south, U.S. 301 to the west, and Ringling Boulevard and Novus Street to the north.

Amenities: The nearby Sarasota YMCA offers a number of fitness and self-improvement programs. Payne Park is the home of several youth soccer and football leagues; it also provides tennis courts, a hiking path, and a skateboarding park.

Nearby: Alta Vista Elementary School, Sarasota High School, Phoenix Academy, Goldie Feldman Academy, Sarasota Memorial Hospital, Ed Smith Stadium, Sarasota Museum of Art, Sarasota YMCA, Payne Park.

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