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Tocobaga Bay



The waterfront homes in Sarasota’s Tocobaga Bay are not only energy-efficient and environmentally friendly, but also some of the most luxurious, high-end homes in Florida’s southwest. Tocobaga Bay hasn’t always been the site of luxury real estate and spectacular waterfront homes. Today, its 10 lush and expansive wooded lots are the setting for several of Florida’s most luxurious mansions, but even a thousand years ago, the native American Tocobaga tribe recognized the land on Sarasota Bay as choice real estate. The bay offered manatees, crabs, mullet, shellfish, alligators, turtles, and other gifts of the sea, while deer and wild boar were hunted on the mainland. Burial mounds and other remnants of the Tocobaga were abundant when modern settlers arrived here in the 19th century. And despite its proximity to downtown Sarasota, this ancient land on Sarasota Bay just south of Whitaker Bayou remained entirely undeveloped until late in the 20th century.


Tocobaga Bay was created in the 1990s as the highest-end, most exclusive type of gated community. Developer Frank Cameron Lambert retained most of the majestic oaks and much of the neighborhood’s lush natural vegetation. He hired BSB Design, an award-winning architectural firm, to create plush, extra-luxurious, multi-story island Bermuda and Mediterranean-style mansions. Balconies, patios, skylights, and terraces are a part of every home here, and these mansions are energy-efficient and environmentally friendly. Every modern amenity and detail is included.

Homes for sale in the Tocobaga Bay community are conveniently and centrally located, only minutes north of downtown Sarasota, a city widely celebrated for its many excellent shopping, dining, cultural, and recreational venues. The beautiful barrier islands and sparkling Gulf beaches — including Siesta Key Beach are also just minutes away. Half-a-dozen championship golf courses sit less a half hour from Tocobaga Bay.

Homes For Sale in Tocobaga Bay
Real Estate: Multi-story 3BR, 4BR, and 5BR high-end luxury and ultra-luxury single-family homes, and waterfront mansions.

Location: Tocobaga Bay is on the southern shoreline of Whitaker Bayou at Sarasota Bay, just north of downtown. The two homes on Sarasota Bay include private boat docks.

Amenities include a dock, fishing pier, and a common community area overlooking Sarasota Bay.

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