Sarasota is a fine place to live. Known as the Cultural City of the Gulf Coast of Florida, it is rich with the arts. Live theater, Opera, Ballet, Orchestra, Museums, Art Fairs and a yearly Film Festival to name a few. If you're a foodie, Sarasota has some of the finest restaurants in Florida. The downtown area is alive with wonderful boutiques and shops, dining, art galleries and bars. Homes in Sarasota near the Water and downtown, range from $500,000 to well into the $Millions. It all depends on whether your ON water, near water or away from water! It's proximity to Siesta Key to the South and Longboat Key to the North as well as St. Armand's Circle to the North, make Sarasota a great place to live. Sarasota also has many beautiful parks to visit and is a very friendly dog community!
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