It's easy to see why many families make the move to Sarasota to have a permanent "staycation." We have loads of family friendly activities, a population abundant with diversity, and safe neighborhoods with unique architecture. 🏡
For those families who have not yet made the decision of exactly where in Sarasota you would like to move - we have put together a list of some of the BEST neighborhoods in the BEST school zones in the area 👇🏻 🏫🎒
1. East Fruitville Road, Sarasota Springs & Pinecraft - With the most abundance of suburban neighborhoods of family-style homes and housing, this area consists of native Sarasotans, longtime locals and those newly-relocated. Easy accessibility, low traffic compared to Downtown, lots of great public schools to choose from.
2. Arlington Park, Sarasota - This historic neighborhood near the City of Sarasota welcomes a variety of architecture from the 1960’s, 70’s, 80’s and more recently, brand new modern builds in the style of the historic Sarasota School of Architecture. Smack dab in the center of the neighborhood lies a spacious park, complete with lap pool, playground, basketball court, tennis courts, dog park and walking trails—perfect for all kinds of family fun after work and school.
3. Gulf Gate Estates, South Sarasota - Considered South Sarasota, and where many locals go to shop around, get services done, dine and hang, find the subsect of Gulf Gate. With tons of shopping plazas and retail strip malls, have everything you need to run all your errands without giving up a family-feel place to live. Gulf Gate is also conveniently close to both bridges that lead you to Sarasota's #1 beach, Siesta Key, for family-fun year-round.