Established in the 1800s, Longboat Village is located on the northern edge of Longboat Key where it gives way to Anna Maria Island. Longboat Village is an active community with thriving arts and cultural scene, neighborhood pot luck dinners and numerous social activities. It's tropical beauty and waterfront views only make it more special. ... more. Most home sites are waterfront, with canals or direct frontage on Sarasota Bay. Of those homes located away from the water, most enjoy superb views of the Bay. Homes range in style from Florida Ranch and Key West to contemporary designs, all maintaining that classic Florida feel.