In the late 1800's, Siesta Key was variously called Clam Island, Sarasota Key or Little Sarasota Island, depending on which map you looked at. Early Siesta Key was a beautiful, but hostile, environment—inhabited mainly by wildcats and wild boars. Settling here meant a life of hardscrabble survival for those who dared to tame its challenging landscape. ... more.Early settlers, it turns out, were not initially attracted to the natural beauty of the Key and its surrounding waters. They came merely to raise crops in harsh sandy soil that gave very little back. They came because it was the only available property that hadn't been deeded away to land speculators.

Today's Siesta Key will captivate you the moment you step onto its world-famous powdery white beaches. From sunrise to sunset, Siesta Key's displays its unsurpassed beauty to thousands of residents and tourists throughout the year. Head slightly further inland and you'll discover Siesta Village, complete with eclectic shops, fine restaurants and plenty more to see and do. Venture down Siesta's side streets and you'll find everything from gulf front condominiums, villas and apartments, to magnificent seaside estates.

5634 Cape Leyte Dr, Sarasota, FL 34242

5634 Cape Leyte Dr

$1,150,000
SOLD ON
7/9/2021
Single Family Home
3 bedrooms, 2 baths
2,240 Sq.Ft.
11,208 Sq.Ft. lot
Built in 1964
-82.5494
27.2682
SLD
7007 Point Of Rocks Rd, Sarasota, FL 34242

7007 Point Of Rocks Rd

$1,010,000
SOLD ON
9/15/2021
Single Family Home
2 bedrooms, 2 baths
904 Sq.Ft.
9,345 Sq.Ft. lot
Built in 1956
-82.534
27.2461
SLD
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