Lakes Estates

The Lakes in Sarasota, Florida includes Lakes of Sarasota and Lakes Estates.

Location: corner of McIntosh Road and Bahia Vista

School District: Brentwood Elementary, McIntosh Middle School, and Sarasota High School

Lots: Deed-restricted community comprised of 190 single-family homes and 43 villas.

Ammenities: two community pools (front pool is heated), clubhouse, fitness center, playground, recreation facility, and tennis courts

The Lakes is an upscale, deed-restricted community in the heart of Central Sarasota. The two entrances into the community are east off of McIntosh Road just south of Bahia Vista Street. Located only a few minutes from the interstate and downtown Sarasota, makes this community an ideal location.  Shopping of all varieties are nearby, and the beaches of Siesta Key, Lido and Longboat key are just 10 minutes from home. Upscale shopping can be found at St. Armands Circle or many of the boutiques at the Southgate mall.

Lakes Estates consists of 190 well-maintained single-family homes with home sizes from about 1,900 to over 4,000 square feet of living area under air. Home construction began in 1985 and wrapped up about 1990. The mandatory hoa fees include a community heated pool, fitness center, playground, recreation facility, and tennis courts. All homes have at least a two-car garage. Lot sizes range from just under 9,000 square feet and can be as much as three-quarters of an acre.

The Lakes of Sarasota consists of 43 villas from around 1,000 square feet up to 1,500 square feet. Villas feature open designs, tile roofs and, the units have a one car car-port and a one car garage. The affordable monthly fee includes exterior maintenance, ground maintenance, insurance, a recreation facility and reserves for things like roofs.

If you have any questions regarding homes for sale or if you are interested in selling your home, please contact Jeff at 941-456-1251 or