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  • Price$333,000
  • Beds2
  • Baths2
  • SQ. Feet1,561
  • Acres26.67
  • Built1975

4540 Gulf Of Mexico Dr #301, Longboat Key

Check out the great price of only $333,000 for this large end unit with partial water views! SELLER IS MOTIVATED. This is a must-see condo with lots of space and a very private location including peaceful views of a mangrove preserve and Sarasota Bay plus a gorgeous beach directly across the street. This home is perfect for either enjoying nature from the comfort of your home or being incredibly active with all the onsite amenities. Imagine starting your day enjoying a panorama of egrets, herons, osprey, eagles, roseate spoonbills, pelicans, skimmers and dolphins right outside your 22' wall of lanai windows. You'll love the sea birds that dive into the bay and the dolphins that play just outside. Serenity and relaxation abound. Your friends and family will love it here too. This spacious private beach getaway is great for entertaining with the sunny eat-in kitchen and large great room. The westerly facing kitchen window showcases great sunsets and allows those wonderful tropical breezes to flow off the Gulf into the home. The 26 foot long Great Room is open to the lanai and has tropical views plus can be flexibly used as a dining/living room combination. For ultimate privacy, the ensuite owner’s retreat is located at the far end of the residence and has wonderful views of the mangrove preserve. The very private master bath includes a walk-in closet, sink room with linen closet and separate shower/toilet room. The 2nd bedroom is a relaxing space for guests or can be flexibly used as an office/den/craft room. And the glassed/screened lanai does triple duty as a terrace with Audubon like nature views and tropical breezes or it can be an extra TV room/office or 3rd sleeping space. When you venture outside this idyllic home, you'll love the the activity level of this community too with its abundant amenities. There are 2 heated pools with complimentary chaises and outdoor bathroom access, saunas, tennis, pickle ball, fitness center, kayak launches, fish cleaning stations, shuffleboard, clubhouse and first come boat slips for $40/month or $45/month if with an owner supplied lift. YES, LIFTS ARE ALLOWED! Lush tropical landscaping and spacious grounds reminiscent of a secluded private paradise surround this waterfront community with three easy beach accesses right across the street for enjoying the sparkling Gulf and sugar sand beaches. This is a great opportunity for an affordable beach lifestyle in a paradise setting! Home includes secure ground level storage for bikes and beach toys plus under-building covered parking. Furnishings are optional. And rare to find on Longboat Key is that this community allows two large pets with a 75 pound max weight! Check it out...this is the LOWEST PRICE IN THE COMMUNITY AND A LOW PRICE ON LONGBOAT KEY FOR 1561 SQUARE FEET! Plus the lucky new owner will get to enjoy the updated feeling of the community with thoughtful plans for new railings, new lighting and resurfaced catwalks. The Seller has essentially 'paid' for the upcoming projects and their special assessment for you by pricing the condo so low and so far below all the other end units! Easy to see and show even with social distancing. Contact us for a virtual tour, in-person showing or FaceTime showing.

Essential Information

  • MLS® #A4459846
  • Price$333,000
  • Bedrooms2
  • Bathrooms2.00
  • Full Baths2
  • Square Footage1,561
  • Acres26.67
  • Year Built1975
  • TypeResidential
  • Sub-TypeCondominium
  • StyleSpanish/Mediterranean
  • StatusActive


  • UtilitiesCable Connected, Electricity Connected, Phone Available, Public, Sewer Connected, Street Lights, Underground Utilities, Fire Hydrant, Water Connected
  • FeaturesCable, Clubhouse, Elevators, Fence Restrictions, Fitness Center, Maintenance, Pool, Recreation Facilities, Tennis Courts, Vehicle Restrictions, Association Recreation - Owned, Buyer Approval Required, Deed Restrictions, Fishing, Fitness, No Truck/RV/Motorcycle Parking, Sidewalk, Water Access, Waterfront, Boat Slip, Dock, Laundry, Lobby Key Required, Marina, Pickleball Court(s), Sauna, Shuffleboard Court, Storage
  • Parking Spaces1
  • ParkingAssigned, Covered, Ground Level, Guest, Off Street, Reserved, Under Building, Common, Open
  • # of Garages1
  • GaragesUnder Building Parking, , 1 Car Carport
  • ViewFloodZone, In County, Level/Flat, Sidewalk, Street Dead-End, Street Paved, Near Public Transit, Near Marina, Near Golf Course, In City Limits, Wooded View, Water View
  • PoolGunite, Heated, In Ground, Lighting, Outside Bath Access, Child Safety Fence


  • ExteriorStucco, Metal Frame
  • Exterior FeaturesIrrigation System, Lighting, Outdoor Grill, Outdoor Shower, Sidewalk, Storage, Tennis Court(s), Mature Landscaping, Trees/Landscaped, Sauna, Fruit Trees
  • Lot Description20 to less than 50
  • WindowsWindow Treatments
  • RoofShingle, Built-Up
  • FoundationStem Wall

Additional Information

  • Days on Market113
  • ZoningR4MX

Community Information

  • Address4540 Gulf Of Mexico Dr #301
  • AreaLongboat Key
  • SubdivisionWindward Bay Condo Amd
  • CityLongboat Key
  • CountyManatee County
  • StateFL
  • Zip Code34228


  • InteriorCarpet, Tile
  • Interior FeaturesCeiling Fans(s), Eating Space In Kitchen, Living Room/Dining Room Combo, Master Bedroom Downstairs, Thermostat, Walk-In Closet(s), Window Treatments
  • AppliancesDishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Electric Water Heater, Microwave, Range, Refrigerator
  • HeatingCentral
  • CoolingCentral Air
  • # of Stories4
  • StoriesOne, Elevated, Mid Rise, End Unit, Corner Unit

School Information

  • ElementaryAnna Maria Elementary
  • MiddleW.D. Sugg Middle
  • HighBayshore High

Price Change History for 4540 Gulf Of Mexico Dr #301, Longboat Key, FL (MLS® #A4459846)

Date Details Price Change
Price Reduced $333,000 $7,000 (2.06%)
Price Reduced $340,000 $15,000 (4.23%)
Price Reduced $355,000 $3,000 (0.84%)
Price Reduced $358,000 $2,000 (0.56%)
Price Reduced $360,000 $3,000 (0.83%)
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Listing information last updated on June 4th, 2020 at 7:00pm EDT.