Nokomis, Florida, a town with this special “Old Florida” feeling – choose your lifestyle!

The sun sets on Nokomis Beach

Nokomis in Florida, a hidden gem, is a quaint waterfront community bordered by the beautiful cities of Venice to the south and Sarasota to the north. The area is known for its miles of beaches, great shopping, superb waterfront restaurants and all the amenities for today’s lifestyles.  Are you an outdoor enthusiast?   You just found the right spot. There are plenty of green golf courses, tennis courts, and waterways to boat, canoe or kayak.  How about biking & walking?  The new Legacy Trail is a walking and biking path trough lush tropical landscape. The trail, which starts in Sarasota, is officially over 13 miles long. However, there is actually no limitation when you hit the southern end of the trail in Venice at the old train station. You can go further and further along the Intracoastal waterway, until you reach Englewood. On the Legacy Trail, you are not competing with motorized vehicles.

Across from Nokomis public beach there is a boat launch with plenty of parking space for trailers and trucks.  A brief boat ride on the Intracoastal Waterway and through the jetty will take the fishermen to the Gulf of Mexico. How about a trip to the Oscar Scherer State Park?  Walk along the Creek, bike or just hang out. You can rent a kayak or canoe and reserve space for your picnic with friends. There are lots of shady places under mature oak trees. Bring your RV or camper to find out how it feels when you live in Nokomis.

Home on Nokomis Beach

Casey Key is a 8-mile barrier island west of Nokomis and 15 miles south of Sarasota, connected to the mainland by two bridges. This barrier island is a quiet unspoiled tropical paradise and offers sandy beaches and crystal clear azure waters. Worth mentioning is also, that the exclusive Island of Casey Key is home to some of Florida’s most luxurious residences, which line this tropical island’s shores offering a private retreat for the affluent. Celebrities like the key – Stephen King has a home there and Donna Summer used to spend her quality time on the  island. It’s also home to the popular Nokomis Public beach, one of the oldest public beaches in Sarasota County.

Nokomis is all about small shops, marinas and great waterfront restaurants. Here you will enjoy small town living and a relaxed beach town atmosphere. Nokomis could preserve what is called “Old Florida Charm.” However, you have choices. If you want more to enjoy all that the area has to offer – Sarasota and Venice are only minutes away with theaters, opera, fine dining, concerts and festivals.

When it comes to Real Estate in Nokomis FL, you have many different options: Homes in gated communities, newer homes in golf communities, and homes or ranches on acreage where your horses are free to roam. Furthermore, there are 55 plus communities located near the beach with or without boat docks and 3 story homes on Shakett Creek.  You will find communities with Homeowners Associations or other communities with voluntary Homeowners Associations and basically no restrictions at all. Ask us about nice small neighborhoods, with very well maintained common areas and neighborhoods.

Nokomis also offers executive properties on large lots on the Bay as well as waterfront properties with gulf to bay estates on Casey Key, many include a boat dock. There are also historic buildings in Nokomis, most of them are from the 1920’s and 1930’s, and here and there you can still buy vacant land.

Check out these neighborhoods in Nokomis FL  and search  for homes for sale:

Calusa Lakes Golf and Country Club, a gated golf course community in a  park-like setting and minutes to Casey Key Beach.

Casey Key a prestigious barrier Island.

Fair Winds Village a 55+ community within walking distance to Nokomis Beach

Sorrento East, a deed-restricted community featuring single-family homes, villas, and condos.

Venetian Golf & River Club – a lifestyle community with Golf, Tennis, a lap pool, lagoon pool, a nature park, kayak launch, tennis, golf, a clubhouse with a restaurant, and more. Do you consider purchasing a “New Home”? Let us represent you! Contact us to schedule a private showing.

Sorrento Woods is a deed-restricted neighborhood in a prime location with low HOA fees. The community features are a private community park, picnic area, playground, fishing dock, and most importantly a dock and boat launch on Shakett Creek with a short drive to the Gulf of Mexico. Please note that there are not many homes on the market at any given time. If you get a blank page, there are no listings.

Laurel Woodlands is a deed-restricted community with well-maintained homes, many with pools. Great location and low HOA fees.

Laurel Landings, an upscale Waterfront Paradise, offers low HOA fees with a gated private community dock and boat storage area. Launch your boat directly onto Shakett Creek with easy access to the Intracoastal Waterway and Venice Jetty and Gulf. The storage area is great for your boat, RV and personal watercraft, kayaks, and canoes.

THE INLETS, a serene and unique waterfront community with only a few minutes to the Gulf of Mexico and biking distance to the beach.

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