Sarasota, FL 55+ Active Adult Retirement Communities

Sarasota sits on the southwestern coast of Florida, located north of Fort Myers and Punta Gorda. The city's fame stems from its beaches, constant sunshine, and warm weather, fostering outdoor activities and attracting numerous retirees. 55+ communities in Sarasota are very popular with homebuyers.

Sarasota sits on the southwestern coast of Florida, located north of Fort Myers and Punta Gorda. The city's fame stems from its beaches, constant sunshine, and warm weather, fostering outdoor activities and attracting numerous retirees. 55+ communities in Sarasota are very popular with homebuyers.

Sarasota Climate & Geography

Sarasota has a humid subtropical climate closely bordering a tropical savanna climate. The rainy season extends from June to September, while the dry season spans October to May. Average annual high temperatures hover in the low 80s, with lows in the low 60s. The area receives an average of 52 inches of rainfall annually.

Recreation, Culture & Entertainment In Sarasota

Popular activities on sunny days include visits to Myakk River State Park, The Celery Fields, and South Lido Park. Residents also enjoy visiting Ca d’Zan, Ed Smith Stadium, St. Armands Circle, and other popular attractions. The Art Center Sarasota, the AlexArt International Art Gallery, and the Towles Court Artist Colony draw crowds when the weather is too hot to be outdoors.

Sarasota Cost of Living & Taxes

The median home value in Sarasota slightly exceeds the national median. Florida is one of the few states that does not have an income tax. Therefore Social Security and other retirement income are exempt from taxation, benefiting retirees.

State law limits annual increases in a home's assessed value for full-time residents to 3 percent or the CPI, whichever is lower.

Health Care In Sarasota

In 2017 and 2018, Sarasota ranked 9th in well-being with a score of 63.6 on the Gallup National Health and Well-Being Index.

There are several hospitals in Sarasota, including; Sarasota Memorial Hospital, Complex Care Hospital at Ridgelake, and Doctors Hospital of Sarasota. Sarasota Memorial Hospital is regionally ranked and rated High Performing in nine adult procedures/conditions.


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31 communities near Sarasota

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Woodside Village East

For Sale
  • High $200ks - High $200ks
  • 80 Homes
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1974 - 1976
  • No Reviews
Woodside Terrace - Sarasota, FL

Woodside Terrace

For Sale
  • Mid $200ks - High $300ks
  • 59 Homes (3 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1981 - 1989
  • No Reviews
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Swifton Villas - Sarasota, FL

Swifton Villas

For Sale
  • High $100ks - Mid $200ks
  • 53 Homes (1 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1971 - 1971
  • No Reviews

Woodside Village West

For Sale
  • Mid $200ks - High $200ks
  • 48 Homes (2 for sale)
  • 55+ Age Restriction
  • Resale Homes Only
  • 1972 - 1972
  • No Reviews

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  • 3 bed
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  • 3 bath
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  • 2320 SqFt
MLS CV23099287
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