Quick Facts

Price Range
High $100s - High $500s
Home Types
Attached, Condos
Number of Homes
731
New/Resale
Resale Homes Only
Age Restrictions
None
Gated
Yes
Construction Dates
1975 - 1991

Pelican Cove Overview

Pelican Cove is a gated active lifestyle community in Sarasota, Florida that spans 75 acres along Little Sarasota Bay. The waterfront neighborhood is amenity-rich and pet-friendly featuring a mixture of condos and attached homes. Pelican Cove’s wide range of amenities includes everything from six heated swimming pools and several athletic courts, to a private boat slip and exercise center. Along with amenities the community is also conveniently located to a number of shopping and dining destinations. Pelican Cove is only a 15-minute drive from Siesta Key and a 20-minute drive to Downtown Sarasota. 

Homebuyers looking for homes for sale in Sarasota, FL will enjoy exploring what Pelican Cove has to offer. 

Pelican Cove Amenities 

Residents at Pelican Cove have access to three clubhouses across the community, these clubhouses feature ample multipurpose space for friends and neighbors and gather. Homeowners can also take advantage of an exercise room, two art studios, and a pottery classroom.

The amenities continue outdoors with six heated pools, patios, as well as a spa. The community is also home to tennis, pickleball, basketball, and shuffleboard courts. There are also plenty of trails that zigzag throughout the expansive property. Additional amenities include private access to boat slips and docks, fishing gazebos, kayaks, and canoes. 

Pelican Cove Homes & Real Estate 

Originally built in 1975, Pelican Cove consists of a combination of condos and attached homes. The various floor plans range from 829 to 2,149 square feet and have one to four bedrooms and one to four bathrooms.

The condo homes come in six models that typically range from 829 to 1,798 square feet, although some homes may be outside this range. These homes offer one to three bedrooms and bathrooms. 

The attached homes average at approximately 1,984 square feet, although some home sizes may differ. These home typically feature two bedrooms and two bathrooms. There is ample carport parking for all homeowners throughout the community. 

Features in some homes include cathedral ceilings, walk-in closets, stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, and built-in wine racks. Some homes also boast private gardens and large enclosed lanais. 

Pelican Cove Lifestyle 

Residents enjoy a low-maintenance lifestyle thanks to a homeowners’ association (HOA) that takes care of 24-hour security, trash, sewer, water, and pest control. The HOA also handles exterior, ground, and pool maintenance.

With more free time, homeowners at Pelican Cove can enjoy spending time with family or pursuing new hobbies with the community's wide variety of clubs. Members of the community can also enjoy the variety of activities offered close to home, including organized neighborhood events that are offered throughout the year, classes at ‘Pelican Cove University’, boating, and fishing.

Surrounding Area 

Pelican Cove is located in Sarasota, just about eight miles from the city's downtown. This ideal location puts residents in easy reach of daily needs and fun opportunities. 

Residents of Pelican Cove are also close to any daily conveniences they may need as there are a number of grocery stores nearby including Publix, Whole Foods, and Walmart. Pharmacy needs can be met at CVS, Walgreens, and the Costco Pharmacy. Homeowners can also access several shopping centers like the St. Armands Circle, Pelican Plaza Shopping Center, and Sarasota Commons. 

Pelican Cove is also close to multiple healthcare providers such as the Sarasota Memorial Hospital, Sarasota Heart Center, and the Doctors Hospital of Sarasota. 

When homeowners are looking for entertainment in the area they can travel along Main Street which is home to several restaurants, bars, and shops. There are also a variety of attractions in the area including The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota Jungle Gardens, The Sarasota Opera House, The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature, and the Sarasota Art Museum. 

Homeowners who want to get outside will find plenty of options to explore in the area. There are multiple greenspaces and parks to choose from such as St. Armands Circle, Bayfront Park, Pinecraft Park, and Centennial Park. Golfers will also find multiple courses to play close to home like Bobby Jones Golf Club, Longboat Key Golf Club, Village Green Golf Club, The Highlands Golf Course, and The Groves Golf Course.

Residents who want to visit nearby metropolitan areas are in luck. Pelican Cove is a 20-minute drive to Downtown Sarasota, providing easy access to everything the city has to offer. For longer trips, the Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport is only 25 minutes away. 

Pelican Cove Amenities

Amenities at Pelican Cove include:

  • Clubhouse
  • Multipurpose Rooms
  • Fitness Center
  • Spa
  • Sauna
  • 6 Outdoor Pools
  • Outdoor Patios
  • Tennis Courts
  • Shuffleboard Courts
  • Basketball Court
  • Walking & Biking Trails
  • Fishing Gazebo
  • Marina
  • Kayak Equipment

Pelican Cove Clubs, Groups, Activities & Classes

There are plenty of activities available in Pelican Cove. Here is a sample of some of the clubs, activities and classes offered here.

  • Active Boat Harbor Club
  • Basketball
  • Boat Dock
  • Fishing Gazebos
  • Kayak & Canoe Storage
  • Photography Club
  • Pottery Classroom
  • Shuffleboard
  • Tennis
  • Two Art Studios
  • Water Exercise Classes
  • Woodworking Club

Condominiums

Price Range: High $100s - Mid $500s

The condo homes come in six models that range from 883 to 1,798 square feet. These homes offer one to three bedrooms and bathrooms.

Model NameSq. Ft.BedsBathsGarage
Glen House829 - 13851 - 31 - 20
Harbor House893 - 87121 - 31 - 30
Brook House1019 - 15701 - 31 - 20
Grove House1144 - 15561 - 31 - 20
Bay House1460 - 19861 - 31 - 30
Tree House17982 - 330

Townhomes

Price Range: High $100s - High $500s

The attached homes average at approximately 1,984 square feet, although some home sizes may differ. These home typically feature two bedrooms and two bathrooms.

Model NameSq. Ft.BedsBathsGarage
Bay House (Townhomes)1984220

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