Laurel Park

The Homes of Laurel Park Sarasota

Established in 1920, with a majority its growth between 1920 through 1927, the homes of Laurel Park are reminiscent of our area’s history.  Located in downtown Sarasota, Laurel Park remains a popular residential community. Its boundaries include Morrill Street, Orange Avenue, Brother Geenen Way, Julia Place, and Lafayette Court. A short distance away is Towles Court, Hillview, and Sarasota Memorial Hospital.

This 50-acre vintage neighborhood consists of historic homes and apartments with a mix of architectural styles from bungalows to Mediterranean Revival homes, many with an eclectic vibe. The community features some upscale new construction, making the neighborhood a diverse mix of young families, retirees, and professionals with a variety of income levels.

The neighborhood boasts a community center featuring tennis, basketball, a playground, and picnic areas.  In addition, there is the Laurel Park Community Park which is perfect for walking, biking, or walking your dog.

Homes for Sale in Laurel Park Sarasota, FL

Laurel Park Demographics

Laurel Park Sarasota is an upscale community located in Sarasota County, Florida. Due to its history and walkability, the home values are higher than what you can expect to find in other Sarasota neighborhoods.

The 2018 median estimated home value for Laurel Park in downtown Sarasota is $551,080 compared to Sarasota as a whole at $264,610, and Florida at $249,040. This is an 8.8% increase over the past 12 months.

The median listing price is $675,000, a decrease of 2.2% over the past 12 months. Laurel Park new construction homes and townhouses are entering the market at over $1M.

The median days on the market for the 34236 zip code is 196 days.

Schools Serving Laurel Park Sarasota, FL

Laurel Park is part of the 34236 school district. There are a number of quality public and private schools serving the community.

Elementary Schools

Middle Schools

High Schools

Alta Vista Elementary School

Public |  Grades K-5

 

Westcoast School For Human Development

Private  | Grades K-12

 

Kanner Academy

Private |  Grades 3-12

 

Suncoast School For Innovative Studies

Charter  | Grades PK-8

 

Living Word Christian Academy

Private  | Grade K

 

Children First

Public  | Grades PK-12

 

Agape Christian School Of Sarasota

Private |  Grades 1-12

 

Private |  Grades PK-8

Sarasota School Of Arts/Sciences

Charter  | Grades 6-8

 

Achievement Center (The)

Private | Grades 7-12

 

Kanner Academy

Private |  Grades 3-12

 

Suncoast School For Innovative Studies

Charter  | Grades PK-8

 

Children First

Public  | Grades PK-12

 

Amikids Sarasota County School District

Public |  Grades  7-12

 

Agape Christian School Of Sarasota

Private | Grades 1-12

 

 Private |  Grades PK-8

 

Sarasota Military Academy

Charter | Grades 9-12

 

The Achievement Center

Private |  Grades 7-12

 

Kanner Academy

Private |  Grades 3-12

 

Sarasota High School

Public |  Grades 9-12

 

Children First

Public |  Grades PK-12

 

Amikids Sarasota County School District

Public   Grades Served: 7-12

 

Agape Christian School Of Sarasota

Private |  Grades 1-12

Nearby Things to Do

Aside from visiting Laurel Park’s community park and community center, the Sarasota area offers a variety of fun things to do within close proximity to the neighborhood.  Enjoy boutique shopping and ethnic restaurants in downtown Sarasota. Take a stroll along the beautiful Bayfront Park or the John Ringling Bridge.  If you love history, take part in a downtown Sarasota walking tour or visit the John Ringling Museum.  The number of things to do is endless.

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