Gulf Gate Sarasota

Gulf Gate is a neighborhood in south Sarasota, FL. It is in the 34231 and 34238 zip codes. A majority of the properties in the community were built between the early 1960’s and the late 1980’s. This sought after community offers houses that range in size from approximately 800 square feet to just over 1900 square feet. Residences consist of condos and one story single family homes with 1 – 5 bedrooms. There is no community pool yet many of the homes available offer private pools.

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The Gulf Gate Community

Gulf Gate Zip Code:  34231

Gulf Gate is in beautiful Sarasota, Florida, minutes away from downtown Sarasota and the award-winning Siesta Key Beach, with its soft white sand and crystal blue waters. Furthermore, Sarasota Gulf Gate is close to plenty of shopping centers and restaurants, making it one of the most popular Sarasota neighborhoods in the area.

Built in phases over a period of years, the community of Gulf Gate consists of 16 separate units as follows:

Gulf Gate Units 1-4 – homes for sale

Gulf Gate Units 4-15 – homes for sale

and Colonial Terrace Unit 2.

The community is made up of a wide array of quaint homes of different sizes and price ranges. It is a sought after neighborhood for first time home buyers, families, retirees, and vacation home buyers. Due to its affordable houses and ideal location, Gulf Gate Sarasota is one of the most desirable places to live.

Membership in the Gulf Gate Community Association is optional. The annual dues for membership are $50.00 and due January 1st of each year. In addition, each member of a household has one vote in association matters.

Rental, Pet Policies and Deed Restrictions

Although Gulf Gate is a deed restricted community, there are no rental or pet restrictions.

Residents of the community must comply with all deed restrictions, regardless of whether or not they chose to be a member of the community association. Each section of Gulf Gate has its own set of deed restrictions. If you are interested in learning the deed restrictions for a specific address in Gulf Gate, click on this link, and scroll to the bottom of the page where you will be able to input the address and view its restrictions.

Elementary School

Teacher assiting her elementary students








PK-5 | PUBLIC | 750 students

6500 S Lockwood Ridge Rd, Sarasota, FL




K-5 | PUBLIC | 800 students

4747 S Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL  34231




K- 5 | PRIVATE | 48 students

6124 Crestwood Avenue, Sarasota, FL 34231




| PK-8 | Middle |  PUBLIC | 430 students

6220 McIntosh Rd, Sarasota, FL 34238




K-12 | PUBLIC | 150 Students

1600 Landings Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34231


Middle School

middle school children on school grounds








Middle | 6-8 | PUBLIC

4826 Ashton Rd, Sarasota, FL 34233




Middle | PK-8 | PUBLIC | 430 students

6220 McIntosh Rd, Sarasota, FL 34238




K-12 | PUBLIC | 150 Students

1600 Landings Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34231


High School

high school students sitting and chatting on school steps






High | 9-12 | PUBLIC | 2593 students

1 Ram Way, Sarasota, FL 34231




High | 9-12 | PUBLIC | 527 students

4748 Beneva Road, Sarasota, FL  34233




K-12 | PUBLIC | 150 Students

1600 Landings Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34231


Things to Do Near Gulf Gate

There are so many reasons you will love living in Sarasota, Florida. Where shall we start? First, visit the famous Siesta Key Beach. Every Sunday approximately one hour before sunset,  be sure to watch the Siesta Key Drum Circle, a talented group of local drummers and percussionists. Hunt for shark teeth at Venice Beach, or grab a bite to eat at one of the many restaurants in the area. Learn more about our area’s history by visiting the John Ringling Museum and Ringling mansion or experience Southwest Florida’s prehistory at the outdoor museum of Historic Spanish Point. This only touches the surface of the many things to do in Sarasota.


Father and son walking along Siesta Key Beach

5-10 minutes to the world-famous Siesta Key Beach.


15 minutes to lively downtown Sarasota.


15 minutes to Maria Selby Botanical Gardens


15 minutes to Big Cat Habitat, a sanctuary for exotic animals


20 minutes to Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium


20 minutes to interstate I-75.

20 minutes to the Sarasota National Cemetery dedicated to telling the history of our wartime veterans.


20 minutes to St. Armand’s Circle with its quaint shops and restaurants.


20 minutes from Sarasota Bradenton International Airport.


50 minutes to the Tampa International Airport.

Community Demographics for 34231


Male vs. Female

The population by gender for the zip code 34231 is 52% female and 48% male.


Married vs. Unmarried

48% of the population is married and 52% is unmarried.

The estimated population is 4,373 residents.

When breaking down the population by age, 9% of the population is under 11 years of age, 7% is between 12 -17 years of age, 7% is between 18 – 24 years of age, 51% is between 25-64 years of age, and 13% is between 65-74 years of age.

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Market Statistics for Sarasota 34231

Median list price:  $318,810

Median days on market: 75

Active listings: 287 homes for sale in Sarasota 34231

Distressed listings:  2.9% – View bank owned real estate in Sarasota 34231

Median household income:  $46,68

Property Ownership

Own Homes: 55.59%

A high percentage of ownership can indicate an area where people like to live and stable property prices.

Rent Homes:  28.29%

A high percentage of rentals could indicate an area with shifting demographics, a younger community, or possibly a downtown area.

Vacant Homes:  16.12%

High vacancy rates can indicate that the market is unhealthy and that it could be tough to sell a home in this area.

Buyers Guide to Gulf Gate Real Estate

This buyer’s guide about the Gulf Gate Sarasota real estate market is presented to you by a top rated Realtor in Sarasota, FL, Gina Ursini of Ursini & Company. When it comes to buying or selling a home in Sarasota, we are one of few in the area that specializes in home buying, home selling, as well as home renovations and new home construction.  If you have any questions about Sarasota, FL Real Estate, Gulf Gate, or the surrounding areas, please do not hesitate to contact us. 009897