Welcome to West of the Trail
Have you ever wandered through a neighborhood and fell in love instantly?
Well, that’s bound to happen when you venture “West of the Trail”, a group of micro communities with an ideal west of Tamiami Trail (US 41) address and proximity to Sarasota Bay. Old style Florida bungalows, residencies inspired by Mediterranean appeal, Spanish style manors, and “Sarasota School of Architecture” contemporary modern homes, all add to the eclectic blend of architectural styles this neighborhood offers.
Located just 5 mins south of Downtown Sarasota, this historic neighborhood provides a convenience that can’t be beat. Among the stunning collection of homes located “West of the Trail,” there are many excellent schools that serve as a magnet for families to relocate to the area. Two of these include Southside Elementary School which opened in 1926 and Philippi Shores Elementary, founded in the 1950s.
In addition to top rated schools, West of Trail homes encompass Southside Village, a commercial district offering a plethora of restaurants like Veronicas, 1812 Osprey, and Pacific Rim to name a few, Morton’s Gourmet Market, a local favorite, live music venues like the 5 O’Clock Club, and boutiques like Beautiful You and Fifi’s Fine Resale. Sarasota Memorial Hospital, which has been serving the region since 1925, draws doctors and practitioners alike to the West of Trail neighborhood because of its accessibility and elite residential offerings.
Will it be the historic or contemporary manors that sit dignified on the freshly cut lawns that draw you? A lifestyle of elegance and convince? Or the accessibility to top rated schools that wins your favor? Whatever it may be, West of Trail is the premier neighborhood to call home.