Pine Craft & Alta Vista Real Estate

Pine Craft is known as the hub for the Amish and Mennonite community with many fine establishments such as Der Dutchman restaurant & Carlisle Inn hotel and conference center, Big Olaf's Ice Cream and Yoder's Village farm market and restaurant yummy home cookin' and honest hopitality.  Alta Vista is a small neighborhood neighboring Pine Craft and immediately southeast of Sarasota Florida's downtown area. This community contains an interesting mix of housing types and amenities, including the large Payne Park. Browse Alta Vista listings directly below, or continue down to read more about this excellent community

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2360 Bay Street, SARASOTA

$2,700,000

2360 Bay Street, SARASOTA

3 Beds 3 Baths 2,672 SqFt Residential MLS® # A4578417
2380 Bay Street, SARASOTA

$2,700,000

2380 Bay Street, SARASOTA

3 Beds 3 Baths 2,672 SqFt Residential MLS® # A4578542
2231 Wood Street, SARASOTA

$2,350,000

2231 Wood Street, SARASOTA

4 Beds 4 Baths 2,731 SqFt Residential MLS® # A4586782
2483 Bay Street, SARASOTA

$2,147,760

2483 Bay Street, SARASOTA

4 Beds 4 Baths 2,826 SqFt Residential MLS® # A4596469
2516 Browning Street, SARASOTA

$1,995,000

2516 Browning Street, SARASOTA

5 Beds 4 Baths 2,655 SqFt Residential MLS® # A4557946
850 South Shade Avenue, SARASOTA

$1,750,000

↑ $250,000

850 South Shade Avenue, SARASOTA

3 Beds 4 Baths 2,193 SqFt Residential MLS® # A4520322
2248 Novus Street, SARASOTA

$1,750,000

2248 Novus Street, SARASOTA

3 Beds 3 Baths 2,397 SqFt Residential MLS® # A4599551
2344 Bay St E, SARASOTA

$1,570,000

2344 Bay St E, SARASOTA

5 Beds 5 Baths 2,582 SqFt Residential MLS® # A4577708
2390 Bay Street, SARASOTA

$1,250,000

2390 Bay Street, SARASOTA

3 Beds 3 Baths 1,759 SqFt Residential MLS® # A4592941
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2369 Bahia Vista St, SARASOTA

$1,175,000

2369 Bahia Vista St, SARASOTA

4 Beds 3 Baths 2,048 SqFt Residential MLS® # T3505964
2345 Bahia Vista Street, SARASOTA

$1,175,000

2345 Bahia Vista Street, SARASOTA

4 Beds 3 Baths 2,048 SqFt Residential MLS® # U8227722
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2355 Bahia Vista St, SARASOTA

$1,175,000

2355 Bahia Vista St, SARASOTA

4 Beds 3 Baths 2,048 SqFt Residential MLS® # T3505739
2403 Browning Street, SARASOTA

$949,000

2403 Browning Street, SARASOTA

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,245 SqFt Residential MLS® # A4597136
2547 Bahia Vista Street, SARASOTA

$849,900

↓ $25,000

2547 Bahia Vista Street, SARASOTA

4 Beds 3 Baths 1,989 SqFt Residential MLS® # A4589222
2655 Bay Street, SARASOTA

$815,000

↓ $10,000

2655 Bay Street, SARASOTA

7 Beds 6 Baths 4,742 SqFt Residential MLS® # A4585003
1510 Gilbert Avenue, SARASOTA

$749,000

1510 Gilbert Avenue, SARASOTA

3 Beds 3 Baths 1,516 SqFt Residential MLS® # A4593960
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3003 Bay Street, SARASOTA

$700,000

3003 Bay Street, SARASOTA

5 Beds 5 Baths 2,220 SqFt Residential MLS® # N6131354
2457 Browning Street, SARASOTA

$619,900

↓ $30,000

2457 Browning Street, SARASOTA

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,495 SqFt Residential MLS® # A4590452

Alta Vista Community Information

Alta Vista is a small neighborhood located southeast of Downtown Sarasota, Florida. The area of this community is bounded by Tuttle Avenue to the east, Bahia Vista Street to the south, a legacy rail line and Ringling Boulevard to the north, and Washington Boulevard/Tamiami Trail to the west. 

The area is known for being home to some of Sarasota's top attractions, including Payne Park, the Sarasota Art Museum, and two iconic examples of Sarasota Modern architecture

Neighboring communities include:

  • Arlington Park
  • Avondale
  • Hudson Bayou
  • Laurel Park
  • Ringling Park

Real Estate

Alta Vista is a well-established neighborhood with many mid-century ranch homes, and even a few homes dating back to the 1920s. There is also an increasing amount of infills and rebuilds, many of which are done in modernist-styles. 

There are two condo communities in Alta Vista: Citywalk and Park Lane, which are side-by-side on Wood Street. 

A new residential development, Payne Park Village, is located east of Payne Park across School Avenue. This community complex will include 135 townhomes and single-family homes. Some of these units are already up for sale, so get in quickly to secure a chance at living in this excellent area.

Iconic Architecture

Alta Vista boasts some excellent examples of Sarasota's famous and distinctive architectural style: The Sarasota School of Architecture

The two foremost examples are: 

  • Paul Rudolph building at Sarasota High School
  • Victor Lundy's Alta Vista Elementary School

Attractions and Amenities

Alta Vista is packed full of community amenities and features that make this community a convenient and family-friendly place to live.

  • Midtown Plaza. A shopping center to the southwest that's slated for redevelopment.
  • The Sarasota Art Museum on Tamiami Trail west if the High School
  • The Sarasota High School Theater
  • Payne Park. Includes a skatepark, playscape, auditorium, and large greens with multi-use trails.
  • Payne Park Tennis Center

Residents of Alta Vista benefit from their close proximity to downtown Sarasota, and places like the Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, Bayfront Park, and the beaches of Lido Key.