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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2231 Wood Street, SARASOTA

$2,300,000

2231 Wood Street, SARASOTA

4 Beds 4 Baths 2,731 SqFt Residential MLS® # A4530665
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
846 South Shade Avenue, SARASOTA

$1,400,000

846 South Shade Avenue, SARASOTA

3 Beds 4 Baths 2,100 SqFt Residential MLS® # A4522245
2365 Novus Street, SARASOTA

$1,100,000

2365 Novus Street, SARASOTA

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,947 SqFt Residential MLS® # A4538925
1019 South Tuttle Avenue, SARASOTA

$849,000

↓ $1,000

1019 South Tuttle Avenue, SARASOTA

3 Beds 3 Baths 2,078 SqFt Residential MLS® # A4533659
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1350 Pattison Avenue, SARASOTA

$699,000

1350 Pattison Avenue, SARASOTA

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,539 SqFt Residential MLS® # A4539940
2403 Browning Street, SARASOTA

$585,000

2403 Browning Street, SARASOTA

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,245 SqFt Residential MLS® # A4538933
3455 Gardenia Street, SARASOTA

$579,000

↓ $45,900

3455 Gardenia Street, SARASOTA

3 Beds 3 Baths 1,820 SqFt Residential MLS® # A4531061
Bahia Vista Court, SARASOTA

$530,000

↑ $33,000

Bahia Vista Court, SARASOTA

0 Beds 0 Baths 0 SqFt Land MLS® # U8141916
1300 Charlotte Avenue, SARASOTA

$525,000

↓ $35,000

1300 Charlotte Avenue, SARASOTA

2 Beds 2 Baths 1,052 SqFt Residential MLS® # A4534152
2303 Bahia Vista Street, SARASOTA

$520,000

↓ $7,000

2303 Bahia Vista Street, SARASOTA

4 Beds 2 Baths 1,737 SqFt Residential MLS® # O5970849
1007 Cronley Place, SARASOTA

$489,000

↓ $50,000

1007 Cronley Place, SARASOTA

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,313 SqFt Residential MLS® # A4537254
2820 Browning Street, SARASOTA

$475,000

2820 Browning Street, SARASOTA

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,426 SqFt Residential MLS® # A4536813
New
3524 Bahia Vista Street, SARASOTA

$475,000

3524 Bahia Vista Street, SARASOTA

2 Beds 2 Baths 1,021 SqFt Residential MLS® # A4539348
New
2422 Browning Street, SARASOTA

$440,000

2422 Browning Street, SARASOTA

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,390 SqFt Residential MLS® # A4539465
2832 Wood Street, SARASOTA

$416,000

↓ $3,744,000

2832 Wood Street, SARASOTA

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,276 SqFt Residential MLS® # A4533481
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2932 Sequoia Lane, SARASOTA

$399,900

2932 Sequoia Lane, SARASOTA

4 Beds 2 Baths 1,848 SqFt Residential MLS® # U8167550
2456 Bay Street, SARASOTA

$395,000

2456 Bay Street, SARASOTA

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,522 SqFt Residential MLS® # N6121444

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.