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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846 South Shade Avenue, SARASOTA

$1,400,000

846 South Shade Avenue, SARASOTA

3 Beds 4 Baths 2,100 SqFt Residential MLS® # A4522245
850 South Shade Avenue, SARASOTA

$1,300,000

850 South Shade Avenue, SARASOTA

3 Beds 4 Baths 2,193 SqFt Residential MLS® # A4520322
2520 Tami Sola Street, SARASOTA

$995,000

↓ $105,000

2520 Tami Sola Street, SARASOTA

3 Beds 3 Baths 2,814 SqFt Residential MLS® # A4516217
2303 Bahia Vista Street, SARASOTA

$554,000

↓ $11,000

2303 Bahia Vista Street, SARASOTA

4 Beds 2 Baths 1,737 SqFt Residential MLS® # O5970849
Bahia Vista Court, SARASOTA

$530,000

↑ $33,000

Bahia Vista Court, SARASOTA

0 Beds 0 Baths 0 SqFt Land MLS® # U8141916
3070 Hatton Street, SARASOTA

$499,000

↓ $26,000

3070 Hatton Street, SARASOTA

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,425 SqFt Residential MLS® # A4518301
2430 Browning Street, SARASOTA

$492,000

2430 Browning Street, SARASOTA

3 Beds 1 Bath 996 SqFt Residential MLS® # T3341771
2545 Browning Street, SARASOTA

$485,000

2545 Browning Street, SARASOTA

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,606 SqFt Residential MLS® # A4519820
2442 Wood Street, SARASOTA

$449,000

2442 Wood Street, SARASOTA

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,279 SqFt Residential MLS® # A4521791
4073 Arrow Avenue, SARASOTA

$439,900

4073 Arrow Avenue, SARASOTA

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,663 SqFt Residential MLS® # A4520772
1415 South Brink Avenue, SARASOTA

$437,000

1415 South Brink Avenue, SARASOTA

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,505 SqFt Residential MLS® # A4518778
2293 Novus Street, SARASOTA

$375,000

2293 Novus Street, SARASOTA

4 Beds 2 Baths 1,304 SqFt Residential MLS® # A4518664
2505 Bay Street, SARASOTA

$350,000

2505 Bay Street, SARASOTA

3 Beds 1 Bath 1,025 SqFt Residential MLS® # A4520434
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1622 Stafford Lane 1205, SARASOTA

$310,000

1622 Stafford Lane 1205, SARASOTA

2 Beds 2 Baths 1,456 SqFt Residential MLS® # A4522875
3052 Alta Vista Street, SARASOTA

$299,500

↓ $25,500

3052 Alta Vista Street, SARASOTA

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,756 SqFt Residential MLS® # A4516131
New
2305 Novus Street, SARASOTA

$289,000

2305 Novus Street, SARASOTA

2 Beds 2 Baths 1,000 SqFt Residential MLS® # A4523041
3678 Collins Street 1215, SARASOTA

$289,000

3678 Collins Street 1215, SARASOTA

2 Beds 2 Baths 1,650 SqFt Residential MLS® # A4519680
1316 Graber Avenue, SARASOTA

$270,000

1316 Graber Avenue, SARASOTA

2 Beds 2 Baths 696 SqFt Residential MLS® # A4521243

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.