Casey Key is an 8-mile-long barrier island off the coast of Nokomis between Sarasota and Venice. This underdeveloped and secluded gem has no high-rise condo buildings, only a few small motels, and tons of natural coastal beauty to enjoy. With minimal tourist activity and the majority of the island’s beach access restricted for private use, you will feel like you are living on your own tropical island paradise on Casey Key.
This prestigious community features stunning white sand beaches, calm azure waters, and lush tropical foliage and mangroves that provide a habitat for scores of native birds and other wildlife. Enjoy the uncrowded beaches of Casey Key while watching dolphins and manatees swim by in the Gulf of Mexico or Blackburn Bay.
Once home to Seminole Indians, Casey Key welcomed its first settlers after the Civil War and was further developed during the local real estate boom in the 1920s. Casey Key is connected to the mainland by two bridges, including a historic pivot or swing bridge dating back to the 1920s. Unlike surrounding barrier islands, Casey Key has been left largely untouched by major development and is home to a small number of residents compared to other local coastal areas. As a result, the atmosphere and ambiance of Casey Key is unmatched in its seclusion and tranquility.
Enjoy the island lifestyle without sacrificing the conveniences of major amenities, which are just minutes away from Casey Key on the mainland. There is easy access to top restaurants, golfing, shopping, and myriad other cultural activities and entertainment of the Siesta Key, Sarasota, and Venice areas. You’ll have plenty to do including swimming, fishing, boating, shelling, snorkeling, diving, sailing, jet skiing, picnicking and much more on this beautiful tropical island. After spending a day in the sun, you can dine al-fresco on the waterfront at Casey Key Fish House and experience a breathtaking Gulf Coast sunset.
Homes on Casey Key are spacious, elegant, and have “Old Florida” charm. Many of these exceptional properties are situated on spacious lots with waterfront views and private beach access. With one winding main road throughout the island, many properties are tucked away off private drives. It’s no wonder Casey Key is known to be an enclave for celebrities looking for seclusion and privacy. You’ll feel like a celebrity too as you experience the ultimate in luxurious coastal living when you choose a home on Casey Key.