A quaint coastal town that borders both Sarasota and Charlotte counties, Englewood is located on beautiful Lemon Bay with access to the Gulf of Mexico through Stump Pass. The Intra-coastal Waterway also runs through Lemon Bay, which provides protective passage for boats from as far north as Norfolk, Virginia to as far…
Located south of the city of Sarasota and 50 miles north of Ft. Myers, Englewood was founded in 1896 as a fishing village. Although fishing still plays a part in the local economy, today the area around historic West Dearborn Street boasts home decor and antiques shops, unique restaurants, and a growing arts scene. This laid-back attitude, coupled with affordable real estate, makes this place popular with retirees, families looking for that small-town feel, and entrepreneurs.
The abundant coastline has inspired hundreds of artists to move to the area, and Englewood is now a self-proclaimed “art town,” thanks in part to Lois Bartlett Tracy a nationally known artist from Englewood who established Artists Acres here in the 1950s as a place for creative people to live and work. Englewood is a popular…
Real estate in Englewood varies wildly in both option and price. You can find single family homes a few miles from shore that are often surprisingly modestly priced, while the grander waterfront homes are predictably exclusive and expensive. Whatever your budget or lifestyle, Englewood beckons you warmly to come visit and stay!
Priced from $6,500 to $2,800,000.