Laurel Park, Sarasota, FL

Laurel Park Neighborhood Guide Sarasota, FL

About

Laurel Park is a charming, historic neighborhood located in the heart of Sarasota, Florida. Known for its unique architectural styles and tree-lined streets, it has a quaint and welcoming atmosphere. The neighborhood is bounded by Orange Avenue on the west, Washington Boulevard on the east, Morrill Street on the north, and Mound Street on the south. It's conveniently located near the Tamiami Trail and is adjacent to Payne Park, one of Sarasota's most popular public spaces.

What You Will Love about Laurel Park, Sarasota, Florida

  • The neighborhood's rich history is reflected through its variety of architectural styles, from 1920s bungalows to Spanish Mission Revival style houses.
  • It's pedestrian-friendly with its walkable streets, making it easy to navigate around the neighborhood.
  • The proximity to the vibrant downtown Sarasota area means you're never too far from high-end restaurants, thriving art galleries, and boutique shops.
  • The community spirit is strong in Laurel Park, with regular neighborhood events fostering a welcoming and friendly atmosphere.

What's Nearby

Laurel Park is close to downtown Sarasota, meaning residents are only a short walk away from the city's shops, restaurants, and cultural attractions. It's also adjacent to Payne Park, which features a circus-themed playground, skate park, and tennis courts. The neighborhood is just a short drive from Sarasota Bay and the beautiful Gulf beaches.

Lifestyle

The lifestyle in Laurel Park is relaxed and community-focused, with an appreciation for history and culture. Residents enjoy the balance of quiet neighborhood living while being close to the vibrant energy of downtown Sarasota and the natural beauty of local parks and beaches.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 169 restaurants, 13 grocery stores, and 15 parks within a mile of the Laurel Park neighborhood.

  • GROCERY
    Boar's Head Provisions Co.

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Butcher, Grocery Store / Supermarket, Meat and Seafood Store

    0.3 miles

    1819 Main St

  • GROCERY
    Publix

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.4 miles

    2031 Bay St

  • GROCERY
    Whole Foods

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.6 miles

    1451 1st St

  • SHOPPING
    Midtown Plaza

    Retail, Shopping Plaza

    0.8 miles

    1281 S Tamiami Trl

  • GROCERY
    Save A Lot

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.8 miles

    200 N Lime Ave

  • GROCERY
    Rosemary Indie Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.9 miles

    1435 7th St

Laurel Park Apartments and Rentals

71 Rental properties in Laurel Park, Sarasota, FL.

  • CitySide property

    $2,277+

    CitySide

    1–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    572–1403 Sqft

    10+ Units Available

  • The Desota property

    $2,445+

    The Desota

    1–3 Beds • 1–3 Baths

    777–2744 Sqft

    10+ Units Available

  • 2121 Wood St F-125 property

    $1,650

    2121 Wood St F-125

    1 Bed • 1 Bath

    935 Sqft

    Available 8/1

  • 850 S Tamiami Trail #333 property

    $3,000

    850 S Tamiami Trail #333

    2 Beds • 2 Baths

    1224 Sqft

    Available 8/1

  • 850 S Tamiami Trail #725 property

    $3,000

    850 S Tamiami Trail #725

    2 Beds • 2 Baths

    1224 Sqft

    Available 8/1

  • 2411 Aspinwall St #2411 property

    $2,100

    2411 Aspinwall St #2411

    2 Beds • 1 Bath

    908 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

Cost of Living

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CategoryCompare to State Avg.Compare to National Avg.
housing
13.6%
15.2%
utilities
4.1%
0.7%
food
3.3%
2.8%
transportation
1.9%
1.4%
healthcare
10%
2.1%

Laurel Park Demographics

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Laurel Park Reviews

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  • Near Downtown

    Yes

    Say 5 of 5 renters

  • Area Has Potholes

    No

    Say 5 of 5 renters

  • Noise Late At Night

    No

    Say 4 of 5 renters

  • Area Has Litter

    No

    Say 4 of 5 renters

  • Mostly Older Buildings

    No

    Say 4 of 5 renters

  • Nearby Parks

    Yes

    Say 4 of 5 renters

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