Island Estates Homes for Sale | Island Estates Real Estate
Island Estates is a waterfront community located off of Memorial Causeway between Clearwater and Clearwater Beach. This man-made island community is surrounded by water and known for its exclusive and affluent lifestyle. Primarily made up of two distinct areas, Diamond Isle and Sea Island,
Is nestled in Pope Channel and accessible only by the Causeway Boulevard or Highway 60. Nearly every home in Island Estates is a waterfront property. This boating community is surrounded by water to the east and west and most homesites offer private boat slips adjacent to their property.
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Island Estates features over 550 single-family homes and about 1200 condominiums. It consists of several yacht club boat slips, restaurants, markets, and a shopping center. Conveniences and services are no more than a couple of minutes for most homes and residents in Island Estates.
Residents enjoy waterfront/million-dollar views from just about every angle. Home prices are between $350,000 to over $5 million. Each home is unique but you'll likely find resort-style swimming pools and just about everyone's backyard, outdoor kitchen spaces, picnic areas, and shaded lanai's.
Island Estates Condos
There are several condo buildings and complexes on both Diamond Isle and Sea Island. See Island South is a condominium complex built in the 1970s and features about 30 units with four condominiums per floor. This is a 55 and over active adult condo community. Homeowner's dues are approximately $700 per month and cover all common area maintenance, landscaping, and amenities as well as access to fishing, swimming pools, and recreational facilities.
Watch Offers Direct Waterfront Access to All Its 18 Condominiums with Just Two Units per Floor. Most of These Units Are over 2000 Ft.² and Provide Beautiful Views As Well As Waterfront Access. These Condos Were Built in the Mid-1990s and Offer a Variety of Amenities and Services Such As a Fitness Center, Swimming Pool, Tennis Courts, and Waterfront Access. Homeowners Dues Are about $900 per month.
Island Walk Condominiums are located in the northern end of island Estates and were built in the early 1980s. These condominiums range from about $350,000-$550,000 with two-bedroom units of about 1500 ft.². Homeowner association dues are approximately $650 the cover common area maintenance and amenities such as elevators, pool maintenance, several utilities, community swimming pool, and waterfront access.
Starboard Tower is another condominium complex located on Sea Island, the southern end of Island Estates. Built in the late 1970s, this condominium complex is located right along Island Way and offers lower homeowner association fees of less than $500, waterfront access, swimming pool, insurance, recreational facilities and most utilities. These condominiums start at about $350,000.
The luxurious Residences at Windward Passage is an upscale building considered to be one of the top luxury buildings in Clearwater Beach. It was completed in 2007 and is 16 feet above sea level with homeowners dues of about $700 per month, covering all common area maintenance, luxury amenities, and waterfront access. These condominiums start at about $730,000.
This is just a small collection of the more popular condominiums on Island Estates. There are several other buildings as well so if you're looking for a low maintenance lifestyle with waterfront access and beautiful views, consider a condo on Island Estates.
Single Family Homes in Island Estates
In addition to all of the condominium complexes and buildings, there are also over 500 estates and homesites on Island Estates. At any given time there are about 3-10 properties for sale with an average square price per square foot of about $485, this puts a median list price at about $2.1 million. Lots for these estates started at about 6000 ft.² up to 1 acre, however, that is quite rare to find homesites as large as an acre. Most homesites are approximately .27 acres.
Homes were built from the 1970s up till today so you'll find a lot of midcentury modern design up to the 2020s luxury features and materials. Most of the homesites do not have any type of homeowner association. Nearly every home site has some form of dock or boat slip and many have backyard swimming pools and outdoor recreation areas as well is at least a 2 to 4 car garage.
Island Estates Schools
Residents are part of the Pinellas County school district and are served by Sandy Lane Elementary school, Dunedin Highland middle school, and Clearwater high school. All of the schools are at least 2 miles from most homes in Island Estates.
Downtown Clearwater or Clearwater Beach is no more than about 5 to 10 minutes, there are amenities and services on the island itself. The Clearwater Marine Aquarium is located on Sea Island as is the Windward Bar & Grill and the Publix supermarket at island village. You'll also find a clothing store, UPS store, sushi, banks, a parking garage, an automotive and gas station, and a couple of churches. These are all located along Island Way just as you enter Island Estates.
If you're looking for a home on Island Estates in Clearwater Florida, start your search here. Feel free to browse all available listings and condominiums on Island Estates or contact our office at any time to schedule a showing. We are your Clearwater Buyer's Broker, your premier representation for all purchases in Clearwater and Tampa Bay.