Desoto Acres

  • Desoto Road
    Sarasota, FL 34234


Desoto Acres is one of the most charming residential subdivisions in Sarasota and the oldest subdivision established outside of Sarasota city limits. Aside from being the largest neighborhood in the county covering over 850 acres, Desoto Acres possesses a certain Old Florida flavor. The neighborhood consists of more than 300 single-family residences, and many of them are built on very spacious home sites. There are a variety of architectural styles at DeSoto Acres, from historical bungalows to cozy single-family homes to spacious estates, as there is something for everyone in this desirable neighborhood. The homes in Desoto Acres boast beautiful architecture, well-manicured lawns, and a sense of community. Many residences have been remodeled over the years along with unique country estates complete with horse stables.

The neighborhood is known for its wide, tree-lined streets, giving it a charming suburban feel. Unique with its large residential lots, location and horse-friendly community, the homes are located in one of the only communities west of I75 between University Parkway and Clark Road, offering home sites with a minimum of 2 aces. Homes vary in age from the 1940s to newly constructed homes. The location is very attractive as it is Just minutes away from the airport yet not close enough to be bothered by aircraft noise. Desoto Acres is surrounded by commercial establishments such as grocery stores, cafes and restaurants. Downtown Sarasota is just minutes away, as are the world-famous beaches of Siesta and Longboat Keys.

The nearby opportunities for family fun include white-sandy beaches, public parks, museums, and nature reserves.