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Jordan House is a Historic Treasure

If you’ve ever driven east on Pocono Trail or Colonia Lane, you likely have wondered what’s behind the gated, pink-walled compound that covers nearly a block of downtown Nokomis. The answer is a time capsule shrouded in a Shangri-La of serenity known as the Jordan House. The house and grounds... | READ MORE

A Gem Restored

Realtor Joel Schemmel recalls walking into the Van Wezel Estate, built in 1936 at 535 S. Boulevard of the Presidents, and thinking to himself, “Absolute teardown.” That was in 2006. Four years later, Schemmel’s impression was about to become reality, as the then-owner, Jim Beg, had applied for a demolition... | READ MORE

Van Wezel Estate For Sale for Nearly $3.7 million

You now have a chance to buy a piece of Sarasota’s history. The estate that belonged to Lewis and Eugenia Van Wezel in Lido Key is now up for sale. The home was one of the first homes to be built on Lido Key. The dock in the backyard is... | READ MORE

Airy Modern Masterpiece in Sarasota asks $3.9M

Located on the southwestern coast of Florida, Sarasota is a booming arts and cultural capitol of the state, known for the Sarasota School of Architecture that flourished in the post-war era. Sarasota Modern’s style of open floor plans, indoor-outdoor living, and large planes of glass made a lasting mark on... | READ MORE

Island Living

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Award-Winning Lido Shores Home on Market for $3.9 Million

The modern design by Sarasota architect Jerry Sparkman draws the landscaping into the house thanks to disappearing walls of glass. Read More…Sarasota Herald Tribune – Chris Wille | READ MORE

For Sale: A Modern Architectural Gem in Lido Shores

Lido Shores is ground zero for Sarasota’s architectural heritage. The glamorous sandbar is dotted with classic modernistic gems that date back to the 1950s. But the tradition continues, we’re glad to say, with a new generation of spectacular and architecturally significant homes—like Strandhus. Read More…Sarasota Magazine – Robert Plunket | READ MORE

Joel Schemmel
50 Central Avenue, Suite 110
Sarasota, FL 34236
Phone: (941) 308-6497