Press Coverage

Siesta Key Estate Sells for $10.5 Million

A Siesta Key estate with more than 700 feet of frontage on Sarasota Bay, a lagoon and a waterway linking the two has sold for $10.5 million, the highest price in that beachside community this year. Behind private gates at 3799 Flamingo Drive, the home was marketed and sold by... | READ MORE

Siesta Key Estate Sells for $7.5 Million

A waterfront estate situated on a rare four-acre parcel of land in Sanderling Club has sold for $7.5 million, the highest-priced residential sale on Siesta Key since 2017. The Gulf-to-lagoon property with private beach and separate guest house is located at 8218 Sanderling Road. Joel Schemmel, of Premier Sotheby’s International... | READ MORE

It’s All About Water

What attracted buyers to Sanderling Beach Club when it was first created by Atlanta developer Elbridge Boyd in 1946 was his insistence on preserving the lush and beautiful Old Florida habitat of the barrier island. And he had an abundance of water for situating snowbird cottages and homes for permanent... | READ MORE

Breezy Mid Century in Sarasota Asks $4.5 Million

Miami may be known for glitz and over-the-top beach homes, but another Florida enclave is packed with glamorous architecture: Lido Shores in Sarasota. 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... | READ MORE

Luxurious Kid-Centered Home in Sarasota is Ready for New Family

It’s in a coveted school district, this family home at 2231 Oriole Drive in Sarasota’s McClellan Park neighborhood, but that’s only the beginning of amenities that are kid friendly. There’s a heated salt-water swimming pool and a walled back yard with play equipment and room to run around. Inside are... | READ MORE

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: 941.587.4894