The Essex House

Are you searching for a reasonably priced condo downtown with magnificent waterfront views? The Essex House is located in the heart of downtown and across the street from Marina Jack and Sarasota Bay. Built in 1974, this 12-story waterfront condominium tower has 76 units.


Built in the mid-1970s, Essex House is a 12-floor condominium located at 707 S. Gulfstream Avenue, Sarasota, Florida 34236. The 75 units range from approximately 1000 sq/ft to over 2600 sq/ft.

The standard floor has four 2 BR/2BA units on the bayside as well as two 2BR/2BA, one 3 BR/2BA, and one 1BR/1-1/2BA units on the Palm Avenue (east) side of the building. All have a private balcony and individual laundry facilities.

Amenities include a social room with kitchen and saunas, and two floors of secure in-building parking, exercise room, large 2nd-floor heated swimming pool, sun deck and shaded gazebo, as well as a pool shower.

It is administrated by a full-time manager and superintendent.

Security is provided by a phone system at front and side entrances, and remote controlled gates provide entry to both garage floors. All access points to the building are monitored 24 hours/day by a state-of-the-art security camera system.

The residents of Essex House join their neighbors along the Bayfront in having pride in their homes as well as the area in which they live.