Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate’s® Jonas Forslund Sells Lido Key Home for $4 Million

1356975415Longboat Key, FL– Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate is pleased to announce that Jonas Forslund, a Coldwell Banker Previews International® sales associate at the company’s Longboat Key office, has sold 1355 Westway Drive on Lido Key for $4 million.

The 6,193-square-foot Mediterranean-inspired gated estate is equipped with a gourmet kitchen, a 200-bottle wine cellar and an elevator. Sliding glass doors open to a veranda with an outdoor kitchen and a pool with a Jacuzzi. The boat dock has an 8-ton lift and immediate access to the bay and Gulf of Mexico.

West Way is the prestigious row of luxury homes on the New Pass waterway joining Sarasota Bay with the Gulf of Mexico, located directly on the Gulf. New Pass connects Lido Shores and St. Armand’s with the south end of Longboat Key.

There are approximately 25 homes in this neighborhood that are on the water. Over the past five years only four properties have sold, including this recent sale.

"This sale is yet another sign that after a sluggish period, the luxury market on the Keys is strengthening. If there's evidence that this trend won't continue for 2013, I haven't seen it,” said Jonas Forslund.

Jonas has been helping his clients buy and sell property in the entire Sarasota/Bradenton real estate market with an emphasis on Longboat Key, St. Armand’s Key and Lido Key, for 18 years.

The Coldwell Banker Previews International program has been a world leader in the marketing of luxury homes since 1933. The exclusive group of certified Coldwell Banker Previews Property Specialists make up more than eight percent of the Coldwell Banker sales professionals worldwide.

Luxury-certified, Coldwell Banker Previews Property Specialists participated in more than 13,500 transaction sides of homes priced at $1 million or more in 2011.*

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*Data based on closed and recorded transaction sides of homes sold for $1 million or more as reported by the U.S. Coldwell Banker franchise system for the calendar year 2011.