420 Firehouse Court


Location, location, location! This is the only ground-floor villa unit currently for sale on the west side of Gulf of Mexico Drive. The Faine Apartments Condominium, Inc. (recently voted a name change to North End Villas) is located at 420 Firehouse Court, across Gulf of Mexico Drive, from the Village of Longboat Key and is a ten-unit complex of attached villas. The west building houses units seven through ten. The east building houses units one through six. Both buildings had new roofs installed in 2015 and all the pipes relined, except for the utility rooms in September of 2022. Between the two buildings is a grass area with a picket fence that is community property. Ten units total on the west side of Gulf of Mexico Drive, walking distance to the beach and the Gulf of Mexico, down Firehouse to Broadway Street or up Firehouse Court to North Shore Road. Broadway is the deeded beach access for the Village of Longboat Key with parking lots and a boardwalk over to the beach. This complex is a short walk, bicycle ride or drive to Whitney's Restaurant, the Whitney Beach Shopping Plaza, Mar Vista Dockside & Pub, the newer Shore Restaurant, Beer Can Island, and Sarasota Bay for you boating and fishing enthusiasts. This two-bedroom, two-bathroom villa with 1,015 square feet of air-conditioned space is in original condition, with a newer roof, a newer HVAC system installed by Veteran Air in May of 2021, a newer hot water heater in November of 2021, a new toilet in the Master Bathroom, and a new Kitchen faucet with sprayer, all installed in July of 2023. The range and refrigerator in the Kitchen, age unknown, and both are in working condition. There is no dishwasher, microwave, or disposal. There is a screened front lanai with concrete flooring and the utility, mechanical, un-air-conditioned laundry room, with washer, dryer, and the hot water heater. The parking space is adjacent to the lanai. This unit is vacant and on lockbox and easy to show. Come live walking distance to the beach.

  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1015 SqFt
  • Anna Maria Elementary
  • Bayshore High