North Sarasota is the zip code 34234 and represents the area from Sarasota Bay to Lockwood Ridge Road and then from University Parkway on the north side to 17th Street on the south. The neighborhoods include the northern "West of Trail" area which includes the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, and the Ca'D'Zan Mansion. Exclusive subdivisions and historic Sarasota homes are within walking distance of Sarasota Bay include Sapphire Shores, Indian Beach and Whitaker Bayou.
The location puts you within minutes of I-75, downtown Sarasota, and all the shopping you can handle off University Blvd. Closer to town you can also find yourself in the front row of our world class sunsets over Sarasota Bay in places like the Renaissance. It's just a walk across the street to the cultural entertainment offered everyday at the Van Wezel.
East of the trail areas include the larger established lots of Desoto Acres. Tri-Par Estates, Barrington Woods, and Lockwood Meadows. The Sarasota Kennel Club is also located within minutes just south of the Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport (SRQ).