A Place in the Sun: Winter Sun - Sarasota, Florida

2016 / Episode 27 on 2 February 2016

Episode 27

Peter and Glynnis Tabberer have recently retired, sold their home to buy a camper van and now have their sights firmly set on the next stage of their lives. They want to spend 6 months each year in their favourite corner of Florida close to Sarasota on the Gulf Coast. Ben Hillman is on hand to show them how far their £100,000 budget will stretch.
Property 1: Two bed bungalow in Venice

Property 1:

Two bed bungalow in Venice

Recently refurbished with an eat-in designer kitchen and all new appliances, this two bed, one bathroomed bungalow has plenty of living space and an enclosed “Florida room”. It has an integrated garage with space for one car. The home is on the market withMichael Saunders and Company for $139,777.

Property 2: Three bed Gulf Cove house in Port Charlotte

Property 2:

Three bed Gulf Cove house in Port Charlotte

Priced at $139,900, this three bed, two bathroomed home is ready to move in to. The kitchen has been replaced, has all new appliances and a breakfast bar. The living areas are spacious. The house has a large back yard, enclosed lanai and two-car attached garage. It is being sold by Premier Sotheby’s International Realty.

Property 3: Three bed town house in North Port

Property 3:

Three bed town house in North Port

This house has a good sized kitchen, separate living and dining rooms and a big lanai, so has lots of space. All the bedrooms are doubles and there are three and a half bathrooms. The property has a private pool and residents can use the communal facilities including tennis courts and a hot tub. This is for sale through Michael Saunders & Company for $149,900.

Property 4: Two bed house in Warm Mineral Springs

Property 4:

Two bed house in Warm Mineral Springs

There’s lots of potential here in this two bedroomed, two bathroomed home. It has a big family room, separate living and dining rooms and, if required, the chance to turn the covered lanai into a third bedroom. It also has a covered car port. This house is on the market with <a href="http://www.premiersothebysrealty.com/eng"><b>Premier Sotheby’s International Realty</b></a> for €128,700.

Property 5: Two bed house in Englewood

Property 5:

Two bed house in Englewood

This house is set in mature landscaped gardens with fruit trees. It has an en suite master bedroom with walk-in closets, kitchen with dinette, great room with space for both living and dining areas, and an enclosed lanai. Outside there’s a private pool with outdoor shower and the garage is an over-sized one-car one. The asking price is $139,900 and the agents are Paradise Cove Properties.