West of Trail
Between Sarasota Bay and Us 41 is one of Sarasota's most established and desirable areas to live. West of the Trail. This exclusive area of Sarasota is situated West of Tamiami Trail (US 41), Mound Street to the North and Bay Road to the South. Most neighborhoods West of Trail are predominately waterfront. Boating enthusiasts enjoy Bay front living and the convenience of quick and easy access to the beautiful Sarasota Bay. These neighborhoods consists of a fine mix of diverse architectural styled homes that are intertwined on beautiful tree lined streets. Estate homes, historical homes, and the traditional Florida style homes beautifully fill these up-scale neighborhoods. Beacuse of its close proximity to downtown Sarasota, Sarasota Memorial Hospital, and the popular Southside Elementary School, the West of Trail neighborhoods are most popular to families and local executives, doctors, and other professionals. Southside Village is popular with neighbors, locals, and visitors alike with its array of restaurants, boutiques, a variety fo shops, and the well known Morton's Gourmet Market. This quaint area west of Trali is located along Hillview Avenue and S Osprey Avenue.