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The South Gate community is conveniently located in central Sarasota less than 15 minutes to Award Winning Siesta Key Beach and Downtown Sarasota. Less than 5 minutes to the Sarasota Memorial Medical complex.  Good shopping areas, top restaurants and excellent schools are in and around South Gate.
The South Gate Community Center is located at 3145 South Gate Circle, at the intersection of Siesta Drive and Tuttle Ave.  It includes an historic mid-century building designed by Sarasota School of Architecture architect Victor Lundy. The Association owns five acres with frontage on Phillippi Creek. Many community events, parties, weddings and other events are held in the building and on the grounds.
Kayaks and canoes can be launched onto Phillippi Creek by members. Swimmers can enjoy the large pool during the summer months. Memberships is optional and is very reasonable. Full membership including the pool is only $200 per year per household.

South Gate’s incredibly convenient location makes it a great place to live. If you are looking to sell a home in South Gate, the South Gate Specialist Chris Kernan will provide you with up-to-date market information and the best way to sell your home. If you are looking to buy a home in South Gate, he can show you all the homes currently for sale with one call to 941-544-2460.
The popular South Gate Real Estate Reports can be found under the "Real Estate Reports" Link. These reports give you good insight into current and historical information about real estate sales activity in South Gate.

Schools in the South Gate area are among the best in Sarasota county. Public School Districts and private schools in the area can be found by clicking on "South Gate Links" then going  to the Sarasota Schools page.
There are quite a few excellent restaurants in and around South Gate including award winning Connor's at South Gate Mall. 
The SouthGateNews.net website and newsletter is sponsored by South Gate resident and Association member Chris Kernan. He is an experienced Broker-Associate with RE/MAX Alliance Group..
Chris Kernan
South Gate Specialist
941-544-2460 - Direct 
Email: ckernan1@comcast.net 
Top Seller in South Gate for over 15 years! 

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