Gay realtors Key West can recommend many top neighborhoods in Key West to live in that are truly fantastic. The city is known for being one of the gayest friendly cities in all of North America. One of the mission statements from that city is that the citizens are one human family. The spirit of tolerance towards LGBT individuals is felt everywhere on the island. Furthermore the beaches are incredibly beautiful – lined with palm trees and known for their very warm waters. This is a good idea to buy an investment property to house the “snowbirds” from Minnesota and Canada in the winter.
One of the plushest areas to live in is in Old Town. This is a tourist area that also is home to Hemingway’s House and Truman’s Little White house. The streets have charming names like Penny Lane, Love Lane and Bakers Lane. The homes are wooden homes with aqua, blue and whites being the predominant colors.
One of the gay realtors Key west top neighborhoods in Old Town is the Truman Annex that is a near a beach, marina and a harbor walk. This is an expensive place to live because many of the properties are on the waterfront or are old mansions.
Beaches on both the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico sides of the island surround the city. You can find properties near Higgs Beach, Dog Beach, Smathers Beach and Fort Zachary Taylor State Park. This park is known for its famous annual Sculpture Key West exhibition, which features statues, made out of sand.
If you like the look of quaint 1930s homes then you will like the wide streets, conch homes and shotgun homes on the palm-tree lined streets of The Meadows. This is one of those neighborhoods that has re-gentrified rapidly in the last decade. It is bordered by White Street, Eisenhower Boulevard and Peary Court.
The Casa Marina is a post-war neighborhood that gay realtors Key West recommend living in if you are looking for that perfect mid-century style home with the large lot. It is within walking distance of the Atlantic Beaches and the Upper Duval Street area that has many gay clubs.
If you are older, a sought-after but quite pricey retirement neighborhood to live in is The Key West Golf Club community that features a course with 200 holes among the Florida Keys forest and wildlife.
Quite lively is the White Streets Arts District that is part of mid-town Key West. This artsy area extends from Bayview Park to the Atlantic and from White Street to Leon Street. Tennessee Williams used to live on Duncan Street in this area.
A popular gay neighborhood within the White Streets Art District is the beachside neighborhood on the other side of Flager Street. This is a neighborhood where there is a lot of renovation going on. There is a dog-friendly Bark Park, a bike path and many interesting little parks. As far as top neighborhoods go, gay realtors Key West recommend this part of mid-town Key West as being one of the cheaper places to live in.