Bahia Vista Estates
An Active 55+ Manufactured Home Community
3901 Bahia Vista Street
Sarasota, Florida 34232
Sarasota is one of the most beautiful cities in Florida. Sarasota was the home of "The Greatest Show on Earth". John Ringling brount the Circus to town in the 1920's. Even though the curtain has come down on this great show, its presents is still reflected around the area. The Ringling home is open for tours; the 30-room Venetian palace is located on the grounds of the Ringling Art Museum, which overlooks Sarasota Bay. The Art Museum is where most of Ringling's Collection of fine art and tapestries are still on display. The Asolo Theater was built in Italy in 1798 and was disassembled and shipped in large crates to the United States and precisely reassembled on the Ringling grounds in 1956. Many aspiring young actors began their careers in this theater. Today, many famous actors, artists, and writers reside in Sarasota County, and it is known as the cultural center of Florida's Central West Coast.
Sarasota boast of some of the best beaches in Florida. Siesta Key beach is known for having some of the whitest and finest sand in the world. Beside it's beach, Lido Beach is famous for its shopping district; St Armands Circle. The Circle was a vision of John Ringling, to represent the "Circus Ring of Fame". His influence on is still present today, and some of the Italian statuary is from his personal collection.