Self Storage Units in Sarasota, FL
Storage in Sarasota
Big Jim Self Storage has two modern Sarasota Storage Facilities. Big Jim Self Storage – 5109 Fruitville Rd is located just 1.3 miles west of I-75 on Fruitville Rd and offers Climate Controlled and Drive-Up Storage Units as well as Wine Storage. Big Jim Self Storage - Apex Rd is located just ½ mile east of I-75 on Apex Rd and offers Climate Controlled and Drive-up Storage Units. Our storage units range in size from 5 x 5 to 12 x 40 and are all clean, safe & secure.
Sarasota is located on the west coast of Florida and has a population of approximately 55,000. Since the 1920's land boom, people around the country have recognized this city for the unique jewel that it is. Besides being a beautiful city, nestled along the west coast of Florida, Sarasota boasts unique arts and cultural amenities and is known as The Cultural Capital of Florida.
Things to do in Sarasota
For those who love the outdoors, Sarasota is hard to beat. Whether you love cycling, golf, tennis, or water sports, you’ll find something for everyone here. Of course, Sarasota is a boating and fishing paradise. Rowers and kayakers also enjoy the many bay and inland waterways, not to mention the Gulf of Mexico. A new Olympic-style training facility for sculling teams recently opened in the Lakewood Ranch area.
Community life thrives in Sarasota, and you’ll find that there is never a lack of things to do on the weekends. Fairs and festivals abound, along with community events such as Arts Day or the annual speed boat races on the 4th of July weekend. Seasonal festivities abound in Sarasota. These include the Christmas Boat Parade, the Main Street Christmas Parade, and the Palmer Ranch Easter Egg Hunt.
Sarasota Arts & Culture
The arts community thrives in Sarasota and includes numerous professional theaters, along with the Van Wezel Performing Arts Center, which attracts internationally acclaimed artists and performing groups. The Asolo Rep, a regional professional theater, likewise offers season after season of world-class performances. Art lovers enjoy scads of galleries in the downtown area, especially on; First Fridays; when Palm Avenue hosts a gallery-to-gallery stroll that includes wine and appetizers. The Ringling Museum of Art is also home to an impressive collection of baroque pieces, along with outstanding traveling exhibits.
Sarasota County Schools
Sarasota is an educational haven for people of all ages. From nationally accredited preschools to continuing adult education, minds thrive in a healthy mix of public and private institutions for preschool, elementary, middle school, high school, college, vocational and adult education.
Sarasota offers K12 schools that rank among the top in the state, and the area is growing in post-secondary options. The State College of Florida has campuses in neighboring Bradenton, along with a growing new school in Lakewood Ranch in the east and Venice in the south. Numerous colleges and universities also operate satellite campuses here, including Eckerd College, Barry University, Kaiser, Webber, and more. The University of South Florida has a beautiful new campus here, just adjacent to New College.