Nice, quiet, and peaceful, like beauty, is in the eyes and ears of the beholder. What one person considers quiet and peaceful, another may consider noisy. As for safe and friendly; I donâ€™t think anyone can guarantee that about any particular neighborhood. Over the years, I have found that there is usually something to meet everyoneâ€™s taste in Sarasota. I suggest that you talk to a Realtor and ask her or him to take you on a short tour of Sarasota. That way you can â€œzero inâ€ on an area that you find particularly attractive to you. Please be â€œup frontâ€ with the Realtor, and tell her or him that you want to take a tour before you decide on an area. Most Realtors wonâ€™t mind showing you our beautiful County, and will appreciate your honesty.