Featured Property: Extraordinary 2.5-Acre Gated Estate on Sarasota Bay
Discover an extraordinary island paradise; a fabulous, private 2.53-acre estate perfectly located on Siesta Key's Sarasota Bay. The meandering, long driveway leads past the guest house and tennis courts to the spectacular main house, beautifully sited overlooking the bay, pool, lawn and dock on the Intracoastal Waterway. A rare offering, this walled and gated property is 812 feet deep and boasts 115 feet on the bay. Masterfully renovated in 2012, the nearly 6,000 square foot, 5-bedroom, 4-full plus 2-half baths home is designed for entertaining and large gatherings. The main floor features a gentleman's office, living room with a coffered, beamed ceiling, music area, formal dining room, a spacious, fabulous island kitchen with high-quality appliances, natural gas stove, walk-in pantry, planning desk and dining area, a family room with a full bar and wall of glass sliders plus a first-floor guest suite, all overlooking the bay. Completing this floor is a mudroom/laundry room and half bath. Upstairs, the waterfront master bedroom suite boasts a bayfront exercise room with gorgeous views of the Intracoastal Waterway, a spacious master bath and abundant closets. On this floor are two additional bedroom suites. On the third level is a large, charming bedroom with a half bath and additional storage. This home is for creating wonderful memories; sunbathe by the fabulous spacious pool, relax in the shade in the screened gazebo and entertain guests in the outdoor grilling area with built-in seating and gas fire pit. The oversized yard and lawn roll lazily down to the water s edge; the dock on the bay will accommodate a powerboat or sailboat. Kayak, paddleboard or fish from your bayfront dock and experience Sarasota Bay s amazing marine life. An oversized three-car garage plus abundant outside parking for many cars. Also included is a 1,600 square foot, 2-bedroom, 2-bath handicap accessible home with a private garage and yard for your overnight guests. Natural gas powers kitchen stove, pool heater and generator. Close to Siesta Key's famous white beaches and aqua waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Near restaurants and shopping and only 15 minutes by car to downtown Sarasota's many cultural amenities.
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