599 Dream Island Rd. #23B, Longboat Key, FL 34228

Grand Mariner is a Mid-Longboat Key luxury residential yachting community of only 14 residences. Situated on a naturally protected deep-water harbor on the edge of Sarasota bay with 22 private boat slips, and a beach access to Longboat Key’s powdery white sands just across the street, Grand Mariner is truly a place of special distinction.

The residence is a single floor spacious invitingly fluid condominium with a great-room floor plan, three en-suite bedrooms, gourmet center island kitchen, large terrace with a built-in gas grill and a private secure elevator. The master suite has spectacular views and direct access to the terrace. It also offers his and her walk-in closets plus a large master bathroom with a whirlpool tub and two water closets.

This Grand Mariner residence has two deeded boat slips that each can accommodate a vessel up to 70’ in length with a wide beam, one with a new 20,000 lb. lift, and each slip has electricity, cable, and water. The Grand Mariner community offers a fully equipped fitness center, heated community pool and spa overlooking the bay and a community social room with large outdoor terrace for additional entertaining. The residence also includes an enclosed, private two car garage under the building with an abundance of built-in storage cabinets. The home is offered furnished and has a Kenetico water purification system installed.

With lush tropical landscaping and securely gated grounds, this is a peerless boater’s paradise perfectly located on Longboat Key less than 10 miles from the charming shops and restaurants of famed St. Armand’s Circle and just 3 miles north to Anna Maria Island.  Sarasota’s award-winning cultural amenities, fine dining and recreational activities are a short drive away.

 

641 Ranger Lane, Longboat Key, FL 34228 – A4138569

Enjoy a truly remarkable luxury waterfront lifestyle in this majestic two story Longboat Key Waterfront Home, custom built in 2007. The home is set on an oversized lot, almost a full 1/2 acre, with wide panoramic views of Sarasota Bay and city lights from every room, and located on Longboat Key’s prized southern end.

The property is lushly landscaped with mature trees and plantings, and enjoys a 271 foot long deep water seawall with plenty of room for large and small watercraft, along with two boat lifts. The exterior of the home, Mediterranean in feel with Columbian Clay roof tiles, has more than 2,000 square feet of outdoor living spaces, including the bayside terrace beside the 17’ by 29’ infinity edge wall pool and heated spa.

A magnificent ten foot arched Mahogany double door leads into this spacious and beautifully detailed residence. Interior floors include authentic Mexican floor tiles, marbled porcelain tiles, hickory wood and carpet in the bedrooms. On the first level you will find grand interior spaces including living room, dining room, spacious family room, gourmet kitchen all with glorious views, and guest suite with sliding doors giving visitors direct access to the pool and dock. A Mahogany stained and high gloss varnished Red Oak spiral staircase leads to the second level where three en-suite bedrooms can be found.

A marble floored foyer leads to the large master suite with floor-to-ceiling sliding glass windows, travertine floored terraces, den and two walk-in closets, as well as its own HVAC system. The master bath’s Esmerelda Brazil turquoise details are stunning, and perfectly complement the bay waters seen through the expansive windows. There is also an elevator and laundry rooms on both levels.

The gourmet kitchen has Brazilian cherry cabinets, top of the line kitchen appliances including a natural gas five-burner cooktop, double full-size ovens, built-in wine cooler, large polished black granite center island, and more. The comfortable breakfast area offers gorgeous direct Sarasota Bay views.

Wood burning/gas fireplaces in both master bedroom and family room, remote control Bose Theatre sound system throughout, WinDoor sliding stacking doors, Pella Windows and a 16KW Guardian gas generator are just a few other special features.

Outdoor living includes a gas heated Infinity Edge salt system pool and spa, large outdoor kitchen and four large covered terraces with varnished wood paneled ceilings, and an abundance of magnificent landscaping.

This home is one of the few residential offerings on Longboat Key where construction meets criteria of the current building code. Homeowners in Country Club Shores enjoy deeded beach access to the beautiful beach and warm Gulf waters on the shores of Longboat Key. Located at the Southern end of Longboat Key, it is directly across Gulf of Mexico Drive from Longboat Key Club with its award-winning golf and tennis facilities, minutes from famed St. Armand’s Circle’s boutiques and restaurants, and downtown Sarasota with its myriad cultural, shopping and dining options is  short drive away.

 

2315 Casey Key Rd., Nokomis, FL 34275

This waterfront home on exclusive Casey Key is a spectacular and unique Sarasota School of Architecture residence. Originally designed by celebrated architect Tim Siebert, it was extensively remodeled in 2004, being faithful and sensitive to preserve the authenticity of the original design. The home is perfectly situated to take advantage of the classic Casey Key gulf to bay setting with views of both the sparkling waters of the Gulf of Mexico and Sarasota Bay.

This relaxing three-bedroom/four-bath estate enjoys gated privacy, sizable windows throughout the home to take advantage of the views, a wood-burning fireplace, and the central courtyard and pool add to the distinctive beauty of the beachfront home. A room currently being used as an office/den can easily be converted to a fourth bedroom should the new owners desire.

The more than 1.25 acre property has a retaining wall along the beach with a stair down to the sand, a boat dock and lift on the Bay side of the property, and the current owners have created a tranquil environment with lush tropical landscaping. The home has an attached oversized air-conditioned two car garage. Casey Key is an 8 mile island with less than 400 single family homes, no traffic lights and no high rise condominium buildings.

This very beautiful property on Casey Key is remote in feeling, yet well-located between the bustling activity on Siesta Key and in the town of Venice, and is just a short drive from Sarasota’s many wonderful dining options, shopping and its extraordinary arts community.

2605 Constitution Blvd., Sarasota, FL 34231

Phillippi Gardens has long been a highly sought-after neighborhood in north central Sarasota.  This lovely waterfront residence overlooks the community deep-water harbor and is minutes by boat to the intercoastal waterway and a short drive to Sarasota’s beautiful local beaches and wide variety of recreational parks and facilities.

The comfortable home has been previously updated with 17″ ceramic tiles throughout the living areas, carpeting in the bedrooms, maple cabinets, corian countertops, stainless steel appliances, blinds, light fixtures, wide baseboards and renovated bathrooms. The pool deck overlooks the waterway quiet.

The neighborhood boasts large lots and this home’s considerable yard is completely fenced, and there is an irrigation well for the landscaping. Sliding glass doors leading to a screened lanai and large deck surrounding the pool allow for true indoor-outdoor living. 

Centrally located in an area with quiet winding roads, and stately mature trees, Phillippi Gardens is just five minutes to the white sand beaches of Siesta Key and ten minutes to downtown Sarasota, close to myriad golf courses, near a variety of shopping areas, has excellent nearby schools, and the Interstate and airport are also within short driving distance.

A new roof was installed in 2001. The property is not in a flood zone therefore flood insurance is not needed. The seller will consider leasing the home back.

121 S. Warbler Lane, Sarasota, FL 34236

This is a must see new listing on prestigious Bird Key. Situated on a lush and secluded oversized corner lot, this stunning home feels like your own Four Seasons retreat. Watch the sun set over the water from your boat dock as you listen to birds singing.

The home was fully remodeled in 2012, pristinely maintained and hardly lived in.  This impeccable canal home offers the discerning buyer a premium option. Elegant and sophisticated details include quality construction, rich wide plank hard wood floors throughout, smooth textured ceilings and walls, crown moldings, arched doorways and windows, all granite counter tops, new custom built cabinetry in kitchen and baths, all new lighting featuring art lighting and designer fixtures, gourmet kitchen, dual master suite bath, wood burning fireplace, gracious outdoor living area with expansive screened lanai, and finished floor in the two-car garage.  The owners applied excellent attention to detail throughout this beautifully designed residence.

Bird Key is perfectly situated just a mile east of famed St. Armand’s Circle with its wonderful shops, dining and entertainment, and also close-by is Downtown Sarasota with acclaimed performing arts, myriad galleries and shopping and some of the State’s finest restaurants. The Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport is just five miles away.

561 Spinnaker Lane, Longboat Key, FL 34228

This beautifully remodeled residence is located in the highly desirable south Longboat Key neighborhood of Country Club Shores.

The renovation included adding a second level, where the spacious master suite fills the entire floor, and is accessible by elevator as well as stairs.  The main level of the home has a large bedroom suite that could also serve as a master should the new owners prefer.  Another bedroom has been warmly finished with beautiful built-ins for office use.

The home has been finished with gorgeous Brazilian Cherry wood floors.  Most of the windows have been replaced with impact glass to meet current hurricane codes.  The property also has natural gas.

Lot size is quite large with 122 feet of canal-frontage, allowing for more than one boat to be docked along the edge of the property.  Currently the dockside boat lift accommodates 15,000 pounds.  The Country Club Shores beach access opening to the beautiful sands of Longboat Key and the Gulf of Mexico is a short walk or bike ride away.

Country Club Shores is close to the Longboat Key Club and Resort, which boasts 45 holes of championship golf, Har-Tru tennis courts and a state-of-the-art tennis center, fitness center and spa, and several fine dining restaurant options.  The neighborhood is located just minutes from famed St. Armand’s Circle with its collection of fine shops and restaurants, and to Downtown Sarasota with myriad possibilities for entertainment, dining, cultural amenities, galleries and shops. Sarasota/Bradenton International Airport is just 20 minutes away.

551 Harbor Point Road, Longboat Key, FL 34228

This spectacular gated Bay Isles residence is a must-see for its extraordinary beauty and design details.  Newly built in 2011, designed by architect Cliff Scholz, the builder was Steve Carr and landscaping design is by Michael Gilkey. Not an element was missed in creating this aesthetically breathtaking property.

The gracious manse of 5,000 sq. ft. includes four en-suite bedrooms (a master suite on each floor) and six bathrooms.  Egyptian limestone flooring is throughout the first floor, complemented by custom wainscoting, distinctive cove ceilings and beautiful window treatments. The kitchen is designed not only for a culinary enthusiast, but also for warm and convivial conversation and relaxation with a combination of top-of-the-line appliances, gorgeous Carra Gold marble countertops, handsomely honed custom designed Brookhaven cabinetry, breakfast/buffet counter and inviting seating area.

The upper level of the residence boasts hand-hewn Hickory hardwood floors. Generous bathrooms feature granite countertops, custom tiling and seamless glass shower enclosures.

The two spacious terraces with wood-paneled ceilings, ceilings fans and natural sandstone flooring, are the perfect spot to enjoy the panoramic splendor of the surrounding scenery.

The home also boasts multiple HVAC zones, three energy-efficient gas boilers for on-demand hot water, a whole-house emergency generator fueled by in-ground propane tank, Kinetico water treatment system, elevator, new boat dock system, and oversized three-car garage.

Bay Isles offers residents the finest of amenities including private beach club, golf and tennis.  Located at the southern end of Longboat Key, famed St. Armand’s Circle with its wonderful shops, dining and entertainment is minutes away and also close-by is Downtown Sarasota with acclaimed performing arts, myriad galleries and shopping and some of the State’s finest restaurants.  The Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport is just a short drive away.

316 W. Royal Flamingo Dr., Sarasota, FL 34236

The ultimate couple’s home in Sarasota’s premier neighborhood, Bird Key has been custom designed and built by the current owners. The home looks west over the bay so beautiful sunsets can be seen year-round.

The residence must be seen to be appreciated with details including large open living spaces, numerous architectural features such as a sculpture niche and custom wood panelling, barrel-vaulted ceilings in the living room and family room, wood-burning gas fireplace, low-voltage ceiling lights, eight-foot solid oak interior doors with all brass hinge components and hand-blown Italian glass knobs, custom mahogany fluted front door, barrel vault ceilings in the living and family rooms, distinctive crown molding, six-foot Pella windows and 7.5 foot French doors with Vista Mylar storm/security film, red oak wood floors in the main living areas and Berber carpet in bedrooms. There is specially selected granite and marble all throughout the home.

The gourmet cook’s dream kitchen has Dacor, Sub Zero and Asko appliances including a 48″ gas range, three full ovens and 147 bottle dual-temp wine refrigerator. The custom cherry kitchen cabinets offer abundant storage and features such as pull out shelving, spice and flatware drawers.  Countertops reflect the movement of the water outside in the Kinawa Light granite with bullnose edge detail. On the terrace just outside the kitchen is a gas hook-up for an outdoor kitchen. A charming breakfast nook overlooking the water finishes off this grand space.

The spacious master bedroom with large windows overlooking the bay is a stunning retreat and is complete with an over-sized master bathroom finished with an elegant 24″ Saturnia stone tile floor, Verde Marina granite counters, double head glass enclosed shower/steam bath with bench, Ultra air spa tub, and his and hers walk-in closets with built-in safe.

A guest suite is on the opposite side of the house from the master offering guests and homeowners privacy.  The guest room has a walk-in closet and full bath with glassed shower and overlooks the lush gardens. A third room is currently used as fitness room, which could be converted to a bedroom, and the house also has an office.

The interior has a full-house Lutron lighting system, family room surround sound, music system throughout the home and outdoors, and Dehart alarm system including all screens, which allows windows to be open with the alarm system on.

The exterior boasts a 30×15 pool with in-ground cleaning system, boat dock and 13,500lb lift, power and water, irrigation well, Gold Rusticated Limestone front entry walkway and rear terrace floor, paver circular drive and pool deck and lush landscaping with numerous majestic and mature trees.

This spectacular home nestled into a protected boat basin but with expansive water views is 1/2 mile inside the entrance gate to Bird Key, just over a mile to downtown Sarasota to the east and famed St. Armand’s Circle to the west. The Sarasota Bradenton International Airport is just 15 minutes away.