590 Golf Links Lane, Longboat Key, FL 34228
This exquisite Longboat Key Bay front residence with 289 feet of seawall on Sarasota Bay is the definition of grace and elegance. Sparkling Bay views from every room enhance more than 8,000 sq.ft.of indoor living spaces and vast screened pool and outdoor living areas.
Large outdoor terraces, stunning landscaping with picturesque water fountains and open Bay views offer a sense of serenity at this dramatic setting on a rare oversize 1/2+ acre peninsula lot on Country Club Shores.
The residence was designed and built by architect Henri Schouten, who created a home that is a study in harmony and proportion in the Dutch minimalist architectural style. The result is a home that while quite large, is also intimate in dimension and character.
The residence features two Master Suites with direct bay views, terrace access, and fully equipped wet bars – one on each level. The bath includes a deep Hydro-Massage Tub.
The spectacular Great Room has sweeping bay views, a grand fireplace, tile flooring, skylights, soaring 26’ ceilings and magnificent staircase. The kitchen’s clean lines also offers ample counter and storage space – as well as spectacular views of the open bay. The family room and breakfast area with floor-to-ceiling windows are adjacent.
The exterior features Keystone lime trim, in addition to beautiful use of custom windows and curved lines. The vast screen-enclosed outdoor entertainment area includes a rapid-heating pool and spa, pool bath access, custom water feature and space for an outdoor kitchen.
Along the broad waterfront are recapped and recently inspected seawall, and two boat lifts.
Other highlights of the residence include an upper level Family Suite, elevator, media room, whole-house surround sound system, security system and electronically controlled gated entry.
The property was once the original homesite of Country Club Shores developer Edward Markham, and now home to this magnificent residence. The seller is the original owner, who has been meticulous with maintenance with a complete set of records available.
The home’s beautiful furnishings are available for purchase.
2525 Bayshore Road, Nokomis, FL 34275
This Mainland Bayfront spacious residence is nestled among majestic, century old oaks and located down a private lane on Sarasota Bay. On nearly 2/3 acre, this waterfront home offers a sanctuary in an estate-like setting, close to beach accesses, active shopping and dining areas.
Gardens lead visitors to double entry doors and into a grand entry foyer. The 10 foot ceilings and walls of windows create large bright open rooms with spectacular bay views across the calm waters of the Blackburn Bay portion of Sarasota Bay and the Intracoastal Waterway.
The grand master suite boasts a private terrace with stunning views. Even the soaking tub has beautiful water and garden vistas.
A remodeled gourmet kitchen with granite countertops, ample storage and breakfast nook is a wonderful gathering place. Windows open to the beautiful mature landscape. Close-by is a bonus game room. And the expansive living room with gas fireplace provides a perfect setting for indoor – outdoor entertaining with access to both the large screened pool area and beautiful open wood terraces set amongst the ancient trees and along the bay front.
There are travertine floors throughout the first floor. Large wraparound decks and substantial screened lanais overlook Sarasota Bay. The 110 ft. dock has a covered boat lift.
A large separate guest apartment with its own entrance includes a kitchenette and is a perfect spot for guests to relax and retreat. The three-car garage has ample space for workshop and storage, and even RV parking.
617 Regatta Way, Bradenton, FL 34208
Move in now to this exceptional 2015 custom built Bradenton Waterfront home in the Reserve at Harbour Walk section of the Inlets, on the shores of the Manatee River.
This beautiful island-inspired 4 bedroom, 3 ½ bath residence is poised on an exceptionally private and beautiful deep saltwater canal with direct access to the Manatee River and Gulf of Mexico beyond.
The open floor plan boasts a lovely dining space for entertaining and a large gourmet kitchen with walk-in pantry, quartz countertops, GE monogram SS appliances and 6-burner gas stove and hood.
The first floor master suite has a spacious master bath and double walk-in closets. Upstairs are three more bedrooms and a fabulous great room for lounging or entertaining.
High-end interior finishes include tongue and groove woodwork, coffered ceilings and custom wood cabinetry. Not only is this home beautiful, but the ultimate in functionality with a whole house generator, 16 seer HVAC systems, Grundfos water pressure pump, tankless water heater, infinity air purifier, wireless guardian audio/video, security cameras, wireless lighting controls, storm impact windows and doors, and the roof is equipped with a radiant barrier shield.
Outdoor living is at its best with full outdoor kitchen and a stunning pool and spa with a travertine terrace deck. It includes a spacious, custom dock with a 28,000lb. lift for your boating pleasure. An ideal waterfront location convenient to Sarasota, St. Petersburg and Tampa with world class beaches, shopping, I75, IMG Sports Academy, Benderson Rowing Park and three airports all close by.
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.
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.
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 Drive, 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.