2839 Hardee Drive, Sarasota, FL 34231

This lovely residence in Gulf Gate Woods in Sarasota is three-bedroom, two-bath in a split floor plan with a living room, dining room, and family room with wood burning fireplace.

A spacious screened lanai overlooks the large fenced backyard, which has ample space to add a swimming pool.

The home also has a two car attached garage.

Located on a cul-de-sac oversized lot in Gulf Gate Woods, a family friendly quiet established neighborhood with sidewalks, streetlights, located in an A+ school district and the nearby Gulf Gate shopping and dining village minutes away.

The white sand beaches of Siesta Key are just a bike ride or short drive away, and also close is the Westfield Mall with Costco and movie theaters, Legacy Trail for biking, the new Gulf Gate Library, YMCA, and numerous fitness centers.

There is a voluntary Homeowners Association, $50 annual fee, with deed restrictions that keep the neighborhood neat and property values on the rise.

The home has a history of consistent rental income – minimum lease period one month.

6843 Gulf of Mexico Dr., Longboat Key, FL 34228

This wonderful Beach Walk condominium on Longboat Key offers incredible panoramic Gulf and beach views from large windows and wide terrace of this spacious townhouse.

Experience the ideal coastal island lifestyle from this unique, private three-story residence with 2-car garage and private elevator.

This 3 bedroom, 3 bath spacious 2,400 square foot condo offers seclusion and tranquility within this 19 residence beachfront complex.

From all vistas you experience wide open private space, a peaceful environment, amazing white sandy beach and unobstructed sunset views. You will feel that this one-of-a-kind condo lives like a beach house without the huge investment of purchasing a single-family beachfront home.

Impeccably maintained with high nine-foot ceilings, spacious rooms and two large balconies. The main living floor also offers a bedroom with en suite bathroom, which could also be used as an office or den. The kitchen opens up to the living room and dining room.

Up the stairs or elevator is the huge master suite with plenty of room for a sitting area. The master bathroom is generous with dual vanities, a soaking tub, separate shower and a spacious walk-in closet.

A large covered recreation area on the ground floor is ideal for family and friends. Recent updates include new impact storm windows and sliding doors.

Located at the north end of Longboat Key and literal steps from the Gulf and 10 miles of magnificent white sand beach. Anna Maria and Bradenton Beach with their wonderful selection of shops and restaurants is just minutes to the north, and the fine dining options of Longboat Key dot the island to the south.

5542 Cape Aqua Drive, Sarasota, FL 34242

This Siesta Isles house is ideally located on a quiet cul-de-sac and just a short distance to the #1 beach in the USA, Siesta Key Beach. Private access to Beach Road runs behind the house.

The residence has been lovingly maintained and updated with a split floor plan. It is 3 bedrooms with an extra bonus room, which can be used for an office, den or an additional bedroom.

The front door opens to a bright and spacious tiled living room, with views through to the large enclosed “Florida Room.”  The kitchen, also overlooking the large enclosed patio has modern stainless steel appliances, marble counter tops and plenty of storage and counter space.  A formal dining room and breakfast room are adjacent.

A lovely screened pool overlooks the mature and well manicured landscaping. This home boasts a large open fenced back yard, perfect for a pet-loving family.

Kitchen and master bath were updated in 2008. Other home improvements include a new breaker box in 2013, and roof replacement in 2008.

The exterior of the house was updated with a stone driveway in 2010, landscape lighting added in 2012 and the irrigation system well pump replace in 2013. New AC heat pump and compressor unit in 2010.

A welcoming circular driveway leads to a 2 car garage. This Siesta Key gem is an ideal house for a primary home, snowbirds or investment/rental property.

6827 Gulf of Mexico Dr., Longboat Key, FL 34228

This wonderful Beach Walk condominium on Longboat Key offers incredible panoramic Gulf and beach views from the wrap-around windows and large terrace of this corner townhouse.

Experience the ideal coastal island lifestyle from this unique, private three-story residence with 2-car garage and private elevator.

This 3 bedroom, 3 bath spacious 2,400 square foot condo offers seclusion and tranquility within this 19 residence beachfront complex.

From all vistas you experience wide open private space, a peaceful environment, amazing white sandy beach and unobstructed sunset views. You will feel that this one-of-a-kind condo lives like a beach house without the huge investment of purchasing a single-family beachfront home.

Impeccably maintained with high nine-foot ceilings, spacious rooms and two large balconies. The main living floor also offers a bedroom with en suite bathroom, which could also be used as an office or den. The kitchen opens up to the living room and dining room.

Up the stairs or elevator is the huge master suite with plenty of room for a sitting area. The master bathroom is generous with dual vanities, a soaking tub, separate shower and a spacious walk-in closet.

A large covered recreation area on the ground floor is ideal for family and friends. Recent updates include new impact storm windows and sliding doors.

Located at the north end of Longboat Key and literal steps from the Gulf and 10 miles of magnificent white sand beach. Anna Maria and Bradenton Beach with their wonderful selection of shops and restaurants is just minutes to the north, and the fine dining options of Longboat Key dot the island to the south.

444 Acacia Drive, Sarasota, FL 34234

Nestled into Sapphire Shores, near the beautiful Sarasota Bay front, living is easy in this stunner positioned in the warmth and vibrancy that characterizes this prized Sarasota neighborhood. Sarasota Magazine says it best. “For a certain kind of person–brainy, creative and a little adventurous– home just has to be along the historic tree-shaded streets near the Ringling Museum.”

The residence is the epitome of quality craftsmanship, this lovely residence speaks of the owner’s attention to detail and uncompromising standards. Designed for seamless indoor/outdoor living with perfect flow from open living area with high ceilings, adjacent impeccably appointed gourmet kitchen and butler’s pantry, and the large covered terrace just outside, entertaining is a pleasure for guests and owners alike.

A vast pool area and terrace oasis with soothing water feature is surrounded by lush landscaping, and includes a large fully equipped outdoor kitchen. Whether hosting a formal dinner party in the dining room, or casual gathering that flows naturally through this lovely home, there are ample way to enjoy – in fact, with your guests in their own private quarters in the beautiful carriage house, they may never want to leave!

A well-appointed master suite on the main living level along with two additional bedrooms round out this spacious nearly 3,500 square foot residence.

Just minutes to downtown, golf courses, SRQ International Airport, and only short stroll to Bayfront Park on Sarasota Bay, this home is the perfect setting for your “next chapter”.

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.

750 N. Tamiami Trail Penthouse 07, Sarasota, FL 34236

This is city living at its best atop Renaissance condominium – enjoy big Sarasota Bay and sunset views on the Gulf from this penthouse residence. Renaissance is an elegantly appointed 16 story building containing 244 residences, located steps from downtown Sarasota.

The corner residence is located on the penthouse level of the building giving you abundant light and views with its windows on two sides. A lovely terrace provides bonus space to enjoy the expansive views.

The interior floor plan is very practical with split bedrooms and a bay facing den.

Renaissance offers all of the resort amenities expected of a downtown location, fitness center, pool and spa, outdoor grill and seating area, business center, movie theater, media room, bike storage, sauna, conference and club rooms, guest suites and concierge services.

This condo has two deeded covered parking spaces in the convenient and secure parking garage.

Extensive cultural, dining, shopping opportunities are close by with the beach just a quick drive away. Join the luxury of downtown living now. The building is pet friendly and does fully fund reserves.

431 North Shore Road, Longboat Key, FL 34228

This is a beautiful residence at the north end of Longboat Key built in 2014 but hardly lived in. The home was designed to take advantage of the stunning views of the Gulf of Mexico and the dazzling west coast of Florida sunsets.

Designed by architect Robert Rokop and the built by Whitehead Construction to the highest structural integrity standards, the home exudes Florida lifestyle with high tray ceilings in many rooms, some with wood insets, all rooms have fine molding and trim details, well placed windows bring light to every room, there is a wood burning fireplace, and the chef’s kitchen and vast outdoor spaces make for true indoor-outdoor living and entertaining.

Along with more than 4,600sf of indoor living space, which includes a spacious master suite, the residence offers a separate approximate 850sf guest apartment which has its own living room, bedroom suite and kitchen area which is connected to the main part of the house.

This Longboat Key home was designed for privacy and to to take advantage of the incredible views. The heated pool and spa are built up on the second level of the home to enjoy the big gulf views from the large screened pool terrace. A short stroll down the street is access to the walking beach of Longboat Key.

The furniture is available for purchase.

2141 Gulf of Mexico Drive #4, Longboat Key, FL 34228

This Gulf-front en Provence residence has the most dramatic and enchanting water views.

The gracious private elevator entry foyer welcomes residents and guests to a wonderful open floor plan with volume ceilings, spectacular sparkling Gulf views, and details such as crown moldings, and travertine marble floors throughout the main living areas, plus an 800 square foot wraparound terrace with built-in gas grill.

With over 3,400 square feet of private living on the beach, this residence boasts three bedroom suites, including Gulf facing master suite, large formal dining area, family room, living room, large kitchen with granite countertops and premium appliances, and abundant storage in Neff cabinetry.

Both guest suites have access to an additional sunrise balcony.  The residence has a private two-car garage on the first level, which includes generous storage space.

En Provence is an exquisite seaside hideaway with the ambiance of a private estate on the French Mediterranean, but here on the shores of Longboat Key. There are only 21 residences in three charming and elegant mid-rise buildings surrounding a resort style pool and spa, nestled right on the beach front.

En Provence has a 24-hour guard gated entrance, owner’s clubhouse which features concierge, lounge with wet bar and fireplace, private dining room with caterer’s kitchen, fully equipped fitness center and men’s and women’s locker rooms. Meticulously manicured grounds with lush tropical bougainvillea and mature gardens and trees add to the enchantment and splendor of en Provence.

En Provence is a pet friendly community. Across the street is Longboat Key Club offering residents the finest of amenities including 45 holes of golf and large tennis club. En Provence is close to the Longboat Key Town Center with a variety shopping, a number of award-winning restaurants are only a short distance from the development, and it is a short drive to famed St. Armand’s Circle and downtown Sarasota where many exceptional cultural activities, restaurants and stores can be found.