5121 Kestral Park Place, Sarasota, FL 34231

This meticulously maintained 3,700 square foot five-bedroom split floorplan residence in the coveted neighborhood of The Landings, is perfect for family living.

The high vaulted ceiling in the open living room offers ample space for family and friends.  The open kitchen with gas appliances and family room with wood-burning fireplace offer wonderful views of the expansive open pool and outdoor entertainment areas, with easy access for true indoor-outdoor living.  Family dining is set at large windows overlooking the pool and lush landscaping and the formal dining room is enhanced by private gardens outside a wall of windows.

The owner has added a separate in-law suite to the home with a large living room and separate bedroom. The property has a buried propane gas tank and a generator that will power the kitchen and a/c units.

This spacious family home is in the only gated residential community west of Tamiami Trail in northern Sarasota. The Landings is known for its elegant oak trees and mature landscaping throughout the community with beautifully manicured winding roads, lakes, park, nature trails and fishing pier.

The Landings neighborhood is a collection of single family homes, townhouses, villas and condominiums and is a short drive to the Southside shopping district, downtown Sarasota and the world famous sand beaches of Siesta Key. Just outside the gates of this community is the very private Field Club and within the Landings community is the Landings Racquet Club with 8 Har-Tru tennis courts, pro shop, library, pool and spa. The nearby A+ rated schools make this the perfect location to raise your family. The sellers have had a pre-selling home inspection done and made all the suggested repairs.

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.

5308 Anthony Lane, Sarasota, FL 34233

This former builder model has many upgrades and is located in the family friendly neighborhood of Ashton Glen.

With four bedrooms, three bathrooms and a split floor plan in more than 3,100 square feet, this is a very comfortable home. The master bedroom is on the first living level.  On the second floor are the fourth bedroom, full bath and a bonus room.

In the large family room there is a custom built-in entertainment center and gas fireplace. The office also has beautiful built-ins. Details such as double tray ceilings in the master bedroom and family room add design interest to the home.

The large kitchen has granite counters, breakfast bar, wood cabinets, walk in pantry, stainless steel appliances and is open to the family room.

The screened covered pool lanai has a full summer kitchen and ample terraces for entertaining and relaxing. The pool area overlooks a pond and open grass area.

The home as a two-car garage with storage space and the property is located all on large lake view lot. Located in the desirable Ashton Elementary school district in a quiet and very well located Sarasota neighborhood. The property is located just minutes from the beaches, shopping and I75.

845 Longboat Club Road, Longboat Key, FL 34228

Serenissima

A stunning ode to the majesty of Renaissance Venice, Serenissima “The Most Serene” is one of the finest homes ever built in Florida. The Beachfront Estate is incomparable in architecture, irreplaceable in artistic beauty and and situated on the southern end of the Longboat Key, this palatial masterwork embraces a luminous panorama of sea, sand and sky. The serene yet powerful exterior dazzles with its white Italianate façade, while the interior presents unprecedented design and luxury.

Serenissima engages all of the senses, starting with the breathtaking atrium-style marble-clad entry hall, where a brass trimmed and glass birdcage elevator awaits passengers, peering upwards you are met with stunning colonnades on the living floors above and the handcrafted majestic glass dome opening to the skies, and before your eyes the azure Gulf of Mexico melts into the horizon.

Indulgent details such as gold-leaf domed ceilings, gold and crystal faucets, intricate trompe l’oeil features throughout the home, beautiful wall sconces and sparkling chandeliers, a 10-seat home theatre with stage and 100 foot screen, graceful silk drapes with distinctive detailing, even elegant decorative finial hinges and custom door handles, subtle rope lighting in recessed ceilings, and electric shades on nearly all windows, help to make this home the epitome of style and sophistication.

Designed with a reverence for craftsmanship; lyrical Venetian murals, beautiful locally designed and fabricated stained glass windows and doors, custom balustrades along wide colonnades on each floor, extraordinary millwork and carefully curated stone, marble and granite throughout are just a glimpse of the details across three living levels.

Serenissima truly does blend spectacular entertaining with warm living spaces. Even the grand salon, which could easily fit 100 guests, has intimate seating areas perfect for a family crossword puzzle night or for gathering to watch a major sporting event with a few friends. The kitchen is master-chef quality, yet also a perfect setting for family holidays and celebrations, with ample areas to either participate in the feast’s preparations on simply to keep the cook company, it is fantastic for congregation and conversation.

Three levels of palatial terraces encased in glass rails present striking views over the sprawling pool with infinity edge to the captivating backdrop of the Gulf just beyond.

Supreme in scale, Serenissima balances voluminous spaces for entertaining with intimate leisure rooms, all of which inspire memorable moments with family. These include a magnificent grand salon, which could easily accommodate 100 guests, a master chef’s kitchen ideal for congregation and conversation, 10-seat theatre and Sun Room adjacent to the pool.

The second living level of the home is for intimate family living.  A central sitting room with full kitchenette separates double master suites and offices, all of which offer a unique security system making this area especially fortified should an owner choose to engage it.  This level also offers an en-suite guest suite, two full laundry rooms and access with both the Bird Cage elevator and a service elevator, as well as the grand staircase.

A third living level is home to the 10-seat theatre, which is wood encased with structural elements to enhance the sound, houses a 100 foot screen and even has a stage for performances.  The theatre’s foyer is harlequin themed with faux painted walls with brass brad detailing, stained glass doors and a bathroom with an elegant Phantom of the Opera motif.  In addition, this level includes three en-suite bedrooms, family room with kitchenette and laundry facility complete with hairwash sink.

At Serenissima, active days of sand castle building, shell seeking, sailing, golfing or theatre-going are capped by spectacular sunsets enjoyed from expansive terraces with incredible views spanning the infinity pool, beach and Gulf.

On the ground level is a 10-car gallery with ample room to allow drive through when fully occupied, vast storage areas, wine room and even a gardener’s potting room and large crafting room.

The beachfront estate is set behind the exclusive gates of The Longboat Key Club, amenities include golf courses, tennis courts, restaurants, a spa, fitness center and marina. St. Armand’s Circle is less than 5 minutes away and downtown with its renowned visual and performing arts venues, shopping and award-winning dining awaits just across the iconic Ringling Bridge.

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3395 Bayou Lane, Longboat Key, FL 34228

This lovely Longboat Key home is situated on a quiet cul-de-sac in the Bayou neighborhood of Bay Isles, located at the southern end of Longboat Key, and behind the secure gates of Longboat Key Club.  The residence boasts an elevated site and renovations.  The cathedral ceilings, spacious and open living area with gas fire place, and contemporary three bedroom split floor plan are just some of the special features that make the home special.

The large master suite includes a luxurious marble spa, dual sinks and a separate shower.  The guest bedrooms are en-suite and there is an additional full bath to serve the pool area. The closets are generous offering plenty of storage.

Outdoor living and entertaining is enhanced by a large wrap around screened deck and pool area that is accessible from many of the rooms.  The tranquil setting, lush landscaping and mature trees provide a feeling of privacy yet you are just minutes from every convenience imaginable.

This home has been meticulously cared for with a new roof in 2005, new HVAC in 2007 and the deck was replaced in 2009. Bay Isles offers residents the finest of amenities including private beach club, golf and tennis.

The Bayou is close to the Longboat Key Town Center with shopping, dining and even a new medical center.  It is just a short drive to famed St. Armand’s Circle and its fine restaurants and boutiques, and downtown Sarasota is just minutes more, where many exceptional cultural activities, award-winning restaurants and stores can be found.

529 Putter Lane, Longboat Key, FL 34228 – A4136340

This spectacular Sarasota Bay front residence on Longboat Key radiates with extraordinary beauty and design details. It was built in 2006 and exquisitely created by Phipps Design and built by Murray Homes, not an element was missed by this team in creating a breathtaking property. Manicured gardens and mature landscaping create a stunning more than 1/3 acre site.

The gracious manse of 4,918 square feet includes four en-suite bedrooms with both first and second story master bedrooms, cherry wood hand-hewn floors throughout the main living level complemented by coffered ceilings, custom crown molding, walls of wide French doors and beautiful window treatments. The vaulted ceilings in the living room allow for beautiful light throughout the day and also includes a gas fire place. Handsome fixtures and finishes in the bathrooms make each rich with beauty and comfort.

The kitchen is designed for a true culinary enthusiast, and also for warm and convivial conversation and relaxation. A combination of top-of-the-line appliances, Costa Esmeralda granite counters, handsomely designed Bertch cabinetry, breakfast/buffet counter and an inviting seating area are just some of the features. The butler’s pantry boasts marble counters, chestnut stained custom cabinetry, Sub Zero wine refrigerator and Fisher Paykel dishwasher drawer. An outdoor kitchen with gas grill, 2-burner cooktop, sink and refrigeration provides yet another special feature to the home.

Outdoor living and entertaining in this Longboat Key residence is enhanced with spacious first and second story verandas of over 2,000 square feet, creating a perfect spot to enjoy the panoramic splendor of the surrounding scenery. A wide terrace surrounding the swimming pool with tanning edge and swim-out platform and separate spa allows for a variety of lounging areas, and the expansive dock provides yet another spot to watch for manatees, view playful dolphins, watch the variety of birds flocking to and from the nearby island habitats, or simply marvel at the sky as the sun sets and the bold colors span across the horizon.

The home offers multiple HVAC zones (replaced within the past two years,) four-level hydraulic elevator, multi-zone alarm system, heated pool and outdoor spa, large boat dock, and garage space for three automobiles. The 170’ seawall on protected deep water offers perfect dockage for your yacht. One of the few residential offerings on Longboat Key where the construction meets the criteria of the current building code. As a member of the voluntary homeowners association you have deeded beach access to the beautiful beach and warm Gulf waters on the shores of Longboat Key.

1100 Ben Franklin Dr. #301, Sarasota, FL 34236

Lido Surf and Sand outlinesmThis splendid Lido Beach gulf front corner condominium unit located with unobstructed views, has been completely remodeled with an open floor plan and other improvements. Its large wrap around enclosed terrace overlooking beautiful Lido Beach offers spectacular sunsets and indoor outdoor living.

At just over 1,400 square feet, this two bedroom-two bath lower floor northwest facing condominium boasts an expansive living area and comfortable bedrooms. In addition to the interior improvements, the exterior sliding glass terrace doors have been replaced with state-of-the-art and code compliant impact glass doors.

Lido Surf and Sand is a wonderful community with an active social calendar, lovely mature landscaping, direct beach access to the white sandy Lido Beach, a recently renovated and well equipped fitness center, an expansive pool, spa and terrace area renovated just a couple of years ago, club room with WiFi, a lovely center courtyard, and comfortable lobby accessing the building elevators, make this building even more desirable.  The secured entry community has on-site management. The association has completed many major capital improvement projects in recent years, all without special assessments.

The secure under building parking garage is attached to the building and the parking space is only a few steps to the elevator. The air conditioned storage room is close by the condo on the same floor. One month rentals are allowed and the building is pet friendly. Lido Surf & Sand is strolling distance to the trendy shops and fine dining on St. Armand’s Circle, as well as the pristine Nature Park with one of Sarasota’s most popular kayak/canoe paddling areas. The park boasts both peaceful walking trails as well as water access through the natural mangrove tunnels perfect for viewing exotic birds, manatees, fish and more. Downtown Sarasota with its myriad arts and entertainment, and award-winning restaurants is just a short drive away.

7722 Sanderling Road, Sarasota, FL 34242

This is a rare over one acre direct Gulf front estate in the private gated community of Sanderling Club, just south of the award winning Siesta Key Beach, offering 203′ of Gulf frontage.

Depending on a buyer’s desire, it is one of the only Gulf front lots available in size and shape needed to construct a true estate-size home directly on the beach. The existing home has been renovated, has a warm and inviting environment and is move-in ready if a buyer prefers a more modest home or to wait and experience the site before building.

The magnificent tropical setting is protected by a permitted “hardened-shore” and walkway over the protective material and beach. Miami-Dade code compliant hurricane resistant sliders open from each room to a 1,150 square foot deck providing spectacular year round Gulf views and easy access to the hot tub. A casual lifestyle is reflected in the beautiful hardwood flooring, custom wood burning fireplace, and vaulted ceiling.

This is an opportunity to purchase a prime beachfront property on Siesta Key with possibilities ranging from living in the existing house, renovating and expanding, or using this site for new construction.

The residence is located in the Gulf front Sanderling Club, which is an enclave of single family residences in a natural wooded setting whose amenities include Paul Rudolph designed cabanas and beach house, tennis courts, private beach and a marina with bay access. Nearby is the award-winning Siesta Key Beach and Sarasota with all its restaurants, shopping and cultural attractions.

210 Sands Point Rd. #2207, Longboat Key, FL 34228

This type of unit at the world-class Resort at Longboat Key is rarely available. It is the largest two bedroom floor plan available in the resort located behind the gates on Longboat Key’s southern end. The condo is beautifully located on the southern end of building two overlooking the gulf, beach and Longboat Key pass separating Longboat and Lido Keys, and you do not overlook the busy pool and recreation area.

Currently the condominium is not part of the hotel program, thus allowing you year round-use or renting the property out yourself. In addition you may choose to participate in the Ownership Rental Program by meeting the necessary interior criteria.For an added convenience, the property is being sold furnished.

This extraordinary resort is a condominium-hotel offering buyers attractive rental possibilities. The Resort at Longboat Key Club pampers the owners and guests with six restaurants, golf, tennis, marina, spa services, fitness center, concierge, maid service and friendly staff to make your vacation a memorable one. The Resort has received the AAA Four-Diamond rating for thirty consecutive years and offers a multitude of ways to enjoy your leisure time.

This property is located in the exclusive, gated and sought-after Longboat Key Club located just off the mainland of Sarasota with its celebrated cultural offerings, award-winning dining and beautiful waterfront recreation areas, and minutes from the myriad shops and restaurants at famed St. Armand’s Circle. The recent window and balcony upgrade assessment has been paid in full.

110 Seagull Lane, Sarasota, FL 34236

This Bay Front Bird Key home on a wide and calm boat basin boasts deep water with no bridges leading out to the gulf and Intracoastal with ample depth for sailing enthusiasts.. These unique inlets around Bird Key are famous for offering spectacular dolphins and manatees viewing right in your back yard.

The value of this property is in the land and its location on Bird Key, though the home is very livable should a buyer wish to occupy it while contemplating a renovation or rebuild. The house has 4 bedrooms in a split one level floor plan, on a large 16,250 sq.ft. lot with 130’ directly on the bay.

Bird Key is an exclusive residential enclave with just 500 single-family homes, and residents particularly appreciate its privacy, manicured lots and security controlled environment.  The island 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. Bird Key and The Sarasota Yacht Clubs are nearby and offer wonderful amenities and activities for their members.  The Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport is just a short drive away.