401 South Palm Ave. #1101, Sarasota, FL 34236

The Savoy on Palm is a chic and sophisticated residential address, walking distance from the heart of downtown Sarasota. With only 24 residences it is perfect for those who wish exclusivity and privacy.

The offering is Sarasota’s ultimate penthouse with over 5,700 square feet.  The private elevator opens to a grand entry foyer and rotunda with onyx floor detail and sky dome above. Visitors are immediately met with a captivating view through the spacious grand salon and out a true floor-to-ceiling wall glass to Sarasota Bay and the Gulf beyond.  The large salon includes a full bar, gas fireplace with marble hearth, and ample spots to exhibit art and collectibles. And vast terraces wrap the condominium providing a variety of seating and dining areas from which to enjoy both water and city scenes.

The residence has four bedroom suites and five full bathroom. A chef’s kitchen with large center island featuring a Viking gas range with Miele hood, also has Dacor ovens, Bosch dishwasher and Poggen Pohn cabinetry. Best of all are the incomparable views from the kitchen and breakfast room, as well as the adjacent family room with built-in cabinetry and 70’ television. A butler’s pantry serves the large dining room with wrap-around glass and stunning ceiling coffer detail. An outdoor kitchen with Dacor gas grill is easily accessed from the kitchen.

The master suite is an exquisite retreat for the residents. From the bed owners will view kaleidoscope sunsets through the wall of glass, his and hers closets are large and well equipped including dressing tables in each, a spacious double rain shower behind glass and glass block, double walk-in whirlpool oversplash tub and his and hers water closets are additional features.

Grand halls throughout the penthouse with handsome finishes, niches and lighting create gallery like settings ideal for displaying sculpture and paintings. Guest suites are large and all feature private baths and terraces with views of the morning sun and the city. One guest suite comes with its own private elevator access, large private terrace, full morning kitchen, double shower and Kohler whirlpool.

All of the living spaces are ample for grand entertaining, while at the same time perfect for intimate conversation. Marble floors and designer light fixtures, electronic window treatments, sophisticated lighting and sound system, deep terraces, a private hot tub, 10 foot ceilings, solid core doors, water filtration system and hot water circulating pump, three air conditioning zones are just some of the special features the residence offers.

A 1,200 bottle wine cellar and three car garage are ideally located in the building just next to the elevator. The exceptional Savoy amenities include concierge services, social lounge and catering kitchen, fitness center, library w/ fireplace and wine bar, massage room, heated 60 foot pool and spa with summer kitchen, rooftop sunset terrace and a two-room guest suite.

The Savoy is a pet friendly building with fenced dog walk.  It also has fully funded reserves. Enjoy all that downtown Sarasota living has to offer: the spectacular waterfront, theaters, galleries, fine dining, Selby Gardens, Farmer’s Market, entertainment and more at your doorstep.

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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1800 Ben Franklin Dr. #305, Sarasota, FL 34236

The Sarasota waterfront community of L’Elegance is located on beautiful Lido Key. Condominiums in this highly-sought development are rarely for sale because of its stunning beachfront setting, exceptional amenities, beautiful finishes and its proximity to famed St. Armand’s Circle with its many boutiques and restaurants.  The award-winning cultural activities, fine dining and shopping in downtown Sarasota is minutes away. Just blocks from L’Elegance are beautiful nature trails through some of Sarasota Bay’s mangroves where myriad of tropical flora, birds and playful dolphins and manatees can be seen.

Lido Beach is recognized for its powdery white sand and it is just outside the door of this wonderful property. The condo offers a split bedroom plan with almost all rooms facing the gulf, and also boasts a renovated kitchen. The spectacular Gulf sunsets await from the wide western facing terrace. The spacious master suite has a walk-in closet, garden tub, shower, dual sinks and vanity area.

Wood flooring in the main living areas and tile flooring in the bedrooms add to the beauty of this residence. Some of the reasons L’ Elegance is considered one of the premier condominium communities on Lido Beach are its resort-like features including well-equipped fitness center, card/billiard room, an 85’ heated lap pool overlooking the gulf, two Har-tru tennis courts, guard gate, secured building entry, on-site management, under the building assigned parking.

L’Elegance is one of the few buildings on Lido Key that is pet friendly allowing two pets with no weight restriction. The building also permits rentals should an owner wish to make it available seasonally when not in residence. This is a well-run complex that fully funds their reserves.

3515 Gulf of Mexico Dr., Longboat Key, FL 34228

Magnificent and rare direct Gulf front parcel spanning 235 feet of beautiful sandy beach and captivating views of azure blue water from the Gulf of Mexico.

This just under one acre lot is a fabulous real estate offering on the highly sought after southern portion of Longboat Key and is just a short drive to Longboat Key Club and their many amenities, golf, tennis and fitness center.

Downtown Sarasota is just a quick hop over the Ringling Bridge or Anna Maria is a short and beautiful waterfront drive to the North.

No architectural restrictions other than from the town of Longboat Key, so just imagine creating something spectacular. This is a chance of a lifetime to own your own piece of beachfront paradise as there are very few opportunities to build your own residence on a vacant Gulf front parcel.

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.

1281 Gulf of Mexico Dr. #101, Longboat Key, FL 34228

This direct Longboat Key Gulf front condominium offers the most outstanding view in highly sought The Water Club development. Located on the first living level of this elegant complex gives this condominium the added bonus of extra terraces for true indoor-outdoor waterfront living, and easy access to the gorgeous powdery sands of the 10-mile long Longboat Key beach.

The attractively furnished Arlington floor plan is a beautifully finished three bedroom four bath plus powder room residence. The luxurious master suite with floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the Gulf has his and her bathrooms and a spacious walk-in closet with built-ins.

The living room,which is more than 700 square feet, is a showcase for the panoramic Gulf views featuring tall ceilings and walls of glass leading to expansive terraces. The large kitchen includes an island and breakfast area. Unique to this residence is a private terrace of nearly 800 square foot off the living room with a private gate leading to the complexes’ pool deck.

A split bedroom floor plan gives extra privacy with two en-suite guest rooms and direct access to a Gulf front terrace from each. This residence comes with a private enclosed two-car garage with considerable storage space.

The Water Club amenity package is superior to any other condo on the key. Owning here gives exclusive use of a beautifully designed Clubhouse with club room and billiard table, library with fireplace, ballroom and private dining room, providing residents with additional living and recreational spaces. Amenities also include 4 Har-Tru tennis courts, a spa and fitness center, Olympic sized Gulf-side heated pool, 24 hour security, concierge service and magnificent grounds.

Located at the south end of Longboat Key, the residence is just minutes from exclusive St. Armand’s Circle, the exciting waterfront of downtown Sarasota, the many attractions, theater and other cultural amenities of the city, and only 20 minutes from the Sarasota Airport.

3060 Grand Bay Blvd. #PH1101, Longboat Key, FL 34228

This spectacular Grand Bay penthouse residence on Longboat Key boasts wraparound terraces with sweeping sunrise to sunset views of the Gulf of Mexico, Sarasota Bay, the lights of the downtown Sarasota skyline and the golf course.

With 4,400 square feet of interior living area, 11-foot ceilings and an impressive 5,300 square feet of terrace with its own spa, garden gazebo and retractable awnings, this penthouse offers gracious spaces for living and entertaining. Floor to ceiling glass walls throughout allow for stunning vistas from nearly every room.

The residence features a private elevator lobby, complete chef’s gourmet kitchen with beautiful granite countertops and custom cabinetry, large breakfast room, dining room, and a living room of almost 800 square feet with endless views from every corner. The spacious master suite has his and hers marble baths and walk-in closets with large windows opening to the terrace and views beyond. The residence also has three large en-suite guest bedrooms.

Included with the residence are additional storage and two parking spaces. Grand Bay is pet friendly with two pets permitted with no weight limit. Grand Bay is truly the jewel of Sarasota Bayside condominium living on Longboat Key. The Grand Bay community includes 24-hour manned guard gate, four Har-Tru tennis courts, fitness center, spacious clubhouse, library, social room, heated swimming pools and spas. It also has unsurpassed building and grounds maintenance, strong financial reserves and excellent social activities.

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.

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.