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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401 South Palm Avenue #PH1101, 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.

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.

529 Putter Lane, Longboat Key, FL 34228 – A4210482

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.

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.

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”.

4007 5th Avenue NE, Bradenton, FL 34208

Welcome to Bella Sole on the Manatee River, resort style living in this lovely waterfront community.

This exciting custom-built Topaz model is the epitome of the Florida lifestyle. Delicately balancing airy elegance and relaxed harm, it encompasses approximately 2,526 sq. ft. of pure enjoyment from the enchanting gated courtyard entry to the sparkling saltwater pool and outdoor kitchen area.

In the evening retire to your stunning master bedroom suite and savor the breezes on your spacious balcony patio. Interior design and décor offer impeccable touches, inspired spaces, and clean lines. Kitchen is superbly equipped gas cooktop, wall ovens, microwave oven, all high end stainless steel, granite counters, and custom cabinetry that overlooks the cozy Great Room.

Outdoor entertainment is a pleasure as you enjoy your screened in lanai, pool and roughed in outdoor kitchen.

Access world class boating and fishing from your private extended dock on a saltwater canal with access to Manatee River in minutes, just 12 miles to Gulf of Mexico and only 6 miles to Tampa Bay. Imagine living on the water without flooding concerns! No need for flood insurance here as not in a flood zone.

Carpeting is included, but not yet installed so that you can customize your beautiful home by choosing your own color/style. This gated and secure complex with low HOA fees, No CDD fees is located near world class beaches, cultural downtown Sarasota, historical Bradenton district, and St. Petersburg night life.

Live an exceptional boating lifestyle on the Manatee River at Bella Sole.

5640 Cloverleaf Run, Lakewood Ranch, FL 34211

This nearly new construction is ready for immediate occupancy in the maintenance free gated Lennar Homes community of Bridgewater in Lakewood Ranch.

The Vanderbilt floor plan with just under 3,000 square feet of luxurious living space, four bedrooms in a desirable split plan with a den/office and three full baths is set on an over-sized premium lake setting lot.

The residence boasts an expansive great room perfect for family gatherings connected to a large open kitchen. The spacious formal living room and dining room merge for endless entertainment options.

The homeowner chose many upgrades in building this residence including tile floors throughout, crown moldings, granite counter tops, GE Monogram stainless steel appliances and wood cabinetry.

The heated pool and spa with expansive caged terrace area with summer kitchen. adds true indoor-outdoor entertainment and living opportunities.

The large 3-car garage gives everyone a spot for their toys.

The Bridgewater Community offers wonderful lakeside living as well as access to the many entertainment, athletic and community amenities offered throughout Lakewood Ranch. Walking trails along the lakes of Bridgewater connects to the grand nature trail system that meanders Lakewood Ranch. Golf, shopping, dining and excellent schools are all nearby.

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.

656 Regatta Way, Bradenton, FL 34208

Medallion Home’s furnished Bimini model in the desirable Inlets community on the Manatee Waterfront, 2016 Parade of Homes winner, is a stunning contemporary new home on a choice deep water site.  Vast terraces on both the main living level and the second level offer expansive views of the Manatee River.

The more than 4,800 square foot, four bedroom residence was meticulously designed with state of the art architectural details including a floating staircase with glass railing, limestone flooring, rock waterfall behind the dining room, luxury wood cabinets throughout, stunning lighting features, high ceilings – many with beautiful detailing, and impact glass windows aplenty, to name just a few special elements.

The main level features a two-story living room with generous use of glass to highlight the magnificent views, gas fireplace, formal dining room with built in sideboard with generous storage, family room, and complete chef’s kitchen with views of the Manatee Waterfront has a 6-burner Wolf gas cook-top, sub-zero fridge, two dishwashers and beautiful cabinetry providing ample counter space and storage. The main level master bedroom retreat has inlay ceilings, and a coffee bar leads to the spa-like master bath.

The second level of the home has two en-suite bedrooms, den, tech or hobby room, an architecturally stimulating large gathering room with a serving bar and full walk-in glass wine cellar and large terraces. An elevator serves the two living levels of the residence.

Outdoor entertaining is special beside the Infinity edge salt water pool and spa.  With a full summer kitchen and fire pit and vast decks for multiple seating areas and sunning spots, this home is perfect for true indoor-outdoor living.  This is an ideal waterfront location convenient to Sarasota, St. Petersburg and Tampa with world class shopping, I75, IMG Sports Academy, Benderson Rowing Park and three airports.