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.