569 Juan Anasco Drive, Longboat Key, FL 34228

Mature landscaping and paver circular drive welcome you to this lovely Longboat Key Canal Front home. With well placed and abundant windows, vaulted ceilings, and nicely sized rooms throughout, this home is open and bright.

The main living level is elevated both to take full advantage of the quiet canal view, and also to meet building codes. A screened porch on the living level as well as a wide terrace on the ground level provides many options for enjoying the quiet life among the oaks, palms and mangroves and to watch the abundant Florida birds living along the shoreline.

An elevator allows for easy transporting of residents, guests and  their belongings and bags. The first floor is unfinished but allows for abundant storage and two car garage. Also on the first floor is a 60′ long screened heated pool.

The very well maintained three-bedroom residence is located on a quiet dead end street on north Longboat Key.

The boating canal in your backyard offers direct access to Sarasota Bay and the Intracoastal Waterway, and is also a perfect spot for fishing and kayaking. The Gulf front beach access is close by.

The property would provide great rental income for a part time owner. The furniture can be purchased separately with some exceptions.

641 Ranger Lane, Longboat Key, FL 34228 – A4138569

Enjoy a truly remarkable luxury waterfront lifestyle in this majestic two story Longboat Key Waterfront Home, custom built in 2007. The home is set on an oversized lot, almost a full 1/2 acre, with wide panoramic views of Sarasota Bay and city lights from every room, and located on Longboat Key’s prized southern end.

The property is lushly landscaped with mature trees and plantings, and enjoys a 271 foot long deep water seawall with plenty of room for large and small watercraft, along with two boat lifts. The exterior of the home, Mediterranean in feel with Columbian Clay roof tiles, has more than 2,000 square feet of outdoor living spaces, including the bayside terrace beside the 17’ by 29’ infinity edge wall pool and heated spa.

A magnificent ten foot arched Mahogany double door leads into this spacious and beautifully detailed residence. Interior floors include authentic Mexican floor tiles, marbled porcelain tiles, hickory wood and carpet in the bedrooms. On the first level you will find grand interior spaces including living room, dining room, spacious family room, gourmet kitchen all with glorious views, and guest suite with sliding doors giving visitors direct access to the pool and dock. A Mahogany stained and high gloss varnished Red Oak spiral staircase leads to the second level where three en-suite bedrooms can be found.

A marble floored foyer leads to the large master suite with floor-to-ceiling sliding glass windows, travertine floored terraces, den and two walk-in closets, as well as its own HVAC system. The master bath’s Esmerelda Brazil turquoise details are stunning, and perfectly complement the bay waters seen through the expansive windows. There is also an elevator and laundry rooms on both levels.

The gourmet kitchen has Brazilian cherry cabinets, top of the line kitchen appliances including a natural gas five-burner cooktop, double full-size ovens, built-in wine cooler, large polished black granite center island, and more. The comfortable breakfast area offers gorgeous direct Sarasota Bay views.

Wood burning/gas fireplaces in both master bedroom and family room, remote control Bose Theatre sound system throughout, WinDoor sliding stacking doors, Pella Windows and a 16KW Guardian gas generator are just a few other special features.

Outdoor living includes a gas heated Infinity Edge salt system pool and spa, large outdoor kitchen and four large covered terraces with varnished wood paneled ceilings, and an abundance of magnificent landscaping.

This home is one of the few residential offerings on Longboat Key where construction meets criteria of the current building code. Homeowners in Country Club Shores enjoy deeded beach access to the beautiful beach and warm Gulf waters on the shores of Longboat Key. Located at the Southern end of Longboat Key, it is directly across Gulf of Mexico Drive from Longboat Key Club with its award-winning golf and tennis facilities, minutes from famed St. Armand’s Circle’s boutiques and restaurants, and downtown Sarasota with its myriad cultural, shopping and dining options is  short drive away.

 

2605 Constitution Blvd., Sarasota, FL 34231

Phillippi Gardens has long been a highly sought-after neighborhood in north central Sarasota.  This lovely waterfront residence overlooks the community deep-water harbor and is minutes by boat to the intercoastal waterway and a short drive to Sarasota’s beautiful local beaches and wide variety of recreational parks and facilities.

The comfortable home has been previously updated with 17″ ceramic tiles throughout the living areas, carpeting in the bedrooms, maple cabinets, corian countertops, stainless steel appliances, blinds, light fixtures, wide baseboards and renovated bathrooms. The pool deck overlooks the waterway quiet.

The neighborhood boasts large lots and this home’s considerable yard is completely fenced, and there is an irrigation well for the landscaping. Sliding glass doors leading to a screened lanai and large deck surrounding the pool allow for true indoor-outdoor living. 

Centrally located in an area with quiet winding roads, and stately mature trees, Phillippi Gardens is just five minutes to the white sand beaches of Siesta Key and ten minutes to downtown Sarasota, close to myriad golf courses, near a variety of shopping areas, has excellent nearby schools, and the Interstate and airport are also within short driving distance.

A new roof was installed in 2001. The property is not in a flood zone therefore flood insurance is not needed. The seller will consider leasing the home back.

6917 Longboat South Dr., Longboat Key, FL 34228

This vacant lot is located on the north end in the Village of Longboat Key. The Village is a special Old Florida-style neighborhood that has maintained its historic character dating to the late 1800s. You will find peacocks wandering among lush Florida greenery, including centuries old oaks and pines, and buildings that have been lovingly preserved from a bygone era and new ones mixing in a bit of whimsy as well as Key West architectural influences. A laid back, easygoing beach atmosphere prevails, supported by a strong sense of community.

The Village has two long standing restaurants on the bay front, Moore’s Stone Crab Restaurant dating back to the 1960s and Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant and Pub, built in 1912, Longboat Key Center for the Arts Center – an outpost of the famed Ringling College of Art and Design, a community boat ramp for quick access to Longboat Pass, the Intracoastal Waterway and the Gulf of Mexico, two fishing piers and bay front beach. Just a five minute walk to the beautiful and secluded Gulf beach and Whitney Beach Plaza with its café and boutiques.

To the north, charming Cortez Village, Anna Maria and Bradenton Beach are a short drive away and offer shopping, dining and attractions. South of the Village are several award-winning restaurants and famed St. Armand’s Circle beyond. The waterfront of the lot will allow a kayak and Jet Ski launch. There are four adjoining lots that are available for purchase that are the same size and listed for $295,000 each. Each has a separate MLS #.

410 Meadow Lark Drive, Sarasota, FL 34236

 A must see new listing on prestigious Bird Key that is situated on a spacious canal front lot located just seconds by boat from deep-water Sarasota Bay.

The home has been beautifully renovated including the kitchen, bathrooms and flooring, and it has surprisingly large rooms throughout the residence.  The kitchen includes top of line appliances and granite counter tops, along with a comfortable breakfast nook with views of the pool and canal.  Baths have been fitted with custom cabinetry and fine fixtures.

The fourth bedroom is currently being used as an office and there is a room ideally suited to become a home theater.

Outdoor living space is abundant with a screened terrace around the pool and spa, and mature landscaping across the rear of the house leading to the property’s waterfront.  The current dock configuration allows both a boat on a lift and one large boat tied up to the dock. Plans are available for adding a second story to the current residence.

Bird Key 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. The Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport is just a short drive away.

121 S. Warbler Lane, Sarasota, FL 34236

This is a must see new listing on prestigious Bird Key. Situated on a lush and secluded oversized corner lot, this stunning home feels like your own Four Seasons retreat. Watch the sun set over the water from your boat dock as you listen to birds singing.

The home was fully remodeled in 2012, pristinely maintained and hardly lived in.  This impeccable canal home offers the discerning buyer a premium option. Elegant and sophisticated details include quality construction, rich wide plank hard wood floors throughout, smooth textured ceilings and walls, crown moldings, arched doorways and windows, all granite counter tops, new custom built cabinetry in kitchen and baths, all new lighting featuring art lighting and designer fixtures, gourmet kitchen, dual master suite bath, wood burning fireplace, gracious outdoor living area with expansive screened lanai, and finished floor in the two-car garage.  The owners applied excellent attention to detail throughout this beautifully designed residence.

Bird Key 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. The Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport is just five miles away.

561 Spinnaker Lane, Longboat Key, FL 34228

This beautifully remodeled residence is located in the highly desirable south Longboat Key neighborhood of Country Club Shores.

The renovation included adding a second level, where the spacious master suite fills the entire floor, and is accessible by elevator as well as stairs.  The main level of the home has a large bedroom suite that could also serve as a master should the new owners prefer.  Another bedroom has been warmly finished with beautiful built-ins for office use.

The home has been finished with gorgeous Brazilian Cherry wood floors.  Most of the windows have been replaced with impact glass to meet current hurricane codes.  The property also has natural gas.

Lot size is quite large with 122 feet of canal-frontage, allowing for more than one boat to be docked along the edge of the property.  Currently the dockside boat lift accommodates 15,000 pounds.  The Country Club Shores beach access opening to the beautiful sands of Longboat Key and the Gulf of Mexico is a short walk or bike ride away.

Country Club Shores is close to the Longboat Key Club and Resort, which boasts 45 holes of championship golf, Har-Tru tennis courts and a state-of-the-art tennis center, fitness center and spa, and several fine dining restaurant options.  The neighborhood is located just minutes from famed St. Armand’s Circle with its collection of fine shops and restaurants, and to Downtown Sarasota with myriad possibilities for entertainment, dining, cultural amenities, galleries and shops. Sarasota/Bradenton International Airport is just 20 minutes away.

637 Norton Street, Longboat Key, FL 34228

This never lived-in new construction water front home on Longboat Key offers luxurious appointments in 3,600sf of air conditioned space and 5,600sf of total space including gracious terraces.   Top of the line materials were used throughout including travertine marble and hardwood floors, granite countertops and stainless steel appliances.

The open floor plan interior layout includes 4 bedrooms, 3 ½ baths, game/media/bonus room, fireplace, elevator, gourmet kitchen, 4-car garage, lanais and heated pool.  There is a propane tank that currently serves the pool heater and the kitchen cooktop can be changed to gas.  The garage door is 2 cars wide but the generous depth allows four cars to be stacked.

The location offers deep water dockage and beach access for an outstanding price.  Built by Dooley Mack Contractors, a builder with over 30 years construction experience. The property is owned by a local community bank so offers will be reviewed quickly.

501 Harbor Point Road, Longboat Key, FL 34228

Beautifully designed custom built spacious residence in the exclusive gated community of the Harbor section of Bay Isles with endless details and extraordinary beauty inside and out make this property a must-see.

This gracious Country French style manse of more than 6,000sf includes a living room, dining room, family room, 8 seat custom theater, 5 en-suite bedrooms, 5 bathrooms and 3 car garage. One bedroom is currently used as an office and another makes a perfect private mother-in-law suite. The home has large closets, attics and abundant storage. 

The center island kitchen is designed for a culinary enthusiast with a buffet counter, imported European cabinetry, inviting seating area overlooking the water and has an outdoor kitchen as well.

Entertaining in this home can range from lavish to informal. The grand dining room, with a dramatic 20+ ft. ceiling and windowed wall overlooking magnificent landscaping is dazzlingly elegant and several outdoor terraces on both levels of the home provide fabulous views of the surrounding meticulous gardens and expansive water views.

This residence is a boater’s dream with deep and protected water, seawall frontage and dock. Bay Isles offers residents wonderful amenities including a manned security gate, deeded beach access to the private Bay Isles Beach Club, and close proximity to the 45 holes of golf and world-class tennis center of the Longboat Key Club.

The home is minutes from famed St. Armand’s Circle with its collection of fine shops and restaurants, and to Downtown Sarasota with myriad  possibilities for entertainment, dining, cultural amenities, galleries and shops.  Sarasota/Bradenton International Airport is just 20 minutes away.

In addition to the HOA fee there is a $2,150 Bay Isles Master Association fee.

521 Ranger Lane, Longboat Key, FL 34228

This fabulous canal-front new construction home in exclusive Country Club Shores is one the best waterfront values on Longboat Key. The new home will contain 3,286sf plus terrace in a wonderful open floor plan with generously sized rooms. The spacious layout includes 4 bedrooms, 3 1/2 baths, separate formal living and dining rooms, the kitchen open to the family room, a bonus room and study/den. Two bedrooms including the master are located on the first floor.

Most rooms will have expansive views, high ceilings will be throughout, and all cabinetry will be custom with granite countertops, stainless steel appliances and a great upstairs entertainment area with wet bar. The home will be outfitted with impact glass windows and doors, dual zone air conditioning, cement tile and pool. The seawall was replaced in 2001. There is 2,267sf on the main living level and 1,019sf on the second level. The design conforms to or exceeds all current structural, energy, electric and other requirements for the island.

Because the home has not yet been built, you have the ability to customize this residence and choose finishes if you get the property under contract now. Contact me for more detailed Specifications and Standards on this home.

Country Club Shores is located at the southern end of Longboat Key just minutes from exclusive St. Armand’s Circle and an easy drive to the exciting waterfront of downtown Sarasota with its many attractions, theater and cultural amenities and Sarasota/Bradenton International Airport is just 15 minutes away.