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.

3515 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key, FL 34228

This nearly 1.5 acre parcel located mid-key on Longboat Key, FL is a magnificent and rare direct Gulf front jewel. Spanning approximately 428′ of beautiful sandy beach with captivating views of the azure blue water of the Gulf of Mexico, this property is currently the largest vacant land parcel available on the 10 mile long Longboat Key.

The property boasts an available building footprint of up to 180′ wide and 60′ deep with all the entitlements and ample space to construct a large, estate home. Famed Architect, Clifford Schloz, has designed a magnificent, West Indies style 11,000 sq. ft. residence for the present owners providing endless views from all rooms, and plans includes a gulf front pool and guest house.

Located in Sarasota county on highly sought-after Longboat Key, this is just a short drive to Longboat Key Club and their many amenities, golf, tennis, fitness center, and fine dining. St. Armand’s Circle with its myriad shops and restaurants and Downtown Sarasota are just a quick hop over the bridges to the south, or Anna Maria is a short and beautiful waterfront drive to the North.

There are no architectural design restrictions other than typical setbacks and height from the town of Longboat Key, so just imagine creating something spectacular. There are very few opportunities to build your own estate on a vacant Gulf front parcel this size in Longboat Key without having to tear existing structures down. This is a chance of a lifetime to own your piece of beachfront paradise.

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.

6843 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key, FL 34228

This wonderful Beach Walk condominium on Longboat Key offers incredible panoramic Gulf and beach views from large windows and wide terrace of this spacious townhouse.

Experience the ideal coastal island lifestyle from this unique, private three-story residence with 2-car garage and private elevator.

This 3 bedroom, 3 bath spacious 2,400 square foot condo offers seclusion and tranquility within this 19 residence beachfront complex.

From all vistas you experience wide open private space, a peaceful environment, amazing white sandy beach and unobstructed sunset views. You will feel that this one-of-a-kind condo lives like a beach house without the huge investment of purchasing a single-family beachfront home.

Impeccably maintained with high nine-foot ceilings, spacious rooms and two large balconies. The main living floor also offers a bedroom with en suite bathroom, which could also be used as an office or den. The kitchen opens up to the living room and dining room.

Up the stairs or elevator is the huge master suite with plenty of room for a sitting area. The master bathroom is generous with dual vanities, a soaking tub, separate shower and a spacious walk-in closet.

A large covered recreation area on the ground floor is ideal for family and friends. Recent updates include new impact storm windows and sliding doors.

Located at the north end of Longboat Key and literal steps from the Gulf and 10 miles of magnificent white sand beach. Anna Maria and Bradenton Beach with their wonderful selection of shops and restaurants is just minutes to the north, and the fine dining options of Longboat Key dot the island to the south.

3040 Grand Bay Blvd. #252, Longboat Key, FL

This beautifully remodeled Longboat Key waterfront condominium has three full bedroom suites, and open living areas all with sweeping views of Sarasota Bay and magical sunsets over the Gulf of Mexico.

Grand Bay is one of the most sought after residential communities on Longboat Key. A secure elevator entry leads to your private foyer opening to a large living area with floor-to-ceiling glass overlooking the vast wrap around terraces and glorious vistas.

This corner residence with 2,250 square feet has a master suite with easy terrace access, Jacuzzi tub, his and her water closets, and oversize walk-in closet. Boasting 9’ ceilings, wood floors and top-quality appointment, this condominium is move in ready.

Included with the residence is additional storage and one parking space in the building garage. Grand Bay is pet friendly with two pets permitted with no weight limit.

Grand Bay is truly the jewel of Sarasota Bay condominium living on the Longboat Key waterfront, located within Bay Isles, part of Longboat Key Club, which includes the beautiful 27-hole Harbourside golf course and tennis club. The Grand Bay community has 24-hour manned gate, four Har-Tru tennis courts, fitness center, spacious clubhouse, library, social room, heated swimming pools and spas. It has unsurpassed building and grounds maintenance, strong financial reserves and excellent social activities. Each resident also enjoys deeded access to the gorgeous Longboat key Beach via the private Bay Isles Beach Club.

6827 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Longboat Key, FL 34228

This wonderful Beach Walk condominium on Longboat Key offers incredible panoramic Gulf and beach views from the wrap-around windows and large terrace of this corner townhouse.

Experience the ideal coastal island lifestyle from this unique, private three-story residence with 2-car garage and private elevator.

This 3 bedroom, 3 bath spacious 2,400 square foot condo offers seclusion and tranquility within this 19 residence beachfront complex.

From all vistas you experience wide open private space, a peaceful environment, amazing white sandy beach and unobstructed sunset views. You will feel that this one-of-a-kind condo lives like a beach house without the huge investment of purchasing a single-family beachfront home.

Impeccably maintained with high nine-foot ceilings, spacious rooms and two large balconies. The main living floor also offers a bedroom with en suite bathroom, which could also be used as an office or den. The kitchen opens up to the living room and dining room.

Up the stairs or elevator is the huge master suite with plenty of room for a sitting area. The master bathroom is generous with dual vanities, a soaking tub, separate shower and a spacious walk-in closet.

A large covered recreation area on the ground floor is ideal for family and friends. Recent updates include new impact storm windows and sliding doors.

Located at the north end of Longboat Key and literal steps from the Gulf and 10 miles of magnificent white sand beach. Anna Maria and Bradenton Beach with their wonderful selection of shops and restaurants is just minutes to the north, and the fine dining options of Longboat Key dot the island to the south.

750 N. Tamiami Trail #PH07, Sarasota, FL 34236

This is city living at its best atop Renaissance condominium – enjoy big Sarasota Bay and sunset views on the Gulf from this penthouse residence. Renaissance is an elegantly appointed 16 story building containing 244 residences, located steps from downtown Sarasota.

The corner residence is located on the penthouse level of the building giving you abundant light and views with its windows on two sides. A lovely terrace provides bonus space to enjoy the expansive views.

The interior floor plan is very practical with split bedrooms and a bay facing den.

Renaissance offers all of the resort amenities expected of a downtown location, fitness center, pool and spa, outdoor grill and seating area, business center, movie theater, media room, bike storage, sauna, conference and club rooms, guest suites and concierge services.

This condo has two deeded covered parking spaces in the convenient and secure parking garage.

Extensive cultural, dining, shopping opportunities are close by with the beach just a quick drive away. Join the luxury of downtown living now. The building is pet friendly and does fully fund reserves.

340 Palm Avenue #PH1, Sarasota, FL 34236

Come live in one of Sarasota’s premier buildings, Sarabande, at the edge of the magnificent downtown Sarasota Bay front.

The exquisite 4,300 square foot penthouse residence, never before offered for sale, enjoys breathtaking views west through floor to ceiling windows of Sarasota Bay, the bay front Marina, city skyline and majestic sunsets over the Gulf of Mexico from all the main living spaces and three expansive terraces.

Spacious rooms include a separate living room, dining room and family room, in addition to three bedrooms plus another that could be den, office or fourth bedroom. The master suite has an enormous walk-in closet/dressing room perfect for the fashionista, plus second large walk-in.

The bespoke elegance of the residence includes volume ceilings, luxury finishes and designer fixtures, gorgeous window treatments, granite flooring and counter tops, custom cabinetry and more. This inimitable home has a private elevator and lobby, two garage parking spaces and two storage rooms just steps from the elevator.

Living at Sarabande offers exclusive use of the building’s stylish lobby reception area with concierge, club rooms for private gatherings, fully equipped fitness center, 25-meter heated pool, spa, sauna and two guest suites. Sarabande is pet friendly.

Enjoy all that downtown Sarasota living has to offer – the spectacular waterfront, theaters, galleries, fine dining, Selby Gardens, entertainment and more, right at your doorstep.

1800 Ben Franklin Drive #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.