JUST LISTED! Longboat Key Bay Front Estate
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.
This spectacular property is listed at $3,850,000.
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JUST LISTED – Enchanting En Provence Gulf Front Condominium on Longboat Key
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 grandeur 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.
Listed at $3,600,000
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JUST LISTED – The Landings Sarasota 5BR Home
This meticulously maintained 3,700 square foot five-bedroom split floor plan residence in the coveted neighborhood of The Landings, is perfect for family living.
The high vaulted ceiling in the open living room offers ample space for family and friends. The open kitchen with gas appliances and family room with wood-burning fireplace offer wonderful views of the expansive open pool and outdoor entertainment areas, with easy access for true indoor-outdoor living.
Family dining is set at large windows overlooking the pool and lush landscaping and the formal dining room is enhanced by private gardens outside a wall of windows.
The owner has added a separate in-law suite to the home with a large living room and separate bedroom. The property has a buried propane gas tank and a generator that will power the kitchen and a/c units.
This spacious family home is in the only gated residential community west of Tamiami Trail in northern Sarasota. The Landings is known for its elegant oak trees and mature landscaping throughout the community with beautifully manicured winding roads, lakes, park, nature trails and fishing pier.
The Landings neighborhood is a collection of single family homes, townhouses, villas and condominiums and is a short drive to the Southside shopping district, downtown Sarasota and the world famous sand beaches of Siesta Key.
Just outside the gates of this community is the very private Field Club and within the Landings community is the Landings Racquet Club with 8 Har-Tru tennis courts, pro shop, library, pool and spa. The nearby A+ rated schools make this the perfect location to raise your family. The sellers have had a pre-selling home inspection done and made all the suggested repairs.
Priced at $929,000
JUST LISTED – Exquisite Savoy on Palm Penthouse $5,800,000
THE SAVOY ON PALM PENTHOUSE
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.
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JUST LISTED – Manatee River Waterfront Home
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.
Offered for $2,695,000
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JUST LISTED – $26.5 Million Beachfront Estate on Longboat Key
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.
Appointments for private showings for qualified buyers and brokers may be made by calling 941.928.3559 or emailing MichaelMoulton@MichaelSaunders.com.
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JUST LISTED! Siesta Key Waterfront Home at Riegels Landing
A gated Siesta Key Waterfront Paradise located mid-island in coveted Riegels Landing is now available. Offered at $1,895,000.
With more than 4,800 square feet of living space and stunning gardens boasting views of the deep-water protected harbor with direct access to the Intracoastal Waterway, this fully remodeled home offers a private oasis just a short walk to award-winning Siesta Key Beach.
Beautiful glass entry doors lead to a grand entry foyer and striking vaulted ceiling living room with floor-to-ceiling walls of glass overlooking lovely gardens, the expansive screened pool area and quiet harbor beyond.
A remodeled kitchen has gorgeous European style high gloss cabinetry by Village Woodworking including generous storage, rare Van Gogh granite counter tops, Wolf gas cook top and oven, Subzero refrigerator, refrigerator and freezer drawers, and Meile dishwasher and dumb waiter to bring groceries and packages from the garage. A large dining room and eat-in kitchen area allow for both casual and more formal dining.
The spacious master suite is located on the main living level and has vaulted ceiling, large master bath with walk-in glass-walled shower, soaking tub with garden views, walk-in closets and adjoining den with gentlemen’s half-bath. The home also has two additional en-suite bedrooms as well as an additional first-level space easily converted to a fourth bedroom, mother-in-law suite or entertainment/game room.
A wide covered loggia and terrace surrounding the pool plus spacious second floor deck makes outdoor entertaining and activities a delight. Lush and mature landscaping frame the large screened outdoor living space with lovely grassed areas and walkway to the large dock with space enough for two boats, and with deep water in the harbor, the perfect spot to keep your sailboat.
The Siesta Key Waterfront home has laundry chute, multiple air conditioned storage rooms and all rooms are wired for cable and audio. The home has a built-in sprinkler system and full house generator, Anderson windows and hurricane shutters.
JUST LISTED! Stunning Downtown Sarasota Waterfront Penthouse
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.
Offered for sale at $4,200,000. Visit the full listing HERE.
JUST LISTED! Fabulous 4B/3BA Home in Ashton Glen in Sarasota – $575,000
This lovely home in Ashton Glen, a small enclave of residences built in the early 2000’s, sits on a quiet cul de sac within this family-friendly neighborhood. The home is one story with three bedrooms and a fourth that could either be used as a bedroom or office/den. The open great room design of the home, and split floor plan, makes wonderful use of the nearly 2,700 sq.ft..
The living space opens to a large caged pool area allowing for a perfect flow for indoor/outdoor entertaining. The home boasts tile flooring in the main living spaces, open kitchen with breakfast bar, bar and wine cooler, a spacious master bedroom with two walk-in closets and updated master bath, along with recently replaced carpeting in the bedrooms. The large pool has both a wading terrace and spa, as well as decorative fountains and planter decks that create a beautiful tropical retreat.
The home owners have made many improvements such as new kitchen and bath cabinets, exterior painting just last year, installation of a new HVAC system with 10-year warranty, new variable speed pool pumps and Pentair pool system mother board also last year. Tile flooring in main living spaces was replaced in 2013.
A Wireless Smart House controls locks, alarm, a/c, lights, garage and more. Well designed landscaping including an irrigation system with well and professional landscape lighting are additional highlights of the property.
Ashton Glen is located in a very sought after school district in Sarasota – Ashton Elementary, Sarasota Middle and Riverview High. It is just minutes to Siesta beaches, shopping and access to I75. This home really needs to be seen to appreciate all the interior and pool area enhancements the caring home owners have made.
Listed at $575,000
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JUST LISTED! Longboat Key Home – The Bayou | Bay Isles
This lovely Longboat Key home is situated on a quiet cul-de-sac in the Bayou neighborhood of Bay Isles, located at the southern end of Longboat Key, and behind the secure gates of Longboat Key Club. The residence boasts an elevated site and renovations. The cathedral ceilings, spacious and open living area with gas fire place, and contemporary three bedroom split floor plan are just some of the special features that make the home special.
The large master suite includes a luxurious marble spa, dual sinks and a separate shower. The guest bedrooms are en-suite and there is an additional full bath to serve the pool area. The closets are generous offering plenty of storage.
Outdoor living and entertaining is enhanced by a large wrap around screened deck and pool area that is accessible from many of the rooms. The tranquil setting, lush landscaping and mature trees provide a feeling of privacy yet you are just minutes from every convenience imaginable.
This home has been meticulously cared for with a new roof in 2005, new HVAC in 2007 and the deck was replaced in 2009. Bay Isles offers residents the finest of amenities including private beach club, golf and tennis.
The Bayou is close to the Longboat Key Town Center with shopping, dining and even a new medical center. It is just a short drive to famed St. Armand’s Circle and its fine restaurants and boutiques, and downtown Sarasota is just minutes more, where many exceptional cultural activities, award-winning restaurants and stores can be found.
Offered at $775,000
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