641 Ranger Lane, Longboat Key, FL 34228

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. Watch dolphins play in the backyard of this exceptional home 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 imported Columbian Clay roof tiles sheltering the roof, and interior flooring of fine Travertine marble, hickory wood and carpeting in bedrooms.

Grand ten-foot custom Mahogany double doors lead to into this spacious and beautifully detailed residence. 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. Move to the second level of the home either by elevator or Mahogany stained and high gloss varnished Red Oak spiral staircase 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, separate den and two walk-in closets, laundry room with new washer/dryer, 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.

The gourmet kitchen, with commanding bay view, has Brazilian cherry cabinets, top of the line kitchen appliances including Uline ice maker, wine reserve and natural gas five-burner cooktop, double full-size ovens, 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, Hurricane WinDoor sliding stacking doors, Pella Windows and a 15KW Guardian gas generator are just a few other special features.

The Bayside outdoor areas include more than 2,000 square feet of living spaces, 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 exceeds 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.

590 Golf Links Lane, Longboat Key, FL 34228

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.

65 Lighthouse Point Drive, Longboat Key, FL 34228

This spectacularly finished 5,000sf waterfront residence located in the exclusive Lighthouse Point Community at the southern end of Longboat Key offers expansive water views, open living spaces and abundant areas for enjoying the peaceful tropical outdoors.

The home includes a two-story living room with fireplace, family room, dining room, office/den, three car side entry garage with room for storage, generous terraces and a 40′ deep water dock with 7 ½’ of water depth and 100′ of frontage on a large secluded boat basin.

The spacious chef’s kitchen includes high-end appliances including gas cooktop, two built-in ovens, two dishwashers and two wine coolers. The master suite on the first floor has his and her closets plus large master bath with stunning finishes and sliding glass doors open to the outdoor patio and stunning water views.

The upstairs of this residence has three en-suite bedrooms including a second master suite, two of the bedrooms have terraces overlooking the lagoon. The flooring of the first floor is travertine marble throughout and the second level has warm wood flooring.

The outdoor living area is expansive yet serene with mature lush landscaping and a 40’ heated lap pool and spa.

Owners in the Lighthouse Point neighborhood enjoy their own tennis court plus can walk the nearby gulf front beach, steps to the Resort at the Longboat Key Club and the Links Golf Course, fitness center, spa and dining. Famed St. Armand’s Circle is just over a mile away and the cultural arts scene in Sarasota a 10-minute drive.

501 Halyard Lane, Longboat Key, FL 34228

Come view this meticulously expanded and remodeled Longboat Key waterfront residence in Country Club Shores on the highly desirable southern end of this exclusive island.

The oversized corner lot has been beautifully landscaped with majestic palms and mature plantings highlighted with custom outdoor lighting throughout the property.

Perfect for entertaining and comfortable family living, the single-floor residence is spacious and designed to take advantage of abundant natural light. The open floor plan, tile floors, volume ceilings and elegant appointments and details throughout create a classic home for enjoying a refined, warm and relaxed Florida lifestyle. The gourmet kitchen boasts gas Wolf range, Sub-Zero refrigerator, gorgeous quartzite counters, and waterfall center island.

Large slider windows open to an expansive outdoor living area with spectacular summer kitchen, entertainment sitting area with gas firepit, and heated saltwater pool, all of which are enhanced by views straight down the canal to the bayfront.

The residence includes new PGT storm rated doors and windows, new HVAC systems and new roof. Additional features include 3-car garage, irrigation well with a full property irrigation system, security system and all rooms have handicap accessible bathrooms. The seawall has been fully replaced.

Country Club Shores offers private beach access and Longboat Key Club amenities nearby. Located minutes from world-renowned St. Armand’s Circle with fine dining and upscale shopping. Furniture may be purchased by separate agreement.

350 Golden Gate Point #32, Sarasota, FL 34236

Situated at the tip of spectacular Golden Gate Point directly on the Sarasota Bayfront, this stunningly and completely renovated residence has iconic views of Sarasota Bay and the Ringling Bridge from each room of the condominium. This is an incredible opportunity to own a sophisticated residence on Golden Gate Point.

You will fall in love with the modern design elements, wonderful harmony of space and light, luxurious finishes and functionality in the residence decorated in a neutral color palette, the interior will easily adapt to a range of styles and tastes while placing dramatic focus on the views.

The floor plan is a true open living design while at the same time offering a feeling of intimacy and serenity. In the kitchen with deluxe appliances you will find a convenient work space with built-in desk. A walk-in laundry room/pantry presents efficient space for storage. The HVAC system and all appliances were replaced in the past couple years.

Amenities include a Bayfront heated pool, a day dock for visiting water craft, covered parking for owners and plenty of guest parking.

Golden Gate Point is a graceful urban oasis offering peaceful privacy all just a walk away from Sarasota’s world-class cosmopolitan core with a lovely streetscape throughout the neighborhood. The excitement and convenience of the downtown area with shopping, theater, dining and the performing arts are just steps away, and just over the Ringling Bridge awaits the enjoyment of St. Armand’s Circle and Lido Key beach. This is a great opportunity to own a slice of Sarasota’s idyllic lifestyle in an ideal location.

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.

551 Harbor Point Road, Longboat Key, FL 34228

This spectacular gated Bay Isles residence is a must-see for its extraordinary beauty and design details.  Newly built in 2011, designed by architect Cliff Scholz, the builder was Steve Carr and landscaping design is by Michael Gilkey. Not an element was missed in creating this aesthetically breathtaking property.

The gracious manse of 5,000 sq. ft. includes four en-suite bedrooms (a master suite on each floor) and six bathrooms.  Egyptian limestone flooring is throughout the first floor, complemented by custom wainscoting, distinctive cove ceilings and beautiful window treatments. The kitchen is designed not only for a culinary enthusiast, but also for warm and convivial conversation and relaxation with a combination of top-of-the-line appliances, gorgeous Carra Gold marble countertops, handsomely honed custom designed Brookhaven cabinetry, breakfast/buffet counter and inviting seating area.

The upper level of the residence boasts hand-hewn Hickory hardwood floors. Generous bathrooms feature granite countertops, custom tiling and seamless glass shower enclosures.

The two spacious terraces with wood-paneled ceilings, ceilings fans and natural sandstone flooring, are the perfect spot to enjoy the panoramic splendor of the surrounding scenery.

The home also boasts multiple HVAC zones, three energy-efficient gas boilers for on-demand hot water, a whole-house emergency generator fueled by in-ground propane tank, Kinetico water treatment system, elevator, new boat dock system, and oversized three-car garage.

Bay Isles offers residents the finest of amenities including private beach club, golf and tennis.  Located at the southern end of Longboat Key, famed St. Armand’s Circle with its wonderful shops, dining and entertainment is minutes away 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.

316 W. Royal Flamingo Drive, Sarasota, FL 34236

The ultimate couple’s home in Sarasota’s premier neighborhood, Bird Key has been custom designed and built by the current owners. The home looks west over the bay so beautiful sunsets can be seen year-round.

The residence must be seen to be appreciated with details including large open living spaces, numerous architectural features such as a sculpture niche and custom wood panelling, barrel-vaulted ceilings in the living room and family room, wood-burning gas fireplace, low-voltage ceiling lights, eight-foot solid oak interior doors with all brass hinge components and hand-blown Italian glass knobs, custom mahogany fluted front door, barrel vault ceilings in the living and family rooms, distinctive crown molding, six-foot Pella windows and 7.5 foot French doors with Vista Mylar storm/security film, red oak wood floors in the main living areas and Berber carpet in bedrooms. There is specially selected granite and marble all throughout the home.

The gourmet cook’s dream kitchen has Dacor, Sub Zero and Asko appliances including a 48″ gas range, three full ovens and 147 bottle dual-temp wine refrigerator. The custom cherry kitchen cabinets offer abundant storage and features such as pull out shelving, spice and flatware drawers.  Countertops reflect the movement of the water outside in the Kinawa Light granite with bullnose edge detail. On the terrace just outside the kitchen is a gas hook-up for an outdoor kitchen. A charming breakfast nook overlooking the water finishes off this grand space.

The spacious master bedroom with large windows overlooking the bay is a stunning retreat and is complete with an over-sized master bathroom finished with an elegant 24″ Saturnia stone tile floor, Verde Marina granite counters, double head glass enclosed shower/steam bath with bench, Ultra air spa tub, and his and hers walk-in closets with built-in safe.

A guest suite is on the opposite side of the house from the master offering guests and homeowners privacy.  The guest room has a walk-in closet and full bath with glassed shower and overlooks the lush gardens. A third room is currently used as fitness room, which could be converted to a bedroom, and the house also has an office.

The interior has a full-house Lutron lighting system, family room surround sound, music system throughout the home and outdoors, and Dehart alarm system including all screens, which allows windows to be open with the alarm system on.

The exterior boasts a 30×15 pool with in-ground cleaning system, boat dock and 13,500lb lift, power and water, irrigation well, Gold Rusticated Limestone front entry walkway and rear terrace floor, paver circular drive and pool deck and lush landscaping with numerous majestic and mature trees.

This spectacular home nestled into a protected boat basin but with expansive water views is 1/2 mile inside the entrance gate to Bird Key, just over a mile to downtown Sarasota to the east and famed St. Armand’s Circle to the west. The Sarasota Bradenton International Airport is just 15 minutes away.