Custom-designed and built downtown Sarasota Penthouse atop Rivo at Ringling where you will find this stunning one-of-a-kind penthouse condominium that takes modern living to the next level.
This residence on the top floor offers spectacular panoramic city and bay views that span from one end of the home to the other. Designed to entertain and celebrate with friends and family year-round, you will find two spacious outdoor terraces with views to the west, north and east for sunrise and sunset views.
The condominium was custom designed from top-to-bottom as a collaboration by the owners with Anne Folsom-Smith Interior Design and was constructed separately from the rest of the units in this building. The residence includes large format imported stone floors, solid birch slab doors, dramatic ceiling elevations and sculpture niches, a built-in dining banquette and custom marble dining table, a 750-bottle temperature-controlled wine cellar with art-carved glass, a 350-gallon custom saltwater and live coral fish tank.
The level of craftsmanship and attention to detail everywhere you look is simply remarkable. The centerpiece of the living area is the dramatic custom clear maple paneling, valence and cabinetry and glass display shelves, with built-in LED lighting, wrapping the room in a warm and inviting envelope.
The Chef’s Kitchen features a centerpiece cooking island with a Thermador induction-burner cooktop, a complete range of GE Monogram professional-grade appliances with 48” refrigerator, large under-counter sinks, under-counter beverage center, built-in wet bar, custom-designed Medallion Cabinetry, and built-in Shelf Genie shelf pull outs throughout.
This working couple’s retreat was also configured with a Media Room and Home Office, complete with built-in cabinetry for books, storage and objects of art, a granite-topped workstation and is sound-proofed for movie theater experiences.
The primary suite is a “Zen” space with silk grass cloth wall coverings, custom built-ins for objects of art, custom desk, dramatic views, and custom built-in his and hers closets and private get-away balcony. The expansive master bath is wrapped in imported stone and includes a spacious glass rain shower, Hans Grohe hardware, vanity cabinets by Medallion Custom Cabinetry, art-carved exterior windows, honed and sealed travertine countertops and a couples Vita Bath Tranquility Series whirlpool.
Technology has been enhanced by installing smart-house technology by Integrity Sound, with voice-activated Lutron controls for Wi-Fi, data, lighting and sound. The system allows you to switch from daytime to nighttime lighting and dim down to 10% lumens on command.
This residence comes with 3 parking spaces in the underbuilding garage. An owner of a Rivo at Ringling residence can have two pets. Rivo which was built in 2006 features a grand lobby, security, heated pool and spa, well-equipped fitness center, social room, outdoor grilling and dining area, a building wide water filtration system, bike storage room, kayak storage, and an on-site manager. Walking distance to all the downtown restaurants, parks. John Ringling bridge, Sarasota Bay and the arts scene.