Just Sold by DWELL

Posted by Marc Rasmussen on Monday, September 2nd, 2019 at 2:00pm.

Sold by DWELL August 2019Below are recently sold homes and condos that DWELL Real Estate was fortunate enough to be involved in this year. Hopefully, this information helps educate you on the local real estate market. If you are thinking of buying or selling in Sarasota, Bradenton, Lakewood Ranch, Longboat Key, Lido Key, Siesta Key, Bird Key, Downtown or Casey Key we would be happy to help you. Just call us 941.822.0708 or contact us here. Use our Sarasota MLS search to view properties currently for sale.

August 2019

2416 ALLEGHENY VALLEY ST, RUSKIN

Sold By: Ingrid Walker |  List Price: $279,900  | Sold Price: $277,000

Clean and move-in ready! Near Tampa Bay, Little Manatee River and Bullfrog Creek for all things water and boat related. On entering the large foyer you will be captivated by the lovely views of the large POND because this home offers large sliding doors and windows to bring in the natural light. The formal living and dining are connected allowing for multi-purpose use and brings you into the very large Great Room and Kitchen. Expansive granite counter tops in the kitchen with stainless appliances, walk-in pantry, an island and loads of cabinets make this a perfect kitchen for formal and informal entertaining. The master suite is across one end of this home with and elegant master bath offering both a soaking tub and walk-in shower. This home is a 3 way split for the bedrooms with Bedrooms 2 and 3 sharing a bath and Bedroom 4 set apart from the others with a private bath. Trey ceilings in Master and Great Room are the perfect finishing touch. Or maybe the perfect finishing touch is the corner window in breakfast area. This floor plan has a great flow with Living Room, Great Room and Master all opening to the LARGE SCREEN LANAI overlooking the pond. Short commute to downtown Tampa and TIA is only 45 minutes. And, oh yes---very near TAMPA BAY, LITTLE MANATEE RIVER and BULLFROG CREEK for easy access to all things water related. Many recreation and boat ramps are near this home, some with boat storage. But, hey---store the boat in the 3 CAR GARAGE!

 

6708 RANGER DR, TAMPA

Listed By: Beth Lancaster - Collins |  List Price: $355,000  | Sold Price: $325,000

This remarkable 4 bedroom, 2 bath home with 1,950 sq. ft. and cathedral ceiling will have your friends and family “oohing & awing” as you share pictures of YOUR updated lakefront home. Benefit from over $50,000 in exceptional upgrades completed in the past 2-years. By removing a wall between the kitchen and living room, installing new porcelain/ plank tile flooring with rich wood tones and painting the entire interior (including the wood-burning fireplace) in a desirable palette… consider your heart stolen by the Seller’s design experience. But wait, you haven’t even made it out to the enclosed Florida room or caged/solar-heated pool surrounding by newly sealed paver stones overlooking the lake. Stroll out to your private dock, installed 2017, cast your pole into a fish-stocked basin and await the sunset across the waters edge. The master bath was completely gutted creating a travertine space with new walk-in shower, sink, toilet and closet. The list of recent upgrades is extensive: entire kitchen with cherry cabinetry and pull-outs, granite countertops, stainless appliances, new light fixtures, ceiling fans, kitchen pendants, updated switches/plugs, hurricane-rated sliding glass doors, baseboards/moldings, doors, pewter door handles/hinges, water softener and sprinkler system. New roof-2012, New A/C-2013. Talk about LOCATION… beaches, downtown Tampa, airport, restaurants, Upper Tampa Bay Trail for cycling, etc. Nominal Optional HOA. Seller takes GREAT PRIDE in this home... you will too.

 

1578 WATERFORD DR, VENICE

Listed & Sold By: Beth Lancaster - Collins |  List Price: $375,000  | Sold Price: $365,000

It is no wonder the Waterford developer, the 1st owner, selected this lot for himself. Gorgeous long lake views all day and sunset skies every evening from this private and unique 3-bedroom, 2.5 bath home. Everything BUT cookie-cutter. A tremendous sense of “welcome” overwhelms you as you enter the foyer through French doors. Beyond stunning hardwood floors, custom shelves, and a wood-burning fireplace in the combined living room/dining room are 2 sets of sliding doors that open to a sparkling heated pool with extended covered/screened area for dining and shady relaxation. This is a cooks kitchen with custom cabinets, built-in hutch, two ovens, 2-door refrigerator and a hanging rack. It also includes a sitting room with built-in desk, custom bookshelves and another set of French doors to the pool. The Master suite features 2 walk-in closets, sliding doors to access the pool area, tiled bath with dual sinks, whirlpool tub and spacious shower. Two guest bedrooms share a Jack & Jill bath. The Waterford Golf Club offers 27-holes of golf, a pro shop and restaurant open to the public. Memberships are available but not required. Centrally located near shopping, dining and Gulf of Mexico beaches. Easy access to U.S.41 and I-75. PERFECT residence or investment.

 

13310 TORRESINA TER, LAKEWOOD RANCH

Sold By: James Tassell |  List Price: $360,000  | Sold Price: $365,000

Beautiful lakefront home at Esplanade Golf and Country Club resort community in Lakewood Ranch. This two bedroom two bath home with den sits on a great lot with an incredible lake view through your lush tropical landscaping. Enjoy this peaceful view from your extended lanai which has a complete outdoor kitchen with granite countertop and backsplash. Upgrades include diagonal tile throughout the living space, tray ceilings, crown molding, plantation shutters, custom window treatments, reverse osmosis system with water softener, and glass doors to the den. The large open kitchen overlooks the great room and is complete with granite, stainless, 42" Maple cabinets, tiled backsplash, recessed and pendant lighting. The large master suite also has a large walk-in closet, tray ceiling, crown molding, dual sinks and custom tiled shower. This community has resort style amenities which include a championship golf course, tennis, pickle ball, bocce ball, canoe and kayak launch, fire pit, outdoor barbecue, dog park, playground, salon and massage services, two fitness centers, spa, lagoon style and resistance pools, bocce & pickleball and the poolside Bahama Bar. This property does not have mandatory golf membership. The new Culinary Center is coming soon offering bistro, patio and fine dining along with cooking classes, wine tasting and more. If you ever feel the need to leave this community and all it has to offer, the area offers even more with quick access to I-75, beaches, downtown Lakewood Ranch and Sarasota.

 

12414 LOBELIA TER, LAKEWOOD RANCH

Sold By: Sharon Straw |  List Price: $549,000  | Sold Price: $526,750

Lovely River Walk home in Lakewood Ranch. Custom Lee Wetherington beauty. 3 car garage, paver walkway. Double glass entry front doors with transom window above. Tile and wood flooring. Living room has an aquarium window. Spacious dining perfect for friends and family. Gourmet granite kitchen with custom cabinetry, large island, sink and counter seating. Tile backsplash, stainless refrigerator, gas cooktop, microwave, two pantries and one a walk in with wood shelving. Breakfast area with large window to enjoy looking at your pool. Desk area in kitchen with more cabinets. Gathering room off kitchen has sliding doors and large picture window that brings in the natural light. Double tray in ceiling. Upstairs bonus room can be used for many things such as a TV, workout or a bedroom. Engineered wood floors in Master, upstairs, and two bedrooms. 4th bedroom off family room has laminate. Alluring swimmable pool is not heated. 2 covered lanai areas. Great private yard. Laundry has cabinets, sink with granite countertop. 3 a/c units. Close to UTC Mall, dining, polo, soccer, A-Rated schools and so much more. A fabulous home awaits you.

 

7665 HARRINGTON LN, BRADENTON

Sold By: Lionstone Group - Stephen Downes |  List Price: $699,900  | Sold Price: $679,000

Picture perfect describes this 5 bedroom, remodeled Rutenberg home in River Club Sanctuary. This home is nestled on a 1/2 acre lot on a cut-de-sac. The front elevation has a court yard, over-sized, 3-car garage and custom entry doors. Upon entering the attention to detail becomes apparent. The remodeled kitchen has dual ovens, gas range, and a center island. Newly resurfaced master bath with frameless shower, new granite counters, fixtures, and sink. There is room to roam indoors and out in your beautiful lanai with a large pool and two covered verandas. If that is not enough, meander upstairs to the guest suites, custom media center, or sunbathe on your private balcony equipped with an automated awning and overlook your beautiful yard. This setting is completely private and surrounded by nature. River Club is a highly sought after community with beautiful, executive homes, no CDD fees, exemplary schools and a short stroll or bike ride to Lakewood Ranch Main Street.

 

July 2019

8022 SANDSTAR WAY, LAKEWOOD RANCH

Sold By: Lionstone Group - Stephen Downes |  Sold Price: $598,174

New construction with Homes By Towne in the newly developing community; Waterside at Lakewood Ranch, Lakewood Ranch. 2BR/2.5ba 2,135 sq feet 

 

17071 POLO RUN TRL, LAKEWOOD RANCH

Sold By: Lionstone Group - Christina Clark |  Sold Price: $500,000

Move in ready inventory home in Polo Run Lakewood Ranch. 3br/2.5ba/3cg 2,361 with pool/spa/den and water/preserve views!

 

12010 FOREST PARK CIR, BRADENTON

Listed By: Lionstone Group - Stephen Downes  |  List Price: $529,999  |  Sold Price: $502,500

Experience this impeccable quality and design in this recently built Cardel Kingfisher II home in Central Park at Lakewood Ranch! Talk about curb appeal - This one has charm - framed in gorgeous, low maintenance mature landscaping and large rear yard all surrounding the enclosed lanai and gorgeous heated and salt water pool - perfect to melt the Florida days away! Model quality finishes and thoughtful touches are inundated throughout the interior of the home from elegant lighting fixtures, crown molding, stacked stone accent walls, granite counter tops, glass and tile backsplash and stainless steel appliances. The heart of the home focuses on a voluminous great room with cathedral ceilings and transom windows, allow plenty of light to filter in! Entertain your family and friends for those special events in the elegant formal living and dining rooms. Retreat to a large master bedroom with sliding glass door to the lanai, elegant master bath and huge master closet with custom woman's vanity. Two bedrooms downstairs share a common pool bath and the den can be used as an additional 5th bedroom. Perfect walking distance to the A rated elementary and High School and soon to be constructed middle school. The community features a 10 acre park, dog parks, pavilion, tennis courts, and is a highly active with social groups and community gatherings!

 

6008 MADRANO DR, SARASOTA

Listed By: Cathy Loeppke  |  List & Sold Price: $255,000

The photos tell it all! This 3 bedroom, 2 ½ bath, 1 car garage end-unit town home is showing its style with a newly remodeled master bathroom, and “hand-scraped wood” laminate flooring in the great room that extends up the stairs, down the hallway and in the master bedroom. Feel secure with the highest quality Divosta poured concrete construction! The storage is unmatched for a home of this size with closets lining the hall upstairs, under stairway storage, walk-in closet and additional wall closet in master bedroom with spacious closets in the other two bedrooms. Added special features include a central vacuum, security system and easy to install hurricane shutters. The location is perfect for those wanting a serene environment across from the community pool, as well as close proximity to shopping , dining, and a park. A quick bike ride will take you to University Town Center and Benderson Park or take a short drive into Downtown Sarasota and the bay front for a night on the town!

 

6453 DRAW LN, #56, SARASOTA

Sold By: Marnie Matarese  |  List Price: $175,000  |  Sold Price: $172,000

Come get out of the cold! This 2 bedroom, 2bath fully furnished villa in the wonderful community of Sunrise will make a fabulous winter home, full-time residence or investment property. Location is extremely convenient to the Beaches, Interstate, stores and restaurants, 20 min to downtown and in an A rated school district. One of the lowest condo fees you'll find in Sarasota includes full grounds maintenance, heated pool, tennis and a walking path.

 

522 66TH AVE W, BRADENTON

Listed By: Carl & Deborah Marino  |  List & Sold Price: $189,900

ATTENTION investors / first time home buyers. Great Duplex opportunity. Live in one side and rent the other, or rent both. Each unit contains 2 bedrooms and 1 bath. Convenient location. Nice condition, move in ready. Large driveway, plenty of off street parking. Detached shed, with room to expand. Call today, this one won't last long.

 

174 GOLDEN GATE PT, #23, SARASOTA

Sold By: Allen Hovis  |  List Price: $639,000  |  Sold Price: $610,000

Sweeping Million Dollar Views of Sarasota Bay and the John Ringling Bridge ** Reside in the Exclusive Enclave of Golden Gate Point ** This 2 bedroom, 2 bath is located in "Harbor House" and has been completely renovated with a coastal contemporary brilliance. Living on the water in an outdated, dark apartment is no longer the only option. Here, you receive the functionality of modern construction: new electrical, recessed lighting, new plumbing and a tankless water heater, Cosmetics include: hand scraped hard wood flooring throughout the entire condo providing a low maintenance, low allergen, energy efficient environment.. the custom kitchen offers new shaker cabinetry, an abundance storage space, top of the line Viking appliances, Royal Calcutta countertops flanked on both ends with waterfall edging. Custom mosaic backsplash, a concrete style breakfast bar and shiplap-wrapped columns complete the nautical personality of this luxury space. Both bedrooms are spacious accommodating large beds and a variety of furniture arrangements. Continuing the concept of "custom and cool", the 2 bathrooms include new vanities topped in marble-like Calcutta counters and white subway tile in the showers, custom soap niches, and a bright mosaic accent wall with chrome hardware. (You will love the rainfall showerhead in the master.) Located steps from downtown Sarasota and St Armands, walking to Marina Jacks, Main Street dining and the Ringling Bridge has never felt more accessible.

 

June 2019

6157 MIDNIGHT PASS RD, #D12, SARASOTA

Sold By: Jason Wood and Alina Kirilenko  |  List Price: $259,900  |  Sold Price: $255,000

Welcome to your Siesta Key slice of Paradise! Great Rental opportunity in this turnkey 2 Story, 2 Bed, 2.5 bath home with assigned covered parking. Bay Oaks is across the road from the world famous Siesta Key Beach, steps away for Siesta Key Village and minutes from shopping and dining in the best that Sarasota has to offer. The Siesta Key Community of Bay Oaks features resort like amenities including tennis courts, community pool, recreation center, outdoor grills, picnic tables and fishing piers. You are also minutes away from Turtle Beach and Downtown Sarasota, where you can dine, attend festivals or experience the Cultural Arts. Weekly/monthly/annual rentals available. Excellent income potential!

 

5417 CHAMPAGNE, #63, SARASOTA

Sold By: Marnie Matarese  |  List Price: $259,900  |  Sold Price: $255,000

Welcome to a carefree and easy going lifestyle in "The Meadows." Surrounded by mature landscaping and located on a small cul-de-sac, this will ensure the privacy that any new owner will be looking for. The courtyard entry is so inviting with its lovely tropical foliage. Stunning nature and pool views from the glass enclosed lanai offer peace and tranquility in a home that is so close to all that Sarasota has to offer. The great room has lovely built-in shelving around the wood-burning fireplace. The kitchen and bathrooms have been recently updated. This split plan layout with both a screened in and a glassed lanai offers the flexibility of an in-home office or den. This end unit villa is very light and bright and has a spacious kitchen with coffee bar and pantry as well as an en-suite laundry. There is also a new paved walkway and driveway and a new air conditioning unit. Chambery has solid financials and an active social committee handling many activities. The Meadows offers miles of walking and nature trails, a butterfly garden, shopping village with 3 restaurants, pickleball courts and a playground. The Meadows Country Club offers 3 18-hole golf courses, 17 Har-Tru tennis courts, 3 restaurants, a fitness center, Jr. Olympic pool and much more. Located minutes to downtown, the airport, beaches, theatres, dining, rowing and the new University Town Center Mall. Come see what the Meadows and Chambery have to offer.

 

6782 TIMBERLAND LN, SARASOTA,

Listed By: Stephen Downes   |  List Price: $659,000  |  Sold Price: $659,000

Distinctive, private, unique and full of character that sets it apart from all other properties on the market. Welcome home to your 5-acre, fully renovated, ranchette estate in the heart of the next growth area for Sarasota. Located only minutes from I-75 and a short drive to USA’s number #1 quartz sand beach – Siesta Key, plentiful shopping, amazing parks and zoned for all A rated schools, this estate has it all! Enter the property through the freshly paved circular driveway and gaze upon the expansive, fenced horse pasture to your right and natural Florida pond to your left as you approach the home. Once at the home, appreciate the well-manicured plant beds, additional detached garage to the left, horse stable and unique fountain feature framing the estate. Walking through the unique front door, you will immediately be surrounded by modern and fresh updates on every surface through the home. The 2016 renovation included updated tile throughout the home, completely overhauled kitchen, hurricane impact windows, new roof, new HVAC, new pool surface/decking/equipment, new appliances, new carpet, overhauled bathrooms, new water treatment equipment and oh so much more!! The kitchen is a dream - two toned cabinetry, Caesarstone surfaces, modern glass backsplash all open to the dining room and family room - just perfect to entertain your family and friends. Escape to the pool deck and jump into the sparkling heated pool or roast some marshmallows for some smores at the natural fire pit!

 

1840 WOODHAVEN CIR, SARASOTA

Listed By: Deborah Rowland   |  List Price: $299,000  |  Sold Price: $303,000

This beautifully updated one level living pool house has an open floor plan with hardwood floors and ceramic tile. The updated white kitchen has custom wood cabinets with pull outs and soft-close drawers along with granite countertops. Updated bathrooms. The garage conversion has an air-conditioned studio room that can be easily converted back to a two-car garage. Pool has a beautiful water feature and a new pool pump, perfect for outdoor living. Central location, easy access to beaches, highways, hospitals, theatre district, downtown, restaurants and shopping. The Tamron community has a lovely preserve with a 20 acre lake, perfect for walking and hiking.

 

2860 & 0 DOGWOOD RD, VENICE

Sold By: Allen Hovis  |  List Price: $229,900  |  Sold Price: $235,000

This wonderful 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home offers a brand new resurfaced POOL, rescreened pool cage, and a beautiful new DECK. It is freshly painted inside and outside and has a new roof in 2005. There are NEW stainless steel appliances in the kitchen and NEW carpeting in bedrooms and in the large bonus room with sliders to the pool. There is a brand NEW air conditioner (2018) with a transferable warranty, inside laundry, hurricane protection. This home has NOT been occupied since renovation...it's just like NEW! This home has no deed restrictions or HOA fees. NO FLOOD ZONE! As an owner of a home in South Venice, you can join the South Venice Civic Association and have Intracoastal water access, private beach access by ferry and boat ramp access for a small optional annual fee. Plus, Shamrock Park and Venetian Way bike trails. Now, it just needs YOU to say HOME SWEET HOME!

 

261 COSMOPOLITAN CT, SARASOTA

Sold By: Allen Hovis  |  List Price: $925,0000  |  Sold Price: $865,000

Move right in. Live on multiple levels downtown. This ultra-modern three-level, end-unit townhouse with two-car garage and private elevator boasts three bedrooms, three-and-a-half baths along with 2 bonus rooms. It offers stylish urban living and upgraded features throughout. This unique residence includes Miami-Dade impact-rated windows and doors, Italian kitchen and bath cabinetry, Bosch appliances with natural gas cooktop, Caesarstone quartz countertops and German Hansgrohe faucets. You'll also discover 8-foot solid core, African Rosewood interior doors, volume ceilings, a stylish freestanding soaking tub, spacious showers and large closets. There are upgraded porcelain tile and dark hardwood flooring, multiple terraces, a tankless hot water system and plenty of natural light cascading throughout every room. Because the townhouse is titled as fee simple ownership, you'll own the land your residence is built upon and the monthly fees are some of the lowest downtown at only $273 per month. This home is perfect for entertaining or just relaxing; whether you're a full-time or seasonal resident. No car is needed to get to fine restaurants, specialty stores, banks and movie theaters, plus you're close to Whole Foods Market, the downtown Sarasota waterfront, white sand beaches and the theatrical arts.

 

3682 QUIET POND LN, SARASOTA

Sold By: Marnie Matarese  |  List Price: $304,900  |  Sold Price: $297,000

This waterfront home is centrally located in Heather Lake, a small quiet subdivision noted for its canopy like trees. Perfectly situated between Lockwood Ridge and University, close to UTC Mall and I-75. This highly sought community is just minutes to Island beaches and downtown Sarasota. Enjoy tranquil, peaceful nature views from the covered lanai while you sit in your private hot tub! This home is listed as built in 1988 active date / 2003 effective date, with a 30 year architectural shingle GAF Timberline & new skylights that same year. The open split plan features volume ceilings, French doors and stunning thinly grouted Travertine marble floors.The large master bedroom has a 11x6 walk-in closet and entry to the patio. The master bath features a double vanity, over sized separate walk in shower and garden bath. The den is almost as large as the master bedroom.The kitchen has an updated 2018 Range, new Copper sink with new dark marbleized granite countertop and backslash is open to the large great room (dining and living) and has loads of cabinets, counter space and a breakfast nook. 2016 AC 5 ton Lennox with UV light purification system. New wiring for all outlets and switches , home surge protector. Over sized Garage is under air! Samsung VRT Washer and dryer convey. Too many updates to list here!

 

1914 CLEMATIS ST, SARASOTA

Sold By: Nathan Hays  |  List Price: $1,425,000  |  Sold Price: $1,350,000

Artfully redesigned and brilliantly executed in 2017/2018, this 3 bedroom + office, 3 bath home has been expertly renovated with a keen eye for beauty and functionality. A refreshing and vibrant 2,422-square-foot open floor plan draws you in for more and the stunning enhancements will keep your attention as you explore each nuance and detail. From a neutral-palette interior with impressive volume ceilings and double tray accents to the luscious mature landscaping enveloping the exterior, every inch of this West of Trail residence is special. Upgrades include fresh paint inside and out, new hurricane rated doors and windows, custom closets in all bedrooms, 2 new HVAC systems, new Lutron features, and full home automation with remote accessibility. The solar and gas heated pool comes with a new spa, natural gas to the grill and fire pit, underwater LED lighting, travertine paver deck plus all new pool equipment. Overlooking the pool is the covered lanai with TNG wood ceiling and automatic pull -down screens, travertine paver flooring, LED lighting, and LCD TV. The new master bath highlights are a free standing tub, dramatic door-free shower, and custom floating mirrors. You will love the new laundry with the best in class Whirlpool appliances and the new pantry with Sub-Zero archival wine storage, both rooms offer custom cabinets, quartz counters, engineered wood flooring and plentiful storage. This fabulous home is fully outfitted for a glorious lifestyle on one of the prettiest “West of Trail” streets!

 

3424 AZURITE WAY, BRADENTON

Sold By: Nathan Hays  |  List Price: $339,990  |  Sold Price: $329,990

The open-concept Sandcastle Villa home design by Neal Communities is spacious and well-appointed. The gourmet kitchen with stainless steel appliances has a view out to the dining nook and adjacent great room with a coffered ceiling to your extended lanai with gorgeous views of the water. French doors off the open area leads into the den or home office. The master suite includes a large walk-in closet and dual sink bath with Roman-style shower and private water closet. This villa has tile throughout all of the main areas and two additional bedrooms that share a full bath at the front of the home. Impact-resistant glass finishes the home in lieu of storm shutters for peace of mind. This maintenance-assisted villa will also save you time on yard work to enjoy the things you like in your own time.

 

12415 TRAILHEAD DR, BRADENTON

Sold By: Nathan Hays  |  List Price: $259,990  |  Sold Price: $258,000

This stunning modelesque 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath, 2-car garage townhome is truly a one-of-a-kind. Fully loaded with all the upgrades: wood-look porcelain plank tile floors,stone accent wall, granite countertops, shaker cabinets, tray ceilings, upgraded fans, and looks entirely LIKE A MODEL!!! The very low HOA fees of $182/mo covers the community pool, fitness center, lawn maintenance, and playground. Down the street from local schools such as LECOM, Lakewood Ranch High School, and Gullet Elementary, and minutes to IMG. Close to all of the local beaches (Siesta Key, Bradenton, Anna Maria, Lido), shopping, and Sarasota International Airport. 

 

15217 CASTLE PARK TER, LAKEWOOD RANCH

Sold By: Stephen Downes  |  List Price: $559,000  |  Sold Price: $537,500

Welcome to the club! County Club East in Lakewood Ranch. LWR's motto is ‘Live, work, play and worship all in one place and they're exceeding every expectation possible. Built by the regions #1 builder and nationally award winning Neal Communities. With one of the areas best selling floor plans, this home offers an open, light and bright feel with an integrated floor plan. The outdoor area and indoor space flow perfectly together, with huge disappearing pocked sliding doors allowing you to enjoy the Florida lifestyle. Once inside you know you’re not just in any home. From the foyer to the pool area you will see the quality and care put into this home. The foyer entry with 8' glass doors open to trey ceilings and double crown molding. The kitchen has the highest possible appointments that include 42” cabinets with soft-touch close, tile backsplash with the best appliances offered. Every chef will enjoy the upgraded cabinets, huge island and open concept. The great room has 12' trey ceilings and opens to the entire home inside and out. The owners suite provides ample natural light with an amazing view of the lake/preserve. With his/her closets, walk-in shower, duel vanities and many other high-end details make this suite one that any owner would feel at home spending time in. The home opens up to a private screened lanai to enjoy the best of the Florida lifestyle and catch an amazing sunset, spend time with family and friends while enjoying the Florida lifestyle and water view!

 

11452 SAVANNAH LAKES DR, PARRISH

Sold By: Carl & Deborah Marino  |  List Price: $819,900  |  Sold Price: $750,000

This magnificent home, in the highly sought-after River Wilderness Golf & Country Club, gated community, welcomes you with a warm and inviting feel. The beautiful lighting accents the open, spacious, and spectacular rooms. From the moment you enter, you will love the attention to details and the expansive views of the infinity pool and Savannah Lake. The home offers beautiful crown molding and intricate ceiling details. The kitchen is a chef's dream with 8 gas burners, customer cabinets, a large granite island, gas stove and a sub-zero refrigerator. Entertaining is a breeze with the game room that features a wet bar, surround sound, and recessed lighting. A tiled lanai surrounds the heated saltwater pool and spa, creating the perfect outdoor oasis adding fluidity for both inside to outside entertaining. The spacious lanai allows for taking in the sun, additional dining, grilling, or enjoying a cocktail in the summer sun. After a long day, retire for the night in the private and secluded master suite, featuring a luxurious master bath. This home is a must see in River Wilderness!

 

May 2019

7206 BROUGHTON ST, SARASOTA

Listed By: Marnie Matarese  |  List Price: $520,000  |  Sold Price: $495,000

Welcome to Whitfield Estates - With nearby Marinas & neighbors who often rent out their boat slips, you can enjoy the boating life without living on the water. This home is just a short walk to the bay & kayak launch area & minutes away from both downtown Sarasota & Bradenton. The courtyard entry is lushly landscaped and you will appreciate the gracious living space, beautifully designed kitchen, inviting pool & patio areas. The built-in cabinetry in the living room is perfectly positioned for your books, media & collectibles. French doors from the family room & sliding glass doors from the living room open to the Florida Lifestyle that awaits you. The covered back patio area has electronic, retractable screens that provide extra living space when closed. The heated pool was installed in 2006, the kitchen completely remodeled in 2013 with Samsung/Boesch/Whirlpool appliances and a well designed work area for any chef! A/C was replaced in 2008 and the home boasts both 50 and 30 gallon water heaters. The roof was replaced in 2007 and the current owners installed beautiful new garage doors in 2018. The two car garage is roomy, offering a half bath and workshop area. The current owners also added an electrical upgrade, remodeled the master bath, added skylights, the electrical screens for the patio area, a mini-split and windows to the family room, hurricane shutters for the sliding glass doors, skylights and much more.

 

3465 GULF OF MEXICO DR, #223

Sold By: James Tassell  |  List Price: $325,000  |  Sold Price: $305,000

Welcome to The Beach at Longboat Key, small complex of only 15 units, with an on-site rental office. This small 1 bedroom 2nd floor unit, comes Turnkey Furnished, ready for yourselves or your guests, ideal for the owner who wants to rent when not in residence. Complex comes with heated pool, laundry and the beautiful waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Grossed over $53,000 in 2017. Ideally located on southern Longboat Key, close to Publix, CVS, Tennis, Banks, Library, St Armands Circle and Sarasota and all that it offers.

 

 

2782 WOODGATE LN, #10, SARASOTA

Sold By: James Tassell  |  List Price: $96,900  |  Sold Price: $93,450

Spacious one bedroom, one bath corner villa unit located in the highly desirable community of Pinewood Village. Close to beaches, shopping and great dining! This is one of the unique condos in Pinewood Village that has a Washer and Dryer inside the unit as well as tiled floors and an updated kitchen and bath. Owners are permitted to have one pet. Enjoy maintenance free living with landscaping, basic cable, water, sewer, and trash included in the low monthly fee of $325. This monthly fee also includes a community heated pool, shuffleboard, and clubhouse with a gym. How perfect!

 

5399 LAGO MAGGIO ST, SARASOTA

Sold By: James Tassell  |  List Price: $723,759  |  Sold Price: $684,882

This amazingly open floor plan offers an impressive gourmet kitchen with Glazed cabinets, stunning quartz countertops and stainless steel appliances. The kitchen overlooks the large great room and sits adjacent to the huge covered lanai. This home also comes with beautiful Laminate floors throughout main living area with 12x24 tiles in bathrooms. The lanai is plumbed for an outdoor kitchen, allowing you to customize once you have ownership. The owners retreat has a massive bedroom with large walk-in shower and enormous closet. Coordinating cabinets and quartz countertops can be found in the bathrooms.

 

360 TIERRA VERDE WAY, BRADENTON

Sold By: Stephen Downes  |  List & Sold Price: $264,990

The appealing one-story home includes many contemporary features, and an open-concept design and 8’8" ceilings enhance the wonderful feel of this home. The kitchen includes a large island perfect for bar-style eating or entertaining, a walk-in pantry, and plenty of cabinets and counter space. The well-appointed kitchen comes with all appliances including refrigerator, built-in dishwasher, electric range, and microwave hood. The dining room and living room both overlook the covered lanai, which is a great area for relaxing and dining al fresco. The large owner’s suite, located at the back of the home for privacy, can comfortably fit a king size bed, and includes an ensuite bathroom with double vanity, big walk-in closet, and separate linen closet. Three other bedrooms share a second bathroom. The two-car garage connects to the front hallway where the laundry room, equipped with included washer and dryer, and an extra storage closet are also located.

 

6221 ENGLISH HOLLOW RD, TAMPA

Sold By: Cathy Loeppke  |  List & Sold Price: $354,990

The North Carolina is one of our beautiful, fully furnished models. At just over 2,000 square feet, your family has the room to spread out and grow here. The master suite looks out to the beautiful Florida landscape in your back yard. The kitchen is large, with an island for your entertaining pleasure. This highly desired master-planned community of Tampa Palms is close to all major conveniences including I-75, restaurants, shopping, entertainment and multiple county parks. Flatwoods Wilderness Park is just two miles away and Lettuce Lake Park is approximately eight miles away. You can enjoy miles of trails and boardwalk for walking, biking or jogging or just taking in Florida's nature. Interior photos disclosed are different from the actual model being built

 

8229 MIRAMAR WAY, #204, LAKEWOOD RANCH

Listed & Sold By: Beth Lancaster - Collins  |  List  Price: $279,900  |  Sold Price: $267,000

JACKPOT!!! This meticulously maintained condo with 3 bedrooms plus den is nestled into the private/gated/maintenance-free enclave of Miramar in Lakewood Ranch, the 2nd BEST-SELLING community in America. Whether you are looking for a year-round home or a part-time lock-and-leave seasonal escape, the luxury finishes throughout 2,212 sq. ft. will surpass your expectations. Freshly painted, this well-designed floor plan boasts an airy living room with ceramic tiled floors, high ceiling and sliders to balcony. The generous master suite features private access to balcony, dual walk-in closets, soaking tub and walk-in shower. The kitchen has granite countertops, gas range, oversized pantry, built-in desk and dinette/bonus area. This 2nd floor condo is the total package with a 2-car garage and storage below. Live like you won the lottery with a heated resort pool and spa, large clubhouse with fitness center, meeting and card rooms. Enjoy access to miles of walking/bicycle trails, close proximity to Main Street shopping, dining, movie theater, University Town Center Mall, famous beaches, easy access to I-75 and now a Publix across the street.

 

4711 61ST AVENUE TERRACE WEST, BRADENTON

Sold By: Marnie Matarese  |  List  Price: $364,900  |  Sold Price: $340,000

SHOWS LIKE A MODEL! NEW TILE ROOF AND BUILDING PAINTED IN 2018. NEW POOL CAGE AND VERANDA AWNING IN 2019. EXTENSIVE INTERIOR RENOVATIONS IN 2014 - NEW A/C, ATTRACTIVE BAMBOO FLOORING, SOFT CLOSING WOOD KITCHEN CABINETS WITH QUARTZ COUNTER TOPS, STAINLESS STEEL APPLIANCES, WET BAR WITH SUB ZERO WINE CHILLER IN THE DINING ROOM, AND MORE (SEE FEATURES LIST). THE FLOOR PLAN IS ONE OF THE LARGEST IN PALM COURT, FEATURING A GREAT ROOM WITH HIGH CEILINGS, SPACIOUS BEDROOMS & DEN (OFFICE/THIRD BEDROOM), GOURMET KITCHEN WITH EAT-IN-AREA, A COVERED VERANDA OFF THE MASTER BEDROOM SUITE (IDEAL FOR MORNING COFFEE WITH THE NEWSPAPER), AND A HUGE CAGED POOL DECK (1,400 SQ. FT.) WITH A HEATED POOL & SPA AND A CABANA WITH BATHROOM & SHOWER. PREPARE TO BE WOWED WHEN YOU SEE THIS EXCEPTIONAL ELEGANT VILLA. NO CDD FEE.

 

11715 CULLEN PARK TER, BRADENTON

Listed By: Stephen Downes  |  List  Price: $384,900  |  Sold Price: $380,000

Great value in this charming, recently built, craftman style 3br/2.5ba/den and pool home on an oversized, 0.28 acre lot with a gorgeous water view in the maintenance free section of Central Park! This home is located on a cul-de-sac and adjacent to a nature preserve with views of amazing wildlife! The brick paver driveway has enough to fit 6 full size vehicles and there is an enormous green space on the rear of the home right up to the waters edge! Splash into your sparkling, solar heated pool and melt Florida days away! The design of the home is featured around an open plan concept with large great room and well appointed kitchen. The kitchen comes with stainless steel appliances, large center island, beautiful aqua tile backsplash and an breakfast eat in area. A large den with double doors is located just off the great room. Two larger bedrooms are located upfront of the home with a shared bath. The master suite comes with a large, double vanity bathroom, plantation shutters, owners sliding glass doors to the pool, double walk-in closets with built in shelving. The home is located in Clermont park section of Central Park which features maintenance free landscaping and an additional resident only community pool. Perfect walking distance to the A rated elementary and High School and soon to be constructed middle school. The community features a 10 acre park, dog parks, pavilion, tennis courts, and is a highly active with social groups and community gatherings! CDD Fee included in the tax bill!

 

3084 AUGUSTA DR W, CLEARWATER

Sold By: Julie Lane  |  List  Price: $425,000  |  Sold Price: $415,000

This Captivating Countryside home is a delightful beauty. With a huge fenced yard, you will enjoy plenty of outdoor space for all of your fun and games, with no rear neighbors & a storage shed! This 4 bedroom, 3 bath, 2 car garage is covered by a new 2017 roof, with a newly screened 30X14 lanai. Tile, Travertine & marble flooring throughout with no carpet to dread. Updated insulated windows, 2017 water heater, crown molding with fresh paint in most of the interior. The kitchen offers granite counters, breakfast bar, eat-in counter, closet pantry, wood cabinets with pull-outs and stainless appliances. The renovated master bath features the popular grey and white color scheme, granite counters, shaker cabinetry, oversized shower with a double linen closet to supplement the walk-in closet of the master. Custom closet features can be found in the other bedrooms and updated vanities, floors and fixtures in the baths. The laundry room is currently being used as storage/secondary pantry but can easily be converted or used as an office. Beautiful lead glass entry doors invite you into this home, with a home warranty offered for peace of mind.

 

 5406 119TH TER E, PARRISH

Sold By: Beth Lancaster-Collins  |  List  Price: $262,900  |  Sold Price: $256,000

A BREATHTAKING water view awaits you at this 3 bedroom, 2 bath home in Lakeside Preserve! The immaculate landscaping with garden curbing and NEW 2018 exterior paint make a great first impression. As you enter the gorgeous, glass front door, you’ll notice the custom paint with chair rail molding. A large, extra bonus room immediately to the left is the perfect place for entertaining. Tile flooring leads you into the OPEN kitchen, dining, living area with soaring ceilings and stainless steel appliances. Double doors lead you into your master oasis which includes sliders opening to the lanai, a soaker tub, large walk in shower and dual sinks. The absolute stunner of the home is the view out back. Relax on your extended lanai and enjoy the sparkling lake view. It feels like a vacation every day! The whole home also has high impact windows. Lakeside Preserve has NO CDD & LOW HOA fees! It is a friendly community with resident fishing in the lakes, a basketball/sport court, playground, and easy access to Lakewood Ranch from the Fort Hamer Bridge and is close to the Ellenton Outlet Mall and I-75.

 

13241 TORRESINA TER, LAKEWOOD RANCH

Sold By: Beth Lancaster-Collins  |  List  Price: $415,000  |  Sold Price: $407,000

Lifestyle at its best! Beautifully maintained 3/2 Arezzo with western lake views. This home gives you laminate floors, tile in all wet areas, tray ceilings in Den, DR, LR and Mst. Bedroom, Custom Walk-in Closet in Master. For your music enjoyment, 6 speakers w/components in Den, LR and Lanai. Great for the guys with the 4' garage extension! along with ceiling storage. Landscape lighting and professionally landscaped beds/plants/trees. Kitchen is equipped with built-in shelving, lazy Susan, deep drawers, recessed lighting, granite countertops and SS appliances. Shutters on all windows in home. Laundry room with loads of cabinets, folding counter and sink. Exceptional gorgeous water views with western exposure of sunsets which are breathtaking! Don't miss this one - it's a special one including the fabulous resort-style amenities with an amazing Wellness Center, state of the art gym, championship golf course, tennis, heated lagoon-style pool and spa, resistance pool, fire pits, pickle ball and bocce, Tiki Bar and grand opening this year of the new Culinary Center!

 

711 BENJAMIN FRANKLIN DR, #1, SARASOTA

Sold By: Ingrid Walker  |  List  Price: $795,000  |  Sold Price: $755,000

Life’s a beach! Relax on your terrace watching the sunset or walk across the street to Lido Beach and sink your toes in the sand. Set in an intimate 9-unit community, this 3-story, 3-bedroom townhome is ideal for maintenance-free living without giving up the space and privacy of a single-family home. The foyer entryway greets you with gleaming hardwood floors, which continue to all levels. The first floor of living area boasts an open and expansive floor plan with a combination dining and kitchen area, a living room with a custom entertainment center, powder room, and 2 private balconies to watch sunsets. The gourmet kitchen has custom white cabinets with an ornate glass backsplash, stainless steel appliances, and oversized island with seating for four. Striking modern chandeliers soar above both the kitchen and the dining area. All three bedrooms are positioned on the third floor. The master suite has double closets, an en-suite bath and a private terrace with glass sliders overlooking the pool and Gulf. The 2nd bedroom has a walk-in closet & a private terrace. The 3rd bedroom is currently being utilized as an office and shared full bathroom with the other bedroom. This home has a private elevator that has been converted to additional closet space, plus an oversize 2-car garage. Sand Dollar is a stylish, pet-friendly community just a stroll away from the shops, boutiques, cafes & dining attractions of St. Armands Circle, and only a short drive to the excitement of downtown Sarasota.

 

634 S OWL DR, SARASOTA

Listed By: Nathan Hays  |  List  Price: $1,950,000  |  Sold Price: $1,700,000

It’s all about the tropical lifestyle in this spectacular Bird Key estate. This boating paradise sits just three homes in from Sarasota Bay, on Tarpon Bend, one of the widest waterways in Bird Key. The new owner will enjoy 100 feet of sailboat-deep water frontage, a 20,000-pound boat lift, a floating dock for kayaks or jet-skis and unobstructed access, with no bridges to the bay and the Gulf of Mexico. The over-sized heated pool and spa, large custom paver deck and tropical landscaping complete the resort-style outdoor space perfect for waterside entertaining or lounging with family after a long day on the water. Inside this 3 bedroom, 3 full bath, immaculate home the upgrades are endless, imported Italian tile floors, granite counter tops, stainless appliances, imported tile backsplash, hurricane windows, custom closets, and a Florida room that is equipped with a bar and sweeping views of the pool and water. This home is the picture of classic Bird Key elegance combined with a tropical feel that makes you realize you are living in paradise!

 

4714 CLAREMONT PARK DR, BRADENTON

Sold By: Stephen Downes  |  List  Price: $359,997  |  Sold Price: $355,000

This will be the most incredible 2 Bed + Den, 2 Bath home you have set your eyes on. With a west facing water view, this stunning pool home is equipped with the most lush of Florida living spaces: Pool, waterfall, sunset water views, and pocket sliding glass door joining the great room and lanai in the ultimate of indoor-outdoor living. Beautifully upgraded lighting fixtures illuminate the open floor plan. Rounding out the upgrades are tray ceilings, shaker cabinets, and engineered hardwood floors in all the bedrooms. HOA fees cover Community Pool, Gym, Lawn Maintenance, Gated Community, 2 Dog Parks, Splash Park, Playground, Monthly Community Activities Put on by the Social Committee, & More. Centrally located & within minutes to the local A+ schools, shopping, restaurants, bars, downtown Lakewood Ranch, gyms, airport & local beaches. This home has it all!

 

3133 ORIOLE DR, #102, SARASOTA

Listed By: James Tassell  |  List  Price: $245,000  |  Sold Price: $240,000

Ground floor condo located in the amenity rich, gated, and pet friendly community of Soleil which is minutes (drive time) to downtown Sarasota, the beaches, UTC Mall, and endless restaurant options. Not only will you enjoy the water views that can be seen throughout much of this property; you will appreciate the untouched old Florida feel of the preserve area across the street. The open floor plan of this condo is very functional with 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and a den. You will also find an attached one-car garage, with a private driveway, a laundry closet with a full size washer and dryer, and a screened lanai area where you can relax and enjoy your morning coffee or evening cocktail looking out over the pond. Inside the condo you will find many desired features from granite counter tops throughout, stainless steel appliances and a backsplash in the kitchen. The master bedroom features a tray ceiling, and a walk in closet. In the master bathroom you will find double vanities and a walk in shower. The guest bathroom has a bathing tub. Light tile flooring that complements the color and design of the condo can be found in the living areas and bathrooms with carpet in the bedrooms and the den. Community amenities include a resort style pool, fitness center, bocce ball, picnic area, clubhouse, and a dog park. This condo has affordable HOA fees and owners are allow two pets up to a weight of 30lbs each.

 

April 2019

8349 MIRAMAR WAY, #8349, LAKEWOOD RANCH

Sold By: Nathan Hays  |  List  Price: $284,900  |  Sold Price: $270,000

Rarely available lakefront end-unit in highly desirable Miramar. Spacious floor plan with three bedrooms, two baths and a den/office. Beautiful kitchen with granite countertops, 42" cabinets, gas cook-top, and breakfast nook. Attached two car garage. This gated golf community is perfect for full time or part time residents. Amenties feature a community heated pool, fitness center and clubhouse located in award winning Lakewood Ranch. Close to UTC Mall, Polo Club, restaurants and airport.

 

12610 CARA CARA LOOP, BRADENTON

Sold By: Stephen Downes  |  List  Price: $349,000  |  Sold Price: $335,000

Calling all families! You will love this 3BR/2BA pool home is desirable Greyhawk Landing. Enjoy the open floor plan with formal living room, dining room and family room. Some of the upgrades include surround sound, upgraded light fixtures, ceiling fans and window treatments. The kitchen has breakfast bar, tile backsplash and corian countertops. Master bathroom has his and her sinks, garden tub and separate shower. Cool off in your private swimming pool with spa overlooking the beautiful mature foliage. Greyhawk Landing is a gated community that offers a lagoon style pool with waterfall, playground, fitness center, tennis, basketball, softball, soccer, natures trail/bike path and fishing pier! Close to all shopping, restaurants and easy access to I-75! Must see to appreciate!

 

2125 ALPINE AVE, SARASOTA

Sold By: James Tassell  |  List  Price: $395,000  |  Sold Price: $380,000

This Beautiful 3 Bedroom 2 Bath with a pool home is located on a quiet street in the highly desired Southgate Community nestled between 2 large majestic oak trees & lush landscaping. Offers a open floor plan with a newly remodeled kitchen, custom cabinetry, soft close doors & drawers, under cabinet lighting, plenty of recessed lighting, newer GE Stainless Steel Appliances including a double oven, granite countertops with a breakfast bar. The dining room also provides a custom built in breakfront with removable shelves with under cabinet lighting. Large Laundry Room next to kitchen with plenty of storage cabinets as well, can use for pantry storage if needed and newer front loading washer /dryer. The home has beautiful wood flooring throughout & tile in kitchen. The Backyard is landscaped with palm trees & crepe myrtles & fully fenced in with not only a screened in pool, there is a great swing set and shed/playhouse, families with children, it is ready! Big front porch for relaxing as well as small back porch. New Hunter Douglas Clearview Plantation Shutters with a lifetime warranty, New Hurricane Windows & doors installed & AC replaced in 2016. Centrally located in Sarasota only minutes to Siesta Beach, Downtown, Amazing schools & shopping districts. Bring your family, pets & friends & enjoy this GREAT Home in this GREAT neighborhood!

 

5377 CHRISTIE ANN PL, #7, SARASOTA

Sold By: Deborah Rowland  |  List  Price: $238,900  |  Sold Price: $237,100

BEAUTIFUL WATER VIEWS FROM THE LIVING ROOM, KITCHEN, LANAI AND MASTER BEDROOM! This 3 bedroom, 2 bath home in the popular community of Crestwood Villas is move in ready! The spaciousness created by high ceilings in the great room, light from several windows and sliding glass doors promote an open, airy and breezy feeling. All of bedrooms have new carpeting and the freshly painted lanai has new screens. Updates include hardwood floors in the great room, updated kitchen with wood cabinets and stone countertops, newer appliances and an updated master and second bath. Included in the master bedroom is a walk-in closet with built ins. The large master bathroom has a soaking tub for anyone to enjoy a spa like atmosphere. Nice sized vanity with double sink and separate shower. There is an additional closet for storage with built in top shelving. The large 2 car garage has been recently painted as well as the driveway. There is nothing more to do except enjoy this very active community and nice amenities. You can swim year round in the Geo-Thermal heated pool or enjoy a game of tennis or pickleball. With such a great location, you are just minutes from shopping, restaurants, hospital, additional medical facilities, I-75, Downtown Sarasota, The Arts and of course the famous "Siesta Key Beach."

 

7180 VICTORIA CIR, UNIVERSITY PARK

Sold By: Doug Grosso  |  List  Price: $375,000  |  Sold Price: $325,000

This very popular Claridge floor plan is on an excellent homesite with super water views. The exterior of the home has just been painted along with the pool deck area. New Carpet in the bedrooms. The gourmet kitchen has Quartz counter tops and a natural gas range. 12' ceilings in the great room plus mirrored walls in the dining room and wine bar. Vaulted ceilings in the huge master bedroom. Outstanding custom designed Pool and Spa creates a wonderful outdoor living area. The oversized Garage has room for 2 Cars and your Private Golf Cart. University Park CC offers 27 holes of Championship Golf, 11 Lighted Har-Tru Tennis Courts and a State of the Art Fitness Center all close to the New UTC University Town Center Mall with fine Shops and Restaurants

 

4903 BOSTON COMMON GLN, BRADENTON

Sold By: Stephen Downes  |  List  Price: $273,500  |  Sold Price: $265,000

Welcome to Beautiful Central Park at Lakewood Ranch a gated community! This home offers 3 Bedrooms, Den/Office, dining or can be used as a formal living area, 2 Bathrooms and 2 Car attached garage. The Kitchen is open to the family room for entertaining your family and guest. Central Park is Close to Beaches, Schools, Shopping, UTC Mall, Downtown Sarasota, Public and Private Golf courses, fitness centers, and tennis. The special amenities include: splash park, 2 dog parks, tennis courts, walking trails, and play area. As you enter this beautiful home the kitchen offers granite, large pantry, stainless appliances, and new stainless refrigerator. The large family room is light and bright with sliders to the beautiful screened in Lanai and fenced in yard. The 2 guest bedrooms have new carpeting and have plenty of closet space! The Office/den include wood laminate and double doors. As you enter the Master suite enjoy the new carpeting a large walk in closet, large master bath with dual sinks and tile shower. Must see to appreciate all the upgrades this home has to offer!

 

1925 GULF OF MEXICO DR, #G8-403, LONGBOAT KEY

Sold By: James Tassell  |  List  Price: $629,000  |  Sold Price: $535,000

This inviting beach-front spacious sun-filled oasis with scenic views of the Gulf is situated within the desirable gated community of Seaplace on the south end of Longboat Key. The top floor location ensures fantastic views of sunrises and sunsets and the peace of mind that there is no one above. The unit is offered fully furnished, outfitted with coastal décor for a true beach retreat feel. The kitchen has been beautifully updated with quartz counter tops, solid wood cabinets, and stainless steel appliances. Two coveted parking spaces are included, one covered and one uncovered. Seaplace is an amenity-rich community with manicured grounds, walking paths, a half a mile of private beach, and a very comprehensive calendar of activities. Other features include two large pools, a kiddie pool, two hot tubs, a sauna, three tennis courts, and a freshly updated clubhouse which encompasses a catering kitchen and a fitness center. You are close to world-class shopping and dining on St. Armand's Circle, golf courses, theaters and galleries in downtown Sarasota. Get out, explore and live life to its fullest.

 

5820 BALAO WAY S, ST PETE BEACH

Sold By: Julie Lane  |  List  Price: $1,599,000  |  Sold Price: $1,475,000

THIS COASTAL MODERN EXECUTIVE WATERFRONT RESIDENCE ENJOYS INCREDIBLE FEATURES AND STUNNING VIEWS! Located in a private setting in the heart of St. Pete Beach within easy walking distance of dining, shopping & entertainment, this exquisite 4 bedroom 4856 total sqft home opens to a soaring 19ft-high foyer & a fabulous great room w/gas fireplace, superb full-service cherrywood bar & an amazing 28ft-wide wall of glass overlooking the water. All stainless steel kitchen w/breakfast bar transitions to casual waterfront dining & terrific 31ft-wide covered waterfront balcony. Wonderful contemporary use of glass/glass art give this home a lavish, distinctively appeal. 2nd living level boasts gorgeous cherry floors, a fine family area w/fireplace & covered waterfront balcony. Elegant master suite offers private balcony access, fireplace, his/her closets & a chic master bath w/dual vanities & multi-head rain shower. The upper level guest suite is a treasure - lovely cherry themes, 2 walk-in closets, a study w/custom cherry wetbar, a fantastic solarium overlooking the water & a lush full bath. The 5th level 350+ sqft observation deck delivers spectacular 360 degree panoramic waterviews. Out back, discover an enclosed, all-glass wetbar & terrific pool w/rock-formation waterfall. Huge composite dock features a 19K lift, jet ski lift, mooring for a large cruiser & kayak/paddleboard launch. Tankless HW heating, 4-stop elevator & so much more. The complete package. One of the best waterfront values in Tampa Bay.

 

951 49TH AVE N, ST PETERSBURG

Sold By: Julie Lane  |  List  Price: $190,000  |  Sold Price: $192,000

Totally Renovated and Move-in Ready 2 BR / 1 BA home. Bonus Room, with Split A/C, is used as 3rd BR and 2nd BA. Beautifully Renovated Kitchen with Solid Wood Cabinetry, Granite Counter-tops and Breakfast Bar. Stainless Steel Appliances and more. Separate Living and Dining Rooms. Cherry Wood Laminate Flooring. Updated Insulated Windows. New Roof & Central Heat & Air in 2013. Screened Porch Overlooking Privacy Fenced Back Yard. 45' x 127' Lot. 1-Car Garage with Alley Access. 17' x 16' Bonus Room is not included in the square footage. Great North St. Petersburg Location. No Flood Insurance Required. Don't hesitate on this one.

 

4835 RAINTREE STREET CIR E, BRADENTON

Listed By: James Tassell  |  List  Price: $260,000  |  Sold Price: $242,000

Looking for a move in ready maintenance free home complete with a heated pool and spa in one of Bradenton’s best golf course communities? Then consider this cute and inviting home. As you enter the property you will instantly notice the vaulted ceiling giving the home a true light and open feel throughout. The main living/dining area, and bedrooms feature beautiful bamboo flooring with well appointed 18-inch tile flooring in the kitchen, bathrooms, and den. Both the kitchen and two bathrooms feature granite counter tops with the master bathroom including both a walk in shower, soaking tub, and dual sinks. The den off of the main living area provides a number of options for use as an office, separate TV room, or additional bedroom when guests are in town. Details like the five-inch baseboards running throughout the entire property and upgraded trim on the doorways and windowsills really add to the interior of this home. Where you will find yourself spending a lot of your time is on the screened in lanai area which features a heated pebbletec pool and spa. The pool and spa are complete with the option to be lit at night in multiple different colors and is the perfect spot for cooling off or relaxing your muscles after a long day. The lanai also features a covered outdoor eating area. The community amenities include a full service bar/restaurant, 18-hole executive golf course, pro shop, heated community pool, and pickle ball and tennis courts.

 

16711 BERWICK TER, LAKEWOOD RANCH

Sold By: Ingrid Walker  |  List  Price: $997,900  |  Sold Price: $950,000

Warm, inviting, and brimming with style, this 2016 custom Arthur Rutenberg maintenance-free home showcases simple and modern elegance with high end upgrades, open floor plan, natural light and sparkling lake views. The grand double door entrance escorts you into the expansive great room with volume coffered ceilings, hardwood flooring and 10’ disappearing sliders. Guests will adore gathering in the gourmet kitchen around the grand center island with counter height seating, stainless-steel appliances, hidden walk-in pantry and solid wood cabinetry. Bring the indoors out to the paver lanai complete with covered gathering areas, summer kitchen with grill, and saltwater pool and spa overlooking long lake and preserve views for the ultimate in privacy. Find your personal sanctuary in your private master suite with separate walk-in closets, garden soaking tub, walk-in shower and dual vanities with granite. A spacious bonus room, private den with glass French doors, two guest bedrooms and bathrooms plus an oversized, side entry 3-car garage complete this sophisticated residence. The home is complete with a Control4 system operating the TV and sound. This is a green-certified home with icynene insulation, tankless hot water heater, impact windows and doors and energy efficient for cost saving benefits. Country Club East is a private, gated community featuring resort style pools, fitness center and is close to Lakewood Ranch Main Street, UTC Mall and world-famous beaches. 

 

1225 GEORGETOWNE PL, SARASOTA

Sold By: Allen Hovis  |  List  Price: $270,000  |  Sold Price: $250,000

You’ll love the location of this spacious 3 bedroom, 3 bath home with pool and fully fenced yard! Only 15 minutes from Downtown Sarasota and less than 4 miles from The Mall at University Town Center. Generous living and entertaining areas include the family room with beautiful brick fireplace, an elevated dining area, main living room with new carpet, and an open kitchen with plenty of cabinetry and updated appliances. The master bedroom with en-suite bathroom is large and comfortable. Step outside and you’ll find a screened Pebble-Tec solar-heated pool, as well as a brick patio and fully fenced backyard for barbecues, play time and pets. A 2-car garage and spacious driveway completes this fantastic Sarasota home. Just a few minutes away you have Whole Foods, Starbucks, over 150 stores and restaurants at UTC, as well as plenty of healthcare and fitness facilities, fun community events and so much more. The world-famous, dazzling sandy beaches of Siesta Key Beach are a short 25 minute drive away. 

 

11874 FOREST PARK CIR, LAKEWOOD RANCH

Sold By: Nathan Hays  |  List  Price: $670,000  |  Sold Price: $660,000

A Community Full Of Life!!! Central Park is for all ages, with combined amenities you won't find anywhere else! Located in the ever growing Lakewood Ranch Community is this Beautiful 4 bedroom, 2 1/2 bathroom and 2 car garage home which has been recently painted and just waiting your final touches! You have a deep back yard for privacy to watch your family and fury pets play along with pond view off to the side. A beautiful enclosed lanai, with your own gorgeous sized heated private pool with new pool pump. Updated landscaping with a front porch to enjoy the Florida afternoons. A spacious dinning room that has been recently updated with Wainscoting! This huge kitchen is open and bright with natural light from all of your windows. An enjoyable breakfast area for your whole family to start your day. The dark wood cabinets with stainless steel appliances will make cooking and entertaining a pleasure! Upstairs is your bedrooms, along with a nice size loft, installed with a 115 inch movie theater screen and projector. Newly wood floors in the master bedroom and common areas. This community is so friendly; has multiple clubs along with social events: Chili Cook-off, Cupcake Contest and so much more! You will love the splash pad and playgrounds as well as the tennis courts, pavilion and picnic areas. There are also two dog parks. A close proximity to Dining, Shopping, I-75 and our Gorgeous Gulf Beaches!

 

5713 TIMBER LAKE CIR, SARASOTA

Listed By: Marnie Matarese  |  List  Price: $310,000  |  Sold Price: $285,000

This Palm Aire home in the TimberLake Village section is sound and sturdy and just waiting for renovation to match your living style. Wide open spaces, over-sized rooms, a beautiful caged pool, large interior laundry room, volume ceilings, wood burning fireplace, huge master bath, two car garage with parking space and door for a golf cart are but a few of the many features of this home. Located on a cul-de-sac there is no traffic, the backyard is fenced and the location is stellar. Just minutes to UTC Mall and all the shops, restaurants and retail areas that surround it, you are never far from anything you may need including I-75. Come see this one today.

 

301 BERNARD AVE, SARASOTA

Sold By: Marnie Matarese  |  List  Price: $670,000  |  Sold Price: $660,000

Sumptuous Million $ Sarasota Bay Views Without The Million $ Price Tag! Charming home, 1 lot in from Bay, uniquely advantaged to delight in sweeping waterfront vistas from Lido Key to Longboat Key! Priced BELOW recent bank appraisal for TERRIFIC VALUE! Built in 2000 w/ priority on quality, solid construction & inviting Key West architecture including eye catching, insurance saving, premium Galvalume metal roof. Impeccable inside & out! Due to 13 ft high elevation & smart orientation toward the curve of the Bayfront shoreline, this home will savor forever blissful views of Sarasota Bay! Divine sunsets showcased from the 1000 SF of covered porches providing an extension of relaxed tropical living. Top rated hurricane impact windows & French doors. Handsome 5" wide wood plank laminate flooring (no carpet fibers anywhere!), B-board accent paneling & fireplace all bring character to the coastal cottage design. Ideal, open kitchen, solid wood cabinetry & Corian counters. Baths have high end Toto plumbing fixtures. Big 1/2 acre so expansion options to capture more water views -footings, slab in place for addition. Separate storage room + 2 car garage. Launch your kayak or go fishing moments from your door! Enjoy your pets w/out restrictions in an upscale neighborhood close to cultural hub of Sarasota & its' thriving downtown. Easy zip to St. Armand's or beach. Perfect for year round or low maintenance winter residence...so much better than a condo w/ those high fees! Truly a special "seaside" home!

 

March

7300 SUNSHINE SKYWAY LN S, #202, ST PETERSBURG

Sold By: Julie Lane  |  List  Price: $170,000  |  Sold Price: $165,000

Freshly updated! Take a look at the new photos. This condo is great value in an ideal tropical setting. Your 2-bedroom 2nd floor condo has garden views and is just steps to the waterfront of Tampa Bay where you find a large heated pool, fishing dock and gorgeous waterfront. Spend your leisure time viewing the water activities; dolphins, manatees, pelicans, cruise ships, boaters and so much more. Hidden Bay is a quaint 40-unit community with Key West style window shutters and a 2nd rear staircase leading to the garden and water front areas. NEW vinyl plank flooring throughout, LED kitchen lighting, NEW bathroom tubs, tile & fixtures, NEW electric panel and a/c unit. Kitchen has space for a 2nd eating area or an office. The living / dining room combo leads to a screened balcony. Split bedroom plan. The Master has an in-suite bath + balcony access with the 2nd bath accessible from the hallway & the 2nd bedroom. Both baths have tub / shower combinations with brand new tile and waterproof wall board. Your screen enclosed patio is a great place to relax while enjoying the sunset colors. Skyway Lane has a 4+ mile hiking biking trail paralleling the Sunshine Skyway Bridge approach. Maximo Park w playgrounds, activities and a marina are only ½ mile. Bike storage room, covered carport parking and more. Very quick access to I-275. Ideal for commuters to points north and south. Be in beautiful downtown St Pete in 7 minutes. Short term rentals of 1 month are allowed and you may have 2 small pets.

 

2350 HARBOUR OAKS DR, LONGBOAT KEY

Sold By: Jason Wood & Alina Kirilenko  |  List  Price: $524,900  |  Sold Price: $510,000

Resort style living awaits you in this charming three bedroom garden home with tranquil views of the water from your private covered lanai. The spacious living/dining room that includes a pass-through to kitchen makes entertaining a breeze. The open kitchen overlooks the family room and features corian countertops, stainless steel appliances, solid wood cabinetry and an island/breakfast bar. The split bedroom plan is ideal for overnight guests and has a quaint garden patio and shares a jack and jill bathroom with bedroom number three which is currently being used as a den. Located behind the gates of Bay Isles there is access to the Bay Isles Beach Club, a kayak launch at Longboat Key Moorings Marina, and miles of walking paths through the community around the Longboat Key Resort Club golf course and tennis gardens.

 

12610 BAYPOINTE TER, CORTEZ

Listed By: Carl & Deborah Marino  |  List  Price: $1,399,000  |  Sold Price: $1,375,000

Elegant and Sumptuous only begin to describe this truly custom built waterfront home. Adjacent to Palma Sola Bay, and only 5 minutes to Sarasota Bay & the Gulf of Mexico. The 80 Foot dock with water and electric has enough room for a Boat Lift and Jet Ski lift or your Yacht. From the moment you enter through the double front doors and set foot on the polished marble floors, you begin to feel like you’ve been transported to Tuscany. The foyer and dining rooms showcase Strauss Crystal chandeliers and lighted tray ceilings. The living room – overlooking the pool / spa area with a soothing waterfall - has a lighted tray ceiling and gas fireplace This 4 bedroom, 4 bath home features custom handmade cabinets throughout. The kitchen has a gas cooktop, built in convection ovens, a pot filler, walk in pantry, marble top wet bar and dual temperature wine cooler. The expansive master suite has a jetted Jacuzzi tub, large shower with dual shower heads & body jets, also his and her walk in closets. Adjoining the master bedroom there is a large office and separate exercise room. Upstairs you’ll find a guest bedroom and bathroom, grand entertaining area with a granite top wet bar and an 800 sq. ft. patio with a breathtaking view of Palma Sola Bay. The 3 car side entry garage is oversized, and the home sits on ½ acre. Harbour Landings Estates is a gated community, with a very well managed HOA. They have excellent reserves, low HOA fees, and there has not been a special assessment in over 10 years.

 

11403 GRAMERCY PARK AVE, BRADENTON

Listed By: Stephen Downes  |  List  Price: $479,000  |  Sold Price: $468,500

Welcome to your new home! A true one of a kind Green Certified - Gold Level - Cardel Masterpiece on a spacious 65 foot corner lot. This plan was brought into the community due to its open plan and single level layout. This Modena plan has been highly updated throughout to include a true Florida paradise backyard - custom built and designed salt pool with infinity edge spa, ss fountains, Fiber star lights and PebbleTec finish! Entertain your guest by the natural gas fire pit or under the oversized cover lanai with an Outdoor kitchen featuring granite countertop and ss grill, refrigerator and TV! The home interior features silver Travertine flooring throughout the main areas, Laminate hardwood in the bedrooms, and engineered hardwood in the den. The kitchen is laced with upgrades to include white granite, 42in cabinets, GE Cafe Line appliances, new Samsung refrigerator and custom glass backsplash. The master bedroom is increadibly spacious with plenty of light that filters in through two large windows. The master bathroom has dual sinks, vanity area, travertine shower and large closet with wood shelving! The home has recently been updated to include custom bathroom cabinets with Cambria Quartz countertops, a custom bar with translucent granite and 4 solar tubes. Other features include: whole house water filtration with RO under kitchen sink, in-wall pest control system, NEST wireless thermostat, above and under cabinet lighting, tech center off the kitchen, 10 foot ceilings with multiple treys throughout.

 

7215 83RD AVE E, BRADENTON

Sold By: James Tassell  |  List  Price: $249,000  |  Sold Price: $240,000

Opulent, Updated, Excellent Location! This 3 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath townhouse designer gem, has endless upgrades that include: gourmet kitchen, solid wood / back-lite cabinets, granite counter tops, stone-tiled backsplash, built-in bar with temperature controlled wine fridge, stainless steel appliances. New 18x18 premium ceramic tile flooring, stunning, modern glass fixtures in living & dining area with dimmer control for ambiance, 5" hardwood base moldings and upgraded carpet. Renovated bathrooms include white shaker style-solid wood cabinets, granite countertops, sleek fixtures, polished marble floors, and clean-lined, Italian glass-tiled shower in master bathroom. The lanai floor is epoxy coated. This unit is located on a premium lot backing up to a quiet, tranquil, serine nature preserve and within a short walk to the heated community pool, covered cabana and play area. Sabal Bay is a gated upscale community located off University Parkway and West of I-75 within one mile of University Town Center Mall, Nathan Benderson Rowing Park, Whole Foods, Fresh Market and over 40 nearby restaurants, great schools & outdoor activities. Welcome Home!

 

4114 27TH AVE W, BRADENTON

Listed By: Peggy Wingardh  |  List  Price: $224,500  |  Sold Price: $216,000

Desirable Sandpointe: Charming 3 BR, 2 Bath ranch in West Bradenton with mature landscaping, no deed restrictions, no HOA. Special features include large MBR; beautiful hardwood floors throughout the home; newly refaced kitchen cabinets; stainless steel stove and microwave; interior laundry room; and a spacious lanai leading to the oversized, always cool, shady back yard. The storage shed is custom. Along side the spiffy garage is an additional parking pad for your RV or boat. Famed Gulf of Mexico beaches, public boat ramps, & SRQ are 20 minutes away; 50 minutes or less to TPA or St. Pete; about two miles to IMG Academy. Plenty of shopping nearby; Ellenton and UTC about 25 min. 27th is not a thru street. Move-in condition. 

 

6615 35TH CT E, SARASOTA, FL 34243

Listed & Sold By: James Tassell  |  List  Price: $335,000  |  Sold Price: $320,000

This open floor plan home built in 2016 is made up of three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a den. The home features endless desirable features, starting with the curb appeal of the manicured landscaping and paver driveway. When entering the home you will be met with well appointed tile flooring throughout, 10-foot ceilings with multiple tray ceilings, crown molding, and five-inch baseboards. The kitchen features granite counter tops with a large island perfect for cooking, entertaining, and even for those more informal dinner times. Pendent lighting brightens up the space showing off the soft close cabinets, a complimenting backsplash, and stainless steel appliances. The main living area includes recessed lighting with an oversized ceiling fan adding to the interior design of the home. In the master suite you will find a walk in closet, walk in shower, and his and her sinks set within a granite counter top. The guest bathroom also features a walk in shower with matching granite. The paver screened in lanai area is a perfect spot to enjoy your morning coffee or evening cocktail. This property sits on a private corner lot, which can accommodate a pool if desired. The spacious two-car garage has an epoxy seal finish. This home is a few minutes drive to everything University Parkway has to offer, from endless restaurants, the UTC mall, and numerous grocery stores. Downtown Sarasota and the beaches are a 15-minute drive. Fiddler's Creek is a maintenance free community and there are no HOA rental restrictions.

 

7623 BIRDS EYE TER, BRADENTON

Sold By: James Tassell  |  List  Price: $324,900  |  Sold Price: $312,000

Tara Preserve. No golf membership required. Exceptional opportunity for a 2BR, 2BA, Great Room Plan with open Den, and a pebble finish pool located on a beautiful golf course, cul-de-sac site. Located in the maintenance free landscape section of Tara Preserve, this home is move-in ready. It offers many designer features such as beautiful 42 inch white, raised panel cabinets with glass inserts, glass tile backsplash, granite counters, newer stainless steel appliances including a French door refrigerator and natural gas stove, natural tile floors on the diagonal, and hardwood floors in bedrooms. This home comes with accordion hurricane shutters for storm protection and peace of mind. Recent updates include a new HVAC system in 2017, a newer water heater, and a beautiful paver drive and walkway. Tara Preserve offers a community heated pool and spa, tennis/pickle ball courts, and a public access golf course without mandatory fees. The community is located in close proximity to prime shopping, the UTC Mall, great restaurants, medical facilities, and beautiful Suncoast Beaches.

 

214 ROBIN DR, SARASOTA

Sold By: Julie Lane  |  List  Price: $1,370,000  |  Sold Price: $1,350,000

Lovely updates welcome you to this sprawling four-bedroom plus office garden home in Bird Key.

 

7142 CHATUM LIGHT RUN, BRADENTON

Sold By: Stephen Downes  |  List  Price: $249,900  |  Sold Price: $235,000

This home is perfect for the first time homebuyer who wants to have that hometown feeling at an affordable price. The Lighthouse Cove neighborhood is situated adjacent to Beacon Lake and offers endless opportunities for outdoor activities such as family picnics and team sports with various ball fields and a neighborhood playground that is close by. It's also close to Stoneybrook Golf Course. Enjoy this two level home for its spacious garage, open floorplan kitchen area and second story entertainment loft.

 

908 FLAMINGO RD & SUNRISE LOT, VENICE

Sold By: Deborah Rowland  |  List  Price: $258,900  |  Sold Price: $238,000

GORGEOUS 2BR/2BA HOME in SOUTH VENICE. NEW A/C. Beautiful park like setting complete with mature trees. NO Deed Restrictions! NOT IN A FLOOD ZONE, NO FLOOD INSURANCE REQUIRED. This home has been recently updated with a 2018 New A/C both condenser and handler. 2018 New Garage Door, 2014 Water Heater, Freshly painted, new flooring, updated master bathroom vanity sinks. Step outside to your 17x10 over sized screened lanai that offers a perfect place for entertaining guests with the outside BBQ and fire pit area. The home has a split floor plan. Each bedroom has its own slider to the lanai and tremendous walk in closets. All rooms have been freshly painted. The kitchen has a wonderful view of the backyard, it has has been updated with recess lighting, new garbage disposal and includes 2 large pantries. Desirable South Venice community boat ramp and beach ferry available. Minutes away to Manasota Key & Venice Beach, Golfing, Restaurants, Downtown Venice, and much more. South Venice is one of the best kept secrets in the area. Buy the Extra Lot nextdoor and make this your own Florida Oasis or build a second home. 

 

1702 STARLING DR, #104, SARASOTA

Sold By: Nathan Hays  |  List  Price: $305,000  |  Sold Price: $287,500

What a fabulous lifestyle this home affords. Enjoy life behind the gates of The Landings, a great centrally located community just minutes to downtown and Siesta Key's world famous beaches. The Landings boasts a tennis club with clay courts, heated pool, spa, fitness center and club room, all included in the association fee! Walk down to the bayfront for sunsets and fishing at the community fishing pier. Just outside the gates you'll find Landings Plaza with it's fabulous restaurants and Publix grocery store. Are you a boater? Phillippi Harbor club with it's indoor boat storage is a stone's throw away. The back gate, for residents only, is right around the corner for easy ingress and egress. This unit was renovated in 2015 with a brand new kitchen featuring solid wood cabinets, granite counters, wine refrigerator and stainless appliances. The master bath was gutted and redone with a massive walk in shower and all new vanity and fixtures. Add in crown molding and you have yourself a beautiful home with a carefree lifestyle. Appliances are all 2015 as well. 

 

1921 MONTE CARLO DR, #203, SARASOTA

Sold By: Jason Wood and Alina Kirilenko  |  List Price: $324,000  |  Sold Price: $295,000

Cross the private bridge into your gated 10-acres of waterfront paradise. This 2 bedroom plus den 2 bathroom condo offers relaxing and private views from the expansive 29’x8’ screened lanai among the impressive oak trees, with peeks through to the waters of Phillippi Creek. Clean, fresh, and ready for immediate enjoyment, the tile floors have been cleaned and sealed, walls painted throughout in a beautiful neutral shade, and new carpet installed. Additional features include impact windows and doors, crown molding, plantation shutters in the bedrooms and den, beautiful and contemporary sheers on the living room sliders, and built-in cabinets above the washer/dryer. Phillippi Landings boasts resort-style living and lushly landscaped grounds. The community is perfect for those who desire an active or relaxed lifestyle, with a grand heated pool, spa, clubhouse with catering kitchen, fitness center, dog park and a kayak storage rack with ramp into the Waterway. Only minutes from Siesta Key & Downtown, this exceptional retreat is ideal for those who value a waterfront lifestyle, West of the Trail convenience, and maintenance free living. Boat Docks are available separately for $30K.

 

1714 79TH CT W, BRADENTON

Listed By: Beth Lancaster Collins  |  List Price: $588,000  |  Sold Price: $550,000

HIGHLY DESIRED PALMA SOLA LOCATION! Wind your way to the end of this very private cul-de-sac to view your next home. Perfectly set on a double lot, this distinctive address with lush landscape offers almost 3,000 sq. ft of updated space. 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, vaulted ceilings, wood-burning fireplace and wine closet. The master suite is an absolute sanctuary with private access to the lanai. Updated kitchen features Bosch appliances, granite countertops and center island workspace. All carpet was just replaced with a warm wood-based laminate floor. Outdoor features are so important as you select a Florida home and this expansive lot will not disappoint with its caged/heated pool and spacious lanai that will serve as the perfect “open-air family room” with tropical flair. The 3-car side-load garage provides phenomenal storage. Stroll to Palma Sola Bay or drive 5 minutes to the celebrated sand beaches of Anna Maria Island. This distinguished address is all about convenient living.

 

3025 FREDERICK DR, VENICE

Sold By: Allen Hovis  |  List Price: $425,000  |  Sold Price: $395,000

Build your dream home on this gorgeous partially wooded and partially cleared homesite within 5 minutes of grocery stores, services and shopping. Beautiful mature oak trees. Partially fenced. Quiet and private slice of heaven on a paved road in a lovely, safe and secure neighborhood. The location of this gorgeous property sits on close to I-75 and all Venice has to offer.

 

4610 TRAILS DR, SARASOTA

Sold By: Deborah Rowland  |  List Price: $486,500  |  Sold Price: $455,000

Great House, Great Price...When you enter this fabulous home, you will see 4 bedroom split plan with Living Room and family room with wood burning fireplace, etc.. It's located in the Estates section of THE LAKES. Home has gorgeous wooded views as well as lakefront views including a fountain while you're enjoying your beautiful pool patio with your guests. This home has new roof in 2015, a brand new pool cage in 2017, also many extras in the last several years including Granite counter tops in kitchen and one bathroom. It has a very large inside laundry room and lots of storage in garage. Most rooms have sliders to the large pool patio and the views. Very Large Master Suite has 2 walk-in closets and huge bath space. Home also has another full bath opening to pool, and a 1/2 bath in addition. All this in over 3,000. sq. ft. of living area to spread out. You will thoroughly enjoy this great home, in a wonderful neighborhood for fishing, walking, jogging and biking. Don't miss out on this home. Definitely Must See!!!!

 

2928 BAHIA VISTA ST, SARASOTA

Sold By: Jason Wood & Alina Kirilenko  |  List Price: $160,000  |  Sold Price: $153,000

Great location just minutes from downtown. Perfect for the first-time buyer, investor or those looking for a winter or year-round retreat. Front door opens to a spacious, bright living room with windows on two sides. Two bedrooms and bathroom on the right side of the home and kitchen to the rear. There is a hobby/craft room off the kitchen. Large lanai with washer and dryer access. New metal roof in 2018. Ceramic tile throughout. Fenced yard. Kitchen and bath in need of updating, but reflected in price. Don’t miss this opportunity!

 

February

6915 Grand Estuary Trl #101 - Bradenton

Listed By: Beth Lancaster-Collins  |  List  Price: $289,900  |  Sold Price: $280,000

SERENITY DEFINED!! The saying, "Location, Location, Location" was probably born on this lanai complete with ceiling fans and no-see-um screens. The perfect panorama with wildlife and pristine golf course vistas across the pond. A unique ground floor 3-bedroom/2 bath coach home with tile throughout. An inviting built in banquette seating/dining area, stainless appliances, breakfast bar, spacious living/dining room combo with built in custom floating cabinets, crown moldings, volume ceilings and custom draperies are just a few of the exceptional features. Seller is a decorator and it’s evident! If you’re considering a home that conveys a full golf & social membership with 27-championship holes and desirable country club amenities than make sure this immaculate home is on your short-list. NOT your typical coach home! A gated country club lifestyle that includes 9 Har-Tru lighted tennis courts, on-site tennis pro, 2 clubhouses, resort style pool, tiki bar, outdoor fire pit, a 3,500 sf fitness center with aerobics room, pickle ball, cycling, billiard room, organized daily social events, fine dining in the main clubhouse and a lively bar & grille room. Maintenance Free/Amenity Rich.

 

5403 Lago Maggio - Sarasota

Sold By: Cathy Loeppke  |  Build Price: $628,952

Beautiful New Construction Single Family Homes in Esplanade Palmer Ranch.

 

418 Anchorage Dr - Nokomis

Sold By: Allen Hovis  |  List Price: $1,950,000  |  Sold Price: $1,800,000

A boater's dream come true...live just minutes to the Venice Pass, enjoy full bay views and deep water. . Sit on one of its balconies, gaze across Dona Bay, smelling the salt air and watching the sun rise in all its splendor or lounge in the pool while food is cooking in the outdoor kitchen. This is the lifestyle that awaits you. From the moment you enter this gated enclave of seventeen homes, you know that you have found your private paradise. The Key West style build with expansive decks brings nature to your front door. Two boat lifts of 10,000 and 20,000 pounds, a fish cleaning station and docks are waiting for you. There are three remote controlled awnings, garage parking for up to six cars and foam walled construction. The interior is light and sun-filled, each of the four bedrooms has its own bath and a half bath for guests is on the main level. Designer ceiling fans, stainless appliances, rich granite counter tops, wine refrigerator and wet bar, an office and a game/bonus room add to the enjoyment of this home. Recently added are a paver driveway, pebble tech pool surface, new flooring on the 1st and 2nd levels and 3 new Trane a/c units. So, what are you waiting for? Come see this incredible home today and make it your personal retreat.

 

5780 Midnight Pass Rd #207 - Siesta Key

Listed By: Rasmussen Property Group  |  List Price: $749,000  |  Sold Price: $715,000

Don't settle for a tired condo or go through the hassles of a remodel. This remodeled 1,535 square foot condo is in one of the most popular condo communities on Siesta Key beach. Some upgrades include raised ceilings, new kitchen, new bathrooms, new flooring, hurricane glass and the lanai was enclosed to provide a fabulous place to relax and enjoy an evening beverage while watching the sunset. Gulf & Bay Club is a destination beach front condo community on over 30 acres, almost 800 feet of beach frontage, manned guard gate, impeccably maintained grounds, 3 heated pools, 8 tennis courts, fitness center with spa, 3 bedroom guest condo available for rent for extended family, racquetball and basketball courts, car wash area, bike racks, several barbecue grills with picnic tables, and expansive clubhouse with library, pool and bar. Siesta Key Village is within a walk, bike ride, or short drive that offers restaurants, entertainment, boutiques, and ice cream. Residents can rent generate some income as the community allows one-month minimum rentals.

 

575 Sanctuary Dr. #A303 - Longboat Key

Listed By: Marnie Matarese  |  List Price: $1,000,000  |  Sold Price: $875,000

As the gates close behind you, resort style living begins. It is called "Sanctuary" for a reason. The 18 acres of grounds are lush and beautifully maintained. The pool area is spacious and offers a multitude of sunning and shade areas, a heated Olympic sized pool, spa, a pool just for the kids, pool cabanas and covered grills. The Club House is beautifully appointed and offers a catering kitchen as well as a fitness center. Two Har-Tru tennis courts, walking trails and the white sandy beach add to the feeling of being on a never ending vacation. The on-site management keeps it all running smoothly. This unit is immaculate and has been very lightly lived in by its original owners. With 3 bedrooms and 2.5 baths, there is plenty of room and privacy for you and your guests. The kitchen has a breakfast area that opens to the balcony and the views of the golf course and downtown are impressive. The balcony is also accessible from the living room and when both sets of sliding doors are open, you are surrounded by the soothing sounds of the gulf waters and the view of the waves and beach is beautiful. With underground parking, two air-conditioned storage spaces and a warm and welcoming lobby area, this is a place you will want to call home. Situated behind the gates of the Longboat Key Club, the location is prime. Just minutes to St. Armands Circle and Sarasota, you will be able to enjoy all the fine restaurants, retail shops and cultural experiences that Sarasota is famous for.

 

845 3Rd St N - St. Pete

Listed By: Julie Lane  |  List Price: $565,000  |  Sold Price: $520,000

This 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath Old Northeast Townhouse has it all. Nestled on a quiet tree-lined street, it is walking distance to all the dining and entertainment that downtown St Pete has to offer as well as the breathtaking waterfront parks. This maintenance free home truly lives more like a single family home rather than a townhouse. From the 2 stall attached garage, large master bedroom which includes a generously sized en-suite bath, walk-in closet and private screened balcony, 2 additional spacious bedrooms, a bonus room for a home office, nursery, media room, or even another bedroom, at 1900 sq ft you have no shortage of space. The first floor screened balcony gives you an extension of your living space and access to enjoy the peacefulness of living in beautiful Old Northeast year round. The kitchen offers granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances. With beautiful hardwood floors, a neutral color pallet, a 2017 water softener, and a 2017 HVAC system, it is ready for you to make it your own. This is the first offering in this 5-home community in over 4 years!

 

7035 Stanhope Pl - University Park

Sold By: Doug Grosso  |  List Price: $599,900  |  Sold Price: $585,000

Scenic water views are your daily canvas from this three-bedroom residence in University Park, an area rich with lakes, lush landscaping, and natural beauty. The 2,411 square foot residence is a jewel set in the crown of one of the Sarasota’s area’s preeminent neighborhoods with charming curb appeal and architectural delights. The interiors are bright and open; a soothing color palette of creams and whites play counterpoint to windows that fill the rooms with light and majestic views of the pool and lake. A soaring great room with floor-to-ceiling windows, entertainment center, and formal dining room is the perfect backdrop to the private outdoor living area. The well-appointed kitchen offers abundant counter space, stainless appliances, gas cooktop, and a café area for informal dining. The master suite is as dreamy as it is decadent with coffered ceilings, views of the lake, and a regal bathroom complete with soaking tub and decorative columns. Two additional bedrooms and a home office/den with a built-in library ensure there is room to spread. Entertain in the outdoor living space with covered lanai, large heated PebbleTec pool, and areas for enjoying the feel of the sun on your face. The University Park Country Club is home to championship golf, amenities, and a wealth of social activities. University Town Center, Lakewood Ranch, and downtown Sarasota are just a short drive away.

 

8923 Manor Loop #205 - Lakewood Ranch

Listed By: Doug Grosso  |  List Price: $159,900  |  Sold Price: $155,000

Ideal location in Lakewood Ranch. Well maintained unit with granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances. Close to University Pkwy, shopping and interstate. Complex is highly desirable with private road and lines with mature trees. Unit has stunning view of lake and is located on a corner unit, allowing greater light into unit. Clubhouse includes a fitness center, party room, kitchen, billiard room, business center and conference room. Half mile lake exercise path, beach volleyball, playground and car wash area. All in a secluded preserve setting. With proximity to Lakewood Ranch Downtown, the new mall, hospitals and medical offices, golf courses, nature parks, polo field, grocery store. It is truly a convenient live work play location.

 

3905 14th Ave W - Bradenton

Sold By: Carl & Deborah Marino |  List & Sold Price: $210,000

Great starter home located on a corner lot with a privacy fence. This three bedrooms, two bath home is located in a great neighborhood , NO HOA, NO flood insurance and near schools. Larger bedrooms, master is 13 x 17, lots of storage, terrazzo floors through out. Updated kitchen with lots of cabinets, slide out drawers, Cortez counter tops and fiber glass under sink. New refrigerator 2018, Double oven 2017, A/C condensor 2015, new impact windows in living room with hurricane shutters.

 

5770 Sabal Trace Dr #202 - North Port

Sold By: Walter Winship |  List Price: $164,900  |  Sold Price: $160,000

Come live the good life in this fabulous condo! There’s no need to spend another winter in the cold again! This 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom condo features a 1 car garage adjacent to the unit, which is a HUGE bonus that cannot be found for miles around. Another great feature that this condo offers is lots of natural light, due to it being an end unit. The kitchen has been updated with granite counters & glass back splash and the interior has been freshly painted. The perfect split bedroom plan comes in handy when you have visitors so that all may have some privacy. Lovely open floor plan with breakfast bar and a separate dining room (or this room could be used as an office, den, craft room – whatever you’d like!). You’re covered when it comes to storage too with a locked storage area just outside your front door. As an added bonus, the sellers are offering a 1 year home warranty. After a fabulous day at the heated pool, retreat out to your screened lanai overlooking the pool and pond with fountain to relax and take in all the beauty. The location is great too! You are less than a mile away from shopping & restaurants and you’ll have easy access to US 41 and I-75. In addition to the heated pool, this popular gated complex offers a clubhouse, fitness, grilling area, library and so much more! This immaculate condo is just waiting for you! Come take a look today and make it yours.

 

764 Sarabay Rd #8 - Osprey

Sold By: Ingrid Walker |  List & Price: $300,000 

Welcome to Paradise on Little Sarasota Bay! Heron Bay is an intimate, maintenance free, bay front community of only 25 units on 10 acres surrounding a scenic pond. A long community boat dock & fishing pier extends into the Intercostal Waterway with 10 free boat slips, electricity, & fresh water & there are no fixed bridges to the Gulf of Mexico. There is a heated swimming pool with a tiki patio with bathrooms, tennis court, & kayak launch. This unit features screens on two sides of the lanai off of the master bedroom and living room for cool breezes to enjoy while taking in arguably one of the best sunset views in the community overlooking the pond across the bay at Casey Key. Vaulted ceilings, plenty of glass sliders, & an open floorpan provide this unit with a spacious, light and bright environment. Recent improvements to this move-in-ready unit include upgraded wood kitchen cabinets, a new front gate, and a new front door. Enjoy the true Florida waterfront lifestyle in tranquil Osprey nestled between charming Venice and cosmopolitan Sarasota.

 

1615 Rachel Ct - Clearwater

Sold By: Julie Lane |  List & Price: $319,000 

4 BEDROOM WITH LOFT 2.5 BATHS WITH 1ST FLOOR MASTER -COMMUNITY POOL NEW ROOFS 2017 and painted exterior 2017. NEW AC 2016 with UV light. NEW HOT WATER 2014--newer appliances, dishwasher 2018. Beautiful kitchen with GRANITE counters and Natural Gas Range. Tile Flooring in expansive living area.Sliders from Great room lead to pavered covered SCREENED patio. Bamboo Hardwoods in 1st floor Master and Loft. Huge 2nd floor Bedroom as well-note Room sizes. Master Bath has been tastefully upgraded with large walk in closet. Steps to the Community pool.

 

January

3130 Trustee Ave - Sarasota

Sold By: James Tassell  |  List  & Sold Price: $299,990

Located in Sunny Sarasota, University Village is a gated community featuring 200 paired villas, a community pool/spa, and a dog park. This gorgeous new construction home is the Siesta floor plan by Medallion Home. The open concept layout is perfect for entertaining guests with the designer kitchen overlooking the dining and great room. You will be amazed that this home is 1436 sq ft. This 2 bedroom, 2 bath, 2 car garage home includes a tile roof and brick paver driveway. By living in this maintenance free community you will be able to enjoy all that Sarasota has to offer with it's close proximity to shopping, restaurants, performing arts and the beautiful gulf coast beaches. This is a new construction home that comes with a 1, 2, 10 year warranty.

 

6020 Midnight Pass Rd #52 - Siesta Key

Sold By: Allen Hovis  |  List Price: $610,000  |  Sold Price: $575,000

Located on the Gulf side of Midnight Pass Rd. 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo in Aloha Kai with 1,552 sqft. 

 

7512 Divot Loop #4C - Lakewood Ranch

Sold By: Cathy Loeppke  |  List Price: $399,900  |  Sold Price: $385,000

Gorgeous Golf Course Views! Montserrat Floor Plan Coach Home lives like a single family home with 2,376 sq. ft. of living space, offering the Privacy of 2nd floor living and Private Elevator from your 1st floor entrance & garage. You will love the light, bright Great Room design opening to 9' x 24' screened & tiled Lanai and displaying beautiful west facing views of the CCE Lodge Clubhouse, golf course and spectacular sunsets! Expansive great room encompasses dining room, breakfast nook and on trend kitchen with single level island, quartz counters, espresso cabinets, railroad tile backsplash, stainless steel appliances including SxS fridge, dishwasher, microwave & gas range. Beautiful neutral tones, rectangular tile thru-out main living areas, hall and baths & engineered wood floors in study. Owner's suite with spacious walk-in closet, dual bowl vanity & frameless glass shower. Desirable split bedroom design ideal for guests. Country Club East features luxurious resort-style amenities at The Retreat ~ pool, fitness & club room included! Optional Country Club memberships from social to tennis & golf. Live in the one of the Top 5 Master Planned communities where you can shop, dine, socialize, play tennis or golf, join a club or see a movie. Close to I-75, University Town Center Mall, SRQ Airport & cultural venues downtown. Built by WCI with quality construction and more included features. One of a kind that will not be built again in Lakewood Ranch Country Club East. Never lived in. Come & Compare!

 

7712 10th Ave NW - Bradenton

Sold By: Stephen Downes  |  List Price: $369,000  |  Sold Price: $369,000

Spectacular Updates! Located in Desirable NW Bradenton Neighborhood, Close to Robinson's Preserve, DeSoto National Park and just "5" minutes to the beautiful Gulf Coast beaches of Anna Maria Island. This corner lot offers plenty of room with a side driveway for boat or RV storage. The best feature of this home is the Open Floor Plan with sight lines of the family room, living room and kitchen. The kitchen enjoys custom cabinetry with plenty of storage, stone countertops and premiums stainless appliances. Master bedroom enjoys views to the screened lanai and beautiful pool with a tropical waterfall. Gorgeous Master Bath has a spacious walk in shower, double vanity, custom built in dressing table and a walk-in closet. Porcelain tile has been installed throughout the home for easy maintenance. Other features include a tankless water heater, new electrical panel, newer AC system, and plantation shutters.

 

13118 Palermo Drive - Bradenton

Listed By: Stephen Downes  |  List Price: $664,990  |  Sold Price: $650,000

Experience this luxurious and spacious freshly painted Mediterranean Style model quality pool home in the amenity filled Esplanade Golf and Country Club at Lakewood Ranch! Talk about curb appeal - This one has that wow factor - situated on a private corner lot with serene views of mature landscaping and a lake, it the perfect way to relax those Florida days away sipping wine by your sparkling pool or simply grilling on your outdoor kitchen with friends and family. This impressive, Full Golf Membership, "Francesco" comes with model quality finishes inundated throughout the interior of the home from the massively tall ceilings and architecture detail, hardwood flooring, dry bar, double pocket sliding doors, and crown molding are just a start. The heart of the home focus on the masterful gourmet kitchen with large center island, double ovens, high end stainless appliances, tile back splash and custom range hood. Retreat to your over sized master suite with soaring trey ceilings, amazing windows, double walk-in-closets with built in cabinets and impressive master bathroom with his and her vanities. The home also comes with two large additional bedrooms which are en-suits and a comfortable den to read the morning paper. Esplanade comes complete with an 18 hole golf course, Bahama Bar, Two Clubhouses, Spa Center and Salon, Two Resort Style Pools, Pickle Ball courts, Tennis Courts, Boat/Canoe Launch, Two Fitness centers, Fire Pit, and a "coming soon" Culinary Center - "It like living at a Resort, All the time"!

 

20204 Gulf Blvd #10 - Indian Shores

Sold By: Julie Lane  |  List Price: $799,990  |  Sold Price: $750,000

BEACHFRONT? YES!!! FULL SUNSET VIEWS? YES!!! INTRACOASTAL ACCESS immediately across the street WITH a dock? YES!! Standing in one place, you see breathtaking views of both the intracoastal and the Gulf of Mexico. SIMPLY STUNNING! You will have sunsets in the evening with a dock straight across the street that conveys with this condo - bring your own boat! This 1,850sf, 4br/3bath condo has an open floorplan with volume ceilings and FULL GULF VIEWS from the balcony. This condo is an end unit, with no neighbors above! Condo is beautifully updated including a motorized hurricane storm shutter over the sliding doors and 2015 renovations to the kitchen with updated appliances and cabinetry. California closets galore! Additional updates to the fireplace bathrooms render this unit truly “turn-key”. This impressive residence also boasts newer windows. The spiral staircase leads to a loft style, noise insulated master suite and the best master bathroom shower ever with window views of BOTH the Gulf and the Intracoastal! Unit comes with its own separate storage on the parking lot main level along with two parking spaces. As a primary residence, vacation home, or even an investment property, this is a true gem in a residential area of Gulf Blvd. Available fully furnished. Words cannot do this condo justice!

 

5303 88th St E. - Bradenton

By: Cathy Loeppke  |  List Price: $560,000  |  Sold Price: $545,000

This magnificent residence in Rosedale embodies country club elegance and style. Views from the four-bedroom home encompass sweeping golf course vistas, lush greenery, mature trees, and exquisitely landscaped grounds. The interiors are a rich blend of refined finishes, masterful updates, open spaces, and a layout that embraces the indoor/outdoor lifestyle. Entertain guests with ease in the combination living/dining room and open the sliding glass doors to the pool terrace for refreshing breezes and the smell of freshly-cut grass from the green. Cook to your heart’s content in the open kitchen with granite surfaces, wood cabinetry, stainless-steel appliances, wine chiller, breakfast bar, and eat-in café. Additional items of note include: office/den, whole-house generator, new carpet and tile, NEW 2018 TILE ROOF, newer A/C, new exterior paint, high quality plantation shutters, and Hunter Douglas blinds. The sumptuous master suite offers his and her custom closets, and a renovated master bath with flat, river rock stone-tile walk-in shower. Experience the ultimate in Florida living on the pool terrace. A heated salt water pool, recently refinished with Pebble Tech, overlooks the golf course. Enjoy grilled salmon, zucchini, and pineapple from the fully-equipped outdoor kitchen with commercial-sized grill in the covered lanai. Membership is not mandatory. Rosedale is located centrally to Lakewood Ranch and Bradenton with excellent schools, shopping, dining, and beautiful beaches only a short drive away.

 

3145 Windrush Bourne #52 - Sarasota

Listed By: Kristy Lochead |  List Price: $245,000  |  Sold Price: $240,000

Spacious 2/2 villa, located in the always desirable Meadows Country Club, in Windrush Bourne. This villa is move in ready, however if you are in the market for a home to renovate and put your special touches on, look no further. The open floor plan allows for great hosting & family time. Enjoy your morning coffee on the lanai where you’ll find a peaceful view of the water and shade from the mature trees. The seller was proactive and had an inspection done prior to listing. Ask your realtor for details! Windrush Bourne is located within close proximity to University where you’ll find a great deal of shopping and dining, the UTC mall as well as Benderson Park. If you feel like hitting the #1 Siesta Key beach, you’re only a short drive away. The Meadows is the closest golf community to downtown Sarasota, St. Armands & Lido Key making this a wonderful location. As you drive through, you will feel a sense of serenity with the mature, lush landscaping, waterways & lakes. If you are looking for a lifestyle of fitness, golf, socializing, tennis, you can find all that and more right here!

 

5219 Esplanade Blvd - Bradenton

Listed & Sold By: Stephen Downes |  List Price: $1,030,000  |  Sold Price: $987,000

Welcome to this former Mercedes VII model home masterpiece, with over with over $420k of structural, design and post construction updates, this Full Golf Membership home defines luxury in the amenity filled Esplanade. As the flagship home for the builder, this former model was built on a 90 foot lot with extensive 180 degree water view, updated landscaping and a $116k pool package complete with travertine decking, rainfall pergola over the spa, and water/fire bowl features framing the beautiful water view, and stone stacked accented outdoor kitchen. Enter through the custom Mahogany wood doors and immediately notice the Travertine flooring throughout, voluminous ceiling heights with double trey ceilings fully fitted with crown molding and a completely updated lighting package. The focal point of the great room is the stack stoned architecture with glass shelving all framing a gorgeous fire place. The kitchen is a dream – large center island, two toned cabinet finish, butler pantry with inset glass doors, double oven, and timeless backsplash. Pocket your great room doors and allow the outside in as you gaze through the lanai on the sparkling water view. This home has too many updates to list so its a must see! Esplanade comes complete with an 18 hole golf course, Bahama Bar, Two Clubhouses, Spa Center and Salon, Two Resort Style Pools, Pickle Ball courts, Tennis Courts, Boat/Canoe Launch, Two Fitness centers, Fire Pit, and a "coming soon" Culinary Center - "It like living at a Resort, All the time"!

 

16432 Daysailor Trl. - Lakewood Ranch

Sold By: Stephen Downes |  List Price: $1,450,000  |  Sold Price: $1,327,500

This former John Cannon Akarra III model home is undoubtedly one of the most unique homes in The Lake Club. Sleek modern interior with clean lines and intricate ceiling details can be found throughout the home. Visitors are greeted into the great room with a linear gas fireplace surrounded by Silestone quartz and topped with book-matched silver travertine. A contemporary designed kitchen with mixed metals throughout is open to both the dining and great room areas.The oversized master bath features a glass surrounded shower and water closet, with separate, luxurious slipper tub. Traditional Mediterranean styled home from the outside, with its barrel tile roof and welcoming stone entrance. Spectacular tile and wood floors, solid wood cabinetry, and a stunning, spacious outdoor living area, complete with pool, spa and outdoor kitchen affords endless lake views at The Lake Club. Home was purchased for leaseback 3 years ago and and has only been lived in for one year.

 

4205 Santo Ave - Sarasota

Sold By: Stephen Downes |  List Price: $284,900  |  Sold Price: $272,000

Updated 3 bedroom 2 bath Lake Sarasota home. This home has an open floor plan with the nicely updated kitchen having views of the living room and dining room. Split floor plan with the master bedroom, bathroom, and laundry room on one side of the house and the 2 guest bedrooms and 2nd bath on the other side of the house. Large garage with built in cabinets. Screened in patio with nice view of the fenced in backyard.

 

December

11518 Gramercy Park Ave - Lakewood Ranch

Sold By: Stephen Downes  |  List Price: $559,900  |  Sold Price: $355,000

Step into this freshly painted Cardel former Model home on the best lake lot in the heart of the highly desirable community of Central Park at Lakewood Ranch! Experience the ultra level of upgrades and finishes that embodies this spacious and elegant home. Upon entering the home you feel the luxurious attention to detail starting with the beautiful lighting fixtures. Entertain your family and friends in the formal living and dining rooms at the front of the home. Move to the heart of the home and feel the dramatic ceiling heights above you, a true definition of an open plan. The modern kitchen is laced with top of the level granite, stainless steel appliances and dovetails into a separate breakfast area. A bar height counter separates the kitchen from the enormous great room which is set for relaxation and enjoyment with your family and closest friends. Open the sliding glass doors and escape to a brick pavered pool deck with pebble tec finished pool and spa! Your master retreat is an elegant sanctuary complete with a separate sitting area, open master bath with dual vanity sinks and granite countertops and relaxing soak tub! Two bedrooms downstairs share a common pool bath and the den can be used as an additional 5th bedroom. Escape to the loft and additional bedroom/bath upstairs! This gated community is the perfect location to experience the ease of Lakewood Ranch with its many amenities, UTC Mall, and the infamous beaches are minutes away! CDD in taxes.

 

8132 Villa Grande Ct - Sarasota

Listed and Sold By: James Tassell  |  List Price: $327,000  |  Sold Price: $320,000

Looking for a true maintenance free property with the space and feel of a single family home with a water view? Then consider this beautiful townhome located in the gated Sonoma community, which is minutes drive time to endless restaurants, multiple grocery stores including Wholefoods, and the UTC mall. This property can be purchased turnkey or without the furniture based on a buyer’s preference. The home has an open floor plan made up of three bedrooms, two and a half bathrooms, a den, and a two-car garage. As you enter the home you will be immediately drawn to the water view and will notice the light and open feel due to this property being an end unit. Throughout the first floor you will find tile flooring and recessed lighting. The kitchen features granite counter tops, and a complementing backsplash. The screened lanai area and private balcony off of the master suite are perfect spots to enjoy your morning coffee or evening cocktail while enjoying your peaceful surroundings. All three bedrooms are located upstairs with two full bathrooms, a conveniently located laundry room, and a small loft area perfect for an office. The master suite not only provides access to the private balcony it also features a walk in closet, tray ceiling, shower, bathtub, and double vanities. Steps away from the front door is the community pool a great spot to cool off, relax, or swim some lengths.

 

5468 Manchini St - Sarasota

Listed By: Stephen Downes  |  Build Price: $692,818

Beautiful new construction built by Taylor Morrison in Esplanade Palmer Ranch.

 

6536 Copper Ridge Trl - Bradenton

Sold By: Jason Wood & Alin Kirilenko  |  List Price: $375,000  |  Sold Price: $355,000

Well maintained and ready to move-in home! Light & Bright, 3 bedroom, 2 bath, 2 car garage home with private pool in Copper Ridge. Great layout between the living room, family room, and beautiful covered lanai. Kitchen is open to the family room and dinette area and the aquarium glass gives unobstructed views of the pool area. Large master with direct access to lanai. All bedrooms with hardwood flooring. Enjoy the privacy from the screened lanai which includes a covered area for outdoor dining, also but plenty of space in the sun. The home is conveniently located to the University Parkway area with shopping, dining, and entertainment options. Easy access to downtown Sarasota and all the beaches. Copper Ridge is part of Mote Ranch Community and includes a junior Olympic pool for your exercise and entertainment as well as recreation building, Fishing pier, Kayak launch, Playground, Riverfront Dock on the Braden River, Picnic facilities, and miles of walking/biking paths.

 

5238 San Palermo Dr - Bradenton

Sold By: Walter Winship  |  List Price: $269,990  |  Sold Price: $269,990

Beautiful lake and preserve view behind the home. Spacious entry foyer leads to an open concept great room with combo kitchen, dining and living rooms. Modern equipped kitchen has large granite center island perfect for meal prep, serving, counter-top dining and entertaining. Lots of cabinets, abundant counter space, huge walk-in pantry. All appliances included: Smooth top Range, microwave, dishwasher, side by side refrigerator with ice and water in door. Washer and dryer included and conveniently located upstairs in the separate laundry room. Double sliding glass doors look onto covered lanai and lake. Extra large master suite easily fits king size furniture and has a large walk-in closet. The en-suite master bath has a double vanity, linen closet, and separate water closet. There are 3 additional bedrooms upstairs sharing a hall bath with double vanity. The Master is split from other bedrooms providing privacy. Loft space for a desk, or play area. Move-in ready home comes with 2" faux wood blinds on all windows. A community is in a great location with abundant shopping and restaurants nearby.

 

895 Oakford Rd. - Sarasota

Sold By: Stephen Downes  |  List Price: $595,000  |  Sold Price: $565,000

Private 5-acre site featuring custom 3/2 ½ home (new roof Oct, 2018) with attached 3-car garage and oversized lap pool plus a separate ancillary building with 4 overhead doors and over-sized sliding door providing room for multiple cars and/or boats plus RV. Spacious 2,966 SF home provides lots of natural light through large windows and sliders opening onto the large screened lanai and pool area. Interior features include a wood-burning fireplace, island kitchen boasting lots of storage, granite counters, built-in desk, pass-thru to lanai. Separate eating area open to the family room with easy access to the pool area. There is also a large formal living room with disappearing sliding doors facing the pool area and a separate formal dining room. Large master suite has sliders to the lanai and pool areas, ensuite bathroom, large closet, separate room suitable for exercise equipment, hobby area or even a nursery. Guest bath also serves pool area. Secondary bedrooms are located in a separate wing with a shared full bath. Laundry room has built-in storage space and leads to the 3-car garage. Outdoor kitchen can easily be added as plumbing and electric are in place. The detached ancillary building is one-of-a-kind and is ideal for collectors, hobbyists, and all those who like to have plenty of room for their toys yard equipment or even business inventory. Don’t miss this opportunity to have it all.

 

215 48th Ave N. - St. Pete

Sold By: Julie Lane  |  List Price: $524,900  |  Sold Price: $518,000

Brand new custom home with all the bells and whistles! Beautifully designed open floor plan with soaring ceilings throughout both floors. Off of the front porch, that stretches the width of the house, you walk into a huge great room that is open to the kitchen. The entire bottom floor is finished with real wood flooring and also has a guest powder bath. The amazing kitchen has quartz counter-tops, stainless steel appliances and solid wood cabinetry with soft close doors and drawers. Up the solid oak stair treads you start the up-stairs in an over-sized landing that leads to all 3 bedrooms. The master has a double vanity, huge soaking tub and separate large walk-in shower. The laundry room is conveniently location up-stairs with the bedrooms. Over-sized 2-car garage that is entered through the alley way. Nothing overlooked in this beautiful brand new home.

 

417 Whitfield Ave. - Sarasota

Listed By: Marnie Matarese  |  List Price: $449,000  |  Sold Price: $425,000

This home offers enough living space for anyone's needs. One wing of the home is perfect for a MOTHER-INLAW/DAUGHTER/GUEST SUITE, Artists Studio, Man Cave, Music Studio or Rental Apartment. Located on the 18th Fairway of Sara Bay Country Club, the views are peaceful and private and the huge screened pool area is an entertainment paradise. The main living area encompasses a dining room, living room, family room with a wood burning fireplace, breakfast nook, and a beautifully renovated kitchen offering Italian marble counter tops, pearly white wood cabinets and two pantries. The master suite includes a separate foyer for additional privacy, a walk-in closet that is over 15 feet long and a master bathroom. The two guest bedrooms on this side of the house are large and filled with natural light with a guest bathroom nestled between them. The other side of the home has a bedroom, living room area and bathroom, offering complete privacy as well as its own side entry. In addition to the over-sized two car garage, there is a golf cart garage on the fairway side of the home. This home retains its original character and with some updating of the bathrooms to suit your style and taste, you will have the house of your dreams.

 

13126 Indigo Way - Bradenton

Sold By: Peggy Wingardh  |  Build Price: $615,473

Beautiful new construction by Neal Communities in Indigo. Wind Star model.

 

755 Palm Ave. #201 - Sarasota

Sold By: James Tassell  |  List Price: $599,000  |  Sold Price: $595,000

Live on Palm Avenue in the heart of Downtown, surrounded by multi-million dollar condos and have it all! Enjoy direct full bay views. Bright and open, impeccably remodeled, with loads of well- designed upgrades. Stroll Palm Avenue and take in all that downtown has to offer, including galleries, restaurants, and shops. Continue on to Main Street and take in the famous Saturday Farmer’s Market or the night life. Enjoy the Opera, Ballet, Performing Arts Theatres, and Symphony. Hop aboard the lunch or dinner cruise just across the street. All this plus minutes away from Siesta Key the number 1 beach in the Country, Lido Beach, and World Famous St. Armand’s Circle.

 

3468 51st Ave Dr W - Bradenton

Sold By: Walter Winship  |  List Price: $167,000  |  Sold Price: $157,000

Beautifully maintained three bedroom/two and a half bath town home centrally located in West Bradenton. All new wood flooring downstairs, brand new bathrooms and the entire outside of the unit has a fresh coat of paint. Open floor plan is great for entertaining. Dining room sliding glass doors overlook a serene pond in your back yard. Half bath is located downstairs. Three bedrooms and two full bathrooms are upstairs.

 

8704 51st Ter E - Bradenton

Sold By: Beth Lancaster-Collins  |  List Price: $435,000  |  Sold Price: $412,500

This unique 3 Bedroom, 3.5 Bath, 2,247 sq. ft. boasts a detached Casita/Guest Suite! Your guests will love their private living space fully equipped with walk-in closet, spacious full bath, overlooking the heated pool and spa. The "Stratford" floor plan provides the ultimate Florida lifestyle with views of your private lanai overlooking heated pool and spa from every room inside your home! Original owners have meticulously maintained and updated some special features, they include new pebble tech re-surface coating on pool, new lanai screening, 2014 new A/C, alarm system, Transferable Service America Home Warranty on all home components, plantation shutters, surround sound system inside & out, diagonal neutral tile in main living areas, designer features and lighting through-out. The kitchen is the center of attraction with a spacious pantry, custom designed European style cabinets, sunny breakfast nook, Italian Oliveri single bowl sink, built-in desk area, newly installed over-sized breakfast bar and tile back-splash, step outside the kitchen nook to find another brick paver private side courtyard with gas hookup! This home delivers, a truly must see!

 

November

12730 24th St Cir. - Parrish

Sold By: Carl & Deborah Marino  |  List Price: $273,300  |  Sold Price: $270,000

BETTER THAN NEW! This home is gorgeous inside, loaded with upgrades, and has a large lake view that is totally awesome. If you're looking for a well cared for home this is one you can truly appreciate. This 2 BD 2 BA WITH A DEN could easily be made a 3 BD home. Don't let size fool you this home feels and lives large. The roof was extended to afford a large under cover lanai and to make outdoor living even better they extended the lanai outward and added beautiful pull down sun shades to make it comfortable any time of the day. Guest suite with full bath has pocket doors to afford real privacy. Den makes a great office or tv room and could be a bedroom. The real features include tile throughout the home, pocket doors between master suite and master bath, pull out shelving in the kitchen, microwave is vented outside, added recessed lighting, upgraded fans with remotes, plantation shutters, custom blinds for patio doors, laundry tub and cabinets, pull down stairs in garage, added storage in garage, leaded front door with a screen in front area, pendant lighting, granite countertops, rain shower in master & guest bath, rain gutters all around home, and added built in for electronics. Lanai is plumbed for an outdoor kitchen - that's real Florida Living! Back yard was landscaped for privacy but doesn’t block the beautiful lake views. Community is conveniently located just north of the Ft. Hamer Bridge and has community pool, tennis courts, basketball court, playground, and clubhouse. NO CDD FEES!

 

13681 Heritage Dr. - Seminole

Listed By: Julie Lane  |  List Price: $544,000  |  Sold Price: $538,000

Buyer's situation changed, appraised at list price, clear 4-point inspection!!Living is easy in this impressive, generously spacious pool home in the gated community of Traditions. The open concept encompasses four spacious bedrooms, one being on the main level currently used as an office, two and a half spacious bathrooms, and a sleek and stylish updated kitchen that opens into the living room and has a casual dining space. Also included is a formal dining room, a second level loft and a two stall garage. Off the kitchen open your sliding glass door to your incredible extension of living space. A covered, pavered patio with room for dining and shaded relaxation all while overlooking your private gorgeous salt water pool and spa with a cascading waterfall feature. This homes modern coastal feel features, wood-grain tile, stainless steel appliances, a natural gas fireplace, custom built-in’s, a 2016 HVAC system, and a pool package that was recently put in in 2012. Traditions is a gated, maintenance free community with a community playground and neighborhood social events. Your HOA also covers your basic landscaping and trash service. Perfect for anyone, this home is ideally positioned just minutes from the beaches and in the sought after Seminole school district. Don’t miss your opportunity to make this YOUR new home. Homes this special do not come along very often.

 

618 N Jefferson Ave #25 - Sarasota

Sold By: Alina Kirilenko & Jason Wood  |  List Price: $139,500  |  Sold Price: $135,500

Live near downtown Sarasota in this lovely two-bedroom residence within Bermuda Park. Rarely available, completely renovated, and meticulously maintained, you’ll love the blend of comfortable spaces, updated décor, and views of green, tropical grounds. The interiors flow with ease, perfect for a quiet day at home or an evening with friends. The kitchen is thoughtfully designed with granite surfaces, stainless appliances, and a view towards all the indoor activity. The living/dining room is open and inviting, extending onto the screened lanai for gentle breezes and a taste of the scenic Florida setting. The master is spacious and serene, perfect for relaxing at the end of a long day. Additional features of note include updated floors, bathrooms, newer roof (2013), cul de sac location, maintenance-free lifestyle, two designated parking spaces, and ample guest parking. The piece de resistance is the location – only five minutes from the shops, sights, sounds, tastes, and experiences of downtown Sarasota, known as the “Cultural Capital of Florida”. Beyond the urban center, Sarasota offers residents an A-rated school system, championship golf courses, endless recreation, boating, and beautiful white-sand beaches.

 

1111 N Gulfstream Ave #9C - Sarasota

Listed & Sold By: Ingrid Walker  |  List Price: $773,000  |  Sold Price: $717,500

Imagine waking up daily and the first thing on the agenda is to observe all of the activity out on Sarasota Bay from your floor to ceiling windows. Situated on the 9th floor, this unit has expansive views from the lounge, dining and kitchen area facing South across the bay that can never be built out. This unit is a partially renovated two bedroom plus den, two bath with Porcelanosa tile in the sought after "C" block of One Watergate. Master bedroom includes $10,000 California closet chest of drawers built-in furniture. One Watergate is a well-managed building with new windows & doors installed in 2017, has lots of green exterior space, a pool, BBQ area, two tennis courts, storage for kayaks and bikes. The property is within walking distance to all that downtown Sarasota has to offer... restaurants, opera, theaters, art galleries, shopping and places of worship. It's an easy trip to Lido Key Beach, Sarasota Yacht Club and St. Armand's Circle. Alternatively, simply relax close to home by enjoying the restaurants & bars at the Ritz Carlton Hotel or Westin next door. When it’s time for you to head out of your home, you always have the added luxury of traveling along the beautiful palm tree lined avenue of the Ritz Carlton Drive.

 

7343 Fountain Palm Cir. #10-102 - Bradenton

Listed By: Marnie Matarese  |  List Price: $199,999  |  Sold Price: $193,500

NO GOLF OR COUNTRY CLUB FEES! Located in the only gated condo community in this section of desirable Tara Preserve, this condo is perfect in every way. This community has resort-type curb appeal with lush tropical landscaping, barrel tiled roofs along with brick paver walkways and garage entries. A/C and washer replaced in 2015 and brand new carpet installed in October 2018 give the feeling of a never lived in home. The screened lanai is a perfect spot for relaxing and enjoying nature. This 2 bedroom/2 bath home is perfect for year round living or seasonal usage. The community pool is just steps from your front door and you have easy access to I-75 as well as all the fabulous shopping at UTC Mall and the many retail outlets and restaurants in the nearby area. The grounds are maintenance free and basic cable is provided. You may have up to 2 pets of not more than 35 pounds each. The beaches are just 30 minutes away as well as Downtown Sarasota with all that it has to offer. Come see this one today. You will not be disappointed! 

 

4131 Prescott St - Sarasota

Sold By: Nathan Hays  |  List Price: $298,500  |  Sold Price: $282,000

Beautifully updated home with porcelain tile throughout and Brazillian cherry wood flooring in the living and dining rooms. Updated open and bright kitchen with stone counter tops and backsplash and four French doors opening to pool and lanai. Screened lanai with pavers. Spacious caged pool, new in 2011 with paver deck. Bathrooms have been updated with high-end finishes. Freshly painted interior, Paver driveway. Move-in condition.

 

2413 Park St N - St. Petersburg

Sold By: Julie Lane  |  List Price: $199,900  |  Sold Price: $197,000

Jungle Terrace 2 BR 1 BA with attached 1 car garage. Your buyers will not be disappointed when you show them this home ! Enter into generous living area that leads into updated kitchen with granite countertops - stainless appliances and island for additional storage and counterspace. Two good sized bedrooms and updated bath. Off of the kitchen is an additional living space and dining area that leads out to backyard. Great backyard with Pergola and ample room for backyard fun! Attached one car garage and indoor utility area for washer dryer and tankless water heater. All of this with easy access to Gulf Beaches - regional mall - schools shopping and major roadways.

 

664 Lyons Ln - Longboat Key

Sold By: Sharon Straw  |  List Price: $1,450,000  |  Sold Price: $1,250,000

Bay views from the front of this wonderful home in Sleepy Lagoon. This home features 3 levels of true craftsmanship; volume ceilings, Brazilian Cherry hardwork floors thoughout, designer kitchen and baths. 4 bedrooms, formal dining room, formal living room and breakfast nook. For enjoying the outdoors and view there are 3 open terraces overlooking mature landscaping and the stunning waters of Sarasota Bay. For the boater there is a private dock with a boat lift and direct access to the intercoastal waterway. There is a four car garage plus ample storage. The home is located only a block from the beautiful prestine beach and Gulf of Mexico. Longboat Key is adjacent to Sarasota and St. Armands Circle featuring elegant shops, galleries and restaurants.

 

1713 Alderman St - Sarasota

Sold By: Cathy Loeppke & Sharon Straw  |  List Price: $469,900  |  Sold Price: $448,000

Nestled in highly desirable Downtown Sarasota in nostalgic Burns Court area, The Homes of Laurel Park location offers convenience, culture, and amazing cuisine. Custom homes will be exclusively built by Award Winning , " Legacy Builders" known for their concierge boutique building style.

 

316 8th St S #502 - St. Petersburg

Sold By: Julie Lane  |  List Price: $245,000  |  Sold Price: $238,000

Enjoy life in vibrant downtown St. Pete! You'll have beautiful views of the waterfront and downtown to the east, and also the sunsets to the west, from this lovely 2BR 2BA unit in Casablanca Towers, built in 2007. Fantastic open floor plan with plenty of natural light all day. You'll enjoy the upgraded kitchen cabinets, granite counter-tops, and Whirlpool kitchen appliances, and engineered hardwood flooring. The master suite, with views to the east, features a private bathroom, generous closet space, and a door to the balcony. The second bedroom enjoys downtown and Tampa Bay water views, a large closet, and direct access from the bedroom to the second bathroom. This condo unit features a spacious laundry room with full size side-by-side washer and dryer, and also a newer AC system, installed in 2016, new carpeting installed in June 2018 This unit has a dedicated parking space (#20) in the gated secure parking lot. Pet friendly building, and so close to all there is to enjoy in downtown St. Pete, from the Dali Art Museum, the Saturday morning Farmer's Market, the Museum of Fine Arts, the Tampa Bay Rays just a few blocks to the west and professional soccer with the Rowdies a few blocks to the east, great dining on Central Ave and on Beach Drive, and just 15 minutes to the best beaches in America! Convenient to Tampa, and Tampa International Airport, and also Bradenton, Ellenton, and Sarasota via I-275. A great price for a great condo in a great location in the Sunshine City!

 

12305 Wood Sage Ter - Lakewood Ranch

Sold By: Stephen Downes  |  List Price: $249,900  |  Sold Price: $247,000

This charming single family home is located within the maintenance free community of Summerfield Forest. It features vaulted ceilings, a large open floor plan with an enclosed sunroom, caged lanai and separate outdoor patio all surrounded by lush landscaping. There are two large bedrooms and a generous sized den with built in closet that could be used as a third bedroom. A new roof was installed in 2017 and the a/c was updated in 2013. The community pool is conveniently located across the street and the community park and nature trail are a short walk away. Located within minutes of downtown Lakewood Ranch, its abundant restaurants and shopping.

 

 October

 5304 POPOLI WAY - SARASOTA

Sold By: Cathy Loeppke  |  New Construction Price: $473,007

The Arezzo is a spacious home with 1,926 sq. ft. of living area. The home has two bedrooms in addition to the master suite that has the option of opening onto a covered lanai. There are two bathrooms, a den and a two-car garage. The kitchen has endless counter space that opens onto a dining room with optional tray ceilings. Buyers will find a more transitional, clean-lined interior design.

 

18131 POLO TRAIL, LAKEWOOD RANCH

Sold By: Deborah Rowland  |  New Construction Price: $420,000

A contemporary and comfortable home with an outstanding use of over  2,200 square feet of living space. This home features 4 bedrooms including expansive master suite, 3 full baths, a large open kitchen that boasts an inviting breakfast nook. The fabulously large family room serves as the recreational heart of the home. The separate formal dining room awaits holiday gatherings and entertaining alike. The large covered patio is great for growing herbs and pretty potted plants. A spacious 3-car garage is perfect for pampering cars plus a lot of storage.

 

6137 36TH LN E, BRADENTON

Sold By: Marnie Matarese  |  List Price: $259,900  |  Sold Price: $250,000

You won't be disappointed in the 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home with AMAZING views of the large lake from almost every rooms in the house. This home offers the popular Great Room plan with sliders to the covered lanai and backyard, a separate dining area and a large kitchen with white cabinets and appliances, a breakfast bar and eating space in the kitchen. The master bedroom also has sliders to the lanai area and a large walk in closet. The home is light and bright and has neutral colors and comes with a surround sound system in the Great Room and a attached workbench in the 2 car garage. The washer & dryer are also included and are located in the garage. Regal Oaks is a well established quiet community with mature Oak trees and a community pool. Centrally located and just minutes to UTC, restaurants, shopping and only 20 minutes from the Gulf beaches! Call and schedule your private viewing today.

 

6633 SAINT JAMES XING, UNIVERSITY PARK

Sold By: Douglas Grosso  |  List Price: $500,000  |  Sold Price: $470,000

Let the stresses of the world wash away as you step into this pretty and peaceful three-bedroom home within University Park Country Club. Tucked away on a private cul-de-sac, a beautifully-detailed interior is complimented by harmonious views of lush greenery. Step inside to the formal living room, brimming with natural light, built-ins, and opening to the pool terrace. The great room echoes the same style and sophistication, with cozy fireplace, built-ins, and disappearing sliding glass doors. Every room has been designed in concert, from the interior finishes to state-of-the-art smart home technology. Set up for Alexa and Sonos-ready, enjoy hosting elegant evenings to the sound of your favorite Spotify playlist, or browse Netflix without any buffering thanks to the high-speed Ethernet hard wired throughout the home. You’ll love cooking all your farmer’s market finds in the open kitchen with upgraded granite countertops and stainless-steel appliances. The pool terrace is an oasis of your own. Grill salmon & toss a salad then dine al fresco, or get your heart rate going in the saltwater pool (heater and pump recently replaced). Rounding out the picture, you’ll appreciate ample closet space, and a two-car garage with additional room for a golf cart. The club features 27 holes of championship golf, HarTru tennis courts, and fitness center. It’s just a short drive to University Town Center for unique shopping and dining experiences, and the region’s renowned cultural attractions and white-sand beaches.

 

256 FAIRWAY ISLES LN, BRADENTON

Listed By: Peggy Wingardh & Cathy Loepple  |  List Price: $259,500  |  Sold Price: $245,000

Lake view, light & bright maintenance-free villa is located off the 14th tee of the Arthur Hills championship golf course and features stunning sunset views from the extended lanai. The spacious 2BR/2BA Great Room floor plan offers 16" neutral tile in all main living areas, breakfast bar, custom shutters & blinds, newer, upgraded kitchen appliances (2015), and HVAC (2014). Community amenities include: Fitness Center, Rec Center, bocce and pickle ball, two resort-style pools, spa, playground, tennis & bb courts, plus a pet park! Gated and desirable Stoneybrook at Heritage Harbour's location: TPA, SRQ, St Pete airports under 50 min; UTC and Prime Outlet Malls each under 15 min.; and the Gulf of Mexico’s famous crystal sand beaches just 30 minutes away. No mandatory golf membership or fees; total HOA/Maint fees are $288.54 per month paid quarterly; CDD is included in property tax bill; one-time $2500 capital contribution to HOA paid at closing. Turn-key furnished. This beautiful villa offers an exceptional opportunity to live the Florida lifestyle!

 

2510 DESOTO RD, SARASOTA

Listed & Sold By: Rasmussen Property Group  |  List Price: $165,000  |  Sold Price: $155,000

Looking for acreage close to downtown and beaches to build your own private estate? This beautiful property is located within a short drive to area beaches, all of the fun of downtown Sarasota and St. Armands Circle, and a myriad of wonderful restaurants and shops along University Parkway. This parcel is heavily wooded and private making the perfect place to build your dream home. Two parcels being sold for a total of 104,497 square feet (0023-02-0010 and 0023-02-0002)

 

4629 THOMAS HOBY PL, SARASOTA

Sold By: Stephen Downes  |  List Price: $435,000  |  Sold Price: $425,000

Don't miss this wonderful, 4 bedroom, 3 full bath home on an oversized cul de sac lot! The moment you drive up to this spacious ranch residence, you'll know you are home! Over the last few years, this house has been given lots of attention including new tile floors and a completely remodeled kitchen with granite counter tops, new appliances, back-splash and sink. Both the exterior and interior have recently been painted and the roof was replaced in February 2017. The smart layout allows for separation of space that includes a three-way split plan, a bonus room, pocket doors and a private Master Suite. There is plenty of storage including walk-in closets in all four bedrooms, a large laundry room with cabinets and an overhead attic area. This custom home is perfect for entertaining and enjoying holidays with friends and family as you lounge around the magnificent pool and lanai area. The pool deck surface has been professionally replaced in 2017 with a rubberized decking. Other features include volume ceilings, custom shelving, pocket sliders and a pool bath. This home is truly a special find located in Bent Tree Village, a community of homes that are all unique, surrounded by lakes, nature and a pride of ownership. Bent Tree offers a newly renovated public golf course, country club and a tranquil setting of lined oaks. Proximity to parks, restaurants, groceries is a sidewalk stroll away. A short drive to I-75 and world-renowned beaches complete a perfect setting for your next home.

 

911 WEE BURN PL, SARASOTA

Sold By: Marnie Matarese  |  List Price: $275,900  |  Sold Price: $265,000

Clean, bright home in sought-after Whitfield. Fenced lot with large front yard on cul-de-sac. Lush landscaping, St. Augustine grass and an irrigation system. Inside has 18" tile, an updated kitchen with granite counter tops, wood cabinets (some lighted), crown molding, plant shelves and an extra large pantry. Den has a wood burning fireplace for those cooler winter nights and there are two skylights for added daylight. Indoor laundry room includes a large wash tub. Split plan design has an over sized master bedroom with a large walk in closet. Master bath has double sinks, a large walk in shower and an exterior door leading to the lanai. There are several pocket doors as well as two sets of fully opening sliders leading to the 57 foot screened lanai where you'll love outdoor entertaining. The lanai features a built in hot tub, cable hook up, propane gas grill hook up and a covered eating area all over looking the nicely landscaped, private backyard area. Extras include shelving and cabinets in the 2 car garage and an alarm system. Home has newer roof and newer appliances. Convenient to schools, restaurants, shopping, beautiful gulf beaches and golf courses, churches, parks, theater, the arts, UTC, Sarasota/Bradenton airport, everything close by.

 

14842 7TH AVE E, BRADENTON

Sold By: Walter Winship  |  List Price: $385,000  |  Sold Price: $380,000

Desirable Country Creek POOL Home with over a 1/2 acre that backs up to a wooded conservation area & a little creek, ready for its NEW OWNERS. Professionally designed brick walkway surrounded by lush landscape leads you to your new home. Don’t miss out on this well kept property w/Upgrades galore including a new ROOF- 2018, Aluminum fence w/ two gates- 2017, Pool pump- 2017, New Chimney- 2017 & New Oven-2018. Popular open floor plan with vaulted ceilings hosts a formal living room- dining room combo ,Kitchen w/ stainless steel appliances, granite counter top, breakfast bar & eat-in area, Laundry room w/ washer & dryer( new in 2015), Office and ½ bath to the rear of the home. Split 3 bedroom plan that offers privacy in the master suite, plantation style shutters, two walk- in closets, large master bath, soak tub, walk- in shower & dual sinks. Sliding glass doors bring in the natural light throughout the home. Two bedrooms are located off the family room sharing a bathroom w/ tub-shower combo. Newer ceiling fans & lighting. Wood, carpet & Tile throughout. 2 car garage w/ storage & utility sink. The fenced back yard is beautiful w/ an enclosed salt water, heated pool w/ screened lanai, covered entertainment area w/ a wood burning fireplace and TV hookup. A concrete pad is located in the far back of the property w/ a basketball hoop. Irrigation system. Located east of I-75 off State Road 64 close distance to Hospitals, Shopping & Schools. Low HOA fees & No CDD Fees!

 

14212 KINGLET TER, LAKEWOOD RANCH

Sold By: Stephen Downes  |  List Price: $499,900  |  Sold Price: $489,000

Welcome to this hardly lived custom built second home situated in the gated golfing community in Country Club East. This maintenance free home is situated on a sheltered cul-de-sac lot offering tranquil lake views, privacy and serenity This Entrare open floor plan features 3 spacious bedrooms and den. The large great room features tile flooring, triple sliding glass doors to the lanai and flows to the kitchen. Breathtaking gourmet kitchen with custom cabinetry, upgraded stainless steel appliances, granite counter tops, one level island, beautiful tile backslash, gas burner cooktop, stainless steel exhaust hood and separate casual dinette. The formal dining room is close proximity to the kitchen and the great room accommodating all your entertaining needs. Impressive master suite with sitting area, two walk-in closets and private bathroom with walk-in shower, double vanities and tile flooring. Relax in the extended screened lanai with desirable southern exposure and plumbed for a future outdoor kitchen. Other features include: 12' high volume ceilings, crown moldings, tray ceilings, extensive landscaping, three car side load garage with ample storage areas, pull-down staircase and paver driveway, hurricane shutters, laundry room with washer, dryer, laundry tub and upper and lower cabinetry. Carrier 14-seer A/C system, irrigation system, gutters, extensive landscaping and more. Community amenities include three community pools & spas, clubhouse, fitness center, indoor/outdoor fireplace and outside grill.

 

2430 COFFEE POT BLVD NE, ST PETERSBURG

Sold By: Julie Lane  |  List Price: $1,925,000  |  Sold Price: $1,750,000

Wow! Enjoy one of the most desirable waterfront living areas with spectacular views of the Bayou from this luxury home located in the Grenada Terrace National Historic District of Old Northeast St Petersburg, just minutes from the trendy,energetic Downtown. Built in 1926, this 3,852 sqft colonial revival style home was carefully renovated to respect the historic character, and flavor of the 1920s,while adding every modern conveniences. Original doors, molding, casting and architectural features were restored. This home features 4 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, 2 half bathrooms with a 3-car garage and sits nicely on a corner lot. As you enter through the front door you will be swept off your feet by the beautiful wood flooring throughout the home.To your right you will notice the formal living room and garden den. To your left we have the formal dining room. As you continue into the award winning kitchen you will be taken back by the beautiful period Tiffany blue cabinets.Outfitted with new, professional-grade stainless steel appliances and the breakfast bar,all fun yet tasteful! With plantation shutters on all the windows and French doors leading to the outside lanai,the amazing waterfall pool and spa was built just two years ago.The spacious master bedroom upstairs has its own balcony and walk-in closet.The master bathroom comes with a dual vanity,jacuzzi tub and separate standing shower. Across the hall you have two large bedrooms a half bath/laundry room and a full bath which complete the upstairs living.

 

12121 FOREST PARK CIR, BRADENTON

Listed By: Stephen Downes  |  List Price: $324,900  |  Sold Price: $310,000

Perfectly situated across the street from Central Park on an expansive lot, this charming upgraded craftman style home is your slice of the Florida life in a perfect community central to everything! From the exterior of the home, you will notice a great balance of accenting shutters and decorative siding that bring the craftman charm to life. Enter into your home and experience an open concept floor plan highlighted by diagonally laid ceramic tile throughout main living area and plenty of windows to let natural light filter into the home! The updated kitchen features granite countertops, Stainless Steel appliances, hardwood cabinets and tile backsplash. The home has an extra large den with beautiful laminate flooring and a large formal dining area to entertain family and friends! Retreat to the spacious master bedroom to find crown trimmed reassessed ceiling and windows to keep the room bright and airy. The master bathroom features duel sinks and decorative tile on the shower wall. Open the sliding doors and escape into a large back yard, perfect for a family bbq, entertaining or just relaxing. This home is directly across the street from the 10 acre park, dog parks, splash pad, and tennis courts. Central Park is in walking distance to A rated elementary and soon to be constructed middle schools and a highly active community with social groups and community gatherings! Check out the 3D tour! CDD Fee included in taxes.

 

6690 17TH ST N, ST PETERSBURG

Sold By: Julie Lane  |  List Price: $175,000  |  Sold Price: $180,000

Quaint solid block home with 2 bedrooms, 1 bath and a pool, ready for a new owner to give it a little TLC to make it shine. House is located in desirable Meadow lawn and has an attached one car garage and a fenced yard. Terrazzo floors throughout, gorgeous crown molding and beautiful built-in’s for all your storage needs. This home boasts an open layout that just needs finishing touches to make it perfect. All newer windows letting in ample natural light. Large landscaped backyard with pool. . Close to shopping and 4th Street where you have many restaurants and shops. Not to mention it's only a short drive to downtown St Pete. Come see it today! Maintance items are a broken pool pump, fresh paint, the cage screens have been removed, toilette and the backdoor needs replaced.

 

204 CITRUS AVE, NOKOMIS

Sold By: Nathan Hays  |  List Price: $239,900  |  Sold Price: $220,000

Fabulous opportunity to own this 2 unit Duplex in a GREAT location!! Citrus Highlands is a friendly, quiet and established neighborhood, East of 41. Live in one unit and rent the other OR rent both units from an investor prospective! UNIT #1 is a 2/1 with newer beautiful wood-like tile and it has been recently painted. This unit also has the BONUS of an enclosed all season room with AC! UNIT #2 is a cozy 1/1 with tall ceilings and ceramic throughout. There is a 2 car Carport, a large circular drive for additional parking and a shared laundry area. This is a corner lot with mature tree's providing lots of shade. Nokomis is a quaint community bordered by Sarasota and Venice. This Duplex is close to shopping, I75, Bus lines, Venice Beach, The Legacy Trail, Oscar Scherer State Park and plenty of restaurants! Bike to Nokomis Beach and Casey Key too! NO Deed Restrictions and NO HOA's. Don't miss out!

 

1300 BENJAMIN FRANKLIN DR, #904, SARASOTA

Sold By: Ingrid Walker  |  List Price: $3,550,000  |  Sold Price: $3,350,000

Indulge in Ritz-Carlton beach bliss with breathtaking sunrise and sunset views from this rarely-available front-to-back (West/East) floor plan of 3,550 square feet. Admire Gulf of Mexico sunsets with varying hues of orange, pink and purple with seemingly endless, shimmering water views from one of the two expansive terraces. Sip your morning coffee and contemplate your day as the sky fills with the amber glow of the rising sun. Enjoy tranquil Sarasota Bay and Nature Preserve views with the downtown cityscape beyond. This three-bedroom, three and one-half bath, open floor plan Residence features a fireplace, gourmet kitchen, custom window treatments, lighting fixtures and beautiful travertine flooring throughout. World-renowned service is provided daily by the dedicated staff, a Director of Residences, concierge, 24-hour front desk security personnel, and gated entry. Exceptional amenities include outdoor heated pool and spa, gas grills and dining area, social room with bar and fireplace, boardroom, theatre, fully-equipped fitness center, sauna and massage facilities and two elegant guest suites for out-of-town visitors. The Beach Residences is minutes away from the shopping and dining venues of upscale St. Armands Circle. Downtown Sarasota – rich in the many and varied cultural diversions such as opera, symphony, ballet, theatre, art galleries and restaurants – is just two miles away. Membership is available to The Ritz-Carlton Beach, Spa, and Golf Members Club. Luxury Knows No Limits.

 

12607 SAFE HARBOUR DR - CORTEZ

Listed By: Beth Lancaster - Collins  |  List Price: $1,135,000  |  Sold Price: $1,080,000

Cool, calm, sophisticated & built in 2014, this John Cannon custom home exudes a youthful edge. Enveloped in light and luxury with exceptional finishes: plank-tiled floors, 9-11 foot ceilings & rich crown moldings. Styled as timeless as the sparkling marina beyond the rear sliding doors, the calming panoramic vista captured through extensive use of glass will help you forget your stresses. The floor plan encompasses 2,625 sq. ft with three spacious bedrooms, three luxurious bathrooms, a substantial bonus room, office behind glass french doors & a sleek kitchen that flows into the great room & dining area. A chef’s dream, the kitchen boasts stunning 3cm granite countertops, nutmeg-glazed cabinetry, stainless appliances including a Wolf cooktop, warming drawer & prep sink. Delight in the master retreat’s oversized frameless-glass shower, dual sink areas & walk-in closets. Built to exceed the newest storm & living standards, the list of upgrades is extensive: private dock and 8,000 lb. boat lift, decorative impact windows & garage door, heated/salt-water pool & spa with ScreenLogic interface, summer kitchen, gas tankless water heater, programmable thermostat, Moen fixtures, enclosed dog/gardening area, pre-wired for home automation & theater, security system with cameras. This home behind the gates of Harbour Landings, on a sought-after private marina, is ideally positioned less than 1-mile from sandy beaches, unique restaurants & a shopping/cultural treasure trove. Claim this paradise as your own.

 

400 BEACH DR NE, #2302, ST PETERSBURG

Sold By: Julie Lane  |  List Price: $1,649,000  |  Sold Price: $1,575,000

Location and Lifestyle- this is what it is all about. Right in the center of all the action, this luxurious condo on exciting Beach Drive offers sweeping floor-to-ceiling views of vibrant Downtown St. Pete. Right in the center of all the action and only mere steps from world-class restaurants and nightlife spots, museums and concerts venues, this beautifully appointed condominium is a rare find. Located on the 23rd floor of a luxury condominium building, it offers sweeping floor-to-ceiling views, a private elevator foyer, whole house sound system, separate media room/den/office, formal & family dining & interior laundry. The kitchen was designed to please the most discerning chef and offers stainless steel appliances, wine cooler, a breakfast bar, granite counter tops, hardwood cabinetry and best of all a gas range. Wake up to sweeping views of the water and Downtown St. Pete from the luxurious master suite with ensuite spa-like master bathroom with oversized shower, granite counter tops, and soaking tub. 2 assigned, secured, & covered parking spaces & a climate-controlled storage space and world-class amenities: 24hr concierge, onsite manager, catering kitchen, social rooms, state-of-the-art fitness center, pool & spa, herb garden, and grills and all of this just steps away from Beach Drive, the famous Vinoy, shopping, dining, night-life, theaters, waterfront parks & world-class museums. Do not miss out, views like these are no longer available in Downtown St. Pete.

 

11935 FOREST PARK CIR, BRADENTON

Listed By: Stephen Downes  |  List Price: $345,000  |  Sold Price: $345,000

Experience this impeccable quality and design in this recently built Neal 4 bedroom, 2 bath, den home on a corner lot in Central Park at Lakewood Ranch! Talk about curb appeal - This one has that charm - framed in gorgeous, low maintenance landscaping and quaint front porch where you can relax the Florida days away! Model quality finishes and thoughtful touches are inundated throughout the interior of the home from upgraded flooring, crown molding throughout, stacked stone accent walls, full trim around the windows, upgraded lighting, granite counter tops, and stainless steel appliances. Retreat to a master bedroom with back lit crown molding, beautiful laminate flooring, soft close barn door to the huge master closet, and beautifully accented ceiling treatments. Entertain your family and friends on the private screened lanai with upgraded plank tile flooring. There is a peek-a-boo view of the pond and plenty of space for a pool! Central Park is in walking distance to A rated elementary and High School and soon to be constructed middle schools. The community features a 10 acre park, dog parks, pavilion, tennis courts, and is a highly active with social groups and community gatherings!

 

September

3768 Hampshire Ln #5616 - Sarasota

Listed By: Sharon Straw |  List Price: $164,900  |  Sold Price: $155,000

Experience this over 55 community close to shopping, beaches, downtown, restaurants and golf. Neutral cream colors and an open inviting floor plan are in this spacious villa with garage. Sliding glass doors open off the breakfast room allowing light and the outdoors in. Dining room has a picture window view also viewing the beautiful park-like setting outside. Sit outside on your lanai or walk a few steps away to the community pool. Living room has plantation shutters and most of the home has 18" tile. Laundry room has tub and cabinets.

8911 Midnight Pass Road #415 - Siesta Key

Sold By: Jason Wood & Alina Kirilenko  |  List Price: $428,000  |  Sold Price: $414,000

INCREDIBLE water views all the way around: Turtle Beach to Sarasota Bay! Sunrise to sunset you will have beautiful scenery everywhere you look! No need to fight traffic-Walk across the street to Turtle Beach, or next door to Turtles Pub. This 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo has been updated and freshly painted throughout and is ready for you to come and relax. The bonus/sitting room off the living room is perfect for watching the dolphins and manatee play. Be ready for entertaining with an updated kitchen that has beautiful granite and a newer fridge and dishwasher (2012 and 2013), hot water heater (2013), with an upgraded 50 gallon tank. Not much need for AC with the open breezy floorplan and new ceiling fans, but that was replaced in 2013 also! The master bedroom has plantation shutters overlooking the Bay, newer carpet (2015), and an upgraded closet (2015). The master bath was updated with newer cabinets and has a garden tub and shower. This unit boasts newer tile throughout, along with a Culligan water filtration sysem, and the popcorn ceilings have been removed and replaced with popular knockdown texture. The windows were all replaced in 2003, and the roof of this building was replaced in 2016, with the exterior being painted in 2015. No fixed bridge to ICW. Enjoy the many amenities Sunrise Cove has to offer: two heated pools (one with cabana), two tennis courts (artificial grass), boat slips available for rent starting at $15/month, rec room, fishing pier/dock, planned activities, picnic area with grills

 

6140 Midnight Pass Road #605 - Siesta Key

Listed By: Kristy Lochead |  List Price: $1,300,000  |  Sold Price: $1,190,000

Step into this newly renovated 2 bed/ 2 bath condo and prepare to fall in love. Sitting on the 6th floor you’ll find unobstructed, breath taking views of the Gulf of Mexico. Enjoy dining or sipping on a tropical beverage from the lanai as you watch the sun set into the horizon of the #1 rated Siesta Key beach. This unit was completely renovated and will feel like home from the moment you walk in. It is in the rental program and has become quite popular with its guests. The reservations are consistent as guests reserve their rental for the following year before they pack up and leave. Whether you are looking for a tropical oasis to call your own, or you are looking to purchase for investment purposes, this unit will get the job done! You are in the heart of Siesta Key, and a short walk will land you in the charming Siesta Key Village where you’ll find live music, great food & shopping. Hop in the car for a quick 15 minute drive to downtown where you’ll find more wonderful amenities of Sarasota.

 

730 Rellim Lane - Sarasota

Sold By: Stephen Downes  |  List Price: $674,900  |  Sold Price: $650,000

This is the one you've been waiting for! Nearly 3,300 square feet on over an acre west of 75! Less than 5 minutes to 75 and UTC, and 10 minutes to downtown Sarasota. This updated home has 5 large bedrooms (5th bedroom has separate entrance and is currently being used as a bonus room) and 3 full baths. In the past two years nearly everything in the house has been replaced, including all three AC units, plumbing, flooring, landscaping, tankless water heater, washer and dryer and the list goes on and on. The oversized master suite features a private lanai, huge walk-in closet and separate tub and shower. The farmhouse style eat-in kitchen has a walk-in pantry, double-oven, reverse osmosis system for drinking water, and plenty of cabinet space. In the fenced backyard you will find a resort-style heated pool that features incredible nighttime lighting, a sun shelf with bubblers, deck jets, and a 10-person spa. The best part is that all of these features can be controlled by your phone or remote control! Other features include a video security system, whole-house surround sound (including outside), impact windows, plantation shutters, vaulted ceilings, and custom built play set. Private road with no deed restrictions so bring your boat or RV (50 amp RV service already in place)!

 

345 Beacon Harbour Loop - Bradenton

Sold By: James Tassell  |  List Price: $250,000  |  Sold Price: $242,000

This meticulously maintained home has so much to offer! It is located in the family friendly community of Heritage Harbour. The living room and dining room feature beautiful hardwood floors. The spacious kitchen has an additional eating area that overlooks the pool and the cozy backyard, where you lounge and relax around the lush tropical landscape and enjoy the water views. The second story includes a large master suite with water views and a master bath with a walk in shower and garden tub. There are also two additional rooms, a bathroom as well as a bonus room, which can be used as an office or playroom. Recent upgrades include, AC installed in 2016 with UV light, water filtration system throughout the entire home and reverse osmosis filters in the kitchen. Heritage Harbour has walking trails along the lakes, playgrounds, baseball fields as well as soccer fields. It conveniently located by I-75 and close to “A” rated schools.

 

5323 Woodvale Drive - Sarasota

Sold By: Walter Winship  |  List Price: $185,000  |  Sold Price: $190,000

NEW ROOF! This little gem gets you right out of paying rent, and earning equity! There are two bedrooms and two baths inside the house. The garage has been converted into the third bedroom with access to the second bath and private entrance by way of the man door in the garage. There is a nice she/he shed in the completely fenced back yard with electric already there. The screened in lanai is the place to be out of the heat of the sun! But as the moon light shines visualize your camp fire, roasting marshmallows and making s'mores with the family! Or just a great place to have an adult beverage and get caught up on the day's activities. Now is the time to invest before interest rates go up again! Put your personal touch on this one and make it your home!

 

464 Magellan Drive - Sarasota

Sold By: Marnie Matarese  |  List Price: $375,900  |  Sold Price: $368,000

Welcome to this beautifully remodeled golf course home and park-like setting situated between the 7th green and 8th tee/par 3; yet, buffered by landscaping and shade trees. Location-location-location… only 1 mile to a marina with boat slips and dry dock storage, ½ mile to Sara Bay Country Club and minutes away from the Ringling Museum, Asolo Repertory Theatre and Sarasota Ballet. Also close by to Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport, world famous beaches, shopping and restaurants. Enjoy public access to the bay from Whitfield Ave for kayaking, fishing and spectacular sunsets. New improvements include the addition of a 3rd bedroom and 3th bath (now providing 2 master suites), Florida coastal themes with premium “Silver Oak” weathered gray flooring, open kitchen and island with seating, granite counter tops, ss appliances & wine cooler, soft close cabinets and a pantry. The 2nd master suite provides access to a private courtyard with a hot tub.

 

5146 Northridge Rd. #308 - Sarasota

Listed By: Kristy Lochead |  List Price: $155,000  |  Sold Price: $140,000

INVESTOR ALERT. If you are looking to purchase with intent of gaining rental income, look no further. This 2 bedroom, 1 bath, 3rd floor condo currently has a tenant in place who has rented this unit for the past 5 years & would LOVE to stay. You could walk right into an investment and completely bypass the hassle of finding a tenant and going through association approval. Serenade is in a prime location, with just a short drive to all of Sarasota's wonderful amenities. This gated community offers a fitness center, 2 pools, BBQ grills, & tennis courts. The unit is is wonderful condition, and has been taken care of extremely well.

 

August 2018

7009 48th Ave E - Palmetto

Sold By: Stephen Downes  |  List Price: $219,700  |  Sold Price: $218,000

The open floor plan buyers want, plus options! The 13x15 dining room could be a double office, adult retreat, exercise or play room. The bonus glass enclosed "Florida" room has a double door entry from the great room and direct access to the back deck, plus a free standing AC unit to accommodate 4 season enjoyment! How would you use this extra space? The great room features include vaulted ceiling and a propane fireplace surrounded by classy built-in storage. The main living area, including kitchen, boasts Cherry Teak flooring. Yes, you will immediately appreciate this wonderful upgrade, and notice, - it's not your standard laminate! The wooded view from your back deck is serene! Perfect for morning coffee or end of the day relaxing. Master suite includes both large walk-ins you want, closet and shower that is. Impress your guests with their own bath featuring a custom vanity and high end copper sink. Lots to see so you will not to miss a tour of this lovely home.

 

7337 Phillips St - Sarasota

Listed By: Marnie Matarese  |  List Price: $349,000  |  Sold Price: $335,000

This is a move-in ready home just waiting for a new owner. $35,000 worth of Airport windows allow peace and quiet even though it is in close proximity to the airport. Although the home was lightly lived in for vacations, the owners added a beautiful pool & cage along with performing meticulous maintenance & other updating. The majority of the floors are wood, with tile in the kitchen and baths, carpeting in the master & one guest bedroom & terrazzo in the other. The kitchen has been remodeled with wood cabinetry and is adjacent to the dining room for ease of serving meals. The interior and exterior lighting is extensive and there are three skylights in the family room with electric open/closure aided by a remote control. The landscaping is beautiful, the backyard is completely fenced and the lot is over-sized. The two car garage also houses the washer and dryer, has plenty of storage cabinets and shelving along with access to the fenced backyard. An outdoor shower with hot and cold water is also outside. Whitfield Estates is a neighborhood of friendly people and its close proximity to downtown Sarasota, the SRQ Airport and University Parkway makes travel to almost anywhere, quick and easy. The voluntary neighborhood association is $30 annually & allows dining at Sara Bay Country Club. Many of the neighbors who have docks and lifts, often rent them out making it easy to enjoy the boating lifestyle without living on the water. There are also marinas nearby.

 

13639 American Prairie Pl - Lakewood Ranch

Sold By: Stephen Downes  |  List Price: $430,000  |  Sold Price: $428,100

Won't find another LOT like this one-Spectacular views! This "Tivoli" model is 4Bed/ 3Bath with 3-Car Garage on Gorgeous Lot with views of multiple lakes! Spacious Mediterranean Style home with Open Floor Plan and large kitchen with Granite Countertops, Stainless Steel Appliances, expansive Breakfast Bar, pantry and separate Breakfast Nook. Offering Crown Molding throughout with Formal Dining room set off to the side. The Great Room has plenty of space with Large Triple Sliders overlooking your beautiful Pebble-Tec, Heated Pool/Hot Tub, with preserve/lake views. The Master Bedroom offers plenty of light, with a huge walk-in closet and overlooking the lake. The Master Bath offers a dual sink vanity, water closet, separate shower & nice size soaking tub. The other Bedrooms on the other side share a Bathroom with tub. The 4th Bedroom can serve as guest quarters or Office/Den, with bathroom next to it. The 3-Car Garage offers plenty of space, brick paver driveway, barrel tile roof and hurricane shutters complete this beauty! This home is situated in a Cul-De-Sac on an established block. SAVANNA is one of Lakewood Ranch's hottest new communities with an Amenity Center underway! Included will be a Clubhouse, Lap Pool, Fitness Center, Dog Park, Playground & BBQ Area! This is a MAINTENANCE FREE Community- Lawn Service included! 

 

4403 Pike Ave - Sarasota

Listed By: Beth Lancaster - Collins  |  List Price: $188,000  |  Sold Price: $194,500

Call it Warm, Call it Charming, Call it HOME. There is so much to fall in love with here. When asked about the favorite aspect of their home the Sellers replied, “sitting by the impressive stone fireplace, whether lit or not and the comfort of great neighbors”. Upon opening the front door you are immediately struck by the rich original wood flooring and beamed ceiling carried through most of the home. The kitchen is open with newer granite counters and natural travertine floor. This 3 bedroom/2 bath personality-packed property, with front and rear decks and no HOA dues or restrictions, has been fully fenced for the ultimate use by family and pets. The master suite features double vessel sinks and a stone-walled shower. Some of the more recent upgrades include 2015 -New Roof, New A/C, New Master Bath, 2 new decks, New Hot Water Heater. 2016 - Kitchen Water Filtration System, Installed Master ceiling fan. 2017 - Added Side Privacy Fence. 2018 - New Back door, Fresh Paint. All this and located within minutes of shopping, the interstate and one of the world’s finest beaches - Siesta Key.

 

5219 22nd Ave W - Bradenton

Sold By: Peggy Wingardh  |  List Price: $419,000  |  Sold Price: $391,000

Upon turning onto the street under the oak hammock, the bucolic setting will immediately cause the troubles from the day to fade away. Home is where you will overlook the restful waters of the lake, the air smells sweeter, the sun feels softer and the sky is bluer. A home that will speak to your soul. The home itself boasts the craftsmanship of days-gone-by with rich oak floors, four large bedrooms, two-and-a-half baths with vintage tile and a large pool and screened porch for entertaining. Also features new impact windows and newer roof. In addition to the attached two-car garage, there is a detached garage and carport the possibilities are many. While your quiet repose will feel secluded, you are oh so close to the GT Bray dog park and walking trails and minutes to the Robinson Preserve and the pristine Gulfcoast Beaches of Anna Maria Island or downtown festivities and the Riverwalk Park.

 

5601 Bentgrass Dr #10-110 - Sarasota

Sold By: Ingrid Walker  |  List Price: $133,900  |  Sold Price: $129,500

Here’s your chance to own a furnished, updated condo in the popular community of Las Palmas! This first floor 1/1 packs a punch with numerous upgrades that count; including new a/c and hot water heater (2017). The kitchen boasts brand new stainless-steel appliances along with attractive new lighting, and breakfast bar. The dining area is adorned with a beautiful sphere chandelier, sure to enhance the ambiance of your special dinner. The large sunlit living area is inviting, featuring Ethan Allen entertainment center, couch and leather ottoman. Brand new carpet has been installed in the bedroom with large walk-in closet. Among the bath upgrades are a new shower kit and sink faucet. New Ceiling fans have also been installed in both the living and bedroom. Las Palmas has beautiful amenities including (2) pools, tennis courts, (2) fitness rooms, spa, playground and community room. Las Palmas is conveniently located to world class shopping and dining in UTC; downtown Sarasota, the beaches, Bradenton, and close to I-75 and Hwy 301.

 

8729 54th Ave E - Bradenton

Sold By: Walter Winship  |  List Price: $379,000  |  Sold Price: $372,000

Meticulously landscaped, this corner site has wonderful curb appeal, then step in and the view will absolutely take your breath away. Expansive lake and golf course view, open great room design with cathedral ceilings, engineered wood flooring, remodeled kitchen with wood cabinetry, granite and stainless appliances. Remodeled master bath featuring a large handicap accessible Roman shower, double vanities and a large walk-in closet.

 

425 Sapphire Dr - Sarasota

Sold By: Ingrid Walker  |  List Price: $374,999  |  Sold Price: $315,000
If you are looking for a waterfront community with character and convenience, this is where it's at. This property is steps away from Sarasota Bay and would provide partial water views from the front yard or from your new home when you build up! Build your new home on this spacious lot located in the Historic Neighborhood of Sapphire Shores which sits just to the South of the Ringling Museum. Your home will sit amongst a collection of Spanish homes and vintage mansions. You can take an evening stroll to sit at the local park to watch the sunset and enjoy the eclectic community. Home is sold AS-IS. The modest home that remains here is past its useful life, however, may provide rental income while you design your dream home. Sapphire Shores is truly a unique location with its convenience to Lakewood Ranch, UTC, downtown Sarasota, I75, Sarasota/Bradenton Airport, Lido Key, Longboat Key and Bradenton. 

 

July 2018

6466 Seagull Dr #324 - Bradenton

Selling Agent: Cathy Loeppke | List Price: $179,900 | Sale Price: $170,000

Your Florida tropical paradise awaits you. Giant oak trees, tropical plants and colorful flowers greet you as you enter this TURNKEY furnished 2 bedroom and 2 bath condo. The second floor LAKEVIEW is amazing. Light, bright END unit has picture perfect views from the kitchen, dining, living and Florida rooms. 2013 improvements include: new A/C, refrigerator, water heater, washer and dryer. 2014 remodeled the master bathroom and guest bathroom. Bathrooms improvements include: granite counter tops, new cabinets, new toilets, new showers, title work and flooring. Wild Oak Bay is located on beautiful Sarasota Bay. The swimming pool and hot tub are a few steps away. Take a scenic walk through this lush community and enjoy the hibiscus, bougainvillea, birds of paradise and the many other beautiful flowers and plants. And, just a short commute to State College of Florida, IMG Golf Course, Ringling College of Art, Ringling Museum, beautiful sandy beaches, and the cultural benefits of Sarasota. The immediate neighborhood offers shopping and many fine restaurants. The Sarasota Airport, USF and New College are approximately 4 miles away. I-75, The UTC Mall and Benderson Park are just 12 miles away. Feel like you're on vacation all year round in this wonderful condo surrounded by lush landscaping and private setting.

610 Riviera Dunes Way #107 - Palmetto

Selling Agent: Peggy Wingardh | List Price: $300,000 | Sale Price: $280,000

Enjoy all that the Florida Lifestyle has to offer in this over 1,700 sf 2 bedroom/2 bath plus den condo. Enjoy your morning coffee with the sunrise over the expansive harbor and views of the Manatee River in the distance. Located in the guard-gated community of Laguna at Riviera Dunes, this condo features granite counters and wood cabinets throughout, spacious kitchen with space for a dinette, custom built-ins in bedroom closets, dual speakers in all rooms with individual controls in each, new Trane air conditioner and water heater in 2018, overhead cabinets and utility sink in laundry room and new laminate flooring in great room. Both bedrooms have honeycomb room darkening shades. The balcony has ceramic tile flooring and boasts a spiral staircase to ground level for easy access to the community pool/spa and fitness center as well as nearby Blu Mangrove Restaurant. Laguna is convenient to plenty of restaurants, shopping and entertainment venues as well as I-75/275 for quick trips to St Pete/Tampa to the north and Sarasota to the south. Downtown Bradenton Riverwalk is just over the bridge and the Gulf beaches are about a 20 minute drive away.

5326 Lake Arrowhead Trl #7 - Sarasota

Selling Agent: Deborah Rowland | List Price: $169,900 | Sale Price: $162,000

Enjoy a private, wooded, pond front view from the large lanai of this ground floor condominium. This two-bedroom, two-bath home is centrally located close to Siesta Key, dining, shopping and more. Lake Arrowhead is a quiet, maintenance-free community boasting a Key West-style clubhouse and lakefront pool.

5735 Timber Lake Dr - Sarasota

Selling Agent: Allen Hovis | List Price: $289,900 | Sale Price: $285,000

Fabulous Interior Redo Top to Bottom!! Looking for Move In Ready then do not delay! This custom 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath offers a bright, open great room design with cathedral ceilings; split bedroom plan and spacious covered screened lanai with sliding glass doors off the kitchen, great room and master bedroom. Beautiful New Neutral décor and all the upgrades you would expect to see! Spacious 15,000 sf lot with mature Florida foliage and privacy fenced rear with room to add a pool too. Enormous, expanded 2 Car +Golf Cart garage with bonus workshop-storage area ideal for the Artisan/Hobbyist or Man cave to store all your toys. The expanded drive provides additional parking for family and friends. Within a short walk or bike ride, nature enthusiasts will discover the 55 Acre hidden jewel, Conservatory Park, with walking exercise trails; pavilion; kids play area; 10 acre lake with fishing pier and pet Friendly too. In addition, Golf and Social memberships are optional at Palm-Aire Country Club. Easy access to University Parkway shopping corridor and UTC Mall. Only Minutes to downtown Sarasota and the Beaches too. Hurry as this one has it all!

1311 S McCall Rd #137 - Port Charlotte

Selling Agent: Rob & Valerie Orr | List Price: $119,900 | Sale Price: $114,500

You can't help but smile while living in this light and bright floor plan. What a great layout in this 2 bedroom, 2 bath villa with a relaxing view of the pond and beautifully kept grounds. This unit is situated to offer privacy on both sides with the entry patio facing the pond and a separate screened lanai in the courtyard. This unit is nicely updated with fresh paint, laminate and tile flooring, new wood cabinets with soft close drawers and Solid Surface counter tops. Enjoy the convenience of this maintenance free community, just minutes from shopping, dining, boating and several beaches on the Gulf of Mexico! There are a dozen golf courses within as many miles! Bring your swim suit, golf clubs and flip flops!

5396 Eliseo St - Sarasota

Selling Agent: Rob & Valerie Orr | List Price: $287,900 | Sale Price: $277,000

Move right into this clean, neat and fresh looking, large townhouse. Move in and enjoy all that Village Walk has to offer. Meet your friends at Missy Café located in the community. The Café is a wonderful place to have breakfast and lunch. Great location for the active lifestyle. New carpet and stainless steel appliances. Beautiful Town Home with three bedrooms and 3 full baths. Solid built and hurricane safe with poured concrete reinforced steel construction and hurricane protection for the windows. Features include security system, central vacuum, paver walks and driveways, 2 car garage, large private courtyard lanai tile roof and two front porches. Other features include three organizer closets, dual sinks in master bath, plus shower and garden tub. Plenty of time to enjoy this Resort Style community as fees include all ground maintenance, geo-thermal heated lap and lagoon pools, six Har-Tru lighted tennis courts, state of the art fitness center, miles of walking and bike paths, 24 hour guarded gate, gas station, hair salon, gift shop and Missy's Cafe'. Enjoy breakfast or lunch with family and friends or come for our famous Happy Hours. Convenient to the Legacy Bike Trail, shopping, restaurants, "A" rated schools and Siesta Keys Beach, THE #1 BEACH in the USA.

2917 Sandringham Pl - Sarasota

Selling Agent: Ingrid Walker | List Price: $415,000 | Sale Price: $394,000

Welcome to the exclusive lush enclave of Sandringham Place within the amazing Meadows. On an exclusive cul-de-sac, this elegant home embraces the energetic Sarasota lifestyle with an incredible open plan, triple sliders to a private pool with lake and golf course view. The voluminous space dazzles with a feature fireplace, stunning granite and spectacular fixtures. The stylish interior blends seamlessly with the amazing private outdoor living space. This home perfectly blends indoor-outdoor living with privacy and expansive lake & golf course views. Come and enjoy all that this perfect location and “maintenance provided” community has to offer. Come fall in love with a perfectly maintained park-like setting and one of the most convenient locations in the region. Close to I-75, UTC, downtown Sarasota, Benderson Park and the many area beaches.

6324 Wingspan Way - Bradenton

Selling Agent: Stephen Downes | List Price: $309,900 | Sale Price: $290,000

Exceptional pool home offering beautiful lake and preserve views in one of Manatee County’s premier golfing communities, Tara Preserve. This Lee Wetherington home is situated in the maintenance-free section of Tara Preserve offering the ultimate in care-free living with very reasonable community fees. The homesite provides for beautiful sunsets and peaceful quiet with western exposure for the lanai and pool area. The open, great room plan is perfect for entertaining and flows seamlessly from the kitchen to the outdoor living space. Chefs will appreciate the recently-updated kitchen featuring granite counters and top-of-the-line stainless appliances including gas range. The master retreat features a tray ceiling and spacious master bath with dual sinks & built-in makeup desk. A separate laundry room features a new Samsung front-load washer and dryer set. Enjoy access to the Tara Preserve heated community pool, tennis & pickle ball courts and clubhouse. Tara Preserve features a Ted McAnlis signature championship golf course where you can enjoy an occasional round or play frequently – the choice is yours. There are NO MANDATORY GOLF OR COUNTRY CLUB FEES associated with Tara Preserve. The annual HOA fee includes Comcast cable including two HD set top boxes & HBO (internet will be included in the cable bundle effective May, 2018).

11518 Gramercy Park Ave -Bradenton

Listing Agent: Stephen Downes |List Price: $549,900 | Sale Price: $520,000

Step into this former Cardel Kingfisher former Model furnished home on the best lake lot in the heart of the highly desirable community of Central Park at Lakewood Ranch! Experience the ultra level of upgrades and finishes that embodies this spacious and elegant home. Upon entering the home you feel the luxurious attention to detail starting with the beautiful lighting fixtures. Entertain your family and friends in the formal living and dining rooms at the front of the home. Move to the heart of the home and feel the dramatic ceiling heights above you, a true definition of an open plan. The modern kitchen is laced with top of the level granite, stainless steel appliances and dovetails into a separate breakfast area. A bar height counter separates the kitchen from the enormous great room which is set for relaxation and enjoyment with your family and closest friends. Open the sliding glass doors and escape to a brick pavered pool deck with pebble tec finished pool and spa! Your master retreat is an elegant sanctuary complete with a separate sitting area, open master bath with dual vanity sinks and granite countertops and relaxing soak tub! Two bedrooms downstairs share a common pool bath and the den can be used as an additional 5th bedroom. Escape to the loft and additional bedroom/bath upstairs! This gated community is the perfect location to experience the ease of Lakewood Ranch with its many amenities, UTC Mall, and the infamous beaches are minutes away! CDD in taxes.

 

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