Just Sold by DWELL

Posted by Marc Rasmussen on Thursday, November 1st, 2018 at 10:11am.

Sold by DWELL October 2018Below 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.

 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.

5119 Oxford Dr - Sarasota

Selling Agent: Jason Wood and Alina Kirilenko | List Price: $724,900 | Sale Price: $662,500

Amazing opportunity to own a home on the Grand Canal with an additional Mother-in-law suite downstairs! This home boasts 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms in the main home, and an additional 1 bedroom 1 bathroom full kitchen downstairs! Updated throughout the main home, and with great living space on the main level this home is sure to impress! Enjoy the breeze off the back patio, or go down on the dock and fish the Grand Canal on Siesta Key. Only a few short minutes, 1 bridge away from the open Bay, and on deep water makes this home is perfect for your avid boater as well! The canopy neighborhood is full of foliage and covering, making it one of the most peaceful parts of the Key, come and see for yourself. Heading to the Beach or Village? This home is just an easy bike ride away! If you want some of the best water on Siesta Key, a beautiful home, and an additional Mother-in-law suite or legal rental unit, this home is for you!

June 2018

1020 Villagio Cir #201 - Sarasota 

Listing Agent: Deborah Rowland |  List Price: $180,000  |  Sale Price: $168,000 

Great investment opportunity in a spectacular community. This 3 bedroom, 2 bath is well maintained and has a tenant in place until 10/2019. Centrally located in the heart of Sarasota, close to downtown, restaurants, shopping and world class Siesta Beach. This gated community is complete with clubhouse, pool, tennis courts, fitness center, extra storage and much more. If you are looking for an income generating property, this is the one!

 

6466 Watercrest Way #202 - Lakewood Ranch

Listing Agent: Cathy Loeppke |  List Price: $480,000  |  Sale Price: $465,500 

Enjoy luxury living and a “lock and leave” lifestyle with this 2nd floor, 3 bedroom, 3 bath, stylish “Watercrest” condo in Lakewood Ranch near the main street shops, services, cinema and dining. This “never rented” end unit features breathtaking views of Lake Uihlein and Legacy Golf Course from the expansive balcony, a secure building with semi-private elevator to the private condo entrance, an oversized 2-car garage, a large cook’s kitchen with wood cabinets, island & granite countertops, and a laundry room with sink, cabinetry, as well as a built-in ironing center. The spacious owner’s suite bath features a garden tub, shower, two separate vanities/sinks and a separate makeup vanity ...all with granite counters. One guest room provides an on-suite bathroom and the other has direct access to the hall bath as well as private balcony. The Watercrest gated community offers residents a beautiful clubhouse with catering kitchen and bar area, meeting room, heated pool and spa, and fitness center.

 

641 Calle De Peru - Siesta Key 

 

Listing Agent: Allen Hovis |  Selling Agents: Jason Wood and Alina Kirilenko  |  List Price: $410,000  |  Sale Price: $385,000

Just a short walk to the village, this 2 story home is waiting for your renovation...or tear down and build your new home. Stroll to The Village or bike to The Beach from this convenient location. A blank palate awaits your refurbishing ideas.

 

13627 American Prairie Pl - Lakewood Ranch

 

Listing Agent: Stephen Downes |  List Price: $399,900  |  Sale Price: $387,500 

Stylish and Spacious Mediterranean Style four-bedroom near new home in the new Savanna community at Lakewood Ranch and shows like a model! This open concept floor plan set on a serene water lot epitomize what it means to live and play in a modern Florida home. The enormous kitchen takes center stage as an impressive centerpiece of the home with granite counters, stainless steel appliances, large island, expansive breakfast bar, pantry and separate breakfast nook. The formal dining room with impeccable moldings infuses special occasions with an extra touch of class. The great room is all set for comfort and enjoyment where large sliders reveal the outdoors and expansive screened lanai. The master bedroom is a sanctuary that offers tray ceilings, moldings, large walk-in closet, and master bath with dual sink vanity, water closet, soaking tub and separate shower. The large remaining bedrooms enjoy the second full bath and are located at away from the master suite. Bedroom 4 can easily be used as a den to provide even greater flexibility. A three-car garage, brick paver driveway, barrel tile roof and hurricane shutters complete the picture. Savanna is one of Lakewood Ranch's hottest new neighborhoods and construction of the amenity center is underway! This gated community is the perfect location to experience the ease of Lakewood Ranch with its many amenities including golf, tennis, polo, soccer, parks, trails, restaurants, events, UTC Mall, and the infamous beaches are minutes away!

 

4006 Hina Dr - Sarasota

 

Selling Agent: James Tassell |  List Price: $668,500  |  Sale Price: $260,000

Home may be purchased with $0.00 (NO) down payment thru USDA financing. A price reduction of over $16,000 from original price, makes this house a best buy in Lake Sarasota. 4006 Hina Drive is a large, remodeled, pool home, located in Lake Sarasota. May be used as a 4 or 5 bedroom house. The home has had extensive renovation--new laminate flooring in most of the common areas, new carpeting in bedrooms, new paint job inside and out, brand new kitchen cabinets and granite countertops, and many new doors. Outside lighting was installed in the pool area and there are many garden areas for the gardening enthusiast. Less than 5 minutes from entrance to I75.

 

6005 Midnight Pass Rd #s6 - Siesta Key

 

Selling Agents: Jason Wood and Alina Kirilenko  |  List Price: $480,000  |  Sale Price: $448,450

he Best of Paradise on Siesta Key! Enjoy both the Gulf of Mexico and Intracoastal waters! Sparkling light and bright, this spacious, free-standing villa on Siesta Key is not to be missed! Cool Terrazzo flooring and Travertine tile floors make for a carefree, beach lifestyle. The fabulous, contemporary kitchen is well-appointed with solid surface granite countertops, self-closing wood cabinets, custom recessed lighting and crown moulding and deep baseboards throughout. Pella sliding doors and plantation shutters on all sides brings the sun in to enhance this villa. Both bathrooms have been beautifully updated with custom vanities and vessel bowl sinks. PET FRIENDLY! The minimum rental is one week, three times a year; then one month minimum for the rest of the year. Lushly landscaped gardens create a private oasis graced with tremendous curb appeal. The rear walled courtyard, covered in fragrant jasmine, includes custom wood decking and an outdoor shower. You'll love the enclosed front courtyard with a sparkling pond off the owners' suite. Located on a quiet, canopied street ending at a BAY FRONT PARK on the INTRACOASTAL WATERWAY. THE BEST KEPT SECRET - owners here enjoy unlimited deeded access to all the superb recreation amenities of ALOHA KAI including: heated Junior Olympic pool and private beach access to Siesta Key Beach, the #1 rated beach in the USA. Beach chairs are provided and waiting for you! This gorgeous, lovingly cared-for villa gives new meaning to "location, location, location!"

 

888 Blvd Of The Arts #1102 - Sarasota

 

Selling Agent: Ingrid Walker  |  List Price: $540,000  |  Sale Price: $513,000

11th Floor View, one of the best deals in Downtown Sarasota and will not last! LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION!! Delight in the expansive views of Sarasota Bay, Longboat Key, Lido Key and St Armands. This light and inviting unit is turnkey furnished and is ready for your immediate occupancy. Featuring a remodeled kitchen with granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances and bar with wine cooler. Split floor plan; Master and guest bedrooms are spacious and ensuite with walk-in closets. Washer/Dryer in unit. New AC 2015, New Hot Water Heater 2018. Condo on the Bay is a waterfront paradise that sits on a 9 acre peninsula. The gated community has 24hr security and concierge. This community is the very essence of communal living and is thriving with life and an ample array of activities. You will feel instantly welcomed by the staff and residents as soon as you enter through the gates. Conveniently located and minutes to Downtown Sarasota, Lido beach, the airport, The Ringling Museum, St Armands Circle, Selby gardens and our famous Siesta Key beach.

 

3729 Countryside Rd - Sarasota

 

Selling Agent: Douglas Grosso  |  List Price: $399,000  |  Sale Price: $378,000

Nestled in the heart of Sarasota, this Classic Contemporary home has such charm! Located in a neighborhood with larger lots and wide streets. This Spacious Pool home with a Great Room Plan, consists of 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Den/office, dining room, breakfast nook, wet bar, separate laundry room and a stone accent wood burning fire place. Ceramic plank "wood look" tile throughout the main living area, kitchen, guest bedrooms and den. Beautiful polished concrete flooring in the Master Bedroom with French doors leading out to your private fenced Backyard. Remodeled kitchen with granite counter tops, back splash, stainless steel appliances and new lighting. Shiplapped wall in the family room. Completely remodeled Master Bathroom. Irrigation around the property keeping your grass green and lush. Located in one of the premier schools districts in Sarasota with the added convenience of being minutes away from our nations top ranked Beach, Siesta Key, and surrounded by restaurants and shopping.

 

1540 Glen Oaks Dr E #b-132 - Sarasota

 

Listing Agent: James Tassell |  List Price: $118,000  |  Sale Price: $115,500 

This ground floor end unit condo includes two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a deeded carport, and an additional storage unit. It is located in the Glen Oaks Garden (55 and older and pet friendly) community, which is minutes drive time to downtown Sarasota, Lido Key Beach, University Town Center mall, and numerous golf courses. The condo features an open floor plan with the kitchen conveniently open to the dining and main living area. In the kitchen you will find granite counter tops, wood cabinets, and tile flooring which runs throughout the foyer, dining area, and both bathrooms. The main living area features well-appointed laminate flooring as well as the bedrooms which both have walk in closets. The master bathroom features a tub and an attached shower with the guest bathroom featuring a quest walk in tub/with shower. The community amenities include a clubhouse, fitness area, good size heated community pool, sauna, library, and an outdoor grilling area. Throughout the year there are many community activities that residents can choose to participate in. The HOA fee includes both basic cable and water/sewer. This affordable condo would make a great full time or part time residence for someone looking to be close to everything Sarasota has to offer in a well managed and kept community.

 

14918 Castle Park Ter - Lakewood Ranch

 

Selling Agent: Stephen Downes  |  List Price: $689,000  |  Sale Price: $670,000

Gorgeous golf course home in Lakewood Ranch Country Club East. Hole #6 on Royal Lakes. Beautiful double fairway. “Viano Delmar“ floor plan built by Neal homes. Very open and bright. Double doors with glass and transom window. Impact glass in front and hurricane shutters on sides and back! Three bedrooms, two-and-a-half baths. Den and master have wood floors. Tile in main areas. Columns in entry and dining area. Granite kitchen, custom cabinets, stainless steel appliances. Five-burner cooktop with hood, tumbled stone backsplash. Counter for seating. Separate breakfast area with aquarium window. Dry bar with cabinetry. Gathering room off kitchen has tray ceiling, sliders and transom window that brings in all the natural lighting. Plantation shutters throughout. Cozy owner’s retreat with sitting area. Two walk-in closets with built-ins and shoe racks. Owner’s bath has dual sinks, garden tub, walk-in shower, private water closet, mirrors trimmed in wood. Outdoor kitchen with granite counter, refrigerator, sink and grill with cabinets for storage. Large laundry with sink, cabinets, built-in wall unit for more storage. Alluring pool and spa. Expansive paver lanai. Two-car garage with a two-foot extension. Paver driveway. Great built-ins in garage. Rain gutters on sides and front. Designer lighting and fans. One a/c unit. Immaculate property. Move-in ready!

 

1216 24th St E - Palmetto

 

Selling Agent: Julie Lane |  List Price: $198,789  |  Sale Price: $198,890

Beautiful home in Palmetto Estates. This 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom, 2 car garage home was built in 2014. Wood cabinets with breakfast bar and pantry. Dining room with sliding glass doors to yard. New flooring in Great-room, kitchen and hallway. Large master bedroom with walk-in closet. 18 month A/C service contract included. Separate laundry room. Move in ready and conveniently located near shopping and restaurants.

 

8419 Eagle Isles Pl - Bradenton

 

Selling Agent: Stephen Downes  |  List Price: $264,900  |  Sale Price: $262,900

Stoneybrook Golf Community! This extraordinary 2 BR plus Den, 2 BA Maintenance Free Villa is just what you're looking for! End of Private Cul-de-sac! Gorgeous Lake View! 2 Car Attached Garage! Numerous upgrades include new AC, ceiling fans and light fixtures, 18 x 18 cer. tile on diagonal in all living areas, new carpeting in BRs and Den, new paint throughout, new SS appliances, gutters and extended lanai with pavers! You feel like you're home when you enter this remodeled villa. Kitchen has a walk in pantry, breakfast bar, new SS appliances, double sink and breakfast nook. Generous living room with sliders to lanai and 18 x 18 tile on the diagonal, new ceiling fan and beautiful view of lake! LR also has room for a dining room table. Lakeview MBR suite offers walk in closet, dual sinks and vanities, new light fixtures and large linen closet. Spacious den and 2nd bedroom! Utility room has double dr pantry for plenty of storage space. Enjoy spending time on your newly extended lanai with pavers with peaceful lake view. Live like you're on vacation year round with 18 hole Arthur Hills championship golf course (new owners and no mandatory fees), heated resort style pool and spa, fitness ctr., active rec center, tennis and pickleball courts, volleyball, basketball, bocce ball, shuffleboard, picnic areas, baseball and soccer fields, dog parks, playgrounds and much more! Just 30 minutes to beautiful Anna Maria Island and downtown Sarasota! Close to all beaches!

 

2417 Riverbluff Pkwy #v-235 - Sarasota

 

Listing Agent: James Tassell |  List Price: $199,999  |  Sale Price: $187,500 

This beautifully remodelled open floor plan villa is located in the over 55, Strathmore Riverside Community. It includes two-bedrooms, two bathrooms, a lanai, and an attached carport. This villa features new hurricane rated windows, a new a/c unit, a newer roof, and new laminate flooring throughout with the exception of new tile flooring in the bathrooms and lanai. The kitchen has undergone a full renovation introducing stunning granite countertops with a complimenting backsplash, soft-close cabinets, a new sink and faucet, and recessed lighting. Matching granite countertops and cabinets can be found in both bathrooms. Throughout the villa, you will also notice new ceiling fans and window treatments. Both bedrooms feature custom closets and there is an abundance of built-in storage throughout this villa. The property is located at the end of a quiet dead-end street offering privacy and convenient guest parking. The community will be adding new landscaping (including native plants) to the front of the property, within the coming months. Community amenities include a heated pool, clubhouse, gym, kayak launch, fishing pier, and a marina. There are many different community events held year round and owners may have two small pets. When you are not enjoying the surroundings of your villa there are plenty of desired restaurants and retail stores just minutes away. Siesta Key is 2.5 miles away and Downtown Sarasota is just under 6. The Legacy Trail, ideal for biking/walking/running is also a short drive away.

 

11107 Encanto Ter - Bradenton

Selling Agent: Stephen Downes  |  List Price: $248,500  |  Sale Price: $255,000 

One of the best values in Lakewood Ranch, this home is priced well below replication cost. Located on a quiet cul-de-sac, this charming three-bedroom, two-bath home has an open floor plan and is set on a lot with a large private yard and has room for a pool. Home interior is freshly painted and in like-new condition. Kitchen has stainless steel appliances and a breakfast bar. Master suite is roomy with a walk-in closet and master bath has a walk-in shower. Enjoy morning coffee out on the screened-in lanai with a serene view of the lush nature preserve. The Central Park community is gated and has a huge picturesque park, tennis courts, splash park, dog parks, walking/jogging trails and so much more. It’s conveniently located near I-75, UTC mall, Lakewood Main Street, hospitals and great schools. Central Park is one of the closest neighborhoods to “The Green,” Lakewood Ranch’s newest mixed-use development where there will be a variety of retail stores, restaurants and office space.

 

4033 Crockers Lake Blvd #28 - Sarasota

 

List & Selling Agents: Jason Wood and Alina Kirilenko  |  List Price: $82,500  |  Sale Price: $78,000 

Best priced condominium for the money in Sarasota! Close to Siesta Key, so many great restaurants, shopping and tons of entertainment! Walk to the mall, YMCA, water park or ride your bike on the 12.5 mile Legacy Trail. This property is the lightest used condo in Sarasota. One owner since new and used only as a family vacation home! Complete exterior remodel has been completed on this building. Long water views of the pond from the Master Suite and open patio. Completely new $5,000 Daikin air conditioning system installed 4/2018! Ceramic tile throughout this fantastic open floor plan with in home laundry (washer/dryer included). The entire complex is going through a complete renovation project, but this building is done.

 

5226 Appaloosa Cv #330 - Bradenton

Selling Agent: Stephen Downes  |  List Price: $299,093  |  Sale Price: $292,900 

3/2.5/2 town home in desirable Lakewood Ranch area. Stunning Gunsmoke plank flooring through out the main living areas on the first level. Kitchen features 42" upper cabinets, large island with sink, features Barnett Linen cabinets with Crema Pearl granite counter tops. Upgraded back splash is multi shaped subway tiles. 8' doors on the main level gives the home even more height. Gathering room is open to the second level. Master Suite is located on the main level, dual sink bath, complete with shower featuring a seat and dual sinks. Master has sliding glass door to screened lanai. Walk in closet offers shelves and plenty of hanging racks. Upstairs you have your two secondary bedrooms and a loft that is perfect for the children to have their own space. Extra finished space upstairs is perfect for work out room, at home office or theater room. Great neutral colors will make decorating easy! Located in Harmony at Lakewood Ranch, this community offers a pool, events lawn, club house, state of the art fitness facility, tot lot and tons of preserved area round the community itself. Easy access to 75 and beaches.

 

1927 Boyce St - Sarasota

Selling Agent: Cathy Loeppke  |  List Price: $1,249,000  |  Sale Price: $1,169,500 

Sarasota’s best location - check. New dream kitchen - check. Fabulous pool area - check. This exceptional custom home checks all the boxes for those looking to live within moments of downtown Sarasota, Southside Elementary and Village, and the area's signature white-sand beaches. Fall in love with the tropical setting, and step inside to find a flowing floor plan with four bedrooms plus an office. Imagine preparing your signature family meals from this dream white-on-white kitchen, which has just been transformed with stainless steel appliances, a gas range, Quartz counters, marble backsplash, dining island with storage, and new windows inviting plenty of natural light. Flexibility and fun for all is offered by the spacious bonus room, and a cozy fireplace adds just the right ambiance to the family room. Beautifully updated bathrooms, custom California closets, hardwood flooring and soaring ceilings are just a sample of this home’s many exquisite qualities. Soak in the outdoor setting which encompasses a heated saltwater pool with spa and a picturesque pergola framed by a grand oak tree. The three-car garage is wonderfully convenient, as is this fabulous location close to the heart of SRQ!

 

May Sales

3444 Winding Oaks Drive- Longboat Key

Just Sold by DWELL May 2018

Sold Agent: Douglas Grosso |  List Price: $575,000 |  Sale Price: $525,000

Welcome home to this maintenance free villa that lives like a single-family home within the coveted enclave of Winding Oaks behind the gates of the Longboat Key Club. This residence is situated on a pie shaped lot offering an expansive front landscaped area unique to any other in the community. You are immediately greeted by an attractive loggia leading to the glass front entry door. A sense of grandeur is felt once inside due to the profusion of light through the walls of glass and vaulted ceilings. The spacious living room offers a fireplace, custom cabinetry and peaceful lagoon views. Outdoors you will find an expansive deck accessible from the living room and master suite which provides the perfect atmosphere of serenity to enjoy morning coffee, alfresco dining or simply bask in the radiant sun. The spacious master suite boasts multiple customized closets and a luxurious bath. The split plan floor plan has a separate guest wing with access to a well-designed laundry room. The kitchen features newer appliances, abundant counter space, a dedicated pantry and opens to the breakfast room offering a built-in desk and access to the garden. Buyers will be impressed by this pet friendly environment and over $3MM in capital improvements (newer pool, roofs, paver drives, mailboxes, painting and more), along with membership to the exclusive Bay Isles Beach Club. Beautiful provisions have been tastefully made and unobtrusively presented for a handicapped person, without it looking "handicapped accessible".

 

1266 Moonmist Cir #N-1- Siesta Key

Just Sold by DWELL May 2018

Sold Agent: Jason Wood & Alina Kirilenko |  List Price: $529,000 |  Sale Price: $499,900

Extra large free standing 3/2/1 villa in beautiful wooded Polynesian Gardens. The square footage of a single family house but with the benefits of being in a well run condo association. Large living room and dining area that opens to the screened in lanai. Large kitchen that opens to the dining area. 3 large bedrooms all with large closets. Bonus room can be used as an office, den or crafts room. Oversized garage has a workshop/laundry area. Driveway also. Private back and side yards all paved with stone. Tile floors in main living areas, kitchen and baths. AC/Heat new in June 2017. Community has heated pool, clubhouse and fishing pier. Close to shops, restaurants and beach. Free Siesta Breeze Trolley stops outside the community and will take owners, renters and guests to Siesta Beach, Siesta Village and Turtle Beach.

 

3673 Fescue Ln #84 - Sarasota

Just Sold by DWELL May 2018

Sold Agent: Julie Lane |  List Price: $336,979 |  Sale Price: $327,900

This beautiful 2 story is located in a gated community only 4 miles from downtown Sarasota and 5 miles to world famous Siesta Key. Gorgeous 3 bed/ 2.5 bath with 2 car garage. Upgraded kitchen with built in stainless steel microwave and oven. Shaker style cabinets with Dove Gray Zodiaq quartz counter tops, breakfast bar and walk in pantry. Master Suite is on the main floor and features tray ceiling, sliding glass doors to the screened in lanai, master bath with large shower with seat, great walk in closet. Upstairs offers two bedrooms, one with walk in closet, a full bath, large loft area AND another flex room that could be used for a number of things! Easy Maintenance free living.

 

5250 Napoli Run - Lakewood Ranch

Just Sold by DWELL May 2018

Sold Agent: Stephen Downes |  List Price: $572,500 |  Sale Price: $566,000

Why Build when this model quality Lazio on a serene garden corner lot is move in ready! A modern and private masterpiece Lazio plan which includes full golf membership and 12 Month Home Warranty! Freshly painted exterior, custom grey painted interior, porcelain tile on diagonal, 8 foot doors, crown molding and plantation shutters throughout are just a start of the upgrades. Entertain friends and family in the chef’s kitchen that boasts white linen cabinetry, GE Café stainless steel appliances, tile backsplash, and stunning black granite countertops. Relax in the private and extended lanai with summer kitchen, overlooking a quiet and beautiful back yard with rolling landscape, complimented with custom shades adding that extra level of privacy. Find yourself with a morning coffee reading the paper in the large den just off the living and dining room. Other features included in the home are tandem garage for extra storage, gutters and downspouts, sealed pavers, nighttime landscape lighting, 18” porcelain tile on diagonal, fans in all room, LED recessed lighting throughout home on dimmers. Esplanade offers 5-star amenities where you can retreat to pamper yourself. Amenities such as two 5-star resort style pools, fire pits, 18 hole golf course, spa, tiki bar, tennis, canoeing, social activities galore, pickle ball and more! Plus perfectly situated near all that is Lakewood Ranch!

 

6429 Draw Lane #47 - Sarasota

Just Sold by DWELL May 2018

Sold Agent: Miranda Hall |  List Price: $180,000 |  Sale Price: $175,000

Comfortable, stylish and in superb condition. This beautifully updated townhouse is unlike any other unit available in Sunrise Golf Club Condominiums. Some of the desirable features you'll want to make your own include the warm faux wood ceramic tile throughout the ground floor and stainless steel appliances that compliment the tastefully designed kitchen. Formal dining room greets you as you walk inside and offers lots of natural light from the new slider doors that open to the fenced front patio. Past the kitchen, powder room and stairway is the spacious living room and cozy enclosed lanai. Up the stairs, retreat and relax in the master bedroom with lovely seating area that overlooks the community vegetation, master bathroom and walk-in closet. Across the hall, the comfy second bedroom features an en suite bathroom and has a brand new hurricane proof window overlooking the front. Laundry room and inside storage area is also on the 2nd floor. This unit has it all. The community offers it's residents a great pool and tennis court and is situated along the north side of Palmer Ranch where you are minutes from prime shopping, restaurants, recreational activities and everyday conveniences. Just around the corner from I-75 and roughly 7 miles down Clark Road from the south bridge entrance to Siesta Key. Home is closer than you think, see this unit for yourself.

 

651 May Apple Way - Venice

Just Sold by DWELL May 2018

Sold Agent: James Tassell |  List Price: $415,000 |  Sale Price: $400,000

Beautiful 3 bedroom, 2 bath popular J&J Catalina Model Home with volume ceilings sets on choice lot and enjoys private lake views alive with the flurry of Florida wildlife. If you’ve always wanted quality upgrades in a home this is your opportunity. This spacious Great Room Plan Home boasts Plantation Shutters, PGT WinGuard (impact resistant) hurricane windows, doors and garage door, radiant barrier in attic to keep the home insulated and cool, solar film on all sliders and kitchen windows, impressive 22 KW whole house generator to be able to rely on in storm season, beautiful hickory wood flooring in the main living areas, quality raised panel wood cabinets, neutral Corian and farm sink in the kitchen. The 2nd guest bedroom provides an office table with built-ins and a Murphy Bed that easily pulls down to accommodate visiting family. There is also a security system, a well for irrigation and a water softener. You’ll love your free-form heated salt water pool for cooling off after a day at the beaches, biking, tennis, golf…the choices are endless. Show off your grilling abilities and serve dinner to friends on your lanai enjoying the gulf breezes and reflection of the setting sun on the lake under the stars. The perfect way to end the day in Paradise. This home is a WOW!

 

403 28th St - Holmes Beach

Just Sold by DWELL May 2018

Sold Agent: Stephen Downes |  List Price: $849,000 |  Sale Price: $840,000

Island life is waiting for you with parrots flying overhead, and manatees and dolphins playing in your backyard canal as you relax by your heated pool. Bring your boat to this lovely turnkey furnished 4 bed, 3 bath home on deep sailboat water on one of the widest canals on Island. Split plan bedrooms and open living kitchen combo. Kitchen features breakfast bar and granite countertops. The master bedroom walks out to rear yard where you may enjoy leisure time under your covered patio or enjoy the sun by the pool or canal side. Also features a 2 car garage for all your toys and RV/boat parking is allowed. Located on a quiet dead-end street in the sweet spot between Cortez and Manatee Bridges. This ideal location features easy access on and off the island. Just a VERY short stroll, or golf cart ride to the white sandy beaches, restaurants, shops and convenient free trolley stop. You are close to all the serenity and joys this beautiful island has to offer… for a lifetime! New roof just installed for peace of mind.

 

1016 22nd St - Sarasota

Just Sold by DWELL May 2018

Sold Agent: Rasmussen Property Group |  List Price: $649,000 |  Sale Price: $630,000

Be prepared to be wowed when entering this delightful home with 11’ 6” ceilings! No expense has been spared on all remodel work. This home has been transformed into a light filled contemporary Spanish Mediterranean home. All new impact doors, windows and sky lights. Custom irrigated landscaped and privately walled courtyard has a Brazilian hardwood deck. Upgrades include TPO membrane roof, new Trane air conditioning system with upgraded grills, custom made Sapele hardwood front door and side lites, Emtek door hardware throughout, exterior video surveillance system/alarm system. The chef's kitchen includes a 6-burner gas Viking range with restaurant grade exhaust, Liebherr counter depth fridge/double drawer freezer, and wine refrigerator. Concrete countertops with integrated butcher block prep area and a marble back splash looks out to a garden like view. The master bedroom allows light to stream in through high clerestory windows providing magnificent sky and tree top views. French doors leading out to the deck area lend views of the majestic Oaks. Ceiling has been finished with cypress T&G shiplap boards; there is also an oversized walk in closet with a separate stack washer and dryer, and a wall integrated ironing board. A lovely bright sunroom to relax in has a gas fireplace and beautiful Cuban patterned floor inlay. Second bedroom currently used as a den. Walk to beautiful sunsets or take a short drive to downtown!

 

1670 Ranch Club Blvd - Sarasota

Just Sold by DWELL May 2018

Sold Agent: Stephen Downes |  List Price: $1,285,000 |  Sale Price: $1,200,000

BRING your HORSES! Tuscan Inspired Estate Home on 10 Acres + Barn within the Exclusive Sarasota Ranch Club.

 

4142 Escondito Cir - Sarasota

Just Sold by DWELL May 2018

Sold Agent: James Tassell |  List Price: $539,000 |  Sale Price: $515,000

Located behind the gates of Prestancia, one of Sarasota's most sought-after areas. This light and bright spacious courtyard 4 bedroom 3 1/2 bath home offers a separate 470 sq. foot guest house with bedroom, full bath & efficiency kitchen overlooking the pool and spa. Main house has 3 bedrooms and 2 1/2 baths with 2958 sq. ft. As you walk into the large foyer you will notice the architectural details such as volume ceilings, clerestory windows, French doors, columns & wood burning fireplace. Kitchen has stainless appliances and a large island with granite where family will love to gather. There is also a breakfast area which over looks the pool. Open family room has built in's. All of the spacious bedrooms have walk in closets. Master bath has a garden tub and separate shower leading out to the pool area. All the toys will fit into this 3 car garage. Main house air conditioner replaced in 2017, guest house air conditioner replaced in 2014, pool pump replaced 2017. American Home Shield warranty will be provided to the buyer at closing. The TPC membership is optional and offers two 18 hole tournament quality golf courses, great clubhouse with dining and many social activities. Short distance to Siesta Key's world famous sandy beach.

 

575 Sanctuary Drive #A103 - Longboat Key

Just Sold by DWELL May 2018

Sold Agent: Ingrid Walker |  List Price: $775,000 |  Sale Price: $775,000

Live like you are on vacation every day on the south end of Longboat Key, behind the gates of the Longboat Key Club Islandside with easy beach access from this desirable boutique building within the gated Sanctuary community. This true 3 bedroom residence is perfect as a full time home, vacation getaway, or to earn income by renting out for 3 months during season. The double door entry leads into the bright, open living area with floor to ceiling sliders showcasing golf course views and access to the wraparound terrace which presents a partial beach view. The master suite has a customized walk-in closet, dual vanities and a sunken jacuzzi tub to soak aching muscles after a long day of tennis or golf. The kitchen offers granite countertops, a SubZero refrigerator/freezer and a breakfast nook with terrace access that overlooks the lush landscaping and golf course. Other features include plantation shutters, wood flooring, French doors, track lighting and a laundry room with deep sink and storage. The Sanctuary is a pet friendly community located on 18 acres of beachfront with onsite management, 24 hour guard gate, jogging and walking trails, Olympic sized heated pool and spa, two lighted Har-Tru tennis courts, fitness center and a clubhouse.

 

7107 Boca Grove Pl #202 - Lakewood Ranch

Just Sold by DWELL May 2018

Sold Agent: Stephen Downes |  List Price: $207,900 |  Sale Price: $203,000

Discover the hottest condo neighborhood in Lakewood Ranch, Boca Grove! Beautiful second floor unit in the gated golf community of Boca Grove is a must see. This unit overlooks the 7th green at Legacy Golf Course. This condo features soaring cathedral ceilings, two bedrooms and two ensuite bathrooms, upgraded appliances and screened in balcony/lanai. The neutral kitchen has newer stainless Samsung appliances, new sink with Moen faucet and attractive backsplash. The kitchen overlooks the open great room with vaulted ceilings. The master suite features two walk in closets, a luxurious master bathroom - the shower was built out to double the original size with the addition of a shower seat, Hansgrohe designer fixtures, including 3 shower heads, travertine, and new gorgeous vanity with double sinks. Indoor laundry room has front load washer/dryer. Water heater is just a year old, and Trane A/C system was installed in August of 2016 with a 10 year warranty. If you want to live behind the gates in Lakewood Ranch Country Club, with all of the grounds maintained for you, then this is the complex for you! Boca Grove offers a large heated pool, spa and community room along with ample parking for guests. It is an excellent community for snowbirds and anyone who wants to live in Lakewood Ranch year round. This is just minutes from UTC, Lakewood Ranch Medical Center, shopping, I-75.

 

9938 Laurel Valley Ave Cir - Bradenton

Just Sold By DWELL May 2018

Sold Agent: James Tassell |  List Price: $375,000 |  Sale Price: $360,000

This River Club home is located within 5 minutes of downtown Lakewood Ranch and is surrounded by golf, parks, lakes, and walking/biking trails and sits on a rare ½-acre, corner lot with beautiful, mature oak trees and a fenced-in back yard! This Arthur Rutenberg built home has been meticulously kept and recently updated with a NEW roof, A/C, irrigation system, water heater, garage door and exterior paint! This beautifully upgraded home is sure to impress with hand-scraped maple flooring, 12 ft ceilings, rounded corners and baseboards, and an extended garage providing extra storage space. There is plenty of room to entertain guests with a Den which could be used as a 4th bedroom, a living room, family room, formal dining room, and an extended, private, screened-in lanai already wired for a hot tub. River Club has NO cdd fee and a low, yearly hoa fee. You are just minutes from A+ rated schools, shopping, entertainment, and major roads like SR-70 and I-75! This community features an 18-hole golf course perfect for seasoned golfers and beginners alike, a Clubhouse with a restaurant, full-service Pro Shop, golf lessons, driving range, tennis courts, pool, and banquet facility. You can be close to everything while also feeling miles away from it all in this family-friendly, established community near Lakewood Ranch.

 

603 Longboat Club Rd #901N - Longboat Key

DWELL April 2018 Sales 603 LONGBOAT CLUB RD 901N

Sold By: Marnie Matarese |  List Price: $1,375,000  |  Sold Price: $1,100,000

Glimmering sunrise, stunning sunset, the sound of the waves as they wash onto the beach below – these are everyday luxuries when you live at Longboat Key Towers. This three-bed, two-and-a-half-bath unit is perched on the ninth floor, evoking the feeling of floating above the ocean below. Unobstructed views to the West, the North and the East, for as far as the eye can see. Located behind the gates of the Longboat Key Club, this complex offers round the clock security, a fitness center with direct view of the heated beachfront pool and spa, a sauna, steam room, onsite management, and a community room. The complex underwent a $12M renovation in 2008 which included insulated impact resistant windows, new roofing, exterior resurfacing, the addition of the spa, pavers, and upgrades to the lobby and fitness room. The plumbing was replaced throughout in 2015. This unit is complete with two deeded parking spaces. Additional amenities including golf, tennis, boating and dining are available through optional membership at the Longboat Key Club. This unit does not disappoint. Come see the famous azure sparkle of the gulf from this ninth-floor unit.

 

990 Blvd of the Arts #1202 - Sarasota

DWELL April 2018 Sales 990 Blvd of the Arts 1202

Sold Agent: Cathy Loeppke |  List Price: $2,095,000 |  Sale Price: $2,000,000

Spacious luxury, quiet, privacy and incomparable views meet at Beau Ciel, one of downtown’s most distinctive addresses. Award-winning architecture, magnificently appointed and secure, Beau Ciel is a boutique condominium with first-class amenities and unobstructed bay and city views in the epicenter of Sarasota’s cultural district. This one of a kind offering brings you old-world quality and style in an effortless modern setting. Luxury features include your own private elevator foyer, floor to ceiling windows throughout, Venetian plaster, magnificent renovated cook’s kitchen, expansive family room and great rooms. Enjoy the perfect layout from the bayside grand salon with ample terrace and breathtaking bay views, to the posh master retreat with its own entry foyer, elegant custom closets where even your wardrobe is pampered, spa-like bathroom, spacious terrace and dazzling downtown skyline views. Simply, the best of the best. Beau Ciel offers concierge service, stunning party and boardroom, catering kitchen, movie theater, state-of-the-art fitness center with spa, sauna and steam rooms, and large heated pool with outdoor grill. Boat slips and Hyatt room-service available. All, two blocks from Van Wezel Performing Arts Center and the Sarasota Orchestra, and minutes to restaurants and every urban, recreational and cultural amenity Sarasota have to offer.

 

7294 Cloister Dr #16 - Sarasota

DWELL April 2018 Sales 7294 CLOISTER DR 16

Selling  Agent: Alina Kirilenko & Jason Wood  |  List Price: $150,000  |  Sale Price: $150,100

Move right in today. This home has new granite, stainless steel appliances, new cabinetry, new flooring, new furniture and amazing style. The back patio has a great view of nature and you can enjoy your mornings out there but the sunsets are sensational. Thinking of investing. Why not buy this ready to rent out condo. Find a tenant in no time as your turnaround can be easy with this great furniture to add. Enjoy all Gulf Gate has to offer AND you are within just a quick bike ride to Siesta Key. This is ideal for a lot of living situations. This is second floor with an elevator and your unit is two units from the stairs. Location is everything and this has it all. Easily accessible to Nokomis and Venice makes a quick get away. You are 3 miles from I-75 and downtown Sarasota in 12 minutes. Won't last long. See you soon.

 

888 Blvd of the Arts #1605 - Sarasota

DWELL April 2018 Sales 888 Blvd of the Arts 1605

List Agent: Rasmussen Property Group  |  List Price: $1,000,000  |  Sale Price: $990,000

This stunning contemporary masterpiece offers mesmerizing views of the Sarasota bay, John Ringling Bridge, barrier islands and the Gulf of Mexico. The open contemporary floor plan allows you to gaze at the unobstructed, 180-degree water views from virtually any room or two private balconies. This is the ideal setting to watch boats, dolphins, birds, and spectacular sunsets. An exquisite, no expense spared $250,000 to-the-studs renovation will pamper you with a gourmet kitchen with Tao Black Silestone quartz countertops, soft-close solid wood Campbell cabinetry, Sub-Zero integrated refrigerator, Bosch induction cooktop and dishwasher, Miele built-in ovens, Everquartz and Ann Sacks flooring, smooth-finish walls and ceiling, LED lighting system with Legrand switches, remote-controlled solar window shades, and whole-house water and air filtration systems. 888 amenities include a bayfront heated pool, manned guard gate access, security, two tennis courts, fitness center, sauna, inexpensive boat docks, lush landscaping, storage locker, assigned parking spot, charging station for electric cars and recently installed paver streets. The location of Condo on the Bay is perfect as you are minutes to the recreational and cultural amenities of downtown Sarasota yet far enough away for plenty of peace and tranquility. Residents can walk to the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall, Sarasota Orchestra, Ritz Carlton, Westin rooftop restaurant as well as other fun destinations. This is the ultimate in Florida living.

 

9803 Portside Ter - Bradenton

DWELL April 2018 Sales 9803 PORTSIDE TER

List Agent: Beth Lancaster - Collins  |  List Price: $379,000  |  Sale Price: $374,000

Truly one of a kind. It is the sense of tranquility upon entering the foyer of this maintenance-free villa that will immediately ignite your enthusiasm. This exceptional home is not only about the ultimate location on one of Waterlefe’s premier water/golf lots, but the sense of exquisite upgrades you experience from one room to the next. This extended Reddington Villa with 1,998 sq. ft, 2 bedrooms/2 baths & a den has been proudly maintained by a former builder. Security system with motion detectors, surround sound speakers, crown moldings, custom fans & light fixtures, solid-core doors, art-lighting, synthetic window blinds, electric tech shades on the sliders, upgraded cabinetry, 2cm granite countertops, Grohe faucets, under-cabinet lighting, stainless appliances with gas range, frameless glass shower door, custom bookcase/desk in den, evening lightscape; you need to see this for yourself as the REMARKABLE list continues. Just beyond pocketing dual sliders, the pavered lanai offers a panoramic view of pool, pond, golf and preserve. Lush palms and vegetation enhance the privacy surrounding the caged/heated pool and spa where you’ll want to spend your time listening to the waterfalls. If looking for a rich community lifestyle, you’ve found your address. Waterlefe is a hub of activity with a year-round social calendar, championship golf, a lively marina, world-class fishing, state-of-the-art fitness and fine dining. Open this front door where your heart will be captivated and your Florida vision realized.

 

1503 86th St NW - Bradenton

DWELL April 2018 Sales 1503 86TH ST NW

Selling Agent: Deborah Rowland  |  List Price: $500,000  |  Sale Price: $490,000

Finally, a well-renovated home comes to market in Northwest Bradenton. Upgrades include quartz countertops, wood-like porcelain tile floors throughout, all appliances, a new dual zone air conditioning and fresh paint. A gas range built into the kitchen island makes for a perfect centerpiece to the open concept floorplan. Volume ceilings of 12' help natural light to find the home at all corners. The master bath has dual vanities, dual walk-in closets, a relaxing soaker tub and separate shower. This home is a wonderful split plan with master on one private side, two bedrooms centrally located off the great room and large fourth bedroom that acts as a second master with closed off en-suite. Pocket slider doors improve the flow of friends and family between dining areas and the vast under-roof pool area. A large heated pool and spa extend entertaining opportunities for all day fun. This home is new construction without the wait or dust.

 

565 Sanctuary Drive #A301 - Longboat Key

DWELL April 2018 Sales 565 SANCTUARY DR A301

Selling  Agent: Alina Kirilenko & Jason Wood  |  List Price: $2,325,000  |  Sale Price: $2,250,000

Elegant and refined in every aspect, this graceful 3 bedroom residence will inspire your enduring affection. This is the largest available floorplan at the Sanctuary with full Gulf views, featuring a gracious 50+ foot long wrap-around terrace, allowing you to experience the most alluring panoramic views from practically every angle! The living room and dining room are open and radiant, with endless floor-to-ceiling windows and sliders. The kitchen boasts custom ivory European-styled cabinetry with granite countertops, tile backsplash, sunlit breakfast nook, and top-of-the-line appliances. Every bedroom is en-suite and has access to an outdoor terrace. The expansive master suite features beautiful walnut floors, while the master bathroom features double vanities, a soaking garden tub, and a rain shower. Upgrades include all updated bathrooms, wood and marble flooring throughout, 2 new A/C units, and RECENTLY REPLACED WINDOWS AND SLIDERS. The Sanctuary, behind the gates of the Longboat Key Club, is a highly coveted and picturesque community located at the southern tip of Longboat Key with convenient proximity to St. Armand’s Circle as well as Downtown Sarasota.

 

8161 Misty Oaks Blvd - Sarasota

DWELL April 2018 Sales 8161 MISTY OAKS BLVD

Listed By: Marnie Matarese |  List Price: $389,000  |  Sold Price: $350,000

Owner is ready to move on from this property that has been a profitable rental for several years. In need of updating but still able to be moved into while doing a renovation, this house is for living the Florida Lifestyle. Misty Oaks is a much desired neighborhood within the development of Palm Aire. Offering plenty of living space,it has a true split plan, private master bedroom with sliding glass doors leading to the pool area and there are three more bedrooms on the other side of the house. The screened pool area is large and inviting with a covered area for entertaining and grilling and landscaping providing privacy. The pool area may be accessed from the kitchen, 2nd bathroom and the fourth bedroom, through sliding glass doors. Many newer homes lack some of the features this home offers. There is an entry foyer with a coat closet, a fireplace and beamed ceiling in the family room, a true dining room, a breakfast nook in the kitchen and a full-sized utility room. There are vaulted ceilings, transom windows and a skylight, all adding to the light and spacious feeling throughout the home. Most important, the lot is large and you do not feel like you neighbors are closing in on you. Palm Aire Country Club is a member-owned club, membership is not mandatory but it is very affordable and offers two 18 hole golf courses, tennis courts, Jr. Olympic size pool and a fitness center. The UTC mall, theaters, many restaurants and downtown Sarasota are nearby. You are just minutes to SRQ airport and I-75.

 

4316 Camino Madera - Sarasota

DWELL April 2018 Sales 4316 CAMINO MADERA

List Agent: Stephen Downes |  List Price: $439,900 |  Sale Price: $405,000

This meticulously maintained, bright and spacious 2-story former model home in prestigious Prestancia sits on a premium lot shaded by mature oaks, overlooking 2 lakes and TPC golf course’s 14th fairway; a true golfer’s paradise. This updated villa style home features large rooms and an open floor plan ideal for entertaining your family and friends. The Living/dining/family room features wood and marble floors, fireplace, skylights and built-in wet bar. Retreat to the expansive lanai with brick pavers and take in the sea breeze and sun, wildlife and natural surroundings. Large first-floor master suite with tasteful master bath and Jacuzzi tub, and 2 spacious upstairs bedrooms with a full bath. Updated cabinetry throughout; kitchen has all new stainless-steel appliances. Elegant, Quiet, and maintenance-free community with a neighborhood pool just a few steps away. Perfectly located next to the Sarasota Square mall and within 15 minutes from Siesta Key, voted best beach in the USA! See 3D Model in Virtual Tour! Also the square footage does not include the covered Lanai space.

 

8847 Fishermens Bay Drive - Sarasota

DWELL April 2018 Sales 8847 FISHERMENS BAY DR

Sold Agent: Kristy Lochead  |  List Price: $639,998 |  Sale Price: $620,000

Nestled in a enclave of only 20 homes, this Key West style pool home is brimming with appeal & warm livability. Just steps away from a deeded boat dock with direct boating access to the Intracoastal Waterway. The current owners have cherished & made numerous enhancements to this property including new siding, new metal roof, new vinyl flooring, freshly painted walls, & a fully remodeled kitchen. This bright & casually elegant space offers a vaulted ceiling, wood burning fireplace, & a spacious & open floor plan. The remodeled kitchen is fitted w/ granite countertops, soft close wood cabinets, new stainless steel appliances, & large breakfast bar that overlooks the dining & living area for easy conversation. The first floor also includes an office or den w/ private porch area & an expansive in-law suite w/ separate small kitchen & eating area. Upstairs, you will find the impressive master retreat w/ vaulted ceiling & French doors to a private balcony overlooking the pool. The en-suite bath features dual sinks, separate shower, large soaking tub & private toilet area w/ bidet. The additional bathrooms have been tastefully updated w/wood cabinets, granite countertops & gorgeous tile accents. Step out onto the enclosed lanai and take a dip in the sparkling pool overlooking the lushly landscaped back yard. This home also features an oversized 2 car garage, & is located in the private, gated community of Fishermens Bay. Close to shopping, dining & world-famous beaches.

 

7351 Shepherd St - Sarasota

DWELL April 2018 Sales 7351 SHEPHERD ST

Listed By: Marnie Matarese |  List Price: $349,900  |  Sold Price: $335,000

LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION... West of Trail, 3 blocks from Sarasota Bay and NO FLOOD INSURANCE REQUIRED! With over $50,000 of specially designed Airport windows, designed to mitigate plane noise, the home is quiet and peaceful. There is access to the bay where magnificent sunsets can be enjoyed and kayaks and paddle boards can be launched. Minutes to SRQ airport and downtown Sarasota and beaches.... The home has all you could ever want - Downstairs is a mother-in-law suite with kitchen, living area, bedroom & full bath. It has its own entrance at ground level which guarantees easy access and privacy for everyone. The main living area boasts 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, a new & beautifully designed kitchen with Samsung stainless appliances, roomy living & dining areas & a family room. The backyard is designed for outdoor living & entertaining - a custom shaped swimming pool, seating areas, and a fire pit! There is also a large storage shed and the entire area is completely fenced, ensuring privacy and the pool bath is just steps away. Seamless gutters, a sprinkler system fed by a deep well, framing of all windows and beautiful landscaping are just a few of the improvements that make this home move-in ready. Although there is no garage, there is plenty of room on the property to add one. You have to see this one to appreciate all it has to offer.

 

2301 Gulf of Mexico Drive #113N - Longboat Key

DWELL April 2018 Sale 2301 GULF OF MEXICO DR 113N

List Agent: Beth Lancaster - Collins  |  List Price: $649,000  |  Sale Price: $630,000

DREAM until your dreams come true… and this is where you’ll awaken. Direct Gulf views from every room in this 2 bedroom, 2 bath turnkey furnished condo. This 11th floor treasure will allow you to soar above Longboat Key’s white sandy beach on your private 7’x40’ lanai accessed from sliders not only in the living room but both bedrooms. Bedrooms are carpeted and offer plantation shutters that frame endless water views. The open combined living room/dining area share ceramic tile floors set on the diagonal and crown molding. You’ll even enjoy the Gulf views from the remodeled kitchen with granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, cove lighting and breakfast bar. Both baths feature modernized vanities. In addition to sweeping Gulf of Mexico views and whisper of the tide, the Islander Club offers 400 feet of direct beach access, Har-Tru tennis, beach-front heated pool, sauna, fitness center, library, game room, on-site management and nestled only 3 miles from the renowned St. Armands Circle and .4 miles from the Publix shopping center. This is aggressively priced... DON'T WAIT!

 

7235 Cloister Dr. #209 - Sarasota

Listing Agent: Kristy Lochead  |  List Price: $123,000  |  Sale Price: $123,000

Whether you are looking for a seasonal getaway, or looking for investment, this is the perfect little 2 bedroom, 2 bath, 2nd story condo. Gulf Gate Gardens is located on a quite dead end street with close proximity to the #1 Siesta Key Beach, shopping and I75. With minimal HOA fees that include water, cable, trash service and a community pool, you can’t go wrong.

 

4401 Gulf of Mexico Drive #603 - Longboat Key

DWELL April 2018 Sales 4401 GULF OF MEXICO DR 603

Selling Agent: Deborah Rowland  |  List Price: $399,900  |  Sale Price: $399,900

"Best Value for a Magnificent Gulf View". This sixth floor location brings the horizon at good level and provides the optimal height from which to enjoy beautiful sunsets and views of the azure waters of the Gulf of Mexico. The floor plan allows for views from each room and the full length balcony offers access from both the living room and bedroom. The bathroom was recently updated and the condo is tastefully turn-key furnished and has a new A/C. Longboat Harbour Towers features a direct beachfront location, beachside pool and a beautiful secured lobby as well as community rooms and fitness rooms with direct beach views. This is a wonderful place to enjoy the Longboat Key lifestyle at a reasonable price and with low condo fees. Longboat Harbour Towers is well maintained and has on-site management. This is an opportunity equally suitable for anyone looking for a part time residence, vacation home, or seasonal rental at the best value in LBK ! Sold as-is with right to inspect.

 

3228 55th St E - Palmetto

DWELL April 2018 Sales 3228 55TH ST E

Listing Agent: Ingrid Walker  |  List Price: $205,000  |  Sale Price: $198,000

Welcome to this charming 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home located on a corner lot in the maintenance free community of Cypress Pond Estates. This popular neighborhood boasts low HOA fees, community pool and no CDD fees. Brand new stainless steel appliances, great breakfast bar in addition to a wonderful great room. The open floor plan is perfect for hosting family gatherings. This lot is one of the largest in the community, allowing for backyard space in addition to a substantial size lanai. You won't want to miss this opportunity!

 

6216 Rosefinch Ct #201 - Lakewood Ranch

DWELL April 2018 Sale 6216 ROSEFINCH CT 201

Listing Agent: James Tassell |  List Price: $169,900 |  Sale Price: $160,000

Looking to live in the heart of Lakewood Ranch at an affordable price point then consider this second story, end unit, open floor plan condo located in the Summefield community. It features two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a one car ATTACHED garage, a driveway, and a balcony which over looks a private preserve area. This particular condo is tucked away from the road offering greater privacy with no passing traffic. The open floor plan has two separate living areas with vaulted ceilings that add to the property's open feel. As you reach the top of the stairs and enter the living space you are met with well appointed laminate flooring. In the main living area you will find multiple windows, which provide an abundance of natural light into the property. The kitchen features tile floor, a small bar area, and room for a small table and chairs. The formal dining area is set within the laminate flooring. The master bedroom has an en suite bathroom and a walk in closet. The second bedroom features a custom closet with built in shelving and drawers providing efficient storage space. The guest bathroom, like the master, features a tub with an attached shower. The condo also includes a utility room with a side-by-side washer and dryer and additional storage space. The A/C was replaced in 2013 and the HOA fee covers your water and sewer. Minutes away from this condo are walking trails, restaurants, grocery stores, a recreational park and I-75.

 

6404 Watercrest Way #301 - Lakewood Ranch

DWELL April 2018 Sale 6406 WATERCREST WAY 301

Listing Agent: Cathy Loeppke |  List Price: $510,000 |  Sale Price: $483,000

Immaculate and rarely occupied, this bright and beautiful 3 bedroom, 3 bath, 2134 SF condo in gated “Watercrest” has an expansive view of Lake Uihlein, and offers an opportunity to live within walking distance of Lakewood Ranch Main Street shops and dining. From sunrise to sunset, the golf course and lake views from the spacious balcony are stunning! The open floor plan provides a white/gray eat-in kitchen with granite counters, dining area open to the living room, and large master suite with soaking tub, separate shower and 2 separate sink vanities. Guest rooms have on-suite access to bathrooms. This pet-friendly end unit is a perfect “lock and leave” condo for the seasonal or year-round resident. There’s nothing left to do but move in!

 

8128 36th St E - Sarasota

DWELL Sales April 2018 8128 36TH ST E

Listing Agent: Rasmussen Property Group  |  List Price: $365,000  |  Sale Price: $355,000

This impeccably maintained home offers an open floor plan, 4 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, granite counter tops, solid wood cabinets, crown molding, volume ceilings, gas range and dryer, consistent ceramic tile flooring throughout, reverse osmosis system, and peaceful preserve view. University Groves is a quaint Sarasota community nestled in a quiet wooded setting just minutes from downtown Sarasota, upscale University Town Center (UTC), Sarasota airport, a myriad of restaurants, the Ringling Museum, other entertainment venues, and you can bike to Starbucks! Homes in this 47 home, maintenance free community have an elegant feel with barrel tile roofs and paver driveways. Built in 2013, this home has hurricane shutters offering more protection and lower insurance rates.

 

March 2018  

9919 Portside Ter. - Bradenton

DWELL March 2018 Sales 9919 Portside Ter

Selling Agent: Beth Lancaster - Collins  |  List Price: $595,000  |  Sale Price: $564,525

Embrace the elegance and ease of living in this meticulously maintained home, perfectly located with pond & golf course views in the Waterlefe Golf & River Club. This Hemingway model with 2,914 sq. ft. was built with over $177k of upgrades and the Seller has further updated this impeccable estate. The entire interior has just been painted and benefits from the warmth of maple hardwood flooring. Four bedrooms with crown moldings, plantation shutters & customized closets. The master features tray and coffered ceilings and a soothing sitting area overlooking the pool. Sit a spell in the living room with remote controlled gas fireplace, or venture further into the comforting ambiance of the gourmet kitchen/family room. Entertaining is a true pleasure in the heart of this home with gas cook top, corian counters, center-island with wrap-around breakfast bar, and stainless appliances. The office boasts french doors and customized shelving. Each of the 3 full baths were finished with exquisite detail. The list of extras is long: 3-car garage, hurricane shutters, under-cabinet lighting to name a few. Looking for an exceptional pool area? STOP! This $80k heated salt-water pool & spa with expanded paver stone lanai & outdoor kitchen has all new equipment. Grill a meal, dine al-fresco and top off the evening with the glow of sunset, or engage in the recreation that is Waterlefe: championship golf, world-class fishing and boating, state-of-the-art fitness studio, fine dining and the hub of social activity.

  

2450 Harbourside Drive #212 - Longboat Key

DWELL March 2018 Sales 2450 Harbourside Dr 212

Selling Agent: Beth Lancaster - Collins  |  List Price: $1,190,000  |  Sale Price: $1,140,000

Conveniently located on the south end of Longboat Key within the gates of Bay Isles, Marina Bay is sited directly on the Bay and adjacent to the Longboat Key Club Marina. Designed to offer full-unobstructed views of the beautiful blue waters of Sarasota Bay and Downtown Sarasota in the distance, this residence boasts an open functional floor plan and multiple sets of floor to ceiling sliding doors that open to the large waterfront screened balcony. The living and dining areas features high ceilings, crown molding, neutral tile and built-in shelving which come together creating the perfect backdrop for stunning water views. The kitchen featuring a Sub-Zero refrigerator freezer is open to the family room complete with wet bar creating one large casual entertaining space all of which takes advantage of the views as well. His and her walk-in closets, shower, jetted tub, dual vanities and floor to ceiling sliding doors that open to the waterfront balcony highlight the spacious master suite. Two additional bedrooms – each with access to second private balcony, a guest bathroom, a powder room, and a large laundry room complete the interior space. Amenities include semi-private elevator to foyer, indoor secured parking and storage, private beach access, heated pool and spa, fitness center and tennis courts. Enjoy this private location on the Bay front and adjacent to one of the Longboat Key Club’s golf courses, all within minutes to St. Armand’s Circle and Sarasota.

 

4700 Gulf of Mexico Drive #PH6 - Longboat Key

DWELL March 2018 Sales 4700 Gulf of Mexico Dr PH6

Selling Agent: Beth Lancaster - Collins  |  List Price: $445,000  |  Sale Price: $410,000

“Wow” is the best description for the expansive water views and quality finishes in this 2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom penthouse end unit. From the luxury of your master suite, awaken to the sunrise and sight of osprey and pelicans aloft. In your open plan living/dining room and 23’ lanai, relax with your favorite beverage and watch the boats and kayaks go by. Enjoy the pristine kitchen with new stainless appliances, eat-in space and westerly sunset views. The en-suite master bath has a custom glass enclosed shower, granite, wood cabinets and custom walk-in closet. The guest bedroom also has great water views and access to an immaculately updated hall bath. This home is very well maintained with hurricane shutters and newer electrical panel, water heater and HVAC. Rare for condo living are the many closets and ample storage in the foyer, lanai, and large closet for bikes, beach toys, and fishing poles in the garage. Windward Bay is unique for it’s low-density and lushly landscaped 25 acres with sweeping views of Sarasota Bay. Plus boat slips are $30/month! Maintenance-free living includes building and grounds maintenance, kayak launches, kayak/paddleboard storage, 2 pools, tennis, pickle ball, new fitness room, clubhouse with party room and catering kitchen, fruit trees, deeded beach access, protected under-building parking and friendly, on-site management. Community is pet friendly and allows 2 dogs up to 25 pounds.

 

800 N Tamiami Trl #1511 - Sarasota

DWELL March 2018 Sales 800 N Tamiami Trl 1511

Selling Agent: Ingrid Walker  |  List Price: $525,000  |  Sale Price: $505,000

WOW! Don’t miss this 15th floor Alinari unit with expansive views of Sarasota Bay, gulf and sunsets from every room. This Cellini model was recently updated with beautiful light colored flooring throughout to compliment the granite kitchen counter tops. The newly painted walls and new stainless appliances tie it all together to achieve a contemporary feel. If you are looking for something special in Downtown Sarasota with water views, this is it! Alinari amenities include fitness center, resort style pool and spa, saunas, massage room, billiards & game room, theater, wine cellar, social room with catering kitchen, bicycle room, 2 conference rooms, three guest suites, 24 hour access to community computers, printer, fax, shredder, lending library, 24 hour concierge and security, on site manager, secured parking and newly landscaped residential park. Building is pet friendly. Come live the life you have dreamed of in this downtown friendly, sophisticated Florida vertical neighborhood. Perfectly located across the street from the future jewel of our bay front “The Bay Sarasota” and minutes to Main Street restaurants, cafés, bars, theatre, shopping and a short drive over the bridge to St. Armand’s and Lido beach.

 

2301 Gulf of Mexico Drive #41N - Longboat Key

DWELL March 2018 Sales 2301 Gulf of Mexico Drive 41N

Selling Agent: Bath Lancaster - Collins |  List Price: $625,000 |  Sale Price: $593,000

Islander Club of Longboat Key - Enjoy daily sunsets and endless Gulf of Mexico views from all the rooms in this 4th floor, 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo in the north tower of the Islander Club. Located on the west side of the building with views of the Gulf of Mexico from a balcony that spans the entire length of this condo with access from sliders from the living room and both bedrooms. Light and bright with carpet, tile, crown moldings, walk in closet in the master, being sold turn-key furnished, and has one covered parking spot. Islander Club residents enjoy 400 feet of sandy beach, newly constructed fishing pier, 8 acres of meticulously landscaping grounds, brand new lobby, Olympic size heated swimming pool, 2 Har-Tru lighted tennis courts, sauna, friendly and very helpful on site management, billiards room, library, social room with kitchen for entertaining large groups, fitness center that overlooks the Gulf of Mexico. Islander Club is 2 buildings of 134 units and is centrally located in the 2000 block of Gulf of Mexico Drive on Longboat Key near the Publix, CVS, shopping, fine dining, 45 holes of golf, library, post office and is just down the road from St. Armand's Circle and a short drive over the bridge to downtown Sarasota.

 

7822 Drayton Cir - University Park

Selling Agent: Cathy Loeppke |  List Price: $435,000 |  Sale Price: $417,000

Excellent opportunity to own one of the best houses in University Place. This 4 bedroom 3 bath plus a den home features 2 master suites, which both have access to the over sized screened in lanai. This spacious lanai includes an updated saltwater pool and spa. Electronic roll down hurricane screens on the lanai have been recently added along with impact resistant windows throughout the house. On the interior, you will be delighted to find an updated kitchen featuring quartz counter-tops and newer stainless steel appliances. The upgraded A/C system was installed in 2014, featuring a UV air purifier and an advanced oxidation system producing the freshest air around. Come see this house today!

 

3500 El Conquistador Pkwy #149 - Bradenton

DWELL March 2018 Sales 3500 El Conquistador Pkwy

Selling Agent: James Tassell |  List Price: $175,000 |  Sale Price: $170,000

Look no further, you have just found the perfect Florida condo! This pristine, ground floor, 2bd/2ba end unit Valencia Garden condo has been remodeled by the current owner and it is ready for you to move in and start enjoying the Florida lifestyle. You will love the open kitchen with granite countertops and wood cabinets that overlooks the dining/living area right out to the expansive views of the IMG Golf Course. Plank style tiled flooring throughout the living area and kitchen, tiled bedrooms and baths, newly paved front courtyard and back patio for your enjoyment and carport too. The glass enclosed Florida room with a Murphy Bed gives you a wonderful extension of your living area to enjoy however you wish. This rarely available end unit gives you the feeling of being open and bright the moment you enter. The added plus of the end unit also gives you a utility room with washer and dryer off of the front screened in lanai and a separate storage room with shelving. Nearby you have the lushly landscaped heated pool and spa for enjoying with friends and neighbors. With golfing, tennis and dining just down the road you can see why so many love to call Valencia Gardens their home or home away from home during the winter months. Just a perfect location with the amazing beaches found on Anna Maria just a short drive from El Conquistador as well as downtown Sarasota, SRQ Airport and the arts and dining found in Sarasota. Ground floor units are rarely available so make sure you don't miss out on this gem!

 

5016 Newport News Cir - Bradenton

DWELL March 2018 Sales 5016 Newport News Cir

Selling Agent: Stephen Downes |  List Price: $220,000 |  Sale Price: $218,000

Simply adorable! This bright and cheery one-owner is in in excellent condition and located in the GATED Central Park Community! Central Park has many amenities for everyone; 2 dog parks, a huge splash pad, tennis courts, playgrounds, "A" RATED schools, and even a butterfly garden. Central Park is located in the planned Community of Lakewood Ranch which is the #3 TOP PLANNED COMMUNITY in the USA. Close to many restaurants, LECOME, Shopping, a hospital and only 30 minutes to our World Famous beaches! Hurry, this will go fast!

 

4064 Velarde Ln - Sarasota

DWELL March 2018 Sales 4064 Velarde Ln

Selling Agent: Beth Lancaster - Collins |  List Price: $211,000 |  Sale Price: $205,000

Rare find in this move-in condition 3 bedroom, 2 bath home in a non-deed restricted community! Freshly painted and with new flooring installed, this easy care ranch home offers natural light through the glass sliders opening to a patio in the rear yard. The three bedrooms are located on one side of the home while the over-sized single car garage occupies the other. The roof was replaced in 2010 with 30 year shingles and the HVAC was replaced in 2011. Add to that the 2010 water heater and a new refrigerator in 2017 making this the perfect home for new buyers. Conveniently located near University Parkway with many options for shopping and dining, and close driving distance to downtown and area beaches and parks.

 

1801 Gulf Drive N #266 - Bradenton Beach

DWELL March 2018 Sales 1801 Gulf Dr N 266

Listing Agent: Beth Lancaster - Collins |  List Price: $259,000 |  Sale Price: $245,000

If you've ever uttered the phrase, "Calgon take me away...", this charming 1 bedroom/1 bath turnkey furnished condo is your answer. This 2nd floor condo exudes comfort and beachy chic stylings. Ideal location overlooking the largest pool on Anna Maria, directly across the street from the deed beach access and sunsets this beckon your attention. This is both the perfect island get-away and strong investment as weekly rentals are permitted. Tennis, shuffleboard, fitness center, clubhouse, laundry facility and a lovely dock that rests on Sarasota Bay. Free trolley, with stops at the entrance, provides access along the length of the island to renowned dining and shopping. Great value. Lowest priced condo in the development. Nothing to do, but unpack your sunscreen and indulge yourself in island living...run away to Runaway Bay.

 

833 Highland St - Sarasota

DWELL March 2018 Sales 833 Highland St

Selling Agent: Kristy Lochead  |  List Price: $315,000 |  Sale Price: $315,000

The most complete package you'll find for this price in Indian Beach. Let's start with the basics....block house with a hip roof insurance companies love. Upgraded, insulated, double hung windows. Open floor plan anchored by a beautiful, cherry wood kitchen with granite counters, smoked glass cabinet doors and large center island providing bar stool seating and a gas range. Stainless steel appliance package. Bamboo floors bring a bright, contemporary feel to the large living & entertaining area. Two bedrooms, one full bath and another large room perfect for a home office or 3rd bedroom. And quite possibly the most lovely utility room you've seen in a while. Open the french doors in the kitchen and double your living area on to paver patios providing for an idylic outdoor lifestyle. The fenced, private yard has much to be discovered including a secluded fire pit, outdoor shower, cozy hammock nook and ample workspace for the gardener or handy person. There's kayak storage but you won't need a car rack because this property is close enough to the bay you may just carry your boat or board to the launching beach. Very near the Ringling School of Art and Design which means this property is tucked into the Sarasota enclave of cultural amenities including the Ringling Museums and the Asolo Performing Arts Hall, host to the Sarasot Ballet and Florida Studio Theater. Minutes from downtown Sarasota and a short trip over the Ringling bridge to St. Armands Circle and the beaches of Lido and Longboat Key.

 

14943 Flowing Gold Dr - Bradenton

DWELL March 2018 Sales 14943 Flowing Gold Dr

Selling Agent: Stephen Downes  |  List Price: $261,990  |  Sale Price: $244,990

This 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 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 en suite bathroom with double vanity, walk-in closet, and separate linen closet. At the front of the home, two 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. 2" Wood Faux Blinds on all the blinds.

 

1100 Imperial Drive #307 - Sarasota

DWELL March 2018 Sales 1100 Imperial Dr 307

Selling Agent: Sharon Straw  |  List Price: $224,900  |  Sale Price: $231,000

DIRECT bayfront views from EVERY single window! West exposure means gorgeous sunsets. The unit overlooks the pool and a spectacular huge Live Oak canopy tree. In this quiet setting, you'll hear the osprey and the water lapping against the 267 foot private seawall! All this within a mile of downtown Sarasota and just 2 blocks from "The Bay" - - - the 42 acres of city owned land that, with master planning now underway, is to become a cultural and park destination, providing broad-based enjoyment of our beautiful bayfront.

 

1155 N Gulfstream Ave #0301 - Sarasota

DWELL March 2018 Sales 1155 N Gulfstream Ave 0301

Selling Agent: Ingrid Walker  |  List Price: $1,699,000  |  Sale Price: $1,500,000

From the moment you step into Residence 301, you’ll be absolutely captivated by the views across Sarasota Bay as sailboats glide by. This exquisite contemporary corner residence with floor-to-ceiling high impact glass features three bedrooms, three bathrooms, a convenient powder room and spacious den. Step out from the great room to the spectacular terrace, offering over 200 sf of outdoor space to sip champagne and soak in the unique waterfront and city atmosphere. Whip up a delicious brunch from your Euro Collection kitchen, with a collection of luxury features like Grohe fixtures, Nolte cabinetry and gleaming quartz countertops. Always dreamed of a fully loaded closet? The builder is offering a $10,000 credit to customize this expansive dressing/wardrobe space. Unwind for the day in the private owner’s bath, with two individual vanities and an oversized marble-effect porcelain shower. Additional highlights include an upgraded audio/video package, fully equipped laundry room, two covered parking spaces and a climate-controlled storage unit. Take a short stroll from the VUE lobby over to The Westin, where you’ll find a chic rooftop bar for apps and cocktails. The Ritz-Carlton’s Jack Dusty restaurant is also merely steps away, as is the signature spa. You’ll appreciate the private, resident-only amenities including 24-hour concierge services, a state-of-the-art fitness center, dog park with grooming station, club lounge and board room. This is a city lifestyle like no other.

 

February 2018 

7821 Passionflower Dr - Sarasota

DWELL Feb 2018 Sales 7821 Passionflower

Selling Agent: Rob and Valerie Orr  |  List Price: $630,990  |  Sale Price: $585,600

The Costa Mesa in Wildgrass community offers an attractive open floor plan with many upgraded features. Cooks will love working in the beautiful gourmet kitchen that looks out to the main living area. With spacious lanai plus the inviting pool and spa, this home is perfect for entertaining or just relaxing. Close to 75, UTC and great schools. This 4 bedroom 4 bath room with bonus room with upstairs bedroom. With 3 car garage and outdoor kitchen built. This Costa Mesa has great curb appeal with epicurean kitchen with granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances, pocket sliders lanai door, and You can add your own Waterscapes pool and fountain all overlooking a beautiful back yard.

 

780 N Jefferson Ave - Sarasota

DWELL Feb 2018 Sales 780 N Jefferson

Listing Agent: Walter Winship  |  List Price: $258,990  |  Sale Price: $258,990

Rarely available villa in the Jefferson Pines II community. This 2 bedroom, 2 bath villa is perfect for the seasonal resident, retiree or anyone looking for close proximity to the downtown area. This unit has been updated with new AC in 2015, new hot water heater in 2017, new flooring in 2016. It offers a large, screened lanai with a private setting and outdoor storage. The community has a large, heated pool and a cabana that can be reserved for parties and events. This property is less than a mile to Main Street with restaurants, theaters, nightlife and shopping, and a short drive or bike ride to Lido Beach. This maintenance free community includes water, sewer, garbage pickup, basic cable, heated pool and insurance.

 

7843 52nd Ter E #89 - Bradenton

DWELL Feb 2018 Sales 7843 52nd Ter

Selling Agent: Walter Winship  |  List Price: $258,990  |  Sale Price: $258,990

Welcome to the newest town home community in Bradenton. This gated community is one you don't want to miss out on the chance to live in. This Covington II home features 1,853 square feet! As you walk through the front door, you will find the foyer, which then leads to the stairs which head upstairs. As you head further through the foyer you will find a half bath to the right, as well as the door to your garage. Yes, this town home features a very nice 1-car garage! Past the foyer is the family room, which leads into the open dining room. You will notice the elegant level 2 tile floors throughout that make this home feel "homey." In the back left corner is your cozy kitchen. This corner kitchen features a TON of granite counter top space, a stainless steel electric range, dishwasher, and microwave, and a ton of 42" cabinet space to match. There is also a covered lanai through the sliding glass doors off of the dining room. Located off to the left of the stairs is the master suite. This master suite boasts a large walk-in closet, as well as a large master bath complete with a walk-in shower. Down the hall from the master suite you will find a utility room, as well as 2 other bedrooms and a bathroom to share. Lanai backs up the pool area.

 

6915 Grand Estuary Trl #104 - Bradenton

DWELL Feb 2018 Sales 6915 Grand Estuary

Listing Agent: Beth Lancaster - Collins  |  List Price: $299,000  |  Sale Price: $285,000

EXCEPTIONAL! The current owners walked the River Strand property pre-construction looking for the best lot to build on, and trust the fact, they found it HERE! You won’t find a more serene setting. However, it’s not only about the perfect location with water & wildlife views or the pristine golf course vistas across the pond. This seller took a fabulous ground floor 3-bedroom/2 bath coach home with stainless appliances, breakfast bar, spacious living/dining room combo, crown moldings and volume ceilings and continued to upgrade with: under-cabinet lighting and pull-out shelves in the kitchen; storage cabinets in the laundry; storage shelving in the 2-car garage; ceiling fans, no-seeum screens and epoxy floor on the lanai; custom paint accents and Ethan Allen window treatments. 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. A gated country club lifestyle that includes 9 Har-Tru lighted tennis courts, on-site tennis pro, 2 clubhouses, resort style pool with lazy river, resistance 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 and Amenity Rich.

 

222 Beach Rd #8A - Siesta Key

DWELL Feb 2018 Sales 222 Beach Rd

Selling Agent: Rasmussen Property Group  |  List Price: $2,899,000  |  Sale Price: $2,600,000

SIESTA KEY; "FULL" BEACH / GULF FRONT, The Siesta property you have waited for; Rare #222 Beach Road, These units move very fast, Direct "full" gulf views, Meticulously updated / 4,000 gross square feet / open floor plan / 3 or 4 bedroom / 2 bathroom - 1 1/2 bath / "full size" community pool / low density complex - 10 units / 2 oversized garage spaces / 2 balconies with gulf - beach views, Close to Siesta Village, Easy access to mainland via "North Siesta Key Bridge", If its your dream to be situated right on "Siesta Beach" with "Full Gulf Views" and limited worry when away, this property delivers on all fronts

 

9806 Portside Ter - Bradenton

DWELL Feb 2018 Sales 9806 Portside Ter 

Selling Agent: Cathy Loeppke  |  List Price: $295,000  |  Sale Price: $275,000

Come take a look before it's gone - Maintenance-Free POOL home in the areas only community featuring Golf and Boating - Waterlefe Golf & River Club. This 2 bedroom 2 bath plus Den home features an open/great room floor plan with large pocket sliders that open to the newly painted pool deck. As you enter the home the den/office is to the right - entering thru a sliding barn door there is ample space to work or check your emails/social media. A built-in Murphy bed provides extra space for guests as well as additional storage. New appliances installed in the open kitchen - great for entertaining. Large Master suite with private access to the pool deck featuring a solar heated and gas heated pool as well. Very private deck and backyard gives you a serene setting to sit back and relax! Golf membership not required yet available at the championship Waterlefe Golf Club - which has hosted 6 US Open qualifiers. Marina slips available along the banks of the Upper Manatee River with quick access to the main channel all the way to the Gulf/Anna Maria Island. Dine in the River Club or catch a drink in the bar with awesome westerly views down the river. Take a water aerobics class in the heated saltwater pool or workout in the well equipped 24 hour fitness center. Waterlefe is a very social community, come see why you should call it home!

 

5006 Maymont Park Cir - Brandenton

DWELL Feb 2018 Sales 5006 Maymont Park Cir

Selling Agent: Walter Winship |  List Price: $279,900  |  Sale Price: $262,500

MODEL PERFECT! Tastefully decorated in Floridian coastal motif, and it comes completely furnished! This home was built in 2012. However, this villa has only been used as a vacation home, so it has been "gently used." Many upgrades have been added. The ceiling is a particularly nice focal point. Ship lapp has been applied to the tray ceiling, crown molding has been added throughout the entire great room. The kitchen counter tops and center island have been upgraded with granite. The kitchen is well lit with added can lights, gas cooking and a large pantry. For your leisure, the lanai has been extended for more chairs, and your BBQ grill. All through this home sunlight shines through the plantation shutters along with custom sconces that coordinate with the room's decor. There are many other upgrades and special touches; you need to see to appreciate the top-notch TLC the owners have crafted into this home.

 

5135 Flag St - Sarasota

DWELL Feb 2018 Sales 5135 Flag

Selling Agent: Miranda Hall |  List Price: $316,360  |  Sale Price: $316,360

Beautiful Sandbar floor plan within the gated community Enclave at Forest Lakes. 3 bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms and 2 car garage.

 

1500 Midnight Cove II Pl - Siesta Key

DWELL Feb 2018 Sales 1500 Midnight Cove

Selling  Agent: Alina Kirilenko & Jason Wood  |  List Price: $429,000  |  Sale Price: $412,000

A quick walk via private access to Crescent beach and short walk to Siesta Beach, this unit has views of the marina and pool off the balcony. This unit is being offered turn key with all furniture and appliances, including a washer/dryer. Midnight Cove II has a fabulous pool with an enlarged deck, tennis courts, basketball court, Observation deck on the Intercoastal waterway and a fitness center. The association operates a rental program to handle all aspects of rentals if you wish to participate. The association is very sound financially with no worries of special assessments! In the past 4 years the entire complex has new roofs, paint and screen enclosures installed, all paid from reserves. Don't miss out on this beautiful unit!

 

12320 Marsh Pointe Dr - Sarasota

DWELL Feb 2018 Sales 12320 Marsh Pointe

Selling Agent: Cathy Loeppke  |  List Price: $669,235  |  Sale Price: $669,235

Completed new construction in Hammock Preserve. Beautifully appointed Pinnacle floor plan with private pool overlooking the lake.

 

332 Blackbird Ct - Bradenton

DWELL Feb 2018 Sales 332 Blackbird

Selling Agent: James Tassell  |  List Price: $560,000  |  Sale Price: $555,000

Serene lakefront living at Greyhawk Landing, a gated-community celebrated for its natural beauty and warm neighborhood atmosphere. Arrive home to this spacious four-bedroom residence where a circular paver driveway welcomes your approach. The interiors are light, bright and open, perfect for planning a lively soiree or simply spending time with loved ones. This home has been immaculately maintained with upgraded laminate wood floors and fresh paint. Whip up your favorite recipes from the open kitchen with a center island, breakfast bar and stainless steal appliances. Watch your favorite shows or enjoy board game night in the expansive living room or bonus room. Retreat to the master suite with a spacious bathroom featuring dual sinks, a walk-in shower and separate tub, ideal for relaxing after a long day. The den/office has access to a full bath providing flexibility of use. The outdoor area exemplifies Florida living while offering an abundance of privacy. Spend lazy Saturdays floating in the heated pool with a good book and then relaxing in the spa, all while taking in the scenic views of the lake and greenery. A three-car garage completes the picture. Grewhawk Landing offers residents a full calendar of activities with two clubhouses, two resort-style pools with a play area, fitness center, lighted tennis courts, athletic fields and nature trails. Located near Lakewood Ranch, championship golf courses, shopping, dining, and top rated schools are just minutes away.

 

5500 Bentgrass Drive #6-116 - Sarasota

DWELL Feb 2018 Sales 5500 Bentgrass

Selling Agent: James Tassell  |  List Price: $185,000  |  Sale Price: $180,000

3 bedroom, 2 bathroom condo in Las Palmas in North Sarasota. All Tile and newer appliances. Located in near UTC Mall and all the shops/ restaurants off University Pkwy.

 

3040 Grand Bay #263 - Sarasota

DWELL Feb 2018 Sales 3040 Grand Bay

Selling Agent: Cathy Loeppke  |  List Price: $1,200,000  |  Sale Price: $1,200,000

The custom double door entry opens to dramatic sunrise views of Sarasota Bay and downtown to the east and sweeping sunset views of the gulf to the west. This 2 bedroom plus den (den can be converted to a 3rd bedroom) Cayman residence has been beautifully remodeled. The new kitchen with stainless steel appliances, custom cabinetry, tray ceiling and mosaic tile backsplash has room for a cafe' table to enjoy the east facing view. The east facing living room includes a custom bar, custom woodwork and travertine flooring that leads into the dining room with its unique tray ceiling and stunning custom chandelier. The open floor plan is perfect for entertaining but privacy is maintained with bedrooms on opposite sides of the residence. The master bedroom has beautiful sweeping bay views with your own private entrance to the east facing balcony. Included in the sale are two secure, side by side garage parking spaces. Grand Bay is a luxury community with a fully equipped fitness center overlooking the pool, spas and bay. Har-Tru tennis courts are a bonus for your recreational fun and living at Grand Bay provides residents with membership to the private Bay Isles Beach Club.

 

4504 37th St E - Bradenton

DWELL Feb 2018 Sales 4504 37th St

Listing Agent: Rasmussen Property Group  |  List Price: $246,000  |  Sale Price: $225,000

Diamond in the rough - this is a great opportunity to own a 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom, 2 car garage home on 1.21 acres. Needs some TLC and a new roof but is priced accordingly.

 

441 Palm Tree Drive #411 - Bradenton

DWELL Feb 2018 Sale 441 Palm Tree

Listing Agent: Rob and Valerie Orr  |  List Price: $119,000  |  Sale Price: $125,000

WOW! Lovely ground floor TURN-KEY FURNISHED unit in beautiful Wildewood Springs. This property features 2 bedrooms/ 2 baths with tranquil picturesque views. Wildewood Springs is a well maintained community featuring resort style amenities, including heated pools, community tennis courts, outdoor grills, bird sanctuary and meticulous gardens. Conveniently located to shopping, dining, golf and just minutes to area beaches, including beautiful Anna Maria Island! 

 

 January 2018

5274 Visionary Ct - Sarasota

Listed By: James Tassell  |  Sold By: Rob and Valerie Orr |  List Price: $349,900  |  Sold Price: $330,000

This three bedroom, two bathroom, open floor plan home with a heated pool is located in the heart of Sarasota near Siesta Key beach, I-75, and downtown Sarasota. As you approach this home you will immediately notice the curb appeal from the tile roof to the mature and manicured landscaping. Once you enter the home you are met with close to 12-foot ceilings in the main living area, truly giving the property a grand and open feel. In the kitchen you will find neutral corian counter tops with a matching backsplash, an island and bar area providing extra counter space, an informal dining area, an expansive pantry, and a water filtration system. A formal dining area is located off of the main living room. The split open floor plan features the master suite on one side of the house including his and hers walk in closets, dual sinks, corian counter tops, a walk-in shower, and a bath tub. On the opposite side of the house you will find the two other bedrooms and the additional bathroom, which conveniently doubles up as the pool bathroom. This bathroom features a walk-in shower and corian counter tops. There are three-access points to the fully screened lanai area where you can truly enjoy the year round outdoor Florida life style. The most impressive access point to the pool area is the glass sliding pocket doors that create a natural flow from your interior living space to your exterior living area. All appliances are being sold with this property and there is no HOA fee associated with this home.

 

4019 Osprey Harbour Loop - Cortez

Sold By: Beth Lancaster - Collins |  List Price: $529,900  |  Sold Price: $520,000

THIS IS IT!!! Stunning 3 bedroom/2 bath home just over 1 mile to our renowned Gulf beaches. Behind the secured gates of Harbour Landings lies a Truly tropical secret in Cortez Village. This 2-story residence with foyer entry, provides a private elevator which opens to a phenomenal Great Room with soaring vaulted ceilings. The living room, kitchen and dining room flow seamlessly from one to the other. The sliding glass doors leading to the 10’x26’ screened lanai, are perfectly framed by whispering palms overlooking a small pond. The 2nd level boasts over 1800 sq. ft. of upgrades: ceramic tile and bamboo flooring throughout, wood cabinets, granite countertops, expansive sit-at island & crown moldings. The master suite is the perfect refuge with dual walk-in closets and an oversized jetted tub. This modified Sandpiper model not only offers an additional 3rd bedroom but an enviable garage/storage area with over 2,000 sq. ft. So whether you have a 3rd vehicle, motorcycle, need a bonus room, man/woman cave or hobby area… this is the perfect space. The amenities with heated pool, tennis courts and fitness room will have you feeling like you’re on a permanent vacation. You can’t touch a handyman property on the island at this price… and only 1 drawbridge separates you from the allure of Anna Maria Island. Fire up your grill, invite your family and friends… you’ve found your piece of PARADISE!!

 

Doud Street - Sarasota

Sold By: James Tassell |  List Price: $82,900  |  Sold Price: $78,000

Do you want prime location to Siesta Key, shopping, and waterfront by aren't happy with whats available?! Build your own and make it your dream home! This quiet community is in a desirable location where the sky is the limit! Don't miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to build your dream home less than 10 minutes from the number one beach in the WORLD! No Deed Restrictions or HOA fees! This lot has been cleared and maintained and makes breaking ground easy! Drive by and see for yourself how perfect a new home would look. Located close to shopping, restaurants, and Siesta Key beach which is famous for its powder white sands, brand new facilities and free parking. You won't find another corner lot of this value AND proximity to the beach.

 

624 S Palm Ave S #level 14 - Sarasota

Sold By: Renata Chanoski |  List Price: $3,440,000  |  Sold Price: $3,440,000

On a tree shaded boulevard along the bay, touching the center of downtown Sarasota is 624 Palm.With just 17 residences the contemporary architecture, walls of glass, multiple terraces with forever views of the bay and city skyline, summer kitchens, exquisite interior appointments, and latest coastal construction make this new community undeniably desirable. Pre-construction buyers have the unique opportunity to customize their living spaces and select from a wide variety of high- quality cabinetry, flooring, counter tops and finishes. For added comfort and convenience homeowners will enjoy on-site management, a residents' club room, fitness center, elevated resort style pool with spa, fire table, bar, and yoga terrace as well as a dramatic roof top terrace for relaxation, retreat or evening star gazing. Developed by Naples based Ronto Group, known for their successful completion of over 10,000 condominium homes, golf course communities and urban lifestyle centers.

 

7444 Broughton St - Sarasota

Sold By: Marnie Matarese |  List Price: $349,900  |  Sold Price: $325,000

This 1929 Spanish Mediterranean home, built by Thomas Martin, is gracious and inviting, offering high ceilings and a very comfortable floor plan. The main house has two bedrooms with the master bedroom upstairs and there is a 280 sq. ft. area on the second floor of the "garage" that could be utilized as an art studio or office. The caretaker resides in it and it requires 72 hours notice to see. Situated on two lots, the grounds are expansive and there is room for the addition of a pool. The neighborhood is friendly and sociable, with tree lined streets and nearby Marinas. Waterfront owners often rent out their boat slips and lifts allowing you to enjoy the nautical life without living on the water. Two blocks from the home is an area to access Sarasota Bay by kayak. You are just minutes from the Ringling Museum of Art, the Asolo Theater, USF, New College & the Ringling College of Art & Design. Downtown Sarasota is within 10-12 minutes in normal traffic. Words alone cannot describe this home but pictures can. Please click on the virtual tour icon to be able to experience the home in "3D" as though you were walking through it. The second tour icon has the traditional view. Come visit this home and you will not want to leave.

 

8730 49th Ter E - Bradenton

Sold By: Beth Lancaster - Collins |  List Price: $362,000  |  Sold Price: $357,000

Come on in and fall in love with the abundance of natural light which makes even that rare Florida cloudy day, joyful. Recent renovations include 20x20 tile floors that add to the home’s Wow factor. The over-sized eat in kitchen has also been recently renovated. Outside, the oversized screen area offers covered and uncovered space, the pool and spa are heated for year-round enjoyment and there is a delightful and practical side patio for Al Fresco grilling and dining. Peace of mind is found with the included ground and tree maintenance and Pella double-paned thermal windows. But it’s how this home lives that checks all the boxes for a winter or year-round home. Rosedale is a gated community and while there are golf, tennis and social memberships available, none of them are required. You don’t want to miss this 1844 sq. ft. of open and flowing fabulousness! This tropical retreat is priced below market for a quick sale. Located in a Maintenance-free neighborhood within Rosedale which is people and pet welcoming.

 

4538 Park Lake Ter N - Bradenton

Sold By: Beth Lancaster - Collins |  List Price: $189,900  |  Sold Price: $175,000

The picturesque view from this lakefront townhome can't be beat! Upon entering 43 West, you will feel at home with friendly neighbors and the mature and lush landscaping. This townhome has almost 1400 sq. ft. and includes beautiful tile flooring, 2 master suites (each with walk-in closets), 13 x 12 loft/bonus room, an open floor plan, cathedral ceilings, skylights, wood burning fireplace, attic storage and a garage. Community amenities include a heated pool and spa, gazebo on the lake, tennis courts, clubhouse, lawn/ground maintenance and building upkeep. Reasonable maintenance fees and close to shopping,dining and Manatee county beaches.....THIS is your home in paradise!

 

130 Riviera Dunes Way #801 - Palmetto

Sold By: Stephen Downes |  List Price: $197,500  |  Sold Price: $190,000

Wake up every morning to the majesty of river and sky from this dazzling three-bedroom condominium at Bel Mare. Arrive via secure elevator to your private foyer. Then, step inside the gracious living room to a view panoramic of the marina and Manatee River views. You’ll never tire of sipping your morning coffee as rays of pink and yellow alight the sky over sparkling waters. The residence offers 2,900 square feet of luxury living with water views from most rooms, a chef’s kitchen, and an expansive master bedroom with walk-in closets. The home was recently painted, has UV protected windows on the east side, two newer HVAC units, Travertine floors in the living areas and rich wood flooring in the bedrooms. Live the luxury lifestyle at Bel Mare where amenities within the building include a theater room, board room, game room, arts room, community room, guest suites, bike storage, and a car wash area. There are two deeded interior parking spaces. Also in the complex are three large pools, spa, tennis courts and a fully equipped fitness center. Boat slips available in the adjacent marina will have you spending your days boating and enjoying the scenic Florida waterways. Waterfront dining is a few steps away and mere minutes to the Bradenton waterfront amenities and theater.

 

409 Meadow Lark Dr - Sarasota

Sold By: Marnie Matarese |  List Price: $3,890,000  |  Sold Price: $3,890,000

This majestic waterfront estate offers sweeping views of Sarasota Bay and the glistening lights of downtown! The main floor opens to a regal stone fireplace in the living room, a formal dining room with stunning chandeliers and wet bar overlooking breathtaking panoramic views. Aquarium glass flows from room to room, exposing more of the Bay with every step. The chef's kitchen offers granite countertops, high-end appliances, and a spacious walk-in pantry. A bright waterfront breakfast area and family room offer the perfect space for entertaining. The master suite boasts a grand entryway into an elegant retreat facing the Bay and glittering city lights. The master bathroom is a welcoming spa with floor-to-ceiling marble, granite counters, and sophisticated finishes. The second level leads to an expansive leisure room which could also be an additional master suite, with a private terrace. Two en-suite bedrooms occupy the other wing of the second level, with a separate staircase to ensure privacy. Carefully manicured lush landscaping provides discretion from neighbors yet unobstructed views. The outdoor living space is complete with a retractable awning, separate pool bath, a splendid salt water free-form pool, a 50 foot Trex dock with fish cleaning facilities, and a 24,000 lb boat lift. A meticulous and extensive renovation in 2006 makes this home a truly exceptional residence.

 

4429 67th St E - Bradenton

Sold By: Kristy Lochead |  List Price: $385,000  |  Sold Price: $380,000

Say hello to your new dream home. Featuring 3,419 square feet of living space, this five-bedroom, three-and-a-half-bath lakefront residence is the perfect family home. As you enter this freshly painted Mcmansion, you will appreciate the open floor plan with many windows throughout allowing natural light to shine in. Sit and chat with guests in the living room detailed beautifully with architectural archways or experience fine dining in the formal dining room. You will enjoy cooking in this expansive entertaining kitchen complete with plenty of wood cabinets, custom panel Sub-Zero refrigerator, granite countertops, recessed lighting and stainless steel appliances. Just off the kitchen is the family room, a perfect spot for large family gatherings. A staircase leads you to the master suite along with four additional bedrooms, three baths and centers around an enormous versatile bonus room that would make a great second family, movie or game room. Double doors greet you at the master suite, offering a private haven with tray ceiling and dual walk-in closets. The spa-like master bath has a soaking tub with lake views, glass-enclosed shower and dual solid surface vanities. The secondary bedrooms each have their own full baths appointed with dual sinks. Unwind in blissful serenity on the screened lanai overlooking the peaceful lake view. This community offers low HOA fees, no CDD fees, amenities and is located adjacent to a dog park with easy access to I-75, dining and shopping.

 

7247 Cloister Dr #120 - Sarasota

Sold By: Kristy Lochead |  List Price: $130,0000  |  Sold Price: $126,000

Adorable updated townhouse located in Gulf Gate with close proximity to the #1 beach, Siesta Key and a short drive to downtown and I75. Unit was used for rental purposes but continuously well maintained and never sat empty. Great source of income as it's located in a great school district and location. The kitchen has beautiful granite countertops and new laminate wood flooring through out the unit.

 

14976 Skip Jack Loop - Lakewood Ranch

Sold By: Stephen Downes |  List Price: $197,500  |  Sold Price: $190,000

Completely remodeled town-house in Greenbrook Walk. Big end unit with 3 bedrooms, 2 1/2 bath and a lake view. The only open and very spacious kitchen in the area. First floor has been completely tiled. The original owner lives there and is keeping the house in great condition. You will be impressed when you see the unit. Please give a few hours notice for showings. Community pool and all the parks in Lakewood Ranch makes living there a pleasure. They won several awards in the past for a master planned community in the US. Main Street at LWR is only minutes away. Short commute to I-75

 

5511 Rosehill Rd #104 - Sarasota

Sold By: Allen Hovis |  List Price: $169,900  |  Sold Price: $162,500

It only makes sense to own when you can have this location at this price with 3 bedrooms and 2 baths. A blink to I-75 and minutes to Siesta Key, Admirals Walk is a modern, gated complex with a resort style heated pool and spa, fitness center, BBQ area and playground, all nestled around a beautiful lake. The complex is undergoing an all encompassing structural make-over, but you don't have to wait. This first floor unit has already been completed with a new roof, hardie-board siding, windows and front door. A new hot water heater in this unit completes the package for peace of mind. This unit is spacious with almost 1300 sf and a private rear entrance. Picture yourself in the over-sized oval bathtub in the master bath and hanging your clothes in the large walk-in closet. This a great place to live or a great unit for investment with reasonable pricing.

 

14962 Flowing Gold Dr - Bradenton

Sold By: Stephen Downes |  Built Price: $293,990

The large open-concept downstairs includes a kitchen that overlooks separate living room and dining room, a powder bathroom, an outdoor patio. The kitchen features a large center island perfect for bar-style eating or entertaining, a 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 two-car garage opens into the front hallway. The large owner’s suite is located downstairs and can easily fit a king size bed and includes a big walk-in closet, en suite bathroom with double vanity, and separate linen closet. Four other bedrooms share a second bathroom with double vanity. A HUGE loft at the top of the stairs provides extra space for work and play, and an additional closet on the upstairs landing provides even more storage space.

 

December 2017

11404 Golden Bay Place - Lakewood Ranch

Sold By: Walter Winship |  Built Price: $441,125

New Construction in Mallory Park in Lakewood Ranch. Summerwood Floor Plan.

 

7673 Ridgelake Cir - Bradenton

Sold By: Cathy Loeppke |  Built Price: $366,821

New Construction in The Ridge at Crossing Creek in Bradenton. Blue Sky 2 Floor Plan.

 

13822 Campoleone Street - Venice

Sold By: The Orr Team |  Built Price: $299,214

New Construction nestled in the Island Walk community in Venice. Taft Street floor plan.

 
 

4130 Hearthstone Drive - Sarasota

Sold By: Sharon Straw |  List Price: $359,900 |  Sold Price: $347,000

Spectacular updated 3 bdrm 2 bath pool home with flexible bonus room in Huntington Pointe in Palmer Ranch. As you enter this home you notice vaulted ceilings with an open floor plan. The dining room has new laminate flooring and is open to the kitchen. The Kitchen includes new laminate flooring, large island, water filtration system, new range with matching microwave, new dishwasher, large pantry, and oversized breakfast nook overlooking pool. Living room has hardwood floors, large windows for natural light and French doors leading out to patio. Oversized screened patio with salt water pool is great for relaxing and outdoor BBQs. Master suite includes large bedroom with French doors to patio, extra padded carpet, and a walk in closet. Master bath has double vanities, garden tub and separate shower. Two other bedrooms have brand new carpet/ceiling fans and are located on the other side of the home. 2nd bathroom has been remodeled with new flooring, vanity, and toilet. The Bonus room could be used as 4th bdrm/office and is right off the dining room. Some of the amazing upgrades include; remodeled second bath, new toilets, faucets, flooring, carpet, ac thermostat and ceiling fans. The upgrades were: popcorn ceiling removal, enlarging 3rd bedroom to 11X13, rearranging AC duct work to run more efficient, removed wall between dining in kitchen for open floorplan.

 

12054 Thornhill Ct - Lakewood Ranch

Sold By: Stephen Downes |  List Price: $440,000 |  Sold Price: $445,000

Enjoy the Lakewood Ranch Country Club lifestyle in this perfect maintenance-free 3 bedroom/den home on a private preserve lot. A neutral palate and natural light flows through this lovely home featuring tile on the diagonal, tray ceilings, crown moulding, Plantation shutters, and decorative lighting throughout. Feel the spaciousness as the great room opens to the kitchen offering stainless steel appliances, white cabinets, granite counters, under cabinet lighting, and a butler’s pantry for your entertaining needs. The den with double door entry, includes built-in shelving, a desk and a TV ready for use. Retreat to the privacy of your lanai to take a swim and grill your favorite meal on the outdoor kitchen equipped with a mini fridge. The gated Lakewood Ranch Country Club community offers a private member club with golf, tennis, pickle ball, fitness, dining and social activities. One of the best-selling master planned communities in the US, just minutes from the new UTC mall, and abundance of dining choices and local gulf beaches.

 

7912 Limestone Lane #19-202 - Sarasota

Sold By: James Tassell |  List Price: $170,000 |  Sold Price: $167,000

ATTACHED GARAGE INCLUDED ON THIS LAKE VIEW CONDO! With its ideal location, a pet-friendly policy, and a much sought after 1-car garage, this second floor unit proves an ideal investment opportunity or easy transition from rental to homeownership. This condo boasts large windows, volume ceilings, an open floor plan, and sliding doors out to a balcony off the living room with a serene lake view. The kitchen features wood cabinets, granite countertops, tile backsplash and stainless steel appliances. Stonehaven is a lovely gated community conveniently located off Clark Rd. just minutes from I-75 and a short drive to Siesta Key Beach, in close proximity to restaurants and shopping. The onsite amenities include a community heated pool and playground.

 

456 Magellan Drive - Sarasota

Sold By: Marnie Matarese |  List Price: $285,000 |  Sold Price: $275,000

Remodeling of this home has been interrupted by a job transfer but much of the heavy lifting has been done. Two gas, tankless water heaters, Kitchen-Aid appliances, and PGT windows are but a few of the upgrades made to this Mid-Century Modern home. There are two bedrooms and two full baths in the house along with vaulted ceilings, gas fireplace and french doors leading out to the beautiful pool area. There is a gas line for an outdoor kitchen or barbecue grill in the area that is covered, allowing grilling and cooking even in inclement weather. The view from the dining room, over the pool and out to the fenced back yard, encompasses the the 8th tee box of the Sara Bay Country Club and the entire lot is almost half an acre. The roof is seven years old and the A/C unit is about five. The Whitfield-Ballentine Manor neighborhood is a much sought after place to live, just minutes to downtown Sarasota, SRQ Airport and University Parkway.

 

21029 Anclote Ct - Venice

Sold By: Kristy Lochead |  List Price: $274,900 |  Sold Price: $270,000

Wow this single family home is very close to brand new 2014, located in the master planned Grand Palm community. Open floor plan attracts your attention including plenty of space for entertaining. This beautiful Freedom 2 (floor plan) home, offers 2 bedrooms, 2 bath home with an open den, including granite kitchen counter tops, stainless steel appliances, breakfast bar and dining area, plantation shutters, tray ceiling and much more. Tile flooring throughout and carpet in the bedrooms, immaculate condition and move in ready. Split bedroom layout is perfect for privacy for guests. Grand Palm is amenity rich community with full fitness center, 2 heated swimming pools, tennis courts, huge lake for kayaking, canoeing, volleyball, bocce ball,dog parks, Splash Park, and miles of biking and walking trails, including activities for all ages. Close to everything shopping, restaurants, and much more.

 

888 Blvd of the Arts #502 - Downtown Sarasota

Sold By: Ingrid Walker |  List Price: $535,000 |  Sold Price: $500,000

SIGNIFICANT PRICE REDUCTION!! Enjoy magnificent sunsets & forever unobstructed bay views from this fully renovated unit at the iconic Condo on the Bay! Beautiful upgrades & finishes cover every inch of this perfectly placed condo, offering spectacular views of the Ringling Causeway Bridge & the glistening waters of Sarasota Bay. This 2/2 unit has two Master Suites with modern tiled showers (one stand-up & one shower/tub combo), and fully remodeled kitchen with solid wood cabinets, granite, modern tile backsplash, new stainless appliances, tankless water heater, breakfast bar, breakfast nook, & tray ceiling. A resort style condominium, rich in amenities, residents enjoy swimming and lounging by the Bayfront pool, tennis, fitness & sauna, concierge, 24 hr security, guarded gate entry, secure parking & additional storage. Water sporting enthusiasts enjoy a private fishing pier, kayak storage, & boat docks available for a nominal fee. Boat lifts may also be added at owner's expense. Situated near the Ritz Carlton, Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall, Sarasota Opera House, and all of the culture and cuisine downtown has to offer. Only a short drive or bike ride to St. Armand's Circle, Lido Beach, Longboat Key, and Sarasota Bayfront Park. This location is unmatched with its proximity to shopping, recreation, arts & entertainment, while offering the conveniences of resort style living and the serenity of a perfectly placed waterfront property.

1111 N Gulfstream Blvd #3F

 

Sold By: Ingrid Walker |  List Price: $559,900 |  Sold Price: $520,000

Modern chic at it's finest. This stylish and beautifully appointed condo in One Watergate has nearly 1,600 square feet of living space with NEW installed hurricane proof windows, sliders and railings. Fully renovated with custom touches throughout such as the wood built-in shelving in the master suite. Residents can walk to restaurants, art galleries, the Sarasota art district, Marina Jack's, Selby gardens and all of the other amenities downtown Sarasota has to offer. One Watergate is also within a short bike ride to the famous St. Armands Circle.

 

2525 Gulf of Mexico Drive #13B - Longboat Key

Sold By: Ingrid Walker |  List Price: $899,900  |  Sold Price: $848,950

This residence has dramatic 13th-floor views where you can see for miles down the beach, including bay and city skyline panoramas. Updates include "Lube" kitchen, Sub-Zero 600 Series refrigerator, GE Monogram appliance, Bosch dishwasher, microwave/convection oven, granite countertops throughout, updated baths, Italian built-ins in master bedroom, complete new trim package including doors throughout with crown molding, two newer sliders, new air conditioner and water heater and more, see attachment. As you enter the front door, the abundance of light and dramatic water views enhance your visual experience. The attention to fine detail from these full-time residents is obvious as you explore throughout the home. The split plan design creates two master bedrooms, with the ultimate luxury and desirability for privacy. The built-ins permit loads of additional storage beside the front storage and walk-in closets. All and all it would be a pleasure to invite your potential buyers to experience this pride of ownership and just maybe it will be a place they call home.

 

5408 Cape Leyte Drive - Siesta Key

Sold By: Alina Kirilenko & Jason Wood |  List Price: $674,000  |  Sold Price: $640,000

LIFE IS A BEACH ! Siesta Key turnkey furnished house is waiting for you to move in - just bring your tooth brush and bathing suit! The owners are now seeking to pass their meticulously restored and maintained piece of Siesta Key’s history onto the next generation of Beach Lovers. Featuring restored terrazzo flooring, this home invites all who enter to relax and kick back. The front foyer opens to the living room and dining room, painted a bright white to emphasize the clean lines of the mid-century modern home’s architecture. Sliding doors effortlessly transition to the covered and screened lanai and large, solar-heated pool area – expanding the living space tremendously. The remodeled kitchen features an oversized pass through, custom cabinetry, high-end stainless-steel appliances, and eat-in bartop. The Master Suite easily accommodates a king bed and opens out to the lanai and pool deck. The remodeled master bath has dual sinks, stone shower flooring, and accent tile that adds a refreshing pop of color. The spacious second bed and bath room have also been remodeled with the latest in high quality home décor. If you love the best of Sun Coast Living, you’d be amazed at how sparkling, bright, sun soaked days follow you around every corner of the house like a beloved pet. The extensive and well maintained yard frames the house in tropical flora. The location of this property in desirable Siesta Isles is very quiet, and an easy stroll to breathtakingly beautiful Siesta Beach and vibrant Siesta Village.

 

2869 Bay Street - Sarasota

Sold By: Timothy Mendizabal |  List Price: $225,000  |  Sold Price: $218,500

Your dream home is nestled amid Florida palms and mature oak trees along the streets of the historic Greenbriar community, just minutes from downtown Sarasota, Siesta Key Beach, St. Armand's Circle, and local parks. This coastal home is absolutely perfect for entertaining family and friends in the large fenced-in backyard, enjoying the spacious, open interior floor plan, or just sitting on the porch off of the great room and enjoying the beautiful weather. The master bedroom features vaulted ceilings, plenty of storage, and an ensuite with a large stand-up shower. And, you'll enjoy the new AC unit (replaced in 2014).

 

November 2017

7052 Chatum Light Run - Bradenton

Sold By: James Tassell |  List Price: $209,900  |  Sold Price: $205,000

Drive your golf cart to two of the most popular GOLF COURSES in Manatee County, Enjoy the COMMUNITY PARK with playground, or go for a walk along the lake. Lighthouse Cove is strategically located, just off Interstate 75 and State Rd 64, so it is a short drive to downtown Bradenton, Tampa or Sarasota. Updated 3 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath home in HERITAGE HARBOUR. Kitchen has newer STAINLESS STEEL APPLIANCES... and CORIAN COUNTERS...Wood floors. GREAT ROOM has SOARING CEILING. Bedrooms are upstairs, HALF BATH downstairs... INDOOR UTILITY ROOM. 2 CAR GARAGE...OPEN PATIO and FENCED YARD

 

20699 Granlago Drive - Venice

Sold By: Marnie Matarese |  Build Price: $453,075

New Construction at Gran Paradiso in Venice.

 

967 River Wind Cir - Bradenton

Sold By: Nathan Hays |  List Price: $570,000  |  Sold Price: $560,000

THIS IS IT...THE HOME THAT HAS BEEN FINISHED LIKE A MODEL...BUT FOR LESS THAN THE MODEL PRICE! From the moment you walk into this semi-custom built home you will immediately feel the sophistication of this rustic, yet elegant design with the 'best in town' hand-chosen premium view overlooking the lake. And, like model homes, there are so many upgrades that it makes this is a MUST SEE! Entering through the Glass Front Entry Door, you will notice upgraded tile throughout all the main living areas. Enjoy sitting in the Great Room with the disappearing sliding doors that extends the living to the outdoors. Next, you will appreciate this custom Kitchen with upgraded Cabinetry with Pot Drawers and Roll-out Shelves topped with Granite countertops and equipped with Oil-Rubbed Bronze Fixtures for the desired Farm Sink. Extensive lighting that includes under cabinet lighting to set any mood, upgraded GE Appliances with Wall Oven/Microwave and custom Pantry Shelving. The expansive Bonus Room is adorned with the new Barn Door design that provides privacy for a room with limitless possibilities! Upgraded Master w/remote controlled Custom Blinds along with Custom Closet Shelving, upgraded Carpeting, and Plantation Shutters for all bedrooms. Escape to your outdoor living and enjoy the oversized heated, salt water pool, custom outdoor Kitchen w/upgraded BBQ & Refrigerator, and built-in Speakers for In-Home Sound. Feel secure when you're away with an Alarm & Exterior Cameras. Truly a pleasure walking through this home!

 

8076 Tecumseh Cir - Port Charlotte

Listed By: The Orr Team |  List Price: $500,00  |  Sold Price: $485,000

Stunning waterfront home in beautiful South Gulf Cove with direct access to Charlotte Harbor and the Gulf of Mexico. Elegantly appointed 3 bedroom 2 bath home plus den with 3 car garage, concrete seawall and boat lift. Other features include granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, tiled roof, pavers and more! All of this and more situated along a scenic and peaceful canal. Welcome Home....live the boating lifestyle!

 

18975 Formosa Street - Venice

Sold By: The Orr Team |  build Price: $453,075

Under construction. Fantastic community. 3bdrm, 2bth home has a water view and tile throughout the main living areas. The home pictured is a representation of the home being built.

 

101 S Gulfstream Ave #15h - Sarasota

Sold By: James Tassell |  List Price: $625,000  |  Sold Price: $550,000

Stunning and impeccable large 2/2 unit with full Gulf of Mexico front view at Dolphin Tower, one of the most desirable location in the very middle of Sarasota Bayfront, cross the street with Marina Jack's and around the corner with the Downtown Sarasota charming nightlife. Walking in the door you will immediately experience a breathtaking view of Sarasota Bay and a speechless interior design vision. Turning to your left the galley kitchen has many features...reverse osmosis water filtering system, dishwasher, built-in washer and dryer, drawer microwave, a built-in wine bar with wine cooler and an exclusive pivot out lazy susan top. The kitchen has provided with a beautiful Professional Frigidaire Appliances. The kitchen also features a convenient opening which allows you to view the bay as well as interacting with guests. The condo features built-in pantry and utility closet...lots of storage. The kitchen and bathrooms all have custom cabinets. Flooring in the living,dining and kitchen is solid wood, the two bedrooms feature a soft carpet. Both bathrooms have a very comfortable walking shower. The view is just as amazing at night as it is in the daytime from every room. A million dollar view being offered TURNKEY FURNISHED and Professionally Decorated at a very interesting price. No need to say more. Call immediately and make it your final and luxury destination to the Sarasota lifestyle at its best. Don't miss the spectacular drone video clicking the icon TOUR 1 at top left of the listing.

 

6548 The Masters Ave - Lakewood Ranch

Sold By: Stephen Downes |  List Price: $579,000  |  Sold Price: $550,000

Living within the gates of the Lakewood Ranch Country Club in a perfect location. And finding a home that features the most captivating lake view from just about every vantage point. A beautiful raised entry takes you through custom double glass doors & into your separate living room & dining room. There is ample room for entertaining, & the home has been lovingly maintained. The floor plan also features a split plan with a large master suite & bath on one side of the home, & two bedrooms & bath on the other side. The extra bonus is having the additional guest suite/office at the rear of the home looking out to the pool & lake. There are three full baths & one serves the guest suite, but also as a pool bath. New additions would be the wonderful new flooring & new appliances in your chef’s kitchen. The list of upgrades in this home is long. Sliders from the living room & family room all lead out to a very large gorgeous pool & spa. The screened lanai is perfect for additional entertaining or relaxing. This is a beautiful home site, one of the early & best choices to build on & the original owners of this home are looking for buyers that will love their home as they have. Close to the main country club if you choose to join, with options on choices for membership. And then everything that you need is all around you. The new mall, dining, shopping & close access to downtown Sarasota, the beaches & theater is minutes away. There is also a special Home Warranty with this home. Put this on your list to visit!

 

1630 Morrill St - Sarasota

Listed By: Rasmussen Property Group |  List Price: $395,000  |  Sold Price: $351,000

Located in the path of progress. With it's ample parking, convenient downtown location and pristine condition this property would be great for an architect, attorney, accountant, or other types of professionals. Close to all of the wonderful downtown amenities. This single family home has been maintained very well and is only in need of your personal touches. It offers wonderful wood floors, a front porch that could be used for a waiting or receptionist area, three rooms that could serve as one or two person offices, a large utility room that could be a cozy conference room, wheelchair ramp, and kitchen/break room.

 

11765 Altamonte Ct - Venice

Sold By: Jason Wood & Alina Kirilenko |  List Price: $403,990  |  Sold Price: $381,808

Enjoy the Florida lifestyle in the lush active amenity rich community of Grand Palm. The gourmet chef's kitchen features Chocolate Glazed Cabinets, and Granite counter tops with a stylish back splash, as well as natural gas Stainless Steel appliances. 20x20 tile floors are featured throughout the home with plush carpeting in the bedrooms, and wood floors in the den. The Master bath includes a large walk in shower and double sinks. Enjoy entertaining on your lanai overlooking a preserve view. This award winning gated community offers a state of the art fitness center, resort style pool, lap pool and spa, over 20 miles of hiking and biking trails, 2 dog parks, tennis courts, bocce ball, beach volleyball, multiple playgrounds, basketball court, splash park, fishing piers, and a kayak launch on the stunning 32 acre lake.

 

1155 N Gulfstream Ave #609 - Sarasota

Sold By: Sharon Straw |  List Price: $1,059,000  |  Sold Price: $965,555

Uniquely positioned to present an unforgettable waterfront lifestyle. Vue is just a short stroll away from the eclectic cultural allure of downtown Sarasota, while the world-class shopping dining and beaches of Lido Key and St. Armand’s Circle are just minutes to the west. Each iconic residence features dramatic 10' floor-to-ceiling glass that is perfectly matched by bold, luxurious, contemporary interiors, including free-flowing rooms, glistening gourmet kitchens and sweeping master retreats. Resident only amenities include a state-of-the-art fitness center, club lounge, board room and an engaging sitting area to host friends and guests.

 

11518 Gramercy Park Ave - Lakewood Ranch

Sold By: Stephen Downes |  List Price: $769,000  |  Sold Price: $747,500

Come take a peak inside of this 5 Bed/3BA gorgeous contemporary CARDEL KINGFISHER II model. This home was Cardel's sales model for Central Park, and they spared no expense with the vast amount of upgrades throughout the entire home. The gourmet kitchen boasts granite counter tops, wood cabinets, and stainless steel appliances, with ceramic tile throughout. The ground floor master is a getaway in itself, with it's own sitting area within the bedroom, and a cozy tub in the master bath to relax the day away. The downstairs 5th bedroom can also be used as a DEN. The saltwater pool and spa have a pebble design, and has incredible views of the lake. The owners have added some further upgrades to the property: Pathway and lanai lighting, energy efficient tinted windows, a separate lanai that doubles as a screened-in DOG RUN, added a water softener, and a tankless water heater. Property passed PRE-INSPECTION with FLYING COLORS. Central park is a gated community providing 10-acres filled with dog parks, a recreation/gathering pavilion, ball fields/parks, playground, splash pad, tennis courts, and plenty of places to walk or ride through the neighborhood. Central Park neighbors both Gullet Elementary, Lakewood Ranch High School, and the YMCA. It is within minutes to 2 grocery stores, I-75, and shopping on our very own Main Street in Downtown Lakewood Ranch. Nothing beats life on the ranch.

 

2323 Pine Ter - Sarasota

Sold By: Cathy Loeppke |  List Price: $625,900  |  Sold Price: $615,000

Contemporary design and modern luxury are embodied in this three-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bath home with bright open living areas in an excellent, central Sarasota location. This brand-new home by Majestik Homes is built for Florida’s sunny climate with energy-efficient windows and naturally cool concrete floors. Highlights include open-concept design, private owner's quarters, 10-foot ceilings, eight-foot doors, recessed lights, smart-TV wiring in all rooms and abundant windows for light and ventilation. Live and entertain with ease in the 28-by-36-foot bright and airy living area with the kitchen at the center and generous spaces for the dining room and family room. The kitchen has plenty of storage in the soft-close cabinetry clad in wood-grain and white laminate with white quartz countertops. Sliding glass doors in the family room showcase the fenced backyard and open to the covered lanai, where you can enjoy the laid-back Florida lifestyle. Upstairs you will find three bedrooms, two baths and a central bonus room. The master bedroom is the ultimate haven with two walk-in closets, en-suite bath and covered balcony. Clean lines, modern fixtures and oversized windows make the upstairs retreat just as livable and inviting as the downstairs living area. Brand-new and just finished in 2017, this home is built to provide you with years of carefree living close to schools, shopping, Siesta Beach and downtown Sarasota.

 

7015 Kingsmill Ct - Lakewood Ranch

Sold By: Stephen Downes |  List Price: $769,000  |  Sold Price: $747,500

This is an exceptionally elegant custom residence built by Peregrine in the Lakewood Ranch Country Club. This home has magnificent curb appeal with circular paver drive and sideload three-car garage. Enjoy a quiet, peaceful and serene setting and southern exposure with views of lake and golf course. This residence is light and bright with volume ceilings, open floor plan, crown molding and sound system throughout. Perfect for entertaining with both a stylish formal living with fireplace and dining room with architectural details. The 10-foot sliders in living and family room open onto a lanai with outdoor kitchen and saltwater pool and spa. Gourmet kitchen features extensive Brookhaven cabinetry, spacious breakfast bar, granite, updated stainless steel appliances and six-burner gas stove. An expansive office is highlighted by French doors, bay windows with lake views and custom cabinetry. Owner's retreat has sitting area and two large walk-in custom closets. Master bath has soaking tub, walk-in shower, dual vanities and plentiful cabinetry. There is a private guest wing with two large bedrooms and baths. The home is further enhanced by plantation shutters, central vac, new high-efficiency air conditioners and new pool equipment. Social and fitness membership to the country club is available at a reasonable rate. Lakewood Ranch offers private country club, golf courses, tennis courts, athletic facilities, polo club, parks and is close to the new Mall at UTC, Main Street, world-class medical care and more.

 

October 2017

9200 Blind Pass Rd - Siesta Key

Sold By: Ingrid Walker |  List Price: $3,600,000  |  Sold Price: $3,153,000

This spectacular Gulf front home is truly something you have to see to believe! The newly renovated, luxury, main home features three beautifully detailed stories with private elevator, 4 bedrooms, 4 full baths, 18" Italian Marble throughout and stunning roof top terrace. Your gourmet, top of the line, kitchen is a chefs dream with double ovens, walk in pantry, cook top, breakfast bar and even a separated breakfast nook/eat in kitchen surrounded by windows and relaxing views. Master bedroom pure panoramic views of the gulf from floor to ceiling windows and a large walk -in closet while the master bath is complete with his & hers sinks, oversized spa tub, separate shower and water closet. Three more en suite bedrooms, spacious, open and bright living room with floor to ceiling views, and private rooftop deck with jacuzzi and built-in chaise sun lounges and picnic table all come together to create the unimaginable oasis that is 9200 Blind Pass Road. And what tops off this undeniable gem is the private attached lot with lush landscaping. The opportunity to enjoy the jacuzzi under the stars, your toes in the sand and a picnic on the grass can't be found anywhere else in this coveted location! Just when you can't imagine a better home to entertain. And it still gets better! Feel like getting out? You're less than 5 miles from Siesta Key, voted #1 beach in with it's white sands and quaint village shops.

 

2588 Bay St - Sarasota

Sold By: Sharon Straw |  List Price: $549,990  |  Sold Price: $535,000

Move in ready, the popular Redwing plan by David Weekley Homes exemplifies a true urban, craftsman style home located East of Trail. The open floor plan welcomes you with custom white oak hardwoods throughout the first floor. Soft-glide cabinets, granite composite single bowl kitchen sink, quartz countertops and overhead chrome lighting blend in well with the maple white cabinetry. The kitchen with island is open and spacious providing great views of the dining room, main living area and private backyard, ideal for entertaining family and friends. The master suite has high ceilings and large windows overlooking a luscious landscape in the private fenced backyard. The bath has dual sinks, quartz countertops and a large walk-in shower with oversized tile. The upstairs has a bedroom with an en-suite bath for guests or a family member and there is an open retreat room that can serve as a second living area for kids or as an office. Another bath services the other two bedrooms. The home is filled with an abundance of natural light. David Weekley Homes is proud of its Environments For Living program that sets the bar for its commitment to the environment and quality of construction. This home welcomes you!

 

7136 Montauk Point Xing - Bradenton

Sold By: James Tassell |  List Price: $211,500  |  Sold Price: $208,000

This two story open floor plan home features 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, a 2 car garage, a fully fenced yard, and is located in the master planned and designed community Heritage Harbour. This community is minutes from I-75 providing access to Sarasota, Tampa, and St. Pete. The kitchen features corian counter tops, stainless steel appliances, maple cabinets, and completed with a backsplash. The kitchen also features a bar area perfect for those more casual meal times. A formal dining area is adjacent to the kitchen. In the main living area rich laminate flooring can be found and a vaulted ceiling, which truly adds to the property’s open feel. For your added convenience a half bath can be found on the first floor. The second floor of this property features all three bedrooms that have new carpet throughout. The master bedroom has a walk in closet and an en suite bathroom with dual sinks, a corian counter top, and a walk-in shower. The guest bathroom also features a corian counter top and has a tub with an attached shower. You will find yourself enjoying a lot of your time in the fully fenced in back yard which includes a paved patio area and a built-in fire pit. This area is perfect for enjoying your morning coffee, grilling out, and entertaining family and friends. The community includes walking/biking trails and a recreational park allowing you and your family to take advantage of the year round Florida outdoor lifestyle. All appliances are being sold with this property. CDD fee is included in tax.

 

888 Blvd Of The Arts #1605 - Sarasota

Sold By: Rasmussen Property Group |  List Price: $995,000  |  Sold Price: $961,500

Stunning contemporary masterpiece with mesmerizing bay and bridge views. From the comfort of two balconies and an open contemporary interior, you will find yourself gazing at the unobstructed, 180-degree bay views and mesmerized by its expanse and beauty. An exquisite, no expense spared $250,000 to-the-studs renovation will pamper you with a gourmet kitchen with Tao Black Silestone quartz countertops, soft-close solid wood Campbell cabinetry, Sub-Zero integrated refrigerator, Bosch induction cooktop and dishwasher, Miele built-in ovens, Everquartz and Ann Sacks flooring, smooth-finish walls and ceiling, LED lighting system with Legrand switches, remote-controlled solar window shades, whole-house water and air filtration systems, electric vehicle charging station and much, much more. Undoubtedly, an ideal setting to watch sailboats, dolphins, birds and enjoy spectacular sunsets, evenings with the twinkling lights over the Ringling bridge and the moon shimmering on the bay. Amenities include a bayfront heated pool, two tennis courts, fitness center with sauna, boat docks, beautifully landscaped grounds and secure guard-gated access. All, within walking distance to Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall, the Ritz, minutes to downtown and ready access to every urban, recreational and cultural amenity Sarasota has to offer. Live a fabulous Sarasota lifestyle!

 

11513 11th Ave E - Bradenton

Sold By: Walter Winship |  List  and sold Price: $364,930

New Construction at Osprey Landing in Bradenton. Four bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and over 2,500 square feet of living space.

 

6140 Midnight Pass Rd #VB-10 - Siesta Key

Sold By: Jason Wood & Alina Kirilenko |  List Price: $425,000  |  Sold Price: $397,500

Your personal Paradise on Siesta Key come see this 2 bedroom ,2 bath, villa with a short walk to the fantastic pool directly on Siesta Key Beach and the Gulf of Mexico.One of the nicest locations on Siesta. This unit has a large storage area at the end of the driveway. The vacation will never come to an end when you purchase this stunning unit yours today.

 

14214 Bathgate Ter - Bradenton

Sold By: James Tassell & Nathan Hays |  List Price: $641,990  |  Sold Price: $626,991

Step into perfection and enjoy this exquisitely detailed custom-built home with the finest of finishes. The grand open entry offers the immediate feeling of space and light looking out onto the extended paved caged lanai with resort like pool and covered outdoor areas for entertaining family and friends. Gourmet kitchen with high end custom cabinetry, granite counter tops, upgraded appliances, casual dining and opens to the great room with sliding doors to the pool area. The fantastic master suite with walk-in closets and luxurious private bath with granite vanities. Other features include: den/office with French doors, a guest suite and two additional bedrooms. Projected to be complete in November 2016, this home has all the extras features and upgrades found only at higher priced homes; architectural ceilings, crown moldings, wood tile flooring, lush landscaping on all sides providing privacy, three car garage with ample storage areas, paver driveway and walkway. Country Club East gate is beautifully situated near all the Lakewood Ranch amenities as well as the University Center Mall and the Benderson Rowing Park, Lakewood Ranch Main Street, shopping, Lakewood Ranch Hospital and Interstate. Stewardship CDD fees are included in the total tax amount.

 

14211 Kinglet Ter - Bradenton

Sold By: James Tassell & Nathan Hays |  List Price: $619,990  |  Sold Price: $602,990

With just under 3000 sf of a/c space, this 3 bedroom/den home is a must see. Spacious bedrooms, master bath with tub and shower. This designer kitchen with painted cabinets and monogram hood, built in stainless steel appliances, quartz counter tops and gorgeous back splash. Entertain your guests and family in the formal dining room or enjoy your water view on your lanai or while relaxing in your custom pool. Conveniently located in Haddington in Country Club East.

 

4527 Captiva Ln - Bradenton

Sold By: Walter Winship |  List Price: $275,000  |  Sold Price: $280,000

Fantastic four bedroom pool home close to everything! Conveniently located in between I-75 and 301 for easy access to any location in the Sarasota/Bradenton area. Centrally located this neighborhood is a great location to reach restaurants, UTC mall, and area beaches. This home has a large fenced lot with big backyard and mature landscaping for privacy. To the right of the property you can also enjoy a pond and preserve area as part of your view. Inside is just as nice with tiled floors throughout. You enter into a living room/dining room combination that current owners use as a game room. The large eat-in kitchen was updated with granite counters and dark cabinets. The kitchen opens to a large family room which makes it great for entertaining or families. Beyond the family room is your view onto the lanai with pool and spa. Master suite has large bathroom and walk-in closet. Three other bedrooms make this home ideal for large families, out of town guests, or extra space for a home office. Community offers large fields, tennis courts, park and swimming pool for low monthly fee and no CDD. Located close to great schools as well! This home and floorplan offer A LOT for a great price!

 

5006 Boston Common Gln - Lakewood Ranch

Sold By: Stephen Downes |  List Price: $219,900  |  Sold Price: $213,000

Lowest Price in Central Park! This charming craftman style home with a beautiful water view and expansive back yard is your perfect entry point into a gated community that is central to everything! The "Valor 2" floor plan by Neal Homes offers 1156 S.F. under air and was built in 2013 on a serene water view lot. The home features a 2-car garage, an open floor plan with an expansive kitchen, gas appliances and plenty of windows to let natural light filter into the entire home! The Master bedroom is spacious and has a sliding door to the patio and is complimented by a large master bathroom with double sinks! This home is just around the corner of 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. This home is perfect for a first time home buyer, second home or investor looking for additional rental income!

 

September 2017

4538 Cabbage Key Ter - Bradenton

Sold By: James Tassell |  List Price: $259,900  |  Sold Price: $262,000

Your Secluded Paradise Awaits!!! Spacious 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom, open floor plan, cul-de-sac home located in Sabal Harbour. Entering through the foyer, you are greeted by the elegant formal living and dining rooms offering an abundance of natural light, stunning chandelier lighting, and wood laminate flooring. The oversized gourmet kitchen features recessed lighting, solid wood cabinets, brand new stainless steel appliances, breakfast nook, closet pantry, and ceramic tile flooring. Enjoy the spacious family room offering access to the backyard through sliding glass doors, plant shelving, and wood laminate flooring. The master suite boasts vaulted ceiling, upgraded lighted ceiling fan, walk-in closet, wood laminate flooring and a private master bathroom with recessed lighting, walk-in shower, garden tub, his and hers sinks, private water closet & ceramic tile flooring. This home also offers 3 guest bedrooms and 1 guest bathrooms! Relax on your custom back patio surrounded by lush, Florida native landscaping, creating a private oasis for the entire family – and for the visiting birds and butterflies! Sabal Harbour offers ample amenities including a swimming pool, playground, and two tennis courta! Conveniently located near I-75, shopping, schools, and beaches, this wonderful home will not last long. Call today to schedule your own private showing!

 

2718 Arlington St - Sarasota

Sold By: Rasmussen Property Group |  List Price: $198,900  |  Sold Price: $198,900

Great location in highly sought after Arlington Park. Close to downtown, Siesta Key and shopping. Only steps to Arlington Park on street that dead ends into the park. Oversized 9,090 sq ft lot with plenty room to enlarge house or add a pool. Nice clean small house, 3 bedrooms, 1 bath with separate laundry room at back of carport. Most windows PGT Hurricane Impact. Arlington Park has multiple pools, tennis courts, basketball court, dog play area, pond and wooded trail.

 

606 Riviera Dunes Way #207 - Palmetto

Sold By: Peg Wingardh |  List Price: $569,000  |  Sold Price: $547,500

Located on the shores of the Manatee River is Riviera Dunes a yachting community consisting of condominiums and single family homes. There is also a full service restaurant in the marina adjacent to building 606. There are dock slips for rent within the community and next door. On the 2nd floor, but actually 3 floors above the ground is unit 207, two bedrooms and a den which could function as a third bedroom as there is a spacious closet. This home has tile flooring throughout. An owner's retreat with a stunning bath featuring a double vanity, oversized garden tub, separate shower and a private water closet. The owner's suite, living/dining room and kitchen have spectacular water views of the marina and the River. Loads of kitchen cabinets surround a cook top, built in oven, dishwasher and refrigerator. Off of the foyer is a laundry room that includes a washing machine and clothes dryer. Your resort lifestyle is enhanced by the huge pool, tennis courts, fitness/exercise room and gorgeous club house.

 

7107 Chatsworth Ct - University Park

Sold By: Doug Grosso |  List Price: $569,000  |  Sold Price: $547,500

Pristine is the only way to describe this former builder's model which has been tastefully updated by the current owners, including new flooring, a remodeled kitchen and completely updated bathrooms. There is neutral carpet in the bedrooms and the rest of the house features porcelain tile. This stunning home has an abundance of storage including a space saving built in dry bar. The master bathroom and closets, guest bathroom, great room and laundry room boast beautiful built ins. The den/office is gorgeous and also has functional built ins. The gas pool heater was replaced in 2016. Located at the end of a cul de sac on a private lot this home is move in ready and priced to sell. The grill on lanai (with piped in gas), storage cabinets in garage and television in great room convey with the property.

 

4429 Beauchamp Ct - Sarasota

Sold By: Rasmussen Property Group |  List Price: $270,000  |  Sold Price: $265,000

Welcome home to this lovely 3 bedroom/2.5 bathroom/2 car garage, pool home on a quiet cul-de-sac in Longwood Run. Where else can you find this for under $275,000? Located within minutes of all of the wonderful restaurants, entertainment, UTC mall and other shopping along University Parkway. This freshly painted home boasts an open floor plan, new carpeting in bedrooms, top of the line washer/dryer, high ceilings, large windows and private lot.

 

18987 Formosa - Venice

Sold By: Rob & Valerie Orr  |  Built Price: $591,910

New Construction at IslandWalk in Venice, Florida.

 

310 Winding Brook Ln #101 - Bradenton

Sold By: Beth Lancaster-Collins |  List Price: $279,900  |  Sold Price: $265,000

Ready for immediate occupancy this "GOLF INCLUDED" 3 bedroom, 2 bath Hibiscus coach home has $12K in custom upgrades including extensive crown molding, wainscoting, ceiling detail and built ins. Other features include 42" solid wood cabinets, Stainless Steel appliances, high impact "hurricane" resistant windows/doors, roll up sun shades, upgraded fans and extended porcelain tile floors. The spacious owner's suite with en-suite bath and his/hers walk-in closets also features a separate garden tub & shower plus double vanity. Located on the 9th green of the Estuary course you'll enjoy tranquil western views from the large screened lanai. *Located within the gates of River Strand Golf and Country Club, OWNERSHIP INCLUDES COUNTRY CLUB MEMBERSHIP in the 39,000 sq. ft. Tuscan inspired clubhouse featuring a 27 hole Arthur Hills championship golf course, tennis club with 8 Har-Tru lighted courts, pickle ball, 2 state of the art fitness centers with 24/7 access, restaurant offering fine dining and grill room, plus, 8 heated pools including 2 resort style pools with hot tub and resistance pool. * Memberships are also transferrable to renters making River Strand a unique and popular destination for seasonal renters if renting is on your radar. LIVING IS EASY, SECURE & CONVENIENT IN THIS MAINTENENCE FREE, ACTIVE LIFESTYLE COMMUNITY. ENJOY the "LOCK & LEAVE" convenience of maintenance free living!

 

13047 Tigers Eye Dr - Venice

Sold By: Beth Lancaster-Collins |  List Price: $154,000  |  Sold Price: $143,000

Maintenance free 2 BR 2.5 Bath townhouse with plenty of living space. Two bedrooms are located on second floor with an open bonus room between the bedrooms that could be used as office or den. Half bath located on first level along with kitchen, living room and dining. Screened lanai for sitting and relaxing in the Florida weather. Located very close to I-75.

 

1211 Gulf Of Mexico Dr #908 - Longboat Key

Sold By: Ingrid Walker  |  List Price: $1,195,000  |  Sold Price: $975,000

Nature's beauty beyond measure and as far as the eye can see! From this 2 story Promenade penthouse you will truly understand what is meant by the phrase “Bird’s Eye View”. From either of the 2 southwesterly terraces you can scan from Gulf to Bay, as far south as the Siesta shoreline and everything that lies between. Listed below a recent appraised value, this 3BD/3.5BA home is ready for customizing and calling your own. Soaring 20 foot ceilings offer great expanse to the first floor living area and a spiral staircase or private elevator guide you to the 2nd level master and guest suite separated by a relaxing loft/ den space. Natural lighting becomes a theme thru out with an abundance of windows and sliders. Promenade is currently in the process of a total renovation which includes new plumbing, HVAC ducts, flooring, lighting, residence doors, modernized lobby and so much more. The assessment for all this has already been paid by the owner and it will be yours to enjoy.

 

 

12954 Tigers Eye Dr - Venice

Sold By: Beth Lancaster-Collins |  List Price: $155,500  |  Sold Price: $153,000

Only SAVVY buyers need respond. This townhouse with 2 bedrooms. 2.5 baths plus den is seeking a keeper(s). Someone who appreciates finely maintained living spaces and cozy evenings at home. An attractive kitchen with arched openings to formal dining area awaits your culinary skills, but in the event you don't cook, we are only minutes from multiple dining and beach options. The private screened lanai off the generous/tiled living room is perfect for quality time together. Whether you need an office, a den or elbow room away from the main living area, the perfect space awaits you at the top of the stairs. At the end of the day, adjourn to the 2 carpeted bedrooms on the 2nd level with 2 full baths should you desire your own sink. For your relaxing pleasure, I invite you to join me in our picturesque heated community pool. All of this amid the manicured grounds of Stoneywood Cove. If you happen to have a small pet, I'm good with that too. Come meet me.

 

1115 Riverscape St #1115 - Bradenton

Sold By: Cathy Loeppke  |  List Price: $429,000  |  Sold Price: $405,000

Enjoy the amenity-rich lifestyle and the natural beauty of the Manatee River in this best-in-class, extraordinary condominium with the finest views in all of Tidewater Preserve. Watch the boats come back from the river from the balcony. Enjoy the view as you cook the day’s meal in the expansive open kitchen. Entertain friends with a rising moon over the lagoon as your backdrop. The possibilities are endless. Well-considered features have been included in this contemporary, beach décor condominium. Quartz countertops, pendant lighting, glass backsplash in the kitchen and continued through the staircase are the extra details that make this condominium truly distinctive and a must-see. Well-crafted crown molding with corbels, extra woodwork and beadboard in the ceiling trays and cased window frames add interest and architectural dimension. The private elevator provides the ability to enjoy one of the best views in Tidewater if the showpiece staircase is not the preferred means of entry. The home has a two-car garage with an interior entrance creating a rare opportunity to enjoy the benefits of a condominium while having a single-family home feel. Security is provided via a manned gate. Outdoor living abounds at gated Tidewater with a marina with private slips, resort pool, an aerobics studio, clubhouse and fitness center. The private boat launch is perfect for canoes and kayaks. Make your appointment to see this exceptional condominium in this one-of-a-kind subdivision in the area.

 

1975 Gulf Of Mexico Dr #g4-404 - Longboat Key

Sold By: Cathy Loeppke  |  List Price: $399,900  |  Sold Price: $390,000

This truly is resort-style living at Seaplace on Longboat Key, directly on the Gulf of Mexico, with private secured and beautifully landscaped grounds, recreational trails, on-site manager, two heated swimming pools, one kiddie pool and a relaxing spa, Har-Tru tennis courts, playground, community grill, and exercise and clubhouse facilities. This fourth-floor condominium is elegantly remodeled and turnkey furnished with granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, glass-enclosed and tiled baths, with washer-dryer in the residence. Tastefully decorated needing only owners and guests to enjoy island living! This residence comes with one covered and one open parking space, as well as your own storage unit. Your beach retreat is located right by the grill, playground and pool, a few yards to the silky, white sands of the Gulf of Mexico. Seaplace is just 3 miles from world-famous St. Armand’s Circle with its first-class dining, shopping and entertainment venues. You will be just across the Ringling Bridge and causeway from all that is Sarasota, situated on Florida's vibrant Cultural Coast with several performing theaters, arts and music venues, including ballet and opera. Can you hear those waves calling?

 

6515 Summer Blossom Ln - Lakewood Ranch

Sold By: Kristy Lochead  |  List Price: $419,000  |  Sold Price: $412,000

THIS IS THE ONE! Check off all the items on your wish list: Ideal Lakewood Ranch location, close to everything! Updated gourmet kitchen featuring gas stove, double ovens, 12.5' island with seating for 6, granite counters, eat in kitchen space, beverage bar for coffee, tea, or cocktails, wine fridge, soft close drawers, volume ceilings, wood laminate & travertine floors, separate family room and living room, split floor plan, master suite with tray ceiling, soaking tub, double sinks, custom built in shelving in closet, office, heated pool, brick pavers, screened lanai, fully fenced private yard, home theatre system, wifi thermostat, 6" baseboards and more!

 

2564 Tom Morris Dr - Sarasota

Sold By: Ingrid Walker  |  List Price: $949,700  |  Sold Price: $875,000

Welcome to this beautifully renovated 5bd/5bth pool home in the exclusive community of Laurel Oak Estates. Designed with a mixture of contemporary and traditional elements, this home welcomes you in warmth and is perfect for entertaining. Situated on over a half-acre, this expansive layout provides generous room for family gatherings as well as ample privacy with split plan. Upon entering the home you are greeted with formal living and dining areas with open views to the pool and golf course. The kitchen features an island, breakfast bar, high end appliances and an open setting to the family room. The private master bedroom has a large walk-in closet, en suite with free standing tub and double vanities. The beautifully finished outdoor patio has large travertine tiles accented by a stained cyprus ceiling. Soak in the hot tub, or pool and take in the views of the incredible golf course.

 

425 Sapphire Dr - Sarasota

Sold By: Rasmussen Property Group  |  List Price: $299,000  |  Sold Price: $258,000

Great opportunity to build your dream just a few feet from the water and only minutes to the Ringling Museum, area beaches and the excitement of downtown Sarasota. Sapphire Shores is one of the older neighborhoods in Sarasota, it still has a lot of the vintage charm of another place in time while still being close to the vibrant heart and soul of the downtown Sarasota. The home on the property is past it's useful life.

 

8337 Turnberry Cir - Sarasota

Sold By: Rob & Valerie Orr  |  List Price: $539,000  |  Sold Price: $517,000

Beautiful tranquil lake views await you! This impressive spacious home in the guarded golfing community of Misty Creek is situated on a HALF ACRE LOT with lush tropical landscaping on a spring fed lake, offering 3 bedrooms/ 2.5 baths PLUS den/office and an oversized garage with golf cart parking. Gorgeous Chef’s kitchen with granite countertops and newer Stainless Steel appliances opens up to a spacious dining area and lovely family room with wood burning fireplace, overlooking the oversized lanai with stunning saltwater pool & spa. Large Master Retreat with new ceramic floor tile, features a garden tub, walk-in shower, and dual sinks. Other features include newer roof, newer carpet in living and dining rooms, plantation shutters, home security system, and so much more! 6 month complimentary Club Membership is included with the sale of this home. Clubhouse has recently been updated and the course has newly installed TifEagle greens, bordering preserves and lakes, offering an abundance of wildlife! Golf Membership is optional. All of this and more, within easy reach of Sarasota's amenities and beaches! This home has it all....a perfect lifestyle....WELCOME HOME!

 

August 2017

2272 Mill Ter - Sarasota

Sold By: Ingrid Walker  |  List Price: $399,900  |  Sold Price: $385,000

Completed Construction on New Home in Sarasota's Best Location, only minutes from every modern convenience, Sarasota Memorial Hospital, Downtown Sarasota culture and the famous beaches of Lido and Siesta Beach. Let an oversized entry welcome you to a bright, naturally lit kitchen and great room combination. This home features upgraded “Ice Blue” Granite counter tops in Kitchen and Master Bath. Gourgeous kitchen with Stainless Appliances and large island along with a designer backsplash highlight just a few of the upgrades in the chef's kitchain. Porcelain plank tile flows throughout the first floor living area. The master suite provides the home owner with a private oasis within its roomy 16' X 13' space. A large en suite includes a giant walk-in closet, double vanity, garden soaking tub and walk-in tiled shower. Upstairs you have 3 generous sized bedrooms along with an additional bonus area. This home also offers energy efficiency with radiant barrier, low E double pane vinyl windows and a 15 seer HVAC, just to name a few. This new home comes with a 1-2-10 year warranty. Don't miss your chance to own this home in one of the most sought after areas of Sarasota. Photos are of model home only.

 

4313 Via Piedra Cir #6-104 - Sarasota

Sold By: Jessica Montalvo  |  List Price: $150,000  |  Sold Price: $150,000

This first floor unit has barely been lived in and shows great pride of ownership with the tastefully decorated furnishings. Outstanding location next to the new family Urfer community park.This is a gated community that has low monthly fees.

 

472 S Shore Dr - Osprey

 

Sold By: Kristy Lochead  |  List Price: $250,000  |  Sold Price: $235,000

This home is perfect for first time homebuyers or empty nesters. With very little TLC needed, you will be able to make this feel like home. This lot is ample and would allow for a pool with room to spare. Sorrento Shores is a wonderful, quiet, little community that will still give you a short drive to Siesta Key or Downtown Sarasota, as well as close proximity to I75.

 

13430 Goldfinch Dr - Lakewood Ranch

Sold By: Suzanne Crandall  |  List Price: $680,000  |  Sold Price: $635,000

Sensational home on a beautifully landscaped quarter acre lot. Excellent condition with beautiful upgrades throughout. Adorable front porch landing with brick stamping greets you as you step in to the spacious foyer entry of this gorgeous home. Formal dining and living areas have designer touches like plantation shutters, tray ceiling, crown moulding & tile on the diagonal. Kitchen is fully equipped and a cooks dream with 42” Cherry Cabinets with crown, Granite counter tops, Center Island, built in double ovens, Gas Cooktop, SS Appliances, upgraded hood, under mounted lighting & tile backsplash. Spacious family room is perfect for entertaining. Open triple sliders and step outside to a large covered lanai and a custom Pool/Spa with outdoor summer Kitchen for a wonderful indoor/outdoor lifestyle. Master suite is oversized with tray ceiling, crown, wood laminate flooring and a separate sitting area. Master Bath has dual sinks, make up vanity, glass block walk in shower, & a garden Tub for a nice soak after a long day. So many features & benefits of this home like Water Softener, Nest Thermostat, Security System, Surround Sound, Upgraded Lighting and Ceiling Fans, 3 car garage, 5"1/4 base boards, & wood laminate flooring. Located near A rated schools. Walk to Adventure Park which offers an inline skate rink, dog parks, soccer, baseball, playground, bike, walking, & jogging paths and a pavilion with picnic tables. Great location and walking/biking distance to interior schools.

 

15769 High Bell Pl - Bradenton

Sold By: Stephen Downes  |  List Price: $259,500  |  Sold Price: $255,000

This beautiful, contemporary 4 bedroom, 2 bath home is located in the fabulous, family friendly gated community of Del Tierra. This home is 2 years young and shows like a model home! Laminate flooring and ceramic tile throughout the home (no carpet), granite counter tops in kitchen, stainless steel appliances, deep kitchen sink, wood cabinets, beautiful recessed lighting throughout and in-ceiling surround sound speakers. Enjoy the beautiful panoramic view of Regan Ranch from the back of your home. Del Tierra amenities include a clubhouse, fitness center, heated pool, playground and covered picnic pavilion with grills. NO CDD FEES! Low HOA Fees. Del Tierra is a true gated and private community.

 

683 Avenida Del Norte - Sarasota

Sold By: Suzanne Crandall  |  List Price: $680,000  |  Sold Price: $635,000

Siesta Key’s unpolished gem! A charming Key West style home with private boat dock on the Grand Canal within biking and walking distance to the beach and Siesta Key Village! This home has over 2400 sq ft under air and has stunning views of the Grand Canal from the elevated deck – this is a must see!! This unique home needs some updates and upgrades, but has otherwise been lovingly maintained throughout the years. The downstairs features an extended carport, along with 2 bedrooms a den and full bath. Follow the stairs up to the main living area where the kitchen and living room merge to create the perfect island living space. Savor the best of Siesta’s flora and fauna from the wrap around elevated deck - perfect for outdoor dining, or relaxing. The property uses rough cedar siding, in outstanding condition, underscoring the craftsmanship put into this home. The oversized master bedroom and bathroom suite are on the second floor and provide an oasis from guests on the ground floor. The office space is on the 3rd floor with wrap around windows offering canopy-level foliage views – ideal for meditation and study while listening to the Gulf breezes drift through the trees. This home incorporates the absolute best in Siesta Key Living – walkability to beaches, shopping, and dining; purposeful incorporation of indoor/outdoor living, private shoreline with dock for any watersport enthusiast, and convenient access to Sarasota’s multitude of cultural, culinary, and entertainment venues.

 

7268 Whittlebury Trl - Bradenton

Sold By: Kathryn Cooper  |  Built Price: $566,274

Montecito home showcasing the quality and attention to detail of Neal Signature Homes. With 2393 sq. feet, this open floor plan flows beautifully with 3 bedrooms, 3 full baths and 3 car garage. Guest suite with full en-suite bath, a spacious master retreat with sitting area, den, tray ceilings, paved drive and front walkway, and a gourmet kitchen.

 

210 Sands Point Rd #2402 - Longboat Key

Sold By: Rob & Valerie Orr  |  List Price: $487,000  |  Sold Price: $455,000

Fabulous opportunity to own a condo in a Four Diamond Resort on Longboat Key. This club suite is directly on the Gulf of Mexico overlooking the beach and pool, so you can enjoy spectacular views from your balcony. Building Two is very serene and peaceful and is right on the beach too. This is an excellent investment with very good rental income, where guests enjoy tennis, golf, fitness center, spa, and 5 onsite restaurants. Leave the winter behind and enjoy The Inn On The Beach on Longboat Key.

 

3403 Woodmont Dr - Sarasota

Sold By: Jason Wood Alina Kirilenko  |  List Price: $269,000  |  Sold Price: $265,000

This "cream-puff" won't last long...Located on a large corner lot in popular Ridgewood Estates, this home has fantastic curb appeal with lovely flowering plants and a large oak tree in front yard and lush areca palms surrounding the fully fenced yard. The meticulous owner has brought this property to move-in ready for the next buyer. The GREAT ROOM floor plan is today's buyer's choice. The open kitchen with expansive breakfast bar on one level, stainless steel appliances and contemporary exhaust hood, and granite counter tops is the center piece of this home. Split 3/2 bedrooms with tile flooring throughout, newly remodeled bathrooms, 2 new ceiling fans, lighting, brand new garage door and painted floor, roof replaced in 2002, pool and vaulted cage in 2007. The lanai has TWO covered areas for grilling and entertaining. The large Florida room is a bonus...can be used as an office, home gym or kid's playroom. Ridgewood Estates is centrally located and convenient to the beaches, shopping, I-75, and for families, and has top-rated schools.

 

5922 Cessna Run - Lakewood Ranch

Sold By: Kristy Lochead  |  Sold Price: $445,000

The Maria model features 2,247 square feet of living space with 3 spacious bedrooms + den, 3 baths and a 2-car garage.. The master suite is graced with a desirable walk-in closet and spa-like bath with all of the relaxing touches. A second bedroom and a laundry room are right next door, an ideal family setup, with a third bedroom on the other side of the house, perfect for guests. The open and airy kitchen joins the family and dining rooms for a centralized gathering place. A den, located right off the main foyer entrance, can be a pleasant hideaway or hobby room. A large screened lanai has an optional summer kitchen for year round entertaining in breezy comfort. A 2-car garage keeps everyone happy with protected cars and plenty of storage for tools and gear.

 

2525 Gulf Of Mexico Dr #6c - Longboat Key

Sold By: Rob & Valerie Orr  |  List Price: $610,000  |  Sold Price: $550,000

If you love watching the sunset over the azure waters of the Gulf and people playing on the beach then this residence is for you! A wraparound terrace allows for expansive full Gulf views from the main living areas of this two-bedroom, two-bath, Longboat Key condominium. The kitchen has been opened to expand the casual dining space, allowing it flow into the great room. The spacious master suite with wood floors features a walk-in closet and private bath. This condominium complex has onsite management, security, a beachfront heated pool and spa, clubhouse with catering kitchen, library, sauna, fitness room, Har-Tru tennis court, outdoor grills with dining area and kayak and bike racks. All your daily needs are across the street including Publix Plaza, a pharmacy, restaurants and places of worship. Located moments from St. Armands Circle and downtown Sarasota, enjoy the Arts, shopping, dining, entertainment and more. This condominium is perfect for full-time living or vacations with family and friends and your furry friends are welcome as well.

 

901 Beach Rd #104

Sold By: Jason Wood Alina Kirilenko  |  List Price: $450,000  |  Sold Price: $430,000

Rarely available ground floor unit is directly across the street from SIESTA KEY, the #1 Beach in the USA famous for its powdery quartz sand. Beautifully remodeled and the kitchen is now opened to living and dining room. The kitchen has new granite counters, cabinetry and stainless steal appliances. The unit also has new tile throughout and the bathroom is completely updated. Turnkey furnished and has all new furniture, just drop your luggage and walk to the beach. La Siesta is in a prime location beach side and just walking distance to Siesta Key Village where you will find many restaurants, specialty shops, night life and much more. You can also enjoy fishing, boating, parasailing, kayaking, swimming and snorkeling nearby. La Siesta has an on-site rental office making this complex very desirable and a perfect investment property that you and your family can also enjoy for beach getaways. Life is good at the Beach!

 

12476 Shimmering Oak Cir - Venice

Listed By: Rob & Valerie Orr  |  List Price: $234,000  |  Sold Price: $230,000

Amenities and location! This bright and beautiful home overlooking Exploration Park offers great features such as granite counter tops in kitchen, stainless steel appliances, 20 inch tile flooring with carpet in the bedrooms, large master suite with walk-in closet, 2 car garage and so much more! Resort-like amenities steps from your door including clubhouse, community pool, fitness facility, tennis courts, volleyball, bocce ball, 28 miles of walking and biking trails, 2 dog parks, fishing lake, 32 acre lake for kayaking, picnic areas, and much more! Within minutes of downtown Venice, beaches, shopping and restaurants. This home has it all: elegance, comfort, amenities, and convenience!

 

July 2017 

3365 Bayou Gate - Longboat Key

Sold By: Ingrid Walker  |  List Price: $1,495,000  |  Sold Price: $1,350,000

Rare opportunity to own a newly built home in the Bayou. Built in 2013 this 4 bedroom 3,528 square foot designer home is sure to impress. Nestled beautifully among mature oaks and tropical palms on a quiet cu-de-sac . Located behind the guarded gates of the exclusive Longboat Key club. This home boast an extensive master bedroom suite, 2 additional large guest suites and a den all on the main level. There is also a private carriage house suite located above the 3 car garage. Crown molding and tray ceilings adorn the living room with a stunning feature wall and designer fireplace. There are warm hickory hardwood floors through out the entire main level excluding the kitchen where there is stunning over sized Carrera tile. Off the living room is an elegant wet bar with plenty of storage and two beverage coolers. The kitchen is open, has a large island, designer cabinets, granite counters, a wolf range, and glass tile. A large dining room is open to the living room creating an open floor plan. All of the guest suites are over sized with absolutely beautiful bathrooms. Just off the living room is a wall of sliders that open to the pool and patio. An outdoor kitchen complete with granite counters, a farm sink, top of the line gas grill and an outdoor flat screen TV completes the perfect Florida getaway. Some of the additional features include. 3 zone 14.5 Trane Air conditioner / damper activated , surround sound, central vacuum, and security system.

 

1800 Benjamin Franklin Dr #a904

Sold By: Marc Rasmussen  |  List Price: $1,490,000  |  Sold Price: $1,360,000

RARE 2,230 sqft residence with the best of both worlds, bay view for sun rise and Gulf view at sunset. This property offers 2 bedrooms with a den easily converted into a third bedroom. Residing on the 9th floor, the wonderful design feature, walls of floor to ceiling glass allowing simultaneous views of sunset and city lights. In its original condition this residence is ready for your design and imagination. L'Elegance boasts 400 feet of pristine Gulf beach and has one of the largest heated pool and spa on Lido Key. The first class amenities include 24/7 security, onsite management, two Har-Tru tennis courts, fitness center, club house and game room. Dine, shop, and enjoy the luxury lifestyle that St Armands Circle has to offer, only few minutes away.

 

1833 N Lake Shore Dr - Sarasota

Sold By: Ingrid Walker  |  List Price: $1,149,000  |  Sold Price: $1,050,000

Don't miss the opportunity own this unique and exquisite design of this Mid-Century Modern Home by Jack West complete with all the things you would expect.... Ocala block, disappearing glass walls, clean lines and more. Enter through the private gated entry to the courtyard pool with fountains and continue through to the architectural masterpiece... it's easy to fall in love with your new home. Featuring over 3000 Sq.ft. of open and bright living space. A skylight to the stars is the focal point of the main living area... and also allows brilliant natural light in the dining room. Casual living room and sitting rooms surround the sunken dining room. Kitchen features granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, breakfast bar and glass wall of windows looking out to the tranquil landscaped yard. A flexible split plan design with 4 bedroom and 3 bathrooms. Use the home as it currently is set up with a private master suite upstairs featuring built-in wall storage, walk-in closest, dual stainless bowl sinks & custom glass shower....or as a music room as it was originally intended allowing for the existing master to remain on the first floor. Side entry 2 car garage, standing-seam copper hued aluminum roof, 3 zones of A/C, with many windows replaced are additional features. Home is located in the coveted Oyster Bay Estates with easy access to downtown Sarasota and all it has to offer including arts & entertainment, dining, shopping, farmers market and more... Siesta Key beach is minutes away too.

 

11493 Walden Loop - Parrish

Sold By: Stephen Downes  |  List Price: $225,000  |  Sold Price: $221,000

Easy living in this meticulously maintained lakefront home in Kingsfield Lakes. A flexible floor plan with the 4th bedroom making an ideal office or den. Recent kitchen remodel with 42" cabinets and granite countertops, stainless steel appliances including a double oven. Master bedroom has a new look wood tile floor. Master bath also upgraded with new cabinets, countertop, tile and paint. Lovely view of the lake from your kitchen, family room and master bedroom. A short walk to the community pool and playground. Easy commute to interstate 75 and the soon to open Fort Hamer Bridge.

 

5681 Midnight Pass Rd #102 - Siesta Key

Sold By: Jason Wood & Alina Kirilenko  |  List Price: $325,000  |  Sold Price: $325,000

Adorable and tastefully updated 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom condo within White Sands Village on Siesta Key. 

 

274 Cosmopolitan Ct - Sarasota

Sold By: James Tassell  |  List Price: $665,000  |  Sold Price: $650,000

This modern downtown townhouse is a rare end residence with abundant light with two outdoor terraces. Located just two blocks south of Main Street, in the historic Laurel Park neighborhood, this two-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bath residence offers tasteful urban living in the middle of town. On the ground level, you will find a contemporary kitchen with Lube’ Italian cabinetry, quartz countertops and Viking appliances with natural gas cooking top along with a light-filled living room and dining room. The second level offers two bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms and large oversized walk-in closets. All closets have been outfitted. The residence features an attached garage, high ceilings, stunning solid African Rosewood 8-foot doors, Hansgrohe plumbing fixtures, porcelain tile, wool carpet, Hunter Douglas Pirouette window treatments, two with remote controls, and a marvelous Victoria & Albert deep soaking tub. The Q enclave consists of 40 architectural inspired townhomes within a short distance to restaurants, Whole Foods, movie theater, banking and multiple specialty retailers. This development is pet-friendly with a quaint cosmopolitan feeling.

 

3259 Elmore Pl - Sarasota

Sold By: Peggy Wingardh & Cathy Loeppke  |  List Price: $334,900  |  Sold Price: $320,000

IMMACULATLY MAINTAINED, fully updated 3 bed 2 bath split plan home, located on a large corner lot with oak trees and settled in the highly desirable Southgate neighborhood. This home features an open floor plan and upgrades including hardwood floors and a chef’s kitchen with custom cabinetry, stainless appliances, beautiful granite countertops, large island with high top seating and separate dining. Large master bedroom has a walk in closet. The screened in lanai accessible from dining or living is complete with a spa pool is perfect for relaxing or entertaining and very private within the fenced in backyard. Spacious 2 car garage attached to nice sized indoor laundry room. Energy efficient windows, Newer A/C unit, new dryer, microwave and dishwasher. Minutes to downtown, shopping, restaurants and Siesta Key beach.

 

16311 29th Ct E - Parrish

Sold By: Kathryn Cooper  |  List Price: $485,990  |  Sold Price: $465,990

In the highly sought after community of Twin Rivers...Medallion Home's Aruba floor plan does not disappoint with it's highly functional layout boasting 3 bedrooms plus an oversized den/office, 3 bathrooms, a bonus room and a 3 car garage. This luxurious home has an open floor plan with upgraded wood-look porcelain tile throughout. The gourmet kitchen is one of the many focal points featuring upgraded cabinets and granite, cook-top with stainless hood, and convection wall oven with microwave, overlooking the great room which looks out onto the extended lanai and pool area. Escape to your outdoor oasis in your own pool with a wooded, preserve view, situated on 1/2 acre. Twin Rivers is a truly unique community offering a community boat ramp, playgrounds, soccer field, basketball court, picnic pavilion, fishing, canoeing, and kayaking. Come experience all that East Manatee County has to offer, without the high fees. Within minutes of I-75 and NO CDD FEES. This home comes with a 1, 2, 10 year warranty.

 

6140 Midnight Pass Rd #109 - Siesta Key

Sold By: Kristy Lochead  |  List Price: $619,000  |  Sold Price: $565,000

Leave your shoes and your worries at the door then step into serenity. This contemporary first floor unit has been completely renovated and will not disappoint! New flooring, water heater, carpet in the bedroom, hurricane sliders, appliances, and more. Open the sliding windows, and allow the fresh, salty breeze from the Gulf of Mexico rush in. You are only seconds from the private beach and minutes away from the lively shops and restaurants in The Village.

 

4107 Mendocino Cir. - Venice

Sold By: Walter Winship  |  List Price: $248,900  |  Sold Price: $245,000

Lovely attached end unit Single Family Home. This property has a very private feel, a PRESERVE VIEW from the Great Room, Lanai, and the Master Bedroom includes a partial view of a pond. From the moment you enter this OPEN FLOOR PLAN home you will enjoy the height of the CEILINGS. Large neutral CERAMIC TILE is featured throughout the main living areas, complimentary neutral carpet in all of the bedrooms. GRANITE COUNTERTOPS in the kitchen, even on the huge island, which accommodates multiple seating for guests. Master Bathroom has DUAL SINKS and a WALK-IN oversized SHOWER. Master Bedroom - large WALK-IN CLOSET. Guest room and bathroom are generous. Den/Office/Media/3rd room is perfect for a quiet get away. Inside Laundry is setup with full size washer and dryer. LOCATION: Just minutes to MANASOTA BEACH, VENICE, SHOPPING, and US41 & I-75.

 

12342 Lavender Loop - Bradenton

Sold By: Stephen Downes  |  List Price: $424,900  |  Sold Price: $414,500

Executive 5/3/2 custom home! Positioned and designed to maximize the best views of the pond and preserve beyond. Truly beautiful views of nature from all major rooms! Enjoy year-round swimming without leaving home in your private pool and spa. Enjoy entertaining and preparing meals in the kitchen that features solid surface counters & solid 42" maple finished wood cabinetry. One year young upgraded appliances include a gas range with double oven. There is plenty of space for multiple chefs in the kitchen with the center island and breakfast bar. The vaulted & tray ceilings show off the size of the rooms and the arched entryways. The 1st floor master suite with large sitting area also boasts a generously sized garden bath, and a super-sized walk-in closet. Bedroom 2 (at the front of the home is currently used as an office) & the current flex room (can easily been converted back to original bedroom and formal dining room/formal living room configuration) share the other first floor bathroom. Upstairs is a relaxing den along with bedrooms 4 & 5 and the third bath. The two car garage has an additional 7x7 of storage space. The community amenities include: Clubhouse, pools, spas, fitness areas, nature trails, lighted tennis and basketball courts, playgrounds and a fishing pier.

 

3019 Baldwin Ave - Sarasota

Listed By: Miranda Hall  |  List Price: $245,000  |  Sold Price: $240,000

Live where you love and love where you dwell! This is the one you've been waiting for. Nestled within the Sarasota Springs neighborhood, this spacious double lot property has so much to love; inside and out. 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, over 1,800 square feet of living space with a large open floor plan ideal for entertaining, wood burning fireplace, 2 car garage with two separate driveways and a fenced-in yard. Cleaned and decluttered for your viewing pleasure plus aesthetically pleasing details such as fresh paint and cleaned carpet in the main living area, new carpet in the master bedroom, fresh exterior paint accentuated by the beautifully manicured entry and lawn. New electric water heater, 1 year old A/C and young roof roughly 10 years old. Perfect central location to reach shopping, dining, I-75, downtown and beaches in a reasonable time frame. Come and view this adorable, affordable abode and see why it's the one you don't want to miss.

 

4505 Chimney Creek Dr - Sarasota

Sold By: Jason Wood & Alina Kirilenko  |  List Price: $359,900  |  Sold Price: $352,500

Adjacent to The Meadows Golf & Country Club sits Chimney Creek, one of Sarasota’s hidden gems, consisting of just over 40 residences nestled in lush, mature landscape. Homes are rarely available for sale here! This lovely three-bedroom, two-bath home offers a great opportunity to the discerning buyer and his/her pets in the fully fenced yard. The open, flexible split floor plan offer spaces for all and the perfect setting to entertain. The spacious kitchen with a center island and upgraded appliances is the perfect setting to create and share culinary masterpieces. Cozy up to the fireplace surrounded by Tennessee stone. The living room sliders pocket away completely bringing the outside in. The large, screened pool and heated spa are ideal for swimming or exercise or simply relaxing after a fun-filled day at one of the many close by attractions: Sarasota Town Center Mall for shopping and dining; The Meadows for golf at one of its multiple courses; the county dog park where your furry family member can run free; a softball game at Miss SRQ Softball stadium; or, even an archery match at the nearby Sarasota Archers Club. A straight shot to the heart of all that is downtown Sarasota and just minutes to I-75 and the Sarasota/Bradenton International airport. Recent upgrades include newer appliances, upgraded pool equipment and cage, newer roof with transferable warranty and the whole home HEPPA filter/UV-light/variable speed HVAC system.

 

1700 Benjamin Franklin Dr #6f - Lido Key

Sold By: Kristy Lochead  |  List Price: $318,000  |  Sold Price: $310,000

Resort-style beachfront living at a great value on Lido Beach. From the sixth floor, this residence overlooks panoramic views of Lido Park, Sarasota Bay and Bird Key to Siesta Key. A welcoming foyer with large closet for storage, breezeway kitchen and living area filled with light, accented by beautiful oak hardwood floors greets you. This turnkey furnished residence is in pristine condition with a large one-bedroom ensuite and entrance-way powder room. This is a one-of-a-kind vacation getaway or investment property. Lido Regency amenities have been updated to include remodeled hallways, lobby with large windows which overlook the Gulf of Mexico, private gated heated pool, a new exercise room and community room. The pool area is landscaped with swaying palm trees to entice you to lounge on the beach. For world-class shopping and dining, St. Armands Circle is a mile away. Call today to enjoy your year-round vacation at the Lido Regency.

 

7298 S Leewynn Dr - Sarasota

Sold By: Stephen Downes  |  List Price: $449,000  |  Sold Price: $425,000

This beautiful 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom pool home is located in the much desired Sarasota Golf Club Colony, with optional membership available. The first floor of this home features a formal living and dining area, wood flooring, high wood beamed ceilings and a stone fireplace in the great room off the kitchen. The ample sized kitchen has granite counters, wood cabinetry and a sizable breakfast bar. One of the four bedrooms is conveniently located on the first level as is a full bathroom and oversized laundry area. Upstairs you will find the remaining bedrooms and guest bathroom. The master bedroom is comfortable and has a walk in closet and private bath with a decorative tiled shower. The exterior grounds are truly picture perfect with mature landscaping on this 1/3 acre lot. As you exit the rear french doors off the great room, the screened lanai and bonus sitting area are great for outdoor entertaining! This home is move in ready and perfect for the growing family!

 

8130 Enclave Way #103 - Sarasota

Listed By: James Tassell  |  List Price: $215,000  |  Sold Price: $207,500

LOWEST PRICED MOVE IN READY CONDO IN THE AMENITY RICH, GATED, AND PET FRIENDLY SOLEIL COMMUNITY WHICH IS CLOSE TO DOWNTOWN SARASOTA AND EVERYTHING THE UNIVERSITY AREA HAS TO OFFER. This two-year-old ground floor end unit condo is steps away from the beautiful community pool, clubhouse, fitness area, dog park, picnic area, and bocce ball court. The condo offers an open floor plan with two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a den which can be used to setup a home office, an extra bedroom when needed, or just extra storage. The fully screened lanai area allows you to enjoy the Florida climate year round from the comfort of your own home; additional exterior storage can be found in the lanai area. Extra cabinets have been added to the kitchen area to accommodate the needs of a modern day kitchen. The one car garage has an epoxy seal to protect the floor, and the condo’s drive way provides additional parking with guest parking across the street. If you are a pet lover this community allows owners to have two pets (with restrictions on size), and even has a dog wash station in the dog park. When you are not enjoying your condo and the community’s amenities you can take advantage of some of the best beaches in the country, endless restaurants and retail options, museums, and the theater all a short drive from your maintenance free property.

 

6334 95th St E - Bradenton

Sold By: Stephen Downes  |  List Price: $449,000  |  Sold Price: $425,000

One of a kind home in the much sought after Braden Woods subdivision that is close to I75, restaurants, shopping and Lakewood Ranch. This property sits on over an acre with a lake view. The backyard is a tropical oasis with a salt water pool and built in grill. The main home is 1925 sq.ft. with a 330 sq.ft. sunroom overlooking the pool and the lake. It has three bedrooms, two bathrooms, a fireplace, and is wheel chair accessible. The two story second structure, built in 2006, is over 2,000 sq.ft. with a fully operational elevator. The first story has unlimited uses including a workshop, art studio, hobby room, or just extra storage. The second story is a perfect recreation room or mother-in law suite. Upstairs bathroom is plumbed to add a shower/tub. Home has been meticulously maintained and freshly painted. Buyers warranty coverage available for purchase. This home is a must see and has too many extras to list.

 

4429 Beauchamp Ct - Sarasota

Sold By: Rasmussen Property Group  |  Sold Price: $207,900

Bank Owned single family home in the Del Sol Villages at Longwood Run. 3 Bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, over 1,800 sqft of living space and screened in lanai with pool.

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