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Below are recently sold homes and condos that DWELL Real Estate was fortunate enough to be involved in this year. If you are thinking of buying or selling in Sarasota, Bradenton, Lakewood Ranch, Longboat Key, Lido Key, Siesta Key, Bird Key or Casey Key we would be happy to help you. Just call us 941.822.0708 or contact us here.

July 2017 

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.

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.


June 2017

3916 74th Pl E - Sarasota

Sold By: Suzanne Crandall  |  List Price: $345,000  |  Sold Price: $350,000

Amazing privacy along the University Parkway corridor in Quail Run! This three bedroom, two bathroom Medallion home has been meticulously updated. The lush landscaping accents the front of the house while in the back preserve and lake views compliment the beauty of the lot. Inside both bathrooms and the kitchen have been updated. The current owners have made numerous improvements to this house to include acrylic flooring and cabinets in the garage, plantation shutters throughout the house, exterior painted, additional lanai screening and many others. The roof was new in 2014 and the AC was new in 2013. The pool has been resurfaced with pebble tec, a salt generator installed, a new pool heater in 2017 and pavers added to the lanai. The front entry and porch area has been screened for even more outdoor living space. Also, the house has full accordion style hurricane protection. This is a low HOA, no CDD community with easy access to all that this area has to offer!

7541 Alumni Trl - Sarasota

Sold By: Kathryn Cooper  |  Built Price: $269,990

Located in Sunny Sarasota, University Village is a gated community featuring 200 paired villas, a community pool/spa, and a dog park. This gorgeous move in ready home is the Siesta floor plan by Medallion Home. It's an open concept layout that is perfect for entertaining with 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, 2 car garage. By living in this maintenance free community you will be able to enjoy all that Sarasota has to offer with it's close proximity to shopping, restaurants, performing arts and the beautiful gulf coast beaches. This is a new construction home that comes with a 1, 2, 10 year warranty.


128 Golden Gate Pt #601b - Sarasota

Sold By: Sharon Straw  |  List Price: $1,195,000  |  Sold Price: $1,125,000

Live every day with spectacular views in this turnkey furnished, bright and intimate sixth-floor residence in downtown Sarasota’s Golden Gate Point. With only one residence per floor, you have complete privacy and views in all directions. When you step off the elevator into your 3,000-square-foot condominium, you’re immediately drawn to the unobstructed views of Sarasota Bay from six, full-glass windows that curve around the west wall. The large gourmet kitchen has stainless steel appliances that include gas cooktop and double built-in ovens, granite countertops, large island with eat-in counter and breakfast nook. A formal dining room and large family room complete the open living space along with a covered balcony with gas service for an outdoor grill. On the other side of the condo, the owners’ private quarters include a master suite with large walk-in closet, two bedroom suites, a home office and laundry room. Amenities on the second floor club level include heated pool and spa, outdoor gas grill, fitness gym, large-screen theater, and party room with wet bar, game tables and billiards. On the ground level, you have a two-car garage and large, indoor storage room. Vista Bay Point is a secure, gated community just minutes from downtown, St. Armands Circle and Lido Beach. This immaculate residence is being offered fully furnished with quality furniture in every room. Just pack your bags and move right in!

5010 Sunnyside Ln. - Bradenton

Sold By: Stephen Downes  |  Built Price: $226,000

Beautiful town home in Harmony at Lakewood Ranch. Brand new Sanibel Craftsman model built by Mattamy Homes.

8311 Flagstaff Way - Sarasota

Sold By: Douglas Grosso  |  List Price: $511,000  |  Sold Price: $500,000

This home and neighborhood are what Florida living is all about. The rooms are spacious and there are plenty of windows that connect you with the outdoors. Enjoy watching eagles dive into a well stocked lake to get a fish while sitting on your lanai or try fishing yourself in your own backyard. Sliders in the master, living, and family rooms make for easy access to the lanai. Perfect for a quick dip in the pool any time of day. Splendid views of the lake make this house a relaxing retreat.

5389 Ashton Manor Dr - Sarasota

Sold By: Kristy Lochead  |  List Price: $319,000  |  Sold Price: $300,000

Living is easy in this rarely available 3 bedroom/2 bath/ 2 car garage family home. Conveniently situated in the desirable Ashton Manor neighborhood, only minutes to shopping, dining, and I-75. Also located in one of most sought after school districts in the County. The open foyer leads you into generous living space, filled with natural light. Home also features an eat in kitchen area, as well as separate dining space. Sliders lead out to a large screened lanai and in ground swimming pool. Perfect for relaxing and entertaining. This home has been meticulously maintained by the current owners, and is move in ready!

8112 Lone Tree Gln - Lakewood Ranch

Sold By: Stephen Downes  |  List Price: $676,500  |  Sold Price: $681,501

Beautiful Bank Owned custom built home located on half an acre cul de sac lot overlooking lake in Lakewood Ranch Country Club. Quality updates throughout the home including crown molding, tray ceiling, central vac, gas fireplace, spacious and elegant study with built in cabinetry. Chef's kitchen with granite counter tops, walk in pantry, wine chiller and stainless steel appliances. spacious master bath with volume ceilings, huge walk-in closet with built in organizer and master bath with double vanity, garden tub and oversized shower. Enjoy your own backyard vacation with your own oversized pool and spa and 1700sf screened lanai with outdoor kitchen which overlooks private lake. All located within gated Lakewood Ranch Golf and Country Club subdivision and just minutes from Lakewood Ranch Town Center and the new University Town Center Mall. A great place to call home! 

520 Harbor Cove Cir - Longboat Key

Sold By: Suzanne Crandall  |  List Price: $2,675,000  |  Sold Price: $2,525,000

Celebrate southwest Florida’s natural beauty in this 4,370 square-foot 4 BR/5BA waterfront residence in the prestigious Harbor Section of the celebrated Bay Isles Community. Perched on a quiet cove that leads to Sarasota Bay and beyond, this home was extensively remodeled by the renowned Sarasota architect, Mark Sultana of DSDG Inc. in 2010. Inside, a world of beauty awaits with flawless custom details, a smart floor plan and lustrous finishes including 22’ tall Cypress ceilings, hand-carved Walnut railings and custom blinds. The spacious kitchen and breakfast area open onto an expansive, light-filled living room with stone fireplace. The first-floor master suite offers a tranquil sanctuary along with 3 additional guest rooms, each with a separate bath, formal dining room, office/den, large laundry room, and a 5th full bath accessible from the pool area. The pool, spa and wrap-around terrace offer open views of the wide canal patrolled regularly by graceful dolphin and manatee. This deep-water bayou also allows serious boaters to dock up to a 55’ yacht in addition to a smaller boat on the existing boat lift. Exquisite extras include custom cabinetry from Germany, state-of-the-art smart home technology, hurricane-rated windows and doors, planned space for an elevator, a delightful koi pond and membership to the Bay Isles Beach Club. From every vantage—inside and outside—this lovely home inspires peace, tranquility and first-class seats to the very best our local islands have to offer.

4950 Newport News Cir - Lakewood Ranch

Listed By: Stephen Downes  |  List Price: $299,900  |  Sold Price: $279,500

Perfectly situated on a private side street with an expansive lot and oversized fenced in yard, this charming craftman style and certified GREEN HOME is your slice of the Florida life in a perfect community central to everything and Great Value! From the exterior of the home, you will notice a great balance of accenting shutters, decorative siding, architectural details and a front porch which bring the craftman charm to life. Enter into your home and experience an open concept floor plan highlighted by ceramic tile throughout main living area, GE Stainless Steel appliances, Corian counter-tops, hardwood cabinets and plenty of windows to let natural light filter into the home. Open the sliding doors and escape into a huge back yard, perfect for a family bbq, entertaining or just relaxing. The home was thoughtfully created with a flex room off the kitchen, this could be used as a formal dining room, den or additional play room! Retreat upstairs and you will find the extra bedrooms and spacious master suite all surrounding a versatile bonus room. Central Park is in walking distance to A rated schools and features a 10 acre park, dog parks, splash pad, tennis courts, social groups and community gatherings! Check out the 3D tour! CDD Fee included in taxes.

19 Whispering Sands Dr #603 - Siesta Key

Sold By: Kathryn Cooper  |  List Price: $785,000  |  Sold Price: $750,000

Exceptional panoramic view of the Gulf of Mexico. The vast sky and aquamarine water will greet you the minute you step foot in this beautifully renovated home. Open kitchen with updated cabinets, granite counter tops and stainless appliances. Updated bathrooms, flooring and more. A truly remarkable location and a stunning interior. Whispering Sands is a 25 acre, 55 and over amenity rich condo located on the Gulf of Mexico with a private beach and short distance to the Siesta Key Village. Residents enjoy 2 swimming pools, fitness room, clubhouse, library, outdoor grills and many social activities.

6120 Country Club Way #105 - Sarasota

Sold By: Kathryn Cooper  |  Sold Price: $178,500

Tucked away north of University Parkway in Sarasota in the quiet Palm Aire community, The Hollow's. Adorable and affordable updated 2 bedroom 2 bathroom ground floor unit. 

1212 Benjamin Franklin Dr #1201 - Lido Key, Sarasota

Sold By: Suzanne Crandall  |  List Price: $874,500  |  Sold Price: $842,500

Breathtaking direct gulf front 12th floor unit in Lido Beach Club. This is the definition of luxury. Stylish interior and smart floor plan, living room, dinning room and both bedrooms have unparalleled views of the Gulf of Mexico. All rooms feature floor to ceiling lighted designer cabinets with granite counter tops, plantation shutters and custom doors throughout. Venetian plaster walls in living and dining room, faux finished walls in master bedroom. Kitchen has top of the line appliances including large capacity warming drawer also a 7' double temperature wine cabinet and a built-in ice maker in dining room dry bar. Travertine floors throughout with the look and beauty of wood in the kitchen. Master bedroom has his and hers vanity area beautiful designer cabinets and granite counter tops, travertine shower with 7 water sources and best of all a 16' walk in closet with full size washer and dryer hook up. Guest bedroom has south facing glassed in sunroom which is grandfathered in. Central music system throughout and Miami Dade compliant. Too many amenities to mention please see attached list.

4045 Cascina Way - Sarasota

Sold By: Jason Wood & Alina Kirilenko  |  Built Price: $348,000

The Lazio is one of Taylor Morrison's most popular floor plans.. This 2,275 sq. ft. single family home includes 3 bedrooms, 3 full baths, a den and two-car garage. The foyer leads into a dining room and spacious great room. The designer kitchen, with a counter top bar-style island, has sliding door opening to a spacious lanai. The Master Suite includes dual sinks, large shower, water closet and large walk-in closet. Plenty of flexible space options and upgrades available.

834 Oak Pond Dr - Osprey

Sold By: Cathy Loeppke  |  List Price: $355,000  |  Sold Price: $348,000

This attractive 3 bed + den /2 bath home has been lovingly maintained and shows pride of ownership! The lucky new owner will benefit from a NEW ROOF, NEW A/C SYSTEM and NEW HOT WATER TANK in 2016 plus a NEWLY RESURFACED Pool/Spa. The lanai cage was recently RE-SCREENED plus NEW SOLAR PANELS were installed to heat the pool. There is also a back-up gas heater for quicker heat too! The split floor plan lends itself beautifully to family space and guests alike. As you step into the entrance foyer, living and dining rooms, you are treated to a beautiful view of the lanai, pool and tropical foliage from the natural preserve beyond with COMPLETE PRIVACY. The kitchen features newer appliances plus a built-in desk and spacious pantry. The family room is just off the kitchen and boasts a WOOD BURNING FIREPLACE with a stunning hand carved chestnut wood surround and mantel. The windows have a hurricane film as well as shutters for safety and comfort! BAY OAKS ESTATES is a beautiful neighborhood nestled between The Oaks and The Legacy Trail. You’re only minutes to the main road but you won’t hear any road noise back here! World famous Siesta Key Beach is only a few minutes away by car as well as the highly sought after Pineview School.

5701 Fossano Dr #606 - Sarasota

Sold By: Kathryn Cooper  |  List Price: $318,900  |  Sold Price: $315,000

GORGEOUS PANORAMIC LAKE VIEWS! Maintenance free carriage home affords you time to enjoy state of the art resort amenities which include fitness center, heated lagoon pool, lighted har-tru tennis courts, pickle ball, bocce, basketball, clubhouse, card room, catering kitchen and activity director, all within the community. Just outside the community you can enjoy biking on legacy trail, hiking along nature trails in nearby parks plus world renown Siesta Key beach. Spacious 3 bedroom, den, separate cafe, dining room, living rm., inside laundry room plus a 2 car garage. Quality features include tile roof, hurricane shutters, thermo pane windows, 8' interior doors, stainless steel appliances, separate laundry room plus master bath with double lavatories, tub, glass enclosed separate shower and separate water closet. Original owner has kept home in excellent condition - used seasonally - never rented out. Fees include annual dues for Palmer Ranch master Assoc. as well as all grounds care, monitored security alarm, basic cable, water & sewer, ext. pest control, building & roof, pressure washing, reserves, all recreational amenities & onsite manager. 


May 2017

6408 98th St E - Bradenton

Sold By: Stephen Downes  |  List Price: $319,000  |  Sold Price: $315,000

Charming Braden Woods 3 bedroom/2 bath home with 2 plus car garage. This home has so many upgrades. Recently updated formal dining room and formal living room with beautiful hardwood floors. The eat in kitchen looks into a family room thats pre-wired for surround sound with a lovely fireplace for the winter. The covered patio has a new cedar plank tongue in groove ceiling and cappuccino pavers that cover the entire pool deck. The pool is newly resurfaced and tiled with a pool light that changes color. Outside the pool/patio cage more pavers cover an extended patio area with a herb/vegetable garden area thats also a great space for grilling. AC is only 5 years old and the home sits on a one acre lot on a quiet cut-de-sac. Lots of privacy to sunbathe or simply watch nature. Another approximately 2/3 of property to possibly build a workshop. Pool access makes the master suite like a retreat. Master bedroom has large master bathroom and a 10 x 6 walk in closet. Garage has attic access. Close to the Braden River elementary and middle schools.


2110 Harbourside DR, #527, Longboat Key


Sold By: Beth Lancaster-Collins  | List Price: $729,000  |  Sold Price: $710,000

Move in ready! The Atrium sits behind the prestigious gates of the Longboat Key Club in Bay Isles close to the fine dining and shopping of St. Armands and the cultural hub of downtown Sarasota. As you enter the secured lobby of the Atrium, you will be immediately transported to a tropical paradise complete with towering palm trees, gardens and the sounds of cascading waterfalls. The Mangrove split floor plan combines the living and dining areas with access to the southeast facing terrace and captivating views of Sarasota Bay and the city skyline. The master offers two walk-in closets, an oversized garden tub and access to the extended terrace perfectly situated to enjoy early morning sunrises on the bay or the moonlit shimmering waters in the evening. The updated kitchen with stainless steel appliances has every convenience you will need to create culinary delights while looking at the bay. Enjoy the convenience of a separate laundry room with a built-in sink and considerable storage. As a resident of Bay Isles you will enjoy membership to the exclusive Bay Isles Beach Club, a relaxed gated waterfront retreat with cabanas, grills, volleyball and facilities. Join the Longboat Key Club and take advantage of 45 holes of championship golf, Tennis Gardens, Island House Spa, six exclusive restaurants or one of the Gulf Coast’s largest deep water marinas. The Atrium amenities also include a heated pool, tennis courts, club house, onsite manager and a fitness area. Your Longboat Life awaits!

12352 Trailhead Dr #38 - Bradenton

Sold By: Cathy Loeppke  | List Price: $232,725  |  Sold Price: $228,675

READY NOW! This amazing town home in lovely Lakewood Ranch has 3 bedrooms, 2 1/2 bathrooms and a 2 car garage. Inside you will have engineered weathered wood flooring through out first level, 42" Tahoe Linen cabinets, and Saint Cecilia granite tops for the kitchen counters and on the spacious island. The master suite has a tray ceiling. Call to schedule your private tour today!


15307 40th Ct E - Parrish

Sold By: Cathy Loeppke  | List Price: $500,000  |  Sold Price: $485,000

This beautiful 3 bedroom, 3 bath former model, pool home in highly desirable Twin Rivers has it all. The formal living room, formal dining room and office/den have all the designer touches you could ask for including stunning crown molding, 12 ft. tray ceilings, paneled wall moldings and 18 inch ceramic tile throughout the public spaces with 6 inch baseboards. The family room has a gorgeous beveled tray ceilings and the spacious kitchen boasts granite counter tops, breakfast bar, stainless steel appliances, island, walk-in pantry, separate built-in buffet and breakfast nook with stacking sliding doors out to the beautiful lanai and salt water pool (added in 2013). The large master bedroom features a very large walk-in closet and a separate summer closet. The master bath offers dual vanities topped with cultured marble, exquisite glass block walk-in shower with 2 shower heads and a separate hydra/spa tub. There is an attached 2-car garage and a detached 2 car garage for your toys and garden tools. Savor the views from the lanai and enjoy one of the best lots in Twin Rivers! The 1.1 acre extra large cul-de-sac lot is very private on a serene lake and a beautiful wooded view beyond. The entire back yard is surrounded by a PVC fence for your pets. Hurricane/solar film on all the windows and extra insulation means very low electric bills! There are 2 hot water heaters(both new 2016), dual zone AC (larger unit new 2016) and a concrete tile roof. This exceptional home is a must see!


6404 Sun Eagle Ln - Bradenton

Listed By: Cathy Loeppke  | List Price: $222,500  |  Sold Price: $213,000

Come home to Wild Oak Bay…A tropical hammock between Sarasota Bay and the IMG Sports Academy/golf course where lush landscape, mature trees, and bay breezes create an oasis for year-round living or a winter escape. Enter through the private gated courtyard to this 2/2, maintenance free villa featuring vaulted ceiling, a great room plan, tile flooring throughout, and a sunny Florida room with built-in shelving. Updated kitchen and baths and hand-troweled ceilings add to the beauty and modern feel of this villa. The spacious Master Bedroom with on-suite bathroom, has a walk-in closet and sliding glass doors to the Florida room. The second bedroom features 2 large closets and sliding glass doors to the front courtyard. Made for outdoor living, this villa has two private fenced patios in addition to the private front entry courtyard. The living is easy at this lovely, bright villa just 15-20 minutes to the beach or downtown Sarasota! Why wait? This could be your “real life” very soon!


3214 Hart Way - Sarasota

Sold By: Jason Wood & Alina Kirilenko  |  List Price: $229,900  |  Sold Price: $229,000

Completely updated single family home in quiet and safe neighborhood in central Sarasota. 3 bedrooms 2 bathrooms. Lanai about 400 Sq. Ft. New roof April 2014. New electrical panel November 2014. All rooms new tiles November 2014. New air condition and air duct, July 2015. New appliances November 2014. New car/boat port with covering tent 2015. New front fence 2015. Cable/Internet connected 2014. And many, many more.


6528 Copper Ridge Trl. - University Park

Sold By: Cathy Loeppke  | List Price: $349,999  |  Sold Price: $335,000

Fabulous home nestled on a gorgeous lake front and preserve lot. Enjoy the beauty of sunsets and the view of the nature preserve from your pool and lanai. Great location to Sarasota theater, new mall and world famous beaches. Very attractive curb appeal as you pull up to a paver drive and walk way. Enter into a spacious foyer with tile flooring and crown moulding. Formal dining and living rooms have engineered wood flooring and crown moulding. Kitchen is fabulous with breakfast bar, lots of counter space, SS appliances, high level corian, 42" cabinets with crown, pull out shelving, and a pantry. Kitchen is open to an eat in area and a large family room that is great for entertaining. Sliders lead you out to a large covered lanai and an inviting salt water pool. Master bedroom is oversized with a walkin closet, engineered wood floors, crown moulding and a master bath with granite, dual sinks and upgraded tile. Bedroom 2 has a murphy bed and built in desk. Both bedrooms 2 & 3 have engineered wood flooring. Laundry room has cabinets and the washer & dryer will stay. So many features and benefits of this home like Trane AC 3 yrs old, water heater 3 yrs, pool pump 1 yr, New upgraded pool filter, hurricane film on back windows, pest tubes, retractable screen on front door and pavers on driveway. Community amenities include pool, fishing dock, walking/hiking trails and playground. This home shows beautifully and is in Excellent condition.


1325 S Portofino Dr #210 - Siesta Key

Sold By: Suzanne Crandall  | List Price: $420,000  | Sold Price: $400,000

AMAZING POMPANO END UNIT, NOT OVER 55, DEEDED BEACH ACCESS, BOAT MARINA, This wonderful, bright & very spacious second floor apartment has been gently loved & enjoyed for for nearly 25 years by the current owner. Everything is in pristine condition for you to enjoy ‘as is’ or creatively renovate to your own taste. There are wonderful views & sunlight coming in from 3 sides of this home - the wrap-around covered lanai has floor to ceiling glass doors to let in even more views of the boat marina, inter-coastal, boats & occasional dolphin. Notice the size of the rooms & the layout on the attached floorplan. The Pompano is a unique & sought-after building with a Bayfront pool, hot tub, barbecue, fishing pier & social area, the newly renovated social room boasts a full kitchen, library, pool table & fitness center down the hall. There is always a dinner party, football game or some kind of social event going on. These folks even go cruising together. The fish fries have become a very popular event. A group of guys get up very early, hop in their boats, head out & catch a big mess of fish, the party afterwards is always packed. The secured doors and under-building parking garage as well as the on-site maintenance man, Paul has been there forever make this building exceptional & exceptionally well cared for. Many of the owners live there full time & you will find the Pompano more like a neighborhood than just a condo, Welcome home to The Pompano.


3609 162nd Ave E - Parrish

Sold By: Douglas Grosso  |  List Price: $80,000  |  Sold Price: $72,500

Buildable, vacant land at Twin Rivers Community in Parrish.


212 Fairway Isles Ln - Bradenton

Listed & Sold By: Peggy Wingardh  |  List Price: $239,900  |  Sold Price: $225,000

Great location AND price for this premium Golf Villa with gorgeous sunset lake view! Largest of the three villa floor plans, this well-maintained 2 BR, 2 Bath + Den home has generous closets and roomy garage. Upgrades include tile on the diagonal in all main living areas; new carpeting in both BRs (2017); Whirlpool stainless steel refrigerator (2016); and new water heater (2016). The large laundry room features a washer & dryer, utility sink, and double closet. The kitchen includes a pantry, breakfast bar, and breakfast nook. *** Gated Stoneybrook is a fun & active community w/many amenities: tennis courts, pickle ball court; soccer & baseball fields; two pools and spa; Fitness Center; Rec Center; and a dog run. Enjoy golf at the public Stoneybrook Golf Club--or dine at the restaurant. (no mandatory golf fees) Minutes from three major airports, UTC Mall, famous Gulf of Mexico beaches, boating and exciting activities of the Bradenton-Sarasota area!

7754 Ridgelake Cir. - Bradenton

Sold By: Nathan Hays  |  Build Price: $291,053

Award-winning, single-family home designs behind the gates of The Ridge at Crossing Creek. The Fresh Spring model offers 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and over 1,800 sqft of living space.

2890 Egret Ct - North Port

Sold By: Robert & Valerie Orr  |  List Price: $379,900  |  Sold Price: $370,000

ONE OF THE BEST VIEWS IN HERON CREEK! This impressive upgraded TURN-KEY FURNISHED home with 3 bedrooms/ 2 baths offers magnificent GOLF and LAKE views! Gorgeous kitchen with granite countertops, stacked maple cabinets, gas stove, and under cabinet lighting, with breakfast nook overlooking pavered lanai with stunning gas and solar heated pool & spa. Large Master Retreat with 2 walk in closets and Master Bath has dual sinks, garden tub and walk-in shower. Other features include new a/c, new paint & carpet, custom window treatments, large aquarium window, plantation shutters, new cabinets in Master Bathroom & Laundry Room, new pool heater, new lanai paver sealant, new pool cage screening, surround sound including speakers in Master, Guest rooms and Lanai (with volume control in each), outdoor shower, gas hookup for grill, alarm system, tray ceilings, crown molding, granite countertops in baths, convenient bathroom access from pool, and so much more! Heron Creek Golf and Country Club's fine amenities include a stunning 20,000sf+ Clubhouse, resort style pool & spa, RECENTLY RENOVATED 27 hole championship golf course designed by Arthur Hills, Fitness Center, Tennis Courts, and beautiful trails. All of this and more....close to shopping, dining, medical facilities, and beaches. This home has it all....a perfect lifestyle....WELCOME HOME!


1255 N Gulfstream Ave #405 - Sarasota

Sold By: Ingrid Walker  |  List Price: $648,000  | Sold Price: $605,000

From the moment you step inside, you will be fascinated by the view of Sarasota Bay. Step out directly to the terrace to enjoy this magnificent setting, with views of the Marina, Golden Gate Point and breathtaking sunsets. Features include an expansive master suite, privately located guest suite, large eat-in kitchen, a formal dining room, two spacious bathrooms, great closet space and two covered parking spaces with full-time valet services. Bay Plaza is a highly sought-after community, and one of the few downtown to offer a full-time concierge, valet, and communications system. Designed by world-renowned architect Tim Seibert, the timeless building is in the heart of downtown, a stone’s throw from great restaurants, galleries, boutiques, theatres and events. Residents enjoy an elegant pool, media room, library, hot tub and fitness center.


205 Avenue Des Parques - Venice

Sold By: Robert & Valerie Orr  |  List Price: $575,000  |  Sold Price: $555,000

In search of that perfect investment property? Check out this 4-plex located on the Island of Venice. Each unit is a 1 bedroom, 1 bath recently renovated with new split A/C units, new hurricane impact windows and doors plus a new roof. New bath and kitchen with stainless steel appliances and snug breakfast bar that sets off the cozy kitchen. Room for your king size bed in the spacious bright bedroom with walk-in closet. New tile floors throughout. Each unit has a separate electric meter and cable available. Water under one meter. More income available from shared laundry room with four commercial coin-operated washer/dryers. Enjoy morning coffee on a picture perfect lanai. Beautiful park views. Walk to shops, restaurants and beaches.


April 2017 


Sold By: Jason Wood & Alina Kirilenko  |  List Price: $359,900  |  Sold Price: $330,000

EXCLUSIVE GOLF & TENNIS PARADISE! Freshly Updated 3bedroom/2bath lake view home with in-ground pool and spa enclosed by lanai located in desirable University Park Country Club. The highly sought after Claridge model home features a warm and inviting open floor plan that showcases the pool and lake views. The open floor plans high ceilings and multiple sliding doors allows the owner to live the true Florida Lifestyle by bringing the outside in. The oversized kitchen allows plenty of space to entertain, Granite counter tops, large eat in area with a window seat as well as a pantry. The master suite is adjoined by a spacious walk in closets with built-in shelving. The master bath has a spacious tub, walk in shower, duel sinks and enclosed water closet for extra privacy. Two additional bedroom offers the entire family or guests room and comfort. Outside spaces frame an open plan that take on planned events with ease, yet offers great places for Entertaining, Intimate conversation, Relaxing with a good book or Enjoying the pool or spa. This home is located a maintenance free neighborhood with an additional heated pool and spa. Bring you clubs and tennis rackets, University Park Country Club and its 27 hole golf course, 11 hard tru lighted tennis courts, State of the art fitness center, and first class dining. Conveniently located within minutes of downtown Sarasota and her offerings. The Arts, Culture, award winning beaches, SRQ airport, ample shopping and the new UTC mall. A TRUE MUST SEE!


Sold By: Stephen Downes  |  List Price: $349,900  |  Sold Price: $317,500

Absolutely Beautiful 7 acre Horse /Farm Ranch. Are you tired of boarding your horse? How would you like to have your horse in your own back yard? Do you want the country life but live close to town? Then this is the place for you. The barn is Upgraded and permitted to hurricane standards with 4 stalls with a 12 x 12 air conditioned tack room. Right next to the barn is a gorgeous Updated 1999 concrete block stucco clean 3/2 split open plan home. Front of the house is enclosed under air. Open living room / dining room with a pass through to kitchen. Open eat-in kitchen / den. Updated bathrooms master has spa tub, New flooring through out, separate utility room. Has a large back porch. New roof, updated well and septic drained and inspected. Zoned Agricultural so you have plenty of room to grow your own vegetables and have enough room for a pool. An air conditioned 15 x 15 man cave / work area behind the home. Property is a perfect square with no ponds. This Ranch is not in a sub-division and not deed restricted. Has passed pest and home inspection. Clean title and updated survey upon request. If you are serious about buying a ranch then there is no need to look further.


Sold By: Cathy Loeppke  | List Price: $395,000  |  Sold Price: $381,000

Why wait to build, better than new with fewer closing costs! This beautifully appointed home is situated on a lake with golf course beyond, in the maintenance free neighborhood of Presidio, in Lakewood Ranch Country Club. Neal 'Pacifica' floor plan, built with the optional third bedroom instead of a den. The kitchen has 42" cabinetry & stone countertops. Breakfast nook. Gorgeous quality engineered hardwood flooring in the great room & master bedroom. The spacious master bedroom has a sitting area & en-suite bathroom with walk-in shower & dual vanities. Two further bedrooms with second bathroom between them. Hunter Douglas blinds, plantation shutters, custom window treatments & crown molding throughout. Lots of natural light. Large lanai with good sized deeper than average heated pool & lovely spa. Custom outdoor kitchen with grill & new refrigerator. Brand new hot water heater. Mature landscaping with accent lighting. Watch beautiful sunsets over the lake. Heated community pool & spa, with neighborhood clubhouse, just across the street. This home is move-in ready & not to be missed.


Sold By: Ingrid Walker  |  List Price: $589,900  | Sold Price: $575,000

Welcome to this beautiful One Watergate 6th floor unit; one of the most desirable floor plans with wide views of Sarasota Bay. Perfect for entertaining with a split bedroom floor plan and two separate living areas. Residents can enjoy full access to the buildings community pool, tennis courts, fitness center, covered garage parking and the close proximity to shops and restaurants in Downtown Sarasota. Cruise across the John Ringling bridge and be in St. Armands Circle and Lido Key beach in a few short minutes.


Sold By: Kristy Lochead  |  List Price: $415,000  |  Sold Price: $410,000

Welcome To The Lake House. As you enter, it will be hard not to be captivated by your very own oasis that awaits you outback. As you are drawn to the breathtaking view of an exquisite 8 acre spring fed lake. You are now in one of the most amazing lake front homes in Sarasota. The grounds are very well maintained with absolute tender love and pride of owner. You will not want to leave this stunning and peaceful oasis that is to amazing to be called a backyard. As you walk on the paved walkway into a paved patio you will want to relax under your wood custom pergola or under the mature trees. Fish from the maintenance free deck or just take a relaxing kayak ride on the lake. This amazing oasis has LED landscaping lighting throughout the entire property with pump fed lake water irrigation. This property is nestled in the secluded 7 home community of South Lake. This is literally a "SMART HOME" equipped with a newly installed NEST thermostat, MyQ Chamberlain garage door, GE/Interlogix Next-Generation Simon XTi Wireless alarm system, ALL operable by your smart phone. NEW high efficiency AC, water heater, Granite counter tops, new stainless steel appliances, real hardwood floors, spacious tiled screened in lanai, new plantation shutters, skylights, epoxy coat garage floor, security system, the list goes on! Located in an A+ school district and just a short walk to the #1 elementary school in Sarasota. close to i75, minutes to downtown and Sarasota's world-renowned Siesta Key beach. "Make your dream a reality"


Sold By: Kristy Lochead  |  List Price: $218,000  |  Sold Price: $215,000

This is the one * LARGE 3 Bedrooms * 2.5 Baths * Separate Den / Office * 2 Car Garage + 2 Car Carport * BIG corner lot * Quiet location * Not a lot of thru traffic * Relax on the front porch under beautiful grandfather oaks * Open the front door to an IMMACULATE and UPDATED home * Split plan * Large Master Suite with hydro tub & separate shower * Spacious Chef's Kitchen features NEWER cabinets, NEWER appliances & breakfast bar * * Bathrooms are UPDATED * EXPANSIVE Living Room & open Dining Room design * Location, location, location * Centrally located * 10 minutes to Downtown & Beaches * Pinecraft is around the corner * Walk to the neighborhood county park, Locklear Park, playground, basketball & volleyball * This is a lot of house for the money * Run, don't walk to this value of a home * One look & you'll fall in love! *


Listed By: Robert & Valerie Orr  |  List Price: $169,900  |  Sold Price: $174,000

Beautiful tranquil wooded views await you! This spacious maintained move-in ready home is located in a peaceful setting and has 3 bedrooms/ 2 baths with a screened covered lanai overlooking scenic backyard. Other features include attractive wood laminate flooring throughout dining and living areas, new stove & microwave, hurricane shutters, sink in laundry room, and much more! True pride in ownership, located in nice quiet neighborhood. Just a short drive to dining, shopping, golf courses, and schools! This home has it all....a perfect lifestyle....WELCOME HOME!


Sold By: Beth Lancaster-Collins  | List Price: $1,100,000  |  Sold Price: $1,050,000

Excellent location, one and a half short blocks to the beach, this one owner home is a vacationers dream. Elevated 4 bedroom 3 and a half baths with tile and bamboo floors throughout. This floor plan pays attention to the way we live and recreate. Designed for entertaining, the open living/dining area shares the room with a large granite Island and gourmet kitchen. A guest bath with attached laundry room is down the hall leading to the first of two Master bedrooms, this with a private balcony and spa like bath. Heading upstairs, you have a second Master suite, plus queen and twin bedrooms, full bath and another cozy spot for relaxing. This floor plan pays attention to detail with central vacuum, crown molding and elevator ready. Pool access is easy from the Great room leading to the trex deck with stairs. This leads to the free form heated pool, outdoor shower, pavered patio and thatched roof tiki bar. Sliders to a bonus game room for fun out of the sun! Lush tropical landscaping leaves you with a feeling of total tranquility. New thatched roof on the tiki bar and an active rental history make this a perfect mix of location and comfort.


Sold By: Sharon Straw  |  List Price: $1,000,000  | Sold Price: $990,000

Explore this custom designed single family home in historic Laurel Park. Built to code in 2008 with a tiled hip roof, a beautiful private pool surrounded by tropical foliage and a privacy wall. A stunning master suite has its own fireplace and private patio. Built to exacting standards of old world craftsmanship. Custom wood cabinetry, hardwood and tile flooring, 2 fireplaces, 10' ceilings and 8' doors. The gourmet kitchen will delight you with professional grade gas appliances. A very quiet street that is only 3 blocks from the downtown area. Selby Gardens, the Bayfront and Lido beach are only minutes away.



Sold By: Stephen Downes  |  List Price: $359,900  |  Sold Price: $355,000

Great Home in a Great Lakewood Ranch neighborhood. Quick and easy access to I-75. Large corner lot- 4 bedrooms & 3 baths plus a large den / office that looks out at the pool. New A/C & fresh interior paint. Two car garage and it has a propane generator in case of any power failure. Shows like a model home! Room dimensions are approximate and should be verified by the buyer. Close to shopping areas.

March 2017


Listed By: Cathy Loeppke  | List Price: $227,900  |  Sold Price: $227,000

Whether a full time or seasonal resident, this 2 bedroom/2 bath, ground floor, lake front condo is the perfect place to call “home”! When you consider the beautiful laminate floors throughout the living areas and bedrooms, stylish features and fixtures, a renovated master bath, as well as all the amenities offered in Pinestone, you’ll realize you won’t find a better condo value in beautiful Palmer Ranch! From the enclosed lanai or outdoor patio surrounded by tropical foliage, you’ll always have peaceful views of Crocker’s Lake. Residents enjoy a clubhouse with fitness center, billiard room, card room, library, and 32 seat movie theatre in addition to lighted tennis courts, basketball court, Jr. Olympic sized heated pool and spa, and BBQ Grills. For seasonal residents, the security gate and on-site management provide the confidence to lock and leave. Within a short drive, there is an abundance of shopping, services, and dining options, and a day on Siesta Key beach is just 15 minutes away. Your search is over! This is “The One”.



Sold By: Beth Lancaster-Collins  | List Price: $498,000  |  Sold Price: $465,000

STRAIGHT OUT OF A MAGAZINE! Impeccably modernized and upgraded for even the most discerning buyers. Custom handmade glass front doors open to an impressive view of the salt-water pool and private lake with private dock. The triple sliding glass doors in the living room open to expand the living space to the outside covered patio where you can watch otters playing or relax on your dock while you fish. Inside the upgrades are too many to list. Large open kitchen with solid sparkling Quartz counters, wood cabinets and full package stainless steel appliances.The master is just as impressive with access to the pool and views of the lake. The bathroom offers double sinks with marble counters, glass accent tile, free standing tub and the most amazing shower you have ever seen! Located within minutes to Anna Maria Island, Longboat Key, Bradenton Riverwalk and all the beautiful sandy beaches the Gulf Coast has to offer. All the shopping you could want is just around the corner. Split bedrooms and extra large second bathroom with access to the pool. Producing fruit trees, fully finished garage, private dock on private lake, full 1 acre lot with no neighbors in the back. Porcelain wood look tile throughout the entire home, large windows allowing natural light in every room, fresh paint inside and out, pool heater, re-claimed water sprinkler system and contemporary chandeliers and ceiling fans. Schedule your appointment today to view this show-worthy property on a private lake.



Sold By: Cathy Loeppke  | List Price: $391,990  |  Sold Price: $384,660

This home is ideal for entertaining with a Spacious design, open Family Room, Dining, and Kitchen concept. A den with French doors on the main floor is a perfect location for a home office. Four bedrooms upstairs, including a master suite with a luxury bath. Many upgrades throughout this home and it has a fenced back yard too. Palmer Reserve features a gazebo, tot lot, and benches that overlook a lovely fountain in the larger of the neighborhood’s two ponds. With proximity to Fruitville Road and Bee Ridge Road, two major east-west thoroughfares, Palmer Reserve offers access to downtown Sarasota and the city’s cultural and recreational opportunities, including art galleries, museums, theaters and golf courses. Nearby I-75 links the community with St. Petersburg, Tampa, and Pinellas County’s beaches and resort destinations.


6142 47TH ST E, BRADENTON, FL 34203

Sold By: Stephen Downes  |  List Price: $360,000  |  Sold Price: $348,000

Lakefront home in Mandalay!! Beautiful 4 bedroom, 3 bath, plus office and pool! Bright and open floor plan, tile throughout main living areas, surround sound speakers in living room and lanai, new carpet and new paint! Kitchen has high top breakfast bar, corian counters, and stainless steel appliances. Master bedroom offers large walk-in closets, master bath offers dual sinks, garden tub and walk-in shower. Private office has French doors and can be used as office space or bonus room! Lush landscaping around the home. Lanai has a gorgeous pool with extensive lake views! Brick pavers! Sit back and relax to enjoy the sunsets from your lanai!



Listed By: Suzanne Crandall  | List Price: $400,000  | Sold Price: $395,000

Live in a maintenance free, gorgeous community with only 68 homes in this neighborhood, all within the Gated LWRCC ! You will be impressed with this pristine, 3 bedroom, 2 full bath, plus an office/den, home with a pool. Granite counter tops, beautiful glass tile back splash, stainless steel appliances and a darling eat-in space nestled in a bay window, with custom seating. The great room features 12 foot ceilings with crown molding and a custom built in entertainment center to house all your equipment. From the great room, you look straight out to the saltwater, heated pool and enter into a signature Florida lanai. Relax in your peaceful master bedroom suite with 2 large walk in closets, his and hers separate sinks, a soaking tub and walk in shower. This residence is a perfect place for enjoying family and friends, for years to come. Click on that showing button, make an appointment and come see for yourself 



Sold By: Timothy Mendizabal  | List and Sold Price: $80,000

New carpets throughout the unit as well as fresh paint! Just minutes from Downtown Sarasota, Lido Beach, Saint Armands Circle, I-75, the Van Wezel and easy access to the UTC mall. You are also walking distance to Ed Smith Stadium, home of the Baltimore Orioles. This 2 bedroom 1 bathroom unit features lake views from your private balcony and from the large windows in the master bedroom. The open floor plan is more spacious than the square footage would suggest with plenty of room to entertain. The community has 2 lighted tennis courts, 2 pools, a sauna, a recreation area with a pool table and a kitchen, gym, on site management, covered parking (for an extra fee), laundry room, and a nature trail on the north side of the complex. This move in ready condo is great for investors as renters love the location! See this soon before it is too late.



Sold By: Cathy Loeppke  | List Price: $382,000  |  Sold Price: $367,500

This Braden Woods beauty with its pool and brand new roof is waiting for you and your family to move in. Enjoy the spacious open floorplan with its living area, kitchen with new stainless steel appliances (energy star rated), the formal dining area and a master suite, all on one floor. French doors boast great views to large completely screened pool area. Relax at the 8 Ft deep pool (3rd bathroom is accessible from the pool area), which gives you lots of privacy. Your very own private putting green, chipping green and even a sand bunker will help you to improve your Golf handicap in no time. The second floor offers 2 bedrooms and a full bathroom along with 4 additional rooms for storage. The enclosed laundry room is conveniently accessible through the kitchen. See for yourself, explore this beautiful home by strolling through the 3D-TOUR in the virtual tour link. Imagine yourself sitting on the lovely fully screened and freshly painted porch wrapping around most of the home. This fenced in home sits on a 1,11-acre corner lot. Enjoy the pond view and oversee the wonderful golf course. An American Home Shield Home Warranty is available for buyers. The home is close to I-75, LWR, a large number of shops, grocery stores and restaurants.


Sold By: Cathy Loeppke  | List Price: $325,000  |  Sold Price: $307,500

Looking for a large open plan home near IMG? This is the perfect house for you to update and make your own home on the IMG golf course! Loaded with space and room to roam inside and out for the large family or for those that love to entertain . This house boasts one of the largest private pools in El Conquistador which is solar heated. You will love the large deck which has been newly screened and has nice covered space too. Located on the 10th fairway of the IMG El Conquistador Golf Course with expansive views and lush landscape. Close to the IMG Country Club for dining and close proximity to downtown Sarasota, SRQ Airport and areas finest beaches. Perfect Fixer Upper!



Listed By: Robert & Valerie Orr  |  List Price: $508,000  |  Sold Price: $495,000

Gorgeous bay views from every room! Enjoy the best of Longboat Key living from this STUNNING penthouse 4th floor unit completely renovated in 2014, including hurricane windows, quartz kitchen countertops, stainless steel appliances, porcelain tile floors throughout, remote control shades, inside washer/dryer, no expenses spared! Assigned covered parking along with ground floor storage unit and so much more! Windward Bay offers deeded beach access, boat dockage in the 2 marinas, 2 pools, tennis courts, kayak storage, fitness room, shuffleboard....a perfect lifestyle....conveniently located with easy access to Downtown Sarasota and world-renowned St. Armand's Circle.



Sold By: Robert & Valerie Orr  |  List Price: $319,000  |  Sold Price: $309,000

This is a very special home offered by the original owners. Many upgrades have been added and most importantly, the extended lanai within the past 2 years. The position and view on the lake is just lovely to observe all the wildlife. Peaceful quite location in this community. The Aruba model offers 42” cabinets, glass subway tile backsplash, granite, Brand new refrigerator. This property is a winner! Very active community with walking paths and fabulous 25,000 sq. ft. clubhouse loaded with amenities. No CDD fees in this resort style community. Low HOA fees include basic cable, high speed internet, lawn care, fitness center, sauna, heated indoor/outdoor pool, hot tub, Har-Tru tennis courts, part-time tennis pro, bocce courts, and full-time activities director. Prime location close to UTC mall, great dining and shopping, Benderson Park & Rowing lake, downtown events, Siesta Key and beaches, I-75 and airport.



Listed By: Kristy Lochead  |  List Price: $185,000  |  Sold Price: $178,000

Tucked away in the wonderful community of Tara Preserve, you will find this little gem! This unit is being sold turnkey furnished, and all of the goodies that come with it are in great condition. The lanai overlooks the 4th hole, and the unit itself is a short distance from the community pool. Tara Preserve is a semi private golf community, membership is not required with this unit. In addition to golf, you have tennis, a fitness facility, dining, and more. You are minutes away from the new UTC mall, I75, and the Sarasota/Bradenton airport. A few more minutes in the car will get you to the number 1 rated beach, Siesta Key, or the wonderful downtown area



Sold By: Ingrid Walker  |  List Price: $324,500  | Sold Price: $312,000

A rare Opportunity to own this bright well appointed, Corner Unit, with magnificent view of Harbour on the third floor with large Enclosed Lenai, new wood flooring in living /dining room, large open kitchen with attractive tiling ,tray ceiling ,recessed lighting, stainless steel range and dishwasher, side by side fridge, new AC unit ,new water heater, Built in walk in Tub( handicap access). Longboat Harbour is a gated community with full time management on site, Deeded gated private beach with pavilion that offers heated in door shower facilities. Many of the amenities to include four heated swimming pools, tennis court, spacious fitness center, club house, game room. There are many boat docks ( only $360 per year )on a first come bases, for your sail boat or motor up to 34' long ,There are kayak and bike storage and many more..( sorry no pets ) This unit is priced to sell fast



Sold By: Ingrid Walker  |  List Price: $304,900  | Sold Price: $290,000

This is the one who will accomplish Your dream. BEAUTIFUL Home in a Great Golf course gated Community! 3 bedrooms + DEN , 2 bath 2 car garage POOL home in Stoneybrook at Heritage Harbour. The home offers an spectacular lake view. A private master bedroom en suite . Relax at the pool !! Stoneybrook amenities include: Recreational center that offers fitness center , community pool, tennis courts, dog park, playground, basketball, volleyball courts, 18 holes of golf w/various types of memberships available, golf clubhouse with restaurant, and much more. Great schools and close to everything $2300 ONE TIME FEE charged to the buyer payable to the HOA's ! Come take a look of this very nice house

February 2017

DWELL Real Estate was definitely feeling the love this February. Not only did we win the Readers' Choice Award for Best Real Estate Office for the 3rd year in a row, we ended the month with 11 closed transactions, 4 of which were $1,000,000+ sales and one of those being the highest sold property on Longboat Key this year! Congratulations to all of our wonderful customers and their hardworking DWELL agents and for making this a month worth celebrating. See additional photos and information regarding each and every one of our February sales.


Sold By: Robert & Valerie Orr  |  List Price: $1,195,000  |  Sold Price: $1,125,000

Highly sought after south facing home site on deep water canal within the prestigious Harbor Section! This property is over 15,000 sq ft and is located not only behind the guarded entry of Bay Isles, but also thru another set of private access gates leading you into the Harbor Section. Sea wall is association responsibility. Enjoy Bay Isles deeded beach at the Bay Isles Beach Club and close proximity to the world-class shopping and dining of St. Armand's Key.


Sold By: James Tassell  |  List Price: $489,900  |  Sold Price: $484,900

IF YOU HAVE BEEN LOOKING FOR A SPECTACULAR KITCHEN, check this one out. The customized cabinets are accented with granite counter tops, high end appliances & a new backsplash. Other amenities are throughout the house, including 8' doors & others with decorative transoms. All the open living spaces have bamboo floors & 8" baseboards. The 4 bedrooms & 3 baths in the open split plan offers, walk in closets, new tile in the master bath with dual sinks, garden tub & decorative mirrors. Enjoy the lanai with the solar heated salt water pool in the evening with accent & outdoor lighting & the private pond view in the daylight. Many more amenities are included as well. Venetia is a premier gated community with low HOA fees & is high in amenities, such as resort style pool & spa, fitness room, tennis courts & beautiful clubhouse. All of this located close to shopping, restaurants & Gulf Beaches. You will be glad you checked this one out


Listed By: Kristy Lochead  |  List Price: $462,000  |  Sold Price: $420,000

Prepare to be amazed! This gorgeous 3 bedroom 2 bath pool home sits on a quiet cul-de-sac within the gates of Turtle Rock. These are the kind of sellers you want to purchase a home from! Every corner of this home has been meticulously cared for, from the grout in the tile to the pool equipment. The a/c is new with lifetime maintenance, new water heater, the entire house has been replumbed, outdoor chefs kitchen with gas grill, brand new top of the line pool equipment, salt water heated pool & spa with fabulous colors of new pebbleTec, the lanai doors are extra wide to fit your furniture through, gorgeous custom made glass doors and top of the line hurricane proof windows and doors. In the event there is ever a hurricane, you can batten down the house and have peace of mind.


Sold By: Renata Chanoski  |  List Price; $284,900  |  Sold Price: $277,000

Lovely WATER and GOLF COURSE view from almost every room in this Chelmsford Close villa, quietly located on a dead end street. Welcoming courtyard entry, 2 bedrooms WITH DEN, NEW A/C, tile throughout (except new carpeting in Master Bedroom), volume ceilings with crown molding(no popcorn), plantation shutters, 2 car garage including storage cabinets. Spacious, sunny eat-in kitchen has solid surface counters, a new microwave and range. Leaded pocket doors from the kitchen to the den add architectural detail. Handy utility sink in Laundry Room. Walk-in closet and generous windows in the Master Suite. (Seller is willing to leave furnishings.) Community pool nearby. Prime location allows for a quick trip downtown and easy access to I75. Endless shopping and dining at your fingertips. Country Club membership is optional.


Sold By: Ingrid Walker  |  Build Price: $551,775

Valencia at Rosemary Place is a Tuscan inspired development constructing 30 units with a number of upgrades and customizable features located in the Downtown Sarasota area. 



Penthouse PH3 -  Sold By: Beth Lancaster-Collins  |  List Price: $1,999,900  | Sold Price: $1,949,000

Unit #401 - Sold By: Sharon Straw  |  List Price: $1,819,900  |  Sold Price: $1,839,800

Sansara is an exclusive 10-story boutique development of 17 deluxe units. Sansara completion is projected for 2017. The amenities level consists of a relaxing pool, private spa, pool-side cabanas with day beds, fire pit, outdoor kitchen with bar and a private gym with yoga room. These amenities will balance the flow of energy by utilizing natural elements such as rich woods, bamboo, water features, stone and a thoughtful selection of native plant species.


Sold By: Sharon Straw  |  List Price: $500,800  |  Sold Price: $521,000

Beautiful home in a great gated community. Lovely pool and spa. Granite Counters, Stainless Steel appliances, built in oven and microwave. Fireplace. Partial Lake and wooded views. County Records shows as 4 BR but is 6BR, one used as an office with built ins. If you like your privacy this is a great place for you. Close enough to interstate for convenience, but far enough away for tranquility. On cul-de-sac.


Sold By: Ingrid Walker  |  List Price: $5,295,000  |  Sold Price: $4,625,000

Situated on the coveted island of Longboat Key, this magnificent residence features first-rate construction, impeccable attention to detail and utmost privacy. Idyllically located behind the gates of Bay Isles in the distinguished and separately gated Harbor section, this bayfront home is perfectly situated along a protected deepwater canal with incredible city views and an abundance of native fauna. Custom-designed by Brian Phipps and built by Bruce Saba Homes, this Longboat Key estate includes every convenience for the Florida lifestyle and grand entertaining. Flawlessly executed with every amenity possible, including custom cabinetry, professional-grade appliances, exotic granites, travertine and hardwood flooring and intricate moldings. Expansive living spaces were brilliantly designed with maximum storage, accessibility to the outdoors and to take advantage of the mesmerizing views. The epicurean-inspired kitchen is just the beginning this residence which also contains an outdoor kitchen, large fully-equipped great room bar and game room wet bar. The first-floor master takes full advantage of the waterfront location with sweeping bay views and includes separate master bath areas and custom finished walk-in closets. This stunning home comes complete with seven-car air-conditioned garage, generator, 10-camera security system, whole-house water filtration system, instant hot water heaters, natural gas, elevator, two laundry areas, three half baths, three en-suite guest quarters and boat dock with lift.


Sold By: Stephen Downes  |  Build Price: $347,500

New Construction home with 4BR/3.5BA and 3car garage with 2,795 sq feet in the amenity filled community; Del Tierra.



Sold By: Ingrid Walker  |  List Price: $99,900  |  Sold Price: $90,000

Perfect opportunity to own a piece of Old World Florida, this clean and cozy home is priced to sell.. Perfect for Investment, vacation, or family living. No Deed Restrictions so bring all the toys. Huge front parking area, both bedrooms are on the 2nd floor and living area on 1st. Conveniently located near Parks, Recreation, Cal Ripkin Baseball Complex, BMX Track, Shopping and Downtown Sarasota. Ready to Go!

February 27, 2017

Congratulations to two sets of wonderful clients who purchased units in the highly anticipated Sansara condos in downtown Sarasota. We love selling everywhere in Sarasota and Manatee counties but we especially love representing buyers and sellers in downtown Sarasota. Afterall, the Sansara condo building is right down the street from our offices. Our agents, Sharon Straw and Beth Lancaster represented the buyers.

Just Sold in Sansara

   Sales Price (public record) Bedrooms Bathrooms Sq. Ft.  $/Sq. Ft. 
300 S. Pineapple Avenue #PH3  $1,949,000  3  3  2,264  $861
300 S. Pineapple Avenue #401   $1,839,800  3  3  2,773  $663
Sansara Condo

About Sansara Condos

Sansara is an exclusive 10-story boutique development of 17 deluxe units. Located at the gateway to the historic Burns Court neighborhood, this iconic addition to the Sarasota skyline blends zen-like aesthetics with luxurious urban appeal. Sansara is perfectly attuned to downtown Sarasota, within walking distance of the farmer’s market, restaurants, theaters, organic markets, night life and more. Sansara has 9 distinct floor plans, each complete with soaring 10’+ ceilings and a retractable window wall that creates a harmony of indoor and outdoor living. Take the elevator to your custom lobby, shared by just one other residence. Amenities include a relaxing pool, private spa, pool-side cabanas with day beds, fire pit, outdoor kitchen with bar and a private gym with yoga room. An escape for body, mind and soul, these amenities will balance the flow of energy by utilizing natural elements such as rich woods, bamboo, water features, stone and a thoughtful selection of native plant species. 

300 S. Pineapple Avenue #PH3

Below is the view from unit #PH3.  This condo was finished out with the “Penthouse Package”. This includes a private two car enclosed garage, with expansive extra storage, wood flooring throughout, Italian Style wood cabinetry in the kitchen and floating vanities in the baths, Wolf and Sub Zero appliances and amazing 10th level views of the Bay, City, Marina and Gulf. This Sansara penthouse features a soaring 12’retractable window wall that creates a harmony of indoor and outdoor living. The 2,264 square feet of living space with 400 square feet of terrace is truly an inspired city retreat.

View from Sansara PH3

300 S. Pineapple Avenue #401 

The view below is from unit 401. Unit 401 offers 2,773 square feet of luxurious living space and 455 square feet of terrace is truly an inspired city retreat, offering panoramic views of Sarasota bay, the marina and skyline. 

View from Sansara #401


Sansara Renderings

February 2, 2017

A busy and productive start to the year with clients, contracts and closings. Congratulations to all of our wonderful clients and their stellar DWELLer agents on each of our 6 closing this past month. View photos and additional information regarding each property right here. 


Agent: James Tassell  |  List and Sold Price: $315,000

Fiddler's Creek is a small community of only 27 homes in the perfect location! These custom built homes have all the upgrades that every buyer will fall in love with. The integrated floor plan is open, light and bright with zero wasted space and perfect for entertaining or family gatherings. Standard in every home are tray ceilings and crown molding through the living areas, 42 inch raised panel Thermafoil cabinets, stainless steel sink and appliances. Also included are 8 foot doors, 10 foot ceiling and 5 inch upgraded base board thoughout. Tray ceilings in the foyer and the living room along with crown molding, accent paint, ceiling fans, and superior quality lighting packages. The bathrooms have granite as well and walk-in showers. 7 ceiling fans and recessed lighting are also standard. The exterior accented stone work on the front of the home and brick pavers on the driveway and walkway. A generous landscaping package is provided along with a screened lanai is also standard among many other features. There are several homes that are move-in ready or pick your lot and build your dream home with one of the best custom home builders in the area.


Agent: James Tassell  |  List Price: $225,000  |  Sold Price: $217,500

SUPER CUTE REMODELED RANCHER NEAR DOWNTOWN! This home is a light, bright, open, and airy dollhouse that sits under the shade of an ancient oak tree! Inside you'll find fantastic upgrades like an open kitchen with updated cabinetry, granite countertops, and stainless steel appliances, completely renovated bathrooms, and brand new flooring in the bedrooms. Brand new windows through most of them home and a newer A/C unit make the house much more energy efficient; you'll also find a complete en-suite master with a walk-in closet and private master bathroom. The home has also been re-piped throughout. A southern rear exposure gives the home a warm, natural light all day long; it's also perfect for the jumbo backyard (especially if you want to add a pool!) A raised, irrigated garden in the backyard is the perfect place to grow your own vegetables using water collected in the rain cistern. ** Bellevue Terrace is a wonderful, established community of well-maintained homes within bicycling distance of downtown. This home also sits just two short blocks from the beautiful Locklear Park, which is a public complex featuring an A+ playground, an outdoor volleyball court, picnic areas, and walking trails. Don't let this one get away.


Agent: Suzanne Crandall  | List Price: $249,900  | Sold Price: $235,000

Almost new! 3 bedroom, 2 bath single family home with views of lake. Central Park is a wonderful gated community with playground and tennis courts. Previous owners rarely lived in this home and new owners only used it 2-3 month a year. Upgrades include 16 by 16 inch ceramic tiles on diagonal, granite kitchen counters, stainless steel appliances (gas stove range) upgraded lights and fan fixtures, screened in lanai, upgraded coach lights on garage, double sinks in master bathroom, custom shelving in master closet, flooring in attic for extra storage with fold down stair. Home has been pre-wired for a pool. Home is in mint condition. Enjoy neighborhood amenities. Close to downtown Lakewood Ranch.


Agent: Cathy Loeppke  | List Price: $270,000  |  Sold Price: $262,000

Stop look no further - looking for a beautiful maintenance free villa with sweeping golf course views? Here it is! That's right no yard work, no painting the outside, no fixing the roof!! Done for you. This 1513 sq foot villa has high 12 foot ceilings (no popcorn), with beautiful crown moldings. The spacious great room opens onto the Lanai through sliding glass doors to long vistas of the golf course with total privacy. Large windows flood the villa in light. This villa hosts 3 Bedrooms, OR 2 Bedrooms with Den depending on your desire and 2 bathrooms. The eat-in kitchen has room for a table to sit 4 with pocket doors joining the 3rd Bedroom/Den. The inside laundry room has full size washer and dryer with laundry tub. The master bedroom has a large walk-in closet leading into the master bathroom with shower. AC replaced in October,2016. New roof in 2015, newer washer and dryer. Heated community pool just steps away. The Meadows Golf and Country Club is a popular community with miles of walking and biking trails set in old growth trees. No Country Club membership required but low rates allow easy membership to golfing on three courses, 17 har-tru tennis courts, exercise facility, and jr Olympic size pool. The Meadows is conveniently located next to the UTC Shopping Mall and Interstate 75 while only being 15 minutes to downtown Sarasota and the Bayfront.


Agent: Stephen Downes  |  List Price: $299,000  |  Sold Price: $295,000

This lovely Pool Home is nestled in the heart of Lakewood Ranch. This home has 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, a separate formal dining room, private office/den, a caged pool and an additional concrete patio complete with a built-in fire pit. The great room plan offers excellent entertainment area with a spacious kitchen and dinette area, all overlooking the sparkling pool. Well maintained and move in ready. A/C system was updated approximately five years ago and the hot water heater was replaced last year. There is a "pocket-park" directly across the street and nearby is Summerfield Village Park w/soccer fields, playground, sheltered picnic areas and grills. Enjoy a walk on the trails or wet a fishing line in the multiple lakes. Lakewood Ranch offers many amenities including; Adventure Park, tennis courts, dog park, etc. Lakewood Ranch Main Street offers casual and upscale dining, Music on Main events, a movie theater and miniature golf. University Town Town Center Mall is close by for world class or enjoy a weekend polo match at the Sarasota Polo Fields. Welcome home!


Agent: Robert & Valerie Orr  |  List Price: $429,000  |  Sold Price: $415,000

Newer El Conquistador GOLF COURSE HOME. Most popular floor plan in The Greens, 3 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths, high ceilings, and over 2,200 sq. ft. of living area. Popular SOUTHERN EXPOSURE on the pool & spa area. Single family home with MAINTENANCE FREE GROUNDS CARE program, so the neighborhood always looks great. FURNISHED and ready for IMMEDIATE OCCUPANCY. BIG SAVINGS, WITH NO CDD FEE AND MODEST HOA FEE.

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