1117 Benjamin Franklin Dr #a, Sarasota


3 Beds
2 Baths
1,980 Sqft
.15 Acres
5 Garages

Welcome to your tropical paradise! Located on Lido Key, this vibrant house is only steps away from the beach and St. Armands Circle! The lot has been beautifully manicured and features tropical planters, crisp shells, and an attractive brick paver driveway. The private back yard features a Japanese Garden, relaxing wood deck, and lush landscaping. This attached elevated single family home has many rich features, including newer entry way steps, newer second floor deck, newer impact glass windows and sliders, electric storm shutters, new A/C, and a new roof! Upon entering the home, you are greeted by the finely crafted etched windows. The house is very open and bright. The generously sized kitchen consists of solid stone counter tops, handsome cabinetry, tile back splash, an island stove top and stainless steel appliances. Crown molding surrounds the kitchen, dining room, and living room. The master bedroom, 2nd and 3rd bedrooms are on the main floor and the large bonus room is just up the solid oak staircase. The bonus / loft area makes for a great guest room, play room, or office and has a built in desk and a large outdoor balcony. Bring everything you want to the house with the huge 5+ car nearly 39x44 foot garage! A couple hundred yards away, on the intracoastal side of the island, is a nature park with kayak / paddle board launch. Expand your luxury experience with a membership to the Ritz Carlton Beach Club, which is only a couple of blocks down the road! Come see this house today!

Essential Information
MLS® #A4428569
Full Baths2
Square Footage1,980
Year Built1994
Sub-TypeSingle Family Home
Price Per Sqft$505
Community Information
Address1117 Benjamin Franklin Dr #a
SubdivisionLido Beach Div B 3
CountySarasota County
Zip Code34236
Community FeaturesNone
Pet Restrictions YNY
Pets Allowed YNY
Minimum LeaseNo Minimum
# of Garages5
Water AccessBeach - Public, Gulf/Ocean
Water ViewGulf/part

Cable Connected, Electricity Connected, Public, Sewer Connected


Circular Driveway, Driveway, Garage Door Opener, Guest, Oversized, Tandem, Underground, Workshop in Garage


Flood Zone, In City Limits, Sidewalk, Water View

InteriorCeramic Tile, Porcelain Tile
HeatingCentral, Electric
CoolingCentral Air, Zoned
# of Stories3
StoriesSplit Level, Elevated
Kitchen FeaturesBreakfast Bar, Island
Master Bed Size13x21
Interior Features

Built in Features, Ceiling Fans(s), Crown Molding, Eating Space In Kitchen, High Ceiling(s), Kitchen/Family Room Combo, Living Room/Dining Room Combo, Stone Counters, Walk-In Closet(s), Window Treatments


Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Electric Water Heater, Microwave, Refrigerator, Washer

Interior Layout

Bonus Room, Den/Library/Office, Great Room, Inside Utility, Loft, Eating Space In Kitchen, Kitchen/Family Room Combo, Living Room/Dining Room Combo, Walk-In Closet(s)

ExteriorBlock, Stucco
Lot DescriptionUp to 10,889 Sq. Ft.
WindowsBlinds, Window Treatments
FoundationStilt/On Piling
Exterior Features

Balcony/Sun Deck, French Doors, Hurricane Shutters, Lighting

Room Dimensions
Bedroom 210x14
Bedroom 310x11
Great Room19x29
Master Bedroom13x21
School Information
MiddleBooker Middle
Additional Information
Days on Market41
Normal SaleYes
Homestead YNYes
Tax Year2018
Property History
Price Reduced from $1,100,000 to $1,000,000

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Listing information last updated on May 19th, 2019 at 2:15am EDT.