3556 E Forest Lake Dr, Sarasota


5 Beds
4 Baths
3,948 Sqft
.91 Acres
2 Garages

Old Forest Lakes...Tucked away in the heart of Sarasota! Available for the first time! What an amazing opportunity to own this custom built waterfront residence nestled on almost an acre and surrounded by lush landscaping. The house sits 100 feet from Forest Lake where views of the lake are visible from just about every room in the house. Sunsets are plentiful and gorgeous! This is the ultimate family home with 5 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms. The main floor with multiple spaces for entertaining, dining and relaxing has a living room, family room with fireplace, dining room with french doors to the gorgeous brick screened lanai, kitchen with butler's pantry, an enormous Florida room with floor to ceiling windows, a large guest bedroom and a bathroom. The second floor boasts the immense master bedroom and bath with incredible views of the lake, a fireplace, his and her walk-in closets, sunken tub, dual sinks and separate toilet/shower room. The upper level also has 3 additional bedrooms, 2 additional bathrooms and laundry. There is an abundance of storage with closets all throughout the house. The backyard is massive with enough space to add a pool and a playground. There's also room to store a boat and an RV. This is not in a flood zone. With an optional HOA annual fee of only $250, this is the ideal neighborhood. This prime location is only minutes to Siesta Key Beach, downtown Sarasota, St. Armand's Circle, shopping, dining, parks, banks, hospitals, I75 and UTC.

Essential Information
MLS® #A4460916
Full Baths3
Half Baths1
Square Footage3,948
Year Built1963
Sub-TypeSingle Family Residence
Price Per Sqft$223
Community Information
Address3556 E Forest Lake Dr
SubdivisionForest Lakes
CountySarasota County
Zip Code34232
Pet Restrictions YNN
Pets Allowed YNN
Minimum LeaseNo Minimum
UtilitiesElectricity Connected
ParkingGarage Faces Side
# of Garages2
ViewIn County, Oversized Lot
Is WaterfrontYes
Water ViewLake

Under Building Parking, , 2 Car Garage

InteriorCarpet, Ceramic Tile
CoolingCentral Air
# of Stories2
Master Bed Size21x16
Interior Features

Ceiling Fans(s), Walk-In Closet(s), Attic Fan


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


Gas, Family Room, Master Bedroom

Interior Layout

Inside Utility, Walk-In Closet(s), Florida Room

ExteriorBrick, Wood Frame, Wood Siding
Lot Description1/2 Acre to 1 Acre
Exterior Features

French Doors, Lighting, Mature Landscaping

Room Dimensions
Bedroom 212x14
Bedroom 312x12
Bedroom 412x11
Bedroom 523x11
Dining Room11x11
Family Room19x13
Florida Room28x17
Living Room22x13
Master Bedroom21x16
School Information
ElementaryWilkinson Elementary
MiddleBrookside Middle
HighSarasota High
Additional Information
Days on Market135
Normal SaleYes
HOA Fee$250
Homestead YNYes
Tax Year2019
Property History
Price Reduced from $939,000 to $879,000

All listing information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed and should be independently verified through personal inspection by appropriate professionals. Listings displayed on this website may be subject to prior sale or removal from sale; availability of any listing should always be independently verified.

Listing information is provided for consumer personal, non-commercial use, solely to identify potential properties for potential purchase; all other use is strictly prohibited and may violate relevant federal and state law.

Listing data comes from My Florida Regional MLS DBA Stellar MLS.

Listing information last updated on July 15th, 2020 at 7:15am EDT.