Florida deep water living at its finest with views galore in the secure gated Harbor section of Bay Isles on Longboat Key. This stunning 4 bedroom + den home has 3 full baths and 2 half baths. The magnificent owners suite with water views is located on the 1st floor. Attention to detail is evident in this custom block design by architect Clifford M. Scholz and high end quality build by Perrone Construction perfectly situated on an over 18,000 sq ft corner lot. The dock complete with 50 amp service & water boasts newer decking and a 10,000 lb boat lift which gives you direct access to Sarasota Bay and the Intracoastal Waterway. Ownership includes membership in the exclusive Bay Isles Beach Club giving you private access to your crystal sandy beach and the tranquil turquoise waters of the Gulf of Mexico complete with picnic pavilions. Sip your morning coffee or evening beverage from the lower terrace with views beyond the natural gas heated pool and spa of the bay and the downtown Sarasota skyline. Take the elevator to the upper terrace where the guest suites enjoy plentiful daily bird & marine wildlife shows. Soaring ceilings with architectural detail greet you as you enter the elegant foyer framed by the artistic staircase and continue throughout the home. The spacious great room with gas fireplace and the large sunroom off the kitchen take advantage of water views through the numerous French doors that open to the terrace allowing the warm Florida breezes and natural light to flow through. The chef's kitchen features Viking appliances, a double oven, warming drawer, custom lighted solid wood cabinetry, plentiful storage, rich granite tops and inspiring harbor and bay views. Entertaining is a delight whether formal, casual or alfresco. The enormous formal dining room is the perfect place to gather with friends and family and the over-sized sunroom features space for a large casual gathering. Enjoy waterfront dining outdoors on the lower terrace measuring over 430 sq ft. Bedrooms 2 and 3 are separated by a roomy bath and open to their own upper terrace. Spacious bedroom 4 also on the 2nd level is ensuite and there are multiple storage closets upstairs and down. The ample side facing garage measures 25x32 and the irrigation system has its own well. Dramatic LED exterior lighting accent the beautiful lines of the home and its gorgeous tropical landscaping. Meticulously maintained inside and out by the original owner, you'll enjoy features such as a 5 zoned AC system, two hot water heaters with recirculating pumps for instant hot water in all rooms, sound system throughout with controls in each room and the outside shower to enjoy after a day at the beach. The exterior was repainted approximately 5 years ago and all trees on the property were recently trimmed. Longboat Key Club is close by and available to join if you enjoy golf, tennis and spa facilities. The Town of Longboat Key offers affordable tennis opportunities for the entire family. Minutes to world renowned St Armands Circle, fabulous shopping, dining and the plentiful art and cultural venues Sarasota is famous for. The many outstanding features of this custom designed and built home make it a must see. Don't miss out, schedule your private showing today. Live virtual showings or no touch showings are available with advanced notice upon request.
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Listing information last updated on July 12th, 2020 at 11:45am EDT.