1800 Benjamin Franklin Dr #b1009, Sarasota


3 Beds
3 Baths
2,230 Sqft
5.08 Acres
1 Garages

Enjoy the private Florida lifestyle on the sandy shore with breathtaking water views along the Gulf of Mexico at one of the largest gulf front properties in the area with over 400 feet of private beach. L’Elegance on Lido Beach is a pet friendly gated community featuring exclusive access to resort amenities including a heated 85’ lap pool, tennis courts, fitness center, underground parking, storage and so much more! Inside the north tower of this meticulously maintained building, experience the beauty of location. Once you see this Essex floor-plan on the 10th floor, you will appreciate capacious living features with endless bay and gulf views throughout the day and night. With countless sunrise and sunset views, this is truly one of the most desired and limited floor-plans in L’Elegance. Upon entry, the azure water is picturesque along a wall of sliders leading out to your covered terrace. A combined living and dining layout provide flexibility for design with marble flooring and crown molding throughout and includes a third full hall bath. The European styled kitchen features granite counters, stainless steel appliances, reverse osmosis filtration and an eat in space as well as a terrace to enjoy the sunrise overlooking the South Lido County Park as the city of Sarasota awakens. Spacious master quarters embrace a gulf view with hurricane shutters and en suite marble flooring, marble shower, double sinks and an over-sized soaking tub. The guest room is also en suite with direct access to terrace overlooking the mangroves along the intracoastal. The third room exudes natural light through a glass sliding door and is set up as a den with built in cabinets and a murphy bed. At L’Elegance: on-site manager and maintenance are available, 24/7 guard at gate, and hurricane shutters provide peace of mind for those who desire flexibility of a lock and leave environment while also having the option to rent out the unit twice a year for a minimum of three months. Indulge yourself with all the beauty that lies on the southern end of Lido Key at L’Elegance on Lido Beach with a proximity to world famous St. Armands Circle filled with endless dining, shopping, art festivals and many more community endeavors showcasing this prime location in real estate.

Essential Information
MLS® #A4463964
Full Baths3
Square Footage2,230
Year Built1996
Price Per Sqft$762
Community Information
SubdivisionL Elegance On Lido Beach
CountySarasota County
Zip Code34236
Max Pet Weight100
Pet RestrictionsCats and dogs are allowed.
Pet Restrictions YNY
Pets Allowed YNY
Pet SizeLarge (61-100 Lbs.)
Numof Pets2
Minimum Lease3 Months

1800 Benjamin Franklin Dr #b1009

Community Features

Buyer Approval Required, Deed Restrictions, Fitness, Gated Community, Pool, Tennis Courts, Water Access, Waterfront

# of Garages1
Is WaterfrontYes
PoolHeated, In Ground, Lap Pool
Water AccessBeach - Private

Cable Connected, Electricity Connected, Sewer Connected, Water Connected


Buyer Approval Required, Deed Restrictions, Fitness, Gated Community, Pool, Tennis Courts, Water Access, Waterfront


Assigned, Covered, Garage Door Opener, Under Building


Under Building Parking, , 1 Car Garage


FloodZone, City View, Pool View, Tennis Court View, Water View

Water View

Gulf/Ocean - Full, Intracoastal Waterway

InteriorCeramic Tile, Marble, Other
CoolingCentral Air
# of Stories11
StoriesOne, Elevated, High Rise
Master Bed Size18x13
Interior Features

Built in Features, Ceiling Fans(s), Crown Molding, Eating Space In Kitchen, Living Room/Dining Room Combo, Solid Surface Counters, Split Bedroom, Stone Counters, Walk-In Closet(s)


Built-In Oven, Convection Oven, Cooktop, Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Kitchen Reverse Osmosis System, Microwave, Refrigerator, Washer, Water Filtration System, Wine Refrigerator

Interior Layout

Eating Space In Kitchen, Living Room/Dining Room Combo, Split Bedroom, Walk-In Closet(s)

Exterior Features

Balcony/Sun Deck, Hurricane Shutters, Irrigation System, Lighting, Outdoor Shower, Storage, Tennis Court(s)

Room Dimensions
Bedroom 215x11
Bedroom 315x11
Living Room33x18
Master Bedroom18x13
School Information
ElementarySouthside Elementary
MiddleBooker Middle
HighBooker High
Additional Information
Days on Market64
Normal SaleYes
Condo Fees$2,999
Condo Fees TermQuarterly
Tax Year2019
Property History
Price Reduced from $1,799,000 to $1,699,000

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Listing information last updated on June 5th, 2020 at 8:00am EDT.