1 Benjamin Franklin Drive Ph-1 & Ph-2, SARASOTA


4 Beds
4 Baths
2,778 Sqft
1.78 Acres
0 Garages

Rare is an understatement for these remarkable adjoining Penthouses in desirable St. Armands Towers North (SATN) at Lido Beach, a short walk to St. Armands Circle. Sold together at nearly 2,800 square feet, enjoy the cross breeze from one of three open living areas and host family and friends year round with 3 + 1 spacious bedrooms, 4 baths, and two covered parking spaces. With flexibility in mind, the Penthouse units can also be separated for added privacy by unfolding custom wooden accordion doors with ease. Direct Gulf views from two separate 38-foot terraces offer breathtaking vistas in all directions - PH-1 offers spectacular sunset views looking northwest up Lido Beach, and PH-2 offers stunning southwest sunrise and sunset views. Custom ash wooden entry doors and high quality hardwood flooring throughout are set off beautifully along with 9 ft. ceilings. PH-1 boasts impressive finishes; with coffered and tray ceilings, lighted bar area hidden in columns, and Venetian plaster walls in the master bedroom and guest bath. The eat-in kitchen is loaded with custom cabinets, granite counters, copper farmhouse sink, Sub-Zero Fridge, Viking Range, and Bosch dishwasher. Master bath area features under lit green onyx countertop, and Creama Barfield marble. The Guest bedroom with a custom designed Murphy bed and closet also boasts a set of wooden accordion doors for flexibility as the room opens to seamlessly annex the living room. For added enjoyment, the great room in PH-2 is ideal for movie night or to watch the weekly game, a second dining area is surrounded by a cozy electric wall mounted fireplace and nearby bar which features a 135 bottle wine fridge, GE dishwasher, and beverage fridge. A two bedroom guest wing includes a second master and ensuite. Both Penthouse units are equipped with electric hurricane shutters, remote controlled SMART thermostats, and plenty of storage. Each Penthouse unit has its own separate tax. The amenities at SATN include a fitness center, social room, heated pool, and on-site management. This unique double condo is designed for entertaining and relaxed living in mind. Don’t miss this rare opportunity.

Essential Information
MLS® #A4481080
Full Baths4
Square Footage2,778
Year Built1968
Community Information
Zip Code34236
Pet Restrictions YNN
Minimum Lease3 Months

1 Benjamin Franklin Drive Ph-1 & Ph-2

Community Features

Association Recreation - Owned,Buyer Approval Required,Deed Restrictions,Fitness Center,Pool


Elevator(s),Fitness Center,Laundry,Maintenance,Pool,Security,Storage,Vehicle Restrictions

Water View

Bay/Harbor - Partial,Beach,Gulf/Ocean - Full,Lagoon

CoolingCentral Air
FireplacesElectric,Family Room
# of Stories13
Interior Features

Ceiling Fans(s),Coffered Ceiling(s),Crown Molding,Eat-in Kitchen,High Ceilings,Open Floorplan,Solid Wood Cabinets,Split Bedroom,Stone Counters,Thermostat,Tray Ceiling(s),Walk-In Closet(s),Wet Bar,Window Treatments


Bar Fridge,Convection Oven,Dishwasher,Disposal,Dryer,Exhaust Fan,Microwave,Refrigerator,Washer,Wine Refrigerator

FoundationStilt/On Piling
Exterior Features

Balcony,Hurricane Shutters,Sliding Doors,Storage

Lot Description

CoastalConstruction Control Line,FloodZone,City Limits,Level,Sidewalk,Paved

School Information
ElementarySouthside Elementary
MiddleBooker Middle
HighSarasota High
Additional Information
Days on Market96
HOA Fee$0
Tax Year2019

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Listing information last updated on January 19th, 2021 at 7:50pm EST.