1300 Benjamin Franklin Drive 809, SARASOTA


2 Beds
3 Baths
3,352 Sqft
2.03 Acres
2 Garages

Located inside the Ritz-Carlton Beach Residences on the shore of the turquoise waters and white sands of Sarasota’s Lido Beach, this sophisticated residence comes with wide-open bay views and an unrivaled location. Just one mile to St. Armands Circle and three miles to downtown Sarasota. Beach, sunsets, shopping, dining, nightlife and the arts — love the Sarasota lifestyle. Eclectic finesse, haute design and a touch of whimsy define this 3,352 square foot residence where a tasteful mix of textures, colors, shapes and light invite boundless creativity. Every detail is a delight — architectural angles and curves, rough-hewn granite, solid teak, geometric molding, cove lighting, assorted metal finishes, Murano glass chandelier and chic wallpaper patterns invoke the timeless appeal of a rare masterpiece. From this superior vantage point, floor-to-ceiling glass doors and glass terrace railings foster the feeling of floating above the tropical paradise. This split-plan residence features a deluxe master suite, private guest suite, bonus room and additional full bath. Between the suites, a large open living area has high ceilings, grand room, dining room and high-end kitchen with Dacor/Sub-Zero appliances, center island, eat-in counter, walk-in pantry and butler’s pantry with full-size wine refrigerator. The master suite is the piece de resistance with an incredible 143 square foot dressing room surrounded by solid-wood built-in drawers, shelves and armoires, plus a center island with glass look-inside top. Owners of this exquisite residence have two garage parking spaces and enjoy unlimited access to Ritz-Carlton amenities including a heated pool and spa, outdoor grills, 16-seat theater, fitness center, men’s and women’s locker rooms with saunas, game room, board room, two guest suites, and social room with catering kitchen. Other amenities include a gated entrance with a full-time attendant, car wash station, bicycle/kayak storage, beach access, and on-property management. The Beach Residences is pet friendly, too. Owners are eligible for membership to the Ritz-Carlton Members Club with a choice of beach club, golf club, and spa amenities. Come live in comfort, happiness, imagination and class. Request a feature sheet to see a detailed list of amenities. Video and 3D Home Tour available.

Essential Information
MLS® #A4481510
Full Baths3
Square Footage3,352
Year Built2005
Community Information
Zip Code34236
Max Pet Weight100
Pet Restrictions YNY
Minimum Lease1 Month

1300 Benjamin Franklin Drive 809

Community Features

Association Recreation - Owned,Fitness Center,Gated,Pool,Sidewalks,Water Access,Waterfront

# of Garages2

Elevator(s),Fitness Center,Gated,Pool,Recreation Facilities,Sauna,Security,Spa/Hot Tub,Storage


Assigned,Circular Driveway,Ground Level,Under Building

Water View

Bay/Harbor - Full,Gulf/Ocean - Partial

CoolingCentral Air
FireplacesGas,Living Room
# of Stories12
Interior Features

Built in Features,Crown Molding,Eat-in Kitchen,Elevator,High Ceilings,Kitchen/Family Room Combo,Living Room/Dining Room Combo,Open Floorplan,Solid Wood Cabinets,Split Bedroom,Stone Counters,Thermostat,Walk-In Closet(s),Wet Bar


Bar Fridge,Built-In Oven,Convection Oven,Cooktop,Dishwasher,Disposal,Dryer,Electric Water Heater,Exhaust Fan,Freezer,Ice Maker,Microwave,Range Hood,Refrigerator,Washer,Wine Refrigerator

FoundationStilt/On Piling
Exterior Features

Balcony,Fence,Outdoor Kitchen,Sidewalk,Sliding Doors,Storage

School Information
ElementarySouthside Elementary
MiddleBooker Middle
HighBooker High
Additional Information
Days on Market88
HOA Fee$6,857
HOA Payment ScheduleQuarterly
Tax Year2019

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