Sarasota resides on the gulf coast of southwest Florida. Sarasota FL has a renowned location, known for its incredible beauty. Sarasota beaches, for example, make up world class attractions. When it comes to desirability, few other places in Florida can compete for the kind of attention garnered by the community. Much the same appears true for the rich diversity of real estate in Sarasota FL.
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Gorgeous beaches and year round Florida sunshine attract a diverse influx of people and heavy tourism to the area known as Sarasota. Real estate in Sarasota FL provides well for new resident influx with numerous niche real estate markets like Palmer Ranch homes for sale. Adjacent real estate markets lend more to the coveted southwest Florida coastal lifestyle with Siesta Key homes for sale, Bradenton homes for sale and Venice FL homes for sale
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A soul-stirring statement of beachfront living, Aquadisia is a landmark Gulf-to-Lagoon property nestled on almost four acres behind the gates of the exclusive Sanderling Club on Siesta Key. With an extraordinary 529 ft. on the Gulf of Mexico and 155 ft. on Heron Lagoon, this modern and private estate draws inspiration from the soothing, restorative element of water while indulging the senses with the sights, sounds and textures of the shore. Wrapped on all sides by serene pools that flow to a striking water wall, the principal beachfront residence uses minimal, clean lines to create fluid living environments enlivened by endless Gulf views. Glass, rich woods, quartz and shellstone organically integrate each space with the tropical surroundings, from the master retreat with spa-like bath to the sleek kitchen, dramatic dining area and crisp living lounges. An office, sauna, massage room and generous garage also grace the main home. Exquisitely accomplished, the captivating grounds include a labyrinth garden, reflection pond with floating glass cube, royal palm grove, beach lagoon and a sunset pier. The secondary beach house offers signature Gulf views, as well as a seaside pavilion. Shifting focus to Heron Lagoon, the gracious guest house features a floating dock for kayaking adventures. Boat dockage available to Sanderling residents. Square footage reflects A/C sq footage is for all 3 structures and lot size is for all 3 parcels.
Majestically poised along the shimmering gulf of Mexico waters bordering Siesta Key, this masterfully designed retreat invokes distinctive Asian-inspired aesthetics to achieve a unique harmony with nature. A feeling of tranquility prevails as this privatesanctuary rests on two sprawling acres stretching from the white sands of the beach to a calm lagoon, and encompassing a main residence and a two-story guesthouse buffered by a lush Japanese garden. Following an irreproducible, detailed plan of reconstruction, the owners enhanced the home's original footprint to create a true haven of serenity resplendent with the beauty of water, nature and relaxation. Chosen for its distinct color and texture, rich cypress wood adorns the guesthouse and forms a welcoming covered walkway leading to the main residence. Embellished with walls of glass and a dramatic open plan to accentuate its extraordinary beachfront placement, a calming impression permeates the main estate, adorned with a modern French motif and striking Polynesian touches. Floor-to-ceiling glass doors open to panoramic views of Gulf waters in the expansive master suite, which manifests the sensation of ultimate seclusion on one of the nation's most revered beaches. Pocket sliding glass doors help create an indoor/outdoor feel for the expansive kitchen. Perfect for enjoying undisturbed reflection or entertaining guests, the open courtyard pool and summer kitchen area is enveloped by South African ipe wood decking.
Gracious oaks line the picturesque road leading to the gates of this extraordinary estate. When the gates open you will be transported to a place unlike any other on the Gulf Coast of Florida. Time will seem to stand still as you absorb the wide open water vistas that stretch across the almost five acre property boasting 600 feet of water frontage on Sarasota Bay. You might even say it does not get any better than this – but that will change when the sun sets and new light and color bring the property to life in a different way. At first appearance, you might think you are in a remote location away from everything. Instead, you are just minutes away from downtown Sarasota’s shopping, dining and cultural mecca. In those same minutes in the other direction, you are at Sarasota/Bradenton International Airport. Let your imagination run wild and explore the almost limitless possibilities for the design and construction of your private custom waterfront estate or compound. Plans for a spectacular new modern estate home are available, as are landscape and site plans. The existing home that sits on the south end of the property and the additional home across the property to the north could serve as guest or staff quarters or construction headquarters while you build your dream home. There are also possibilities to subdivide the land and sell away what is not needed for your particular plan. If you are in the market for something truly special and unique – do not miss out on this opportunity.
A majestic bayfront landmark accentuating Sarasota’s shoreline, this tropical oasis rests among legendary properties including the neighboring Ringling estates. Lush native landscaping and understated elegance work together to cleverly humanize the scale and comfort of this resort style compound. A vine covered entrance gate provides guest access to the main house while a second gate provides resident access to the garage and service areas. Undergoing a meticulous three-year renovation under the guidance of award winning architect, Peter Bohlin this estate could easily grace the cover of any architectural magazine. Bohlin is quoted, We believe in an architecture that springs from the nature of circumstance… the nature is its place, whether natural or man-made… His beliefs are brilliantly expressed in this project resulting in the creation of a true design masterpiece; modern clean lines embrace the original Moroccan influences, working in unison with warm materials and finishes, exceptional lighting design and a vast amount of glass capturing the mesmerizing bayfront vistas. The main living floor is ideal for entertaining and flows outside to the cascading terrace, massive pool area, manicured lawn, pristine Sarasota bay and flanking pool house. The expansive sleeping quarters reside on the second floor along with dual office spaces and private balconies. This exceptional estate comes complete with a self-watering Har-Tru tennis court and four-car garage with two-bedroom guest apartment above.
Welcome to a spectacular gated estate with commanding views of New Pass and the Gulf of Mexico located on the highly coveted Westway Drive, where you will find some of Sarasota’s most valuable real estate. Upon entering the residence through the leaded glass double doors, the astounding view of the warm azure Gulf waters takes your breath away. You are greeted by a warm décor complimented by exquisite wood flooring, and an open floor plan inviting you to relax and enjoy family and friends. Fine details include custom wood doors throughout, beautiful custom cabinetry in the kitchen, a gulf front terrace from the master suite with a large walk in closet, and amazing spa like bath. The residence features 4 bedrooms, 5.5 baths, an office, an exercise room, two fireplaces, a wine room storing 700+ bottles, and for the car enthusiast, enough garage space for 9 vehicles. Enjoy relaxing by the heated elevated pool, putting your toes in your own little sandy beach, fishing from the dock, while taking in the dolphins, and watching spectacular sunsets. A beautiful life awaits you in Sarasota--where you can enjoy the vibrant arts community and cultural amenities of downtown Sarasota, boutique shopping and dining at St. Armand’s, and be only minutes away from Sarasota international airport.
Located in the coveted neighborhood of Lido Shores, this Gulf Front Masterpiece offers exquisite sunsets with over 200 feet of mesmerizing water views. This unique estate was designed by Clifford M. Scholz to capture ocean views & access to covered terraces from nearly every room. Lush landscaping compliments the 50' heated pool/spa, & the 2nd floor loggia with outdoor kitchen, fireplace & bath is perfect for entertaining. Over 14,000 sq ft under roof & nearly 7,500 sq ft under air. Entertain in style; formal living room features a fireplace, gallery & french doors leading to a covered terrace. Formal dining room features custom built-ins & private butler’s pantry. Culinary kitchen with top-of-the-line appliances including a wolf 6-burner gas range, 2 ovens, warming tray, island with prep sink, sub zero ice machine, 2 subzero refrigerator-freezers, walk-in pantry & storage room. The adjacent dining area opens to the family room. Grand Master Bedroom Suite with his and hers bathrooms & closets, private terrace, private gym & private family room on upper level. Additional master suite on main level & Laundry facilities on both living levels. Unique wood flooring in the office, elevator, marble staircase, crown moldings, detailed ceilings, barrel-tile roof, two separate garages, which hold up to 7 cars with abundant storage, paver driveway & wooden garage doors. Lido Shores offers wonderful neighbors, private beach access & a short walk to St. Armand's Circle or golfing or tennis at Longboat Key Club
The cumulative age of the majestic Oaks that stand guard over this one-of-a-kind property must surely reach into the thousands, each telling a story and creating a special ambiance one can only understand by being there. These Oaks together with amazing natural Florida foliage are the backdrop for pavered pathways that wind throughout this enchanting 3 plus acre Bayfront site. The grounds are magical in and of themselves but become sublime as you take in the views offered by almost 300 feet of direct water frontage. The expansive patios, porches, gazebos and sunrooms of the Key West style main house were designed to fit comfortably within these natural surroundings and absorb views from every angle–whether waterfront or focused over the manicured grounds. This casual and charming 3 bedroom, 3 and one-half bath home blends seamlessly with its surrounding creating enchanting and cozy spaces both inside and out. The Bayfront guest house with its covered porches and outdoor spaces is wonderfully tranquil and the 3 bedrooms and 2 and one-half baths are perfect for guests or extended family. Another cottage on the property is a blank slate but would be ideal as a fitness center with its own pool, or as a studio or as additional room for guests. A picturesque portico welcomes you to this estate and the resort like setting is made complete by the lighted tennis court, sport court, multiple pools and two docks offering various boat lift and mooring options.
Designed by Lido Shores developer Phillip Hiss, this resort-like estate of almost 12,000 SF captures unrivaled views of New Pass from its prestigious location. With an illustrious list of previous residents, including legendary singer Bobby Vinton, the 0.72-acre home is the ideal retreat for distinguished owners, their family and guests. Composed of a principal 9,000 SF residence and a 4 bedroom guest house, there is no shortage of stunning spaces in which to relax, entertain and enjoy the refined pleasures of waterfront living in Sarasota. Host formal occasions in the stately dining room with personalized lighting for 18 guests, refine recipes in the deluxe gourmet kitchen, store your vintage selections in the 800-bottle wine room and sip morning coffee from the 77 ft. screened waterside porch. The 2nd level master suite occupies a private wing of the home and features breathtaking water views, 2 classic sitting areas, a walk-in closet and private laundry. 3 additional en suite bedrooms complete the 2nd level, all with direct water views, while a unique theatre room is found on the 3rd floor. For peace of mind, the home offers a custom 10 x 10 walk-in safe. Nestled in a courtyard between the main residence and the guest house, the outdoor living area feels like a private resort and features a pool, oversized spa, charming cabana with dry sauna and a tropical bar area. For boaters the property offers deep water dockage.
One of the Sarasota area’s most significant Bayfront estates, this gated compound rests on over 3.5 acres along 260 feet of pristine waterfront. The shear uniqueness and width of the property allowed a custom home to be stretched across the grounds literally granting every room a view of the water. Stately gates open to meticulously manicured grounds highlighted by mature foliage and the inviting porte-cochere while rich mahogany doors welcome you inside. Once inside vast windows and sliding glass doors provide stunning views of the tranquil pool area, spacious back yard and gentle bay waters. This amazing residence features Pella windows and doors, coral cast stone architectural elements, two commercial grade elevators, two wet bars, summer kitchen, travertine stone flooring, imported granite countertops, three fireplaces, sparkling pool with spa and water features, 125’ boat dock with two lift systems, hurricane protection, generator, surround sound and state-of-the art wiring/security system with surveillance cameras. Although not technically required, the residence was constructed to velocity zone standards and comes complete with an air conditioned garage that could house as many as 20 automobiles. Every amenity one could desire is found at this sprawling Bayfront estate.
A stunning statement of refinement and comfort, this impeccably-designed, lushly-landscaped estate sits on nearly an acre at the coveted north end of Siesta Key directly on the Gulf of Mexico. Here residential bliss comes to life with spectacular living quarters, exquisite finishes, state-of-the-art systems and resort-like amenities, all within a private Gargoyle-guarded walled and gated property. Venetian Gothic architecture fuses with a Mediterranean flair to create a gulf-front haven that is as distinctively stylish as it is tastefully eclectic. Completed in 2007 by premier Sarasota luxury home builder Perrone Construction, Inc., this grand gem sets the perfect backdrop for indulgent relaxation or lavish entertaining both in and outside the home. Inside presents five bedrooms including an extraordinary master suite, five full and four half baths, expansive living/dining quarters, an exquisite kitchen, a home theater/media room plus a two-story office, with elegant stone, stained glass, beautiful wood and painted murals throughout. Delightful outdoor spaces are found at every turn with eight open porches and patios capturing incredible views, a fabulous rooftop garden/terrace and bar area accessed by elevator, and a glamorous pool and cabana that is second to none with a waterfall, lounging area, spa, slide, and stage for live entertainment.
Lasata, the Place of Peace, perfectly describes this immaculate estate resting on the tranquil waters of Sarasota Bay. This spacious home with five outdoor terraces designed by architect Bob Rokop showcases the spectacular panoramic views of Sarasota Bay, Ringling Bridge, downtown Sarasota, Big Pass and the Gulf of Mexico. Interior design by Anne Folsom Smith involves circular motifs designed to soften hard lines and add to the home's allure. Luxurious details include Italian porcelain tile flooring, five fireplaces, Lutron lighting system, Intercom and Music systems, security cameras and alarm system, custom woodwork, crystal chandeliers, designer ceiling treatments, and intricate built-ins. The expansive layout includes formal living and dining rooms, custom bar, wine storage, chef's kitchen and pantry overlooking the family room, home office and game room, and separate master and guest levels. Take the four-stop elevator for added convenience.
Numerous outdoor entertaining areas create an ideal setting for any gathering. Relish breathtaking sunsets while enjoying the summer kitchen, outdoor dining areas, and fire pit. Bathe in the sun's rays on the open deck or cool off in the infinity-edge swimming pool and spa. Relax in the meditation garden complete with reading chairs, waterfall and babbling stream. Avid boaters will love the unobstructed access to deep, open waters with a dock offering security sensors, Snook lighting, and lift currently configured for two jet-skis.
Pre-construction. To be built. Oversized Gulf front parcel and a extraordinary rare find on the famous North end of Siesta Key. Located on almost an acre lot directly on the Gulf of Mexico at Big Pass is the perfect place for this phenomenal GUY PETERSON open floor plan designed home. The former Ralph Twitchell estate, this property is sure to provide you with the most spectacular waterfront views and city views in all of Sarasota.
Conveniently situated on Big Pass Lane and the north end of Siesta Key this home site offers more than 100ft of waterfront with dock possibilities. Upon entering the home the views will astound you day and night. The beautiful turquoise and azures of the Gulf waters and the city lights in the evening are a canvass that is always changing. This property has direct access on Sarasota Bay, directly at Big Pass with deep-water access.
Just a short stroll away is the abundance of Siesta Key Village and Siesta Key beach which is known for its beautiful white quartz filled sand and tranquil blue waters. Siesta Key beach was recently voted the#1 beach in the US by Conde Nast.
Come enjoy the warm Gulf Breezes as you take a morning swim in your pool, towel off and catch some sun on one of the many balconies that set this home apart from all others. You will wonder where the day has gone as you enjoy the stunning panoramic views of your new waterfront home. Weather you are entertaining or simply relaxing with friends and family this home and waterfront location is sure to impress.