Greeted by the circular driveway and manicured landscaping of this spacious Bird Key residence, you immediately feel as if you've escaped to a Tuscan villa. The first floor offers living, dining and family room with gas fireplace, plus an office, utility room and Country kitchen with 6-burner natural gas range. Architectural elements and fine details adorn every room, including faux finishes, painted and coffered ceilings, tile, wood and beautiful marble flooring. The lower level master suite is a private retreat with windows opening onto a gated courtyard, and features individual his and hers bathrooms each with marble counter tops and custom California walk-in closets. Overnight visitors will love the privacy of the upper living level with its split bedroom plan featuring two bedrooms (or offices) sharing a bathroom, and separate en-suite guest bedroom. The lush backyard with heated pool is the centerpiece of the residence, featuring a loggia with antique lighting and fans, cactus gardens, an ivy covered iron trellis, natural gas fire pit, outdoor year round air cooling system, pond and waterfall, and two storage sheds. The property is also fully walled for complete privacy and the tile roof was replaced in 2011. Just minutes to gorgeous Lido Key beach, Ringling Bridge, St. Armands Key shopping and dining, boating, and the arts and culture of downtown Sarasota. Nearby Bird Key Yacht Club has a wealth of amenities including fitness center, tennis courts, pool, marina, social events and dining.
Villa – Sarasota, Florida, USA
Total area: 424 m² 4 bedrooms 2 separate bathrooms
- Built in 1967
- Swimming pool