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Posted by Marc Rasmussen on Monday, January 4th, 2021 at 2:27pm.

Sold by DWELL November 2020

Below are recently sold homes and condos that DWELL Real Estate was fortunate enough to be involved in this year. Hopefully, this information helps educate you on the local real estate market. If you are thinking of buying or selling in Sarasota, Bradenton, Lakewood Ranch, Longboat Key, Lido Key, Siesta Key, Bird Key, Downtown or Casey Key we would be happy to help you. Just call us 941.822.0708 or contact us here. Use our Sarasota MLS search to view properties currently for sale.  

  

December 2020

2049 CLEMATIS ST, SARASOTA

2049 CLEMATIS ST, SARASOTA

Listed By: James Tassell  |  List Price: $325,000  |  Sold Price: $295,000

Located in the heart of Sarasota, just a short walk from Arlington Park, you will find this charming property with three bedrooms and two bathrooms. It features an open floor plan with the added character of the original wood floors throughout the living areas and tile flooring in the wet areas and Florida room. The roof was replace in 2017. The kitchen incorporates an arched doorway, stainless steel appliances, granite counter tops, wood cabinets and a complementing backsplash. An interior laundry room is located off of the kitchen where you will also find access to the large fenced backyard. There is room for a pool to be added if desired or scope to create your own backyard oasis. The master bedroom features his and hers closets and a bathtub in the master bathroom. The guest bathroom has a walk in shower. The third bedroom provides you with the possibility of a home office with well appointed french doors providing access. The Florida room makes for a great spot to enjoy your morning coffee and to relax throughout the day. In addition to the attached one car garage, there are multiple closets throughout the home that provide ample storage. Everything that Sarasota has to offer is just a quick drive away; from downtown, Siesta and Lido beaches and an abundance of restaurants and retail stores. Arlington Park is just a short pleasant walk away where you can take advantage of its numerous amenities, such as an aquatics complex, tennis/basketball courts, walking trails, dog park, playground, barbecues and picnic area.

 

2311 49TH AVE W, BRADENTON

2311 49TH AVE W, BRADENTON

Sold By: Carol Chartier  |  List Price: $135,000  |  Sold Price: $120,000

Cash only. Sold "AS IS", Handyman special. There are several settlement issues. Located in a well kept neighborhood south of Cortez. Large corner lot, newer smooth top stove, extra fridge in garage, washer and dryer in garage. Appliances not warranted

 

911 WEE BURN PL, SARASOTA

911 WEE BURN PL, SARASOTA

Listed By: Marnie Matarese  |  List Price: $349,900  |  Sold Price: $349,900

Sarabay Woods is a lovely community located within Whitfield Estates, just minutes to both downtown Sarasota and Bradenton. This home is situated on a cul-de-sac, offering privacy and seclusion. The exterior has been freshly painted and with its high ceilings and spacious interior, the coastal themed house is a perfect Florida getaway or full time place to live. The kitchen offers brand new wood cabinets and granite countertops & the appliances are not yet two years old. Extras are plant shelves, bar seating in the kitchen, wood-burning fireplace, crown molding and skylights. The huge lanai has been newly screened, runs the back of the house and includes a covered eating area. The bathrooms have been extensively updated to reflect the coastal feeling of the home with gorgeous tile work in an aquatic theme. New plantation shutters adorn the windows and all baseboards have been replaced. St. Augustine grass and beautiful landscaping add to the curb appeal of the house and the irrigation system is fed from a well, keeping the water bill low. With new air-conditioning and a roof replaced in 2013, the major maintenance of the home has been taken care of. Along with its own HOA, Sarabay Woods owners may also join the voluntary Whitfield Ballentine Manor Association for just $30.00 per year. Membership includes 6 newsletters and community meetings per year, many social events and a culinary card to allow dining at the Sara Bay Country Club. This is a friendly and neighborly place to live.

 

6744 WILD LAKE TER, BRADENTON

6744 WILD LAKE TER, BRADENTON

Sold By: Cathy Loeppke  |  List Price: $485,000  |  Sold Price: $470,000

Fantastic water view home in the beautiful gated River Strand Golf & Country Club. This home is in the newer Sanctuary section which features a new pool, fitness center and club house. The Interior of this home features a huge kitchen with granite counters , tiled back splash and solid wood cabinets with tons of counter space including a large center island. Off the kitchen to one side has a large formal dining room for your larger gatherings and to the other side is a nice sized kitchenette for the everyday meals or coffee. From the kitchen you face The large living room with sliders out to the lanai with gorgeous view of the pool and the lake. The split bedrooms feature high end laminate flooring and the bath features dual sinks and solid surface counters. The 4th bedroom is an en-suite and is perfect for the in-laws or older child while on spring break. The large master bedroom has huge window , crown moldings and also features high end laminate flooring. The master bath has duel sinks solid counters, a large soaking tub and separate shower. If your looking to enjoy the outdoor space just head outside to the oversized lanai which features large heated salt water pool and spa, large covered area and fantastic view of the lake. Back inside you will also notice the crown molding and tile flooring through out the main living areas and Laminate master bedroom. There is a three car garage, pavered driveway and well manicured landscaping. All this and close to I 75, great shopping and dining.

 

2831 RINGLING BLVD, #121F, SARASOTA

2831 RINGLING BLVD, #121F, SARASOTA

Sold By: Carol Chartier  |  List Price: $169,900  |  Sold Price: $153,000

Own your office space. Build your brand. You will appreciate the landmark professional business center that is the situs for this open office space. Highly visible along the Fruitville (State Road 780) corridor The Ringling Professional Center offers a campus of six office buildings each with a cluster of eight separate private office suites. Unit 121 is a ground floor private office with two bathrooms and a kitchenette alcove and is the largest office floor plan in the complex. Once inside you will find a large open area with 3 offices and a lounge area perfect for employee interaction and group think. The interior of the office is bathed with natural light from the abundance of windows and sliding doors throughout the office space. Internet and phone connections are available. Set near downtown Sarasota, with easy access to major roads, highways and nearby amenities your everyday business needs will be met. 

 

5720 110TH AVE E, PARRISH

5720 110TH AVE E, PARRISH

Listed By: Lionstone Group - Christina Clark  |  List Price: $339,900  |  Sold Price: $335,000

Welcome to this gorgeous open floor plan home designed for comfortable living. This gorgeous home is located in the desirable community of Harrison Ranch. This three bedroom plus den, two bathroom home has been meticulously maintained. Check out the gourmet kitchen with huge island, upgraded cabinetry (soft closing doors and drawers), double ovens, induction cooktop, and beverage cooler. A chef designed it with family gatherings in mind! Entertaining is effortless with the open living room and dining room layout. The light and bright den is at the front of the home, with room for multiple desks and a cozy reading area. Off the main hall are two generous sized bedrooms and the guest bathroom. The master suite features a huge walk in closet and views of the lushly landscaped backyard. The recent screen room addition is perfect for enjoying the Florida lifestyle with room for seating and dining. Enjoy views of the pond and preserve area while sipping your morning coffee. There is a drop zone right inside the garage door with additional storage in the laundry room cabinets. The garage also offers plenty of room for storage, workshop space, or longer vehicles thanks to the four-foot extension. Harrison Ranch is proud to offer a long list of amenities with low HOA fees, including a playground right down the street! There is a large pool with lap lanes, 24-Hour gym, clubhouse, tennis, pickle ball, basketball, walking trails, and an events coordinator to keep you busy! Parrish is conveniently located to Tampa, St. Petersburg and Sarasota as well as Orlando.

 

1658 HAWTHORNE ST, SARASOTA

1658 HAWTHORNE ST, SARASOTA

Sold By: Ingrid Walker  |  List Price: $2,395,000  |  Sold Price: $2,300,000

Nestled West of the Trail in one of the most sought-after neighborhoods in Sarasota is a symphony of glass, steel, and concrete woven together with light, water and natural elements. This poetic 3-bedroom residence was designed by architect Guy Peterson and landscape architect David Young and has received a superlative collection of some of the highest design awards in Florida. An elegant entry courtyard ushers guests into a finely-tuned floorplan where no-nonsense materials – impressive walls of maple paneling, sliding glass doors, steel columns, polished concrete floors & stacked Ocala block - form a beautifully balanced backdrop for living. Designed around the pool courtyard, the living room, dining room, and kitchen flow with ease, creating an unforgettable environment for entertaining. Details include custom modern cabinets, stainless steel counters, state-of-the-art appliances, and a built-in walnut media center. The master suite is positioned away from the public spaces. A study in serenity, sliding glass doors open to the pool, a custom-built double walk-in closet hides away clutter, and the large bath includes a Roman shower with sliding glass doors to the exterior bamboo garden. Two additional bedrooms are complete with en-suite baths. Stunning powder bath. The lanai is one big open room with the sky for a roof while a 336 sq. ft. pavilion invites daily outdoor enjoyment. Located in the heart of Sarasota near Morton’s Market, the hospital, downtown, cultural attractions & white-sand beaches.

 

8815 MANOR LOOP, #204, LAKEWOOD RANCH

8815 MANOR LOOP, #204, LAKEWOOD RANCH

Sold By: Walter Winship  |  List Price: $189,900  |  Sold Price: $184,000

Beautifully Remodeled (2017) condo with a stunning Lake View from the lanai, especially at sunset! The kitchen has Quartz Countertops and all new Stainless Steel Appliances (2017). Both bedrooms have walk-in closets. With plenty of natural light throughout this End Unit Condo, you can notice the attention to detail with the professional remodel; Quartz Countertops in both bathrooms, new lighting, fans, fixtures, and super plush high-end carpet in the Homeowner’s Suite, updated style, neutral colors, and fresh paint throughout. NEW HVAC (2017). Outdoor storage closet on lanai. The Village at Townpark is a hidden gem in Lakewood Ranch, tucked away from the traffic and noise, yet very nearby Main St. Lakewood Ranch. NO CDD Fees and low condo fees. Community amenities include Fitness Center, Clubhouse, heated Resort-Style Pool and Spa, Sand Volleyball, Sidewalks, Paved Lake Trail, Park, ample guest parking, and Car Wash Station. This is maintenance-free living at its best!

 

15514 ANCHORAGE PL, LAKEWOOD RANCH

15514 ANCHORAGE PL, LAKEWOOD RANCH

Sold By: Lionstone Group - Stephen Downes  |  List Price: $3,995,000  |  Sold Price: $3,500,000

An absolute masterpiece of architectural design, this French Chateau with almost an acre of manicured gardens complemented by a spectacular lake view, offers a life defined by timeless elegance and exclusivity. This spectacular estate sets the tone for this palatial residence, where a host of opulent living spaces encase you in luxury from the moment you step in. From the incredible stone walls and brick backsplashes to the elaborate crown moldings and stone fireplaces, prepare yourself for an evening of refined entertaining. The true gourmet kitchen with granite countertops, top of the line appliances, open dining room, and separate butler’s pantry with bar make this a definite yes. Unwind for the night in the regal master suite with walk in closets and luxurious master bath with his and her vanities. Step outside to the breathtaking outdoor living space where one will refresh in the heated pool with spa and entertain alfresco from the covered lanai, before capping the night by the glow of the outdoor fire pit and view of the gazebo. The inviting guest house is the ideal space with morning bar, bedroom, bath and lanai which leads one to the elaborate gardens. Other notable features include three additional guest suites, private den and additional 5th bedroom or second office, outdoor lighting, stone fireplaces, enchanting living room, and porte-cochere entry to garages, 4 AC units/ 4 zones. This gated estate not only exemplifies it but absolutely defines best in class.

 

12912 TIGERS EYE DR, VENICE

12912 TIGERS EYE DR, VENICE

Listed By: Beth Lancaster - Collins  |  List Price: $175,000  |  Sold Price: $171,000

Everyone is running around looking for the next Great Value... STOP running!! Whether you're looking for a 2 bedroom, 2.5 bath to call home, winter get-away or investment... this townhome has 1,536 square feet that includes a 10' x 10' bonus area ideal for a home office, den or hobby space. Recent upgrades include fresh interior paint, new superior Trane A/C with transferable warranty, installed new stainless dishwasher & microwave/2017, new garbage disposal/2019, new hot water heater with 6-year warranty/2020. Tile throughout the first level, carpet on the 2nd level. Both the Master Suite and 2nd bedroom are on the upper level with the 2nd full bath (with laundry) adjacent to the guest bedroom. The kitchen features maple cabinetry, glass tile backsplash, and an arched pass-through to the dining room. An 18' x 13' living room with sliders provides access to a private screened lanai with greenbelt view. Community pool, very low HOA fee and immediate access to I-75, beaches and shops. Don't hesitate... this is currently the only one available in the complex. AHHHmazing VALUE!!

 

29914 BOYETTE OAKS PL, WESLEY CHAPEL

29914 BOYETTE OAKS PL, WESLEY CHAPEL

Sold By: Beth Lancaster - Collins  |  List Price: $359,900  |  Sold Price: $359,000

Welcome home to this beautifully renovated Wesley Chapel home. No detail was missed on this 4 bedroom 2 bath pool home. With it's open design and split bedrooms, there is room for everyone! The spacious kitchen is the perfect place to entertain your family and your friends with stylish cabinetry, updated backsplash, and stainless steel appliances. Most appliances were updated in 2014 and the dishwasher was just replaced in 2019. Your outdoor oasis awaits with a heated, saltwater pool and deck with screen enclosure that was completed in 2018. Pool pump, heater, pool vacuum, child safety gate and pool alarm are 2018 as well. The master bedroom is spacious and updated with en suite bathroom and his and her closets. The remaining bedrooms are spacious and well appointed rooms. The HVAC was replaced in July 2020. The home is located very close to the elementary, middle and High schools. It is centrally located to shopping and there is a quaint famer's market very close as well. This home has charm and convenience so don't wait

 

3424 AZURITE WAY, BRADENTON

3424 AZURITE WAY, BRADENTON

Listed By: Nathan Hays  |  List Price: $369,900  |  Sold Price: $365,000

The Florida lifestyle, perfected! This maintenance-free villa shows like a model and is ready for immediate occupancy in the resort style community of Indigo in Lakewood Ranch. Built in 2019, this stunning villa boasts 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms plus den, and is full of aftermarket upgrades including custom shiplap, built-in custom closet systems, and high-end lighting throughout. The kitchen features granite counter tops, stainless appliances (all with complete 4-year warranty), tile backsplash, upgraded cabinet and drawer hardware, gas oven/range, and designer pendant lighting. The laundry room has been upgraded to include laundry tub with base cabinets, Corian counter and upper cabinets installed post-construction. The master suite has a customized walk-in closet, dual vanities and a tile, walk in shower. The extended, screened lanai includes pavers, gas line for grill and a relaxing water view. With impact windows throughout (not available in all villas), there will be no need to worry about installing your hurricane shutters every year. The 2 car garage has even been upgraded with a work bench, overhead storage and sealed epoxy floor. Indigo homeowners enjoy an abundance of amenities including a rec center with clubhouse, resort-style pool and spa, fitness center, pickleball and bocce ball courts, and many social events planned by an on-site activities director. If you are looking for the perfect maintenance-free villa, this is the one.

 

7740 33RD ST E, SARASOTA

7740 33RD ST E, SARASOTA

Sold By: Marnie Matarese  |  List Price: $234,900  |  Sold Price: $232,000

Come experience all that Florida living has to offer in this charming 2 bedroom 2 bath classical Mediterranean-style detached condo featuring barrel-tiled roof, paver driveway, and intimate private entryway nestled among stunning maintenance-free landscaping. The community has stunning lake views. You’ll be welcomed by a bright inviting interior that leads to a large kitchen and screened in lanai, perfect for entertaining. Featuring a large living room and spacious bedrooms, including a walk-in closet in the master suite, two bright bathrooms and in-house laundry room. Enjoy the vast amenities offered by Palm Lakes, including access to a clubhouse, heated pool, and neighborhood park, as well as low HOA fees in a secure gated community. Conveniently located near the shopping centers in Sarasota and Bradenton, airport and schools, as well as the world-renowned beaches and golf courses that make Florida a premier getaway destination. Experience your Floridian lifestyle in comfort and style!

 

5600 BENTGRASS DR, #8-116, SARASOTA

5600 BENTGRASS DR, #8-116, SARASOTA

Listed By: Sharon Straw  |  List Price: $212,000  |  Sold Price: $205,000

Explore this impeccably maintained stunning townhome offering three bedrooms, two baths, and 1 car garage. This is by far the best building in Las Palmas, located in the back of the complex with no thoroughfare, offering privacy and beautiful views. Contemporary design with high ceilings, tile and bamboo floors, updated kitchen and bath cabinets, granite and quartz countertops, stainless steel appliances, under cabinet LED lighting, and Delta Touch faucet. Additional modern touches throughout: custom closets, Legrand electrical outlets, and LED low profile ceiling lights. Discover this resort paradise offering 2 heated pools and spas, 2 fitness centers, 2 clubhouses, conference room, lighted tennis courts, BBQ area, billiard room with bar, playground area and dog run. Minutes to UTC Mall, Benderson Park, shopping, restaurants, downtown, entertainment, and golf.

 

November 2020

7326 61ST ST E, PALMETTO

Listed By: Beth Lancaster - Collins  |  List Price: $379,000  |  Sold Price: $375,000

If you're like most, you dream about morning coffee on your screened porch, looking out over water, enjoying the sights and sounds of "peaceful". Add a Great Room floor plan (14x26) to gather family & friends... with 4 large bedrooms and 3 baths to accommodate everyone. Include a home office... with french doors, so you can work from home. The master suite would have his + her closets, double sinks, garden tub with a separate over-sized shower. You'll require a chef's kitchen with stainless appliances, upgraded 42" cabinetry, granite countertops with an island ready for bar stools and a large breakfast area for those inevitable kitchen gatherings. Also an inviting dining area for more formal celebrations. ISN'T THAT THE DREAM?!? But, what if the interior was recently painted, one of the guest bedrooms is also a private suite, it has a 3-car garage with considerable storage, a laundry room with cabinetry, plank-tiled floors with not a stitch of carpet. Imagine it having a picturesque setting on a pond, but with a large lot ready for a pool and/or fencing. A home built in 2014 with LOW HOA fees, NO CDD fee, set on a charming cul-de-sac minutes from wonderful dining, shopping, golf, schools and I75.... EUREKA!! When Seller was asked what they loved about this home, they stated, "a whole lot of JOY was lived here". Now it's your turn... Come Rest + Recharge... Come find YOUR JOY!

 

6010 28TH ST W #6, BRADENTON

Sold by: Beth Lancaster - Collins  |  List Price: $149,950  |  Sold Price: $145,000

This is a beautifully maintained Huntington Woods villa with a private backyard setting and an unbeatable, central location. With it being an end unit it gives you more privacy and side yard for you to enjoy from your back yard and with the unit situated in a very well maintained condo complex nearby State College of Florida and just minutes to Sarasota and the beaches makes this a great place to live. Every condo has an assigned, covered parking space and the condo offers a clubhouse and community pool in close proximity to the unit as well as a beautiful lake in the middle of the complex. When arriving at the home you are greeted with excellent curb appeal and mature landscaping and then you will appreciate the open floor plan with a combination of tile and attractive wood laminate flooring plus vaulted ceilings when you walk inside. The home boasts an updated kitchen with beautiful cabinetry, stainless steel appliances and granite counters as well as an open concept making it a great entertaining space. A split bedroom plan offers privacy with convenient indoor washer & dryer off the guest suite. The unit also has an updated AC unit. This is something that needs to be seen.

 

784 TAILWIND PLACE, LAKEWOOD RANCH

Sold By: Lionstone Group - Stephen Downes  |  Built Price: $711,211

New Construction in Lakehouse Cove at Waterside in Lakewood Ranch. Built by Homes By Towne, Outrigger West Indies Model.

 

8820 MISTY CREEK DR, SARASOTA

Listed By: Nathan Hays  |  List Price: $535,000  |  Sold Price: $515,000

Welcome home to Misty Creek, one of Sarasota’s finest gated, golf course communities. This custom built, 3 bedroom, 2 bath, Christner Brothers home has been immaculately kept and renovated from top to bottom. The latest upgrades to this home include a tile roof, new flooring and PGT impact windows, doors and sliders throughout. The chef’s kitchen includes new granite counter tops, a new tile backsplash and new stainless appliances. The bathrooms have been updated with all new granite counter tops, sinks and hardware and a redesigned shower in the master bath. Enjoy panoramic views of the 8th fairway from the spacious lanai and pristine heated pool that has been resurfaced and is equipped with a new solar and electric heater, a new pump and a recently refurbished screen cage. The oversized two car garage has a new impact door and is large enough for a golf cart as well. This unique home is complete with an oversized lot with landscaping that has been professionally redesigned. This home is perfect for entertaining, or just relaxing in your own personal paradise. The Preserve at Misty Creek not only has breathtaking lakes, landscaping and preserves but also beautiful wildlife, including deer, bobcats, birds, alligators, and turtles. You will not be disappointed! Sale includes a 90-day membership to the Country Club. Membership is not required for residents. Misty Creek is conveniently located 5 minutes to the nearest Publix and shopping and a straight drive down Clark Rd to Siesta Key Beach.

 

1771 RINGLING BLVD #1110, SARASOTA

Sold by: Nathan Hays  |  List Price: $750,000  |  Sold Price: $700,000

Gorgeous and rarely available 2- or 3-bedroom southwest corner unit with panoramic Bay and City views in the heart of downtown Sarasota! This 11th floor unit is one of Rivo’s largest floorplans with 1,895 sq. ft. and 2 deeded parking spaces. Featuring an open floor plan, split bedrooms, 2 terraces and many large windows bringing in natural light, you will enjoy fabulous sunsets and partial water views from every room. A private foyer where you can display your art welcomes you home. Many upgrades include hardwood floors in all rooms (except for the foyer, kitchen and 2 baths where you’ll find porcelain tile,) newer A/C, spacious kitchen with stainless steel appliances, solid wood cabinets with pull-outs, and granite counter tops. Built in 2006, Rivo has contemporary architecture with a beautifully renovated lobby. The entire building has a water filtration system. Amenities include a fitness center, heated pool & spa, grill area, locker room, social room with catering kitchen, a secured garage and bicycle room, concierge at the front desk.

 

2045 GULF OF MEXICO DRIVE #M1-208, LONGBOAT KEY

Listed By: Jason Wood  |  List Price $785,500  |  Sold Price: $757,000

Best priced updated, 3 bedroom, turnkey furnished beachfront condo in the midrise towers of Seaplace on Longboat Key. This meticulously upgraded and impeccably maintained unit is steps away from the sandy beaches along the Gulf of Mexico. Welcome to Seaplace, one of Longboat Key's top vacation and residential condominium community. This rarely available 3 bedroom corner unit boasts full gulf views from the Master Bedroom and long southern beach views from both guest rooms and the 15 foot long screened in patio. The third bedroom is conveniently designed to be used as a sleeping area or easily opened up as a bonus flex den/office or second living area. All windows and doors have been upgraded to include power storm shutters that can be lowered and raised comfortably from inside the home. New kitchen appliances and newer air conditioning unit will ensure long and efficient use. On top of everything else, this unit offers the unique and coveted feature of 2 deeded parking spaces; one covered and one uncovered. Lightly used by the current owner and has superior verifiable rental income. Seaplace is a highly amenitized community with 1/2 mile of beach frontage, two large pools, tennis courts and newly updated activities center. This is a must-see community and the most comfortable location to live with grocery, dining and golf directly across the street, as well as, a private marina to park and enjoy your boat. The photos speak for themselves!

 

3405 CHESTERTOWN LOOP, BRADENTON

Sold By: Lionstone Group - Stephen Downes  |  Built Price: $665,339

New Construction in Mallory Park. Built by Pulte Homes, Heatherton Model.

 

3945 WAYPOINT AVE, OSPREY

Sold By: Cathy Loeppke  |  List Price: $724,900  |  Sold Price: $695,000

The highly desirable Florida lifestyle that you have been longing for is newly available for you and yours. Little Sarasota Bay & the Intracoastal Waterway & soul soaring sunsets grant the finest of nature's blessings. Function & style grace this splendid 3 br/3 bath/3 car/salt water pool/spa/den Bayside community home. A luxurious, highly upgraded 2018 built Pebble Tec pool & ultra spacious spa (11x6) are gifted with a southeastern exposure, the most desirable of all settings that offers glorious sunshine year round. Swing those sliding doors wide open in the winter knowing the front of your new home fully shields you from those cooler northern winds. Then there's the best of neighbors, the glorious privacy of a southeast preserve view. The recent addition of a wonderful outdoor kitchen makes it all that much more spectacular. A number of quality upgrades further enhance the richness of grand Florida living. This lovely home, finely upgraded at build, has been greatly improved upon since, elevating the pride of ownership to even higher heights. Among the many quality additions: the splendid, durable pebble tech salt water pool & spa enjoy both gas & electric heaters. Beautiful travertine tile adds splash to the pool deck & the expansive covered lanai (436 sq ft). The 2 year young screened lanai will keep you comfy & cozy. Inside you'll take delight in the board & baton that adorns the dining room & entryway. Newly added crown molding for the entire master bedroom & great room tray ceilings. Quality Hunter Douglas custom remote controlled blinds are in place to beautify the sliding doors & the MBR bay windows. Custom blinds were installed throughout. Tasteful lighted ceiling fans service all 3 bedrooms. Also added: aluminum bronze fence w/ doggie door from lanai, new privacy landscaping around lanai, an invisible screen door at the front door. The Vitex alarm.com security system combines w/ existing storm panel protection for comfort of mind. The open floor plan is perfect for entertaining! The tiled foyer greets you upon entry, leading you into the open dining & family rooms. The gourmet kitchen w/ walk in pantry, granite center island, stainless steel appliances, gas burners & craftsman cabinets equates to comfortable elegance. The master suite boasts bay style windows (quiet efficiency of double pane windows throughout) that open to the wonders of the natural preserve beyond. The massive walk-in closet & over-sized shower are a treat. Bedroom 2 has an en-suite bath & walk in closet, br 3 has direct access to a full bath along with ample closet space for storage. The private den has doors that pocket, allowing for maximum use of space. Salt water fishing/boating & amazing dolphin neighbors that swim by daily, all but a brief walk from your doorway. The bayfront common grounds features a lengthy fishing/boating dock, a kayak launch, a fire pit & community chairs. The beloved Legacy Trail/Oscar Scherer Park are nearby, as is the nationally ranked Pine View School. World class beaches are conveniently close. The many splendors of downtown Sarasota & Venice are within easy reach. Yes, it is truly about time, and your time is now.

 

150 ENGLEWOOD ISLES PKWY #102, ENGLEWOOD

Sold By: Carol Chartier  |  List Price: $189,000  |  Sold Price: $180,000

Rarely available 1ST FLOOR WITH FULL WATER VIEW DOWN FORKED CREEK! This adorable 2 bedroom 2 bath first floor condo won't last long. The building is situated in such a way that all the units have a full water view of the Englewood Isles marina and down Forked Creek. The kitchen features new GRANITE COUNTERTOPS and the utility closet for INSIDE LAUNDRY is also in the kitchen. There is a small breakfast bar with a pass-thru to the dining room. There is NEWER LAMINIATE flooring in most of the condo. The living room has a wall of sliders leading the the generous size lanai with 2 STORAGE CLOSETS and did I mention spectacular water view? The guest bedroom is in the front of the condo and the master bedroom is in the back, so you are separated from guests. The master bedroom has a slider to the lanai and a private bath. No worries, just move in because this condo is TURNKEY FURNISHED! The A/C is just 4 years old and the water heater is just 2 years old. There's lots of storage with a closet in the entry hallway and a storage closet on both ends of the lanai. You can even bring your pet with you as long as it doesn't weigh over 40 pounds!!! This is a great place for your winter visits, investment or year around use. The community pool features a nice covered area with bathrooms and a separate spa area. This is a must see!

 

9003 MISTY CREEK DRIVE, SARASOTA

Sold By: Walter Winship III  |  List Price: $519,999  |  Sold Price: $507,500

The Preserve at Misty Creek, is a gated country club community of luxurious homes with breathtaking lakes, mature landscaping, and wildlife (a sanctuary for deer, birds, turtles, and more). Misty Creek, located in Sarasota, consists of 303 executive-style homes on 730 acres of lush preserve, wetlands and oak forests. This beautiful and extremely well-maintained home sits on a tranquil, waterfront lot with a long view of the lake. The formal living room leads to the combination kitchen/family room with a floor to ceiling wood burning fireplace. The spacious chef’s kitchen has stainless appliances, granite counters and an endless amount of fine crafted cabinetry. The home includes crown molding, tray ceilings and a spacious master suite. The large screened lanai includes a spa and pool for swimming, relaxation, or entertaining friends and family. Enjoy beautiful sunsets from the comfort of your living room and lanai. This home features a newer roof (2019), air-conditioner (2017), kitchen appliances and washer/dryer. An 18 hole championship golf course and luxury country club, with optional membership, will enhance your Florida lifestyle. Misty Creek is centrally located and easily accessible to all the amenities of the Sarasota Lifestyle...the new UTC Mall for shopping, Benderson Park, restaurants, theaters, downtown Sarasota, and area beaches. Close proximity to I-75 for convenient travel to airports, amusement parks, or sporting events or just for a change of venue...such as exploring Tampa/Orlando/Ft. Myers or Naples. This pristine, move-in ready home is a “must see”!

 

6427 MOORINGS POINT CIR #101, LAKEWOOD RANCH

Sold By: Walter Winshipp III  |  List Price: $422,000  |  Sold Price: $410,000

Positioned in possibly the best location in The Moorings at Edgewater, this home is all about the stunning lake views. Tastefully done, a 2 Bedroom 2 ½ Bath with an Office and full 2 Car Garage, it lives like a single family home without the hassle. A spacious ground floor unit, it is more than 2,000 sq ft with long, wide open views of Lake Uihlein. The condo has been lightly lived in and well maintained; a Great Room floor plan with tile floors though the main living areas, other features include higher ceilings with crown molding. A spacious kitchen complete with granite counter tops stainless steel appliances includes a wine refrigerator, full closet pantry for storage and a cozy eating space in the kitchen surrounded by windows dressed with shutter blinds. The Master Bedroom features two walk-in closets and a sumptuous spa-like bath with soaking tub, separate walk-in shower, private water closet and separate sinks. The screened lanai is perfect to relax with morning coffee or watch the birds and beautiful sunsets in the evening, it is destined to be a “favorite room in the house.” The gated and secure community offers luxurious amenities including a heated, Resort-style pool and spa, fitness center, clubhouse with indoor and out-door kitchens, billiard table, bocce ball court, fishing pier and a private island with picnic area. The Moorings at Edgewater is located just a short walk or bike ride to Lakewood Ranch’s Main Street. Consistently named #1 Multi-Generational Community in the US, The Ranch is really the size of a town and at 50 square miles, it's filled with shopping, dining, arts, entertainment, recreation and A+ rated medical facilities. Minutes the Airport or I-75. Take a peek at all The Moorings has to offer - you won’t want to miss it!

 

7353 PHILLIPS ST, SARASOTA

Listed By: Marnie Matarese  |  List Price: $299,000  |  Sold Price: $285,000

West of Trail in Whitfield Estates, this charming bungalow has much to offer. Neighbors are friendly and welcoming and the neighborhood is well established. There is an access to Sarasota Bay for kayaks, paddle boards and canoes that is also the perfect spot to sit with a glass of wine and watch the dazzling sunsets. The huge back yard is newly fenced and the pool and sun deck await you. The great room is light and airy with bamboo flooring and a wood-burning fireplace for those nights that have a chill in the air. There is a separate laundry room and a breakfast nook located at either end of a roomy and bright kitchen. The metal roof was added in March of this year (2020) along with fresh exterior paint and a no maintenance front yard. If you are a boater, a marina is just down the street and the location of the home is midway between Sarasota and Bradenton, making it a quick trip to either city. A voluntary neighborhood association is available for $30 annually and offers 6 meetings a year, neighborhood events and an annual Holiday Party. You also receive a complimentary Culinary Membership at Sara Bay Country Club, allowing you to dine there. The food is marvelous. Come see this charming home today.

 

7121 WESTMORELAND DR, SARASOTA

Listed By: Marnie Matarese  |  List Price: $715,000  |  Sold Price: $705,000

Located on a cul de sac in the coveted neighborhood of Whitfield Estates, this canal home is a boater's dream come true. It can accommodate up to six boats, including sailboats, and has both an 8,000 lb and a 10,000 lb lift. Sarasota Bay is but a few minutes away and then out to the Gulf of Mexico. Sara Bay Golf Course is just across 41 and the house is midway between the cities of Sarasota and Bradenton and minutes to the Sarasota Bradenton International Airport. Location is everything and when you add water, it is unbeatable. The screened lanai offers a pool and entrance to both a workshop and a very large storage area. Just outside the lanai is a wooden deck for enjoying cocktails and living the Florida life. With seamless gutters, impact windows and multiple enclosed workshops, the home has much to offer. The entire back of the house opens to the lanai with pocketing sliders, bringing the outdoors inside. The master bedroom has access to the lanai through both sliding glass doors and the master bath. Private guest quarters, (bedroom and bath) can be closed to the rest of the home for privacy. This is a home with unlimited potential, waiting for updating by a discerning buyer who has vision and the desire to live on the water in a fabulous neighborhood.

 

October 2020

3127 ANCHOR BAY TRL, BRADENTON

Sold By: Lionstone Group - Stephen Downes  |  Built Price: $779,167

The Heatherton is a wonderfully flexible floor plan that offers up to six bedrooms and optional suite for large or expanding families. The stunning kitchen features beautiful cabinetry and granite countertops. An everyday eating area means there’s space for casual and formal dining. A second level loft offers additional bedroom options for families to grow or guests to visit. The three-car garage provides generous storage for vehicles and gear.

 

2522 WATERVIEW CT, SARASOTA

Sold By: Ingrid Walker  |  List Price: $769,000  |  Sold Price: $769,000

WOW! Be marveled at every detail in this beautiful, modern home in the heart of the city of Sarasota. Your peace begins as you drive down the canopied street, with one home more perfectly appointed than the other. This home, 4 bedrooms plus office with loft, looks and feels like a new home. This home is the Rolls Royce of homes; endless love was taken into consideration when remodeled. As you enter through the double entry doors into the foyer, you are welcomed into an expansive great room flooded with natural light & cathedral ceilings. DuChateau, English white oak floors with oil rubbed finishes.The kitchen has Bosch, LG, and Mile stainless steel appliances. Glass backsplash, quartzite countertops, custom DiVittori solid wood cabinets and under cabinet lighting. A dining peninsula, several glass-front backlit cupboards to display your crystal & china. There is a fun spiral staircase that leads up to the loft overlooking the great room. The loft has hardwood floors. Bonus, you will delight in your perfectly appointed & well-planned laundry room with granite countertops, solid wood cabinetry, and a front loading washer & dryer. This home has an open floor plan that you will enjoy, and it is simply a treasure and is truly a captivating home—it has a generous garage with ample storage. The beautiful screened-in lanai with a lap like saltwater pool (2016), beckons you to lounge and relax, as you are surrounded by the tranquil setting of the lushly landscaped backyard. The owner's suite is spacious and serene with a trayed ceiling and recessed lights. The bathroom has a double shower head with a whirlpool air jet bathtub. The walk-in closet is custom designed by "More Space Place" Two bedrooms are the owner's framing studio, easily converts back into a 4 bedrooms. Walk to Riverview High School. A joy to show!

 

6500 MIDNIGHT PASS RD, #105, SARASOTA

Sold By: Jason Wood  |  List Price: $569,000  |  Sold Price: $564,000

Experience paradise in this renovated condominium with beachfront resort-style amenities. Refreshed in 2015, coastal influence and attention to detail is appreciated throughout the residence that is mere steps to the soft sands of Crescent Beach. Tile on the diagonal transitions you through the open concept for everyday convenience and relaxed entertaining. Granite countertops, white cabinetry, a dining bar and stainless appliances make cooking a delight — when you aren’t eating out at the fabulous dining selections of Sarasota. Retreat to the master suite with private balcony and en-suite bath after a long day on one of the many nearby golf courses, walking the shores, exploring the cultural sights or enjoying the complex’s heated pool. Visitors will appreciate the comfortable guest suite that can accommodate two beds and is close to the second bath. With three-night minimum rentals, on-site management and fantastic income potential, this condominium will suit any buyer. Make it your permanent abode or a desirable retreat for long weekends and holidays.

 

961 MOLLY CIR, SARASOTA

Sold By: Ingrid Walker  |  List Price: $372,000  |  Sold Price: $354,000

This hidden gem in Whitaker Park shows like a model home and is in a prime location! Enjoy the peaceful water view every day in this well-maintained home that is move-in ready. You will be impressed with the gorgeous textured wood-look tile floors that run in the main areas of the home. The light and bright kitchen boasts quartz countertops, stainless steel appliances and a large center island for entertaining. Your guests will love the water views from the great room and dining room. The oversized great room has a beautiful custom built-in that makes for a nice entertaining or relaxing area. At the end of the day, unwind in the spacious master bedroom which overlooks the water. The master ensuite has a large-walk in shower, a double sink vanity with quartz countertops and a walk-in closet with a custom built organizer. You'll also find a quartz countertop in the guest bath. Enjoy the open concept floor plan with tons of natural light that leads to a screened in enclosed patio. You can further relax on the extended outdoor patio in the rear of the home with custom added lighting which is perfect while sitting outside by the water enjoying nature. Some of the other nice upgrades in the home include a stamped concrete driveway, an air conditioned 2 car garage, hurricane shutters, a rollaway screen on the front door, an electronic entry keypad, tray ceilings with crown molding, coffee bar area and 8 foot tall interior doors. Enjoy tranquil living in the sought after maintenance free community of Whitaker Park, which is conveniently located off I-75 and is minutes away from Benderson Park, downtown Sarasota, Siesta Key and the beaches! 

 

4142 ESCONDITO CIR, SARASOTA

Listed By: James Tassell  |  List Price: $187,000  |  Sold Price: $190,000

This beautifully updated, move-in ready courtyard home features a separate 470 square foot guesthouse, three-car garage, and a pool with a spa. All of which is located behind the gates of the Prestancia community. The main home has an open floor plan, which offers just under 3,000 square feet of living space with three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a half bathroom. The list of updates includes a new roof, a/c replaced in 2017, the home been re-plumbed, new landscaping, irrigation, and gutters installed. The interior of the home has been updated with stylish light vertical ceramic tile flooring throughout the entire main house, gorgeous new granite countertops in the kitchen, master bathroom, and guest bathroom. The wood cabinets and stainless steel appliances make the kitchen pop. New light fixtures throughout the main house were added as well as new toilets. There are two separate living spaces in the home, one with a more formal feel that is centered around a wood-burning fireplace and a wet bar. The master suite has two walk-in closets with dual sinks, a garden tub, and a walk-in shower. A private patio area can be found at the rear of the property in addition to the abundant outdoor living space provided in the courtyard. The guesthouse is fully functional with a bedroom, bathroom, kitchenette, and has it's own a/c unit. Prestancia is home to the TPC country club with membership optional. Siesta Key, Sarasota Square Mall, and many restaurants are all a short drive away.

 

4313 VIA PIEDRA CIR, #6-104, SARASOTA

Listed By: Marc Rasmussen Group  |  List Price: $187,000  |  Sold Price: $190,000

Seeking a newer townhouse with 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1 garage for under $200,000 and in a gated community? Then you should definitely check out this low maintenance, cozy townhouse in central Sarasota. This secluded, first floor unit boasts convenience to Sarasota shopping, Siesta Key and Lido Key beaches, downtown Sarasota, UTC mall, I-75 and area parks. Urfer Park is located within a walking just outside the neighborhood. A perfect retreat for empty nesters, snow birds, park lovers, beach lovers or anyone else looking to enjoy the Florida lifestyle for under $200,000.

 

858 MORGAN TOWNE PL, VENICE

Sold By: James Tassell  |  List Price: $395,000  |  Sold Price: $385,000

Welcome home to this pristine single-family home perfectly situated on a quiet cul-de-sac in Chestnut Creek Estates. Boasting 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms + custom-built POOL, this split bedroom design with open-concept arrangement is ideal for families and entertaining large gatherings. Upon entry into a formal dining room and living room combination, you will notice dramatic volume ceilings, custom crown molding, and large windows for an abundance of natural sunlight making this home live larger than its square footage. The living room features an electric fireplace and built-in shelving units for a cozy and welcoming ambiance with direct access to a fully enclosed lanai and pool area through oversized sliding doors. Spend your afternoon with a leisurely swim in your serene pool and heated spa combined with a spacious deck area for the ultimate entertainer's paradise! Beyond the lanai is an expansive backyard, an extension of the outdoor living areas for your enjoyment with picturesque views of a lake. One can easily imagine beginning their day in this tranquil area curled up with a book and a warm cup of coffee. The true heart of this wonderful home is a Craftsman-style kitchen featuring solid-wood cabinetry with pull-out shelving complete with a center island and breakfast bar. This chef's domain is outfitted with matching appliances, including a BRAND-NEW refrigerator and a designated breakfast area for additional seating space. The master bedroom retreat features large bay windows and a separate seating area with lovely views of the pool. Tray ceilings add an extra touch of opulence providing a nice transition to your master bath with dual sinks, a garden tub, and separate shower complete with a vanity area and a walk-in closet. Three additional bedrooms are generously sized and positioned on the opposite side of the home for undisturbed privacy with convenient access to a spacious laundry room featuring solid-wood cabinetry and a utility sink. Other major components of the home with recent upgrades include a BRAND-NEW POOL FILTER from 2020 and a NEWER HVAC SYSTEM replaced in 2017. From the mature landscaping to the carefully cared for interiors, this home has been meticulously maintained and shows beautifully in person!

 

7523 RIDGE RD, SARASOTA

Sold By: Sharon Straw  |  List Price: $410,000  |  Sold Price: $400,000

Well loved and cared for 3 bedroom, plus den home in Stonebridge. Beautiful Pond behind the home to allow for the ultimate in privacy. Open kitchen, Great room and Master all look out to the serene pond. Many updates in the past few years include new roof, re piping, exterior painting, carpeting, hot water heater, dishwasher and rescreen on lanai to name a few. Split plan with Master suite and Den on one side of home and 2 bedrooms and bath on the other. Stoneridge is a wonderful neighborhood with a community pool, 1 block from the Legacy Trail for biking, walking or running and 7 miles to world famous Siesta Key Beach. Plus in an A-rated school district. Yes you can have it all with this home! Get ready to live the Florida lifestyle.

 

7332 & 7336 PHILLIPS ST, SARASOTA

Listed By: Allen Hovis |  Sold Price: $185,000

West of Trail and half way between downtown Sarasota and downtown Bradenton, these 2 buildable lots are ready for your builder and your imagination. In the historic and eclectic neighborhood of Whitfield Estates, a bay front community with classic to contemporary style homes, this is your opportunity to put artistry and ingenuity to work for that dream home in the most convenient of locations. Assemble both for an estate size parcel. Building plans available.

 

September 2020

16826 CLEARLAKE AVE, LAKEWOOD RANCH

16826 Clearlake Avenue, Lakewood Ranch

Sold By: Jason Wood  |  Built Price: $1,084,785

New Construction. Chandler Model built by Stock Homes in The Lake Club.

 

7920 MEADOW RUSH LOOP, SARASOTA

7920 MEADOW RUSH LOOP, SARASOTA

Sold By: Sharon Straw  |  Sold Price: $445,000

Fabulous Lee Wetherington lakefront home in Turtle Rock. Light and bright, this 4 bedroom, 3 bath home has expansive views of the lake. The oversized lanai has a lovely heated spa. Home has been repiped and Trane AC was installed in November of 2006. Enjoy all that Turtle Rock has to offer, heated pool, tennis courts, walking trails and the Legacy Trail is just steps from the entrance. Turtle Rock is in the heart of Palmer Ranch. Excellent school district minutes from the state of the art YMCA, Westfield Mall, which welcomes Costco in Aug. 2012, and a 10 minute drive to the most beautiful beach in the country - Siesta Key Beach.

 

7403 61ST ST E, PALMETTO

7403 61ST ST E, PALMETTO

Listed By: Beth Lancaster - Collins  |  List Price: $379,000  |  Sold Price: $377,000

Create lifelong memories in this 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath home with 2,920 sq. ft. Designed to help your family grow closer, while still providing enough privacy and space for everyone. Tired of small rooms that barely accommodate furnishings, than you'll truly appreciate the flexibility of this multi-generational floor plan where the smallest bedroom is 14x11. If your family & friends typically beeline for the kitchen and linger, you will especially appreciate its spacious, warm design and quality finishes. Granite counters with a small breakfast island and generous eat-in area, 42" birch cabinets and recessed lighting. The family room is especially generous 32x14, and will allow you to design the ultimate entertaining space(s). All bedrooms are on the 2nd level with access to an inviting loft where the family can wind down together or the kids can play & study. Master Suite features dual walk-in closets, double sinks and a garden tub with separate shower. Upgrades Galore!! Freshly painted interior, solar hot-water heater, UV filters in the A/C system, over-sized fenced yard for your 2 and/or 4-legged children with plenty of room to add a pool, stamped & sealed driveway, extensive landscaping, NO CDD, LOW HOA fees, meticulously maintained, across from elementary & middle schools and minutes from I-75 access for commuting. You won't need to drive far for anything. This address defines "FAMILY HOME"... come see for yourself.

 

352 CHANTILLY TRL, BRADENTON

352 CHANTILLY TRL, BRADENTON

Sold By: Deborah Rowland  |  Built Price: $549,024 

BRAND NEW HOME UNDER CONSTRUCTION, THE CAPTIVA! Built by Sam Rodgers with pure elegance from the moment you pull up to the Brick Paved Driveway you will see the rich details - INCLUDING IMPACT LOW e-VINYL WINDOWS AND IMPACT GLASS FRONT DOOR! Gourmet Kitchen, offers Stainless Steel Convection Wall Oven, Gas Cook Top, with Chef's Hood Vent, Microwave and Deluxe Refrigerator. Kitchen & Bath Cabinets are solid wood cabinets, that are dove tailed and soft close! Solid surface countertops and tile flooring in main living areas! Home is boasting with 12' CEILINGS! Oversized Lanai for all your entertaining needs! The Master Suite is grand and elegant leading to the master bath with double vanities and large walk in shower! Guest Bedrooms are light and bright! Grey Hawk Landing is a gated community includes two community pools, fitness center, tennis courts, bocce ball courts, playground, basketball courts, soccer field, baseball field and football field. Top A-Rated Schools! And Much More! Call Today! Photo's are of model home and not of the home that is under construction, the model home furniture, accessories, wall-coverings, landscaping, and options are not included in the price of the home. For included features and any questions, please schedule your showing TODAY!

 

7873 WILTON CRESCENT CIR, UNIVERSITY PARK

7873 WILTON CRESCENT CIR, UNIVERSITY PARK

Sold By: Sharon Straw  |  List Price: $549,000  |  Sold Price: $560,000

The front of this lovely home sits directly across from a park-like setting with a stately fountain while also enjoying a beautiful golf course view from the lanai. This side-load garage home, with extended garage for golf cart, has wonderful curb appeal enhanced by custom pavers. High ceilings, plantations shutters and large porcelain tile add to this home’s comfort and design. The three-bedroom/three-bath plan also includes a remodeled kitchen with stunning granite reminiscent of grains of sand. An office sits adjacent to the kitchen and overlooks the golf course. The expanded pavered lanai with pool and spa takes full advantage of the golf course view and has been designed to include a privacy wall to create a sanctuary for its owners. Heated pool with solar panels allows for year-round enjoyment of this home. Other special features include a gas fireplace in the living room, an outdoor shower, and a built-in freezer in the laundry room (2019). Numerous recent updates, including new barrel tile roof (2015), new screening for the lanai (2019), new washer and dryer (2019), new HVAC (2019), and new water heater. University Park is known for its natural beauty; amenities include a 27-hole championship golf course, tennis, fitness and award-winning dining.

 

5608 GULF DR, #204, HOLMES BEACH

5608 GULF DR, #204, HOLMES BEACH

Sold By: James Tassell  |  List Price: $499,000  |  Sold Price: $472,000

Welcome to Unit 204 at Sun Plaza West on beautiful Anna Maria Island. This 2 bedroom 2 bathroom Condo is located in the heart of Holmes Beach and is within walking distance to restaurants, shopping and the Islands Free Trolley. Sun Plaza West complex offers a secure entry, an elevator, heated pool, under building parking, a lower level storage unit and an on-site tennis court. This updated condo is elegantly designed to create a warm and inviting atmosphere and is offered turnkey furnished with a few exceptions. The floor plan is comfortable and roomy with a split bedroom floor plan. Your will enjoy your private lanai while listening to the sounds of the waves. The Sun Plaza West association is putting on a new roof and painting the exterior of the building over the next few months, the sellers will pay for the assessment. Property information received from third-party sources is considered reliable but is not guaranteed.

 

6741 WILD LAKE TER, BRADENTON

6741 WILD LAKE TER, BRADENTON

Listed By: Beth Lancaster - Collins  |  List Price: $444,000  |  Sold Price: $444,000

Compare your "WISH LIST" of desired features with those of this home... you'll be thrilled when you realize you can STOP LOOKING! This Lennar built "Tivoli" home features a great room floor plan with 4 bedrooms, 3 baths and a 3-car garage. 2,267 sq. ft and not a stitch of carpet, tile throughout for cool/easy care. The kitchen screams "Gather Round"- granite counters, GE Energy Star appliances, panel wood cabinetry, island bar with pendant lighting and a breakfast or office area at the rear. A generous dining room will accommodate your every occasion. Glass sliders off the great room open & stack, providing access to your covered lanai, and sparkling water beyond. We have come to realize that our homes truly are our refuge. Seller recognized that outdoor relaxation and entertainment were not to be compromised. As such, selected a $20,000 premium home site, early during development construction, and added a $48,000 heated pool/spa, extended paver deck and cage overlooking the pond, teaming with wildlife (see name of street). Retire to your master suite with elegant bath: dual sinks, Roman tub, separate glass shower and massive walk-in closet. Steel-reinforced concrete block construction, barrel tile roof, paver driveway and lush landscape. A gated country club lifestyle where residents have access to all amenities except golf (but can play off-season). 9 Har-Tru lighted tennis courts, on-site tennis pro, 2 clubhouses, resort style pool, resistance pool, tiki bar, fire pit, a 3,500 sf fitness center with aerobics room, pickle ball, cycling, billiard room, organized daily social events, fine dining in the main clubhouse and a lively bar & grille room, fishing pier. Maintenance Free and Amenity Rich.

 

3328 50TH AVENUE CT E, BRADENTON

3328 50TH AVENUE CT E, BRADENTON

Listed By: Beth Lancaster - Collins  |  List Price: $299,000  |  Sold Price: $299,000

THE EVER-ELUSIVE GEM!! The Seller is a General Contractor and updated this "pearl" for his own family. From the moment you enter the front door, you will feel the difference quality upgrades make. This 3 bedroom, 2 bath home with 1,692 sq. ft. has an open floor plan ideal for entertaining. Solid bamboo and silver slate flooring create warm living spaces. The great-room features freshly-sealed bamboo and built in surround-sound. Remarkable kitchen with granite counters, plywood cabinetry, soft-close doors & drawers, stainless appliances, vent hood, glass tile backsplash, island work space and an adjacent dining area accented by new LED lighting. Massive master bedroom (11 x 22) complete with dazzling bath and large walk-in closet. The 2nd & 3rd bedrooms feature laminate flooring and remote controlled ceiling fans/lights. Glass sliders lead to a large marine-grade wood deck and expansive yard. NO HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, RULES OR REGULATIONS... which means in addition to the attached 2-car garage you can park your boat, rv or toys on the gravel pad at side of property. Located at end of a small cul-de-sac, fenced, wonderful privacy provided by mature trees yet leaving plenty of room for a pool. Additional updates in the past 5 years include: re-pipe plumbing with CPVC, changed all outlets/switches to tamper resistant decora style, interior & exterior freshly painted, and a new septic drain field. Seriously... RUN DON'T WALK!! 

 

4901 GRIST MILL CT, WIMAUMA

4901 GRIST MILL CT, WIMAUMA

Sold By:  Lionstone Group - Carol Chartier  |  List Price: $249,900  |  Sold Price: $249,000

STUNNING! UPGRADES GALORE! The Columbia floor plan by Lennar is one of the most popular layouts, offering FIVE bedrooms with the MASTER ON THE FIRST FLOOR. Sitting proudly on a HUGE CORNER LOT that is FULLY FENCED and PRIVATE, this home is CLEAN and METICULOUSLY MAINTAINED and provides the most value in the neighborhood! NATURAL LIGHT fills the whole house, and there is plenty of room for the entire family. The GORGEOUS KITCHEN with LARGE CENTER ISLAND and CUSTOM BACK SPLASH opens to the DINING AREA and LIVING ROOM for easy entertaining. The living room features a BEAUTIFUL CUSTOM FIREPLACE, stunning SHIPLAP FEATURE WALL, and sliders to the BRAND NEW SCREENED LANAI overlooking the ENORMOUS FENCED BACKYARD and beautiful landscaping. The MASTER BEDROOM boasts another CUSTOM SHIPLAP FEATURE WALL and EN SUITE MASTER BATHROOM with DUAL SINKS and a HUGE WALK-IN CLOSET. Upstairs you'll enjoy the WIDE OPEN LOFT that provides a second living area, plus all additional SPACIOUS BEDROOMS. Other features of this home include UPGRADED LIGHT FIXTURES throughout, PLANTATION SHUTTERS, RAIN GUTTERS, outdoor COACH LIGHTS, and a HURRICANE IMPACT GLASS FRONT DOOR! Amazing community amenities including a RESORT-STYLE POOL, park/playground, a fitness center, and clubhouse. LAWN MAINTENANCE INCLUDED! Make your appointment today and make this gorgeous home YOURS! 

 

4559 FOREST WOOD TRL, #21, SARASOTA

4559 FOREST WOOD TRL, #21, SARASOTA

Sold By: Marc Rasmussen  |  List Price: $296,500  |  Sold Price: $291,000

Be blown away by this beautifully remodeled lovely lakefront 55+ villa in the gated community of the Hammocks of Bent Tree with a view of the 9th hole. This home features an open floor plan with 2 bedrooms/2 bath/plus a den, a sunroom, and a spacious two car garage. Spectacular lake views are visible from the living room, den, kitchen, sun room, and master bedroom. This quality remodel includes: luxury vinyl plank flooring, updated kitchen with granite countertops and glass tile backsplash. Custom cabinetry provides the kitchen with many desirable features: lazy susan, large drawers, island, and full-sized pantry. The living room, dining room, den, and sunroom have gorgeous lake views and are flooded with natural light. The master bedroom suite features a walk-in closet and a dazzling master bathroom. Your guests will feel right at home in their updated bedroom and bath. Six new appliances including a washer and dryer. There is a newer AC (2018). Golf course memberships are available but not required. Enjoy the community pool which is in a park-like setting very close to the villa. This is a pet friendly neighborhood, so bring your small pets. The COA cares for roof, siding, painting, irrigation, lawn maintenance, and landscaping so you have peace of mind.

 

37 SUNSET DR, #33, SARASOTA

37 SUNSET DR, #33, SARASOTA

Sold By: Jason Wood  |  List Price: $499,000  |  Sold Price: $475,000

This condo is vacant with no residence in 7 months..A spectacular waterfront condo with views of Sarasota Bay and sunsets every evening, it's own beach and heated pool, located in downtown Sarasota adjacent to the Ritz Carlton and walking distance to all restaurants, theaters, shops and marinas. Residence features a great floor plan with a Master Suite & Guest Suite each with a bath, a living room/ dinning room combo, kitchen with granite counter tops, private balcony, carport parking, onsite storage, and open air veranda on each floor. Other features include, a nicely renovated downstairs lobby, heated Bay front pool, community storage, assigned carport, onsite property manager, and a private beach. The building houses just 26 residences all with expansive, breathtaking bay views.

 

10092 CHERRY HILLS AVENUE CIR, BRADENTON

10092 CHERRY HILLS AVENUE CIR, BRADENTON

Listed By:  Lionstone Group - Stephen Downes  |  List Price: $579,000  |  Sold Price: $569,000

Florida living at its finest! Drive up the circular driveway and welcome to your new home situated on over a half acre and gaze off from your expanded lanai to endless golf views and mature trees. The outdoor living space includes an oversized solar heated pool, spa, outdoor kitchen area and two large covered areas for you to enjoy or entertain your family and friends! The home features a one level open floor plan with spacious great room framed by French glass doors leading to the lanai and large windows allowing tons of natural light to filter into the heart of the home. The grand kitchen features a large center island with prep-sink, granite countertops, huge walk in pantry, wood cabinetry with glass inserts, task-desk area, ample storage, and high bar seating area. Escape into your master suite and enjoy an expansive room with sitting area, enormous walk-in closet, double/seperate vanities with makup area, whirlpool tub, and walk-in shower. The den area is located off of the kitchen in the rear of the home and can be used as a bonus room which features easy access to the lanai. There are three large additional guest bedrooms with easy access to the Jack & Jill and pool bath. Other features include: new roof installed in 2018, wide crown mouldings, recessed tray ceilings, hardwood flooring, extended 3 car garage with WIFI control, extensive landscaping with solar LED pathway lighting. River Club is a deed restricted 18-hole Ron Garl-designed golf course community with low HOA fees and NO CDD's. Ideally located with short distance from excellent schools, Lakewood Ranch Main Street, shopping, UTC Mall, Lakewood Ranch hospital and the up and coming Waterside Place at Lakewood Ranch. Convenient I-75 access to downtown Sarasota and beaches.

 

August 2020

Sold By:  James Tassell  |  Built Price: $686,039

New Construction by Taylor Morrison. Lazio model in Esplanade on Palmer Ranch.

 

616 69TH AVE W, BRADENTON

Sold By:  Marnie Matarese  |  List Price: $400,000  |  Sold Price: $395,5000

60' of water frontage with a boathouse and dock with water and electric. NO CDDs OR HOAs, Pride of Ownership, UPDATES, UPDATES, UPDATES! HOME WARRANTY = Peace of Mind. Surround yourself in a Florida lifestyle starting with mature tropical landscaping and welcoming covered porch and entry. The kitchen and main living areas of this 2 bedroom, 2 bath home are BRIGHT & MODERN and flow nicely with plank style ceramic tile throughout. The new kitchen features shaker cabinets and sparking quartz countertops that make for an enjoyable cooking experience any time of day. Inside paint 2018, outside paint 2019, Average electric bill $72 month, Average water bill (includes sewer) $70 month. The metal roof was replaced in 2020. - Did we mention... the spacious 30x22 garage/workshop or the boathouse, and all the extra room available for your outdoor toys on this 1/2 acre + lot? Jump on your boat! The intercoastal/bay is only 15 min away. Enjoy the day cruising around Big Fish park or head out to the gulf for some deeper waters. A day exploring the intercoastal is always a good time and you can tie-up for a bite at The Seafood Shack, Tide Tables Restaurant and Marina or bring your own lunch and relax on a private island.

 

19431 BEACON PARK PL, BRADENTON

Sold By:  Lionstone Group - Stephen Downes  |  List Price: $1,149,000  |  Sold Price: $1,060,500

This exquisite custom John Cannon 3 bedroom, 4 bath home is situated in Nicklaus Manor located in the guard gated golf course community of The Concession. Enjoy the majestic 100-year-old Oak Trees and wildlife on this private and quiet preserve lot. Enter through double front doors into a spacious open floor plan leading through to the oversized lanai with beautiful pool, spa and outdoor kitchen. Meticulous attention to detail is evident throughout this home, featuring the Chef’s Kitchen which offers abundant custom cabinetry, exotic quartz countertops, appliances by Wolf and Bosch along with a large center island ideal for family gatherings. The Master Suite complete with a large Master Bath including soaking tub, walk-in shower, dual sinks and walk-in closets is the perfect retreat. A golfer’s dream, The Concession Golf Course designed by Jack Nicklaus in association with Tony Jacklin offers an 18-hole, par 72 course that is positioned on over 700 acres of towering pines, sprawling oaks, and natural wetlands. A Nicklaus designed new par 3 course was just completed and is now opened to members. Enjoy and live in one of the most private exclusive addresses in the Greater Sarasota-Manatee Area. Other notable features include two en suites, separate den, large bonus room, custom window treatments and the home is pre-wired for a generator.

 

3858 NOTTINGHAM DR, SARASOTA

Listed By: Clare Kirchman  |  List Price: $290,000  |  Sold Price: $278,000

Mid century beauty is move in ready! Hurry to see this 3 bedroom, 2 bath home with a garage incredibly priced under $300K in Sarasota! ALL NEW: A/C, Roof, flooring, impact windows, kitchen, patio remodel, electric panel upgrade, and fence with double gate. Enjoy a large fenced backyard where there is room for a pool AND boat storage, playset or RV storage. No difficult HOA rules to navigate- park your boat without worry! Fence features a double gate for ease of boat storage. Nice sized patio has room for grilling and a patio set with a ceiling fan to keep you cool. This home features a laundry/utility room where there is plenty of room for a desk or large pantry area. New kitchen features granite counters, brand new cabinets and all new appliances- microwave, fridge, range/oven, dishwasher, disposal. In addition the kitchen has a pantry. Both bathrooms have been remodeled. The all new impact windows throughout means safety, security, a quiet home and potential insurance savings! Large back window overlooks the beautiful patio and backyard. Home features a new bay window in the living room as well. The home has new porcelain tile in the kitchen, laundry and bathroom and all new engineered wood flooring throughout the rest of the home. This home is on a corner lot in a well established neighborhood right in the middle of Sarasota on the edge of a small cul de sac with several mature trees and new landscaping. Home has been freshly painted inside and out. Move-in ready for sure! Easy access to I-75, downtown Sarasota and the beaches. This location cannot be beat!

 

9379 1ST ST NE, ST PETERSBURG

Sold By:  Clare Kirchman  |  List Price: $525,000  |  Sold Price: $525,000

Riviera Bay Beauty! Serene cove setting with long water views. Come live with daily sighting of dolphin and manatee, in the restive Pirate's Cove area of the Riviera Bay community. This neighborhood is close to I-275 and Gandy Bridge so you can enjoy both South Tampa and Downtown St Pete by car or boat! This home is a spacious split plan with many recent updates. AC, all duct work and insulation, new appliances including gas stove and gas dryer, on demand hot water, new insulated windows, 200 amp electric panel, fencing, fresh paint inside and out, dock and boat lift - all new in 2018. Even the garage has a new mini-split air conditioning system giving you a bonus 400 Sq Ft of comfort! The new seawall is colored and stamped to match the sidewalks on either side of the house. This home has a ton of storage. Master bedroom has 3 closets - one is walk-in plus 2 more large clothing closets. Outside you will find a shed on one side and a large concrete block storage room on the other. The view is amazing from the covered porch or outside decking all resurfaced in the past year. Just as beautiful in front with lovely stone dolphin fountain and attractive landscaping. Extra large circle plus straight driveway can accommodate 6 vehicles!

 

6300 MIDNIGHT PASS RD, #1001, SARASOTA

Sold By:  Jason Wood  |  List Price: $789,000  |  Sold Price: $789,000

Dramatic southwest views down crescent beach. 10th floor 2b/2b priced to sell. You won't find a better buy on crescent beach. Consistent rental income year after year managed by the owner. Spacious condominium with split plan which creates privacy for family or guests which features walk-in closets. Open floor plan which opens onto a huge lanai where you can enjoy morning coffee, dining or drinks. Don't miss this opportunity to buy at below market price. Crystal Sands features 2 heated pools with one sitting beachside. There are Lounge chairs right on the beach for your convenience as well as for your tenants. Washer/ Dryer in utility closet. Corian counters in bathroom and granite tops in the kitchen.

 

4805 BOSTON COMMON GLN, BRADENTON

Listed By:  Lionstone Group - Stephen Downes  |  List Price: $515,000  |  Sold Price: $517,500

Experience this impeccable quality and design in this recently built Cardel Kingfisher home in Central Park at Lakewood Ranch! Talk about curb appeal - This one has charm - framed in gorgeous, freshly planted low maintenance landscaping, serene water view all surrounding the enclosed frame-lit expansive lanai and gorgeous heated and pool,ideal play area for the little ones, and outdoor electric firplace and TV system - perfect to melt the Florida days away! Model quality finishes and thoughtful touches are inundated throughout the interior of the home from elegant lighting fixtures, shiplap wall finishes, granite counter tops,tile backsplash, stainless steel appliances, Nest thermostats and security cameras, and whole house water filtration system. The heart of the home focuses on a voluminous great room with cathedral ceilings and transom windows, allow plenty of light to filter in! Entertain your family and friends for those special events in the elegant formal living and dining rooms. Retreat to a large master bedroom with a large seating area with sliding glass door to the lanai, elegant master bath with custom granite and huge master closet. Two additional bedrooms share a common pool bath and the den can be used as an additional 4th bedroom. Perfect walking distance to the A rated elementary, middle and and high schools. The community features a 10 acre park, dog parks, pavilion, tennis courts, and is a highly active with social groups and community gatherings! 

 

6157 MIDNIGHT PASS RD, #E 85, SARASOTA

Sold By:  Jason Wood  |  List Price: $415,000  |  Sold Price: $399,000

RARE PENTHOUSE UNIT WITH OCEAN VIEWS. BAY FRONT COMPLEX WITH GREAT RENTAL INCOME $49,000+ Gross for 2019!. Low HOA Fees, Many designer touches,Plantation shutters, Venician Plaster ceilings and Mural in entry way, hand painted bead board in Kitchen, Freshly Painted with tropical colors new A/C 2019 water heater 2018, Large tiles through living dining area and waterproof vinyl floors in bed rooms, Open floor plan with Breakfast bar, Granite counter tops with Plenty of Storage,Dining/Living combo, Stacked Washer & Dryer in unit. Great Sunset Veiws from the screaned Lani.Large Master Bedroom with great Walkin Roman shower, Spacious Guest bedroom with work area and attached Bathroom. Two blocks Famous to Creasant Beach where" SIESTA KEY" Star lives and filmed!!! Heated Pool, Large Party room with Kitchen , Pool Table and Large Sreened TV. Sauna in Pool Bath, Fishing Pier on Intercoastal Waterway, Tennis Courts and Park like setting BBQ area. Trolly stop in front of the Complex.

 

111 S PINEAPPLE AVE, #1102, SARASOTA

Sold By:  James Tassell  |  List Price: $1,025,000  |  Sold Price: $990,000

Outstanding location, modern styling and ready for immediate occupancy. This 11th floor, east facing, residence has a desirable open floorplan, 10’ ceilings and floor-to-ceiling sliders bringing in lots of natural light. A fresh and modern design offering over 1600 sq ft including 2 en-suite bedrooms plus a den, powder bath, laundry room and spacious terrace. Stylish, European cabinetry, JennAir appliances, quartz countertops and center island. Temperature controlled storage unit and under building assigned parking for your convenience. You’ll surely fall in love with the wonderful amenities that the Mark Sarasota has to offer. 24/7 concierge services, a newsroom to grab a paper and coffee, clubroom, well-equipped fitness center, a resort-style heated pool and spa, firepit for those cool winter evenings and catering kitchen. Perfect for meeting new friends and entertaining family. Just outside the door are some of the finest restaurants, great shopping, a nice stroll to Sarasota Bayfront and everything downtown has to offer. It’s time to indulge and become part of the often voted “Best Place to Live” in Florida!

 

5175 EVERWOOD RUN, SARASOTA

Sold By: Sharon Straw |  List Price: $565,000  |  Sold Price: $540,000

This home is an entertainers dream! New Kitchen in 2015 offers Stainless appliances quality Granite, new cabinetry and an island with extractor hood and yes a wine cooler! You`ll enjoy 4 beds 4 baths on an oversized 1/2 acre lot. If you are looking for a open plan house this is it! New wooden(ceramic tile) floors mixed in with beautiful oversized tile makes this an extraordinary home. Ceiling /outdoor speakers will finish the day with friends and family enjoying the sparkling pool. 2018 the exterior of the home was painted, with a new pool screen enclosures. You cannot miss the New Wrought Iron Double Entry Front Door with new outdoor light fixtures that completes the home.

 

July 2020

5479 LUCIA PL, SARASOTA

Sold By: Lionstone Group - Stephen Downes |  List Price: $499,900  |  Sold Price: $480,000

Magnificent MOVE-IN READY 3 bedroom, 3 bath home with lake and preserve views. Over 2,200sf of living space, it sits on a corner lot on cul-de-sac street. Exquisite renovations include Engineered Hardwood Floors, Stunning Master Bath Suite with separate his/her configuration, Roman shower with rain showerhead and soaker tub, wood cabinets with thick Zodiac quartz surfaces, beautiful Italian ceramic tile. New Guest bath has fabulous frameless glass barn shower door. 10 and 12-ft ceilings have Crown Moldings, adorned with Decorative Lighting and Ceiling Fans, Central Vac. Chefs will appreciate the Open Kitchen’s custom cabinets and drawers and maintenance free Silestone Quartz Counters, large Pantry with custom wooden pull-out shelves, modern backsplash. Great Room has Custom Built-Ins, Expansive Screened Lanai with Decorative Concrete and Private Long Pond View allows for a pool or spa (Electricity is there). DiVosta-built home has unparalleled Poured Concrete, steel reinforced construction and was just enhanced with over $40,000 low E/hurricane impact windows and sliders so NO SHUTTERS NECESSARY! 2019 Trane HVAC. VillageWalk on Palmer Ranch offers heated and cooled lagoon and lap pools, Fitness Center, tennis, pickleball, bocce, Cafe, gas station, salon, gift shop, and many activities with competitive HOA fees! Enjoy miles of walking trails within the beautiful gated community minutes from the Legacy Bike Trail, #1 Siesta Key Beach, Arts and Culture of Sarasota.

 

6220 25TH ST E, ELLENTON

Listed By: Lionstone Group - Stephen Downes |  List Price: $375,000  |  Sold Price: $365,000

Welcome to your Florida paradise - this Gibraltar built, model quality home on a gorgeous water lot with a central view of the fountain is move in ready! A modern and private masterpiece which is highlighted by a whole house water filtration system with RO, UV Treatment System in Air Conditioning, ceramic tile plank flooring, custom fans, crown molding, granite counter-tops throughout, open concept floor-plan, and plantation shutters - these are just a start of the upgrades. Entertain friends and family in the chef’s kitchen that boasts modern ash brown cabinetry, stainless steel appliances, stunning glass tile backsplash, and beautiful black granite countertops. Relax in the private and extended lanai, overlooking a serene water view central to the fountain, complemented with custom shades adding that extra level of privacy. The large den is off of the living and dining room and can also be used as a 4th bedroom. The spacious, light and airy master suite comes complete with ceramic plank tile flooring, large windows for additional light, oversized master closet and double vanity with tub and shower. The large size of the additional bedrooms is an added bonus. The community offers a gated entrance and fabulous pool and fitness center with clubhouse. Situated adjacent to the Ellenton Outlet Mall, restaurants, brand new Costco and soon to be Super Target, one exit south. Easy access to I-75 and travel to our area’s best white sandy beaches, downtown Sarasota, Bradenton/St Pete!

 

7258 LAKE FOREST GLN, LAKEWOOD RANCH

Sold By: Ingrid Walker |  List Price: $539,000  |  Sold Price: $528,000

Meticulously maintained home located in the maintenance-free Stone Ridge neighborhood inside the gated Country Club of Lakewood Ranch. This spacious 2,528 square foot ranch offers 3 bedrooms, 3 baths plus office with full bar. Perfect for entertainment. Spacious master bedroom suite with wood flooring, large walk-in closet with custom high dollar built-in featuring 18 drawers, 12 shelves for shoe storage plus much more, double vanity and over-sized walk-in shower. Gourmet kitchen with granite counter tops, upgraded stainless steel appliances and breakfast/dinette area. Crown molding and large baseboards throughout the home. Beautiful pavered lanai overlooking salt water pool/spa and tree lined yard. Home is being sold turnkey furnished. A Great Place to Call Home!

 

1300 BENJAMIN FRANKLIN DR, #304, SARASOTA

Listed By: Ingrid Walker |  List Price: $1,375,000  |  Sold Price: $1,250,000

Spoil yourself resort-style with the legendary Ritz-Carlton services on Lido Key Beach. This perfect retreat in The Beach Residences offers a casual, yet elegant Florida lifestyle on the sandy beaches of the Gulf of Mexico. Replace any frustrations with captivating sunsets on your spacious terrace, morning coffee overlooking Florida palm trees and delightful naps around the swimming pool. This beautiful residence boasts floor to ceiling sliding glass doors that lead out to a generous terrace. Recent updates include chandeliers throughout, vanity/sink in guest bath, custom drapes in living room/dining room/bedroom, murphy bed installation, air conditioner and hot water heater. This unit is the only "Villa" that comes with two parking spots. The devoted staff of The Ritz Carlton including a Director of Residences, a full-time concierge, 24-hour front desk security personnel, maintenance engineers on staff, and housekeeping services for the wonderful amenities and common areas, make living here a delight. Building amenities include a private outdoor heated pool and spa, fitness center, his and her baths/locker rooms complete with sauna baths, a separate massage therapy room, social room, billiard room with TV/game tables, boardroom and library area, a private theatre and two elegant guest suites for out-of-town visitors. All resident owners are eligible for membership to The Ritz-Carlton Members Club with packages to include golf, beach club and spa amenities.

 

 

 3273 BENEVA RD, #203, SARASOTA

Sold By: James Tassell |  List Price: $95,000  |  Sold Price: $89,500

Simplify your life with this lovely 1 bedroom 1 bath second story condo in Village Brooke, a minimalist way of living in the heart of Sarasota which is rarely found in this price range. The balcony overlooks the pool making this a highly desirable end unit perfect for enjoying morning coffee or reading a book. This unit has been meticulously maintained by the same owner for 20 years. Village Brooke is a large residential community which includes multiple condos ideal for maintenance free living which includes; 2 heated pools, Tennis Court, Shuffle Board, Pickle Ball Court, Roof maintenance, Water/Sewer and even basic Cable. The unit has 1 assigned parking spot and a storage unit. A new grill and picnic table with umbrella downstairs. Conveniently located within minutes of all your favorite shopping, restaurants, beaches, and downtown to name a few. Enjoy miles of walking trails and bike paths all situated around a pristine natural environment.

 

6827 CHESTER TRL, LAKEWOOD RANCH

Sold By: James Tassell |  Built Price: $436,060

New Construction, Prosperity Model in Del Webb built by Pulte Homes.

 

5718 SHEFFIELD GREENE CIR, #96, SARASOTA

Listed By: Sharon Straw |  List Price: $225,000  |  Sold Price: $206,000

Explore this private corner unit offering wall to wall light from 9 sliding glass doors. Long views from multiple directions of golf course and lakes. This home shows beautifully and has a spacious open feel to it. Both lanais were enclosed with ability to open sliders and increase living space. All windows are hurricane impact in 2017(except sliding glass doors) a/c in 2016. Master bedroom closet is Closets by Design. Kitchen is a custom design featuring corian counters and bright white cabinets. Discover The Meadows Country Club, a lush vibrant community offering miles of bike and fitness trails, underground utilities and a shopping center. If you decide to become a member, you can enjoy 3 golf courses, tennis and pool. Enjoy 3 months free as a new homeowner to The Meadows Country Club.

 

4122 OSPREY HARBOUR LOOP, CORTEZ

Listed By: Beth Lancaster - Collins |  List Price: $468,000  |  Sold Price: $458,000

Furnished and ready for you to move in! Harbour Landings is truly paradise nestled away in lush tropical landscaping and a lovely stroll or short bike ride over the bridge to the powdery white sand beaches of Anna Maria Island. Here, in Cortez Fishing Village, you will have excellent options for fresh local seafood, restaurants, and scenic walks. This lightly lived-in home offers 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2,100 sqft of living space and an oversized 2 car garage. In addition to the oversized garage, there is also a 37'x25' flexible space where you could store a boat or use it as a workshop/craft area or game room. Downstairs is where you will find the oversized bonus room, currently used as an office/study. Take the private elevator or stairs to the second level where you'll find the main living areas. Beautiful tropical foliage can be enjoyed from the master bedroom, living room, kitchen, and screened lanai with roll-down shades. The aquarium windows and sliding glass doors allow for an abundance of natural light. You'll enjoy many of the features of the home such as diagonally laid tile, crown molding, high ceilings, and the tasteful furnishings which are included in the sales price. The kitchen has newer stainless steel appliances, under and above cabinet lighting, and a lovely eating space. This beautiful home is ready for its next owner and isn't one to miss!

 

17504 BLUE RIDGE PL, BRADENTON

Sold By: Ingrid Walker |  List Price: $378,496  |  Sold Price: $367,395

The 2,201 square foot Marsala home is designed to entertain, featuring an open-concept kitchen and great room. This home features upgraded cabinets, plank tile extended throughout main living areas & granite vanities in all bathrooms. A sumptuous master suite creates a personal retreat set apart at the back of the home with two walk-in closets and fabulous master bath. Two additional bedrooms each have their own private bathroom. The den is a great home office or hobby room. The Marsala is complete with a spacious covered lanai and two-car garage. Polo Run promises a lifestyle that’s nothing short of extraordinary with a variety of solar-powered single-family homes. Amenities include community pool, fitness room, bocce ball, sport courts, grill area, & more! Close to shopping, dining, & beaches in desirable Lakewood Ranch.

 

4115 101ST AVE E, PARRISH

Listed By: Lionstone Group - Stephen Downes |  List Price: $310,000  |  Sold Price: $310,000

Welcome home to your slice of Florida Paradise! ***This home has been updated and modernized: New second story air conditioning, Newly painted interior, New Master Bathroom Shower and timeless tile*** Situated on one of the best and private lots in the community, this home is the perfect balance of size, modern design and privacy. Driving up to the home you will immediately notice the charming and beautiful curb appeal that gets you excited to filter through the home of your dreams. Walking into the front door, you are welcomed by a soaring ceilings with high windows to allow light to spill gracefully into every corner of the space. A grand stair case that has been refreshed with new carpet stands boldly in front of you which allows you to access the upstairs bedroom sanctuaries. Moving to the right, you will also notice the same elegant, new carpet in the formal living room and dining rooms which are fit for the grandest parties or holiday events. Moving through the passageway into the large kitchen, you enter the heart of the home. White modern cabinets and solid stone countertops balance the stainless steel appliances and beautiful backsplash incredibly well. The kitchen is flanked by a elegant breakfast area with a triple bay window setup to allow light into flow into the space. Moving to the family room, you will notice that the space is large enough for everyone to enjoy the big game or just to kick back and relax reading a book. Finding your way upstairs, the Master bedroom is split away from the remainder of the bedrooms so as you enter the Master suite, you will be amazed at the space you have and modern feel of the suite. As you move to the Master Bathroom, await to be surprised and pleased at the double vanities, updated master shower and tub area which has been updated with the best of taste and design. Three additional spacious bedrooms can be found on the second level and share a full bathroom. Enjoy the morning paper or entertain family or friends on screened in lanai which overlooks an large and private lot with old growth Oak trees and woods with plenty of wildlife! The Community is Situated near to the Ellenton Outlet Mall, restaurants, new Costco and soon to be Super Target, one exit south. Home is also in Parrish Community HS district. Easy access to I-75 and travel to our area’s best white sandy beaches, downtown Sarasota, Bradenton/St Pete!

 

613 LAKESCENE DR, VENICE

Sold By: James Tassell |  List Price: $434,440  |  Sold Price: $434,440 

Move-in ready and waiting for you. This stunning property is located in the highly desired Lakes of Jacaranda. The colorful and lush tropical landscaping sets the tone for this beautiful JandJ home with incredible lake views. This home is the epitome of the casual elegance and style that defines our wonderful Florida lifestyle. Upon entering this stunning JandJ Victoria II model home you'll notice the expansive open great room floor plan that is enhanced by the gracious 12-foot ceilings. The oversized kitchen features beautiful cabinetry and solid surface countertops, and opens up to the rest of this roomy home. The freshly painted interior perfectly accentuates the new plantation shutters, new stainless steel appliances, new fans and lighting fixtures. Simply put, today's designer features abound in this beautiful home. But wait, there's more. Upon gazing out to the beautiful, exotic and tropical lanai you'll notice the fantastic heated pool and hot tub that overlook unobstructed views of beautiful Lake Meredith that are simply stunning. Sit back, relax, and enjoy this special property. This home has been lovingly and proactively maintained by its current owners. The Lakes of Jacaranda boasts of a community pool, clubhouse and tennis courts. There are walking and biking paths for your outdoor enjoyment. Come experience this wonderful home in this premier community.

 

2045 GULF OF MEXICO DR, #M1-314, LONGBOAT KEY

Sold By: Lionstone Group - Stephen Downes |  List Price: $389,500  |  Sold Price: $380,000

Here is a wonderful opportunity to own a piece of paradise on unique Longboat Key in the beautiful community of Seaplace which is gated and secure 24/7. Located on 42 acres of land right on the azure waters of the Gulf of Mexico with private access to one half mile of beach for residents only. This residence is located in a secure mid-rise building on the third floor with partial northwest views of the Gulf. It has two bedrooms and two baths with lovely updates, laminate flooring for easy care in the main living areas, berber carpeting in the bedrooms. The kitchen has corian counter tops with stainless steel appliances. Coming furnished and move in ready and only moments to the pool and the beautiful white sandy beach to relax. Seaplace has many amenities and an added bonus, you are only a few miles to famous Saint Armand's Circle and downtown Sarasota where you have endless choices of dining, shopping, theatres, opera, ballet, Sarasota orchestra and many other cultural activities.

 

7754 RIDGELAKE CIR, BRADENTON

Listed By: Nathan Hays |  List Price: $370,000  |  Sold Price: $354,000

This fully furnished, lakefront home shows like a model and is move-in ready! This home is updated from top to bottom and offers an open floor plan, 3 BR, 2 BTH, den/office, dining, large kitchen, laundry room, and family room. Triple sliding glass doors (with screens) open wide to a pristine lake view. Newly constructed in early 2017, this home was professionally customized with gorgeous shiplap accent walls, cedar beams and shelving, and upgraded kitchen/bathroom cabinet, counter, and storage hardware. The kitchen boasts fabulous quartz countertops, oversized soft closing drawers, floating cedar shelving and a high-end, 3 speed Vent-A-Hood. The master bath has been upgraded with dual, opposing side vanities constructed of beautiful engineered pearl. A large 2-vehicle garage is crowned by a huge attic with fold-out ladder access. The attic space is conveniently outfitted with plenty of decking, providing an abundant amount of storage. The upgrades are endless

 

3523 52ND AVE W, #289, BRADENTON

Sold By: Carl & Deborah Marino |  List Price: $289,900  |  Sold Price: $275,000

Welcome home to this immaculately updated 3 bedroom, 3 bath home in the semi-gated community of Southwinds at Five Lakes! This gorgeous place comes with an array of outstanding features and charming details. As you enter this home, an immediate turn to the right unveils a masterfully finished kitchen and breakfast nook. The kitchen features a decorative tile back splash and flooring, granite counter tops, open display cabinets with under mount lighting and stainless steel appliances. Turn to the left and find a bedroom and bathroom or make your way straight ahead to discover this home quickly opens up to an overly spacious living room and sitting area. Large windows and a sliding glass door offer an abundance of natural lighting. All windows have been upgraded to meet Dade County Hurricane Standards and the front door is equipped with a pull down hurricane shutter. The first of two master bedrooms in this home is located off the first floor main living area and features a beautiful en suite bathroom with a tile shower, granite counter top vanity and a separate sitting area. Upstairs a large second master bedroom can be found and includes an over sized walk-in closet and en suite bathroom with shower. Additionally, the upstairs provides space for an office or possibly even an additional bedroom! Not to be overlooked is the spacious outdoor covered lanai exclusive to this unit, that provides beautiful lake front views, perfect for enjoying sunny Florida days. This one of a kind home is located in a quiet and peaceful community offering access to recreational facilities such as the community pool and clubhouse, and with privileges to IMG Academy. Only a short distance from Anna Maria Island and many amazing beaches there's a lot to love about this home.

 

June 2020

15719 SEATON PLACE, BRADENTON

Sold By: James Tassell |  Built Price: $559,892

 

New Construction by Lennar/WCI Communities in Country Club East at Lakewood Ranch.

 

601 17TH AVE E, PALMETTO

Sold By: Cathy Loeppke |  Built Price: $567,640

New Construction, Correggio Model built by Lennar/ WCI Communities in Sanctuary Cove.

 

15727 SEATON PLACE, BRADENTON

Sold By: Lionstone Group - Stephen Downes |  Built Price: $559,892

New Construction by Lennar/WCI Communities in Country Club East at Lakewood Ranch.

 

3205 BENEVA RD, #203, SARASOTA

Sold By: James Tassell |  List Price: $114,500  |  Sold Price: $112,000

This delightful end-residence has been renovated w/ some very nice features; hurricane/impact rated windows in bedrooms, brand new a/c (Aug 2019; w/ 5yr transferable parts warranty), retextured clgs to replace the original popcorn finish, front door trim work, wide baseboards, chair rlg, fresh paint, new designer fixt & new wood-plank lam flrs. The modernized kitch has Corian counter tops w/ an integral sink, wood cabinets, a custom tiled backsplash, a pantry & track ltg. A full appls package is included. SGD’s overlook a pvt screened balcony from the great rm w/ living & dining space. The spacious MBr is complete w/ a lg WIC & MBa. Both baths have been renovated w/ tile flrs & stylish vanities. Conveniently located just outside your door is a secure spot for ext storage. W/in the quaint 3205 bldg is a laundry rm. Plus, there is assigned pkg & plenty of guest pkg. Village Brooke, w/ its quiet & considerate comm vibe, also has additional amenities that include picturesque grounds w/ lakes & gazebos, picnic tables w/ BBQ grills, shuffleboard, tennis courts & 2 swimming pools. There is also a fully appointed clubhouse w/ a billiards rm, a library, club rms & a kitchen. The inclusive maint fees cover all recreational facilities, water, basic cable, garbage & pest control. Its location is at the heart of SRQ near Starbucks, a gym, county parks, shopping & dining options, not to mention minutes to Downtown & your choice of area beaches!

 

 719 FOGGY MORN LN, BRADENTON

Sold By: Julie Lane Larsen |  List Price: $335,000  |  Sold Price: $335,000

It's time for that Golf Course home you've dreamed of, where you can work on your short game at night just behind your pool/lanai after another great Waterlefe Day! This maintenance included home has many updates....new wood floors in the great room, newly painted interior and a brand new pool surface! Newer pool heat pump, stylish lighting and a remodeled kitchen with cabinets and granite counters add to the allure of the bright and open floor plan. Wake up each morning to the rising sun as it comes across the 7th green at you new championship golf club! Waterlefe residents have access to many options..centered around the River Club featuring a Restaurant, Bar, Fitness Center, Tiki Bar and Jr Olympic Pool - the heartbeat of the neighborhood! Imagine days playing Golf, cruising down the Manatee River with friends or at daily fitness classes, card games, social functions, book clubs and more - your social calendar is full! Golf Club Membership is optional. Come see this green-side beauty in person and you'll know why this will be your new Waterlefe Home. 

 

603 63RD AVE W, #C1, BRADENTON

Sold By: Beth Lancaster - Collins |  List Price: $47,000  |  Sold Price: $45,000

Co-op share owned. Co op share could be sold separately to be added to another community home that does not include a share already. Fun age qualified community. Enjoy this beautiful mobile home on a large corner lot. It has 2 bedrooms, 1 large bathroom, and a spacious Florida Room. Also included is a shed with a stackable Bosch washer and dryer. This single-wide has been completely renovated with tile floors, new appliances, updated cabinets/counter tops and new stylish furniture. There is a lovely open floor plan.Turnkey! Need nothing! No lot rent. Just a low maintenance fee that includes water/sewer/garbage. The community has a large recreation hall with many activities such as bingo, coffee, doughnut Thursdays, ice cream socials, and dances. There is a large heated pool and shuffle board courts. In the clubhouse there is a library. pool table and WiFi availability. Park is a gated community. Centrally located near shopping, restaurants, and a 20 minute drive to the gorgeous Gulf coast beaches. Great place to relax in the sun and enjoy life!

 

4642 BALBOA PARK LOOP, BRADENTON

Listed By: Lionstone Group - Stephen Downes |  List Price: $715,000  |  Sold Price: $685,000

Step into this Custom Cardel masterpiece in the heart of the highly desirable community of Central Park at Lakewood Ranch and go green with your own 15kW solar PV system that powers the entire home! Experience the ultra level of coastal contemporary upgrades and finishes that embodies this spacious and elegant Dolcetto Plan. Upon entering, you feel the luxurious attention to detail starting with the grand foyer hallway with soaring ceilings with architectural detail, Pecky Cypress wood, and elegant chandelier. The formal dining room features a butler serving area with separate hallway access and wine refrigerator. The modern gourmet kitchen is laced stainless steel appliances which include true double ovens, enormous center island with Carrera Marble, Farmhouse sink, custom wood wrap and elegant lighting, beautiful subway style Carrera marble backsplash, and shiplap breakfast area. The great room is masterful and includes wood beams, Pecky Cypress wood ceiling, custom wood cabinets, shiplap, LED lit shelving and gas fireplace with LED lighting. Pocket the sliding glass doors away and escape to a private oasis highlighted by Pecky Cypress covered lanai area, custom outdoor kitchen, brick pavered deck, resort style LED lit pool, all with a serene lake view! Your master retreat is an elegant sanctuary complete with custom paint, plantation shutters, walk-in closets, double vanities and large soaking tub. Downstairs is complete with a Den, three additional bedrooms, pool bath with direct access to lanai/pool and loft/landing with custom bench seating with storage and shiplap. Escape upstairs and a huge media/game room and additional half bath. Central Park is in walking distance to A rated elementary and soon to be constructed middle schools and features a 10 acre park, dog parks, pavilion, tennis courts, and is a highly active community with social groups and community gatherings!

 

439 E ROYAL FLAMINGO DR, SARASOTA

Sold By: Marnie Matarese |  List Price: $3,250,000  |  Sold Price: $3,350,000

Priced well below market value, this stunning Bird Key estate is home to some of the most sought-after views in all of Sarasota. Positioned on 100’ of deep water with sailboat access and no bridges to open water, this home is a boaters paradise. Featuring “His & Hers Master Bedrooms” upstairs with elevator access, this home’s layout is ideal for those in search of separate sleeping quarters either for themselves, a baby’s nursery or even a private study directly off your master bedroom in addition to the primary study on the main level. Car enthusiast or in need of additional storage? Your 4-car garage is an absolute rarity on Bird Key. In fact, from 2017 to present, only four other homes sold on Bird Key included a true 4-car garage. And from your garage you are less than a mile from the bustle of Downtown Sarasota, the famed dining and boutique shopping on St. Armand’s Circle, and the white sands of Lido Key Beach. All of this located in Sarasota’s Southside school district as well a short drive to IMG Academy, and two separate private aviation FBO options at Rectrix and Dolphin Aviation. Call today to arrange your private showing. This is your time… make the most of it.

 

8156 VILLA GRANDE CT, SARASOTA

Listed By: Marc Rasmussen |  List Price: $309,900  |  Sold Price: $284,500

Stunning Bella Vista model by Ryland Homes for sale with 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathroom, den, 2 car garage in the maintenance free, gated community of Sonoma. This spacious end unit townhouse has numerous upgrades and is perfect for empty nesters, small families, retirees or young professionals. The use of space is very smart with a living room, family room, den, dining room, eat-in kitchen, 1/2 bathroom, front patio and back patio on the first floor. The second floor boasts a large master suite with walk-in closet, screened outdoor veranda, spacious bathroom with two sink vanities, shower and soaking tub. The first and second floor outdoor sitting areas offer tranquil views of the 88 acre nature preserve and pond. Sonoma amenities include gated access, swimming pool and tennis court. This community is convenient to all of the restaurants and shopping found along University Parkway. Downtown Sarasota and the beaches are roughly about 15-20 minutes away.

 

7627 BIRDS EYE TER, BRADENTON

Listed By: Christina Clark |  List Price: $345,000  |  Sold Price: $330,000

3 Bedroom | 2 Bath | Lee Wetherington Westoak Floorplan Home. Easy Florida living situated at the end of a CUL-DE-SAC with views of the 5th fairway from your lanai. The salt water, solar heated pool is surrounded by lush, mature landscaping. This light and bright home has many luxury upgrades including hardwood floors, tray ceilings, extensive crown molding, and decorative niches. The kitchen features raised panel wood cabinets, Zodiac counters, tile back splash, gas range, pull out cabinet drawers, and upgraded refrigerator. Kitchen appliances are less than two years old, new AC installed September 2017, new water heater installed in 2016, and new garage door springs and opener were installed in June 2017. HOA fees cover: lawn maintenance, cable plus HBO, internet, tennis, pickle ball and community pool. Minutes to everyday necessities such as shopping, restaurants, gyms, salons, etc. Conveniently located to Sarasota International Airport, the top rated beaches in the country, UTC Shopping Center, and more

 

922 CITRUS AVE, SARASOTA

Sold By: Marc Rasmussen |  List Price: $1,198,000  |  Sold Price: $1,133,000

This Luxurious Bungalow Hill single story home with high ceilings, travertine stone floors and high-end finishes is in sought after west of the trail neighborhood. Light and cheery with large windows letting a lot of light in and providing an open spacious feeling. Bedrooms have custom built ins in closets. Office with closet and bathroom could easily be 4th bedroom suite. Large pool and spa with extra-large caged paver patio area, great for entertaining and sunbathing was remodeled in 2017. One house in from Hudson Bayou with a beautiful exclusive easement to a waterfront dock and a floating boat lift. Walk to downtown, Selby Gardens and Marina Jack through private gated backyard shortcut easement. Natural gas fireplace, grill hookup and whole house generator. A deep well for irrigation saves on water bills. In 2018 all windows and doors were upgraded to impact and hurricane resistant. A new Trane air-conditioning system and new custom-made cast-iron front door were installed in 2019. New metal 40-year roof in 2016.

 

1780 PHILLIPPI SHORES DR, #A3-16, SARASOTA

Sold By: Jason Wood |  List Price: $35,000  |  Sold Price: $35,000

Welcome to Phillippi Harbor Club, the best solution to towing your boat since the boat trailer! Stop towing your boat today and enjoy boating as it was meant to be! Phillippi Harbor Club offers unlimited "splashes" for your boat. Simply call PHC to have your boat put in the water, show up and enjoy your day in the sun, return to the dock and the friendly staff will pull your boat, wash & rinse the exterior, flush the engine(s), and put it back up in your own rack. The building is hurricane category 3-rated with all the latest fire equipment and security monitoring. The staff is super friendly and there is on-site fuel, and usually on-site mechanics. Only about a 6 minute ride to the Intracoastal Waterway and Phillippi Creek is about 4 feet deep at mean high tide. These units are in super-high rental demand so this makes a good investment as well. This rack measures 32'L x 10'W x 9'H and can accommodate a boat with dimensions of UP TO APPROXIMATELY: 32'L x 9'W x 8'H. For height, measure your boat from the keel to the highest fixed point. These racks are also usually able to be financed. Own your own boat rack today and start enjoying the convenience Phillippi Harbor Club has to offer with super boating water nearby

 

7300 QUARTER HORSE RD, SARASOTA

Sold By: Marnie Matarese |  List Price: $589,000  |  Sold Price: $556,000

Come home to Tara! Drive down the Spanish moss covered, tree-lined driveway, passing the private pond and fountain on the way to your new home. Watch nature bloom on this private reserve. Talk about privacy! Take the time to see this beautiful, 3-bedroom, 3-bath home. This home also boasts a den/office space or 4th bedroom, a living room, family room and kitchen that opens to a covered and screened patio. Outdoor grill area. Whole house 20 KW GENERAC provides uninterrupted power. The backyard is serene, private and beautiful. The entire low maintennce property has many mature oak trees and plantings. Very close to I-75, shopping, Walmart and Home Depot. Purest-tasting well water, monitored\security system, two-zone AC system (2012). Maintenance-free metal roof (2012). All new hurricane impact glass windows and doors (2018), all new appliances, 20-foot vaulted ceilings, wood-burning fireplace provides for a cozy evening at home. Freshly re-screened pool and spa area for bug-free fun. Bonus 10x20 workshop ready for power.

338 WHITFIELD AVE, SARASOTA

Listed By: Marnie Matarese |  List Price: $255,000  |  Sold Price: $250,000

Welcome to one of the most sought after neighborhoods because of its close proximity to both downtown Sarasota and Bradenton, the airport and the bay, and the museums and colleges dotting Tamiami Trail. The location of Whitfield Estates is perfect for professionals, those who have retired and snowbirds alike. This 2 bed/2 bath home is situated on almost 1/3rd of an acre with a private pool, caged lanai/patio and large storage/activity area. It offers PGT sound and impact proof windows, pocketing sliding glass doors and landscaping that requires minimal care. The roof is six years old and the previous owner re-plumbed the home with the pipes now running across the ceiling instead of under the slab. New appliances and stone counters offer a beautiful environment for the chef in the house and the pool area is tranquil and relaxing. An optional Neighborhood Association is just $30.00 annually and allows access to a culinary membership at Sara Bay Country Club as well as six meetings per year to stay informed about the neighborhood and meet your neighbors. This is a great place to live and call home.

 

7212 PRESTBURY CIR, BRADENTON

Sold By: Sharon Straw |  List Price: $649,900  |  Sold Price: $600,000

Simply irresistible! Located in Prestbury behind the gates of Lakewood Ranch Country Club East with a stunning lake view. This custom Arthur Rutenberg home has 3 bedrooms 3 baths and den, along with tons of upgrades including oversize lot, impact glass throughout entire home, engineered hardwood floors, plus crown moldings, GE Cafe' appliances, custom designed plantation shutters, 13 foot great room ceilings, tankless water heater, a generator that will power entire home, and so much more. Super pet friendly community. Country Club East features manned gates, 3 community pools, fitness center, and optional membership to 54-hole Lakewood Ranch Golf and Country Club. Call today for your personal tour of this extraordinary home in Lakewood Ranch. Located close to world-class dining, shopping, beaches, and A+ schools. Furnishings available if convenient to buyer.

 

5671 DOWNHAM MDWS, SARASOTA

Sold By: Sharon Straw |  List Price: $335,000  |  Sold Price: $312,500

2 BEDROOMS/ 2 BATHS AND DEN/OFFICE. Single Family with grounds maintenance included! Experience light bright with a horizon of lush mature Tropical trees and water views, when you step inside 5671 Downham Meadows. Kapow! Well designed room flow, with incredible storage space lots of windows bathing the interior with natural light. Upon entering the foyer, on your right will be the oversized office/study and on your left will be the dinette area and kitchen. The living and dining areas anchor the heart of the home with sliding doors that push back opening to a large screened lanai with the gorgeous vista filled with wildlife, birds and a tranquil view. The bathrooms were luxuriously renovated with inspiration from the Sarasota Opera House’s lobby & baths. The Master bedroom is quite large with sliding doors spilling out to the screened lanai. There are 2 Master closets. One is gigantic offering amazing space for storage. The Master Bedroom suite entrance is dramatically enhanced custom stained glass art above the two doors that allow for a grand entrance. The home offers a large laundry room with sink and storage cabinets. The kitchen is large with broad granite counters for food prep and entertaining guests. As mentioned, you can set up seating in the kitchen area or enjoy sitting in the dining area. You have lots of flexibility. High ceilings about 10 ft which adds to the open expansive space of this gorgeous home. 

 

3221 DANTE DR, SARASOTA

Listed By: Carl & Deborah Marino |  List Price: $239,000  |  Sold Price: $245,000

GREAT KENSINGTON PARK location! This 3 bedroom ranch home has been updated with all new PGT hurricane resistant windows, freshly painted, inside and out, new carpeting in the bedrooms, and engineered hardwood in the dining room and hallway. New AC in October of 2018. It features a spacious step down family room with glass sliding doors leading out to a screened in patio and fenced back yard. The garage is over sized and can be used in tandem, or build a workroom with plenty of storage. This home has been lovingly cared for and is a MUST SEE

 

May 2020

1111 N GULFSTREAM AVE, #13E, SARASOTA

Listed By: Ingrid Walker  |  Sold By: Beth Lancaster Collins |  List Price: $580,000  |  Sold Price: $545,000

Best location in town. Incomparable views of Sarasota Bay, Marina, John Ringling Bridge and Downtown Sarasota from this 13th floor residence. The 2- bedrooms, 2- bathrooms, 1,575sf split floor plan features a newly renovated kitchen with plenty of cabinets, granite counter tops, breakfast bar and crown molding throughout. The porcelain tiled dining room, living room and informal seating area make up the versatile main living space. One Watergate is a well-managed building with new windows and door installed in 2017, has a lot of green exterior space, community pool, BBQ area, two tennis courts, storage for kayaks and bikes. The property is around the corner from all that downtown Sarasota has to offer: restaurants, opera, theaters, art galleries, shopping, etc. It is an easy trip to Lido Beach, Sarasota Yacht Club, Selby Gardens and St. Armand's Circle... One Watergate is the place you to live.

 

 

8084 GRAND SHORES DRIVE, LAKEWOOD RANCH

Sold By: Lionstone Group: Stephen Downes  |  Built Price: $885,046

New Construction built by Homes by Towne in Lakehouse Cove at Waterside.

 

2961 WILDERNESS BLVD E, PARRISH

Sold By: Carl & Deborah Marino |  List Price: $427,000  |  Sold Price: $415,000

Beautiful golf course and pond view overlooking the fairway of the 11th hole at River Wilderness Golf and Country Club. This 3 bedroom , living room, dining room, family room, den, 2.5 bath home has been well maintained. New dishwasher and exterior painted- 2019, new wine cooler and pool remote -2018, new washer and dryer-2017, new tile floors, kitchen sink and interior painted-2015, new roof, bedroom carpets, pool fence-2014, new water heater, pool heater and pool screen-2012, new refrigerator, invisible dog fence, A/C-2010. Kitchen has been updated with new cabinets, granite, stainless appliances and a 6 burner cooktop, high speed microwave and a warming drawer. the bathrooms have also been updated --beautiful vessel sinks with waterfall faucets, granite tops , frameless shower doors and designer bathroom mirrors. Sit on your lanai and enjoy your heated pool and spa--life is good! River wilderness G&CC has 2 manned guard gates and a community boat ramp on the Manatee River. Golf, tennis, athletic and social memberships are available.

 

12813 COLBOLT TERRACE, BRADENTON

Sold By: Lionstone Group: Christina Clark  |  Built Price: $371,087

New construction built by Neal Communities in Indigo.

 

2705 FLORIDA BLVD, BRADENTON

Sold By: Sharon Straw |  List Price: $229,900  |  Sold Price: $225,000

Beautiful single family home with 1,525 sqft, 3 bedrooms, and 2 full baths in the coveted Bayshore Gardens community. Bright interiors offer an open floor plan with plenty of natural light, a wood burning fireplace in the large Florida room and a breakfast bar that comfortably seats 2. Spectacular kitchen offers stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, tons of storage space, and custom cabinets and backsplash. Owner’s bedroom fully carpeted with large closet space and an en-suite bathroom great for winding down after a long day. Bayshore Gardens community offers a public pool, a playground with basketball courts, baseball fields,a canoe launching area, and great shopping, restaurants and beaches nearby. You won’t want to miss out on this home!

 

13227 INDIGO WAY, BRADENTON

Sold By: Lionstone Group: Christina Clark  |  Built Price: $619,846

New construction built by Neal Communities in Indigo.

 

 8779 MIDNIGHT PASS RD, #101H, SARASOTA

Sold By: James Tassell |  List Price: $465,000  |  Sold Price: $450,000

Welcome to condominium living at its finest in one of south Siesta Key’s most desirable communities. Island Reef, with its Gulf side beaches and Intracoastal Waterway views presents and exceptional slice of the tropical lifestyle. This first-floor end-unit residence is in a very desirable location, imbued with views of the garden, bayside pool, barbeque patio, and a gracious peak at the Bay. Step inside through the tiled entry, kitchen and dining areas which lead to the open and inviting living area. Light and bright, a wealth of windows and a wonderful lanai look towards captivating Bay views, allowing easy access to all Island Reef’s bayside amenities through the lanai door. A true split bedroom layout, you and your guests will appreciate coveted privacy during their stay. Plantation shutters throughout the condominium with all designer touches make it warm and inviting. The deeded carport is conveniently located a few steps outside of your front entry. Island reef is a very active, friendly community offering two heated pools, two lighted tennis courts, pickle ball, billiard room, fitness facilities, library and a newly-remodeled clubhouse. A resort-lifestyle is ensured with barbeque patios, bike storage, kayak racks, saunas, fishing pier, and boat docks. Enjoy maintenance-free living convenient to all the colorful sights and sounds of Siesta Key and the world-renowned culture of Sarasota.

  

April 2020

6904 PLEASANT HILL RD, BRADENTON

Sold By: James Tassell |  List Price: $375,000  |  Sold Price: $375,000

TREASURE IN TARA GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB! Hands down one of the BEST views in Tara! Enjoy stunning panoramic lake and golf course views of the 12th fairway while soaking up the sun by your sparkling solar heated pool. Florida Country Club living at its best! This quality built Rutenberg Home has been meticulously maintained. Pristine condition for the most discriminating buyer. Beautiful curb appeal with upgraded landscaping. Screened enclosed front porch entry. Soaring vaulted ceilings throughout with decorator plant shelves. Combined Formal Living and Dining area with gorgeous warm wood floors. Kitchen has been beautifully updated with gorgeous granite counters, rich wood cabinetry and stainless steel appliances. Enjoy scenic sweeping golf course views from all your main living areas. Lovely over-sized Master Suite with luxurious updated Master Bath with garden tub, granite counters, separate vanities and walk in shower. Guest baths have been beautifully updated as well. Third bedroom has a custom desk built in and is being used as a den. Barrel tile roof was re-coated in 2015 with 10 year warranty. Home comes with a desirable Class "A" Full Private Golf Equity Membership. 18 holes of championship golf. Very social Club with lots of activities...bingo, trivia, mah jongg, dinner dances, and infamous Friday happy hours and Sunday brunches. Amenities include heated community pool, tennis, fitness, restaurant and lounge. Super convenient to shopping, restaurants, I-75, UTC Mall, Benderson Park and more

 

4176 101ST AVE E, PARRISH

Listed By: Lionstone Group - Stephen Downes |  List Price: $294,500  |  Sold Price: $292,000

Welcome to your slice of Florida Paradise! This home has been completely updated and modernized: New Ceramic Plank Tile throughout, New Granite Countertops throughout, New Paint, New Baseboards, New TV Entertainment Center Built-in, Updated Staineless Appliances, New Hardware throughout, New Painted Garage Floor, New Gas Hotwater Heater, New Low-Maintenance Landscaping, and the sale comes Turnkey with all the furniture included! Walking into the home from the screened in front door area, you are immediately drawn to the light and airy feeling of the home given its high and vaulted ceilings. The kitchen is the heart and focal point of the home which features an open concept plan overlooking the great room. There is a separate breakfast seating area adjacent to the kitchen and pass through to the formal dining area which can easily be used as an office. Moving to the elegant, soft and inviting master bedroom, you will notice the plank flooring carried throughout and even into the master bathroom. The oversized master walk-in closet is a dream to fit even the most robust wardrobes! Enjoy the morning paper or entertain family or friends on oversized screened in lanai which overlooks a pristine canal full of wildlife! The Community is Situated near to the Ellenton Outlet Mall, restaurants, new Costco and soon to be Super Target, one exit south. Home is also in Parrish Community HS district. Easy access to I-75 and travel to our area’s best white sandy beaches, downtown Sarasota, Bradenton/St Pete.

 

1219 STARBOARD LN, SARASOTA

Sold By: Carl & Deborah Marino |  List Price: $1,250,000  |  Sold Price: $1,166,500

Create memories in this boater's delight! Boat, kayak, paddleboard or fish from your very own dock; direct sailboat water access to the bay and Intracoastal Waterway in minutes. Designed for entertaining, the open floor plan of this wonderful elevated and renovated Siesta Key home is easy living and casual, perfect for the island life you’ve always dreamed of. This home features inset beamed ceilings, beautiful crema marfil marble floors, a fabulous chef's island kitchen with gorgeous cabinetry, custom crafted from Australian pines that grew in the yard. The main floor overlooks the sparkling heated, saltwater pool and boating waterway on this large, tropically landscaped property. The favorite room and gathering place will surely be the screened gathering room with a fireplace, where you will savor balmy Gulf breezes and amazing, colorful sunsets. Upstairs is a spacious master bedroom and bath suite, office, 2 guest bedrooms and bath. A 2011 major renovation by Voigt Builders includes impact glass throughout, Hardie board siding, Icynene insulation, a natural gas line for stove and grill. Additionally a 10K lb. boat lift, outdoor shower and oversized, 950 s.f. garage. All this is just minutes to the world-famous white quartz sands of Siesta Beach. Near Siesta Key’s South Village restaurants and boutiques. Easy access off the Key to the mainland shopping and entertainment and only 15 minutes to Sarasota’s vibrant, urban downtown.

 

811 FAIRWAYCOVE LN, #106, BRADENTON

Sold By: Deborah Rowland |  List Price: $165,000  |  Sold Price: $165,000

Extremely well kept, first floor condo with direct golf course views. This condo can be sold completely furnished. Inside, you will find an open floor plan with two bedrooms, two full baths a comfortable great room, dinette area and dining room. Inside the kitchen are solid surface countertops, Stainless steal refrigerator and microwave. Enjoy your private, screened lanai overlooking a wide golf course. Assigned, under cover parking is just steps from your front door. Heritage Harbour offers golf, community center, fitness rooms, large heated community pool, tennis, volleyball and plenty of sidewalks to take plenty of walks. There is also a secondary heated pool across the street from the condo. Quick commute to area beaches

 

7026 GOSLING TER, BRADENTON

Sold By: Lionstone Group |  List Price: $299,900  |  Sold Price: $297,000

GORGEOUS INSIDE AND OUT! From the you minute you pull out to this BEAUTIFUL home you will be totally impressed! Nestled in a very peaceful and tropical preserve, this IMMACULATE home is waiting for you! It has been impeccably maintained and shows like a model home! The kitchen has been tastefully UPDATED with Granite Counter tops, Stainless Steel Appliances, Updated Cabinets and a beautiful Mosaic Backsplash! The 20 Foot ceilings in the popular Great room floor plan with oversized windows allow lots of natural lighting. The Master bedroom has its own screened in lanai! The perfect place to enjoy your morning coffee and enjoy the beautiful private preserve. Tara preserve has something for everyone! Public Golf Course with no Mandatory Membership, Community pool and spa, Clubhouse, Tennis and Pickleball Courts. The CDD is included in the taxes. (The den can be used as a 3rd bedroom and does not have a closet.)

 

707 S GULFSTREAM AVE, #501, SARASOTA

Sold By: Ingrid Walker |  List Price: $575,000  |  Sold Price: $545,000

GORGEOUS PANORAMIC SARASOTA BAY WATERFRONT VISTAS transition from spectacular sunlit views to stunning sunsets & shimmering twilight vistas in your private urban oasis. Light, bright NEWLY FURNISHED end unit features on trend great room design, screened balcony & stunning waterfront vistas from great room & bedrooms. Features include diagonal tile in main living areas & baths, freshly painted, new carpet in bedrooms & new droplet chandelier in dining area. You will love today's casual lifestyle design with kitchen open to the dining area & great room, uplit tray ceiling, sparkling granite countertops, island with breakfast bar, sleek cabinets & stainless steel appliance. Awaken to beautiful waterfront views from your spacious owner's suite, walk-in closet with custom built-ins, travertine countertop dual bowl vanity & tiled shower. Roomy guest bedroom features serene waterfront views, guest bath with travertine countertop & tiled tub/shower. Residence includes welcoming foyer, interior stackable washer/dryer, under building parking space & storage area. Enjoy the outdoor heated pool, gazebo & sundeck, fitness center, sauna & club room. Secured entry & pet friendly, the best of city living is yours, located in the desirable downtown bayfront district, walkable to Sarasota's Bayfront Park, diverse cuisine, theater, art galleries & marina. Cultural venues nearby include symphony, opera & ballet & a quick drive to St. Armands Circle boutique shopping, dining and the glistening gulf waters of Lido Key Beach

 

770 42ND ST, SARASOTA

Listed By: Rasmussen Property Group |  List Price: $500,000  |  Sold Price: $489,000

Adorable newer home in the highly sought after Indian Beach/Sapphire Shores area. Why go through the hassle of building or remodeling when you can enjoy this tastefully appointed home with luxuries such as metal roof, plantation shutters, spacious front and rear patios to enjoy those summer rainfalls, wide plank hand scraped wood floors, paver driveway, PGT windows, custom built-ins, soft close drawers, walk in master closet and double shower in the master bathroom. You will fall in love with the vinyl fenced private back yard with a paver deck that is great for entertaining, outdoor cooking and enjoying the lovely winter weather. This home is conveniently located within minutes of the fun and enjoyment found in downtown Sarasota as well as the UTC mall and abundance of shopping and restaurants nearby. Weekends can consist of walking with your family to nearby attractions like the Ringling Museum, Sun Circle Park, neighborhood kayak launch for a ride around the Sarasota bay or Jungle Gardens

 

4331 MARCOTT CIR, SARASOTA

4331 MARCOTT CIR, SARASOTA

Listed By: Rasmussen Property Group |  List Price: $250,000  |  Sold Price: $250,000

This adorable home is perfect for retirees, snowbirds, empty nesters, young professionals or young families. Updates include new roof in 2016, A/C in 2012, storm shutters in 2018, hot water heater in 2018, new flooring throughout, bathroom vanities and faucets, new paint throughout. It only needs your personal touches. You will love the open floor plan with vaulted ceilings, abundant storage, walk-in closets, master bathroom garden bath tub and separate shower. The peaceful screened lanai is just off the living area. Seville in Center Gate is a quaint community of only 54 homes and offers easy access to I-75, medical facilities like Doctors Hospital and SMH, UTC mall, restaurants, shopping, downtown activities and Siesta Key beach. This home shows very well

  

 3303 FLORIDA BLVD, BRADENTON

 3303 FLORIDA BLVD, BRADENTON

Listed By: Marnie Matarese |  List Price: $227,000  |  Sold Price: $205,000

Very SPACIOUS & BRIGHT 3br, 2ba single family home with open layout in the Living and dining rooms overlooked by the kitchen. Master Bedroom has an en-suite with jetted tub, separate shower and walk-in closet. The home features: a large separate laundry room, plenty of closets/storage, bonus rooms, recently painted inside/out and oversized 1 car garage that could accommodate a workshop. Extra parking for your boat in this beautiful Bayside Community. The Bayshore Gardens Community offers a Marina with boat launch, Jr. Olympic Sized Pool, playground bayside park with beach for family gatherings or watching the sunset. Seller is also offering $1200.00 credit towards your closing cost!! Call and schedule a time today to view ready to move-in home.

 

4209 CALLISTA LN, SARASOTA

4209 CALLISTA LN, SARASOTA

Sold By: Cathy Loeppke, PLLC |  List Price: $269,000  |  Sold Price: $265,000

Beautifully maintained CERTIFIED GREEN Tivoli model. Original owners have lovingly maintained this 2 Bedroom , 2 bath, 2 car Garage, with just over 1655 Sf, a screened Lanai, vaulted ceilings, sliding glass doors & plenty of wall space for your favorite art collection. This is a fabulous location, so close to downtown SRQ, Lido Beach, Golf, & minutes from Dining, Shopping on the University Parkway corridor, including UTC. YOU will LOVE the relaxing view of this home on a culdesac! Benderson Park, Longwood Park, Dining and So much more!

 

MARCH 2020

4532 WOODSIDE RD, SARASOTA

4532 WOODSIDE RD, SARASOTA

Sold By: Jason Wood and Alina Kirilenko |  List Price: $1,250,000  |  Sold Price: $1,185,000

Upon entering this beautifully updated and meticulously maintained Siesta Key residence you will get a sense of what life on the water is all about. From the moment you drive down this private street with only 12 waterfront homes the hustle of daily life just fades away. As you pull into the circular driveway you will notice the fresh landscaping and lush plantings. The newly painted exterior and modern flat tile roof set the stage for the light and bright interior. Through the entry doors you are instantly attracted to the large living area and a view of the beautiful sparkling pool. Just beyond the pool is your front row seat on Siesta Key’s Grand Canal. Your private boat dock and lift awaits as you embark upon Sarasota Bay adventures. The large master suite and updated bath with Its view of the canal through the arms of the Grand Oak Is the perfect wake up call. This home boasts an updated kitchen with cabinet front refrigerator and propane cook top making cooking a joy and entertaining a blast with family and friends on the expansive paver lanai. The two separate ensuite bedrooms give the guests their own living space. Impact windows, doors and sliders along with worry free construction - all you have to do is move in. This is Woodside Road, Welcome Home!

 

6810 WAGON WHEEL CIR, SARASOTA

6810 WAGON WHEEL CIR, SARASOTA

Sold By: Allen Hovis |  List Price: $309,910  |  Sold Price: $305,000

Chaparral at Mote Ranch - This 3BR/2Bath home shows light & bright and all you have to do is move right in. The owner has done many improvements, including new A/C (12/19), stove, dishwasher & microwave (04/2017), refrigerator (11/17), new vinyl plank flooring in 3 bedrooms - 2017, Washer/dryer 10/2015, new shutters in the Living Room & Kitchen 11/12017, new blinds in the Master BR/Bath & secondary bedrooms - full list of improvements available on request. Mote Ranch has a Jr Olympic swimming pool, playground, fishing dock & Canoe/Kayak launch, no CDD's & Low HOA Fees. This home is ideally located near the University Town Center Shopping/Dining corridor, medical care, I-75, SRQ International Airport, and 20-25 minutes to beaches, the arts, and downtown Sarasota.

 

11435 APPLE TREE CIR, LAKEWOOD RANCH

11435 APPLE TREE CIR, LAKEWOOD RANCH

Sold By: Lionstone Group - Stephen Downes |  Built Price: $657,278

New construction in Woodleaf Hammock in Lakewood Ranch.

 

13501 SWIFTWATER WAY, BRADENTON

13501 SWIFTWATER WAY, BRADENTON

Sold By: Lionstone Group - Carol Chartier |  List Price: $515,000  |  Sold Price: $498,000

Welcome to Bridgewater in Lakewood Ranch! A private, gated, maintenance free community! Gorgeous 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath, plus office! Open and spacious floor plan. Grand ceilings, tile throughout main living areas, great room is central for festive family gatherings. Large kitchen with granite counters, and stainless steel appliances. Very private lanai space for enjoying your morning cup of coffee. Sit by your salt water pool and spa, as you enjoy the cascading waterfall from spa to pool. Pool has a new pool heater. Bridgewater is maintenance free community conveniently located near I-75, A+ schools, Lakewood Ranch Main Street, UTC Mall, restaurants, shopping, and so much more!

 

 7924 WOODPOINTE CT, #30, SARASOTA

 7924 WOODPOINTE CT, #30, SARASOTA

Sold By: Deborah Rowland |  List Price: $184,500  |  Sold Price: $179,500

Spacious Villa located close to Sarasota's desirable Gulf gate area, move-in ready 2 beds/2 bath/1 car garage home on a beautiful lake close to stores, Siesta Beach , Mall and downtown Sarasota under 200k , live worry free since the homeowners association has just replaced the ROOF and the pilings are scheduled to be re-inforced/ replaced!! You will notice the upgrades from the moment you enter through the Smart front door lock , new laminate flooring throughout the home except in the wet areas, smart Thermostat, updated bathrooms and kitchen appliances. The spacious master bedroom has a double entrance large walk in closet . Enjoy the sunsets from the privacy of your generous lanai with a beautiful lake view. The washer and dryer are located inside the unit and the Kitchen appliances are newer and upgraded.The A/C was installed in 2014. The family room/Library could easily serve as a third bedroom and has a wood burning fireplace. FURNISHINGS INCLUDED IN THE PURCHASE. No dogs are allowed over 20 pounds and you can only rent the property after 2 years of ownership. Ample amenities with Pool, Tennis courts and club house with nearby beaches, golfing , shopping and entertainment.

 

3822 COUNTRYSIDE LN, SARASOTA

3822 COUNTRYSIDE LN, SARASOTA

Sold By: Ingrid Walker |  List Price: $374,900  |  Sold Price: $364,900

A beautiful 2 bedroom, 2 bath pool home located in a wonderful subdivision of Country Place. Are you looking for a gorgeous back yard with ample amount of space to run and play. The home has a new PVC fence surrounding the entire backyard which features a nice flagstone path walk way along the back of your pool cage. The pool has recently been converted over to saltwater and has a pool heater for those cooler months. The home is a little over 2000sqft and the living room is spacious and looks wonderful with its vaulted beams ceiling and a wood burning fireplace. Great for entertaining with it's dual pocket sliding glass doors leading to the pool deck. You will have ample parking at this home with it's large circle drive and a deep 2 SUV garage, capable of fitting an Escalade and a F150 truck. Over the past 5 years the following items have been replaced, Metal roof, pool heater, pool pump, saltwater system, A/C system, water heater, PVC fence. This home has it all and it is centrally located in Sarasota, making it perfect for a quick 6 mile trip to our #1 Beach, Siesta Key

 

43 B SANDY COVE RD, #3G, SARASOTA

43 B SANDY COVE RD, #3G, SARASOTA

Sold By: Jason Wood and Alina Kirilenko |  List Price: $319,000  |  Sold Price: $325,000

Charming Gulf Front, first floor walk out condo on beautiful Siesta Key. Step right out your back door and enjoy the unique private beach with turquoise waters and tropical breezes. Incredible community with lush Florida landscaping, spring fed natural lagoon, and easy access to Siesta Village. Designed by the renowned architect Frank Folsom-Smith Sandy Cove features mature landscaping while creating a unique and intimate complex located along the Gulf of Mexico. Enjoy the endless sunsets and the waves crashing against the shoreline from this light and bright one bedroom, one bath condo. There is a covered parking space, with a storage closet, and an outdoor laundry facility. There is a fishing pier on site and a kayak launch! You will love that it is an easy walk to the village and a quick drive to downtown Sarasota

 

7521 WESTMORELAND DR, SARASOTA

7521 WESTMORELAND DR, SARASOTA

Listed By: Marnie Matarese |  List Price: $1,085,900  |  Sold Price: $990,000

This custom built home is located West of Trail in the historic community of Whitfield Estates. Luxurious finishes and attention to detail grace all three levels of this house. A foyer entry & dramatic staircase set the stage for the elegant interior that awaits you. The formal living room offers a gas fireplace, soaring ceilings and a partial view of the bay. The kitchen is a Chef's dream with a center island, ice maker, Fisher & Paykel appliances that include dual ovens, dual dishwashers, dual refrigerators and a propane fueled Thermador cooktop. On this level is an outdoor dining area situated on one of the two wraparound terraces that offer a view of the expansive pool and spa. Stairs lead down to the outdoor kitchen area and then on to the pool. Your private elevator that accesses all three levels, lifts you to your grand master bedroom and bath. A fireplace is shared between the rooms and the hydra-tub is relaxing to soak in. On this level is another terrace with ornate custom railings and a seating area to enjoy the magnificent sunsets and refreshing bay breeze. The two guest bedrooms are located on this floor with a beautifully appointed bathroom for their use. Lovely ornamentation, dramatic lighting and gracious window coverings throughout the home add to the luxurious and warm feeling you experience as you travel from room to room. Make an appointment for your private showing and be prepare to be impressed. 

 

1634 STICKNEY POINT RD, #1634-201, SARASOTA

1634 STICKNEY POINT RD, #1634-201, SARASOTA

Sold By: James Tassell |  List Price: $233,900  |  Sold Price: $228,000

Fantastic resort style, waterfront community, located on the intracoastal and walking distance to Siesta Key Beaches! Make the Florida lifestyle yours to enjoy in the convenient and desirable location of Castel Del Mare. Beach access 12 is just over the bridge for quick access! Unit has brand new carpeting and vinyl plank flooring in the kitchen and bathrooms, freshly painted throughout and updated bathroom vanities. HVAC replaced in 2014 and electrical panel has been updated. The complex is adjacent to Waves boat club, dockside boutiques, and a marina with a waterfront restaurant! Amenities in Castel Del Mare include two pools (one waterfront), tennis courts, a kayak rack, clubhouse, bay front shuffle board and a boardwalk. Relax with a book by the Gazebo or enjoy a swim in the spectacular bayside pool. Join the boat club next door and you can enjoy boating, fishing, or water sports all at your leisure. Plenty of guest parking and an assigned parking spot (#229) is directly in front of unit. Close to all of the quaint shops and restaurants in Gulf Gate and a short drive to downtown Sarasota for more fun!

328 N BAY HILLS BLVD, SAFETY HARBOR

328 N BAY HILLS BLVD, SAFETY HARBOR

Sold By: Lionstone Group - Christina Clark |  List Price: $349,900  |  Sold Price: $349,900

PRESERVE means PRIVACY for this homes location! This meticulously maintained 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom Ranch style home sits on 1/4 of an acre nestled right up to the preserve. The entire exterior of the home has been completely repainted as well as new landscaping out front to enhance the curb appeal. A rear yard has been fenced in with Vinyl fencing. A good sized pool, which is one of the first things you see walking in, provides a cool retreat during our hot summers and even during the Florida "Winters". The pool deck and expansive covered lanai have been tastefully resurfaced with Brick Pavers to add to the tranquility of this quiet and serene setting. Inside the home you will find plenty of space to entertain with the large family room boasting cathedral ceilings and sliding glass doors opening up out to the pool. There is even a separate den easily utilized as an office, den or second entertaining area. The roof was replaced with a dimensional shingle in 2018. Excellent location with easy access to dining, entertainment, and transportation and even a short bike ride to a supervised City Park . Let's not forget the high rated schools Safety Harbor, has to offer.

 

6441 STONE RIVER RD, BRADENTON

6441 STONE RIVER RD, BRADENTON

Sold By: Lionstone Group - Christina Clark |  List Price: $229,700  |  Sold Price: $221,000

Newly remodeled 3 Bed/2 Bath/2 Car garage home sits on the 2nd fairway and includes a Class "A" equity golf membership with unlimited golf & social privileges. Ready for it's new owners this season- You'll love the home's open floor plan with vaulted ceilings and lot's of natural light. The chef's kitchen comes well appointed with granite countertops, stainless appliances, subway backsplash and a stainless steel sink. The breakfast eat-in area, breakfast bar and dining area provides ample space for entertaining. Split bedroom plan shares 2nd bathroom, with tub enclosure and new granite vanity. Spacious master suite features an oversized master bathroom with dual granite sinks, garden tub, tiled shower and walk-in closet. Relax on your extended caged lanai with expansive golf course views and room for a pool! Lot located adjacent to a private conservation area with no rear and right neighbors. Laundry closet with washer/dryer. New roof 2018. Property requires a Class "A" membership with one-time Cap Contribution of $3,500, $482/mo. HOA/golf/social/food & $695/year Cable with DVR, HBO & internet. Enjoy Country Club living with all the amenities including: championship 5-star rated 18 hole golf course, driving range, club dining, bar and grille, community pool, fitness center, tennis, pickle ball, and social activities. No CDD! Excellent location, minutes to I-75, UTC, 20 min to gulf beaches.

 

FEBRUARY 2020

5545 MULLIGAN WAY, SARASOTA

Sold By: Lionstone Group - Carol Chartier |  Built Price: $685,000

New Construction.

 

26360 COPIAPO CIR, PUNTA GORDA

Sold By: Walter Winship |  List Price: $219,000  |  Sold Price: $220,000

Fantastic location, Great layout, no homes behind it, just wildlife peace and quiet. This home is priced to sell immediately ! A little paint & some flooring you will have your dream home.

 

2424 CALAMONGA LN, SARASOTA

Sold By: Ingrid Walker |  List Price: $300,000  |  Sold Price: $292,000

Want to live on a quiet street in Southgate close to almost everything Sarasota has to offer? Look no further – 2 bedroom, 2 bath, 1,552 sqft home with a bonus library/den/office/guest room that has two built-in twin-size sofa beds in an L-shape and built-in bookshelf. Kitchen is big and bright with granite countertops. Charming sunroom with polished concrete floors. Terrazzo in bedrooms. Two-car garage and a large fenced backyard. Voluntary option to join the Southgate Community Center that has a pool and beautiful community center. Home is located on the orange tree streets in coveted Southside School District and close to shopping, restaurants, Siesta Key Beaches and Downtown Sarasota.

 

1209 FRANCIS AVE, SARASOTA

Sold By: Lionstone Group - Christina Clark |  List Price: $148,000  |  Sold Price: $165,238

Welcome home cute cottage on a large third acre corner lot. This three bedroom, two bathroom home is loaded with charm. Walk through your front door to find an open living room which leads to the kitchen and dining area. Easy access to lanai through the kitchen. Lots of windows with plantation shutters for beautiful natural lighting throughout. Come bring your personal color palette and make it your own!

 

1255 N GULFSTREAM AVE, #805, SARASOTA

Sold By: Ingrid Walker |  List Price: $775,000  |  Sold Price: $735,000

Imagine waking up to Stunning Panoramic Water Views of the Sarasota Bay from either one of your bedrooms, living room or balcony. See the Ringling Bridge lit up at night and amazing sunsets from this 8th Floor 2b/2b downtown condo. Located off coveted Palm Ave and walking distance to all of Sarasota top restaurants and shops. Drive up and have your car parked with the 24hr valet service or park yourself in your reserved parking space. Bay Plaza also has 24hr concierge, a fitness room, pool, hot tub, outdoor grill, sauna room, media center and 2 Electric charging stations. Walk to the Theatre and or Opera house, Farmers market on Main or cross the street to Marina Jacks. You are minutes to the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall, St. Armands Circle, Lido Beach and much more. Priced to sell, surrounded by million dollar views and listings.

 

646 MOURNING DOVE DR, SARASOTA

Sold By: Sharon Straw |  List Price: $1,465,000  |  Sold Price: $1,285,000

This newly renovated charming ranch is ideally situated on a EXTRA LARGE corner lot on the most desired street on Bird Key. Backing up to your own deep-water canal with over 100 feet of bulk-head, its a boaters paradise with fast easy access to Sarasota Bay. You are also just minutes from the shops and restaurants of St. Armand's Circle, downtown Sarasota, and of course the renowned Siesta-Key Beach. On 12/18/18, this panoramic ranch home just repainted inside and out, with new stainless steel appliances installed and the magnificent terrazzo floors were refinished and polished. Enjoy your morning coffee while viewing your pool and scenic back yard thru sliding glass windows over your kitchen sink while you feel the fresh morning breeze. Likewise enjoy a perfect dinner from your dining room or family room for desert as both rooms are overlooking your pool and the backyard canal thru sliding glass doors. His and her closets in the Master Bedroom accompany your private Jacuzzi bathroom suite. Your guests can also enjoy private pool access as they stay in their own pool-side bedroom. Welcome to your home in paradise! All this just minutes to down town Sarasota, Lido Beach and all of Sarasota's fine arts are just around the corner.

 

22511 MORNING GLORY CIR, BRADENTON

Sold By: Lionstone Group - Stephen Downes |  List Price: $135,000  |  Sold Price: $112,500

Space. Privacy. Fresh air. Starry skies. Imagine the perfect place for you and your family in the Preserve at Panther Ridge. This 1.17-acre homesite is situated on a preserve, providing peace and quiet and imbued with natural tranquility. Design and build a custom residence to suit your sense of style and individual needs. With HOA approval, any builder can develop your dream and create the perfect environment for Florida enjoyment. Located seven miles east of I-75, Panther Ridge consists of 4,500 acres and is comprised of several neighborhoods. Known for its charming country living with estate-properties of distinction, there are seventeen miles of equestrian and hiking trails. You’ll also appreciate the community park for outdoor gatherings which includes tennis and basketball courts, playground, and a pavilion. A rare example of countryside splendor, enjoy living under a true blanket of stars, with abundant wildlife living in harmony. Located near A-rated schools, dining, shopping, medical facilities, and the vibrant community of Lakewood Ranch. Minimum building standards per HOA are 2,750 minimum square feet and 3 car minimum garage.

 

2102 TOCOBAGA LN, NOKOMIS

Sold By: James Tassell |  List Price: $280,000  |  Sold Price: $280,000

Short Sale but long list of positives! This Calusa Lakes gem is waiting for you. With a few updates, you would have a beautiful home in an exclusive championship golf course community. This 3 bedroom 2 bath home with private pool is situated on a corner lot and is ideal for entertaining. The large windows and sliders allow natural sunlight to fill the property and they are decorated with numerous plantation shutters throughout. The kitchen has plenty of storage space and a built-in desk area. The large family room with built-ins flows off the kitchen and then into a private wing. This section of the home is perfect for guests with a separate lanai door for them to enjoy the pool or relax in the outdoor space. Ten minutes to quaint shops and restaurants on Venice Island or Nokomis beach, this is an ideal location. Property does need a new roof.

 

4913 61ST AVENUE DR W, #4913, BRADENTON

Sold By: Lionstone Group - Carol Chartier |  List Price: $299,900  |  Sold Price: $260,000

Pet friendly no age restrictions, Palm Court offering private pool and 2 car garage. This 2 bedroom-2 bath with family room offering open floor with, volume ceiling bathed in natural light. The ideal, flowing floorplan wraps around the classically designed pool with fenced in back yard. This special villa with 2 car garage & lovely interiors is further enhanced by your preferred Mediterranean style barrel tile roof - recently replaced for increased value. All this & within moments to the IMG championship golf course with Sarasota Bayfront clubhouse & down the street from the UTA Tennis Club. For beach lovers, Palm Court is an easy 15 minutes to the sandy shores. A great home for any discerning Buyer and perfect for an IMG family! updates: Granite counter tops and updated kitchen and guest bath, pool filter is IntelliFlo Variable speed installed in2015, A/C and Heat pump 2017, New roof 2017, Security 2016 Honeywell Programmable Thermostat 2015, Vent less dryer 2015, Electrical panel and surge protector 2017, Exterior painted 2015, Exterior lights 2017.

 

3858 NOTTINGHAM DR, SARASOTA

Sold By: Clare Kirchman |  List Price: $185,000  |  Sold Price: $175,000

Calling on all cash investors! Mid century beauty is waiting for your vision. Great open floor plan, separate utility room leading to a 1 car attached garage Great location in an established community, extra large corner lot. Great potential. Sold AS IS with Right To Inspect. Property is a fixer upper and requires repairs.

 

6414 LINCOLN RD, BRADENTON

Sold By: Lionstone Group - Carol Chartier |  List Price: $234,500  |  Sold Price: $234,500

Take in the great views from this waterfront home on the Braden River. Enjoy a day on the water in your boat, canoe or kayak right from your own back yard! Updated kitchen and baths, front deck and carport. Convenient location adjoining Tara development and I-75.

 

6330 WATERCREST WAY, #203, LAKEWOOD RANCH

Sold By: Lionstone Group - Carol Chartier |  List Price: $349,000  |  Sold Price: $340,000

Location and views are at the heart of this amazing Lakewood Ranch condo. On the banks of Lake Uihlein and just a short stroll to Lakewood Ranch Main Street, this condo has everything you need to enjoy the maintenance free Florida lifestyle. This is a private, gated community with secured elevator and lobby. Enjoy your morning coffee or wind down at the end of the day on the second floor balcony with breathtaking views of the lake, golf course and Lakewood Ranch Main Street. As you enter into the large foyer with tray ceilings that lead to formal dining room, this turnkey condo feels more like a home. The open kitchen and living room are perfect for entertaining and the split floor plan allows you and your guests plenty of space to enjoy independently. The Watercrest community offers a resort style clubhouse with meeting rooms, pool, spa, and fitness center. The unit also comes with a private, climate controlled 2 Car attached garage below building.

 

1745 PINE HARRIER CIR, SARASOTA

Sold By: Sharon Straw |  List Price: $525,000  |  Sold Price: $455,000

Looking to downsize or perhaps to spend the winter in Florida? This Landings single family home is the answer. A well-maintained property with a split floor plan. The paver driveway and walkway lead to the front entry- open the door and your eye is drawn out to the screened lanai and sparkling pool. The pool is the focal point for the house- living, master bedroom, family room and guest bedroom all have sliders opening to the pool and large deck area which is perfect for entertaining. The kitchen has a breakfast bar and opens to the family room. The family room has a wall of shelving for your collection of books, a vaulted ceiling and wood burning fireplace. A pocket door separates the guest wing from the family room- two bedrooms and the pool bathroom are a comfortable retreat for family and/or friends. The Landings is a gated community "West of the Trail" with mature landscape and a nature trail to the Intracoastal Waterway. Optional membership to The Landings Racquet Club with 8 har tru tennis courts, pool, spa, gym and social events.

 

750 N TAMIAMI TRL, #203, SARASOTA

Sold By: Cathy Loeppke |  List Price: $319,500  |  Sold Price: $319,500

Unique Layout! Immaculate, bright, with 4 balconies and 4 sliding doors facing West overlooking fountain, lagoon and lush palm greenery. Custom built-in pull-out wardrobe closet. Soffit lighting throughout. Second bedroom doubles as office/den area. Lives like a house: access amenities level from this residence by staircase through Club Room OR elevator. Mail room and bicycle room on unit level. New Samsung washer/dryer.

 

12518 HARBOUR LANDINGS DR, CORTEZ

Listed By: Beth Lancaster-Collins |  List Price: $549,900  |  Sold Price: $535,000

Dream until your dreams come true… and awaken here. Less than 1-mile to pristine Gulf beaches and Anna Maria Island. Whether you’re looking for a full-time residence or seasonal get-away, you will find almost 2,400 sq. feet in this turn-key furnished, 2-story residence. 3 bdrm/2 bath plus a HUGE ground level bonus/game room that opens to a tiled 2-story caged lanai. Tropical decor inside, palm trees swaying outside. This oasis, with every conceivable upgrade includes an elevator, granite kitchen with gas appliances, tile throughout all living areas, new plank tile with wood appearance installed in all bedrooms, custom window treatments, new HVAC-2019, gas 2-sided fireplace, upgraded landscape. You simply don’t want to miss this exceptional home tucked quietly moments from the beach. Experience island living, from just across the bridge, in one of the areas most prestigious developments.

 

January 2020

2004 HARBOURSIDE DRIVE Unit #1702, LONGBOAT KEY

Listed By: Marnie Matarese |  List Price: $425,000  |  Sold Price: $395,000

Fairway Bay community offers tennis courts, heated spas, two swimming pools, fitness center, Club Room, walking paths, on-site management, 24/7 guarded gates & as part of the Bay Isles community, you have access to the Bay Isles Beach Club. Your gate pass will allow you access. This cheerful townhouse has soaring ceilings, skylights, with room to enjoy the Florida Lifestyle. In addition to tandem parking for three cars, the ground level garage has multiple storage areas. The first floor ½ bath has been re-floored in marble and the kitchen has a wonderful area for dining. Newer bamboo flooring adds to the tropical feel & the garden view is one of the best in the complex. The great room ceiling soars up to a massive skylight. A marble-tiled, wood-burning fireplace and a covered & screened lanai are on this level. Upstairs, a catwalk connects the two bedrooms and a laundry area is located on this floor. The master bedroom has volume ceilings, a walk-in closet and an open vanity area. The master bath has a hydro-tub and the view of the sky through all the upper windows is calming and serene. The guest bedroom is over-sized and also has a walk-in closet and its own bathroom. Other owner updates are the Custom Plantation Shutters, Sonos Music system, 1.5 year old Heat/AC with transferable warranty and new lighting fixtures throughout, as well as newly tiled master bath along with pressure treated lumber and concrete board in shower. 

 

 

5547 PALMER CIR. #201, BRADENTON

 

Listed By: Jason Wood and Alina Kirilenko |  List Price: $269,000  |  Sold Price: $262,000

HURRY AND DON'T BE LATE, WON'T BE FOR SALE LONG! GOLF COURSE CONDO AT LAKEWOOD NATIONAL AT LAKEWOOD RANCH FL. ARABELLA FLOOR PLAN,2ND FLOOR CONDO END UNIT, OVERLOOKING 1ST FAIRWAY AND GREEN AND LAKE. LOOK OUT SIDE OF DEN WINDOW AND SEE THE 2ND POOL. UPGRADES INCLUDE BEDROOMS WITH DESIGNER CLOSETS, TILE IN EVERY ROOM, ALSO MATCHING TILE ON BOTH FRONT AND REAR SCREEN LANAI'S, NEW CEILING FANS WITH LIGHT IN ALL ROOMS, HAS THE RING SECURITY SYSTEM. HOA IS 299.00 AND GOLF IS 330.00 WATER & SEWER AND TRASH INCLUDED IN THE HOA.

4602 8TH AVENUE E, BRADENTON

Sold By: Beth Lancaster Collins |  List Price: $249,500  |  Sold Price: $235,000

GREAT for the First Time Buyer this exceptional home features: A Family Friendly GREAT room floor plan perfect for festive gatherings or just living life together with the ones you love most…Mom will love the UPDATED kitchen with refreshed cabinets, Stainless Steel Appliances and Granite counter tops…A Split bedroom design great for privacy (the kids will love it too) with an oversized master offering a walk in closet and a luxurious updated bath with jacuzzi tub, man size shower and twin sinks…Newer A/C (2017) for lower utility bills, safe quiet low traffic street, close to great schools and did I mention the COMMUNITY POOL ideal for hours of summertime FUN and the playground where kids can romp, or the tennis court the perfect place to work on your back swing, or the Gazebo overlooking the Braden River where you'll be delight to enjoy spectacular sunsets. Close to I-75 for easy access to St Pete or Sarasota…25 minutes to Anna Maria Island one of the few unspoiled beaches on Florida’s west coast. This one is Worth A Look…

 

645 WOODLAWN DR, #645, BRADENTON

Sold By: Lionstone Group: Carol Chartier |  List Price: $156,700  |  Sold Price: $153,000

This ground-level condo has been completely updated. Including new a/c and hot water heater less than 2 years ago. Beautiful view of the grounds and lake from the enclosed lanai. 2 bedrooms, 2 baths 1200 (+-) square foot of living space. Located in beautiful Wildewood Springs. A bird sanctuary with lots of mature trees and flowering foliage. Only 8 miles from the Island of Anna Maria with the warm beaches and the family atmosphere that it is well known for.

 

21 CARISA ROYALE CT, ENGLEWOOD

Sold By: Cathy Loeppke |  List Price: $929,900  |  Sold Price: $900,000

This extraordinary country club home with guesthouse is a rare find, truly having a feel of the Old South! Unique in every way, this home sits at the end of a cul-de-sac with 240 feet of wrap-around lake and golf course views, a private walkway also wraps around through lush gardens on this over half-acre lot. When you enter the arched doorway into the vast courtyard for a brief second you feel as if you are in New Orleans, spacious enough to hold 100 guests despite the outdoor kitchen, large pool and Jacuzzi. Most of the oversized rooms open onto this courtyard, all three bedrooms, multiple baths, living room and formal dining room and guesthouse as well. The den and living room also have multiple doors into the solarium with a gas fireplace and, of course, the views! This home has lots of closets and storage, the kitchen as well with a walk-in pantry features 42-inch hardwood cabinetry and proper appliances that would please any chef! Some of this home's assets are 12-foot trayed ceilings, extensive crown moldings, 8-foot doors, transoms, hardwood and ceramic tile flooring and real stone appointments. Even the pictures cannot capture all the details. Full storm coverage and whole house generator making you feel secure! Truly a must-see home!

 

5911 MIDNIGHT PASS ROAD Unit #204, SARASOTA

Sold By: Allen Hovis |  List Price: $535,000  |  Sold Price: $495,000

Siesta Key Living at its best! You will be drawn directly to the spectacular views of the newly dredged boat basin with walkways through lush tropical landscaping. This delightful, bright and optimistic, two-bedroom condominium offers a sanctuary of relaxation and refinement. Open split floor plan is ideal for entertaining or simply spending the day with loved ones. Located within well-established Boca Siesta, it presents an exceptional value within a pet friendly residential community. The kitchen features a breakfast eat-in area, stainless-steel appliances and granite countertops. Tile throughout, elegant crown moldings, fully enclosed screened-in lanai with sliding glass windows. Community offers a heated pool and clubhouse on the Intracoastal waterways, lighted tennis court, three grills, fishing pier and a sitting area with a fire pit. Beach access is directly across the street, renowned for sugary-soft white sands and multi-hued sunsets. The cultural treasures of downtown Sarasota are just over the bridge!

 

23154 WESTCHESTER BLVD, PORT CHARLOTTE

Sold By: Lionstone Group: Carol Chartier |  List Price: $209,000  |  Sold Price: $209,000

This meticulously kept 2/2 pool home is not only spacious but cozy and is located in one of the most convenient areas of Port Charlotte. Included in this magnificent "one-of-a-kind" property is a metal roof, granite counter tops, tile throughout, security system, modern appliances, window treatments, 2011 AC, tank-less water heater, irrigation system, safe in garage cabinet, hot tub, pool heater, fenced yard, shed, and a new septic tank. The large patio area is perfect for entertaining guests or just relaxing in the Florida sunshine. You won't find a better priced home with all these amenities.

 

5966 MIDNIGHT PASS RD, #G-101, SARASOTA

Sold By: Ingrid Walker |  List Price: $1,350,000  |  Sold Price: $1,300,000

Live at the beach in this stunning two-bedroom residence at Palm Bay Club where turquoise waters and white sands are your daily backdrop. Located on the tenth floor in the premier southwest corner of the tower, this beautiful 2015-renovated condominium blends open spaces with ample daylight, neutral tones, and an island ambiance. Loved ones will feel right at home surrounded by views of the Gulf and every luxury imaginable. The breakfast bar and custom cabinets maximize storage and seating space, inviting everyone for a delicious breakfast before spending time on the sands. Or gather together in the dining room for dinner to share stories from the day’s adventures kayaking, building sandcastles, and soaking in the sun. Both bedrooms are spacious, bright, and offer the same gorgeous views. The second bedroom features a custom double bunk bed and both bathrooms have also had luxury renovations. This residence presents a fantastic opportunity as an investment property with generous three-day minimum rentals. A newly renovated onsite rental management office ensures there’s always someone there to take care of you and your guest’s needs. The amenities at Palm Bay Club are second-to-none featuring two heated swimming pools, one of which is on the Bayfront, tennis courts, new fitness room, boat slips available for daily rental, grills, and deeded beach access. Siesta Village is just a quick trolley ride away. Every day is a beautifully orchestrated vacation with the beach only steps from your front door.

 

13731 MESSINA LOOP, #18-102, BRADENTON

Sold By: Lionstone Group: Christina Clark |  List Price: $234,400  |  Sold Price: $228,000

Discover the stunning Vercelli Garden Condos at Esplanade Golf and Country Club at Lakewood Ranch community. Experience a new level of inspired living and enjoy an exciting array of resort-style amenities. From active recreation to relaxing pursuits, Esplanade Golf & Country Club has something for everyone. The community is nestled on approximately 600 acres among lakes, nature preserves and wetlands. Residents have access to on-site facilities, including two resort-style pools, resistance pool, outdoor spaces, fire pit, fitness centers, sports courts, dining facilities and more...all accessible by golf cart. This Garden Condo is complete with a Golf Membership and luxurious Upgrades.

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