1100 Sunset Dr, Venice

$1,895,000

4 Beds
4 Baths
2,987 Sqft
1.85 Acres
2 Garages

You will love this vintage mid-century modern beachfront property on the Gulf of Mexico hidden by almost two acres of lush foliage. VIRTUAL TOUR https://tours.coastalhomephotography.net/public/vtour/display/1228703?idx=1 Designed as a writer's studio and home for the Black Stallion book series author Walter Farley (1956) by Sarasota School of Architecture icons Ralph Twitchell & Jack West, the four-bedroom, four-bath home and separate artist's studio was a magical place for the artistic family to thrive. The main house sits directly on the beach, beyond where you can build today, but if you want to save or restore the structures there are incentives or rules in place to help you accomplish this. Inside you will find original terrazzo floors, floor to ceiling glass, wood jalousies, 8' tall doors, huge built-in closets, desks, cabinets, and a fireplace originally designed by Paul Rudolph for the Revere Quality House. The land goes from the Gulf of Mexico beach through Florida jungle, along an enchanting path to the street. There is a natural creek that provides beauty and privacy along the N side of the property. NOTE: The house and grounds need major work. Sellers have not lived there for many years, and cannot warrant its condition. You will want a thorough and complete inspection to consider its renovation capabilities. A new survey (2019), elevation certificate, and misc floor plans are available for your kind review. Share Survey & Virtual Tour with your architect or builder and imagine the possibilities! Also see MLS A4443020 Vacant Land listing.

Essential Information
MLS® #A4426298
Price$1,895,000
Bedrooms4
Bathrooms4.00
Full Baths4
Square Footage2,987
Acres1.85
Year Built1956
TypeResidential
Sub-TypeSingle Family Residence
StatusActive
Price Per Sqft$634
Style

Contemporary, Custom, Florida, Historical, Mid-Century Modern

Community Information
Address1100 Sunset Dr
AreaVenice
SubdivisionAcreage & Unrec
CityVenice
CountySarasota County
StateFL
Zip Code34285
Pet Restrictions YNY
Pets Allowed YNY
Minimum Lease1 Month
Amenities
Parking Spaces2
# of Garages2
Is WaterfrontYes
WaterfrontGulf/Ocean
Water AccessBeach - Public, Gulf/Ocean
Water ViewGulf/Ocean - Full, Beach
Utilities

BB/HS Internet Available, Cable Connected, Public

Parking

Covered, Driveway, Guest, Workshop in Garage

Garages

Under Building Parking, , 2 Car Carport

View

FloodZone, In City Limits, Irregular Lot, Oversized Lot, CoastalConstruction Control Line, Greenbelt View, Wooded View, Water View

Interior
InteriorTerrazzo
AppliancesElectric Water Heater
CoolingOther
FireplaceYes
FireplacesFamily Room, Wood Burning
StoriesOne
Master Bed Size16x15
Interior Features

Built in Features, Eating Space In Kitchen, Master Bedroom Downstairs, Open Floorplan, Split Bedroom, Walk-In Closet(s)

Heating

Electric, Partial, Wall Units / Window Unit

Interior Layout

Bonus Room, Den/Library/Office, Formal Dining Room Separate, Great Room, Storage Rooms, Eating Space In Kitchen, Master Bedroom Downstairs, Open Floorplan, Split Bedroom, Walk-In Closet(s), Florida Room

Kitchen Features

Breakfast Bar, Built-In Shelving, Desk Built-In

Exterior
ExteriorBlock, Concrete, Other, Stucco
Lot DescriptionOne + to Two Acres
RoofOther
FoundationSlab
Exterior Features

Outdoor Shower, Sliding Doors, Storage, Mature Landscaping, Trees/Landscaped, Wooded, Patio/Porch Covered, Patio/Porch Screened

Room Dimensions
Bedroom 213x12
Bedroom 313x13
Bedroom 411x15
Dining Room11x12
Family Room13x26
Living Room19x14
Kitchen25x10
Studio18x12
Master Bedroom16x15
School Information
ElementaryVenice Elementary
MiddleVenice Area Middle
HighSarasota High
Additional Information
Days on Market579
ZoningRSF1
Normal SaleYes
Costs
Taxes$29,597
Tax Year2019
Property History
Price Reduced from $1,900,000 to $1,895,000
Price Reduced from $2,300,000 to $1,900,000
Price Reduced from $2,400,000 to $2,300,000

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Listing information last updated on September 28th, 2020 at 5:15pm EDT.