Property Roundup: Longboat Key

Posted by Julian Yates on Tuesday, January 15th, 2019 at 10:16am.

Longboat Key has long been considered the lap of luxury in Sarasota. With dozens of palatial condominiums, many are drawn to the exclusive nature of this key, replete with beautiful golf courses, fabulous shopping, and incredible restaurants only a few short minutes from Downtown Sarasota. Here is a look at just a few of the beautiful homes currently available on this world renown island paradise.

Built in 1988, the 2,555 square foot home at 3431 Winding Oaks Dr #16 is a gorgeous waterfront villa in the exclusive Bay Isles Community of Longboat Key. Nestled in the heart of maintenance-free Winding Oaks is this two Bedroom, two-and-a-half Bath home with a spacious two car garage. You will be captivated with the tropical feel as you enter through the private gate into your own personal oasis. Enter in the foyer and you will notice the unrivaled attention to detail, soaring ceilings, and your own private Zen garden. The host in you will adore the newly renovated and open kitchen which features an island with a breakfast bar and an abundance of wood cabinetry and a built-in desk area. There is plenty of room to entertain with a spacious dining and great room area with water views and expansive deck. The outdoors beckons through the sliding French doors and the majestic lake and golf course view will make you want to stay. In the need for more privacy? The roomy owner’s suite features a large walk-in closet with center island and second closet, and a newly renovated en-suite bath complete with upscale wood cabinetry, quartz counters, and a walk-in shower. In addition, you have a second bedroom and bath and a den with wood floors. Owners also enjoy the added benefit of their exclusive membership to a private beach club located on the beautiful Gulf of Mexico with a gated entrance, private parking, pavilions, showers, restrooms, volleyball net, and barbecue grills. This gorgeous waterfront home is being offered for $1,025,000.

Built in 1995, the 3,183-square foot home at 3542 Fair Oaks Lane is newly updated and remodeled, located in the Longboat Key Club home is nestled in Queens Harbour. Maintenance free, extremely private, lakefront single family home. Impressive elevated etched glass Double door entry. Meticulously maintained home with stone balustrades, tray ceilings, deep moldings and decorator features throughout. Remodeled chef's kitchen with two expansive islands, wet bar and an open floor plan designed for an entertaining and contemporary lifestyle. The lavish master bedroom suite with Jacuzzi has a private office with extra closet and storage space added *see attached). Marble, travertine, wood and tile flooring throughout. This home boasts a caged pool with a new gas heater, state of the art Security and Fire systems, tankless hot water heater, not to mention 3 separate air conditioning zones. The home additions include 5 extra closets, one of which is a walk in coat closet. The storage is extraordinary! This is a three bedroom plus den/study+craft room home that has something for everyone. This one is a must see! Queens Harbour is located behind the private gates of Bay Isles and is a short walk or bicycle ride to Publix, banks, post office, golf, tennis, and Harborside Moorings. Enjoy the Gulf of Mexico through the private deeded beach access of the Bay Isles Beach Club. This beautiful home is being offered for $1,200,000.

The custom waterfront home at 510 Bowsprit Lane in Country Club Shores features 5 bedrooms and 6.5 baths in 4300 square feet of air-conditioned space, as well as a beautiful lanai overlooking the saltwater pool and canal. The 12,000-pound boat lift highlights the 100 feet of canal access leading directly to Sarasota Bay. Built in 2013, the beautiful details of this home include hardwood floors throughout, Thermador stainless steel appliances, granite countertops in the kitchen and baths, solid wood cabinets, and an elevator from the garage to the first and second floors. This beautiful custom home is being sold furnished for $1,995,000.

Welcome to County Club Shores! The moment you enter the 9' Custom Mahogany front doors at 524 Schooner Ln, you are welcomed into this spacious 4,400+ sq. ft., unfurnished, 3 bedroom - media room/4th bedroom, 4 1/2 bath, office home. Built in 2008, this home has been meticulously engineered and maintained by the current owners/developer! The Kitchen contains Wolf appliances, 42" Subzero refrigerator, Custom Cabinetry and Closets, Exotic Granite, wiring for five channel three zone surround sound, and a 75" TV. Two wet bar areas, each with under counter refrigerators, two laundry rooms and three car garage with "custom doors". Truly a Boaters dream to be able to step onto the newly installed 45' Composite boat dock, NEW concrete seawall and cap and to be able to enjoy the 14,000 boat lift and two Jet Ski lifts! Conveniently located on 100 feet of deep sailboat water directly out to Sarasota Bay or enjoy a glass of wine taken from the 300 bottle wine cooler while sunning on one of the SEVERAL balconies!! The Salt Water, auto-clean gas heated pool is enhanced with a spa and "mood" night lighting. At the end of the day, the Chef will be able to gas grill a delightful meal right off the separate dining room. The home has been entirely built with concrete up to and including the 2nd and 3rd stories, all windows, sliders and garage doors are engineered to meet the current hurricane code. After a day of boating, you can retreat to all upper floors in the convenient, hydraulic elevator. R & R IS THE PACE, LBK IS THE PLACE!!!! This dream home is going for $2,799,000.

This iconic Mediterranean inspired waterfront estate developed by Bruce Saba resides behind a gated private road at 25 Lighthouse Point Dr, in the exclusive Lighthouse Point community consisting of only 16 custom homes on south Longboat Key. Upon entering the grand Cypress double doors, the openness of the main floor draws your attention to the sweeping water views that are framed by floor to ceiling windows. The formal living area boasts soaring ceilings, wet bar, and regal fireplace, a perfect setting for entertaining. A chef’s kitchen designed with state of the art appliances, granite countertops, and custom cabinets. The family room welcomes many gatherings with vaulted wood beam ceilings and French doors that guide you to your terrace. The luxurious master wing is located on the 1st level and no detail has been forgotten, such as a fireplace, walk-in closets, wet bar, and access to patio and shimmering lagoon water views. 3 guest suites located upstairs (available by elevator to all levels) as well as a lofted entertainment room. Back on the Main level is a spacious private office. The exceptional design of the main level is accentuated by the expansive outdoor terrace with heated pool/spa, BBQ area, private boat dock and lift. This residence has been updated with all smart home features. This property delivers the opportunity to live and entertain without compromise; all within proximity to St Armand’s Circle, and downtown Sarasota. This one-of-a-kind home, built in 2003, is being offered for $5,500,000.

The enchanting Villa del Sogno estate stands behind the gates of the Longboat Key Club in a separately gated enclave of eight privately gated beachfront estates. The residence centers attention on the Gulf of Mexico with its vivid sunsets and dynamic vistas. Proceeding through elegant double gates to the circular drive, visitors ascend the broad staircase to a two-story portico and grand mahogany and glass double doors that lead to a marble foyer. The grand stair leads to a formal living room with a marble fireplace, formal dining room, central kitchen and catering kitchen, master en suite and wood-paneled office. Custom appointments abound as discerning owners demand. An imperial staircase, in itself a dramatic work of art, spectacularly frames the entryway. The entry foyer also leads to the first level, which includes a family room, four guest suites and a guest kitchen opening to the infinity pool, spa, gazebo and terraces overlooking the pristine beach and azure sea. The first level serves utilitarian functions, housing more than four motor vehicles and storage. This stunning work of art, built in 2002, has an asking price of $18,000,000.


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