SPF Property of the Month: 8901 Fishermens Bay Dr.

Posted by Julian Yates on Friday, November 14th, 2014 at 2:33pm.

Oasis: that's the term I'd choose if asked to describe this loveliest of homes in a single word.

Thank goodness nobody's making me stick to a one-word description, however -- there is so much to love and enjoy at 8901 Fishermens Bay Dr. This 3-bedroom, 2.5-bath property is one of 17 residences making up the gated community of Fishermens Bay, an exclusive waterfront neighborhood with a romantic Key West atmosphere. Panoramic views of the lush backyard garden can be enjoyed from the sun deck and an extra-large, screened-in lanai. Last time I showed the home, my imagination filled with scenes of leisurely weekend brunches in this personal slice of paradise -- perhaps after a dip in the salt-water pool or a long soak in the heated spa. Surely you can see why I love what I do at Sarasota Property Finders!  

8901 Fishermens Bay Dr. is a perfect home if you're looking for your own private heaven, but it comes with all the trappings for throwing a great party, too. You've heard about the pool, the hot tub, and the spacious lanai; inside is a great room with 20-foot vaulted ceilings, an ideal spot for cocktail hour. Now that it's holiday season, my thoughts turn to family gatherings, the whole bunch sitting down for a meal in the formal dining room, or cozying up to the wood-burning fireplace. If you and your mates enjoy outings on the water, sunset views over the bay come with a dedicated boat slip!

A little bit about the surroundings: This property sits on the mainland side of the wonderfully scenic Intracoastal Waterway. Drive just a few minutes north to cross the bridge to Siesta Key and its world-famous beach, first-class food, fun island bars, and vibrant nightlife. Fishermen's Bay is also very close to the Sarasota Square Mall and the hidden gems of Gulf Gate, an up-and-coming neighborhood where you'll discover some of the city's best craft beer, gastropub cuisine, live music and sushi. Whenever you feel inclined to step outside the oasis for a minute, you're just minutes away from plenty of exciting things to see and do.

Want all the details on this beautiful home? Check out the full property listing, or click here to take a virtual tour. When you're ready to visit this oasis in person, please drop me a line!

 


Sarasota Area Real Estate Specialist

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