The White House of Sarasota
The Landings, located west-of-the-trail, is one of downtown Sarasota’s most beautiful communities. Developed in the 1980s and ’90s, it has both single-family homes and condominiums of every variety, from single-story villas to two-story Treehouses and mid-rise condos. With every single-family home custom designed, this community offers a wide variety of upscale housing with lush mature landscaping and a deep sense of community. Tranquil lakes and beautiful oaks and pines provide premium views.
When a property in this coveted neighborhood goes on the market, it doesn’t last long! I am thrilled to share my latest listing with you. This Grand Estate, once remarked as the “White House of Sarasota” is a landmark in The Landings, a picturesque “West of the Trail” staff-gated community. An impressive front exterior with 2 story columns, double arched front doorway & circular drive for guests is just the beginning of this extraordinary home. Thru the arched doors, you are received by a stunning double grand staircase & expansive Great Room with French doors leading to a perfectly manicured back garden. Beyond the Great Room, the ground level hosts a luxury chefs arena with 2 walk-in pantries & large cooktop island, separate breakfast room with fireplace, formal dining room, spacious office, library/bonus room, laundry, side entry foyer(mud room) & 2 side-entry garages accessible from an owners drive with an enchanting automatic iron gate. The characteristics thru-out this property include Lutron lighting, tumbled marble floors, intricate crown molding, wainscoting & ceiling medallions. The 2nd floor hosts 5 en-suites; the master suite features 3 walk-in closets, a fireplace, skylights, an exquisite bathroom & separate formal sitting room w/serene views of the conservation land established behind the property. The garden is adorned w/5 Royal Palms, a wall of vibrant Bougainvillea, artificial safety-padded turf (great for children), a crystal-blue heated pool & fully-equipped summer kitchen. Membership is also available to The Landings Club w/8 Har-Tru tennis courts, fitness center, pro shop, clubhouse, pool, spa & only minutes to Downtown SRQ & Siesta Key beaches.
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