|145 HOLLY AVENUE, SARASOTA FL 34243|
Waterfront marina home in elegant Whitfield Estates is a boat lover's dream! Tropical paradise in beautiful Florida only minutes from Sarasota International Airport, the Ringling Museum, beautiful beaches, upscale dining & shopping. Spacious split level floorplan lives large and is truly a home that is meant for fully enjoying life on the water. Bring your sailboat or motor boat and cruise right out into Sarasota Bay and the ICW in minutes, no fixed bridges and a wide open canal make it so easy to navigate. This home has a northern flair with the multiple levels and high ceilings and water views from almost every room. Income producing Marina is a great way to live the dream and have your own business in your backyard, 7 boat slips with water & electric make over 2k a month! On the first floor of the home is a fabulous entertaining area with a living room, dining room, fireplace, built in bar and all with canal and pool views. The first floor has an in law suite or a first level master suite if preferred. The suite has a spacious bedroom, full bathroom and a full kitchen with own entry. The 2.5 car garage is very spacious. On the 2nd level the home has a cozy family room with a fireplace and more water views, and a wet bar. Overlooking the family room is a 3rd floor loft/bird nest lookout reached by an attached ladder. The super sized master suite has a water view and slider opening to the 47 foot long deck which also has amazing views. The master bath has a gigantic spa like tub with shower and dual sinks and walk in closet and a little deck on the front of the home. Another spacious bedroom and full bath are on the other side of the home on the 2nd floor to allow privacy. The main kitchen is located on the 2nd floor and has a breakfast bar and large eat in space which overlooks the canal & marina. French doors lead out to the covered deck which runs the length of the home and is a wonderful screened space to watch the sunset every evening. The pool is resort like with a very nice cage, is heated and has a spa. On the side of the home a gate can open to allow room for most toys and has a paved area and large tropical shed. Outside of the pool cage the open patio is very pretty and a nice spot to relax and watch all of the boats coming and going. So much potential in this home and lot, bring your imagination and create your own perfect spot in paradise.