"Discover this enchanting, walled Mediterranean estate on the desirable north end of Siesta Key, offering privacy and boating access on Bayou Louise, direct to Big Pass, the Gulf of Mexico and Sarasota Bay. Enter the private courtyard through hand-forged iron gates to a charming oasis, complete with a center fountain, aged brick pavers and colorful plantings. The custom wood and glass doors welcome you to this elegantly rustic home featuring vaulted and beamed wood ceilings, quarry tile floors, stone fireplace, multiple custom built-ins and imported handmade decorative tile throughout. Entertain in the open floor plan with beautiful courtyard and pool views. Create memorable meals in the remodeled custom-designed kitchen featuring a hand-hammered copper farmhouse sink and range hood, solid lightning-struck maple counters, exquisite custom cabinetry with custom panel refrigerator, double ovens and closet pantry with pull-out drawers, seating banquette with storage and breakfast bar. Split bedroom plan, master bedroom offers his and hers bathrooms. Outdoors, relax by the resurfaced oversized pool or on the shaded lanai and on cooler evenings enjoy the outdoor fireplace. Impact glass front doors and windows, tankless water heater, 2 zone HVAC, electrical updates. Authentic terracotta barrel tile roof, exterior painted (2 yrs). 16,000 sf oversized lot with dock and water access for small craft at southwest corner. Concrete basketball half-court. Close to Siesta Beach and easy access to downtown Sarasota."
* LISTED OVER 120 DAYS
* PRICE LOWERED - $1,075,000 TO $1,025,000