Property Description 14 N Washington Drive, Sarasota, FL 34236
This stunning architecturally designed home is located directly on Sarasota Bay and famous St. Armands Circle. This Bayfront residence was built in 2005 to capture the mile-wide views from almost every room in the house. The home was extensively refreshed in 2020 to enhance a casual yet luxurious feel. As you enter through the private gates, you will appreciate the fine details and the imported Cantera stone throughout, including the pool and terrace areas. Entering through the custom mahogany double doors into the great room, you will notice the expansive ceilings and open staircase that exudes the elegance of this home. A stone fireplace and full service wet bar with incredible views overlooking the double edged infinity pool into Sarasota Bay, makes this room a family favorite. Designed for entertaining, the chef-inspired gourmet kitchen with Taj Mahal quartzite can handle the biggest of parties. All new appliances include Wolf gas cooktop, wall oven, microwave/convection oven, Sub Zero refrigerator, dual dishwashers with a large single sink as well as a prep sink. There is an eat-in nook and counter with bar stools and a separate dining room which will host many memorable meals overlooking the Bay. The private large master suite has it's own wet bar, sitting area overlooking the pool and bay, walk-in closet and spa-like his and hers bathroom. There are three additional en-suite bedrooms on the first floor as well as the laundry room. Garage offers three car ground floor parking, or you can utilize a lift system to house up to six vehicles. Take the elevator or staircase up to the open plan second floor which includes a media/game room with lit quartzite wet bar and the Bayfront sitting area is perfect for a cocktail or glass of wine. The large outdoor terrace has spectacular views of the Bay and Downtown Sarasota. There is an executive office which could be used as a sixth bedroom if needed, along with a separate 1000 bottle wine room. Crossing over the bridge walkway leads you to the sitting area/library which is convenient to the second floor master suite. It has a luxurious bath with double vanities, shower and tub and has a private balcony that overlooks St. Armands Circle. The spacious pool deck has plenty of room for entertaining with an outdoor kitchen and dining area. Listen to your favorite tunes poolside with indoor/outdoor state of the art sound system with built-in Apple iPad throughout. Walk down to the dock and kayak launch on 102 ft. of Bay frontage and watch the dolphins, fish and manatees swim in the emerald green water. It is truly a boater's dream being between two of Sarasota's largest passes for quick access to the Gulf. Just steps to the many restaurants and shops on St. Armands Circle and a short walk to beautiful Lido Beach with nature trails and parks on both ends. Take a stroll over the Ringling Bridge to Downtown Sarasota and all that it has to offer. You can have it all without getting in a vehicle... boat, fish, paddle board, kayak, swim, eat, shop and go to the beach right from your very own home in paradise.