1040 SYLVAN DRIVE

SARASOTA, FLView Map

Asking Price: $850,000

  For Sale By Owner  

1,949 ft² • 3 Bedrooms • 2 Bathrooms

Lot Size:
138 x 59 ft
Welcome to this well maintained, and upgraded, home on Whitaker Bayou. This home has direct water access to Sarasota Bay without bridges. This is a unique custom home, designed in a “C” shape, surrounding a large private open deck for entertaining, and plenty of sunshine through six sliding glass doors. Built in 1980, with substantial upgrades, the Sarasota Property Appraiser website shows this home with an Effective Year Built of 2005. 

Location, location, location!!! Downtown Sarasota is booming and right near by! This home is not only on water near the bay, but in the middle of great culture and things to do. Sandwiched between the Ringling Art Museum and the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall, the Indian Beach Sapphire Shores neighborhood, also known as “The Museum District”, is an upscale, trendy and eclectic place to call home. Within a few miles are sandy beaches, fishing, boating, kayaking, bicycling, marathons, parades, shopping, restaurants, festivals, The Ringling Museum, Asolo Theater, Sarasota Ballet, the new Marietta’s Museum of Whimsy.and the Sarasota International Airport. Whitaker Bayou is growing fast, with multimillion dollar homes and a luxury condo community under construction.

Features: Windows and sliding glass doors replaced with PGT Winguard Impact/Insulated products for hurricane protection. Newer kitchen cabinets, countertops and tray ceiling with dimmable LED lighting, gas range, built-in microwave. Impact rated kitchen door, with internal louvers, allows easy access to waterside deck and steps to yard. New air conditioner; Carrier 4 Ton 17 SEER Two Zone System with Gas Furnace utilizing separate thermostat controls for the living and bedroom areas. New Rinnai 9.8 GPM Tankless Gas Hot Water Heater. The loft/family room makes a great get away space with a view, accessed by an interior spiral staircase or exterior stairs. New Evergrain (plastic composite) decking installed on large open deck, walkways, waterside porch, stairs and upper porch. The “T” shaped dock extends into Whitaker Bayou with an 8’ x 20’ Evergrain (plastic composite) platform and two 8’ bench seats. Electrical Service has been upgraded to 200 amp. The large central open deck has a dedicated GFCI circuit for a hot tub. Security Alarm & Home Monitoring System installed. Enjoy an abundantly fruiting Carambola (star fruit) tree. Watch the sunrise and sunset, and fish jump, from the dock.

Voluntary Association: The Indian Beach-Sapphire Shores Association is a voluntary neighborhood association. See https://www.ibssa.ws for more information. 

Education: New College, the University of South Florida and the Ringling College of Art and Design, Bay Haven School of Basics Plus K-5, Booker Middle School and Booker High School.

Seller's Real Estate Attorney is ready to handle contracts and closing.
This information is intended to be accurate but is not guaranteed. Last updated 01/28/2019 at 7:00 AM




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