Sarasota, FL, USA
1102 Horizon View Drive
Combining elegance with the charm of coastal living, this four-bedroom home in Tortoise Estates is only moments away from the Sparkling Gulf waters of your private deeded beach. Relax in comfort within this magnificently crafted island escape, created by a custom builder for his personal residence. The open and inviting floorplan is perfect for entertaining or everyday living. Hallmarks of quality include plantation shutters and custom cabinetry throughout, coffered ceilings, 8 baseboards, and 10 crown moldings made of poplar wood. Enjoy the carefree nature of indoor/outdoor living with 10 sliders that disappear completely, allowing natural light to stream through. The deluxe chef's kitchen is equal parts chic and warm, boasting a 36 natural gas range, stove and built-in electric oven and microwave; KitchenAid refrigerator and dishwasher; and sleek granite surfaces. A gas fireplace creates an elemental atmosphere bookended by the living room and eat-in kitchen. The master suite is elegantly appointed with layered tray ceiling and a Romanesque bath. A masterclass in the Siesta Key lifestyle, the private screened lanai boasts enticing pool and therapeutic jacuzzi surrounded by tropical landscaping. From this coveted location you can walk to an array of fine restaurants, the Bayfront marina and the No. 1 beach in the country. As a bonus, the Siesta Key Trolley is available and runs from the Village to Turtle beach, allowing you easy access to the entire island without the need for a car!