Sold Date6/03/2022

1300 Benjamin Franklin Drive 1002Sarasota, Florida FL34236-2150

Listing IDA4532270

3  Bedrooms3  Total Baths 3,964 SqFt 2.030 Acres


Offering one of the most luxurious lifestyles in Sarasota, The Beach Residences, managed by The Ritz-Carlton, is located on the pristine white sand beach of Lido Key. From the moment you are welcomed into the lobby, boasting a two-story ceiling, grand staircase and 24-hour concierge, you will feel you have stepped into something special. The same is true as you arrive at this 10th-floor residence from the semi-private elevator to your own foyer. This extraordinary home in the sky boasts floor-to-ceiling windows and doors that showcase the direct Gulf-front views from almost every room. Beautiful maple wood floors, unique Zebrano wave ceiling accents, Zebrawood veneer doors, custom cabinetry, expansive Gulf-front terrace and open floor plan are a few of the features that make this residence special. The main living area is open to the kitchen and adjacent dining room and features multiple entertaining areas, including a cozy space near the understated marble-accented gas fireplace. The well-equipped kitchen boasts custom sculpted maple cabinetry, quartz and granite countertops, top-of-the-line appliances, including two full-size refrigerators/freezers, a large island with countertop-height seating and a custom built-in wet bar with two refrigerator drawers and an ice maker. The primary suite is an oasis offering private foyer access, sliding doors to the terrace, a sitting area, a custom organized walk-in closet and a spa-like bath. The luxurious guest suite on the other side of the main living space offers plenty of privacy for family or guests. The study is beautifully designed with built-in cabinetry and an oversized rectangular desk to allow for multiple workspaces. A large powder bath and well-appointed laundry room complete the interior spaces. Smart home features include audio and video, Lutron electronic shades and lighting and an AAMI alarm system. There are two covered under-building parking spaces in the garage. The Beach Residences amenities include a 24-hour concierge, pool, spa, sauna, fire pit, grilling area, social room with bar, media room, game room, massage room, and state-of-the-art fitness center and dog run. Residents also have access to two guest suites that can be reserved for their family and friends. All this in an amazing waterfront location just minutes from St. Armands Circle, downtown Sarasota and all dining, shopping and cultural activities they have to offer.
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