3221 Bay Shore Rd
$3,495,000, 4 Beds 6 Baths 5,309 Sqft 1.43 Acres 2 Garages
About This Property
The year is 1925. The setting is Sarasota Bay. John Ringling, circus impresario and distinguished Sarasota land owner, is sailing toward the home of his advertising manager. He steps onto dry land, adjusts the brim of his hat, and greets Charles W. Jordan at his home, 3221 Bay Shore Road. Here is an extraordinary opportunity to own this inimitable estate, spanning almost 200 feet of Bayfront amid absolute privacy. Composed of an historic three-bedroom residence and a separate one bedroom guest house, the impeccable property has been carefully renovated over the years with a focus on efficiency, preservation and integrity. Graciously proportioned, filled with delicate natural light and beautifully sequenced, the immaculate living spaces within the main home include family & sitting rooms overlooking the Bay, a charming kitchen, screened lanai & 1960s library. Modern conveniences include a rebuilt roof, impact-resistant windows, five zones of air-conditioning and new LED yard lighting. The guest house with living, dining, kitchen, bedroom & 2 baths rests atop a two-car garage and expansive office with half bath. Meander through the magical gardens dotted with many palms, oaks, sea grapes and viburnum, and you will find the vast swimming pool on Sarasota Bay which simply couldn’t be replicated today. While tucked away on a lane of prestige, this property affords close proximity to downtown Sarasota, the Ringling museum & much more. This is a place where memories will be made & treasured for many generations.
Cable Available, City Water, Public Sewer, Public Utilities, Well, Generator Hookup
Attic, Blinds/Shades, BuiltinFeatures, Ceiling Fan(s), Crown Molding, Unfurnished, Walk In Closet, Washer/Dryer Hookup, Window Treatment, Other
Dishwasher, Dryer, Oven, Refrigerator, Washer
Living Room, Wood Burning Fireplace
Balcony/Sun Deck, Detached In-Law Apt, Fenced, French Doors, Irrigation System, Mature Landscaping, Oak Trees, Outdoor Lights, Trees/Landscaped
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Listing information last updated on February 25th, 2018 at 1:18am EST.