3000 Southwest Drive, SARASOTA, FL

$12,950,000

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5

Beds

7

Baths

8,125

Square feet

1.61

Acres

About 3000 Southwest Drive

Owner has reduced price to a point creating an exciting opportunity to own one of Sarasota’s great estates. Discover the perfect blend of elegance and privacy on this 1.6-acre estate nestled within Cherokee Park, one of the most sought-after mainland neighborhoods in Sarasota. Tucked away on a small street at the end of Southwest Drive, this double lot estate is in a beautiful setting unlike any other property along the Bayfront. With its traditional architectural style and gated entry, this home offers a serene haven away from the world. An unprecedented secret lies at your rear doorstep—an extraordinary boat basin along the bay front, dredged to accommodate most any boat. For water enthusiasts, this is a dream come true with two boat lifts (10,000 lb. and 16,000 lb. capacities). Your sanctuary is set back from the shoreline, ensuring complete seclusion and uninterrupted peace as you revel in the tranquil surroundings. A masterpiece by design, this architectural gem was designed by the esteemed architect, Clifford Scholtz and brought to life by the renowned Rich Perrone of Perrone Construction. Every detail reflects their commitment to quality and craftsmanship. Step inside to a meticulously planned layout, featuring a great floor plan with an elaborate primary suite and exercise room located on the main level. For those who love to entertain, the party-scale media room is the ultimate experience complete with a bar and multiple TVs for the sports enthusiast. Five-bedroom suites await your personal touch. This home also includes a Mahogany wood paneled office, a formal dining room, and a captivating saltwater fish tank that serves as the focal point of the kitchen and breakfast room. Covered patios and loggias extend from the most major rooms, creating ideal space for relaxation and enjoyment. A detached oversized 3 car garage with a covered walkway to the main residence has excessive space for storage or workshop activity. Step into the expanded screened outdoor room, complete with double TVs and the largest Wolf outdoor gas grill available and a Subzero refrigerator. The Chicago brick flooring adds style and durability. The free form dream pool, paved in Chicago brick, is a haven for leisure and outdoor entertainment. Subdivide the lot for an additional building lot that has it’s own private gated entry in place or use a portion of the expansive lot to build your guest house, tennis court, or pickleball court – the possibilities are endless. The home is equipped with a brand-new whole house generator. Specimen trees, lush landscaping, and ancient oaks frame the home, creating a stunning natural backdrop for your daily life. Your dream home awaits, a harmonious blend of luxury and practicality. Don’t miss the opportunity to make it yours. Schedule your viewing today and step into a world of timeless elegance and exceptional living.

Features of 3000 Southwest Drive

MLS® # A4588632
Price $12,950,000
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms 7.00
Full Baths 5
Half Baths 2
Square Footage 8,125
Acres 1.61
Year Built 2003
Type Residential
Sub-Type Single Family Residence
Style Traditional
Status Active

Community Information

Address 3000 Southwest Drive
Area Sarasota/Pinecraft
Subdivision CHEROKEE PARK 2
City SARASOTA
County Sarasota
State FL
Zip Code 34239

Amenities

Parking Covered, Driveway, Garage Door Opener, Guest, Off Street, Open, Oversized, Workshop in Garage
# of Garages 3
View Garden, Pool, Trees/Woods, Water
Is Waterfront Yes
Waterfront Bay/Harbor, Intracoastal Waterway
Has Pool Yes

Interior

Interior Features Built-in Features, Cathedral Ceiling(s), Ceiling Fans(s), Central Vaccum, Coffered Ceiling(s), Crown Molding, Eat-in Kitchen, High Ceilings, Primary Bedroom Main Floor, Open Floorplan, Solid Surface Counters, Solid Wood Cabinets, Stone Counters, Vaulted Ceiling(s), Walk-In Closet(s), Wet Bar, Window Treatments
Appliances Bar Fridge, Built-In Oven, Cooktop, Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Exhaust Fan, Gas Water Heater, Ice Maker, Microwave, Range, Range Hood, Refrigerator, Washer, Wine Refrigerator
Heating Electric, Zoned
Cooling Central Air, Zoned
Fireplace Yes
Fireplaces Family Room, Gas, Living Room, Primary Bedroom, Stone
# of Stories 2

Exterior

Exterior Features Balcony, French Doors, Irrigation System, Lighting, Outdoor Grill, Outdoor Kitchen, Outdoor Shower, Private Mailbox, Sidewalk
Lot Description Flood Insurance Required, FloodZone, City Limits, Level, Oversized Lot, Street Dead-End, Paved, Private
Roof Concrete, Tile
Foundation Slab, Stem Wall

School Information

Elementary Southside Elementary
Middle Brookside Middle
High Sarasota High

Additional Information

Date Listed November 13th, 2023
Days on Market 162
Zoning RSFE
Foreclosure No
Short Sale No
RE / Bank Owned No

Listing Details

AgentKim Ogilvie
OfficeMICHAEL SAUNDERS & COMPANY

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