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361 Benjamin Franklin Drive A
SARASOTA, FL 34236

  • Price$6,795,000
  • Beds5
  • Baths6
  • SQ. Feet5,405
  • Acres0.16
  • Built2010

Gulf Front Luxury Living at its Absolute Best in this Exquisite Estate of Palazzi Al Mare in the Heart of Lido Key! It'll be love at first sight when you enter this stunning 5 Bedrooms, 4 Full Baths, 2 Half Baths, 5-Car Garage Gulf Front Dream Estate. Enter through the Iron Front Gate to be surrounded by professional lush landscaping, added lighting, paver driveway & sidewalk leading to the backyard. This home has it all including endless unobstructed views of The Gulf of Mexico. With 5,405 square feet under air, this home features 4-zoned NEW HVAC systems, Control I4 smart home automation, expansive living spaces w/ custom designer finishes, ceiling speakers on 8-zones, custom built-ins and motorized Hunter Douglas blinds & shades throughout. First, enter through the Grand Foyer where you will be mesmerized by the breathtaking GLASS ELEVATOR & STAIRCASE for the only 5-Level Homes directly on Lido Beach! Next, take the master staircase or commercial-grade glass elevator to the open-concept, main living area which features an oversized, luxurious great room with views of the crystal blue-turquoise waters of the Gulf as you look out through the floor-to-ceiling HURRICANE IMPACT WINDOWS or SLIDING IMPACT DOORS. The sliding doors to the multiple enclave balconies throughout this home are equip with NEW motorized Kevlar hurricane screens! The main living (2nd level) also features a gorgeous Gulf front great room, detailed gourmet chef's kitchen featuring SUB ZERO AND WOLF APPLIANCES, separate walk-in pantry, full dual-bar, sinks, SUB-ZERO beverage coolers w/ a separate ice maker. Each floor of TRUE living space (3) features massive en suites- customized bedrooms w/ large walk-in his & her closets; en suite bathrooms, private smart controls for music, blinds, air/heat and lighting. There is even a 5th bedroom on the 2nd floor off the laundry room. The 2nd Primary En Suite is located on the 3rd floor featuring some of the most luxurious upgrades you'll ever see! Take the grand GLASS staircase to the showstopping 4th floor where you will find the breathtaking NEWLY TILED 8-person POOL & SPA w/ ALL NEW EQUIPMENT, overlooking the Gulf of Mexico surrounded by Trex Decking, features a motorized Pergola w/ a Muraled wall (that is pre-plumbed and equipped w/ a gas line for an outdoor kitchen), a half bath, utility closet, outdoor wall speakers, lighting, security & gate system, outdoor H&C shower and one of the best rooms yet- the main Primary, which has been updated for the best mix of entertaining and privacy! Off of the pool deck you will NOW find an entertainer's dream room featuring a Sub-Zero Beverage Refrigerator, Granite Wet Bar w/ a custom Granite L-Shaped Bar, Kevlar screen on the left balcony and then Motorized Hunter Douglas privacy screens/blinds for the rest. This Primary en suite features a dream bathroom w/ 2 toilet closets- 1 has a bidet as well; a laundry closet w/ Washer & Dryer Hookups, custom closet built-ins, 2 separate vanities w/ its own separate makeup vanity, custom Victoria Albert soaking tub, dual-shower head w/ sitting areas. Attention to detail was not missed as you'll see double coffered custom ceilings throughout and all are unique to its own design. Not to miss, the 5th floor- rooftop terrace, where you can enjoy a 360-degree of water views of Sarasota bay and the Gulf of Mexico! The most relaxing & private unobstructed GULF VIEWS a property can offer on Lido Key! Only steps to St. Armands! List of Upgrades Provided!

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Essential Information
  • MLS® #N6131634
  • Price$6,795,000
  • Bedrooms5
  • Bathrooms6.00
  • Full Baths4
  • Half Baths2
  • Square Footage5,405
  • Acres0.16
  • Year Built2010
  • TypeResidential
  • Sub-TypeCondominium
  • StyleCoastal, Contemporary, Florida
  • StatusActive
Amenities
  • ParkingBoat, Covered, Driveway, Garage Door Opener, Garage Faces Side, Golf Cart Parking, Ground Level, Guest, Oversized, Split Garage
  • # of Garages5
  • ViewWater
  • Is WaterfrontYes
  • WaterfrontBeach Front, Gulf/Ocean
  • Has PoolYes
Exterior
  • Exterior FeaturesBalcony, Courtyard, Irrigation System, Lighting, Outdoor Shower, Private Mailbox, Shade Shutter(s), Sidewalk, Sliding Doors
  • RoofOther
  • FoundationBlock, Concrete Perimeter, Pillar/Post/Pier
Community Information
  • Address361 Benjamin Franklin Drive A
  • AreaSarasota
  • SubdivisionPALAZZI AL MARE
  • CitySARASOTA
  • CountySarasota
  • StateFL
  • Zip Code34236
Interior
  • Interior FeaturesBuilt-in Features, Ceiling Fans(s), Crown Molding, Dry Bar, Eat-in Kitchen, Elevator, High Ceilings, Living Room/Dining Room Combo, Open Floorplan, PrimaryBedroom Upstairs, Smart Home, Solid Surface Counters, Split Bedroom, Stone Counters, Thermostat, Tray Ceiling(s), Walk-In Closet(s), Wet Bar, Window Treatments
  • AppliancesBar Fridge, Convection Oven, Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Electric Water Heater, Freezer, Ice Maker, Kitchen Reverse Osmosis System, Microwave, Range, Range Hood, Refrigerator, Solar Hot Water, Washer
  • HeatingCentral, Electric, Solar
  • CoolingCentral Air, Zoned
  • FireplaceYes
  • FireplacesDecorative, Gas, Living Room
  • # of Stories5
Additional Information
  • Days on Market131
  • ZoningRMF3

Price Change History for 361 Benjamin Franklin Drive A, SARASOTA, FL (MLS® #N6131634)

Date Details Price Change
Price Reduced (from $6,995,000) $6,795,000 $200,000 (2.86%)