This custom built home is full of Southern charm and looks like it is fresh out of the pages of Better Homes & Gardens magazine. Enjoy island living at its best. Imagine being just a few steps to your boat dock on the salt water canal or a short walk to get to the sugary sands of the beach on the Gulf of Mexico on Anna Maria Island. With all the comforts of home with impact windows, central vacuum system on all three fllors this amazing island gem has three bedrooms, three bathrooms and an outdoor oasis where you can spend endless time watching dolphins and manatees. Pull up to a cozy and private feel of a home graced with dual balconies on the front elevation. The entire ground floor is a massive air-conditioned garage large enough to store five cars, a golf cart and all of your fishing tackle and beach toys and more. Use the elevator or staircase to access the two upper floors. The main floor has a sprawling open concept with a great room complete with a wet bar, dining room with a built-in server, kitchen and dinette leading to a balcony. The kitchen has a large center island with a built in cooktop, great for gathering and food prep. Continue through and enter the sun porch equipped with full seating for dining or a morning coffee. There is another extra room to escape with a book or get some work done in the Florida sunshine. There is one oversized bedroom on the main floor with a sliding door that leads to an outdoor balcony. This bedroom has a large walk-in closet with another closet built into it so that you can safely store your belongings should you choose to rent out the home. The second floor is where you will find the dual owners' suites with a large spa-like bathroom with generous dual vanities, soaring Cathedral ceilings, large walk-in closets and the laundry room. Your outdoor oasis has a boat dock with electricity and water, a 10,000lb boat lift and two jet ski lifts. There is a spiral staircase out back and there are sliders in the rear of the air conditioned garage which take you out to a tropical paradise, a pergola covered in bougainvillea vines, a potting shed, mango tree, beautiful flora and you can meander out to your boat. The property is fenced and shelled and is very low maintenance. This home was custom engineered and designed, has had one owner who lovingly cared for the property which was never used as a rental property. Anna Maria Island has countless restaurants, casual & fine dining, beach front bars, gift shops, fishing spots and much, much more. Just thirty minutes from Sarasota, fifty minutes from Tampa/St. Petersburg, and a couple of hours to Busch Gardens and Disney World. Local attractions include the famous John Ringling Museum of Art, Benderson Park with world class rowing, the UTC Mall, performing arts, the ballet, opera, Sarasota's Mote Marine Museum, Robinson Preserve. You can go just about anywhere, to the beach, Bradenton Historic Street Pier and the ever-popular Bridge Street, the iconic Sand Bar or Beach House restaurant or hop on a free Anna Maria Island Trolley to island hop, to local events. You can visit Pine Street shops and restaurants or some of the most incredible spots around! This is a home you must come see. Perfect for you to call your own or share it with renters. Come and see this one of a kind island beauty.
Anna Maria ElementaryElementary School
Martha B. King MiddleMiddle School
Manatee HighHigh School