1561 BLUE HERON DRIVE, SARASOTA, FL 34239
1561 BLUE HERON DRIVE

1561 BLUE HERON DRIVE

1561 BLUE HERON DRIVE, SARASOTA, FL

$2,935,000

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HIGHLIGHTS
  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Full Baths
  • 1 Half Bath
  • 0.34 Acres Lot
  • 4,118 Sq.Ft. Living
  • 2003 Year Built
  • Sold Status
  • A4499148 MLS ID
Delight in a downtown family lifestyle at this lovely four-bedroom waterfront home in the heart of the city’s center at McClellan Park/Paradise Shores. A low stone wall and lush, manicured gardens frame the property that spans more than a quarter-acre and gives you a beautifully remote experience. A boater’s paradise, yachtsmen will fall in love with the newer seawall (2002), extended deep-water dock, multiple lifts and unobstructed bay access. This charming residence was built in 2003, offering a two-story layout spread across nearly 4,200-square-feet. The interior is stylishly decked out with marble and hardwood flooring, intricate moldings, arched walkways, neutral colors throughout, plantation shutters, and temperature-controlled wine room. The design of the first floor is organized around the updated gourmet kitchen. This galley-style space features newer custom cabinetry in complementary finishes, granite countertops, butcher-block island, wine bar area, Viking gas cooktop, built-in Bosch ovens, as well as a quaint breakfast nook with Aquarium glass and cozy bench seating. The open living room boasts cathedral ceiling height and walls of glass the ensure this space is bright and airy. Formal dining and the study are just a few steps away. The master wing completes the first level, with its spacious living quarters, marble bathroom, his/her walk-in closets and private access to the screened veranda. Take the grand staircase or three-stop elevator up to the second floor, offering family room with dry bar and three bedroom suites. The options for fun and relaxation are plentiful. Enjoy the pavered sundeck and heated swimming pool on the ground floor, the summer kitchen with wraparound bar and various dining areas on the second floor, plus the crow’s nest terrace on the top level. This family-friendly neighborhood is an historic waterfront community comprised of custom-built homes, conveniently located winding canals that flow out to Sarasota Bay. This exclusive neighborhood is minutes from downtown, Main Street Farmers Market, Sarasota Bayfront, theaters, museums, fabulous eateries and pristine Gulf beaches at Siesta and Lido Keys.
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Roger Pettingell

Roger Pettingell

Realtor®

Features and Amenities

Interior

  • Total Bedrooms4
  • Total Bathrooms5
  • Full Bathrooms4
  • Half Bathrooms1
  • Laundry roomInside, Laundry Room
  • FlooringCarpet, Marble, Wood
  • APPLIANCESBuilt-In Oven, Cooktop, Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Microwave, Refrigerator, Washer
  • other interior FeaturesCathedral Ceiling(s), Ceiling Fans(s), Crown Molding, Eat-in Kitchen, Elevator, High Ceilings, Solid Surface Counters, Solid Wood Cabinets, Split Bedroom, Stone Counters, Walk-In Closet(s), Window Treatments

Area & Lot

  • Status Sold
  • Living Area4,118 Sq.Ft.
  • Lot Area0.34 Acres
  • MLS IDA4499148
  • TypeRESIDENTIAL
  • YEAR BUILT2003
  • Architecture StylesCustom, Elevated
  • water FrontageCanal - Saltwater
  • View DescriptionCity, Garden, Pool, Water
  • Elementary SchoolSouthside Elementary
  • Middle SchoolBrookside Middle
  • High SchoolSarasota High

Exterior

  • STORIES3
  • Garage Spaces3
  • Water SourcePublic
  • utilitiesCable Available, Electricity Connected, Phone Available, Public, Sewer Connected, Sprinkler Well, Water Connected
  • PoolDeck, Gunite, Heated, In Ground, Lighting
  • roofTile
  • lot featuresCul-De-Sac, Flood Zone, Historic District, City Limits, Oversized Lot
  • parkingDriveway, Garage Door Opener, Garage Faces Side, Oversized, Portico, Split Garage, Workshop in Garage
  • HEAT TYPECentral, Electric, Zoned
  • AIR CONDITIONINGCentral Air, Zoned
  • sewerPublic Sewer
  • SubstructureStucco
  • HOA AmenitiesWater Access, Waterfront
  • security FeaturesSecured Garage / Parking
  • other exterior FeaturesBalcony, French Doors, Irrigation System, Lighting, Outdoor Grill, Outdoor Kitchen, Sliding Doors

Financial

  • Sales Price$2,935,000
  • Real Estate Tax $30,111
  • Zoning RSF1

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Roger’s record simply speaks for itself. He has contracted and sold over $2 billion of luxury property in Sarasota and Manatee counties.

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