This “West of Trail”, mid-century modern ranch charmer in the desirable Sapphire Shores neighborhood is surrounded by grand oak trees and mature landscaping. Invited in through the covered front porch, you enter into this simplistic, modern, and light drenched home with polished concrete floors, stained black wood grain doors, lpe baseboard moldings and window sills, and newer Miami Dade hurricane windows and doors throughout. The combination living and dining room has a wall of windows, built-in maple bookcases and wood burning fireplace. Beyond the open living room towards the rear of the home, is a contiguous sunroom with two walls of 6 ft tall windows. The gourmet galley kitchen is perfect for entertaining family and friends with custom concrete countertops, custom pantry and cabinets and stainless-steel appliances including a commercial Wolf 8 burner range, double oven, commercial overhead exhaust fan, commercial Northland refrigerator and new Whirlpool dishwasher. The master suite features an attached office space with built-in maple bookcases and 8 operable windows, a custom maple closet and shelving with barn door into the en-suite bath with soaking tub. The second bedroom has an attached bathroom with walk-in shower and custom cabinetry. The private, fenced backyard offers the perfect sanctuary for a morning cup of coffee or an evening cocktail on the 24x13 ft concrete patio. There is plenty of room in the backyard to accommodate a substantial pool. A short walk west through the canopy tree lined street, leads to the beautiful Sapphire Shores Park with views of the serene blue water of Sarasota Bay, breathtaking sunsets, and a variety of wildlife. Neighbors launch kayaks and paddleboards to take in the world class views along the Sarasota Bay. This eclectic neighborhood with a mix of Ringling Era Mediterranean Revival, post war ranches, and modern mansions, is full of charm and rich in history, something only found West of the Trail. Between the lushness of vegetation and intercoastal breeze, you’ll enjoy walking to the many local landmarks including the Ringling Museum and the Asolo Theater. Less than 4 miles to the vibrant downtown life with shopping, restaurants, and nightlife, in the other direction a short drive to SRQ International Airport. Award winning Siesta Key and Lido Key beach, University Town Center Mall, and so much more are within easy reach. All offers must be in by 5PM Friday, November 19th. Seller will review and respond Saturday, November 20th before 5PM. Please be sure to provide proof of funds and/or financing prequalification.
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