Charm and enigma embrace this super clean and move-in ready McClellan Park home. West of Trail timeless colonial with an enchanting yard; stately and classic, yet full of eclectic nuances. A warm and welcoming red brick driveway and rear yard are bordered by a cypress wood fence and custom forged gate. The driveway curves as you enter the rear yard, offering depth and privacy. The entry foyer is opened to second-floor ceiling height, and the front windows let in plenty of morning light. Features in this home include GE Profile stainless steel appliances, kitchen windows overlooking the garden, French doors and a sliding glass door in the owner’s suite, three balconies, and two wood-burning fireplaces. Four bedrooms total: three bedrooms and two baths upstairs, one bedroom/office downstairs with an en-suite bathroom, plus a family room and an enclosed bonus room/lanai. Wood flooring throughout most of the main living space including bedrooms and stairs. The owner’s suite and bedrooms upstairs have been freshly painted white. Enter the owner’s suite upstairs through a French door with Ca D’Zan inspired stained glass, decorator’s white walls, a white quartzite and Carrera marble fireplace, two cedar lined closets, and an en-suite bath with a separate shower, and cast iron clawfoot birthday tub. The other two upstairs bedrooms share a full bath with a skylight, and there is a second skylight and bookshelves in the upstairs hallway. Downstairs has a living room that opens to the dining area with a fireplace, and there’s a separate family room with wall pocketing French doors, a fourth bedroom/office downstairs with an en-suite bath, walk-in shower with scribed glass, finished with honey onyx floor-to-ceiling, Kohler sink and one-piece comfort height Kohler toilet. Bonus room is an enclosed lanai under air with a pecky cypress wood ceiling and natural slate stone flooring. The patio has a 12’ x 12’ Sunbrella gazebo for entertaining. The rear back yard has mature landscaping and two spacious attached cement block and stucco single-car garages with automatic door openers. Rarely available, high and dry elevation. Close to two neighborhood parks, Southside Village restaurants, school, Memorial Hospital, Morton’s Market, or Marie Selby Botanical Gardens. Less than two blocks to view sunsets on Sarasota Bay, and proximity to beaches. Built in 1951 with an effective date of 1996. Roof on the main house replaced 2019. Upstairs AC replaced September 2020. Hot water heater replaced 2019. Garage roof replacement is scheduled. HOA is voluntary. Murano and crystal chandeliers (3) and personal belongings do not convey. Restoration Hardware curtain rods, curtains, wood blinds, and faux wood blinds convey. Property being sold "as-is."
Listing courtesy of Sandra Appignani, PREMIER SOTHEBYS INTL REALTY
Bought with Barbara May - MICHAEL SAUNDERS & COMPANY