Located in Indian Beach-Sapphire Shores, a charming Sarasota community known as “Sarasota’s Historic Bayfront Neighborhood,” a tropical bayfront estate in Sarasota will soon be available to the highest bidder. Offering 150 feet of water frontage and a private boat dock, as well as five bedrooms, seven full and one half bathrooms with water views visible from every room, the estate, which was previously offered for $5.5 million, will now be sold without reserve during a live auction conducted by Platinum Luxury Auctions on February 5, 2016.

Hidden by lush vegetation on approximately two acres on Sarasota Bay, the approximately 7,500-square-foot estate offers the ultimate in privacy and gracious bayfront living. The estate features 12-foot, lofted ceilings that evoke a sense of spaciousness and symmetry. The master suite includes two bathrooms and two offices, plus a large, private balcony providing spectacular views of Sarasota Bay, Longboat Key, and breathtaking southwest Florida sunsets. The residence also offers three additional bedroom suites, as well as separate quarters with private entry for guests, in-laws, or domestic staff.

Prominent features include a saltwater lap pool and spa, a large Koi pond with 12-foot waterfall, a wine cellar with capacity for 1,200 bottles and an antique fireplace with a white marble mantel. A private boat dock also allows for direct Sarasota Bay access for launches, dockage of smaller watercraft, and fishing.

“The property evokes a very unique feeling, akin to something you might experience in Key West or even in the Caribbean,” noted David Enriquez, Platinum’s vice president of operations. “The dense landscaping offers privacy and creates a tropical atmosphere, and the western exposure allows for sunset views that are fit for a coffee table book.”

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