539 Avenida del Norte, Sarasota, FL 34242
2240 sqft (208 sqm)
A charming vintage Siesta Key beach house with creative, artistic whimsy. Close to the beach with boating access across the street, direct to the Intracoastal Waterway, and can legally permit your own dock. If youâ€™re in search of the casual, island living of yesteryear where bathing suits, bare feet and sand are the norm, this is the home for you. Welcoming entry pergola with bench seating and a porch swing invite you into this one-level, three-bedroom, two-bath home with over 2,200 square feet of air-conditioned space. Spacious kitchen with ample cabinetry, work area and seating banquette. Track and recessed lighting highlight the dining room with built-in glass and mirrored shelving, the ideal spot to display your collection of shells after a day on the USAâ€™s #1 Beach, just a few blocks away. The oversized living room is bathed in natural light and features a charming window seat and bay window that looks across to the water. Master bedroom suite has access outside to sunbathe on the privacy-fenced, screen-enclosed deck. Guest bedrooms share a bath. Bonus rooms include the owners' former art and voice studios, and storage. Located on an oversized, treed, 11,385-square-foot corner lot with a large yard and concrete drive, just three blocks to the Village. After a day at the beach or boating, catch blazing sunsets at Sunset Point or discover the shops and restaurants of Siesta Village. Downtown Sarasota is located nearby â€“ a quick drive to the areaâ€™s urban shopping, dining and cultural amenities.