$200,000 price adjustment! One mile to the USA's #1 beach. If nature and privacy are high on your list, this home is for you. Light-filled, this two-story home in a tropical, island community has all the right components. The entry foyer leads to the great room area with soaring ceilings and includes a living room, coral stone wood-burning fireplace and separate dining room for entertaining. The large kitchen, with granite countertops and breakfast room, flows to the bright, comfortable family room and overlooks the very private screened lanai and pool area, accessed through sets of French doors. A laundry room and half bath complete this floor. Upstairs, the large master suite boasts French doors to a balcony overlooking the pool and nature preserve. The master bath features a dressing area, Jacuzzi and travertine countertops and walls. Three guest bedrooms, all with balconies, enjoy balmy island breezes and share a bath with granite countertops and upgraded tile. The large screened lanai and pool area has plenty of room for sunning, with a covered area when shade is preferred. Through the mangroves a 200' long wooden walkway leads to a large dock overlooking a spectacular estuary harbor brimming with Florida wildlife. Non-motorized vessels, such as kayaks and canoes may access the harbor, which leads directly to Sarasota Bay and the Intracoastal Waterway. A large circular paver drive for extra parking. Located close to Siesta Beach and the Village and just 15 minutes to downtown Sarasota's amenities.