RARE OPPORTUNITY to own a meticulously kept and carefully updated Sarasota "Historical Home" Bungalow in Laurel Park, Sarasota’s only real “walk to town” neighborhood! This 1925 gem, located on an oversized lot and zoned RSM-9, includes a three bedroom two bathroom house, as well as a detached one bedroom one bathroom guest house with a full kitchen. Sturdily built with masonry block and incredible craftsmanship, attention to detail, unique color palettes, and adorned with unique architectural features, this home offers a one-of-a-kind living experience for those who appreciate history and character. The spacious rooms are filled with natural light and boast high ceilings, original refinished heart of pine hardwood floors, and charming details that evoke a sense of nostalgia. The living room is anchored by a large, wood burning fireplace and built in bookshelves. The kitchen has been modernized with stainless steel appliances and a gas range, while still maintaining the classic style of the home with maple cabinets and original details. Dine in the dining room or sunny breakfast nook. Other impressive features include a 2017 metal roof, 2018 PGT hurricane resistant windows, a completely fenced in backyard, two laundry rooms, custom built-in closets, and Swarovski crystal light fixtures. Outside, the lush landscaping provides privacy and tranquility, making the backyard an ideal spot for relaxing or hosting gatherings. Carefully chosen landscaping including a Ylang Ylang tree, five different types of bamboo, olive trees and more frame the historic paver stone walkways leading to private patios and comfortable places to sit and enjoy nature, listen to birds and the wind blowing through the bamboo. This property, large for Laurel Park, also has a well maintained single car garage with a spacious workshop. The guest cottage showcases a full kitchen, central AC, with the convenience of separately metered utilities for guests. This property has a long driveway that can store up to 6 cars, an almost impossible find in Laurel Park, plus a spacious backyard with plenty of room for a pool! With its prime location in one of Sarasota's most desirable neighborhoods, it is sure to impress even the most discerning buyer. This is one of Sarasota’s best addresses. You will absolutely love living in the only real neighborhood within walking distance to lively Downtown Sarasota filled with exciting events and activities, near exemplary schools, restaurants, shopping, parks, walking paths, the magical Sarasota Bayfront, Selby Gardens, Marina Jack, Sarasota Memorial Hospital, and close proximity to award-winning beaches like Lido Key and Siesta Key. World-class dining, galleries, performing arts, fitness studios, farmers markets, and entertainment are at your fingertips. The neighborhood boasts its own pocket park/playground on Laurel Street and a kayak launch at the end of your street. You can move right in and begin to immediately appreciate your friendly neighbors and exceptional location. Perfect city home or city short term rental. The choice is yours to rent this property out weekly, or to enjoy as your personal residence, or both! This property truly could not be in a better location or deliver a better ambiance! Schedule your private showing today to experience the beauty and lifestyle firsthand.
Listing courtesy of COLDWELL BANKER REALTY.
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