Univewrsity Park


Located lakefront in a cul-de-sac, this beautiful custom designed Marc Rutenberg built home is perfect for comfortable family living and gracious entertaining. The pavered drive leads to a courtyard side load garage with golf cart door. Step through the double leaded glass entry doors and into the elegant foyer and on to formal living room with double crown molding and enjoy the view of the pavered lanai, pool, spa and lake beyond. Setting allows for privacy while enjoying the serene lake views. A half wall separates the formal dining room with double crown molding and art niche from the entry foyer. The kitchen is a cook's dream, with granite countertops, gas cooktop, double ovens, microwave, ample custom cabinets, breakfast bar and center island. A spacious great room with built-in entertainment center . A wall of disappearing corner sliding glass doors overlooks the pavered lanai surrounding the pool, with ample space for outdoor living. Gleaming wood floors in the main living areas enhance the feeling of comfort and elegance. You will be at your most creative in spacious library/study at the rear of the home, beautifully appointed with built-in stepped cabinets and desk with two workstations, double crown molding and a terrific long lake view. The spacious master bedroom is elegantly finished with double crown molding and stepped ceiling; offers spacious walk-in closed and comfortable bathroom with double vanities and walk-in shower. Two wonderful guest bedrooms and two more full bathrooms (one of which doubles as a pool bath) complete the first floor living area. The upstairs is bathed in beautiful light and offers a wonderful suite of rooms containing a gathering/entertainment area with unobstructed views of the wonderful lake and another bedroom and full bathroom, all of which would be perfect for guests. Recent updates include NEW ROOF (with 12 years transferrable warranty) installed in October 2020, AC units and hot water heater. Sliding glass doors in lanai area are impact resistant Plaza brand. Home is also equipped with hurricane protection curtains in lanai area and a whole-house generator Stanhope Gate is one of the premier neighborhoods in University Park Country Club, a gated community known for its preservation of the natural environment which features 27 holes of golf, 11 Har Tru tennis courts, fitness center, Park Grill and Cafe (enjoy delicious meals in a very elegant, pleasant atmosphere), social-minded lifestyle and is ideally located close to museums, downtown Sarasota, airport, UTC Mall, beaches and all the amazing social activities the area affords its residents. Only a Social Membership is required. See membership attachment for details.

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3972 SqFt
  • Robert E Willis Elementar
  • Braden River High