438 South Shore Dr


Chic, Historic, Ringling Art District. Sapphire Shores, Sarasota's original neighborhood. Cosmopolitan in style, built to inspire. Hidden within the tree canopy, wonderfully private. A nod to the Ringling period is evident in the classic exterior design. Gracefully rising three stories to capture Sarasota Bay & sky views. The grand scale is softened by multiple roof elevations & balconies. The adaptive floor plan quickly repurposes space for life's changes. The standalone Guesthouse, could be an amazing home office, on the property, and separate. The 3rd car garage is currently a music/art studio. A fresh interior, soft clean lines of symmetry adapt to any decor. Each space was thoughtfully designed to capture nature. The excellent flow between social areas in & out, while maintaining Separate private spaces. The central entertaining hub, the lounge, features the bar, cozy fireplace, French doors to the terrace, and pool. Gather in the separate family/media room. A convenient side entrance with a screened-in summer kitchen. A well laid out kitchen with multiple stations: centerpiece 10 ft. marble island, happy yellow-painted cabinetry. The dining room completes the seating for 12. Bedroom suites are generously sized. Beautiful rooms w/ nature views, great bathrooms, ample closets, workout space, private outdoor space. Ready to call it a day, the main bedroom suite is over 800 sq ft, private from the rest of the house. Features a club room, extra half bath, screened patio, bay views. A surprise spiral staircase leads to the Sky deck. Amazing views of Longboat Key & Anna Maria Island.Energy-efficient: block construction, multiple AC zones, tankless H20, foam insulation, double-paned windows, 3 sets of washer/dryers, well irrigation. Fun features: lap pool w/ beach entry, pet wash/clean up outdoor shower, kayak rack, basketball hoop. Great storage, 3 Car garage spaces, one extra covered, space for lots of cars. Ideally located minutes to downtown, beaches, airport, UTC dining, and shopping. Walk to Asolo Theatre, the Ringling, Sun Circle Bayfront park, kayak launch, playground, pet friendly.

  • 4 Beds
  • 5+ Baths
  • 4061 SqFt
  • Emma E. Booker Elementary
  • Booker High