4964 Gulf of Mexico Drive Villa 24

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DIRECT BAY FRONT 3 Bedroom/2 Bathroom MAINTENANCE FREE villa has 180 degree, wide water, UNOBSTRUCTED FOREVER VIEWS of Sarasota Bay. The views are literally breathtaking in every direction! With an EXTRAORDINARY LOCATION at the tip of a peninsula, this is an irresistible getaway with the bay just outside and three beach accesses directly across the street. Extra Special is that this villa lives like a single-family home. It offers ground floor easy access, attached covered parking, 3 Bedrooms with a split bedroom plan (room for a home office), and direct Bay front yard with private patio. You'll love being waterfront as the dolphins and manatees play just outside yet are moments from the beach, boat slips, pools and community amenities. Plus you'll appreciate the bulk purchasing power for your Hurricane, Building, and Flood insurances which are included in your monthly HOA fee. Entering this home you'll find a delightful Great Room and Bonus Room with windows on three sides. It's perfect for enjoying your Bay front lifestyle with tropical breezes, the sound of the Bay along the seawall and the glow of the moon rise over the water. The 2020 water view kitchen has ample counterspace and storage, breakfast bar, neutral cabinets, quartz counters, and stainless appliances. The Primary Bedroom has Marina views and an ensuite bathroom with granite topped vanity, custom glass enclosed shower and custom closet. The Guest Bath is also beautifully updated with a granite topped vanity and generously sized custom shower. This home has smooth ceiling finishes, easy to maintain tile floors flowing throughout the main living spaces, and ground level exterior storage for your sports equipment/beach chairs/fishing gear. For your convenience, there's an in-unit laundry room with a full-size Washer and Dryer, great storage and direct access to the waterfront backyard. And for peace of mind, this inviting resort villa already has hurricane windows/doors plus a 2022 roof. The amenities rich community of Windward Bay has first come boat slips available for lease, $30/month or $35/month if the boat owner installs a lift. You'll also love the 3 beach accesses directly across the street, 2 heated pools (one is good for laps), tennis, pickle ball, fitness center, sauna, bike racks, kayak storage, 2 kayak launches, clubhouse with catering kitchen, 2 marinas, 2 fish cleaning stations, BBQ grills, fire pits, outdoor dining tables, 1/2 mile of walking paths and on-site professional management. This serene community of 26 acres has only 151 homeowners so feels very private yet it's close to championship golf, professional marinas, and the restaurants, cultural events and shopping of downtown Sarasota and St. Armands Circle. And if your family includes Fido and Fifi, they will love it here too. There are ample green spaces and 2 pets are allowed (max weight of 75 pounds), even for renters. For those seeking rental income, this community is a reliable producer due to its location and abundant amenities. Rentals are allowed immediately upon ownership with a one-month minimum lease up to twice per year.

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1442 SqFt
  • Anna Maria Elementary
  • Bayshore High
  • WINDWARD BAY AMD