285 Sugar Mill Drive

This custom designed home is the must-see property in The Oaks. With space for family, working from home and for guests or multigenerational living, this private sanctuary has everything--style, luxury, and a great location, minutes from downtown and beaches and just across the street from an award-winning country club. Recently updated and impeccably maintained, its price makes it the best value on the market. This Oaks Bayside home distinguishes itself with its light airy openness with large views to its gardens, pools and lake. This remarkable floorplan offers expansive living, dining and family rooms plus an exquisite master suite opening onto a reflecting pool complete with fountain. Two spacious rooms, each with their own bathroom, offer the flexibility and the appointments to be used as offices or bedrooms. Large kitchen features solid wood cabinets fully outfitted to maximize storage, thick single- piece granite countertops, large functional island, 8 burner gas stove, double ovens, 2 dishwashers, a wine cooler and large Sub-Zero refrigerator. Unique to Florida, this home offers an exceptional amount of storage space. Huge walk-in kitchen pantry coupled with two expansive deep closets all with lacquered wood shelves, will house dishes, serving pieces, linens, candle sticks, vases, decorations and more. Another large air-conditioned storage space with shelves and cabinets is located behind the family room. Each bedroom features generous custom-designed closets. Built in solid wood, lateral file drawers and bookshelves allow for even greater organization. Both 2 car garages adjoined by a private gated motor court, include solid wood shelving and cabinetry. and hurricane-rated garage doors. Guesthouse offers 2 bedrooms with 2 baths, a kitchenette, and a large living room/ dining room opening onto a 10-foot covered porch with pool and lake views. Low maintenance gardens with mature plantings surround the home, pool and patio, offering multiple spaces for intimate or larger dining and entertainment experiences. Social or equity membership is required in this award-winning, well managed, financially secure resort club. Golf, tennis, new fitness center, award winning dining options, busy social calendar, playground, croquet, pool, pickleball & fabulous clubhouse. Convenient to Sarasota & Venice, nationally recognized Pine View School, Legacy Bike Trail and beach access!! VIRTUAL AND IN-PERSON SHOWINGS AVAILABLE. CHECK OUT THE VIDEO AND SLIDE SHOWS.

  • 5 Beds
  • 5+ Baths
  • 5578 SqFt
  • Laurel Nokomis Elementary
  • Venice Senior High
  • OAKS