Listing Details for MLS #A4548438
6044 Sheps Island Road, Sarasota Fl 34241, Sarasota, Fl

Residential Property - Single Family Residence in Sarasota

SOLD for $1,075,000 on August 28, 2023

Listing Price: $1,100,000Sold Price: $1,075,000Sold Price/List Price: 98%
Sold Price/Original List Price: 81.19%Days on Market: 298

Description of Property

JUST REDUCED! Seller says BRING OFFER! Beautiful 4 BR/3 Bath updated Pool Home situated on 5.45 gorgeous high & dry acres of land in Myakka Valley Ranches. The open floor plan and 16' vaulted ceilings contribute to the spacious feeling in this split plan family home with over 2400 sq ft. The living room boasts a cozy wood burning stone fireplace with a solid wood mantel. The Chef of the family will love the oversized kitchen with pine cabinets, island with cooktop, large bar (granite countertops) and stainless steel appliances. Spaciousness abounds in this very special home with a breezeway overlooking Butterflies and Hummingbirds. The outdoor space of this property is exceptional with a large lanai housing a huge Caged Sport Pool with brick pavers leading to your private Oasis, an Outdoor Tiki Bar with grill, Cabinets and Fridge. There is an outdoor kitchen under beautiful Oaks, all overlooking a Pond and back pasture. Lush landscaping abounds with a swing to watch the deer and turkey graze in your pastures, plus another small pond in the front pasture, an outdoor 4-bay Dog Kennel, which easily could be a chicken coop. The charm and functionality of this property goes continues with a 42x40 Fully Enclosed Barn to store your boat and all your toys or turn it into a horse barn with 3 overhead doors and concrete floors. There is a small tack barn that can be turned into a "she shed" or redone for a garden shed-and NO FLOOD ZONE here! This home has new AC Units-2021/2022, hot water heaters, water filtration system, pool recently resurfaced (2020)m pool pump 2023, and newer LPV Flooring. Be sure not to miss the beautiful mature canopy oaks and outdoor fire pit. Myakka Valley Ranches is located 7 miles east of I-75 and 14.4 miles from world-famous Siesta Key. It is away from the crowds and yet only 20-30 minutes to all of the wonderful shopping, restaurants, beaches, and cultural events in Sarasota. Myakka Valley Ranches is considered Sarasota’s largest equestrian community. The subdivision is comprised of approximately 285 homes, all 5+ acre parcels, with miles of Saddle Trails for Riding or Hiking, privately owned and maintained paved roads with easements on both sides of the 17 miles of paved roads designated as riding trails throughout the neighborhood. The roads have low traffic, which creates an ideal setting for bike riding and jogging. Two community Nature parks are located within the subdivision for resident use. You can launch a kayak into Howard Creek, which leads to the Upper Lake in Myakka River State Park. Myakka River State Park with 37,000 acres of natural Florida vegetation is situated adjacent to MVR. The park contains miles of hiking trails, two lakes, and a wild & scenic river. It is typical to see native wildlife species: Turkeys, gopher tortoises, alligators, armadillos, fox, deer, otter, and even an occasional bald eagle. Rest easy knowing that there is a fully manned fire station right at the entrance of the neighborhood! Bonus: Fiber Optic internet is available in the neighborhood for all your work-at-home needs. The subdivision is located in an A rated school district, with shopping and restaurants within 20 minutes. Downtown Sarasota, with its many cultural amenities is only 30 minutes away, as are the beautiful beaches of Siesta Key, Lido Key, and Longboat Key. Bring the family, bring the pets and animals. Great Community events. Surround yourself with nature – enjoy the quiet secluded country life.The average asking price for a 4 bedroom/3 bath single family residence in this Zip code is $931,373. This single family residence is listed at about 118% of the average asking price. There are 13 4 bedroom/3 bath homes between $800,000 and $1,400,000 currently listed for sale in this Zip code. See other listings like this one »

Property Details At A Glance

Property Type: Residential
Property Use or Sub Type: Single Family Residence
City: Sarasota
County: Sarasota
Subdivision: Myakka Valley Ranches
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 3
Sq. Ft. Gross: 3,313
Sq. Ft. Living Area: 2,415
Cost per (heated) sqare foot: $455
Year built: 1983
Annual Tax: $2,901

HOA Fee: $650 Annually
Taxes and fees can change periodically, and other fees may apply. Please check with your Suncoasteam agent for more details.

Association Fee Includes:

  • Escrow Reserves Fund
  • Private Road

Interior Features:

  • Cathedral Ceiling(s)
  • Ceiling Fans(s)
  • Dry Bar
  • Eating Space In Kitchen
  • High Ceiling(s)
  • Living Room/Dining Room Combo
  • Master Bedroom Main Floor
  • Open Floorplan
  • Solid Surface Counters
  • Solid Wood Cabinets
  • Split Bedroom
  • Stone Counters
  • Walk-In Closet(s)
  • Window Treatments


  • Bar Fridge
  • Built-In Oven
  • Cooktop
  • Dishwasher
  • Electric Water Heater
  • Microwave
  • Range
  • Refrigerator
  • Water Filtration System
  • Water Softener

Accessibility Features:

Fireplace: Yes
Fireplace Features: Living Room, Wood Burning
Window Features: Blinds

Additional Rooms: Attic

Ceiling Type:


  • Carpet
  • Tile
  • Vinyl

Laundry Features: Inside, Laundry Room


Elementary School: Lakeview Elementary
Middle/Junior High School: Sarasota Middle
High School: Riverview High

Pool & Waterfront Info

Private Pool: Yes

Pool Features:

  • Deck
  • Gunite
  • In Ground
  • Lighting
  • Outside Bath Access
  • Screen Enclosure
  • Tile

Spa Features:
Water Front: Yes
Water Frontage: Pond
Water Access: Not specified
Water Access Type:
Water View: Pond
Water Name: 2 Ponds On Property

Water Extras:

Exterior & Construction

Architectural Style: Ranch
Construction: Vinyl Siding, Wood Frame
Foundation: Slab
Roof: Shingle

Exterior Features:
  • Dog Run
  • French Doors
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Kitchen
  • Outdoor Shower
  • Rain Gutters
  • Storage

Garage: Yes
Garage Spaces: 2

Parking Features:
  • Boat
  • Driveway
  • Garage Door Opener
  • Golf Cart Parking
  • Reserved

Floors Total: 1
Floors in Unit: One
Cooling: Central Air
Heating & Fuel: Central, Exhaust Fans

Patio & Porch Features:

  • Covered
  • Deck
  • Enclosed
  • Front Porch
  • Porch
  • Rear Porch
  • Screened
  • Wrap Around

Security Features: Security Gate, Smoke Detector(s)

Other Structures:

  • Pole Barn
  • Barn(s)
  • Gazebo
  • Outdoor Kitchen
  • Storage
  • Workshop

View: Pool, Trees/Woods
Fencing: Barbed Wire, Wood

Utilities: Electricity Connected, Fiber Optics
Sewer: Septic Tank
Water Source: Well

Community Features:

  • Deed Restrictions
  • Fishing
  • Golf Carts OK
  • Horses Allowed
  • Park
  • Water Access

Association Amenities: Fence Restrictions

Lot Information

Lot Features:

  • In County
  • Level
  • Pasture
  • Zoned for Horses

Lot Size (acres): 5.42
Lot Size (sq. ft.): 236,250 square feet
Lot Dimensions: 676x350
Front Exposure: North
Adjoining Property:
Current Adjacent Use:

Legal Description & Other Information

Financing Available: Cash, Conventional, FHA, VA Loan
Parcel Number: 0609-03-1150
Zoning: OUE1
Pets Allowed/Pet Policies: Yes


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