Listing Details for MLS #A4207422
1044 N Casey Key Rd, Osprey, Fl

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Residential Property - Single Family Residence in Osprey

Listing Price: $6,200,000Days on Market: 298

Description of Property

On the northern end of Casey Key is one of the few original homes on the island. Known as Laffin Place, this 9,120Sf property offers a 5 bedroom, 5 1/2 baths main house, a guest cottage, bunkhouse, potting shed/workshop and a boathouse with a 100 ft dock and boat lift. With an additional 3,600Sf in appointed outdoor living space, this home makes the most of its 1.2 acres on Sarasota Bay, which includes deeded beach access to the Gulf of Mexico. Built in 1937 and renovated in 2001, this property offers hardwood floors throughout the expansive Chef's kitchen with breakfast nook, gas fireplace, and butler's pantry, Grand Salon with fireplace, library, 2 guest rooms with en-suite baths, screened veranda, dining room and separate family room with slate floors, and a master bedroom with his/her bathrooms, her's includes a spectacular copper tub! On the second floor, you'll find a media/game room, 2 bedrooms, additional full bath and a sunset deck with a view of the Gulf. An outdoor kitchen is shaded under the mature oak trees, with dramatic landscape lighting, and another deck overlooking the bay from the top of the boathouse. A truly magical place anyone would be proud to call home! There's so much to see you'll need to check out both of the video tours for additional photos!This is the only 6 bedroom/6 bath single family residence between $5,400,000 and $7,000,000 currently listed for sale in this Zip code.

Twilight falls over Laffin Place on North Casey Key - MLS #A4207422 - OSPREY
View of the back of the house looking from Little Sarasota Bay. - MLS #A4207422 - OSPREY
The front entry into Laffin Place takes you past a lovely garden with a babbling fountain, brick paved walkway and an arbor with a wooden boat resting above it, shielding guests from sun and rain! - MLS #A4207422 - OSPREY
Entry foyer, looking towards the custom double doors handmade by artisan craftsmen. - MLS #A4207422 - OSPREY
The Grand Salon with gas ignition wood burning fireplace, solid hardwood floors and views of the bay. - MLS #A4207422 - OSPREY
View of the Grand Salon, showcasing an alcove of French windows and doors leading out to the back garden patio. - MLS #A4207422 - OSPREY
View of the Grand Salon looking towards the Dining Room at the right, with the entry from the foyer shown at the left.  Kitchen is through the doorway off the foyer. - MLS #A4207422 - OSPREY
The formal dining room, with painted pecky cypress paneling and flagstone floors, opens to the Grand Salon through the French doors.  Access to the kitchen is through double doors on the right. - MLS #A4207422 - OSPREY
The expansive kitchen features chef grade appliances, wood floors, solid wood cabinetry and slate countertops.  There are even two dishwashers! - MLS #A4207422 - OSPREY
This view of the kitchen shows the built-in desk area and separate beverage refrigerator at the back wall. It also features a commercial grade refrigerator/freezer and a slate farmhouse sink. - MLS #A4207422 - OSPREY
Just off the kitchen is a wonderful dining area or second family room complete with gas fireplace.  A long butler's pantry runs along the wall, with a built-in ice maker just behind the counter height bar.  You'll find easy access to the pool deck through the French doors at the back of the photo. - MLS #A4207422 - OSPREY
This view of the bonus dining room/family room shows the step down into the parlor, with French doors leading to the veranda. - MLS #A4207422 - OSPREY
There is a lovely salon or library tucked behind the kitchen and dining rooms, with plenty of storage for books and collectables.  This room looks out onto the bay via the veranda, located behind the wall of French doors. - MLS #A4207422 - OSPREY
The downstairs Family Room features built-in shelves, flagstone floors and a wet bar. - MLS #A4207422 - OSPREY
This view of the Family Room shows the wet bar to the left, and the stairway to the second level and garage entrance at right. - MLS #A4207422 - OSPREY
The Master Bedroom is located on the first floor, with a wrap around screened patio looking out over the bay. - MLS #A4207422 - OSPREY
Hardwood floors, a custom built-in and crown molding enhance the serene view framed from the French Doors in the Master Bedroom. - MLS #A4207422 - OSPREY
The screened porch off the Master Bedroom offers a great respite from your busy day.  Just curl up and read a book, watch the dolphins playing in the bay, or take in the sunrise in the morning. - MLS #A4207422 - OSPREY
At night, the porch off the Master Bedroom offers gentle lighting that complements the landscape lighting. - MLS #A4207422 - OSPREY
The Master Suite offers his and hers bathrooms.  Her bath is reason alone to live here!  Just imagine lounging in the copper tub!  The glass door to the left leads to a shared steam shower and a doorway to the outdoor shower. - MLS #A4207422 - OSPREY
His bathroom offers plenty of cabinet space, three closets, an enclosed water closet and a door into the steam shower . . . which also leads to an outdoor shower off the Master Suite's screened porch. - MLS #A4207422 - OSPREY
The outdoor shower off the Master Bath steam shower offers plenty of privacy with a peek at the outdoors! - MLS #A4207422 - OSPREY
We call the second bedroom
The en suite bath off the Bayview Bedroom offers a separate shower room, with French door access to another outdoor shower! - MLS #A4207422 - OSPREY
Once you see the third guest room/bedroom you'll understand why we call it
The Captain's Room loft is accessible by a rope!  The windows shown at right look onto the pool deck. - MLS #A4207422 - OSPREY
An adorable 4th bedroom is located upstairs.  It features cedar lined closets and an alcove for a desk. - MLS #A4207422 - OSPREY
The fifth bedroom is also located upstairs, and serves as a flex space for the homeowner.  Some would turn this into a home office, a billiard room or exercise room.  It is plenty large enough for any of those choices. - MLS #A4207422 - OSPREY
This large bonus room upstairs is a show stopper!  With French doors and windows opening towards the Gulf of Mexico, this room has been used a movie room, music room and entertainment area. - MLS #A4207422 - OSPREY
Another view of the upstairs bonus room with the open porch showing along the back wall. - MLS #A4207422 - OSPREY
This evening shot of the upstairs bonus room highlights soft lighting and a staircase leading up to the Widow's Walk. - MLS #A4207422 - OSPREY
The view from the Widow's Walk changes throughout the year.  This view shows the Gulf of Mexico when the oak trees are full of leaves. - MLS #A4207422 - OSPREY
The open porch located off the upstairs bonus room is a great spot to sit back and rock the night away!  It also overlooks the Gulf of Mexico and the front entry gate. - MLS #A4207422 - OSPREY
Located off the second floor, we've created an open deck space we call the Cigar Lounge, the Sunset Deck . . . whatever you call it is up to you! - MLS #A4207422 - OSPREY
The pool deck is completely closed in, offering privacy for those midnight swims. - MLS #A4207422 - OSPREY
The glow of the pool lights and the sound of the water fountain make the pool deck a magical place to spend your evenings. - MLS #A4207422 - OSPREY
The pool deck is large enough for a number of seating areas.  Don't you just love it? - MLS #A4207422 - OSPREY
The back garden patio is wonderful by night, and by day.  Amazing up-lighting of the oak trees make Laffin Place an especially magical place to enjoy at night. - MLS #A4207422 - OSPREY
The sweeping branches of the oak trees create nature's architecture, sheltering the back patio from the sun.  A fountain adds to the serenity of the bay view. - MLS #A4207422 - OSPREY
The outdoor kitchen makes for great entertaining! - MLS #A4207422 - OSPREY
Laffin Place has one of the only boathouses on Casey Key.  They are no longer allowed, but this one was grandfathered in.  We've added a party deck/sun deck to the top! - MLS #A4207422 - OSPREY
Here's a day time shot of the view from the boat house sun deck.  Heavenly!  We've enjoyed numerous days watching dolphins and manatees swimming in the bay. - MLS #A4207422 - OSPREY
The deck of the boathouse at night.  July 4th and New Years offer some great views of fireworks from the comfort of home! - MLS #A4207422 - OSPREY
The 100ft dock is lighted at night and includes a boat lift and bench seating. - MLS #A4207422 - OSPREY
Laffin Place also provides a cute guest cottage, with a bunk house and potting shed just through the arched wooden doorway. - MLS #A4207422 - OSPREY
The lights at dusk highlight the guest house to the left, and the bunk house, to the right. - MLS #A4207422 - OSPREY
Your guests won't want to leave once they've settled into the charming guest cottage at 1044 N Casey Key Road.  There is an outdoor shower just beyond the door on the right, and just beyond that is the deeded beach access to the Gulf of Mexico. - MLS #A4207422 - OSPREY
The bunk house is ideal for visiting guests.  There is a half bath beyond the doorway and cute round windows looking out into the property. - MLS #A4207422 - OSPREY
Laffiin Place's beach access includes wooden stairs down to the private beach. - MLS #A4207422 - OSPREY
Just one of the many sunsets you'll enjoy when you decide to make Laffin Place your home. - MLS #A4207422 - OSPREY

Property Details At A Glance

Property Type: Residential
Property Use or Sub Type: Single Family Residence
City: Osprey
County: Sarasota
Subdivision: Casey Key Association / Casey Key
Bedrooms: 6
Bathrooms: 6
Half Baths: 2
Sq. Ft. Gross: 9,120
Sq. Ft. Living Area: 6,829
Cost per (heated) sqare foot: $908
Year built: 1937
Annual Tax: $31,276
Homestead: No. This property does not currently have homestead exemption.
HOA Fee: $275 Annually
Association Fee Requirement: Optional
Taxes and fees can change periodically, and other fees may apply. Please check with your Suncoasteam agent for more details.

Interior Features:

  • Attic
  • Built in Features
  • Ceiling Fans(s)
  • Crown Molding
  • Eating Space In Kitchen
  • High Ceiling(s)
  • Master Bedroom Downstairs
  • Solid Wood Cabinets
  • Split Bedroom
  • Stone Counters
  • Walk-In Closet(s)
  • Wet Bar
  • Window Treatments


  • Dishwasher
  • Disposal
  • Double Oven
  • Dryer
  • Electric Water Heater
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Washer

Fireplace: Yes

Fireplace Features:

  • Gas
  • Living Room
  • Wood Burning

Window Features: Window Treatments

Additional Rooms:

  • Attic
  • Den/Library/Office
  • Family Room
  • Florida Room
  • Formal Dining Room Separate
  • Formal Living Room Separate
  • Inside Utility
  • Media Room


  • Brick/Stone
  • Carpet
  • Ceramic Tile
  • Wood

Room Dimensions & Flooring

  • Balcony/Porch/Lanai: 12x24 Brick/Stone
  • Den/Library/Office: 29x11 Wood
  • Dinette: 25x15 Wood
  • Dining Room: 12x18 Slate
  • Family Room: 17x18 Slate
  • Kitchen: 25x14 Wood
  • Living Room: 28x20 Wood
  • Master Bedroom: 22x16 Wood
  • Media Room: 25x25 Wood
  • 2nd Bedroom: 18x17 Wood
  • 3rd Bedroom: 18x15 Wood
  • 4th Bedroom: 11x15 Carpet
  • 5th Bedroom: 26x24 Carpet


Elementary School: Laurel Nokomis Elementary
Middle/Junior High School: Laurel Nokomis Middle
High School: Venice Senior High

Pool & Waterfront Info

Private Pool: Yes

Pool Features:

  • Gunite
  • Heated
  • In Ground
  • Screen Enclosure

Water Front: Yes
Water Frontage: Bay/Harbor
Water Access: Yes

Water Access Type:

  • Bay/Harbor
  • Beach - Access Deeded
  • Gulf/Ocean

Waterfront Feet: 130
Water View: Yes
Water View: Bay/Harbor - Full, Gulf/Ocean - Partial

Water Extras:

  • Boathouse
  • Bridges - No Fixed Bridges
  • Dock - Wood
  • Dock w/Electric
  • Dock w/Water Supply
  • Lift
  • Seawall - Concrete

Exterior & Construction

Architectural Style: Key West
Rooms: 16

  • Siding
  • Stucco
  • Wood Frame

Foundation: Slab
Roof: Metal

Exterior Features:
  • French Doors
  • Balcony
  • Fenced
  • Irrigation System
  • Outdoor Kitchen
  • Outdoor Shower
  • Rain Gutters

Garage: Yes
Garage Spaces: 3

Parking Features:
  • Circular Driveway
  • Garage Door Opener
  • Secured

Floors in Unit: Two
Cooling: Central Air
Heating & Fuel: Electric
Electric: Generator

Patio & Porch Features:

  • Covered
  • Deck
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Screened

Security Features: Secured Garage / Parking, Smoke Detector(s)

Other Structures:

  • Boathouse
  • Outdoor Kitchen
  • Workshop

Vegetation: Mature Landscaping, Trees/Landscaped
View: Water


  • BB/HS Internet Available
  • Cable Connected
  • Electricity Connected
  • Gas
  • Public
  • Sprinkler Well

Sewer: Septic Tank
Water Source: Public
Community Features: Deed Restrictions

Lot Information

Lot Features:

  • CoastalConstruction Control Line
  • Flood Insurance Required
  • Flood Zone
  • In County
  • Street Private

Flood Zone Code: AE
Flood Zone Date: 2016-11-04
Flood Zone Panel: 12115C0209F
Acreage Description: One + to Two Acres
Lot Size (acres): 1.2
Lot Size (sq. ft.): 52,097 square feet
Site Improvements: Generator

Legal Description & Other Information

Financing Available: Cash, Conventional
Pets Allowed/Pet Policies: Yes
Pet Restrictions: Household pets only, no livestock pets like chickens, goats or pigs.
Zoning: RE1
Parcel Number: 0146020004
Disclosures: Lead Paint, Seller Property Disclosure
Section: 09
Range: 18
Township: 38



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