Listing Details for MLS #A4213671
1300 Benjamin Franklin Dr #1208, Sarasota, Fl

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Residential Property - Condominium in Sarasota

Listing Price: $4,750,000 (Mortgage Calculator →)Days on Market: 427

Description of Property

PRICE ADJUSTMENT: RARE JEWEL! Magnificently poised on Lido Beach this luxurious Ritz-Carlton managed, beachside Penthouse offers the very finest combination of lifestyle & location. Overlooking our vibrant waterfront downtown, which offers a plethora of top rated restaurants, museums & art galleries within 10 minutes from your new residence. Enjoy sweeping city views from this 5300 sq. ft. penthouse stretching across the Bay for a spectacular view both day & night, enhanced by 2 spacious wraparound covered terraces w/BBQ. Meticulous attention to detail sets this penthouse apart. Gourmet kitchen, neutral marble flooring, handsome custom cabinetry in his study & her office, AMX surround sound, gas fireplace, LED programmed lighting. Generous master suite w/private balcony, his & her bath w/breathtaking East & South views. A generous guest wing provides an in home gym & 2-guest rooms en suite. Elegance & comfort are in abundance in this home while preserving optimal privacy. The Beach residences is a secure building w/exceptional concierge service. Private oversized garage, private elevator only accessible by your fob programmed to your private entry foyer. Enjoy the very best of Sarasota in the Ritz-Carlton tradition w/features including resort style pool/spa w/locker rooms, massage room, sauna, social room w/catering kitchen, billiards/ping-pong room, board room 2 guest suites. Marina, tennis, golf, are just a short distance away. Create memories that last a lifetime in this dream-like beach side oasis.The average asking price for a 3 bedroom/4 bath condominium in this Zip code is $2,341,857. This condominium is listed at about 203% of the average asking price. This is the only 3 bedroom/4 bath condominium between $4,200,000 and $5,400,000 currently listed for sale in this Zip code.

The Beach Residences - Ritz-Carlton Managed - MLS #A4213671 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4213671 - SARASOTA
Grand Salon - View Overlooking the Bay - MLS #A4213671 - SARASOTA
Epic Sunsets - MLS #A4213671 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4213671 - SARASOTA
Grand Salon - Gas Fireplace - MLS #A4213671 - SARASOTA
Terrace - Nature/Preserve Views - MLS #A4213671 - SARASOTA
Unobstructed Nature/Preserve Views - MLS #A4213671 - SARASOTA
Outdoor Grill on Terrace - MLS #A4213671 - SARASOTA
Terrace - Gulf of Mexico Views - MLS #A4213671 - SARASOTA
Nature/Preserve Views - MLS #A4213671 - SARASOTA
Terrace - MLS #A4213671 - SARASOTA
Bay Views - MLS #A4213671 - SARASOTA
Sarasota Skyline - MLS #A4213671 - SARASOTA
Grand Salon - Wet Bar - MLS #A4213671 - SARASOTA
Bay Views - MLS #A4213671 - SARASOTA
Formal Dining Area - MLS #A4213671 - SARASOTA
Family Room - Walls of Glass Bringing in an Abundance of Natural Light - MLS #A4213671 - SARASOTA
Family Room - Custom Built-Ins - MLS #A4213671 - SARASOTA
Informal Dining Area - Family Room - MLS #A4213671 - SARASOTA
Family Room - Kitchen - MLS #A4213671 - SARASOTA
Family Room - Kitchen - MLS #A4213671 - SARASOTA
Kitchen - Breakfast Bar - MLS #A4213671 - SARASOTA
Kitchen - Custom Cabinetry - MLS #A4213671 - SARASOTA
Kitchen - Gas Cook-top - MLS #A4213671 - SARASOTA
Kitchen - Views of Bay - MLS #A4213671 - SARASOTA
Fitness/Flex Area - MLS #A4213671 - SARASOTA
Master Bedroom - Walls of Glass - MLS #A4213671 - SARASOTA
Nature/Preserve Views - MLS #A4213671 - SARASOTA
Master Bedroom - Wet Bar - MLS #A4213671 - SARASOTA
Master Bathroom - MLS #A4213671 - SARASOTA
Office #1 - Bay and Nature/Preserve View - MLS #A4213671 - SARASOTA
Office #1 - Access to Terrace - MLS #A4213671 - SARASOTA
Bedroom #2 - MLS #A4213671 - SARASOTA
Bedroom #3 - MLS #A4213671 - SARASOTA
Office/Study #2 - MLS #A4213671 - SARASOTA
Office/Study #2 - Custom Built-Ins with Under Cabinet Lighting - MLS #A4213671 - SARASOTA
Elevator to Private Foyer - MLS #A4213671 - SARASOTA
Front Entryway - The Beach Residences - MLS #A4213671 - SARASOTA
Pool - The Beach Residences - MLS #A4213671 - SARASOTA
Outdoor Pool Lounge - The Beach Residences - MLS #A4213671 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4213671 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4213671 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4213671 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4213671 - SARASOTA
Pool - Ritz-Carlton Social Membership - MLS #A4213671 - SARASOTA
Beach - The Beach Residences - MLS #A4213671 - SARASOTA
Sarasota & Her Islands - MLS #A4213671 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4213671 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4213671 - SARASOTA

Property Details At A Glance

Property Type: Residential
Property Use or Sub Type: Condominium
City: Sarasota
County: Sarasota
Subdivision: The Beach Residences / The Beach Residences
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 4
Half Baths: 1
Sq. Ft. Gross: 5,968
Sq. Ft. Living Area: 5,254
Cost per (heated) sqare foot: $904
Year built: 2005
Annual Tax: $60,896
Homestead: No. This property does not currently have homestead exemption.
Condo Fee: $10,686 Quarterly
Association Fee Requirement: None
Taxes and fees can change periodically, and other fees may apply. Please check with your Suncoasteam agent for more details.

Association Fee Includes:

  • 24-Hour Guard
  • Cable TV
  • Common Area Taxes
  • Community Pool
  • Escrow Reserves Fund
  • Fidelity Bond
  • Insurance
  • Maintenance Exterior
  • Maintenance Grounds
  • Maintenance Repairs
  • Manager
  • Pest Control
  • Pool Maintenance
  • Private Road
  • Recreational Facilities
  • Security
  • Sewer
  • Trash
  • Water

Interior Features:

  • Built in Features
  • Ceiling Fans(s)
  • Crown Molding
  • Eating Space In Kitchen
  • Elevator
  • High Ceiling(s)
  • Kitchen/Family Room Combo
  • Master Bedroom Downstairs
  • Open Floorplan
  • Solid Wood Cabinets
  • Split Bedroom
  • Stone Counters
  • Tray Ceiling(s)
  • Walk-In Closet(s)
  • Wet Bar
  • Window Treatments


  • Bar Fridge
  • Built-In Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Disposal
  • Dryer
  • Electric Water Heater
  • Exhaust Fan
  • Indoor Grill
  • Microwave
  • Range
  • Refrigerator
  • Washer
  • Water Softener
  • Wine Refrigerator


  • Breakfast Bar
  • Island
  • Pantry

Master Bathroom:

  • Bath w Spa/Hydro Massage Tub
  • Bidet
  • Dual Sinks
  • Tub with Separate Shower Stall

Fireplace: Yes
Fireplace Features: Gas, Living Room

Window Features:

  • Blinds
  • Drapes
  • Shades
  • Window Treatments

Additional Rooms:

  • Bonus Room
  • Breakfast Room Separate
  • Den/Library/Office
  • Family Room
  • Formal Dining Room Separate
  • Formal Living Room Separate
  • Inside Utility
  • Storage Rooms

Flooring: Carpet, Marble

Room Dimensions & Flooring

  • Balcony/Porch/Lanai: 38x10 Ceramic Tile
  • Bedroom 2: 19x12 Carpet
  • Bedroom 3: 12x12 Carpet
  • Dinette: 10x12 Marble
  • Dining Room: 14x21 Marble
  • Family Room: 20x18 Marble
  • Foyer: 10x12 Marble
  • Great Room: 24x28 Marble
  • Kitchen: 13x16 Marble
  • Master Bedroom: 17x20 Carpet
  • Office: 18x17 Marble
Laundry Features: Inside


Elementary School: Southside Elementary
Middle/Junior High School: Booker Middle
High School: Booker High

Pool & Waterfront Info

Private Pool: No

Pool Features:

  • Gunite
  • Heated
  • In Ground

Spa Features: Heated
Water Front: Yes
Water Frontage: Gulf/Ocean
Water Access: Yes
Water Access Type: Gulf/Ocean
Waterfront Feet: 1200
Water View: Yes
Water View: Bay/Harbor - Full, Intracoastal Waterway

Exterior & Construction

Property Features: High Rise, Penthouse
Architectural Style: Custom
Rooms: 13
Construction: Block, Stucco
Foundation: Slab
Roof: Other

Exterior Features:
  • Dog Run
  • Fenced
  • Irrigation System
  • Lighting
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Sauna
  • Sliding Doors
  • Storage

Garage: Yes
Garage Spaces: 2

Parking Features:
  • Assigned
  • Covered
  • Electric Vehicle Charging Station(s)
  • Garage Door Opener
  • Guest
  • Oversized
  • Under Building
  • Underground
  • Workshop in Garage

Floors Total: 12
Floors in Unit: Three Or More
Cooling: Central Air, Zoned

Heating & Fuel:
  • Central
  • Electric
  • Zoned

Patio & Porch Features:

  • Covered
  • Patio
  • Wrap Around

Security Features:

  • Fire Sprinkler System
  • Gated Community
  • Secured Garage / Parking
  • Security Gate
  • Smoke Detector(s)

Other Structures: Kennel/Dog Run, Storage
Vegetation: Mature Landscaping
View: City, Water


  • Cable Connected
  • Fire Hydrant
  • Natural Gas Connected
  • Public
  • Sprinkler Well
  • Street Lights
  • Underground Utilities

Sewer: Public Sewer
Water Source: Public

Community Features:

  • Association Recreation - Owned
  • Deed Restrictions
  • Fitness
  • Gated Community
  • Pool
  • Waterfront

Association Amenities:

  • Cable
  • Elevators
  • Fitness Center
  • Gated
  • Maintenance
  • Recreation Facilities
  • Sauna
  • Security
  • Spa/Hot Tub
  • Storage

Lot Information

Lot Features:

  • Corner Lot
  • In City Limits
  • Sidewalk

Flood Zone Code: AE
Flood Zone Date: 2016-11-04
Flood Zone Panel: 12115C0137F
Acreage Description: 10 to less than 20
Front Exposure: West

Legal Description & Other Information

Financing Available: Cash, Conventional
Zoning: WFR
Parcel Number: 2017032088
Disclosures: HOA/PUD/Condo Disclosure
Section: 35
Range: 17
Township: 36



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