Listing Details for MLS #A4420834
1045 Tocobaga Ln, Sarasota, Fl

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Residential Property - Single Family Residence in Sarasota

Listing Price: $1,995,000 (Mortgage Calculator →)Days on Market: 191

Description of Property

PRICED BELOW APPRAISAL! Tucked away in a bayfront neighborhood lying to the north of downtown is a small gated enclave of single family homes called Tocobaga Bay. This wonderfully spacious 4 bedroom 5 bathroom home is filled with natural light, has been impeccably maintained and offers a wealth of extra features which are sure to delight: Lovely views of Sarasota Bay from the living room and master bedroom, 100+ trees including live oaks, palms, and fruit trees provide shade and natural beauty from every angle. Four en-suite bedrooms, formal living and dining rooms, an elegant library/office with built in bookshelves and rich wood floors, and a 570 sf covered verandah all add to the grandeur and overall elegance of this fine home. Also of note: 0.6 acre mature treed lot, elevator, two balconies with bay views, huge 1,200 sf non-conforming level comprising garage space for 5-6 cars, workshop, potting shed, exercise room, and storage, and the second lot has plenty of room to add an attached structure if you need more space. If you haven’t driven north on Tamiami Trail from downtown in a while, you might be surprised at the level of activity and change taking place. This whole area is in the throes of a major makeover. The City of Sarasota is creating a defined gateway to downtown Sarasota with the new roundabout at 14th St, and the much publicized The Bay and Quay redevelopments will bring downtown Sarasota even closer to the beautiful older neighborhoods like Tocabaga Bayl.The average asking price for a 4 bedroom/5 bath single family residence in this Zip code is $4,685,000. This single family residence is listed at about 43% of the average asking price. This is the only 4 bedroom/5 bath single family residence between $1,600,000 and $2,200,000 currently listed for sale in this Zip code.

Welcome to the small gated bayfront enclave of Tocobaga Bay - MLS #A4420834 - SARASOTA
This elegant 4 bed 5 bath home sits on two lots surrounded by mature oak trees - MLS #A4420834 - SARASOTA
The main entrance is filled with natural light - MLS #A4420834 - SARASOTA
The family room is on your right as you enter the foyer - MLS #A4420834 - SARASOTA
You can see Sarasota Bay from the family room, which leads through to a bar, the kitchen, and a breakfast nook - MLS #A4420834 - SARASOTA
The family room is light and spacious and has two sets of French doors leading out onto a balcony - MLS #A4420834 - SARASOTA
1st level balcony off the Family Room - MLS #A4420834 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4420834 - SARASOTA
There is a wet bar with counter seating in the kitchen/breakfast area. - MLS #A4420834 - SARASOTA
A light-filled breakfast nook looks out onto the pool and the mature foliage - MLS #A4420834 - SARASOTA
The breakfast nook is adjacent to the kitchen - MLS #A4420834 - SARASOTA
The kitchen has solid maple cabinets, granite countertops, Sub Zero refrigerator and freezer and a closet pantry - MLS #A4420834 - SARASOTA
Plenty of storage in the kitchen and wet bar cabinets.  A pretty window by the sink give the kitchen extra natural light - MLS #A4420834 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4420834 - SARASOTA
The living room is to your right as you enter through the front door. The natural Gas fireplace, bay window for reading, and a neutral palette all make this a very comfortable and inviting room - MLS #A4420834 - SARASOTA
Alternative view of the living room - MLS #A4420834 - SARASOTA
This room functions like a true library - dark wood floors, wall to ceiling bookshelves.  There is plenty of room for a desk as well as a large storage closet in one corner - MLS #A4420834 - SARASOTA
The formal dining room has a coffered ceiling and opens up via French doors onto a spacious verandah - MLS #A4420834 - SARASOTA
View of the middle of the covered verandah, which is approximately 38' wide by 15' deep - MLS #A4420834 - SARASOTA
This photo shows the length of the verandah, which has a water fountain, eating and lounging areas.  The east-facing aspect means you can enjoy the morning sun. - MLS #A4420834 - SARASOTA
Great for entertaining guests at all times of the day, this verandah is used all the time by the current owners. - MLS #A4420834 - SARASOTA
View from the verandah overlooking the huge treed yard - over 120 trees and shrubs were planted making this a beautiful secluded haven - MLS #A4420834 - SARASOTA
The master bedroom is on the 2nd floor, accessed by an elevator or an elegant stairway - MLS #A4420834 - SARASOTA
Spacious and light, the master has French doors onto a balcony - MLS #A4420834 - SARASOTA
This is the view of the bay from the master suite balcony... - MLS #A4420834 - SARASOTA
View overlooking the pool and Sarasota Bay from the master suite balcony - MLS #A4420834 - SARASOTA
View from east end of the garden looking back towards the house.  Lovely lush landscaping... - MLS #A4420834 - SARASOTA
Pool and spa - MLS #A4420834 - SARASOTA
Pretty views of the trees and plenty of natural light in the master bathroom. Dual sinks, a large tub, separate shower and two walk in closets - MLS #A4420834 - SARASOTA
Marble tile in the shower - MLS #A4420834 - SARASOTA
One of the closets has windows and could double as a sewing/craft room - MLS #A4420834 - SARASOTA
The second bedroom has an ensuite bathroom and is currently used as a second office - MLS #A4420834 - SARASOTA
The second bathroom has a large shower - MLS #A4420834 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4420834 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4420834 - SARASOTA
The residents of Tocobaga Bay have a community gathering area with a fishing dock, and a ladder for swimming or getting in and out of kayaks/paddle boards - MLS #A4420834 - SARASOTA
Large paved area for sitting to watch the glorious sunsets - MLS #A4420834 - SARASOTA
View from the dock looking north on Sarasota Bay - MLS #A4420834 - SARASOTA
View looking south to downtown from the dock - MLS #A4420834 - SARASOTA
Walkway to the community park - MLS #A4420834 - SARASOTA
Sarasota Bay - MLS #A4420834 - SARASOTA
1,225 square foot ground floor garage under the home has room for 4-6 cars - MLS #A4420834 - SARASOTA
In addition to the garage area, there is also an exercise area and  built in storage - MLS #A4420834 - SARASOTA
One of the sections of the 1224 sf non-conforming space is used as a potting shed - MLS #A4420834 - SARASOTA
Workshop in the garage - MLS #A4420834 - SARASOTA
So much room in this garage space! There are even windows to look out of while you are exercising! - MLS #A4420834 - SARASOTA
A simple yet elegant staircase goes across to the master suite - MLS #A4420834 - SARASOTA
The fifth bathroom serves as a powder room. It is accessible from the pool deck and has a shower room hidden behind the glass sliding doors on the left - MLS #A4420834 - SARASOTA

Property Details At A Glance

Property Type: Residential
Property Use or Sub Type: Single Family Residence
City: Sarasota
County: Sarasota
Subdivision: Tocobaga Bay / Tocobaga Bay
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 5
Sq. Ft. Gross: 7,012
Sq. Ft. Living Area: 4,340
Cost per (heated) sqare foot: $460
Year built: 1992
Annual Tax: $19,289
Homestead: Yes. This property has homestead exemption. Property tax will be adjusted to reflect market value upon sale of the property.
HOA Fee: $4,000 Annually
Association Fee Requirement: Required
Taxes and fees can change periodically, and other fees may apply. Please check with your Suncoasteam agent for more details.

Association Fee Includes:

  • Private Road

Interior Features:

  • Built in Features
  • Ceiling Fans(s)
  • Central Vaccum
  • Crown Molding
  • Elevator
  • Kitchen/Family Room Combo
  • Solid Surface Counters
  • Solid Wood Cabinets
  • Split Bedroom
  • Stone Counters
  • Walk-In Closet(s)
  • Wet Bar
  • Window Treatments


  • Bar Fridge
  • Convection Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Disposal
  • Dryer
  • Exhaust Fan
  • Gas Water Heater
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Washer
  • Water Filtration System


  • Closet Pantry
  • Granit Counters
  • Island

Master Bathroom:

  • Bath w Spa/Hydro Massage Tub
  • Dual Sinks
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Stone Counters
  • Tub with Separate Shower Stall
  • Walk-in Closet(s)
Accessibility Features: Grip-Accessible Features, Handicap Modified
Disaster Mitigation: Hurricane Shutters/Windows

Fireplace: Yes
Fireplace Features: Gas, Living Room

Window Features:

  • Blinds
  • Shades
  • Window Treatments

Additional Rooms:

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


  • Carpet
  • Ceramic Tile
  • Wood

Room Dimensions & Flooring

  • Balcony/Porch/Lanai: 38x15 Tile
  • Bedroom 2: 13x16 Carpet
  • Bedroom 3: 13x12 Carpet
  • Bedroom 4: 13x14 Carpet
  • Dinette: 10x5 Tile
  • Dining Room: 17x14 Carpet
  • Family Room: 17x13 Carpet
  • Foyer: 12x24 Ceramic Tile
  • Kitchen: 13x9 Ceramic Tile
  • Laundry: 7x7 Ceramic Tile
  • Library: 19x11 Wood
  • Living Room: 17x13 Carpet
  • Master Bathroom: 16x17 Ceramic Tile
  • Master Bedroom: 16x17 Carpet
Laundry Features: Inside, Laundry Room

Green Features

Green Landscaping: Fl. Friendly/Native Landscape


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

Pool & Waterfront Info

Private Pool: Yes
Pool Features: Gunite, In Ground
Spa Features: Heated
Water Access: No
Water View: Yes
Water View: Bay/Harbor - Partial

Water Extras: Dock w/Electric, Fishing Pier

Exterior & Construction

Property Features: Elevated
Architectural Style: Custom
Rooms: 14
Construction: Stucco, Wood Frame
Foundation: Stem Wall
Roof: Tile

Exterior Features:
  • Balcony
  • French Doors
  • Irrigation System
  • Rain Gutters

Garage: Yes
Garage Spaces: 5
Garage Dimensions: 30x40

Parking Features:
  • Driveway
  • Garage Door Opener
  • Guest
  • Off Street
  • On Street
  • Tandem
  • Workshop in Garage

Floors in Unit: Two
Cooling: Central Air, Zoned
Heating & Fuel: Central

Patio & Porch Features:

  • Covered
  • Deck
  • Front Porch
  • Patio
  • Screened
  • Side Porch

Security Features:

  • Gated Community
  • Security Gate
  • Security System Owned
  • Smoke Detector(s)


  • Fruit Trees
  • Mature Landscaping
  • Oak Trees


  • Garden
  • Pool
  • Trees/Woods
  • Water


  • BB/HS Internet Available
  • Natural Gas Connected
  • Natural Gas Available
  • Private
  • Public
  • Underground Utilities

Sewer: Public Sewer
Water Source: Public

Community Features:

  • Fishing
  • Water Access
  • Waterfront

Association Amenities:

  • Dock
  • Gated
  • Recreation Facilities

Lot Information

Lot Features:

  • Cul-de-sac
  • Flood Insurance Required
  • Flood Zone
  • In City Limits
  • Near Public Transit
  • Oversized Lot
  • Street Private

Flood Zone Code: VE
Flood Zone Date: 2016-11-04
Flood Zone Panel: 12115C0131F
Acreage Description: 1/2 Acre to 1 Acre
Lot Size (acres): 0.6
Lot Size (sq. ft.): 26,221 square feet
Lot Dimensions: 230x102x225x122
Front Exposure: South

Legal Description & Other Information

Financing Available: Cash, Conventional
Pets Allowed/Pet Policies: Yes
Pet Restrictions: Per City Ordinance
Zoning: RSF1
Tax Legal Desc.: LOTS 2 & 3, TOCOBAGA BAY, ORI 1998127601
Parcel Number: 2007020006
Disclosures: HOA/PUD/Condo Disclosure, Seller Property Disclosure
Section: 13
Range: 17
Township: 36



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