Listing Details for MLS #A4424299
1002 Tara Vista Dr, Sarasota, Fl

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    Residential Property - Single Family Residence in Sarasota

    Listing Price: $1,999,995 (Mortgage Calculator →)Days on Market: 459

    Description of Property

    Welcome to “The Loft in the Woods”. This truly one-of-a-kind home is tucked away in a lush protected forest setting, yet just a few short miles to downtown Sarasota, the beaches and shopping. Designed with nature, art & function in mind, this sleek 3-story loft-style home features soaring walls of glass, 6 decks & an open concept. On the third floor, the master retreat has a private balcony & a room-sized closet of your dreams, plus a large private deck to enjoy the sunrise and sunset. Two additional bedrooms are en-suite. Three levels of intricate details and glass block walls wrap around the suspended staircase and an elevator to all levels. On the 2nd floor, towering windows bring the outdoors in, making the polished concrete floors, glass walls and exposed concrete beams feel right at home. The modern kitchen features custom cabinetry, stainless appliances, and a large center island that makes entertaining a pleasure. The dining & living areas are perfect for enjoying the lush tropical views, as are the two outdoor decks that reach into the tree tops. Adjacent to the 1st floor gallery, a separate office assures you never have to leave the tranquility of home. Once outside, enjoy the outdoor gallery of original artisan sculptures and a fire pit overlooking Phillippi Creek. Also included are a 4-car garage, plus a separate 1,500 SF building with space for workshop, art studio or two large motor homes. Step out of the ordinary and into the extraordinary in this unique “Loft in the Woods.”This is the only 3 bedroom/3 bath single family residence between $1,600,000 and $2,200,000 currently listed for sale in this Zip code.

    Sunset over the Loft in the Woods.  This untouched photo captures the essence of  how special this home is. Close to downtown surrounded by lush landscaping and trees - MLS #A4424299 - SARASOTA
    Foyer 2nd floor entrance  with an abundance of light & glass provide the perfect ambiance for welcoming your guest - MLS #A4424299 - SARASOTA
    As you approach the entrance to the house you meander along the bridged walkway in the tree tops providing you with your first walk in the tree tops - MLS #A4424299 - SARASOTA
    One of several areas to enjoy company, the views and relaxation - MLS #A4424299 - SARASOTA
    View of the living room and foyer entrance.   The juxtapose of light, glass and concrete provide an unusual feeling of warmth and beauty - MLS #A4424299 - SARASOTA
    Main living area is perfect for displaying all your works of art - MLS #A4424299 - SARASOTA
    From the main living area you can see to the left the foyer entrance and the focal point metal staircase which flanks the elevator to all 3 levels. You also see the kitchen and the casual seating area. Notice the full walls of glass - MLS #A4424299 - SARASOTA
    Looking from the Dining area you see the volume 2 story open area.  The
    As you look around you are surrounded by glass and treetops and know you have total privacy. - MLS #A4424299 - SARASOTA
    The 2nd gathering area overlooking the lush foliage and tree.  A perfect place to curl up and read or casual entertaining.   Every place in this home has its own unique feeling - MLS #A4424299 - SARASOTA
    The formal dining area in this open floor plan.  In the evening when the sun goes down this is the most romantic setting for entertaining - MLS #A4424299 - SARASOTA
    Another view of the open dining area and the views of the forest like setting - MLS #A4424299 - SARASOTA
    Not a bad seat in the room.  Each guest will have their perfect view of the outdoors and your captivating art works - MLS #A4424299 - SARASOTA
    Another dining room view.  Are you ready to entertain? - MLS #A4424299 - SARASOTA
    As you can see - this is no cookie cutter home.  You will have the most unique house in the area - MLS #A4424299 - SARASOTA
    The perfect kitchen to entertain in, gourmet cooking is a snap.   The cabinets are more of a mauve than purple and blend in with the overall motif.  An abundance of storage  for everything you need - MLS #A4424299 - SARASOTA
    another view of the kitchen - MLS #A4424299 - SARASOTA
    Kitchen island with storage on both sides of this oversized island. - MLS #A4424299 - SARASOTA
    The beautiful granite accent ties everything together - MLS #A4424299 - SARASOTA
    from the back of the kitchen looking out to the open spaces of the home - MLS #A4424299 - SARASOTA
    The full view of the spaciousness of the kitchen, island, desk and TV area - MLS #A4424299 - SARASOTA
    TV watching area off of the kitchen - MLS #A4424299 - SARASOTA
    Are you watching your favorite show or being captivated by our own forest - MLS #A4424299 - SARASOTA
    Guest Powder room on main living area - MLS #A4424299 - SARASOTA
    This Master bedroom will leave you in awe!  All bedrooms are on the 3rd floor with elevator service.  It has its own private deck, sliding doors and windows that open to the main living area downstairs - MLS #A4424299 - SARASOTA
    The spaciousness of the master bedroom provides room for reading lounge, exercise machine or sitting area - MLS #A4424299 - SARASOTA
    Where Dreams come true.  Welcome to the closet of your dreams.  This is a show stopper with built in, a ladies vanity with lights, dressing mirror and there is also a section to the left you don't see in the picture - MLS #A4424299 - SARASOTA
    Master bath room.  Dual custom shell sinks,  laundry room and a spa style shower shown in the next photo - MLS #A4424299 - SARASOTA
    Master shower with dual shower heads & beautiful tile - MLS #A4424299 - SARASOTA
    2nd bedroom with new carpet, abundance of light and en-suite bathroom - MLS #A4424299 - SARASOTA
    2nd bedroom en-suite bath - MLS #A4424299 - SARASOTA
    You can see some of the details and custom sink and faucet - MLS #A4424299 - SARASOTA
    3rd bedroom with en-suite bath.  This room has a private deck and elegant bathroom.  Be careful whoever occupies this room will never want to leave it. - MLS #A4424299 - SARASOTA
    3rd bedroom bth,  This room has bling with its crystal like lighting and complimentary flooring - MLS #A4424299 - SARASOTA
    back of the house - MLS #A4424299 - SARASOTA
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    One of several outdoor areas. This on is beneath the main entrance bridge on 2nd floor - MLS #A4424299 - SARASOTA
    This magical land is filled with the owners metal sculptures - MLS #A4424299 - SARASOTA
    This is the deck off of the 3rd bedroom - MLS #A4424299 - SARASOTA
    3rd floor deck.  Here you see all the birds including  osprey and owls and so many more - MLS #A4424299 - SARASOTA
    Entrance  driveway to the property - MLS #A4424299 - SARASOTA
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    work shop - MLS #A4424299 - SARASOTA
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    Property Details At A Glance

    Property Type: Residential
    Property Use or Sub Type: Single Family Residence
    City: Sarasota
    County: Sarasota
    Subdivision: Acreage & Unrec / Not Applicable
    Bedrooms: 3
    Bathrooms: 3
    Half Baths: 1
    Sq. Ft. Gross: 8,842
    Sq. Ft. Living Area: 5,800
    Cost per (heated) sqare foot: $345
    Year built: 2013
    Annual Tax: $8,484
    Homestead: Yes. This property has homestead exemption. Property tax will be adjusted to reflect market value upon sale of the property.
    Association Fee Requirement: None
    Taxes and fees can change periodically, and other fees may apply. Please check with your Suncoasteam agent for more details.

    Interior Features:

    • Built in Features
    • Ceiling Fans(s)
    • Crown Molding
    • Eating Space In Kitchen
    • Elevator
    • High Ceiling(s)
    • Kitchen/Family Room Combo
    • Open Floorplan
    • Skylight(s)
    • Solid Wood Cabinets
    • Stone Counters
    • Thermostat
    • Walk-In Closet(s)
    • Window Treatments


    • Built-In Oven
    • Convection Oven
    • Cooktop
    • Dishwasher
    • Disposal
    • Dryer
    • Freezer
    • Microwave
    • Range
    • Refrigerator
    • Tankless Water Heater
    • Washer
    • Wine Refrigerator

    Accessibility Features:

    • Accessible Approach with Ramp
    • Accessible Bedroom
    • Accessible Central Living Area
    • Accessible Closets
    • Accessible Doors
    • Accessible Elevator Installed
    • Accessible Full Bath
    • Visitor Bathroom
    • Accessible Hallway(s)
    • Accessible Kitchen
    • Accessible Kitchen Appliances
    • Accessible Washer/Dryer
    • Central Living Area

    Disaster Mitigation: Fire Resistant Exterior, Hurricane Insur. Deduction Qual.

    Fireplace: No
    Window Features: Insulated Windows, Shades

    Additional Rooms:

    • Bonus Room
    • Den/Library/Office
    • Great Room
    • Inside Utility

    Flooring: Concrete

    Laundry Features: Inside, Laundry Room

    Green Features

    Green Energy Features:

    • Appliances
    • Insulation
    • Roof
    • Water Heater
    • Windows


    Elementary School: Fruitville Elementary
    Middle/Junior High School: McIntosh Middle
    High School: Sarasota High

    Pool & Waterfront Info

    Private Pool: No
    Water Access: No

    Exterior & Construction

    Architectural Style: Contemporary
    Rooms: 12

    • Block
    • SIP (Structurally Insulated Panel)

    Foundation: Slab
    Roof: Membrane

    Exterior Features:
    • Rain Barrel/Cistern(s)
    • Sliding Doors
    • Storage

    Garage: Yes
    Garage Spaces: 4
    Garage Dimensions: 20x40

    Parking Features:
    • Covered
    • Garage Door Opener
    • Open
    • Oversized
    • Parking Pad
    • RV Garage
    • Workshop in Garage

    Floors in Unit: Three Or More
    Cooling: Zoned
    Heating & Fuel: Electric, Zoned

    Patio & Porch Features:

    • Covered
    • Deck
    • Patio
    • Rear Porch
    • Screened
    • Side Porch

    Security Features:

    • Fire Alarm
    • Security System
    • Security System Owned
    • Smoke Detector(s)

    Other Structures:

    • Finished RV Port
    • Storage
    • Workshop

    Vegetation: Mature Landscaping, Oak Trees
    View: Trees/Woods


    • BB/HS Internet Available
    • Cable Available
    • Cable Connected
    • Electricity Connected
    • Underground Utilities

    Sewer: Septic Tank
    Water Source: Public
    Community Features: None

    Lot Information

    Lot Features:

    • Conservation Area
    • Cul-De-Sac
    • Flood Insurance Required
    • Flood Zone
    • In County
    • Near Public Transit
    • Street Dead-End

    Flood Zone Code: AE
    Flood Zone Date: 2016-11-04
    Flood Zone Panel: 12115C0153F
    Acreage Description: 1 to less than 2
    Lot Size (acres): 1.69
    Lot Size (sq. ft.): 73,549 square feet
    Lot Dimensions: 234x239x344x166x188x294
    Front Exposure: North

    Legal Description & Other Information

    Financing Available: Cash, Conventional
    Pets Allowed/Pet Policies: Yes
    Pet Restrictions: Per Sarasota County
    Zoning: RE2
    Tax Legal Desc.: E 1/2 OF W 1/2 OF SW 1/4 OF NE 1/4 OF 27-36-18, LESS TRACT IN OR 106/1612 TO THOMPSON LESS R/W FOR CANAL DESC IN OR 2448/1308, LESS BEG AT NE COR OF LOT 7, TARA VISTA SUB, TH N-0-03-19-W 294.05 FT TH
    Parcel Number: 0052100003
    Disclosures: Seller Property Disclosure
    Section: 27
    Range: 18
    Township: 36



    Listing courtesy of MICHAEL SAUNDERS & COMPANY. The information relating to real estate for sale on this website comes in part from the My Florida Regional MLS DBA Stellar MLS. This information is provided exclusively for consumers' personal, non-commercial use. It may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing. The data is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed accurate by the MLS.

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