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Listing Details for MLS #A4426298
1100 Sunset Dr, Venice, Fl

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Residential Property - Single Family Residence in Venice

Listing Price: $2,400,000 (Mortgage Calculator →)Days on Market: 85

Description of Property

You will love this original mid-century modern beachfront home on the Gulf of Mexico, hidden away from view by almost two acres of lush foliage. Designed for the Farley family (1956) by Sarasota School of Architecture icons Ralph Twitchell & Jack West, the four bedroom, four bath home and separate artist's studio is where Stallion books were written by beloved author Walter Farley. Mrs. Farley loved architecture and worked with Sarasota modern architects to create a magical place for their artistic family to thrive. The main house sits directly on the beach, beyond where you can build today, but if you want to save or restore the structures there are incentives or rules in place to help you accomplish this goal. Inside you will find original terrazzo floors, floor to ceiling glass, wood jalousies, 8' tall doors, huge built-in closets, desks, cabinets, and a fireplace originally designed by Paul Rudolph for the Revere Quality House. The land itself goes from beach to jungle, with beautiful Florida flora and fauna and long winding driveway from the street. There is a natural creek that provides beauty and privacy along the North side of the property. The house and grounds need work, as the sellers have not lived there for many years, and cannot warrant its condition. You will want a thorough and complete inspection to consider its renovation capabilities. A new survey (2019) and some original floor plans are available for your kind review. Bring your architect and imagine the possibilities today.The average asking price for a 4 bedroom/4 bath single family residence in this Zip code is $1,426,568. This single family residence is listed at about 168% of the average asking price. This is the only 4 bedroom/4 bath single family residence between $2,000,000 and $2,800,000 currently listed for sale in this Zip code.

Almost two acres on the Gulf of Mexico, the Farley Property is where the Black Stallion books were written - MLS #A4426298 - VENICE
Front of Farley Residence designed by Ralph Twitchell and Jack West Sarasota School of Architecture 1953-1956 - MLS #A4426298 - VENICE
Farley Art Studio on the property where the Black Stallion books were written - designed by Ralph Twitchell and Jack West, Sarasota School of Architecture (1953-1956) There are two carports to the right of the studio and 3 storage rooms. Notice the decorative use of Ocala block. - MLS #A4426298 - VENICE
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Entering Farley property down a magical lane - MLS #A4426298 - VENICE
Entering Farley property through its magical lane - MLS #A4426298 - VENICE
About halfway through the property there is a clearing and the buildings begin. To the right you can barely see the art studio, where Black Stallion books were written. Not shown are carports (2) to the right of art studio. - MLS #A4426298 - VENICE
Walking toward Farley residence, there is an Ocala block wall here and also a taller one along South side of the property. Designed by Ralph Twitchell and Jack West (1953-1956) - MLS #A4426298 - VENICE
Entering front door at Farley house, foyer, see through to living room and beach beyond. Designed by Ralph Twitchell and Jack West for the Farley family - this is where Black Stallion books were written - MLS #A4426298 - VENICE
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Property Details At A Glance

Property Type: Residential
Property Use or Sub Type: Single Family Residence
City: Venice
County: Sarasota
Subdivision: Acreage & Unrec / Not Applicable
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 4
Sq. Ft. Gross: 3,299
Sq. Ft. Living Area: 2,987
Cost per (heated) sqare foot: $803
Year built: 1956
Annual Tax: $39,030
Homestead: No. This property does not currently have homestead exemption.
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
  • Eating Space In Kitchen
  • Master Bedroom Downstairs
  • Open Floorplan
  • Split Bedroom
  • Walk-In Closet(s)

Appliances: Electric Water Heater

Fireplace: Yes
Fireplace Features: Family Room, Wood Burning

Additional Rooms:

  • Bonus Room
  • Den/Library/Office
  • Florida Room
  • Formal Dining Room Separate
  • Great Room
  • Storage Rooms

Flooring: Terrazzo

Laundry Features: Laundry Room

Green Features

Green Landscaping: Xeriscape

Schools

Elementary School: Venice Elementary
Middle/Junior High School: Venice Area Middle
High School: Sarasota High

Pool & Waterfront Info

Private Pool: No
Water Front: Yes
Water Frontage: Gulf/Ocean
Water Access: Yes
Water Access Type: Beach - Public, Gulf/Ocean
Waterfront Feet: 109
Water View: Yes
Water View: Beach, Gulf/Ocean - Full
Water Name: GULF OF MEXICO

Exterior & Construction

Architectural Style:

  • Contemporary
  • Florida
  • Historical

Rooms: 9

Construction:
  • Block
  • Concrete
  • Stucco

Foundation: Slab
Roof: Other

Exterior Features:
  • Outdoor Shower
  • Sliding Doors
  • Storage

Carport: Yes
Carport Spaces: 2
Garage Dimensions: 23x22

Parking Features:
  • Covered
  • Driveway
  • Guest
  • Workshop in Garage

Floors in Unit: One
Cooling: Other

Heating & Fuel:
  • Electric
  • Partial
  • Wall Units / Window Unit

Patio & Porch Features: Covered, Screened
Other Structures: Other, Workshop

Vegetation:

  • Mature Landscaping
  • Trees/Landscaped
  • Wooded

View:

  • Greenbelt
  • Trees/Woods
  • Water

Utilities:

  • BB/HS Internet Available
  • Cable Connected
  • Public

Sewer: Public Sewer
Water Source: Public

Lot Information

Lot Features:

  • CoastalConstruction Control Line
  • Flood Zone
  • In City Limits
  • Irregular Lot
  • Oversized Lot

Flood Zone Code: X,AE,V
Flood Zone Date: 2016-11-04
Flood Zone Panel: 12115C0329F
Acreage Description: One + to Two Acres
Lot Size (acres): 1.85
Lot Size (sq. ft.): 80,677 square feet
Front Exposure: East

Legal Description & Other Information

Financing Available: Cash
Pets Allowed/Pet Policies: Yes
Zoning: RSF1
Tax Legal Desc.: COM AT NE COR OF S 1/2 OF US LOT 2 OF SEC 13-39-18 TH S 89-50 W 795.6 FT ALG N BDRY LINE OF S 1/2 OF US LOT 2 TO WLY R/W OF 60 FT RD TH S 12-45 E 617.2 FT FOR POB TH S 89-50 W 537 FT M/L TO GULF TH NWLY (LONG LEGAL)
Parcel Number: 0178090001
Disclosures: Lead Paint, Other, Seller Property Disclosure
Section: 13
Range: 18
Township: 39

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