Listing Details for MLS #A4427959
5848 Tidewood Ave, Sarasota, Fl

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Residential Property - Single Family Residence in Sarasota

Listing Price: $2,450,000 (Mortgage Calculator →)Days on Market: 176

Description of Property

Gorgeous bayfront views. Boat and jet ski lifts for your toys. No fixed bridges between the home and the Gulf. This 2-story home situated on Sarasota mainland with views of the bay and Siesta Key. On the main floor, enjoy views of the bay from the spacious master suite with master bath, walk in closet, laundry center, and direct access to the pool and spa. Watch the sun set over the bay and the lights of Siesta Key illuminate from the kitchen, living, and dining areas. Two guest rooms, spacious office with his and hers built-in desks, walk-in pantry, full bath, laundry room and a pool bath complete the first floor. Take in spectacular views from the second floor master suite with two balconies overlooking the caged pool and bay. A 900 sqft unfinished bonus room above the garage can easily be made into a guest suite, media room, man cave or whatever you wish. A craft room/5th bedroom complete the second floor. This home is built like a fortress, with pilings going all the way down to bedrock and concrete block though to the roof joists. The owners have a rare and highly coveted transferable permit to trim the mangroves so you’ll never lose the view! The home has also been pre-inspected and has been meticulously maintained. Just five miles to Sarasota Memorial Hospital and all the mainland conveniences with water views makes this home the best of both worlds. Walking distance to Phillippi Estate Park.The average asking price for a 4 bedroom/4 bath single family residence in this Zip code is $2,091,500. This single family residence is listed at about 117% of the average asking price. There are 5 4 bedroom/4 bath homes between $2,200,000 and $2,800,000 currently listed for sale in this Zip code. See other listings like this one »

Tidewood looking west toward the bay and Siesta Key - MLS #A4427959 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4427959 - SARASOTA
With about 6 feet of elevation, this home sits high enough to easily see over the trimmed mangroves. - MLS #A4427959 - SARASOTA
Turn the pool lights on in the evening for an even more spectacular view. The two-story caged lanai means you can enjoy bug-free evenings. - MLS #A4427959 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4427959 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4427959 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4427959 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4427959 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4427959 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4427959 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4427959 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4427959 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4427959 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4427959 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4427959 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4427959 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4427959 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4427959 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4427959 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4427959 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4427959 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4427959 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4427959 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4427959 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4427959 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4427959 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4427959 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4427959 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4427959 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4427959 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4427959 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4427959 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4427959 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4427959 - SARASOTA
This 5th bedroom on the second floor can be used as a craft room, playroom or media room. - MLS #A4427959 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4427959 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4427959 - SARASOTA
Dock is made of durable composite that will withstand salt and weather for years to come. The 10,000-pound boat lift will accommodate a 26-foot boat. The water is about 6 feet deep at low tide. Hop in your boat, head north through Little Sarasota Bay and be out in the Gulf of Mexico in about 15 minutes. - MLS #A4427959 - SARASOTA
The second story master has two tiled balconies within the caged lanai that overlook the heated pool and spa area for relaxing, birds-eye views of the bay. - MLS #A4427959 - SARASOTA
There's plenty of room on the main pool deck and dual second-story balconies for all of your favorite patio chairs. Invite your friends for cocktails and sunsets overlooking the bay. The heated spa also has a fountain that illuminates at night. - MLS #A4427959 - SARASOTA
Do you see any pool equipment? No? You won't hear it either! That's because it is tucked away in an equipment room beneath the pool deck in an enclosed area, safe from the elements. - MLS #A4427959 - SARASOTA
Choose your favorite patio set, grill, and pool toys and make this heated pool and spa area a great place for entertaining. - MLS #A4427959 - SARASOTA
Owners have maintained every inch of this home and property, including the seawall. - MLS #A4427959 - SARASOTA
Heated pool and spa area sits about 6 feet above the ground, giving you great views over the dock to the bay. - MLS #A4427959 - SARASOTA
Less than 2 miles away is the world famous Siesta Beach, consistently rated one of the top beaches in America - MLS #A4427959 - SARASOTA
See those mangroves behind the house? This is one of the few areas where the community has a permit to trim the mangroves, so you won't lose the gorgeous views of the bay from this home. - MLS #A4427959 - SARASOTA
Less than two miles from the home is Siesta Beach on the Gulf of Mexico, known for its soft, white sand and gorgeous sunsets - MLS #A4427959 - SARASOTA

Property Details At A Glance

Property Type: Residential
Property Use or Sub Type: Single Family Residence
City: Sarasota
County: Sarasota
Subdivision: Baywood Colony Westport Sec 1 / Baywood Colony Westport
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 4
Sq. Ft. Gross: 7,917
Sq. Ft. Living Area: 5,099
Cost per (heated) sqare foot: $480
Year built: 1998
Annual Tax: $17,010
Homestead: Yes. This property has homestead exemption. Property tax will be adjusted to reflect market value upon sale of the property.
HOA Fee: $6 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:

  • Built in Features
  • Cathedral Ceiling(s)
  • Ceiling Fans(s)
  • Central Vaccum
  • Coffered Ceiling(s)
  • Crown Molding
  • Eating Space In Kitchen
  • High Ceiling(s)
  • In Wall Pest System
  • Kitchen/Family Room Combo
  • Living Room/Dining Room Combo
  • Master Bedroom Downstairs
  • Open Floorplan
  • Pest Guard System
  • Skylight(s)
  • Solid Surface Counters
  • Split Bedroom
  • Thermostat
  • Tray Ceiling(s)
  • Vaulted Ceiling(s)
  • Walk-In Closet(s)
  • Window Treatments


  • Built-In Oven
  • Convection Oven
  • Cooktop
  • Dishwasher
  • Disposal
  • Dryer
  • Electric Water Heater
  • Exhaust Fan
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Range
  • Range Hood
  • Refrigerator
  • Washer


  • Island
  • Walk-In Pantry

Fireplace: No

Window Features:

  • Blinds
  • Insulated Windows
  • Thermal Windows

Additional Rooms:

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

Flooring: Carpet, Ceramic Tile

Room Dimensions & Flooring

  • Bathroom 1: 11x5 Ceramic Tile
  • Bedroom 1: 13x11 Carpet
  • Bedroom 2: 15x13 Carpet
  • Dinette: 19x9 Ceramic Tile
  • Dining Room: 10x16 Carpet
  • Family Room: 16x16 Carpet
  • Foyer: 26x10 Ceramic Tile
  • Kitchen: 16x16 Ceramic Tile
  • Laundry: 10x4 Ceramic Tile
  • Living Room: 19x30 Ceramic Tile
  • Master Bathroom: 18x5 Carpet
  • Master Bedroom: 24x20 Carpet
  • Office: 14x11 Wood
Laundry Features: Inside, Laundry Room


Elementary School: Phillippi Shores Elementary
Middle/Junior High School: Brookside Middle
High School: Riverview High

Pool & Waterfront Info

Private Pool: Yes

Pool Features:

  • Auto Cleaner
  • Gunite
  • Heated
  • In Ground
  • Lighting
  • Outside Bath Access
  • Pool Alarm
  • Screen Enclosure
  • Self Cleaning
  • Tile

Spa Features: Heated, In Ground
Water Front: Yes
Water Frontage: Bay/Harbor, Intracoastal Waterway
Water Access: Yes
Water Access Type: Bay/Harbor, Intracoastal Waterway
Waterfront Feet: 93
Water View: Yes
Water View: Bay/Harbor - Full, Intracoastal Waterway

Water Extras:

  • Bridges - No Fixed Bridges
  • Dock - Composite
  • Dock w/Electric
  • Lift
  • Minimum Wake Zone
  • Seawall - Concrete

Exterior & Construction

Architectural Style: Custom
Rooms: 15
Construction: Block, Stucco
Foundation: Basement
Roof: Tile

Exterior Features:
  • Balcony
  • Irrigation System
  • Lighting
  • Rain Gutters
  • Sliding Doors
  • Storage

Garage: Yes
Garage Spaces: 3
Garage Dimensions: 29x30

Parking Features:
  • Curb Parking
  • Driveway
  • Garage Door Opener
  • Garage Faces Side
  • Guest
  • Off Street
  • On Street
  • Oversized

Cooling: Central Air, Zoned
Heating & Fuel: Central, Electric

Patio & Porch Features:

  • Enclosed
  • Front Porch
  • Screened

Security Features:

  • Security Lights
  • Security System
  • Security System Owned
  • Smoke Detector(s)

Vegetation: Mature Landscaping
View: Water


  • Cable Available
  • Electricity Connected
  • Public
  • Sewer Connected
  • Sprinkler Well

Sewer: Public Sewer
Water Source: Public, Well

Lot Information

Lot Features:

  • Flood Insurance Required
  • Flood Zone
  • In County
  • Level/Flat
  • Near Public Transit
  • Street Paved

Flood Zone Code: AE
Flood Zone Date: 2016-11-04
Flood Zone Panel: 12115C0143F
Acreage Description: 1/4 Acre to 21779 Sq. Ft.
Lot Size (acres): 0.36
Lot Size (sq. ft.): 15,645 square feet
Front Exposure: East

Legal Description & Other Information

Financing Available: Cash, Conventional
Pets Allowed/Pet Policies: Yes
Zoning: RMF2
Parcel Number: 0105020023
Disclosures: Seller Property Disclosure
Section: 18
Range: 18
Township: 37



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