Listing Details for MLS #A4448354
1300 Benjamin Franklin Dr #1208, Sarasota, Fl

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Residential Property - Condominium in Sarasota

Listing Price: $4,000,000 (Mortgage Calculator →)Days on Market: 347

Description of Property

OVER 150 feet of bay-front with 180 degree Views..endless Views PENTHOUSE5 - 5 star Ritz-Carlton managed residence in the sky! Feels like a single family home! Soak in the aura & natural beauty of sensational sun and moon rises over downtown Sarasota’s skyline in this this 3 bedroom/4.5 bathroom with a study/flex room and library. This penthouse offers the finest combination of lifestyle & location w/400ft on the Gulf of Mexico. Upon entering your private elevator foyer you enter into a spacious living room adorned with 24x24 crème-de-marfil neutral marble throughout the main residence, gas fireplace, electric shades and forever views. Off the living room is an office/BR w/walls of glass and forever unobstructed Bay, preserve & Gulf views. Master Suite is a luxurious retreat w/his and hers bathrooms, walk-in closets w/custom built-ins, perfect for any fashionista & private master terrace to enjoy time w/your loved ones. Family Room w/walls of glass & built-ins for ample storage is located just off the kitchen. This Gourmet Kitchen has been outfitted w/custom cabinetry, breakfast bar seating, breakfast nook & gas range, perfect for any aspiring chef! His study w/handsome custom cabinetry, perfect for conducting all important business enterprises. The guest wing is a private oasis for your guests: 2 spacious bedrooms both en-suite & access to private guest balcony. BBQ on YOUR terrace, very rare in a condo! Additional features include: AMX surround sound & LED programmed lighting, Electric shades throughout home, 2 car private garage in garage w/A/C storage. 2 pets – no weight limit! The Beach Residences has extraordinary water views, dedicated staff & legendary resort amenities such as: private movie theater, guest suites, pool & spa, state of the art fitness center ,social & game rooms, dog run & 24/7 concierge services.The average asking price for a 3 bedroom/4 bath condominium in this Zip code is $2,840,000. This condominium is listed at about 141% of the average asking price. There are 2 3 bedroom/4 bath homes between $3,600,000 and $4,400,000 currently listed for sale in this Zip code. See other listings like this one »

Ritz-Carlton Managed - The Beach Residences - MLS #A4448354 - SARASOTA
Breathtaking balcony views of Sarasota Bay! - MLS #A4448354 - SARASOTA
Views of Twinkling Lights of Downtown SRQ Skyline - MLS #A4448354 - SARASOTA
Entry Into Home W/Forever Views - MLS #A4448354 - SARASOTA
Wonderous Wide-Open Bay Views - MLS #A4448354 - SARASOTA
Elegant Spacious  Living Room highlighting Expansive Gulf and Bay Views from walls of Windows and Large Walk-out Balcony's. - MLS #A4448354 - SARASOTA
Cozy Gas Fireplace for Cooler Winter nights is in Contrast to the Sun, Sand and Surf visible from the Panoramic Windows that surround the Spacious Living Area. - MLS #A4448354 - SARASOTA
Expansive East, South and South-West Views from the Open Living area. - MLS #A4448354 - SARASOTA
Great Bay View over Preserve Managed by South Lido County Parks. - MLS #A4448354 - SARASOTA
Breakfast Nook View to Sarasota Bay and Sarasota County Park overview. - MLS #A4448354 - SARASOTA
Elegant Large Formal Dining Space, with Bay Views - MLS #A4448354 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4448354 - SARASOTA
Large Chef's Kitchen with Stunning Bay views and Long Eating Bar. - MLS #A4448354 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4448354 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4448354 - SARASOTA
Unfiltered REAL view of the moon rising over Downtown Sarasota - MLS #A4448354 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4448354 - SARASOTA
2 Large Elongated Balcony's with Glass Railing that allow a Variety of Lounging & Sitting options have envious view that allow ones eyes to drift over the waterscape on peaceful afternoons and evenings. - MLS #A4448354 - SARASOTA
A Masterful Owners Suite Evokes tranquility and space for dreams to come true. - MLS #A4448354 - SARASOTA
Floor to Ceiling Sliders Highlight the Luxurious Master bedroom Suite - MLS #A4448354 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4448354 - SARASOTA
Master En-suite features a  Customized Walk-In Closet  wit Ample Storage for Him & Her - MLS #A4448354 - SARASOTA
Master Walk-In Custom Closet - MLS #A4448354 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4448354 - SARASOTA
Master En-suite Marble Bath and Walk-In Shower - MLS #A4448354 - SARASOTA
Sunset from Beach Club Restaurant - MLS #A4448354 - SARASOTA
Study/Flex Room - Forever Bay & Nature Views - MLS #A4448354 - SARASOTA
Views from Wrap Around Terrace - MLS #A4448354 - SARASOTA
Sarasota Bay & Nature Preserve - MLS #A4448354 - SARASOTA
South West Corner View to Gulf of Mexico and Study room access. - MLS #A4448354 - SARASOTA
Terrace - MLS #A4448354 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4448354 - SARASOTA
The Beach Residences - Penthouse #1208 City & Bay Views - MLS #A4448354 - SARASOTA
Sunset reflected into windows on mainland - MLS #A4448354 - SARASOTA
Private Garage in Garage - MLS #A4448354 - SARASOTA
Private Garage in Garage - MLS #A4448354 - SARASOTA
Lobby - MLS #A4448354 - SARASOTA
Massage Room - MLS #A4448354 - SARASOTA
Social Room - MLS #A4448354 - SARASOTA
State of the Art Fitness Center - MLS #A4448354 - SARASOTA
2 Guest Suites- photo of 1 - MLS #A4448354 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4448354 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4448354 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4448354 - SARASOTA
Ritz - Carlton onsite theater - MLS #A4448354 - SARASOTA
Newly renovated theater - MLS #A4448354 - SARASOTA
Billiard Room on Aamenities Level. - MLS #A4448354 - SARASOTA
Sarasota Bay Views - MLS #A4448354 - SARASOTA
Views of Exploding Sunrise - MLS #A4448354 - SARASOTA
Night View of Eastern Owners Pool Elevated Floor on Amenities Level. - MLS #A4448354 - SARASOTA
Sunset View to Sarasota Downtown - MLS #A4448354 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4448354 - SARASOTA
Day sailors in Sarasota County Lido Park Nature Reserve. - MLS #A4448354 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4448354 - SARASOTA
Sarasota City View across Sarasota Bay from the East facing Balcony - MLS #A4448354 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4448354 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4448354 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4448354 - SARASOTA
Epic Sunsets over Skyline - MLS #A4448354 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4448354 - 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: $761
Year built: 2005
Annual Tax: $68,515
Homestead: No. This property does not currently have homestead exemption.
Condo Fee: $10,531 Quarterly
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 Surface Counters
  • Solid Wood Cabinets
  • Split Bedroom
  • Stone Counters
  • Thermostat
  • Tray Ceiling(s)
  • Walk-In Closet(s)
  • Wet Bar
  • Window Treatments


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

Fireplace: Yes
Fireplace Features: Gas, Living Room

Window Features:

  • Blinds
  • Shades
  • 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
  • Storage Rooms

Flooring: Carpet, Marble

Room Dimensions & Flooring

  • Library: 18x18
Laundry Features: Inside, Laundry Room


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
  • Outside Bath Access

Spa Features: Heated
Water Front: Yes
Water Frontage: Gulf/Ocean
Water Access: Yes
Water Access Type: Gulf/Ocean
Waterfront Feet: 400
Water View: Yes

Water View:

  • Bay/Harbor - Full
  • Gulf/Ocean - Partial
  • Intracoastal Waterway


Exterior & Construction

Property Features:

  • Corner Unit
  • End Unit
  • High Rise
  • Penthouse

Architectural Style: Custom
Rooms: 14

  • Block
  • Concrete
  • Stucco

Foundation: Slab
Roof: Other

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

Garage: Yes
Garage Spaces: 2
Garage Dimensions: 26x26

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

Floors Total: 12
Floors in Unit: One
Cooling: Central Air, Zoned

Heating & Fuel:
  • Central
  • Electric
  • Zoned

Patio & Porch Features:

  • Covered
  • Patio
  • Wrap Around

Security Features:

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

Vegetation: Mature Landscaping, Trees/Landscaped
View: City, Water


  • Cable Connected
  • Electricity Connected
  • Fire Hydrant
  • Natural Gas Connected
  • Phone Available
  • Public
  • Sewer Connected
  • 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:

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

Lot Information

Lot Features:

  • Cul-de-sac
  • In City Limits
  • Sidewalk

Flood Zone Code: AE
Flood Zone Date: 2016-11-04
Flood Zone Panel: 12115C0137F
Acreage Description: Non-Applicable
Front Exposure: West

Legal Description & Other Information

Financing Available: Cash, Conventional
Pets Allowed/Pet Policies: Yes
Pet Restrictions: Two pets allowed, NO weight limit
Number of Pets: 2
Pet Size Permitted: Extra Large (101+ Lbs.)
Max Pet Weight Permitted: 150
Zoning: WFR
Parcel Number: 2017032088
Disclosures: Condominium Disclosure Available, HOA/PUD/Condo Disclosure, Seller Property Disclosure
Section: 35
Range: 17
Township: 36



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