Listing Details for MLS #A4452303
1562 South Dr, Sarasota, Fl

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Residential Property - Single Family Residence in Sarasota

Listing Price: $2,760,000 (Mortgage Calculator →)Days on Market: 137

Description of Property

Arguably, one of the most classic and unique homes to come on the market in Sarasota County in years. Located on a double lot (almost 3/4 of an acre) at the end of a dead-end street in the historic and iconic Cherokee Park neighborhood sits a 5900 ft. dream home with 6 bedrooms and 5 ½ baths. This house has the eloquence of old-school Florida with all of the modern day amenities including electric awnings, electric screens, high-end appliances, subzero refrigerator and wine cooler, Wolf Range and Miele steamer. The outdoor area includes a large swimming pool, an enormous covered outdoor kitchen with a gas grill connected to city gas lines and a tropical landscape oasis that allows for seclusion and entertaining. With windows on every exterior wall, the interior natural lighting is remarkable. Simply put, the house “flows well”. This historic home still maintains the original wood work, wood floors, and fireplace and is located within short distance of Southside Elementary and less than a mile from world-famous Siesta Key.This is the only 6 bedroom/5 bath single family residence between $2,400,000 and $3,200,000 currently listed for sale in this Zip code.

Front Door - MLS #A4452303 - SARASOTA
Front entrance from South Dr - MLS #A4452303 - SARASOTA
Front door entrance South Drive - MLS #A4452303 - SARASOTA
Pavers up to Front Door South Dr. - MLS #A4452303 - SARASOTA
Front Foyer , staircase to upstairs bedrooms. Half bath is left in entry. - MLS #A4452303 - SARASOTA
Formal dining room, front of house, left of front door. - MLS #A4452303 - SARASOTA
Formal living room, this room is very large, French doors close all the way if needed. - MLS #A4452303 - SARASOTA
Formal living room with fireplace. - MLS #A4452303 - SARASOTA
Foyer and pocketed sliding French Doors to the dining room for privacy. - MLS #A4452303 - SARASOTA
Family room! - MLS #A4452303 - SARASOTA
Family room, back of home, summer kitchen is outside to the left. - MLS #A4452303 - SARASOTA
Eat In Kitchen dining table. - MLS #A4452303 - SARASOTA
Chef's kitchen with Wolf Range and Sub Zero refrigerator and Sub Zero Refrigerator Drawers conveniently located all over home inside and out. - MLS #A4452303 - SARASOTA
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Butlers Pantry complete with Miele Vegetable Steamer. - MLS #A4452303 - SARASOTA
Large First Floor Laundry Room/Mud Room with Granite Countertops and loads of storage. - MLS #A4452303 - SARASOTA
Bedroom #2, Ensuite bathroom. Currently has built in desk and cabinets. Endless possibilities with this space. - MLS #A4452303 - SARASOTA
2nd floor Extra Large Master Suite including its very own extra mini split AC for those who like to sleep extra cool! - MLS #A4452303 - SARASOTA
Master Bathroom, Spa Tub, Huge walk in Shower, Private room for the lou! - MLS #A4452303 - SARASOTA
Master Bathroom! - MLS #A4452303 - SARASOTA
Super Organized Master Closet with tons of natural light. - MLS #A4452303 - SARASOTA
2nd Floor additional Laundry room, laundry sink and more storage. - MLS #A4452303 - SARASOTA
Bedroom #3, Ensuite bath, Combo tub/shower. Walk in Closet. - MLS #A4452303 - SARASOTA
Bedroom #4 Ensuite Bathroom and Walk in Closet - MLS #A4452303 - SARASOTA
Bedroom #5 currently used as 2nd floor office. - MLS #A4452303 - SARASOTA
Covered Summer Kitchen area view from expansive pool deck - MLS #A4452303 - SARASOTA
Summer kitchen table area - MLS #A4452303 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4452303 - SARASOTA
Ample deck space for entertaining. This deck is special, it is made of organic shell and always stays cool to the touch! - MLS #A4452303 - SARASOTA
Pool and deck view at dusk. - MLS #A4452303 - SARASOTA
Side french doors to Guest House and uplight pool with water feature. - MLS #A4452303 - SARASOTA
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Bedroom #6, The Guest House! It is spectacular with its very own central AC. - MLS #A4452303 - SARASOTA
Guest House living area, Sink and storage. - MLS #A4452303 - SARASOTA
Guest house full bathroom - MLS #A4452303 - SARASOTA
Gym Room off Guest house also off back garage door. Could easily be used as workshop - MLS #A4452303 - SARASOTA
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Mature Florida manicured landscaping! - MLS #A4452303 - SARASOTA
Walkway from Side Driveway into the rear door which takes you into the laundry room. - MLS #A4452303 - SARASOTA
Circular driveway. - MLS #A4452303 - SARASOTA
Lush side yard, front porch, summer kitchen, pool and guest house - MLS #A4452303 - SARASOTA
Lush large yard! - MLS #A4452303 - SARASOTA
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MLS #A4452303 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4452303 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4452303 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4452303 - SARASOTA
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1 house from gorgeous Sarasota Bay - MLS #A4452303 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4452303 - SARASOTA

Property Details At A Glance

Property Type: Residential
Property Use or Sub Type: Single Family Residence
City: Sarasota
County: Sarasota
Subdivision: Cherokee Park 2 / Cherokee Park
Bedrooms: 6
Bathrooms: 5
Half Baths: 1
Sq. Ft. Living Area: 5,944
Cost per (heated) sqare foot: $464
Year built: 1941
Annual Tax: $20,529
Homestead: Yes. This property has homestead exemption. Property tax will be adjusted to reflect market value upon sale of the property.
HOA Fee: $300 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:

  • Attic Fan
  • Built in Features
  • Cathedral Ceiling(s)
  • Ceiling Fans(s)
  • Coffered Ceiling(s)
  • Crown Molding
  • Dry Bar
  • High Ceiling(s)
  • Solid Surface Counters
  • Solid Wood Cabinets
  • Split Bedroom
  • Stone Counters
  • Tray Ceiling(s)
  • Vaulted Ceiling(s)
  • Walk-In Closet(s)
  • Window Treatments


  • Bar Fridge
  • Built-In Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Disposal
  • Dryer
  • Electric Water Heater
  • Microwave
  • Range
  • Range Hood
  • Refrigerator
  • Washer


  • Desk Built-In
  • Granit Counters

Fireplace: Yes
Fireplace Features: Gas, Living Room

Window Features:

  • Blinds
  • Drapes
  • Window Treatments

Additional Rooms:

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


  • Tile
  • Travertine
  • Wood

Room Dimensions & Flooring

  • Bedroom 1: 10.8x Wood
  • Bedroom 2: 11.9x Wood
  • Bedroom 3: 11x14 Wood
  • Bedroom 4: 20.5x Wood
  • Dinette: 12x11 Travertine
  • Dining Room: 28x15 Wood
  • Family Room: 17x30 Travertine
  • Foyer: 21x10 Wood
  • Kitchen: 16.8x Travertine
  • Laundry: 16x7. Wood
  • Living Room: 29x19 Wood
  • Master Bedroom: 18x21 Wood
  • Studio: 27x16 Travertine
Laundry Features: Laundry Room, Upper Floor


Elementary School: Southside Elementary
Middle/Junior High School: Brookside Middle
High School: Sarasota High

Pool & Waterfront Info

Private Pool: Yes

Pool Features:

  • Heated
  • In Ground
  • Lighting
  • Outside Bath Access
  • Salt Water

Water Access: No

Exterior & Construction

Architectural Style: Colonial, Key West
Rooms: 15
Construction: Block, Brick
Foundation: Slab
Roof: Metal

Exterior Features:
  • Fenced
  • French Doors
  • Irrigation System
  • Lighting
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Kitchen
  • Outdoor Shower
  • Rain Gutters
  • Sidewalk
  • Sliding Doors
  • Storage

Garage: Yes
Garage Spaces: 2
Garage Dimensions: 20x20

Parking Features:
  • Circular Driveway
  • Driveway
  • Garage Door Opener
  • Garage Faces Side
  • Off Street
  • On Street

Floors in Unit: Two
Cooling: Central Air, Mini-Split Unit(s)
Heating & Fuel: Central

Patio & Porch Features:

  • Covered
  • Deck
  • Front Porch
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Rear Porch

Security Features: Security System Owned, Smoke Detector(s)

Other Structures:

  • Guest House
  • Outdoor Kitchen
  • Workshop


  • Mature Landscaping
  • Oak Trees
  • Trees/Landscaped

View: Pool, Trees/Woods


  • BB/HS Internet Available
  • Cable Connected
  • Electricity Connected
  • Natural Gas Connected
  • Sewer Connected
  • Street Lights

Sewer: Public Sewer
Water Source: Public
Community Features: Golf Carts OK,Sidewalk

Lot Information

Lot Features:

  • Corner Lot
  • Flood Insurance Required
  • Flood Zone
  • In City Limits
  • Oversized Lot
  • Sidewalk
  • Street Dead-End
  • Street Paved

Flood Zone Code: AE
Flood Zone Date: 2019-11-12
Flood Zone Panel: 12115C0141F
Acreage Description: 1/2 Acre to 1 Acre
Lot Size (acres): 0.69
Lot Size (sq. ft.): 30,000 square feet
Front Exposure: North

Legal Description & Other Information

Financing Available: Cash, Conventional
Pets Allowed/Pet Policies: Yes
Zoning: RSF1
Tax Legal Desc.: LOTS 5 & 6 BLK A CHEROKEE PARK
Parcel Number: 2039030003
Disclosures: HOA/PUD/Condo Disclosure, Lead Paint, Seller Property Disclosure
Section: 31
Range: 18
Township: 36



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