Listing Details for MLS #A4471978
1300 Benjamin Franklin Dr #708, Sarasota, Fl

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Residential Property - Condominium in Sarasota

Listing Price: $2,650,000 (Mortgage Calculator →)Days on Market: 23

Description of Property

Imagine living on the BEACH at the Ritz-Carlton managed “The Beach Residences.” Enjoy magical sunrises over Sarasota skyline from this three-bedroom or two-bedroom plus den three bath- 3,330 Sq.ft residence. When you come home, enter your private elevator and step into your private foyer, you will be amazed by luxurious finishes, views, and stunning neutral flooring throughout. Custom designer finishes include: stainless steel appliances, Dacor natural gas stove/range/oven, Subzero fridge and GE washer/dryer, granite countertops, handsome custom cabinetry for ample storage, crown molding, Murano glass chandelier fixture and gas fireplace in the generous living area. The family room opens up to the kitchen and expansive Sarasota bay views from most rooms. Split floor plan with the generous master bedroom separate and is a true retreat – have the sun wake you up in the mornings. Master bedroom with access to the bayside wrap-around terrace to enjoy the breezes. The Beach Residence is host to top amenities: over 400 ft of Gulf frontage, 2 pets-no weight limit! This residence has extraordinary water views, dedicated staff & legendary resort-style amenities such as private movie theater, two private guest suites, pool and spa, state of the art fitness center, social/game room, 2 Parking spaces, dog run & 24/7 security & concierge services. Minutes to St. Armands Circle w/shopping & dining. Downtown SRQ w/cultural venues such as theater, dining & events.The average asking price for a 3 bedroom/3 bath condominium in this Zip code is $2,190,337. This condominium is listed at about 121% of the average asking price. There are 12 3 bedroom/3 bath homes between $2,200,000 and $3,000,000 currently listed for sale in this Zip code. See other listings like this one »

The Beach Residences - MLS #A4471978 - SARASOTA
The Beach Residences Aerial - MLS #A4471978 - SARASOTA
Picturesque views of Sarasota - MLS #A4471978 - SARASOTA
Grand entrance into living area from private elevator. - MLS #A4471978 - SARASOTA
Open living area accented with Murano glass chandelier and wet bar. - MLS #A4471978 - SARASOTA
Living area including natural gas fireplace and crown molding features. - MLS #A4471978 - SARASOTA
Floor to ceiling glass in living area for sunrise views, also leading to terrace! - MLS #A4471978 - SARASOTA
Open formal dining area. - MLS #A4471978 - SARASOTA
Formal dining area leading with entry into kitchen. - MLS #A4471978 - SARASOTA
Wet bar adorned w/ wine fridge - MLS #A4471978 - SARASOTA
Open area breakfast nook, opening into family area. - MLS #A4471978 - SARASOTA
Breakfast nook overlooking Sarasota Bay. - MLS #A4471978 - SARASOTA
Breakfast bar to open kitchen - MLS #A4471978 - SARASOTA
Custom built kitchen w/ stainless steel appliances and granite countertops - MLS #A4471978 - SARASOTA
Open kitchen w/ island, double oven and wood flooring - MLS #A4471978 - SARASOTA
Kitchen area featuring a natural gas cook top - MLS #A4471978 - SARASOTA
Family Room w/Floor to Ceiling Sliding Glass to Bay Terrace - MLS #A4471978 - SARASOTA
Family sitting area with surrounding views of Sarasota Bay - MLS #A4471978 - SARASOTA
Plenty of natural light in the family room - MLS #A4471978 - SARASOTA
Private Terrace with expansive views of Sarasota. - MLS #A4471978 - SARASOTA
Terrace sitting area overlooking Sarasota Bay. - MLS #A4471978 - SARASOTA
Generous Bay Terrace w/Partial Gulf Views - MLS #A4471978 - SARASOTA
Master Bedroom W/Bay Views & Access to Bay Terrace - MLS #A4471978 - SARASOTA
Master Bedroom w/Coffee Bar - MLS #A4471978 - SARASOTA
Master Bedroom w/High Ceilings - MLS #A4471978 - SARASOTA
Oversized master bathroom, jacuzzi tub, walk in shower, and dual sinks. - MLS #A4471978 - SARASOTA
Terrace from master bedroom with partial Gulf view - MLS #A4471978 - SARASOTA
Master bedroom terrace facing Sarasota bay - MLS #A4471978 - SARASOTA
Bedroom with en suite bathroom - MLS #A4471978 - SARASOTA
Bedroom with high window for natural lighting - MLS #A4471978 - SARASOTA
En suite bathroom with walk in shower - MLS #A4471978 - SARASOTA
Bedroom with views of Sarasota bay and private terrace. Also including en suite bathroom and walk in closet space. - MLS #A4471978 - SARASOTA
En suite bathroom with tub/shower combination. - MLS #A4471978 - SARASOTA
Resort style pool area. - MLS #A4471978 - SARASOTA
Tropical lavish pool area. - MLS #A4471978 - SARASOTA
Stunning sunsets from Gulf front tiki tables - MLS #A4471978 - SARASOTA
The Beach Residence aerial - MLS #A4471978 - SARASOTA
Sarasota and surrounding aerial view. - MLS #A4471978 - SARASOTA
City scape of Sarasota and bay. - MLS #A4471978 - SARASOTA
Beach front pool area. - MLS #A4471978 - SARASOTA
Luxurious relaxing area direct beach front. - MLS #A4471978 - SARASOTA
Ritz Carlton lobby area - MLS #A4471978 - SARASOTA
Lounge/sitting area - MLS #A4471978 - SARASOTA
Residence lounge area - MLS #A4471978 - SARASOTA
Ritz Carlton sitting/bar area. - MLS #A4471978 - SARASOTA
Bar area connected to activity center. - MLS #A4471978 - SARASOTA
Activity center for residence use. - MLS #A4471978 - SARASOTA
Recently updated Ritz-Carlton theater - MLS #A4471978 - SARASOTA
One of the luxurious amenities at the Ritz - Carlton, onsite theater - MLS #A4471978 - SARASOTA
Residence fitness center - MLS #A4471978 - SARASOTA
Fitness center - MLS #A4471978 - SARASOTA
Downstairs bike storage - MLS #A4471978 - SARASOTA
Boutique spa area at Ritz Carlton - MLS #A4471978 - SARASOTA
Ritz Carlton guest quarters. - MLS #A4471978 - SARASOTA
Aerial view of St. Armands circle and surrounding area - MLS #A4471978 - SARASOTA
Lush landscaping on the golf course at Ritz Carlton. - MLS #A4471978 - SARASOTA
Golf course at Ritz Carlton - MLS #A4471978 - SARASOTA
Iconic views from terrace balcony of Sarasota and bay. - MLS #A4471978 - SARASOTA
St. Armands night life. - MLS #A4471978 - SARASOTA
Art and events in St. Armands circle. - MLS #A4471978 - SARASOTA
St. Armands boutique shops and restaurants. - MLS #A4471978 - SARASOTA
Stunning view of Gulf of Mexico sunsets! - MLS #A4471978 - 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: 3
Sq. Ft. Gross: 3,878
Sq. Ft. Living Area: 3,300
Cost per (heated) sqare foot: $803
Year built: 2005
Annual Tax: $31,286
Homestead: No. This property does not currently have homestead exemption.
Condo Fee: $6,769 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)
  • Coffered Ceiling(s)
  • Crown Molding
  • Eating Space In Kitchen
  • Elevator
  • High Ceiling(s)
  • Open Floorplan
  • Split Bedroom
  • Stone Counters
  • Thermostat
  • Walk-In Closet(s)
  • Wet Bar
  • Window Treatments


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

Fireplace: Yes
Fireplace Features: Gas

Window Features:

  • Blinds
  • Drapes
  • Insulated Windows
  • Shutters
  • Window Treatments

Additional Rooms:

  • Breakfast Room Separate
  • Family Room
  • Formal Dining Room Separate
  • Formal Living Room Separate
  • Great Room
  • Inside Utility
  • Storage Rooms


  • Carpet
  • Marble
  • Travertine
  • Wood

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

Water Front: Yes
Water Frontage: Gulf/Ocean
Water Access: Yes
Water Access Type: Beach - Private, Gulf/Ocean
Waterfront Feet: 400
Water View: Yes
Water View: Bay/Harbor - Full, Gulf/Ocean - Partial

Exterior & Construction

Property Features: Corner Unit, High Rise
Architectural Style: Custom
Rooms: 9

  • Block
  • Concrete
  • Stucco

Foundation: Slab
Roof: Other

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

Garage: Yes
Garage Spaces: 2

Parking Features:
  • Assigned
  • Garage Door Opener
  • Ground Level
  • Guest
  • Oversized
  • Under Building

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

Patio & Porch Features:

  • Covered
  • Patio
  • Wrap Around

Security Features:

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

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


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

Sewer: Public Sewer
Water Source: Public

Community Features:

  • Association Recreation - Owned
  • Deed Restrictions
  • Fitness
  • Gated Community
  • Pool
  • Sidewalk
  • Waterfront

Association Amenities:

  • Elevators
  • Fitness Center
  • Gated
  • Lobby Key Required
  • Maintenance
  • Pool
  • Sauna
  • Security
  • Spa/Hot Tub
  • Storage

Lot Information

Lot Features:

  • In City Limits
  • Near Golf Course
  • Near Marina
  • Near Public Transit
  • Sidewalk
  • Street Paved

Flood Zone Code: AE
Front Exposure: Northwest

Legal Description & Other Information

Financing Available: Cash, Conventional
Pets Allowed/Pet Policies: Number Limit, Size Limit
Pet Restrictions: No weight limit.
Number of Pets: 2
Pet Size Permitted: Extra Large (101+ Lbs.)
Parcel Number: 2017032043
Disclosures: Condominium Disclosure Available, Seller Property Disclosure



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