Listing Details for MLS #A4477841
1 Benjamin Franklin Dr #96, Sarasota, Fl

Residential Property - Condominium in Sarasota

SOLD for $835,000 on November 4, 2020

Listing Price: $899,900Sold Price: $835,000Sold Price/List Price: 93%Days on Market: 5

Description of Property

As you enter this 9th floor Lido Key Beach location, you will notice the dramatic direct Gulf views of the Gulf of Mexico, Sarasota Bay and the Sarasota skyline. Over 38 feet of private balcony to enjoy the Gulf, city lights from Sarasota, Canals of St. Armands and the cool breezes from the Gulf of Mexico. The living room and both bedrooms have sliding doors to the balcony with floor-to-ceiling windows in the master bedroom. Remodels include newer kitchen and bathrooms, travertine marble flooring in the living room, dining room, kitchen and both bathrooms, and all windows and sliders changed to high impact, including but not limited to Hurrican Shutters throughout. The washer and dryer were already installed in the unit. Vacant and ready for new owners. On-site amenities include a fitness center, social room, heated pool, on-site management, and assigned storage with covered parking. You will enjoy years of memories being across the street from beach access and just steps away from St. Armands Circle with fine shopping and dining and all that it offers. The closest Lido Key condominium to St. Armands. Just a quick walk, bike ride or drive to Sarasota for additional restaurant choices, farmers market, playhouses, Van Wezel Performing Arts, museums, public library and whatever your heart desires. St. Armands Towers North is a convenient and great place to call home.The average asking price for a 2 bedroom/2 bath condominium in this Zip code is $675,188. This condominium is listed at about 133% of the average asking price. There are 13 2 bedroom/2 bath homes between $800,000 and $1,000,000 currently listed for sale in this Zip code. See other listings like this one »

Property Details At A Glance

Property Type: Residential
Property Use or Sub Type: Condominium
City: Sarasota
County: Sarasota
Subdivision: St Armand Towers North / Players Club
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 2
Sq. Ft. Gross: 1,669
Sq. Ft. Living Area: 1,389
Cost per (heated) sqare foot: $648
Year built: 1968
Annual Tax: $8,211
Homestead: Yes. This property has homestead exemption. Property tax will be adjusted to reflect market value upon sale of the property.
Condo Fee: $1,990 Quarterly
Association Fee Requirement: None
Taxes and fees can change periodically, and other fees may apply. Please check with your Suncoasteam agent for more details.

Association Fee Includes:

  • Community Pool
  • Escrow Reserves Fund
  • Insurance
  • Maintenance Exterior
  • Maintenance Grounds
  • Manager
  • Pest Control
  • Pool Maintenance
  • Recreational Facilities
  • Sewer
  • Trash
  • Water

Interior Features:

  • Crown Molding
  • Eating Space In Kitchen
  • Open Floorplan
  • Solid Surface Counters
  • Walk-In Closet(s)


  • Dishwasher
  • Disposal
  • Dryer
  • Electric Water Heater
  • Microwave
  • Range
  • Refrigerator
  • Washer

Fireplace: No

Additional Rooms: Den/Library/Office


  • Carpet
  • Tile
  • Travertine

Laundry Features: Inside


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

Pool & Waterfront Info

Private Pool: No
Pool Features: Heated, In Ground
Water Access: Yes
Water Access Type: Beach - Public, Gulf/Ocean to Bay
Water View: Yes
Water View: Bay/Harbor - Partial, Gulf/Ocean - Full

Exterior & Construction

Property Features: High Rise
Rooms: 6

  • Block
  • Stucco

Foundation: Stem Wall
Roof: Membrane, Other

Exterior Features:
  • Balcony
  • Hurricane Shutters
  • Sliding Doors
  • Storage

Carport: Yes
Carport Spaces: 1

Parking Features:
  • Assigned
  • Covered
  • Guest

Floors Total: 13
Floors in Unit: One
Cooling: Central Air
Heating & Fuel: Central, Electric
Other Structures: Storage
Vegetation: Mature Landscaping, Trees/Landscaped
View: City, Water


  • Cable Connected
  • Electricity Connected
  • Sewer Connected
  • Water Connected

Sewer: Public Sewer
Water Source: Public
Community Features: Fitness

Association Amenities:

  • Elevators
  • Fitness Center
  • Lobby Key Required
  • Maintenance
  • Pool
  • Security

Lot Information

Flood Zone Code: AE
Flood Zone Date: 2016-11-04
Acreage Description: 1 to less than 2
Lot Size (acres): 1.78
Lot Size (sq. ft.): 77,536 square feet
Front Exposure: Northeast

Legal Description & Other Information

Financing Available: Cash, Conventional
Pets Allowed/Pet Policies: No
Zoning: RMF5
Parcel Number: 2015161049
Disclosures: Condominium Disclosure Available, Seller Property Disclosure
Section: 27
Range: 17E
Township: 36S


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