Listing Details for MLS #A4481080
1 Benjamin Franklin Dr #ph-1 & Ph-2, Sarasota, Fl

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Residential Property - Condominium in Sarasota

Listing Price: $2,399,000 (Mortgage Calculator →)Days on Market: 12

Description of Property

Rare is an understatement for these remarkable adjoining Penthouses in desirable St. Armands Towers North (SATN) at Lido Beach, a short walk to St. Armands Circle. Sold together at nearly 2,800 square feet, enjoy the cross breeze from one of three open living areas and host family and friends year round with 3 + 1 spacious bedrooms, 4 baths, and two covered parking spaces. With flexibility in mind, the Penthouse units can also be separated for added privacy by unfolding custom wooden accordion doors with ease. Direct Gulf views from two separate 38-foot terraces offer breathtaking vistas in all directions - PH-1 offers spectacular sunset views looking northwest up Lido Beach, and PH-2 offers stunning southwest sunrise and sunset views. Custom ash wooden entry doors and high quality hardwood flooring throughout are set off beautifully along with 9 ft. ceilings. PH-1 boasts impressive finishes; with coffered and tray ceilings, lighted bar area hidden in columns, and Venetian plaster walls in the master bedroom and guest bath. The eat-in kitchen is loaded with custom cabinets, granite counters, copper farmhouse sink, Sub-Zero Fridge, Viking Range, and Bosch dishwasher. Master bath area features under lit green onyx countertop, and Creama Barfield marble. The Guest bedroom with a custom designed Murphy bed and closet also boasts a set of wooden accordion doors for flexibility as the room opens to seamlessly annex the living room. For added enjoyment, the great room in PH-2 is ideal for movie night or to watch the weekly game, a second dining area is surrounded by a cozy electric wall mounted fireplace and nearby bar which features a 135 bottle wine fridge, GE dishwasher, and beverage fridge. A two bedroom guest wing includes a second master and ensuite. Both Penthouse units are equipped with electric hurricane shutters, remote controlled SMART thermostats, and plenty of storage. Each Penthouse unit has its own separate tax. The amenities at SATN include a fitness center, social room, heated pool, and on-site management. This unique double condo is designed for entertaining and relaxed living in mind. Don’t miss this rare opportunity.The average asking price for a 4 bedroom/4 bath condominium in this Zip code is $4,937,250. This condominium is listed at about 49% of the average asking price. This is the only 4 bedroom/4 bath condominium between $2,000,000 and $2,800,000 currently listed for sale in this Zip code.

MLS #A4481080 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4481080 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4481080 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4481080 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4481080 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4481080 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4481080 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4481080 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4481080 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4481080 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4481080 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4481080 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4481080 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4481080 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4481080 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4481080 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4481080 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4481080 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4481080 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4481080 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4481080 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4481080 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4481080 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4481080 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4481080 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4481080 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4481080 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4481080 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4481080 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4481080 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4481080 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4481080 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4481080 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4481080 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4481080 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4481080 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4481080 - SARASOTA
MLS #A4481080 - SARASOTA

Property Details At A Glance

Property Type: Residential
Property Use or Sub Type: Condominium
City: Sarasota
County: Sarasota
Subdivision: St Armand Towers North / St Armand Towers
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 4
Sq. Ft. Living Area: 2,778
Cost per (heated) sqare foot: $864
Year built: 1968
Annual Tax: $23,688
Homestead: No. This property does not currently have homestead exemption.
Condo Fee: $3,980 Quarterly
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
  • Maintenance Repairs
  • Manager
  • Pest Control
  • Pool Maintenance
  • Sewer
  • Trash
  • Water

Interior Features:

  • Ceiling Fans(s)
  • Coffered Ceiling(s)
  • Crown Molding
  • Eating Space In Kitchen
  • High Ceiling(s)
  • Open Floorplan
  • Solid Wood Cabinets
  • Split Bedroom
  • Stone Counters
  • Thermostat
  • Tray Ceiling(s)
  • Walk-In Closet(s)
  • Wet Bar
  • Window Treatments


  • Bar Fridge
  • Convection Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Disposal
  • Dryer
  • Exhaust Fan
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Washer
  • Wine Refrigerator

Fireplace: Yes
Fireplace Features: Electric, Family Room

Window Features:

  • Blinds
  • Insulated Windows
  • Window Treatments

Additional Rooms:

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

Flooring: Tile, Wood

Laundry Features: Inside, Laundry Closet


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

Pool & Waterfront Info

Private Pool: No
Water Access: Yes
Water Access Type: Beach - Public
Water View: Yes

Water View:

  • Bay/Harbor - Partial
  • Beach
  • Gulf/Ocean - Full
  • Lagoon

Exterior & Construction

Property Features:

  • Corner Unit
  • High Rise
  • Penthouse

Rooms: 12

  • Block
  • Concrete
  • Stucco

Foundation: Stilt/On Piling
Roof: Other

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

Carport: Yes
Carport Spaces: 2

Parking Features:
  • Assigned
  • Covered
  • Guest

Floors Total: 13
Floors in Unit: One
Cooling: Central Air
Heating & Fuel: Electric
Patio & Porch Features: Covered, Patio
Security Features: Smoke Detector(s)
View: Water


  • Cable Available
  • Electricity Connected
  • Public
  • Street Lights
  • Water Connected

Sewer: Public Sewer
Water Source: Public

Community Features:

  • Association Recreation - Owned
  • Buyer Approval Required
  • Deed Restrictions
  • Fitness
  • Pool

Association Amenities:

  • Elevators
  • Fitness Center
  • Laundry
  • Maintenance
  • Pool
  • Security
  • Storage
  • Vehicle Restrictions

Lot Information

Lot Features:

  • CoastalConstruction Control Line
  • Flood Zone
  • In City Limits
  • Level/Flat
  • Sidewalk
  • Street Paved

Flood Zone Code: AE
Lot Size (acres): 1.78
Lot Size (sq. ft.): 77,536 square feet
Front Exposure: Northwest

Legal Description & Other Information

Financing Available: Cash, Conventional
Pets Allowed/Pet Policies: No
Zoning: RMF5
Parcel Number: 2015161068
Disclosures: Condominium Disclosure Available, Lead Paint, Seller Property Disclosure
Section: 27
Range: 17E
Township: 36S



Listing courtesy of MICHAEL SAUNDERS & COMPANY. The information relating to real estate for sale on this website comes in part from the My Florida Regional MLS DBA Stellar MLS. This information is provided exclusively for consumers' personal, non-commercial use. It may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing. The data is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed accurate by the MLS.

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