Ideally situated in Longboat Key Estates, this tropical residence offers unparalleled, panoramic views of Sarasota Bay and its turquoise waters. A combination of Old Florida architecture with a modern flair defines this residence as an eclectic waterfront estate offering the finest island lifestyle. Walls of glass, skylights and clerestory windows combine with the cathedral ceilings to bathe the interior spaces with natural light. The open floor plan is perfect for entertaining and allows for the optimum enjoyment of lovely water views from most rooms. The property's focus revolves around the refined living areas which are accented with a cozy fireplace, tile and bamboo flooring, tongue-and-groove wood ceilings and a relaxed ambiance. The upstairs owner’s suite features 18-foot ceilings, an intimate wraparound terrace which is enhanced by floor-to-ceiling glass to optimize the beautiful water views. Two huge custom walk-in closets, a studio/reading nook and an owner’s bath custom-designed with exquisite cabinetry and natural stone finishes. A private sun deck completes this lavish and spacious retreat. Two private ground-level guest suites are separated by the inviting kitchen that offers gas cooking, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances and a center island. The exterior spaces include a spacious patio with a heated swimming pool, relaxing spa and a dock with davits. This wonderful property also comes with deeded beach access and a beachfront tiki hut for Gulf-front entertaining. On the bay side of the property is a community pier for fishing or relaxing.