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3553 E Forest Lake Dr, Sarasota, FL – $575,000

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,666 Sqft
  • .84 Acres
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,666 Sqft
  • .84 Acres

3553 E Forest Lake Dr

Rambling OLD FLORIDA RANCH style home on an ESTATE-SIZED lot with MAJESTIC oaks, FRUIT Trees and ESTABLISHED foliage. Entire property has been lovingly maintained inside and out- providing a solid canvas to either update to your liking, or for a new build. 4 BEDROOM, 3 BATH split plan home lives large with BRIGHT OPEN common spaces. Living room with FIREPLACE and floor-to-ceiling BAY WINDOW beckon in the natural beauty of the out-of-doors. Kitchen and dining/family room offer super-sized PICTURE WINDOWS, SKYLIGHTS, and FRENCH doors with side lights- providing sweeping views to the POOL and PRIVATE BACKYARD OASIS. Dine al fresco in covered pool deck. Master Bedroom features VAULTED CEILING with wood beams and walkout right to pool. Outdoor GAZEBO space adds a unique poolside retreat. Natural hedge creates privacy border along entire backside of property. Two AC systems, one NEW in 2017, the other NEW in 2018. Whole house water softener, outdoor irrigation system. SARASOTA MAGAZINE named Old Forest Lakes one of 2018’s “NEXT HOT NEW NEIGHBORHOODS”!! Oversized lots, a picturesque lake, native old oak trees decorated with Spanish moss, and canopied streets define the neighborhood. This intimate community of 72 homes feels like a world away, but is nestled in the middle of everything. Publix and all the amenities of Bee Ridge road literally outside the southern entrance, Downtown Sarasota and Siesta Key Beach only 5 miles away. Deed restrictions allow for 2 structures.

Essential Information

  • MLS® #A4416216
  • Price$575,000
  • Bedrooms4
  • Bathrooms3.00
  • Full Baths3
  • Square Footage2,666
  • Acres0.84
  • Year Built1954
  • TypeResidential
  • Sub-TypeSingle Family Home
  • StyleRanch
  • StatusActive
  • Taxes$2,750
  • HOA Fees$250
  • CDDN

Community Information

  • Address3553 E Forest Lake Dr
  • AreaSarasota/Fruitville
  • SubdivisionForest Lakes
  • CitySarasota
  • CountySarasota County
  • StateFL
  • Zip Code34232


  • # of Garages2
  • Garages2 Car Garage
  • Has PoolYes


Electricity Connected, Public, Sewer Connected


Corner Lot/Unit, In County, Street Paved, Wooded View


Gunite, In Ground, Lighting, Pool Sweep


  • InteriorTile, Wood
  • HeatingCentral, Electric
  • CoolingCentral Air, Zoned
  • FireplaceYes
  • FireplacesWood Burning
  • StoriesOne Story, Corner Unit

Interior Features

Ceiling Fans(s), Kitchen/Family Room Combo, Living Room/Dining Room Combo, Master Bedroom Downstairs, Skylight(s), Split Bedroom, Thermostat


Built-In Oven, Cooktop, Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Electric Water Heater, Ice Maker, Microwave, Refrigerator, Washer, Water Filtration System


  • ExteriorBlock, Stucco
  • Lot Description1/2 Acre to 1 Acre
  • RoofShingle
  • FoundationSlab

Exterior Features

Sliding Doors, Oak Trees, Patio/Porch Covered


Thermal Windows, Window Treatments

School Information

  • ElementaryWilkinson
  • MiddleBrookside
  • HighSarasota

Pet Information

  • Pets AllowedY

Rental Restrictions

  • Minimum Lease1 Month

Additional Information

  • Days on Market95
  • ZoningRE2

Listing Details

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Listing information last updated on January 20th, 2019 at 4:45pm EST.