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1300 Benjamin Franklin Drive 301, SARASOTA, FL – $1,750,000

  • 2 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,019 Sqft
  • 2.03 Acres
  • 2 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,019 Sqft
  • 2.03 Acres

1300 Benjamin Franklin Drive 301

One or more photo(s) has been virtually staged. At the pinnacle of a sophisticated seaside mecca on the sunny shores of Sarasota, FL is The Beach Residences on Lido Key, where opulence meets exclusivity in a contemporary, waterfront high-rise managed by The Ritz-Carlton, where legendary service is complemented by an incomparable array of private amenities, membership privileges & resort leisures. Situated on a highly coveted barrier island on the south end of Lido Key, this magnificent residence offers an expansive floor plan w/ 2 bedrooms & 2.5 baths, a unique configuration comprised of an open-concept arrangement combined w/ split bedroom design for undisturbed privacy. An intimate foyer sets the stage for what you are about to experience upon entering, where a striking backdrop of turquoise blue waters & tropical green foliage of palm trees immediately greet you from the moment you step inside. Revel in the luxury of resort-style living from this 3rd-floor residence w/ soaring 12’ ceilings & floor-to-ceiling windows for an abundance of natural sunlight. A combined great room & dining area offer a seamless transition to a private outdoor terrace spanning the entire width of this unit enveloped in walls of glass featuring breathtaking views w/ over 400 sqft of panoramic frontage from your private balcony for enjoying year-round outdoor living overlooking the Gulf of Mexico. This stunning residence offers an incredible space for entertaining & is ideally configured for large gatherings or hosting intimate dinners w/ friends & family. Enjoy water views from a spacious kitchen w/ an extensive breakfast bar for additional seating space. This chef’s domain is outfitted w/ solid-wood cabinetry featured in a beautiful mahogany finish complete w/ granite countertops, built-in appliances & Sub-Zero fridge. Both bedrooms offer private baths each w/ its own access to an expansive terrace for the most incredible westerly views overlooking the Gulf while watching the afternoon glow of sunsets. A grand master suite is a peaceful sanctuary featuring a spa-like bath w/ jetted tub, large walk-in shower, dual vanities & expansive walk-in closet. Enjoy the convenience of a laundry room w/ utility sink & a deeded garage parking space complete w/ a separate storage unit. Known for unparalleled service as a hallmark of The Ritz-Carlton for many generations, The Beach Residences adds to an unrivaled experience w/ first-class amenities available for private events, such as a social room w/ a bar & lounge, private movie theater, fitness center, massage room & sauna, including an outdoor pool w/ cabanas & grilling stations. Residents have access to a full-time concierge & 24-hr front desk security w/ onsite housekeeping services & valet parking. This impeccable residence is only minutes from crystal, quartz sand beaches that have made Sarasota the crown jewel of FL's Gulf Coast. Only a short distance away is St. Armand’s Circle brimming w/ upscale dining, shopping & entertainment options. Enjoy proximity to the art scene of downtown Sarasota rich w/ cultural activity & a plethora of options for your recreational pleasure. As the only single-level residence of this configuration currently available in The Beach Residences, this true 2-bedroom unit w/ 2 full baths + a powder room, is truly a rare find and an incredible opportunity at this price! Schedule a private tour & fulfill your vision of living a grand life without limits. Please refer to a separate attachment for a detailed list of features & upgrades.

Essential Information

  • MLS® #N6111212
  • Price$1,750,000
  • Bedrooms2
  • Bathrooms3.00
  • Full Baths2
  • Half Baths1
  • Square Footage2,019
  • Acres2.03
  • Year Built2005
  • TypeResidential
  • Sub-TypeCondominium
  • StyleCustom
  • StatusActive
  • Taxes$18,628
  • HOA Fees$0

Community Information

  • AreaSarasota
  • CountySarasota
  • StateFL
  • Zip Code34236


1300 Benjamin Franklin Drive 301


  • # of Garages1
  • Is WaterfrontYes
  • WaterfrontBeach - Private,Gulf/Ocean


Clubhouse,Elevator(s),Fitness Center,Gated,Lobby Key Required,Maintenance,Pool,Recreation Facilities,Sauna,Security,Spa/Hot Tub,Storage


Assigned,Covered,Ground Level,Guest,Reserved,Under Building,Valet


  • HeatingCentral,Electric
  • CoolingCentral Air
  • # of Stories12

Interior Features

Built in Features,Ceiling Fans(s),Crown Molding,Eat-in Kitchen,High Ceilings,Kitchen/Family Room Combo,Living Room/Dining Room Combo,Open Floorplan,Solid Surface Counters,Solid Wood Cabinets,Split Bedroom,Stone Counters,Thermostat,Vaulted Ceiling(s),Walk-In Closet(s),Window Treatments


Built-In Oven,Convection Oven,Cooktop,Dishwasher,Disposal,Dryer,Electric Water Heater,Exhaust Fan,Ice Maker,Microwave,Range Hood,Refrigerator,Washer


  • RoofConcrete
  • FoundationStilt/On Piling

Exterior Features

Balcony,Lighting,Sidewalk,Sliding Doors,Storage

Lot Description

City Limits,Level,Near Marina,Near Public Transit,Sidewalk,Paved,Private

School Information

  • ElementarySouthside Elementary
  • MiddleBooker Middle
  • HighBooker High

Rental Restrictions

  • Minimum Lease1 Month

Additional Information

  • Days on Market105
  • ZoningWFR

Listing Details

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Listing information last updated on December 3rd, 2020 at 11:33am EST.