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Listing 26 out of 2,144
$4,500,000 For Sale
3 beds, 3 full, 2 partial baths | Single Family Home
4,100 sq ft; lot:0.61 acres - MLS# A4199357
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ELEGANT WATERFRONT-Historically acclaimed, the Van Wezel Estate, built in 1936, is a one of a kind masterpiece steeped in rich history. The Van Wezel Home claims the first pool constructed on Lido Key and the first year-round residence built during the Ringling's Era. In its heyday, this prime waterfront opulence boasted such guests as Brigitte Bardot and Albert Einstein. Affectionately known as the Einstein Party House, this captivating residence has many thoughtful upgrades in keeping with its historical beauty, 2013-2017 restoration/renovation. 5 Star Gourmet Kitchen is chef-ready to host stylish soirees. The Kitchen touts a built-in Rotisserie and a 6-Burner Gas Range with Double Oven, both by La Cornue En France, centered in an over-sized Marble Island, and complete with a full line of Viking Professional Appliances. Spectacular gated estate with lush landscape enhance a private and secluded atmosphere. Mediterranean Revival Architecture features an enchanting courtyard with Fish Pond, a one level home with 15 ft grand volume-beamed ceilings, additional entry doors to each room, and Art Deco Baths with well-preserved tiles and fixtures. Romantic French doors fill the home with light and tranquility offering a stunning panorama of pool and dazzling waters of fabulous Sarasota Bay and Otter Key. Deeded Dock with Direct Gulf Access. Two short blocks to Gulf and pristine sandy beaches. A quick stroll to St. Armand's shopping venues, banks, post office, many restaurants and entertainments.


  • Property Type: Single Family Home
  • Sub Type: Single Family Residence
  • Listing Status: Active
  • County/Area: Sarasota County
  • Zip Code: 34236
  • Year Built: 1936
  • Subdivision/Neighborhood: Lido Beach Div B
  • Elementary School: Southside Elementary
  • Middle School: Booker Middle
  • High School: Booker High
  • Sq.Ft.: 4,100 sq ft
  • Style: Spanish/Mediterranean
  • Stories: One
  • Total Rooms: 10
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Full Baths: 3
  • Half Baths: 2
  • Fireplace: Living Room, Wood Burning Yes
  • Lot Size: 0.61 acres
  • Baths: 4 baths
  • Pool or Spa: Indoor Private
  • View: Pool, Trees/Woods, Water Bay/Harbor - Full Yes
  • Waterfront: See Waterfront Details
  • Zoning: RSF1
  • Additional Rooms: Bonus Room, Breezeway, Den/Library/Office, Double Master Bedroom, Family Room, Formal Dining Room Separate, Great Room, Inside Utility
  • Appliances: Bar Fridge, Built-In Oven, Convection Oven, Dishwasher, Disposal, Double Oven, Dryer, Freezer, Microwave, Range, Range Hood, Refrigerator, Washer, Wine Refrigerator
  • Building Area Source: Public Records
  • Building Area Total: 4938.00
  • Construction Materials: Stucco
  • Cooling: Central Air
  • Country: US
  • Direction Faces: West
  • Exterior Features: French Doors, Outdoor Shower, Sliding Doors, Sprinkler Metered
  • Flooring: Quarry Tile
  • Foundation Details: Slab
  • Heating: Central
  • Homestead YN: Yes
  • Interior Features: Cathedral Ceiling(s), Eating Space In Kitchen, High Ceiling(s), Intercom, Kitchen/Family Room Combo, Master Bedroom Downstairs, Open Floorplan, Skylight(s), Solid Wood Cabinets, Stone Counters, Vaulted Ceiling(s), Walk-In Closet(s), Window Treatments
  • Laundry Features: Inside
  • Lot Features: Conservation Area, FloodZone, In City Limits, Near Public Transit, Oversized Lot, Street One Way, Street Paved
  • Lot Size Square Feet: 26587
  • Millage Rate: 16.38
  • Parcel Number: 2016060055
  • Parking Features: Boat, Circular Driveway, Driveway, None
  • Patio And Porch Features: Deck, Patio, Porch
  • Pets Allowed: Yes
  • Roof: Tile
  • SW Subdiv Community Name: Lido Beach
  • Security Features: Security System Owned
  • Spa YN: Yes
  • Tax Year: 2017
  • Total Acreage: 1/2 Acre to 1 Acre
  • Township: 36
  • Utilities: Cable Available, Electricity Connected, Public, Sprinkler Meter
  • Vegetation: Mature Landscaping, Trees/Landscaped
  • Water Access: Bay/Harbor, Intracoastal Waterway, Yes
  • Water Body Name: SARASOTA BAY
  • Water Extras YN: Yes
  • Water Frontage Feet Bay Harbor: 115
  • Waterfront Details: Bridges - No Fixed Bridges, Dock - Slip Deeded On-Site, Dock - Wood, Sailboat Water, Seawall - Concrete, Skiing Allowed Bay/Harbor Yes
  • Waterfront Feet Total: 115
  • Window Features: Skylight(s), Window Treatments
Courtesy of David S. Fraser R.e. Broker

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