|1111 RITZ CARLTON DRIVE # 1703, SARASOTA FL 34236|
Showcasing a captivating panorama of bay, island and Gulf vistas from every room, this expansive northwest-facing Ritz-Carlton penthouse – one of only four on the 17th floor – has been meticulously cared for and maintained by the original owners for over 20 years. The light and bright nearly 4,300-square-foot residence offers neutral colors, soaring ceilings, sophisticated appointments and refined finishes throughout. A beautiful foyer with a striking chandelier opens to the formal living room, featuring Venetian plaster walls and marble flooring that flow into the stylish formal dining room with a dazzling star ceiling. Large sliding glass doors in the living room seamlessly integrate the indoor space with the sizable Bayfront terrace – a perfect spot for soaking in views of the turquoise waters, passing boats and spectacular sunsets. Adjacent to the living room, a fabulous flex space has been transformed into a home theater just off a bedroom/office with an en-suite bath, multiple built-ins and sizable walk-in closet. On the other side of the residence, chefs in the family will delight in the well-appointed kitchen with granite countertops, a new dishwasher, breakfast bar and light-filled breakfast room overlooking the bay. A private, tranquil retreat awaits you in the voluminous bay-facing owner’s suite, including a generously sized sitting room with windows, enormous walk-in closet with built-ins and automatic solar shades. The sumptuous bath features quartz counters with dual sinks, soaking tub, walk-in shower with bench and abundant cabinetry. An enormous guest suite offers sliders to a private balcony, two spacious walk-in closets, a sitting area and luxurious bath with walk-in shower and separate tub. Among the penthouse’s recent upgrades are two new air-conditioners, new water heater and new washer and dryer. The owners also have two perfectly located parking spots in the garage. Located atop the hotel, Ritz-Carlton residence owners are pampered with world-class services and amenities, including in-residence gourmet dining, valet, private residential concierge, private owners’ social room and a beautiful Bayfront pool and spa. Imagine a home not only defined by sophisticated style and luxurious finishes, but equipped to deliver legendary Ritz-Carlton service. From concierge services and in-residence dining to a dedicated residential management team, a lifestyle of privacy and comfort awaits. Enjoy downtown Sarasota’s cultural arts, fine dining and exceptional shopping just minutes from this fabulous penthouse.