Single Family Home 4 Beds 5 Baths 6,000 Square Feet Taxes: $25,900.00 Built in 1997 3 Garage Spaces Style: 3rd Floor+above Multi-Story Type: Single Family Home Listed on 12/05/2016 MLS # A4168911

Description of 5444 GULF OF MEXICO DRIVE, LONGBOAT KEY, FL 34228

PRICED WELL BELOW MARKET VALUE! Rarely available fabulous 6,000 sq.ft. unrivaled and truly unique architectural masterpiece on 1 acre lot with room for a second house. Beautiful contemporary bay front residence with unbelievable panoramic penthouse-like views stretching from Anna Maria and Bradenton all the way to Downtown Sarasota, huge living areas, private beach access, dock etc. Nestled besides the adjoining 30 acre nature preserve, this one of a kind home, built only with the finest materials, gives you never before experienced tranquility while enjoying 180 degree views of the bay, 4 en-suite bedrooms, observatory and laundry on the 3rd floor, 48' living room with 15 ft. ceilings, and walls of glass, elevator, limestone floors, silver lacquered and stainless steel kitchen and pool & spa plus 1,000 sq.ft. open concrete deck on the second floor. The home includes a 2000 sq. ft. roof top deck where you get 360 degree amazing views from 50 feet high. It is hard to put the location, the views and the craftsmanship that make this home into words - you have to see it to believe it. Imagine yourself driving up over a thousand feet of driveway leading to this masterpiece, allowing the tranquility of not hearing traffic noise. Part or all of the ground floor games room could easily convert to a colossal 8 car garage or more with stackers for those with a huge car collection. Photos cannot capture the views, light and space of this fantastic home.

Directions to 5444 GULF OF MEXICO DRIVE, LONGBOAT KEY, FL 34228

From Sarasota/St. Armand's Circle go South to Longboat Key, then go North on Gulf of Mexico Drive to 5444. Waterfront home is not visible from the road.



  • Elementary school: Anna Maria Elementary
  • High school: Bayshore High
  • Middle school: W.D. Sugg Middle


  • Bedroom 2 is 15x15
  • Bedroom 2 Level: Third Level
  • Bedroom 3 is 13x14
  • Bedroom 3 Level: Third Level
  • Bedroom 4 is 10x12
  • Bedroom 4 Level: Third Level
  • Bonus Room is 12x16
  • Bonus Room Level: First Level
  • Dining Level: 12x16
  • Dining Room is Second Level
  • Family room is 20x35
  • Family Room Level: Second Level
  • Florida room
  • Foyer
  • Game room
  • In-law quarters
  • Kitchen is 11x13
  • Kitchen Level: Second Level
  • Living Room is 25x50
  • Living Room Level: Second Level
  • Master bedroom is 20x23
  • Master Bedroom Level: Third Level
  • Study Room is 14x18


  • Dryer
  • Microwave oven
  • Oven
  • Range
  • Refrigerator
  • Washer


  • Ceiling fan(s)
  • Central air
  • Gas water heater


  • Attached garage
  • Automatic garage door opener
  • Three car garage


  • Above ground pool
  • Balcony
  • Covered patio
  • Outdoor hot tub
  • Pool


  • Body of water: SARASOTA BAY
  • Cul-de-sac location
  • Irregular lot
  • Lot acreage is: 1.00
  • Lot has bay view
  • Lot has beach access
  • Lot number: 1
  • Lot zoned: R3MX
  • Oversized lot
  • Subdivision: CEDAR WOODLANDS
  • Waterfrontage: 125


  • Breakfast room
  • Carpet
  • Central vacuum
  • Elevator(s)
  • Furnished
  • Garbage disposal
  • Handicap access
  • Hot tub
  • Living and dining room combo
  • Marble floors
  • Smoke alarm
  • Walk-in closet(s)
  • Window coverings


  • Circular driveway


  • Property style: contemporary
  • Total square feet: 8208


  • Pets allowed
  • Tax year: 2016

Mortgage Payments for 5444 GULF OF MEXICO DRIVE, LONGBOAT KEY, FL 34228

The approximate monthly Principal & Interest payment for this property would be $17,212. This payment is based on a 30-year loan at a fixed rate of 4.02 % with a down payment of $349,500. Actual lender interest rates and loan programs may vary.

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