Offered for the first time in Laurel Park, a beautifully historic & creatively charming neighborhood w/in walking proximity to bustling downtown Sarasota, this property is like no other w/ its own special history! When you enter, you are enraptured by lush tropical botanical gardens - once the playground for one of Marie Selbyâ€™s original botanists. In 2019, the home was completely renovated by local designer, Martha Hafner & architect Leonardo Lunardi, & the transformation was revealed in SARASOTA Magazine, Oct edition. The team magically forged a 1926 John Ringling to modern day 21st century interior w/ quality finishes throughout &...careful planning to incorporate the greatest use space. It adorns an attractive Spanish faÃ§ade w/ an arch entry from the driveway welcoming guests to the pool, guest house & LG fountain beaming with floating lilies & Koi & all with walled-in privacy! Chicago brick & palms frame the pool while the brick continues into the Garden Oasis providing tranquil areas to relax poolside under the shade & the enchanting sound of the bamboo dancing in the breeze. Character & exceptional uniqueness abound from the choice of tile in the bathrooms & fireplace hearth, the wood flooring added to the ceiling & the extraordinary custom mural of an â€œenormous cypress tree at sunsetâ€?. This home has been fully gutted so the new owners can have the luxury of living in a quality, modern home w/ the charism of the history surrounding them from the gardens & neighborhood. Sold furnished (art excluded)!
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