Relax in casual Southern elegance in an “Old Florida” setting in this deep sailboat water pool home close to Siesta Beach, in one of the most coveted neighborhoods on Siesta Key. With no bridges and quick access to the bay and gulf, this mariner’s home is a delightful place to entertain large gatherings of family and friends. Surrounded by magnificent ancient oaks, you’ll discover a charming waterfront oasis as you enter the private, lushly landscaped, nearly 23,000 sf property. From the front porch enter the two-story foyer and be welcomed by natural light and gleaming wood floors. The gracious living and dining rooms call for entertaining and through a wall of French doors overlook the pool and waterfront. The spacious chef’s kitchen is anchored by a huge island and is complete with stainless appliances, granite counters, custom cabinetry and full pantry. Enjoy the family room with cathedral ceiling and fireplace and gorgeous tropical foliage views. The luxurious first floor master suite offers a sitting area, fabulous master bath and walk-through closet. An office, laundry, half bath and exercise room complete this floor. Upstairs are 3 large bedrooms and baths and balcony overlooking the fabulous waterfront pool and yard, leading to the deep-water dock and 10,000 lb. boatlift. The home was extensively remodeled and expanded in 2002 by the prior owner/designer. Circular paver driveway with room to park many cars. Near Siesta Village, and only 15 minutes to vibrant, downtown Sarasota’s many amenities.