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1. 232 Seagull Lane, Bird Key
Longboat Key Wednesday, Jul. 23, 2014 1 year ago

Top 10 real estate sales in 2014

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by: Robin Hartill Managing Editor

232 Seagull Lane, Bird Key

Price: $6.1 million

Sellers: Douglas and Cynthia Tibbetts, of Sarasota

Buyers: Mark and Ellen DiZio, of Sarasota

Agents: Cheryl Loeffler, of Premier Sotheby’s International Realty, listing agent; Lynn and Michael McDonald, of Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate, selling agents.

Details: The “Isle of View” residence has 7,873 square feet and was built in 2006. It has five bedroom suites, five bathrooms, two half-baths, an Infinity pool flanked by two full-size bronze lion sculptures and dockage for a yacht of up to 100 feet, according to listing information.
 

2 La Firenza, 4125 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Unit S301

Price: $4.25 million

Sellers: Michael and Christina Reeder, of Roswell, Ga.

Buyers: August Troendle Revocable Trust, of Cincinnati

Agents: Roger Pettingell, of Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate, listing agent; Steve Harris, of Michael Saunders & Co., selling agent.

Details: The 4,800-square-foot unit has three bedrooms, three-and-a-half bathrooms, a three-car garage and views of the beach from nearly every room. It has a split-bedroom plan and a master suite with its own foyer, wet bar and private sitting room or study with its own terrace that overlooks Sarasota Bay, according to listing information.
 

3 647 Mourning Dove Drive, Bird Key

Price: $4 million

Sellers: James Courter and Mark Hodgson, of University Park

Buyers: Mark Lucas and Aimee Sottialro, of Sarasota

Agents: Tammy Garner and Mary Hale, of Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate, listing agents; Jenifer Schwell, of Michael Saunders & Co., selling agent.

Details: The Guy Peterson-designed home was built in 2004 and has four bedrooms, five bathrooms, a sculpture garden, lap pool and spa, and 100 feet of Sarasota bayfront, according to listing information.
 

4 1300 Benjamin Franklin Drive, Unit 801, The Ritz-Carlton Beaches Residences

Price: $3,965,000

Buyers: Gustavo and Beatriz Arvelo, of Windermere

Sellers: BIG Family Holdings LLC

Agents: Judy Kepecz-Hays, of Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate, listing agent; Santos Rivera Olan, selling agent.

Details: The 4,194-square-foot unit has glass walls with views of the Gulf, bay, Sarasota skyline and a nature preserve. It has three bedrooms, three-and-a-half bathrooms and two terraces, according to listing information.
 

5 2052 Benjamin Franklin Drive, Unit C1001, Orchid Beach Club Residences, Lido Key

Price: $3.9 million


Sellers: Maria Longhi, of Tampa

Buyers: Ronald and Patricia Taylor, of Burr Ridge, Ill.

Agent: Sylvia Babineau, of MY Realty Co., was the listing and selling agent.

Details: Built in 2005, it has three bedrooms, three-and-a-half baths and 4,229 square feet of living area, according to the Sarasota County Property Appraiser.
 

6 132 N. Washington Drive, John Ringling Estates*

Price: $3.5 million

Sellers: Frank and Carole Krohn, trustees

Buyers: Jeffrey and Penny Vinik, of Tampa

Details: The home was built in 1950 and has four bedrooms, three baths, a pool and 3,123 square feet of living area, according to the Sarasota County Property Appraiser.
 

7 165 Whittier Drive, John Ringling Estates

Price: $3,496,000

Sellers: Nancy and Marshall Hanley, of Indianapolis

Buyers: Eclipse Partners II LLC

Agents: Larry Ziegler, of Michael Saunders & Co., listing agent. Stephanie Church, of Michael Saunders & Co., selling agent.

Details: Built in 1952, the home had three bedrooms, two baths and 1,743 square feet of living area. The home will be demolished, and the vacant lot will either be developed with one single-family home or divided and sold for two homes.
 

8 6221 Gulf of Mexico Drive, Sleepy Lagoon

Price: $3.25 million

Seller: Pamela Lipkin, of New York City

Buyers: Paul and Sarah Karon, of Longboat Key

Agents: Reid Murphy, of Developers Realty Co., listing agent; Jamey Gesell Hirschman, Bright Realty, selling agent

Details: The 0.825-acre Gulf-front property has a main residence and guest home with a combined total of 4,791 square feet of living space, six bedrooms and five bathrooms, according to the Manatee County Property Appraiser.
 

9 2141 GMD, Unit 2, Building 1, en Provence

Price: $3,225,000

Sellers: Alan Jr. and Susan Graf, of Memphis, Tenn.

Buyers: Douglas and Kerrii Anderson, of Columbus, Ohio

Agent: Lynne Koy, of Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate, was the listing and selling agent.

Details: The 3,400-square-foot, three-bedroom, three-bath unit has a private elevator lobby and 800-square-foot Gulf-front terrace, according to listing information.
 

10 655 Club Longboat Road, , Unit 19A, Regent Place*

Price: $3 million

Sellers: Michael and Marcia Klein, of Sarasota

Buyers: Nathan and Colleen Merwitz, trustees, of Longboat Key

Details: Built in 1995, the 3,564-square-foot unit has three bedrooms and three bathrooms, according to the Sarasota County Property Appraiser.

*Agent information was not available through the Multiple Listing Service, indicating that the transactions were likely private sales.

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