Expansive space inside and out with over-the-top potential in highly sought-after West of Trail neighborhood.
This grand Mediterranean-style home blends unique old-world features with a modern design for livable luxury on an enormous lot. Beautiful, established landscaping and a travertine terrace surrounding the large pool add to the home’s comfort and sophistication. Through the double entry doors, a soaring foyer and second-floor catwalk set the tone for the scale and style throughout the home. Downstairs, a double-height formal living room with a walk-in wine cooler opens on one side to a family den and on the other to the spacious dining room that connects to the designer kitchen. Distinctive 10-inch carved stone moldings frame the fireplace mantel and oversized arched doorways between the formal and informal living space. A separate lounge with built-in shelving is the perfect at-home office or study, and an attached full bath adds versatility for occasional guest space. Throughout the main floor, French doors and transom windows welcome natural light and open directly to the covered, outdoor living area adjacent to the pool, ideal for entertaining flow. A downstairs en-suite bedroom offers luxurious accommodations for guests through private entry from the side yard. The updated kitchen is a chef’s dream with expansive countertop space, a central island and premium stainless steel appliances, including a Viking refrigerator and six-burner gas range. Extra seating space in the kitchen doubles as an eat-in area and family hub with large-scale windows for a bright ambiance. Upstairs, a massive balcony with Italianate balustrade spans the entire second floor, offering outdoor living access from two bedrooms, including the owner’s suite. The master suite bath features separate vanities, a walk-in shower, soaker tub and water closet. Two additional, spacious second-story bedrooms with a shared bath between offer a layout great for families. An attached two-car garage and central vacuum system throughout the home add to the luxury conveniences. Recent upgrades include a new pool heater and pool lights, extensive landscaping, exterior painting, as well as replacement of hardware, fixtures, high-end ceiling fans and lights. The Landings is a secure, gated community particularly desirable for its A-rated school district and proximity to the water and downtown Sarasota.