$2,300,000 1100 Sunset Drive Venice, FL

MLS: A4426298   Type: Single Family   County: Sarasota   City: Venice   Neighborhood: Acreage & Unrec   Zip: 34285   Style: Contemporary,Custom,Florida,Historical,Mid-Century   # Rooms: 9    Stories: 1   Taxes: $39,030

Mortgage $10,798 /mo



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You will love this original mid-century modern beachfront home on the Gulf of Mexico, hidden away by almost two acres of lush foliage. Designed for the Farley family (1956) by Sarasota School of Architecture icons Ralph Twitchell & Jack West, the four bedroom, four bath home and separate artist's studio is where Stallion books were written by beloved author Walter Farley. Mrs. Farley loved architecture and worked with Sarasota modern architects to create a magical place for their artistic family to thrive. The main house sits directly on the beach, beyond where you can build today, but if you want to save or restore the structures there are incentives or rules in place to help you accomplish this. Inside you will find original terrazzo floors, floor to ceiling glass, wood jalousies, 8' tall doors, huge built-in closets, desks, cabinets, and a fireplace originally designed by Paul Rudolph for the Revere Quality House. The land goes from beach to jungle, with beautiful Florida flora and fauna and long winding drive from the street. There is a natural creek that provides beauty and privacy along the North side of the property. The house and grounds need work. Sellers have not lived there for many years, and cannot warrant its condition. You will want a thorough and complete inspection to consider its renovation capabilities. A new survey (2019) and some original floor plans are available for your kind review. Call now to see this property with your architect or builder. SEE MLS A4443020 Vacant Land listing.

Elementary School

Middle School

High School

Venice Elementary
Distance: 1.35 Miles
Venice Area Middle
Distance: 6.12 Miles
Sarasota High
Distance: N/A Miles

Price History

2/19/2019 Listed $2,400,000
8/3/2019 5% - $2,300,000

Additional Water Information Property is on the beach, Gulf of Mexico. Tax records show 109' Gulf Frontage. SEE SURVEY for exact measurements. In addition, a natural creek runs along the North border of the property
Association Y/N No
Elementary School Venice Elementary
Garage Y/N No
Green Landscaping Xeriscape
High School Sarasota High
Homestead No
Levels One
MLS Area 34285 - Venice
Middle/Junior School Venice Area Middle
Pets Allowed Yes
Property Condition Fixer
Property SubType Single Family Residence
Property Type Residential
Senior Community Y/N No
Special Listing Conditions None
Status Active
Subdiv Community Name Not Applicable
Subdivision Name ACREAGE & UNREC
Terms Cash
Township 39
Year Built 1956
Zoning RSF1

Interior Features

Additional Rooms Bonus Room, Den/Library/Office, Florida Room, Formal Dining Room Separate, Great Room, Storage Rooms
Appliances Electric Water Heater
Cooling Other
Fireplace Features Family Room, Wood Burning
Fireplace Y/N Yes
Flooring Terrazzo
Furnished Y/N Unfurnished
Heating Electric, Partial, Wall Units / Window Unit
Interior Features Built in Features, Eating Space In Kitchen, Master Bedroom Downstairs, Open Floorplan, Split Bedroom, Walk-In Closet(s)
Laundry Features Laundry Room
Living Area 2987.00
Utilities BB/HS Internet Available, Cable Connected, Public

Exterior Features

Architectural Style Contemporary, Custom, Florida, Historical, Mid-Century Modern
Attached Garage No
Builder Model Mid-Century Modern Architecture
Building Area Total 3299.00
Carport Spaces 2
Carport Y/N Yes
Construction Materials Block, Concrete, Other, Stucco
Exterior Features Outdoor Shower, Sliding Doors, Storage
Foundation Details Slab
Garage Dimensions 23x22
Lot Features CoastalConstruction Control Line, FloodZone, In City Limits, Irregular Lot, Oversized Lot
Lot Size Acres 1.85
Lot Size Square Feet 80677
Other Structures Other, Workshop
Parking Features Covered, Driveway, Guest, Workshop in Garage
Patio/Porch Features Covered, Screened
Private Pool Y/N No
Roof Other
Sewer Public Sewer
Vegetation Mature Landscaping, Trees/Landscaped, Wooded
View Greenbelt, Trees/Woods, Water
Water Access Type Beach - Public, Gulf/Ocean
Water Access Y/N Yes
Water Body Name GULF OF MEXICO
Water Extras Yn No
Water Frontage Feet Gulf Ocean 109
Water View Beach, Gulf/Ocean - Full
Water View Y/N Yes
Waterfront Features Gulf/Ocean
Waterfront Feet Total 109
Waterfront Y/N Yes

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Property vs Zip Code Avg (34285)

Price 2.30M Avg 741K

Sqr Feet 2,987 Avg 2,203

Cost / Sqr Ft $770 Avg $337

Taxes $39,030 Avg $6,436

Acres 1.85 Avg 0.29

Visits 578 Avg 72

Days on Site 237 Avg 112

Walkscore® 10 Avg 37

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La Rosa Realty, Longwood
407 Wekiva Spring Road #207
Longwood, FL