This palatial 5 bedroom, 3.5 bath estate boasts 174' of water frontage plus panoramic bay views from nearly every room and two decks. Wonderfully updated, offering polished hardwood floors and new carpet throughout, ornate columns, new lighting, crown moulding, and marble countertops, this home is simply waiting for you. The convenient three-stop elevator makes moving between floors a breeze. The open floor plan easily flows from room to room, creating the ideal environment for any gathering. A sprawling all-white kitchen featuring newer appliances, double built-in ovens, wine rack and loads of solid-wood cabinets is perfect for even the novice cook. The master suite is fittingly located on the first level, while the guest rooms (with a quaint alcove in each) are split on the second level, enhancing privacy. The pool deck is open and features a heated swimming pool, flanked on either side by walk-downs from the second level. The charming community of Sapphire Shores is comprised of waterfront custom-built luxury homes and is centrally located just minutes from Ringling Museum, downtown Sarasota and Indian Beach.