981 Caloosa Drive, SARASOTA, FL


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About 981 Caloosa Drive

Presenting a two family jewel in the crown of Sarasota's Indian Beach/Sapphire Shores neighborhood—where the stunning architecture of each home is rivaled only by the canopy of mature, scenic landscaping that frames this elegant community. Situated just West of the Trail and mere steps from the celebrated Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall and the vibrant downtown Sarasota, this property epitomizes the luxurious yet laid-back Floridian lifestyle. The main residence is a tasteful blend of classic charm and modern convenience, offering 2 spacious bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms. Its open floor plan exudes a mid-century charisma that captures the essence of endless summer, allowing natural light to dance through each room. The completely separate and recently renovated guesthouse or in-law suite—a versatile space that functions as a high-potential Airbnb rental or the perfect guest sanctuary. With its own private entrance, driveway, and laundry facilities, the studio offers an ambiance of secluded tranquility. A clever Murphy bed maximizes space, while an ensuite bathroom and a fully functional kitchenette, complete with a 2-burner stove and under-counter refrigerator, add to its independent appeal. For the garden enthusiast, a charming, recently added shed completes this picturesque garden retreat, offering ample storage or an additional space to cultivate your horticultural dreams. The neighborhood itself is a sanctuary for outdoor enthusiasts. Whether you're jogging, biking, or taking a tranquil walk, the area is a haven of calm. Moreover, an optional annual IBSS HOA fee of just $30 grants you exclusive access to bay launch points perfect for paddleboarding or kayaking, as well as two lush, local parks. Positioned as a gateway to the best of Sarasota, you're in close proximity to cultural landmarks like the Ringling Museum, Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, the immaculate sands of Lido Beach, and the bustling St. Armand's Circle. Downtown further enriches your lifestyle with its eclectic range of fine dining options, art galleries, and boutique shopping experiences. For those with a penchant for travel or shopping, the Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport and the luxurious Mall at University Town Center are just a short 10-minute drive away. Seize this rare opportunity to own a piece of Sarasota's most sought-after real estate, promising both a return on lifestyle and investment. Property is zoned as a two family dwelling and offered furnished.

Features of 981 Caloosa Drive

MLS® # A4580788
Price $775,000
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms 3.00
Full Baths 3
Square Footage 1,838
Acres 0.22
Year Built 1950
Type Residential
Sub-Type Single Family Residence
Style Ranch
Status Sold
Property Taxes 8,297.00
Minimum Lease 1 Week

Community Information

Address 981 Caloosa Drive
Area Sarasota
Subdivision WEBER SUB
County Sarasota
State FL
Zip Code 34234


Parking Boat, Driveway, Off Street, On Street, Parking Pad
View Garden
Is Waterfront No
Has Pool No


Interior Features Ceiling Fans(s), Living Room/Dining Room Combo, Primary Bedroom Main Floor, Open Floorplan, Solid Surface Counters, Thermostat, Window Treatments
Appliances Bar Fridge, Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Microwave, Range, Range Hood, Tankless Water Heater, Washer
Heating Central, Electric
Cooling Central Air, Mini-Split Unit(s)
Fireplace Yes
Fireplaces Living Room, Wood Burning
# of Stories 1


Exterior Features French Doors, Irrigation System, Storage
Lot Description FloodZone, City Limits, Level, Paved
Roof Shingle
Foundation Slab

School Information

Elementary Emma E. Booker Elementary
Middle Booker Middle
High Booker High

Additional Information

Date Listed September 6th, 2023
Days on Market 75
Zoning RSF3
Foreclosure No
Short Sale No
RE / Bank Owned No

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