3251 Higel Avenue, SARASOTA, FL


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About 3251 Higel Avenue

This architectural award-winning residence offers big bay and city skyline views that leave one speechless. The stunning Carl Abbott residence was designed to maximize views and to accentuate natural light. The result is one of Sarasota's most exciting residences. The home offers carefree living, glamorous entertaining and the opportunity to be one with the beautiful natural surroundings. The property is walled and gated. An exciting entry courtyard makes an immediate statement about the quiet elegance of this striking residence. The dramatic living area with floating roof opens to terraces from both the north and south. The fireplace provides a nice touch. Travertine floors and abundant walls of glass give the home a wonderful feeling of openness. A granite and maple kitchen was designed by serious cooks with great attention to detail and quality. The owner just added all high-end appliances. The 4th bedroom or office has forever views and fabulous view terrace and is an ideal private retreat. The home features a very private and separate master suite with its own terrace for gulf and city skyline views. Two additional guest suites are located on the 1st level ideal for family living. A media room enhances the main level amenities as well. The entire lower level is garage and loads of storage space. Elevator shaft is in place for ease of addition. Two sides of water frontage make the rare combination of unobstructed views and deep water protected dockage accommodating large boats on Hansen Bayou a reality. There’s a Tiki hut and a beach perfect for the adventurous you might like to swim with the ever-present dolphins. A recently resurfaced 65' lap pool is a gorgeous jewel accentuating the expansive terraces on every level of the home. Custom built by Tom Hensey; the residence is constructed to the highest standards for discerning owners.

Features of 3251 Higel Avenue

MLS® # A4591838
Price $6,995,000
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms 5.00
Full Baths 4
Half Baths 1
Square Footage 3,733
Acres 0.32
Year Built 1997
Type Residential
Sub-Type Single Family Residence
Style Contemporary
Status Sold
Property Taxes 68,062.00
Minimum Lease No Minimum

Community Information

Address 3251 Higel Avenue
Area Sarasota/Crescent Beach/Siesta Key
Subdivision SIESTA REV
County Sarasota
State FL
Zip Code 34242


Parking Covered, Driveway, Garage Door Opener, Off Street, Oversized, Under Building
# of Garages 4
Is Waterfront Yes
Waterfront Bay/Harbor, Canal - Saltwater, Intracoastal Waterway
Has Pool Yes


Interior Features Built-in Features, Ceiling Fans(s), Dry Bar, High Ceilings, Living Room/Dining Room Combo, Open Floorplan, Solid Surface Counters, Solid Wood Cabinets, Thermostat, Walk-In Closet(s)
Appliances Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Electric Water Heater, Freezer, Ice Maker, Microwave, Range, Range Hood, Refrigerator, Washer, Water Filtration System, Water Softener
Heating Central, Zoned
Cooling Central Air, Zoned
Fireplace Yes
Fireplaces Living Room, Wood Burning
# of Stories 4


Exterior Features Balcony, Irrigation System, Lighting, Sliding Doors
Lot Description FloodZone, City Limits
Roof Built-Up, Metal
Foundation Stilt/On Piling

School Information

Elementary Phillippi Shores Elementary
Middle Brookside Middle
High Sarasota High

Additional Information

Date Listed December 7th, 2023
Days on Market 109
Zoning RSF1
Foreclosure No
Short Sale No
RE / Bank Owned No

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