Representing the buyers in this record-setting sale on Anna Maria Island was a perfect way to start the year. The estate is truly beautiful and offered turn-key perfection within an extraordinary tropical oasis. Congratulations to the sellers and to my buyers on their purchase!
“This one-of-a-kind beachfront estate appealed to the discerning buyer who desired a private retreat in a tranquil island community near Sarasota’s countless cultural offerings. The significant sale price demonstrates the strength of the market and increased demand for waterfront real estate along Florida’s Gulf Coast.”
— Lisa Rooks Morris, Premier Sotheby’s International Realty
ANNA MARIA ISLAND, FLA. (February 16, 2022) — An extraordinary Gulf-front estate has sold for $16 million – the highest-priced sale ever recorded on Anna Maria Island.
Located at 100 Beach Avenue, the waterfront home boasts 110 feet of beach frontage and wide water views. Lisa Rooks Morris, of Premier Sotheby’s International Realty’s downtown Sarasota office, brought the buyer. Charles Buky of Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate had the listing.
With nearly 7,500 square feet of luxurious living space, the custom-built five-bedroom, five-and-a-half-bath estate is framed by generous walls of glass showcasing unobstructed Gulf scenes throughout. Elegant design elements and fine finishes abound – from vaulted ceilings and oak beams to natural stone floors and a fireplace in the family room. Exceptional interior appointments include a gourmet double island kitchen and an opulent owner’s suite offering dual walk-in closets, a washer and dryer, and a spa-style bath with heated floors. An attached one-bedroom guesthouse features an island kitchen and a spacious living area.
An expanse of vanishing sliding doors leads into a serene coastal sanctuary offering an oversized patio complete with a swimming pool and spa. The property is equipped with an elevator and seven-car garages, ideal for the auto aficionado or hobby enthusiast.