4511 Bay Shore Road, SARASOTA, FL 34234

 -  $7,450,000

MLS® # A4610153

  • 6 Bedrooms
  • 8 Bathrooms
  • 6,500 SQ. Feet
  • 1928 Year Built

Nestled on 1.1 acres of pristine bayfront along Sarasota Bay, Etowah stands as a timeless icon of Sarasota's rich heritage. Originally built in 1925, this two-story Mediterranean revival estate spans over 6,500 square feet, offering captivating views of the bay while being 10-minutes away from Sarasota's downtown. Following an extensive year-long renovation, Etowah has been meticulously restored to its former glory, honoring its storied past with an unparalleled attention to detail. Previously in 1992, local architect Frank Folson Smith added a large extension to the West-side of the home, including an extensive master bedroom, bar-area and great room. The historic portion of the home, which features the formal living room, dining room, eat-in kitchen and additional bedrooms had been left untouched since then. Stepping inside, the entryway welcomes you with a vaulted ceiling, leading gracefully to the formal living room which features the homes original fireplace. Adjacent, the dining room, surrounded by windows crafted from original glass sourced from the nearby Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey, sets the stage for entertaining, comfortably accommodating a table for 12 guests. For the culinary enthusiast, the modern kitchen has been thoughtfully designed with top-of-the-line Thermador appliances, a SubZero refrigerator, and every amenity required for a master chef. Plus, the eat-in kitchen makes the perfect spot to enjoy your morning coffee. Moving to the west-side of the home, the owners suite and great room are flanked on either side of a spacious courtyard. Making this a true destination for indoor and outdoor living and entertaining. The owners suite features his and hers walk-in closets, bay views and a spacious bath. The second-level of the home features a second primary bedroom with a wood burning fireplace, views of the bay and plenty of closet space. The additional 3-bedrooms on this level offer generous sized-rooms with a sunken office space/ den at the end of the hall. The property's covered boathouse, a designated historical gem, adds a unique touch that cannot be replicated (with a private channel with boatable water). Completing this exceptional home is an original garage, connected to a workshop, gardening space, laundry facility, and additional private guest quarters. Etowah, is a one-of-a-kind property bridging historic Florida and modern living, overlooking the unparalleled beauty of Sarasota Bay.

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  • NeighborhoodINDIAN BEACH MAP OF
  • Address4511 Bay Shore Road
  • StateFL

Size And Restrictions

  • Acres1.10
  • Lot DescriptionCity Limits, Oversized Lot, Private


  • FenceNo
  • SprinklerNo


  • ViewWater



Bedrooms And Bathrooms

  • Bedrooms6
  • Bathrooms8.00

Heating And Cooling

  • HeatingCentral, Electric
  • Air ConditioningCentral Air, Zoned
  • FireplaceYes

Interior Features

  • AppliancesBar Fridge, Built-In Oven, Convection Oven, Cooktop, Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Electric Water Heater, Exhaust Fan, Freezer, Microwave, Range, Refrigerator, Washer
  • FeaturesBuilt-in Features, Ceiling Fans(s), Crown Molding, Eat-in Kitchen, High Ceilings, Open Floorplan, Pest Guard System, Primary Bedroom Main Floor, Solid Surface Counters, Solid Wood Cabinets, Split Bedroom, Stone Counters, Vaulted Ceiling(s), Walk-In Closet(s), Wet Bar


Building Information

  • Year Built1928
  • # Of Stories2
  • RoofTile

Property Features

  • Exterior FeaturesCourtyard, Dog Run, French Doors, Garden, Irrigation System, Lighting, Outdoor Shower

Garage And Parking

  • GarageCircular Driveway, Garage Door Opener, Garage Faces Side, Guest, Workshop in Garage



  • ElementaryEmma E. Booker Elementary
  • MiddleBooker Middle
  • HighBooker High



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