BAYFRONT HOME IN HARBOR ACRES | 1233 HILLVIEW DRIVE, SARASOTA, FL
Offered at: $33,825,000
Constructed in 2022, this Harbor Acres estate is a fully realized masterpiece of some of the most talented design minds in the industry. Listed for a cool $33.8M, this estate shatters records as the highest listing in both Sarasota and Manatee counties. Exceptional in every respect, this magnificent custom bay front estate in Sarasota’s coveted Harbor Acres showcases extraordinary craftsmanship, state-of-the-art technology, breathtaking vistas and fabulous amenities. Situated on nearly one acre with 144 feet of bay frontage, the 11,275-square-foot home boasts sophisticated, comfortable living spaces, primarily on the main floor, and mesmerizing views of Sarasota Bay, the Ringling Bridge and downtown.
The modern British West Indies-style residence has 8 en-suite bedrooms and 4 powder bathrooms. The home was designed by John Cooney, of Stofft Cooney Architects and masterfully built by Perrone Construction. The meticulously curated estate is perfect for casual gatherings or large-scale soirees. European White Oak Engineered hardwood flooring flows throughout both levels, where architectural ceilings and enchanting light fixtures abound and multiple terraces offer awe-inspiring views. Wolf Design Group of Atlanta designed the interiors of the home, with the kitchen, bar and primary bathroom design by Matthew Quinn of Atlanta-based Design Galleria. The remarkably landscaped grounds were designed by local landscape architect Stephen Hazeltine of Hazeltine Nurseries. Built to stringent Miami-Dade code by Sarasota’s leading waterfront construction specialist, the stucco and limestone accented home features a raised pile foundation, hurricane impact windows and doors, screened covered porch with motorized bug screens and hurricane shutters, and a whole-house generator.
Elba White stone steps ascend to an impressive entry pavilion. Inside, refined living spaces await for the entire family, including a voluminous formal living/dining room with fireplace, quartzite feature wall and floor-to-ceiling windows with captivating water views. The 8,200-SF-plus main level also has a dazzling kitchen, family room, mudroom, playroom, clubroom, gym, primary suite and expansive guest wing. The kitchen showcases an elegant La Cornue range and hood, Sub-Zero appliances and quartzite countertops, with an adjacent scullery, stylish breakfast nook and family room. An enormous temperature-controlled wine display separates the kitchen and formal dining room. The sizable clubroom is ideal for movie and game nights, with a bar and entertainment areas, plus French doors to a bay front terrace. Natural stone adorns the extensive outdoor space, which offers a kitchen with a Kalamazoo grill, dining and gathering areas, and an overflow pool with spa, sun shelf and fire bowls with automated lighting. A 27,000-lb. high-speed boat lift and 4,500-lb. dual Jet Ski lift with aluminum-framed platform are convenient for launching your waterway adventures.
The primary suite features an opulent bathroom with blue quartzite countertops and flooring, massive closet and dressing room, second walk-in closet, morning bar, study and bay front terrace. The generous guest wing has three en-suite bedrooms, lounge area, patio and a private outdoor entrance. The nearly 3,100-SF second level has a second primary suite, bedroom with four built-in bunk beds and two guest suites. A large lounge area with a balcony is perfect for savoring the stunning panorama. Other notable highlights include a Crestron home automation system, motorized drapery/shades, home theater speaker system in the family room and clubroom, Lutron lighting system and automated mosquito spraying system. This one-of-a-kind waterfront masterpiece is just south of downtown’s dining, shopping and cultural arts, walkable to Southside Village’s restaurants and shops, and a short drive to pristine beaches.
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