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Sarasota Banyan Tree

Sarasota, Florida, US








Non Pet-Friendly

Botanical garden retreat in exclusive Sapphire Shores / Indian Beach in Sarasota. The craftsman home was originally built in 1939 and has been fully updated with tasteful period details that blend in with gorgeous landscaping. Minutes from Ringling, New College, Downtown Sarasota, St. Armand's Circle & the Beaches at Lido Key & Siesta Key. Just a short walk to the Bay (Sapphire Shores Park) for sunset or outdoor yoga, or just lounge in the private screened lanai surrounded by tropical plants.

We fell in love with this home the moment we first saw it! Sapphire Shores/Indian Beach is one of the most exclusive neighborhoods in Sarasota…and for good reason! Sarasota Bay is literally across the street, with the charming canopy road lined with multi-million dollar mansions right out of the gilded age. The lovely parks (on the water) at Sapphire Shores and Indian Beach are both a short walk (or 2min) drive away. Downtown Sarasota with its restaurants and boutiques or the world-class beaches at Lido Key & Seista Key are a short drive or bike ride away.

This home was originally built in 1939 and retains all the original craftsman details and quality, while also being fully updated just a few years ago. The home sets on over a 1/2 acre of beautifully landscaped tropical plants and trees. Aside from the giant Banyan, there are multiple mango trees, as well as some younger fruit trees (lemon, lime, grapefruit, fig) that have been recently planted. The setting is very private, aside from our gardener who comes 1x week to care for the landscaping.

The home is set out with great separation between private and public areas. Each bedroom has a private ensuite bathroom, and the master bathroom includes a dual-head shower and a spa bathtub with jets. There's also a home office and library set off from the working fireplace, and a separate reading room.

Other Amenities

  • Internet
  • Fireplace
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Parking
  • Hair Dryer
  • Linens
  • Iron
  • Shampoo
  • Essentials
  • Internet Access
  • Linens provided
  • Towels provided
  • Private Entrance
  • Extra Pillows And Blankets
  • Conditioner
  • Body Soap
  • Clothing storage
  • Office
  • Desk
  • Television
  • Satellite or Cable
  • Laptop Friendly
Kitchen and Dining
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee Maker
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Stove
  • Highchair
  • Toaster
  • Oven
  • Kettle
  • Cooking Basics
  • Coffee
  • Dishes & utensils for kids
  • Grill
  • Garden
  • Private yard
  • Garden Or Backyard
  • Beach Essentials
  • Outdoor seating
  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Considered
  • Smoking Not Allowed
  • Accessibility Ask
  • Free Parking
  • Enhanced Cleaning Practices
  • Cleaning Disinfection
  • Self Check In / Check Out
  • All towels and bedding washed in hot water that’s at least 60ºC
  • High-touch surfaces cleaned with disinfectant
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Historic
Location Types
  • Beach
  • Downtown
  • Near Ocean
Family Friendly Amenities
  • Outlet Covers
  • Bathtub
  • High Chair
  • Fireplace Guards
  • Travel Crib
  • Pack n Play Travel Crib
Safety Features
  • Carbon Monoxide Detector
  • First Aid Kit
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Smoke Detector
  • Deadbolt Lock
  • Outdoor Lighting
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