EXQUISITE LONGBOAT KEY BAYFRONT! This refined 5,046 square foot home is located at the north end of Country Club Shores on Longboat Key and boasts expansive views over the tranquil water of Sarasota Bay. The overall impression of this elegant home is understated yet refined and it represents a true haven for boaters, who will appreciate the fact that the house sits on a deep-water channel, which can accommodate a 65' sail boat. The resurfaced dock has a 26,000 lb lift, 220 volt electric and snook light. The house has plenty of space for entertaining friends and family, consisting of a formal living room with rich wood floors, leading through to an elegant dining room and on to a relaxing sun-room. The exterior patio deck and covered grill area is finished with Travertine marble. From here guests can enjoy unobstructed views of the bay. The home has five bedrooms and five bathrooms, one is used as an exercise room complete with sauna and steam room, a large private office with extensive built-in's. There is an over sized 2 and 1/2 -air conditioned garage. Don't worry about storage area as this home has a very extensive climate controlled basement. The fitness room, family room, kitchen, sun-room and dining room and master bedroom all have wonderful views of Sarasota Bay. The finished floor height is 13.5. Home was built in 1978 but totally rebuilt in 1998 to 2002. Sun-room added in 2004.