1726 Questar Lane, SARASOTA, FL


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About 1726 Questar Lane

Price reduction. A secluded drive shaded by regal palms leads you toward the water. Fervent anticipation builds as the private gate deliberately opens on approach. Welcome to 'Casa Del Parasol', a breathtaking bayfront estate in Sarasota, Florida. Twice featured on the Discovery Channel, the expansive complex sits on 1.44 acres, securely walled, with 164 feet of direct frontage on Little Sarasota Bay. The Hemingway-inspired main residence is 6,718 square feet and features 5 bedrooms, 6 full baths & a powder room, an office, theater & game room, wine room, exercise room, elevator, and parking for 8 or more of your finest cars, boats, and recreation vehicles. Passing through immense front-entry doors you’re immediately struck by soaring ceilings, large open spaces, luxurious finishes, neutral colors and travertine tile floors, dynamic bay views, and a distinctive yet comfortable feel. A dining room spacious enough to serve the largest of family gatherings leads to a new gourmet kitchen featuring Cambria quartz counters, custom solid-wood white cabinetry, stainless-steel Dacor appliances, a 1000-bottle wine room and wet bar, Subzero refrigerator, and elegant 6 burner gas stove with custom hood and backsplash. A massive center island anchors the space and opens into a large family room ideal for entertaining family & friends. The office has sparkling views of the bay, ideal for the newfound remote workplace, but challenging for those easily distracted by beauty. An oversized “in-law suite” bedroom with bay-view balcony, walk-in closet, and en-suite bath completes the main level. A short elevator ride to the second level reveals three additional guest bedrooms, each en-suite with walk-in closets and access to the wrap-around bay-view balcony. Rich Brazilian-walnut floors enhance this rich yet relaxing level. Completing the second floor is the luxurious Master suite. This spa-like retreat offers total seclusion from guests and includes two vast walk-in closets, upstairs laundry, fireplace, sitting area, amazing views of the bay, and glamorous en suite bath w/dual vanity, walk-in shower, and separate jetted tub. The downstairs level features a game room and bar, theater room, and exercise room – all air conditioned yet not included in the calculated living space. Split side-load garages with room for 4+ autos complete the ground floor. A separate detached garage with oversized doors provides parking for an additional 4+ cars, boats, and RVs – or the perfect workshop for the tinkerer and hobbyist in you. “Resort Style Pool” is an understatement for this backyard oasis. The mammoth pool includes a spa, enclosed waterslide, 2 small waterfalls and a colossal waterfall with hidden grotto, equipped with TV area, LED lights, and speakers – all lushly landscaped with stone surfaces and rock features. Inside and out, this home was built for entertaining. Take a leisurely stroll down your private pier at sunset, discovering abundant marine life gathering amongst the pilings along the way. The pier concludes with space for your aqua toys, featuring two boat lifts, one 10k lbs. and the other 16k lbs. As the sun sets across the bay, your mind races in thoughts of the coming evening with friends, out to dinner and a cocktail downtown just 15 minutes away. And then toward the next day ahead, perhaps a family picnic at Siesta Key Beach, the number one rated beach in the country, just 10 minutes away.

Features of 1726 Questar Lane

MLS® # A4516688
Price $5,995,000
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms 7.00
Full Baths 6
Half Baths 1
Square Footage 6,718
Acres 1.44
Year Built 2004
Type Residential
Sub-Type Single Family Residence
Style Custom, Key West
Status Pending

Community Information

Address 1726 Questar Lane
Area Sarasota/Gulf Gate Branch
County Sarasota
State FL
Zip Code 34231


Parking Boat, Circular Driveway, Driveway, Garage Door Opener, Garage Faces Rear, Garage Faces Side, Golf Cart Parking, Oversized
# of Garages 8
View Water
Is Waterfront Yes
Waterfront Bay/Harbor
Has Pool Yes


Interior Features Built-in Features, Cathedral Ceiling(s), Ceiling Fans(s), Central Vaccum, Coffered Ceiling(s), Crown Molding, Eat-in Kitchen, Elevator, High Ceilings, Kitchen/Family Room Combo, Open Floorplan, Solid Wood Cabinets, Stone Counters, Thermostat, Tray Ceiling(s), Vaulted Ceiling(s), Walk-In Closet(s), Wet Bar, Window Treatments
Appliances Built-In Oven, Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Freezer, Ice Maker, Microwave, Range, Range Hood, Refrigerator, Washer, Water Filtration System, Water Purifier, Water Softener, Wine Refrigerator
Heating Central, Electric, Zoned
Cooling Central Air, Zoned
Fireplace Yes
Fireplaces Gas


Exterior Features Balcony, Fence, French Doors, Irrigation System, Lighting, Outdoor Grill, Outdoor Shower, Sliding Doors, Storage
Lot Description FloodZone, Level, Oversized Lot, Street Dead-End
Roof Tile
Foundation Slab

School Information

Elementary Gulf Gate Elementary
Middle Brookside Middle
High Riverview High

Additional Information

Date Listed November 2nd, 2021
Days on Market 200
Zoning RSF1
Foreclosure No
Short Sale No
RE / Bank Owned No

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