Poised in an intimate setting akin to a private nature preserve, this.62-acre estate located in the coveted Cedar Park neighborhood takes full advantage of spectacular bayou views along its 181 feet of shoreline. A 66’ private dock on protected boating water is outfitted with power hoists, floating dock for kayaks and paddle boards, offering immediate access to the Intracoastal waterway. The home sees no neighboring homes, a rarity in Sarasota. Experience the perfect escape from the hectic world with tropical birds in abundance; flocks of white egrets winging by in flocks at dawn and dusk. Architectural history includes Edward Everett Post, and Jack West. The walls of glass showcase spectacular views, bringing the outside in. The open , flexible floor plan offers perfect options for multiple living arrangements. A gracious living room with custom cabinetry surrounds a wood burning fireplace. The bright home enjoys a desirable southern exposure. The spacious waterside owner’s wing , recently expanded, features luxurious bath and generous well-designed closet, complete with a second washer and dryer. From the suite, escape to the screened porch offering private sanctuary for relaxation. The study features custom cherry built-in dual desks and sliding glass doors providing serene garden views. The chic powder bath features designer wall coverings and a pebble tile floor. The well-designed kitchen features a new Subzero refrigerator/freezer, a Dacor 6 burner gas range, warming drawer, Bosch dishwasher and a Marvel wine cooler. There is abundant storage. Adjoining is the dining room providing guests 180 degree views of the water and lush grounds opening to Chicago brick terraces allowing a seamless flow for entertaining 50+ with ease. House guests enjoy total privacy in the adjoining 2 bedroom guest house. Working pottery studio , 11 x 13 main laundry room and guest kitchen. Features include a whole house generator, two 1,000 gallon propane tanks, 3 A/C units, a combo of hurricane rated glass and shutters. The free-form pool is flanked in Chicago brick giving one a feeling of being in an island retreat with lush surrounding verdant lawns and Coconut Palms sloping to the water’s edge. The Star Jasmine trellis enhances the poolside sunning area with outdoor shower. Gated, private Cocoanut Bayou beach club is for sunsets and beach parties. Cedar Park Circle is undergoing a major beautification of the common areas, roads and drainage system. It will truly shine when completed. Shared irrigation well adds ease for irrigation of the lush landscaping. Conveniently located on the coveted North end of Siesta allowing easy access to Sarasota’s vibrant cultural life, shops, hospitals and schools, including nationally acclaimed Pine View for the gifted.