Introducing a landmark waterfront estate on the idyllic Sarasota Bay, this extraordinary 4.15 acre parcel offers unmatched beauty, location, historical charm, and potential. The estate is perfectly situated on one of the widest points of Sarasota Bay, capturing stunning sunsets and offering close proximity to the prestigious Ca' d'Zan and The Ringling Museum. Beyond the secure gated entry, the property's mature and manicured landscaping punctuates endless breathtaking bay views, boasting approximately 400 feet of pristine water frontage. The property is ideal for a family compound or a single estate of impressive grandeur. At present, approval is being sought to create 4 substantial Bay front lots of approximately 1 acre each with 100 ft. of shoreline. Infinite possibilities for a multi-homesite development exist and with City approval, the plan to offer individual lots for sale. If you choose to revitalize and update the structures on the property, 4 structures are in place. In the Main residence, wide open bay views can be enjoyed from a multitude of living spaces throughout the home, which includes expansive Great and Family rooms, a Sun Room, Orchid Room and spacious Kitchen featuring granite countertops and a butler’s pantry. Upstairs the Owners suite has vaulted ceilings, wood flooring and breathtaking panoramic views of Sarasota Bay and beyond as far as Longboat Key. Outdoor features include a Pool with Elephant Fountain and Jacuzzi, Gazebo and Tiki Hut/Grill Area offering the perfect setting for outdoor relaxation entertaining, and taking in spectacular sunsets. Steps away is the former driver’s quarters. A palm tree lined pathway leads up to the guest house featuring 4 bedrooms and 2 baths, a full kitchen, dining room, living room. There is a separate 4 car garage. This estate offers exceptional privacy, captivating surroundings, and the most impressive bayfront vistas imaginable. Live the ultimate waterfront lifestyle, where you can enjoy the peace and tranquility of the Bay while still being just minutes from the airport as well as downtown Sarasota's renowned cultural venues, fine dining, and upscale shopping. Convenient to IMG Academy and University Town Center Mall. Don't miss this opportunity to own a one-of-a-kind waterfront estate that is unparalleled in beauty and potential.