Located near the historic town of Longboat at the north end of Longboat Key, this Key West-style home is located less than 150 yards from Whitney Beach and the Gulf of Mexico. One of 16 unique homes built by famed architect Frank Folsom Smith, on property formerly owned by the long-time resident, Conrad family.
It is appointed with the finest of imported furnishings and artwork and features 3 gorgeous bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, and 3 terraces, each with their own exceptional views. The fully equipped gourmet kitchen has a cooking island and a breakfast nook. For more genteel entertaining, the exquisitely decorated living/dining room beckons. Leading to the main terrace looking out towards the Gulf, the living/dining room is the perfect place to dine and converse with friends and family. For more relaxed lounging, the family room and its Plasma TV is the place to be. The house has its own fitness room and 2 car garage. With a private outdoor shower and gorgeous pool to the rear.
Virtual Tour: To view a virtual tour of Conrad Cabana, see the link below.
Cultural Attractions: Nearby Sarasota offers a vast array of arts and cultural attractions. The acclaimed Sarasota Ballet of Florida offers a repertoire of classical and modern dance performances throughout the year.
The Asolo Theatre is home to one of the area's leading regional theatrical companies. Many theatrical companies in Sarasota and on the Keys, offer varied programs of interest both comedic and dramatic.
The newly restored Opera House of Sarasota offers a classical repertoire of great quality throughout the season.
The Ringling Museum boasts a fine art collection as well as a circus museum celebrating its founder's unique past.
Shopping & Dining: Shopping areas abound in and around Longboat Key from the world-renowned St. Armands Circle which offers over 140 shops, boutiques, and restaurants that radiate out and around a circular park to the elegant Saks Fifth Avenue and Macy's of Southgate Mall. For those fond of outlet shopping there are the Outlet Shoppes at Ellenton. The city of Sarasota itself abounds with historically preserved buildings filled with boutiques featuring jewellery, art, and antiques. These can be found on Main, Palm, Orange, and Pineapple Avenues.
Legendary fine dining can be found on and off the key, ranging from casual seafood restaurants to five-star continental cuisine. There are choices for every taste and every budget.
Stretching 11 miles between the waters of the Gulf of Mexico and Sarasota Bay, Longboat Key offers an idyllic beach and bay front setting. Average year round 75 Fahrenheit/24 Celsius degree temperatures make this island conducive to swimming, tennis, golf, fishing, and boating. The island is surrounded by 7 first-class golf courses and boasts many public as well as private tennis facilities.
Cannons Marina, just down the road from North Shore Cabana, rents party boats and fishing boats plus water ski and tubing equipment. There are numerous locations for Jet Ski rentals and parasailing for those who want to 'rise to the heavens.'
Charter a boat with or without a captain and explore the area's many bays and backwaters, take to the ocean for deep sea fishing, scuba diving, and snorkeling.
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