Set on 2 acres of land on a private island, this new home (completed in 2010) will provide an island vacation experience for you and your family like no other. The house has 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms and an outdoor shower. All rooms view out to Longboat Pass, with 300 feet of beachfront, palm trees, and private dock. Sunsets are spectacular. Great boating water and use of paddle boards, and kayaks. The two upstairs 2-room bedroom suites sleep up to 5 each, and all bedrooms open onto decks. The Master deck has a claw-foot tub with hot and cold water. The house opens on both the east and west side with 4 pocketing 12 foot sliding doors opening onto large screened decks for lounging and dining. Fully equipped kitchen with Su-Zero, Wolf and Kitchen Aid Appliances. Sound system with IPad/IPhone docking and High Speed Wifi. Surrounded by fine-dining, one of the prettiest beaches and amazing fishing, there is plenty to keep you busy – or swing in the hammocks and order Pizza to be delivered.
Your hosts built built this dreamy private island getaway within an easy 40 minute boat ride from their principle home. Mr.Ellis is an award-winning luxury home builder in Sarasota, Florida (MyGreenBuildings) and Mrs. Ellis is an RN, active Mom, focused on health and wellness, and a local leader in advocating for animal welfare issues.
As an avid yachting family, The home was designed like no other to capture views, breezes, and the materials and furnishings used in the home reflect their best memories of yachting in New England, Buzzards Bay and the Islands of Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard, the Caribbean and San Juan Islands of Washington and throughout Florida and the Bahamas..
The view, amenities and the private location is beyond compare. The home is sought after by It has been published in 8 different local, regional and national glossy magazines, as well as news-papers and television. The anonymity of our guest list is paramount.. so perhaps the most common unique benefit for our guests -- who have included famous actors, athletes and public figures -- has been the absolute privacy of the location, completely disconnected to the rest of the world -- yet still very close to everything with a boat.