Gulf-Front Contemporary in Sarasota, Fla.

Revel in the luxury this serene oceanfront home has to offer. 2014 Ultimate House Hunt Waterfront Home Winner.

Photo By: Michael Saunders & Company, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Michael Saunders & Company, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Michael Saunders & Company, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Michael Saunders & Company, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Michael Saunders & Company, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Michael Saunders & Company, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Michael Saunders & Company, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Michael Saunders & Company, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Contemporary Gulf-Front Deck With Dining Area

Majestically poised along the shimmering Gulf of Mexico waters bordering Siesta Key, this masterfully designed retreat invokes distinctive Asian-inspired aesthetics to achieve a unique harmony with nature. Enjoy dinner by the ocean on the small beachside deck, complete with a dining table for four and an unbeatable view. A small pathway leads back to the main house for quick access to necessities, like drink refills and dessert.

From: Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® and Michael Saunders & Company

Cozy Beachfront Living Room

Embellished with walls of glass and a dramatic open plan to accentuate its extraordinary beachfront placement, a calming impression permeates the main estate, adorned with a modern French motif and striking Polynesian touches. The living room provides plush seating areas that are perfect for cozying up by the fire.

From: Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® and Michael Saunders & Company

Contemporary Gulf-Front Family Room in Sarasota, Fla.

The family room provides a casual touch, making it ideal for no-fuss entertaining. Touches of blue and teal add a touch of nautical color to the space, while sliding glass doors allow for easy access to the terrace.

From: Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® and Michael Saunders & Company

Contemporary Gulf-Front Guest Room

The guest room plays with contrasting colors, as seen in the nautically themed blue-and-white area rug, and cream colored walls trimmed in dark wood. Large, sliding glass doors provide private access to the outdoor terrace.

From: Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® and Michael Saunders & Company

Transitional Master Bedroom With Gulf View

Floor-to-ceiling glass doors open to panoramic views of Gulf waters in the expansive master suite, which manifests a feeling of seclusion, yet quick access to the outdoors. Neutral tones sweep through the room, adorning the bedding, walls and area rug to great a tranquil atmosphere.

From: Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® and Michael Saunders & Company

Gulf-Front Guest House With a Pool

A feeling of tranquility prevails as this private sanctuary rests on two sprawling acres stretching from the white sands of the beach to a calm lagoon and encompassing a main residence and a two-story guest house buffered by a lush Japanese garden.

From: Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® and Michael Saunders & Company

Beach: Gulf-Front Contemporary in Sarasota, Fla.

The homeowners enhanced the home's original footprint to create a true haven of serenity resplendent with the beauty of water, nature and relaxation. The short distance from the home to the beach allows for casual walks and taking in the view.

From: Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® and Michael Saunders & Company

Beachfront Sitting Area Is Relaxing, Serene

Perfect for enjoying undisturbed reflection or entertaining guests, this beachfront sitting area provides an idyllic view of the ocean.

From: Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® and Michael Saunders & Company