Curb Appeal: Charming Mansion in Sarasota, Fla.

Set on over 1 1/2 bay-front acres, guests are immediately greeted with a pond and rose garden when they first approach this southern traditional home.

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

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

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

Charming Mansion in Sarasota: Grand Exterior

Travel around the fountain on the stone driveway and soak in the brilliant sunset hues as you ascend the beautiful staircase to the front door. The white house shines against the natural backdrop highlighting a second story balcony, thick columns and warm porch lighting. 

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Water Feature

A stone driveway and cooling fountain welcome you onto this Sarasota property. A grand staircase leads up to the front door of the gorgeous white home featuring white columns and a second story balcony. The landscape and design look beautiful against the lively natural surroundings. 

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Beautiful Stone Gated Driveway

Wrought iron gates open up into the lush and lively greenery of this Sarasota yard. A natural stone driveway leads past the brick columns and into the beautiful landscaping. 

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Dreamy Pond

A serene pond reflects the natural beauty at this Sarasota home. Assorted trees bring a variety of green hues and life to the gorgeous yard. The white home peaks through the greenery across the water. 

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Gorgeous View

Standing on this front porch leaves you encircled in columns providing a view of the gorgeous landscaping of the front yard, centered around a fountain and stone driveway. The bright natural light and lush trees create a peaceful environment. 

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Aerial View of Yard

An aerial view shows the full scope of the beautiful design and plant life at this Sarasota home. Lush greenery creates natural privacy around the swimming pool and beautiful yard. 

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Beautiful Lake View and Lively Landscaped Yard

A stone walkway leads through the lush, natural beauty of this landscaped yard. A circular swimming pool perfectly complements the curves in the walkway and surrounding garden.

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Traditional Kitchen

The wood countertop on the long kitchen island serves as a beautiful centerpiece in this neutral, traditional kitchen. The light neutral color palette and hardwood flooring creates a timeless and classic design making this kitchen functional and stylish. 

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Transitional Living Room

Lime details spice up the traditional look of this sitting room. A decorative fireplace surround adds traditional detail while velvet green armchairs and throw pillows and a green area rug add pops of spring color. The unique five pillar coffee table adds a twist to the usual table choice. 

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Powder Blue Master Bedroom

Floral wallpaper creates an accent wall amidst the powder blue walls and ceiling. The blue is echoed in the plush, sophisticated bed linens decorating the upholstered bed frame. A pair of white arm chairs fills some of the open hardwood floor space and creates a relaxing sitting area.

From: Luxury Portfolio International® and Michael Saunders & Company