Idyllically located on the north end of world famous Siesta Key, this impressive estate is brilliantly designed to deliver endless water views from almost every room. The grand front staircase and towering mahogany double doors welcome guests to this stately yet comfortable home. Once inside one is captivated by the use of fine materials and finishes including intricate moldings and trim, exotic granites and marbles, two cast stone gas fireplaces, professional grade kitchen appliances, European custom cabinetry, polished travertine floors, an elevator and level 5 drywall finishes. Expansive retractable walls of glass provide uninterrupted views of the John Ringling Causeway Bridge, Downtown Sarasota, Golden Gate Point, and the gentle bay waters. Large sliding glass doors create a continual living space with multiple covered and uncovered patios and an expansive pool terrace area. The private master suite includes an enormous closet with custom cabinetry and granite counters, a second walk-in closet, a lavishly appointed bath, an exercise room/office and access to the upper floor terrace. A well-equipped deep water boat dock with lift and quick access to the Gulf of Mexico complete this exceptional island home.