Outstanding bay front home in one of the most sought after neighborhoods of Sarasota, Harbor Acres. Enjoy the amazing 180-degree views of the city, Ringling Bridge and Florida sunsets from this north/northwest facing home without the direct afternoon western sun. The private, gated home has a large deep-water dock and boatlift with full power and water, will accommodate a 75 ft yacht. Ride the elevator from the expansive ground floor rooms and 5-car garage to the 1st and 2nd floor living areas, or, enter the home using the double staircase through the 10 ft, mahogany circular hand-carved double doors with Chinese Zodiac inlay, opening into a large foyer with a sweeping staircase to the 2nd floor. Overlooking the bay and opening up to large balconies is the formal living room and family room. The large dining room with rich rosewood floors and opulent chandelier is just off the gourmet kitchen separated by a butlerandx2019;s pantry. Additionally, there are three en-suite bedrooms and a music room. The second floor is the master bedroom suite with his and hers separate bathrooms all with views of the bay and include two large walk-in closets. Just down the hall, a large office and awood-paneled library. To complete the home, a lookout tower with 360-degree views. The home comes with automatic hurricane shutters.