Located on Dona Bay and just a three-minute boat ride to the open waters of the Gulf of Mexico, this 3-level Key West-style home sits high on the water's edge, affording unobstructed nautical views. The residence was designed and built by the current owners, who wanted a spacious home that had an attractive architectural style, was bright and airy, offered sensational views, provided safety, security and peaceful enjoyment and was great for entertaining family, friends and neighbors. On the outside, there's a gated entrance, four-car garage, brick paver turn-around driveway, lush foliage, fruit trees, boat dock with a 20,000-pound and 7,000-pound lift, back-up generator, reinforced concrete and steel block construction, multiple terraces along with a heated pool and spa. Inside, there is hardwood and tile flooring, towering vaulted ceilings, abundant tinted windows, fine cherry and birch cabinetry, an ultra-spacious master bedroom suite that has striking panoramic water views and an oversized walk-in wardrobe closet. You'll also find an expansive kitchen, wood paneled elevator, Lutron lighting system, stylish guest bedroom suites, Miami-Dade rated windows and sliding glass doors, a fitness room, recreation room and an abundance of storage on all levels. The ideal location allows for easy access to the Intracoastal waterways, local beaches, offshore fishing, Venice and Sarasota airports, downtown Sarasota and all the charm that southwest Florida generously offers.