Perfectly positioned on the deep waters edge of Longboat Key overlooking Sarasota Bay is this elegant French inspired estate. The location provides panoramic views of the downtown Sarasota skyline and John Ringling Causeway Bridge. Inside youll find the perfect balance of opulence and casual comfort. The residence showcases several european design periods including Louis XV Versailles and French Regency. Inside youll find imported limestone, marble and onyx along with black walnut, mahogany and cherry. There are imported chandeliers, designer fabrics, extensive millwork, hand-forged light fixtures and soaring ceilings. Youll also enjoy the 1600 bottle Wine Armoire made from a single Walnut tree harvested in the State of Maine. Outside youll discover salvaged Chicago brick pavers laid in a Chevron pattern, multiple terraces clad in Philippine limestone, a heated pool lined with 150,000 one inch glass tiles, hand-wrought iron fencing, 257 feet of concrete seawall, a boat lift and mature Royal Palms. The property also affords a 4 car garage with wood carriage doors, a 15 KW back-up generator and storm shutters in case the weather gets fickle. Plan a visit to FrenchLBK and see one of the finest French inspired estates in Sarasota.