This Marina Bay condo went pending within HOURS of being placed on the Market…..showing why pricing your property correctly WILL result in a quick sale at the best price!

Security, serenity, sunsets AND sunrises…you can have it all with this rarely available property. Soothing views and a sprawling layout in a coveted location, both behind the gates of Bay Isles, and a stone’s throw from the LBK Moorings on Longboat Key, this Marina Bay condo will immediately feel like home. A prized community that is both well managed and impeccably kept, it is comprised of three buildings and a total of 60 residences, perfect for either a full or part time resident. Walking into this home, you’ll be greeted both with an abundance of natural light and space. A sizable foyer opens up into this almost 3,000 square feet of living space. Directly behind the foyer you’ll find the 3rd bedroom, currently being utilized as an office, great for a murphy bed or flex space and offers a private balcony that is shared by the 2nd bedroom behind it; of which the views are pretty stunning, offering a peekaboo glimpse of the Gulf of Mexico, beautiful palm trees, charming neighboring homes and the esteemed Longboat Key golf course. Wait until you see the main event, the 30 foot long covered and screened lanai that overlooks paradise, wrought with birds, manatees, and the sheer thrill of watching boats pass by and the city skyline of Sarasota light up at night. If cuisine is your forte, the gourmet kitchen, with its views of the bay, is complete with not only with breakfast bar, but large dining and sitting spaces, Whirlpool appliances, double oven and cooktop, stone countertops and backsplash, built in desk and wet bar. Very generously sized laundry room directly off of the kitchen that includes extra countertop space, storage cabinetry and full sized washer and dryer. Not only do you have a massive living room but also an additional sitting nook that could be converted into a number of different uses, including a 4th bedroom, game room or the like; currently being used as a reading room, complete with built ins and lots of storage. If you have a knack for art, you’ll find both the picture lighting and recessed lights fabulously placed throughout the residence. With views and balcony access from the primary bedroom and a generously sized updated bath, with two walk-in closets, you’ll surely find it to be a great reprieve. Dual sinks, stone countertops, garden tub, separate shower and private commode closet and bidet all complete the necessities of luxury living in your master bathroom area. A rare commodity on the island, your fur babe is also invited, as Marina Bay allows 1 pet! A highly secured area, the condo not only requires access through one manned gate, but also building codes and enclosed garage access. An added bonus is this unit only shares the floor with one other unit. This condo¬†also comes with one under-building parking space and separate under air storage unit. The community amenities are complete with fitness room, large pool, spa, and tennis courts {on the N side of the community}. Car washing and EV charging stations for owners’ and their guests’ use. As a resident of Marina Bay, you also get the privilege of enjoying the private Bay Isles Beach Club access. There you’ll find a gated and secured entry, ample parking, covered entertaining area, restrooms, changing rooms, covered picnic tables, barbecue grills, volleyball court and beach accessory storage bins.