1655 South Drive, SARASOTA, FL


Previous Next






Square feet



About 1655 South Drive

Located in one of the most sought-after West of Trail neighborhoods in Sarasota, Cherokee Park, encounter a testament to a bespoke luxury lifestyle, with every detail considered for an exceptional living experience in this extraordinary 5BR/5 full BA & 4 1/2 BA residence, offering 6,355 sq. ft. of meticulously designed space. Set on a lot 15’ above sea level with hurricane impact glass and a whole-home generator, this 3-story gem features a unique design with a rear 3-car garage accessed from South Lodge Drive, keeping the front of the house unobstructed. The first floor boasts a wide-open floor plan with a great room, wet bar, formal dining room and Gourmet Cooks Kitchen complete with a Wolf six burner range with dual ovens, Sub-Zero 48” refrigerator and 48” freezer, Wolf microwave drawer and a built-in Miele espresso machine. A sanctuary of comfort, the 1st floor primary suite includes a private gym, resort-style bath and dual custom-fitted closets. Also on the 1st floor beautifully designed guest suite (5th bedroom) with an en-suite bath. Access to the 2nd floor is provided by both a sable wood stairwell with custom wrought-iron railings or one of the two in-home elevators. Upstairs, 3 en-suite bedrooms with custom-fitted walk-in closets, one of which is equipped with built-in bunk beds, a bonus room with 2 built-in desks and an additional upstairs laundry room add to the functionality and convenience. The outdoor area is a true oasis, fully walled-in with an electric gate. You'll enjoy a gas heated saltwater filtered pool with a sun shelf and spa, an artificial turf area and an automatic recessed roll-out pool cover. A screened-in entertainment lounge area includes a half bath that leads to a full outdoor kitchen with sink, TV, gas grill and a built-in pergola with electric heaters and cooling misting system. Perfect for guests or an adult retreat, the casita above the garage is accessed by a private interior elevator and an exterior spiral staircase and displays a 2,000-bottle refrigerated wine room, fully equipped wet bar, mini- fridge, clear ice maker, dishwasher, covered terrace with gas fireplace and private large pool-like infinity-edge spa. Only two blocks to Southside Elementary, walking distance to Southside Village and Sarasota Memorial Hospital, and a short drive to Downtown and the world-famous white sands of Siesta Key Beach.

Features of 1655 South Drive

MLS® # A4584482
Price $5,985,000
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms 9.00
Full Baths 5
Half Baths 4
Square Footage 6,355
Acres 0.34
Year Built 2011
Type Residential
Sub-Type Single Family Residence
Style Custom, Other
Status Active
HOA Fees $325
HOA Fees Freq. Annually
Property Taxes $29,870

Pets Information

Pets Allowed Yes

Rentals Section

Mininum Lease No Minimum

Community Information

Address 1655 South Drive
Area Sarasota/Pinecraft
County Sarasota
State FL
Zip Code 34239


Parking Garage Door Opener, Garage Faces Rear, Garage Faces Side, Ground Level
# of Garages 3
View Garden, Pool, Trees/Woods
Is Waterfront No
Has Pool Yes


Interior Features Built-in Features, Cathedral Ceiling(s), Ceiling Fans(s), Crown Molding, Dry Bar, Elevator, High Ceilings, Master Bedroom Main Floor, Open Floorplan, Solid Surface Counters, Solid Wood Cabinets, Split Bedroom, Stone Counters, Thermostat, Tray Ceiling(s), Vaulted Ceiling(s), Walk-In Closet(s), Wet Bar, Window Treatments
Appliances Bar Fridge, Built-In Oven, Cooktop, Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Gas Water Heater, Microwave, Range, Range Hood, Refrigerator, Tankless Water Heater, Washer
Heating Central, Electric, Natural Gas, Zoned
Cooling Central Air, Zoned
Fireplace Yes
Fireplaces Gas, Living Room, Outside
# of Stories 3


Exterior Features Balcony, French Doors, Irrigation System, Lighting, Other, Outdoor Grill, Outdoor Kitchen, Outdoor Shower, Private Mailbox, Rain Gutters, Sidewalk, Sliding Doors
Lot Description FloodZone, City Limits, Near Public Transit, Sidewalk, Street Dead-End, Paved
Roof Membrane, Tile
Foundation Slab, Stem Wall

School Information

Elementary Southside Elementary
Middle Brookside Middle
High Sarasota High

Additional Information

Date Listed October 6th, 2023
Days on Market 27
Zoning RSF1
Foreclosure No
Short Sale No
RE / Bank Owned No

Listing Details


Listing Map

Request a Showing

Provide a valid email address.
When would you like to view this property?