|597 BAYVIEW DRIVE, LONGBOAT KEY FL 34228|
Lush tropical flora and fauna embrace exceptional quality and comfort on a superb waterfront location. Presenting a remarkable renovation, this casually sophisticated Key West-style home epitomizes the Gulf Coast lifestyle in the Sleepy Lagoon neighborhood of Bayview Estates. Sensational bay views on a canal-front setting capture the essence of Florida living, further enhanced by significant upgrades for a modern, stylish atmosphere. wide plank luxury vinyl flooring, high ceiling with recessed lighting, expansive windows and blissful indoor-outdoor connection through French doors onto a wraparound porch and private balconies evoke a sense of paradise. The enhanced open floorplan grants elated entertaining, casual events or everyday ease, showcasing a gas fireplace in the living room viewed from the dining room and juxtaposed to the kitchen. Entirely remodeled with an improved layout, the kitchen stuns with sleek wood cabinetry, a dining peninsula, gorgeous quartz countertops, and built-in appliances, including an induction cooktop and double ovens. Ideal for the diverse family wishing for personal domains, versatility, and efficiency, there are now two primary suites – located on the second and third floors – each with an en-suite bath and access to the outdoors. A guest bedroom is situated on the second floor. The third-floor landing is charming as a reading nook or open office space for studying or work, adjacent to the primary suite. Your outdoor entertaining or relaxing needs are met with part of the porch featuring a screen and the other part being open for fresh air. On the ground level, a bonus space is accessible to a covered lanai which transitions to the open-air pool and spa that extends to a paver patio that leads to the boardwalk, taking you to the boat dock with lift where your prized vessel awaits. Cruise the canal out to the bay and spend your weekends on the water before coming back to a refreshing dip in the pool and preparing the catch of the day. Palms, fruit trees and vibrant foliage meticulously frame the property to create an oasis of tranquility and discernment in this beautiful home, just minutes to world-class dining and shopping on St. Armands Circle.