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1405 Kimlira Lane, SARASOTA, FL – $13,000,000

  • 4 Beds
  • 8 Baths
  • 12,724 Sqft
  • 1.11 Acres
  • 4 Beds
  • 8 Baths
  • 12,724 Sqft
  • 1.11 Acres

1405 Kimlira Lane

Situated on 1.1 acres and 170’ of shoreline at the end of a private tree-lined street, this Bayfront estate, offering outstanding sunset views, is a true masterpiece of design, craftsmanship and grandeur. An unparalleled boating lifestyle awaits behind this extraordinary property’s stately iron gates, including elegant and generous indoor-outdoor spaces, beautifully manicured grounds with towering oaks and picturesque views of Sarasota Bay. Reminiscent of late 19th-century and early 20th-century estates owned by industry tycoons such as the Vanderbilts and Rockefellers, the 12,724-square-foot multi-level residence boasts an Indiana limestone exterior, striking architectural details and exquisite finishes and fixtures at every turn. This home is perfect for multi-generational living, large families or those who love to entertain. Framed by majestic stone columns and high arched openings, an expansive portico with a trio of French doors welcomes you to a dramatic foyer with marble flooring, impressive sight lines and a spectacular curved stairway. The grandiose formal living room showcases a 20-foot ceiling, ornate stone fireplace and soaring tiered windows with views of stunning mature oaks. Multiple French doors in the living room, family room and kitchen seamlessly transition to voluminous covered and open poolside patios that are perfect for large-scale entertaining, intimate gatherings or tranquil relaxation while savoring breathtaking water views. A gracious formal dining room infused with natural light is on the opposite end of the foyer. This level includes an inviting waterside family room with extensive custom wood cabinetry, a coffered ceiling, large saltwater aquarium and a well-appointed kitchen with a spacious window-filled breakfast area with enjoying gorgeous bay views. The capacious primary suite nearby offers a luxurious private retreat with incredible views of the water and scenic landscape through a wall of glass doors and a sitting/desk area with bay windows, a palatial custom closet and luxurious spa-like bathroom with marble flooring. On the second level, a dazzling crystal chandelier over the staircase is the centerpiece of a spectacular gallery with a soaring ornate ceiling and viewing balcony overlooking the living room. The second level also features a sophisticated library, separate guest wing with three en-suite bedrooms, sprawling game room with access to a large terrace, charming art studio and an enormous “future space” perfect for on-site staff or fully self-contained guest quarters. On the third level, you’ll You will enjoy a sizable sitting room with water views and an adjacent terrace with spiral steps to an observation deck showcasing mesmerizing views of the bay and overlooking Siesta Key to Gulf of Mexico as well as downtown Sarasota to the north. This remarkable residence also boasts. There is a ground-level garage with parking for five vehicles and an astounding volume of storage space. Other notable highlights include a brand-new roof, an elevator, outdoor spa, boat dock with two lifts, flourishing gardens, detached multipurpose 2 car garage and copper gutters. Relish an unsurpassed lifestyle in this regal one-of-a-kind estate set in the prestigious Field Club area, minutes from pristine beaches and vibrant downtown Sarasota’s fine dining, charming boutiques and abundant cultural arts and entertainment venues.

Essential Information

  • MLS® #A4571477
  • Price$13,000,000
  • Bedrooms4
  • Bathrooms8.00
  • Full Baths6
  • Half Baths2
  • Square Footage12,724
  • Acres1.11
  • Year Built1996
  • TypeResidential
  • Sub-TypeSingle Family Residence
  • StyleCustom
  • StatusActive

Community Information

  • Address1405 Kimlira Lane
  • AreaSarasota/Gulf Gate Branch
  • SubdivisionKIMLIRA SUB
  • CountySarasota
  • StateFL
  • Zip Code34231


  • # of Garages7
  • ViewPool, Water
  • Is WaterfrontYes
  • WaterfrontBay/Harbor
  • Has PoolYes


Circular Driveway, Driveway, Garage Door Opener, Ground Level, Off Street, Oversized, Workshop in Garage


  • HeatingCentral, Electric, Zoned
  • CoolingCentral Air, Zoned
  • FireplaceYes
  • # of Stories3

Interior Features

Built-in Features, Ceiling Fans(s), Chair Rail, Coffered Ceiling(s), Crown Molding, Dumbwaiter, Eat-in Kitchen, Elevator, High Ceilings, Master Bedroom Main Floor, Open Floorplan, Other, Solid Surface Counters, Solid Wood Cabinets, Split Bedroom, Thermostat, Tray Ceiling(s), Vaulted Ceiling(s), Walk-In Closet(s), Wet Bar, Window Treatments


Bar Fridge, Built-In Oven, Convection Oven, Cooktop, Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Electric Water Heater, Ice Maker, Kitchen Reverse Osmosis System, Microwave, Range, Refrigerator, Trash Compactor, Washer, Water Softener


Gas, Living Room, Non Wood Burning


  • RoofBuilt-Up, Shingle
  • FoundationBasement

Exterior Features

Balcony, French Doors, Irrigation System, Rain Gutters, Sliding Doors

Lot Description

Cul-De-Sac, Flood Insurance Required, FloodZone, In County, Oversized Lot, Street Dead-End, Paved, Private

School Information

  • ElementaryPhillippi Shores Elementary
  • MiddleBrookside Middle
  • HighRiverview High

Additional Information

  • Date ListedJune 7th, 2023
  • Days on Market183
  • ZoningRSF1
  • Taxes$53,574
  • HOA Fees$0

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Listing information last updated on December 7th, 2023 at 7:20pm EST.