A premiere waterfront location in sought-after Siesta Cove this magnificent property is located on protected deep water with private, open views of the Intracoastal waterway. This beautifully landscaped and spacious 5-bedroom, coastal-style home has a delightful, welcoming feel from the moment you enter the 2-story light-filled foyer and continues throughout with gleaming wood floors flowing through the main living areas including the living room with wood-burning fireplace, the generous family room with separate full built-in bar and the generous size formal dining room with chair rail &French doors leading out to a screened deck. Included on the first level is a bedroom with a full bath currently set up as a den, a half bath, and a large hobby room w/built-in desk & custom shelving that leads to the outdoor screened area with hot tub and full pool bath. The kitchen highlights tons of cabinet space, walk-in pantry, center island, breakfast bar plus dual built-in ovens and opens to the breakfast room, a perfect place to start the day bathed in abundant natural light from a bay window overlooking the water. The second story is equally exceptional, with two large guest bedrooms with water views, (one with 2 walk-in closets) that share a center full bath with dual vanities, an activity room or possible upper den, large laundry room with lingerie sink & beverage fridge, a third guest bedroom with en-suite bath and fitted 6x9 walk-in closet. The main bedroom suite (18x35) is a perfect retreat to relax by the fireplace or gaze at the tranquil views of the open bayou out to the Intracoastal and features a glam room-size custom fitted closet with window seat & center storage island. Ground floor A/C finished exercise/game room leads to the newly surfaced two-car garage w/electric car charging station. Outside living is unparalleled, with multiple open and screened decks, and terraces leading to the open 30x18 pool & spa, the 120’ Trex dock with electricity, water and a 10,000 lb. boat lift. Additional outstanding features include an aluminum roof (2017), hurricane impact windows & doors, central vacuum system. This convenient location puts you just a stone’s throw from world-famous Siesta Key Beach and all the shopping, dining & cultural amenities of downtown Sarasota.