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  • Single Family

978 Virginia Dr Sarasota, FL 34234 Get directions

$1,099,000 $252/Sq. ft.
6 Beds 7 Baths 2 Partial Baths 4,364 Sq. ft. 13,939 Sq. ft. Lot
  • Age 94 Years
  • MLS# A4210297
  • Listed 1 Year 1 Month 2 Days Ago


ARCHITECTURAL JEWEL WEST OF THE TRAIL Immaculate home exudes HISTORIC CHARM while having undergone EXTENSIVE REMODELING IN 2012 with custom builder Ramate Construction. Nothing to do but move in Recent improvements of over $1 million invested, priced below replacement cost HISTORIC INDIAN BEACH NEIGHBORHOOD You'll be able to ride your bike to the new Bayfront 2020 Launch your kayak or enjoy sunsets from Bayfront Park just steps away MAIN HOUSE is virtually new 2012-2013 NEW Roof NEW A/Cs NEW Baths NEW wood floors NEW stairway NEW oversized 2 car Garage NEW landscaping NEW courtyards NEW PLUMBING NEW ELECTRIC NEW ANDERSON IMPACT DOORS & WINDOWS NEW Kitchen with THERMADOR Gas Cook-top & double oven SCHULER wood cabinets & granite tops MAIN HOUSE is 4 Bedrooms & 3 Full Baths & 2 Half Baths, Living Room, Dining Room, Family Room, Bonus Rooms, 2 Master Suites upstairs The 2 DETACHED COTTAGES with Full Kitchens & Baths are perfect for mother-in-law or college student Cottages are legal rentals if you wish It's the perfect Air B&B NO FLOOD INSURANCE REQUIRED GATED FAMILY ESTATE ECO-FRIENDLY LANDSCAPING is low maintenance Lush backyard is like a Selby Gardens setting! This is an ideal home for entertaining or simply relaxing in your slice of paradise Minutes to Ringling Museum, downtown, gulf beaches, fabulous shopping & dining One look & you'll fall in love, I promise



  • Dishwasher
  • Disposal
  • Range
  • Range Hood
  • Refrigerator
  • Tankless Water Heater


  • Bedrooms: 6


  • Total Bathrooms: 7
  • Full Bathrooms: 5
  • 1/2 Bathrooms: 2

Other Rooms

  • Total Rooms: 15
  • Extra Room-1 Description: Additional Rooms: Bonus Room, Den/Library/Office, Family Room, Formal Dining Room Separate, Formal Living Room Separate, Inside Utility

Heating and Cooling

  • Cooling Features: Central Air, Zoned
  • Heating Features: Central, Zoned

Interior Features

  • Built in Features
  • Ceiling Fans(s)
  • L Dining
  • Solid Wood Cabinets
  • Split Bedroom
  • Stone Counters
  • Window Treatments

Exterior and Lot Features

  • Patio And Porch Features: Deck, Patio, Porch
  • Lot Size Square Feet: 13939

Land Info

  • Lot Description: Oversized Lot, Sidewalk
  • Lot Size Acres: 0.32
  • Vegetation: Mature Landscaping, Oak Trees, Trees/Landscaped

Garage and Parking

  • Number of Garage Spaces: 2
  • Parking Features: Driveway, Garage Door Opener, Oversized, Parking Pad

Homeowners Association

  • Association Fee: 25
  • Association Fee Frequency: Annually
  • Pets Allowed: Yes
  • Prorated Total Monthly Association Fees: 2

Rental Info

  • Lease Term: Minimum Lease: No Minimum

Other Property Info

  • Annual Tax Amount: 8632
  • Source Listing Status: Active
  • County: Sarasota
  • Directions: From US41 West on Indian Beach Dr, right on Bayshore Rd, right on Virginia Dr
  • Source Property Type: Residential
  • Area: 34234 - Sarasota
  • Source Neighborhood: BAY HAVEN
  • Parcel Number: 2005150025
  • Postal Code Plus 4: 7339
  • Security Features: Smoke Detector(s)
  • Subdivision: BAY HAVEN
  • Zoning: RSF3
  • Source System Name: C2C

Building and Construction

  • Square Feet Living: 4364.00
  • Year Built: 1925
  • Building Area Total: 6470
  • Construction Materials: Block, Stucco
  • Flooring: Ceramic Tile, Wood
  • Property Age: 94
  • Roof: Tile
  • House Style: Single Family Residence
  • Window Features: Thermal Windows, Window Treatments
  • Architectural Style: Custom, Spanish/Mediterranean


  • Sewer: Public Sewer
  • Cable Connected
  • Electricity Connected
  • Public

Nearby Schools

Rating School Grades Distance
2 Emma E. Booker Elementary School PK-5 1.7 mi
8 Sarasota School Of Arts/Sciences 6-8 1.4 mi
4 Booker High School 9-12 0.8 mi
NA Westcoast Private School For Human Development K-12 1.9 mi

School data provided by National Center for Education Statistics, Maponics, and GreatSchools. Intended for reference only. GreatSchools Ratings compare a school’s test performance to statewide results. To verify enrollment eligibility, contact the school or district directly.


Property History for 978 Virginia Dr

Property Price

Date Event Price Price / Sq ft Source
2019-02-15 Price Changed $1,099,000 $251 MyFloridaMLS
2018-11-28 Price Changed $1,150,000 $263 MyFloridaMLS
2018-02-13 Listed $1,190,000 $272 MyFloridaMLS
2011-06-03 Listing removed $324,500 $80 MyFloridaMLS
2011-05-27 Sold - - MyFloridaMLS
2011-04-13 Price Changed $324,500 $80 MyFloridaMLS
2011-04-13 Price Changed $324,500 $80 MyFloridaMLS
2011-01-24 Listed $350,000 $86 MyFloridaMLS
2011-01-13 Listed $350,000 $86 MyFloridaMLS

The price and tax history data is obtained from public records and/or MLS feeds from local jurisdiction. Contact your REALTOR® directly in order to obtain the most up-to-date information available.