Seller represented by:

Buyer represented by:
Robert Sherman with Premier Sotheby's International Realty - Sarasota-Downtown

5243 Riverwood Ave Sarasota, FL 34231
  • Sold
  • Single Family

5243 Riverwood Ave Sarasota, FL 34231 Get directions

$1,200,000 $310/Sq. ft.
4 Beds 4 Baths 3,868 Sq. ft. 94,525 Sq. ft. Lot
  • Age 54 Years
  • MLS# A4456402
  • Listed 8 Months 15 Days Ago


This is the one LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION Custom Estate Home in the middle of town! OVER 2 ACRES BOATING WATER DIRECT ACCESS TO SARASOTA BAY & ICW LEADING TO SIESTA KEY & THE GULF OF MEXICO BOAT DOCK ON THE PHILLIPPI CREEK Old Florida setting with grandfather oaks leading to the water - it's like Myakka State Park meets Selby Gardens! ESTATE COMPOUND WITH Family Home is 4 Bedrooms & 4 Baths with 3 Car Garage Mother-in-Law Suite LARGE Eat-in Kitchen with double oven OVERSIZED Family Room Formal Dining & Living Room with wood-burning Fireplace Beautiful Terrazzo Floors Screened Lanai DETACHED GARAGE WORKSHOP WITH 2 RV DOORS 864sqft 32x26 steel beam frame with metal siding No flood zone at house or detached workshop No deed restrictions Walking distance to excellent schools This is a one of a kind property - it is beautiful INVEST IN YOUR FUTURE Buy your slice of paradise now One look & you'll fall in love

  • Seller represented by:
  • Buyer represented by:
  • REALTOR ® Robert Sherman with Premier Sotheby's International Realty - Sarasota-Downtown


Interior Features

  • Ceiling Fans(s)
  • Eating Space In Kitchen
  • Solid Surface Counters
  • Vaulted Ceiling(s)
  • Walk-In Closet(s)
  • Window Treatments
  • Furnished Description: Unfurnished
  • Flooring: Carpet, Terrazzo
  • Window Features: Window Treatments


  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • Range
  • Refrigerator
  • Washer


  • Bedrooms: 4

Other Rooms

  • Total Rooms: 13
  • Extra Room-1 Description: Additional Rooms: Den/Library/Office, Family Room, Formal Dining Room Separate, Formal Living Room Separate, Inside Utility, Interior In-Law Suite


  • Total Bathrooms: 4
  • Full Bathrooms: 4

Heating and Cooling

  • Cooling Features: Central Air, Zoned
  • Fireplace Features: Living Room, Wood Burning
  • Heating Features: Central, Zoned

Exterior and Lot Features

  • Fenced
  • Hurricane Shutters
  • Rain Gutters
  • Patio And Porch Features: Covered, Porch, Rear Porch, Screened

Waterfront and Water Access

  • Water Body Name: PHILLIPPI CREEK
  • Water View: Creek
  • Waterfront Features: Canal - Brackish, Canal - Saltwater, Creek
  • Waterfront Feet: 600

Land Info

  • Lot Description: Cul-de-sac, FloodZone, Oversized Lot, Street Dead-End
  • Lot Size Acres: 2.17
  • Vegetation: Mature Landscaping
  • Lot Size Square Feet: 94473

Garage and Parking

  • Garage Spaces: 3
  • Garage Features: Garage Dimensions: 39X24
  • Parking Features: Driveway, Garage Door Opener, Oversized, Parking Pad, RV Garage, Workshop in Garage

Home Features

  • View: Water

School Information

  • Elementary School: Phillippi Shores Elementary
  • High School: Riverview High
  • Middle School: Brookside Middle

Homeowners Association

  • Association: No
  • Calculated Total Monthly Association Fees: 0
  • Pets Allowed: Yes

Rental Info

  • Lease Term: Minimum Lease: No Minimum

Other Property Info

  • Miscellaneous 2: Sold As-Is
  • Annual Tax Amount: 12187.34
  • Source Listing Status: Sold
  • County: Sarasota
  • Tax Year: 2019
  • Ownership: Fee Simple
  • Source Property Type: Residential
  • Area: 34231 - Sarasota/Gulf Gate Branch
  • Source Neighborhood: RIVERWOOD PARK REP
  • Parcel Number: 0085140021
  • Postal Code Plus 4: 4241
  • Subdivision: RIVERWOOD PARK REP
  • Zoning: RSF1
  • Property Subtype: Single Family Residence
  • Source System Name: C2C

Building and Construction

  • Total Square Feet Living: 3868.00
  • Year Built: 1966
  • Building Area Total: 5444
  • Construction Materials: Stucco
  • Direction Faces: West
  • Foundation Details: Slab
  • Property Age: 54
  • Roof: Metal
  • Levels or Stories: 1
  • House Style: Custom
  • Architectural Style: Custom


  • Sewer: Public Sewer
  • Cable Connected
  • Electricity Connected
  • Sewer Connected
  • Water Source: Public

Nearby Schools

Rating School Grades Distance
7 Riverview High School PK-12 0.5 mi
7 Brookside Middle School 6-8 1.6 mi
8 Phillippi Shores Elementary School K-5 0.6 mi
NA Mangrove Private School of Sarasota PK-8 0.8 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 5243 Riverwood Ave

Property Tax

Property Price

Date Event Price Price / Sq ft Source
2020-03-18 Listing removed $0 StellarMLS
2020-03-17 Sold - - StellarMLS
2020-01-14 Listed $1,249,000 $322 StellarMLS

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.