WOW! This is one of the most Prominent Longboat Key Bayfront Estates "BAYSIDE VILLA". Rich with history and charm. The iron gates lead you to nearly an acre of lush tropical gardens, stunning views of Sarasota Bay, 14 Car, yes 14 Car Garage and workshop storage space, two distinctive and separate homes, a boat dock with fishing/viewing deck, a Bayfront pool, and a private beach access easement. The main house is superbly situated to capture the amazing views of Sarasota Bay from all living spaces and the master bedroom. The Grand Foyer greats you with a soaring ceiling, chandeliers, and a stately stone staircase. This custom designed Bayfront pool home is the essence of luxury coastal design with tall ceilings, a multisided fireplace, hand crafted moldings and trim work, there is an abundance of natural light with windows and glass doors on all that fronts the Bay. The master suite and primary living areas all lead to the expansive outdoor patio & pool area with a summer kitchen all on the same level. A stunning hand-crafted iron stairway leads to a private study & balcony overlooking the Bay. The designer gourmet kitchen offers built in Sub-Zero refrigerators & freezers, Viking gas range & sleek stone countertops. While there are 2 additional en-suite bedrooms in the main house, there is the separate detached 2 bedroom/1 bath residence, creating a private retreat for family and guests. Incredible custom garages beneath both residences offer room for 14 cars, a workshop and storage. This estate is perfect for the car or other collection enthusiast. The gated entry is purposely understated by design for ultimate privacy. A private boat dock & deeded beach access make this the best of both worlds and a unique Longboat Key estate. While you enjoy your privacy, you are just a short distance to Longboat Key's best eateries, shops, grocery market and the world-renowned St. Armand's Circle.