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Business Observer Wednesday, Apr. 11, 2018 2 years ago

Property sale breaks records at $8.6M

The sale on Bird Key in Sarasota included a luxury estate and an adjacent vacant lot.

SARASOTA — A double lot on Bird Key in Sarasota has sold for $8.6 million — the top sale in Sarasota, Manatee and Charlotte counties year-to-date, according to a press release.

The statement also says the sale is the highest sale ever recorded on Bird Key. The sale includes a luxury estate and an adjacent vacant lot. The estate is at 622 S. Owl Drive and the vacant lot is at 626 S. Owl Drive. 

The Clifford Scholz-designed house was built in 2003. It has 230 feet of water frontage. The four-bedroom, four-and-a-half-bathroom home is 5,455 square feet. 

Roger Pettingell of Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate represented the listings.

“The luxury market is exceptionally strong in 2018," says Pettingell in a statement. "Buyers of high-end properties are seizing the opportunity to buy Sarasota’s A-plus properties while they still exist."


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