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551 S Polk Dr, Sarasota, FL 34236


  • Sold
  • Closed
  • Single Family
  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Full Baths
  • 2,565 Sq. Ft.
551 S Polk Dr, Sarasota, FL 34236View this property at 551 S Polk Dr, Sarasota, FL 34236
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LOWEST PRICED WATERFRONT ON LIDO/ST. ARMANDS, MOTIVATED SELLER has owned this home since 1990! Walk to the beach and St. Armands from this spacious, three bedroom + large bonus room with wet bar, three bath pool home with 2-Car garage and one of the only homes with a large basement (not counted in square footage). From the moment you walk in you will feel peace and tranquility with the water glistening behind you and the tropical foliage. You can see the manatees playing as you swim in your heated pool and enjoy a burger on the grill, The Large lanai is designed for entertaining. There is plenty of storage for your pool toys and boating accessories. Dock your boat outside your lanai on the new hydaulic lift complete with remote
control. The interior features a newer style eat-in kitchen with center island (remodeled in 2008), granite, GE Monogram and Profile appliances. The bonus room/den is perfect for quiet evenings sitting by the gas fireplace and cozying up with a book. There is even a wet bar for an evening cocktail. This location cannot be beat. Walk 1 block to St. Armands for world-class dining and shopping. Put on your swimsuit and walk 1 block to the white sands of Lido Beach. You have it all!!!

Full Property Detailsfor 551 S Polk Dr


  • Sold For: $1,260,000
  • Taxes: $8,075 (2015)
  • Status: Closed
  • Type: Single Family
  • MLS ID: A4170529
  • Added: 478 day(s) ago

Property History

  • 551 S Polk Dr, Sarasota, FL
  • Sold at $1,260,000 on 3/23/17
  • Reduced to $1,325,000 on 2/13/17
  • Reduced to $1,390,000 on 1/23/17
  • Reduced to $1,400,000 on 12/22/16
  • Listed at $1,475,000 on 12/1/16

Rental Information

  • Min. Lease: 1 Month


  • Number of Rooms: 6
  • Rooms/Areas: Eating Space In Kitchen
  • Interior Features: Ceiling Fan(S), Inside Utility, Solid Stone Counters, Walk-In Closet
  • Fireplace(s): Gas Fireplace
  • Appliances/Equip: Built In Oven, Dishwasher, Dryer, Microwave, Range, Refrigerator
  • Flooring: Bamboo, Carpet, Wood



  • Total Bathrooms: 3
  • Full Bathrooms: 3


  • Total Bedrooms: 3

Additional Information

  • Pool: Yes
  • Private Pool: Yes
  • Pool Description: Heated Pool


  • Exterior Features: Gutters / Downspouts, Irrigation System, Mature Landscaping, Outdoor Lights, Patio/Porch/Deck Covered, Patio/Porch/Deck Screened, Screen/Covered Enclosure, Sliding Doors, Storage, Trees/Landscaped


  • Garage: Yes
  • Parking Features: 2 Car Garage
  • Garage Description: Attached, Door Opener


  • Area: Sarasota
  • County: Sarasota
  • Township: 36
  • Subdivision: Lido Beach Div B
  • Driving Directions: John Ringling Causeway to S. Washington, make left on S. Washington to Blvd. of the Presidents, make left on Blvd. of the Presidents (over little hump bridge), Polk is first street on the right.
  • Location Details: In City Limits

School Information

  • Elementary School: Southside Elementary


  • Community Name: Lido Beach
  • Home Owners Assn.: None
  • Pets Allowed: Yes

Heating & Cooling

  • Cooling Type: Central
  • Heating Type: Central


  • Utility Description: High Speed Internet Available, Cable TV Available, City Water, Electric, Fiber Optics

Structural Information

  • Description/Design: One Story, Eating Space In Kitchen
  • Structure Type: Single Family Home
  • Exterior Const.: Block
  • Foundation: Basement, Slab
  • Roof: Metal
  • Square Feet: 2,565
  • Sq. Ft. Source: Public Records
  • Year Built: 1979

Lot Features

  • Lot Size (Acres): 0.23
  • Lot Size (Sq. Ft.): 10,169
  • Zoning: RSF2
  • Lot Description: In City Limits

Water Features

  • Water Front: Yes
  • Water View: Yes
  • Water Access: Yes
  • Water Access Desc: Bay/Harbor, Canal - Saltwater
  • Water Extras: Yes
  • Water Extras Desc: Bridges - Fixed, Dock - Composite, Dock w/Electric
  • Water Front Type: Canal - Saltwater
  • Water Front View: Canal
  • Water Front Feet: 60

Financial Considerations

  • Price Per Sq. Ft.: $516.57
  • Tax Amount: $8,075
  • Tax Year: 2015
  • Terms: Cash, Conventional

Disclosures and Reports

  • Special Conditions: None
  • Flood Zone: AE
  • APN: 2016030007
  • Plat: 2-207
  • Range: 17
  • Section: 35
  • Lot: 1
  • Block/Lot/Section: 50

Listed by Keller Williams Realty Select
Sold by Ocean Real Estate Llc

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Schoolsserving 551 S Polk Dr

School District:Sarasota County School District
School Name
Southside Elementary School, Sarasota, FL
1901 Webber St, Sarasota, FL 34239
2.7 mi
Booker Middle School
2250 Myrtle St, Sarasota, FL 34234
4.8 mi
Disclaimer: School data provided by Pitney Bowes. School attendance boundaries are for reference only. Contact the school directly to verify enrollment eligibility.

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Listed by Keller Williams Realty Select
Sold by Ocean Real Estate Llc

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