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Elevate your lifestyle at 289 Sanctuary Dr. A circular driveway and two car and one car garage offer plenty of space for all your toys- golf carts, cars, boats, or even an RV. A heated salt water pool and spa maximize year round outdoor living The spacious paved patio offers seating areas for your whole guest list Lap up the views right from the fabulous free form pool Located on Sutherland Bayou with private tidal access for all your paddlesports Sitting amongst 43 other stately homes in the exclusive neighborhood of Seaside Sanctuary With over a 1/2 an acre of property there is room to roam for kids and pets Enjoy s’mores  by the fit pit at night Water views all around Only ten minutes to world famous beaches and the quaint towns of Dunedin, Ozona and Tarpon Springs A stately sunshine and sunset estate Night swimming deserves a special night and light An open floor plan greets you at the door with windows and ceiling height galore Neutral paint and glowing engineered hardwood floors fit with any decor The formal living room and dining room features a wood burning fireplace , two sets of sliders and French doors for those glorious cooler Florida days and nights Sunrise guarantees your own “Golden Arches” right from your living room There’s room for everyone to take in the million dollar views The dining room offers space for your grandest table And of course it offers up another side of views Picture your next dinner or dance party here An open kitchen dons wood cabinetry, stainless steel appliances and granite countertops Plenty of cabinet storage, counter space, separate coffee bar and walk in pantry round out the perfect kitchen And of course another side of views A chef’s delight that flows right into the family room Do you take your coffee light? How about sunrises while you sip at your kitchen table Setting the bar high right here Another wood burning fireplace flanked by built-ins and those gorgeous arched windows round out the family room Space for the whole family and the largest sectional Soaring windows follow you into the open kitchen and family room layout For when you want to do something other than bird watching! Sit back and relax in this spacious family room Head up to the third floor and get lost in the palatial 20’x 20’ primary suite Bring your biggest and best bedroom furniture to fill this spacious retreat Meditate, spin, stretch or curl up and read a good book right here Turn your head and be greeted with the best views in the house The best seat in the house is right here. The primary suite’s private balcony Are you a tub or shower person? The primary bathroom offers the best of both worlds Of course the primary bath is bathed in more natural light Upscale built-in cabinetry offers space and places for all of your toiletries A separate mirrored linen closet and glimpse at one of the walk-in closets His- one of two walk-in closets located off the primary bath And hers- a dreamy walk-in closet to host all of your fabulous fashion finds An tasteful office clad in gorgeous wooden built-ins is located right off the formal living room and offers the perfect place to work from home, or a spot in the sun to read your favorite book Room for you and your best office mates in here The updated guest half bath is situated in the hall off the living and dinig space The main floor en-suite bedroom could also be used as the primary suite This en-suite room features  a spacious walk-in closet An updated en-suite bathroom with shower so no tub ledges to climb over On the main floor, the split floor plan has 2 bedrooms located on the other side of the living room that offer more space and views for family and guests. One bedroom is located at the back of the house and has those million dollar views The third bedroom is located toward the front of the house and is also flooded in a natural light An updated full bath with a tub and shower combo is located between the two bedrooms A large laundry room with plenty of storage and counter space for folding and hanging is conveniently located off the kitchen Bonus space! Located on the first floor is over 900 square feet of finished bonus space. Space, space and more space. Located right off the pool and patio, this space offers seamless indoor and outdoor living Stock the downstairs kitchen with all your partyware, food and drinks The newly renovated downstairs bathroom serves as the perfect pool bath, complete with shower to wash off after a day spent outside A separate game room could be used as a 5th bedroom, media room or home gym A one car garage that spans the whole length of the house can hold at least two cars and a golf cart And if that’s enough storage, look at the two car garbage! Hold it all in here, cars, bikes, kayaks, golf cart, decor and an elevator shaft ready to be outfitted with an elevator if you choose to do so Join your neighbors via golf cart or bike for sunset concerts at Live Oak Park. Live the small town  life in 34681. Local post office, golf cart friendly streets and the Pinellas trail for when you want to checkout other small town favorites like Dunedin and Tarpon Springs U8244961 U8244961
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  • $1,699,000
  • Price changed 06/11/2024 from $1,750,000, -2.91%
  • 5 Beds, 4 Baths (and 1 half-baths) , 3,478 Sq.Ft
  • County: Pinellas
  • Subdivision: SEASIDE SANCTUARY

Property highlights

  • MLS#: U8244961
  • 24,415.00 lot size Sq.Ft.
  • Year built: 1993
  • Parking spaces: 3
  • Pool: Private pool
  • Waterfront: (94 ft)
  • Listed: 06/01/2024
  • Taxes: $11,745.00
  • HOA fees (monthly): $85.88
  • Average Monthly Fees (not including CDD, if any): $85.88
  • Maintenance fee includes: Maintenance Grounds, Private Road and Trash
  • Virtual Tour

Property Overview

Elevate your Florida lifestyle in this grand seaside sanctuary located in picturesque Crystal Beach. Throw open the double doors and be greeted with views from every floor of this 5 bedroom, 4.5 bathroom coastal masterpiece. Flooded in natural light and double the height with soaring 20 foot ceilings, the living room and family room house million dollar views of the bayou and beyond. Both rooms feature wood burning fireplaces surrounded by built-in cabinetry that offer warmth and ambience and ample space for entertaining both family and guests. A tastefully updated kitchen guarantees meals with supersized views and dons solid wood cabinetry, plenty of granite-clad counter space, stainless steel appliances, and large pantry. Split floor-plan bedrooms on the main level offer privacy for family members and guests alike, and includes an updated ensuite bedroom with walk-in closet. The home office raises the bar for any home work that must be done with its built-in cabinetry, French doors and custom upholstered window seat with hidden storage. Retreat upstairs to an opulent owner’s suite that encompasses the whole upper level and features “best-dressed” views from its private balcony. The spacious and stately primary bathroom is accessorized with gorgeous cabinetry, two walk-in closets, soaking tub, separate water closet and large walk-in shower. Pool level you will find “bonus” square footage that ensures seamless indoor and outdoor living. Equipped with an updated full bath which is perfect for rinsing off after a day spent on or in the water, a kitchenette that’s party ready with its full size stainless refrigerator and a fifth bedroom/ game room/media room, there is a plethora of space to entertain indoors. Beckoning you outdoors is a saltwater, heated spa and pool surrounded by upgraded pavers, and porches galore for prime sunrise and sunset sky views. Sutherland Bayou sits right across your private walkway and offers water access that has been permitted and trimmed for future dock and pier head. Explore the bayou and beyond right from your backyard by kayak, canoe, or SUP. Two separate garages house ample storage for your cars, water toys, and golf cart. Seaside Sanctuary is a coveted Crystal Beach neighborhood featuring 44 luxury homes that offers the perfect place for exploring close to home with golf cart rides to Live Oak Park, sunset concerts down at the Gazebo, bike rides on the Pinellas Trail, dining and shopping at local loves, and it's just a quick car ride away from top-rated Palm Harbor schools and beaches. Offering unparalleled views and sumptuous square footage, this rare Crystal Beach jewel will not last long. Schedule your private showing today.

Driving directions : Alt 19 south of Alderman, turn west on Crystal Beach Avenue. Turn left on Vincent St. Left onto Sanctuary Drive/ Seaside Sanctuary. House will be on left hand side right after slight bend

Property Features

Rooms Dimension Description
Living Room 23x20 Second level , Engineered Hardwood , Built-In Shelving
Office 15x15 Second level , Engineered Hardwood , Built-In Shelving
Dining Room 12x12.5 Second level , Engineered Hardwood
Kitchen 26.5x11 Second level , Engineered Hardwood
Family Room 21x20 Second level , Engineered Hardwood , Built-In Shelving
Laundry 8x8 Second level
Bedroom 1 12.5x15 Second level , Carpet
Bedroom 2 14x12 Second level , Carpet
Bedroom 3 13x12 Second level , Carpet
Primary Bedroom 25x14 Third level , Carpet
Primary Bathroom 18x16 Third level , Tile
Bathroom 1 8x7.5 Second level , Tile
Bathroom 2 8x5.5 Second level , Tile
Game Room 10x15.5 First level , Luxury Vinyl
Bonus Room 27x15.5 First level , Tile

Interior Features

  • Built-in Features
  • Cathedral Ceiling(s)
  • Ceiling Fans(s)
  • Eat-in Kitchen
  • High Ceilings
  • Kitchen/Family Room Combo
  • Living Room/Dining Room Combo
  • Open Floorplan
  • PrimaryBedroom Upstairs
  • Solid Wood Cabinets
  • Split Bedroom
  • Stone Counters
  • Walk-In Closet(s)
  • Window Treatments


  • Convection Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Disposal
  • Dryer
  • Microwave
  • Range
  • Refrigerator
  • Washer
  • Water Filtration System


  • Central

Laundry features

  • Inside
  • Laundry Room

Air Conditioning

  • Central Air
  • Zoned


  • Family Room
  • Living Room
  • Wood Burning

Floor Covering

  • Carpet
  • Hardwood
  • Tile
  • Vinyl


  • Cable Connected
  • Electricity Connected

Exterior features

  • Balcony
  • French Doors
  • Irrigation System
  • Lighting
  • Sliding Doors

Pool features

  • Gunite
  • Heated
  • Lighting
  • Pool Sweep
  • Salt Water

Parking features

  • Covered
  • Driveway
  • Garage Door Opener
  • Golf Cart Parking
  • Ground Level
  • Off Street
  • Oversized
  • Split Garage


  • Water

Patio and porch features

  • Covered
  • Deck
  • Front Porch
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Rear Porch

Architectural Style

  • Coastal
  • Contemporary
  • Custom
  • Elevated

Construction Materials

  • Stucco
  • Wood Frame

Road Surface Type

  • Asphalt
  • Paved

Property Condition

  • Completed


  • Shingle


  • Slab


  • Mature Landscaping

School Information

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