Located in the coveted Whitfield Estates, this home enjoys the prestige of being “West of the Trail.” Steeped in Ringling history, the property was once part of the Alfred Ringling estate, adding a touch of richness to its heritage. This home embodies casual elegance and offers a unique blend of historic charm and modern luxury. The home’s exterior exudes curb appeal, capturing hearts with a spacious front courtyard adorned with large stone tiles. The interior features a spacious and open living concept, with a huge eat-in kitchen as the heart of the home. The kitchen is equipped with double convection ovens, granite countertops, a kitchen island, hanging pot rack, breakfast bar, and a built-in desk space. Cathedral ceilings and a skylight in the living room flood the space with natural light, creating an inviting atmosphere. The split floor plan places two bedrooms and a bathroom on one side, providing privacy for guests or family members. The master suite, on the other side, opens up to the main backyard and the newly constructed heated pool. The outdoor space is truly tremendous! The private pool is surrounded by lush landscaping, which provides an ideal setting for outdoor entertaining. The backyard is fenced and private, a perfect retreat after a day of enjoying the pool. Just a stroll away from Sarasota’s shimmering bay, residents can enjoy breathtaking sunsets and easy access to the waterfront. Don’t miss the opportunity to own this exceptional property that seamlessly combines historic charm, modern amenities, and the potential for a lucrative BNB venture. This home Grossed $161K in 2022. On track for $125K (YTD) in rental rev. Roof- 2016, Pool added -2021. Schedule a showing and make this Whitfield Estates oasis your own!