Charming three bedroom home situated on Sarasota's open bay front in the coveted community of Bird Key. Updated with a new roof and raised ceilings in 2008, newer seawall and dock as well as new hurricane-grade widows and sliders upgraded last year. Ideal bay vistas greet you through a wall of glass as you enter this light and bright residence. The living/dining room, with hardwood floors, gas fireplace and a wonderful atrium. The expansive all-white kitchen includes newer stainless steel appliances, upgraded lighting, granite counters and breakfast nook with planning desk and built-in shelves. The master suite, conveniently located just off the kitchen, is an idyllic retreat with a spacious bath, direct access to the pool deck and perfect bay vistas at every turn. The layout is ideal for entertaining overnight visitors with the guest bedrooms on one side of the home, a private hallway that leads to the outdoor entertaining area with an open, heated pool. LOCATION, LOCATION! Bird Key is a true jewel nestled between Sarasota's lively downtown and St. Armand's Circle. Plus, the bayfront Bird Key Park is just a short distance from your front door. Residents also enjoy membership in the Bird Key Yacht Club for an additional fee. Wonderful dining, fitness center, tennis, swimming and an ideal place to moor your boat are just some of the first-rate amenities members can enjoy.