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1300 BENJAMIN FRANKLIN DRIVE #305 | MFRA4582855 | Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty
Listing provided courtesy of RED LINE INVESTORS INC - MLS#MFRA4582855MLS Provider


Condo/Townhouse · 1 Bed · 2 Full Baths · 2,077 Sq. ft. | 2.03 Acres

$2,549,000 Active


Time on Site:
3 days

One or more photo(s) has been virtually staged. Spoil yourself resort-style on Lido Beach with a luxury residence with all the legendary services and amenities of the Ritz-Carlton. This quiet retreat in The Ritz Beach Residences offers an elegant, yet casual, lifestyle on the Gulf of Mexico's sandy beaches. Enjoy captivating sunsets on the gulf, morning sunrises overlooking palm trees and delightful afternoons around the swimming pool or at the beach. This beautiful residence boasts a large family room with floor to ceiling sliding glass doors that lead out to generous terraces, perfect for entertaining. The well-appointed kitchen will delight any chef. The oversized master bedroom lends itself to many options, while the study/den, which previously doubled as a second bedroom, provides a private retreat for reflection. Amenities at The Ritz Beach Residences include a private outdoor heated pool and spa, fitness center, massage room, social room, sauna baths, billiard room, boardroom, library, theatre and two elegant guest suites for out-of-town visitors. Only a short distance away is St. Armand's Circle brimming with upscale dining, shopping & entertainment options. Enjoy proximity to the art scene of downtown Sarasota as well.

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Facts & Features

  • Type Condo/Townhouse
  • Sq. ft. 2,077
  • Price/Sq.ft. $1,227
  • Lot 2.03 Acres


  • Association Fee: 4464
  • Association Fee Frequency: Quarterly
  • Association Fee Includes: Guard - 24 Hour,Maintenance Structure,Maintenance Grounds,Maintenance,Management,Pool,Private Road,Recreational Facilities,Security,Trash
  • Association Name: Ellyne Newton
  • Association: Yes
Listing Information
  • Transaction Broker Compensation: 3%
Building Information
  • New Construction: No
  • Year Built: 2005
  • Country: US
  • County Or Parish: Sarasota
  • MLS Area Major: 34236 - Sarasota
  • Subdivision Name: THE BEACH RESIDENCES
  • Township: 36
  • Community Features: Association Recreation - Owned,Deed Restrictions,Fitness Center,Gated Community - Guard,Pool,Sidewalks,Water Access,Waterfront
Tax Information
  • Tax Annual Amount: 17274
  • Tax Year: 2022
General Information
  • Disclosures: Condominium Disclosure Available
  • Ownership: Condominium
  • Parcel Number: 2017032005
  • Pets Allowed: Cats OK,Size Limit,Yes
  • Property Sub Type: Condominium
  • Property Type: Residential
  • Senior Community: No
  • Special Listing Conditions: None
  • Zoning: WFR


Parking Information
  • Garage Spaces: 1
  • Garage: Yes
  • Bathrooms Full: 2
  • Bathrooms Half: 0
  • Bathrooms Total: 2
  • Bedrooms Total: 1
Building Interior
  • Building Area Source: Public Records
  • Building Area Total: 2575
  • Building Area Units: Square Feet
General Information
  • Appliances: Built-In Oven,Cooktop,Dishwasher,Disposal,Dryer,Electric Water Heater,Exhaust Fan,Ice Maker,Microwave,Range,Range Hood,Refrigerator,Washer
  • Cooling: Central Air
  • Fireplace: No
  • Flooring: Wood
  • Foundation Details: Block
  • Heating: Heat Pump
  • Interior Features: Ceiling Fans(s),Crown Molding,Eat-in Kitchen,Elevator,High Ceilings,Master Bedroom Main Floor,Open Floorplan,Stone Counters,Thermostat,Walk-In Closet(s),Window Treatments
  • Levels: One
  • Living Area: 2077
  • Living Area Source: Public Records
  • Living Area Units: Square Feet
  • Spa Features: Heated,In Ground
  • Spa: Yes
  • Stories Total: 1
Unit Information
  • Unit Number: 305


Parking Information
  • Parking Features: Underground
Lot Information
  • Additional Parcels: No
  • Lot Size Acres: 2.03
  • Lot Size Square Feet: 88285
  • Road Responsibility: Private Maintained Road
  • Road Surface Type: Brick
  • Water Source: Public
  • View: City
  • Waterfront Features: Beach Front,Gulf/Ocean
  • Waterfront: Yes
Building Exterior/Construction
  • Attached Garage: No
  • Construction Materials: Block,Concrete,Stucco
  • Direction Faces: East
  • Roof: Membrane
General Information
  • Carport: No
  • Exterior Features: Balcony,Irrigation System,Lighting,Outdoor Grill,Private Mailbox,Sidewalk,Sliding Doors
  • Pool Features: Deck,Gunite,Heated,In Ground,Lighting,Outside Bath Access
  • Pool Private: Yes
  • Sewer: Public Sewer
  • Utilities: BB/HS Internet Available,Cable Available,Cable Connected,Electricity Available,Electricity Connected,Phone Available,Sewer Available,Sewer Connected,Water Available,Water Connected



34236 (SARASOTA) Demographics
Median Age
Population Density (per sq. mile)
College Educated
Estimated Median Income
Estimated Total Home Owners
Estimated Total Renters
62% / 38%
Estimated Owner / Renter Divide
Estimated Average Household Size
Community data courtesy of LiveBy, Inc.


Elementary Schools
Middle Schools
Sarasota Military Academy
  • Grades: 6 - 12 /
  • Enrollment: 1,355
Sarasota School Of Arts/Sciences
  • Grades: 6 - 8 /
  • Enrollment: 753
High Schools
Sarasota Military Academy
  • Grades: 6 - 12 /
  • Enrollment: 1,355
School data courtesy of LiveBy, Inc. School ratings are based on a scale of 1-5, with 5 being the highest rating and 1 being the lowest rating.

Monthly Cost

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Market Data

Based on the last 30 days in this zip code

Median Sales Price
Median Price per Square Foot
Properties Sold
New on Market
Average Days on Market
Properties for Sale
Calculations provided by Reliance Network


Date Event Value Agent
9/18/2023Source: My Florida Regional MLS Added to Database
September 18, 2023
10/14/2022Source: My Florida Regional MLS Added to Database
October 14, 2022
10/14/2022Source: My Florida Regional MLS Added to Database
October 14, 2022