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Take your place in the legacy of the Sarasota art colony. Nestled under whispering bamboo, this .42 acre estate includes the main residence, a garage, and an art studio. The house was designed in 1939 by celebrated painters Dorothy and Hilton Leech, who came to Sarasota to help organize the Ringling School of Art, and then curated by Frank Colson, an internationally recognized ceramicist and sculptor. The studio began as a WWII army barracks and was moved to the site in 1947 to house the Amagansett Art School. Behind the privacy of oaks and pines, an expansive living area which opens with a receding wall of glass to a the lanai and screened in atrium. A wall of brick holds two wood burning fireplaces, one interior, one exterior. There are 2 bedrooms on the first floor, one with a private screened porch. A wooden staircase leads to the 3rd bedroom, full bath, and small sitting room which opens via shutters to the natural light of the room below. The studio has plumbing and electrical for a bathroom and kitchen and could be renovated to a working studio space or a guest cottage. The garage is currently used for storage, with a separate laundry room. Built of Florida cypress, all three structures are locally and nationally designated, qualifying them for a number of incentives (see attachments) to facilitate stewarding this exceptional piece of history into the future. The shingle roof was replaced in Jan 2020. Walk to Morton’s Market, lunch at Libby’s, or a morning cup at Perq.

Address: 1666 HILLVIEW ST
State: FL
City: Sarasota
County: Sarasota
Zip Code: 34239
Neighborhood: Hills Sub
MLS#: A4459323
MLS Area: 34239 Sarasota/Pinecraft
Taxes: LOT 2 LESS W 10 FT & LOT 3 & W 31 FT OF LOT 4 HILLS SUB $4,652

Price History

Date Price Event Change MLS#:
2/12/2020 $1,100,000 List Price 4.76% A4459323
12/15/2016 $1,050,000 List Price A4170709

Assigned School Zones

  • Elementary School:Southside Elementary
  • Middle School:Brookside Middle
  • High School:Sarasota High

Nearby Schools

Southside Elementary School(K-5)3
Alta Vista Elementary School(K-5)
Goldie Feldman Academy At Temple Beth Sholom(Preschool-8)
Westcoast School For Human Development(K-12)
The West Coast School(K-12)
Agape Christian School Of Sarasota(1-12)
Achievement Center (The)(6-12)
Brookside Middle School(6-8)3
Goldie Feldman Academy At Temple Beth Sholom(Preschool-8)
Westcoast School For Human Development(K-12)
The West Coast School(K-12)
Agape Christian School Of Sarasota(1-12)
Sarasota School Of Arts/Sciences(6-8)4
Achievement Center (The)(6-12)
Sarasota High School(9-12)3
Westcoast School For Human Development(K-12)
The West Coast School(K-12)
Agape Christian School Of Sarasota(1-12)

Interior Details

  • Appliances:Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Electric Water Heater, Microwave, Range, Refrigerator, Washer
  • Features:Built In Features, Ceiling Fans(S), Central Vaccum, Eating Space In Kitchen, High Ceiling(S), Master Bedroom Downstairs, Solid Wood Cabinets, Stone Counters, Thermostat, Vaulted Ceiling(S)
  • Furnished:
  • Floor Type:Ceramic Tile, Wood
  • Cooling:Central Air
  • Heating:Central
  • Other Rooms:Bonus Room, Den/Library/Office, Great Room, Loft

Exterior Details

  • Home Construction
  • Features:Fenced, Outdoor Shower, Rain Gutters, Sliding Doors, Storage
  • Exposure:North
  • Roof Type:Metal
    Shingle
  • Garage Spaces:1
  • Pool:No
  • Utilities:Cable Connected,Electricity Connected,Sewer Connected
  • Lot Description:Historic District,In City Limits,Level/Flat,Near Public Transit,Street Paved
  • Lot Size:129x142
  • Parking:Boat,Driveway,Guest,Off Street,Workshop in Garage
  • Security:Security System Owned
  • View:Garden,Trees/Woods
  • Foundation:Crawlspace

Community Details

  • HOA: $0/mo
    Fees Include:

Rental Information

  • Rental Income:$0
  • Rental Number:0
  • Directions:From 41 Southbound, turn right onto Hillview Street. Continue across Osprey, home will be on the left. Parking is available in the driveway immediately before the house and just past the house there is a small parking lot in front of the studio building.

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