Extraordinary character is timeless in this private and tranquil 1.4-acre residence in a rare park-like setting with separate guest house and large detached garage and workshop. It is hard to imagine that you are minutes to downtown Sarasota, I-75, UTC mall, shopping and dining when you have the feeling of a remote estate in perfect harmony with nature. Manicured grounds and immense paver drive provide breathtaking curb appeal. The main home consists of 3 bedrooms, 2 baths with a vaulted ceiling and a fabulous stone wood-burning fireplace in the living room as the focal point. The kitchen remodel in 2018 with trending custom solid wood cream cabinets, stunning quartz counters, gas cooking, pendant lighting and plenty of storage and a large adjacent laundry room for added space. The main residence consists of 2,228 SF with owner's suite that is spacious and attractive with oversized walk-in closet, large soaking tub, shower with floor-to-ceiling tile, dual sinks and rich wood cabinetry. On a practical note: new roof in 2019, re-plumbed in 2018, and insulated windows. The warmth of both homes is evident with beautiful wood floors throughout, with tile in baths. The 1,102 SF guest house is beyond charming and steps from the main residence, connected by a large patio. Built in 2003 with impact hurricane rated windows, matching style with vaulted ceiling, spacious great room layout, kitchen with gas cooking & pot filler and wood cabinets. The large windows seamlessly bring the amazing outdoor setting within, there is a separate entrance from the carport, and its own lanai space. Generous 15x15 bedroom with huge closet, bath with walk-in shower and adjoining laundry and storage area. From the 18x32 flagstone patio, meandering walkways take you through a shaded, tree-lined canopy and completely fenced in backyard to the massive garage and workshop beyond. Phenomenal opportunity to have a one-of-a-kind property west of I-75, away from it all, yet minutes to the cultural mecca of Sarasota & Gulf Beaches. Two exceptional homes are simply a frame for an exceptional life.