Celebrate gracious Sarasota living in coveted Avondale, one of Sarasota's most distinguished West of the Trail neighborhoods, only moments from downtown Sarasota, Southside Village and Siesta Key beaches. This fully remodeled home, originally built in 1940, offers a rare opportunity to own affordable property in a multi-million-dollar neighborhood bordered by Hudson Bayou and a bustling downtown. The word charming will echo in your mind over and over as you walk through this 3 bedroom + den, 2 bath home. Golden Heart pine floors run throughout the home, maintaining the original vintage feel, along with a fantastic office/den filled with light, as well as a wood-burning fireplace in the living room. Enjoy the 8' deep free-form swimming pool, with covered outdoor dining under a large lanai with peaceful views of the perfectly curated gardens filled with thriving local flora. Both bathrooms and kitchen have been fully and stylishly renovated. Inside laundry room and a two-car garage with storage. New roof, insulation, gutters, lanai screens, guest bath in 2015. Kitchen cabinets refaced in 2016. Master bath redone in 2018. All interior/exterior paint in 2020. A/C in 2012 with Reme Halo purifier in 2017. Within a short distance are the shops at Bahia Vista and 41, as well as the newly opened Sarasota Art Museum. Bike to the beaches, Southside Village for coffee at Morton's and downtown Sarasota. This is a one-of-a-kind home in a one-of-a-kind location!