Here is a rare opportunity to experience the best of bayfront, island-living on the desirable south-end of Longboat Key in a true beach, boating, golfing and nature paradise within the gates of Bay Isles in the Longboat Key Club. With convenient shopping just outside the gates and St. Armands Circle only ten minutes away, this stunning five-bedroom, four-and-a-half-bath home is located on Sarasota Bay, in the intimate maintenance-free community of Corey's Landing, steps from the private resort-style pool and spa and tennis courts. This custom home exudes casual elegance, from its architecturally pleasing exterior, massive caged-in patio overlooking the water, private dock featuring electricity and water, paver driveway and walkways and beautiful landscaping to its signature entryway into an open layout with volume ceilings, an abundance of windows, natural light, custom touches and spectacular views. With plenty of space for entertaining and accommodating, special features include handsome wood floors, crown molding, recessed lighting, quality window treatments, plantation shutters, marble gas fireplace in the living room and sizeable bedrooms throughout. Most rooms have stellar views, including the living and dining rooms, family room and the updated gourmet kitchen, complete with granite countertops, island with cooktop and salad sink, KitchenAid appliances, wall pantry with pullouts, eat-in area and breakfast bar. The master bedroom suite is on the main floor with two smartly customized closets. The large master bath with marble flooring, a large tub and a separate glass shower is a private oasis with a full-advantage view. On the same main level, there are two other bedrooms and baths, with one currently being used as the den/office. Upstairs is the loft area/small den dramatically overlooking the living room downstairs with breathtaking bay views and two more bedrooms with baths, one with French doors leading to the rooftop area with an outdoor panoramic vista. With this amazing lifestyle, you can choose to swim or sunbathe in the Gulf of Mexico with your private Bay Isles Beach access, join the Longboat Key Golf Club for golf and social events or enjoy proximity to everything, including dining, entertainment and the arts of downtown Sarasota. You can even simply throw in a fishing line or launch a kayak from your private dock or kick back on your lanai and watch the activity and wonders of nature and the bay!