Under contract-accepting backup offers. Nestled on a peaceful street in the prestigious and highly sought-after Bird Key neighborhood, this spacious garden home is a hidden gem. Surrounded by lush, mature landscaping, paved driveway, and a two-car garage, this single-story 5-bedroom, 3-bathroom ranch home offers a slice of paradise in the heart of Sarasota. The interior of this home boasts an open-concept split floor plan with well-defined, flowing areas that include both a family room and a living room, making it ideal for modern living. The open-plan kitchen features granite countertops with an island seamlessly opening to the family room, both overlooking the expansive private backyard and inviting pool area. The remarkably large master suite features a spacious master bedroom with a walk-in closet and a generously sized en-suite bathroom. Guests and family are welcome in this generously sized home with two guest bedrooms and a bathroom thoughtfully placed on one side of the house, and another two bedrooms and a bathroom on the opposite side, ensuring privacy and separation for all. This home is one of the largest single floor ranch homes on the Key and the lowest price per sf. Hurricane impact windows have been ordered and are soon to be installed throughout the entire house, ensuring safety and security. Living on Bird Key means enjoying the convenience of a fantastic location. You're just a stone's throw from Sarasota's stylish downtown, offering fine shopping, world-class dining, cultural activities, and theaters. For beach lovers, the sandy shores of Lido Beach are nearby, as well as the dining and shopping options at St. Armand Circle. Plus, this home is within an easy walk, bike ride, or drive to the Bird Key Yacht Club, with its own social activities, tennis, fitness facility, pool, dining, and marina. Don't miss this opportunity to own a piece of paradise on Bird Key.