One or more photo(s) has been virtually staged. Welcome to the red hot Gillespie Park neighborhood. Gillespie Park is a diverse urban chic location in the city's Downtown Neighborhood Zone where 1 residence and 1 guest house w/separate full kitchen is permitted. This is a great investment opportunity where you can live in one house and rent out the other. This new West Indies inspired Divald Homes built 4 bedroom / 4 and 1/2 bath, 2563-square-foot home is only a 1/2 block away from 10 acre Gillespie Park in the heart of Downtown Sarasota, which features meandering walking paths, a serene pond, tennis courts and a separate well-equipped playground. Top quality construction features steel reinforced concrete walls, beams, columns and concrete floor slab. This brand new 2 story design offers 3 possible complete master suites ‹“ one downstairs and 2 upstairs. You even have another family room upstairs to support those 2 suites. The upstairs suites feature a huge covered terrace, perfect for sunrises, or listening to and enjoying a rainy day or night with a little light conversation without getting drenched in the process. The open floor plan has a living room/dining room combination in conjunction with an open kitchen with 36" upper custom cabinetry, sleek granite tops and breakfast bar. This house also includes a large detached 2-car garage with a separate 469 SF guest house above with its own split system HVAC ‹“ perfect for a little extra income as a rental ‹“ or just the ideal in-law or guest suite including kitchen with range, dishwasher, refrigerator and microwave. Now you have direct access to downtown living without having to live in a condominium to do so. You can literally walk, bike, drive or be chauffeured to the bayfront within 5 blocks in either direction. Enjoy a huge array of restaurants, Sarasota's famous arts and entertainment district, Whole Foods and maybe even a night at the opera or some live music at various venues to finish off your evening. The peace of mind that a new home delivers means a lot. Come see why we are so excited to bring you this special home just steps away from refreshing Gillespie Park, honoring John Hamilton Gillespie, Sarasota's first mayor. This 10-acre park features two basketball courts, picnic tables, playground, police substation, fitness trail, three tennis courts, outside fitness areas and a pond. Leashed pets allowed outside of dog park. Plus there is the Canine Club at Gillespie Park, located on the corner of North Osprey Ave & 10th Street. This dog park provides two fenced areas. Unleash and enjoy the day. Give us a call for your private showing. Showings available via live streaming. Contact agent to schedule.