Extraordinary character and value are timeless in this wonderful Castel Del Mar 2nd-level 3-bedroom condominium minutes to world-famous Siesta Key Beach, and walking distance to Crescent Beach. Ideally situated with its own private stairway to the sparkling pool below, making it a rare find in this complex. Spacious split plan with a 12x18 master suite on one side, with a spacious patio, and large walk-in closet with built-ins, plus bath with dual sinks. Two additional bedrooms on the other side with a bath and a large laundry room which holds a full-size washer and dryer packed full of additional storage. The 3rd bedroom is quite large: 11x15 and has pool views and its own lanai access. The cheerful condominium is so light and bright, with wide plank vinyl flooring throughout in a neutral color to blend with almost any dÁ©cor. The great room living with dining has a large 7x13 lanai that takes in the breathtaking views of the resort-style pool below, simply a frame for an exceptional life. Stunning kitchen with solid wood cabinets, very spacious with additional pantry space. Take a quick stroll to the amazing amenities that make Castel Del Mar so popular with full- and part-time residents alike. Two pools: a bayside pool & a pool which this unit is adjacent to, a tennis court, bayside fishing pier, boardwalk along the bay, shuffleboard, kayaking launch & storage, BBQ area, clubhouse & on-site manager office. Paddle or stroll along the bay to explore different species of birds and breathtaking manatee and dolphin sightings. Minutes to Siesta Village, mainland shops/restaurants and cultural downtown Sarasota. One-month rentals/3 times annually allowed.