Rarely does a property embody the grandeur to be one of the Gulf Coast’s most amazing homes for entertaining and at the same time exemplify a truly comfortable home for everyday life. Experience Villa Solstice, ($13,800,000) a testament to impeccable design and planning. Set in the historic Museum area on two waterfront lots, this grand estate offers stunning views of the Bay, Ringling Bridge, Longboat Key and the Downtown Sarasota skyline from almost every room. The residence impresses from the moment one enters the grand hallway spanning the length of the home and creating a majestic pathway to all rooms. Brazilian cherry and marble floors, intricate tray ceilings, elaborate panel and crown moldings and expansive custom designed windows and doors throughout are just some of the highlights that make this home truly one-of-a-kind. Villa Solstice is the perfect venue for entertaining with the large dining room, separate full bar area including 1,400 bottle wine room and access to adjacent music room and to multiple terracing outdoor spaces. In addition to the custom chef’s kitchen, the full catering kitchen with elevator, separate staircase to butler’s pantry and separate catering garage make large events easy to manage. Complimenting the interior, the outdoor spaces offer some of the best resort style living in all of Florida complete with multiple covered and uncovered patios, a lagoon style zero entry pool, eight person spa, separate pool house with bar and boat dock with multiple lifts.