Life is good at "Casa di Famiglia" â€” a Sarasota Bayfront estate on 1.6 acres with 153-ft. waterfront on the bay with western views. Lovingly designed and built by the builder/owner, this Tuscan masterpiece surrounds you with beauty, comfort and an authenticity where every detail is finished to perfection. As the name implies, this home is all about conviviality. Whether you have a big family or love entertaining, Casa di Famiglia perfectly hosts large parties, family weekends or dinner for two. Gathering areas include living room, dining room, family room, kitchen, ground-level bonus rooms, covered loggia, heated pool/spa and bayfront fire-pit. Private quarters include 4 bedrooms with ensuite baths, plus a private guesthouse connected to the main residence via covered breezeway. Additional features include a commercial-grade elevator, 2 home offices, garage space for up to seven vehicles, two gated entries and privacy landscape with old-growth oak trees. For convenience and security, the home is outfitted with Andersen low-E impact windows, Elan/Lutron home automation, 3 tankless water heaters, water filtration and electrical panels with surge protection. Water fun is guaranteed with Disney-inspired pool featuring multiple pool depths, jump-off platform, waterfall and multi-colored lights. Wood dock with 8,000-lbs. boat lift provides easy access to the Bay and Gulf. This stunning estate has the advantage of being minutes from Downtown Sarasota, SRQ International Airport, St. Armands Circle and Lido Beach.