Experience complete serenity in this direct Bay-front home in the sought-after gated Queens Harbour section of Bay Isles. Offering tranquil bay-front views overlooking lush mangroves, this exceptional 5 bedroom, 3 bath residence is ready to make your dream of living in an island paradise a reality. The light and spacious two-story layout offers 3,842 square feet, including a separate office/den, dining room, and formal living room. The kitchen transitions seamlessly with the dining room and adjacent extended sitting area, with floor to ceiling windows, emphasizing the impressive bay views. The soaring 24’ ceilings and natural travertine flooring add to the drama and sophistication this elegant residence offers. From the minute you enter this home from the expansive main entryway, you feel the openness of the 2 story ceilings and the peacefulness of the Bay in front of you. In the grand living room, a beautiful fireplace and massive mantle defines the focal point of the space, which transitions to a wall of windows with endless views of the bay. The spacious kitchen is a culinary delight with upgraded stainless steel Café appliances, endless storage, and an additional seating area. The private master bedroom retreat is conveniently positioned on the first floor with stunning water views and a spacious bath. The master bath can be accessed by the front bedroom for convenience and provides the flexibility to utilize this space as a private office, bedroom, or even as an extended master closet as it is currently configured. Nestled between the dining/sitting area and the master suite is a large, screened patio overlooking the pool and spa. The additional guest bedroom on the first floor is inviting with hardwood floors and an ensuite bath. The second level includes a sizeable loft area which overlooks the living room and entryway, and two additional guest bedrooms. The loft also incorporates a large storage area. The two bedrooms are connected through a full bath with dual sinks. The Bay facing office/bedroom has a very inviting "sunset terrace" with views forever. The front bedroom incorporates a space that can be used as a large walk-in closet and is spacious enough to be a “nanny suite” conveniently connected to the bedroom. The flexibility this plan offers is truly amazing and is designed to make living easy for your family. Enjoy the afternoon sun and colorful sunset from your expansive paver patio with 24 ft Pebble Tec pool. Incorporated into the patio is a natural gas grilling station with a sperate burner and ample storage. Follow the walkway to your 24 ft dock, with dual 30A service, and enjoy easy boating access to the Sarasota Bay, the ICW, and Gulf of Mexico. The Queens Harbour neighborhood is safely behind the secure gates of Bay Isles and offers an additional gate for increased piece of mind, as well as a neighborhood heated pool for larger gatherings. The Queens Harbour HOA Association is known for its consistent management with financial reserves to avoid special assessments and to stabilize fees. Residents adore the maintenance-free lifestyle and convenient proximity to Harbourside Moorings marina and golf course, Longboat Key Club and Tennis Gardens, Publix/CVS shopping, and the deeded access to Gulf of Mexico beaches of Bay Isles Beach Club. Easy living with all the best of what the island lifestyle can offer in picturesque Longboat Key is here for you at Queens Harbour.