Quite Simply The Very Best Direct Beach Front Residence in Sarasota- with a contemporary coastal decor,  only two suites per floor,  and located at the quiet tip of Lido Key. Highly sought direct beach 'Cayman' model rarely on the market, with views of the oh-so-blue waters of the Gulf of Mexico, 4,229 sf, 3 bedrooms + family room + office + 4.5 baths private two car garage. Features include a secure, private elevator direct to suite, gorgeous 24 inch marble floors throughout, remote control blinds & plantation shutters, gas fireplace, a chef's kitchen with breakfast bar en suite, center island, gas appliances & walk-in pantry, plus an outdoor gas barbecue just steps from the kitchen on one of three terraces. Orchid beach is a gated community with only 2 suites per floor, 24/7 security, and world class Five Star amenities that include concierge, state-of-the-art fitness center, sauna and massage room, heated Gulf-front pool, spa and walk-out to the beach, game room, fire-side library, and a social room with dining room & catering kitchen, 2 guest suites, and a beautifully landscaped dog walk. Orchid Beach does not have a pet size restriction, and allows 2 pets per owner. Located just 5 minutes from world-famous St. Armands Circle, 8 minutes from downtown Sarasota and 15 minutes to Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport. No draw bridges to deal with, and alternate routes provide easy access.