1770 Benjamin Franklin Drive, Unit 704

Sarasota, FL 34236

900 Sq. Ft.
$511 / Sq. Ft.
Sq. Ft.
per Sq. Ft.

Property Details for 1770 Benjamin Franklin Drive, Unit 704

MLS #U8027081
Year Built1970
Compass TypeCondo
MLS TypeResidential / Condominium
Taxes$5,748 / year
Condo/Co-op Fees$1,714 / quarter
HOA Fees-
CountySarasota County

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Petra Byers



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Property Details for 1770 Benjamin Franklin Drive, Unit 704

Architectural Style
Garage Spaces
Water View
Beach, Gulf/Ocean - Full


Lido Key Penthouse with Outstanding Direct Gulf/Bay Views. This spacious one bedroom penthouse on the 7th floor with large 4 piece bath, sleeps six is located directly on the Gulf of Mexico. Rental income approximately $22,000 per year. This unit offers granite countertops and breakfast bar in both the kitchen and between the kitchen and dining area, living-dining room combination with beautiful ocean views. Walk in front door and see immediate gulf views. Completely refinished and fully painted... in 2016. One of the best features is the covered lanai (125 sq ft) with retractable sliders that takes in wonderful beach views as well as views of Sarasota Bay. This unit is one of only 42 residences in a well-maintained building complete with elevator service and open walkways. Secure, under-building parking, a large heated pool, clubhouse with kitchen, lounge area, bathrooms and outdoor BBQ steps from waters edge. Minutes from famous St. Armands Circle and the unique shops and desirable restaurants. Ten minutes to the ever popular downtown Sarasota with theatre and restaurants. We love that you can walk or bike to the elegant shopping and dining of St. Armand's circle or walk to South Lido Park and spend the day kayaking or fishing. Also enjoy walking on the beach, seeing the sun rise and set, taking leisurely swims in the heated pool that overlooks the Gulf. Just steps away from the Ritz Carlton and the L'Elgance residences.


Listing Courtesy of CENTURY 21 LISTSMART, Petra Byers

Building Information for 1770 Benjamin Franklin Drive, Unit 704

Building/Complex-Floor7Stories7Residences-Pet Policy-Year Built1970

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$3,847 per month

30 year fixed, 3.51% Interest

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Property Information for 1770 Benjamin Franklin Drive, Unit 704

    Location and General Information
  • Building Area Source: Public Records
  • Building Area Total: 1025.0
  • Building Area Units: Square Feet
  • Building Name Number: 1770
  • Community Features: Buyer Approval Required, Deed Restrictions, Pool
  • Directions: Turn left onto N Tamiami Trl/US-41 S/FL-45. Turn right onto N Gulfstream Ave/FL-789. Continue to follow FL-789. Enter next roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto John Ringling Blvd. 1770 Benjamin Franklin Dr, is on the right.
  • Elementary School: Southside Elementary
  • Middle Or Junior School: Booker Middle
  • High School: Booker High
  • Floor Number: 7
  • Millage Rate: 16.38%
  • Listing Service: Limited Service
  • Mls Major Change Type: Price Decrease
  • Senior Community: No
  • Cumulative Days On Market: 360.0
  • SW Subdiv Community Name: Lido Harbour Towers
  • Unit Number: No
  • County Or Parish: Sarasota
  • Postal Code: 34236
  • Postal Code Plus 4: 2328
  • Unparsed Address: 1770 BENJAMIN FRANKLIN DR #704
  • Attached Garage: Yes
  • Available For Lease: Yes
  • Carport: No
  • Garage Dimensions: 09x07
  • Garage: Yes
  • Parking Features: Assigned, Common, Underground
    Taxes and HOA Information
  • Association Approval Required: Yes
  • Association Fee Includes: Cable TV, Community Pool, Escrow Reserves Fund, Fidelity Bond, Insurance, Maintenance Exterior, Maintenance Grounds, Maintenance Repairs, Manager, Recreational Facilities, Security, Sewer, Trash, Water
  • Association Fee Requirement: None
  • Association: No
  • CDD: No
  • Condo Land Included: No
  • Montly Maint Amt Addition To HOA: $0
  • Tax Block: 0000
  • Tax Book Number: 849-1045
  • Tax Legal Description: UNIT 704 LIDO HARBOUR TOWERS
  • Tax Lot: 704
  • Tax Year: 2018
    Lot Information
  • Additional Parcels: No
  • Lot Features: Sidewalk, Street Paved
  • Parcel Number: 2017102040
  • Total Acreage: Up to 10, 889 Sq. Ft.
  • Water Access: Beach - Access Deeded, Gulf/Ocean
  • Water Access: Yes
  • Water Body Name: GULF OF MEXICO
  • Water Extras: No
  • Water Frontage Feet Beach Prvt: 100
  • Water Frontage Feet Gulf Ocean: 100
  • Zoning: RMF4
    Property and Assessments
  • Association Amenities: Elevators, Laundry, Recreation Facilities
  • Building Elevator: Yes
  • Flood Zone Code: AE
  • Flood Zone Date: 11-04-2016
  • Flood Zone Panel: 12115C0137F
  • Home Warranty: No
  • Homestead: No
  • New Construction: No
  • Property Attached: Yes
  • Property Description: Mid Rise, Penthouse
  • Public Survey Range: 17
  • Public Survey Section: 35
  • Sewer: Public Sewer
  • Utilities: BB/HS Internet Available, Cable Available, Electricity Connected, Public
  • Water Source: Public
Interior and Exterior Features
    Exterior Features
  • Construction Materials: Block, Stucco
  • Exterior Features: Balcony, Irrigation System, Lighting, Outdoor Grill, Outdoor Shower, Sliding Doors, Sprinkler Metered
  • Foundation Details: Slab
  • Levels: One
  • Patio And Porch Features: Enclosed, Screened
  • Pool Features: Heated, In Ground
  • Pool Private: No
  • Roof: Built-Up
  • Security Features: Secured Garage / Parking, Security System Owned
  • Vegetation: Mature Landscaping, Trees/Landscaped
  • Waterfront Features: Beach - Private, Gulf/Ocean
  • Waterfront Feet Total: 200
    Interior Features
  • Additional Rooms: Storage Rooms
  • Appliances: Dishwasher, Disposal, Microwave, Range, Refrigerator
  • Cooling: Central Air
  • Fireplace: No
  • Flooring: Carpet, Ceramic Tile
  • Heating: Central
  • Interior Features: Ceiling Fans(s), Crown Molding, Eating Space In Kitchen, Elevator, Living Room/Dining Room Combo, Stone Counters, Walk-In Closet(s)
  • Living Area Source: Public Records
  • Living Area Units: Square Feet
  • Room Count: 3.0
  • Water View: Yes
  • Window Features: Blinds
    Room 1
  • Room Dimensions 1: 7x16
  • Room Features 1: Breakfast Bar, Closet Pantry
  • Room Length 1: 16.0
  • Room Level 1: First
  • Room Type 1: Kitchen
  • Room Width 1: 7.0
    Room 2
  • Room Dimensions 2: 13x27
  • Room Length 2: 27.0
  • Room Level 2: First
  • Room Type 2: Living Room
  • Room Width 2: 13.0
    Room 3
  • Room Dimensions 3: 16x13
  • Room Length 3: 13.0
  • Room Level 3: First
  • Room Type 3: Master Bedroom
  • Room Width 3: 16.0
    Rental Information
  • Yrs Of Owner Prior To Leasing Re: No
  • Pets Allowed: No

Property History for 1770 Benjamin Franklin Drive, Unit 704

DateEvent & SourcePriceAppreciation
Sep 27, 2019Price Change

MFRMLS #U8027081

Jun 14, 2019Price Change

MFRMLS #U8027081

Dec 10, 2018Listed (Active)

MFRMLS #U8027081

DateEvent & SourcePrice
Price Change

MFRMLS #U8027081

Price Change

MFRMLS #U8027081

Listed (Active)

MFRMLS #U8027081


For completeness, Compass often displays two records for one sale: the MLS record and the public record.

Public Records for 1770 Benjamin Franklin Drive, Unit 704

Taxable ValueLand-Additions-Total-
Tax Record2018$5,748
Home Facts
Beds1Baths1Finished Sq.Ft.900 SqFtStories1StyleCondominiumYear Built1970Year Renovated1990ZoningRMF4

Schools near 1770 Benjamin Franklin Drive, Unit 704

Southside Elementary SchoolPublicK-52.4 mi
Sarasota Virtual Instruction (Course Offerings)Public9-122.8 mi
Sarasota Virtual SchoolPublicK-122.8 mi
Ese Special ProgramsPublicPK-122.8 mi

Southside Elementary School

K-5, 2.4 mi, Public


Sarasota Virtual Instruction (Course Offerings)

9-12, 2.8 mi, Public


Sarasota Virtual School

K-12, 2.8 mi, Public


Ese Special Programs

PK-12, 2.8 mi, Public


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1770 Benjamin Franklin Drive, Unit 704 is a condo for sale in Sarasota, FL 34236. This property was listed for sale on December 10, 2018 by CENTURY 21 LISTSMART at $459,900. It has been on the market for a total of 365 days and was last sold on September 21, 2010. Nearby schools include Sky Academy Englewood, Triad and Booker Middle School. 1770 Benjamin Franklin Drive, Unit 704 is a 1-bed, 1-bath, 900 sqft condo built in 1970.

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