1140 Citrus Avenue

This 3,600-square foot home is located in the historic Hudson Bayou neighborhood of Sarasota. The residents, who previously lived in a bay view downtown condo, envisioned a warm, modern, and sophisticated home designed around their own private “Selby Gardens.” The home was designed to be respectful of the scale and context of the neighborhood, while simultaneously providing privacy for the residents.

The 160-foot long home meanders east to west across the length of the large double lot, wrapping around a series of exterior courtyards that provide each room in the home a unique vista of the tropical landscape. An entry courtyard, with a cantilevered ‘modern front porch’ modestly engages the neighborhood and features curved coconut palms, tropical plantings, and a concrete stepping stone path. Visitors enter the home into a gallery space and are greeted with a long view across the pool courtyard. A water wall, painted a vibrant pink, serves as the focal point of the courtyard and provides white noise from busy Bahia Vista.

The light-filled living room features 13-foot ceilings and west-facing clerestory windows to capture views of the sunset sky. Floor-to-ceiling glass faces the pool courtyard, with a backdrop of dense tropical plantings providing privacy.

The kitchen opens upon a deep porch that provides shade from the southern sun. White kitchen cabinets wrap the perimeter of the kitchen, while the large center island is wrapped in rift cut white oak. A Carrera marble backsplash and back-painted glass upper cabinets provide timeless and elegant accents.

The master suite opens to a private meditation garden and the pool courtyard. The master bathroom shower and tub sit in front of a wall of glass, looking upon the meditation garden, reinforcing the connection between indoor and outdoor spaces. A den is situated to the front of the home and opens to the entry courtyard and front porch, providing an intimate and peaceful space to relax.

A warm palette of natural materials is used both interior and exterior. Natural-finished white oak floors were chosen for their warmth and beauty. Cypress wood detailing and locally-sourced Florida limestone cladding were used on the exterior providing a rich contrast to the smooth white walls of the homes interior.

The home is Gold certified per the National Green Building Standard.

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Modern home with Exterior, Flat RoofLine, House Building Type, Stone Siding Material, Wood Siding Material, and Stucco Siding Material. Photo  of Citrus Avenue
Modern home with Exterior, House Building Type, Stucco Siding Material, Glass Siding Material, Flat RoofLine, Concrete Siding Material, Wood Siding Material, and Stone Siding Material. Photo 2 of Citrus Avenue
Modern home with Hallway and Light Hardwood Floor. Photo 3 of Citrus Avenue
Modern home with Living Room, Recessed Lighting, Accent Lighting, End Tables, Coffee Tables, Ceiling Lighting, Chair, Sectional, and Light Hardwood Floor. Photo 4 of Citrus Avenue
Modern home with Living Room, Accent Lighting, End Tables, Recessed Lighting, Ceiling Lighting, Coffee Tables, Light Hardwood Floor, Chair, Sectional, and Stools. Photo 5 of Citrus Avenue
Modern home with Living Room, Media Cabinet, Sectional, Chair, Coffee Tables, Recessed Lighting, Light Hardwood Floor, Bookcase, Accent Lighting, Ceiling Lighting, Storage, and Shelves. Photo 6 of Citrus Avenue
Modern home with Living Room, Coffee Tables, Accent Lighting, Sectional, Recessed Lighting, Light Hardwood Floor, and Chair. Photo 7 of Citrus Avenue
Modern home with Kitchen, Microwave, Refrigerator, Wall Oven, Engineered Quartz Counter, Cooktops, Dishwasher, Range Hood, Pendant Lighting, Wood Cabinet, Marble Backsplashe, Ceiling Lighting, Accent Lighting, Recessed Lighting, Wine Cooler, Stone Slab Backsplashe, White Cabinet, Light Hardwood Floor, and Undermount Sink. Photo 8 of Citrus Avenue
Modern home with Kitchen, Engineered Quartz Counter, Wine Cooler, Pendant Lighting, Accent Lighting, Light Hardwood Floor, Wood Cabinet, Range Hood, Wall Oven, Ceiling Lighting, Undermount Sink, White Cabinet, Marble Backsplashe, Stone Slab Backsplashe, Recessed Lighting, Cooktops, Microwave, Dishwasher, and Refrigerator. Photo 9 of Citrus Avenue
Modern home with Kitchen, Refrigerator, Accent Lighting, Engineered Quartz Counter, Microwave, Stone Slab Backsplashe, Wall Oven, Recessed Lighting, Ceiling Lighting, Range, Light Hardwood Floor, White Cabinet, Undermount Sink, Cooktops, Wood Cabinet, Wine Cooler, and Marble Backsplashe. Photo 10 of Citrus Avenue
Modern home with Kitchen, Dishwasher, Engineered Quartz Counter, Pendant Lighting, Accent Lighting, Range Hood, Cooktops, Ceiling Lighting, Wine Cooler, Marble Backsplashe, Undermount Sink, Wall Oven, Microwave, Recessed Lighting, Stone Slab Backsplashe, White Cabinet, Light Hardwood Floor, Refrigerator, and Wood Cabinet. Photo 11 of Citrus Avenue
Modern home with Living Room, Storage, Ceiling Lighting, Media Cabinet, Chair, Sectional, Coffee Tables, Shelves, Pendant Lighting, Bookcase, Recessed Lighting, Light Hardwood Floor, and Accent Lighting. Photo 12 of Citrus Avenue
Modern home with Ceiling Lighting, Accent Lighting, Engineered Quartz Counter, and Recessed Lighting. Photo 13 of Citrus Avenue
Modern home with Recessed Lighting, Engineered Quartz Counter, Ceiling Lighting, and Accent Lighting. Photo 14 of Citrus Avenue
Modern home with Ceiling Lighting, Engineered Quartz Counter, Recessed Lighting, and Accent Lighting. Photo 15 of Citrus Avenue
Modern home with Kitchen, Cooktops, Wall Oven, Ceiling Lighting, Engineered Quartz Counter, Accent Lighting, Undermount Sink, Recessed Lighting, Pendant Lighting, Wine Cooler, Wood Cabinet, Stone Slab Backsplashe, Range Hood, Marble Backsplashe, White Cabinet, Light Hardwood Floor, Refrigerator, and Dishwasher. Photo 16 of Citrus Avenue
Modern home with Light Hardwood Floor, Shelves, Chair, Bookcase, and Storage. Photo 17 of Citrus Avenue
Modern home with Recessed Lighting, Engineered Quartz Counter, Accent Lighting, Ceiling Lighting, and Undermount Sink. Photo 18 of Citrus Avenue
Modern home with Light Hardwood Floor, Engineered Quartz Counter, Recessed Lighting, Ceiling Lighting, and Accent Lighting. Photo 19 of Citrus Avenue
Modern home with Accent Lighting, Engineered Quartz Counter, Ceiling Lighting, and Recessed Lighting. Photo 20 of Citrus Avenue

Credits

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Interior Design
Landscape Design
  • DWY Landscape Architects
Builder
  • JM Meyer Construction
Photographer

Overview

Bedrooms
  • 4
  • Full Baths
  • 4
  • Partial Baths
  • 1
  • Structure
  • House (Single Residence)
  • Style
  • Modern
  • Year
  • 2017
  • Square Feet
  • 3600
  • Lot Size
  • 20000
  • Press

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