SAILBOAT WATER! This property is a water enthusiast's dream come true! The possibilities are bountiful for this elevated 5 bedroom home on a private road on Longboat Key, an 11 mile key with 11 access points including one directly across the street from this property. Live your best life entertaining guests grilling out by the pool the overlook's Crane's Bayou. Swimmer's can "water hop" all day long from the pool, to the cove, and to the beach access which is just steps away. Community ramp and annual boat slip rentals as well. The protected mangroves, mature trees, and waterways provide added peace, serenity wildlife viewing opportunities both day an night. Enjoy the expansive bayou views in your own private lookout tower on the top floor, which could be used as a bedroom, office or playroom. The kitchen has a window pass through to the large screen lanai. The garage and area underneath home is large enough to park many small vehicles, paddle boards, or an army of kayaks. There is also a bonus closet underneath the home which stays cool throughout the day and could be converted into a wine cellar or used as an owner's closet. A new roof was installed in 2018. Close to Bay Isle Plaza, which is a one-stop shopping center for islanders, you won't need to leave the island if you don't want to. Come live your best life on Longboat Key!