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Effortless Marina Bay Townhouse Living- 26B Franklin Court S

26B Franklin Court S., St. Petersburg, FL 33711

Offered  for $1,500,000

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Uniquely St. Pete

 

My sellers at 26 Franklin Court S., Unit B, St. Petersburg in Marina Bay are motivated. If we are under contract by 2/5/2024 close and fund no later than 2/20/2024 we will provide a $10,000 bonus to the selling agent (on top of a 3% commission).

 

Bring your buyers!! A lot of buyers are not familiar with the Marina Bay community which is located on Boca Ciega Bay and situated just past Eckerd College on the right as you head towards St. Pete Beach on the Bayway but they love it when they see it. It really is a quiet oasis from all the hustle of downtown and the tourists at the beaches but situated close to both!
 

This 2020 3bd | 2 ba 2,334 sq ft townhome has fortified construction (certified GOLD) -- which exceeds current building standards to bring peace of mind and the home is elevated, equipped with an elevator and a whole home generator. Soaring vaulted ceilings, gourmet kitchen, custom fireplace wall, upgraded lighting fixtures -- this is a gorgeous property with tons of upgrades over the builder's model. The lower lanai has a firepit and 8-person hot tub! Short walk to the marina. Private slips available on a first come basis.

 

Open house this Saturday from 11:00 - 1:00. Feel free to send your buyers. Let me know if I can answer any questions! Very easy to show on limited notice - call Kara Brooks at 727-313-1233. Full write up below:

Picture yourself residing in an exquisite and contemporary Mediterranean townhouse, just a stone's throw away from the renowned beaches of St. Pete, the vibrant downtown scene, and the comfort of coming and going at your leisure, all while knowing that your home is nestled securely within a gated and inviting community. Introducing you to 26B Franklin Court South in Marina Bay, a 60-acre tropical oasis nestled along the picturesque shores of Boca Ciega Bay. This community is celebrated not only for its resort-like amenities but also for its construction adhering to the most rigorous building standards in Pinellas County.

 

This remarkable 2,334-square-foot residence boasts three bedrooms and two bathrooms, with a host of captivating features. Inside, you'll discover a stunning fireplace, a private elevator, grand 10-foot vaulted ceilings, an open and spacious floor plan, along with custom Hunter Douglas Piroutte Shades valued over $20,000. Moreover, your peace of mind is ensured with the inclusion of a 22kW Generac natural gas generator, providing you with uninterrupted power in any situation.

 

Enter the great room, where you'll encounter a modern work of art: a floor-to-ceiling custom-designed TV/fireplace wall. This masterpiece showcases a top-of-the-line 74-inch electric fireplace, floating shelves, and custom LED lighting. The gourmet chef's kitchen is thoughtfully designed for entertaining, featuring upgraded decorative trim cabinetry, top-tier Samsung appliances, a generously sized center island adorned with high-end custom pendant lighting, and a walk-in pantry. The owner's suite exudes luxury, with tray ceilings, a pair of meticulously designed and upgraded custom walk-in closets, and an opulent spa-like bath. This bath features a freestanding soaking tub, a tiled walk-in shower, and enhanced fixtures and mirrors.

 

Additional upgrades include in-ceiling surround sound, a washer/dryer, custom shades, a Google doorbell and lock, balcony gutters, and lighting and fans throughout. The living quarters are situated on one level and are serviced by a private elevator accessible from the nearly 2,300-square-foot four-car garage. The garage features epoxy flooring, a Tesla charger, retractable walls, and ceiling fans, rendering it an ideal space for car storage, recreational equipment, a workshop, a gym, or even a game room. The lower lanai is outfitted with remote-controlled screens, custom pavers, ceiling fans, and a premium 8-person hot tub.

 

This home was designed and built to FORTIFIED Gold standards, which represent the highest level of standards and methods set by the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS). This superior, resilient construction surpasses building codes and includes impact and pressure-rated windows, sliders, entry doors, and garage doors. The engineered roof-to-wall connections, story-to-story connections, and wall-to-foundation connections create a single, solid structure that offers maximum protection. Marina Bay is the sole development in Pinellas County featuring fortified-quality all-block construction and foam insulation for energy efficiency. The beauty of this extraordinary home is enhanced by lush tropical landscaping and Marina Bay is a veritable nature preserve teeming with osprey, herons, egrets, ibis and ducks. Enjoy watching dolphins and manatees play in the waters of Boca Ciega Bay beside the community's deep-water marina. Additional amenities include two pools, two spas, a fitness center, a community clubhouse, as well as a fishing pier adjacent to the docks.

Images for number of bedrooms, bathrooms and total square footage of the home

3
BEDS

2

BATHS

2,334 SQFT

LIVING

AREA

4,656 TOTAL SQFT

Features & Amenities

Interior

TOTAL BEDROOMS

TOTAL BATHROOMS

FULL BATHROOMS

FLOORING

3

2

2

LVP

Area & Lot

STATUS

TYPE

AREA

YEAR BUILT

STYLE

FOR SALE

Single Family

MARINA BAY

2020
Contemporary-Mediterranean
 

Exterior

STORIES

GARAGE SPACES

POOL

ROOF

AIR CONDITIONING

2

4+

2 community pools

Tile

Central Air

Financials

SALES PRICE

HOA FEES

$1,500,000

$599/mt

Owner Upgrades

• Floor-to-ceiling custom-designed TV/fireplace wall with

a top-of-the-line 74-inch electric fireplace, floating

shelves, and custom LED lighting

• Custom Hunter Douglas Pirouette Shades

• High-end custom pendant lighting, upgraded lighting

and fans throughout

• Upgraded decorative trim cabinetry in kitchen

• Custom closets throughout

• Upgraded shower fixtures

• Upgraded bathroom mirrors

• Premium swivel tv bracket

• Washer/dryer

• Custom shades throughout

• in-ceiling surround sound

• Google doorbell and lock

• Remote-controlled screens for lower lanai

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