A residence in the recently built, 18-story Epoch overlooking Sarasota Bay is on the market for just under $10 million.
SARASOTA MAGAZINE | By Kim Doleatto
A mural by Atlanta-based artist Trish Land spans an 18-by-13-square-foot wall by the entryway. Commissioned by the couple, it’s a series of lotus flowers floating across a dappled blue background for an ethereal effect.
But back to the concrete bones of this condo: It has 1,953 square feet of wraparound terraces overlooking Sarasota Bay. And from its perch on the 12th floor, “You’re seeing the city in a new way. You see the harbor, the boats coming in, the Ringling Bridge and every walking path. You can see over the keys all the way to the Gulf,” says Dawn. Inside, the 5,655-square-foot residence has four bedrooms, four bathrooms, a separate powder room and a deeded three-car garage. Then there are the amenities that come with the luxury condo lifestyle, which include a residents’ club, fitness center, steam showers, massage suite, a 70-foot recreation and lap pool, spa, rooftop terrace, fire tables, pool bar and gas grills. Plus around-the-clock concierge services.
So why are they leaving it so soon?
Before the Epsteins purchased their Epoch condo, they sold their three-story Harbor Acres home last year for $6.1 million. And it turns out they miss it. As luck would have it, they got a text from their ex-next-door neighbor who told them their old spot was going to be listed. Dawn misses the dolphins and the manatees that would come visit while she sat among the trees and the birds, so they made an offer and it stuck.
“We love it here but my wife has missed our old back yard, so what an amazing alignment of the stars that it wasn’t an email saying “‘You wouldn’t believe what your old place went for,’” says Mitchell.
“We’re up here with the biggest view in Sarasota and the old house is down on the ground with nature,” Dawn says.
“We wouldn’t have left this for any other home.”
Interested? Contact Dianne Anderson of RE/MAX Platinum Realty at (941) 350-3513.