Chef serves up appetizing residence renovation on Longboat Important

The spacious condo on Longboat Key is updated with a modern open-concept floor plan that is ideal for entertaining. It is on the market for $1.2 million

It was his relatives-everyday living problem that led celebrity chef and writer Bob Caputo to pick out a 2,600-square-foot condominium on the fourth ground at Fairway Bay, a local community of bayside residential towers in the Bay Isles portion Longboat Critical.

“My mother experienced been dwelling with me considering the fact that she turned a widow six yrs in the past,” explained Bob Caputo. “She was my initial cooking instructor and her inspiration led to my turning out to be a chef and cookbook writer. She also taught me the basic principles of home entertaining from a younger age. We ended up incredibly close. But, I journey a whole lot in my career and it turned crystal clear that she required a comprehensive-time companion in addition to me and that meant we wanted far more space.”

Mother and son ended up currently residing on Longboat Essential and Caputo has been a long lasting resident of Florida given that 1980. His parents started out getting him to Florida in the 1970s and he remembers pretty much developing up in Pompano Seashore. “Being on or around h2o is critical to me,” claimed Caputo. “I generally want to be in a position to see the h2o and I adore becoming on the water in a boat. This condominium has been excellent in phrases of locale, and the sizing of the condominium was just good with four bedrooms and a few total baths. I understood I could make it get the job done for 3 of us.”

The view from the condo. The gated Fairway Bay condominium community is a collection of mid-rise towers. There are three separate homeowner associations. The community offers residents security, garage parking, pool, tennis courts, fitness center and deeded access to a private beach.

And he did till his 93-calendar year-old-mother passed absent in 2020. Now this home is a lot larger than he wants and so he is presenting it for sale for $1,200,000 via Karen Wantuck of Coldwell Banker Serious Estate.

The spacious sky-box is up to date with a contemporary open-concept floor system that is ideal for entertaining, primarily for an individual who enjoys to cook dinner or who employs a individual chef. “I needed to be ready to use the space as a examination kitchen area for recipes I show in my on the net movies and in a cookbook (his fifth) that I’m in the procedure of producing,” stated the home owner. “So I redesigned the kitchen and enlarged it so we could conveniently movie there. It is absolutely geared up so that it would be easy for me to perform in and it showed superbly on screen,” claimed the chef.

The U-shaped kitchen, which has views of Sarasota Bay and flows into a light-filled great room, is a sublime mix of high-end design ingredients starting with the luminous aqua-colored backsplash of glass subway tiles.

The U-formed kitchen, which has sights of Sarasota Bay and flows into a gentle-filled fantastic home, is a elegant combine of large-close style and design ingredients setting up with the luminous aqua-coloured backsplash of glass subway tiles. A lengthy quartz peninsula is great for foodstuff prep, additional eating and to use as a buffet when there’s a bash. The house owner has made use of it for recipe testing and as the stage for taking pictures cooking demonstrations.