340 Bernard Ave

$365,000, 3 Beds 2 Baths 1,856 Sqft .44 Acres

About This Property

NO FLOOD INSURANCE REQUIRED! This beautiful West of Trail home comes with friendly neighbors, wide sidewalks & a very large lot. Seven houses away is Sarasota Bay & its dazzling, magnificent sunsets. Just minutes to both downtown Sarasota and Bradenton, Lido Beach and the shops of St. Armands Circle. The neighborhood will impress you with its variety of homes, some built as early as the 1920's & continuing on to the most recent contemporary ones under construction today. No cookie cutter homes here! The front of the home is inviting with its covered porch, the huge backyard has two storage sheds, is beautifully landscaped & fully fenced. The screened pool was installed in 2003, the Rain Bird controller in 2017 & the metal roof in 2004 providing a 12' attic. Although the home was built in 1949, it has an effective date of 1966 due to upgrades to the electrical system, the addition of an air conditioning system & the sewer lines being upgraded to PVC. The irrigation system utilizes well water for low cost watering of the lush landscaping. Inside the home, the floor plan is fluid & can be adapted to your needs. A true split plan, the single bedroom at one end of the house can be used as a private suite with it's own entrance or as a master bedroom. The flexibility of usage of the other rooms is a big plus as they can be changed as your needs change. The kitchen is enormous, providing an eat-in area and storage that chef's can only dream of having. You need to see this home & make it your own.

Essential Information

MLS® #A4442251
Full Baths2
Square Footage1,856
Year Built1949
Sub-TypeSingle Family Home

Community Information

Address340 Bernard Ave
SubdivisionBallentine Manor Estates
CountyManatee County
Zip Code34243


GaragesUnder Building Parking
Has PoolYes


BB/HS Internet Available, Cable Connected, Fiber Optics, Public, Sprinkler Well


Vehicle Restrictions, Deed Restricted


Level, Lot - Oversized, Sidewalk


Gunite, In Ground, Lighting, Pool Sweep, Screen Enclosure, Tile


InteriorCeramic Tile, Wood
HeatingCentral, Electric, Heat Pump
CoolingCentral Air
FireplacesDecorative, Living Room
StoriesOne Story

Interior Features

Ceiling Fans(s), Crown Molding, Eating Space In Kitchen, Kitchen/Family Room Combo, Master Bedroom Downstairs, Split Bedroom, Stone Counters, Walk-In Closet(s), Window Treatments


Built-In Oven, Convection Oven, Cooktop, Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Electric Water Heater, Exhaust Fan, Ice Maker, Microwave, Range Hood, Refrigerator, Washer


ExteriorBlock, Stucco
Lot Description1/4 Acre to 21779 Sq. Ft.

Exterior Features

Fenced, Irrigation System, Rain Gutters, Sidewalk, Storage, Fruit Trees, Mature Landscaping

School Information

ElementaryFlorine J. Abel Elementary
MiddleElecta Arcotte Lee Magnet
HighBayshore High

Additional Information

Days on Market40

Listing Details

OfficeDwell Real Estate

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Listing information last updated on September 19th, 2019 at 7:15am CDT.

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