Gulf Coast Compound on Casey Key With Acres of White Beaches

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Location: Osprey, Florida

Price: $19,000,000

Set on a narrow spit of land known as Casey Key, this 2.7-acre walled compound sets a standard for luxury on the Gulf Coast, which traditionally runs second to Atlantic Coast resorts like Palm Beach, Jupiter Island, and Miami when it comes to luxe real estate. With three separate spacious and modern homes and a property that extends between the Gulf of Mexico and Little Sarasota Bay, this $19,000,000 compound offers no fewer than 11 bedrooms and 13 baths, along with a lighted tennis court, swimming pool with waterfall, and sheltered, bay-side dock with boat lifts. There is one major downside: The acreage is divided into two separate parcels by the public road. But, unlike some plots to the north and south, at least the compound enjoys direct access to the beach.

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