Start 2016 in a Million Dollar downtown neighborhood South of Main and across from the Bay. Hurry to view this 9th Floor downtown condo - 2 bed /2 bath in the prestigious Essex House. There are panoramic views of Siesta Key, Lido Key and Longboat and downtown views of Sarasota from the master bedroom. There are 1200 sq ft of living area with the main living areas all light carpeted. The unit has an updated kitchen, lots of closet space, and a walk in shower in the master bath. There is a laundry closet in the unit. Catch some rays on the elevated 14,500-square-foot patio deck with its heated saltwater pool, this area includes a covered grill and dining area. The building has a state-of-the-art fitness center with sauna. You will have a storage compartment downstairs for a few incidentals and there is an area to lock your bike in the garage. Living in downtown Sarasota offers endless options. Close to the upscale shopping, restaurants and entertainment in Sarasota's cultural districts, including the Historic Burns Court, Selby Gardens, Marina Jacks and just a quick drive over the bridge to St. Armands Circle and Lido Beach. Secure parking under building. Ready to move in today! No pets- no exceptions.