The J.G. and Pearl Whitfield/Taylor home - Embrace history in one of the Crown Jewels of Sarasota overlooking recently refurbished Indian Beach. Nesltled among the majestic live oaks and filled with the soothing breezes off Sarasota Bay, this John Ringling era Mediterranean Revival home is being offered for sale for the first time in 35 years. Relive the elegance and grandeur of Sarasota's rich past in this historical home listed on the National Register of Historic Places where most rooms provide full views of Sarasota Bay towards Longboat Key. Built in the 1920's, this Italian style villa is filled with rich architectural detail and exceptional craftmanship. SOme examples are the hand-carved marble, solid oak floors, Juliet balconies, terraces, screened porches, and walled-in gardens. The Whitfield home is located in the historic district of Indian Beach minutes to the Ringling Museum, Asolo Theater, downtown Sarasota and Sarasota's beaches and situated to take advantage of the full view of Sarasota Bay. Picture yourself living in one of the most beautiful homes in Sarasota (as written in the Sarasota Herald Tribune).