Casey Key is a narrow strip of land separated from the coast by Blackburn Bay just south of Sarasota. Homes on the key enjoy both a seaside Gulf exposure to the west as well as views eastward across the bay to the mainland. Discover a new landscape that became a landmark soon after completion due to its strikingly unique features. Step inside to discover why:
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This illustrative site plan designed by Michael A. Gilkey, ASLA, shows the site and the existing house footprint at far left. A single road runs the length of the key, dividing the house from this new project shown in color. The site plan can be better understood when it's viewed in two parts that reflect both eastern and western design elements. At the center are the roof lines of the square conservatory. The left side of the project features the traditional western rose and food gardens. On the right three fabulous pagoda style pavilions identify the Chinese garden with the large koi pond and expanses of Asian style planting. With bay on three sides, the blue roof pavilions quickly became a landmark for passing boaters.