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:
The Chinese garden was created on the lee side of the key that looks eastward across the bay to the shore. It's composed of different vignettes or "rooms" that present unique aspects of Asian design. The white limestone seatwalls eliminate the need for railings while offering comfortable resting places all year around. To provide a greater sense of enclosure, tropical flowering trees were positioned within the views to emphasize the seasons just as flowering cherry trees do in the traditional Asian landscapes.