5903 River Forest Cir

$690,000, 4 Beds 3 Baths 3,492 Sqft .63 Acres 2 Garages

About This Property

The gables and arched portals of a charming facade evoke a Storybook cottage feeling, but this custom-built French Country gem streams luxury, craftsmanship and quality. Rough-hewn plank front door, reclaimed hardwood flooring, rich moldings, leaded glass windows with French doors opening to stunning vistas of a sparkling caged pool and forested back yard. The kitchen is adorned in custom cabinetry, a large quartz island, and an abundance of pull-out cupboards with a breakfast nook, seating up to eight. There’s a cozy feeling in the Keeping Room; a delightful hideaway near the bookcase-framed fireplace, displaying a seven-foot mantel and clerestory windows beaming in afternoon sun. If relaxing on the expansive deck, spa and pool grow tiresome, walk the shell pathway to the forested stream gurgling in the natural Florida forest. Or, launch a kayak from your private beach to explore the Braden River’s many islands. The Master Suite with its own laundry, bookcase-lined study, room-sized closet and giant shower as a peaceful refuge from the rest of the home, whose two large bedrooms and work/play loft upstairs welcome a large family. This unique home is in River Forest, an award-winning neighborhood of just 24 homes, each its own architectural statement, amid thick old-growth forest, home to countless wild critters, from owls to rabbits to the occasional bobcat. For the DIY’er, an air-conditioned workshop in the oversized garage. Outside of a fairytale, it could scarcely be more enchanting.

Essential Information

MLS® #A4434420
Full Baths3
Square Footage3,492
Year Built2003
Sub-TypeSingle Family Home
StyleCustom, Tudor

Community Information

Address5903 River Forest Cir
SubdivisionRiver Forest Sub
CountyManatee County
Zip Code34203


Bradenton/Braden River/Lakewood Rch


FeaturesDeed Restricted
# of Garages2
Is WaterfrontYes
Has PoolYes


Cable Available, Electricity Connected, Public, Street Lights, Underground Utilities


Garage Door Opener, Oversized, Workshop in Garage


Under Building Parking, , 2 Car Garage


Flood Zone, In County, Lot - Oversized, Wooded View


Heated, In Ground, Lighting, Screen Enclosure, Self Cleaning


InteriorCarpet, Ceramic Tile, Wood
HeatingCentral, Electric, Zoned
CoolingCentral Air, Zoned
FireplacesLiving Room
StoriesTwo Story

Interior Features

Built in Features, Ceiling Fans(s), Central Vaccum, Crown Molding, Eating Space In Kitchen, In Wall Pest System, Master Bedroom Downstairs, Solid Wood Cabinets, Split Bedroom, Stone Counters, Walk-In Closet(s)


Built-In Oven, Convection Oven, Cooktop, Dishwasher, Dryer, Electric Water Heater, Exhaust Fan, Microwave, Range, Refrigerator, Tankless Water Heater, Washer


ExteriorBlock, Stucco
Lot Description1/2 Acre to 1 Acre

Exterior Features

Fenced, French Doors, Irrigation System, Lighting, Rain Gutters, Sidewalk, Mature Landscaping, Oak Trees, Patio/Porch Screened


Blinds, Drapes, Window Treatments

School Information

ElementaryWilliam H. Bashaw Elementary
MiddleBraden River Middle
HighBraden River High

Additional Information

Days on Market71

Listing Details

OfficePremier Sothebys Intl Realty

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5903 River Forest Cir, Bradenton (MLS® #A4434420) Property History

Price Reduced from $710,000 to $690,000

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Listing information last updated on July 23rd, 2019 at 12:00pm CDT.

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