Widow of Sarasota media mogul sells home for $5 million

A home near downtown Sarasota has been sold for $5 million — the third to sell for at least that much this year in Sarasota.

The home at 1240 Hillview Drive represents the largest sale in more than two years in the city’s Harbor Acres neighborhood, according to Michael Saunders & Co., a Sarasota brokerage. It had been listed for $5.45 million.

The price breaks down to about $1,000 per square foot. The home has about 4,900 square feet of interior space. It has four bedrooms, a two-story library… …read more