"As you approach this lovely home you will notice the custom paver driveway leading to a 3-car side-load garage and stunning landscaping. Once you enter through the double lead-glass front doors you will step into the elegant formal living area with fireplace. Immediately, you'll appreciate the open concept floor plan, high ceilings and view of the screened pool and spa. The kitchen highlights a large breakfast counter, a separate work island and a built-in desk. The breakfast nook is a perfect spot to enjoy morning coffee while looking out to the private screen-enclosed pool, Jacuzzi and veranda with summer kitchen. Adjacent to the kitchen is a separate formal dining room with a built-in china cabinet. As a bonus this home features tray ceilings, arched doorways, plantation shutters, whole house water softner, and tile flooring throughout the main living areas and baths. The den/office with built-in shelving and desk could be used as a fourth bedroom and features its own private bathroom. The master bedroom retreat with a double tray ceiling is complimented by a luxury master bath featuring dual sinks and his and her separate walk-in closets. The discerning buyer will appreciate this exclusive community with a private and secure gated entry. easy access to downtown Sarasota, close proximity to Nathan Benderson park, and within walking distance to The Big Cat Habitat Gulf Coast Sanctuary, the beautiful 300-acre-plus Celery Fields and the highly rated Tatum Ridge Elementary School."