Quietly tucked away along the shores of the Myakka River, enjoy this majestic 5,000+ sq. ft., five bedroom, five bath end-unit condo. Direct access to the Myakka, Charlotte Harbor and Gulf of Mexico outside your front door!
Unit #511 is one of 11 condos in this complex. The end-unit was designed and built by the original builder for his own use and is double in size compared to the other 10 units. Preserved lands across the canal means no one will ever build there.
A single-car garage is located on ground level. The main living area and an office/bedroom is on the first level, three ensuite bedrooms are on the second level and the in-law/family suite is on the third/top level.
The grand foyer welcomes you to an open floor plan and beautiful rich wood stairway leading to the executive office (or possibly a fifth bedroom, game or craft room). The office is large enough for both his and her's offices!
Magnificent views from every room! Upon entering through the double-entry doors, you will be impressed by the large, open floor plan that includes a living/great room, dining room, sitting area, Florida/great room and huge chef's kitchen.
This incredible chef's kitchen is complete with a Viking refrigerator and dishwasher, Wolf gas range, built-in oven and microwave, trash compacter and wine refrigerator. There is an abundance of beautiful wood cabinetry, as well as a walk-in butler's pantry to meet all of your storage needs.
Front entrance to first level double glass door entry. Note garage is on ground level, as well as OVER 1,500 sq. ft. lower-level storage and a small work shop. Garage includes a side entry door and private elevator access to the first, second and third levels.
Located directly on the Myakka River, watch the sail boats, kayaks and other water vessels navigate to open waters. This community's fishing pier can be seen in the distance, top left.
This location is ideal - with preserved land directly accross the canal. Quick access to Boca Grande, the Intracoastal, Lemon Bay and numerous keys and beaches dotting the Gulf of Mexico shores.
Literally right outside your front door are foot docks that are perfect for casting a line or launching a kayak, canoe or boat for a trip to surrounding waters and beaches. So much to explore!
A heated community pool, tennis courts, fishing pier and community room are available for your enjoyment. This is also an attractive feature if you plan to lease the property (see condo docs).
An extension of the living room, this corner - with fabulous water and nature views - is perfect for some comfortable chairs or perhaps a small game table.
The massive open first-floor plan is open and inviting with numerous options for furnishings and decor. Most importantly, the surrounding water views are broad and breathtaking!
This is the living/great room area shown in the previous photo depicting how it was furnished in Tommy Bahama style furnishings and decor. Warm and cozy, yet room enough for a large family
Imagine a large round table with friends and family gathered around enjoying the views, laughter and good food! This dining area is adjacent to the chef's kitchen and another great room/Florida room.
The dining room shown in the previous photo was used to display this baby grand piano. High ceilings and custom lighted, tray ceilings appear throughout this home.
Extending beyond the kitchen and dining areas, this Florida/great room affords floor-to-ceiling water views. Enjoy the abundant wildlife that entertains you while watching from the air conditioned enjoyment of your home.
Shown in the previous photo, this area of the Florida/Great room was used as a reading/sitting area - a great place to ponder the day's activities while watching Mother Nature at work.
As shown in previous photos, this area of the Florida/Great room housed a full bar and seating area. Easily accessible to the kitchen and wine refrigerator.
Attention to detail is everywhere in this well-planned chef's kitchen. Light and bright and great for family meals and entertaining, the kitchen overlooks the living room and Florida/Great Room and has a long breakfast bar.
As shown in the previous photo, the kitchen exudes warmth and sophistication. In addition to the island seating, there's a breakfast bar between the kitchen and Living/Great room.
Enjoy luxury-grade appliances like the Wolf gas stove and Viking refrigerator and dishwasher.
The kitchen is accessible from two sides of the home, making it a convenient pass-through to the Florida/Great room, dining room, office/den or front entry area.
The high-top breakfast bar provides an ideal location for entertaining or grabbing a bowl of cereal on the run. You can still be part of the action if you're in the kitchen prepping because you have direct sight/access to the entire first floor.
Who doesn't want a butler's pantry? Imagine how much you can store in here! Conveniently located adjacent to the kitchen.
Off the kitchen is a pass-through hallway with a half-bath and additional storage (can you ever have enough?).
Your private elevator provides access from the ground floor (garage) to each of the additional three levels in the home. Perfect if you'd like to separate the mother-in-law/family/business suite and provide private access directly to the top level.
Just off the entry and foyer, this large and bright room is perfect for an executive office/den, media room, craft room or many other uses. Warm wood trim and floors accentuate the beauty of this space.
This wood-floored office/den offers views of the preserved lands across the canal.
This photo depicts the room furnished and decorated for use as an office/den with plenty of seating as well.
Opposite the wall with the picture window, are the double entry doors and storage closet. Warm and functional, you will find many uses for this large room.
This beautiful wide staircase leads you from the first level to the second level where you will find the three generous ensuite bedrooms, each with their own walk-in closet and private balconies.
A double-door entry welcomes you to your owner's suite, large and spacious, it also features a private balcony, walk-in closet and ensuite bath.
Your respite awaits you in this spacious owner's suite. A private balcony allows you to enjoy the views and fresh air any time of the day or night. Greet the day with a cup of coffee and marvel at the wildlife that visits your surroundings and bid the day farewell as the sun sets against the Florida skies.
Shown furnished by previous owners
Your ensuite spa-like bath also includes separate entry to the patio.
Oversized, the ensuite bath features dual vanities and sinks, walk-in shower, jetted tub and the owners' walk-in custom closet.
Another "room with a view" beckons you to relax and enjoy - whether inside or outside on the connecting patio.
Separate vanity and make-up counter.
"His" vanity and sink with ample storage, is located next to the enclosed water closet.
Your oversized walk-in closet features custom-designed shelving, hanging rods and drawers adding up to an abundance of storage.
One of the three ensuite bedrooms on the second level, this bedroom shares a private balcony with the other guest bedroom on this level.
Previous photo decorated as guest bedroom.
Another of the guest ensuite bedrooms on the second level, this bedroom shares a private balcony with the other guest bedroom.
Previous photo of guest bedroom shown furnished and decorated by previous owners.
This private balcony overlooks the canal, dock and preserved lands and is accessible from two of the guest ensuite bedrooms on the second level.
The private elevator provides exits at each of the home's four levels (garage, first, second and third).
Accessing the third (and top) floor is easy from either the stairwell or the elevator. There could be so many uses for this private space! In addition to an in-law type "apartment," it could be used as a business office suite, kids retreat, or as craft, game or hobby room(s),
The third level as furnished and decorated as an "in-law suite," it's previous use.
Pictured and furnished/equipped as in-law suite kitchen by previous owners.
The light and bright third-floor kitchen includes plenty of storage and prep room, plus an eat-in kitchen.
Stackable washer and dryer provides convenience.
Third-floor kitchen includes full-size appliances, a breakfast bar, stackable washer and dryer and eat-in space.
The third-floor living area, full bath and kitchen are separated by french doors opening to a spacious space previously used as a bedroom and sitting room.
Previously used as a bedroom and sitting area, this vast bright space could be used for an office, homeschooling, craft/hobby room or kids playroom.
This is the previous photo depicting the large area used as a bedroom and sitting area.
The third level offers a full bathroom with shower.
Enjoy the Olympic-sized heated pool and sun deck.
This small community features an Olympic-sized heated pool and a private fishing pier for residents.
Eastern and Western skies provide arrays of brilliant hues from sunrise to sunset.
The Myakka River merges with the Peace River to join the Charlotte Harbor access to the Gulf of Mexico. World-class fishing, golf, beaches, dining, shopping and entertainment are plentiful in all directions. Regional airports at Sarasota and Punta Gorda are about 30 minutes away. International Airports in Tampa and Ft. Myers are slightly over an hour away. You deserve the Florida lifestyle.
The El Jobean bridge in the background leads to Englewood, Placida, Boca Grande and beyond. Convenient access to Charlotte Sports Park, home of the Tampa Bay Rays spring training camp as well as Cool Today Park, home of the Atlanta Braves spring training camp.
Mother Nature frequently delivers spectacular canvases on Florida's vast skies.
Enjoy the world's best Tarpon fishing near Boca Grande, as well as visiting the keys and beaches dotting the Gulf of Mexico's pristine shores.
Ideally located to take advantage of abundant land and water activities. Easy access to regional and international airports withing 30-90 minutes.