You might think this home was new. Extensively renovated, expanded and move-in ready, this home is light, bright and boasts the modern, functional design that today's buyers are looking for. The lush landscaping is thoughtfully designed and impeccably maintained to create a welcoming, private oasis in a great central Sarasota location. A covered entryway with double doors leads you to the living space where large scale marble look porcelain tile reflects an abundance of natural light. The kitchen, boasting custom grey cabinetry, stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, and mosaic tile backsplash, is flanked by both the living room and dining room, creating one large open entertaining space. The master suite features a private office with built-in desk area, access to a private patio, and a well-appointed master bathroom. There are two additional bedrooms and bathrooms, one with a separate entrance to the lanai and pool area featuring a large heated saltwater pool. Additional outdoor space includes a completely fenced back and side yard with multiple paver patios and walkways surrounding the home. New PGT hurricane impact windows, doors, and skylights, LED lighting throughout, Icynene insulation, an oversized three-car garage, and an extra boat or car parking area complete this stunning home. Minutes from top-rated Sarasota schools, Siesta Key and downtown Sarasota. River Forest residents have access to their community park and day dock on Phillippi Creek with only one bridge to the bay.