One or more photo(s) has been virtually staged. VIRTUALLY STAGED PHOTOS (6). Welcome to the peaceful, well-appointed Highland Oaks neighborhood in The Meadows Golf and Country Club! This lovely Taylor Woodrow home has it all. Amazing position on the golf course, front NE exposure, back SW exposure with expansive lanai, pool and spa, offers great spaces for outdoor entertaining and spectacular Sarasota sunsets! Imagine yourself in this prime location living the Florida dream while enjoying your spa under the starry sky. A garden/courtyard leads to the front entrance of this 2,997 sq ft, three bedroom, two and a half bath, split floor plan home. High ceilings with skylights, large windows and wood-burning fireplace that is piped for gas, provide light and warmth to the living room and dining room and great entertaining space. The master bedroom is equipped with large walk-in closet and en-suite bathroom with double vanity, soaking tub and walk-in shower. Bonus room with a view of the pool/lanai can be used as a craft/game room or den. By front entrance, the office has built-in floor to ceiling shelves/cabinets and enjoys a view of the courtyard. A dinette and adjoining family room complement the kitchen with views of the pool/lanai area. Two guest bedrooms, guest bath, powder room and laundry room complete the property. Over-sized garage with built-in storage has a hurricane-proof garage door. New Tile Roof installed in 2014. Located minutes away from UTC shops and restaurants, I-75 and downtown Sarasota, with low HOA fees and no CDD fees.