Extraordinary character is timeless in this beautiful home. Arthur Rutenberg custom-built beauty. This property sits behind the gates of Lakewood Ranch Country Club. Large lake on both sides of this home. Impact glass. Hurricane shutter on the lanai that protects the sliding doors. Double wood and glass front doors with arched window above. Generous family room with gas fireplace. Tile in main areas of this home. Wood flooring in a few rooms. Crown molding, amazing storage, surround sound, central vac, and tray ceilings. 3 spacious bedrooms, 3 1/2 baths, den, and bonus area or tv room. Gourmet kitchen with floating island, granite counters, desk area, stainless appliances, 5-burner gas cooktop, tumbled stone backsplash, and a pot filler. Great breakfast room with a wall-to-floor window. Pantry with pull-out drawers. New outside lighting. Cozy dining area off family room to entertain your family and friends. Fabulous owner's retreat offers a huge bedroom and bath with dual sinks, vanity, walk-in shower, Jacuzzi, 2 linen closets, and private water closet. Massive paver lanai area. Outdoor kitchen. Spectacular saltwater pool and spa. Great privacy. 2 A/C units - one for the master and one runs the other rooms. Southeast exposure. 3-car garage. Numerous appointments throughout this lovely home. Close to UTC Mall, dining, and only 20 minutes to the beaches. There is a generator and zero-corner sliders.