Exceptional end unit in a gated enclave at Forest Lakes. Just under 2,100 square feet under air now available in this unique community. Elegantly appointed like-new 3-bedroom, 3-bath + loft + 2-car garage (with ample storage) offers upgrades throughout. The popular Captiva model with loft has incredible use of space. This open floor plan has 8-foot doors and upgraded luxurious laminated flooring, recessed lighting, new additional cabinets in the master bathroom, laundry and bonus room. The center island is the focal point of the gourmet kitchen, perfect for entertaining. This pivotal room has top-of-the-line appliances, quartz countertops, and soft-close cabinetry. The master suite and soaking tub are situated on the first floor. Custom painting. Laundry with linen closets conveniently located off the master bath. Enjoy the privacy and serenity of this key lot from your extended screened outdoor living area. Ideal location minutes to downtown Sarasota, 15 minutes to Siesta Key and a short distance to renovated Palms Golf Club at Forest Lakes across the street. Amenities include a heated pool, clubhouse, covered social area, BBQ and fenced dog park. Resort-style living in the heart of Sarasota with maintenance-free grounds, no CDDs and low dues.