Welcome to The Enclave at Forest Lakes, a Mattamy Homes exclusive, maintenance-free, gated community, centrally located off Beneva Rd. just north of Webber. Close to everything Sarasota. You'll immediately feel at home in this 3-bedroom, 2.5-bath home with many important upgrades including wood-style porcelain tile floors throughout the first level. The great room floor plan allows for everyone to be together, especially while cooking in the fantastic kitchen with stainless steel appliances, under-counter lighting, and stunning granite countertops with deep, rich blue veining. You will also enjoy a terrific lanai which is outfitted with an indoor wooden trellis, perfect for displaying plants and flowers. There is also storage galore in this home, including a large walk-in pantry, a closet and upper cabinets in the laundry room, extra upper cabinets in the master bath, and bonus shelving which was installed in all closets throughout the home. The first-floor master suite is convenient with an en-suite bathroom, which features a large garden style tub, stand up shower, private toilet room and a huge walk-in closet. The second floor has an open loft which is currently being used as a family room. There is also an interior finished bonus room which is perfect for a private office, or even a home gym. The two upstairs bedrooms share a full-size bathroom. Finally, you won't have to add any extra storage to the 2-car garage which includes a second refrigerator and walls of shelving. This is a pet-friendly community with a fenced-in dog park as well as an expansive pool area which boasts covered areas for loungers, and high and low top tables for entertaining by the pool. Neighbors in the Enclave love to socialize and organize community get-togethers. This is a sparkling gem in the heart of Sarasota.