Submit offers by end-of-day Thursday, June 17, 2021. No offers submitted after shall be considered. Elegantly updated villa with tranquil pond views in The Meadows, a park-like oasis 15 minutes from downtown. In sought-after Pipers Waite, a paver driveway, expansive garden and private courtyard welcome you home. Inside, you will love the spacious floor plan with high ceilings, crown molding, natural light, Empress Green marble foyer, hand-scraped, wide-plank oak flooring in the great room and a custom dream kitchen with stainless appliances, soft-close wood cabinetry with pullouts and Corian countertops with glass mosaic backsplash. With no neighbors in sight, the charming Florida room will bring you joy every day with its tranquil pond views and the constant parade of egrets, cormorants, spoonbills and more. The ample master suite features double walk-in closets, dual vanities and Dark Emperador marble-clad walls and floors. All with translucent LEXAN hurricane shutters for peace of mind, a block to the heated community pool and spa and a short ride to the clubhouse. With a five-star location, resort lifestyle and on 1,650 park-like acres, The Meadows is a tranquil oasis just 15 minutes from downtown Sarasota. Residents enjoy a fitness center, Junior Olympic pool, pickleball courts, dining venues, 14 miles of biking and hiking trails, fun-filled activities and pay-to-play golf and tennis. Plus, near some of the country's most beautiful beaches, world-class arts and culture, restaurants, entertainment and shopping and just two miles from The Mall at University Town Center: a world-class fashion and dining destination. 2010 15SEER AC, 2017 dimensional-shingle roof, not in a flood zone.