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Low Maintenance 3 Bed/2 Bath Plus Den Villa in Gated Community

(Your First Mortgage)
This custom-built, Nohl Crest villa is a rare find in St. George, Trinity’s stately gated community. It is one of only a few offering 3 bedrooms plus a den, providing more than enough room to make this home your own. Along with 2 full baths and a 2-car garage, this stunning residence boasts a Great Room topped with a magnificent tray ceiling, a formal dining area (just in time for the holidays!), and a kitchen with a charming breakfast nook surrounded by a trio of windows that frame the lush and roomy backyard. This home’s entrance welcomes you with a splendid barrel portico and leaded glass door crowned with a shining transom. A set of French doors off the foyer reveal the ideal home office that could instead serve as the perfect playroom or study. Natural light pours in to the common living space further illuminated by double glass doors unveiling the exquisite lanai which offers both shade and screened spaces for a versatile al fresco experience. As for the hearth of the home, the kitchen is dressed in gleaming granite, rich cabinetry, and top-of-the-line appliances. The spacious master suite is a retreat. Besides the sliders providing entrée to the lanai, you’ll love the dual sinks, delicious soaking tub, and the beautifully tiled shower room. Its splendid walk-in closet may even accommodate a dresser. In more splendid space, the well-appointed laundry room is light and bright, accented by a very handy storage closet and shelving above the machines. While new window blinds were just installed, the hot water heater was replaced in 2016 and the A/C in 2015. This home has rain gutters as well as a security system. And to really live your best life, residents may enjoy the stunning Fox Hollow Clubhouse and its wonderful restaurant, The Grille, along with access to the first-rate pro shop. The Fox Hollow Golf Club is available for membership with the chance to play on the notable Robert Trent Jones designed golf course. Beyond the borders of your little corner of paradise, you’ll be a few minutes to Mitchell Plaza’s retail and restaurants, 20 minutes to the Tarpon Springs Sponge Docks, a half hour to Tampa International Airport and the city’s world-class cuisine and culture, and only 35 minutes to the famed Clearwater Beach.

Gorgeous 3/2/3 Home with 1.28 Acres!

(Your First Mortgage)
Set back from the street at the end of a graceful drive and behind a barrel vault portico, you’ll find much more than meets the eye in this lovely home! Besides the 3 bedrooms and 2 full baths, the 3-car garage has one bay designated as a handy workshop complete with workbench and A/C. Dotted with a gorgeous selection of mature trees, this 1.2788-acre lot has a fenced area for horses as well as a rustic barn with stalls. These pastoral grounds offer thousands of possibilities to accommodate any sanctuary you’d like to create. Inside, vaulted ceilings soar over the formal living and dining rooms. A well-placed selection of windows stream natural light. NEWER easy care laminate flooring and NEWER carpeting that was recently steam cleaned run through this sunny home. The eat-in kitchen presents a cool, contemporary vibe with multiple access points and sleek, recessed lighting that shines down on NEWER granite counters, sinks, and faucets. NEWER stainless-steel appliances bring the whole aesthetic together while sliders to the lanai bring the outside, in. The family room is spacious and flanked on either side by the kitchen’s casual dining bar and yet another set of sliders to the screened lanai that wraps around a corner, providing some wonderful vantage points from which to enjoy your relaxing or entertaining hours. All the bedrooms feature lush carpeting. Both baths are outfitted in NEWER granite counters, sinks, and faucets; the master bath boasts a deep garden tub with soothing water jets. Along with a well-appointed laundry room, a NEW filtration and water softener system and NEW A/C were recently installed. The entire interior was also treated to a NEW paint job. This home is currently on septic and well systems, but county water will soon be available. You’ve found that little slice of heaven you’ve been seeking in the Golden Acres Subdivision in New Port Richey.

Palm Harbor, FL – 3 Bed/2 Bath Pool Home

(Your First Mortgage)
In the heart of Palm Harbor, the jewel of Pinellas County, sits this 3 bedroom, 2 bath, 2 car garage home. A fully fenced backyard surrounds this family pool home that boasts an exquisite shade tree on the front lawn. The fresh living room/dining room combo is not only airy and spacious, it reveals the al fresco entertainment space that includes a lanai accessible from multiple sets of sliders and a pool featuring plenty of areas from which to enjoy the exquisite Florida sun. Both the pool filter and pump were UPDATED in 2021. The welcoming interior complements the outdoor living space wonderfully. Vaulted ceilings reflect the natural sunlight while NEWER interior paint and light fixtures, plus NEWER laminate flooring, carpet in the bedrooms, and tile shine throughout. Both bathrooms were recently UPDATED including a NEW tub in the secondary bath, as well as flooring, tile, sink, vanities, lights. The eat-in kitchen is outfitted in NEWER appliances offset by a sleek glass tile backsplash that provides the perfect pop of color. Both baths are well appointed with fine fixtures and finishes that boast contemporary design aesthetics. Additional updates include NEWER washer and dryer in an enclosed, interior laundry room, NEWER water heater, NEWER HVAC, and NEWER garage door. Although minutes from St Joseph Sound, celebrated Caladesi Island State Park and Honeymoon Island, this home is not in a flood zone. Its irrigation system is reclaimed water. Along with all the superb nuances of this neighborhood from retail to restaurants, it is zoned for the excellent Ozona, Palm Harbor and Palm Harbor University schools, less than 30 minutes from Tampa International Airport, and the famous Clearwater Beach. It’s time to claim your corner of paradise.

Grand Estate Home in Highlands of Innisbrook

(Your First Mortgage)
A stunning Arthur Rutenberg luxury home is nestled in the grand Highlands of Innisbrook on a premium golf course site that overlooks the Osprey South Course #8 fairway. Over a lot size of 15,002 sf (.3444 acres) shines this 4 bedroom/4 full bath/3 car side-loading garage. There are NEWER hardwood floors in three of the bedrooms and the office, NEWER draperies/verticals, NEWER plantation shutters everywhere, NEWER tankless water heater, NEWER tile roof and gutters, NEWER exterior paint, NEWER lighting and chandeliers. Architectural intricacies abound including barrel cut doorways, rich crown molding, graceful pillars atop decorative pedestals, tray ceilings, and sleek niches. Clerestory windows throughout sit above the eye line bringing in even more of the spectacular natural light. A double tray ceiling and sparkling chandelier usher you home to the grandeur of the living room’s coffered ceilings shining down on gleaming marble floors that lead to the sliders, uniquely positioned at a 90-degree angle to reveal the alfresco entertainment center. The dining room is wonderfully open and accessible offering a warm welcome to your guests when hosting more formal occasions. Recessed lighting and dramatic pendants illuminate the kitchen’s radiant color palette, center island with storage, butler station, and casual dining bar that comfortably seats four. Besides the NEWER stainless-steel sink, NEWER faucet, and NEWER dishwasher you’ll enjoy a large walk-in pantry as well as a breakfast area framed by sliders to the covered outdoor dining. The adjacent family room boasts an exquisite picture window over a gas fireplace, beneath another tray ceiling. In the well-appointed, windowed laundry room you’ll find NEWER cabinets, NEWER granite counters and stainless-steel sink joined by a NEWER washer and dryer. The master suite is introduced with its own foyer to unveil a picture-perfect retreat that also sports sliders that sit at a 90-degree angle for a panoramic vista. This haven is luxuriously complimented by its stunning bath complete with deep soaking tub with jets, large shower room, vanity, NEWER counters and sinks as well as NEWER shelving in the closets. The secondary bedrooms are spacious and sunny; their baths outfitted in fine finishes. Two are connected by a jack and jill bath, one displays a private screened patio, and another a NEWER walk-in tub. Behind glass French doors is the magnificent home office. Dressed in a built-in mahogany desk and cabinetry, a trio of windows form a brilliant alcove. Outdoors, the resort-style lanai is breathtaking. You’ll relish verdant views over splendid NEWER pavers. Surrounding the resurfaced, heated pool with spillover spa and NEWER pool equipment are plenty of relaxation nooks and NEWER cabinets and sink. The garden area is gorgeously landscaped with slate stepping stones and a cozy firepit area. Along with a whole house generator, water softener and central vacuum, the garage is air conditioned and has built-ins with tons of storage so may serve as a mixed-use space. This gated community has a 24-hour guarded entrance. Featuring four championship 18-hole golf courses, six pools, 11 tennis courts, a fitness center, a full-service spa and four restaurants; it is also connected to the Innisbrook Golf Resort, home of the PGA Valspar Championship. This manse defines distinctive living.

 

Custom Estate Home on 1.4 Acres Fenced Corner Lot

(Your First Mortgage)
With views of Lake Worrel, this palatial home is nestled on a fully fenced, 1.4-acre, park-like corner lot. Beyond the stately, gated entrance, a sweeping circular drive reveals the vast private, mature, landscaped property and the grandeur of the home. The sheer size of this exceptional residence and property gives the feel of a private resort; one adaptable to accommodate any personalized or multi-generational family arrangement, with space for in-laws and grandparents with comfort. Built as a residence for the renowned principal of Deeb Family Homes, a stunning private portico and elegant double doors give entrée to the spectacular two-story foyer with gleaming marble floors; complemented on either side by the spacious formal living and formal dining rooms. Drenched in natural light with over 6,300 SF in living space, this 5-bedroom, 5-full bath, 2-half bath, 3-car garage home is an architectural jewel, including a blend of marble, hardwood flooring, and lush carpeting, along with a floating staircase and solid wood interior doors. The private first-floor master bedroom wing, with separate entrance, boasts a 29 by 15 ft bedroom with opulent en suite bath, a soaking tub, shower, beautiful cabinetry, and double sinks. Classic French doors lead to a heated-jetted spa and separate steam room that seats six. The lanai view eat-in kitchen has rich custom cabinetry and fine fixtures/finishes that celebrate the heart of this welcoming home. Besides new, sleek appliances, there is a large center island with second sink and storage, double ovens, a cooktop, butler station, and even a built-in desk for party planning. If hosting parties and family gatherings suits your lifestyle, among the numerous entertainment venues this home presents, a huge open-concept family room also shines. Highlights include a marble hearth and wood burning fireplace, media space, vaulted ceiling, and a large wet bar with shelving to provide form and function to this central living area. Lit with sunshine from two floors of windows, French doors open this area to the pool and lanai, dressed in gorgeous pavers and landscaping, and provide an open vista of the alfresco haven for a quiet evening. The wrap-around yard offers verdant views and provides privacy, park-like, peacefulness with room enough for any family activity. Its large and sparkling swimming and lap pool is your private family fun and fitness center. Two full baths and changing rooms make the retreat complete. A large, vibrant multi-purpose room, pool- and kitchen-adjacent, is surrounded in windows and features French doors, so it can also be opened as a cabana for pool parties and entertaining. This highly adaptable space can be stylized as a home office, yoga studio, art room, personal fitness center, playroom, or pod schoolroom. An entrance security camera and access control at the gate increase your privacy and security. As far as infrastructure, two of the four A/C units are geothermal resulting in extremely low utility bills. All units are independently controlled for personalized comfort. There is also a new roof with zinc strips. While it enjoys its own distinctive enclave and natural surroundings, this country home is actually in the heart of the town, accessible to local shopping and dining amenities. All this in close proximity to Tampa’s culture-rich hub and 15 minutes from the glorious Gulf of Mexico. You’ll live your best Florida life in this forever home.