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FABULOUS WATER VIEWS! Corner Unit Condo!

(Your First Mortgage)
Completely renovated less than a year ago, this corner, waterfront condo shines on the top floor of an Island Estates residence. Nestled on Mandalay Channel it faces the unparalleled Clearwater Beach Island bursting with restaurants, recreation, resorts, and spas. Not to mention the famous sugary sands! And the sunsets! Over 100K was spent to make the interior of this home as beautiful as its backdrop. The exquisite leaded glass front door is hurricane-rated and reveals views straight through the great room to the water. Between that gracious entryway and the scenic panorama, you’ll find updates everywhere: raised ceilings, 6-panel doors, sumptuous vinyl flooring, sleek porcelain tile, newer interior paint, decorative plantation shutters, and high-end solar shades. Custom closet organizers were fitted throughout. These recent renovations extend to the installation of baseboards, LED recessed lights, and extra storage closets. Adjacent to the great room is the slice of heaven that’s the multi-purpose sunroom. Whether used as a home office or a yoga sanctuary, the encircling windows immerse you in a grand setting. As for the kitchen and breakfast room, they’re ready for their photo shoot. From newer soft close cabinets to the rich glass tile backsplash and gleaming granite counters, you’ll also enjoy brushed nickel fixtures and stainless appliances. You can even take the party outside with direct access to the front patio. The laundry closet offers full size LG washer/dryer and wonderful storage. As you’d expect in a renovation such as this, the bedrooms and baths were given the royal treatment. The master suite not only boasts stunning water views but its ensuite bath features a linen closet and a granite-topped vanity alongside a frameless glass shower and gorgeous river rock shower floor. If you’re not dining alfresco on your private patio, you can join the neighbors on the residents-only dock to fish or lounge waterside where there are tables, a grill, and a smoker. Besides being equipped with an elevator, the building itself got a lovely facelift with NEW roof, NEW exterior paint, and resurfaced walkways. Other features include automatic hurricane shutters, covered reserved parking #6 plus exterior storage closet.  This might just be the place to live your best life! Please note: Association does not allow leasing or pets.

Estate Pool Home on 1.48 Acres in New Port Richey!

(Your First Mortgage)
BRAND NEW RENOVATIONS abound in this stunning 6,351 SF custom-built, 5 bedroom/5.2 baths/3 car garage pool home that offers privacy and seclusion with its security cameras and gate-controlled entry. Situated on a 61,273 SF (1.4-acre) fully fenced corner lot you will also enjoy NEW ACCESS TO TAMPA via the Suncoast Highway at Ridge Road, with its international airport; national championship teams, Bucs, Rays, and Lightning; and music and theater venues. The eat-in kitchen offers custom cabinetry, a center island with a second sink, double ovens, a NEW CERAMIC GLASS ELECTRIC COOKTOP, butler station and a built-in desk that were just treated to BRAND NEW QUARTZ COUNTERTOPS AND A COORDINATED BACKSPLASH. ALL NEW APPLIANCES SHINE and come with extended warranties: Samsung side-by-side refrigerator, and Samsung dishwasher. The NEWLY REMODELED TUXEDO CEILING OFFERS DUAL LIGHTING, LED DIMMABLE SPOTLIGHTS, AND HANGING ACCENT LAMPS. The gorgeous living and dining rooms sport BRAND NEW NuCORE WOOD-LOOK LUXURY VINYL FLOORING and NEW TAILORED LUXURY CARPET that winds throughout the great room, bar area, music room, stairway, flyover walkway, and closet breezeway. The first-floor 29 x 15 ft Master Suite is in its own wing and has a private entrance revealing its opulent en suite bath 17×12 ft with BRAND NEW QUARTZ COUNTERTOPS, FAUCETS, AND UNDERMOUNT SINKS. French doors lead to a private indoor heated-jetted spa BOASTING NEW PUMP, FILTER, ELECTRIC HEATER AND ACCESSORY EQUIPMENT and separate steam room that seats six. BRAND NEW SECOND FLOOR GEO-THERMAL 5-TON AC/HEATER is partnered with the NEWER MAIN FLOOR GEO-THERMAL A/C; both with warranties. BRAND NEW QUARTZ COUNTERTOPS, FAUCETS, UNDERMOUNT SINKS, LIGHTING, MIRRORS AND DÉCOR were installed in all the second-floor Baths. A NEWER ROOF with zinc strips (2020), NEWER HOT WATER SOLAR PANELS (2020) and NEW CONTROL EQUIPMENT combine for an amazingly energy efficient home. Additional renovations include: NEW INTERIOR PAINT in the master, several bedrooms, and the dining room; NEW MAYTAG WASHER AND DRYER, NEWER POOL MARCITE, NEWER EXTERIOR PAINT (2018), NEWER OUTSIDE BATHROOMS (2018), NEWER MASTER BATHROOM AND UPSTAIRS BATHROOMS (2014), and major renovations (1997). The huge open-concept Great Room is lit with sunshine from two floors of windows and includes a wood burning fireplace with marble hearth, vaulted ceiling, and a large wet bar. The 17 x 16 ft cabana, pool- and kitchen-adjacent, is highly adaptable as a home office, art room, personal fitness center, or playroom.  The four bedrooms on the second floor are exceptionally spacious with more than enough room to establish sitting areas along with individualized work or play spaces. This living area was thoughtfully designed to accommodate all personal or multi-generational family arrangements with ample space for in-laws and grandparents. The house is currently connected to county water; two wells provide sprinkler water and alternate water source. Stable your horse 3 blocks away. The lush, wrap-around yard is magnificent for any fun family activity or personal time. French doors from the main entertainment area open onto the resort-style grand lanai complete with two full baths/changing rooms and a lap POOL. Although wonderfully secluded, this home is in the heart of everything–Play at HOME–Play at the BEACHES–Play in TAMPA—LIVE BIG!

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.

Water Views Abound! 2 Bed/2 Bath Condo

(Your First Mortgage)
Whether you’re looking to finally secure your winter getaway haven or downsize a bit, Tarpon Woods is an excellent choice in the Palm Harbor town of coveted Pinellas County. Fringed in soaring local greenery, these Mediterranean-styled condos are absolutely charming. This GROUND FLOOR unit in particular, with 2 bedrooms and 2 full baths, is graced with SPECTACULAR POND and WATER VIEWS offering an abundance of natural ambiance. A covered entryway welcomes you to the front door complimented by lovely landscaping and a large side window. Inside, from the spacious foyer you’ll see the shine of NEWER wood flooring throughout. The wide hallway reveals the rest of the common living spaces lending to an open and airy feel. The first stop is the kitchen, showcasing a wall to wall serving port and NEWER appliances, along with sleek, white cabinetry that can make any décor pop. Beyond the kitchen, you’re greeted by the Great Room plan, expansive enough to accommodate a full dining set and any furniture configuration in the living room. Take a step further to the sliding doors that reveal the cozy, covered patio nestled on a lush lawn and the blue and green vistas of your Great Outdoors. This layout is the ideal entertainment zone for Sundays at home or to celebrate life’s milestones. Both bedroom suites are dressed in plush carpeting and sparkling baths. The master boasts a generous walk-in closet with room enough for a dresser and its own set of sliders to a second patio that now houses a grill. A concealed laundry room is outfitted with appliances, storage cabinetry, and a window. Your community heated pool and spa is framed in loungers and adjacent to a shaded relaxation pavilion with tables and chairs. Monthly fees cover roof, exterior and grounds maintenance, water/sewer, trash, and basic cable. Residents must own one year before leasing and one small pet under 15 lbs is permitted. Relish this fabulous location – minutes from Ridgemoor Central Park and the famed John Chesnut Sr. Park on Lake Tarpon. Or take a 5-minute trip to the Lansbrook Golf Club, an 18-hole, par-72 Lane Marshall-designed course. Bordered by majestic trees, you’ll relish this quiet neighborhood that’s surrounded by dining and retail along the famed East

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.