Ballantrae. A word synonymous with gracious resort-style living in the exquisite Land O’ Lakes area. With 5 spectacular bedrooms, 3 finely appointed full baths and an oversized 3 car garage, this manse boasts high-end fixtures and finishes all nestled on a private lot surrounded by a picturesque conservation filled with gentle deer and magnificent water views. From the grand open staircase’s wrought iron spindles to the custom wainscoting and crown molding in the elegant foyer, family and dining rooms, this impeccably designed home is idyllic. Recent updates include a new AC for the 2nd floor, new interior/exterior paint, new carpeting in the family and dining rooms and also in the downstairs bedroom and hallway. While the entire home is wired for sound, the bonus room can serve as a home theater boasting a 7.1 surround sound system. A cook’s dream, this eat-in kitchen is dressed to impress in custom cabinetry, a built-in glass stove top and flush-mount oven encircling a center island. At the back of the home on the main floor is a wonderful guest or in-law suite. Adjacent to the stunning foyer is a library that works perfectly as a home office. The master suite is a peaceful sanctuary featuring a vaulted ceiling, custom woodwork, a bath to rival a luxury hotel, and a sitting area overlooking an 8×29 covered balcony. Customization finds a new level in the family room’s built-in wood storage and triple slider with slide-away wall revealing a lovely veranda from which to relish the perfect Florida vista.
For the ultimate in luxury living, Champions Club is the jewel of Trinity. This 4 bedroom/3.5 bath/3 car garage manse was custom-designed and built by the award-winning Campagna Homes. Every room is its own piece of art. With coffered ceilings, plantation shutters, graceful archways, unique moldings, and high-end fixtures and finishes, this home is ready for its magazine photo shoot. The entrance alone is grand, featuring a sea of pavers leading to the impressive entryway’s leaded glass doors. Besides their panoramic views, sliders and oversized windows lend lovely natural light. In addition to stunning formal living and dining rooms, the family room is fabulous with its stacked stone gas fireplace and chic dry bar with wine frig. The gourmet kitchen is nestled in a setting of luxuriant hardwoods and stainless appliances while the outdoor space feels like a fine resort that includes a self-cleaning saltwater pool/heated spa as well as the ideal outdoor kitchen with Wolf gas grill and 2 burner cooktop. Besides a new gas hot water heater in 2019, a whole house vacuum system, California closets in all bedrooms, laundry and pantry; engineered wood and porcelain tile floors shine throughout. A Russound sound system filters throughout the home and lanai area with room-by-room controls. It’s a short distance to the amenity-rich club which boasts the finest in golf courses, as well as a pool, tennis courts, a magnificent clubhouse, well-appointed fitness center and picturesque veranda; this is Florida’s finest.
Like an architectural beauty tucked in the Hollywood Hills, this 5-bedroom/5.5 bath home is uniquely distinctive. Reminiscent of a Frank Lloyd Wright design, it features magnificent entry doors in addition to soaring ceilings, creative built-ins, richly stained woods, craftsman cutouts, and shining glass; a home like no other. Both the formal living room and family room showcase rustically elegant fireplaces while the stately formal dining room presents sliders to the picturesque outdoor entertainment center. The updated gourmet, eat-in kitchen boasts a breakfast room, a huge center island with cooktop, and a serving port that offers panoramic views of the outdoors. A butler’s pantry shines with its undermount lighting and specialized cabinetry. On the first floor you’ll find a lovely guest suite that now serves as a home office; plus a powder room. The master bedroom feels like it belongs in a grand hotel with the updated bath’s dual rain shower heads in the shower room and a Jacuzzi tub. Featuring a stone fireplace, the suite includes 3 walk-in closets plus sliders to a private balcony overlooking the oversized pool that goes to a 9’ depth. Poolside, an outdoor kitchen and bar seating make complete the retreat. In even more luxurious amenities, an interior hot tub is adjacent to a separate sauna. They connect to a stunning pool bathroom. With a large laundry room, a 2-car garage plus a golf cart garage, this manse in Tarpon Woods is 10 minutes from John Chesnut, Sr. Park and the magnificent Lake Tarpon.
For panoramic water views that are second to none, this 2 bedroom/2 full bath home in the stunning community of Heritage Springs in Trinity boasts a spectacular view. With such a shimmering backdrop, you’ll feel like you are living on your own private island with absolutely gorgeous vistas from the bedroom, great room, Florida room, lanai, and even from the sunny kitchen’s cozy breakfast nook! You’ll enjoy the water’s tranquility and the beauty of each season from the Florida room that measures approximately 20’ x 12’ featuring a tiled floor, vinyl windows, serving port from the kitchen, and separate sets of sliders from the master suite, kitchen, and living room. The adjacent screened lanai is perched on a velvety lawn and surrounded by palm trees. Simply picture perfect! Besides soaring vaulted ceilings, the home’s light and bright interior is further enhanced by an expansive floorplan with split bedroom placement. The guest suite was enlarged to rival the square footage of the master. In other essential updates, there was a new AC installed in 2009, a new roof in 2013, and a new hot water heater in 2018. The well-appointed laundry room includes a utility sink and plenty of storage. Furniture/furnishings/golf cart are available for purchase. This outstanding 55+ community offers the country club lifestyle outfitted with amenities like an 18-hole championship golf course/pro shop, heated pool, tennis/bocce courts, and a 20,600-sf clubhouse with a veranda and a fully equipped fitness center.
For gracious living in the Countryside area of Clearwater, consider this impeccably remodeled and freshly painted 5 bedroom/3 bath/3 car garage pool home with a shingle roof installed in 2015. Flawlessly landscaped, stunning pavers introduce the double doors of the grand entrance. Besides new wood floors, new baseboard molding, and lush new carpeting, new tile and granite counters shine in every bath; each dressed in fine finishes and fixtures. The master’s ensuite bath is polished to perfection with dual sinks, large closet, walk-in shower, and modern soaking tub. Adjacent to the well-appointed laundry room with new cabinets and counters is the gorgeous gourmet kitchen that rivals any magazine spread. A study in casual elegance, not a detail was overlooked from every conceivable type storage to the utilitarian ease of the design aesthetic. Crown molding tops the new white wood cabinetry while new granite countertops, a marble back splash, and gleaming stainless appliances are lit by pendants and high hats. This wide-open space flows beautifully into the expansive family room that features unique ceiling/accent beams as well as a stone-framed fireplace flanked by a wet bar and wine frig. Enjoy views out to the fenced yard’s screen enclosed pool and shaded entertainment area boasting a wet bar and serving port from the kitchen. Tucked in a quiet neighborhood surrounded by Tampa Bay’s best shopping and dining, this executive-style home is only 40 minutes from downtown Tampa and its international airport.