AMAZING VIEWS! Clearwater Beach Is Your Back Yard!

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If you are looking for sun, sand, and front row seats to the most spectacular sunsets, then this stunning corner unit penthouse in the Villas of Clearwater Beach is your new paradise. A one-of-a-kind, three bedroom/two bath unit is one of the largest in the building at 1,790 SF and comes with a generous parking spot to accommodate two vehicles.  In addition to a gracious foyer, soaring vaulted ceilings define the spacious living room. Its semicircular balcony reveals a mesmerizing view of the sugary sands and blue green waters of this prime real estate. A wonderful dining area is nestled between the living room and the welcoming kitchen where recessed lighting and a deep-set tray ceiling shine down on a rich mélange of cabinets, luxurious countertops, and a lush backsplash. The oversized serving port can hold party platters or serve as a handy breakfast bar. Each of the three bedrooms boasts its own balcony; all presenting coastal panoramas. The NEWER renovation of the master bath makes for an ethereal sanctuary. In addition to the sublime cabinetry, gleaming fixtures and mirrors, the ultimate built-in vanity, and ample storage – a chic shower room completes the retreat featuring a wide bench atop octagonally-fashioned tile flooring. The lovely master bedroom is flooded with natural light. Its balcony was enclosed with windows to create a great home office. Both guest rooms have plenty of closet space as well as sliders dressed in plantation shutter doors, making the perfect accent for that shoreline vibe. All the upgrades you’d ever need are completed: NEW A/C and NEW water heater in 2013, hurricane shutters in 2015, NEW windows and sliding doors were installed a little over three years ago. This extraordinary community maintains a sparkling pool and a grill area. The association has also made some key updates with NEW roofs installed about six years ago and NEW balconies about three years ago. They also refurbished stairwells and railings and are currently in the process of painting the exterior. The monthly fee covers cable, insurance, exterior maintenance, pool maintenance, water/sewer/trash. If you’re interested in an investment property, this is the place. The unit may be rented weekly and pets are allowed. Live life steps from the beach and the celebrated Pier 60 to enjoy all the fine dining, shopping, and entertainment this hamlet holds.

Dunedin, FL 3/2/2 Townhouse in Waterfront Community!

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DUNEDIN FLORIDA!  GATED WATERFRONT COMMMUNITY WITH POOL, SPA AND PIER!  This 3-bedroom, 2.5 bath, 2 car garage home is nestled in the premier gated community of San Ruffino. A PRIVATE ELEVATOR will transport you over your three floors. At street level there’s a sunny entry foyer and your garage, accompanied by French doors that lead to one of three outdoor areas. The second floor is brilliant and beautiful with its Great Room layout that includes room for your dining furniture. Rich wood flooring is contrasted with a neutral color palette that will make any décor “pop.” Besides a wide staircase that leads to the bedrooms, there’s a picture window and sliders to your second-floor balcony. The adjacent kitchen is sublime. A curved dining bar borders one end while a striking breakfast nook framed by three beautiful windows is at the other end. With a center island boasting ample storage, the cabinetry is sleek and modern. Stainless steel appliances, a flattop stove, built-in ovens, and walk-in  pantry. Separate laundry room, half bath and alcove area that is windowed and secluded behind a pocket door is perfect as a storage area, a home office, or a personal yoga studio.  Upstairs you’ll find 2  spacious guest bedrooms, guest bathroom plus master with ensuite bath complete with glass-walled shower room and deep garden tub with Jacuzzi jets. Besides the bedroom’s walk-in closet, you’ll find sliders that reveal another balcony with splendid water views. In even more resort style living, San Ruffino offers a community pool and spa that look out over the water. With green spaces and charming walkways and a private community pier, you’ll relish your relaxation and every magnificent sunset.

 

Corner Lot! Fenced Back Yard! Updated Kitchen and Baths!

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On a spacious corner lot with a sun-dappled front yard, you’ll find this 3 bed/2 bath/1 car garage home with tons of wonderful upgrades. Combining the best of traditional Floridian architecture with contemporary renovations, this welcoming residence is also less than a 10-minute drive to Indian Rocks Beach, the Pinellas Recreational Trail, Largo Rec Center, and the 354-acre Walsingham Park with its boat ramp, playground, fishing platforms, trails, dog park, and picnic shelters. Bordered by the shimmering Gulf of Mexico, this is just an incredibly special community. Great care went into making this home’s exterior both attractive and efficient. Beautiful grass graces the entire property. A neutral-colored, hurricane-rated fence was installed around the perimeter in 2015, while hurricane panels are outfitted on all the windows. The cozy back porch is wood planked, covered, and well maintained. There’s plenty of room for barbequing and for pets to have the run of the yard in the brilliant Florida sunshine. The interior too, feels just like home. It’s light and bright and very inviting. The foyer’s lovely rectangular tiles and wainscoting introduce the sunken living room’s wide-open space and its over-sized windows. As for the kitchen, it was treated to a masterful transformation in 2014: shining glass tiled backsplash, rich quartz counters, and stunning cabinetry with satin-polished pulls; all topped with crown molding. This heart of the home also features an eye-catching architectural niche above the sink and a handy hot water dispenser. Appliance upgrades include: microwave in 1999, dishwasher in 2006, refrigerator in 2009, and range/convection oven in 2012. A striking butler’s pantry completes the picture. There is also a separate utility room off the kitchen that is carpeted, offers plenty of extra storage, and even ample space to add an arts and crafts station! The overall layout of this home is absolutely ideal. You’ll love the formal dining room accented with a chair rail that bisects the complementary color selections. It is comfortably nestled between the kitchen and the amazing family room with its retro-style, sunken entrance. Built-ins and cabinetry were designed to accommodate technology and all kinds of family mementos. Lush carpeting and a tilted wall of windows shaded by an awning set the tone for relaxation with views to the outdoor space. A sought-after split bedroom floor plan lends privacy for houseguests and family members. The pristine master suite boasts brilliant natural light and walk-in closets. Its bath was expertly redone in 2007 with fashionable fixtures and finishes. With the second full bath refurbished in 2018, the other two bedrooms include immaculate carpeting, crown molding, and professional paint jobs. The third bedroom is currently a home office but could also serve as the perfect playroom or study. There are endless ways to define the rooms in this house! For cost efficiency, the yards are kept thriving by the well water that supports the irrigation system. The water heater was replaced in 2019, the new sprinkler pump added in 2020. There’s a programmable thermostat, smoke/heat detectors, and a security system. Despite its proximity to the best beaches and marinas in Florida, this property is NOT in a flood zone. With nearby schools, shopping, dining options, and a quick drive to both Tampa and St Pete’s airports, you CAN have it all in Seminole!

Stunning Tarpon Woods Estate Home!

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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.

 

UPDATED Throughout Clearwater Pool Home!

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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.