In the coveted community of Heritage Springs, you’ll find a home meticulously maintained inside and out. Sculpted landscaping is surrounded by lush, green grass. Enjoy views of a crystal blue pond that reflects the fluffy clouds above. Vaulted ceilings, stunning tile, arched doorways, and thick carpeting in the bedrooms set the stage for this 2-bedroom/2 full bath/2 car garage residence that offers a split layout over approx. 1,486 sf along with dazzling updates that include: NEW rain gutters/NEW lanai flooring in 2016, a NEW Bosch dishwasher in 2017, as well as a NEW GE washer/dryer, NEW AC, and NEW interior paint for the kitchen, living room, and dining room; all in 2018. Lovely natural light fills the dining and living rooms from the screened lanai’s sliders and windows surrounding the foyer’s front entrance door. The wide galley kitchen boasts a generous breakfast nook encircled in windows with an adjacent built-in desk for the ideal micro-office. From the large laundry room to the gleaming ensuite master bath, this is a place to live in & love. The stately clubhouse hosts live entertainment in its performing arts center. A spectacular heated saline pool/spa features water and fountain views. Charming verandas make for cozy gathering niches cooled by paddle fans. This is country club living with a well-equipped fitness center, tennis courts, a private, 18-hole golf course, thriving conservation areas, a full-service restaurant, a sports bar, and more; all over 875 verdant acres in a luxury resort locale.
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.
Overlooking a shimmering pond and spectacular conservation views, this stunning 3 bedroom/2 bath home with a 3-car oversized garage is nestled on an almost ¼ acre lot near the end of a cul-de-sac. For a grand entrance, the stained-glass double doors and beautiful transom window let natural light in to the tiled foyer with vaulted ceiling. From the picture window in the dining room you’ll enjoy open vistas to the formal living room and exquisite scenery beyond. The family room is not only spacious, the wall of sliders to the lanai and large window also reveal the magnificent backdrop. The adjacent kitchen is sleek and chic. Boasting stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, a double sink, ambient and over-cabinet lighting, and a casual dining bar, an aquarium window overlooking the lanai frames the picture-perfect breakfast nook. Besides the panorama of the great outdoors, the oversized, resort-style lanai is a dream; an oasis made complete with an outdoor kitchen. With the ideal privacy of a split bedroom floor plan, the master suite is superbly designed, showcasing sliders to the lanai and a lovely dressing area that introduces the master bath highlighted by elegant fixtures and finishes, a glass-block accented shower room, luxurious soaking tub, and a handy linen closet. Heritage Springs is an amenity-rich community featuring a fabulous clubhouse with a veranda that faces the sparkling pool, an 18-hole golf course and pro shop, fitness room, picnic areas and pathways, and tennis and bocce courts.
On a quiet cul-de-sac street sits this charming, semi-attached villa situated on a conservation lot. A huge, 510 SF lanai spans the width of the 2-bedroom, 2 bath home overlooking exquisite scenery where families of deer roam. This stunning three season space is screened and outfitted with windows plus a set of sliders from the master suite, a set of sliders from the living room, and French doors from the family room. Easy care laminate flooring runs throughout most of the home. The master suite with newer bath faces the lanai to make for a serene retreat while the sunny second bedroom with ensuite bath and a large picture window is the ideal guest room/home office combo. The A/C is brand new. Highland Lakes is a premier subdivision that sprawls over almost 700 acres featuring multiple resort-style amenities. Unlimited free play on any one of the three private executive golf courses is a resident benefit. The spacious clubhouse is home to an abundance of game and meeting rooms for the variety of social clubs. Its Olympic-sized swimming pool with spa and covered pavilion serves as a wonderful neighborhood hub. In other amenities, The Lodge on Lake Tarpon is open to residents to host parties. It boasts a fireplace and a pool as well as a full kitchen and a patio with grills. A mini fleet of pontoon boats is available for residents to be taken for a ride across the lake or to dine at a local lakefront restaurant. Impeccably maintained, this is a vibrant community in Pinellas County’s beautiful Palm Harbor.
This 2 bedroom/2 full bath home presents a contemporary spin on rustic styling. Beautifully landscaped, a wide swath of pavers sets off the entryway that leads to a set of double doors outfitted with oval stained-glass insets and a transom. The eat-in kitchen is wide open and sunny featuring sleek, low profile cabinetry, a pantry closet, white appliances, a breakfast bar, gleaming countertops, and sliders to the lanai. The nice-sized laundry room boasts a closet, storage shelving, and a large sink. With a great room and dining room combo, the light floods in offering views straight through to the scenic greenery of the yard. As for the master bedroom, it is spaciously stunning with a walk-in closet and the same neutral laminate flooring that runs throughout the home. Behind French doors off the foyer you’ll find a cozy family room framed by three large windows with plenty of space for your comfy furniture! Or you can surround yourself in the foliage of the outdoors in the lovely, tiled lanai. Besides a newer roof installed in 2012 and a newer A/C installed in 2011, a wonderful renovation was designed for the 2-car garage to allocate a section into a handy, climate-controlled home office with carpeting and a ceiling fan. Tall Pines at River Ridge is an amenity-rich community with a sprawling clubhouse including game/meeting rooms, an auditorium, covered picnic area, & a lakefront gazebo; all adjacent to the spectacular 18-hole River Ridge Golf Course situated in an environmentally protected area.