TRULY ONE OF A KIND, EUROPEAN STYLE ESTATE with COURTYARD, POOL+SPA, SAUNA, EXERCISE ROOM, MOTHER-IN-LAW SUITE, OFFICE, LIBRARY AND MORE! Situated on OVER 2 ACRES that backs up to a 210 ACRE PRESERVE and is just a few miles from Southwest Florida’s BEST beaches! This elegant home was BUILT IN 2009 using the HIGHEST STANDARDS; no detail was overlooked in the design and construction of this GATED FORTRESS that includes WHOLE HOME HURRICANE PROTECTION and a generator. Upon arrival, you will be impressed by the expansive paver driveway that leads to the front door or OVERSIZED FOUR BAY GARAGE. Inside the main home, an open floor plan concept of living, dining and kitchen all open out to the courtyard and the LOGGIA through EIGHT sets of French doors creating an impressive area for entertaining. The ornate fountain, brick archways, custom wood doors, wood burning fireplace and marble floors are few of many aesthetic interests you’ll find. The GOURMET KITCHEN is stunning and functional including granite counters, two islands, Sub-zero refrigerator, Wolf gas range with custom steel ventilation, Wolf oven + microwave, Miele dishwasher, Shaw Farm sink and BUTLER’S PANTRY tucked away to the rear. The GREAT ROOM HAS COMMANDING 26 FT CEILINGS an ideal space for a TROPHY ROOM or the art enthusiast, with a wood-burning fireplace, hidden FORMAL LIBRARY and spiral staircase LOFT. The PRIVATE MASTER SUITE opens to the loggia and pool area via 96” double glass panel doors and has an impressive ensuite bathroom and walk-in dressing room/closet as well as convenient access to an OFFICE/DEN. Outside around the courtyard, you’ll find private access to each of the guest bedrooms for solidarity and sophistication. One of the three GUEST BEDROOMS acts as ITS OWN SMALL RESIDENCE with a private entrance, garage, living room + kitchenette – PERFECT FOR LONG TERM GUESTS OR LIVE-IN FAMILY. Around every corner is another awe-inspiring room with intricate detail and that doesn’t end when you reach the BACK PATIO complete with slate flooring, beam ceilings, outdoor Solaire, grill + vent system, FIREPIT, SALTWATER POOL AND SPA. This home is truly YOUR OWN RESORT with access off the pool area to a PRIVATE EXERCISE ROOM, FULL SIZE SAUNA and additional bathroom! Framed by a large screened enclosure with Lemon Bay Park as your backdrop this conservancy offers serene views and wildlife watching, as well as walking trails, kayak launch, fishing pier and picnic areas. Englewood itself is one of the most affordable beach towns left in the country! This property is eligible for membership to Englewood Gardens private beach club on Manasota Key or explore the Don Pedro Island, Gasparilla, Boca Grande and beyond! While you have plenty to do behind your gates, you have an array of boat ramps, tennis clubs, golf courses, private airports, parks, baseball stadiums, restaurants and shopping just at your fingertips! Plan a day to explore with us all this home and town has to offer you! FULL FEATURE SHEET and WALK-THROUGH VIDEO available upon request. Please call for more information and to schedule your private viewing.
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