"MAINTENANCE FREE LIVING AT IT'S BEST! Spacious 2 bedroom, 2 bath villa with 2 car garage. Ballantrae is a small gated community of 101 villas on 35 acres in the desirable Palmer Ranch area. Enter through the iron gate into a gorgeous, landscaped, courtyard-entry home with screened-in front breezeway. The living room and dining room features wood laminate floors and opens to the enclosed Florida Room. Double doors lead you into the huge master suite with ample storage consisting of a large walk in closet, and two additional hall closets. Plenty of cabinets in the kitchen plus an eat-in area. Handy bar/prep area off of the dining room makes entertaining a breeze. Private setting at the end of a cul-de-sac overlooks a small waterway teeming with wildlife. Otters, Spoonbills, turtles and the resident eagle are among the daily entertainment all at your back door. Laundry is located in the oversized two car garage. Community 'sitting area' in the center of the neighborhood provides the perfect backdrop for the frequent HOA sponsored gatherings. The $430/mo. maintenance fee includes Cable TV, grounds maintenance, exterior maintenance including the roof, building insurance and healthy reserves. Great location near shopping, restaurants and the powdery sands of Siesta Key Beach."
* PRICE LOWERED - $249,900 TO $227,500