"This beautiful home with a detached, 700 sf mother-in-law suite or guesthouse is nestled under majestic live oaks. It has an open floor plan and sits on a one-acre wooded lot with lush landscaping and a well irrigation system. A circular drive, an extra gated parking area for discreet storage of a boat or RV, and 6 foot cedar fencing enclosing the back yard with a koi pond, horseshoe pit and avocado trees. An oversized two-car garage with a new wind-rated door and built-in storage cabinetry. This is the ultimate house for entertaining, with an 8 foot billiard table, unique double-sided fireplace with ledger stone, and a remodeled state-of-the-art kitchen with granite countertops, wooden cabinetry, and an huge granite island. This beautiful new kitchen has stainless steel appliances, and under-counter Microwave, and gas range/convection oven. Large covered patio and screened pool area with wet bar, mini fridge, granite countertops and full pool bath with shower. The pool has a low maintenance saltwater/chlorine system with quartz finish, and a Barracuda pool cleaner. Extras include a large laundry room with new cabinetry and large pantry closets, tankless gas hot-water heater, and two separate HVAC systems in the main house and a separate AC system in the guest house. Home includes full house water softener/filtration system with RO, and a monitored alarm system with smoke and fire sensors. This one-of-a-kind home is located in North Sarasota, just minutes from restaurants and shopping."