"Welcome to your private Estate In The Woods. This true one-of-a-kind home is tucked away in a lush protected forest setting, yet just a few short miles to downtown Sarasota, beaches and shopping. Designed with nature in mind, this home features over 5 acres of lush landscaping and pasture. Upon entry, your guests will know 'they've truly arrived' as they enter the stately gated entrance. Inside, the grand foyer will lead you to the formal dining & living areas, where you will enjoy tranquil views of the outdoors. The updated Kitchen, will inspire any chef with a grand center island, stainless steel appliances, subzero fridge, granite, and custom cabinetry. The Family Room boasts a floor-to-ceiling Stone Gas Fireplace. All bathrooms recently remodeled, 4 stately bedrooms, plus a Library/Office, 3 full baths, and a remodeled Laundry room. Once inside, you'll see from several rooms, the spectacular outdoor pool area, with travertine patio floors, outdoor kitchen, and outdoor fireplace seating for those cooler nights. 48KW Generac generator that powers the whole house for 1+week with 2 in ground propane tanks. 40 yr. shingle roof. Hurricane Shutters. Newer Windows. 2 new AC s with 3 zones. Got Horses? -- 2-stall Barn with attached 2-Car additional Garage for your Golfcart, Boat, or Additional Vehicles. Check out the Feature Sheet to see the many upgrades and improvements to this fabulous home."