Home for sale in VILANO PH 1 $850,000
7514 RIPETTA ST SARASOTA FL 34240 VILANO PH 1 $850,000
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LAKEFRONT HOME ON 1+-ACRE IN A GATED COMMUNITY! This sizeable two-story residence offers over 5,000 total living square feet overlooking a fountained lake. The expansive floor plan itself has over 4,000 square feet of interior living space; with 5 full bedrooms (4 en suites), 5 full baths plus a bonus room. The newer home, built in 2019 by DR Horton, was designed with many custom features and improved with over $63,000 in upgrades; plank tile floors throughout (carpet in bedrooms), granite all through, furniture quality cabinetry, arched entryways, art niches, adjustable wood plantation shutters, tray ceilings, and 11 ceiling fans with lighting. A formal foyer entry and dining room (chandelier is included) opens to a great room. At the heart of the home is a large granite center island and breakfast bar with pendant lighting that combines the main living area with the well-appointed kitchen. It boasts antique white cabinetry, stepped with a matching hood over the cooktop, a built-in planning center, glass display shelving, subway tiled backsplash and task lighting. The stainless-steel appliances include a refrigerator, a dishwasher, a built-in microwave, and oven. Aquarium glass overlooks lovely lake views in the café dining. A 5x8 walk in pantry provides plenty of additional storage space. Adjacent the laundry room accesses the side-entry 3-car garage. The downstairs guest wing of the home has three en suite bedrooms, each with a walk-in closet. Upstairs, there is a nice-sized bonus room, a fifth bedroom and bath. The first-floor split plan offers privacy in the Owner’s Retreat with a colossal master bath. It is complete with crystal chandelier, a garden tub, a separate Roman walk-in shower, double sinks, and a water closet. There are two walk-ins and a spacious master bedroom with lake views, a tray ceiling, and its own pool and lanai access. Enjoy the peaceful fountained lake views from one of two covered entertainment areas on the screened lanai. Herringbone patterned brick-pavers flow elegantly into a sun-patio and the sparkling heated pool and spa. Also, outback are lanai-side landscaping and the replacement of five trees. Additional features include a hybrid water heater, 36 solar collector panels and an additional 16” blown insulation in attic and crawl spaces for energy efficiency. There is also a Smart Home Security System with additional door/motion/sound detectors. Curb appeal is achieved with a custom poured driveway, meticulously maintained landscaping, plus gutters and downspouts on both levels. Residents of Vilano take advantage of two gated entrances and a desirable area: close to I-75, shopping, and dining options. Near the A+ 5-star school, Tatum Ridge Elementary and the endearing county-maintained Celery Fields Park bordering Ackerman Park. A 360+ acre site long known to locals as the place for its diverse wildlife and wetlands, encouraging hours of nature watching and exploring via two boardwalks, fishing and kayaking. Plus, the fitness minded find this a great place to get in some outdoor exercise with its inclined pathways and bike trails. The location is just east of I-75 and is less than two miles to the locally celebrated Detwiler’s Farm Market. A great place to find lots of high-quality foods and organic produce.
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