Custom built showplace on two lots at the end of a cul-de-sac in highly desirable gated Heron's Forest with it's community pool, tennis courts, and trail system that takes one down to the Intracoastal waterway (trail head across the street). Massive front porch leads to the entry with large tile on the diagonal and double trey ceiling. Past the architectural arches and pillars is the Grand Salon with 10' ceilings, hardwood flooring, stone fireplace with raised hearth and impressive copper facing. This space is open, airy and built for entertaining with formal dining area, wet bar, double trey ceilings over the seating and dining areas, and built-in sideboards. The kitchen focal point is the copper exhaust hood centered over the butcher block island above the 5 burner gas stove. The breakfast bar has a natural stone wall, prep/vegetable sink in addition to the triple kitchen sink. Stainless appliances, built-in desk area, walk-in pantry with etched glass door, and large nook round out the space. The quintessential den/office includes parquet wood flooring, exposed wood beams, stone gas fireplace with raised hearth and red oak mantle, with an adjoining full bath (plenty of room to convert into it's own suite). Spacious Master suite has 10" ceilings with crown, soaking tub, ginormous walk-in closet (along with 3 other closets), under cabinet lighting, and vanity seating area. The second suite has hardwood flooring and a full bath. The list goes on and on; speakers throughout, a perfect potting/gardening courtyard, ample sized covered screened porch overlooking the back yard with pond and paver walkways to gathering areas, laundry room has a deep sink and counter area with drawers and cabinets, oversized two car side entry garage, extra parking areas, geo-thermal energy system (low power bills), and fully irrigated parcel with zoysia front yard.
Listing courtesy of RE/MAX GULF PROPERTIES.