NOW available END OF DECEMBER, 2022 with either LEASE-BACK TO SELLER OR EXTENDED CLOSING. Nestled in the sought-after gated community of Lakewood Ranch Country Club East, this spectacular property is situated on a premium lot with glorious views of the golf course. A stunning home with exceptional architectural details, this 3,173 sq.ft. 3bd/3ba home is exquisite from top to bottom. The magnificent facade and statuesque porch display timeless grandeur, and the sophisticated double doors dazzle you with elegance as you enter the home. The majestic great room sets the stage for luxury living this home signifies. It features a stone surround gas fireplace, dramatic high ceilings, designer light fixtures and custom decorative built-ins. Extensive crown molding, intricate baseboards, gleaming wood floors, and meticulous architectural details extend all throughout. The jewel of the home is the stunning gourmet kitchen, shining bright with lustrous granite countertops, stylish stone backsplash, center island with prep sink, lots of counter space, large walk-in pantry, and gorgeous custom Brookhaven wood cabinetry that gives the kitchen that extra pizazz. While the experienced chefs will enjoy the top-of-the-line Viking stainless steel appliances, the interior designers will appreciate the paneled refrigerator blending in beautifully, and the wine connoisseurs will enjoy the temperature-controlled wine room. The oversized counter bar makes a casual dining space and the open floor layout creates a seamless flow from the kitchen to the living/dining areas. Experience an elegant indoor/outdoor living lifestyle as the whole main living area overlooks the expansive lanai, separated by sliding glass doors, and as it brings in the beauty of the breathtaking views of the golf course. The enclosed lanai complements the balmy Florida weather, perfect for relaxing mornings or breezy movie nights, thoughtfully-designed with an outdoor gas fireplace, a Pebble Tec pool with spa, and complete with a full outdoor kitchen equipped with a Viking gas grill, finished with granite countertops and exterior teak ceiling. The master bedroom offers a private entry to the lanai, double walk-in closets with custom built-ins and the luxurious master bath provides separate vanities, granite countertops, jetted tub and walk-in shower. There are 2 more bedrooms and an office that can be used as a 4th bedroom. The back bedroom has sliding doors that also open onto the lanai. This beautiful home is complete with hurricane impact glass windows and doors throughout. Located on a quiet cul-de-sac in a maintenance-free community, Country Club East provides residents with the privacy of a gated community, 3 community pools, and an exclusive amenity center, The Retreat. This resident-only center features a resort-style pool, fitness center, outdoor kitchen, community gathering area, as well as nature trails. Close proximity to famous beaches, Lakewood Ranch Country Club, A-rated schools, parks, fabulous shopping, dining and entertainment. Amenities, location, views, and luxury - this home leaves nothing to be desired.