"Location! Idyllic spot, right next to University Town Center and up the road from the new Whole Foods. Grande Oaks Preserves gives you an intimate and private setting with only 60 residences and yet privately hidden among majestic oaks and gated for your security. An elevator will take you to your second-floor spacious condominium. Almost 2,400 square feet, this three-bedroom, three-bath residence with great room floor plan feels as roomy as a home but without all the maintenance. Kitchen is complete with Cherry wood cabinetry, granite countertops, bar height seating, newly updated appliances and a built-in desk for your convenience. Gathering room has a built-in entertainment center, decorative fan, sliders and wet bar. Expansive Florida room overlooking the beautiful lake with fountain is perfect for reading and relaxing or unwinding at the end of the day and watching stunning sunsets. Large master suite has water views, enormous walk-in closet, dual sinks, granite countertops, spa tub and walk-in shower. Other features include ceiling speakers throughout and newer washer and dryer. Your residence also comes with two desirable under building parking spots and additional storage. Amenities include a private clubhouse, heated pool and spa, fitness and tennis courts to enjoy. Close to Lakewood Ranch and yet there are no CDD fees on your tax bill. Come visit this must-see condominium close to Benderson Park, shopping, restaurants and less than 15 minutes to downtown Sarasota. Be in the heart of it all!"
* PRICE LOWERED - $399,000 TO $379,000