"This beautiful 3-bedroom/2 bath home in Sarasota community of Paddocks North is sure to impress with its lush landscaping & lake view! The open floor plan is highlighted with hardwood flooring and ceramic tile throughout the main living areas, while neutral carpeting can be found in the bedrooms. An open kitchen offers shaker panel cabinets with soft-close, closet pantry, breakfast bar, large eat-in dining area & pass-thru window - perfect for entertaining! The vaulted and tray ceilings give the home a spacious feeling, allowing the Floridian charm to be felt in every room. Raised vessel sinks and large walk-in shower can be found in the master bath. French doors with built-in privacy blinds open from the large master suite into a bonus room. The oversized, enclosed lanai includes retractable outdoor blinds to help keep the afternoon sun at bay and allow for maximum enjoyment in the above-ground spa. Built-in display nooks, shelving and arched openings can be found throughout this home, providing personal and unique touches. Oversized, 2-car garage, hurricane shutters and sprinkler system are just a few of the many extras this home has to offer. NEW ROOF (Oct 2016), A/C is 2-years old, while new hot water heater and many new appliances come with this listing. Paddocks North offers tranquil, quiet streets and generous sidewalks and an affordable HOA. Located east of I-75 between Bee Ridge and Fruitville Rd., this neighborhood provides peaceful privacy while still being close to dining and shopping at UTC."