Experience true country club living in this distinctive home located behind the gates of Laurel Oak. This residence is perfect for the golf or tennis enthusiast or anyone who just enjoys uninterrupted golf course and lake views and the benefits of an optional membership country club community. The thoughtful design, large room sizes, and expansive banks of windows and sliding doors accentuate views from almost every room and enhance the feeling of true Florida living both inside and out. The many features include a stunning etched glass and wood double door entry, high volume ceilings, crown moldings, transom windows, large closets, and a gas fireplace. The living and dining rooms flank the main entry, creating one large entertaining space. The kitchen, completely open to the family room, includes custom cabinetry, large bar seating area, breakfast nook, island, newer stainless-steel appliances, pantry and access to the lanai and pool area. The split plan allows for complete privacy between the master suite with adjacent custom-designed office and the two guest bedrooms on the main level. The second floor features a bonus room, an additional bathroom, and a terrace. Outside, the huge lanai includes covered and uncovered seating areas and a large heated saltwater swimming pool and spa. An oversized three-car garage with car lift and newer roof complete this incredible home. Laurel Oak Country Club is consistently ranked as one of Sarasota's best private clubs and features two championship golf courses, 12 Har-Tru tennis courts, swim center, clubhouse, and an active social calendar for the whole family. Start living your new Florida lifestyle today. See Matterport link for floor plan and 360 views of every room.