One or more photo(s) has been virtually staged. Enjoy resort-style living and sweeping views of beautiful grand oak trees and the lake all from this 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom penthouse with a separate den/study in Grande Oaks Preserve. High-end finishes, 12-foot ceilings, and quality upgrades are showcased throughout this nearly 2,000 square foot residence with a newer HVAC system (2019) and water heater (2017) installed. The gourmet eat-in kitchen is stunning and boasts rich wood cabinetry, granite countertops and some newer appliances. The fully finished enclosed lanai is one of the focal points. The lanai features a spacious seating area, tile floor, both glass and screen enclosures, and can be accessed from the master suite or through the great room creating the true Florida style of indoor/outdoor living. Grande Oaks amenities include lighted Har-Tru tennis courts, resort-style heated swimming pool and spas, fitness center and clubhouse facilities. The west of I-75 location is right in the heart of things and is an easy walk, cycle, or quick drive to the Whole Foods Market, UTC Mall, shops, restaurants, and Nathan Benderson Park with convenient access to the SRQ Airport, downtown Sarasota, the beaches and much more. This spacious home includes one assigned covered parking space in the secured garage and parking in front of the building, a walk-in air-conditioned storage unit and access to a separate bicycle storage area. Come experience all that this community has to offer.