Beautiful Estate home in popular Ashley, nestled on nearly an acre of private paradise, idyllically situated on a quiet cul-de-sac with a secluded nature preserve behind the home. As you approach the long driveway, you'll appreciate the beautiful, mature landscaping on the property, adding to the privacy. This rarely available, custom 5 bedroom, 3.5 bath John Cannon home awaits you. Upon entering the home through the 9-foot double-etched lighted front doors you will immediately feel at home. The entry foyer leads to an open-concept floor plan with architectural features and high ceilings. The gourmet kitchen overlooking the family room is not only a chef's dream but also the heart of this home. Warm and inviting, it features a wraparound breakfast bar, center island, Oak cabinets, new appliances, and granite countertops. The family room features a built-in entertainment center with sliding glass doors to pool lanai area. The spacious master retreat boosts a private inviting space with 12-foot ceilings, California closets and easy access to the saltwater pool and spa for a relaxing midnight dip, as well as the beautifully appointed master bath with dual vanities, a soaker 2 tub and separate shower with glass block. 2 guest bedrooms, a hall bath and utility room complete the main level. The second floor offers 2 more bedrooms with a full bath and a gathering or loft area that can be used for anything from a game room, office, yoga area or another sitting room. This home boasts many upgrades. New roof in June of 2021, metal fencing, 2 new AC units in 2018, new water heater, all new appliances in 2018, new flooring upstairs, PGT Hurricane Impact Sliding glass doors, Hurricane Impact windows in Master Bedroom, new Pool surface in 2020, new pool equipment, saltwater pool with remote, new gutters and underground drainage, resurfaced garage floor, all new LED lighting throughout the house. Perfect location in one of Sarasota's most sought-after communities, centrally located and only minutes to I-75, our beautiful gulf beaches, A- rated schools, golf courses and dining.