This exquisite home sits elegantly amidst 5 acres of Old-Florida style flora and fauna, with 250 ft of waterfront along the meandering Myakka River. Custom 4,141 sf home was built with every detail in mind, from the amazing 44 ft long by 12 ft wide front porch with gorgeous tongue and groove ceiling (all patios), to the incredible 80 ft shelled, lit walkway and boardwalk to your dock and boat lift on the river. Generous main living area features soaring 23 ft high ceilings and eye-catching floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace. Made for entertaining, kitchen boasts huge multi-use island to gather round, and high-end appliances including 6-burner gas range & hood, double built-in ovens with convection, dual dishwashers and separate walk-in pantry. Parlor room, dining room, along with well-suited master suite and second ensuite bedroom each with private patios are on the first level. Second floor of main house offers an additional 800+ sq ft of living space with 2 full baths. The 3.5 car garage is attached by a covered breezeway; The 600 sq ft area above the garage is plumbed and ready to be built out for whatever suits your need. This property features impact resistant windows & doors, whole-home generator, whole-home reverse osmosis system, AC with UV / hypoallergenic lights, and is built at an amazing 11 ft so flood insurance is minimal. Myakka River Trails is an exclusive gated community for those desiring peace & privacy; Offering a unique home and stately community for those with discriminating taste.