Surround yourself with nature, while enjoying the 1.37 acres of space and privacy this property provides at the Preserve at Panther Ridge. Located less than 20 miles from Sarasota beaches and nearby Lakewood Ranch, drive to the end of a cul de sac to arrive at this 4 bedrm, 4 bath updated custom home. Over 4300 sq ft, no detail has been overlooked. It’s open floor plan, flows through the living dining area with high ceilings into the warm, updated kitchen family room area, with electric fireplace. Appointed with DESIGNER FINISHES throughout including; contemporary lighting, engineered hardwood floors, finish carpentry upgrades such as shiplap walls and entry, tray ceilings, beadboard detail ceiling, crown molding and baseboards throughout, art niches & book shelf built-ins, upgraded door hardware in the highly desired black finish, upgraded plumbing fixtures, soft-close cabinetry drawers, ceiling fans in living areas and bedrooms, designer tile in showers, and en suite bathrooms. The kitchen is made for a chef, and includes stone countertops, marble backsplash detail, under cabinetry lighting, huge kitchen island with storage on both sides, brushed finished hardware, Dacor stainless steel appliances including a recessed, side by side refrigerator. The primary suite boasts its own gas fireplace, a sitting area and French doors out to the pool. It’s bath has an enormous walk in rain shower with glass wall, designer finishes, vanity area included on the dual sink stone countertop, and a large inviting soaking tub. The bonus den space is situated just off the family room area with views of the preserve and pool area. Relax in the screen-enclosed lanai with new paver decking and newly refinished pool, and enjoy the bar area with stone countertop, sink and Kitchen Aid grill. Other NOTEWORTHY features include: 2022 roof, huge sliders open onto lanai area, epoxy finished garage, private upstairs 1 bed/bath ideal for guests/teens, with its own French doors to a private balcony, and the coveted neighborhood features – it’s park, tennis courts, walking trails and gazebo.