Saturday, 5/27 10:00-1:00PM
Welcome to your dream home in the heart of Lakewood Ranch! This brand new 2022 spacious end unit with one of the largest lot providing privacy also offers a perfect blend of luxury, comfort, and convenience. Boasting three bedrooms and two and a half bathrooms, this stunning residence is filled with tons of upgrades and premium features that will exceed your expectations. Step inside and be greeted by an sunfilled open concept floor plan that creates a spacious and inviting atmosphere. The modern kitchen is a true chef's delight, featuring sleek quartz countertops and high end stainless steel appliances that effortlessly blend style and functionality. Prepare meals and entertain guests with ease as you enjoy the seamless flow between the kitchen, dining area, and living room. This townhome is designed to provide the utmost comfort and privacy. Retreat to the master suite, which offers a serene escape with its walk-in closet and a luxurious en-suite bathroom. The two additional bedrooms also feature ample space and storage, ensuring everyone has their own personal sanctuary. One of the highlights of this property is the green space located just behind the townhome, offering a tranquil view and a sense of serenity. Enjoy the beautiful Florida weather from your screened-in lanai, where you can relax and unwind in privacy. As part of a maintenance-free community, you'll have more time to indulge in the resort-style amenities offered. Take a refreshing dip in the community pool, stay active in the fitness center, or simply enjoy the beautifully landscaped common areas. Say goodbye to the hassle of exterior maintenance as it will be taken care of for you. Located in the heart of Lakewood Ranch, you'll have easy access to a wealth of amenities, including shopping, dining, entertainment, and recreational options. Experience the vibrant lifestyle this community has to offer, with its close proximity to parks, golf courses, and pristine beaches.
A LITTLE PIECE OF PARADISE...Upgraded like a model, this delightful home features: Elegant Crown Molding...Recessed/Tray ceilings...Gray Plank Tile flooring throughout the home, Granite countertops, 42" Shaker Cabinets, upgraded fixtures, Stainless Steel Appliances, gas range, and a well-apportioned pantry...The Master bedroom has dual walk-in closets (with closet system) and the master bath features gorgeous quartz counters, a private water closet, and an upgraded shower. There are two guest rooms with an upgraded bath that will make your visiting friends and relatives comfortable during their stay. The Lanai has a sizeable paved patio with screened enclosure enhanced by privacy landscaping, a gas fire pit, and a sunset view over the lake. Active owners will appreciate the garage storage walls and ceilings and the additional 4' length perfect for a workshop area. 8' colonial doors and 6" baseboards... The RESORT STYLE amenities at Indigo include a HEATED POOL and SPA perfect for hours of family fun, relaxing after a day of activity...a gym with ALL the machines...and a yoga/exercise room with a trainer on-site. And a Bonus for you: THIS PROPERTY HAS NO CCD! This is a safe secure GATED COMMUNITY just minutes from shopping and fine restaurants. Located on Florida's Gulf Coast with access to Anna Maria Island, you can stroll powdery beaches, enjoy warm ocean breezes, and see spectacular sunsets nightly. Why wait to build, when you can move in TODAY?
Over 1/4 acre in Bradenton in GC zoning which means you can have your business there (General Commercial). 2/1 in need of TLC. Cash only, as is
Don't wait!!! This highly sought after gated community in Lakewood Ranch is just a few years old with NO CDD! This stunning home has been very well maintained and sits on a large corner lot with a paver driveway. 4 bedrooms 2 baths and ALL the appliances are staying including the washer and dryer. Your view is beautiful and peaceful with a lake near by that you can see. Some of the upgrades include pre wire on the family room wall to easily mount your tv, 9 ft ceilings and tall doors makes this already open floor plan feel huge, grab bar in the large master shower along with the shower bench, walk in closet, beautiful custom lighting throughout and kitchen has granite counters. With a very low $105 monthly HOA and NO CDD this won't last. Top rated schools in a highly sought after area, LakeWood Ranch. This is convenient to 75, a short drive to the beaches, minutes from UTC Mall and a large variety of fine dining all around. Downtown Lakewood ranch is just minutes away with shopping, a theater, bars and restaurants.
Welcome to luxurious living in Esplanade Golf and Country Club Lakewood Ranch. This stunning 2-bedroom plus den, 2.5 bath pool home nestled within the private, maintenance-free golf community will be sure to check all the boxes for the most discerning buyer. This Farnese Model home is the perfect retreat for those seeking a luxurious and relaxing lifestyle. Nestled in a serene, private, secure neighborhood, this property offers the ultimate combination of comfort, style, and entertainment. Let's dive into the enticing features of this pool/spa home: As you enter the private front courtyard you will notice the pristine condition of this home and the upgraded stone elevation, giving it that rich luxury feel. Upon entering the home you will be greeted by 12 ft tray ceilings with double crown molding, 8 ft doors and wood look tile throughout the home. Unwind in two generously sized bedrooms plus a den, each offering ample space, and privacy. The tastefully designed master suite is a true sanctuary, featuring a cozy atmosphere and both bedrooms offer an en-suite bathroom for your convenience. The gourmet kitchen is a chef's dream, equipped with top-of-the-line stainless steel appliances, custom cabinetry, built in wine fridge and a generously sized center island. Whether you're preparing a casual breakfast or hosting a lavish dinner party, this kitchen offers both style and functionality.The Farnese open floor plan allows you to be in the kitchen while still entertaining guest in the spacious living room. Open your pocket sliders to the oversized, paver lanai and pool area where you have covered space for additional dining or seating around the fire pit. The pool/spa is salt water, gas heated and has color changing lights. The seller chose this lot for the privacy it affords. Tropical landscaping with accent lighting has been added and you also have a summer kitchen for grilling. This home has too many upgrades to list including an extended (golf cart space) 2 car garage with electric car adapter. Please see feature sheet attached. Esplanade offers owners a championship 18 hole golf course, pickle ball, tennis courts, driving range, Bahama Bar, Barrel Room for fine dining, an activity director, fitness center, spa and wellness center offering full services. The resort style, zero entry pool is the best place to relax after a day on the golf course and grab dinner at the Tiki Bar. Living in Esplanade is like living on vacation! Call to schedule a showing today.
Stunningly renovated, this waterfront home boasts breathtaking open water views and luxurious features. Peaceful and private, located at the end of the street with 90 degrees of water frontage including canal access directly behind the home and the panoramic bay views to the south. With three bedrooms and two baths, this residence offers a comfortable and spacious living experience. The interior has been fully renovated, showcasing top of the line finishes and thoughtful design elements throughout. Some of the renovations include a completely remodeled interior living space featuring a chef's dream kitchen with two refrigerators and plenty of space for friends and family to gather. Additionally a new roof has been added, plumbing /electric updated, a new AC installed, and a 10,000 lb boat lift. The seamless flow between the living spaces, creating an inviting atmosphere for relaxation and entertaining. Enjoy the most spectacular sunsets overlooking Sarasota Bay that can be admired from multiple vantage points within the home, including the lap "spool". A private boat slip with a lift provides convenient access to the water, perfect for avid boaters and water enthusiasts. Don't miss this opportunity to own a beautifully updated home with panoramic water views and the luxury of a private boat slip.
Under Construction. This all concrete block constructed, one-story layout optimizes living space with an open concept kitchen overlooking the living area, dining room, and the outdoor covered lanai. The well-appointed kitchen comes with all appliances, including refrigerator, built-in dishwasher, electric range, and microwave. The owner's suite, located at the back of the home for privacy, has an ensuite bathroom. Two additional bedrooms share the second bathroom. The third bedroom is located near the laundry room, which is equipped with included washer and dryer. Pictures, photographs, colors, features, and sizes are for illustration purposes only and will vary from the homes as built. Home and community information including pricing, included features, terms, availability and amenities are subject to change and prior sale at any time without notice or obligation.
Under Construction. This all-concrete block constructed, two-story plan has a large open-concept downstairs which includes a well-appointed kitchen, living and dining area, and an outdoor patio. Upstairs, the oversized owner's suite can easily fit a king-size bed and includes a large walk-in closet as well as an ensuite bathroom with double vanity. Three other bedrooms share a second upstairs bathroom while the loft provides an extra area for work or play. This home comes with refrigerator, built-in dishwasher, electric range, and microwave as well as washer and dryer. Pictures, photographs, colors, features, and sizes are for illustration purposes only and will vary from the homes as built. Home and community information including pricing included features, terms, availability, and amenities are subject to change and prior sale at any time without notice or obligation.
Under Construction. This two-story, all concrete block constructed home has a large open concept first floor with a kitchen overlooking the great room, dining area, and a covered lanai. A flex room at the entrance of the home, as well as a spacious guest bedroom and full bathroom, complete the first floor. Upstairs, Bedroom 1 with ensuite bathroom, three additional bedrooms, a third full bathroom, and a well-appointed laundry room surround a large bonus living room. This home comes with an installed stainless-steel dishwasher, electric range, and microwave. Pictures, photographs, colors, features, and sizes are for illustration purposes only and will vary from the homes as built. Home and community information including pricing, included features, terms, availability, and amenities are subject to change and prior sale at any time without notice or obligation.
IT'S ALL ABOUT LOCATION! This rarely available 2 bed, 2 bath, 1 car garage 2nd floor condo is located on 75th Street W. just off of Cortez Rd. Palma Sola Trace Condominiums are just minutes away from beautiful Anna Marie Island and Robinson Preserve, which offers plenty of hiking, biking and kayaking opportunities. This open concept Berkeley model comes completely furnished including all appliances. Enjoy a morning cup of coffee or an evening glass of wine in your screened in lanai overlooking the pond. The master offers a walk in closet and a glass walk in shower while the second bedroom includes a spacious closet and a Jack and Jill bathroom. The Foyer is accessible from the garage and the vestibule, and includes a closet. The unit is equip with metal hurricane shutters. The community has a top notch fitness center, playground and heated pool.
Come see this three-bedroom, two-bath, two-car garage detached home nestled on a quiet street in the beautiful gated community of Garden Lakes. A highly desired 55+ neighborhood with many amenities! You will feel like you are on vacation in this lovely, updated, low-maintenance home in a resort-style community! The enclosed lanai will be your favorite spot to start your morning. The kitchen was remodeled in 2015, the refrigerator in 2023, Ac 2016, the hot water heater in 2020, and the exterior paint in 2021. Large master bedroom with en-suite bathroom and his and hers closets. The second bedroom has new flooring and a Murphy bed. This amenity-rich and vibrant community includes; a heated pool, fitness center, tennis/pickleball/shuffleboard courts, clubhouse w/card room, library, billiard room, community room, kitchen/serving bar, and lake deck with serene walking trails. All are located near restaurants, Benderson Park, UTC Town Center for shopping, I-75, and SR-70, less than 9 miles to both downtown Bradenton & Sarasota and only about 25 minutes to the beach. Medical, Dental, and Eyecare offices are close by, as well as Veterinary.
Under Construction. Star Farms at Lakewood Ranch is D.R. Horton's premier destination located in the award-winning master-planned community of Lakewood Ranch. Set within Southwest Florida's natural beauty and close to many popular area attractions, this 700-acre gated neighborhood will consist of 1,500 single-family homes, townhomes, and paired villas, all designed to meet the needs of today's modern family. Star Farms is debuting our new Express Modern Series homes, ornamented with chic, contemporary exteriors and complete with matching trendy interior finishes. All homes will include luxury vinyl plank flooring in the main living areas, quartz countertops throughout, stainless steel appliances, and much more! All of our homes feature all-concrete block construction on the first and second floors and D.R. Horton's state-of-the-art Smart Home Automation system. Homeowners will enjoy amenities that include The Resort Club, Cabana Corner, Junction Place, and scenic greenways and trails. For fun outside of the community, top dining, and shopping destinations, along with the area's top-rated beaches are within close reach. Let America's #1 Builder help you attain your piece of The Ranch at Star Farms at Lakewood Ranch.
Under Construction. This two-story, all concrete block constructed home has a large open concept kitchen overlooking the great room and dining area that leads to a covered lanai. The first floor also provides a flex room upon entering the home, as well as a spacious guest bedroom and full bathroom. Upstairs there is a large bonus room, great for work or for play, as well as the Bedroom 1 with Bathroom 1, three additional bedrooms, a third full bathroom, and a well-appointed laundry room. This home comes with installed stainless-steel dishwasher, electric range, and microwave. Pictures, photographs, colors, features, and sizes are for illustration purposes only and will vary from the homes as built. Home and community information including pricing, included features, terms, availability, and amenities are subject to change and prior sale at any time without notice or obligation.
Under Construction. This two-story, all concrete block constructed home has a large open-concept downstairs with a kitchen overlooking the living and dining room. The kitchen comes equipped with a refrigerator, electric range, microwave and built-in dishwasher. The first floor also features a flex room that provides an area for work or for play, a bedroom, full bathroom, and an outdoor patio. The second floor includes an expansive Bedroom 1, three additional bedrooms that surround a second living area, a third full bathroom, and a laundry room equipped with a washer and dryer. Pictures, photographs, colors, features, and sizes are for illustration purposes only and will vary from the homes as built. Home and community information including pricing, included features, terms, availability and amenities are subject to change and prior sale at any time without notice or obligation.
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If space is what you are looking for in the Bayshore Gardens neighborhood, you've found it! 2613 square feet of living space, 4 bedrooms with 3 fully remodeled baths. You will enjoy the fully remodeled kitchen in this house that is five minutes from the Sarasota Airport and five minutes from IMG sports academy. The laundry room is also fully remodeled. NEW roof 10/2021, windows & sliding doors replaced 2012, hurricane shuttlers on all openings 2008, newer electrical panel, DOUBLE lot with your own tropical oasis and pond. Terrazzo floors throughout main living area, huge ceramic tiles, family room with a statement wood burning fireplace featuring new ireplace doors and mantle. The patio adjacent to the pond has new pavers as does the walkway in front of the house. The new pergola on the front house adds a coastal charm and curb appeal. Loads of closets and storage. Irrigations system on well/zoned. $377 per year bill on your property tax bill offers its Bayshore Gardens residents a wide range of social and recreational activities at our beautiful facilities on the shores of Sarasota Bay. Included are a Jr. Olympic-size swimming pool, large pool deck/patio area, playground, picnic pavilions with BBQ grills, ball field, and fishing pier with cleaning station. A marina with a private boat ramp along with a recreation hall are available to our residents at reduced rates.
Pretty ground floor spacious 1BR/1BA with its own washer/dryer. All the appliances are newer w/dishwasher added 2023 (extended warranty). Sony speakers in LR to stay. Spacious bedroom has a wall of closets. Updated bathroom shower. Large lanai overlooking one of the many courtyards comes with enclosed sliding windows & screens, so it's useful all year - and there's a good size storage closet. Overlooks a large greenbelt area complete with grill and picnic tables. The community offers a heated pool, clubhouse, laundry room, office and shuffleboard. Close to shopping and only about ten miles to the beach. Great buy. Interested? Don't wait...
Exclusive Gated Sarasota Bayfront Townhome, being offered turnkey furnished two bedroom, two bathroom, plus flex room with an oversized four car tandem garage and community boat docks. Recently redesigned and renovated with a coastal modern style, this home features wood look vinyl flooring, hurricane impact sliders, and recently renovated kitchen and bathroom. The stylish kitchen is equipped with quartz countertops with stainless steel appliances. A three level building elevator is shared with the unit next door and transports from the garage level to top third floor. An oversized four car garage is perfect for the car enthusiast and offers ample storage for kayaks, paddle boards and all types of storage. The property encompasses approximately 1.4 acres and currently consist of two completed condo units and six vacant land parcels. A great investment opportunity with short-term rental history. The 2BR/2 BA unit #2424 next door is also available for purchase and the land parcels are available for development. Close proximity to downtown Sarasota, IMG Academy, USF Sarasota/Bradenton Campus, and local beaches.
Saturday, 5/27 2:00-4:00PM
Welcome to your beautiful 3/2.5 home in the sought-after West Bradenton neighborhood, where coastal living meets refined comfort. This captivating residence offers a perfect blend of modern luxury and a relaxed coastal lifestyle. Step inside and discover the inviting charm and thoughtful features of this remarkable house. Spanning across 2042 square feet, this meticulously designed home welcomes you with its warm and inviting atmosphere. The gleaming wood floors throughout create a sense of coziness and elegance that you will love. The heart of the home is the over sized family room, featuring vaulted ceilings and tons of natural light that create an open and airy ambiance. Gather around the wood-burning fireplace and enjoy cozy evenings with loved ones. The adjacent updated half bath adds convenience for both residents and guests. Indulge in the serenity of the gorgeous master bath, where a luxurious soaking tub awaits to help you unwind and relax. This tranquil space is designed with modern fixtures and finishes, providing a spa-like retreat within the comfort of your own home (With stained glass windows that are around 100 years old!). The open layout of the home allows for easy entertaining and comfortable everyday living. Step outside into the beautifully landscaped yard, a private oasis where you can relax and recharge. Enjoy the proximity to the nearby beaches and embrace the coastal lifestyle with ease. Bask in the sun and enjoy all that the area has to offer, with tons of nearby shopping and restaurants.
Sunday, 5/28 1:00-4:00PM
Introducing a stunning 4-bedroom, 2 full bath home nestled in a gated community, offering a resort-style living experience. With just under 2300 square feet of luxurious living space, this meticulously maintained property is a true gem. Step inside and be greeted by an open floor plan that seamlessly combines stylishness and functionality. The spacious living areas are adorned with tile floors, the bedrooms have new carpet, exuding a sense of warmth and comfort throughout. The heart of the home is a chef's dream, featuring a large kitchen island and quartz countertops, perfect for entertaining friends and family. The abundance of cabinet space ensures ample storage for all your culinary needs.Unwind in the privacy of your master suite, complete with a well-appointed en-suite bathroom boasting a spa-like atmosphere. Three additional bedrooms provide plenty of space for a growing family or guests. One of the highlights of this property is the outdoor oasis it offers. Step outside onto the paver deck and discover a beautiful pool and spa, ideal for relaxing and enjoying the Florida sunshine. The large screened-in lanai ensures mosquito-free evenings, while a removable child fence provides added safety. The home's southern exposure and private preserve views create a serene and picturesque backdrop for everyday living. Built in 2019, this home combines modern construction and timeless design. Residents of this community enjoy access to a wealth of amenities, including a resort-style pool, tennis courts, a large fitness center, and a playground for the little ones. The HOA fee covers ground maintenance, allowing you to spend more time enjoying the community's offerings. Don't miss the opportunity to make this exquisite property your own. Experience the perfect blend of luxury, convenience, and an active lifestyle in this highly sought-after community. Schedule your private showing today and prepare to fall in love with this exceptional home.
INCOME PRODUCING DUPLEX!! Well maintain 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms on each side. 1.88 Acres Lot. Plenty of space for all your toys, RVs etc. New roof 2022. Recently painted inside and outside. Call now for your private showing!!
GREAT FAMILY HOUSE!!!3 BEDROOMS PLUS A DEN OR OFFICE!! 2 BATHROOMS!! NO DEED RESTRICTIONS !!BIG BACK YARD!!CALL NOW FOR YOUR PRIVATE SHOWING!!
Welcome to the ultimate waterfront oasis in the highly sought after neighborhood of Raven Crest! This beautifully updated home boasts spectacular water views that will leave you breathless.As you arrive, you'll be greeted by a meticulously manicured landscaped yard, complete with an extended driveway adorned with custom pavers and curbing, inviting you to your front door. Step inside and prepare to be amazed by the stunning features and upgrades that await you.Every inch of this 3 bedroom, 3 bath home with den has been thoughtfully designed and upgraded with the utmost attention to detail. The expansive 30x30 porcelain tiles throughout the house create a seamless flow, adding a touch of elegance to every room. The spacious den, conveniently located on the main level, presents a flexible space that can possibly be transformed into a 4th bedroom to suit your needs.The fully customized kitchen is a chef's dream, featuring top-of-the-line appliances, double ovens, and a vented ice maker that can produce a staggering 80lbs of ice per day. The kitchen also boasts a reclaimed bar wood island top and a farmhouse sink, adding a rustic charm to the space.Two of the bathrooms have been completely remodeled to perfection, showcasing exquisite finishes and fixtures. With all bathrooms renovated to ADA standards, you'll experience both luxury and accessibility.This home is filled with impressive features, including plantation shutters, built-in speakers throughout the house, and upgraded lighting and fans. The 5 1/2 inch baseboards add a touch of sophistication, while the pool door glass insert with iron adds a stylish element to the exterior.You'll also appreciate the practical additions, such as the fenced yard for added privacy and security, upper cabinet cubbies for convenient storage, and garage overhead racks to maximize space. The UV sterilization on the AC and water systems ensures clean and healthy living.Located just a stone's throw away from the Manatee River, you'll have access to serene waterways for boating and leisure. Enjoy the convenience of nearby shopping, restaurants, and top-rated local schools. Plus, with easy access to I-75, your commute to downtown Tampa, St. Petersburg, or Sarasota has never been easier.This remarkable home offers everything you've been dreaming of and more. With fresh interior and exterior paint, all you need to do is pack your bags and start your next adventure on 116th CT NE. Don't miss out on the opportunity to own this stunning waterfront haven. Schedule your showing today and experience luxury living at its finest!
Come see this beautiful 3/2 updated home in West Bradenton with stylish ceramic tile floors throughout the home. A gorgeous large, heated saltwater pool with tanning ledge and cage was rescreened in 2020. Bring the party to your screened in patio containing a bar and outdoor grill to entertain friends and family and a child proof fence around the pool. You will not find another gem like this, a beautiful custom kitchen highlighting the rich granite countertops, new Samsung refrigerator, overhead microwave, built in cook top, double oven, garbage disposal, wine rack, wine chiller and a beautiful stylish island bar. Both bathrooms have been updated to large beautiful lavish walk-in showers. Updated master suite complete with a Gree mini-split AC unit with remote, gorgeous tile, and a huge Fanimation studio collection fan with remote. Brand new windows were installed throughout the home approximately 7 years ago. This home has been taken care of and updated nicely, whole house water filtration and softener system, central air and heat, and a tankless water heater. 20X10 Private bonus room with paver walkway out back by the pool. You will love having solar panels for the extremely low energy bill each month for all the amenities this house has to offer. Control your thermostat with your wifi-enabled smart thermostat at home or right from your phone with the app ecobee. Home sits on a large lot with over a quarter acre, lots of room for an RV, Boat, or storage. The entire back yard has a 6-foot PVC privacy fence, a 24x15 fenced dog run/storage area and an additional 10x15 storage shed/work room with lofts for extra storage. Less than 8 miles to the beach, surrounded by shopping, dining and entertainment.
Move in ready and so many updates! This lovely 2 Bedroom 2 Bath home offers a nice open floor plan and has a 12x15 bonus room that is under air which is perfect for a workshop, craft room or additional living space and includes a laundry room. All the big things are done-Newer AC, hot water tank, stove, refrigerator, master bath toilet and vanity. Roof is 3 years young. This property will come partially furnished. Heather Hills is land owned park with low HOA fees of $167.14/quarter that include the clubhouse, library, and shuffleboard courts. If you have been waiting to buy your slice of paradise, don't miss this one!
Introducing 3539 Lake Bayshore Drive, a captivating ground-floor condominium located in the serene 55+ community of Bradenton, Florida. This spacious 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom home is about to hit the market, offering an incredible opportunity for buyers seeking a tranquil retreat. This condo offers an excellent opportunity for the new owners to apply their own personal touch.Situated on the ground floor, this 1,144 square feet of living space, this condominium offers plenty of room for comfortable living. The layout includes a well-designed kitchen, awaiting your personal touch and updates, where you can unleash your culinary skills.The primary bedroom suite is a peaceful oasis, boasting ample space, a private bathroom, and a sizable closet. The bedroom opens up on to the screened-in porch with wonderful views of the lake. The second bedroom is equally inviting and can serve as a guest room, home office, or hobby space.This condominium also offers several desirable features, including a covered porch that invites relaxation, a dedicated parking space, and additional storage. Although some updates are needed, this provides an excellent opportunity to customize the space to your liking and create the home of your dreams.The community of Lake Bayshore is known for its serene ambiance and picturesque surroundings. Residents have access to a range of amenities, including a refreshing swimming pool, a clubhouse for social gatherings, and well-maintained walking paths where you can enjoy leisurely strolls.Located in Bradenton, this home enjoys a prime location with convenient access to local shopping centers, dining options, and beautiful Gulf Coast beaches. Embrace the Florida lifestyle and spend your weekends exploring the stunning sandy shores and soaking up the sun.Don't miss out on the chance to own this potentially charming ground-floor condominium with captivating lake views just waiting for your personal touch. A FREE 1 year home warranty is provided to the new buyers to provide peace of mind. Schedule a viewing today and seize this opportunity to create your ideal home in this tranquil community. $448 per month Fees.