CAPTIVATING FIRST FLOOR BAY VIEW CORNER CONDO is a sunlit haven, boasting generously sized rooms that flood with natural light. Nestled in the vibrant community of Mt Vernon on Sarasota Bay, this move-in ready gem is a mere two miles from the pristine beaches of Anna Maria Island. Your peace of mind is assured with a brand new 2023 roof & dual pane solar glazed impact windows. Step inside to discover an open-concept living design, offering a spacious 1,276sf of air-conditioned space, complemented by a 136sf lanai. The thoughtfully designed split bedroom plan provides privacy for you & your overnight guests. Easy-care plank flooring runs throughout, with Berber carpeting in the bedrooms & lanai. Light-filtering privacy vertical blinds & updated 6-panel doors enhance the contemporary feel. The kitchen is a delight, offering extensive counter space & abundant storage options. Creamy white flat panel cabinetry beautifully complements the white appliance suite. A generously sized breakfast bar overlooks the entertainment areas, doubling as a serving buffet when hosting dinner parties. Above, a tray ceiling with up-lighting adds a touch of elegance. The expansive living/dining area features stylish crown molding & opens onto an inviting lanai with breathtaking views of the serene pond with its dancing fountain & Sarasota Bay. It’s a favorite gathering spot for Florida’s vibrant birdlife. For an outdoor oasis, step onto the paver patio, where fragrant foliage & sweeping bay views to Longboat Key Bridge create a picturesque setting for relaxation. Every evening, you’ll be treated to stunning sunset skies just outside your windows. The primary bedroom offers a serene water view, a spacious walk-in closet, & a tastefully updated ensuite bath with a remodeled step-in shower, complete with beautiful tiling, storage niches, & safety bars. A raised vanity with drawers & cabinet space, a granite top, decorative mirror, enhanced lighting, plank flooring, & updated fixtures provide both style & functionality. The secondary bedroom, at the front of the home, impresses with a wall of closets & an adjacent bath. This second bath features a raised vanity with drawers & cabinet space, a decorative mirror, enhanced lighting, plank flooring, & updated fixtures. Additional features: surge protector at panel, reverse osmosis water filter, 2015 Trane AC, 2014 WH, 2022 Kitchen Aid dishwasher with a stainless interior, LG front-loading steam washer/dryer, & ceiling fans. The carport out front includes a secure storage unit, perfect for your beach, fishing, & sports gear, as well as a designated spot for bicycles & a grill. Mt Vernon offers boat docks for a one-time $25 fee, & while it’s a pet-free community, service animals are always welcome. COMMUNITY: remodeled clubhouse, banquet room, billiards, ping-pong, library, game room, lakeside veranda, heated pool, tennis, pickleball, bocce, & shuffleboard courts, spa, sauna, workshop, woodshop, chip/putting green, walking paths, butterfly garden, bayfront park, kayak launch/storage, bayside pavilion, lakeside gazebo, bird sanctuary, tidal pond, & numerous ponds spread across nearly 90 acres teeming with Florida wildlife. The community also hosts a variety of activities and social events for residents to enjoy. DUES COVER: water, sewer, trash, recycle, pest control, cable with HD box, internet with router, exterior maintenance/repairs, landscape maintenance, & insurance (no flood insurance). Welcome home to paradise!