Welcome to this magnificent four years new custom home nestled in the picturesque Lakehouse Cove at Waterside. Here, nature’s beauty is a constant source of inspiration for tranquil and private living. The discerning sellers have invested over $400,000 in upgrades and post-closing additions, a rarity within this price range. Step into your private outdoor oasis, where you can immerse yourself in the serenity reminiscent of the Serengeti, serenaded by the sweet melodies of passing songbirds. This single-story, open-concept design spans almost 3,100 square feet, bathing every corner in an abundance of natural light and seamlessly connecting the indoors with the peaceful outdoors. The Great room features soaring cathedral ceilings and a complete wall of sliding impact glass doors that flow seamlessly from the dining room and gourmet kitchen. The chef’s gourmet kitchen is a work of art, equipped with top-tier appliances, custom wood cabinetry, a center island prep area, built-in ovens, a 5-burner gas cooktop, Cambria quartz countertops, and an expansive breakfast bar adorned with pendant lights. The owner’s suite is a spacious sanctuary, complete with two separate walk-in closets and a luxurious private bath featuring a generously sized walk-in shower and double vanities with quartz countertops. Two additional guest suites are tucked away at the front of the house, sharing a full bathroom for visiting friends and family. You’ll also appreciate the bonus/media/den room with a custom barn door, ideal for quiet conference calls, and a dedicated guest powder room that conveniently serves as a pool bathroom. For those who desire a formal dining room or flexible space, this home offers a versatile option, suitable for use as a private office. The outdoor living area is a haven of luxury, featuring an extended screened lanai with panoramic screens, a built-in outdoor bar ideal for entertaining, a summer kitchen with a gas grill, sink, mini-fridge, wine/beverage cooler, stone countertops, and an above-ground hot tub for relaxation after a long day at work. The covered lanai runs along the back of the home, providing shaded areas for entertainment, complete with a built-in fire pit. Further indulgences in this home include a spacious laundry room with built-in cabinetry and a utility sink, premium engineered hardwood and tile flooring with no carpeting for allergy-free living, custom built-ins and wainscoting trim, high ceilings, tray ceilings, crown moldings, impact glass windows and doors throughout, a whole-home generator, Kevlar motorized hurricane screens on the lanai, a tankless water heater, a water filter, a three-car garage with ample storage, built-in speakers, surge protector, climate controlled storage space, and more. This home is a true masterpiece of luxury living, offering the finest in both indoor and outdoor comfort and elegance. Waterside community encompasses seven lakes and 20 acres of shoreline, nature preserves and walking trails. Enjoy a variety of shopping and dining options and water taxi from Lakehouse Cove boat house to Waterside Place Marina. Lakehouse Cove residents have access to a rich-filled amenity center with a resort-style pool, spa, lounging cabanas, fire pits, play area, pickleball courts, bocce ball, 24-hour fitness center. A luxurious clubhouse with fully equipped kitchen, board/meeting room, game room, outdoor verandas. There’s also a boat house, two dog parks, a 12,000-square-foot event lawn and more.