Location, Community, Qualityâ€¦this home has it all. This elegant and lovingly maintained home is located in one of the most desirable locations in the Sarasota-Bradenton area - University Place. As you enter this home you are greeted with 18â€™ high cathedral ceilings in the great room with peaceful preserve views framed by 8â€™ tall sliding glass doors. The open and efficient floorplan makes this home feel grand and spacious. The kitchen has abundant cabinetry with Corian countertops, gas cooking, built-in desk, large double pantry, and cozy kitchen nook with preserve views. The peaceful ownerâ€™s retreat features dual walk-in closets with custom cabinetry, abundant light, and a glass door to the lanai. The spa-like en-suite bath has dual vanities, soaking tub, walk-in shower, and linen closet. The den has double doors for privacy and could be easily be utilized as a 3rd bedroom, craft room, or home office. Beneficial features to this home include: new water heater in 2018, new AC system in 2015, new refrigerator in 2016, custom window treatments, and plantation shutters. University Place is a community that has it all - walking trails, multiple pools, hot tub, community room, fitness room, tennis, and playground. This location cannot be beat as you can walk or ride your bike to top notch restaurants and the BEST shopping in our entire area at University Town Center just two miles away. Easy access to I-75, downtown Sarasota and world class beaches and cultural activities are within a few minutes drive.