Imagine yourself driving along the tree-lined causeway leading to a private island in Lake Griffin. You’re on your way home to Big Pine Island, one of the last private islands in Florida. As you approach the gate to this small exclusive community, you look at the home to your right. This is no ordinary abode, it is a sanctuary of unparalleled charm and meticulous renovation, nestled on the tranquil shores of the Harris Chain of Lakes. This is your home, and you can’t wait to get home. As you journey through the private gated entrance, you are welcomed by the captivating 1.38-acre lot, adorned with towering mature trees draped in Spanish moss. This 4BR/3BA, 5,072 sqft (2,416 sq ft under air) sanctuary boasts rustic contemporary architecture and double wrap-around porches, offering breathtaking views and endless entertainment possibilities. Upon stepping inside, you'll be captivated by the sunlit open floor plan, where soaring two-story vaulted wood ceilings and elegant wood flooring set the stage. Expansive windows and sophisticated wood accent walls frame a cozy wood-burning stove, equipped with back-up lighting, inviting you to curl up with a good book or engage in lively conversation. The heart of this home is the kitchen, where your inner chef can flourish amidst stainless steel appliances, solid surface countertops, and wood cabinetry. As you create culinary masterpieces, you'll be accompanied by a French door refrigerator, dishwasher, gas range, ceiling fan, double stainless-steel sink, and an adjacent breakfast area. Let the festivities spill outdoors onto the impressive screened-in porch or relax on the upper-level wrap-around porch, enjoying the mesmerizing views. Retreat to the primary bedroom on the top floor, complete with ample closet space and a beautiful en suite. The top floor houses one additional bedroom and a modern full bathroom. The main floor houses one other bedroom with plenty of storage space. This bedroom would also make a perfect home office. The lower level offers a bedroom and full bathroom—ideal for an in-law suite, private guest suite, or multigenerational living. For the hobbyist or classic car collector, a detached 4-car workshop garage, recently reclad and fitted with a brand new door, provides generous room for parking, working on projects, and storage. Additional highlights include an oversized attached 2-car garage, laundry area, and the entire home recently rewired with all electric panels replaced. The home also accommodates your RV and boat, while a private boat dock on a secluded canal grants you exclusive access to Lake Griffin and the Harris Chain of Lakes. Just 57 miles from Downtown Orlando and a stone's throw away from The Villages, this magical home offers the perfect balance of serene lake living and convenient access to shopping, dining, entertainment, and schools. This home is built to withstand hurricanes, boasting a sturdy block first floor and steel frame construction above. With water levels in Lake Griffin actively regulated, the home has never been flooded. Wired for a generator, this lakeside haven provides peace and security within a gated community with minimal HOA fees. Your enchanting retreat on Big Pine Island awaits; make this dream home your reality today and live the lake life!
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7373 Circle Dr, Lady Lake, Lake County, Florida, United States