Located in the highly sought-after community of Arbor Lakes on Palmer Ranch, this nearly 3,800 sqft pool home is perfectly situated on a private preserve lot just a short walk from the amenity center. From the moment you enter you’ll take note of the open plan and high ceilings, as well as the designer accents such as plantation shutters, crown molding and custom ceiling details. The thoughtfully designed Rockford floorplan by Taylor Morrison allows you to take in the gorgeous pool and preserve views from all of the main living spaces and includes 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, a den/office, plus a bonus room ensuring that everyone has their space. Whether you’re entertaining in the formal dining room appointed with wood detailing, having a bite to eat at the oversized island, serving lunch at the eat-in dining area or dining al fresco under the stars, there are plenty of options to meet your needs. This dream kitchen is complete with granite surfaces, built-in appliances including double ovens and a gas cooktop, glass tile backsplash, and plenty of storage with an abundance of cabinetry and a pantry. Off the kitchen and formal dining room there is a coffee bar area with additional cabinetry for convenience. Open the glass sliders to your outdoor oasis with a custom salt water pool with a sun shelf, paver deck and private preserve views. Included on the main level is the light-filled master retreat with a walk-in closet and a gorgeous en suite bath featuring his and her vanities and a large walk-in shower. There is also a den/office on the main level perfect for working remotely as well as a half bath. Upstairs there are three additional bedrooms, two full bathrooms, plus a huge bonus room with a wet bar. Other features include in-ceiling speakers, storage under the stairs and radiant barrier protection in the roofing. Arbor Lakes is zoned for the top-rated schools of Ashton Elementary, Sarasota Middle and Riverview High. This friendly community includes a resort style heated pool and spa, pirate-themed splash park and playground, covered pavilion, fire pit & grills, basketball court, sand volleyball and a dog park. Arbor Lakes is conveniently located near I-75, downtown Sarasota, tons on dining and shopping options, golf courses, the Legacy Trail and, of course, Siesta Key beach. With a LOW HOA fee and NO CDD FEES or long build times that new construction requires, this home is ready for its next owner to start making memories now.