About this Lovely Home...It lives large & luxuriously on this ideally situated lakefront property. Gorgeous views can be seen from your back yard, pool and balcony of Emerald Lake. This home was a Parade Home designed by Ben Butera and built by Saltwater Homes. Unique in design, yet utterly practical, meets all of your needs with two levels to accommodate most any situation. The foyer greets you with a spectacular grand staircase, coffered ceilings, stately library and soaring ceilings. The main level features an enormous master suite, large dining room, centrally located family room with built in entertainment system, gas fireplace, beautifully tiled, light and bright. Wine Cellar under the elaborate Elmwood and Iron staircase. Double tray ceilings throughout more added upgrades than you can imagine! The kitchen is absolutely enormous with two islands graced with granite & attractive curved maple cabinetry features, large pantry, gas 6 burner Viking range, stainless appliances and a half bath off the kitchen for easy pool access. The upper level has a media or game room, incredible bar, sliders leading out to a large wrap around pavered balcony overlooking the pool and lake, three bedrooms plus 2.5 baths. The staircase chandelier is key operated to electronically lower in order to clean and to change the bulbs. Absolutely no expense was spared in this home to build or maintain. Newly cleaned tiled roof, pavered driveway and pool deck, new exterior and interior paint, garage floor just painted as well. Features vaulted tray ceilings, extensive crown molding, beautiful columns, travertine tile floors & surround sound throughout. Upstairs and Downstairs luxury master suites featuring jetted jacuzzi tubs ( 3 total in home), large walk in closets, rain shower, double sink vanities, dressing tables and stately tile work. Outside you will find your large screened in lanai with brick pavers, solar heated pool/ gas heated, therapeutic spa and summer kitchen featuring Viking grill just perfect for entertaining. The home's furnishings are available for purchase outside of a few items. Owner has just completed a total property checkup to ensure the new owners can just turn the key and move right in. An independent appraisal has recently been done and is available upon request. If you desire a dock, the HOA has approved one for this property, which you can have a nice little boat attached to and fish to your heart's content. Meticulously maintained, exquisite and elegant. A true beauty. About the Neighborhood..... Once a wildlife preserve, this 4,000-acre, 24 hour manned gated community is situated on the Intracoastal Waterway and contains a 128 acre spring-fed lake stocked with fish and with beautiful fountains. Amenities abound here. The Lake Front Clubhouse gives a tropical vibe with with it's resort style pool. Fitness Center inside along with abundant space for hosting social, poker, wine, book and dinner clubs. Tennis, bocce ball, and basketball courts are also on property along with a children's playground. A community boat launch and boat/RV storage is located within the neighborhood and is located adjacent to the boat ramps at Herschel King Park which provides access to the Intracoastal Waterway. Plenty of ways to stay active! According to the homeowner's association, the clubhouse and swimming pool were upgraded in 2012 without affecting the POA's $1 million is cash reserves. Out the gate by car or bike is just a short jaunt to the beach, passing by the latest attraction just to the South called Lighthouse Harbor, a mixed use development with homes, condos, a marina-all on the Intracoastal Waterway with retail and dining destinations planned for 2017-18 launch. A huge tennis facility is rumored to go in across from the community which will attach to the Lehigh Greenway Rail Trail adding even more amenities to the nature lover plus the miles and miles of scenic, wheelchair accessible, walking, biking and inline skating trails. To the North of the community will be a new retirement independent/assisted living community. Great place to be and great time to buy. About Palm Coast & Flagler County...... Located and nicknamed "the quieter side of Florida" and less than 30 minutes between St Augustine (the oldest city in the nation) and Daytona Beach (home of Nascar). Truly one of Florida's best kept secrets, with 19 miles of scenic coastal highway, dog friendly beaches, 125 miles of biking and hiking trails, dozens of parks, 23 miles of saltwater canals, 46 miles of fresh water canals, oceanfront beach resorts and outstanding golf courses. The area experienced impressive growth and is not only known as one of the best retirement communities in Florida, but is evolving business-wise as well. Palm Coast from 2015-2016 was considered part of Florida's High Tech Corridor, ranking #7 on Forbes list of top places to do business. We saw a 45% increase in new businesses. The cost of living is 4% below the national average, there are 4 major airports and 21 cutting edge hospitals within 60 minutes. This year, Flagler County celebrates its 100th birthday. Locals refer to the area as "old Florida" and is known for all of the trees and abundant wildlife. The city of Palm Coast was founded in 1999 and is a wonderful area to invest in. All information recorded in the MLS intended to be accurate but cannot be guaranteed.