Shelter in Paradise in this elegant lakefront home located in Sarasota’s most exclusive private Country Club community, “The Oaks”. Ready for immediate occupancy this pristine single story 3-bedroom plus study / 3 full bath residence highlights an incredible outdoor entertaining area complete with a gracious covered paver brick patio, gas grill and screened-in heated saltwater pool & spa, surrounded by a tranquil waterfront setting. Beautiful hurricane-grade stained glass double doors open to a welcoming foyer and generous living spaces with soaring ceilings, multiple windows and French doors for light, bright interiors while the split plan offers privacy with the Master wing & 3rd bedroom which is opposite two additional comfortable guest rooms and full bath. A gas fireplace and stylish built-ins with room to display décor or important artwork compliment the family room which is open to a well-equipped kitchen with center island, top-of-the-line appliances and lovely breakfast room with aquarium glass Bay window and picturesque views of the pool and lake - perfect for casual dining. Abundant upgrades throughout include a new tiled roof in 2018, new washer & dryer, granite surfaces, crown molding, specialty high-quality light fixtures, a custom-designed study crafted with solid cherry wood cabinetry, built-in desk and media storage. At the end of the long, circular drive is a split 4-car garage providing ample space for a possible workshop or fitness room. Revel in world-class amenities with your Oaks Club required membership: Two Championship 18-hole Golf Courses, 12 Har-Tru Hydro Grid Tennis Courts (4 Lighted), a heated Junior Olympic swimming pool, children’s playground, professional Croquet Court, 3 restaurants & a magnificent 42,000 sq. ft. Clubhouse. Residents of The Oaks Bayside enjoy the use of a community dock & kayak launch. Fabulous location just 25 minutes from downtown Sarasota and 8 minutes to award-winning area beaches. An absolute must-see!