Grand and gracious, this Lakefront home is located within Sabal Cove, behind the Gates of the Longboat Key Club. Lush manicured landscaping welcomes you to the front entryway, where gorgeous mahogany double doors with etched glass open to the foyer w/dramatic 14-ft. ceilings. Relax with family or entertain guests in the expansive family room, which features a gas fireplace, oak hardwood floors, and French doors opening to the two-tiered lanai with pool, spa and tranquil water vistas with beautiful sunset skies. Adjacent to the family room, the library or guest room offers a private study area featuring built in floor to ceiling bookcases and a powder room. The kitchen has an abundance of space for gourmet gatherings, with granite counters, a center island with a gas cooktop, a bar with stools, walk-in pantry and breakfast room with built-in bookcases. The master suite is elegant, with clerestory windows, soaring 12-ft. ceilings, 3 enormous walk-in closets and French doors to the pool area. The master bath has a dual walk-in shower, marble flooring and an ornate etched glass wall. Upstairs, 3BR suites include an office area with built-in desk, a nursery, exercise room or guest room with pocket door and adjacent bathrooms. Additional features include an alarm system, pet spa area, central vac, recessed lighting, and an oversized 2-car garage. Owners have the privilege of belonging to the private Bay Isles Beach Club.