An outstanding lake-front setting is just one of many desirable features of this well-maintained home located in Tara Preserve, one of Manatee County's premier golfing communities. The open floor plan boasts over 2300 square feet of living space, is full of natural light and is enhanced by soaring vaulted ceilings making it ideal for relaxing or entertaining. There are 3 main-floor bedrooms and 2 baths plus upstairs bonus/flex room which is currently configured as an office/den and separate game room. The master suite features a large walk-in closet, dual vanities and a garden tub in the master bath plus direct access to pool and lanai. Quality finishes include designer accents, built-in display shelves, aquarium glass, tile floors, and art niches. Outside the home you'll find mature tropical landscaping, a barrel tile roof and freshly-painted exterior for exceptional curb appeal. The large screened lanai features a sparkling pool and additional heated spa overlooking a spectacular water and golf course view. Plus enjoy access to the Tara Preserve community pool, tennis courts and clubhouse. The Preserve Golf Club features a Ted McAnlis signature championship golf course. Enjoy an occasional round or play frequently the choice is yours. There are NO MANDATORY GOLF FEE associated with Tara Preserve.