**Highest and best offer submission deadline 12 noon on Monday 4/19/21**. Welcome to this exquisite custom-built home by John Cannon in Turtle Rock, Palmer Ranch community located on almost half-acre with scenic lake-front. The lush and well-designed landscaping lends to inviting curb appeal as you approach this meticulously maintained property. This immaculate estate home offers 3 bedrooms, 2 baths and an office totaling over 2,700 sq.ft. for todays lifestyle and convenience. From the moment you enter through the double glass entry doors, you will discover all the extra features not easily found at this price point. The formal living room showcases sliding glass doors opening to the screened lanai while the formal dining room is adjacent to the kitchen making entertaining easy. The gourmet kitchen is a chefs dream and comes equipped with ample premium cabinets and pull-out drawers, new stainless steel appliances to include a gas stove, Italian marble backsplash walls, granite countertops, breakfast bar, and a large pantry. Enjoy tranquil water vistas while watching all the birdlife from the casual dinette and the spacious family room with disappearing sliding doors to the pool area. Easy access to the outdoor area showcases a large screened lanai with covered entertainment area, in-ground swimming pool while overlooking breathtaking water views in total privacy. The owners suite features a sitting area, door to the pool area, large walk-in closets and flows to the private bathroom with a Roman style walk-in shower and granite vanities. The house offers a split plan with two guest bedrooms allowing privacy, and separated by a Jack-and-Jill bathroom. The spacious office offers plenty of workspace, custom built-in desk and bookshelves for a professional feel. Other features to note include a newer HVAC system (2021) for the masters suite, new neutral commercial-grade laminate flooring, designer decorative light fixtures, contemporary ceiling fans, crown molding, gas hook-up for grilling outdoors, newly repainted inside, oversized two car garage with plenty of storage areas, gutters on all sides, irrigation system, central vac, new designer window treatments and much more! The desirable Turtle Rock community offers 24 hour gated security, heated pool, basketball & tennis/pickleball courts, child playground, 3.5 miles of private nature walking paths and direct access to the popular 15 mile Legacy Trail for biking and walking. Palmer Ranch is minutes away from excellent dining, shopping, downtown Sarasota and the famous Siesta Key Beach. Call today to book your private tour of this home and what lies behind the gates of Turtle Rock.