Be prepared to fall in love with this Venice Island beauty situated at the end of a private cul-de-sac street just a quick walk to the beach and historic downtown Venice. Built in 2008 with quality and intelligence in mind, this spacious home offers a bright open floorplan with 3 bedrooms, 3 full baths, living room, music/family room and dining room. The outdoor space is just as impressive with mature landscaping, a beautiful covered and screened lanai featuring a full panoramic screen window, access to a spectacular full third bathroom, a gorgeous, heated salt pool with sun shelf and fountains, and pretty gardens throughout the property offering beauty and privacy at every turn. The nicely paved driveway brings you to the covered entry where you are greeted by 8’ tall leaded glass doors that make a wonderful first impression. This exceptional home includes ten-foot ceilings framed with crown molding, plantation shutters throughout, French patio doors to the lanai, 8’ tall interior doors, custom closet systems in each room, custom Murphy bed in the guest room, integrated speakers, and solid wood floors giving the home a sense of spaciousness, elegance, and seamless integration. The gourmet kitchen features newer stainless-steel appliances including a GE dual convection range with double oven and smooth cooktop, an LG glass multi-door refrigerator with state-of-the-art configuration, a microwave, Bosch dishwasher, 42” solid wood cabinets, stainless steel hood ducted to the outside, sparkling white and gray Cambria quartz countertops and a stainless-steel sink with touch-sensor faucet. Adjacent and nearby, the laundry room is spacious and sunny with white cabinets and a laundry sink. The master retreat has French doors leading to the covered lanai, an oversized walk-in closet, and a stunningly luxurious en-suite bath with a soaking tub and Roman shower. Two guestrooms complete this terrific layout with a beautifully designed full shared bath. Not only is this home beautiful, but it is also intelligently built providing worry-free, low-cost home ownership with lower energy and insurance expense. The home is built in Zone B (not a flood zone) with solid block construction, complete hurricane protection, impact thermal windows, new a/c 2018, irrigation well with programmable irrigation system, Icynene insulation, manabloc plumbing (all valves accessible via a cabinet in the garage), and a 2-car garage 24’ in length featuring pull-down stairs and additional storage. With walkability placed at the highest premium, this lovely residence is just a 5-minute walk to the beach and a 15-minute (less than 1 mile) walk to the downtown area amenities including boutique shopping, fine and casual dining, weekend festivals, golf cart friendly streets, Centennial park with regularly scheduled live entertainment, and the weekend farmer’s market. Also on the island are Venice's own theater, symphony, art and community centers, Venice High School, the private airport and Venice Regional hospital. Claim your spot in this very special place on Venice Island!