A former model home in one of the nicest communities in the area has every bell and whistle including hand painted art in the foyer, great room, master bedroom, powder room and 2nd floor center bath. This home is a perfect example of what a luxury beach home should be. This home offers great privacy and will allow for true peace and tranquility while overlooking the courtyard from the large covered front lanai or enjoying the maintenance-free perennial gardens from the 15' ceiling screened in porch. Natural light is exquisite inside due to the 40+ windows, most of which offer views of the well-placed gardens. Location is premier as the beach is just 2 miles away while groceries, restaurants, shopping, healthcare, and banks are all within a half-mile. The landscaping will take your breathe away and is easily enjoyed as the backyard offers a fire pit and gas grill built in with a large area for entertaining or simply enjoying all to yourself. This home has been loved and upgraded tremendously by it's sole owners, improvements include: the addition of the Casita (attached apartment with separate water heater/heating/cooling system, all the very extensive hardscapes, outdoor gas cooking center, stone fire pit, extensive landscaping to include hundreds of perennials & ornamental grasses, many flowering shrubs and trees, many arborvitaes and pines, all low maintenance and drought tolerant, outdoor gardening shed to match the house, upgraded all exterior light fixtures, entrance concrete floor (outside of Casita) Pinnacle Epoxy to include original owner lifetime warranty, all exterior trim painted and caulked with quality paint (10 yr. warranty), foundation painted, tankless water heater, kitchen backsplash and fireplace surround with glass tiles, light fixture over kitchen sink, lighting under the cabinets, dimmer switches installed throughout house, kitchen cabinets were upgraded with pull-out shelves on all lowers and soft close drawers, trash/recycle in lower cabinet, extra electrical outlets on front lanai and inside foyer, double rods installed master BR walk-in closet, outdoor shower with hot/cold, extra refrigerator in the garage, replaced ceiling fan on back screened porch, heavy duty shelving units in garage, garage entry keyless pad, turtle top installed for crawl space entrance, matching house hardwoods installed in master BR and walk-in closets, granite stone edging around extensive garden/flower beds, outdoor speakers front & rear, Bose surround sound in great room, Brinks security system w/control panels in laundry room & master BR, and much much more. This would make an unbelievable getaway or retirement home and is looking for a new owner that will love the home as much as it has been loved. Sound perfect? Don't wait, this castle by the sand won't last.