Welcome to the finest Sarasota Country Club lifestyle in Laurel Oak Estates, a premier guard-gated community. Built with superb craftsmanship, this former model home was designed for total privacy, comfort and entertaining and is being sold turn-key furnished. The formal and informal living spaces separate the 3 distinct bedroom wings while the Study could be a 4th bedroom. The redesigned brick pool deck with newer cage and screens, beckons you to relax and lounge while enjoying private views and lush landscaping. This saltwater pool and spa has a new heater for your year-round enjoyment. Have the peace of mind knowing the roof was replaced in 2021! An air-conditioned 3 bay garage allows plenty of room for two vehicles and a golf cart plus it features a huge air-conditioned storage room. Designer Model Home upgrades include beveled glass front entry doors, art niches, high ceilings, crown molding, wet bar, kitchen island, expansive primary bedroom. The kitchen and family room combination is the hub of the home and is flooded with natural light and easy access to the generous undercover lanai space; ideal for ease of al fresco dining. The ultimate lock-and leave second home or care-free style primary residence where lawn maintenance is included in your HOA fees in this enclave of 18 homes. Sellers are the original homeowners and have enjoyed spending the winter months in residence. Pre-listing Home Inspection was completed on 11/28 and validated how very well this property has been maintained. Sellers prefer a late March closing but under the right circumstances, can be flexible to vacate sooner. Laurel Oak Estates is comprised of 813 fenced acres with 405 homes. 24/7 guarded entry gate, miles of 8-foot wide sidewalks, winding roads, and it is well managed and maintained. The Laurel Oak lifestyle is second to none. Laurel Oak Country Club memberships are strictly optional. LOCC has two golf courses, tennis, pickle ball, jr Olympic size pool, 45,000 square foot clubhouse and an active social calendar. Showings by appointment only. Realtors: see remarks.