Once you enter the front gates, you know you have arrived home. The heart shaped drive (planted with lilies) will bring you to a beautiful 2 story 4 column front porch with a 2nd floor balcony (with copper floor). The exterior landscaping has all been professionally designed. Once inside the beautiful inviting front door, you will see a home that has been thoughtfully and professionally designed, crafted, and decorated. Now, which way do you go: forward, left, right, up, or down? Throughout the 1st floor (except for the master suite), this home has Brazilian Cherry hardwood floors and 12 foot ceilings. There are oak and walnut inlays in the formal living room, formal dining room, and foyer. This home was designed with an abundance of lighting and windows. To the right of the entrance, we have the formal living room with a beautiful floor to ceiling white fireplace with mirror. There are 15 panel glass pocket doors separating the living room and family room. The family room opens up with 22 foot high ceilings, an abundance of windows, built ins next to the soaring fireplace, and access to the kitchen and Florida room. Back at the front door, to the left of the foyer we are in the formal dining room with chair rail and silk wallpaper. The gourmet kitchen is a cooks or entertainment dream. The cabinet designer opened the kitchen with a horseshoe arrangement of workspace, cabinets(with pull out shelves), granite countertops, pass throughs, microwave, 2 dishwashers, 2 built-in refrigerator drawers, trash and bread warmer drawer. The back wall has a 5 burner gas stove and 2 ovens. Then there are more cabinets on the left wall and a built in Sub Zero refrigerator. The kitchen opens to the Florida room and the great room - a great place to be with family, friends, or business associates. The Florida room and great room offer full views of the rear porch, gazebo, 24x44 stainless steel heated in-ground pool with diving board and slide, pool house (360 sq ft) with kitchen area, full bathroom, basement (360 sq ft) for storage, and its own furnace and AC unit (separate from the home). Work at home in a beautiful office that offers shelves and cabinets on both sides of your own fireplace. Rest and relax at the end of the day in your own retreat, a master suite with room to roam around. Built in bookcases surround the fireplace on one wall, view of the pool on another, and the other - your master bath with his and her vanities, separate shower, jacuzzi tub, and master closet that you will need to shop to fill. There is also a 1st floor laundry with cabinets and sink. The garage offers 3 bays, cabinets and sink, and separate storage room. There are 2 staircases to the 2nd floor (the main foyer and from the hallway). At the top of the foyer, you are offered a fantastic view of the great room from the balcony. There is approximately 750 square feet of floored attic space over the office and master for storage. The second floor has 10 foot ceilings throughout and offers 3 bedrooms that each have their own full bathroom (2 of the 3 have Jacuzzi tubs also), a laundry, and a family room with built in entertainment center and its own full bath with Jacuzzi tub. The hallways, balcony area, and family room are Brazilian cherry hardwood. The lower level offers room for family, entertaining and storage with approximately 2190 sq ft finished and approximately 1417 sq ft unfinished. There is a media room with a raised sitting area. The main family room offers space, a brick fireplace at one end, a cherry bar area with built in ice maker and dishwasher at the other end. There are also 2 more finished areas and a full bathroom with a Jacuzzi tub. This home has zoned heating and air with 4 furnaces and 4 AC units. The exterior of the home is maintenance free and has copper gutters. At the back of the 5 acre lot is a 36 x 36 metal building with 2 garage doors, 3 skylights, electricity, and running water.