Property Description 5517 Cartagena Drive, Sarasota, FL 34233
This is the hidden gem you've been waiting for! This 5 bedroom, 4.5 bathroom house was built in 2014 and after an abundance of incredible upgrades now shows better than a model home offering over 3,700 square feet of luxurious modern living. The bright office with double doors off the entry is perfect for the work-from-home lifestyle. The beautiful gourmet kitchen has a large entertaining island and is open to the family room with a detailed coffered ceiling, custom floating shelves and large sliding doors that open to the oversized screened lanai. This perfect outdoor living room offers your own private oasis and has plenty of room for entertaining with a dining area and conversational area that brings the outside in! Prepare meals on your oversized grill with a large preparation area, sink, and refrigerator while watching your favorite team play on TV and then step out to the paver patio to relax in your Hot Springs spa. Also, outside is a lush, fully fenced yard with mature landscaping and plenty of room for kids or pets to enjoy. On the 2nd floor, there is a gym that could also be a family room, second office or play room. You’ll love relaxing in the luxurious master suite with a soaking tub, dual sinks, and two spacious walk-in closets. The ideal floor plan has three of the guest bedrooms upstairs with the master suite. One of the bedrooms is a second master suite with a walk-in closet and bath. The fifth bedroom is conveniently located on the first floor and has a private bath. Besides the beautiful newer construction, the long list of upgrades (total over $300k) include complete home Hunter Douglas plantation shutters, wood floors, new appliances consisting of a GE profile double oven, Bosch dishwasher, and GE Profile microwave, new oversized kitchen island, custom pantry barn door, outdoor kitchen and lanai addition, Hot Springs tub, home tech package, upgraded tile on 1st floor, custom oversized baseboards, backyard fence, custom coffered ceiling, custom barn doors in master, garage storage racks, attic pull down stairs, plus so much more! The 2+ car oversized garage allows ample room for storage. More than just a house, this home offers a fabulous lifestyle. Ashton Pointe is a friendly, maintenance-free community. The low association fees include gated entry, lawn maintenance, irrigation, and a community playground with no CDD fees. Centrally located, you'll find yourself in a desirable A-rated school district and minutes from everything including the white sand beaches of Siesta Key. You can also take a short drive to limitless dining and shopping options or easily hop on I-75 for quick access to St. Pete, Tampa, and beyond. This home's location and features are hard to beat!