Arriving at Country Club East, you are immediately impressed by the welcoming guard gated entrance. Once through, manicured hedges, shrubs and soft lighting lead the way to this magnificent Arthur Rutenberg, highly sought-after, Avila model featuring versatile spaces and sophisticated finishes at every turn. Large, glass-panel doors open up to the fluid open floorplan and expansive living space, stunning with tray ceilings, wood flooring and awe-inspiring views of the patio and lake beyond. 90-degree, high impact, sliding doors pull back to expand activity into the thoughtfully designed lanai that caters to ultimate relaxation with pool and spa, outdoor kitchen and ClearView pool screen for unobstructed landscape views. A gourmet kitchen allows the family chef to channel their inner culinary artist with gas cooktop, wine cooler, stainless steel appliances, and large center island. The master bedroom is a perfect retreat following busy days, with large windows, views of the pool, his & hers oversized walk-in closets with custom shelving and zen-inducing master bath complete with his-and-her vanities, garden tub and spacious walk-in shower. A bonus room (or possible fourth bedroom/den/gym), large executive office and three-car garage round out the residence offering custom spaces to suit a wide variety of lifestyles. Lakewood Ranch offers residents the ideal Florida lifestyle with a private country club, 4 golf courses, 18 lighted tennis courts, athletic facilities, polo club and parks.