A TASTE OF OLDE WORLD FLORIDA IN A FABULOUS PRIVATE WATERFRONT BOATING ENCLAVE NEAR THE BEACH! Carved within a large, magically wooded & lushly landscaped lot, this incredible 8457 total sqft 5 bedroom, 5.5 bath coastal country waterfront estate is as unique as it is beautiful. 1700sqft of superbly finished covered balconies adorn this sophisticated southern masterpiece. Discover high ceilings, elegant woodworking/doors/windows, beautiful floors & remarkable ceiling contours. Impressive gourmet kitchen features a massive, multi-level bar, Subzero/Viking appliances, stunning custom cabinetry, wainscoting, plush butler's pantry & dazzling granite counters. Luxurious living room w/fireplace is complemented by sensational media/game room w/wetbar. Posh formal parlor & separate formal dining. Grand upper level master suite w/private balcony enjoys commanding views of back yard/waterfront. Master bath provides gorgeous his/her vanities, private water closet, jetted spa tub, large luxury shower, separate make-up area & more. Bedrooms are all spacious while baths boast rich finishes thru-out. Past the splendid rear balcony you'll find an amazing back yard w/huge pool encased in fine brick pavers. Your 120ft of waterfront includes an exception deep water boat dock, extensive shore power, lighting & immediate access to the Bay/Gulf. 2 elevators, 5+ car gar parking. Just 15 min to downtown St. Pete, 30 min to Tampa International Airport, 40 min to downtown Sarasota. An unforgettable waterfront residence!