The beauty of Lakewood Ranch is BREATHTAKING and provides a spectacular setting for an active lifestyle with pet-friendly walking/biking paths amidst stunning sub-tropical and mature landscaping. Currently, Lakewood Ranch is the #2 Best Selling Master-Planned Community in the COUNTRY - and the TOP SELLING Community for All Ages!!! Multiple “downtowns” with shopping, restaurants, live entertainment, cultural & arts events, fitness, kayaking, boating, medical services, top-rated schools, golf, tennis, horse/polo facilities, and so much more to encompass your deserving RELAXED Florida Lifestyle. Not to forget, proximity to World Class Beaches!!! Expansive Golf Course & Preserve Views are the backdrop for this spacious 4 Bed, 3 Bath, 2 Car Garage POOL HOME situated in the “Maintenance Free” neighborhood Orchid Island ~ located within the gates of the Lakewood Ranch Country Club. Features: 2,695 SF, highly-desired Southern Exposure, Coffered Ceilings, Crown Molding, Wainscoting, New Stainless Steel & Gas Appliances, Outdoor Grill, Heated Pool, and a ground floor potential In-Law Suite complete with a Walk-In Closet & full Bath. *Note this bedroom is currently set up as an office, and can easily be returned to a bedroom since tile flooring runs underneath both desks. The ground floor Master Bedroom includes 2 lg Walk-In Closets and an extra seating area w/ views to the pool & golf course. OPEN FLOOR PLAN w/ Great Room, Kitchen & Dinette open to sliders leading to the Pool, Lanai and BBQ area – all w/ stunning views of the Cypress Links Golf Course. The entire first floor FEELS like a One-Story home because of spacious design & high ceilings. A beautiful curved staircase leads upstairs to 2 Large Guest Bedrooms & full Bathroom. Orchid Island features a community pool & spa. The $207/month dues INCLUDE all your lawn & landscape maintenance! The Lakewood Ranch Country Club offers OPT'L MEMBERSHIPS for Golf, Tennis, Fitness & Social. RELAXED FLORIDA LIVING AWAITS… you deserve it NOW!