Located in the coveted Laurel Oak Estates, this stunning Arthur Rutenberg built house is the perfect place to call home. As you enter through the double glass doors you are greeted by soaring 12 foot ceilings, crown molding and an abundance of natural light pouring in from the sliding glass doors in your living and family rooms that lead out to your private heated pool with spill over spa. The spacious and open layout is great for entertaining; you can enjoy conversation in your formal living room, dinner in the dining room or drinks next to the fireplace in the family room. The cook will appreciate the Chefs kitchen with newer stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, updated wood cabinets and pantry. The split floor plan offers three bedrooms and three bathrooms plus a den with a built in desk and shelving. The primary bedroom has access through sliding glass doors to the pool, dual closets and an ensuite bathroom featuring dual sinks, a separate water closet, walk in shower and a soaking tub providing a peaceful place for you to relax at the end of the day. On the opposite side of the home there are two bedrooms and two bathrooms. One of the guest bedrooms is ensuite with a walk in shower and doubles as a pool bath. The pool area with a travertine deck and wet bar offers a tranquil setting overlooking your private oversized lot. You can watch golfers throughout the day teeing off or the deer that frequently relax in the large side yard. The two and one half car garage has plenty of room to park your golf cart and storage. Enter Laurel Oak Estates and Country Club through the 24 hour guard gate and immediately you will see why this neighborhood is so desirable. Optional membership at the Country Club offers two golf courses, 12 Har-Tru tennis courts, pickleball courts, a junior Olympic size pool, driving rage, on site dining options, 45,000 square foot clubhouse with an active social event calendar and reciprocal membership benefits with Bird Key Yacht Club. This location offers the perfect Florida Lifestyle and is located less than 20 minutes from beaches and downtown Sarasota.