Welcome to The Oaks-Sarasota's most respected destination, offering a lifestyle equal to the finest country clubs in the world. Enjoy golf course and sweeping lake views,from this charming Mediterranean home which exemplifies fine Florida living. This home invites with lush landscaping and rich architectural details. A paver circular drive leads to the grand columned entrance with magnificent iron and glass entry doors. Soaring tray ceilings showcase the elegant lines and finishes of this 4 bedroom, 5 1/2 bath home, which flows to a beautiful southerly pool area, with an expanded travertine deck, wood ceilings and an outdoor kitchen with gas grill. The spacious gourmet kitchen has granite throughout, gas range, double ovens, and a warming bin. The elegant wood finished office, four en-suite bedrooms including walk-in closets, 3 car garage, bonus room with full bath, and exercise room leave nothing to be desired. (Dining room and family room curtains, living room chandelier, and refrigerator in garage do not convey) Membership in The Oaks club is required. The member owned club features 36 holes of golf, 12 Har-Tru tennis courts, regulation croquet, swimming facilities, a palatial clubhouse for fine dining and special events, and a real sense of community at The Oaks. Located minutes from award winning Pineview school and world-class beaches, 5 marinas within 15 minutes, close proximity to shopping, restaurants, and the rich cultural offerings of Sarasota.