"Don't miss the opportunity to own this rarely available TOP floor condo with ELEVATOR and 1 car GARAGE in the fabulous ASHTON LAKES community just 2 miles to Siesta Key and the tranquil turquoise waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Vaulted ceilings in the large open great room greet you with lovely views of the lake and pool through the spacious covered and screened lanai, the perfect place to drink your morning coffee or sip your evening beverage. The light and bright kitchen has space for a cafe table and a sizable pass through to the great room. The interior laundry room has a newer washer/dryer and loads of cabinet storage. The owners suite overlooks the lake and pool and boasts volume ceilings, dual sinks, new designer tiled shower and a huge walk in closet. Gorgeous lakes, green spaces, rich tropical landscaping, two community pools (one heated), tennis, park, grills, shuffleboard, clubhouse and RV/boat/truck storage are just some of the amenities that enhance this fabulous neighborhood. Perfect for year round or seasonal residents and offered turn key furnished by the original owner! Pet friendly with great rental potential. Water, sewer, garbage and basic cable are included. A residents only private gate takes you to the quaint Merchant's Pointe shopping plaza complete with the new Detwilers Farm Market coming soon! Easy access to US 41 and I 75, minutes to fine dining, shopping, beaches and the cultural venues Sarasota is famous for. Schedule your private showing now, you won't be disappointed!"