Welcome to this exquisite and spacious home with views of the screened in heated saltwater pool and the relaxing pond in the Venetian Golf and River Club where you can enjoy the resort lifestyle. This quality built WCI home with the Francesca floorplan features 3 large bedrooms plus a den/office, 3 full bathrooms and an over-sized 3 car garage. The moment you walk through the double door entry you will be surrounded by quality and custom touches throughout this fine masterpiece. Throughout the main living space, you have crown molding and high ceilings throughout the home. Off of the garage, you have a spacious laundry room with several tall cabinets for extra storage. The upgraded open kitchen has high maple wood cabinets, granite counter tops with breakfast bar, stainless steel gas appliances, large pantry closet, and an eat-in kitchen area overlooking the pool and the pond. From the commodious living room through the pocket sliding glass doors you can access the over-sized partially covered patio area where you will find a heated saltwater pool with spa and plenty of space for outdoor dining and relaxing. The bright master suite has his & her closets leading to the large master bath with a spa tub, dual sinks and a walk-in shower. Additional upgrades to this home are 2019 AC (2 units), 2014 water heater, 2019 washer/dryer, 2020 dishwasher, 2018 refrigerator, new chandeliers and fans, 2019 pool heater, pump and pool maintenance ($6k), 2018 plantation shutters ($6k), motorized solar shades in the living room, additional solar shades over the outdoor dining area. The gated and guarded community of Venetian Golf and River Club offers 6 Har-Tru lighted tennis courts staffed by USPTA tennis professionals and a separate tennis pro shop. The amenities of the club house include a resort-style heated pool, lap pool, fitness center, Tiki bar with happy hour and a fine dining restaurant. Residents can host birthdays, weddings, anniversaries and other special occasions in the club house and also enjoy social activities, game nights, water aerobics, Zumba and other fitness classes. There is access through River Club to a 70-acre Nature Park with canoe launch, several walking trails and a raised boardwalk to Myakka River. There are plans to build a dog park and pickleball courts. The award winning 18-hole par 72 championship golf course with generous fairways was designed by renowned golf course architect Chip Powell and voted as one of the top 25 golf courses in Florida. Venetian's head golf professional and PGA member Chris Souchak and his staff provide expertise on technique, club fitting and tips for playing the course. The golfing membership is optional. Venetian is a short drive to I-75 and the new Sarasota Memorial Hospital-Venice with plans to open in 2021. Downtown Venice and the beach are only 15 minutes away. Venice Island is meticulously planned, with tropical tree-lined boulevards and a quaint walkable downtown where you can enjoy unique shopping, restaurants, Venice Art Center, Venice Theatre, Venice Public Library, and much more.