Enjoy Florida's waterfront living at its finest at this gorgeous cul-de-sac gem located in the exclusive gated community of The Shores at Waterlefe Golf & River Club on the Manatee River. One of only 28 homes on this private island, this impeccable custom built home by Lee Wetherington offers direct access to the Manatee River and the Gulf of Mexico with your own private dock and 10k boat lift. Situated on a peninsula lot with 240' of frontage on the freshwater canal on two sides of the home, this one level home is loaded with new upgrades including updated lighting throughout, completely renovated 4 1/2 baths, fresh neutral paint decor, and new tropical landscaping. The meticulously maintained residence has the perfect blend of sophistication and elegance with family comfort in mind. With an opulent entrance from double entry doors leading to the living and dining areas with soaring 15' ceilings, there is a seamless integration of indoor-outdoor living that resonates throughout the house. High tray ceilings throughout the home add an elegant touch. The living area with a gas fireplace offers relaxation after a long day, while the dining area with its massive built in cabinetry is perfect for entertaining and family gatherings. The large kitchen with solid cherry cabinets, granite countertops, 6 burner gas cooktop stove with large hood, oversized refrigerator, double wall ovens with built in microwave capabilities, warming drawer and numerous glass cabinets is sure to please any aspiring chef. A gorgeous glass mosaic bar area with an additional mini refrigerator completes the entertainer's checklist in this gourmet kitchen. The casual dining area with aquarium windows infuses natural light and a view of the pool and beyond. Two sets of disappearing glass doors invite the tranquility of the outdoors into the gathering room adjacent to the kitchen, a perfect blend of Florida lifestyle. The adjoining Florida room adds additional space for family celebrations and can be used as a TV or game room with easy access to the covered lanai. The spacious Master retreat in a neutral color palette showcases pool views, a sitting area and a serene escape from daily activities. His and hers walk-in closets with custom built-ins offer plenty of space for storage. The Master bath has been gloriously updated to include a massive walk-in shower with dual heads and marble flooring, raised ceiling with new lighting, dual vanities, and an oversized soaker tub with views of both the water and the golf course. There are three additional bedrooms, all boasting en-suite updated bathrooms as well. The private office with double French doors has custom painted floor to ceiling built-ins with gorgeous grass cloth on surrounding walls. There are two separate garages housing three cars total, offering built-in storage units, outdoor sink area, and a workbench. There is also a separate attached storage shed for additional yard or pool equipment. Enjoy all that Florida lifestyle offers from the serenity of your own beautifully landscaped tropical oasis surrounding the screened heated saltwater pool and spa, watching the osprey and bald eagles as they go by. The fabulous oversized lanai is an entertainer's dream with includes a GE monogram gas grill with stainless hood, mini refrigerator, sink, gas fireplace, mounted TV and a one of a kind panoramic view of the golf course, water, unbelievable sunset view! Waterlefe Golf & River Club residents have access to the beautiful Country Club and its many amenities including restaurants, tiki bar, fitness center with onsite classes, Jr. Olympic sized pool, playground, nature trails, and of course, its beautiful golf course. For golfers and boaters alike, you will cherish the seclusion and tranquility of this hidden gem!