|5227 BRIGHTON SHORE DRIVE, APOLLO BEACH FL 33572|
You'll feel your cares drift away the moment you come home to the wide open, unobstructed, soothing water views of this home. No neighbors will be peering across the canal into your yard, because it sits on the pristine 135-acre lagoon. From your private boat lift and dock, you can fish, kayak, paddle board or motor boat with easy access to the waters of Tampa Bay. This nearly 4,000 sq. ft. coastal home is in the exclusive, gated, resort-style community of MiraBay. As you enter the front door, you're greeted with a spacious foyer with views straight through to the water, and formal living and dining rooms. Continue back, and the space seamlessly flows into a bright, open family room with soaring ceilings, lots of windows that bathe the space in natural light, and delivers relaxing views of the open water. French doors bring the Florida lifestyle in, opening to the spacious screened lanai, with the peaceful ambiance of your backyard and the lagoon. The kitchen also has soothing water views and overlooks the family room. Cooking and entertaining are a breeze with a gas cooktop, a closet pantry, loads of wood cabinets, new quartz counters, a breakfast bar, and an eat-in area that's open to the family room. This home's split floor plan, with newly installed flooring throughout, offers s a first-floor primary bedroom with an oversized en-suite bath with dual sinks, separate vanities, a jetted whirlpool tub, and a stand-alone shower. A generous walk-in closet provides plenty of storage space. The second floor has an additional 2 bedrooms that share a Jack and Jill bath and a large, open loft area that could be used as a play area or office space. There's an additional bonus room upstairs that makes the perfect home office, media room or guest suite with its own en suite bath. Numerous upgrades include plantation shutters, the large screened lanai, a grand staircase, and pavers in the driveway and patio. Life in MiraBay is like living on vacation. Residents enjoy parks and playgrounds, a 10,000 sq. ft. clubhouse with lots of activities and events including first Friday celebrations, various club meetings (Bunco, bridge and mahjong, for instance), the Galley Café with great food and a full liquor bar, and a state of the art fitness center. Resort living continues in the fabulous aquatic amenity area with heated pools including an Olympic-size swimming pool and 136-foot water slide, a zero entry wading pool, market-size umbrellas and lounge chairs. The vacation-like lifestyle continues whether playing tennis, basketball or pickleball; or exploring in the canoes, kayaks and paddle boards that are included in the amenities. Access to the community is convenient to interstates, shopping, restaurants, and to Tampa, St Petersburg, and Bradenton and Sarasota. Washer and dryer and all appliances convey. ADT security system conveys; buyer to assume monthly monitoring fee. Buyer must be pre-approved for financing or show proof of funds to tour the home. all information contained herein is believed to be accurate; buyer should verify.