|935 RIVERSIDE RIDGE ROAD, TARPON SPRINGS FL 34688|
A Newly Renovated, secluded, private country estate nestled up against a private nature preserve with real LAND!!! Welcome to “Riverside, ” a tree-shaded community of executive, custom homes on Salt Lake; just North of Lake Tarpon and ONLY minutes from the World Famous Tarpon Sponge Docks!! Country Living at it's finest yet only 5 minutes from US-19 but in a quiet, private oasis, this home offers almost 2 acres of secluded Florida living at its finest with more than enough room to add world class, Custom Tennis Courts! Watch Florida wildlife including deer and egrets that can frequently be seen enjoying the backyard and private pond. This 2-story home features a 1st floor Master Suite AND a 1st floor in-law/guest suite on opposite ends of the home. Master suite with tray ceiling, granite counters, jetted tub with separate shower, separate his/her vanities and large California closet with dressing station. Huge gourmet kitchen with multiple prep areas, island with 2nd sink, breakfast bar, and premium stainless appliances including convection oven, warming tray, and a 5 burner Thermador gas range. Large walk-in pantry, separate butler pantry and a wet bar with wine refrigerator. Lots of room for entertaining! Living room with surround sound and gas fireplace. Upstairs you will find a huge loft area perfect for another family space/exercise area/playroom and 3 spacious bedrooms, all with walk-in closets; two share a Jack-and-Jill bath and the third bedroom is an on-suite with balcony. So many extras including vacuum system, water softener, garage rack storage, upstairs laundry chute, SimpliSafe security system and more. Enjoy the privacy of almost 2 acres, with a conservation area in the back and a private pond, gazebo, fire pit and pool to spend your leisure time. Conveniently located to shopping, restaurants, Fred Howard Park, Sunset Beach, The Pinellas Trail, world-famous Sponge Docks and top-rated schools! This fabulous country estate spans acres of manicured lawns, mature landscaping, meandering paver walkways, a gazebo, and a pond with a fountain all backing up to your own nature preserve. Enter the home through the colonial style covered entrance into a grand 2 story open foyer and living room. Adjoining is the large yet cozy formal dining room and wet bar with a wine cooler. The fantastic open kitchen with breakfast bar and breakfast nook features two sinks, central island, stainless steel premium appliances with range hood, desk, full walk-in pantry, and a butler's pantry. The home's flooring is a perfect balance of tile, hardwood and plush carpet. The split plan layout places the master suite and large home office on one side of the home and another bed and bath on the other side of the first floor. Enter the master suite through French doors to your own sanctuary with tray ceilings, seating area, huge master bath complete with his and hers vanities, makeup counter, garden tub flanked by towering columns, water closet, separate shower and a voluminous walk-in, 10-foot high California closet with dressing station. Upstairs you will find a family sized loft, 3 additional bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and roof-top deck overlooking the pristine grounds. Twin 2 car garages, a storage and utility room provide ample storage space. Located only 5 minutes from the major thoroughfare US 19, this one-of-a-kind property is luxury country living in the heart of everything. Make this one of a kind Estate, your personal family retreat!