The moment you enter this 7+ acre estate w/ private pond w/ fountain, oaks w/ Spanish moss & stately bamboo swaying in the breeze, you will immediately sense Grandeur & Tranquility! The home was custom-built & designed w/ every detail in mind, from southern yellow pine flooring & meticulous woodworking, elegant glasswork, to extreme energy efficiency; Your eye will catch a unique & pleasing feature w/ every turn. The home is warm & gracious w/ comfortable living & formal dining room, both opening to the inviting cobbled-lanai & pool area. The magazine-worthy kitchen boasts an expansive & exquisite island, gorgeous granite counters & backsplash, solid maple cabinets, & built-in desk & pantries. It offers an amazing view of the front acreage as well as access to the patios & is a lovely space for entertaining. The bedrooms, gracious master suite, bonus room & laundry area are on the 2nd level of the main home. A private, spacious bonus room w/ cathedral ceiling is pre-plumbed & ready for an in-law suite, or perfect for a variety of uses. Ultimate efficiency & extreme strength, the builder used insulated concrete forms & thermal-paned windows to maintain quiet, comfort, & low monthly costs for this 4176 sq/ft estate. The garage is immaculate & specifically-designed w/ polished concrete flooring, built-in wood floor-to-ceiling cabinets, granite counter tops, a utility sink, & side entries to both the pool & the back acreage. All this, in VENICE, FL, a location of choice for the most discriminating homeowners.