**TAKING BACKUPS** Looking for peace and tranquility with the ease and convenience of modern living? Welcome to this beautifully renovated, 5 ACRE LAKEFRONT ranch home located only 10 minutes from Lakewood Ranch shopping and restaurants! This truly one-of-a-kind property is one of the few homes that sits ON LAKE MANATEE with a dock, rarely available for sale. This is the perfect estate for the outdoor/car enthusiast with a large detached two-car garage plus a separate 5-CAR/GARAGE BARN that includes its own workshop lounge, upstairs loft space for extra storage, and an updated half-bath that is ready for your shop, entertainment space or venue needs! Additionally, there are TWO 50 AMP RV HOOKUPS. Perfect place for a car or hobby enthusiast, future wedding venue, and/or future family/community gatherings that you can dream of! Bring the horses, or add a guest house for multi-generation living with a separate meter and 200amp panel already included and ready for expansion! This property also includes a large 1/2 acre spring-fed pond surrounded by mature cypress trees with 4.5 acres of cleared green space that is fenced with an electronic coded gate. This beautiful home boasts 3 large bedrooms with walk-in closets, and 2 full bathrooms, with a spacious OPEN CONCEPT FLOOR PLAN for the living room and dining room area that offers a ton of natural light throughout. Also included is a large family room (could be 4th bedroom) along with a 2-ROOM MASTER SUITE that can be the perfect work/live space with its own en-suite bathroom, office with storage closet, his/hers closets, (one used as a coffee bar but can be converted back)! Upgrades include luxury vinyl plank throughout the whole home, vaulted ceiling with cedar beams with plank ceiling in the living room, and a modern farm-style kitchen. ROOF IS 2016 AND A/C SYSTEM INCLUDES 2 NEWER CENTRAL SYSTEMS FOR TEMPERATURE CONTROL. Screened porch with jacuzzi and double doors from master and family room along with a detached 2-car garage with covered breezeway. On top of all of these amenities, amazing neighbors, and community atmosphere! Once you’re here, you’ll want to call this place home. Schedule your showing today!