Welcome to Lakewood Ranch Esplanade, a Signature Lifestyle Community and the Nation's 2nd Fastest Growing Destination! This 2-story Maintenance Provided Home opens to an Enchanting Courtyard nestled among Colorful Blooms & Shady Palms. Sunshine illuminates the courtyard, setting the stage for a delightful entrance to the home. Soaring 12' ceilings lead to an impressive dining room with tray ceiling! The artistic Gourmet Kitchen is a chef's delight with gas cook-top, granite, premium stainless steel appliances, walk in Pantry, 42-inch Cabinetry, & Breakfast Nook. In the large Great Room, your gaze gravitates to an astonishing lake-view rich with mature greenery, blue skies, & breathtaking sunsets. The Generously Sized Lanai has an outdoor kitchen w/ a geometric pattern mirroring the diagonal tile on the interior floors! The Roomy Owner's Retreat has a MASSIVE walk in closet/shower, & dual vanities. The large Guest Bedroom includes a full Bath for privacy. The Den has 2 French Doors with one opening to the courtyard creating an immensely satisfying workspace. The 2nd floor has an invaluable Loft with separate bed/bath which can serve as a private retreat, office, or game/hobby room. The bedrooms, stairs, & 2nd floor bonus room sport easy-to-clean Luxury Coretec floors. Esplanade Amenities include: 18-hole golf course, Culinary Center, Barrel Beer Bar, Bahama Bar & Grill, pools w/shaded cabanas, spa services, a state-of-the-art fitness center, classes, pickle ball, tennis, kayak launch, & events.