BETTER THAN NEW CONSTRUCTION, move in ready home, in a sought-after school zone! Minutes away from Sarasota Middle and Ashton Elementary schools. A rarely available 5 bedroom home with plenty of space for family, friends, or even multi-generational living. The open floor plan features a first floor which invites hospitality, a front “flex space” room which could be purposed as a den/office/ dining room or any creative use. The downstairs bedroom and full bath are perfect for guests or those with mobility issues. Walk through the living room and open kitchen to the gracious paver brick patio and fully fenced rear yard. Upstairs the “split” plan includes 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms separated by a wonderful sitting area. The master retreat is luxurious with its walk-in closet, en-suite master bath, room for linens, windows overlooking the cul-du-sac where children play, neighbors visit. Ashton Cove is a small community with only 19 homes, it features a low HOA fee with LAWN MAINTENANCE included! Updates from the contractor’s original build include: a fully fence back yard, new expanded landscaping, expansive brick paver lanai, new bathroom vanity, upgraded light fixtures, and brand-new flooring on the first floor. Hurricane shutters included for peace of mind and lower insurance premiums. Easy access to I-75, Siesta Key, UTC, the Legacy Trail as well. Be in the center of town in a private community at the same time. Sellers can facilitate a quick close, making the home available for the new school year!