Welcome to Mount Vernon a 55+, active, maintenance free community. This beautiful second floor walk up two-bedroom, two-bathroom, overlooks one of the lakes. The Florida Room which is not included in the 1,389 square feet, extends the living space for guests and entertaining. It is also the perfect place for wonderful lake views and watching the variety of birds that make there home in Mount Vernon. The split floor plan allows privacy for the owners and their guests. This is an end unit with windows on three sides for plenty of natural light. The furniture is included with the exception of some of the lamps. The air conditioner was replaced in 2014. The dishwasher was replaced in 2022. Some of the most beautiful beaches in all of Florida are only minutes away with great shopping and dining. The fishing village of Cortez is even closer with its many restaurants serving the day's fresh catch. Mount Vernon offers many activities and amenities for an active lifestyle. There are over 40 established clubs and activities you can participate in. The clubhouse has a kitchen, ballroom, billiard room, library, pool, spa, tennis courts, and shuffleboard courts. There are 88 landscaped acres with paved trails, lakes, and frontage on the Sarasota Bay. There are gulf access boat docks available on a first come first serve basis with a one time fee of only $25! Also a kayak launch and kayak storage. Residents and their guests may fish in any of the lakes, canals, and the bay. The HOA fee includes the exterior of the building, landscape maintenance, water, sewer, trash, recycling, pest control inside and out, cable, and internet for less than $525 per month. Mount Vernon offers the Florida Lifestyle you seek.