SPLIT PLAN, LIGHT AND BRIGHT and LAKE VIEW from Master bedroom, Guest room, and Florida room. FURNITURE IS OPTIONAL with most of the furniture and ceiling fans only 3-4 years old. BRAND NEW BRICK PAVED DRIVEWAY was done MAY 2022. DOOR and WINDOWS were REPLACED in 2015. Skylights in the kitchen and over the breakfast bar bring in additional natural lighting. Kitchen offers an eat in area, breakfast bar, and island counter. Cabinets, light fixures, toilets, mirrors, and faucets were replaced in both master and guest bathrooms. Guest ensuite has a bay window overlooking the lake. Florida room overlooking the peaceful lake view is air conditioned, tiled, and glass enclosed with a door leading to the separate open outdoor concrete lanai. In addition to the lakeview the close proximity of the community deck can also be enjoyed. Oversized garage floor has an epoxy finish and offers a separate laundry room with a laundry tub and full size washer and dryer. Low dues include a clubhouse, heated lap pool, tennis and pickleball courts, fitness center, and library. Garden Lakes Villas is a gated 55+ community gem tucked away from the hustle and bustle but close to UTC Mall, restaurants, and both Sarasota and Bradenton to enjoy all the cultural activities both counties have to offer.