|17816 WILLOW LAKE DRIVE, ODESSA FL 33556|
Blending careful craftsmanship with fine exterior finishes and elegant interior elements, this sprawling 5-bedroom, 5-bath, 2-half-bath, 9,292-square-foot lakefront estate offers an extraordinary escape. Tucked among lush landscaping on an acre of land in a gated community, the opulent outdoor oasis boasts a fountain, pergola, spectacular pool with spa and fire feature, a backyard dock, shell beach and a gas fire pit with seating by the waterfront. A paver walkway leading to a double door entry welcomes all into a functional floor plan that facilitates effortless entertaining in a grand gathering area, lovely living space and a spacious dining room. Travertine flooring with decorative marble inserts is showcased throughout the home. Highlighting a range of impressive features, the expansive kitchen hosts a spacious chef’s island, solid wood cabinets with glass insets and lighting, drawer and cabinet pullouts, granite countertops and top-of-the-line appliances with an under-counter wine chiller, Sub-Zero refrigerator, Thermador dishwashers, Wolf gas stove and wall ovens. A beautiful breakfast room features an archway entry, wet bar with tumble stone backsplash, French doors that lead to the pool, built-in desk area and buffet and tongue-and-groove ceiling details. The home’s gathering room presents a spectacular wet bar with seating for five featuring a dishwasher, beverage refrigerator, Miele coffee maker, microwave and ice maker, a spacious billiards area, hand-scraped wood flooring, beautiful wood wainscoting and a conversation space with a fireplace amid stunning lake views. A sunken living room showcases a gorgeous gas fireplace, Corinthian columns, designer lighting and a picture window overlooking the pool and grounds. The recreation/game room provides a flexible space with a wet bar, refrigerator, microwave and ice maker and a balcony with a fireplace. A state-of-the-art theater room offers stadium seating for 10, a 90-by-50-foot screen and two dining booths with additional seating. A welcome respite, the owner’s suite is equipped with a cozy stone fireplace, double vanities, a walk-through stone-walled shower with 2 heads and four body sprays, a Jason Whirlpool tub with lumbar jets, 2 walk-in closets, 28 shoe racks, a morning bar, and adjoining office with two workstations and built-in cabinetry including 10 lateral file drawers. The fifth bedroom is currently used as a workout space and could be converted into a fifth bedroom or guest suite with a walk-in closet, kitchenette and full bath. All bedrooms have walk-in closets, there is a spacious main laundry room with plenty of built-ins, and the residence is prewired for a generator and equipped with a security system. A two-person sauna features a wet bar and built-in cabinetry, pebbled flooring and a steam shower bath with a bench. The perfect place for gatherings and get-togethers, the outdoor space showcases a summer kitchen, alfresco grill and burner, 4 built-in café tables and chairs, as well as a koi pond with a waterfall. Exceptional appointments include a wine cellar, 2 elegant wood staircases, plantation shutters, surround sound speakers throughout the house and grounds, designer lighting and fans, stone feature walls, wood finished and beamed coffered ceilings, custom built-ins, 6 gas fireplaces, 8-foot solid wood doors and a five-car garage. This residence presents the finest in lakeside living. Matterport link: https://my.matterport.com/show/?m=jXJ6a8u4821&brand=0.