Home is where the heart is and memories are made. This STUNNING home will capture your heart the moment that you walk through the door! Custom built by Highlands County's premier T. E. James in 1993 with hopes and dreams in mind to create the ultimate family centered property for gathering, entertaining, and raising a large family! Truly your own slice of paradise sitting high and dry in one of the best neighborhoods that Avon Park offers. Superior curb appeal on a corner lot with a lush lawn, well maintained landscaping, attractive custom arched windows, fresh exterior painting, massive 3 car garage, and updated 2012 roof! Boasting over 3, 300 square feet of living space alone, this home will meet all of your home ownership desires. The massive 16x21 master bedroom on the first floor contains the most exquisite en-suite bathroom that you will absolutely fall in love with - complete with generous amounts of closet space, separated fully tiled shower and luxurious soak tub, PLUS notable crystal chandelier lighting and exceptional custom mosaic tile detailing throughout! The breathtaking kitchen is one built to impress - generous amounts of intact Granite countertops, solid wood soft close cabinets, unique storage and functionality options created for daily use, PLUS a central Granite island even chef Gordon Ramsay would appreciate. Gorgeous Glazed Maple wood multi-level cabinets accented with crown molding, Travertine tiled back splash with decorative mosaic details, all stainless steel appliances, separate vegetable sink in the island, and a large walk-in pantry! Pefect area for entertaining - the kitchen contains a wrap-around raised bar for seating and is open to the adjacent 24x20 sunken living room. Captivating and tastefully adorned formal dining room is the main center of the home, with a full view of the in ground, heated 15x26 pool and 46x32 patio area through sliding glass doors. The bonus 13x12 formal family room is currently being enjoyed as a libation creation entertainment center! Upstairs includes 2 bedrooms both equipped with 7x4 walk-in closets, 1 full Jack and Jill bathroom, and it's own 26x16 central living area! The screened-in pool area delivers joy on those hot summer days - split level natural stone deck/patio, Jacuzzi with cascading waterfall, HUGE covered patio area with 1, 472 feet of entertaining area, exterior custom brick grilling center on the open patio, and covered summer kitchen with raised bar seating! Located directly across from Lake Lotela and only a few blocks away from Pinecrest Golf Course, the residents in this golf cart friendly and socially flourishing neighborhood enjoy not having to pay any Homeowner's Association or Special District Fees! Furniture in the home is also available to purchase at a separate negotiated price. Check out the Virtual Tour!