Great value in University Park Country Club with beautiful panoramic water views on 3 sides - spanning over 200 feet! Situated at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac, this custom home by Todd Johnston will please the buyer who seeks privacy, bird watching and the enjoyment of their own private pool. Through the double entry door, this coveted great room floor plan with vaulted ceilings and an entire wall of glass sliders provides abundant natural light and fantastic views to the surrounding water. The split floor plan offers 3 bedrooms plus a den that has custom built-ins, crown molding, newer bamboo flooring and 12' ceilings. The great room has a gas fireplace and custom built-in shelving. A home with wonderful energy, the kitchen has an eating area with views of the pool and fountain while the dining room faces the front of the home. Master bedroom also has newer bamboo flooring, a triple bay window with a single hung full-light door providing access to the pool. Enjoy poolside afternoons in the shade with a retractable awning which provides instant shade all year round. Great curb appeal with outdoor landscape lighting, a beautiful Silver Bismark Palm graces the front and Saint Johns Wood is a maintenance free community within the Park. UPCC continues to be sought after for the short 20 minute drive to downtown Sarasota, Airport, Museums, Dining and shopping. A friendly community rich in amenities including golf, tennis, fitness, croquet and dining.