Nestled next to a beautiful preserve boasting exotic palms, tropical bromeliads and ancient oaks, there is a home waiting for you. Impeccably maintained, it's strikingly attractive with a tile roof, charming bay window, new exterior paint, carriage lights and great curb appeal including landscape night lighting. An extra bonus is a view of a second preserve to the rear of this residence. The new owner will thoroughly enjoy this home's location, ensuring privacy and an enviable Florida lifestyle. Inside you'll find a chef's kitchen with stainless appliances including a 5-burner gas range, granite counters, glass mosaic backsplash, new stainless sink and faucets, as well as a breakfast nook and breakfast bar. Other updates include plantation shutters, granite counters in both baths, laminate flooring and a screened lanai complete with awning, a perfect venue for entertaining or relaxing. This Tara neighborhood does not require golf membership but it is available to residents, who also enjoy a clubhouse, community pool, tennis courts and walking/biking paths through the community. Tara enjoys a top location, near I-75, providing residents with a choice of casual and gourmet restaurants close by, as well as Sarasota's newest mall, UTC, just one exit south. You'll also find a variety of golf courses, medical facilities nearby and downtown Sarasota and her beach just a short drive away.