It's time to start your new year right with a playful lifestyle in the sun! Southwest Florida salt & sun life awaits you! Buyers, bring your boat... you are a short walk from your dock... walk out your back door, down a short path and there is the 25' dock with water and electricity available!! Come and visit this simply stunning, custom built home in gated Dolphin Shores, a boating community, a hidden gem, off the beaten path. Walk into this beautiful home and enjoy all of the natural light from all of the windows and sliding glass pocket doors. The walls are painted art, only the office and two of the bathrooms are partially wallpapered... easy to paint and to add your own personal touches. Much of the flooring is hard flooring including marble tile, wood and the trending hand scraped laminate. This home boasts designer touches throughout. Fall in love with the spacious kitchen with breakfast bar where you can entertain your friends and family. Enjoy your morning coffee or evening cocktail on your balcony, back yard garden, on the dock or in your boat. There is plenty of space to add a pool in the back yard. Hop in your boat for a quick 5 minute cruise to Lyons Bay or only an 8 minute cruise to the beautiful open water of the Gulf. This home is conveniently located close to the quaint village of Venice, the cultural city of Sarasota, short distance to world famous beaches including Nokomis Beach and Siesta Key Beach, voted #1 in North America by TripAdvisor which both offer 5 star restaurants and plenty of shopping. Come see, come sigh... make this home your own.