Sunny blue skies, warm tropical breezes, playing a round of golf or tennis, meeting your friends at the pool, and dinner at the club. That is what the Florida lifestyle is all about, and the best place to experience that fabulous lifestyle every day is behind the gates of the premier Country Club East in Lakewood Ranch. Here, in the lovely neighborhood of Hazeltine, your dream home awaits! You are going to fall in love with this better than new Lee Wetherington custom 3-Bedroom 3 Bath, Den, 3-Car motor court garage home with extended pavered lanai that enjoys a "Certified Green Home" designation. The home features a completely modern open floor plan, high ceilings with crown molding, an impeccably maintained interior and exterior, large laundry room, and a lush tropical backyard. Entertaining is a breeze with this home as the Great Room- which features a coffered ceiling, crown molding, and sliders leading to the lanai- is completely open to the Kitchen. Making wonderful meals here is a delight thanks to the huge center island with stainless steel sink, pendant lights, and granite countertops. The Kitchen also includes stainless steel appliances, an induction cooktop, and convection oven, high-end cabinets, and a stunning backsplash. Get your beauty rest in the spacious Owner’s Suite, complete with coffered ceilings, crown molding, bay windows, California closets, and a Spa Bathroom with separate sinks, granite countertops, an oversize soaking tub plus a walk-in shower. The Laundry Room offers custom cabinets top and bottom, granite countertops, a stainless-steel sink, and washer and dryer on pedestals. The guest bedrooms and bathrooms are well-appointed with crown molding in the bedrooms, granite countertops, and upgraded cabinets in both bathrooms, a large shower in one bathroom, and a shower/tub combination in the other. The home also includes plantation shutters, hurricane shutters, and security cameras. The home is plumbed for a pool and has an upgraded tankless hot water heater so you never run out of hot water. East Country Club offers a fantastic lifestyle that includes stunning gathering and event spaces. There are two clubhouses, gated entry, 3 resort-style pools, neighborhood parks, game room, trails and lakes, fitness center, social gathering spaces, and the option to join the onsite Lakewood Ranch Golf & Country Club which features pickleball, 20 tennis courts (Har-True and Red Clay), three 18-hole Championship Courses with leagues for all levels, and formal as well as relaxed dining. In the Hazeltine neighborhood, homeowners enjoy a wonderful social atmosphere including card playing, birthday clubs, wine get-togethers, "Thursday Night Crew", and so much more. If you love soccer, it’s a very short drive to the Premier Sports Campus at Lakewood Ranch. Love to dine out and shop? Right down the road is the new UTC Mall, a fantastic shopping and dining experience. From upscale dining to casual eateries and food specialty shops, there is something for everyone at the over 20 dining options and 100 stores. Want to spend the day at Siesta Key or Longboat Keys world-famous sandy beaches? They are both just a short drive away. You can bike to Publix and a variety of upscale restaurants just outside East Country Club. You really CAN have it all- and THIS is where you want to live!