One or more photo(s) has been virtually staged. Extraordinary Waterfront Living Awaits, Discover a dynamic 2.74 -acre estate home nestled along the freshwater estuary of Alafia River. This rare Florida find is an expansive and versatile haven. With immediate, deep-channel water access to both Tampa Bay and St. Petersburg and only a few minutes' drive to I-75 and major retail/ entertainment, owners treasure a harmonic blend of seclusion and convenience. Sheltered by a quarter-mile private drive, the single-story, six-bedroom, six-bath estate sequesters 200 feet of waterfront where thatches of bamboo, fruit trees, and mature oaks ensure privacy. At the river's edge, this signature home's elevated wooden deck overlooks three interlaced docks, each with electric lifts and the ability to handle large boats. Among the estate's stunning features is a 1,800-square-foot freestanding dream garage, boat/RV storage, workshop, or studio, outfitted with oversized steel rolling doors and soaring 20+ feet ceilings. As well, the sprawling backyard showcases room for playscapes, gardens, and the opportunity to create a custom, propane-ready outdoor kitchen. Two 2-car garages flank the home's exterior. A detached, one-bedroom au pair apartment adds additional, flexible living space. Dreaming of another project? Let your imagination run free as the property's substantial open land invites future additions. Inside this 5,400+ square-foot builder's home, multiple fine details reveal a well-tended and updated residence ready for families imbued with a passion for life. The recently renovated kitchen features premium cabinetry, gas-equipped appliances, a walk-in pantry, matching quartz countertops throughout, island seating for eight, and a seamless floorplan adjacent to the great room for entertaining and intimate family meals.Entering the home from the freshly landscaped two-story entrance, guests find themselves immediately captured by spectacular views. Gazing across the living room's airy open spaces, a bank of glass doors direct the eye to a pristine pool/spa sanctuary and unspoiled river oasis. The split floor plan then leads to a contemporary 600-square-foot primary bedroom equipped with a sitting nook, wood-burning fireplace, en suite primary bathroom, a private gym, and garage access. Along this wing, as well, is a charmingly placed bedroom perfect for a young child, study, or second home office. The home's south side harbors a brightly lit home office, three additional bedrooms, a convenient laundry room, a Jack & Jill bathroom, a second half-bath, and access to both the second car garage and the one-bedroom, one-bath apartment. This home's previous owners gave much thought to personal safety. Embedded near the kitchen is a separate subpanel for a prospective generator and an additional hot water heater to ensure continuous comfort regardless of what Florida's seasons may hold. As well, included among the home's five primary bathrooms is a wheelchair-accessible full bath equipped with 36-inch-wide pocket doors opening to an adjacent bedroom. Seller is not required to have flood insurance! From the arched over-sized windows framing every room to the remarkable storage capacity intricately engineered throughout the house, this contemporary and generous residence welcomes you to live, play, and grow for a lifetime. Act now on this rare opportunity to create the best life imaginable.