Enchanted Manatee River Retreat! Majestic oak trees, birds of paradise & many botanical treasures welcome you to this one acre waterfront gem. This setting is disappearing from Florida neighborhoods, it's a place where a person comes to relax and reflect, a destination you'll want to call home. The bountiful water view will capture your attention upon entering the front door. This updated coastal home offers an open floor plan, solid wood kitchen cabinets, quartz countertops, newer appliances, shiplap ceilings, impact glass windows, newer a/c, newer metal roof and so much more. In addition to 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, this home includes a spacious laundry room and cozy saloon professionally designed by a bar owner. Entertain guests and family outside on the expansive 1,300 sq ft deck with a picturesque river setting, where you will see a variety of birds, otters and even manatees. Enjoy boating? You can set sail from your private 600 sq ft dock, complete with boat lift, in the backyard of your Gulf access home. The spacious 2 car garage and separate shed give you plenty of space for tools, equipment & fishing poles. Need parking for your camper? The RV carport is waiting for you. Freedom from deed restrictions and HOA fees, saves you money and allows you to be creative; raise chickens, plant citrus trees, or a self-sustaining vegetable garden. The uninhibited night sky makes this a stargazers delight. Here is where you'll be protected from the elements and live at peace among nature. This property delivers privacy and seclusion, yet just around the corner from shopping, dining, medical facilities, great schools, the Ft Hamer Bridge, Lakewood Ranch and I-75. Just a short drive to the sandy Gulf beaches, the Sarasota/Bradenton Intl Airport and within 40 minutes of the Tampa/St Pete metro area. Escape to paradise; schedule your visit today. Multiple offers, highest and best offers due Friday Feb 4th at 12:00 noon.