Rarely available 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bath, 3-Car Garage on an oversized lot in the exclusive gated community Riva Trace, which offers a small enclave of 86 homes, brick paved sidewalks, nature trails, conservation park with kayak launch/racks, large deck for fishing overlooking the Braden River. This home lives large with foyer entry, high ceilings, open floor plan with wonderful sight lines, engineered hardwood floors throughout, coffered ceiling, wood beams, pocket sliders to screened lanai with an extended paver patio, fire pit, and wrought iron fenced backyard for Fido to romp and run … amidst a natural, serene oasis neighboring a preserve area. Updated kitchen with peninsula style island/breakfast bar, stainless appliances, granite counters, glass tile back splash, a separate breakfast area just off the kitchen with bay windows and built-in bench seating. The spacious main suite offers a relaxing retreat with 2 walk in custom closets, split vanities, walk in shower, soaking tub and private water closet. The 2 guest bedrooms are perfect size with ample closet space. Recent updates include tile back splash, hurricane rated windows, water filtration system, Reverse Osmosis and wrought iron fenced backyard. Conveniently located within minutes to UTC Mall, restaurants, Benderson Park, SRQ Airport, I-75, Lakewood Ranch, Sarasota and Gulf beaches.