This property is no longer available to rent or buy. This description is from September 19, 2014
The drone video tour of this home is a must-see! If you\'re looking for something special, look no further than this luxurious Italian villa on a corner gated compound in south Tampa with convenient access to everything. You will be captivated by the wonderful entry welcome garden compete with sitting area and the sounds of a waterfall fountain. As you step into the home through the solid Old World stained double door into the two story foyer, you\'re greeted with a grand sweeping staircase finished with solid woods and wrought iron. The open floor plan, perfect for entertaining, includes a formal living or music room complete with gas fireplace, & oversized dining room & a very open cook\'s delight eat-in kitchen which adjoins the family living space & flows to the exterior of the home. The spacious kitchen features rich wood cabinetry with granite countertops, double ovens, gas range with grill, warming drawer & a double wine cooler. A second floor open loft area makes a great second family or game room & has a separate wet bar with two wine coolers. Many custom features include high quality lighting fixtures, designer fans, custom mirrors & chandeliers, beamed ceilings, stained wood French doors, travertine flooring throughout first floor, wood floors on the second floor, cast stone columns & fireplace, custom draperies & much more. The outdoor living area includes a beautiful heated pool, outdoor kitchen, lush landscaping &, for the automobile enthusiast, a finished 3-car garage with loads of storage.