**Please visit www.16814Avila.com for your virtual tour** This world class residence exceeds all expectations in design and construction. Every element of this home was designed to the highest standards to exceed the expectations of the original owner, a major league baseball player with the N.Y. Yankees. Custom designed and built in 2003 this gated estate is located in Tampa's premier, guard gated country club community, Avila. Built on a 2 acre, golf course home site this residence provides the exclusivity and privacy that can only be found in Avila. From the moment you arrive you will be in awe with the splendor of this estate. The formal areas are simply breathtaking…the living room and dining room feature a 24 ft ceiling which provides a feeling of spaciousness yet allows for an intimate setting that is basked in warmth and sun light. The gourmet kitchen boasts Sub Zero and Wolf appliances and includes a 6 burner gas cooktop. The family room opens directly onto the covered lanai and features sliding glass doors that recess back to allow the interior and exterior to flow seamlessly. The downstairs master suite provides every luxury amenity that a discerning homeowner desires..gorgeous his & her master closets, private exercise room, fireplace with intimate sitting area & a gorgeous master bathroom. Downstairs is complete with a movie room, wine room, library, game room, & a guest suite that includes a private entrance. The outdoor living areas are extraordinary & include a resort style pool and spa with 2 slides & plenty of space to relax & unwind.