A boater’s paradise...this stately Mediterranean home is set in South Tampa on Mariner Street on an expansive canal / Bayou with direct access to Old Tampa Bay. Located on a quiet street with no through traffic this unique home was built in 2005 and has only had two owners. The has a bit of a European feel in the front, as you pull into the custom paved circular driveway with large fountain and custom wood garage doors. To enter the home you pass through iron gates to the custom dark wood front doors. As you step inside the home your view extends through the house to the back yard, pool, water, and the view. The large formal dining room is to the right of the entry and directly in front of you is the large family room with soaring two story ceilings with a wall of windows maximizing the view. Shell tiled gas fire place is a central focal point of the room. The kitchen and breakfast dining area are to right of the family room with a full open floor plan. The kitchen boasts wood cabinet, stainless appliances, granite countertops, a huge island & breakfast bar all capturing the water view. Just off the kitchen is a full bathroom serving as a pool bath, the laundry room and there is work area as you come in from the garage. The master suite is located downstairs and runs the entire west side of the home. This expansive master suite features wood floors, high ceiling with moldings, two walk in closets, and a private covered porch accessed through French doors. The large master bathroom features walk in shower, garden tub dual vanities, linen closet and more. The upstairs of the home features 3 bedrooms with on suite baths. Two of the bedrooms are quite large and feature alcoves for seating or a desk. The home has lots of bright natural light in every room. As you head out doors you are captivated by the resort life, from the covered patio, custom pool &spa framed by two story pergola, to the separate sauna, and a large composite dock feature parking for 4 boats (two with lifts and one for a large boat up to 60 ft). The entire back of the home is set for outdoor living with water from every view point. This home not only offers a tranquil lifestyle and custom detailing, but is also close to all of Tampa’s activities and restaurants.