Elegant waterfront residence on the Grand Canal in Tierra Verde! A tropical paradise awaits you in this gated community with its lush landscaping, heated community pool, spa and Mediterranean style architecture with only 6 units per building. The elevator takes you to the private entrance to this 3-bedroom, 3-bath exquisitely appointed condo with 8 walk-outs to extensive balconies on 3 sides. There are beautiful ceramic floors, 9 ft. ceilings, crown molding and plantation shutters throughout. The gourmet kitchen has granite counters, glass ceramic tiled backsplash, center island with state of the art hood, Thermador induction cooktop, SS KitchenAid refrigerator, wall oven and microwave, Bosch dishwasher, U-line wine fridge, both breakfast and wet/prep bars and custom wood cabinetry. The master suite features a double entry door, tray ceiling with crown molding, his and hers walk-in closets, plank tile flooring and sliding glass doors accessing the waterfront balcony where you can enjoy your morning coffee and watch the dolphins at play. The master bath features a double sink vanity with granite countertop, jetted tub, large ceramic tiled shower with frameless glass enclosure and a heated towel bar. An oversized balcony overlooking the Grand Canal allows you to enjoy the magnificent sunsets and wildlife activity – birds fishing, occasional manatees and of course the dolphins. The guest bedroom has an en-suite bathroom, recessed lighting, plank tile flooring and a sliding glass door opening to an East side balcony. The third bedroom with walk-out and en-suite can double as a den and has a large walk-in closet. A separate utility room has the washer and dryer plus ample storage and cabinetry. THE UPGRADES IN THIS RESIDENCE ARE TOO NUMEROUS TO LIST. Additional features include a 2 car garage and a separate 1 car garage which could be used for extra storage. You could keep your boat at the nearby Tierra Verde Marina Resort or rent/buy a slip from another Villagio owner. This magical setting is close to the Gulf Beaches, world renowned Ft. DeSoto Park, downtown St. Petersburg with its art galleries, museums and fine dining. It is 5 minutes to Isla Del Sol Yacht and Country Club with its 18 hole golf course, tennis courts and yacht basin (annual and seasonal memberships available) It is 30 minutes to Tampa International Airport. Furniture and some accessories are negotiable.