Exceptional Mediterranean-inspired 2006-built custom home w/ breathtaking water views ideally situated on protected Smack’s Bayou, a recreational destination w/ no idle restrictions where dolphin sightings are daily. Fast & easy access to Tampa Bay. Adjoining Snell Isle, Eden Isle is an island enclave of unique homes, many waterfront, & all in 3 miles proximity of downtown St Pete. Impressive arched one-of-a-kind, wood doors welcome you to this captivating home! The front entry looks through to sparkling water views. Creating an atmosphere of grandeur are the soaring 2-story ceilings in the foyer, dining room, & living room w/ panoramic 7’ window and 13’ marble fireplace, as well as the columned archway between the living/dining room with built-in side bars—all w/ extensive oversized wood crown & base moldings & oak floors. This 2-story, 5 BR 5 BA home has a functional & comfortable floor plan w/ the master & guest suites on the first floor, an impressive great room & kitchen connection maximizing water views, spacious den w/ extensive built-ins & convenient pool bath. Ascend the exquisitely designed oak & wrought iron grand staircase to the 2nd floor to discover a 2nd family room great for quiet time or entertaining w/ a convenient wet bar. Also, double lofts, built-in cabinetry, a home gym, secondary bedrooms sharing a jack & jill bath, and add'l guest suite & balcony w/ water & city views. The heart of the home is a culinary masterpiece with top-of-the-line SS appliances: a 6-burner gas cooktop w/ vented wood canopy hood, warming drawer, appliance cabinet panels, top quality coordinating wood cabinetry, convenient center island, expansive breakfast bar, gleaming granite countertops, designer tile backsplash, under-cabinet lighting, pendant lighting & travertine floors—all open to the great room! Perfect for families and entertaining, the first floor great room has four 6’x5’ windows to maximize water views, wood beams and 12’ ceilings, built-in entertainment center & travertine floors. Directly access through arched French wood doors a private waterfront oasis featuring a saltwater pool w/ spa, covered brick paver lanai, built-in grill, & lushly landscaped yard. Step down the flagstones to a composite wood dock, lower your boat from the 13K lb. boat lift, or launch a kayak or paddleboard and your fun on the water begins! Escape to the luxurious master suite featuring an elegant master bath w/ beautiful and durable marble floors, separate his & hers oversized vanities w/ extra makeup vanity & cabinetry, a Jacuzzi tub adorned in natural light, an inviting travertine tile step-in shower, private water closet, & two walk-in closets. More features include: a large laundry room w/ cabinets, countertops, sink, & walk-in closet; built-in desk off the kitchen; & wine closet. 12’ ceilings on first floor & 10’ ceilings on second floor. 8’ solid wood interior doors. Chandeliers or ceiling fans in every room. Closet organizers throughout. Anderson thermal double pane windows, wind-engineered entry doors, complete package of Lexan storm shutters & Kevlar impact screens for all openings. 3 HVAC systems all updated, 2 new 50-gallon water heaters. Fenced yard & irrigation system. This meticulously kept, & very special home has been loved and enjoyed by the original owners & is now offered to the next family enjoy! More than 3 cars? Both garages have extended height ceilings & will accommodate 6 cars using lifts! Where can you find that in the city?