A masterful mix of modern luxury and timeless mediterranean elegance — where the layout follows the quintessential European principle of transitioning from large open space to discrete functional spaces. The home is LIKE NEW as just about everything has been updated inside and out with great attention to detail and no expense spared. Situated on a peaceful ½ acre lot just minutes from Indian Rocks Beach and Belleair Beach in the highly sought after Carlton Estates neighborhood. (the home boasts partial water views of the intracoastal from a number of vantage points.)The loop driveway and beautiful tropical landscape welcome you to the home where you immediately notice the pleasing visual texture and tones of the pavers and the newer tile roof. Enter through the double front doors to the foyer and the magnificent formal living room with soaring ceilings, abundant natural light, custom quartz fireplace, gorgeous porcelain floors and a sweeping staircase with textured quartz treads to match the fireplace. While every room is special there are several specialty spaces perfect for a host of functions and moods. The kitchen, like everything, was recently and completely updated, featuring Sub-Zero and Wolf appliances abundant quartz counter space and beautiful custom cabinetry. The kitchen is flanked by a butler’s pantry and open to a light and bright breakfast room overlooking the lanai. The spacious dining room featuring a custom fireplace is open to the kitchen and casual family room. There is one bedroom on the ground floor that offers a host of possibilities. The large laundry room and office/hobby room are off the hallway to the the oversized air-conditioned garage with room for 3 cars, all your toys and a workshop. Towards the rear there is a spacious media room which overlooks the formal living room and opens out to the fabulous spa room which is also air conditioned but not included in the square footage. Winding up the stairs you pass a reading nook on the landing before coming to the bedrooms. The primary suite is substantial and features a balcony with partial water views and an interior balcony overlooking the large formal living room. The second bedroom also features a beautifully updated ensuite bathroom and bay window seat while the third bedroom is very spacious and features a partial water view. The 4th bedroom upstairs is like a private retreat at the back of the home reminiscent of a tower room that would make a wonderful private bedroom, studio or office space. It features a beautiful balcony overlooking the pool from where you are also treated to a Westerly water view. Outside the beautiful landscaping features myriad palms including coconut, fishtail, and bismarck to name a few. There is ample space outside to play with your loved ones or furry friends. The backyard pool oasis features a pebble tech salt water pool, and is truly a tropical paradise to enjoy Florida’s wonderful climate. There are too many updates and improvements to mention here from the new tile roof, impact rated windows, new ductwork, salt water pool, mini-splits in the garage and spa room to name just a few. There will be nothing for you to do but move into your dream home. Furnishings are optional and there is no miniumum rental term. WATCH THE VIDEO attached to this listing and then schedule your private showing to appreciate this property in person.