Situated on the Manatee River with quick and easy access to the Gulf of Mexico, Tampa Bay or the Intracoastal Waterway, Riviera Dunes is one of Florida's west coast premier boating communities. Our 18 foot deep man-made harbor is among the largest "hurricane protected" harbors in the state, offering residents private boat slips on neighborhood docks when available. This vibrant community is not only ideal for mariners and anglers, but also for both young families and retirees that are seeking an active life style in a heaven-on-earth setting! Inside the gated community are the 154 distinctive neo-Mediterranean style single-family homes in the Homes of Riviera Dunes. This 2 story, 3 car garage home is located on a pond with a quiet and peaceful setting. Step into the grand foyer (ceilings to 2nd floor) that opens to formal dining and living rooms that over look the screened lanai and water. Spacious and open kitchen and family room. The master suite has a double door entry, tray ceiling with private balcony, large walk-in closet and en suite bath. Take the "Cat Walk" which over looks living, dining rooms and foyer to opposite side which contains 3 more bedrooms (2nd bedrm has access to balcony) and bath. The fifth bedroom and bath are on first floor. Kitchen cabinets (3 yrs old) granite counters and walk-in pantry underneath stairs. Recessed lighting throughout, surround sounds @ family room & master bedroom.