Find your slice of paradise here at Arbor Lakes Estates in Mote Ranch, along the Braden River. If you love the quiet sounds of nature, walking trails, no road noise, and being 7 minutes from UTC and 15 minutes from downtown Sarasota - this is the place for you! This oversized corner lot features a 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom split floor plan with additional flex space/office/den, and has been remodeled within the last year. Bountiful natural light and high ceilings highlights the detailed craftsmanship of this home. The owner's suite has been remodeled with two walk-in closets, sliding door access to the screened lanai, and a luxurious Kohler gold master bath with walk-in shower and garden tub. The outdoor patio is an excellent place to entertain guests, with plenty of space to add an outdoor kitchen or pool. The tranquility of the high hedged back yard private butterfly garden is an added touch of beauty to this home. Newer upgrades include luxury porcelain tile flooring throughout, LED lighting, indoor and outdoor paint, three 70 inch DC fans, matching remodeled guest bath with walk in waterfall shower, all new indoor and outdoor fixtures and an immaculate 800 sq foot 3 car garage with custom floors and slat wall. Just a few miles from the UTC mall, Lakewood Ranch, University Park, Sarasota-Bradenton Airport, and 20 minutes from the award-winning gulf beaches. All this with minimal HOA fees, and the benefit of a Sarasota address with Manatee county tax rate. Furnishings in the home are negotiable.