One or more photo(s) has been virtually staged. This 8-bedroom, 7-bath retreat nestled elegantly in the luxurious community of Ashley, a hidden gem in east central Sarasota and occupying almost an acre of private mature wooded landscaping and boasting space that can only be truly appreciated firsthand. Notable features include the gourmet kitchen with granite countertops and stainless steel appliances, functionally overlooking the family room and screened lanai which houses a grotto style pool and spa and tennis courts, an area perfect for entertaining gatherings both big and small. A roomy master suite with custom walk-in closet system, dual sinks and large walk in shower. Another master bedroom fit for your most discerning guests. Three additional bedrooms on the second floor with balcony access and pool views. A dry sauna, exercise room, oversized laundry room and four car garage . This home is just a few minutes from Sarasota's top-ranked schools, hospitals, beaches and more. Relax in your stunning private oasis, unwind and rejuvenate in one of the most tranquil neighborhoods in Sarasota.