9448 Begonia Ct

 Ext FrontLake-Front Easy-Living 1-Level Contemporary Design

on End of Cul-de-Sac With Expansive Lake Views

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Gumbo Limbo is a community of single-family homes surrounding an inland lake. Known for its convenient location, it is handy to the causeway for easy on-off-island travel, midway between bay & beach, & convenient to the bike path & nearby shopping at Jerry’s Center.

Ext SideBuilt in 1981 & owned by the Seller since 1984, this home was lovingly used for vacations & as a winter residence for many years.

The way the home is situated on the lot ensures water views from nearly every room, while the winding drive, side-entry garage, & contemporary design add to the curb appeal.

2017-09-27 Canary Date PalmAt ground level, it has an oversized 2-car garage.

From the garage, there is a door to dry under home storage beneath the living level.

The stem-wall construction means that the home is a few steps above grade, this contributes to the water views too.

Living Room aFrom the entry, the main living level opens to a large living room with wood floors, high ceilings, a wall of built-ins.

Sliders go to an ~680 sq. ft. lakeside deck with raised screening that was added in 2012.

The section closest to the home is covered providing a great spot for al fresco dining.Lanai e

Inside, the formal dining area off the living room seats 12, while the nearby eat-in kitchen also has a small dining area or breakfast nook.

The picture window next to the breakfast nook provides a private & natural view of the lake.

Dining Area

Off the terra cotta tiled hall to the kitchen is a half bath plus a large separate utility room with full-sized appliances, a laundry sink, & many storage areas.

The kitchen with breakfast bar opens to a family room with brick fireplace, vaulted ceilings, & another slider to the deck.Breakfast Area b

The master bedroom has a lake view too, with more sliders to the deck, plantation shutters, & an en suite bath with both jetted tub & shower. The master vanity has double sinks.

Family Room a

Two nearby guest rooms share a guest bath (also with double-sink vanity) with tub/shower combo. (Bedroom #3 currently configured as an office.)

Breakfast BarThe furnishings convey & include custom window treatments, decorative items, fully-equipped kitchen & bedding. Many windows also feature plantation shutters.

Gumbo Limbo has a mandatory homeowners association with low fees (just $213/year).

Lots are measured into the lake. This one measures ~156′ x 238′.

2016 taxes = $7,238

$699,000 “as is”

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Listed by Susan Andrews, Realtor, Broker/Owner of SanibelSusan Realty Associates.

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