Every so often an amazing property becomes available for you to have the chance to call it home- Welcome to this custom, modern Florida Cracker home designed by Florida architects Ron and David Haase. This unique 3108 sf home rests on 5 acres of Florida friendly and native landscape with 200 ft of shoreline on Lake Dorr. This 1722-acre lake is classified by the state as an “Outstanding Florida Water.” Lake Dorr offers great boating, fishing, kayaking & privacy with approximately 75% of natural shoreline within the Ocala National Forest. A gated entry welcomes you thru a meandering drive featuring butterfly nectar plants & host plants for numerous butterflies including monarchs, swallowtails, fritillaries & zebra longwings. Resting within the beautiful landscape, sits this gorgeous home with intended long roof overhangs, 5 cupolas, metal roof & energy features consistent with the old Florida Cracker traditions. Enter this immaculate home to the open Great Room, Kitchen, and Dining Room which feature direct views, via large double-paned windows, to Lake Dorr. The Great Room soars to the height of 28’ in its stunning cupola and includes a feature wall with stacked stone, Majestic right-corner gas fireplace, and a built-in Bose sound system. Left of the front doors, is a Hobby Room/Den with floor to ceiling windows, built-in cabinets & views to the beautiful outdoor foliage. Any chef would be inspired in this Kitchen featuring a 12’ granite sink/prep/serving island with storage cabinets, Brookwood soft close cabinets & drawers, Bosch refrigerator, Thermador gas top range, built-in Advantium oven, GE Profile convection oven, plus an inviting coffee bar with additional cabinetry. The serene Owners Suite welcomes you with floor to ceiling windows and unobstructed lake views, access to backyard/waterfront, stacked-stone head wall, walk-through closet & luxurious ensuite Bath. Relax in this jetted Izzi tub or perhaps enjoy the stone/tiled Schluter Kerdi shower system. (3 baths include a Schluter Kerdi system). The Owner’s Suite is also wheelchair accessible. Two welcoming Guest Rooms offer well-appointed bathrooms, large closets, picturesque windows, lake views and backyard/waterfront access. Guest Room 1 includes custom built-in cabinetry & Murphy Bed, while Guest Room 2 features its own lakeview patio. The Laundry Room is complete with large pantry, Washer & Dryer, laundry sink and convenient Drop Zone. A separate Flex/Workshop off the 2-car garage offers separate entrances (great for In-law suite), a Mitsubishi A/C, half bath (pre-plumbed for shower) and ventilation capabilities for woodworking. A 6x10 storage room sits behind the Flex/Workshop. There’s more… Hardie Artisan lap siding, 6 Minka Aire ceiling fans, contemporary lighting, 4 mounted TV’s, outdoor lighting, 2 Carrier A/C’s, 2 Rinnai tankless water heaters, whole house Cummins generator, Potter’s Shed/Pump House and an 18x26 “Carolina Carport”. The Trex waterfront dock is fabulous @ 104’ long with an additional 12x16 fishing/sitting area, 5’ floating dock, 16x16 landing/dining area with a 12x12 cupola. This peaceful backyard features two tiled/stacked stone patios, large grilling/dining area with Fire Magic grill, dock shower, raised-bed garden, woodshed & cozy fire pit. This one-of-a-kind, custom lakefront property has been well loved and maintained by the original owners, and it definitely shows. Be prepared to take a deep breath and relax, you’re going to love what you see.
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