Serene privacy & a Key West ambiance, this elevated home overlooks oak trees dripping with Spanish moss & Florida pastures reaching to the Myakka River, well maintained & surrounded by wildlife in Hidden River Aviation Community. At ground level step into a vestibule with adjacent workshop both air conditioned. Stairs or elevator open to a spacious kitchen/great room, separate dining & pool parlor, main floor master bedroom, office/den, laundry room wrapped by an exterior porch with ceiling fan breezes & flora & fauna vistas. Interior architectural features include a second floor walkway from which lower level gathering areas can be observed through dramatic columns, 3 large bedrooms & loft space for family & guests. Ceiling fans, 3 A/C zones & ceramic window film create efficient heating & cooling in this open floor plan. Designer travertine floors throughout entire main living area & foyer which overlooks the ground floor lanai, inviting pool & patio nestled in the front yard, framed in a professionally landscaped plantation setting. This low maintenance home is perfect for an active family or as a second home. With its private airstrip, community access to the Myakka River & pristine setting Hidden River is perhaps the most unique gated community in Sarasota County. A short drive to amenities, restaurants, & even gulf beaches, yet secluded in one of Florida's most beautiful neighborhoods, this just might be your dream home!