|Indulge in the ideal balance of everyday living, entertaining, and outdoor adventures from this dazzling five-bedroom home in Cortez in a gated waterfront community near the shores of Anna Maria Island. Complete with a private boat dock and deep-water access to the Gulf, a captivating blend of indoor/outdoor spaces and exquisite updates create an environment of elegance and comfort. The host in you will revel in the light and bright living and dining rooms with modern lighting, views to the pool, coffered ceiling, and cozy fireplace. The deluxe chef’s kitchen boasts new quartz countertops, with Bosch, Sub-Zero, and Monogram appliances, six-burner gas stove and center island with breakfast bar for more casual meals. Unwind in the master suite, adorned with custom dual closets and a divine master bath with double shower heads. An adjacent den includes stately built-ins. Upstairs, a grand bonus room enhances the two second-floor bedrooms and overlooks the pool, providing additional space to suit your needs. Creating an unforgettable backdrop for entertaining, the pool area with two-story screen enclosure offers a truly resort-like experience. Enjoy the glow of the outdoor fireplace under the covered lanai or dine alfresco by the summer kitchen. An invigorating pool/spa with waterfall create a pretty picture. Recently renovated, enjoy good conversation in the comfort of the indoor bar area, adjacent to the pool. Only minutes away from the beaches, the region’s sparking waterways are your playground.