ONE OWNER! Character and Quality abound in this lovely one of a kind, custom built Italian Villa with extensive, attractive barrel tile roofing. Located adjacent to a peaceful pond, with fountain spray, in a small gated community of 18 homes and shows the epitome of love and pride of ownership throughout! Beautiful curb appeal is enhanced by the spacious gated and tiled veranda with impressive fountain and tiled, covered, portico with attractive bell tower design. The gorgeous outside architecture is continued inside. You will be in awe when you enter the beautiful solid wood front door and fall in love with the amazing ten foot ceilings with double crown moldings, grandiose columns between the foyer, formal living room and dining room. The artwork and decor will send your heart and soul to Romantic Italy-visiting churches and museums and enjoying the culture. The living room focal point is a gas fireplace with antique mantle and two lovely sets of French Doors with plantation shutters. The elegant formal dining room is very spacious and inviting for your dinner parties with friends and family. The gourmet kitchen is amazing with triple crown molding enhancing the ceiling and has an abundance of cabinets, granite counters and large center island with cook top. This special kitchen has a relaxing pond view while working at the sink and has a convenient pantry, small desk with cabinets above and drawers making it the perfect spot to review recipes or for your computer. The kitchen also has a built in oven, microwave, dishwasher and trash compactor. The large pass thru with granite counter to the family room with bar stools is an added plus. The family room is inviting with distinctive chair rail, double crown molding, a closet and a built in bookcase. This home shows light and bright throughout with beautiful arched window accents, plantation shutters, tile flooring throughout, chandeliers in most every room, dramatic, quality, woodwork, 6 inch baseboards and LED lighting to enumerate just a few of the quality upgrades of this home. The master bedroom continues the ambiance of Italian flair with the double door entry to the en suite master bath with walk in shower, vanity, commode, bidet and walk in custom built closet. The second bedroom also has the double door entry to the en suite bath with walk in shower, vanity, commode and custom built walk in closet. The laundry room is conveniently located between the two bedrooms and has a closet, several cabinets and soaking sink with granite counter. Currently, this home is a 2 bedroom, 3 bath, but there is 21 x 30 bonus/party room with full bath and walk in closet that could actually be made into a luxurious master suite or extremely comfortable in-law suite having it’s own a/c, small attractive alcove with sink and grill-like cook top with two gas burners and it’s own entrance. The very desirable 130 x 154 corner lot is unique with a serviceable concrete sidewalk around the entire perimeter of the house, lovely landscaping that includes 2 fig trees, a huge driveway that leads to the stately 2 car porte-cochere and storage building under the barrel tile roof, and additional parking space for visitors. The storage building contains a large stainless steel sink, water softener, new hot water tank 8/2021 and ample shelving for all your extras. Great A-rated schools – McKitrick, Martinez and Steinbrenner. Apian Way has gated access from both Geraci Rd and Lutz Lake Fern Rd.