A Jewel in the heart of Lakeland! This iconic home sits peacefully under grandfather oaks on 1.18 acres. Everywhere you look this wonderful home has plenty of covered porches and open air space to entertain. Fantastic old brick adorns the Main and Guest House alike…. having its own private tennis court, huge brick gazebo and a spectacular brick garden walking path throughout the property. The kitchen is spacious & oversized, featuring solid wood cabinetry “real CEDAR wood beams” breakfast bar ,sub-zero refrigerator and old world charm. The living room and dining rooms feature hard wood flooring and an amazing view of the pool & courtyard. The north east wing of this home has an oversized Owners Suite, with a wonderful updated Owners bathroom & Sauna and more closest space than you could imagine. Adjacent are 2 more large bedrooms with another large bathroom. Connecting the north east wing and south east wing is the most magnificent “Loggia” . The loggia also has Pecky cypress ceilings and provides an panoramic view of the courtyard & pool area….along with a peek of the “Guest Cottage”. The south east wing features the GRAND Trophy Room , family/Sun room and 2 more bedrooms & 2 more bathrooms. This is a perfect home for a large family or those who love to entertain. The darling Guest cottage is perfect for guests, a Hobby room or Home office…complete with a full bathroom. Rambling throughout the property is antique wrought iron work from New Orleans along with brick sidewalks, that guide you though the extensive grounds, mature landscaping & sweet mango trees. Relax and escape the everyday in this resort style home featuring all the very best in comfort.