* GATED * MAINTENANCE FREE * LUSHLY LANDSCAPED * LUXURY DEVELOPMENT * LOCATED IN THE HEART OF EXCLUSIVE PALMER RANCH * Drive through the gates of Botanica into your own private piece of heaven. Botanica is an exclusive, upscale, lushly landscaped, maintenance-free community, just minutes away from everything Sarasota has to offer. Surrounded by 28 acres of preserves, lakes, resort-style 4000 sq. ft. clubhouse, 2 heated pools, fitness center, book/video library, fully equipped kitchen and meeting areas. Inside, this conveniently located second floor "Saffon" model is plenty of room to stretch out in luxury. Interior features include volume ceilings, crown molding, Ray Routh designer kitchen with Corian counter top, breakfast bar, pendant tiffany style lighting, large kitchen table area and lots of windows with beautiful private views of the second pool and lake through the treetops. Neutral color, berber carpet abounds throughout all the main areas except the bathrooms, kitchen, eating area and the laundry room which are finished in neutral ceramic flooring. Spacious master suite has a tray ceiling, private lake view and two walk-in closets with mirrored bi-fold doors. Master bath includes separated dual sinks, a large walk in shower, giant soaking tub. Walk out onto the lanai to partake in fabulous secluded view through the tree tops of the lake and second pool. Great room/living room has a set of 4 sliding glass doors opening to lanai. There is also a flexible family room/dining room space and a office area. The second bedroom is also suitably large and features a walk in closet and hallway bath with tub. Enjoy the peace and tranquility of this spotless and well maintained condominium. Technology features include monitored fire sprinkler system, security alarm, high speed cable modem, community information TV channel & video monitored gate. Drive your car into the attached garage that leads directly into your impeccable living space complete with French Country inspired architectural styling. Don't delay, this property is a great investment & will provide years of enjoyment!