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Far Niente - 385 Western Lake Drive - WaterColor, FL
Located in WaterColor’s beautiful Park District, very near the Boathouse, Far Niente offers the finest in beach vacation homes. This large 3,300 square foot home has 5 bedrooms and 5.5 baths and sleeps 14 people. Expansive porches overlook beautiful Western Lake and offer access to the miles of nature trails in the community. The WaterColor community has 4 pools, a beach club, 5 bikes onsite for your use, and access to the tennis facilities. Please note Watercolor is planning many exciting renovations. Work will commence late August 2018 on the Camp Watercolor pool as well as the Beach Club gulf-front pool. While these locations will be inaccessible over the following several months, there are 4 other pools that will be accessible. Restaurants and businesses will be open as normal.
The rates are inclusive of 5 bikes, 4 backpack beach chairs and beach towels.
Ground Floor: Open and inviting entry hall showcases soaring ceilings to the second floor. The ground floor has three bedrooms and three and a half bathrooms as well as a second living room that allows everyone to spread out in comfort. This living area offers a sofa, 2 comfy side chairs, coffee table, built-in shelving stocked with large LCD TV, blu-ray and whole house stereo. French doors from this living area leads to a lower covered porch. This porch overlooks the spectacular nature preserve and is outfitted with two loungers and two rockers. Powder room. King bedroom, with 2 bedside tables, 2 lamps, armoire with drawers, LCD TV and DVD, side chair. Private bath features separate tiled shower with bench, vanity sink and walk-in closet. Queen bedroom features dresser, 2 bedside tables, 2 lamps, LCD TV, closet and doors to the lakefront nature preserve that backs up to the home. Private bath for queen has vanity sink and walk-in shower with bench. Bunk bedroom has 2 bunks (4 twins), wall mounted LCD TV, side table with lamp, small armoire as well as a private bath with vanity sink and shower. Laundry room has super capacity washer and dryer.
Second Floor: Up the open staircase you will find the large inviting living area, which is anchored by a gas log fireplace. Two oversized sofas, side chair with ottoman, huge LCD TV, blu-ray, stereo, books and games, cafe table with 2 chairs, and windows framing the pine forest and Western Lake. The living room flows beautifully to the dining area which is outfitted with a large table seating 10 to 12 with extra chairs available in the room. French doors open off the living room to the amazing screened porch. Surrounded on three sides by the nature preserve that buffers the lake, this porch offers a built-in gas grill, outdoor dining table seating eight and cushioned seating including love seat and 2 side chairs. The huge open plan kitchen features island with double sink and raised bar, large central island with prep sink as well as two more walls of granite countertops. Stainless steel appliances include a side-by-side fridge with door water / ice dispenser, icemaker, 4-burner gas range, microwave and dishwasher as well as ample custom cabinets and a pantry. There is also a built-in desk with chair and wireless high speed internet connectivity. The hall bath which also connects to the queen bedroom has a vanity sink and shower. Queen bedroom features 2 bedside tables, 2 lamps, armoire with drawers, closet, LCD TV and DVD. Porch off central hallway to an open sunny deck outfitted with 2 loungers and 2 side chairs. Quite large master bedroom has a king bed, large walk-in closet, full length mirror, built-ins with LCD TV and DVD, dresser, bedside tables and lamps as well as a French door to a private porch overlooking the forest. Adirondacks for your relaxation. Private master bath has his / hers vanity sinks, claw foot tub, and separate walk-in shower.
Outside: The exterior living spaces are as breathtaking as the interior. Rinse off under the outdoor shower on your way home from the beach. In the evening relax under the ceiling fans of the screened-in porch and balcony, cook up dinner on the gas grill or just take in the lovely views of the lake. Driveway parking for about four cars.
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