An excellent location, within the exclusive Emerald Pointe South community of just 16 residences. This charming and attractive home offers, a paved courtyard entrance, which creates a totally private outdoor space. This courtyard/casita entry home, brings the outside in and extends your living space, from the kitchen/dining areas and joining the separate guest quarters/casita forming a totally cloistered patio. The main entry door opens to a light and bright great room with a gas fireplace, large 16” tiles, crown molding, and sliders opening to your private pool area which gives you a second outdoor living area and overlooks the lake with fountain and golf course. The adjoining kitchen with eat in area creates an interactive gathering space for friends and family. The separate dining room has sliding doors opening back to the courtyard. A first-floor master bedroom has it all including those views of the pool, lake and golf course as well as wood flooring, his and her closets, master bath with soaking tub, shower and double vanities. Another bedroom on the second floor/en suite, is away from the living areas and the secluded location is wonderful for discerning guests. The totally detached third bedroom/casita with a private bathroom has two separate entries off interior courtyard, providing space as an in-law suite, guest quarters or private office. This flexible floor plan allows for entertaining family and friends while offering distinct areas providing private space when needed. Located within the prestigious gated community of Bay Isles, Emerald Pointe South is nestled on the lakes and fairways of the renowned Longboat Key Club Harbourside Golf Course. Also, the nearby private, gated Bay Isles Beach Club includes volley ball, grills, a pavilion with tables, restrooms, and showers are all for your complete enjoyment. A great place on the beach to watch the sunsets and the wildlife of the Gulf of Mexico. The world-class shopping and dining venues of St. Armand’s Circle and all that downtown Sarasota with the Arts offers, are just a short drive away. Private membership is also available to join at the Longboat Key Club. Enjoy Island living on the southern portion of Longboat Key!