About 186 Portofino Drive
This outstanding Grand Estates home with mesmerizing outdoor living area has four bedrooms, four full bathrooms, and an oversized 3-car garage. The Venetian Golf & River Club is a beautifully designed community nestled along the tranquil Myakka River. It is prized for its resort-style amenities, which include River Club dining, heated pools and tiki bar, fitness center, Har-Tru tennis courts, and the beautiful Venetian Golf Club with picturesque 18-hole championship golf course designed by Chip Powell. This Donato home offers high quality architectural detail everywhere you look. Enter through the exquisite leaded-glass entryway doors into a grand foyer and expansive Great room with gas fireplace, additional separate sitting area, and full-pocket sliding door opening to the view of the nature preserve and pond beyond. The gourmet kitchen features professional stainless-steel appliances, including a six-burner gas stove, cherry wood cabinets, Cambria quartz countertops, dining area with a view, and a convenient butler's pantry between the kitchen and formal dining room. A luxurious primary suite, two guest bedrooms and bathrooms, study, and laundry room with abundant cabinets, complete the level one living area. Your guests will be completely pampered in the upstairs suite, designed with living room, wet bar, private balcony, and spiral staircase leading down to pool area. Enjoy the grill kitchen with bar area and lounging in the sun or shade overlooking the beautiful, salt-filtered infinity pool with LED color lighting, soothing spa spillover, and two cascading fountains. Natural gas runs the furnace, water heater, dryer, range, and pool heater. Additional features include central vacuum, ceiling speakers, customized closets, plantation shutters, driveway and pool deck pavers, front and back landscape lighting, impact strength front entry doors, windows and sliders. Shutters for owner's suite French doors to lanai and pool bath door to lanai. Golf membership is not mandatory. POA fee includes cable TV and internet, River Club amenities, maintenance of common areas, and community security. Furniture package available under separate contract. CDD fee included in tax bill. This home truly has it all, just a few minutes to Gulf of Mexico Beaches, A-rated schools including Pine View School, shopping, restaurants, the new Sarasota Memorial Hospital, and easy access to US-41 and I-75.