There is still a community that offers everything you think of when it comes to Florida living, and yet, amazingly affordable in today’s market. Located West of the Trail, just a few miles north of the Sarasota-Manatee International Airport and walking distance to the eastern shores of Sarasota Bay, is this lovely three bedroom, one bathroom home. A block home built in 1957, is solid construction with 1,329 sq ft under air, 1,641 sq ft under roof. Improvements include new AC and ducts in 2019, roof completed in 2020, tile flooring throughout, electric panel, re-plumbed sewer line, and, fresh exterior paint in a fresh two-toned grey. The floor plan is open with a living room, dining room and kitchen combo. The kitchen has a modern vibe with subway tile backsplash, updated and ample cabinetry including a large work space center island and custom wood countertops. The kitchen sink is a deep single basin with arching faucet and nozzle. The appliances are newer with a stainless combination. Each bedroom has generous closet space and easy to work with layout. The bathroom is updated with a shower tub combination and modern vanity. The backyard begins under the roofed patio and is extended by 2 separate patio seating areas, under the shade of mature trees. Take in the sunny side of the yard with the 12’ x 20’ above ground pool. There is a single car garage with washer & dryer hook up (W/D do not convey) and additional parking pad. Behind a double door gated fence is a newer 13’ x 13’ storage unit, perfect to create a man cave or a she shed! On the opposite side of the home, there is an additional set of double gate doors to park your boat, RV or big toys. Bayshore Gardens, is well established in Manatee County, and, is a political subdivision of the State of Florida. Bayshore Gardens Parks & Recreation District assesses each home $397 per year, it’s included and paid in your real estate taxes. There is a $10 per year voluntary HOA payment that contributes to social activities in the community. There are No Deed Restrictions, as Manatee County codes prevail. No CDD fees. Bayshore Gardens offers access to a private marina, boat ramp yacht club, and, fishing pier, making this community a boaters paradise. Enjoy summers filled with swimming fun in the Jr. Olympic-sized pool, plan a day in the bayside park with picnic pavilions and barbecues. You can pick up a game of basketball or hit some balls on the community baseball field. Store and launch your kayak into the calm and serine Sarasota Bay or just sit on the park bench and enjoy the breathtaking views. If that isn’t enough, you could join the woodworkers or garden club, take dance lessons, come out for game night or the monthly pancake breakfast at the Clubhouse. Community is what Bayshore Gardens is all about. Location is key with elementary, middle, high school and the State College of Florida all under 3 miles, Southern Manatee County Library is under a mile, IMG Academies within 2 miles, 4 major hospitals all within 10 miles, and, a new satellite Manatee Memorial Hospital Emergency Room just 2 miles. Head out to the barrier islands of Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island, Lido, LBK and Siesta Keys, as close as 10 miles, for sun and fun all year round. Shopping and entertainment is close and convenient in any direction. The home is occupied by an active family and dog. Please give notice, when possible. The best showing times are weekdays 8-3:30. Agent must accompany all showings.