Opulent4,000+ square foot Waterfront Estate!Situated directly on Palma Sola Bay, this graceful mansion indulges a luxuriouslifestyle. Its private grounds highlight an impressive waterside setting. Behinddouble leaded glass front doors, a stately formal foyer presents a lavish 3bedroom, 4.5 bath residence with a den/study. Within its interior, only thefinest of fixtures and finishes are appropriate; wall-to-wall handcraftedwoodworking, double crown moldings, designer ceiling hues, venetian plasterwalls (imported from Firenze Italy), plantation shutters, recessed and accentlighting, architectural inspired windows and doors, plus polished-crushedJerusalem stone floors set on the diagonal. A quintet of sliding doors set thestage with water vistas in the living room. Formal entertainment extends intothe adjacent dining room. Nearby, the gourmet kitchen has pocket doors thatdiscreetly maintain decorum as the guests enjoy the fruits of its labor.Brimming with top-of-the-line amenities like robust granite surfaces, furniturequality cabinetry with custom details, contrasting built-in storage, a divided apronsink, a patterned hand-set backsplash, and a walk-in pantry. There is a usefulwet bar with a second smaller apron sink and display shelving. Thecenter-island has a cooktop, storage, and bar seating. All state-of-the-artappliances remain and include a double oven and cabinetry paneled dishwasherand refrigerator. The stained-glass clerestory window is the flourish that capsoff the space. Two sets of aquarium glass windows look out over the water viewsand allow natural lighting to cascade into the kitchen and informal diningarea. Combined with the family room featuring a marble encased, gas fireplace.French doors open to the lanai and double doors close off the bayside den/studywith its own paver patio. Conveniently close is a guest bath with access to thepool. A secondary en suite has a garden view behind French doors. Attached is athree-piece washroom and a large walk-in dressing room. The well-appointedlaundry room, with entry into the 2-car garage, completes this side of the home.The opposite wing boasts a huge private Owner’s suite with a sitting areaoverlooking the water vistas. Matching fabrics cascade behind the furnishingsand frame the windows. Double doors give way to a corridor with a walk-incloset, a secondary closet, and the distinctive bath. Boasting brass fixtures,dual sinks, solid surfaces, etched glass partitions, a lavatory equipped with abidet, a claw foot tub, and a zero-entry walk-in shower. A hardwood staircaseleads to the second level, also with wood floors that flow gracefully into anothercomfortable and private primary suite with a bath. Outdoor entertaining beginson the columned veranda with a screen enclosure extending over the heatedsaltwater pool and spa. Over a half an acre of pristine bay front is manicuredexpertly for a park-like setting that coexists with a natural habitat recognizedfor manatees, dolphins, sea turtles, wading birds,fish, and other wildlife. Palma Sola means solitary palm. A single ancient palmtree, still standing today at Holmes Beach, gives way to the designation ofthese bay waters by Sailors looking for the horizon of Anna Maria Island. Thesmall embayment in West Bradenton opens to Anna Maria Sound. The fishingcommunity of Cortez is just southwest, and Manatee County’s Robinson Preserveis to the north.