This remarkable residence is strategically situated on the corner of Bayshore and Hawthorne with beautiful views of the waterfront and downtown Tampa. The home was custom built by the owner and designed to take advantage of the water views and is handsomely appointed with incredible attention to details. . The blue stone paver walkway leads you to the double paned glass entry doors and into the 2 story dramatic foyer with an abundance of natural light. The first level also offers 2 bedrooms and a full bath. Currently, one of the bedrooms is being used as an office with plantation shutters and views of the water. The elevator will take you to the second level where you will find the spacious living room with floor to ceiling windows along with a gas fireplace and built-in bookshelves. French doors open out to an inviting covered porch in the trees with bay views. The formal dining room also features tranquil views and leads to the eat-in chefs kitchen with separate Sub Zero refrigerator and freezer, commercial gas cooktop, double ovens and a warming drawer. Additional features include white cabinetry with inset panels and black marble countertops with a custom copper sink. The 3rd floor is a wonderful owners suite featuring a fireplace with vaulted ceilings and an elegant bath with onyx floors and shower, soaking tub and bidet. French doors lead to an expansive porch with spectacular views of the Bayshore and Tampa’s skyline. Quality is evident throughout and includes brick construction, wood windows and copper gutters. Spacious 3 car garage. Close to everything that makes living in the bay area so special!