Capturing the essence of the riverfront lifestyle, this beautiful home sits on the Intracoastal Waterway in coveted Island Estates, a 24/7 staff-gated community. With gorgeous views from almost all rooms, the open floor plan, huge lanai, covered porch and pool deck provide endless entertaining possibilities. Desired amenities abound including a heated salt-water pool and spa, a private boat dock, generous sized social rooms, island kitchen with granite tops and a breakfast bar and nook, a gas fireplace, a luxurious 1st floor master suite with a sitting area, an oversized 3-car garage and a tile roof. Featuring a split-bedroom floor plan, the 5th bedroom suite with a screened balcony overlooking the pool and river is upstairs. Easy ocean beach access via a private, gated walkover is nearbyAdditional features include: tile floors in all social rooms, high ceilings, solar-hot water, gas cook-top and wine refrigerator, a built-in gas barbecue and a pool half-bath with an outside shower. Electric hurricane shutters cover the rear windows and lanai. The 5th bedroom was used as a media room with a raised platform for theater style seating, a full bath and a service bar with refrigerator and sink. The existing boat dock should accommodate a 10,000 lb. side lift. The Army Corps of Engineers has approved enlargement of the dock and the paid permit is valid until March, 2023. Some materials for the new work have been purchased and are on-site. The Island Estates community, a private island of estate homes, it is located in Hammock Dunes. Hammock Dunes' oceanfront club membership is available but not required.