From the moment you enter through the double front doors, you'll feel like you're home. Featuring an arched entryway, high ceilings, and tile flooring throughout the large living/dining room, family room and kitchen. The home offers 3 bedrooms, 2 Baths, and a bonus room which can be used as a den/study or additional guest room. The bedrooms and bonus room have been tastefully updated with 'hand carved' wood-look laminate. The large eat-in kitchen boasts solid surface Corian counters, a gas range, a breakfast bar which opens to the family room, and plenty of storage with two pantries. The family room opens to the extended lanai through a 3 panel sliding glass door bringing in lots of light and extending the living space, and there's plenty of room for a hot tub or spa! The spacious master suite includes double walk-in closets, and a master bath with dual sinks, a garden tub with stunning glass block wall, and separate shower stall. Community fees include cable TV, high speed internet, and grounds maintenance. The Willowbend community is centrally located between Sarasota and Venice for easy access to beaches, shopping and entertainment, including Oscar Scherer State Park, Legacy Trail, and our beautiful gulf beaches. In addition, Osprey is home to the highly acclaimed Pine view schools.