Searching for year round Paradise? A magnificent retreat within the award-winning community of Lake Forest in Sanford, Florida may be what you envision. This spectacular 4,277 square foot property on an oversized lot features 4 bedrooms, 5 baths, theater and bonus rooms, a 3-car garage and more than $100,000 in additional upgrades! Admire the artistic stonework construction as you follow the paver drive and walkway to the front door. Upon entering you’ll be struck by the formal living room’s diagonally patterned tile floor, contemporary fireplace and rich walnut cabinetry. The living room opens to a stately dining room with elegant ceiling trim of double crown molding, and an adjacent open flex area, perfect for an office. The first floor master suite is done in grey wood floors and grey etched walls with a cozy fireplace, while the sumptuous bath features a garden tub, unique tiled shower, his and her vanity and two walk-in closets. The guest bath is a subtle statement in elegant modernity with white cabinetry, picture frame mirror and bowl shaped sink enclosed by grey tiled walls. The centrally located gourmet kitchen features a large Santa Cecilia granite serving island, stainless steel undermount sink and an abundance of workspace. Forty-two inch chocolate cabinets ensure ample space for dishes, and supplies. While pendant lighting and a decorative travertine backsplash above the stove, complement the stainless steel, GE Gourmet Monogram appliances and upgraded cabinet hardware. The kitchen is open to a family room with a 24-foot ceiling finished in crown molding, functional white wall units with shelving, and modern fireplace. Even pets are treated royally. Your dog or cat will enjoy their own small room with tiled walls and floors, just in case of “accidents”. A first floor laundry room with a folding table, farm sink and walls, covered in bright white tiles, complete the downstairs floor plan. An impressive split staircase leads to the 2nd story and three huge bedrooms. Two of the upstairs bedrooms have private baths and walk-in closets while the third has its own private balcony. A large-screen, state of the art theater, complete with wet bar, granite serving surfaces and a beverage cooler is perfect for sharing favorite movies with family and friends. There’s also a massive bonus room with full bath plus an additional upstairs loft. Outside you’ll discover a paver surfaced lanai and solar heated, screen-covered pool with a majestic waterfall and dedicated sunbathing area, plus a separate heated spa. A barbecue grill and beverage center are perfect for casual dining, accompanied by music from outdoor speakers. Leisure living at Lake Forest is further enhanced by numerous resort-style amenities including the 24-hour guarded and gated entry, a 10,000 square foot clubhouse with fitness room, a Jr. Olympic-sized swimming pool & heated spa, children’s playground, 55-acre private spring-fed lake, a fishing pier, 6 lighted tennis courts and a sports court. Lake Forest is convenient to I-4, 417, Heathrow Business Corridor, Colonial Town Center shopping and dining and all that Central Florida has to offer.