Discover the pure enjoyment of a Renaissance home handcrafted by artisans and nestled along the edges of Lake Down, one of the largest of the Butler Chain of Lakes, in the very quaint Town of Windermere. Although fairly recently built, this custom “old world style” will captivate your spirit as you step through the rotunda main entrance! You will marvel at the gorgeous fountain-courtyard with impressive water features that will elevate your senses to a new level of escapism! Completely entrancing, this masterpiece exudes attention to detail beyond this time in place. As you gaze at the courtyard you are drawn to the back of the home where lies an expanse of lush green grass leading to the covered dock, ski boat and lake and all the excitement that awaits you! Tucked discreetly into a wide canal just three homes from the broad open mouth of Lake Down, you are seconds away from the pristine waters of this famed fishing, skiing and water sports mecca! This highly desirable real estate, embodied in the authentic Mediterranean architectural style, is a splendid first class package offered on a homesite nearly 1/2 acre in size enjoying 200 linear feet of waterfront beauty. It is a sanctuary from the real world — a true escape to your dream life in your dream home. The floor plan is arranged to offer different spaces for different activities designed brilliantly to allow for privacy and functionality. True courtyard style home with a pool-fountain-spa as the centerpiece can be enjoyed from every angle of this estate. With two main floor wings, you will find the lavish primary bedroom retreat on the right hand side as well as a large private office, a separate living room/sitting parlor with fireplace that adjoins to a small alcove opening to private outdoor patio. The other wing features the dining room, 3 Butler’s pantries, Gourmet Kitchen and family room with fabulous views of Lake Down. Winding staircase off the dining room hall way leads you up to 3 bedrooms/2 Full baths and a private balcony that takes the beauty of this home to a new level. Hand scraped wooden staircase is accented by mosaic inlays and you will note the designer clay roof tiles embossed by the manufacturer’s signature emblem are finished off with decorative end caps like jewels on a crown! Finishes and upgrades too numerous to list here must be seen to be fully appreciated. You will experience the difference! You will be impressed and you will feel like you have been whisked away from the hectic world after one brief visit. Imagine living here! It will add years to your life and life to your years!