|Rarely does a true estate home become available on the Harris Chain of Lakes. There are about five true estate homes on the entire chain and this one is directly on famous Lake Harris, the third largest lake in Florida. Lake Harris ( approximately 16,000 acres) is by far the largest and most scenic and connects to seven other beautiful lakes. About 6562 ft.² unique Mediterranean. 5.32 acres directly on Lake Harris (not across the street from the lake). 5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms Authentic Venezuelan clay, tile roof. Commercial-size, spectacular pool with seating around entire perimeter. Two built-in spas with therapeutic jets. Home sits approximately 100 feet above sea level with beautiful slopes to the lake. Back of house faces west for incredible sunsets. Huge open and covered patios for family gatherings as well as large events. Pool recently resurfaced and is surrounded with solid concrete balustrades with fiber optic lighting. Huge curved solid concrete balustrade staircase from balcony to pool deck. (staircase and balustrades around pool approximately cost $250,000.). Approximately, 11 inch unique ornate crown molding throughout much of the house. Giant- sunken tropical garden with gazebo and koi pond with two waterfalls and connecting creek. Over 30 exotic fruit trees including: mango, avocados, multiple citrus, lychees, starfruit and many others… Professional landscaper Nationally Acclaimed Designer with emphasis on low maintenance theme. Total privacy surrounded by tropical, colorful gardens, truly a vibe unlike any other on the Harris Chain. Bird sanctuary, with a lake patio for Al Fresco evening dining. Lakeshore purposely left native to attract birds, fish and wildlife. Solid brick wall fireplace in living room. Artistic fireplace in master bedroom. New elite quartz kitchen with cherry cabinets. Maple office library/office (floor to ceiling) exquisite design. Second office or bedroom near the family room. Lots of windows and eleven sets of double glass doors. Artistic Oak staircase. All rooms large with bright natural light, with high ceilings creating a happy energy! 10 minutes to fabulous Mission Inn Resort with four restaurants and world-class golf courses. Close to grocery stores and restaurants but still total privacy. House sits well back from road which is not heavily traveled. Extremely safe area. Mahogany double glass entrance doors by famous Italian Woodwork Artist. 45 minutes to Orlando. 15 minutes to quaint Mt. Dora loaded with gourmet restaurants and a variety of shops. Easy access to toll roads expressway. High and dry property with no flood zone. Sold unfurnished. Classic golden and white travertine marble as well as porcelain tile for easy maintenance this estate has a friendly vibe with lots of custom color, contrast and creativity. Oversized four-car garage with three double garage doors. Unique zoning allows expansion and addition garage/in Law home, if desired. Room for tennis courts if desired. Home has had over 300 people for large events but can easily handle 600 people and parking. Dining room near kitchen separated with quartz bar and cherry cabinets. Gardens and rare exotic trees, and shrubs are beyond words. This is a true private lake lifestyle estate and no home in lake county can compare. Home is dog and cat friendly as glass doors open up to massive pool deck.