Over $180,000 in upgrades after this home was built, this water-view luxury detached villa is a true gem in the world of upscale real estate. Located in the prestigious Esplanade of Starkey Ranch, this smart home offers a perfect blend of elegance and functionality. With 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, and a study that can easily convert into a 3rd bedroom, this villa provides ample space for comfortable living. The great room features a stunning custom-built wall with integrated lighting, quartz accents, and plenty of storage options. The open-concept design allows for a seamless flow between the living, dining, and kitchen areas, creating a bright and airy atmosphere. Custom window blinds are on every window and can be operated using your voice. The kitchen is a chef's dream, with an abundance of storage drawers and a brand-new Samsung black stainless steel appliance suite, including a gas range, microwave, refrigerator, and dishwasher. The formal dining area adds a touch of elegance with its custom feature wall. The office/study serves a dual purpose, with a built-in Murphy bed for guests and open shelves for storage on both sides. The owner's suite offers a tranquil retreat, overlooking the picturesque double pond views through a beautiful bay window. The ensuite bathroom boasts newly added custom cabinetry, complete with a linen tower, dual sinks, and a separate water closet. The shower features a rain shower head and a convenient wall shower. The closet is thoughtfully designed with custom shelving for maximum storage. On the other side of the villa, you'll find a spacious secondary bedroom with a walk-in closet and another full bathroom. The laundry room, conveniently located near the garage, comes equipped with a washer, dryer, and a network switch for added convenience. This home is truly a smart home enthusiast's dream, as it is loaded with smart switches and features throughout. The Google Home system stays with the house, allowing you to control various aspects of the home with simple voice commands. Lower the blinds, turn on the lights, adjust the temperature, control outdoor lighting, and even regulate the speed of the ceiling fans - all with the power of your voice. Approximately $5,000 worth of smart home features have been meticulously integrated into this property. For added peace of mind, the villa comes with Wi-Fi cameras and a remarkable $17,000 Generac generator, ensuring that you'll never be without power in the event of an outage. The garage is a true standout, featuring a 4' structural extension for additional storage space, built-in shelving, and a high-end epoxy floor with diamond grind preparation. The insulated garage door, equipped with a belt drive opener, is both functional and secure. For those who love to work out or work in the garage, a Mini-Split AC has been installed to provide comfort even in the heat. To top it all off, a newly installed hot water heater guarantees efficiency and reliability. The home also features new interior and exterior paint. Custom landscaping, HOA fee covers all exterior landscaping. Nestled within Starkey Ranch, this gated neighborhood offers resort-style amenities, and a convenient location near shops, parks, and beaches. The home is practically new, meets the latest building codes, and doesn't require flood insurance. Enjoy trails, pools, parks, and more. Walking distance to Publix, schools, and library. Close to beaches, Tampa International Airport, and great schools.