This remarkable gated Tuscan estate built by Maroon Fine Homes is privately tucked away on 8 acres of natural, lush Florida landscape. The paver drive invites you to the rustic arched front door that welcomes you into the foyer tower with its natural light, groin vault ceiling and brick archway. The homes warmth and elegance continues in the classic library with its 12 high bookcases and rolling ladder, and in the sitting room with its cast stone fireplace, impressive tile-inlay/wood floors and beamed ceiling. The magnificent dining room has a cozy fireplace and bricked groin vault ceiling with alabaster lighting. Taken from the pages of Beautiful Kitchens, the fully-equipped kitchen includes custom sage knotty alder and mahogany cabinetry with double-stacked granite, a 60 Wolf range topped with a cast stone and copper hood, a Sub-Zero refrigerator, a Wolf warming drawer and a Viking dishwasher. The kitchen expands into the family room with beamed ceilings and a rock fireplace flanked by custom built-ins. The theater room doubles as a safe room with its solid concrete walls and generator, and an elevated 117 projection screen, custom walls and draperies, a full wet bar, and a mirrored wall with ballet barre are included in this beautiful, multi-functional space. Wind down in the master suite where the homes fine, hand-scraped flooring continues, and the beamed ceiling is enhanced with a crystal chandelier. The master bath offers a jetted tub, travertine mosaic tiles, elegant walnut cabinetry and Rohl Country plumbing fixtures that are found throughout the home. Follow the hallway with its pitched cypress beamed ceiling to the secondary bedrooms offering their own private baths. Two studies have extensive built-ins. Entertain outdoors in true Florida style on your travertine lanai perfect for al fresco dining, surrounded by the scenic views of the pristine grounds accompanying the sounds of nature with this tranquil setting which creates instant serenity. The breathtaking 50 saltwater pool with cascading waterfall overlooks a stately stone fireplace accompanied by a full summer kitchen. This estate is breathtaking at every turn. The surrounding area is adorned with precious natural gems including the Wekiva River, Lower Wekiva River Preserve and the Cross Seminole Trail. The historic towns of Longwood, Lake Mary and Sanford each with their own offering of quaint shops & dining experiences await you. Golf and tennis membership is offered at neighboring Heathrow Country Club. Seminole County is an A Rated School District, including exemplary Lake Mary High.