C5543- Rarely available corner residence in Castella at The Colony Golf & Bay Club. The 2667 square foot open floor plan has a 560 square foot indoor lanai with hurricane shutters and an extended wrap-around private terrace of over 1100 square feet. This home is light and bright with preserve views offering complete privacy. With 3 nicely appointed bedrooms, 3 1/2 bathrooms and abundant closet space, tray ceilings, custom crown molding, kitchen with an island, granite countertops, custom European cabinetry, and large breakfast bar. Newly-installed highly rated LG appliances include a stainless steel/print proof refrigerator, dishwasher and washer/steam dryer. Master bathroom has a soaking tub, walk-in closet, oversized shower and his and her vanity. A new 2021 HVAC system includes two Lennox high-efficiency units with Honeywell WiFi Thermostat and Humidity Control. There's also a 2019 upgraded 55 gallon water heater with WiFi alert. This residence comes with 2 covered parking spaces and a large storage unit, resort-style pool and spa with a screened social pavilion, gas grills, and firepit, just a short walk to The Bay Club! Residents enjoy a 34-acre beach park, tennis, pickleball, canoe and kayak park, and fitness center. Two golf clubs are available for optional membership. Close to dining and entertainment, and a short 30-minute drive to SWFL International Airport.