Beautiful WATERFRONT home situated on an oversized .98 acre lot in the Secluded Gated Community of Alafia Preserve. Nestled along the Serene and Picturesque ALAFIA RIVER with towering trees and multiple open decks for enjoying nature or just relaxing. The secluded 5/3 home offers 150' of river frontage, Privacy, Boat Dock, Beautiful Water Views, Covered carport parking, Open Floor Plan, Soaring Ceilings, Numerous windows offering gorgeous views of the property while allowing natural light to flow throughout the house. The Kitchen features granite counters, custom wood cabinets with glass inserts, stone backsplash, upper and under cabinet lighting, and opens to the Breakfast nook and the large Greatroom with built ins. Upstairs, level 3, you will find Bedroom 2 and the Master Suite offering sliding doors leading out to a Private Deck with Spectacular views and an ensuite bathroom. Bedrooms 3 & 4 are on the main level 2 with 1 full bathroom. The lower level is approx. an additional 400 sq ft and not included in the 1977 heated square footage. It has been completely remodeled & you will find the 5th Bedroom, 1 full bathroom and a kitchenette with 2 private entrances, making this perfect for an inlaw/guest suite or apartment. The 35×11 workshop is spacious with 3 bays and electricity. Updates and Upgrades include NEW Flooring, NEW Roof, Newer AC's, NEW Front Door. Alafia Preserve is a Gated Community with a Private Community Dock, Kayak launch, and a Gazebo. Bring your RV, Boat, Kayak, and Fishing Poles. Cruise out to Tampa Bay & the Gulf, or enjoy the manatees, ducks & fishing from your dock. Don't miss out on this Nature Lovers Paradise.