This beautiful villa is meticulously maintained and offers loads of updates! Perfectly positioned in the center of a cul-de-sac with an adorable courtyard that greets you at entry. The courtyard is ideal for outdoor living and entertaining both great neighbors and friends alike. The interior has new attractive laminate flooring throughout, an open floor plan with vaulted ceilings, and skylights that let natural light spill in from above. The updated kitchen features new stainless-steel appliances, breakfast bar, closet pantry, and an eat-in area overlooking the courtyard. The generous great room is just that, great! The primary bedroom offers an ensuite bath with two vanities, two sinks and a large walk-in closet. This is all tucked away at the back of the home providing a peaceful setting with easy access to the rear screen room. An additional guest room is located at the front of the home with double closets and access to a full bath from both bedroom and hall. New thermal windows and WiFi NEST thermostat will only add to your delight. In the over-sized 1-car garage, you will find your laundry area and easy organization of all your storage items with shelving and pegboard wall. Surrounded by seven small lakes and natural wetlands, Highland Lakes is a vibrant active adult community. The lakes allow for model sailboat racing and catch-and-release fishing. Other ways to enjoy nature include three nature trails where residents like to reflect while observing foxes, eagles, and cranes. Many plants along these paths are labeled for easy identification. Other on-site recreation and activity options include over 50 special interest groups and a clubhouse with activities director. The large Highland Lakes clubhouse is the proud focal point where many activities are available to homeowners. Residents have many choices for getting exercise such as a fitness center, indoor walking track, headed indoor pool, and the arena where an indoor tennis and pickleball courts are held. Hobbyists have use of a nicely outfitted woodcraft building and craft room. A catering kitchen is also available to prepare a snack or cater an event. Other social spaces include a card room, meeting rooms, library and billiards and ping pong room. Outdoor options for fun activities include an outdoor lap pool, four bocce ball courts, six tennis courts, six horseshoe pits, a softball field, and eight shuffleboard courts. Nature trails and catch and release fishing lakes add scenic beauty to this active adult community. Highland Lakes also provides homeowners with free RV and boat storage. Sounds like the only thing missing is YOU!