“When only the best will do” comes to mind, look no further than this custom-built, two-story pool home in the exclusive gated community of Sumter Crossing. Sumter Crossing is conveniently located just minutes from The Villages Buffalo Ridge and Southern Trace commercial districts, as well as, The Villages Charter Schools. This 11+ acre estate features a paved driveway with an electronic gated entryway and stacked stone pillars leading you to a side entry three-car garage and paved pathway which guides you to the covered front porch with 8’ wood-stained double doors with frosted glass. Totaling over 6,500sqft, the interior consists of 4,943sqft with 5BR/4BA. The bottom floor totals 2,389sqft, while the top floor boasts 2,554sqft. The focal point of the bottom floor is the 20’+ Rotunda with wrap-around wooden staircase and wainscotting accents. The open kitchen features stainless steel appliances, incredible sparkling quartz countertops with mosaic tile backsplash, hardwood cabinets, a center island with stacked stone, and a dinette with built-in bench seating. The family room has a custom-built farmhouse entertainment center (separate purchase) with barn doors and floor to ceiling fireplace with a gorgeous wooden mantle. Additional rooms on the bottom floor include a formal dining room, den/office, living room/playroom, and guest bedroom with a full bath. The upstairs features three spare bedrooms with closets, one with an ensuite, and the other two share a hall bath, the master suite, a loft, which can be utilized as an office or playroom, and gorgeous views overlooking the living room, rotunda, and 5-acre ranchette. The master suite is expansive totaling 1,000+/-sqft with a large walk-in closet, dressing area with additional closet space, and recessed TV in the ceiling on a motorized mount that is retractable. The ensuite features beautiful custom cabinetry topped with sparkling quartz countertop, sit-down vanity, corner garden tub with overhead windows, and enormous shower totaling over 65sqft! The exterior of the home is no less impressive built with 10’ block walls on the bottom level and framed wood on the second level. The home is wrapped in hardy board with shaker accents, no vinyl here, only high-end quality! Last, but not least the outdoor lanai and pool area is paradise. Fully-screened for protection against the sun's harsh rays and insects, this oasis can be utilized year-round. The pool features a saltwater system, underwater multi-color lighting system, raised hot tub with overflow, an outdoor shower, and can accommodate the largest of pool parties measuring 17x36. The covered lanai is highlighted by a stacked stone see-thru fireplace, wall-mounted TV, ceiling fans, and stone pavers. This amazing home has too many features to list, so please call or email today to set up your private showing.