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Price Reduced!! Designer 2,027 sq ft on Corner Lot with Preserve Views!

North of CR466

Price drop $10k from $298,900 plus new stainless appliances, water heater and dryer in Dec. 2018!!! Crepe Myrtle/frame Lantana designer on a corner lot with south side preserve views located in the Village of Chatham, where you are only 2 blocks to the Chatham Recreation Center with 4 tennis courts, family pool and the Amber & Oakley executive courses.  Within 2 miles are the VA Clinic, Mulberry Shopping Plaza, Mulberry Regional Recreation Center with sports pool and pickle ball courts, Calumet adult pool, Fire and Rescue plus the Lopez Country Club with fine dining, championship golf course, 2 executive courses and lit clay courts.  Its all so convenient and just a short, peaceful golf cart ride away! 

Relax in the morning sun or enjoy cool evenings in the over sized east exposure screened lanai with a south preserve view and mature landscaping that attracts many bird species! Don’t be surprised if you hear the hoots of the great horned owls in the preserve! There are no neighbor’s screened lanai in the back or to the side and lush landscaping provides privacy screening!  This  2,027 sq ft 3 bedroom 2 bath home is an open floor plan with a spacious great room/formal dining combo perfect for entertaining, 10′ ceilings in main areas and master bedroom, hand textured walls and ceilings (no popcorn), large sized bedrooms and ample closet/storage space.  Original builder upgrades total $38,000 and include additional windows in the bedrooms to capture the preserve views. Recent owner upgrades include new stainless appliances, dryer and water heater Dec. 2018;  remodeled laundry room, with built in dusty miller maple cabinets, laundry tub/cabinet and charcoal ceramic tile floor; air handler in garage upgraded in HVAC system in2017.  Washer/dryer is included and electric dryer is new as well.

Features include 2″ horizontal faux blinds and vertical blinds on the sliding doors, 7 ceiling fans, recessed lighting and dimmers in kitchen, great room, master and 2nd bedroom, bay window in front bedroom/den (has closet), solar tube in formal dining, patio with gas connection for grill, gas slide in range, furnace and water heater; tile in bathrooms, foyer, laundry, kitchen and nook, extra hobby space in laundry room w/ window.  Garage is large enough for 2 golf carts, mid-sized sedan and smaller sport car such as a miata size; plus room left over for cabinetry and storage in attic.

Low bond of $4,424. 2018 taxes of $3,744 include $465 for bond interest/principle, $575 VCD maintenance with homestead credit. Monthly amenity fee 2018 is $154.

For additional photos and information visit our home website at; call owners Susan 352-530-1640 or Nels 262-742-4321 for further information and showing. Direct buyer/seller transaction price reduced $10k March 2019 (former price $298,900) . Detailed market analysis available. Home address is 17465 SE 71st Birchbrook Ave.  

The Lopez/Mulberry area in the northernmost end of the Villages is favored by avid golfers and tennis players as well as by those who want lush, mature neighborhoods with quieter streets to walk, exercise pets and ride a bike! The only clay courts in TV are located on this end at Lopez CC and Glenview CC. Four of the most favored and challenging executive courses (3-level 3 and 1-level 4) are in this area as well as 2 most favored championship courses, Lopez and Glenview and are no more than a 5-10 minute golf cart ride away.  Two of the golf practice facilities are located at these country clubs as well as some of the best dining in the Villages. Everything is so convenient and accessible on this end without the traffic with easy access to the perimeter roads for quick travel to the town squares. 


North of CR466