This STUNNING Rick Strawbridge custom-made 4-Bedroom, 3-Bathroom home with a screened in pool is comfortably tucked back by the lake in the Highly Sought-After Gated Community of Ashley in South Lakeland conveniently located just off 540A! The main home is complemented by a spacious entry way, split floor plan, modernized fixtures, kitchen/family room combo, formal living and dining rooms, craftsman design, 14 feet high cove lit tray ceilings, Jack & Jill styled bedrooms, wood flooring, crown molding, beautiful columns throughout, and a functioning full house surround sound. PLUS, take advantage of the upstairs bonus room space for an extra entertainment center or loft. The kitchen features granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, wine fridge, walk-in pantry, a breakfast bar, plenty of storage and enough space for an eat-in area. The extensive master suite features an en suite bathroom complete with a 6 ft. soaking tub, step in shower, dual vanity, and his/her walk-in closets. Attached to the master suite is a formal living room that can be used as a study/library with a stacked flag stone gas/wood burning fire place and French pocket doors for privacy. A true Florida living experience, take advantage of the lake views with a wall of French doors opening out to a screen enclosed inground pool overlooking a QUIET backyard NATURE RETREAT area! Pool area also includes connections for a gas grill. The back deck has recently been renovated, *NEW AC*, *ROOF REPLACED 2020 ON HOME AND GUEST HOME*, *OVERSIZED .83 ACRE LOT*. Other features include extra storage above all closets in guest bedrooms, laundry room with cabinets and utility sink, and a convenient entry way into the home from the pool area into the large pool bath located by the 4th bedroom! The 4th bathroom is located in the detached 576 sqft studio guest house. The guest house features tile flooring, a full bathroom with a walk-in shower, its own central AC, HUGE sliding glass doors and enough room to add in a small kitchen for a mother-in-law suite. The Ashley community is located in South Lakeland conveniently close to schools, medical facilities, shopping, and more! You don't want to miss out on everything this home has to offer!