17420 Varona PLACE

Lutz, FL 33548 View Map $1,625,000 Ask a Question
Thomas Towns

Thomas Towns

(727) 455-4318

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Status: Sold
Property Type:Single Family Home
MLS #:T3462699
Sq. Feet:4,794
Date Sold:3/6/2024
Lot Size:26,167 Sq. Ft.
Monthly HOA:$295
RESORT STYLE LIVING, a private oasis, located in one of the most desirable neighborhoods in Hillsborough County Ladera a secure, gated community in top rated Steinbrenner school district! This Chateau d' Ladera is palatial and complete with outstanding amenities rarely seen in the resale market! Starting with an unbelievable outdoor living and pool package valued at over $500k including lagoon style beach entry saltwater pool, swim up bar seating, new pool equipment, pool lighting package, solar pool heating, expansive outdoor pavilion area including outdoor living with fireplace and tv lounge, chef's outdoor kitchen with built-in grill, bar area, refrigerator, ice maker, sink, outdoor dining with built in table, outdoor stereo system all under a structural screen enclosure with concrete columns and lighting sconces throughout for perfect evening ambiance. The grand entrance is stunning with approximately 500 ft of paver motor court, a porte-cochere, 3 garage bays. Rare conservation lot with no rear neighbors makes for enjoyable, private outdoor living. Other noted features include gas appliances and fixtures, designer built-ins, large closets, surround sound, top-of-the-line outdoor lighting, remote operated pool and irrigation equipment. This opulent French estate style home features downstairs the exquisite master suite with separate sitting area, a full guest bedroom suite, powder room, elegant office with built in workspace for two and boxed beam ceiling and French doors, large open dining room with built in buffet and hutch, central family room with soaring ceilings and tons of natural light, gourmet kitchen with large prep island and gas cooktop, separate cozy den open to kitchen, lots of closet storage and spacious laundry room. Upstairs features 3 large bedrooms and 2 baths as well as a flexible loft / study space with built in desk. California Closets built-ins are located throughout the home and offer versatile storage options. Ladera is one of Hillsborough County's premier communities located on magnificent Lake Merrywater. Originally Merry Acres owned by the Hav-a-Tampa cigar family for nearly 100 years, Ladera's 168 half to one acres homesites were carefully platted and designed from the 220 acres by a handpicked developer. Ladera's winding streets, cul-de-sac's, plush gardens and fountains, meticulous landscaping, elegant entrance and gates are its signature features. Community amenities are secured gate facilities, continuous sidewalks, fishing / observation dock and pier, gazebo area, interior parks and gardens, conservation preserves. Nearby you'll find fitness clubs, county parks with kayak rentals and bike trails, restaurants, grocery stores, retail shopping, medical offices, St. Joseph's North hospital campus and more! Easy access to Veterans Expressway, I-275, Tampa International Airport, Downtown Tampa, Ybor/Channelside, St. Petersburg, Gulf Beaches and more!

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Community Information

Address:17420 Varona PLACE, Lutz, FL 33548
Area:33548 - Lutz
Zip Code:33548

School Information

School System:Buchanan-HB
High School:Steinbrenner High School
Middle School:Buchanan-Hb
Elementary School:Lutz-Hb


Bedrooms: 5
Bathrooms: 4 Full / 1 Half
Year Built:2007
Construction Materials: Block, Stone, Stucco, Wood Frame
Construction Status: Completed
Dock Description: Dock - Open
Flooring Types: Carpet, Ceramic Tile, Hardwood
Roof: Tile
Foundation: Slab
Garage Spaces: 3
Carport Spaces: 1
Parking Features: Circular Driveway, Converted Garage, Covered, Garage Door Opener, Garage Faces Rear, Garage Faces Side, Guest, Off Street, Parking Pad, Portico

Features / Amenities

Interior Features: Built-in Features, Ceiling Fans(s), Crown Molding, Eat-in Kitchen, High Ceilings, Kitchen/Family Room Combo, Primary Bedroom Main Floor, Open Floorplan, Solid Surface Counters, Solid Wood Cabinets, Split Bedroom, Tray Ceiling(s), Walk-In Closet(s)
Appliances: Bar Fridge, Built-In Oven, Convection Oven, Dishwasher, Disposal, Gas Water Heater, Microwave, Refrigerator, Wine Refrigerator
Fireplace Features: Gas, Outside, Stone
Flooring: Carpet, Ceramic Tile, Hardwood
Laundry: Inside, Laundry Room
Spa: Heated
Additional Rooms: Bonus Room, Den/Library/Office, Family Room, Formal Dining Room Separate, Formal Living Room Separate, Inside Utility
Exterior Features: Dog Run, Irrigation System, Lighting, Outdoor Grill, Outdoor Kitchen, Outdoor Shower, Rain Gutters
Patio And Porch: Covered, Deck, Enclosed, Patio, Porch, Rear Porch, Screened
Screened Patio / Porch / Deck: Yes
Pool: Child Safety Fence, In Ground, Lighting, Salt Water, Screen Enclosure, Solar Heat
Other Structures: Gazebo, Kennel/Dog Run, Outdoor Kitchen
Window: Blinds, Window Treatments
Spa: Heated
Garage Spaces: 3
Carport Spaces: 1
Parking: Circular Driveway, Converted Garage, Covered, Garage Door Opener, Garage Faces Rear, Garage Faces Side, Guest, Off Street, Parking Pad, Portico
Security Features: Gated Community, Security System Owned, Smoke Detector(s)
Cooling: Central Air
Heating: Central, Natural Gas
Air Conditioning: Central Air
Fireplace(s): Gas, Outside, Stone


Bedroom 5First11 X 11
Dining RoomFirst12 X 14
Family RoomFirst17 X 19
KitchenFirst15 X 17Breakfast Bar,Island
Living RoomFirst15 X 23
Primary BathroomFirstDual Sinks,Garden Bath,Tub with Separate Shower Stall
Primary BedroomFirst16 X 26
OfficeFirst12 X 12
Bedroom 2Second12 X 13
Bedroom 3Second13 X 14
Bedroom 4Second12 X 13
Bonus RoomSecond14 X 28

Property Features

Lot Size: 0.6 Acres / 26,167 Sq. Ft.
Lot Dimensions:145x180
Lot Features: Conservation Area, In County, Irregular Lot, Landscaped, Oversized Lot, Sidewalk, Street Dead-End, Paved
Vegetation: Mature Landscaping, Trees/Landscaped
View: Pool, Trees/Woods
Water Access: Lake
Waterfront Feet: 0
Lot #: 33
Water Extras: Fishing Pier
Flood Zone: X
Utilities: Cable Connected, Electricity Connected, Public, Street Lights, Underground Utilities
Sewer: Public Sewer
Water: Public
Road Responsibility: Private Maintained Road
Road Surface: Asphalt, Paved
Fencing: Fenced
Directions:From N Dale Mabry Hwy, East On Van Dyke Rd, Right into Ladera Entrance, Roundabout to Right at Merrywater Dr, Left On Varona Pl, Left at 17420.
Pets Allowed: Yes
Pet Restrictions: Pet restrictions to be verified by buyer through HOA.

Tax and Financial Info

Tax Year: 2023
Tax Annual Amount: $13,898
Ownership: Fee Simple
Financing Available: Cash, Conventional, VA Loan
Financing Available: Cash, Conventional, VA Loan
Homestead: Yes
Total Annual Fees: $3,540
Average Monthly Fees: $295
Approval Process: Approval process to be verified by buyer through HOA.
Disclosures: HOA/PUD/Condo Disclosure
Realtor Info: As-Is
Minimum Lease: 8-12 Months
Association Fee: $885 (paid Quarterly)
Association Amenities: Fence Restrictions, Gated, Park
HOA Payment Schedule: Quarterly
HOA / Community Association: Required



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