Water Views
196 MELISSA TRAIL Auburndale, FL
$ 969,000
Property Attributes
  • MLS#A4521412
  • TypeSingle Family
  • CountyPOLK
  • CityAuburndale
  • AreaAuburndale
  • Zip33823
  • StyleSingle Family Residence
  • Year Built2018
  • Taxes$ 8011
  • Price$ 969,000
  • Bedrooms3
  • Full Bathrooms3
  • Half Bathrooms0
  • Sqr Footage3156
  • Lot Size0.68 Acres
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Data Source:
Stellar MLS
Property Description

Avoid the hassle of building with this new-condition stunning Lakefront property in the exclusive gated Lake Arietta Reserve. Located in quiet Auburndale- perfectly situated halfway between Tampa & Orlando. This 2018 Arthur Rutenberg modified ‘Bermuda’ plan has the remainder of a 10 year service credo for peace of mind. With 3 bedrooms plus a den & 3 baths, this is a single-story dream home featuring a split floor plan with open living space. With 3,156 sq feet plus a huge 378 sq ft lanai and an over-sized 24x36 garage with dual wifi ready garage door openers, there is room for everything. As you walk through the front door you are welcomed by a generous entryway with high ceilings which opens to the spacious living room with a brick wall surrounding the gas fireplace & overlooking the breathtaking lakefront. The open kitchen boasts solid wood cabinetry, SS appliances, an enormous granite countertop island, built in wine cooler, & commercial grade Wolf gas stove. The kitchen & adjacent chandeliered dining room & living room have wood-look tile & overlook the lake, each leading out to the enormous screened in lanai where you can watch stunning sunsets every night, just take a look at the photos for a taste! The split floor plan features a MBR with an entire wall of windows overlooking the lake, large his and hers walk in closets, and a spa-like bath with an extra-large tiled shower with built in bench seat & separate garden tub. On the other side are 2 more bedrooms each with its own walk-in closet & bath & an enormous recreation room which overlooks the lake with another wall of windows. The recreation room is large enough to combine with the adjacent bedroom & bathroom to create a perfect in-law suite with its own entrance by simply adding one interior door! Crown molding and window treatments throughout the house including electric shades in the livingroom, recessed ceilings in the livingroom, kitchen, recreation room and master bedroom, Moen and Kohler fixtures in the kitchen and baths, a Ranai tankless water heater, outdoor 50 amp RV service hookup, built in pest control system, upgraded electrical with dimmer switch lighting, closets each with installed closet systems, & clear tempered insulated low-e-glass windows & sliders all make for an amazing home. The lanai has electric and is plumbed for an outside kitchen & gas stove and/or fireplace tied to a buried natural gas tank. There is even an irrigation well with programmable irrigation system & an outside shower. Enjoy holiday lights? There are electrical outlets in the eaves of the home tied to one switch for easy use. Pavers in the driveway and on the lanai make a statement on both sides of the home. This home has a clare control system with programmable surround sound and a 7-camera security system with rotating rear camera, motion detector, alarms and an HDDVR with 6 terabyte hard drive. Multiple elegant Hibiscus add color and the refined St Augustine grass completes the sophisticated outside- And for an over-full-price offer this home can come with the $10k commercial grade lawn mower, fully or partially furnished, can include a slate pool table, barely used $5k Claussen’s Dining-room set and $8k commercial grade gym equipment. The possibilities are endless here. There is a community boat ramp or you could put in your own dock. One look at the sunset photos and you will know that this is Paradise found! This amazing stylish property will not last!

Elementary School High School
Auburndale Central Elem Auburndale High School
Price History
1/5/2022 Listed $969,000

General Features

Additional Parcels Y/N No
Appliances Dishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Microwave, Range, Refrigerator, Washer
Association Amenities Gated
Association Y/N Yes
Attached Garage Yes
Building Area Units Square Feet
Carport Y/N No
Community Features Boat Ramp, Deed Restrictions, Gated
Construction Materials Block, Stucco
Cooling Central Air
County Polk
Days on Market 1
Directions Take 559 off I4 heading towards the City limits of Auburndale, turn right into Arietta Reserve, largest house at the end, on the lake, 196 Melissa Trail, Auburndale, FL 33823
Elementary School Auburndale Central Elem
Exterior Features Other
Facing Direction North
Flooring Carpet, Tile
Garage Spaces 3
Garage Y/N Yes
HOA Fee 785
HOA Fee Frequency Annually
Heating Central
High School Auburndale High School
Interior Features Built-in Features, Ceiling Fans(s), Eat-in Kitchen, Living Room/Dining Room Combo, Solid Surface Counters, Split Bedroom, Walk-In Closet(s)
Levels One
Lot Size Square Feet 29673
MLS Area 33823 - Auburndale
New Construction No
Occupant Type Owner
Ownership Fee Simple
Patio/Porch Features Porch, Screened
Pets Allowed Yes
Private Pool No
Property SubType Single Family Residence
Property Type Residential
Roof Shingle
Senior Community Y/N No
Sewer Public Sewer
Standard Status Active
Status Active
Street Name MELISSA
Tax Annual Amount 8011.34
Tax Lot 13
Tax Year 2021
Terms Cash, Conventional, FHA, VA Loan
Township 27
Utilities Cable Connected, Electricity Connected
View Water
Virtual Tour https://www.propertypanorama.com/instaview/stellar/A4521412
Water Access YN No
Year Built 2018

Interior Features

Additional Rooms Attic, Family Room
Fireplace Features Living Room
Fireplace Y/N Yes
Flood Zone Code Zone AE
Full Baths 3
Garage Dimensions 24X36
Laundry Features Laundry Room
Living Area 3156
Living Area Units Square Feet
Livingareasource Public Records
Street Suffix TRAIL
Total Baths 3
Total Bedrooms 3
Total Stories 1

Exterior Features

Foundation Details Slab
Lot Size Acres 0.68
Parking Features Driveway
Road Surface Type Paved
Water Extras YN No
Water Frontage Feet Lagoon 120
Water Source Public
Water View Lake
Water View YN Yes
Waterfront Feet Total 120
Waterfront Y/N No


  • Foreclosure
  • Views
  • Short Sale
  • New Construction
  • Adult 55+
  • Lease To Own
  • No HOA Fees
  • Furnished
  • Primary On Main
  • Air Conditioning
  • Seller Finance
  • Green
  • Fixer Upper
  • Horse
  • Golf
  • Fireplace
  • Deck
  • Garage
  • Basement
  • Pool

Property vs Single Family Average in 33823

AVG $500K
AVG $2,874
AVG 79
Year Built
AVG 1996

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