Welcome to one of the most exquisite newly built homes in the coveted neighborhood of Monte Christo in Tierra Verde. Seated on an oversized lot on desirable Columbus Drive, driving up to this 2018 custom designed single story block constructed residence, you notice beautiful pavered circular driveway (with room for 8 cars) leading to the spacious front porch, perfect for sitting and enjoying your morning coffee or evening cocktail overlooking a partial water view and island breezes. This thoughtfully designed 3,262 SqFt open floor plan offers (4) bedrooms, (3) bathrooms, and office, perfect for today’s modern lifestyle. Upon entry, you immediately feel the openness of the home due to the vast 10-11 foot ceilings, but your eyes are drawn to the natural light and wall of sliding doors overlooking the stunning, private backyard oasis with lush, mature landscaping surrounding the saltwater pool and spa area. The kitchen is truly the heart of the home where the chef of the household will thrive as they cook and entertain. It features soft close cabinetry reaching to the ceiling, expansive quartz countertops, marble backsplash, a large island, walk-in pantry, and large farmhouse porcelain sink. Just off the kitchen is the Florida Room, a perfect casual dining/bar area providing additional cabinetry, quartz countertops and upgraded wine cooler. The Owner’s Retreat is enormous in size, with its own hall entry offering additional privacy. It also overlooks the beautiful pool area and lush tropical backyard. This primary ensuite offers a massive frameless glass walk-in shower with river pebble flooring, double shower heads, a dual vanity with quartz countertops and a closet that could truly be considered the size of a small bedroom that even has windows! There are (2) bedrooms on the west side of the home, one is used as a second home office, perfect for two persons working from home by providing distance from the the original home office for privacy. The remaining bedroom presently functions as a home gym. All home closets have customized steel shelving, maximizing storage. Additional upgrades/notable features include: upgraded tile roof, window shutters and ceiling fans, whole home water treatment system with reverse osmosis, crown molding and high baseboards, 50 amp for RV, flood lights, additional outdoor plugs and BBQ lighting, surround sound system, laundry area with sink, cabinetry and shelving, upgraded sprinkler system, privacy fence, side yard pavers, in wall and in ground pest treatment system, hurricane code and impact grade front windows and shutters for side and back windows, pool baby safety gate system, and mature landscaping surrounding the entire home. You will really appreciate the garage steel shelving holding up to 1,000 pounds per shelf, storing all your tools, outdoor recreation toys and gear! Minutes from St Pete Beach, downtown St Petersburg, and Tampa International Airport. You will feel like you are living on vacation in this exquisite island home!