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Laguna: Living in the Lap of Luxury

610 Riviera Dunes Way #406, Palmetto, FL 34221610 Riviera Dunes Way #406, Palmetto, FL 34221Laguna is ideally located in one of Florida’s largest protected harbors, and provides the best of what coastal living has to offer with breathtaking river views and resort-style amenities. Laguna at Riviera Dunes is a maintenance-free community situated on a deep-water harbor with private marina and neighboring restaurants. A tremendous value for both income opportunity or living a true Florida lifestyle. Imagine beginning and ending your days with breath-taking views of the Manatee River and the magnificent Riviera Dunes Harbor. Enjoy relaxing by the pool and private clubhouse, there are even outdoor BBQ grills for your use. Brush up on your tennis skills on the genuine Har-Tru courts. A private fitness center is also offered here in this boater’s paradise. And while you’ll savor the casual Florida lifestyle, a short drive places you in the midst of fine dining, exquisite shopping and exciting cultural arts and activities, making Laguna at Riviera Dunes the perfect seasonal or year-round home.


From the moment you enter Laguna through the guarded gate, you will feel the tropical lifestyle this community brings. Palm lined streets lead you to four unique buildings. 610 is the first building on the left. Situated front and center of the Yacht Basin and right next to the Clubhouse and pool. Each of the buildings offers its own covered garage for owners and plenty of up front parking for guests. The building requires a security code for entrance however, owners will also have a FOB to swipe for convenience. Once inside, let’s head up to the fourth floor and take a peek inside this fantastic unit.


Welcome home to 406! This Bellisima, split floor plan offers two bedrooms and two full bathrooms with 1,758 square feet under air. Just inside the front door the sizable foyer offers access to the large inside utility room complete with washer and dryer and plenty of room for storage. An architectural pass-thru opens to the eat-in area of the kitchen adding to the open feel. The beautiful wood floors lead you down the hall. From here the kitchen is located on your right and the second bedroom and full bathroom are found on your left. Continuing forward we find the main living area where the open concept brings the living room and dining room together in harmony. This brilliant floor plan allows the gorgeous water views to be enjoyed from just about anywhere in this home. The flow of this floor plan is great for entertaining.


The upscale kitchen opens up to the main living area via a fantastic breakfast bar ensuring this home’s cook can be at the center of it all even when in the kitchen. This kitchen is surely the central hub of the home and offers everything a home chef could need. Quality cabinets of solid wood construction meet gorgeous granite offering ample prep space. The stainless-steel appliances shine under the recessed lighting.


The lighting fixtures and ceiling fans have all been upgraded and carefully selected to convey the proper “latitude.” Just off the dining area is the additional space of the den. In the main living area, you’ll notice this grand space has a specialized alcove carved out just for your entertainment needs. This large living room glows with plenty of natural light offered by the huge glass sliders that give access to your private balcony.


Before we head out onto the balcony let’s take a detour and check out the master suite. This master bedroom is located just off the living room and offers the same fantastic water views. This large suite is highlighted by a large walk-in closet and a second extended wall closet flanking your entry to the master bath. Everyday can be your private spa day as this bathroom suite has it all. Separate dual vanities taking your typical his and hers to a new level. Now he and she have their own vanity in their own space; one on each side of the large soaking tub. This tub is the relaxation therapy you’ve been looking for. A separate shower can also be found in this grand bath as well as a separate water closet keeping everyone’s privacy in mind.


Now, the part you’ve been waiting for; the large covered balcony. This outdoor space is amazing! Complete with a lighted ceiling fan to keep you cool in the summer and plenty of room for your favorite outdoor furniture ensemble. The vantage point from here allows wonderful views of the harbor with extended views of the Manatee River. Should you have a boat, you could rent a slip from the marina and you would have a bird’s eye view of your boat from up here. (If you don’t have a boat there is an onsite yacht broker.) Just imagine enjoying awe inspiring sunrises while you sip on your coffee or perhaps taking in the gorgeous watercolors of our amazing sunsets.

Attention Boater: Getting to Laguna and The Riviera Dunes Marina is a breeze! It is located just six nautical miles from the mouth of the Manatee River. Enter the river at red marker #2. Follow the well-marked channel upriver, going under two bridges to red #24A. The Riviera Dunes entrance is 1/4 mile up on the Port side.