Come and see this cozy, bright, open floor plan 3 Bedroom, 1.5 Baths, 1 car garage located in Manatee Palms. Updated kitchen with breakfast bar, refaced cabinets, hardware, new sink, glass tile back splash, newer appliances and wood plank ceiling in dining room. Beautiful ceramic wood tile flooring throughout main living areas and carpeted bedrooms. The master is nice size and connected to updated half bath. Updated full bath in hallway for easy access. The dining area just off kitchen has sliders to large screened lanai that leads to backyard oasis with paved fire pit seating area, 200 gallon pond, a 9 x 18 above ground pool, 6 ft. vinyl privacy fence and storage shed. A graveled side driveway perfect for boat or RV parking. Home also has newer AC, hot water heater, roof reshingled in 2009, Chamberlain garage door opener/remotes, and interlocking floor tiles in garage. No HOA, A and B rated school district, close to neighborhood playground, Tom Bennett Park, minutes to shopping, dining and I-75. Easy commute to Sarasota and St. Pete.