PRICE IMPROVEMENT ! Welcome to EXCEPTIONAL RESORT STYLE LIVING in desirable GATED Esplanade at Highland Ranch, a 55+ COMMUNITY built by Taylor Morrison ! You enter this beautiful 2 bedroom 2 bath one story Bergamo plan ("C' front elevation) into a foyer, dining area, spacious living room, and kitchen with huge island all with 20" square tile set on the diagonal and crown molding overlooking the extended screened lanai. There are stacking sliders in the living room and a French door next to the master bedroom that open to the lanai. Owner had a gas line installed under brick pavers to the gas fire pit table on lanai. Table & chairs stay ! Awesome kitchen features include 2 pendant lights over the island, 42" white solid wood cabinets, quartz counters, tile backsplash, walk in pantry and stainless steel appliances including gas stove. The master suite has a large walk in shower, double vanities, and walk in closet, shelving stays. Split bedrooms both with plank like tile flooring and utility room adjacent to the 2 car garage with garage access door. Upgrades include Plantation shutters in foyer, bedrooms, and dining room, cordless cellular window treatments in kitchen & living room, screened lanai, porcelain tile in bedrooms, ceiling fans, insulated garage door, keyless garage pad and myQ garage door opener. Home is in close proximity to clubhouse and community mailboxes. HOA fees include yard maintenance, fertilizer and irrigation plus use of all amenities - including clubhouse, full time Lifestyle Director, lagoon style and lap pool, spa & resistance pool, outdoor kitchen with barbecue, fire pit, event & fitness lawn, sports courts: tennis, pickleball and bocce courts, bark park, fitness center & movement studio, great room, game room, catering kitchen with coffee bar, and expansive covered lanai. Fences are allowed & pets welcome ! Community is close to a new Publix, Turnpike, shopping, South Lake Hospital, library, and restaurants, etc. ! Clermont is known for its' hills and chain of lakes plus fun events in Downtown Clermont like First Friday Food Truck and the Farmers' Market on Sundays.