Filled with rich textures and magnificent custom designed finishes this gated compound of architectural design and timeless elegance is situated within Avila, Tampa Bay's premier private gated country club community. Encompassing over 9,250 square feet of beautifully designed air conditioned space on over 1.25 acres overlooking Lake Sloan, this estate features 7 bedrooms, 7 full baths and 3 half baths, library, theatre, billiard room, exercise room, play room, loft area, guest house, and a gated motor court with 5-car garage. This masterpiece, built by Alvarez Homes with interiors and furnishings by George Mazas of Mazas Design Gallery, is being sold FURNISHED. From the moment you step into the foyer, the dramatic and breathtaking details of this luxurious residence overwhelm the senses. Downstairs features a sweeping wrought iron staircase, "state- of-the-art" gourmet kitchen, opulent library, billiard room with custom bar, custom theatre, two bedroom suites with private baths and generous closets. Upstairs owners retreat includes sitting area, custom closets, and lavish bath plus three additional bedroom suites with private baths. Outdoor areas offer incredible balconies, heated pool and spa with custom water features, outdoor kitchen with fabulous entertaining areas. Additional finishes include an abundance of wood, marble, granite, and stone; decorative painting; elaborate lighting; custom cabinetry and window treatments; 2 laundry rooms, security system with cameras plus much more.