Presenting an iconic estate in the highly coveted, gated community of Cheval. Magnificently positioned on a corner lot and settled under the canopy of an exotic banyan tree, this residence also overlooks the 17th Cheval Signature Hole of the semi-private championship golf course. Replete with sui generis features, this original model home possesses its own electronic entry gate and a circular driveway with a private parking pad for your special guests and entertaining needs. Copper lighting illuminates this grand estate at twilight and in evening hours after the sun sets over the golf course. Upon entering the double swing entry doors, you will be welcomed by a soaring 20' foyer featuring an illuminating chandelier and a signature curved staircase. Traditional in style, this estate reveals a formal dining room and a living room/office combo that would be ideal for the person working from home or an additional play-den for the growing family. Boasting of 5 bedrooms, this home was constructed with no two bedroom walls adjoining for utmost privacy and sleeping serenity. The first floor master suite provides exclusivity and spaciousness for the homeowner with an over-sized walk-in closet, 5 piece bathroom and views of the swimming pool through triple sliding glass doors. Unexpected extras include soaring ceiling heights, an over-sized lot, a NEW ROOF, two staircases, plantation shutters, marble tile flooring, wood-burning fireplace, and a covered outdoor grilling area. Cheval is one of Tampa's coveted subdivisions with three 24/7 guarded gated entries and optional membership to two of the finest 18-hole golf courses in the Bay area, complete with The Tavern Grill and Golfer's Grail. Optional membership to The Club at Cheval offers a state-of-the-art athletic club, swimming pool, tennis court and more. A+ Steinbrenner School District. If you're not just looking for a home, but you are looking to make a statement, this home commands a showing at your earliest opportunity.