This gorgeous showpiece is our model and is available to purchase as a leaseback. The Essex Model at Serenity at Red Tail looks like it is right out of the pages of Southern Living Magazine! The Essex Model is on Red Tail Golf Course and offers privacy, scenic views and the perfect place to call home. On the exterior, stone accent detail and 8' glass front door invite you inside. The living room (optional flex space), is light and airy, featuring bright neutral colors, built-in arches with brick accent and shelving - perfect for an office or second family room. Hardwood floors take you through the remainder of this oversized 3 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, 3-car garage home. As you make yourself into the living area, this home seems to whisper with all its southern charm to you and says "sit down, stay a while". You can't help but notice the large open flow living room, kitchen and breakfast area, with its breathtaking panoramic views. The gourmet kitchen and oversized kitchen island with Silestone counters, bead board accents and farmhouse sink are perfect for making breakfast or making reservations. Looking through the 8' triple sliding doors, you decide you will kick back and relax. Out on the lanai, you discover the "Piece de Resistance"! The covered lanai opens out to be an outdoor living room, complete with planters, seating, deck chairs and an outdoor spa compete with a rain-making pergola. An outdoor fire ring with a raised bench and fire pit will bring you all year round enjoyment - day or night. This is the life! End and start your days in the large master suite with its own bath featuring a large corner focal tub and walk in shower with split vanities. The bonus room is the a great gathering place to watch your favorite movie or team make it through to next season! Complete with built-ins for snacks, drinks, and a drink shelf this place just might be the best "pub" in the neighborhood! In addition to all this, the Essex is a high performance home! It is Energy Star 3.1 certified, which means it is affordable to operate and you can save money on your energy bills. Some of the energy saving features include Core Fill insulation in the block walls, Radiant Roof Barrier, R-38 ceiling insulation, Low-E double pane windows and Energy Star appliances. This home is backed by M/I Homes industry leading, 15-Year Transferrable Warranty. For more information on building an Essex for yourself or leasing back this model, please call us today and to get the process started. Let M/I Homes be your tenant! We'll "leave the light on" for you, till you're ready to make it your own!