Looking for a more carefree lifestyle, with zero step entry but still want a spacious open-concept home with ample room for family and friends, outstanding storage capability, over-sized 3-car garage and uncompromising quality and high-end finishes? This one-owner, custom-built home was thoughtfully designed to incorporate beauty as well as function, without overlooking storage needs. The overall space, layout and well-planned design of this home give the flexibility for the space to be utilized in so many ways. Upcoming empty-nesters with older children either in college or soon to be -- ample space to allow for aging parents to live in the home with you -- or needed work-at-home flexibility -- this home can easily work for these and many other scenarios. Starting from the street, you will see the beauty of this home with the gorgeous wrap-around front porch, landscaping, colorful flowers and wonderful courtyard patio area. As you enter, you will be impressed at all the open space this home offers. Beyond the foyer is the open-concept living room (with access to the covered patio), formal dining area and kitchen, all with 10' coffered ceilings. A flex room conveniently located just off the foyer is perfect for a home office, den, music room and more. The kitchen is a dream with tile flooring, two islands, premium stainless steel GE appliances, double ovens plus a warming drawer, granite countertops, large walk-in pantry, eating/breakfast table area, eating bar and endless cabinet and counter space. A wide wood-floor hallway leads to a roomy guest bedroom and a beautiful hall bath with granite countertop and walk-in, fully tiled guest shower. Further on, you enter the enormous master suite featuring a sitting room which opens onto the patio. The large master bathroom includes split granite vanities, and a huge walk-in dual-head tiled shower. The spacious master closet is set up for his/her sides. Completing the main floor is a tiled laundry room with sink station and a huge storage area behind. Proceeding upstairs to the oversized bonus room that provides for significant use flexibility and is a great area to serve as a full-time caregiver suite, a spacious home office, or a fantastic media or second living room. From the bonus room, you access the finished and floored storage area over the garage with three north-facing windows. This area is 24x27 (not currently climate-controlled) and includes a stairway leading down to the garage. Completing the upstairs is a second guest bedroom and a full bath with granite countertop and tiled walk-in shower. The oversized 3-car garage houses the safe room built to FEMA standard and two storage closets. Technology in this home is first-rate with Cat5 and coax wiring for television and data, intercoms, security system and speakers for TV in the living room and upstairs bonus room. Mechanical upgrades include two 50-gallon water heaters, water softener, dual-zoned high-efficiency furnaces and A/C, and Ecobee thermostat with three-zone control and wi-fi remote on the main level. This home qualifies for the City of Maize tax rebate with an estimated $8,000 available to the new owner, paying out yearly through 2025. Watercress Village is a wonderful, friendly neighborhood that welcomes homeowners of any age, where you can enjoy a relaxed lifestyle along with the great clubhouse, fitness center and heated saltwater pool. No need to spend your time on yard work! Your mowing, watering and lawn applications are taken care of for you, along with snow removal, trash service and exterior painting. Enjoy the good life in this beautiful home without the sacrifice of space and storage found so often when considering a patio home. This home is designed to support the flexible needs of the future owner.