The most popular great room floor plan in Waterlefe! The Merrick is a superb family home with over 3,000 square feet of luxury living. This former WCI model home features a huge great room with gas fireplace, formal dining, gourmet kitchen, 3 bedrooms, 3 baths, den/study, plus a bonus room, pocketing sliders lead to the spacious and private brick paver lanai complete with lagoon pool/spa, waterfall feature, and southern exposure. The setting is all perfectly situated on a quiet private lot overlooking one of the many waterways in the community. Waterlefe amenities are incredible - world class golf (optional), The River Club features fine dining, a fitness center, Jr. Olympic pool, Tiki bar, kayak launch and storage, playground, nature trails, boat slips are available for sale in the marina, 24-hour guard gated - located on the banks of the Manatee River.