**ONE MINUTE** TO THE GULF from your PRIVATE 16,000lb NEPTUNE BOAT LIFT. The Cove on the Gulf is a favorably-situated small community in TIERRA VERDE of just 17 residences all enjoying exceptionally rare one-of-a-kind views from the private community POOL and access to some of the best waters Florida has to offer. This stunning 2-level condominium boasts breathtaking views of THE GRAND CANAL as it spills alongshore SHELL KEY and directly into the GULF OF MEXICO. Enjoy evenings watching from either of your *2* WATERFRONT BALCONIES as the Florida sun sets peacefully over the clean blue-green waters of West Florida with boats meandering along the canal and dolphins playing in your very own backyard PARADISE. As you enter the spacious WIDE OPEN LIVING AREAS of this CORNER/END UNIT, you are greeted with light pouring in from all directions. The kitchen is a chef's dream, WHITE SHAKER CABINETS are complimented with gorgeous GRANITE COUNTER TOPS and newer STAINLESS STEEL APPLIANCES. You can feel confident in your personal oasis as the unit is fitted with HURRICANE-RATED WINDOWS AND SLIDERS. Both bedrooms enjoy PRIVATE BATHS and the INSIDE UTILITY ROOM provides a quiet place for your newer WASHER AND DRYER. UNBEATABLE LOCATION: WORLD CLASS TIERRA VERDE MARINA and THE ISLAND GRILLE AND RAW BAR are all within walking distance from your front door. HOP ON YOUR BIKE TO THE BEACH! Miles of beautiful wide biking and jogging trails are just outside the entrance in all directions PINELLAS BAYWAY TRAIL to ST PETE BEACH and FT DESOTO, CLAM BAYOU TRAIL to DOWNTOWN GULFPORT, and SKYWAY TRAILS connect the SUNSHINE SKYWAY to the PINELLAS TRAIL for access to DTSP or CLEARWATER BEACH and TARPON SPRINGS! Driving is a breeze! You're mere minutes to ST PETE BEACH and the DOWNTOWN ST. PETERSBURG exit is just minutes away for world-class dining and culture together with incredible interstate access to Tampa, Bradenton, and Sarasota. Have a few boats? Additional local marinas available within minutes for BOAT STORAGE include MAXIMO MARINA, LOGGERHEAD MARINA, ONEILLS MARINA, and PASS-A-GRILLE MARINA.