“The Oaks,” a magnificent sprawling country estate situated on Lake Thonotosassa, is one of Florida’s most significant homes to be built within the last century. The French-Normandy style gated manor includes 8 bedrooms, 12 full bathrooms, and 14 half baths for 36,361 SF of air-conditioned space and 42,782 SF under roof. In addition, there is a separate 11,000 SF air-conditioned state of the art workshop with 2 half baths and a gatehouse with 1 half bath. Surrounded by handcrafted rolling hills with manicured lawns, gardens and trees, the grounds encompass a long private brick driveway, main house, 2-story guest house, antique collector garage that can hold up to 20 cars, workshop, well-appointed pool house, gatehouse, horse barn with grazing pasture, indoor and outdoor salt water pools, expansive loggia’s, 2-story boat house, race track, and 1 mile jogging trail. 4 contiguous properties were acquired to form the 36 acre estate with 1,278 feet of lake frontage. Main residence with elevator access to all levels comprises 4-stories with 6 bedrooms, 8 full and 7 half baths, plus 7-car garage.