From a great place to visit to a great place to retire, Naples easily lands at the top of a number of lists. The city is so popular, in fact, that some consider it one of the happiest, healthiest places to live in the entire United States.
That’s not surprising especially considering that the Naples area recent ranked as the top community when it comes to overall “well-being”. At least that’s what a Gallup-Healthways ranking found when looking at and comparing things like a resident’s financial security, social ties, physical health and more.
Residents of Naples report low stress, low depression and healthy eating habits. As well, the affluent city is simply “well liked” by its residents. That’s hardly surprising either, as the Naples area is also
Featuring dramatic views of the Gulf and Wiggins Pass, the high-rise condos of Kalea Bay deliver on luxury with a coastal flair. The new construction community will eventually include five towers, with space for more than 580 upscale residences.
As of now, few units remain in tower one, where a majority of condos within the 22-story structure are already sold. Sales of tower two are also said to be going strong. The second tower offers six different floor plans to choose from, including three- and four-bedroom designs, each with upwards of 3,700 total square feet of indoor and outdoor living space.
Residents are sure to delight in the spacious, open floor plans, as well as the convenience of direct, private elevator access. As well, high-end
With plenty of room for tennis, racquetball, soccer, basketball and more, Pelican Bay Community Park is a true treasure for the local Naples community. This Collier County staple certainly offers plenty of fun for those of all ages to enjoy, with an array of outdoor recreation to choose from.
The park boasts an impressive eight lighted clay tennis courts. Annual tennis memberships are available for an added fee, plus there are also private lessons available as well, right on-site. In addition, the property includes four lighted racquetball courts.
As well, the park also enjoys a lighted basketball court to entertain those of all ages plus a soccer field, softball field, and visitors have access to two bocce ball courts, serving up an array of
From golf and tennis to on-site dining, Wildcat Run presents an array of options in upscale, Estero living. This outstanding community sits on nearly 600 acres of land, complimented by sparkling lakes and mature landscaping.
Perhaps most evident in the community is its 18-hole, Arnold Palmer-designed golf course. The par 72-course is said to be challenging for those of all abilities, with six different sets of tees. Much of the course also offers views of the natural cypress. As well, the course additionally provides a golf driving range and practice facilities.
Other upscale options in Wildcat Run include the large clubhouse and main dining hall, along with outdoor dining and pro shops. As well, the property includes numerous lighted tennis
With an exclusive address, Esperia South rises up as one of the most luxurious options for high-rise living at Bonita Bay. With a total of more than 100 individual residences and penthouse units, the 27-story tower includes an impressive five different floor plans for prospective residents to choose from.
The homes of Esperia South range from around 2,000 to 2,700 square feet in size, complimented as well by large terraces for outdoor living space. The large penthouse units also offer the desirability of enclosed garage parking and tall ceilings. Views from the private units range from the Gulf, Bonita Beach and Estero Bay to views of the nearby natural areas, parks and golf courses.
The scenic views are made possible, too, by the abundance of
Complimented by private beaches, nature preserves and an array of elegant amenities, Pelican Bay rightly exists as the ultimate Naples beachside community. This desirable development also includes luxury homes, picturesque scenery and an enviable location, framed on both ends by some of the world’s best beach resorts.
Spread out across more than three acres, the private beaches of Pelican Bay are equipped with cabanas and chairs, with additional room for dining on the beachfront. A tram system delivers residents to the beach, with relaxed North Beach perfect for shelling and dolphin watching, while more active South Beach provides an ideal setting for family-friendly recreation.
Residents of Pelican Bay are also sure to enjoy the luxury of
From tennis to swimming, bocce ball to nearby nature preserves, Falling Waters presents outstanding amenities to potential condo buyers in the Naples area. A combination of three developments in one, Falling Waters also enjoys three separate, gated locations.
The original site of development, Falling Waters on Davis Boulevard is home to one of the region’s largest swimming pools. This gated, condo community features a clubhouse with a fitness center and tennis courts, along with the property’s resort-style pool. The location is also only about a 10-minutes away from area beaches and downtown, plus a short distance from Marco Island, too, making it truly desirable for new buyers.
In addition, Falling Waters North Preserve sits in North Naples,
A true Southwest Florida treasure, Barefoot Beach exists as one of the region’s final undeveloped barrier islands. While the sandy beach stretches for a mile, the Barefoot Beach Preserve includes a full 340+ acres of natural land.
This unspoiled beach is a favorite of locals and visitors, known for its gentle surf and shallow water, ideal for families, swimmers and those merely hoping to soak up some sun. The fine sand is also a great place to go combing for sand dollars, or to spot area wildlife and marine life, like nesting sea turtles during the summertime and even dolphins out in the distance.
There are five different habitats to explore here, each with its own unique traits, from the beach to the dunes, the maritime hammock to the mangrove
Signature Club is a gated community of luxury coach homes that combine a premium location in the Lely Resort with sweeping views of water, golf and the surrounding nature preserves. Delivered in 2015 by Stock Development, a premier builder of luxury homes in southwest Florida, the enclave features just six buildings with four residences. The Wentworth and the St. Andrews floor plans range from 2,096 to 2,738 sf and include 2 and 3-bedroom designs, each with a den, great room, and two-car garage. Second floor properties offer an elevator option.
Located in the heart of Lely Resort, close to the Players Club & Spa, Signature Club is a true gateway to year-round resort living. The Collier Building Industry Association named The Lely Resort the
A new master-planned community in Naples just inched closer to making $100 million in sales, as Naples Reserve recently surpassed $90 million in home sales. This milestone comes on the heals of the community hitting $50 million in sales earlier in 2017.
Already, more than 180 homes have sold across the six neighborhoods of Naples Reserve. The most popular location appears to be in Egret Landing, where one- and two-story homes traditionally offer three- to four-bedrooms and up to 3.5-baths. About 40-percent of buyers have so far purchased in Egret Landing, with its single-family homes priced starting in the mid $300,000s.
The neighborhood includes homes with open floor plans and lanais, ideal for living and entertaining. While some lots offer lake