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moorings country club naples

One of the most celebrated communities in the City of Naples for generations, The Moorings serves up outstanding amenities. Providing Gulf, Bay, city or even golf course views, the homes and condos of The Moorings come in a variety of styles, yet all share an exceptional reputation.

Found just to the south of famed Park Shore and north of Old Naples, The Moorings offers high-rise condos right on the beachfront, along with some single-family homes with Gulf-access. The central location is a big driver for the community, but the residences and amenities within it are just as exciting.

One of the first communities to be built up in Naples, some homes date back to the 1950s, while others have been torn down and replaced by more modern construction. Totaling

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fiddlers creek naples fl

The award-winning Fiddler’s Creek development just added another distinction to its already impressive list of attributes. The master-planned community in Naples is now a Blue Zones Project community, recognizing it for helping to promote healthy lifestyles of its residents.

The Blue Zones Project aims to help those in Southwest Florida make healthier choices and improve their overall well-being. In doing so, the initiative recognizes specific businesses and communities, such as Fiddler’s Creek, for their efforts and strong commitment to the cause. This includes things like healthy eating, exercise and stress reduction.

Specifically, more than a quarter of Fiddler’s Creek residents signed on to a pledge, committing to lead a healthier and happier

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bayfront naples florida

A prime location to live, shop and dine, Bayfront opens up to a world of possibilities in Naples. This unique destination is right on Naples Bay, a place where European-style architecture and brick paths make way for exciting shops and unforgettable galleries. From the delicacies of the numerous restaurants to the luxurious homes, Bayfront has plenty to offer new residents and visitors alike.

The upscale development prides itself on its waterfront location, with spectacular views and plentiful opportunities. With the final phase of construction projected for the near future, Bayfront will soon add dozens of new restaurants, condos and retail stores, with several new dining establishments scheduled to open up soon.

Poseidon Place, a new two-building

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le ciel park tower naples fl

With sensational Gulf of Mexico views and superb resort-style amenities, live right on the beach within the impressive property of Le Ciel Park Tower. This exceptional beachfront development includes private beach access, along with available boat slips for lease and for sale.

The condominium development rises 18-stories high, housing a total of 71 luxury units within its walls. With just four residential units per floor, Le Ciel Park Tower additionally includes eight penthouse units. The often multi-million dollar properties are generously complimented by unobstructed water views, with walls of windows and glass looking out upon the sand and water.
Ranging mostly from around 2,600 square feet to 3,100 square feet in size, the three-bedroom units are

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venetian isles park shore naples

Housing some of the region’s most exclusive homes and impressive condos, Park Shore invites new homebuyers with luxurious Naples style. From the privacy of single-family homes on the waterfront to high-rise condos overlooking boat docks and Venetian Bay, the options are seemingly limitless within Park Shore.

With its central location, Park Shore is complimented on its beach side with high-rise condos, beach parks and upscale dining and shopping at the Village on Venetian Bay. Meanwhile, the bay separates the beachfront condos with dockage and boating for some of the exceptional single-family homes that dot the landscape.

With exclusive membership in the Park Shore Association, residents of Park Shore gain admission to Beach Park, one of the area’s most

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richmond park real estate

A new community of carriage homes is headed to North Naples with the addition of Richmond Park. This brand new development by Neal Communities is set for sales to begin this summer, in one of the region’s fastest growing new areas.

At build-out, Richmond Park will deliver around 100 luxury carriage homes, supplemented by two lakes, a resort-style swimming pool and spa and a clubhouse. Early plans call for 13 different buildings housing the multi-family units.

The 15-acre development is conveniently found at Woodcrest Drive and Immokalee Road, close to Collier Boulevard. The prime location makes it easy to reach local beaches, plus shops and restaurants and other recreational pursuits.

Smaller than some of the other neighboring new construction communities,

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naples reserve in naples fl

Escape to a waterfront lifestyle, complimented by resort-style amenities and impressively designed homes within Naples Reserve. This South Naples community is under development right now, centered around a large lake and nearly two-dozen smaller lakes, with eleven neighborhoods to its name.

The premiere community’s abundant amenities range from the newly completed Island Club with a waterfall swimming pool, bocce ball courts and beach volleyball to a large fitness club and community center complete with a café and oversized aquarium to welcome guests.

While some planned amenities are not yet complete, tennis and pickle-ball courts are already open, as is the Outrigger Center, a place with floating docks plus canoes, kayaks and paddleboards for residents

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A new carriage home community presents multi-family living possibilities on Davis Boulevard. Found at the corner of Davis and County Barn Road, Avalon of Naples boasts a total of 19 residential buildings, each containing homes ranging from around 1,300 square feet to upwards of 1,700 square feet in size.

The coastal-themed buildings house two-bedroom and two-bedroom plus a den units, with each also including two-baths and a one- or two-car garage. There are four floor plans to choose from within Avalon of Naples, with the larger units located on the second floor.

Most of the floor plans start in price in the high $200,000s, while the largest available units are priced starting in the low $300,000s. In all, the development features more than 150

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5th avenue south old naples

More exciting projects are on tap for Downtown Naples as developers eye the area for new shops, restaurants and even a hotel. That’s the latest of the many plans to be presented to city leaders as of late, this particular one involving a three-story development called Kelly’s Landing. Plans call for the project to go in next door to Tin City on Fifth Avenue South.

It’s just one of many projects on the horizon. A new downtown promenade promises to bring in world-class restaurants with the option of waterfront and rooftop dining. Expected later this fall, plans also call for the addition of more parking. New development, however, has been a the forefront of plans for Downtown Naples for several years now, something debated as area residents discuss a need

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aqua II condos naples

The highly anticipated Aqua II tower is now complete, rising to new heights of luxury at Pelican Isle. The new tower sits right next door to the Pelican Isle Yacht Club, surrounded by extravagant features at every turn.

Priced mostly from around $2 million to $2.5 million for a sprawling unit ranging from 3,900 to 4,200 square feet, the homes come complete with three- to four-bedrooms and 3.5-baths. In addition, some offer a den, while all include such high-end features as gourmet kitchens, complete with top-of-the-line appliances, spacious master suites and generously appointed baths.

As well, the homes additionally include abundant storage space and the enviable option of both an open-air sunrise and a screened-in sunset terrace, providing sensational

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