Colorful cottages flanked with coconut palms and bougainvillea coexist with custom beachfront estates, condos, Mediterranean properties, and seasonal townhomes. The area derives much of its value from the shaded avenues that all lead directly to the beach. Residents enjoy daily strolls along sugary sands as well as spectacular sunsets. Deep water canals distinguish this neighborhood with most of the 370 home sites offering bay view or channel access.
Old Naples is known as one of the most “walkable areas,” regardless of whether you’re enjoying a stroll along the beach or shopping. Upscale boutiques, more than 130 art galleries, eateries and cultural attractions lure CEOs, families, and vacationers. Special events such as wine tasting, gallery viewings and outdoor music performances by local artists all contribute to a vibrant night life.
Residents and vacationers also enjoy visiting the Naples Pier, one of the area landmarks. Extending 1000 feet out into the Gulf, the Naples Pier is a favorite meeting point for fishing or socializing against a backdrop of beachfront estates and sun-dappled views.
As Naples moves ahead toward the future with new development, some within the community are working to ensure that history is preserved for years, and potentially even generations to come. Several groups play a part in the effort, with the goal of maintaining the historic charm of Old Naples.The Naples Historical Society is one such group that’s working to preserve some of the city’s historic buildings. The group works out of a more than 100-year-old cottage and now wants some help from t... Read More
From high-end retailers and spas, fine dining to home décor, Fifth Avenue South is the place to play, where you can experience some of the best of Naples, virtually all in one location. This downtown destination entertains residents and visitors with a unique selection of art galleries, gourmet restaurants, interesting boutiques and live entertainment.In addition, Fifth Avenue South is also home to antique stores and jewelers, salons and bookstores. Lined by palm trees and lush landscapin... Read More
With the luxury of private boat docks, private swimming pools and graciously appointed homes, Mangrove Bay features a generous selection of extras, with a desirable location to match. The one- and two-story homes are right on the Gordon River, providing many homeowners with exceptional waterfront views.While a boatlift is optional, all residents may also launch kayaks and Jet Skis from the community’s private boat ramp, or hop on a water shuttle to one of the many nearby restaurants. Mang... Read More
From boat docks and fitness centers to private beaches and upscale shopping, the amenities are plentiful within the neighborhood of Gulf Shore Boulevard. This highly desirable location is both elegant and distinctive, with a reputation for containing some of the most stunning features and homes in the Naples area.Starting in Old Naples, with its sophisticated shops and upscale dining, Gulf Shore Boulevard leads to some of the most favored communities and premiere beachfront locations. Wit... Read More
Visitors to Naples are likely impressed by all of the exciting new development, but for longtime residents, they’re sure to be just as dazzled by the historic charm of the community. While ambitious developers see a real need for more modern buildings and homes, others are working to preserve the Naples Historic District.Examples include Cottage Rose, a small cottage that dates back to the 1930s, situated along 7th Avenue South and located just outside the district. With a nod to Old Napl... Read More