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mike ditka

Naples is known for its stunning homes and unmatched natural beauty, making it easy to see why the city is so popular when it comes to attracting the rich and famous. Although you may come across the occasional actor or actress in the city, it’s not just movie stars who live in Naples.

The city is also a favorite of tv and radio personalities, musicians, sports stars and business entrepreneurs. TV’s Judge Judy reportedly owns a home in Pelican Bay, while Fox’s Brett Baier owns a vacation condo in Naples.

According to reports, talk show host Sean Hannity owns a tower penthouse at Moraya Bay in Naples, while Jane Seymour, also known as Doctor Quinn the Medicine Woman, is occasionally spotted in the city. Other former and current famous residents

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villages of monterey - naples fl

As a community for all lifestyles, the Villages of Monterey offers a variety of home designs and a number of impressive amenities. Made up of four distinct neighborhoods and more than 400 residences, buyers can choose from single-family homes, villas or condos.

This means a range of styles and price points when it comes to considering any one of the available residences in Villages of Monterey. First developed starting in the early 1990s, some of the homes in this planned community sit on lakefront lots, while other homes exist on quiet streets and cul-de-sacs.

This family-friendly community offers your choice of home styles, with some two-bedroom, two-bath floor plans, as well as some larger layouts with four- or more bedrooms, making them an

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valencia trails - naples fl

For a contemporary, resort-like lifestyle and atmosphere, come home to North Naples and the impressive new Valencia Trails community. This 55+ active community is rich with amenities and possibilities.

With a dynamic list of opportunities to choose from, Valencia Trails offers a massive clubhouse with your choice of indoor and outdoor dining options. You’ll also find a social hall, card rooms, a sports lounge and a catering kitchen on the property.

Other options include a fitness center, a massage room, steam rooms and a nail salon. Additionally, you’ll find things like an arts and crafts center, plus outdoor walking trails, a dog park and a fire pit.

Other amenities of Valencia Trails range from the development’s swimming pools to its tennis

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coconut palms in naples fl

It may be a decent-sized city and popular tourist destination today, but the City of Naples actually began well more than a century ago. That’s when some first began seeing the potential for Naples as a winter retreat.

Originally eyed as a prime fishing and hunting location, it wasn’t long before word got out about Naples, and others began the quest for something new. Originally founded in the late 1800s, the purpose of the Naples Town Improvement Company was to drive more visitors to the region.

Company leaders saw Naples as the perfect location to make a winter retreat. They purchased around 3,700-acres between Naples Bay and the Gulf of Mexico.

Flash-forward a few years, and developers had already constructed some beach homes, a pier, a

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marquesa isles - naples fl

Move-in ready homes are now available at Marquesa Isles in Naples. This new community of twin villas offers more than 150 options for buyers to consider, in two different floor plans.

Ranging from around 1,600 to 1,800 square feet of living space, buyers can generally choose from a two- or three-bedroom layout with a two-car attached garage.  The gated community of Marquesa Isles offers some homes with lake views, while other homes back up to a preserve for more natural views.

Tidewinds Floor Plan

The Tidewinds floor plan from Neal Communities at Marquesa Isles is the smaller of the two floorplans. It contains a gourmet kitchen with a walk-in pantry and island.

A sliding glass door leads from the home’s great room to a covered lanai for

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richmond park - north naples

For new carriage homes in North Naples, consider the impressive new community of Richmond Park. With around 100 residences for buyers to choose from, Richmond Park consists of 13 Coastal-themed buildings, some of which offer homes backing to a small lake.

The new carriage homes typically range from around 1,300 square feet of living space to 1,700 square feet of living space. Buyers have their choice of either a two- or three-bedroom carriage home, with two-bathrooms and a one- or two-car garage from Neal Communities.

The new carriage homes additionally offer such desirable features and finishes as quartz countertops, light cabinetry and stainless steel appliances. Some of the units enjoy water or preserve views, while you’ll also find such

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From luxury high-rises to Millionaires’ Row, some of Naples’ most sought-after neighborhoods are rich with high-end appeal. Some of these neighborhoods date back generations, but each one has its own unique features and charm.

Aqualane Shores

First developed in the 1950s, Aqualane Shores is a waterfront community of around 350 homes sitting alongside deep-water canals. While some of the most affordable homes in Aqualane Shores still top $1 million, some of the priciest homes are easily in the multi-million-dollar range.

Port Royal

Port Royal is home to some of the city’s most expensive homes. This waterfront community features several custom-built designs. Club members have access to a beach, heated swimming pool, on-site dining and tennis

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ave maria

The Ave Maria community continues to break new records. A national real estate consulting agency just named it one of the nation’s Top 25 Selling Master-Planned Communities.

Through the end of June 2021, Ave Maria recorded 371 new home sales. That helped boost it into the very top spot when it comes to the agency’s highest-ranking communities in Southwest Florida.

This also moved Ave Maria up to 24th place nationally in terms of the top-selling master-planned communities in the entire United States. That’s a 15 place jump from the spot in held in last year’s annual report from RCLCO Real Estate Advisors.

Currently Ave Maria has nearly two dozen model homes available for viewing, and around 75 different floor plans for prospective buyers to

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tamarindo - naples fl

A brand new single-family home community is headed to Southeast Naples. The new Tamarindo development is coming soon to the area of Collier Boulevard, conveniently located between US 41 and I-75.

Eventually, the new Tamarindo development from DR Horton will include around 250 new homes and around two-dozen acres of nature preserves. The development plans to open up sometime later this fall, with single-family homes typically ranging from around 1,600 square feet of living space to more than 2,400 square feet of living space.

Floor plans are not yet listed on the homebuilder’s website, but a series of photos does suggest that a number of single-story homes will be offered up to buyers in the new community. Tamarindo is being built up in phases,

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marco island pool homes

Marco Island is a fantastic option for prospective homebuyers to consider, whether you’re searching for an existing home or ready to build the home of your dreams. If you’re considering building on Marco Island, there are a few extra things you’ll need to think about.

To begin with, you’ll want to narrow down which part of the island works best for your own individual lifestyle needs. Those who enjoy a boating lifestyle may want to search for a waterfront lot with room for a private dock.

If you’re hoping to add a boat lift, swimming pool, a screened-in lanai or even a detached garage for extra storage, you’ll need to make sure those things are permitted. An experienced Marco Island homebuilder will already know the ins and outs of building on

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