From condos to sprawling estates, Marco Island offers some fantastic residential options. The island’s only true skyscrapers are part of the exclusive Cape Marco neighborhood.
Situated on the island’s southwest corner, Cape Marco actually consists of six amazing residential high-rises. Each contains its own luxuries, from its private residences to its added amenities.
One of those towers is called Belize. Constructed in the mid 2000s, the building offers nearly 150 sophisticated residences, mostly ranging from around 2,600 to 4,000 square feet of living space. There are also, however, some sweeping penthouse units, some of which include more than 7,000 square feet of living space. Two grand penthouse units are even larger.
Another new community of single-family homes is headed to Naples. Located to the north of Sabal Palm Road and to the east of Collier Boulevard, plans call for the Tamarindo community to eventually make way for around 250 new homes.
This DR Horton community is being built up in three phases, which each phase of homes surrounding its own lake. The very first phase consists of around 100 homesites off Sabal Palm Road.
The next phase of the development aims to bring in nearly 80 additional homes, while the remaining homes will be constructed as part of phase three. The neighborhood will also make room for a dedicated preserve or conservation area on its eastern edge.
Plans additionally call for a rec center to be built close to the entrance off
A new park is headed to Gold Gate Estates in Naples. Phase one of the new Big Corkscrew Island Regional Park is slated to open up later this summer.
The large, multi-million-dollar park was approved by local leaders about five years ago. The park is going in next door to the Collier County Fairgrounds.
The first phase of the community park includes sports, outdoor fitness and recreational options. The fitness pavilion will offer outdoor exercise stations, plus users will be able to install a smart phone app that helps them track their fitness progress.
The first phase also brings in four multipurpose fields. They’re located close to two baseball/softball fields and an off-leash dog park.
The celebrated Ritz-Carlton, Naples is about to get ritzier. The beachfront resort is in for some major upgrades, including an expansion.
Crews plan to start the project this May and finish by late 2022. Plans call for more than 90 revamped luxury suites. Nearly 60 of them will be newly built, while the remaining units are existing rooms that will be renovated.
When finished, the resort will offer more than 470 rooms and suites, all of which will have been freshened up in some way. The plan includes making the guest rooms more spacious and offering more stylish bathrooms.
The resort is also creating a new club lounge, plus improving its pools, its lobby, and its event space and meeting space. In addition, future guests
Enjoy everything from margaritas to boating at the Marguerita Club on Marco Island. This long-standing waterfront condo community sits alongside a quiet canal with direct boating access to the Gulf.
The established property was first built up in the early 1980s but is still extremely popular with buyers today. Made up of four midrise towers, the units of Marguerita Club come with their own assigned boat dock.
That’s a major plus, because direct Gulf access is a big part of the appeal of owning a unit at Marguerita Club. It’s easy to fuel up and head out to open water, plus a bait shop is only a short distance away at Caxambas Park.
With canal depth of up to nine-feet, the location is perfect for boaters searching for a condo on Marco Island.
For attractive home designs and resort-style amenities, it’s time to consider Esplanade at Hacienda Lakes. This active lifestyle, Taylor Morrison community sits just off Collier Boulevard in Naples.
The gated community is simply a short drive away from the shops, restaurants and attractions of Downtown Naples, plus it’s close to some of the region’s best beaches. Perhaps most impressive of all, however, is the long list of available amenities in Esplanade at Hacienda Lakes.
Residents of this community are treated to a resort-style swimming pool and an amenity center. Residents have the option of indulging in spa treatments or heading to one of the sports courts for a game of pickleball, bocce ball or tennis.
For affordable luxury in North Naples, it’s time to take a second look at Abaco Pointe. This new community of villas from Toll Brothers starts priced in the low $400,000s, and offers plenty of personal and shared amenities for the price point.
Buyers in the gated community have six different floor plans to choose from, with either a villa or a villa elite home design. The first four layouts in Abaco Pointe start at around 1,500 square feet of living space.
They include two-bedrooms, two-baths and a two-car garage. The two villa elite home designs start at around 2,200 square feet of space. They come with three-bedrooms, three-baths and a two-car garage.
Buyers can choose from one of the available floor plans or one of the quick move-in ready
Perched on the northern end of Marco Island, Pier 81 serves up some amazing views of the Gulf and the river. As one of the most desirable condo properties on this side of the island, Pier 81’s boating condos make it easy to head out on open water and enjoy the appeal of a true Southwest Florida lifestyle.
Not only are the condos of Pier 81 on the larger side, but they also come with plenty of amenities. This allows buyers to enjoy the feel of a single-family home with the added luxury of a low-maintenance lifestyle.
Made up of a north and a south building, Pier 81 offers large floor plans in an ideal location. Available layouts start at more than 1,900 square feet of living space, but there are some units that are even larger than that.
From golf to tennis, swimming to dining, amenities are a major draw at Peninsula. This gated neighborhood is one of the newest additions to Treviso Bay in Naples, with plenty of upscale inclusions and easy access to nearby amenities.
Found right across the water from the 18-hole, Arthur Hills-designed golf course, the development also overlooks the property’s massive clubhouse. It includes a variety of indoor and outdoor dining options, plus a Pro Shop and a locker room and lounge area.
In addition, you’ll find a library, game room and billiards. Treviso Bay’s Villa Rilassare is where you’ll find the club’s fitness and health club, its pool complex and its full-service salon and spa.
While the property adds in a beach-entry swimming pool and