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March 2014

Found 10 blog entries for March 2014.

Living in the Ave Maria community comes with a lot of organized activities, social events and amenities including two parks, a water park, an 18-hole championship golf course, shopping and dining for the entire family to enjoy.  The planned town of Ave Maria, in its current Naples location since 2007, centers around the Ave Maria University, a private Catholic university enrolling 1,200 students.  But the community that has sprung up around the college offers a wonderful lifestyle for both active adults over 55 and families to enjoy year-round entertainment and fun for sports enthusiasts of all ages.

Beginning with the two on-site parks, Ave Maria residents can enjoy both the South Park and North Park located at the ends of its community, featuring soccer

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Barefoot Beach is a fabulous private luxury gated residential community with top-notch amenities designed for beach lovers who want to live a waterfront lifestyle.  Barefoot Beach is one of the most desirable communities between Naples and Fort Myers with a range of housing options: single family Gulf-front estates, single-family residences, Bayside homes with boat docks and Gulf access, townhouses, villas and mid-rise condominiums with Gulf views.  If the homes are not directly on the beach, they are only steps away.  Many homes are on navigable waterways offering bridge-free access to the Gulf of Mexico by boat.

Barefoot Beach enjoys many community amenities such as tennis and dining clubs, boardwalks, docks, pools, and fitness clubs.  Home prices at

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Pelican Landing is a natural beauty, literally.  The master-planned community of 2,365 acres of land in Bonita Springs is bordered by Spring Creek--- named ”Outstanding Florida Water”---and by Estero Bay, a water preserve that dips into the Gulf of Mexico.  This is an ideal residential community for someone who embraces a lifestyle of privacy and serenity surrounded by organic neighborhoods.  Pelican Landing is a premier residential community in Bonita Springs, offering a wide selection of types of homes from single-family homes, villas, coach homes, garden condos, mid-rise condos and bay-front high-rise condos.  Pelican Landing is located west of US 41 in Bonita Springs.  From I-75, take exit 116 to the closest exit.  Coconut Point is minutes away and

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A luxury waterfront high-rise community in North Naples features 5 different luxury high-rise towers in a boating and gated resort community.  A manned gate staffs the entrance, and each resident at Cove Towers can enjoy wonderful amenities as a member of Tarpon Cove Yacht and Racquet Club.  All residents enjoy views of the beautiful pristine preserves, Wiggins Bay or the Gulf of Mexico.

Tarpon Cove Yacht and Racquet Club is a private club offering a tennis center, a clubhouse and restaurants, fitness center, pool and water amenities.  The 5 towers---Aruba, Bequia, Caribe, Montego and Nevis---each range from 15 floors to 18 floors and range from 1,600 to 2,700 square feet.  Owners with a home in the Montego and Nevis towers also receive membership to the

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Great for the entire family, Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary in Naples is a 13,000-acre ancient forest Preserve home to the largest remaining stand of bald cypress in North America.  The National Audobon Society’s Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary is the gateway to the western Everglades.  Many resident species of wildlife rely on the Everglades’ freshwater wetlands that the Audobon protects.

A 2.25-mile boardwalk trail is open to the public daily and meanders through the forest’s scenic areas and provides walking access through the pine flatwoods, wet prairie, Pond cypress, Bald cypress and marsh ecosystems.  On the boardwalk, you can view big cypress trees, alligator holes and lakes filled with colorful wading birds.  Barred owls are often visible from the boardwalk

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Residents and members will own the championship golf course and community of West Bay Club in Estero.  In addition, former community manager Indian Hill Partners bought the remaining real estate assets for $6 million.  The former manager of the West Bay Club will build single-family homes and a high-rise condo.  The initial new building will include thirty new luxury villas on Westlake Court that will be offered this year.

The exclusive gated country club community of West Bay currently has 675 single-family homes and condos.  With the Indian Hill development, the community will be complete with approximately 800 residences.  West Bay Beach & golf Club in Estero Bay is located near popular Coconut Point, minutes from Naples and the airport.  Ultimate

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The brand new golf-centered community of Esplanade Golf & Country Club in Naples is unveiling its 7 model floor plans, offering exquisite homes ensconced within a 5-star resort lifestyle.  Developer Taylor Morrison’s new community of homes sits on 1,800 acres with more than 1,000 acres devoted to the beauty of natural preserves and wetlands.  In addition to 170 acres of sparkling lakes, Esplanade is currently under construction and will be home to 1,121 single-family and coach homes.

The 7 new model homes coming soon are:

  • Bella VIII: 3 BR/3.5 BA/2,931 SF;
  • Lazio VII: 3 BR/3 BA/2,275 SF;
  • Trevi VII: 2 BR/3.5 BA/2,843 SF;
  • Francesco VIII: 3 BR/3.5 BA/2,862 SF;
  • Mercede VIII: 3 BR/3.5 BA/3,237 SF;
  • Vinci VIII: 3 BR/3.5 BA/3,439 SF;
  • Corciano
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The 264-mile highway between Tampa and Miami was constructed across 76 swampy miles over 85 years ago.  It took 2,000 workers five years to complete the complicated, massive project.  The opening of the Tamiami Trail, the east-west portion of U.S. 41, which runs from Naples to Miami was a critical step in developing the region. The east-west portion from Naples to Miami put Naples on the map.  Naples is thriving due to the convenience that came with the completion of the Tamiami Trail.
Baron Collier’s master plan to develop the region included building a modern highway in the Florida Wilderness to link the newly created Collier County to Florida’s main cities of Tampa and Miami.  He began the project with more than $1 million from his own money.  For the

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Four brand new luxury condos have just been made available for sale in downtown Naples.  Indescribable luxury and sophistication await you at the Manors of St. Thomas in Olde Naples that will provide the perfect blend of location and fine living tucked in this quiet development.

A few steps from the beach and the convenience of 5th Avenue South restaurants and shopping, the Manors of St. Thomas takes pride in its quiet location where there is no thru-traffic by cars on their way to the beach.  There are 2 traditional and 2 contemporary layouts for the condos for sale.  Each residence features 3 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms; open kitchens with spacious living and dining areas; outdoor swimming pool; private elevator; and 2 car attached garages.

All of the

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Luxury single-family and coach homes are now available in an extraordinary new community in Naples nestled within a pristine natural setting minutes from downtown Naples.  Boasting a premier location overlooking scenic kayak and hiking trails, award-winning home builder Minto has built 4 collections of elegant new homes in the Isles of Collier Preserve inspired by nature combined with the architecture of Old Naples and modern floor plans.

The Isles of Collier Preserve is a master-planned community with over half of the 2,400-acres devoted to lakes, natural habitat, nature preserves, and miles of walking, hiking, biking and kayaking trails as well as rich amenities offering a lifestyle that far exceeds expectations.  Homes with stunning water and nature

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