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June 2014

Found 8 blog entries for June 2014.


WCI bought back 261-acre Artesia Naples, a gated master planned community of single-family homes, villas and condos that it sold two years ago to a Florida land investment group.  Collier County Clerk records reveal WCI paid more than $13 million for the property in May.  Artesia Naples, located between Naples and Marco Island, is on Collier Boulevard south of US 41 in Naples.  WCI was Artesia’s original developer and sold the partially developed community to Avanti Properties Group for $5 million about 2 years ago.

WCI plans to open a sales center this summer in Artesia and start selling homes in the mid $100,000s.  A possible 600 homes may be built.  A great location, Artesia is close to downtown Naples, Marco Island and Rookery Bay offering a

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The Regent at Park Shore in Naples is one of the most luxurious beachfront high-rises you will ever see.  Not only is it immaculately maintained, The Regent’s 24 floors and 37 residences offer large and spacious living space, breathtaking views of both the Gulf of Mexico and Venetian Bay, and steps away from the upscale shops and fine dining of The Village.  One of the premier luxury condos in Naples, the Regent at Park Shore is on one of the most desired lots of Park Shore at the end of Park Shore Drive, and closest to the beach.  

Amenities at The Regent at Park Shore include a double gated entrance, private elevators, a beach side pool and spa, outdoor tiki bar and barbeque area, state of the art fitness center, board room, auto spray vehicle wash, 2

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Pulte Homes, the established builders of communities throughout Southwest Florida, is introducing brand new single-family homes at Corkscrew Shores in Estero.  The gated luxury community has started construction of model homes.  The community is surrounded by an area of established communities and is wonderfully located near retail, restaurant, and entertainment venues, and easily accessible to I-75 and Southwest Florida International Airport.  It is close to Naples’ finest beaches on the Gulf of Mexico, and higher education institutions like Florida Gulf Coast University.  It is located 3 miles east of I-75 on Corkscrew Road in Estero.

A wide array of luxury amenities in this premier resort-style community awaits residents.  There are sports on

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The newest luxury townhouse community in Naples is found at The Preserve at Bristol Pines.  Bristol Pines is a small-gated community with residences built around 2 sparkling lakes.  The gated community boasts all of the advantages of modern living: added security, contemporary architecture and luxurious social and recreation facilities.  The Preserve at Bristol Pines blends relaxed elegance with serene surroundings.

The resort-inspired community amenities include an elegant lakefront Clubhouse with a full kitchen for entertaining; lagoon-style pool and sundeck featuring 2 waterfall spas; state-of-the-art fitness center; adjacent nature preserves with lake view aviary; tennis courts; sand volleyball court; basketball, and a tot lot.  Bristol Pines is

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The newest gated community, Raffia Preserve by Elias Brothers Communities, in highly sought-after North Naples is planning for 363 single-family homes with 72 acres dedicated to nature preserves and lakes.  A special preconstruction offer is going on right now to include $10,000-$20,000 in designer options free to each residence.  The neighborhood is expected to be among the finest in North Naples with a style reminiscent of Old Florida.  For residents who crave a casual lifestyle, homes in Raffia Preserve are expected to be built in a coastal cottage architectural style less than 10 miles from the Gulf of Mexico beaches, upscale shopping and dining.

Fine amenities in the gated new neighborhood of Raffia Preserve include a Clubhouse with a patio and

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The perfect beach for nature lovers and families who want a variety of recreational activities, Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park in Naples has made “Dr. Beach’s Top 10 Beaches for 2014.”  Nicknamed Americas foremost beach expert, Dr. Beach has a list of 50 criteria when deciding which beaches are worthy of his annual Top 10 list.  Criteria include: beach material, sand softness, water temperature, number of sunny days, color of sand, and beach shape.

Delnor-Wiggins is a very popular destination spot for visitors who enjoy a pristine, natural beach.  It offers peaceful views of the Gulf of Mexico, and ideal for bird watching.  Visitors come for sunbathing, snorkeling, hiking, fishing, picnicking and shelling, and the boat ramp.  It’s truly a magnificent site…
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The private Naples upscale golf club gated-community, Hammock Bay Golf & Country Club, located between Naples and the beaches of Marco Island offers resort-style amenities nestled in the beautiful scenery of its natural setting.  Located 2 miles north of Marco Island, the Hammock Bay Golf & Country Club is a 247-acre community combining luxury high-rise condos and villas with sweeping views and up-to-date finishes in each residence.  The community is conveniently located minutes away from the Marco Island Executive Airport, beautiful beaches, Marco Island and downtown Naples.

Resort-style amenities begin with the Hammock Bay par-72 championship golf course and Pro Shop.  Striking amenities include a Mediterranean-style swimming pool; state-of-the-art

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Of all the beach towns in the U.S., including Hawaii, Naples ranks #2 in the Top 100 Best Beach Towns based on average temperature, percent of sunny days, percent of good air quality days and crime rates, according to RealtyTrac, the nation’s leading source for housing data.  The top 20 markets all had median home values below $1 million.  Naples offers residents privacy in meticulously maintained upscale-gated neighborhoods but also affordable homes in many neighborhoods.

A RealtyTrac executive says that buying near the beach is one of the best ways to ensure a property will appreciate in value due to unlimited demand and a finite supply of land to build on.  Three other Florida beach towns landed in the top 20---Hobe Sound, Marco Island and Key

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