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May 2018

Found 9 blog entries for May 2018.

naples top destinationGraphic: TripAdvisor

The secret is definitely out! Not only is Naples a great place to call home, but also it’s a top location for visitors. Naples just landed a top spot when it comes to the “20 Best Places to Vacation in Florida”, as designated by TripAdvisor.

The website looked at the entire state focused on rental home vacation properties, and came up with a list of its top 20 using rental reviews left on its website. In choosing Naples, the website pointed out the vibrancy of 5th Avenue South and Third Street South, as well as the incredible views of some of the city’s most impressive waterfront homes.

In addition, TripAdvisor also pointed to the enjoyment of walking or canoeing through Collier-Seminole State Park and the joy of taking a

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mangrove bay - naples fl

With the inspiration of Old Florida design principles, Mangrove Bay presents a luxurious collection of homes, set alongside the Old Naples waterfront. This exceptional community of upscale homes takes advantage of the last such residential-zoned parcel of waterfront property in Old Naples, with the choice of some impressively designed new construction homes in a prime setting.

The new collection of homes currently under construction within Mangrove Bay range from one- to two-story floor plans; complete with private, Gulf-access boat slips and private swimming pools. With only a total of around 50 home sites available, the exclusive community is expected to fill up fast.

Options for new homebuyers include cottage-style homes with at least 2,500

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pelican marsh - naples fl

A major renovation project is in full swing on the grounds of Pelican Marsh. The golf club recently began its second phase of renovation, with several new refurbishments planned within the property’s clubhouse.

Crews are adding on to the clubhouse as well as remodeling a number of areas within the existing structure. Plans call for upgrading the main dining room and private dining area, as well as making upgrades to the locker rooms and the lobby entrance. In addition, crews are also renovating the women’s lounge and the men’s lounge.

The club boasts optional membership to an 18-hole championship golf course, deemed one of the most challenging courses in the region and a certified Audubon sanctuary. In addition, the gated community of Pelican

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residences at mercato - naples fl

With the ease of a maintenance-free lifestyle and the convenience of living just steps away from premiere dining, shops and entertainment, Residences at Mercato presents the luxury of carefree Naples living. This outstanding community of coastal contemporary-style homes and villas is just as prized for its location as its home designs, uniting to become one of the area’s most desirable places to live and play.

Award-winning single-family design options within the Residences at Mercato include 2,900 to 3,500 square foot floor plans, with two-story designs ideal for upscale living and entertaining. With designs generally ranging from three- to five bedrooms, the generously sized homes also include such high-end extras as oak and marble finishes,

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kalea bay - naples fl

Sales are going strong for one of the newest luxury high-rise developments in North Naples. With Kalea Bay Tower I already sold out, developers have now moved on to selling units within Tower II. Already, though, nearly half of those units have also sold.

As with the first tower, the 22-story second tower of Kalea Bay offers up two-levels of parking, topped by 120 private residences. Tower II provides a half dozen different floor plans, starting a three-bedrooms plus a den, with some of the larger units providing for four-bedrooms and 4.5-baths.

Ranging in size from around 3,700 to 3,900 square feet, the units of Kalea Bay also bask in outstanding Gulf views, with private elevator access and open floor plans. Complimented by continuous wood

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port royal - naples fl

Investing in a Naples address affords a certain level of exclusivity, after all the area features some beautiful beaches, and likewise, some beautiful homes. Of course, one of the nation’s top markets for luxury real estate is obviously tied to an upscale market, and Naples certainly doesn’t disappoint in that respect, either. 

Likely surprising to few people, the 34102 ZIP Code is among one of America’s wealthiest. Based on analysis from Bloomberg, the Naples address is the 15th richest ZIP Code in the entire nation.

That’s evident among some of the area’s upscale neighborhoods, including the estate homes of Port Royal. Referred to as one of the most prestigious in Southwest Florida, the community offers up around 500 homes, many of which are

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 eleven eleven central - naples fl

With the enjoyment of five different and distinct floor plans, the condos of Eleven Eleven Central offer a range of choices for new buyers. With the option of a two- or even a three-bedroom design, the condos of this complex range in size from around 1,200 to 2,000 square feet of living space, spread out across three separate buildings. 

The multi-story development offers up three-levels of condos topping commercial space, with the residences priced starting in the $500,000s. Some of the largest units, meanwhile, are priced starting in the high $900,000s.

Currently a select number of floor plans remain within Phase I of the development. Some floor plans allow for a den while others include up to 3.5-baths. As well, the units also include

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the dunes - naples flRendering: Lotus Architecture

The Dunes of Naples is fully upgrading its clubhouse, this time once again starting from the ground up. Plans call for not just a few updates to the structure, but a complete demolition of the community’s existing clubhouse, followed up by the rebuilding of a new amenities center in its place.

The massive new center will be freestanding, with more than 25,000 square feet of amenities spread across the two-story building. Plans call for a private dining room plus another indoor and outdoor dining area and a bar.

As well, the center will additionally feature an expanded kitchen, with room for community meetings, activities and offices on the second level. The new pool area plans to offer up even more seating than ever

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seaglass at bonita bay

The finish line is getting closer for the new Seaglass at Bonita Bay tower. The high-rise appears to be headed towards completion as crews install countertops and custom cabinetry, paint the units, hang drywall and install windows in anticipation of a likely summer opening.

As crews put the final touches on the tower, sales of individual units within the building are also in full swing. Already the tower’s more than 60-percent sold, with eventual plans calling for 120 units within the 26-story structure.

The tower residences all offer at least three-bedrooms, with some plans calling for a den or a fourth bedroom. As well, buyers can expect to find multiple private outdoor spaces, complimented too by high ceilings.

When finished, the condos of

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