If you’re looking for a top city to live out your Golden Years, Naples is one of the best cities in the nation. That’s according to the latest ranking from the experts at U.S. News & World Report.
The website recently came out with its list of the “Best Places to Retire in the U.S.”, and not surprisingly, Naples is close to the top of the list. The city came in at an admirable number four on its latest ranking, right behind such other top Florida locations as Sarasota, Fort Myers and Port St Lucie.
Cities in Florida easily dominated the list this time around, helped in part by the lack of a state income tax. Retirees are also drawn to the state, and to the Naples region specifically, for warm weather, recreational opportunities and fantastic
For luxury villas and a no-maintenance lifestyle, consider the possibilities of Abaco Pointe. The new construction villas are going up in a gated community close to everything you need and desire in North Naples.
Buyers have their choice of six different floor plans from Toll Brothers, each of which comes in an open design. The homes include large windows, and some feature the added bonus of water views.
Typically, the attached villas range from around 1,500 square feet of living space to around 2,200 square feet of living space. Priced starting in the $300,000s, there is also the option for a private swimming pool and lanai.
The residential options generally include at least two- bedrooms, two-baths and a two-car garage for the smallest
New homes are going fast in Fiddler’s Creek, where the Malaga neighborhood is already sold out. Stock Development recently reported a brisk sales pace for the summer season, with sales and revenue both up substantially between July 2019 and this past summer.
The company ties some of that success to a change in the market due to COVID-19. According to Stock Development, homebuyers these days are looking for a single-family home with more private outdoor space to enjoy.
Of course, Southwest Florida perfectly fits that desire, with fabulous weather and home designs that easily incorporate a great deal of outdoor living space. Malaga features open concept designs typically ranging from around 2,800 square feet to more than 3,600 square feet of
For an affordable waterside development in Naples, consider taking another look at Longshore Lake. This gated community in North Naples offers lakes views in a prime location.
Joined by an 80-acre lake, the homes of Longshore Lake are built up around more than seven miles of shoreline. The lake is home to largemouth bass, it also commonly draws in birds and other wildlife.
Residents can pass the time fishing or going out on the water themselves for some kayaking, canoeing, or even on an electric-powered boat. In addition, the property offers its residents access to Har-Tru tennis courts, a heated swimming pool, a fitness center and it provides some dining options in its clubhouse.
The established community additionally offers a playground and
Sales are going strong at Kalea Bay, where Tower 200 is quickly nearing a sellout. Only a handful of new residences remain up for sale in the luxury high-rise.
In the meantime, tower three is already under construction. Like the first two towers, it promises some incredible Gulf views.
Tower 300 will eventually make room for 120 private residences, with 20 floors of condos topping its two floors of parking. The third tower plans to offer a half-dozen different floor plans, ranging from three-bedrooms plus a den to four-bedrooms.
The large homes all offer around 3,700 to upwards of 3,900 total square feet of living space. Each of the open floor plans opens up to a large lanai, with plenty of desirable living and entertaining space.
If you’ve always dreamed about experiencing a true Southwest Florida lifestyle, but one without the sometimes high cost of living on the waterfront, there’s another option for buyers in the Naples area. Royal Harbor is not only an exceptional community of single-family homes and condos, but it’s also one of the city’s most affordable boating communities.
Homes in this well-established community first started going up in the 1960s and 70s, right on the eastern shore of Naples Bay. Like some of the other long-standing communities in the area, however, you will now see a mix of older homes and some newer single-family homes.
Condos in the community typically range from around 1,000 to 1,700 square feet of living space. The single-family homes,
A brand-new estate home community is headed to Livingstone Road in North Naples. Pulte Homes recently announced its building dozens of new luxury estate homes as part of the intimate enclave of Ardena.
When finished, Ardena will consist of 77 estate homes, most of which will offer either lake or natural preserve views. Ranging from around 2,500 square feet to upwards of 5,600 square feet of living space, buyers can expect to find flexible floor plans in single, and two-story designs.
The homes of Ardena are priced starting in the $600,000s, with some of the largest homes commanding prices topping $1 million. Model homes should start going up early next year, with sales expected to open by summer 2021.
A new designer carriage home community continues to attract interest from buyers in Naples. Seychelles is currently under development by Neal Communities, and brings an exciting new option for buyers hoping to live close to all of the delights of Downtown Naples.
Seychelles consists of more than two-dozen separate buildings, each of which comes with eight private residences. Four of the units are located on the ground level, while the other four residences are on the upper level of each of the two-story buildings.
While still in development, eventually the community of Seychelles will consist of more than 200 condos in four different layouts. The homes typically range from two- to three-bedrooms and offer two-baths.
From championship golf to tennis and swimming, Talis Park presents an ideal location to live the good life in Naples. This premiere community not only offers some beautiful home designs, but also the enjoyment of countless added amenities.
The golf course is, of course, one of the most visible additions to Talis Park. Some of the new homes in Talis Park currently come with either a golf or sports membership.
In addition to golf, you’ll find a half-dozen lighted Har-Tru tennis courts in Talis Park, along with a tennis pro shop. The community also offers access to a relaxing resort-style swimming pool and heated lap lanes.
Other highlights include bocce ball, a spa and a fitness studio for added fun and recreation in your spare time. As the
For luxury living in Marco minus the high prices, consider taking your home search to The Sandcastles. This beachfront condo community sits on the southern end of Marco Island, presenting an ideal setting with easy access to sailing, fishing, boating and more.
Made up of two towers, appropriately called Sandcastle I and Sandcastle II, the property offers up around a half-dozen different layouts for buyers to choose from. Each of the buildings stands 16 stories high and includes more than 90 private residences.
Constructed in the early to mid 1980s, this established property not only allows for a peaceful island setting, but it also provides a more affordable option for buyers who want to live on Marco, but don’t want to give up the added