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pelican bay - naples fl

While you’ve likely heard of the luxurious Pelican Bay community, there are perhaps a few things you may not know about living in this premiere North Naples location.

 Self-contained trams

 Much like its own private theme park, Pelican Bay offers up self-contained trams to transport residents around the property. There are eight tram stations that operate from morning to evening, making it easy for residents to explore the large property and enjoy all of its many unique offerings.

 Mangrove forests

 A good way to explore the mangrove forests is by water. Sea kayaks and canoes can be borrowed from South Beach or North Beach with a membership card or guest card. It’s about eight miles round trip to paddle from Clam Pass Park to a point near

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eleven eleven central - naples fl

One of the most celebrated new residential properties in Downtown Naples just set a new record for closings. While a handful of Phase I residences in Eleven Eleven Central are still available for purchase, Ronto Group processed 49 such closings in the month of June alone.

The remaining residences in Phase I are priced starting in the $800,000s. While some of the Phase I floor plans are already sold out, the entire phase consists of five different floor plans, with around 1,400 to 2,300 square feet of total living space, including covered balconies.

Some of the remaining units for sale in the property are among the largest floor plans in Phase I. The three-bedroom, 3.5-bath Duval floor plan offers a dining area, great room and an island kitchen,

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 naples sunset

Locals already know the appeal of living in Naples, but now the rest of the world is beginning to see and experience some of its allure. Naples just ranked second on the list of 2020’s best small cities.

The ranking comes from a marketing and branding website called Resonance. It considered a city’s ranking in terms of a variety of categories, including landmarks and sites, museums, dining experiences and more.

While around two-dozen factors were analyzed in all, the website gave Naples some of the highest marks for its amenities and its quality of life. Together they helped push Naples to the very top spot in the category of “place”.

In particular, Resonance pointed out all of the city’s beaches and locations to experience life outdoors.

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bay laurel estates - north naples fl

A favorite of executives, Bay Laurel Estates offers the appeal of custom-built homes, large lots and plenty of privacy to buyers in North Naples. This exclusive community is also home to some admirable amenities.

With just 38 estate homes for buyers to choose from, options in Bay Laurel Estates commonly range from around 3,800 square feet of living space to upwards of 7,000 square feet of living space. Prospective residents can expect to be rewarded with golf course, preserve or lake views, as well as nicely landscaped yards.

Constructed beginning in the early 2000s, it’s common for the homes of Bay Laurel Estates to include four or more bedrooms and plenty of living and entertaining space, perfect for executives. While many of the homes offer

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fronterra naples fl

Another Naples community is inching closer to a sellout. The new Fronterra community is already about 75-percent sold out.

Made up of around 150 single-family homes, the new residences of Fronterra start priced in the high $200,000s, with some of the largest floor plans priced starting in the mid to high $300,000s. Options in the neighborhood include eight different single and two-story floor plans, generally ranging from around 1,100 square feet to 2,200 square feet of living space under air.

With two to five-bedrooms, buyers in Fronterra can also expect to find homes with two or more baths and an attached garage. The affordable homes of this community are expected to be particularly appealing to families, but also to empty nesters and

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port royal home - naples flPhoto: Blaine Jonathon Photography

Ultra-exclusive Port Royal is known for its pricey real estate, but one particular home just hit a new record for Southwest Florida this year. The waterfront home, which has even made it on the cover of a magazine, sold in mid-June for nearly $20 million.

It doesn’t hurt that Port Royal is known itself as being one of the priciest neighborhoods in the nation. Made up of nearly 600 luxury properties, nearly all of the homes in Port Royal feature deep-water Gulf access.

Like some of its neighboring properties, a deep-water dock is one of the main features of the recently sold waterfront home, but clearly not the only thing that attracted buyers. Other luxury additions include the home’s waterfront swimming pool, a

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vanderbilt beach - naples fl

If you’re looking for the best beach town in the nation to live and play, it’s time to make the move to Naples. WalletHub recently put Naples in the number one spot when it comes to its ranking of “2020’s Best Beach Towns to Live in”.

WalletHub looked at more than 190 cities across the nation, then ranked the locations with more around 60 livability indicators. It then divided up the list to lake beach towns and ocean beach towns.

With every category under consideration, Naples received a total score of more than 62, putting it at the very top of the list of “Best Ocean Beach Towns to Live in”. The city ranked 30 in terms of affordability, 100 for weather, 69 for safety and 42 for economy.

WalletHub also considered the categories of education

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richard schulze home - bonita bay

Another multi-million-dollar home is off the market in Bonita Bay. According to reports, Richard Schulze, the founder of Best Buy, recently sold his Florida estate for a cool $4.75 million.

The sprawling home was recently on the market for close to $5.5 million. At the time, the home was considered one of the highest-priced listings in Bonita Springs.

The lakefront estate offers a whopping seven bedrooms and nine baths, set on more than one-acre of land in exclusive Bonita Bay. It’s been said the home is the largest property in the entire community.

With more than 14,000 square feet of exceptional living and entertaining space, the custom-built home was designed to appeal to Schulze and his extended family of children and grandchildren. The

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meadowood real estate

A new community of townhomes is under development right now in North Naples. The planned community of Meadowood plans to offer three-bedroom townhomes in a prime setting.

A product of DR Horton Southwest Florida, the new Express Homes community is said to be attractively priced, with two-story designs starting in the high $200,000s. Buyers in Meadowood will have two different floor plans to choose from, including a more than 1,500 square foot townhome with three-bedrooms and 2.5-baths.

This particular floor plan will also offer a one-car garage, a large lanai and an island kitchen overlooking a great room. The upstairs owner’s suite will provide for a walk-in closet, while two other large bedrooms, a laundry room and a bathroom round out the top

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isles of collier preserve - naples fl

With your choice of housing and plenty of admirable amenities, Isles of Collier Preserve easily allows for a Naples resort lifestyle. With miles of kayak and hiking trails and spectacular nature and water views, the new community certainly delivers a spectacular setting.

The Isles Club is the community’s focal point for lifestyle and wellness. Here you’ll find swimming pools, tennis, pickleball and bocce courts. There is also a private waterfront restaurant for dining while overlooking Cypress Waterway. Membership is additionally offered at an adjoining private yacht club and marina.

This award-winning community is a product of Minto Communities, with home styles from Minto and Stock Signature Homes. Housing options in Isles of Collier Preserve

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