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eleven eleven central - 1111 central ave naples fl

New options for downtown living are now available in Naples. Eleven Eleven Central is now selling, giving prospective buyers the unique opportunity to blend a downtown location with exceptional amenities.

Construction is currently underway for Phase 1 of the planned three-phase community. This building will soon be home to 62 private residences, including some two-bedroom plus a den floor plans and some open floor plans with three-bedrooms.

New buyers can expect to find new condos with around 1,400 to more than 2,200 square feet of living space when you add in the covered balconies. It’s currently possible to get in on Phase 1 of the property with prices starting in the $700,000s, considerably more affordable that many other new downtown

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lely resort - naples fl

From golf and tennis to simply relaxing in the sun or at the spa, you’ll find no shortage of amenities to enjoy at Lely. The Lely Resort Golf & Country Club is not only a spectacular place to live, but also to play.

Lely is home to an impressive three golf courses: Mustang, Flamingo Island and the private Classics course. Altogether the three 18-hole courses mean 54-holes of golf at Lely, along with golf practice facilities.

It’s not just golf that brings people to Lely, though. The popular Players Club & Spa is filled with additional options for members, many of which are off the golf course. You’ll find a lagoon pool, family pool and a lap pool, plus cabanas and several different options for casual and upscale dining.

In addition, a fitness

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vanderbilt beach - naples fl

Whether you choose a luxury condo, villa or single-family home, find your place in the sun at Vanderbilt Beach. Located to the north of Pelican Bay, Vanderbilt Beach real estate stretches from Immokalee Road to Vanderbilt Beach Road, right along Gulfshore Drive.

This is where you’ll find some exceptional options in beachfront luxury condos plus around a dozen homes right on the beach that rarely come on the market. Of course the beachfront homes are often some of the most coveted, with sensational views. They’re often priced in the multi-million dollar range.

You’ll also find some homes with deeded beach property and Gulf access. A mix of more established homes and newer construction, many of the single-family homes in the area include private

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moraya bay - naples fl

With an exclusive waterfront address, Moraya Bay presents luxurious homes and a premiere setting. This exceptional Naples condo property is home to 72 private residences and endless opportunities for an amenity-rich, waterfront lifestyle.

Moraya Bay sits right next to the peacefulness of Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park, with the added allure of looking out over the bay and the Gulf of Mexico. While the view and setting are extraordinary, it’s what’s inside Moraya Bay that truly puts this Naples property over the top.

New residents of Moraya Bay are treated to unobstructed views of the water, the beach and the nearby preserve. The private residences are additionally adorned with walls of glass opening up to large wraparound terraces and views of

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mediterra - naples fl

It’s one of the premier clubs of Southwest Florida, and the upscale Club at Mediterra has plenty to offer its members. From tennis and dining to golf and a beach club, Mediterra is rich with opportunity.

Social Club Membership

If you’re only interested in a Social Club membership, that comes standard with a Mediterra lifestyle. This complimentary membership gives residents access to a la carte club and Beach Club dining privileges. It also opens the door to the property’s Beach Club privileges during certain months of the year. The private Mediterra Beach Club includes a heated swimming pool, cabana service and a restaurant overlooking the sand and water.

Sports and Beach Membership

A Sports and Beach membership, on the other hand,

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vanderbilt landings - 11116-11118 Gulf Shore Drive, Naples

With the enjoyment of both Bay and Gulf views, Vanderbilt Landings presents some exceptional options for condo buyers in the area of North Naples. This premiere property is actually made up of two high-rise buildings, including nine residential floors topping carports and a foyer.

A total of 36 private residences exist within each of the towers of Vanderbilt Landings, with the luxury of just four units per floor. Each residential unit provides at least two-bedrooms and two-baths, and offers around 1,300 to 1,400 square feet of living space.

While the buildings of this established property were first constructed in the early 1990s, some of the units of Vanderbilt Landings have additionally been renovated in more recent years, bringing in some of

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naples reserve - naples fl

With Phase I of Naples Reserve already well more than 50-percent sold, developers are moving on to selling Phase II. Some home sites in the second phase of the popular waterfront development are now up for sale.

Phase II includes room for nearly 300 new homes, including the neighborhood of Canoe Landing. Nearly all of the home sites in this neighborhood offer water views. Home designs from Stock Signature Homes range from around 2,400 to 3,000 square feet of living space, priced starting in the high $400,000s.

Phase II of Naples Reserve also includes some home sites in the Halfmoon Point neighborhood. Priced starting in the high $300,000’s, the DR Horton designed homes in this neighborhood include up to around 2,600 square feet of living space,

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kalea bay - naples fl

New luxury condos are coming to Kalea Bay, where construction is currently underway on Tower II. The upscale high-rise is going up along Vanderbilt Drive in North Naples, the second such high-rise to grace the property.

Like the original tower, Tower 200 will also be 22-stories high, with 20 residential floors topping two levels of parking. Buyers have the option of a half-dozen different floor plans to choose from, including three-bedroom plus a den and four-bedroom designs.

Ranging mostly from 3,700 square feet to 3,900 square feet in size, the residences of Tower II will also supply the luxury of fantastic Gulf views and open floor plans. In addition, buyers are treated to a private elevator with direct access to the homes, plus custom

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naples lakes - naples fl

With a natural setting and elegant additions, Naples Lakes presents the best of both worlds to prospective new residents and members. The stylish country club and bundled golf course community is home to an Arnold Palmer Signature golf course and an active tennis program.

In addition, the club also enjoys a fitness center complete with yoga, Pilates and water aerobics. Upscale and more casual dining options supply plenty of variety, while the property also offers up access to a swimming pool and spa.

While the upscale amenities are certainly desirable, so is the natural beauty of the area. More than 200-acres of lakes and protected natural preserves come together to provide the luxury of a more peaceful setting for those searching for a home in

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gordon river greenway map - naples fl

A popular way to explore nature in a virtually unspoiled setting, the Gordon River Greenway continues to delight locals and visitors alike in Naples. Stretching around two miles from Golden Gate Parkway to Downtown Naples, the greenway offers room for biking, hiking and even kayaking as it links up the opportunity to more easily view native plant life, birds, animals, mangroves and other natural attractions of the region.

The vision for a greenway of sorts first emerged more than a quarter of a century ago. It wasn’t until more recent years, however, that the plan received the necessary funding. In the mid 2000s, Collier County voters agreed to a $40 million bond referendum, allowing for the purchase of more than 150-acres of land, including

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