For an eco-friendly community rich with amenities, consider Naples Reserve in South Naples. Joined by mature palm trees and low-maintenance, native landscaping, many of the homes of Naples Reserve offer lake views, which makes it an ideal spot for birding in a natural setting.
It doesn’t hurt either that Picayune Strand State Forest borders the community. The massive state park is filled with marshes, cypress swamps, protected pinelands and wildlife.
With nearly two-dozen lakes in the community itself, it’s easy for residents of Naples Reserve to get out on the water. Hydrobikes are available for use at the Outrigger Center, while the site also offers the option of taking an electric boat cruise on Eagle Lake.
Other options for recreation include the Match Point Complex with tennis and pickleball courts and a sand volleyball court close to the community’s social center. Naples Reserve additionally offers a large clubhouse and fitness center with space for yoga, Zumba and spinning classes.
As well, you’ll find a resort-style swimming pool with dedicated lap lands, a lakeside fire pit and a Tiki bar. The community also offers a linear park with a fitness course and the Walk & Wag Dog Park for four-legged residents of Naples Reserve.
Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve is located a short distance away from the homes of Naples Reserve. The community is also a short drive from US 41 and I-75, making for an easier commute around the region.
The community of Naples Reserve is made up of custom estates, single-family homes and attached villas from such esteemed homebuilders as DR Horton, Ashton Woods, Stock Signature Homes and others. This presents a large variety of homes for buyers to consider, with most of the homes priced from the low $300,000s to other homes in Naples Reserve topping $1 million.