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naples square - naples fl

A major new development is taking shape in Downtown Naples, where progress pushes ahead at Naples Square. A mix of housing, retailers, shops and dining, Naples Square aims to transform the downtown district with its own self-sufficient neighborhood.

Naples Square includes a multi-phase condo project, bringing hundreds of new condos to the area. The latest condos are part of phase three of the project, with options ranging from around 1,700 square feet of living space to upwards of 3,500 square feet of living space, in single- and two-story designs.

Those new condos should be read in the spring. Meanwhile, a newly redesigned amenity deck brings about a larger pool deck and heated swimming pool. Meanwhile, residents also have access to a fitness

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mangrove bay - naples fl

Construction is well underway for the new Mangrove Bay  amenity center in Naples. One of the newest and anticipated communities to grace the area, Mangrove Bay is said to occupy the final significant waterfront acreage for residential construction in all of Old Naples.

The amenity center will eventually include space for a private concierge plus a fitness and wellness area. In addition, there will be storage space for private paddleboards, canoes and kayaks.

There will also be guest suites and private event space available, plus future residents of Mangrove Bay are sure to enjoy the ease of a low-maintenance lifestyle. The homeowner’s association takes care of much of the exterior landscaping and swimming pool care for homes located within the

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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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 naples square in naples florida

New lifestyle amenities are in the works for Naples Square, with the planned addition of the Gulfshore Playhouse. The new complex will eventually include two theaters plus an educational wing with specialized programming for those of all ages.

Planned for the north side of the Naples Square condo development, it’s expected that the playhouse complex will not only bring entertainment right to owner’s doorsteps, but also help anchor the planned restaurant and retail space of the Shoppes at Naples Square, which is under development on the east side of Naples Square.

The visionary plan is to include upscale and casual dining there, including outdoor seating, with the first openings sometime in 2019. Altogether, developers aim to turn the area into a

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naples historic district

Visitors to Naples are likely impressed by all of the exciting new development, but for longtime residents, they’re sure to be just as dazzled by the historic charm of the community. While ambitious developers see a real need for more modern buildings and homes, others are working to preserve the Naples Historic District.

Examples include Cottage Rose, a small cottage that dates back to the 1930s, situated along 7th Avenue South and located just outside the district. With a nod to Old Naples, the house wasn’t knocked down to build a new, more modern home, but instead was lovingly restored. It’s something the Naples Historical Society would like to see more of, preserving old homes and bringing them back to their former glory.

Old Naples once drew in

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TRIO Sea Club Naples FL

With its private rooftop swimming pool and a mix of resort-style amenities, Naples is set to meet South Beach within TRIO Sea Club, soon to bring ultra-modern design elements and the height of luxury to the downtown area. The club is perhaps the most highly touted addition to the upscale TRIO building, also complete with personal concierge services, poolside cabanas and two spas.

In addition, the club is set to include sweeping Downtown Naples views, plus a fully equipped fitness center, restaurant and room for hosting private events. It’s no surprise that the design of Sea Club likely conjures up images of South Beach, considering it was at least partially designed after one of Miami’s South Beach clubs. For the City of Naples, though, the exciting new

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residences at mercato naples fl

Offering your choice of seven different floor plans, the Residences at Mercato caters to those in search of an upscale single-family home or villa in North Naples. This new construction, gated enclave also has a focus on leisure and entertainment, with outdoor living areas customized to fit a homeowner’s wants and needs, including private swimming pools and optional spas. As well, the surrounding area offers an excess of options too, ranging from shopping to entertainment, with the entire Naples region easily within reach.

The Residences at Mercato sits on 50+ acres of prime Naples real estate. The neighborhood includes around 50 residences, all priced starting upwards of $1.3 million. The single-family homes offer three to five-bedrooms and at least

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naples square in naples florida

With construction winding down and only a select number of Phase II homes still available, Phase III of Naples Square is now underway, with an impressive new selection of home designs. This remarkable newer construction community is located in Downtown Naples, at the corner of Goodlette-Frank Road and Fifth Avenue South.

Phase III of the Ronto Group development includes floor plans of around 1,400-3,200 square feet, with prices starting in the high $600,0000s. With the choice of a one or two-story design, the homes include two- to three-bedrooms plus a den. Other extras include the tall ceilings, designer flooring and kitchens and the open-air terraces.

Borrowing upon the designs of some of the more popular homes of Phase I, some of the floor

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residences at mercato

The exclusive new-gated neighborhood, Residences at Mercato, is building 52 single-family homes and villas, adding to the pedestrian-friendly Mercato community in Naples.  Two new models are open, and more will open in February.  While neither a golf course nor country club community, Mercato is a unique gated community offering an easy urban lifestyle in a “Main Street” atmosphere walkable to abundant shops for fashionable clothing and fine goods, dining, and entertainment.  Mercato is an ideal place for homebuyers who want the convenience of walking to a “Main Street” commercial area, and urban living in Naples while in close proximity to some of Florida’s finest beaches, the beautiful local Naples beaches.

Mercato blends convenience of neighborhood

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naples best small city

This month Conde Nast Traveler magazine named the city of Naples to the annual Top 15 list of “Best Small Cities” in America.  Its 2015 Readers Choice Awards gave Naples a number 15 berth, following Santa Barbara, California.  Naples was described by Conde Nast Traveler as a small southwest Florida town with “no shortage of beautiful beaches…but locals head to the white sands of Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park.”  Other popular activities in “this upscale southwest Florida town includes hitting the links (LaPlaya Beach and Golf Resort), splurging on high-end shopping, and spotting dolphins offshore on an eco-tour.”  Naples is no stranger to winning accolades for its combination of scenic beauty, luxury and year-round outdoor recreational activities.


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