It’s a modern city today, but Fort Myers traces back some of its history to wild and crazy pioneering tourists. The first settlers arrived in what we now call Fort Myers by ship in the mid 1800s.
While packed with amenities and impressive home designs, Babcock Ranch also offers the appeal of small town ambience. It’s hard to find a community that even comes close to the offerings of Babcock Ranch, and its small town-like vibe is definitely part of the draw.
For new construction with a taste of Italy, come explore the many available options of Venetian Pointe. This gated South Fort Myers community is currently under development by Zuckerman Homes and DR Horton Southwest Florida.
Sailing is, no doubt, part of a Southwest Florida lifestyle, and that’s evident by some of the area’s most popular boating neighborhoods. If you’re looking for a place with sailboat Gulf access, the region has a number of great choices.
With family-friendly amenities, oversized lots and fantastic views, Trafalgar Woods is a true family favorite in Cape Coral. Only around 50 custom homes exist in the neighborhood, and when they come on the market they usually don’t stay there very long.
For variety and convenience in South Fort Myers, consider the peaceful community of Emerson Square. This gated community is made up of close to 300 estate homes, single-family homes and carriage homes by Centex and Lennar in a variety of styles.
Tucked away right along the edge of Weatherly Lake, Emerald Cove is tops for boaters in Cape Coral. While the gated community may sit on the shore of just one large lake, it also connects up to several other neighboring lakes via canals, altogether creating one of the city’s largest freshwater canal systems.
Southwest Florida is filled with beautiful homes, beaches and scenery, but it may also be filled with hidden treasure. Sometimes referred to as the Buccaneer Coast, it’s said Sanibel and some of the other surrounding barrier islands were once a haven for pirates.
There are some uniquely named islands in Southwest Florida, but it turns out they all got their names in unique ways. While some are named for people others are named for their terrain.
From its beaches to its weather to its beautiful homes, locals know Florida checks off all the boxes. Now, it seems the state is getting credit for all of those reasons and more.
Obviously Southwest Florida is a great place to live and visit. The region is known for its great weather and its gorgeous scenery.
Home styles are always evolving, but it seems demand is really growing right now for multi-generational homes. One recent study found it’s something up to 15-percent of buyers are searching for.