Homebuyers seeking a single-family villa with a maintenance-free lifestyle should give the master-planned community of Verandah a look. Homebuilder DR Horton is offering a carefree lifestyle of a detached home but the landscaping and exterior maintenance are handled for all residents. Verandah is a golf haven with a collection of neighborhoods along a 2-mile stretch of the scenic Orange River in Fort Myers. Traditional Florida architecture lends the homes an air of beauty while set in a beautiful natural landscape.
All four model homes are one-story detached villas with two car garages. All homes include a lanai enclosed outdoor patio. The four models available are:
- Edison—3 BR/2 BA/1,983 SF, priced from $244,990;
- Chelsea—3 BR/2 BA/2,159 SF; priced from $261,990;
- Brookfield—3 BR/2 BA/2,260 SF; priced from $267,990 with an optional 4th bedroom; and
- Hawthorne—3 BR/3 BA/2,583 SF; priced from $284,990.
Verandah’s River Village is the hub of activities for the community. More than 9 miles of pedestrian walkways and fitness trails weave throughout Verandah, which includes a river walk and bike paths. Picturesque oak trees greet you as you enter River Village. Amenities include a golf house and pro shop; championship-designed golf courses; a riverside restaurant, lounge and outdoor seating on the deck; a canoe and kayak launch at The Boat House; a casual dining grill; a tennis pro shop and lighted tennis courts; and a fitness center professionally staffed with an aerobics studio, exercise room, spa treatment rooms, and a junior Olympic-size pool.
From I-75, take exit 141, SR 80/Palm Beach Blvd, head east for 2.5 miles. Verandah is on the right.