From waterfront views to golf, fitness and more, some of Estero’s top luxury high-rises are packed with an array of high-end features and inclusions.
From fitness and golf to lounging at a private beach club, West Blay Club offers some desirable, top amenities. With everything from water sports to social and recreational opportunities available, you’ll find a range of possibilities within the gates of West Bay Club.
For the enjoyment of a resort lifestyle in Estero, consider the new condo community of Genova at Coconut Point. The development offers some new construction floor plans, as well as some resale opportunities in one of the region’s hottest real estate markets.
A large number of commercial properties in Estero are less than 10 years old, and many of the homes of Estero are on the newer side, as well. That’s not expected to change.
New homes and floor plans are available right now for buyers in Fort Myers’ hottest new neighborhood. WildBlue offers an impressive collection of new homes from such respectable home builders as Lennar, Stock and Pulte.
Demand is outpacing the market in Bonita and Estero as more and more buyers consider making a move to the area. According to recently released market data from June, pending sales increased more than 44-percent while the number of days a listing spent on the market decreased by about 18-percent.
Imagine a place that feels like living on an island, without being far away from anything you want and desire in Southwest Florida. That’s what you’ll find in the community of Coconut Shores.
For affordable luxury in Estero, Grandezza offers a great option for home and condo buyers interested in an amenity-rich lifestyle. This country club community provides the advantage of abundant amenities and some exciting home designs.
If you’re looking for a place to get out and enjoy nature around Bonita Springs and Estero, you’re sure to find some great options. In particular, consider one of these five hiking areas.
Originally conceived as a way to connect Tampa to Miami, the Tamiami Trail stretches more than 270 miles across the State of Florida. Opened up in the late 1920s, the roadway is considered one of the major forces in drawing tourists to the state. While Florida’s warm temperatures were certainly[…]
If you’re in the market for new construction in Estero, you have plenty of options. From lakefront living to private beaches and top amenities, the housing market in Estero is ripe with opportunity.
Top amenities and beautiful home designs mark Estero’s newest lakeside community. Set on more than 3,000 acres in Estero, WildBlue makes room for more than 1,000 homesites, wooded preserves, lakes and amenities.
While impressive home designs and added amenities can certainly be appealing, some prospective homebuyers are searching for a low-density community. That’s exactly what you’ll find when you search within any one of these top three Estero communities.
Fresh off a multi-million-dollar renovation project to update its golf course, West Bay Club is now eying a new $12 million amenity improvement and renovation plan.
What’s better for your lifestyle, an Estero coach home or a carriage home? Sometimes used interchangeably, the answer really depends on what you’re looking for in a new home.
Mediterranean luxury meets resort-style living in Genova. This Estero community offers a half-dozen luxury condos buildings, complemented by courtyards, lakes and piazzas.
More than 2,000 new single-family homes could be coming to Estero in the future. Lennar and Pulte Homes have partnered with a Fort Myers real estate firm to construct up to 2,400 new homes as part of Verdana Village.
Charmed by its nearby beaches and its intriguing sites and attractions, many are drawn to Estero by its homes, its weather and its location. These days when you think of Estero you may think of that city between Fort Myers and Naples, but Estero enjoys its own history, starting with its name.
For a luxury lifestyle in Estero, consider the many possibilities of West Bay Club. This gated country club community offers not only the luxury of a championship golf course but also a private beach club on Little Hickory Island.
If you’re thinking about buying a new home or condo in Bonita Springs or Estero in the near future, be prepared to act fast. Inventory is down considerably compared to the previous year, meaning serious buyers don’t want to wait too long to put in an offer.
A popular spot for kayaking and camping, Koreshan State Park also boasts a pretty wacky history. It seems in the late 1800s the leader of a religious sect convinced 200 or so of his Chicago followers to move to Florida.
If you’re in search of a Mediterranean-style home, Southwest Florida is a great location to begin your search. This particular home design is extremely prevalent across the region, from condos and single-family homes to grand estates.
Lee County just made a major buy when it comes to conservation. Commissioners recently unanimously approved spending $860,000 to buy the final privately-owned piece of land on Mound Key. It’s part of the Conservation 20/20 Land Acquisition Program.
For an endless array of outstanding amenities, consider taking your home search to The Place at Corkscrew. From beach volleyball to tennis, this impressive development has it all.
Solely a single-family home community, Belle Lago provides an enduring investment for buyers in Fort Myers. The nearly 450 homes of this community are only available on a resale basis, making it one of the few single-family home communities of its kind in the area.
An outstanding list of amenities awaits new buyers in Corkscrew Shores. This sophisticated Estero neighborhood is not complimented by an array of exceptional extras, but also some beautiful, newer construction homes.
Tuscany meets Estero in the premiere community of Bella Terra. Filled with appealing style and architecture reminiscent of northern Italy, this active community is popular with those of all ages.
Prospective homeowners in Estero are getting their first look at one of the most anticipated new communities of the year. The new Vista at WildBlue enclave features the option of executive, manor or estate homes from Lennar.
Construction is in full swing at Genova, where the development’s first three buildings are already sold out. The luxury condo community also features a fourth building, which is quickly approaching a sell-out of its own.
One of Estero’s newest communities offers up a large variety of options for new residents. Pulte presents 12 different models for buyers to choose from in the new WildBlue community.
New home options are now selling in Estero, where homes are currently going up in the new WildBlue community.
A new amenity center and clubhouse just joined the list of available options within The Place at Corkscrew. This premiere new Estero community now offers a resort-style swimming pool with a waterslide and waterfalls, plus a pool deck complete with fire pits, cabanas and shuffleboard.
If you’re looking for a 55+ community, consider the move to Southwest Florida. The area is filled with options. Far from the retirement communities of the past, today’s active adult communities present more of a resort-style experience for residents.
One of Estero’s latest communities is now sold out. The final new home of Estero Place recently sold, bringing a total of around 100 new single-family homes to the area.
From nature parks and golf to tennis and boating, West Bay truly offers it all. It’s said the West Bay Club has something for everyone to enjoy, and that’s evident when it comes to its abundant options in homes and amenities. With an 18-hole golf course, the West Bay Golf[…]
With the peaceful luxury of hundreds of acres of lakes and natural beauty, Corkscrew Shores generates a prime address for those searching for new homes in Estero. One of the area’s newest gated communities, the master-planned development is perhaps best recognized by the massive lake at its center.
Centered on a large lake and wooded preserves, Corkscrew Shores presents the option of a true waterfront lifestyle in Estero. This incredible, master-planned community also boasts a large number of resort-style amenities, making this easily one of the most desired communities in the area.
Hundreds of new homes are coming to Lee County, with the addition of the lakeside community of WildBlue. Already four major homebuilders have signed on to the master-planned community, with eventual plans to construct 1,000 homes within the gated development.
The list of amenities is growing within The Place at Corkscrew as the gated community just completed phase one of its planned amenities. The Estero neighborhood is now on to constructing phases two and three
Construction is now underway on a massive new gated development by Lennar. The WildBlue community will eventually be home to around 1,000 homes, two lakes and preserve in Estero.
With an array of different amenities and activities to choose from, Tidewater by Del Webb offers up the vibrancy of an active adult community, filled with everything you could want and desire. From its two-story clubhouse to its resort swimming pool, there’s something for just about everyone within this gated, active adult community.
With the infusion of a resort-style experience and luxury homes, Miromar Lakes delivers upon an extraordinary lifestyle. This enticing community is the only one of its kind in all of Southwest Florida
More than 250 new homes are coming to Estero, with construction of the new Wild Blue community. Serenely set alongside a large lake and wooded preserves, the new gated community offers up a range of options for single-family homebuyers in Estero,
One of the largest new communities to grace the region, The Place at Corkscrew offers virtually something for everyone. Filled with an array of upscale amenities, the property enjoys a prime location and admirable additions in the Estero region of Southwest Florida.
Hundreds of new construction homes are likely headed to Estero. The new Corkscrew Crossing community is planned to sit on nearly 400-acres of land, found just to the south of Corkscrew Road. That’s between the already existing communities of The Preserve at Corkscrew and Wildcat Run.
With an array of resort-style luxuries, the amenities of The Place at Corkscrew are certainly tops. This premiere, gated community features a number of single-family home options in Estero, in both one- and two-story designs, from Pulte and Lennar.
Progress is quickly moving ahead at one of Estero’s newest communities, as crews begin construction of the amenities center within The Place at Corkscrew. Plans call for a host of amenities when the center is finished, from a private restaurant and wine/martini bar to an ice cream shop and café.
With a large selection of homes to choose from and country club amenities, Shadow Wood has much to offer prospective residents. This attractive, members-owned country club community enjoys an impressive trio of championship golf courses, surrounded by the natural beauty of Southwest Florida.
There’s more good news coming out of Estero, and this one is tied directly to a tiny three-digit number. It turns out Estero is one of the top cities when it comes to locations boasting the highest average credit scores.
With an outstanding selection of 15 different floor plans to choose from, model home construction is underway within The Place at Corkscrew. When complete, the area will be home to 1,300 single-family homes in Estero.
With plans to transform former farmland into preserved wetlands, homes and upscale amenities, thereby creating a true destination for homebuyers in Estero, The Place at Corkscrew now boasts two major homebuilders. Lennar and Pulte Homes have joined the developer with plans to help construct more than 1,300 new homes within the visionary new development.
The expansive two-story clubhouse is now open at Tidewater by Del Webb, serving up an array of available amenities to residents. This 13,000 square foot amenity center is filled with recreational options, from fitness to relaxation.
Surrounding a peaceful lake and encircled by wooded preserves, Corkscrew Shores invites prospective homeowners to tour five impressive model homes within the exclusive Estero community.
With the choice of an impressive seven different floor plans, Genova Coconut Point delivers exceptional options in condominium living to Downtown Estero. The 17-acre development features around 200 condo units, designed with Mediterranean-influence.
A new master-planned community is headed to Estero. The Place at Corkscrew is being developed at the site of a former sod farm, in an ideal location just off Corkscrew Road. Along with a planned 1,300+ homes
The new Genova Coconut Point project is finally underway in Estero, where ground was just broken for the first development planned for Village Center. Located at the southwest corner of Via Coconut Point and Corkscrew Road, this unique development will eventually include around 200 residential units, set to be finished in 2018.
With elegant designs and lavish features, the Villa d’Este Golf Villas provide some of the most exceptional choices in new construction within desirable Miromar Lakes. This exciting new development offers the exclusivity of just 12 single-family golf villas, all tucked away behind the gated entrance of a private enclave of homes.
Waterfront homesites are now available within Portofino at Miromar Lakes, an exclusive new community of luxury villas in Miromar Lakes, Florida. This premiere neighborhood includes single-family homes priced starting at just under $2 million, with old world charm combined with the indulgence of modern conveniences.
Already a sensational place for luxury living in Southwest Florida, Miromar Lakes now holds the distinct honor of being named this year’s best master-planned community. Presented by the Florida Home Builders Association and the Southwest Building Conference, the community additionally boasts the designation of Best Clubhouse and Community of the Year, as previously announced by the National Association of Home Builders.
A select number of new villas are now available within WestLake at West Bay Club. This enviable Estero community includes just 26 home sites, all surrounded by golf and water views. Each home also comes complete with its own private swimming pool, and many of the homes offer a south or west exposure.
The upscale community of The Reserve at Estero offers a unique blend of luxury and serenity, conveniently located almost centrally between Fort Myers and Naples. This impressive community by Toll Brothers offers the enjoyment of country club amenities, surrounded by nearly two-dozen acres of lakes and the stunningly picturesque backdrop of a Southwest Florida lifestyle.
Constructed to appeal to an active adult lifestyle, Cascades at Estero invites affordable living, abundant amenities and an enviable location close to a wide variety of sites and attractions in Southwest Florida.
A rich lifestyle of modern comforts and amenities offering a high quality of life befitting a prestigious golf community abounds at West Bay Club, a private gated luxury community in the village of Estero with 9 established neighborhoods and one brand new luxury single-family villa neighborhood under construction.
The picturesque townhouse community of Timberwalk is a centrally positioned in Fort Myers near Florida Gulf Coast University. The location is ideal for employees of the university, students, and retirees who enjoy taking continuing education classes; but it’s also an ideal place to live for anyone who enjoys the atmosphere of a youthful college town making it an easy draw for cultural attractions and educational pursuits.
Good value and good location are attracting homebuyers to Corkscrew Shores, for those who are looking for a new single-family home in Southwest Florida. Move-in ready homes are available in this new, premier gated residential master-planned community just three miles from I-75 on Corkscrew Road in Estero.
Corkscrew Shores is a new, gated master-planned single-family home residential community in Estero. A scintillating lake and wooded natural preserves surround the homes. Estero delivers a convenient location between Fort Myers and Naples
A plan for a traditional downtown, featuring a desirable village center that creates walkable public spaces connecting all 35-gated communities in Estero, has received widespread support from Estero residents. A packed meeting with residents this month updated them on negotiations with developers for a village center with residential and commercial spaces, sidewalks, and bike paths
The future development of four 22-story residential condo towers at Raptor Bay are facing some angry opposition from Estero residents and local government officials, who are raising concerns about potential added traffic snarls. Local residents and the Estero government are planning to take on developer WCI Communities, Inc., and the city of Bonita Springs over WCI’s residential project at the Raptor Bay Golf Course on Pelican Landing property overlooking Estero Bay.
Terra Vista is in a premier location in sunny Estero offering prospective residents year-round or seasonal beautiful homes, wonderful amenities and a relaxing lifestyle. The gated condo community is located west of U.S. 41 and one block north of Corkscrew Road, just minutes away from some of the top Gulf beaches, Southwest Florida International Airport, golf and tennis clubs, medical centers, shopping and dining.
Estero’s luxury country club community, Grandezza, is flush with jaw-dropping amenities, including a grand Clubhouse that has served as a stunning backdrop for some of southwest Florida’s most lavish social events. Grandezza is hailed as one of the best private residential neighborhoods in the southwest Florida region.
Osprey Cove is a popular gated 40-unit condo complex in Estero that would make a great starter home or winter getaway. Osprey Cove is located off Estero Parkway and U.S. 41. It’s a great location convenient to everything in Estero, including shopping, restaurants, Southwest Florida International Airport, sports venues and cultural attractions. Osprey Cove has a maintenance-free lifestyle with many activities for residents who want to maintain an active lifestyle. The community has top amenities open to all residents. All residents have lake views, and all condos are single story units with a choice of 2 bedrooms or 2 bedrooms+den.
Living at Rapallo is akin to enjoying the glamorous lifestyle of the Italian Riviera. The gated Rapallo community of waterfront homes is part of the swanky Coconut Point community in Estero, north of Naples.
The perfect Southwest Florida lifestyle for adults over age 55 can be found throughout Fort Myers in many communities but we highlight three of our top 55+ communities: Pelican Preserve, Cascades at Estero and Heritage Cove. All of these communities are terrific with unmatched amenities, and residences tucked into their natural surroundings.
For a true Florida resort lifestyle in one of Southwest Florida’s most desirable locations, 195 new luxury condos are planned at Genova Coconut Point nestled in a private community around a lake and members-only club in the heart of Estero between Naples and Fort Myers close to everything. The maintenance-free[…]
One-story homes located in Estero are coming soon to Tidewater, the newest active adult retirement community in Southwest Florida for adults age 55+. Tidewater is being developed by Del Webb, one of America’s most respected builders specializing in communities for active adults.
Rapallo at Coconut Point offers a luxury lifestyle with a Mediterranean-inspired, Italian-village style and many resort-style amenities. This gated community of waterfront homes is located in Estero just north and within walking distance of the popular Coconut Point Mall.
Jasmine Bay at West Bay Club delivers two luxury resort high-rise condo towers in Southwest Florida. Spacious residences are exquisitely appointed with gorgeous finishes and sweeping water views of Estero Bay, the Gulf of Mexico as well as mangrove estuaries and the West Bay Golf course
Florida’s low taxes and sunshine combine to make it a premier destination for home buyers. Florida is well known as a business-friendly state, and that is why one of the bigger demographic trends taking place today is a shift in migration patterns by baby boomers and retirees to sunny Florida.
A gated new luxury community offering one-level single-family homes across the street from lovely Villa Palmeras in Estero with five models to choose from is now available by builder Neal Communities. This community features maintenance-free living on lake and preserve home sites.
The second phase of the new Terra Vista community in Estero features luxury design model floor plans now being constructed by builder D.R. Horton. Two different coach home models are available in this gated community on the edge of the Breckenridge Golf & Tennis Club.
Centrally located between Fort Myers and Naples, the popular Villa Palmeras in Estero has just a few homes left for sale, according to its homebuilder Neal Communities. Approaching a near sellout, Villa Palmeras is 95% sold since sales began in June 2013.
With the ongoing growth in student population at Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU), housing around the university has become very tight in recent years. One option many parents are considering is buying a place in the area for their child to live while attending FGCU. While their are many established[…]
The gated Corkscrew Shores master-planned community in Estero is expanding. Pulte Homes has bought 20 more lots in the community, just 3 miles east of I-75 on Corkscrew Road. Each lot will have one home, bringing the total to 300 homes in Corkscrew Shores.
The Koreshan Unity was a communal utopia founded by Cyrus Teed who adopted the Persian form of his name, Koresh. Started in the 1870’s, Teed’s followers formed a commune first in Chicago and later Teed brought his followers to Estero, Florida in 1894.
The latest new homes at Pebble Pointe—a beautiful new gated community located within a master-planned community—in Estero offer 5 popular floor plans from homebuilder Taylor Morrison. Only 90 homes are planned for Pebble Pointe and are widely anticipated to sell quickly.
The Beach & Golf Club at Miromar Lakes has received many accolades for its top rated facility but now Miromar Lakes has been voted as one of the Top 10 Healthiest Master-Planned Communities in the Southeast. Real Estate Scorecard calls Miromar Lakes a choice spot to retire for its healthy lifestyle community with its emphasis on wellness programs, and a large participation by its residents.
For today’s modern family concerned about their aging parents, Lennar is the first homebuilder to offer a unique “in-law” style-suite so that multiple generations can live under one roof in Fort Myers. The so-called Next Gen—A Home Within A Home Concept—offers privacy and togetherness to accommodate for multiple members of a family.
Above the waters of Estero Bay, the 30-foot shell mounds and ridges of Mound Key is a man-made island covered by mangrove trees. This island’s mounds showered with an abundance of seashells, fish bones and pottery have been around since prehistoric Native Americans created the island. Mound Key was a meaningful site of the Calusa Indians and thought to be its ceremonial center when the Spaniards attempted to colonize Southwest Florida.
The latest new gated enclave in one of Southwest Florida’s most well-loved master planned communities by homebuilder Taylor Morrison, Pebble Pointe at The Brooks, is coming to Estero soon. Residents will enjoy easy access to the beauty of Sanibel and Captiva Islands, in addition to nearby beaches, marinas and state parks.
Estero Place is a jewel of a location for a gated community in Estero. Site work has begun, and pre-construction of new single-family homes is underway. Estero Place is a clear choice for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts; Estero Place is the newest gated community in Neal Communities in Estero offering single-family residences across the street from stunning Villa Palmeras.
The gala grand opening for Corkscrew Shores took place yesterday. This brand-new gated community in Estero, located miles east of I-75 on Corkscrew Road is highlighted by a magnificent lake. This is no over-sized Florida drainage hole, but rather a lake like you might find in New Hampshire or Wisconsin. If you have been to Miromar Lakes, it is that kind of a lake!
The Cascades at Estero is a stunning, active 55+ community, featuring 614 single-family homes and villas on 158 acres. As you pass through the gated luxury community, the grand entrances captivates your attention with the beauty of cascading fountains and several sparkling lakes that bolster the pretty streetscape views of this resort-style community.
With all eyes on Estero following the move of car rental Hertz’s corporate headquarters from New Jersey to Estero last year, 10,000 Estero residents signed a petition to become a municipality known as the Village of Estero. While the area is north of Naples and south of Fort Myers, Estero has remained unincorporated but its status many soon change.
Porto Romano brings luxury residences in a residential waterfront resort community to Miromar Lakes, just north of Naples. With more than 700 acres of freshwater lakes, 3 miles of private beaches and a championship golf course, Porto Romano at Miromar Lakes boasts luxury appointments and spacious floor plans created specifically for resort-style living.
The largest recreation center in Lee County, Estero Community Park and Recreation Center has indoor and outdoor facilities and programs for everyone from toddlers to active seniors. More than just a gym and sports programs, Estero’s recreation center also holds art classes, a computer lab, game rooms, and wellness classes for adults and children.
A new 886-acre planned village is coming with homes, shops, parks and a hotel near Florida Gulf Coast University. A Southwest Florida developer, Private Equity Group, which has also developed the Landings Yacht, Golf and Tennis Club in Fort Myers, has plans in the works to build “CenterPlace” University Village, featuring 1,950 multifamily residential units, a 250-room hotel and conference center, 170 acres of parks and open green space, shops and offices.
It is rare to look at luxury homes in upscale Southwest Florida neighborhoods without running into one developed by Arthur Rutenberg Homes….they seem to be everywhere. So just who is Arthur Rutenberg and why are his homes seemingly ubiquitous throughout our luxury neighborhoods?
In a move to attract corporations and younger residents to its gated communities, the Estero Council of Community Leaders has hired “Estero 2.0” consultant Seth Harry so it can better understand the needs of its community to move in this direction. Harry is largely known for designing town centers from Wisconsin to London. After a 6-month study of Estero, Harry concludes Estero has too much vacant land approved for retail.
West Bay Beach & Golf Club invites buyers into an exclusive gated country club lifestyle set in a perfect location nestled in beautiful Estero Bay complete with flawless service and a vast array of amenities. The private beach and golf club community is one of Southwest Florida’s best values.
Two model homes are now under construction in the new waterfront single-family neighborhood of Navona at Miromar Lakes. Navona is on the prestigious Peninsula at Miromar Lakes, and 18 new luxury villa homes will be built with waterviews and boat docks on the 700-acre freshwater lake.