The Florida Gulf Coast real estate
market is one of the most sought after destinations for home ownership in the United States. Besides the natural beauty of the area as well as the warm climate year round; the shopping, outdoor activities and entertainment venues make this area extremely popular to vacationers and primary residents alike. Investors are drawn to the area from all over the world due to the fluctuation in market prices coupled with the increase in demand for rental property for both primary residences as well as vacation rentals. Ft. Myers Beach, Tigertail Beach and Pensacola Beach, fringe the Gulf, down the I-75 from Tampa to Naples and Sanibel Island, off the coast of Fort Myers is one of the best places to go shelling in the United States. The attributes of the region attract people from around the world. Tourism fuels the economy and the entire region is constantly growing in infrastructure and business development.
If you are looking to get more acquainted with the area and would like to know why it is such a sought after place to live, keep reading for here are just some examples of the local appeal of the Florida gulf coast real estate region!
climate, beautiful forests, and access to the Gulf of Mexico make it an ideal destination for boating, fishing, hiking, and many other outdoor activities. Cape Coral is the perfect destination for any outdoor enthusiast, and from hiking one of the many trails at the Charlotte Harbor Preserve State Park to fishing at the Cape Coral Yacht Club there are activities for just about everyone. Coral Oaks Golf Course is a great place to work on your game, and if you are a history buff or you just love beautiful flowers, the Cape Coral Historical Society Museum is sure to please with their interesting relics and their prized rose garden. Cape Coral’s waters are paradise for fly fishing. Glorious sunny days and warm turquoise waters abound in this often overlooked corner of the Sunshine State.
is a popular, sunny, sophisticated and charming beach destination on the Gulf of Mexico. It boasts many world-class hotels and resorts along miles of white sand beaches. The ocean surf is calm and the people are friendly. Shoppers can search for antiques, home furnishings, clothes and jewelry. With its beautiful neighborhoods and grand architecture, the atmosphere is elegant, yet relaxing. Sports enthusiasts spend their days pursuing their favorite activity, be it golf, tennis, fishing or swimming. There are restaurants to suit every taste and budget. For music and entertainment enthusiasts, The Philharmonic Center for the Arts holds fabulous events throughout the year. Even though it is a busy and cosmopolitan city, Naples offers easy access to secluded islands and the wilderness of the Everglades.
Fort Myers and Fort Myers Beach
- Known as “The City of Palms” Fort Myers is located in Southwestern Florida on the banks of the Caloosahatchee River. Most visitors go to Fort Myers & the Beach for the deep-sea fishing, award winning golf courses and of course the famous white sand beaches and islands that line the Gulf Coast. A renovation of the city's downtown waterfront promises new restaurants, clubs, shops and galleries. The pristine beaches are perfect for every kind of water related activity imaginable, from sunbathing, strolling and shelling to parasailing, diving and snorkeling just to name a few. Area attractions include the Edison & Ford Winter Estates, which encompasses 20 acres of tropical gardens, the Edison & Ford historic homes, Edison’s laboratory and a museum with inventions, artifacts and exhibits and the Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum on Sanibel Island, with more than 30 exhibits of shells from around the world. For nature enthusiasts, Lovers Key affords hiking or biking along trails, shelling, kayaking and wildlife viewing and Six-Mile Cypress Slough Preserve is a great spot for bird watchers. Golfers can select from a menu that includes the Fort Myers Country Club, a public access course and Eastwood Golf Course.
One of Florida’s great family vacation destinations, Fort Myers Beach offers a long list of tours and charters to fully experience the area. Dolphin, Manatee, shelling and sunset tours are popular with families. We can help you find the perfect family-oriented vacation rental, vacation home or primary residence in the Fort Myers Beach.
- Whether you are looking to explore nature, relax on the beach, or take a boat out on its clear waters, Bonita Springs is an unforgettable destination with a little something for everyone. Enjoy the wildlife and views of Barefoot Beach Preserve or rent a boat to take out on the water at Bay Water Boat Rentals. Bonita Springs Public Beach is a great place to go swimming or relax and unwind, and you can even bring your dog to the town's very own Dog Beach.
– The thriving little city of Punta Gorda enjoys a pleasant year-round climate, relaxed lifestyle, and many recreational opportunities. Family friendly activities include the wonderful waterfront complex, Fisherman’s Village filled with unique shops and restaurants, as well as boats, jet skis and bicycles for rent. For the avid camper there is nothing quite like the Babcock Wilderness Adventures, which offers eco tours through acres of swamps, trails, and wildlife. Take a Swamp Buggy tour through Telegraph Cypress Swamp. Keep a lookout for elusive panthers, bison, exotic tropical birds, and alligators. Enjoy deep-sea fishing excursions in the Gulf of Mexico, sightseeing cruises to outer islands, and romantic sunset cruises. If you love to golf you will want to check out the Punta Gorda Country Club which is a semiprivate 18-hole, par 72 golf course. This tree-lined green boasts open fairways and great views. The friendly hospitality, year-round planned activities, shuffle board courts, great restaurants, golfing, fishing, and miles of sandy beaches make Punta Gorda an ideal travel destination as well as a primary residence for there’s nothing like the feeling of always being on vacation!
Now that you have a taste of life in just a few of the cities in the area, contact us at 239-677-3064 to make arrangements to come and see for yourself some of the beautiful homes available so you too can make paradise your new home!