Fort Myers Waterfront Real Estate
Fort Myers Beach
is nicknamed “the world’s safest beach” because of its shallow waters and lack of undertow. Apart from white, sandy beaches, Fort Myers is also home to a number of cultural amenities, including two colleges and the Barbara Mann Performing Arts Hall at Edison College.
It’s no wonder with all the beautiful waterways throughout Fort Myers that it is known as one of the most sought after places to live. With several miles of frontage along the Caloosahatchee River, Fort Myers is truly a waterfront wonderland. Many exciting waterfront communities are available throughout the city including marina communities like Gulf Harbour and St Charles Harbour and other favorites such as Catalpa Cove, Palmetto Point and the Tidewater Island. South Fort Myers is widely recognized for having some of the finest upscale waterfront communities in all of Southwest Florida.
Waterfront Properties in Fort Myers
Fort Myers is strategically located on the western shores of Florida, on waterfront that has been considered as one of the safest in the world due to the shallow waters and weak undertow. As such, it has attracted a great deal of developers building waterfront properties along the coast.
have been around Fort Myers for quite some time. The first popular waterfront homes, however, were built along the Caloosahatchee River
, first by Thomas Edison in 1885, and then right next to his estate was Henry Ford’s, which was built around the same time as Edison’s retreat but was purchased by Ford in 1916. These two estates, Edison’s ‘Seminole Lodge’ and Ford’s ‘The Mangoes’, would come to represent how waterfront living in Fort Myers would be in the coming years: top-class comfort and full functionality, with the best amenities and features that residents will love. After the influx of new residents with the opening of Edison Bridge in 1931, demand for waterfront properties grew. Today, the waterfront real estate scene is as busy as ever, thanks in part to the recovery from the post-bubble recession and the increase of investments from non-residents. The long mileage of waterfront is home to a host of communities including Gulf Harbour and St Charles Harbour and other favorites such as Catalpa Cove, Palmetto Point and the Tidewater Island. South Fort Myers is widely recognized for having some of the finest upscale waterfront communities in Florida.
Fort Myers’ waterfront neighborhoods are strategically located in choice beachside locations throughout the city. All homes were designed to blend in with the surroundings, giving them a higher aesthetic value. On the functionality side of things, all homes come equipped with the best amenities for living on the waterfront, with some of the more exclusive homes being fitted with the latest in home technology and security
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