From the beach off of Hickory Road to the golf courses of Estero to the shopping at Coconut Point, this once sleepier part of southwest Florida is now a bustling hub of recreation, entertainment and dining.
In addition to the many world class golf courses, this area offers pristine beaches, including the fabulous state park at Lover's Key. Lover's Key offers wide, white beaches with generally low density, lovely hiking trails, bike and kayak rentals and loads of wild life.
Naples offers something for everyone, and for every budget. There are many communities that do not neatly fit into an easily identifiable area...and these are some of them. Ranging from gated golf course communities like Grey Oaks to the Country Club of Naples which abuts Royal Poinciana Golf Club, to Naples Bath & Tennis Club to Beautfiul Wyndemere. These special gems of Naples offer their own ambiance!
The myriad of lifestyle choices available in North Naples is incredible. Golf Course communities, tennis communities, riverfront, gulf Front and more are just a few examples. Then, take your pick on size, ranging from under 50 to over 6,000 residents. Gated or Non gated? Take your pick. There truly is something for everyone in this fabulous part of town.
Close to fantastic shopping, dining and entertainment, an easy jaunt to Bonita Springs and Estero, and access to interstate 75 from three different points, the convenience of North Naples is unparalleled in other parts of town. Beach clubs, golf Clubs, fitness centers, tennis facilities, A-rated schools, and plenty of Churches and are within easy reach from any of the communities within North Naples.
Colorful, charming, and delightful. Tree lined streets filled with beautiful homes, charming historical cottages, art galleries one-of-a-kind shops and restaurants and the smell of sea air. Olde Naples offers a feeling of times gone by where one can stroll to the beach to watch a sunset on the famed Naples Pier, grab a fishing rod and go, or just hop on a bicycle to breath in the clean Naples air and feel like a kid again!
Tennis is available on a world class level at the fabulous Cambier Park which sits in the heart of Olde Naples. Within the park, children are treated to a fantastic playground offering hours of entertainment, while adults are offered a myriad of entertainment options and regular art fairs on the green.
The Sugden Theater sits in the center of 5th Avenue, which completes the package of fine dining, shopping and superb live entertainment.
The arts are alive and well in Olde Naples, offering regular street fairs, Cambier Park art shows and galleries galore along the 3rd Street corridor. Third Street is an area of olde Naples which offers an alternative to the 5th Ave. venue for shopping and dining.
Situated between North Naples and Olde Naples(also referred to as downtown), the Moorings and Park Shore areas are a waterfront delight. Offering wonderful boating venues with the deeper waters of this area, many homeowners elect to live on bay front lots complete with docks and spectacular views. The opportunities for waterfront living are endless, and include small condos starting the $300s going all the way to multi-million dollar waterfront and beach front estates and condos. Many of the condominiums in this area offer deeded boat slips. Off the water, the neighborhoods meander and offer charm and convenience to area amenities. These two areas benefit from the world class shopping and dining offered by Waterside Shops and the colorful Venetian Village.
Pelican Bay is a very unique community and offers a fabulous lifestyle. This area stretches about 3 miles from north to south along the coastline and abuts the mangroves that are so crucial to our ecosystem. Living in Pelican Bay allows the resident access to the Pelican Bay Beach club, accessible by trams from numerous locations throughout the community. The Beach Club has three restaurants, each offering a true "tropical" ambiance and convenient amenities, making the decision to go the beach, even for a quick visit, an easy one.
Also included in home ownership is a state-of-the art tennis and fitness center and loads of lovely places to walk or bike ride. Pelican Bay is just a stone's throw from the famed Waterside Shops at Pelican Bay featuring Saks Fifth Avenue, Nordstrom, and Tiffanys just to name a few. Also within walking distance are plenty of area churches and a synagogue, as well as the renowned Naples Philharmonic Center and adjacent art museum. Click here for this year's Philharmonic schedule.
Residential options in Pelican Bay range from Small condos under $300,000 to Estate homes well over $10 million. There are over 30 communities within Pelican Bay and many high rise buildings with Gulf of Mexico views.
Pelican Marsh is stiuated in the heart of North Naples, less than a mile from the beach. This development has been an anchor in Naples and represents diversity and quality in terms of a Florida development. Offering over 30 communities within Pelican Marsh, this development also conveniently has 3 access points, one from Airport Pulling Road, one from vanderbilt Beach Rd., and one from Route 41/Tamiami Trail.
The biking and walking paths are lovely, complete with a lush, tropical backdrop of mature landscaping. A 24 hour guarded gate and meticulous care and attention to detail throughout the community make this an easy choice for discerning home owners. Properties range from under $300,000 and go all the way up to over $5 million. Small condos, to huge estate homes comprise this community of over residents. A bustiling tennis program with lighted har-tru courts is included for all residents. Also included with home ownership is a state-of-the art, square foot coommunity center, featuring one of the areas finest fitness centers. Country club membership is optional, but the gorgeous golf course views and glistening lakes are enjoyed by all residents.
The Pine Ridge/Orange Blossom area offers one of the best locations in town and offers a variety of lifestyles, all within a mile or two of the beach and an "around the corner" location to the fabulous Shopping/Dining/Entertainment venue of Mercato. Loads of area favorites and the one-of-a-kind Collier County library are an easy walk or bike ride away from most of these communities.
Wide, deep waterways, sparkling bays filled with dolphin, and pristine beaches define this area. Charming, tree lined streets are home to a myriad of residential styles, all with the common thread of waterfront living.
Complete with local color and little surprises, one stumbles upon an ice cream shop, the city dock, or a little park where you least expect it. The property in these areas is primarily single family homes and the pricing generally begins at a $1,000,000 for waterfront and will go up to over $20,000,000. Beach front estates and small cottages are on the menu. Port Royal ownership comes complete with the gracious and fun filled Port Royal Club.
Vanderbilt Beach is a colorful and comfortable part of town. Situated at the north end of the pristine coastline of Naples, this area beckons the water sport and beach loving kind. From elegant condos in the sky to the Key West style cottage on the canal, this waterfront lifestyle offers lots of choice.
On the east end of Vanderbilt Beach, dozens of streets line the canals, offering homeowners waterfront living, and easy boat access out to the Gulf of Mexico. These homes vary in size and price, with small cottages built in the 1960s next to new multi-story large homes. Waterfront properties start in the $500,000 range and go upwards of $3 million. On the west end of this area, there are beach front homes, canal and bay front homes and condos that line GulfShore Dr. (not to be confused with Gulf Shore Blvd. in the Park Shore Moorings area). Condos start in the $500,000 range and also go upwards of $3 million.