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Best Places to buy a House

Bonita Bay

best place to buy a homeThere is no place like home, especially at Bonita Bay.This lovely residential community lies close to the Gulf of Mexico, between Naples and Fort Myers. Bonita Bay is just minutes from all kinds of activities and services–the fabulous shopping, art and renowned restaurants of Naples,and the sports and superb medical facilities.You can enjoy Everglades National Park, and there are rich cultural advantages including the Philharmonic Center for the Arts.

Bonita Bay offers a haven of quiet beauty right in the center of everything. In this beautiful setting prosperity goes hand-in-hand with nature,and wildlife thrives along with the good life where you can sail the scenic blue waters or fish for snook,tarpon,or red fish.This 2400-acre gated community features five golf courses, numerous tennis courts, a swim center, bike paths, an elegant marina, and a private Beach Club on the Gulf.

Bonita Bay offers a wide variety of distinctive housing: villas, patio homes, condominiums,carriage homes, single-family custom homes, and homesites. Exteriors of these homes are compatible with existing landscape – every home is in harmony with its surroundings. Each of the multi-family homes has a distinct advantage: a panoramic view of a golf course or a lake, a secluded spot among the pines. Acclaims received include: “Community of the Year”,and “One of the Decade’s Five Best Florida Real Estate Projects” according to Lee Building Association and Florida Trend.

  Prices vary widely: Condos from $150,000 to $400,000, villas from $300,000 to $2 million, Estate homes from $500,000 to $7 million and High-rise condos overlooking Estero Bay from the $400’s to over $3 million.

The Brooks

The Brooks is a 2,492 acre comprehensive master plan, community undertaken by the Bonita Bay Group and is located halfway between Naples and Ft. Myers in Estero, Florida. Four distinct neighborhoods are brought together through clubs, events, cultural, and educational opportunities. Town Center is the social center of the communities. The Commons Club offers members health and wellness programs, private beach access and more. The four neighborhoods are Shadow Wood, Copperleaf, Spring Run,and Lighthouse Bay. Each has its own unique appeal and amenities. Each has a different price structure and club opportunities to reach a variety of tastes and pocketbooks. Each has a natural and uncluttered landscape. Technology plays an important role in the unification of these four as a tight knit community. An elaboratefiber optic network provides each home with high-speed telecommunications and Internet access. An intranet website features a vast collection of resources available exclusively to residents. Lee County has awarded The Brooks “Community of the Year” for two years in a row.

Shadow Wood
Within the Shadow Wood community are numerous neighborhoods with a variety of product and range of prices. All Shadow Wood residents are eligible for membership in The Shadow Wood Country Club. Tennis and Social memberships with limited golf are offered. Shadow Wood is an equity golf course community with 36 holes of championship golf designed by Robert Cupp and features ammenities such as a private beach club on the Gulf of Mexico, a town center with walkways, natural parks, fitness center, retail shops, restaurants and a cultural and learning center.

Prices range with Carriage homes from the mid $200’s to $450’s,  Detached villas from   $350,000 to $$900’s,and Single family estate homes from $500,000 to over $3 million.

Copperleaf
At Copperleaf you do not pay extra for your golf,membership to the golf club lifestyle is included with every home purchase. Shimmering Lakes and sculptured landscaping provide spectacular ccents to the 18 hole championship golf course that winds through Copperleaf. The course, designed by Gordon G. Lewis offers wide generous fairways with options and challenges for players of all levels. Five sets of tees offer 4,200 to 7,200 plus yards.The practice facility features an oversize putting and chipping area and an aqua range with island-green targets. Copperleaf’s 13,497 sq. ft.clubhouse offers both both casual and formal dining. Members also enjoy lighted tennis courts, heated swimming pool and Jacuzzi.

New construction Carriage, single family villas and single family homes from $150’s.

Spring Run
Spring Run is a 300 acre community located within The Brooks developement where golf is inclusive with the purchase of a home. Pulte Home Corporation has joined with The Bonita Bay Group to create what they consider one the best values in Southwest FL. Renowned golf course architect, Gordon Lewis, designed the championship par 72 ,18 hole layout with 5 sets of tees to challenge all levels of players. The social center is a Mediterranean style 11,700 sq ft bhouse with sportsbar, casual and fine dining, pro shop, lockers and fitness center. A large heated pooland four tennis courts are included. Residents of Spring Run have the opportunity to enjoy the social, cultural and educational offerings available to all residents within The Brooks master plan that includes a town center known as The Commons rooms.

Garden condos and carriage homes beginning in the $150’s
Attached villas from the $200’s to $300,000
Detached villas from the high $200’s to in the $400’s