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The Brittany #2006 – 4021 Gulf Shore Blvd., N.

The Brittany #2006 - 4021 Gulf Shore Blvd., N.

Live luxuriously and enjoy spectacular vistas of the Gulf of Mexico, the city of Naples and the pristine Venetian Bay from this 20th floor residence in The Brittany. With Gulf views from Sanibel to Naples and the sparkling evening lights of Venetian Village, the view from the top is simply breathtaking. Exquisitely updated and renovated, this unit boasts stunning finishes, including intricate trim and crown molding throughout, custom draperies and Hunter Douglass blinds covering the floor-to-ceiling windows, gorgeous travertine marble flooring and beautiful Onyx countertops which are backlit for a unique effect.

The open living room leading to an expansive screened balcony highlights the panoramic views for impressive indoor and outdoor entertainment spaces. A new Uline refrigerator and wine cooler complete the wet bar in the elegant dining room. The dream kitchen with a handy island, features Thermador appliances, Poggenpohl cabinets, a Kinetico Reverse osmosis water station and sleek granite counter tops. Across from the kitchen is a convenient laundry room with plenty of cabinets and a sink. Off the kitchen is a light and bright morning room looking out to Venetian Bay. Adjacent to the morning room is a den with built in cabinets and access to the east-facing balcony for direct views of serene Venetian Bay and the dazzling night lights.

Stain glass doors lead the way into the magnificent master suite with its European closets for ample storage. Capturing a contemporary feel the en-suite master bath features a jetted Jacuzzi tub, a walk-in shower, a separate toilet and bidet area, unique dual sinks with glass counters and a marble floor. Both guest bedrooms are striking with textured walls, en-suite bathrooms, a roomy closet and additional access to the east facing balcony offering more views of the Bay.

The Brittany is one of the flagship buildings in Park Shore offering residents a well-equipped fitness room with separate massage room and men and women’s locker rooms, a card room, board room, private beach access, two guest suites, tennis courts, a resort-style, beachfront pool and spa area and 24-hour security. Within convenient walking distance to the Venetian Village, owners can leave their cars in one of two deeded parking spaces under the building and enjoy renowned shopping and dining on a whim.

Additionally, this unit has hurricane shutters on the front and back balconies and extra storage in the service corridor. Unparalleled quality, views and location truly make this a 5-star offering.

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Lakoya Lely Resort – 6684 Costa Circle

Lakoya – Lely Resort - 6684 Costa Circle

This impressive residence in the exclusive community of Lakoya within Lely Resort highlights the rare Madison floor plan featuring a spacious, open, great room and rich, custom, one-of-a-kind architectural elements. With stunning porcelain tile flooring throughout the main living area, soaring ceilings, custom wood craftsmanship, dramatic lighting, stylish window treatments, and Haiku fans, this home personifies quality and beauty. The exquisite great room with its wall of sliders, opens to provide an outdoor entertainment area with amazing lake views. A custom designed “ThinkGlass” table with a unique LED multicolor light system is the center piece of the dining room, where sliders open to an outdoor grill area complete with a sink, small refrigerator and dining space. A chef’s dream, the fabulous kitchen features a large island of “River White” granite, Kitchen Craft cabinets, wall ovens with natural gas and top-of-the-line appliances and fixtures. Beautiful hickory hard wood flooring accents the quaint den/study.

The majestic master suite offers his/hers separate large walk-in closets, and access to a private covered lanai. Hunter Douglas powerview motorized shades offer privacy in the bedroom and the master bath. A relaxing spa tub, gorgeous granite counter height sinks, a grand shower with dual shower heads and a separate toilet area complete this en-suite bathroom. The endless decorative finishes, superior craftsmanship and meticulous attention to detail continues throughout the three additional en-suite bedrooms and bathrooms. The huge laundry room offers plenty of cabinets, counter space and a wash tub.

Upgraded to a salt water system, the spectacular natural gas heated pool and spa area accents the generous outdoor lanai and boasts views of the sparkling lake. An abundance of space, storage and security are offered with an air conditioned 3-car garage, whole home generator, and impact doors and windows.

The Players Club & Spa at Lely Resort is a 15-acre tropical retreat where you and your family can relax, socialize, enjoy recreational facilities and participate in the many programs and activities available. The award-winning Club, totaling over 30,000 square feet features resort-style pool areas including an expansive pool deck, a lap/fitness pool with waterfall, a family pool with a swim-under, waterfall & toddler pool, a whirlpool spa, bathroom facilities with showers and day lockers and shade cabanas. The 6,000 square foot fitness center offers two fitness class rooms, personal trainers on-site, lockers with steam rooms and a separate full-service spa. The highly-sought-after tennis programs incorporate clinics for all skill levels, doubles play, league and match play. Enjoy endless dining choices including an elegant Club dining room, casual social grill, terrace & verandah seating, poolside Tiki bar & grill, private dining areas and outdoor fireplace & lounge area. The Players Club presents an extensive calendar of events and social gaming & group clubs from Bridge and Mah Jongg to Ladies’ and Mens’ golf and cycling groups. Additional features include a computer center, cards & game room, billiard room, dog park, theatre room, pickleball courts and reciprocal golf privileges.

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Naples Stone Crab Festival

Stone Crab Festival

October 28-30, 2016

Looking for an entertaining weekend full of seafood and fun? Then you definitely don’t want to miss out on this year’s annual Stone Crab Festival. The Stone Crab Festival will offer plenty of fresh stone crab claws, music, events, art and a ton of fun activities for the whole family!

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2016 Naples Boat Show

Naples Boat Show

October 15-16, 2016

The Naples Boat Show Downtown is the premier In-Water recreational show in the Naples-Marco Island area. The show will feature displays by marinas, boat dealers, other marine related businesses, food vendors and more. The show is FREE for the whole family! Wander through Crayton Cove, along 12th Avenue through the booth vendors and large boat displays, dine at one of the fantastic restaurants or grab a quick bite from a show vendor as you meander the Naples City Dock gazing at the million dollar yachts, even hop aboard!

Naples Boat Show Downtown

Naples City Dock, 12th Ave. S., Naples, FL 34102

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11th Annual Pirate Festival

11th Annual Pirate Festival

October 7-9, 2016

Ahoy Mateys! Join us at the historic Old San Carlos seaport for 3 days of pirate fun on the waterway of Estero Island. Voted the #2 Pirate Festival in the Country by USA Today, the Pirate Festival on Fort Myers Beach invites you to celebrate a decade of pirate debauchery, complete with a pirate ball, pub quest, live music and performances, ship battles and children’s activities! Pirates and landlubbers both young and old are sure to walk away with memories to treasure.

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Pepper Ranch Sunflower Festival

Pepper Ranch Sunflower Festival

October 1, 2016

Collier County’s Conservation Collier and Parks and Recreation Division announce the third annual Sunflower Festival at the Pepper Ranch Preserve. The festival is in honor of and coincides with the amazing annual blooming display of the Pepper Ranch Preserve’s southern sunflowers (Helianthus agrestis). Sunflower Festival attendees will have the opportunity to visit the historic Pepper Ranch Preserve and enjoy a day with hayrides, music, food vendors, archery lessons, guided hikes, children’s crafts and games, and van tours to see the sunflowers!

Pepper Ranch Sunflower Festival

 

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Fill The Gap Fashion Show & Charity Dinner

Fill The Gap Fashion Show & Charity Dinner

 Simply Elegant Dresses And Bling That Sings Boutique have teamed up for a great cause, to honor local SWFL Charities who have showed support and compassion to their community. This is a Fundraising Event, a great time to come out and support your local charities and enjoy a great evening of delicious food, great music and networking. Our goal is to raise $50,000 for charity. With your help, we can meet and exceed this goal. At this event there will be a 3-Course Dinner, Charity Auction and a Runway Fashion Show. Saturday, Aug 22, 2015 – 6:00 PM

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Naples Named City to See Most Economic Growth in U.S. in 2016

Naples Named City to See Most Economic Growth in U.S. in 2016

Naples, Florida has topped the list of metropolitan areas that are expected to see the most economic growth next year, according to the analysis of data in a new report from the U.S. Conference of Mayors prepared by IHS Global Insight and reported by Bloomberg Business.  The economy here will grow 4.9 percent in 2016, according to the forecasts.  This is due mostly to the surge in baby boomers retirement.

If you are thinking about selling your home, now is the time to discuss the best time to put your home on the market, contact Dustin today for his inside scoop on the Naples’ market.

To view some of the top neighborhoods in Naples, visit Park Shore, Moorings, Port Royal, Pelican Bay and Vanderbilt Beach.

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Naples Florida Real Estate Market News – May 2015

Naples Florida Real Estate Market News – May 2015

 

12 MONTH COMPARISON AS OF May 31, 2015

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12 MONTH COMPARISON AS OF MAY 31, 2015

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CLOSED SALES

  • Although closed sales for the past twelve months remain slightly ahead of the prior year, year-to-date closings are down slightly with 6,091 closings this year vs. 6,202 for the same period in 2014. The reduction in sales pace is more reflective of the reduced supply. However, some portion may be due to the increasing prices seen in some areas over the past several years.
  • Closed sales above $2 million are consistent with last year on a year-to-date basis with 257 sales in this category in 2014 and 253 this year. During the past twelve months 435 sales occurred in this price segment vs. 432 in the prior 12 months, revealing a stable market and consistent demand.

NEW LISTINGS/INVENTORY

  • On June 1, 2015, there were 4,755 available residential properties in the Naples, Bonita Springs, Estero combined market (2,845 single family homes and 1,910 condominiums). This represents a 5% decline from 2014 when there were 5,024 total units (2,714 single family and 2,310 condominiums).
  • In the Naples market, the supply of condominiums decreased 12%, while single family homes inventory grew 6%. In Bonita/Estero available condominiums decreased by 33% from prior year while single family home inventory remained approximately the same.
  • The rolling 12-month weighted average list price is $605,459 vs. $535,276 for the prior 12 months, a 13% increase in seller expectations.
  • The rolling 12-month weighted median list price is $335,758 vs. $291,325 for the prior 12 months, a 15% increase in seller price expectations.

AVERAGE SALES PRICE

  • Weighted average price for closed sales in May 2015 increased 14.9% year-over-year from $519,795 in May 2014 to $597,112 currently. Median closed price year-to-date through May increased 15% year-over-year, up from $265,000 in 2014 to $305,000 in 2015.
  • The weighted average price for closed sales above $2 million for the past 12-month period ending May 2015 was consistent with the prior 12-month period, ($3,526,400 in 2014 vs. $3,525,229 in 2015), indicating that this segment may have achieved price stability.

“The source of this real property information is the copyrighted and proprietary database compilation of Southwest Florida MLS. Copyright 2015   Southwest Florida MLS. All rights reserved. The accuracy of this information is not warranted or guaranteed. This information should be independently verified if any person intends to engage in a transaction in reliance upon it.”

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Naples Florida Community Sales Report – May 2015

Monthly Active/Closed Snapshot
12 Month Sold Comparison Report for Select Communities

This Naples Florida Community Sales Report will show you the market trends for many of the top communities in Naples and Bonita Springs.  If you would like more information regarding the Naples Florida Community Sales Report, e-mail Dustin Beard.

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Information contained in this report is current as of June 1, 2015.

“The source of this real property information is the copyrighted and proprietary database compilation of Southwest Florida MLS. Copyright 2014 Southwest Florida MLS. All rights reserved. The accuracy of this information is not warranted or guaranteed. This information should be independently verified if any person intends to engage in a transaction in reliance upon it.”