Month: January 2013

Pinecrest Home on Private Corner Lot

pinecrest knollwood ctLocated on a private corner lot at 813 Knollwood Court, this immaculate Pinecrest home has 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and is 3585 square feet.

The focal points of this home are the 20×25 family room with vaulted ceilings and fireplace and the large home office plus attached workshop/studio. Other rooms include a kitchen, formal dining room, living room, and laundry room. Additional interior features consist of built-in cabinets, multiple ceiling fans, custom mirrors, foyer, French doors, volume ceilings, washer, dryer, smoke detectors, window coverings, skylights, carpet and ceramic tile flooring, and a wet bar. There is also an attached two car garage with automatic door. This home also has a newer roof (2005).

The kitchen in this inviting home in Pelican Bay contains a breakfast bar, pantry, and upgraded appliances including a cooktop, microwave, dishwasher, disposal, refrigerator with icemaker, and self-cleaning oven.  The spacious master bedroom dimensions are 17×15; the master bath has dual sinks, a spacious tub, and a separate shower.

With an outdoor kitchen and built-in grill, a heated below ground pool and spa surrounded by a screened lanai, the outdoor area is great for relaxing and entertaining. The lush and tropical landscaping offers a beautiful view for the owners and their guests to enjoy.

The Pelican Bay Community

Pinecrest residents are part of the Pelican Bay community. Whether it’s a ride on the solar powered tram to the beach to relax at a café or walking along a serene nature path, there is plenty to do in the community.

Two of the popular features in Pelican Bay are the tennis complexes with a total of 18 courts and the community center with social and cultural events, art and fitness studios, and a large computer room.

Nearby Naples

Close to the Pinecrest community is the luxury Waterside shops, the Naples Philharmonic, and the Ritz Carlton Resort.  Families will especially enjoy the zoo and King Richards Fun Park. Also in Naples are the Naples Botanical Gardens and the Naples Museum of Art.

Contact us for an appointment to see this Pelican Bay real estate in Pinecrest.

Come See this Willow Brook End Unit

willow brookThis updated and bright Willow Brook condominium is located at 772 Willowbrook Dr. #905. It is an end unit with 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms.  In addition to the bedrooms and bathrooms, the 1732 sq. ft. home has a kitchen, living room, and glass and screened lanai. There is also a breakfast bar and large walk-in closet for additional storage. There is one assigned and one guest covered parking space in the detached carport.

This home’s features include vaulted ceilings and split bedrooms. The master bath is comprised of dual sinks, a comfortable size tub for relaxing, and a separate shower.  The kitchen has updated appliances including a refrigerator with icemaker, microwave, range, disposal, and dishwasher. Other features and equipment include ceiling fans, smoke detectors, washer, dryer, and carpet and ceramic tile flooring.

Built in 1988, Willow Brook is an affordable condo community in Pelican Bay with 112 garden style units. It offers a newly updated clubhouse, a pool, lush landscaping, and views of the lake and the golf course.  There are walking paths around Willow Brook’s two beautiful lakes. It is also a pet friendly community accepting dogs, cats, and pet birds. Willow Brook at Pelican Bay owners are permitted to lease their properties up to three times per year with thirty day minimum terms.

Have Fun in Southwest Florida

Southwest Florida all the entertainment anyone is looking for, no matter what their style. Sports lovers will enjoy watching Boston Red Sox and Minnesota Twins training in Ft. Myers. Hammond stadium in Ft. Myers also hosts the minor league Ft. Myers Miracle baseball team. For those that enjoy hockey, there is Florida Everblades minor league hockey at Germain Arena in nearby Estero.

Sanibel and Marco islands are a great place to spend a day with fishing, nature walks, beaches, and several dining options.  Other fun southwest Florida destinations include airboat tours in the Everglades, the Edison and Ford Winter Estates in Ft. Myers, and the Naples Philharmonic and Waterside shops in Naples.

The Pelican Bay Community

There are also plenty of options for relaxing, socializing, exercise and more right at home in Pelican Bay. The 25,000 sq. ft. community center has a state of the art fitness center, computer center, bridge room, and art studio.  Pelican Bay also has two tennis complexes with 18 courts.

The Pelican Bay tram transports residents to the three miles of beaches which include beach chairs, umbrellas, and beach clubs with indoor/outdoor restaurants.

Contact us today to see this spacious end unit for sale in Willow Brook at Pelican Bay.

Must See High Rise with Panoramic Views

dorchester pelican bayThis 8th floor unit located at  6075 Pelican Bay Blvd. #804  has panoramic views ranging from the gulf to the golf course. It has 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, 1 partial bath and 1741 square feet.  It is located in Dorchester, which has 86 units on 16 floors. Built in 1981, Dorchester is  located in the south central portion of Pelican Bay. Dorchester’s amenities are comprised of  a community room, community pool and spa, fitness room,  tennis courts, extra storage, secure under building parking and staffed offices. The completely renovated Dorchester high-rise condominiums offer a laid-back and maintenance free lifestyle.

The master bath features a bidet, dual sinks, and separate tub and shower. In addition to the bedrooms and bathrooms, this beautiful updated condo also has a kitchen, living room with dining area, laundry room, and screened lanai with electric storm shutters. The kitchen has been updated and includes a pantry, cooktop, self-cleaning oven, wall oven, microwave,  refrigerator with icemaker, disposal, and dishwasher. Enjoy meals in the eat-in kitchen, dining area, or on the lanai.  There is also an outdoor gazebo area with built-in grills.

Other equipment in this unit includes ceiling fans, walk-in closet, washer, dryer, smoke detector (s), and carpet and ceramic tile flooring. There is one assigned and one guest parking spot in the under building parking. The furnishings may be included in negotiations.

Pelican Bay Amenities

Dorchester residents are part of the Pelican Bay community and will enjoy its many amenities. There is a 25,00 square foot community center with an art studio, fitness and wellness studio, meeting rooms, bridge rooms, and computer center. Ride the Pelican Bay tram to the beaches and restaurants. There are also many recreational activities on the berm including bicycling, jogging, walking, and rollerblading. There are also canoes and kayaks available to residents.

Nearby Naples and Fort Myers

There is also plenty to do in Naples and Fort Myers. Naples offers the luxury Waterside shops, the Naples Philharmonic, Naples Botanical Gardens, and popular Fifth Avenue South with dining, shopping and art festivals. Nearby Fort Myers offers a murder mystery dinner train, the Edison and Ford Winter Estates, Boston Red Sox spring training, and access to the Key West Express at Fort Myers Beach.

Contact us today to see this beautiful piece of real estate in Pelican Bay. With its breathtaking views, this Dorchester unit is the perfect place to call home!

Luxury High Rise Condominium with Spectacular Views

salerno at bay colonySalerno at Bay Colony was completed in 2000 and is comprised of 69 luxury units on 19 floors.  Located on the 15th floor, this 2600 square foot luxury high rise condominium in Salerno offers spectacular views of the Gulf and nearby nature preserve. This unit contains 2 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms.

The highlights of this residence designed by Taylor Howes of London include built in cabinetry from African Wenge Wood, Uba Tuba countertops, plantation shutters, open and closed balconies with electric shutters, and marble and wood flooring.

Equipment in this unit is comprised of a cooktop, self-cleaning oven, wall oven, microwave, refrigerator with icemaker, dishwasher, disposal, washer, and dryer.

Enjoy the solitude in the master suite which is separated from the guest bedroom and den. The master bath contains dual sinks and a separate tub and shower. Other rooms in this luxury residence include a den/study, great room, laundry room, and screened lanai.

Salerno is located in a gated community with safety features consisting of private elevator entry, fire sprinklers, smoke detectors and impact resistant windows. This condominium includes 2 parking spaces located in the attached garage.

Enjoy Everything Bay Colony has to Offer

Bay Colony amenities include a pool, sundeck, and bar with both casual and formal dining options. Residents may also choose to grab a racket for a game or two at Bay Colony Tennis Club.

Bay Colony residents are also eligible for membership at the private and laid-back Bay Colony Golf Club and at the Pelican Isle Yacht Club which offers many of its own amenities and is located on a 14 acre private island.

Amenities at Pelican Bay

Pelican Bay has an abundance of additional amenities residents of Bay Colony residents are also free to enjoy.  Enjoy the white sand that stretches almost three miles from two beach locations. The Pelican Bay tram system runs along the berm and boardwalks and travels to the north and south beaches and their restaurants.

Other activities to enjoy include biking, fishing, canoeing, kayaking, nature walks, tennis, and the Community Center at Pelican Bay.

For more information on this luxury condominium located at 8930 Bay Colony Drive #1503, please click here to see this Salerno at Bay Colony MLS listing.

Luxury Penthouse Now Available in the Windsor at Bay Colony

 windsorThis penthouse unit at 8477 Bay Colony Drive (#PH-19) includes a palatial 8,500 square feet of living space with 6 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, including one partial bath. This luxury Bay Colony condominium sits majestically atop of the residences of the Windsor at Bay Colony consisting of 31 units on 21 floors. It is nestled on the beach allowing you to enjoy the breathtaking 360 degree views of the Gulf of Mexico and skyline views of Clam Bay, Sanibel and the city of Naples.

This amazing residence has additional remarkable features including a separate cabana with full bath, an elevator that opens directly to the unit, a private oversize two-car garage, and poolside cabana. The interiors of this grand condo are decorator ready to personalize to meet your lifestyle.

As a resident in this luxury condo high rise, you will enjoy the Windsor at Bay Colony amenities which include a social room with bar, media area with kitchen, library, and fully equipped fitness center with locker rooms, sauna, steam, and massage rooms. There is also a pool and barbecue gazebo. This unit also comes with golf membership eligibility at Bay Colony Golf Club.

Pelican Bay Community Amenities

The Pelican Bay community has many additional amenities to offer its members.  The community center is 25,000 square feet and includes fitness equipment for cardio, core, and strength training. Personal training and other classes are available as well. The wellness studio includes massages, facials, and skin treatments.  Also in the community center you can enjoy playing bridge, work in the art studio, use the computer center, meeting rooms, or enjoy cultural and social events.

 Naples Attractions near Pelican Bay

Near Pelican Bay feel free to relax and go shopping at the Waterside shops .The Waterside Shops include over 60 stores and restaurants including Anne Taylor, Coach, Ralph Lauren, Saks Fifth Avenue, and the Brio Tuscan Grille. The shops also offer style consultations, personal shopping, and valet parking.  After shopping, take in a show at The Naples Philharmonic. The Phil offers a wide variety of entertainment and 2012-2013 subscriptions are still available. Broadway shows this season include Billy Elliott, Anything Goes, and Sister Act.

For more information on this penthouse at 8477 Bay Colony Drive (#PH-19) please click here to visit the Windsor MLS listing.