The Naples area features some of the most gorgeous and prestigious beach front property on the planet. These highly limited residences are located on Southwest Florida’s gulf coast starting in the Port Royal area in the southern end of Naples up to the Vanderbilt and Barefoot Beach areas in North Naples. These residences are highly desirable, rarely available, and feature values only afforded by the wealthiest of luxury beachfront buyers. Below are descriptions of these communities.
$7,000,000 to $30,000,000+
Port Royal is the premier Naples gulf front community. This neighborhood which in addition to direct gulf front residences offers bay, and lake front homes, features some of the most magnificent and valuable residential property in the world. The community is centrally located on the Naples coast wrapped around the tranquil and posh downtown shopping and entertaining venues. Originally developed in the 1950’s Port Royal has maintained exclusivity from day one. First developed with smaller cottage style homes Port Royal has had a steady stream of redevelopment. Original homes or lots are frequently purchased and knocked down for brand new, larger structures. Every home in Port Royal is custom and home styles vary. Every home owner has the right to join the Port Royal Beach Club which is situated on Gordon Drive directly on the sand and features world class food and buffets, ocean front pool, tennis, and the finest service. The residential streets are not gated and open to beach traffic, although parking is very limited and most beach residences maintain their own security gate.
$6,000,000 to $10,000,000+
Olde Naples is a gorgeous area of Naples featuring a series of boulevards that extend from US-41 to the beach. This area which begins south of the Naples Beach Hotel and Golf Club extends to the Aqualane and Port Royal communities. There are a limited amount of direct beachfront residences that sprawl across large direct gulf lots usually with no more then two or three neighbors per avenue. These homes are directly located off of 5th avenue and the Naples Pier making these homes the most centrally located to the amenities of downtown Naples. Olde Naples beach homes are not centrally gated and do feature limited public beach parking, although owners tend to have walled security gates.
The Strand at Bay Colony:
$12,000,000 to $20,000,000+
The Strand at Bay Colony is a gated single beachfront community located within Bay Colony. Bay Colony is the most exclusive portion of the Pelican Bay Development. The Strand has 12 beachfront residences which are the only 12 available in Bay Colony or Pelican Bay. These residences are known for their absolute privacy. Access to the Strand is protected ensuring only owners and their guest gain entry. Homes in the strand are large and sprawling with differing designs and styles. The privacy of the Strand carries over to the beach areas in front of the homes with the closest limited public parking being a far distance from these homes.
$6,000,000 to $9,000,000+
Located between Vanderbilt Beach road and Immokalee road Vanderbilt Beach has many features including a fantastic public beach, hotels, and high end condominiums. Also located on Vanderbilt Beach are a limited number of single family beach homes. These homes, which sit across from residential bay front homes, feature large lot sizes and plenty of square footage. These homes along with Barefoot Beach are the only Naples area beach homes located close enough to enjoy downtown, but far enough away from its seasonal traffic and smaller boutique shopping. These homes allow quick access to all of the larger and newer commercial development located in the Bonita Springs/Estero/Fort Myers areas.
$2,200,000 to $13,000,000+
Barefoot Beach is a sprawling gated gulf and bay front community located in the North Naples portion of Collier County. This community is located on one of the recently named “Top 10 Beaches” in the world. Rightfully so, the all natural beach features the best sand, shells, and wildlife any beachgoer could want. The pristine waters project a brilliant turquoise coloring worthy of any tropical getaway postcard. The community covers 450+ acres and is made up of Single Family Homes, Villas, and Condominiums; and large state preserve all within the main security gate.
Barefoot Beach has both single family gulf and bay front homes. There are 11 single family “beach gardens” with every home having direct gulf views and a direct beach access via their own beach boardwalk. Each garden has roughly 9 homes that are in a unique horseshoe-like configuration. Every garden has two gulf front homes directly on the sand with the other homes capturing panoramic unobstructed gulf views. Every garden has common grounds that are beautifully landscaped and feature a large pool and entertaining area. Every gulf home is unique in color and style. Newer construction homes average three to four stories in height and have a/c living areas on average of between 4,000 and 8,000 square feet. These gardens were first developed in the late 1970’s although; major development did not begin until the late 1980’s. Few original homes remain as they are frequently being renovated or rebuilt. In fact, a small portion of original undeveloped lots are still available.
Other Amenities include
Exclusive boat docks that are located on the adjacent bay front within Barefoot Beach allowing owners to be in their boat and out to the ocean in no more than 10 minutes. Boat docks may be individually purchased or leased through the Club at Barefoot Beach. Other features include a 24 hour security patrol that covers the entire neighborhood all the way to the Barefoot Beach Preserve State Park located at the Southern end of the neighborhood. The infrastructure of Barefoot Beach has been revitalized with a brand new club and guard house. The club house features a large party area and gym with sauna. Outside there are lighted tennis courts and a full lighted basketball court. The main Boulevard and all side streets of Barefoot Beach feature elegant brick pavers. Mature royal palm tree’s also run the length of the community. Pool and Landscaping maintenance is handled by the association. The Club at Barefoot Beach is located within the community and is open for new members. This large beach front club has all the 5 star features and services one would hope for with a casual family friendly appeal. The club features pool and beach side full service and dining. And What was a great experience will only become better with the recent approval to renovate and expand this popular haven. The Club at Barefoot Beach features a spacious layout accommodating both casual and world class fine dining.