Kings Gate Overview
Kings Gate by Benderson Communities is a gated, active adult community situated in Port Charlotte, Florida. It is located one mile west of I-75 on Kings Highway, ten minutes away from a shopping mall and attractions. The area is less congested than other coastal areas in Florida, but close enough to modern conveniences and beautiful beaches along the Gulf Coast.
Kings Gate in Port Charlotte has wonderful amenities for resort-style living, including an 18-hole executive golf course. Golf carts are a popular mode of transportation at Kings Gate, such as making a trip to the grocery store next door or for making trips to the clubhouse. Plenty of sunshine and friendly people make Kings Gate in Port Charlotte, Florida a great 55+ community for active adults.
Kings Gate Amenities
The 30,000 square-foot clubhouse in Kings Gate features a fitness center equipped with cardiovascular and weight-training machines and hosts a variety of exercise classes, such as yoga, Zumba and other fitness classes. After an invigorating workout, they can relax in the sauna. There are also rooms for cards and billiards as well as a grand ballroom and theater for a variety of year-round social events. A computer and library allows Kings Gate residents to stay connected with friends and family or catch up on the latest novel. Kings Gate also has its own restaurant called The Lion s Den, situated near the golf course.
Outdoors, a large heated pool with a spa allows for healthy, low-impact exercise, while a large patio and cabanas make for comfortable rest and relaxation periods. For a fun way to pass time with friends outdoors, there are two lighted clay tennis courts, two bocce ball courts, and four shuffleboard courts as well as a lawn bowling area.
At the center of it all is the spectacular Kings Gate 18-hole, par-60 executive golf course. The course winds throughout Kings Gate and the scenery includes picturesque lakes and natural preserves. The Kings Gate golf course was designed for golfers of all skill levels. Some of the options offered at Kings Gate Golf Club include annual and seasonal memberships, private and clinic golf lessons, and a putting green. Members enjoy privileges such as no green fees, tee times seven days in advance, an invitation to all community golf events, and use of private golf carts with payment of yearly trail fees.
Kings Gate Homes & Real Estate
Construction of Kings Gate in Port Charlotte was between 2002 to 2014 and consists of 650 single-family homes and 270 villas that make up this 55+ community. Homes are available on a resale-only basis. The single-family homes come in seven models and range in sizes from 1,397 to 2,021 square feet. Single-family homes in Kings Gate have two or three bedrooms, two baths, and an attached two or two-and-a-half-car garage.
The golf villas are attached homes and come in six different floor plans designed to offer between 1,393 to 1,705 square feet of living space. All golf villas have one or two bedrooms, two baths, covered lanais, and attached two-car garages. Homeowners' association fees at Kings Gate include cable, lawn maintenance, irrigation, and use of the clubhouse.
Kings Gate Lifestyle
Not only do residents at Kings Gate enjoy low-maintenance living, but low property taxes as well. This leaves retirees more time for fun activities and an active social calendar. Many scheduled events encourage participation like cruises, parties, and dances. Kings Gate s full-time activities director organizes a wide variety of social events. Residents in this 55 and over community can also participate in different clubs and hobbies that are sure to spark their interests. Some of these clubs include billiards, Bible study, line dancing, Zumba, senior investment group, book club, chorus, bingo, bridge, Spanish class, ballroom dance, singles club, bocce ball, horseshoes, and tennis. There are also plenty of opportunities for world-class fishing and boating in the area.
Kings Gate is within minutes of three major hospitals and plenty of major attractions, shopping options and easy access to pristine gulf beaches. Charlotte County, Fort Myers, and Sarasota offer lots of cultural attractions and recreational activities. Some of Charlotte County s noteworthy attractions are Charlotte Speedway, Charlotte Sports Complex, the Charlotte Performing Arts Center, and the Octagon Wildlife Sanctuary.
The Fort Myers Area has some interesting cultural events, such as the Annual Irish Heritage Festival, Medieval Fair, and the Annual Greek Fest. In the Sarasota area residents can enjoy performing arts at the Sarasota Ballet of Florida, the Broadway Palm Dinner Theater, the Sarasota Opera, and the Florida West Coast Symphony. Kings Gate in Port Charlotte is a perfect Southwest Florida location with lots of sunshine with a low-maintenance active adult community.