Southwest Florida has been a popular retirement destination for baby boomers for many years. The region offers great weather, abundant recreational opportunities, reasonably priced homes, and tranquil beaches.
Estero is one of the many cities in Southwest Florida that also attracts 55+ homebuyers because of the city’s diverse attractions, shopping options, scenic beauty, and prime location, which is close to nearby towns like Fort Myers, Naples, Bonita Springs, and Cape Coral.
Homebuyers searching for new construction homes or established active adult communities with a wide range of amenities will find a great selection to choose from throughout this beautiful city. Check out the 55+ communities that call Estero, FL home.
The Preserve at Corkscrew is an active lifestyle community that was developed by Pulte Homes and Lennar Homes between 2010 and 2016. This community hosts just 441 single-family homes that are priced starting in the mid $300s. Buyers can choose from a variety of floor plans built by Pulte Homes that range in size from 1,641 to 3,532 square feet and have three or four bedrooms, two to four bathrooms, and attached two to three-car garages.
Homes built by Lennar offer 1,340 to 3,357 square feet of living space and have three to five bedrooms, two to three-and-a-half bathrooms, and attached two or three-car garages. Some of the notable features include spacious layouts, first-floor master suites, eat-in kitchens, screened-in lanais, and luxurious fixtures throughout.
Residents also enjoy well-appointed amenities like a resort-style clubhouse with a state-of-the-art fitness center, yoga studio, activity room, and bar. Outdoors, the amenities include a resort-style pool and spa, cabanas, patio with fireplace, three lighted tennis courts, and a playground for grandkids.
Del Webb began construction of this 55+ community in 2015 and plans to offer 380 attached and single-family homes upon completion. Del Webb offers buyers a great lineup of distinct floor plans that range in size from 1,542 to 2,634 square feet and are priced from the low $300s. These modern home designs feature indoor and outdoor living areas, open layouts, elegant master suites, and quality construction.
In addition to beautiful homes, residents enjoy world-class amenities housed in the community’s lavish, two-story clubhouse. The clubhouse offers a fitness center, movement studio, activity rooms, a library, multi-purpose room, and catering kitchen. Homeowners can also enjoy the beautiful Southwest Florida climate by using the outdoor amenities that consist of a resort-style pool, barefoot bar, barbecue area, fire pit, sports courts, event lawn, and dog park.
Although there is no age restriction, Pebble Pointe at The Brooks provides the lifestyle, homes, and amenities that retirees seek. This active lifestyle community is a gated neighborhood within the master-planned development of The Brooks in Estero, Florida and features luxurious amenities, 90 elegant single-family homes designed by Taylor Morrison, and an exciting social environment that keeps residents busy all year long.
Residents of Pebble Pointe at The Brooks have the opportunity to purchase a membership to access The Commons Club, a 10,000 square-foot amenity complex within the master-planned development. Some of the highlights of the clubhouse include a state-of-the-art fitness center, day spa, on-site restaurant, continuing education center, outdoor pool, boat dock, and private beach.
Cascades at Estero is an established 55+ community of just 614 homes developed by Levitt & Sons between 2002 and 2007. This charming active adult community provides a small-town vibe yet offers its residents a spacious clubhouse filled with world-class amenities and recreational facilities.
The lavish 28,000 square-foot clubhouse is the central hub of physical activity and recreation and has a superb fitness center, aerobics room, sauna, indoor/outdoor pool, media room, grand ballroom, bocce ball and tennis courts, and scenic walking and biking trails.
Buyers can choose from a great lineup of resale homes that offer 1,525 to 2,536 square feet of living space. These single-family homes come in a variety of options and offer two or three bedrooms, two to three bathrooms, and attached two-car garages. Many homes include covered lanais or scenic views of nature or lakes as well as state-of-the-art alarm systems.
Grandezza is a private active lifestyle community that was developed between 2001 and 2009 and hosts 979 residences. There are twelve neighborhoods within Grandezza that offer a variety of home designs and come in different price points. Buyers can choose from condos, carriage homes, attached villas, or detached homes, which are spread throughout the unique neighborhoods of Grandezza.
Homeowners can also choose between three different membership options to fit their active lifestyle such as sports memberships, golf memberships, or social memberships. Depending on the membership level, residents have access to resort-style amenities found in the luxurious clubhouse. Some of the notable amenities include a fitness center, ballroom, hobby and game room, junior Olympic-sized outdoor pool, pro shop, six Har-Tru tennis courts, two bocce ball courts, and an 18-hole championship golf course.
This Mediterranean-style active lifestyle community is situated amid 22 acres of lakes and 23 acres of nature preserves for a picturesque setting. Residents of Rapallo at Coconut Point also enjoy a 488-acre mixed use community that has 1,200 homes and over 160 shops and restaurants within the master-planned development of Coconut Point.
Within the 540-home section of Rapallo at Coconut Point, residents have a wide selection of amenities including a members-only restaurant. The Club at Rapallo features a beautiful, lush botanical garden, miles of walking and biking trails, lakeside boardwalk, wildlife preserve, a 13,200 square-foot Sports Club, and a 4,200 square-foot Arts and Learning Studio.
Besides the resorts-style amenities, buyers can choose from a variety of home designs that come in different styles, sizes, and price points. With reasonably priced homes starting in the mid $200s and located in a prime area in Southwest Florida, Rapallo at Coconut Point is an attractive community for retirees.
This established 450-home community offers luxurious condos, townhomes, and single-family homes starting in the low $200s. Residents enjoy a luxurious clubhouse that has a rich lineup of amenities along with a vibrant social atmosphere that appeals to retirees.
The 26,000 square-foot clubhouse provides plenty of social areas for physical activities and recreation such as a hobby and game room, card room, state-of-the-art fitness center, two outdoor pools, five lighted Har-Tru tennis courts, an 18-hole Arnold Palmer-designed golf course, a putting green, and beautiful walking and biking trails.