6 Reasons Why Residents Love Pelican Preserve

Learn just a few of the residents residents love Pelican Preserve.

Florida is known for its sandy beaches, warm climate, the Everglades, Disney World, and so much more. It is no wonder that many people dream of settling down in the Sunshine State. If you are among that crowd, Florida is home to plenty of beautiful 55+ communities to consider.

Meet Pelican Preserve, a 55+ master-planned community in Fort Myers, and learn just a few of the reasons residents love living here.

1. The Homes

Whenever anyone is considering a move, the details of their future home are a top priority. Pelican Preserve has 2,500 homes, constructed from 2001 to 2020. Residents who decide to move to this community have plenty of choices when it comes to the type of home they want. Pelican Preserve has condos, carriage homes, attached villas, and single-family homes.

For people looking to downsize, the condos range in size from 1,229 to 1,450 square feet. If you are looking for more space, perhaps for family and entertaining, the community’s Estate Homes range from 2,701 to 3,093 square feet in size.

2. The Golf Course

At its heart, Pelican Preserve is a golfer’s paradise. The Pelican Preserve Golf Club features a 27-hole championship golf course easily accessible from any of the community’s homes. The course also has its own extensive clubhouse with a pro shop, dining room, bar and fitness center. With optional membership to this club, dreams of hitting the links are at the fingertips of Pelican Preserve residents.

3. The Clubhouse

A beach volleyball court in front of palm trees and a yellow amenity center, located in the Pelican Preserve community of Fort Myers, Florida
The Plaza Del Sol clubhouse serves as a central gathering place for residents.

While golf is a big part of life at Pelican Preserve, residents don’t need to have a set of clubs to enjoy their days here. The community’s Plaza Del Sol clubhouse serves as a central gathering place for residents. People interested in learning new skills or honing beloved hobbies will find a dance studio and art studio at the clubhouse. Plaza Del Sol also has a fitness center, movie theater, game room, and restaurant. 

Outside, residents can play friendly games of basketball, softball, volleyball, and pickleball on the clubhouse’s many different courts and fields.

4. The Outdoors

Palm trees and shrubs lining a bath leading to an outdoor pool and patio in Pelican Preserve of Fort Myers, Florida
Pelican Preserve has plenty outdoor amenities residents have full access to.

If sports are not your cup of tea, Pelican Preserve has other outdoor amenities residents have full access to. Homeowners can feel the sand between their toes at the private beach, connect with nature in the butterfly garden, or cast a line fishing off the pier. Plus, Pelican Preserve has set aside land as a nature preserve, complete with walking trails. Residents can take time to enjoy the sunshine while trying to spot local flora and fauna.

5. The Convenience 

Like many 55+ communities, Pelican Preserve was designed with convenience in mind. Not only do residents have ready access to a myriad of amenities, they also don’t have to worry about the finer details of home maintenance. The homeowners association at Pelican Preserve keeps the grounds of the community pristine, while also handling services like security, internet, and trash removal.

6. The Location

View of a Fort Myers, Florida beach and buildings from over the waves, with some beachgoers on the shore
The location of Pelican Preserve in Fort Myers gives residents access to a number of attractions.

While residents have plenty of amenities to enjoy within the community, the location of Pelican Preserve in Fort Myers means they also have easy access to a number of attractions and helpful services.

Pelican Preserve is located near multiple grocery stores, including Whole Foods, as well as a number of healthcare providers. If you are looking for a night out on the town, Colonial Boulevard is lined with restaurants and bars. Plus, visiting family members won’t have far to travel when they fly into town; Southwest Florida International Airport is just 20 minutes away from Pelican Preserve.

Pelican Preserve paints a beautiful picture that residents with many diverse backgrounds and interests can fall in love with and come to call home.

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