Community Spotlight: The Isles of Collier Preserve in Naples, FL


Naples, Florida is routinely mentioned as one of the best places in the country to fish, golf, shop, and enjoy the warm waters along the Gulf of Mexico coastline. Active adults looking for a comfortable and dynamic place to call home might want to consider Isles of Collier Preserve, one of the newest developments in Southwest Florida, constructed by Minto Homes. There are no age restrictions in this gated community, but it does have many of the lifestyle options active adults crave.

New Homes in Several Collections

When construction is complete, Minto Homes plans to have 1,649 properties, including single-family homes, attached villas, and coach homes. A homeowners’ association covers the maintenance and upkeep of the community and its amenities for an annual fee. Constructed with generous square footage and lots of living space, the smallest properties have two bedrooms and over 1,500 square feet of space.

Buyers have a lot of choices at Isles of Collier Preserve and making a final decision on what to purchase will come down to budget and lifestyle. The Buttonwood Collection is the most affordable, starting in the mid $300s, offering two or three bedrooms and some homes with dens. At the high end is The Banyan Collection, in the price range of the mid $600s to the low $1Ms. These are two, three, and four-bedroom single-family homes with three-car garages and extra space that can be used as a den or an office. 

The Club and Amenities

The clubhouse is aptly named The Club, and it’s where residents gather for tennis, food, socializing, or access to the fitness center. Inside, there’s a multipurpose room, where clubs can meet and residents participate in activities and parties. Some of the most popular things to do are aerobics, arts and crafts, bocce, and cards. Fitness groups have formed and you’ll find impromptu gatherings at The Overlook Bar & Grill. 

If you’ve come to Naples for the water, The Isles of Collier Preserve will not disappoint. Residents have access to a boat dock and kayak launch, as well as a boathouse. You’ll have easy access to the Cypress Waterway, where you can paddle alongside turtles and wading herons. 

Getting to Know Naples

Beach lovers, nature lovers, golfers, and foodies all flock to Naples for vacation or full-time residency. Its downtown area is just four miles from The Isles of Collier Preserve, there you’ll find art galleries, shops, restaurants, and cafes. For golf, check out Royal Poinciana Golf Club and its beautifully manicured course or Hole in the Wall Golf Club, which celebrates the history of Naples and its unique local culture.

For beach activities, try Lowdermilk Park, where you can swim, picnic, and play some beach volleyball. In addition to the beach, Clam Pass Park has nature trails, a boardwalk that winds through mangroves and natural preserves, and access to aquatic recreation of all sorts. Local Naples residents can get a beach sticker, which provides free parking at any of the local beaches and parks. For sunsets, head down to Naples Pier. From this historic spot, you can look for dolphins, count up seabirds, and enjoy some snacks and drinks with your view.

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