Waterford is the newest community in Florida's Gulf of Mexico region to attract active adults looking for comfortable homes and outstanding amenities. New construction homes and move-in ready resale models are available in the Punta Gorda community, offering numerous single-family and attached floor plans. Keep reading to find out everything you need to know about Waterford.
Waterford Homes for Sale
Developer D.R. Horton plans to complete a total of 603 homes. Attached villas are priced in the mid $200s. These homes have 1,498 square feet with have two bedrooms, den spaces, two bathrooms, and attached two-car garages. These are set up as twin villas, ensuring plenty of privacy and space. Buyers will find an open floor plan with kitchen upgrades and a breakfast bar. The master suite is in the back of the home and includes a walk-in shower and double sinks. The second bedroom and den are in the front of the house and sliding doors in the living area lead to a private covered lanai.
Single-family homes have 1,510 to 2,403 square feet. These homes have two to four bedrooms, two bathrooms, and attached two-car garages. Most models include open floor plan and a split bedroom layout. Kitchens include upgraded appliances, modern lighting, and attractive counters and floors. A screened lanai can be found off the great room.
Plenty of amenities are available at Waterford in Punta Gorda, which is a community without age restrictions. There’s a clubhouse with a lounge area and multipurpose gathering spaces. There's also a fitness center and a billiards room. Homeowners enjoy the large outside pool, bocce courts, pickleball courts, and a picnic area. There are jogging and walking paths throughout the neighborhoods, and the community is a great place for biking, with several scenic lakes located throughout.
Living in Punta Gorda, FL
People from all over the world choose to relocate and retire in Florida because of the low cost of living, easy weather, and abundance of outdoor recreation. Punta Gorda is on Florida’s Gulf coast, which promises warm weather, calm waters at the beach, freshwater lakes and rivers for fishing and boating, and plenty of golf, tennis, hiking, and wildlife watching all year long.
At Fishermen’s Village, there are dozens of local shops and restaurants as well as a marina on the Charlotte Harbor. Eco-tours can be booked on bike, swamp buggy, or horseback for tours over acres of swamps, trails, and woods. Some of the best natural places to visit include Telegraph Cypress Swamp and Peace River Wildlife Center.
Golfers can play at several local courses, the most popular being Twin Isles Country Club and Seminole Lakes Country Club. The Military Heritage Museum is worth a visit, as is the Blanchard House Museum, which celebrates African American history.
Found in one of the most desirable sections of Southwest Florida, Punta Gorda is close to other regional cities in the Sunshine State. Naples is an hour south of the area, and Fort Myers is only half an hour away. To the north, Waterford Residents can get to Sarasota in an hour. The closest airport is Southwest Florida International Airport in Fort Myers. The community is close to major Florida highways, including Interstate 75.