Riverwood is a gated deed restricted residential community located in Port Charlotte featuring an 18-hole par 72 Championship golf course. This picturesque community offers wonderful scenery including ponds, preserves, Myakka river views, and lakes. This peaceful environment is home to eagles, osprey, heron and turtles and other Florida wildlife. Riverwood offers home buyers a full spectrum of homes, condominiums and villas with various floorplans and tremendous views.
In addition to the golf course, there are numerous activities and amenities for residents to enjoy, including:
• Community Swimming Pool
• Fitness Center with Exercise Classes and workout Equipment
• Tennis, Bocce & Croquet Courts
• Activity Center and meeting rooms to do crafts, play cards and board games, plus ping pong tables.
• There’s even a Choral Group that sings together.
• Full-time Activity Director
• Their own Beach Club which provides club members with a beach on the gulf with a picnic area and restrooms. The beach club is located on Manasota Key with free parking for members.
South Gulf Cove
South Gulf Cove is a canal and waterfront community located in Port Charlotte, and is perfect for boaters and fishermen with more than a hundred man-made canals that all lead to the Charlotte Harbor and the Gulf of Mexico. The 55 miles of canals are 4-5 feet deep with sailboat access for most homes. South Gulf Cove homes feature modern styles, many with open floor plans, docks and amazing water views. Just minutes from several Gulf Coast beaches, South Gulf Cove has many lots available for new construction as well resale homes. This community is also close to great shopping, dining and is near several golf courses including Pinemoor, Palms, Hills, Long Marsh and Links.
Grassy Point is an upscale gated community which offers 86 private estate sites for single-family residents. Upscale and custom designed homes in classic waterfront and key west styles provide the perfect retreat for those who appreciate nature and stunning water views. This harbor front neighborhood in Port Charlotte has its own Marina and provides complete deep water boat dockage exclusive to the residents. Environmentally protected, this section of the Charlotte Harbor Estuarine System was developed with the utmost care to protect the peninsula’s remaining land.
The world’s first solar-powered home community is right here in the greater Punta Gorda area. The developers of this community have combined expansive natural spaces, modern technology and a style of hometown charm to the residents of Babcock. Still in its early stages of development and offers model homes and wildlife tours. Homes start in the mid-$200’s but additional pricing and home style options are planned for the future. Babcock Ranch will ultimately include six million square feet of commercial space and 19,500 homes.
• Community Website – https://www.babcockranch.com/
• History & Stats – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Babcock_Ranch
Lake Suzy is an unincorporated community in DeSoto County 8 miles northeast of Port Charlotte in Charlotte County. Offering various style homes and villas in a quaint private community yet it is still close to shopping, dining and has quick access to 75. Known for its homes with lake and golf views, Lake Suzy offers a quiet setting away from the crowds.
• http://www.kingswaycountryclub.com/index.html – Designed by world-renowned golf course architect, Ron Garl, Kingsway Country Club boasts a Par 72, Eighteen Hole Championship Golf Course boasting the area’s best Tif Eagle greens and an 18,000 square foot clubhouse with a pro shop, dining room, Grille with six flat screen TVs, game room, and an outside verandah.
North Port is a rapidly growing town with very large-scale residential neighborhoods with solid municipal infrastructure and a home-town charm for both resident families and seasonal residents. Just recently announced, North Port will be the new Spring Training home for the Atlanta Braves in 2019. Whether you are looking for waterfront, gated or non-HOA communities this town has it all along with the conveniences of trendy shops, popular family restaurants and quick access to 75.
o Sabal Trace http://www.gateway-team.com/villasofsabal/home.asp
o Lakeside Plantation http://www.lakesideplantationcdd.org/
o Heron Creek http://www.heron-creek.com/
o Villas at Charleston Park https://www.lennar.com/new-homes/florida/sarasota-manatee/north-port/villas-at-charleston-park
o Bobcat Trail http://www.bobcattrailhoa.com/bobcattrailhoa/page.html
Port Charlotte is located about halfway between Fort Myers and Sarasota and has over a hundred miles of canals that lead to the Charlotte Harbor and the Gulf of Mexico. With miles and miles of natural shoreline, Port Charlotte borders the Myakka river, has seven golf courses, is home to the Tampa Bay Rays spring training camp – Charlotte Sports Park and offers a variety of neighborhoods and home styles for annual or seasonal home owners.
• Port Charlotte History & Stats – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Port_Charlotte,_Florida
• Charlotte County https://www.charlottecountyfl.gov/Pages/default.aspx
Acreage & Horse Property
Punta Gorda provides many options for home buyers who want to purchase a home or build a new home on acreage, farm land and/or horse property. There are several choices in communities.
• Washington Loop
o Ridge Harbor
o Black Jack Road Loop
o Prarie Creek Park
o Shell Creek Highlands
• Charlotte Ranchettes
• Horseshore Acres
• Bermont Road
Surrounded by mangrove islands on the eastern shore of Charlotte Harbor, Pirate Harbor is one of the Southwest Florida’s best kept secrets. The neighborhoods of Pirate Harbor beautifully conform to canal formations that allow boaters to quickly access Charlotte Harbor for fishing and recreation. From Charlotte Harbor, boaters can access Burnt Store Marina, Bokeelia, Turtle Bay, Fisherman’s Village on the Peace River, state parks and the areas pristine beaches. Homes in Pirate Harbor range from Florida ranch, Key West to modern contemporary styled homes. For those wanting to build new, you are in luck as this Punta Gorda community has several waterfront parcels available for new homes. Most properties are canal front, offering private dockage and boat lifts to take full advantage of the natural canal system.