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Many prospective homebuyers prefer to buy in a gated community because of the added security and its exclusivity. And while it isn’t always the case, many gated communities consist of homes with similar statures, color pallets, and designs, which for some buyers is preferable to the hodgepodge of homes you may find outside a gated community. Southwest Florida homes in gated communities vary, some with a manned guard shack, and others with electronic gates. If you don’t mind HOA fees, a home in a Southwest Florida gated community might be right for you.

Generally speaking, gated community homes include desirable shared amenities like a community clubhouse and a heated swimming pool. In fact, some gated communities resemble mini resorts with a clubhouse, swimming pool, fitness center, business center, and more. Gated community homes also include condominium and townhome communities for those seeking lower-maintenance lifestyles. 

Specific Southwest Florida gated home communities include a long list of incredible options in Fort Myers. A few of the many Fort Myers gated communities include Colonial Farms, St. Charles Harbour, Jonathan Harbour, Esplanade Lake Club, Enclave at Fiddlesticks, Marblehead Manor, Tidewater Island, and Terabella. You’ll find similar communities in Cape Coral, such as Heatherwood Lakes, Harbor Preserve, and Marina Villas at Cape Harbour. Regardless of the Southwest Florida community you prefer, or the style of home you seek, there are many fantastic gated community homes for sale in Southwest Florida. Let us help you with your gated community home search in Southwest Florida and connect with us today.

$339,000
2 Beds 2 Baths 224059666 MLS
HIGHLY SOUGHT-AFTER BOCA GRANDE MODEL LOCATED ON A GORGEOUS WATERFRONT GOLF COURSE LOT. ONE OF THE LAST FEW HOMES BUILT IN SABAL SPRINGS THAT MEET 2004 BUILDING CODES. THIS SPACIOUS HOME WITH VOLUME CEILINGS WILL DEFINITELY SAVE YOU MONEY ON HOMEOWNER'S INSURANCE! Home boasts an under truss Lanai with AC and acrylic windows for year round use and an additional 182 square feet which is not included in the living area square footage. This elegant residence is completely protected with accordion HURRICANE SHUTTERS, and features a PAVER DRIVEWAY + ENTRY gracing the front of the home. Recent updates include a NEW ROOF 5/2020, NEW WATER HEATER 2/2024, and NEW AC 2/2021. This light and spacious floor plan offers a 2 CAR GARAGE, huge eat-in kitchen, great room, formal dining area, laundry room with tub, master suite with ensuite bath, private guest quarters, and a double door den which could easily be a 3rd bedroom. Located in the very popular, resident owned, over 55 community of Sabal Springs Golf + Racquet Club conveniently close to Shopping, Entertainment + Restaurants. Low Maintenance Fee of $348 monthly paid quarterly covers Lawn Care, Cable + Wifi, Re-painting of homes Exterior, and membership in the Club with Resort Style amenities. Golf is optional. Tons of activities available including The Lake House Restaurant + Bar offering good food and a vibrant social scene. Furniture is negotiable outside of contract.

3950 Schefflera Drive, North Fort Myers

$945,000
3 Beds 3 Baths 224059583 MLS
Discover your dream home in the highly sought-after Lost Lake at Bonita Bay! This stunning home boasts a private paver driveway leading to a spacious 2-car garage, surrounded by lush, tropical landscaping that offers both beauty and privacy. Entering through the elegant French doors, you'll find an open floor plan with almost 1,900 square feet of living space. The soaring ceilings create an airy and inviting atmosphere, perfect for both relaxation and entertaining. The home features three generously sized bedrooms and three full bathrooms, providing ample space for family and guests. The spacious kitchen is complete with a breakfast bar and an eat-in kitchen area. The large master bedroom is a true retreat, offering a stunning en-suite bath that includes a beautifully tiled shower, a luxurious soaking tub, and two separate vanities, providing both style and functionality. Outdoor living is a breeze with two large screened lanais featuring privacy walls, perfect for enjoying the Florida sunshine in comfort. Multiple sets of sliding doors flood the home with natural light and offer seamless indoor-outdoor living. This villa's prime location is within walking distance to the neighborhood pool, making it easy to enjoy a refreshing swim or a relaxing day by the water. Additionally, the home boasts a new roof, providing peace of mind for years to come. Bonita Bay offers an abundance of amenities that cater to every lifestyle. Enjoy access to private parks, a full-service marina, golf courses, tennis courts, miles of walking and biking paths, and a variety of social activities and clubs. The community is designed to provide a resort-like living experience, ensuring there's always something to do. Don't miss the opportunity to own this exceptional villa in Lost Lake at Bonita Bay. It's more than a home; it's a lifestyle.

27168 Lost Lake Lane, Bonita Springs

$700,000
4 Beds 4 Baths 224059296 MLS
This former model home, built by Toll Brothers and meticulously cared for by original owners, is a standout property nestled in The Reserve at Estero! Enter to soaring volume ceilings in this highly sought after floorplan with nearly 2,600 sq. ft. of living space, featuring 4 bedrooms, an upstairs loft/den, and 4 bathrooms. The FIRST-FLOOR master suite provides convenience and luxury, while the grand 2-story foyer makes a striking impression upon entry. One upstairs guest bedroom serves as an en-suite with a private bathroom, ideal for guests or family! Step outside to the spacious screened lanai and enjoy relaxing or entertaining poolside with total privacy. The spacious brick paver lanai boasts a custom POOL and SPA with ample covered space. Notable features include dual A/C units (one replaced in 2015 and one rebuilt in 2016), NEW ROOF (2024), a new pool cage (2024), a tankless hot water heater, central vacuum, and custom window treatments throughout. The Reserve at Estero is a NATURAL GAS community with 24/7 guarded gate security and a wide range of amenities. Residents enjoy a newly renovated resort-style pool and spa, clubhouse, fitness center, pickleball and Har-Tru tennis courts, a play area, and a billiards room. Ideally located between Naples and Fort Myers, this home is close to Coconut Point Mall, Hertz Arena, FGCU, RSW airport, and the beautiful Gulf beaches. Move-in ready at closing, this home invites you to start enjoying the Southwest Florida lifestyle immediately!

19724 Villa Rosa Loop, Estero

$585,000
3 Beds 3 Baths 224057691 MLS
This lightly used, mostly furnished, and stunningly designed 3-bedroom, 3-bathroom open concept home is move-in ready with many turnkey items also included. The Venice design boasts modern features such as upgraded gray 12"x24" rectangle tile flooring, white cabinets, granite countertops, upgraded lighting, Plantation Shutters, ceiling fans, crown molding, a large covered front porch, and a beautiful leaded glass front door with expansive center hallway provides excellent privacy for all three bedrooms and full baths. The home also includes a stately heated pool and spa that overlooks a picturesque 4-acre lake. Situated on an oversized lot in The Prato neighborhood at Pelican Preserve, a premier 55+ resort casual lifestyle community, this home offers access to a town center that serves as the focal point for social, fitness, and sports activities. Residents can enjoy amenities such as an indoor fitness pool, two outdoor pools (resort-style and lap), fitness and movement studios, a tennis complex with a pro shop, pickleball courts, Bocce, a woodshop, arts and crafts studios, special interest clubs, billiards, a 99-seat movie theater, two on-site restaurants with outdoor dining, live entertainment, happy hours, an outdoor concert pavilion, and miles of walking and biking trails. Optional golf memberships are also available for those interested in hitting the links. Overall, this home offers a luxurious and active lifestyle in a vibrant community setting. Be sure to view the interactive tour to explore this home in more detail.

10209 Livorno Drive, Fort Myers

$1,300,000
4 Beds 4 Baths 224057914 MLS
The Crown Jewel of Herons Glen - This modern masterpiece is located in the Sanctuary overlooking the Championship Golf Course with the best view in the community. ESTATE HOME located in the private enclave of 67 Estate Homes. One of the NEWEST HOMES custom built by Sozio Building to be a modern home, energy efficient, and loaded with features not found in other homes. Single story home featuring nearly 3,500 SF living with 4 bedrooms 4 bathrooms an oversized garage for 4 vehicles and 60 ft x 12 ft lap pool along the golf course. Open concept floor plan with soaring vaulted ceilings throughout the home. Truly an awe inspiring 30 ft living room with 12 ft ceilings overlooking the Palmettos and Golf Course. Large enough to host a party, yet intimate enough to relax and watch a movie with the family. Entertainer's Dream Kitchen with 3 fridges, 2 stoves, 2 microwaves, 2 dishwashers, 2 sinks, and custom cabinetry. The Dining Room is set to host a party or simply have the family and grandchildren over for dinner! Each bedroom is large with an en-suite ideal for family & guests. Open office area and library complete this magnificent home. Step out to the pool with a PANORAMIC VIEW of the golf course and some palmetto bushes for privacy. This oversized pool is the perfect place to swim laps, exercise, and enjoy the Florida sunshine. New Tile Roof June 2024. Every hurricane protection available with hurricane windows & doors, whole house generator with propane tank, separate garage doors for additional storm support, whole house water filtration system and RO in the kitchen, commercial hot water tank, 2 AC systems, Mini-split AC for the garage, 3 solar fans to remove heat from attic, custom pool, lush landscaping, and so much more went into the thoughtful design of this timeless home. Herons Glen is a Gated Community with Guard offering amazing amenities, activities, clubs, classes and events. A Naples style and quality Golf and Country Club at a fraction of the cost!!!

3581 Odyssea Court, North Fort Myers

$2,999,999
5 Beds 6 Baths 224059241 MLS
Architecturally beautiful custom home by Robert D' Angeleo on a very tranquil lot with serene nature and Western sunsets views. This is a one-of-a kind enclosed lanai that adds more living space year-round to cozy up to the gas fireplace or pull up a chair to the summer kitchen bar & do some grilling. It's surrounded by glass or you can open to be a screened lanai. The Chef's kitchen is a dream with an immense island surrounded by high-end appliances and walk-in pantry with double counters. The custom millwork is exquisite, the Travertine beveled edge tile throughout the living areas is prestigious along with plank wood flooring and the stunning ceilings are everywhere! 4 guest bedrooms are ensuite baths with walk-in closets. The lush private pool/spa area can be enjoyed by watching the big screen TV events or relaxing with the surround sound mode of the day. Come see this luxurious 5 bedroom, 5 and one half bath home with a private paneled study, plank wood flooring and a bonus secret closet. The lavish Primary Suite is its own wing with Bose surround sound system, glass french doors leading into the private retreat area, jetted tub, walk-in shower, walk-in closets, and custom vanities. Natural gas home has 2 tankless water heater and Pool & Spa Heat Pump & Heater. New Roof 2023, Interior Painting 2023, 3 Car Garage with Direct Auto LIft, Kinetico Reverse Osmosis Water System, Whole House Water Softener System, Cantera Iron & Glass Double Entry Doors, Private well for irrigation and 3 HVAC units with warranty & service agreements to new owner. This house was built for large scale entertaining. This is luxurious living that's simply unmatched with the abundant amenities that West Bay Club offer it's residence. You enjoy the private Beach Club on the Gulf of Mexico, as the lastest in dining options, along with the Aqua Cafe overlooking the Jr. Olympic community pool, hot tub, and fitness center. There is a River Park on the Estero River with kayaking and boat launching, Dog Parks, Tennis Centers, bocce, pickleball Park. There are optional memberhips to play the Pete & P.B. Dye designed golf course and associated dining options.

20180 Riverbrooke Run, Estero

$2,095,000
5 Beds 5 Baths 224059034 MLS
There will be plenty of room for family and friends in this spacious 5 bedroom plus office, 4 ½ bath home on Chapel Trace in prestigious West Bay Club. The home has tremendous curb appeal as well as stunning western golf course and sunset views. Luxury features include a gourmet kitchen, gas appliances, double wall oven, open living area between the kitchen, family room & breakfast room, spectacular first floor owners suite and a natural gas fireplace. From custom wood beams with corbel detail, to the 28-foot entrance and cypress wood ceilings, you will quickly feel the luxury and quality of this stunning home. Recent improvements include a new pool, patio, lanai, landscaping and a whole-house generator. Plus, a new roof (replaced in 2018). The very unique and private courtyard with guest cottage above the garage will be a very popular retreat for visiting family and friends. West Bay Club amenities include a new and exclusive private beach club with a restaurant/bar on the Gulf of Mexico, the Bay House, featuring a Junior Olympic-sized pool, a brand-new state-of-the-art fitness center that includes spinning, Pilates, yoga, and heart-smart poolside dining at the new Aqua Café. Additional amenities include, River Park with a fishing pier, boat launch w/Gulf access, kayaks/canoes, playground, boat storage, six pickleball courts, eight Har-Tru tennis courts, bocce, 2 dog parks, private 18-hole Pete & PB Dye designed golf course, newly renovated golf clubhouse, and Niblick Sports Bar.

20000 Chapel Trace, Estero

$399,000
2 Beds 2 Baths 224059418 MLS
Outstanding, move-in ready 2B+Den with an extended lanai on a quiet cul de sac street that backs up to peaceful 6 Mile Cypress nature preserve! Very well maintained and recently updated with a new roof & gutters (2023), new exterior paint (2023), new french door refrigerator w/2 drawers (2020), Bosch dishwasher, no carpet - tile and updated wood laminate flooring thru out, updated baths have showers w/glass doors, epoxy garage flooring and more! Light and bright with morning sun (Eastern rear exposure), Open great room plan with vaulted ceilings thru out, bay window, 2 sets of sliders, spacious primary bedroom with vaulted ceiling featuring decor bamboo, a large walk in closet, separate soaking tub & shower, sliders to extended lanai, split plan with large guest bedroom and separate den share a jack and jill guest bath, open and airy eat in kitchen opens to breakfast room and looks out to great room with views to lanai and preserve! Beautiful, mature, custom landscaping with mature oak, hibiscus, crepe myrtle, Birds of Paradise, gorgeous flowering Firebush tree and more! Wonderful expanded lanai to enjoy the peaceful preserve views & beautiful landscaping. Screened front entry to let the cross breezes flow. Ample size garage with workbench, utility sink and non slip epoxy floor. Cross Creek Estates is a fantastic gated community with sidewalks, full clubhouse amenities featuring a Jr Olympic Lap pool & Hot Tub, Fitness ctr, Pickleball Courts, Dog park, Children's Playground, Tennis, Indoor Racquetball Courts, Steam Room, Bocce, Food Truck Nights, Social Events for all ages & pay for play golf at Cross Creek Country Club. Outstanding Daniel's Pkwy location close to all major routes, Publix, Whole Foods, Gulfcoast Medical, shopping, dining, 15 mins to SWFL Int'l. Short drive to area beaches and county parks. Low HOA fees, No City Taxes, CDD fees and no flood insurance required.

8503 Manderston Court, Fort Myers

$739,000
2 Beds 2 Baths 224058845 MLS
This exceptional home boasts an array of high-end upgrades and thoughtful details, offering both luxury and practicality. Key features include hurricane impact windows and doors and a Whole Home Generac generator professionally maintained by GenPower, ensuring safety and peace of mind. The fully insulated 4’ extended tandem garage is a highlight, equipped with a 10-year warranty Mitsubishi mini-split system, Inspired Cabinets, epoxy flooring, and five overhead storage racks, providing ample storage space and functionality. The extended lanai, with western exposure, motorized exterior sunshades by SPF, and offers a complete private preserve view, creating a perfect outdoor retreat. The outdoor kitchen by "The Outdoor Kitchen Place" and a pool make it ideal for entertaining. Inside, the home exudes elegance with 9’ ceilings, 8’ doors, a zero-corner slider, and Hunter Douglas motorized interior shades. Designer panels, fans, pendant lights, and a dining chandelier add to the sophisticated atmosphere. The smart home system includes a doorbell camera, a security system, and keyless Schlage entry, combining modern convenience with security. The kitchen is a chef's dream, featuring under-cabinet lighting, stainless steel appliances, 42” upper cabinets, an extended island, and wide plank tile flooring. The master suite offers a large shower tiled to the ceiling, a double vanity, and a spacious walk-in closet. The guest bath is similarly appointed with a shower tiled to the ceiling. The fully finished laundry room comes complete with upper and lower cabinets and a sink for added convenience. The HVAC system, maintained by 5 Star Heating and Cooling and equipped with a black light for enhanced air quality, ensures year-round comfort. Additional features include home surge protection, professional landscaping with lighting, concrete curbing, and concrete woodpecker-proof corbels. This home combines luxury, functionality, and style, making it a standout property in a serene and desirable location. Experience resort-style living with an array of exceptional amenities, including a pool with a spa, rock waterfalls, fire pits, cooling cabanas, a splash park, and a thrilling 100-foot water slide. The community also offers a state-of-the-art fitness center, pickleball and tennis courts, bocce, basketball, a playground, a dog park, an indoor restaurant, a bourbon bar, a café, an outdoor bar, a movement studio, childwatch services, spa services, and manned gates.

19852 Beechcrest Place, Estero

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