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Naples comes up quite frequently in discussions of the best places to retire in Florida, and for good reason. Like most cities on the west coast of Florida, Naples is a popular vacation spot with people from the midwest, and many of them simply decide that this is where they want to move after they retire.
Whether you are in that boat, or are just starting to learn about Naples, the following is a list of all the 55+ communities in the Naples area that are currently building and selling new homes.
Valencia Trails – Naples, FL
Valencia Trails in Naples, FL offers the best resort lifestyle with a magnificent 42,000 sq. ft. Clubhouse where every day new events, clubs, and entertainment abound. Relax by the pool, grab a bite at the restaurant, catch a show in the social hall, or take a relaxing stroll or jog along the community’s iconic trails. The options are endless!
Designed for 55+ living, the gorgeous contemporary style single-family homes at Valencia Trails offer the ultimate in style, convenience, and luxury with spacious living areas, impressive gourmet kitchens, and screened and covered patios to make the most of Florida’s beautiful weather year-round. Come home to luxurious standard features including tile roof, brick pavers, stainless steel and gas appliances, designer tile flooring throughout main areas, rich stone exterior finishes and so much more.
Del Webb Naples – Ave Maria, FL
Located just east of Naples in the master-planned community of Ave Maria, Del Webb Naples is a fairly large community of around 2,000 condos, townhouses, and single-family homes. This community has an (optional to join) 18-hole championship golf course, sports courts, resort and lap pools, a state-of-the-art fitness center, and 2 large clubhouses with a full-time Lifestyle Director.
Surprisingly that's it for 55+ communities in the Naples area that are still building and selling new homes. Now here are some notable 55+ communities in the area that have already been completed where you might be able to find the perfect resale to fit your needs.
Riviera Golf Estates – Naples, FL
Built over the course of nearly 40 years, Riviera Golf Estates contains a mix of home types. The older homes tend to be manufactured homes, and the homes built closer to completion of the development are site built homes. Amenities here include a clubhouse with fitness center, pool and spa, tennis/pickleball courts, walking trails, a golf course, and more.
Tidewater by Del Webb – Estero, FL
Located even a bit more north of Naples in Estero, Tidewater by Del Webb is much smaller and more intimate than your typical Del Webb community. There are less than 400 homes in this community that was developed between 2015 and 2020. However, like most Del Webb communities there's still a clubhouse with a fitness center, card rooms, meeting rooms, pools, pickleball courts and more.
Cascades at Estero – Estero, FL
Also in Estero, the Cascades at Estero is a community of around 600 homes that was completed around 2007, so it is a bit older than the rest of the communities mentioned above. That might mean there are some better deals to be had, but it also likely means that some of the homes might need some updating, at least to make them comparable to today's new homes.
Amenities in Cascades at Estero include a large clubhouse, an indoor/outdoor swimming pool, fitness center, tennis courts and more.
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