Waterfront Homes - Cape Coral Florida
With more than 400 miles of canals running through the city – the most out of any other city in Florida – Cape Coral Waterfront homes for sale provides those seeking access to water activities with numerous navigable canals. If you've wanted to live in a beautiful Southwest Florida that's located along the Gulf of Mexico and is all about community and embracing it's coastal location, you'll love Cape Coral. It's set on the west coast of Florida right on the Gulf of Mexico, and it's just waiting for you to call it home. Read more...
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Picnic Island, Cabbage Key, and Gasparilla Island, is just a short boat ride away. There are also several nearby islands to explore, such as Sanibel Island, Captiva Island. When you want to relax and stick your toes in the sand, the nearest beach is Fort Myers Beach, which is approximately 25-30 minutes away. With a median home price of only $195,000, there are numerous homes for sale in Cape Coral on and off the water, any one of them could be yours for the taking.
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Once known only as “the other side of the river,” Cape Coral is a fairly new addition compared to some of the much older cities and towns. Leonard and Jack Rosen purchased a 103-square mile piece of land in 1957, started development on November 4 of that year, and not soon after, the city started to come to life. In 1958, the Cape Coral Parkway was “born,” and on June 10, 1958, the first residents called Cape Coral home. Waterview homes were selling in 1959 for $990 while waterfront homes sold for $1,900, and riverfront properties sold for $3,390. In 1970, the population reached 11,470, and the city was officially incorporated. It's grown quite a bit since then. As of 2012, the population of Cape Coral was 161,248.
With the ever-growing population in Cape Coral, many areas of the city are seeing a boom in new construction homes, especially in the northeast and northwest areas. Cape Coral homes with Gulf access are becoming especially sought after. Thanks to all the new construction homes going up in the area, this means that you can not only be the first ever to live in one of them and start a brand new set of memories, but depending on the home you choose, you can also put your input into the design and really personalize it to your preferences.
Its beauty and welcoming community are enough reasons to look into buying Cape Coral canal homes, but what really makes this city a great place to live are the plethora of activities that you can do whether you want to play in the water or hang out on dry land. There's a reason Cape Coral ranked Number 5 on Movoto.com as one of the best places to live in Florida, and it even nabbed the top spot on Health.com on their list of the 10 best big cities for people with asthma.
Considering how big of a part water plays in the layout of the city, there are numerous water activities to partake in when you're living in the area, and there are many Cape Coral homes and Condos with Gulf access that are ideal if you want to be extremely close to some great fishing spot. Fishing is huge in the area, and whether you want to head out to the deep waters of the Gulf of Mexico or stick to the canals, fish in saltwater or freshwater, you have plenty of options. You can find a variety of different fish ranging from grouper and mahi to tarpon and spotted sea trout. For more information on when the best months are to catch specific types of fish in southwest Florida, check out fishing-florida.com. Cape Coral boating is also especially popular, and if you don't have your own boat, you can always charter one. There are also several boating communities in Cape Coral, such as the Yacht Basin Waterfront Community and Cape Harbour, that offer you easy access to your favorite hobby.
Need to get out for some family fun? There are several places to check out in Cape Coral, including the Four Mile Cove Ecological Preserve, Mike Greenwell's Bat-A-Ball & Family Fun Park, Sun Splash Family Waterpark, HeadPinz Family Entertainment Center, Rotary Park Environmental Center, The Painted Conch, and Bowland Coral Lanes. There are also numerous museums in and near Cape Coral, such as the Cape Coral Historical Museum, the Southwest Florida Military Museum and Library, Railroad Museum of South Florida, and the Southwest Florida Museum.
If you're someone who loves to shop, it's going to make you very happy to know that you're within a 45-minute drive to two outlet malls – Tanger Outlets and Miromar Outlets. At Tanger Outlets, you'll find stores such as Calvin Klein, Coach, Jos. A. Bank, Bath & Body Works, Banana Republic, and GUESS. At Miromar Outlets, some stores at which to shop include Bloomingdales, bebe, DKNY, Hurley, Kate Spade New York, Michael Kors, and Polo Ralph Lauren.
Of course you're going to work up an appetite doing all of the aforementioned activities, so it's a good thing there are numerous restaurants at which to dine in Cape Coral, many of which are located right on the water. Some of the many restaurants to check out in the city include Lobster Lady Seafood Market, Siam Hut Thai Restaurant, Misto Bar and Grill, Marker 92 Waterfront Bar & Bistro, Aji Limon Peruvian Restaurant, Iguana Mia, Rum Runners Restaurant, Monarca's Authentic Mexican Cuisine Bar & Grill, and Ciao Wood Fired Pizza & Trattoria. When you're in need of a really good dose of caffeine, just a handful of the spots to visit include Espresso to Go and Coffee, Legro Coffee, Cuppa Life Coffee Shop, and Origins Coffee Roastery.
If you're looking for a beautiful area, especially one with plenty of exquisite Florida waterfront homes, there's few other places that are more ideal than Cape Coral. From fishing in the morning to dining at night, not a day will go by where you won't be happy to call Coral Coral your home. Be sure to check out other Real Estate listings in Cape Coral.
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Listing information last updated on February 18th, 2018 at 1:41am EST.