Aqualane Shores in Naples, FL

Poised just east of Gulf Shore Drive and nestled at the southernmost tip of Naples, the charming 300-acre community of Aqualane Shores is a delightful mix of past and present. Blending the magic of Old Naples with the grandeur of newer residences, this quiet community of palm-lined streets gives easy access to white sandy beaches, deep-water canals, and the crystalline Gulf waters.

Within the Naples city limits and located between exclusive Port Royal and vintage Old Naples, this classy boating community with access to the Gulf is an artistic mix of historic 1960s architecture and contemporary palatial estates. The eclectic variety of about 350 properties, most with stunning views of Naples Bay, are mostly on the waterfront and a short walk to the beach.

Fabulous Third Street shopping is immediately to the north and within easy walking distance. Residents have access to upscale art galleries, delicious eateries, and great entertainment venues near renowned Fifth Avenue, a feature that further enhances the value of these coveted properties.

One of the oldest communities in Naples, the development of Aqualane Shores in Naples Florida began in 1949 when Naples became a city. The original homes were built in 1950 with just a few remaining today. Forrest Walker & Sons bought the entire parcel in 1949 and continued to develop the area into the late 50s. Magnificent modern residences now stand side by side with roomy and sprawling older homes.

Many of the older homes have been expanded and enhanced, while others have been removed to make way for more elaborate construction. Ongoing and extensive redevelopment of the entire area has produced a collection of some of the most extraordinary waterfront estates in the Southern U.S.

Boat owners will delight in private docks and deep-water canals, the perfect home for yachts as large as 50 feet. The area is one of the few South Florida communities that give homeowners direct access to the Gulf. Waterfront homes are either on deep-water canals or directly on Naples Bay.

Aqualane Shores in Naples is known for its lush vegetation, tropical landscaping, and groomed lawns that lead directly to the water. Residents can walk or bike to Naples Pier and, with ample opportunities to walk, run, bike, fish, and play on the beach, the area is ideal for anyone who loves the outdoors. Old Naples Beach was recently called “one of the best beaches in America” by the Travel Channel.

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Water front, gulf access community adjacent to old Naples, priced from $1,500,000 to over $4,000,000.


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