Experts: Lee County in Florida is a great place to buy a "vacation" property

Experts: Lee County in Florida is a great place to buy a "vacation" property

Real estate experts noted: Lee County in Florida with a 950 km coastline is one of the best places to buy a "second" vacation property. Real estate prices there are very affordable, and the number of sunny days is more than 270.

In general, Southwestern Florida with its snow-white sandy beaches, turquoise waters and the sun, which shines almost all year round, can be called an ideal place to relax. The resort is accessible from anywhere in the country, includes all the necessary urban and resort amenities. This is a great choice for buyers who want to buy a "second" property. A recent study of transactions with "second" properties for the first quarter of 2023 showed that Lee County ranks 3rd in the frequency of purchases of this kind of real estate. At the same time, it can be called a location with affordable housing. According to experts, on average, a second home can be bought here for $525,000, which is much more affordable than in more well-known communities popular for purchasing vacation housing. So, in Naples, it takes, on average, about $900,000 to buy a second home.

More than 780 000 residents live in Lee County. It includes numerous cities, for example, Fort Myers, Cape Coral, Sanibel and Captiva Islands. The length of the coastline is about 950 km, while more than 80 km are allocated to beautiful beaches. In Lee County, experts say, there is an eclectic mix of houses. This includes real estate in the historic Edison Home district, and modern coastal oases. Regardless of whether a person is looking for a luxury apartment with resort-type amenities or a spacious single-family house next to a golf course, everyone can find something for themselves here.

Real estate on the shore is particularly popular, as many buyers are interested in quick access to boats and boats, as well as fishing opportunities. Due to the numerous canals and beaches, Lee County is a paradise for those who are looking for a peaceful view of the embankment and a quiet place where they can moor their boat. Cape Coral, the largest city in the county, has more than 643 km of canals - more than any other city in Florida (and even in Italy).

Those who are looking for luxury amenities worthy of a five-star hotel, such as a beautiful ocean view, concierge services, changing cabins by the pool and bocce courts, can consider their potential "second" property in The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Estero Bay, as well as Bonita Springs, the construction of which is planned to be completed in 2025. The two towers are designed by the award-winning architectural firm Arquitectonica and will include 224 residences ranging from 241 m2 to 360 m2 from $2.8 million.

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