Monthly Archives: December 2016

For Sale – 8305 Whisper Trace Way #102 Naples, FL 34114

2-family-roomBeautiful Turnkey-Furnished 3-Bedroom Condo in Fiddlers Creek!

Beautiful turnkey three-bedroom, two-bath first-floor condominium with stunning decorator furnishings and appointments, gorgeous wood flooring, western-exposure views of the preserve, and plentiful natural light. Bright and open eat-in kitchen with pantry. Features welcoming courtyard entry, volume ceilings, spacious rooms and covered parking. Highly upgraded condominium showcasing updated countertops in baths, spectacular wood trim details, tiled lanai, and newer air conditioning, hot-water heater, refrigerator, washer and dryer.

Ready to move in and enjoy the pool and amazing clubhouse in this award-winning, pet-friendly, gated community with lush landscape and nature, resort-style pools, poolside restaurant, elegant dining and tennis program. State-of-the-art fitness center with classes, spa services, extensive activities for the entire family and impressive events year-round. You will live the lifestyle as you have always imagined.

Golf available at two world-class courses, beach and marina memberships are optional. Close to theater, shopping, pickleball, boating, paddle boarding, kayaking, waterfront restaurants, fine dining, galleries, beaches and an executive airport.

To view the full description and collection of photos for this home please visit www.8305WhisperTrace-102.com!

Contact Michelle Thomas for All Your Real Estate Needs! For more information or to schedule a showing visit www.MarcoNaplesArea.com or email Michelle.Thomas@SothebysRealty.com. Let me make your home selling and or buying experience one of a kind!

For Sale – 8380 Whisper Trace Lane #202 Naples, FL 34114

5Furnished 3-Bedroom Coach Home with Stunning Southern Exposure and Panoramic Lake Views!

This beautifully furnished, immaculately maintained and nicely upgraded three-bedroom coach home enjoys stunning southern exposure and panoramic lake views. Plentiful natural light, crown molding, large tile on diagonal, volume ceilings and an attached garage are just a few of the excellent features of this spacious residence.

Open kitchen with granite counters, stainless dishwasher, pantry and breakfast bar. Inviting master bath has dual sinks and vanity. Relax on your screened lanai as you gaze over the peaceful waters.

1Enjoy a dip in the pool, just nearby, or take in the highly-rated amenities at the clubhouse, which features pools, sauna, waterfalls, dining, spa services, state-of-the-art fitness and extensive tennis program. Golf, beach and boating memberships are also available.

From the world-class resort-style amenities to pristine grounds, this community offers a luxurious lifestyle that is second to none. Recently awarded the prestigious Distinguished Emerald Club designation and the Sand Dollar Award for Community of the Year. Convenient to executive airport, shops, galleries, theater, water sports, outdoor activities and everything to enjoy an amazing Naples life.

To view the full description and collection of photos for this home please visit www.8380WhisperTrace-202.com!

Contact Michelle Thomas for All Your Real Estate Needs! For more information or to schedule a showing visit www.MarcoNaplesArea.com or email Michelle.Thomas@SothebysRealty.com. Let me make your home selling and or buying experience one of a kind!

For Sale – 8446 Bent Creek Way Naples, FL 34114

12-lanaiLovely Bent Creek End Villa with Water View!

Lovely Bent Creek end villa offering plentiful natural light, expansive lake views, and many updated appliances and features including wood flooring, new air conditioning in 2013, new refrigerator in 2014, new washer and dryer in 2012 and newer Bosch dishwasher.

Truly a treasure, this very popular open Osprey floor plan home is all on one level, lives like a single-family home, and is very peaceful with no one above or below you. Includes an attached two-car garage, spacious eat-in kitchen with breakfast bar and pantry, inviting master bath with dual sinks, separate tub and shower, and an extended tiled lanai overlooking the enchanting wide lake views.

1-viewLow HOA fees in quaint, popular village. Enjoy a bicycle ride around the neighborhood or an easy distance to the village pool. Conveniently located close to the breathtaking clubhouse with resort-style pools, spa, fine and casual pool-side dining, tennis, state-of-the-art fitness center and classes, lush landscaping, spa services and extensive activities and events. Optional golf, beach and marina memberships available. Close to theatre, arts, shopping and executive airport. Community of the year for two years!

To view the full description and collection of photos for this home please visit www.8446BentCreek.com!

Contact Michelle Thomas for All Your Real Estate Needs! For more information or to schedule a showing visit www.MarcoNaplesArea.com or email Michelle.Thomas@SothebysRealty.com. Let me make your home selling and or buying experience one of a kind!

For Sale – 9057 Cherry Oaks Trail #201 Naples, FL 34114

1Over 3,000 Square Feet of Living Area & Private Elevator!

Enjoy the convenience of a private elevator, and truly magnificent panoramic views of the lake and golf course on the award-winning Rookery golf course. Perfect western exposure for amazing sunsets overlooking sweeping vistas every day from your spacious screened lanai.

Excellent floor plan with over 3,000 square feet living area with three large bedrooms plus study and three-full baths. End unit showcasing superior natural light, central-vacuum system, crown molding, decorator lighting fixtures and ceiling fans, wood floors in den and large tile on diagonal in main living areas.

3Beautiful kitchen with upgraded cabinetry including glass shelves and doors, gas cooking, granite countertops and pantry. Inviting master bath with large walk-in shower, jetted tub, dual sinks, vanity and upgraded tilework.

Enjoy the community pool, or take in the highly-rated amenities at the clubhouse and spa featuring resort pools with waterfalls, sauna, spa services, fitness room, tennis, casual dining and fine dining restaurant. Golf, beach and boating memberships available. Pristine-kept grounds, guard gated, and offering luxurious lifestyle worthy of dreams, including a wealth of social activities.

To view the full description and collection of photos for this home please visit www.9057CherryOaks-201.com!

Contact Michelle Thomas for All Your Real Estate Needs! For more information or to schedule a showing visit www.MarcoNaplesArea.com or email Michelle.Thomas@SothebysRealty.com. Let me make your home selling and or buying experience one of a kind!

For Sale – 3985 Deer Crossing Court #101 Naples, FL 34114

3985-deer-crossing-ct-unit-101-large-002-8-family-1500x1000-72dpiDecorator-Furnished 3-Bedroom Coach Home in Fiddler’s Creek!

Enjoy this spacious, beautifully decorator-furnished, first-floor, end-unit coach home with attached two-car garage as your new home in paradise. Features include new tankless water heater, 2012 HVAC system, great room floor plan with split bedrooms, walk-in closets and linen closet. Designer details include window coverings, lighting and ceiling fans.

Light and bright eat-in kitchen has gas cooking and pantry. Luxury master bath boasts dual sinks, vanity and large shower. Wraparound lanai overlooks a pretty, landscaped area.

Excellent location is close to the village pool and convenient to the clubhouse. Plentiful guest parking and lush landscaping surround this luxury condominium in a pet-friendly neighborhood.

3985-deer-crossing-ct-unit-101-large-015-1-deer-crossing-pool-1500x1000-72dpiAmenities in this award-winning community include resort-style pools with waterfall and slides, state-of-the-art fitness center with classes, active tennis program with lessons and leagues, fine and casual poolside dining, spa services that include massages and facials, excursions, classes, and numerous activities and events. Golf, beach and boating memberships are available. This beautiful home is close to all activities that Naples and Marco Island area residents enjoy.

To view the full description and collection of photos for this home please visit www.3985DeerCrossing-101.com!

Contact Michelle Thomas for All Your Real Estate Needs! For more information or to schedule a showing visit www.MarcoNaplesArea.com or email Michelle.Thomas@SothebysRealty.com. Let me make your home selling and or buying experience one of a kind!

November 2016 Naples Area Market Report

According to the November 2016 Naples Area Market Report, overall inventory levels are higher while price increases slowed slightly.Only three more days until we bid adieu to 2016.  I’m looking forward to what might happen in Naples real estate in 2017.  Many Naples area Brokers predict a strong season.  Price increases slowed slightly last month while inventory levels continued to increase.  Read my November 2016 Naples Area Market Report below to find out more.

November 2016 Naples Area Market Report – Sales

According to the Naples Area Board of REALTORS®, overall sales in the Naples real estate market decreased 13% from last November.  Naples Beach had the highest decrease in single-family home sales with 35 (down 24% from November 2015).  Meanwhile, East Naples and North Naples experienced increases in their total sales (up 6% and 33%, respectively).  Immokalee/Ave Maria remained exactly the same.  Even so, the total November 2016 home sales came in 3% higher than last year.

Naples area condo sales painted a slightly different picture.  While sales did go down drastically in East Naples (-53%) and Naples Beach (-19%), Central Naples, North Naples and South Naples condo sales saw increases (13%, 17% and 40%, respectively).  Overall, total condo sales in the Naple area gained 2% from the same time last year.

November 2016 Naples Area Market Report – Prices

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The overall median sale price for Naples area single-family homes decreased 7%.  Central Naples, North Naples and South Naples experienced significant decreases (10%, 19% and 22%, respectively).  Central Naples saw a median price of $290,000.  South Naples’ median price decreased to $300,000.  North Naples came in at a median price of $505,000.  Naples Beach experienced a 7% increase to reach a $1,030,000 median sale price.

Naples area condos’ overall median sale price decreased just 2%.  However, only East Naples’ prices actually decreased (by 6%).  Everywhere else saw increases of anywhere from 2% (Central Naples) all the way up to 34% (in Naples Beach).  The average sale prices for each region were as follows: $193,000 (Central Naples), $209,000 (South Naples), $249,000 (Immokalee/Ave Maria), $260,000 (East Naples), $265,000 (North Naples) and $750,000 (Naples Beach).

November 2016 Naples Area Market Report – Inventory

Overall, Naples area single-family home inventory levels rose 29% from the same time last year.  North Naples has the most single-family homes available (901).  East Naples follows with 667 (a 20% increase).  Naples Beach is next with 616 (up 26%).  These were followed by South Naples at 353 (up 40%), Central Naples at 336 (up 33%) and Immokalee/Ave Maria with 43 (an increase of 79%).  The overall average days on market (DOM) decreased from 84 days to 80 days.  Naples Beach and South Naples tied for lowest DOM (69) while North Naples has the highest (97).

If you are in the market for a Naples area condo, you are in luck.  That’s where we see the highest inventory increases.  Immokalee/Ave Maria saw a 125% increase.  Naples Beach levels shot up 82% (to 717).  These were followed closely by North Naples (up 61% to 771) and Central Naples (up 57% to 365).  Finally, South Naples and East Naples came in with 519 (up 37%) and 361 (a 34% increase), respectively.

The Federal Reserve raised rates to 0.5 to 0.75% earlier this month.  Experts expect them to implement as many as three more increases in 2017.  If you are interested in purchasing a Naples area home, you should secure funding now for the best rates.  Contact your Naples area REALTOR® to get started as soon as possible.

Featured Naples/Marco Island Home for Sale

9242 Veneto Pl, Naples, FL - Click here to find out more about this beautiful Naples home for sale.

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Michelle Thomas, Premier Sotheby’s International Realty, Luxury Naples/Marco Island Homes & Condos

For Sale – 9242 Veneto Place Naples, FL 34113

1-exterior-viewLuxurious 3-Bedroom Treviso Bay Pool Home with Lake Views!

Welcome to Naples where you will enjoy your exquisite resort lifestyle only minutes to Fifth Avenue and Third Street’s restaurants and boutiques, beaches and the pier. Enjoy superior quality construction and high-grade features throughout this luxury home with no required golf fees.

Rarely used, this home features a large pool, extensive outdoor living with welcoming fire pit and lake views, night lighting, volume ceilings, spacious bedrooms and a dramatic entry looking out to the pool. The impressive chef’s kitchen includes gas cooking, stainless steel Wolf appliances, Sub-Zero refrigerator, tile backsplash, granite countertops and breakfast bar.

14-lanaiYou will have access to Treviso Bay’s luxurious amenities including the Villa Rilassare Clubhouse with dining and full bar, gorgeous waterfall pool with beach entry, lap pool, state-of-the-art fitness center with open-air aerobics and pilates studio, eight clay tennis courts, bocce, spa services, and dining and events at the brand-new golf clubhouse. Miles of tranquil walking trails are designed around the Rookery Bay Protected Land Estuary that surrounds this community. Schedule a tour of this extraordinary home and the amenities today.

To view the full description and collection of photos for this home please visit www.9242Veneto.com!

Contact Michelle Thomas for All Your Real Estate Needs! For more information or to schedule a showing visit www.MarcoNaplesArea.com or email Michelle.Thomas@SothebysRealty.com. Let me make your home selling and or buying experience one of a kind!

For Sale – 1540 Caxambas Court Naples, FL 34145

1-poolBest Location on Marco Island! Boat dock with Lift & Direct Gulf Access

Most desirable location on Marco Island. This beautiful home has many windows bringing in the natural sunlight. This lovely residence features a grand fireplace in the living area, volume ceilings, large white tile flooring in living areas, central vac and Nutone sound system throughout and views from nearly every room in the house. The kitchen has bright white cabinetry, solid surface counters and matching island.

Rarely seen on Marco, this home boasts a large backyard area and of course direct access to the Gulf of Mexico. The spacious brick paved lanai features a large heated pool and spa and summer kitchen. Renovations include a new roof, dock and dual lift motors and seawall. It’s all about location here.

To view the full description and collection of photos for this home please visit www.1540Caxambas.com!

Contact Michelle Thomas for All Your Real Estate Needs! For more information or to schedule a showing visit www.MarcoNaplesArea.com or email Michelle.Thomas@SothebysRealty.com. Let me make your home selling and or buying experience one of a kind!

For Sale – 9042 Cascada Way #101 Naples, FL 34114

3-family-roomAmazing Golf Course & Lake Views – Furnished 3-Bedroom Fiddler’s Creek Coach Home

This beautifully decorated southwest feel home with brightly painted walls enjoys southeastern exposure with amazing golf course and lake views from a very spacious lanai that has manual accordion storm shutters. Large white tile set on the diagonal in all living areas and lanai and carpet in the bedrooms and den and ceiling fans throughout.

The kitchen boasts upgraded white cabinetry, light granite counters and tiled backsplash with stainless steel appliances, gas range and pantry. There is also a gas water heater in residence unit. This residence is also conveniently located close to the village pool.

1-viewAward-winning community with excellent amenities including fitness, tennis, dining, spa services and extensive activities and events. Golf and beach memberships are optional. Enjoy our perfect lifestyle in an outstanding location convenient to everything that Naples and Marco Island have to offer.

To view the full description and collection of photos for this home please visit www.9042Cascada-101.com!

Contact Michelle Thomas for All Your Real Estate Needs! For more information or to schedule a showing visit www.MarcoNaplesArea.com or email Michelle.Thomas@SothebysRealty.com. Let me make your home selling and or buying experience one of a kind!

For Sale – 7701 Mulberry Lane Naples, FL 34114

2-family-roomFantastic 3-Bedroom Pool Home in Fiddlers Creek PLUS – Immediate Rookery Golf Course Membership!

This immaculate home features the popular open concept floor plan and is located in the exclusive Mulberry Row Village in one of our finest communities. Upgraded features include a beautiful summer kitchen and bar area with Viking exhaust fan, DCS grill, icemaker, refrigerator and sink for outstanding outdoor entertaining.
The southern exposure offers plentiful natural light and perfect sunshine on your pool and spa. Excellent opportunity offered with this home to join the Rookery Golf Course immediately, bypassing the waiting list of over 200 people! This home is also on its last year of the CDD.

1-poolThis magnificent residence is close to the village pool in Fiddler’s Creek, which was named Community of the Year for two consecutive years. Award-winning community with excellent amenities including fitness, tennis, dining, spa services and extensive activities and events. Golf and beach memberships are optional. Enjoy our perfect lifestyle in an outstanding location convenient to everything that Naples and Marco Island have to offer.

To view the full description and collection of photos for this home please visit www.7701Mulberry.com!

Contact Michelle Thomas for All Your Real Estate Needs! For more information or to schedule a showing visit www.MarcoNaplesArea.com or email Michelle.Thomas@SothebysRealty.com. Let me make your home selling and or buying experience one of a kind!