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Everyone wants to move to Florida. It has white, sandy beaches, iconic theme parks, tropical weather, and friendly folks that keep bringing in new Floridians each year.

Nestled among the Southwest neighborhoods of coastal Florida is Grand Palm, an elite-yet-homey community in Fort Myers. Grand Palm Fort Myers homes for sale are tricky to come by!

Grand Palm is a luxurious, active neighborhood in a perfect location. Read on for more information on this hidden gem of the Sunshine State, area statistics and facts, things to do, and current housing market rates in Grand Palm.

About Fort Myers, FL 33967

Famous for its coastal charm and fishing opportunities, Fort Myers, Florida, is one-of-a-kind. Established in the 1800s as a fishing village, the city has come into its own with some of the most elite communities in the state, gourmet restaurants, and high-end shopping.

Known as The City of Palms, Fort Myers is beloved for its old-world charm and diverse cultural atmosphere. Brick-paved streets, eclectic locals, and hip art galleries are everywhere here, along with a quaint waterfront for evening soirees.

Downtown

Downtown Fort Myers has something for everyone. Whether you want an all-out shopping spree or a relaxing brunch al fresco, this charming riverfront village has you covered.

History is a big deal in this community, and it shows. There are four historic neighborhoods downtown, each with its own story and attractions:

  • Edison Park
  • Dean Park
  • Downtown
  • Seminole Park

The River District is the most popular area downtown. Thomas Edison lived and had a garden there back in the day, and you can still visit it!

Beach

Fort Myers is an incredible city itself, but what lures people in is its proximity to a wide range of beaches. The nearby beaches boast stunning sunsets, dolphin sightings, and friendly locals.

The closest beach is the Lighthouse Beach Park, a family and pet-friendly beach known for its historic lighthouse. Visitors enjoy fly fishing, tackle fishing, skimboarding, and relaxing in the sun.

Another option is Fort Myers Beach, a seven-mile stretch of white sand, old Floridian-style homes, fresh seafood, and prime biking trails mean paradise is at your fingertips.

Grand Palm Neighborhood

Hidden among palm-tree-lined streets in Fort Myers is Grand Palm, a welcoming top-notch neighborhood. Also known as the Grand Palm Village, this tight-knit community welcomes new members annually to the sprawling Estero.

Grand Palm overlooks the perfectly manicured first, second, third, and ninth holes at the Estero Country Club golf course. The neighborhood hosts 20 buildings that each have four residences inside. All units are corner units and are above 1,000 sqft.

What to Expect

One of the reasons Grand Palm is so widely loved is opportunities for residents. When you move to Grand Palm, you do not just move into condominiums - you move into an active community and automatically have a plethora of things to do.

The most widely loved by Grand Palm are the social events. Estero boasts an expansive dining hall that holds upwards of 200 people. Chef specials change nightly, and Sunday breakfast is a resident favorite.

Fitness & Events

Also of note are the golf course, tennis courts, fitness facility, and swimming pool only a step away from your front door.

There is no shortage of events in Grand Palms, either. Weekly happenings like Bridge, Canasta, art classes, theatre trips, karaoke, Pickleball, and Birding Tours are favorites.

Floor Plans

Grand Palm has two and three-bedroom floorplans available. Each plan has an inviting dining room, den area, and laundry room. Although the condominiums are two floors, there are options to increase unit accessibility.

First-floor units have nine-foot ceilings, while second-floor condos have cathedral-style ceilings. Grand Palm units are on the smaller side of the neighborhood, as some of the larger homes reach up to 10,000 sqft. The houses on Grand Palm Dr. are stucco with tile roofs and in the townhouse style.

All units have a wrap-around lanai and two-car garages. Grand Palm has a private pool that is easily accessible from all buildings.

Demographics

Moving to a new place can be intimidating - it is crucial to know just what you are getting into before transitioning to your new home.

Fort Myers is culturally, economically, and ethnically diverse and persistently thrives year after year. The average age is 40, a slightly younger median than previous years.

The median household income is around $46,000, a relatively modest number for Southwest Florida, as coastal towns tend to be on the higher end of the income scale. Venice, another city slightly further down the coast, has an average income of about $65,000 and much higher realty prices.

Fort Myers has a population of 80,000. About half of those residents are white, 21.8% are black, and 24.5% are Hispanic.

Retail and healthcare are the top industries in Fort Myers, with about 15% of the population employed in one of those institutions. The area is primarily conservative. Progressive residents are not obsolete, however.

Crime is unfortunately not uncommon in the rough areas of the city. Public records suggest Fort Myers is safer than 18% of US cities, and your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime is 1 in 50.

Real Estate Market

It is no secret that the real estate market is booming - sale signs are popping up in yards and driveways nationwide, and Grand Palm is no exception.

As of January 2022, the average price of a Grand Palm coach home is anywhere from $250,000 to $300,000, according to off-market sales and realtor data.

Other property details:

  • Grand Palm homes are about 30 years old
  • 1,400 - 2,000 square feet
  • HOA costs around $200
  • Single-family homes

As Grand Palm is part of the Estero Country Club, quarterly fees apply if you choose to use the amenities.

There are numerous elementary schools in the area that add even more value to a Grand Palm home. Most of the middle schools around the neighborhood have GreatSchools ratings of 6 or above.

The median home value in Fort Myers in 2021 was $325,000. Slightly less than half of the population own their homes at 49.6%. Most homes are around 3,000 sqft.

For comparison, realty in nearby Bonita Springs sells for upwards of $500,000. Naples, another coastal city, has a median price of $521,000, and some houses reach up to 13,000 sqft.

Final Thoughts

Purchasing a Grand Palm home is not only a pragmatic investment but a fun one. Surrounded by historic landmarks and just minutes away from some of the finest beaches in the country, Grand Palm never disappoints.

Take a walk around the golf course, explore local dog parks, and enjoy seafood straight from the Gulf. The Sunshine State awaits.

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