Surrounded by the beauty of southwestern Florida, Portico community wraps around several different waterways and lakes. In fact, nearly every home in the 589-acre community backs up to water. Due to the location, amenities, and natural beauty of the area, real estate in this community is coveted. Fortunately, at NV Realty, our real estate agents have forged strong relationships to get you into your dream home in Portico.
As a member of the Portico community, you will have that extra layer of security that a gated community provides. The community offers 3 collections of homes: townhomes, executive homes, and manor homes. Each of these collections have a variety of models to choose from, ensuring you find your dream home at Portico.
The gorgeous clubhouse features a heated pool with lap lanes. Kick back on the comfortable lounge chairs in the pool area and enjoy the view of the lake right up against the pool. With plenty of fitness amenities, you won’t have trouble finding a great way to break a sweat. For those that prefer a more urban environment, downtown Ft. Myers is only a 20-minute drive away.
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If you're athletically inclined, you'll love the fitness amenities. The fitness center comes fully equipped with everything you need for a great workout, including weights and various machines. If you'd like to take your workout outside, you're in luck! Basketball courts, tennis, and pickleball courts are available exclusively for members of the Portico community.
Outdoor and Wildlife Experiences Nearby
The area surrounding Lennar's Portico offers rich wildlife experiences. Popular attractions include the Manatee Park and the Caloosahatchee River. Rent a kayak or jog along the paved trails at Manatee Park. Additionally, this park features large, shaded picnic structures and beautiful, mature trees. As the name suggests, this is a great spot for manatee viewing.
Take a kayak out onto the Caloosahatchee River and explore the narrow channels created by lush oxbow islands. Keep your eyes out for wildlife! Keep an eye out for bull sharks, dolphins, bobcats, and bald eagles. If you like to fish, this is a great spot to catch huge river bass!
The beaches surrounding the city are world-renowned hunting grounds for seashell lovers. In fact, Fort Myers beaches boast more types of seashells than anywhere else in North America! Next time you're strolling the white, sandy shoreline, look down, and you might be lucky enough to spot a paper fig shell or the highly sought-after brown speckled Junonia.
Other popular beach activities include sailing, parasailing, and kayaking. Lucky visitors may get a glimpse of a sea turtle or dolphin in the crystal clear blue water!
Proximity to Fort Myers
If you prefer more of an urban scene, downtown Fort Myers is only a 20-minute drive away. Fort Myers is conveniently located between two well-known cities, Clearwater to the North and Naples to the South. Fort Myers has so much to offer but is specifically known for its rich arts scene and beautiful weather. In fact, Fort Myers is the sunniest city in Florida.
After a day at the beach, hit downtown for some great nightlife. Because of the lush vegetation, crystal clear water, and unique architecture, some say that Fort Myers feels more like a Caribbean island than Florida!
Walk the brick-paved streets and take in the vibrant downtown scene. With great, endless restaurant and shopping options, give yourself enough time to explore! Don't forget about monthly art and music walks that happen downtown that highlight Fort Myers' rich art scene!
Other Local Attractions
Other family-friendly local attractions include Sun Splash Family Waterpark, Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, and the Imaginarium Museum. Are you looking for something unique to do with guests? Take them to the Butterfly Estates in Fort Myers! This nonprofit's purpose is to protect and preserve local butterfly species. Interact with butterflies and learn more about the local ecosystem!
Looking for shopping? You're in luck. If you're a bargain hunter, there are several outlets nearby. Miromar Outlets, Bell Tower Shops, Tanger Outlets, and Coconut Point Mall are all close to the Portico community.
Golf lovers will also rejoice when they learn that there are several excellent courses nearby. Popular choices are the beautiful Verandah Club and River Hall Country Club.
Further down the road, you have world-renowned attractions, such as Disney World, Universal Studios, Sea World, and Busch Gardens! At just under 3 hours by car from Portico, it makes for the perfect family road trip and a memorable weekend.
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