- Golf Course
- Swimming Pool
- Fitness Center
Welcome to Fountain Lakes
Located just off of Highway 41South in Estero, Fountain Lakes is a casual, friendly community comprised by by single-family homes, villas and condominiums, cozily nestled around several community lakes. Low HOA fees, fantastic amenities, and great access to the greater community has Fountain Lakes overflowing with advantages for home buyers.
Among the amenities at Fountain Lakes is a 9-hole, Par27, golf course. There’s also a community center which is complemented with a billiard room, library, private meeting rooms and larger gathering room for social functions. The facility also features a modern fitness center with showers and changing room. Just outside of the fitness center, residents have a large swimming pool and hot tub. The grounds here are further complemented with tennis courts, bocce ball courts, volleyball, children’s playground and a jogging/bicycling path. There’s also a secured parking area which can be accessed 24/7 by those who wish to store boats or RVs here.
One of the greatest features of Fountain Lakes is the fabulous location. Residents here enjoy convenient access to so much of what makes life in Southwest Florida so compelling. For example, more than 140 options in fashion shopping and fine dining abound only a minute away from the community, at Coconut Point Mall. Beyond the leading brand new stores and popular restaurants, Coconut Point Mall has a movie theater and serves as a venue for everything from art shows and pet parades to civic and cultural events throughout the year. If that’s still not enough, even more in the way of shopping and dining can be found a few minutes away at Gulf Coast Town Center.
Sports fans will especially cheer Fountain Lakes’ proximity to several of the region’s greatest attractions in competitive sports. Germain Arena (home to the Florida Everblades Hockey Team and championship-winning Florida Tarpons of arena football fame) is located less than ten minutes from Fountain Lakes. Beyond the hockey and arena football, Germain Arena also routinely hosts concerts by legendary performers, as well as variety of other shows and events. A little further north, fans of NCAA basketball can check out the action at Alico Arena, home to the Florida Gulf Coast University Eagles which made NCAA history by becoming the first 15th seed team to advance to the Sweet 16 in the 2013 NCAA Championship playoffs. For baseball fans, Fountain Lakes is only some 20 minutes from the ball fields of Jet Blue Stadium and Hammond Stadium. These facilities respectively serve as homes-away-from home to the Boston Red Sox and Minnesota Twins, not to mention minor league teams like the Florida Miracle. While baseball games are spotlighted each spring, all know that every day of the year is great for golf in Southwest Florida. Though our region is recognized as “The Golf Capital of the World,” Estero is very much at the epicenter of golfing opportunities in the area. Some of the region’s finest fairways can be found only minutes from Fountain Lakes. Whether it’s the only stand alone Jack Nicklaus Signature Course at Old Corkscrew, or one of the region’s longest golf courses at Stoneybrook, to the Arnold Palmer Signature Course at Wildcat Run and Raymond Floyd-designed course of Raptor Bay at Coconut Point Hyatt, these and numerous others can be found mere minutes from Fountain Lakes.
Other awesome outdoor activities await just outside of Fountain Lakes. On one hand, there’s the Estero River, a gentle, winding waterway that flows west from Estero for several miles before spilling into the Gulf estuary waters of Estero Bay. The river and backwaters are an excellent place to go kayaking, fishing, birdwatching, or simply escape distractions of the modern world. For those who may prefer to step back in time, the Koreshan State Park (five minutes from Fountain Lakes) features the turn-of-the-century compound established by Estero’s founders. The buildings, gardens and other infrastructure have been preserved throughout history, but offer amazing insight on early life in the region. For those drawn to ocean escapes, Fountain Lakes is also wonderfully close to some of the most beautiful beaches on the Gulf of Mexico. Whether one wants to go shelling along the celebrated shores of Sanibel Islands, or bury their feet beneath the glam sands of Barefoot Beach, or indulge in a romantic interaction along the tides at Lover’s Key, these and other beaches are only a short drive from Fountain Lakes. Families of growing children will also appreciate the community’s proximity to excellent schools, but there’s also churches, community parks, healthcare services, and much, much more, all in the immediate vicinity of Fountain Lakes.
Fountain Lakes offers a variety of styles and designs, in not such an overpowering cookie-cutter Mediterranean-theme evidenced in some communities. The architectural aesthetic here allows for a sense of individualism, in size, color, landscaping and other nuances. A large composite of single detached homes, condominiums and villas were built between 1989 and early 2000’s, and come with two or three car garages and spacious layouts from 1500 to more than 3,000 square feet.
Condominiums are a unique addition to the Fountain Lakes area and are extremely affordable starting at just $60,000 for a one bedroom, one bath, built in the late 1980s, with a little less than 700 square feet of living space. With low annual fees, they’re perfect for first-time home buyers, college-age residents or singles.
On the other end of the spectrum, there are several homes valued at more than $300,000, with up to 3,800 square-feet in living area and larger lot sizes. Many of these homes were built within the last 10 years and may include features such as granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, hardwood or marble flooring, and master suites.
For the variety of home options, for the affordability, for the amenities and for its amazing location in the heart of paradise, Fountain Lakes is brimming with benefits for home buyers. To learn more the homes, condominiums and villas available in Fountain Lakes, please don’t hesitate to contact us. This is a wonderful community in a wonderful location, and we welcome the opportunity to show it off whenever the possibility permits.