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Our Favorite Listings: Open Houses This Weekend!

Posted on Saturday, March 28, 2015


(Even “Ursula” – my friend’s Ural Motorcycle with side car – is up for sale in Naples today)

Sales in Naples are moving quickly in high season. In the first three months of 2015 The Naples Best Addresses team sold over $7,000,000 in Naples real estate.  Please let us know if you know of anyone who would like to sell their home. We would be pleased to have a conversation with them. Even if they are working with a realtor – but not under contract – we are a great second opinion.

This is the time of year when the 80+ degree Naples weather stands apart from the lingering winter up north. Peak tourist season is here and the Naples News reports a big increase in tourism revenues this year.

Why not change-up your lifestyle, escape the cold and come down here and join us for some warm weather in the Florida sunshine. The real estate market here is as hot as the weather and the sun on the beach with prices up 20%+ over the last twelve months.

Please keep in mind we have new listings coming available each month so contact us at 239.595.3921 or look to our blog as we announce new listings.

Here is what we are all excited about this month!


(1520 Curlew – on-water new construction with Open Houses this weekend)

Yesterday I was over at 1520 Curlew prepping it for open houses today and tomorrow.  I opened up the back lanai and just enjoyed the peace of life on the water and the Florida sunshine.  Someone is going to enjoy living here soon.  Water, sun, brand new construction, on the water, short walking distances to fun destinations, all in a beautiful design.  Nice.
A lot of progress was made in recent days at 1520 Curlew. The flooring was going in the driveway was finished up and the landscaping plans for installation this week are all set.
1520 Curlew is now available. This new on-water private home is offered now during pre-construction to allow owner directed completion. This single family home with no HOA fees (or rules!) provides you with an open floor plan, vaulted ceilings, four good size bathrooms and four full baths and a porch and metal roof emphasizing that Key West look.


(the new tongue and groove flooring went in this month and looks great)
Your guests will feel lots of room and comfort at 1520 Curlew. The kitchen is designed based on our known buyer preferences – big work areas, an island with seven seat capacity for nice casual dining and entertaining options and plumbed and wired for other features you might desire.
We also designed a big master suite into this home which runs nearly the entire length of the east side of the structure. This master suite offers two walk-in closets with plenty of storage room and a nice two sink master bath design and a clawed foot tub. Walk out to a wonderful outdoor space featuring an outdoor fireplace, outdoor grill and the pool – all with a southern exposure surrounded by the master bedroom and back guest bedroom.

Come see 1520 Curlew open this weekend both days.

On to our next listing ….

Gerosin Image Pool

(relaxing views of water and preserve from your lanai – a nice place to spend a winter’s day!)

Fiddlers Creek, that wonderful community standing between Marco Island and Naples – go in either direction for all sorts of fun or just stay home and enjoy the beautiful preserve, spa and one of the most fun golf courses I have played.

With 2,097 of living space and nearly 3,000 square feet of total area 8446 Mallards Way offers a two bedroom single family home for $635,000 anyone could enjoy.  It may be the Naples Best Address for you. Realtors will want to reference Matrix MLS #215007405.

Enjoy the spectacular view of Fiddler’s Creek and preserve while relaxing on your lanai or swimming in your infinity edge pool. Beautifully finished with numerous upgrades, including granite counters, tile and wood floors, custom window treatments and new electric storm shutters. Lots of amenities at award-winning Fiddlers Creek; resort pool, tennis, fitness, spa, dining and opportunity to join Fiddlers Creek golf course. Also memberships are available to purchase for the Tarpon Club, Fiddler Creeks private beach club and marina.Best view in Fiddlers Creek and one of the best lifestyles in Naples!

Gerosin - Image living room

(living room waiting for relaxing times)

If you are not familiar with Fiddler’s Creek you will love the feel of the place. Please go to their website at and learn of all this area has to offer. From the website you will learn “Our private, master-planned residential community of new homes in Naples, Florida offers unsurpassed elegance amongst a tropical setting. Members enjoy impeccable luxury residences, golf courses, Club & Spa, resort style pools, tennis, restaurants, and a very active social calendar.

Gerosin Image Kitchen

(the kitchen with great new features and waiting for you and your guests)
Homeowners and non-residents may join The Golf Club at Fiddler’s Creek, featuring a magnificent 18-hole Arthur Hills championship course. They may also join The Tarpon Club, including private beach access, benefits at Marco Beach Ocean Resort, and a full-service marina.

Ranked among GolfWeek’s “Top 100 Best Residential Golf Course Communities” for nine consecutive years. Winner of the 2012 Southwest Florida Readers’ Choice Award for “Best Community”, and CBIA Sand Dollar “Community of the Year” in 2012 & 2013.
8446 Mallards Way is quite a place and single family homes are tough to come by these days. Give us a call and we would be pleased to show it to you.

richardson front view
(Now under contract! This home in Naples Park at 725 101st ave north is getting a lot of attention.  Buy the house, side lot or both and bicycle to the beach and the  shops at Mercato.)

We’ve had a showing request the first day we put this on the market – a great single family home in Naples Park for less than $300,000 AND divisible side lot for $150,000.  Realtors will wish to reference ML #215012352.
This is a rare opportunity to own a single family home in Naples Park AND an additional and buildable side lot.This move in ready home is recently repainted inside and out with a new driveway topcoat.

richardson lanai

(I love the lanai in Naples Park – relaxing, quiet and full of natural light)

The well maintained 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home with 2 car garage home offers a short bike ride over to the beach or ride or walk to the shops at Mercato. Lots of natural light and fresh air in the home with screened in living area front and back, nice living area and a bright look. Call today for your personal showing! This opportunity to own a home and side lot in Naples Park may not last long.

455 Palm Cir East Pool

455 Palm Circle East (you just missed this one – now under contract)

I am not sure how many places there are like this one but I just love this place.

455 Palm Circle East in Naples, Florida is truly a unique property. We already have two listing appointments requested for tomorrow. People who truly know Naples know this lake and they know the value of walking distance – not just financial value, soulful value. Realtors will want to reference MLS # 214060794
Our write-up states “Experience lake side living at its finest with remarkable outdoor entertaining within walking distance of the Gulf of Mexico beaches and 5th Avenue shopping and dining.

This spacious home features a unique master wing with two bedrooms, two bathrooms and two walk in closets. Your guests will enjoy the privacy of the guest suite opposite the master wing with a secret door and outside entrance. Unique and hard to find features include a three car garage with RV capable space, 500 gallon propane tank, rosewood kitchen floor, zebra wood master bedroom floor, air-conditioned attic storage, canoe and kayak dock, covered keystone lanai, heated pool and spa and whole house generator.

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Enjoy Naples lakeside and city lifestyle in a very private setting.
A guest suite with a secret door?  A meditation garden? A massive three car garage with a ceiling so tall you can roll in an RV? Yes I know I need to outgrow my childhood notions of unique luxury property – but wow, how cool is all this? Someone’s guests or children are just going to love that guest suite set up and the mechanic in many of us might spend a lot of time in the garage workspace or for others a tough day’s end might include a beach walk and a sit in your own garden.  Lots to be enjoyed here.

6930 Sable Ridge

6930 Sable Ridge (went under contract two hours after we updated our blog!)

Our next property offers an opportunity for a whole new lifestyle. With a recent price reduction this property is one to look at. . A life in the sun to forget about worries up north. Imagine in the years ahead just popping over to the airport, jumping on a plane to Naples and driving over to your 2+ acre estate for some sunshine and Naples, Florida living – all for under $800,000. 6930 Sable Ridge, Naples, Florida is a fantastic life style option. (Realtors will want to reference Matrix MLS number 214054061).
Our write-up in the MLS goes as follows “Town & Country living at it’s best. Fabulous estate home located in the heart of Naples just a short drive from exquisite shopping & dining, sandy beaches and A rated schools with the serenity of 2.27 acres and it’s winding driveway through lush landscaping, Pine and Palm trees as well as fruit trees.

The magnificent house is featuring over 3100 sf of gracious living space and open floor plan including 4BR, 3BA and upgrades galore. Recently remodeled kitchen, bathrooms and living area with granite counter tops & wood cabinets, a family room boasting stunning red brick fireplace, two zone AC units, reverse osmosis, recessed lighting and much more.

1480 elevation

1480 Curlew (on track for April Grand Opening)

Our next listing is this brand new and beautiful British West Indies home at 1480 Curlew with 3,000+ square feet of living under air and the same open floor plan as 1520 curlew (above).
Yesterday at 1480 Curlew the electrical work was completed and inspection passed so we now wait for the Florida Power and Light Hook Up.  Then the A/C goes on, the floors go in and we open her up for the reveal.
Newly constructed homes are in big demand right now. Developments like the Isles of Colliers Preserve, Treviso Bay, Twin Eagles and Fiddlers Creek all have found our clients buying homes. There are however very few new homes on the water close to Naples and we thought our buyers might like this one.  It is estimated the supply of new homes is one to two months with very few on Naples Bay.
1480 Curlew is on Naples Bay. Many people come here for the Gulf of Mexico and enjoyment on the water. 1480 Curlew is on a canal just 100 yards from Naples Bay and two steps closer to the bay then its sister home at 1520 Curlew – so no bridges or obstructions to the Bay our out the Gulf. Our neighbor has a forty foot + boat at his dock so we know you may put a decent size boat right in your back yard.  Head to on water restaurants, a day at the beach or longer runs to Key West and the Bahamas – all from your own backyard.
British West Indies Style. Our buyers and the market (and us) like the British West Indies style so we decided to liven up the street and bring this beautiful look to the neighborhood. We plan to provide the same pleasant entrance, just a few feet in the front door and allow the owner to enjoy a view which opens up to straight through views of your canal and a wide open floor plan.  Pleasing colors, a relaxed feel and pleasant feeling of home.
Big Bedrooms. We designed four good size bathrooms and full baths so you and your guests will feel lots of room and comfort.  Your guests will enjoy their own bathrooms and their own private space across the great room from the master.


(we designed a large and spacious master suite with on water views and large walk in closets for 1480 Curlew)

Master Bedroom. We know this is a key feature for our buyers and we designed a big master bedroom with a walk out to the spa and views of the canal.  The master suite runs nearly the length of the east side of the home. Two big closets for plenty of storage and a  nice two sink master bath design.
Outdoor Living.  A wonderful outdoor space surrounded by the master and a guest bedroom with an outdoor fireplace, outdoor grill and the pool all with a southern exposure to keep you warm even in January evenings.
Walking Distance to Naples Bay Resort. Many of our buyers like to walk to things keeping with that Key West or island living lifestyle. Since the home is on the north end of the
Royal Harbor area you have a very short walk to the Naples Bay Resort full of amenities, restaurants, spa, water adventures, land excursions and affordable membership opportunities.
See the resort at

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(The International Award Winning Naples Best Addresses Team at Coldwell Banker)

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We look forward to meeting and talking with you soon,

Mark Goebel PA, Nan Goebel PA and David Goebel, PA
Co-Founders of the Naples Best Addresses Team

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Mark Goebel, PA and Nan Goebel, PA
REALTOR Coldwell Banker 5th Avenue South
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