Cape Coral is Water City

Cape Coral Real Estate: Waterfront Wonderland

Home to many boat enthusiasts, Cape Coral is a city of saltwater and freshwater canal homes and condos. And it’s the Cape Coral waterfront homes, condos, and parks that attract so many newcomers. The miles of waterfront in Cape Coral is the primary reason that CNNMoney voted Cape Coral FL one of the best places in the nation, earning the #2 spot out of 25.

Year over year, Cape Coral consistently ranks as one of the safest cities in Florida. And AOL Finance ranked the city as the 17th safest in the entire United States.

Additionally, Forbes, Money Magazine, Movoto, and Bankrate have all ranked Cape Coral in their “best of” lists. Most people buying Cape Coral real estate now are not ready to retire, but are purchasing Cape Coral homes or condos now while the prices are low and setting up a vacation home to enjoy now, for retirement later. Wise move.

map image of boating destinations in cape coral and southwest FloridaWith many years of experience in Cape Coral real estate, we also know it’s the affordable property, a balmy climate and one of the lowest crime rates in the state of Florida that is attractive. Homeowners on Cape Coral’s 400 miles of waterfront canals enjoy the use of boats docked in the waterways bordering their properties. Cape Coral canals also help residents avoid flood damage during the rainy season.

More to Explore

Cape Harbour in Cape Coral is a thriving yachting community. Gorgeous luxury homes and condos are complimented by a deepwater, saltwater marina, boutiques and art galleries, fine and casual dining, live outdoor concerts, car and boat shows, holiday events and more. The 5 star Rumrunner’s restaurant is well known throughout Southwest Florida. Browse Cape Harbour homes and condos for sale now.
Cape Royal is a golf course community of elegant single family homes. Homeowners can choose to join the Royal Tee golf club or they may simply enjoy the golf views without a membership. All homesites are oversized and have either a fairway or lake view. Low annual HOA fees are a bonus. Amenities include Clubhouse with a Grill and Lounge, Golf Course, Pro Shop, Tennis Courts, and 22 Lakes. View Cape Royal homes for sale.

A masterpiece of resort-style living, and home to Cape Coral’s Westin Resort, Tarpon Estate is a gated enclave of private homes on a saltwater waterways. The community also offers elegant apartments in three high-rise condominiums overlooking Tarpon Point Marina in Cape Coral. Each luxury building features 12 floors of 3,000 sq ft homes. Fine and casual dining, art galleries, live music, deep water marina and more await! View current Tarpon Point Homes and Condos for sale.

Getting To Know Cape Coral

Casual boaters, casual fishermen, die-hard anglers, sailors…. anyone that loves to be on the water loves having their boat in their backyard in Cape Coral.

To get an idea of Cape Coral real estate that has Gulf Access, you need to see the area from the water. Driving around just doesn’t do justice to the beauty of the area and waterways. Learn more at these links:

Read about Cape Coral Real Estate on the Waterfront and the local waterfront lingo such as Gulf Access, Sailboat Access, and Direct Access.

View this canal tour and see some beautiful waterfront homes in Cape Coral, as well as some fun photos taken when we arrived at Cape Harbour. This tour was taken in Southwest Cape Coral on the saltwater canal area known as “Unit 64” which is south of Cape Coral Parkway and east of Chiquita Blvd.

View our interactive map of top boating destinations in Cape Coral and other areas of Southwest Florida and read about the restaurants, bars, parks, shopping promenades, and beaches that are just a short cruise away.

Read more about Cape Coral and things to do in Cape Coral. And learn more about things to do in Cape Coral at the Parks and Recreation web site, including these videos of the Cape Coral beach at the Yacht Club.

Watch this video of Terry Bradshaw talking about Cape Coral lifestyle and economic development

Read our answers to Cape Coral FAQs here.

Watch this video montage of beautiful south Cape Coral here.

Cape Coral Homes and Condos – Browse by Price Range

Cape Coral Real Estate in the Southwest Area

Sailboat Access Homes in Southwest Cape Coral

Browse Cape Coral homes for sale on the waterfront by price range in Cape Coral zip code 33914.

Gulf Access Homes in Southwest Cape Coral

Browse Cape Coral homes for sale that are on Gulf Access canals (one or more fixed bridges) in zip code area 33914.

Waterfront Condos in Southwest Cape Coral

Browse Cape Coral condos for sale that are waterfront in zip code 33914.

Off Water Homes in Southwest Cape Coral

Browse single family homes in 33914, Southwest Cape Coral.

Off Water Condos in Southwest Cape Coral

Browse Cape Coral condos and townhomes that are not on the water in zip code 33914.

Cape Coral Golf Course Homes

Browse Cape Coral homes on golf courses by price range in zip code areas 33991 and 33993.

Cape Coral Real Estate in the Southeast Area

Sailboat Access Homes in Southeast Cape Coral

Browse direct access waterfront homes in Cape Coral (no bridges) in zip code 33904.

Gulf Access Homes in Southeast Cape Coral

Browse gulf access waterfront homes in Cape Coral (one or more fixed bridges) in zip code 33904.

Waterfront Condos in Southeast Cape Coral

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Off Water Homes in Southeast Cape Coral

Browse Cape Coral homes that are not on the water in zip code 33904.

Off Water Condos in Southeast Cape Coral

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Featured Cape Coral Homes

 
$1,489,000
Beds: 5 |  Baths: 5  |  Sq. Ft.: 4,908  |  Type: Single Family Home  | 
 
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Beds: 4 |  Baths: 4  |  Sq. Ft.: 3,970  |  Type: Single Family Home  | 
 
$995,000
Beds: 4 |  Baths: 4  |  Sq. Ft.: 3,228  |  Type: Single Family Home  | 
 
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A Little History About Cape Coral

The sprawling community of Cape Coral lies on the northwest side of the Caloosahatchee River and includes 115 square miles of land area, only about 35 percent of it developed.

The city of Cape Coral, Florida emerged in Southwest Florida during the late 50’s and 60’s, mostly as wetlands and has now grown into Lee County’s fastest growing city, as well as one of the safest cities in the nation. City officials estimate that the Cape’s current population is more than 150,000. Many of these residents are part time snowbirds that have purchased a winter get-away in this sunny city.

Cape Coral extends from the mile-wide Caloosahatchee to the wetlands on Pine Island Sound. Homes for sale in Cape Coral run from the $100,000s to more than $6 million. The average home price is about $300,000. And it’s more than just a retirement haven. The average age in Cape Coral is in the 40’s. The student population is growing at 5 percent annually.

 

Cape Coral Real Estate - Aerial View of Unit 64 and Surrounding Neighborhoods

Aerial View of Southwest Cape Coral Waterfront Unit 64 and Surrounding Neighborhoods

If you are interested in exploring Cape Coral real estate further, use our powerful search tool to Search All Cape Coral Real Estate Listings. Our MLS Search tool is one of the only search tools that allows advanced criteria specific to Cape Coral MLS listings, such as Cape Coral houses for sale that are Gulf Access, homes with a Pool, and more.

Cape Coral Real Estate – Browse by Neighborhood

Wondering about different neighborhoods in Cape Coral? Cape Coral has a unique way of describing various communities or sectors of the city and for those looking to purchase a home in Cape Coral, it can be daunting at first. Here’s an overview of popular neighborhoods in Cape Coral with links to current listings of homes and condos for sale.

Cape Coral Real Estate in Cape HarbourCape Harbour Cape Coral

Cape Harbour is a waterfront community in Southwest Cape Coral along the Caloosahatchee River (zip code 33914). Real Estate in Cape Coral’s Cape Harbour is a mixture of condos and single family homes. Marina South in Cape Harbour is comprised of two high-rises with expansive views looking toward Sanibel, Cape Coral and the Cape Harbour marina. Marina View in Cape Harbour is a low-rise condo complex overlooking the deep water marina.

Cape Harbour also has gated access single family luxury homes to the west of the Marina. Most of these homes are on saltwater gulf access canals. There is also a section of offwater homes overlooking a freshwater lake. Continue reading and browse Cape Harbour homes for sale and condo listings:

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Cape Coral Real Estate the Yacht Club in Southeast Cape CoralCape Coral Yacht Club

Most people hear the phrase Yacht Club and think it’s a private, expensive boating club. The Cape Coral Yacht Club is a public, community park along the Caloosahatchee River. The term also refers to Cape Coral’s real estate surrounding the Yacht Club and so is also the name of this neighborhood of mostly waterfront homes. Continue reading and view Cape Coral real estate for sale in the Yacht Club area (zip code 33904):

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Cape Coral Real Estate the the Eight Lakes Neighborhood of Southwest Cape CoralCape Coral Eight Lakes Neighborhood

The neighborhood referred to as the Eight Lakes in Southwest Cape Coral is named after its configuration – two Shamrock-like shaped saltwater lakes close to the Rose Garden neighborhood and Tarpon Point Resort. Continue reading and View Cape Coral real estate in the Eight Lakes area (zip code 33914):

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Cape Coral Real Estate the the Shamrock Neighborhood of Cape CoralCape Coral Shamrock Lake Neighborhood

The Shamrock Lake community is comprised entirely of single family waterfront homes. This quiet neighborhood is popular not only because of the gorgeous views, but also because it connects many other freshwater lakes for great boating and fishing. Continue reading and search Houses for Sale in Cape Coral’s Shamrock Lakes area (zip code 33990):

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Cape Coral Real Estate in Tarpon Point

Tarpon Point Marina Cape Coral

Cape Coral’s Tarpon Point is a waterfront community along the Caloosahatchee River in Southwest Cape Coral (zip code 33914). The community has a deep water marina with slips available for lease. Also within the community is the Westin Resort, the Nauti Mermaid waterfront grill, the Marker 92 fine dining restaurant, and a promenade of shops and other dining options bordering the marina.

Tarpon Landings is a group of three high-rises of luxury condominiums and resort-like amenities. Tarpon Estates is a gated community of luxury single family homes on gulf access canals. Tarpon Gardens is a gated community of coach homes. Continue reading and browse Tarpon Point homes for sale and condo listings:

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Cape Coral Real Estate in Royal Tee - Cape Royal Golf ClubCape Royal, Royal Tee Golf in Cape Coral

Living at Cape Royal in Cape Coral offers unique relationships for both the golfing family and the family that seeks a peaceful unencumbered view. Homeowners can choose to join the Royal Tee golf club or they may simply enjoy the golf views without a membership. All homesites are oversized and have either a fairway or lake view. Low annual HOA fees are a bonus. Amenities include Clubhouse with a Grill and Lounge, Golf Course, Pro Shop, Tennis Courts, and 22 Lakes. Cape Royal is in the northern part of the Southwest Cape Coral section and is in zip code 33991. Browse Cape Royal homes for sale here or contact us for more information on Cape Coral golf properties:

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Cape Coral Real Estate the the Sandoval NeighborhoodSandoval Neighborhood in Cape Coral

Sandoval in Cape Coral Florida is a gated master planned community that features lush landscaping, 20 lakes, dog parks, and a two-mile long linear park running through the center of the community. Sandoval amenities include a resort style pool featuring a 100 foot water slide, fitness center, tennis, basketball, volleyball, bocce, and park with fishing pier. Sandoval is an active family friendly community; it’s located in Southwest Cape Coral at Veterans Parkway and Surfside Boulevard and is next to Surfside Shops and Starbucks. Search homes for sale in Cape Coral’s Sandoval community, including new construction homes for sale (zipe cod 33991):

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Cape Coral Real Estate the the Rose Garden Neighborhood of Southwest Cape CoralCape Coral Rose Garden Neighborhood

In the southern-most area of Southwest Cape Coral is the Rose Garden neighborhood, bordering the Tarpon Point development, the Westin Resort at Tarpon Point, and Cape Coral’s Rotary Park. Consisting primarily of single family homes, the Rose Garden is an established single-family waterfront neighborhood with many Gulf Access and Direct Access (no bridges) houses. Continue reading and search Cape Coral Homes for Sale in the Rose Garden (zip code 33914):

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Just Listed: Cape Coral Waterfront Homes

We use the official Southwest Florida local MLS listings to update our real estate web site daily. Here are Cape Coral Gulf Access homes that are new to the market.

More Cape Coral Communities

To learn more about Cape Coral real estate, have some fun and browse some of the current listings in the saved search Quick Links below. Or, use our Southwest Florida Property Search to get more refined search results based on your criteria (homes with pools, Gulf Access homes, Sailboat Access homes, or Golf Course homes for example).

Quick Links to Cape Coral Vacant Land

Guide to Buying Gulf Access Property In Cape CoralVacant land in Cape Coral range from $5,000 in the outlying areas to $60,000 for “dry lots” to $400,000 for sailboat access waterfront lots in prized areas of South Cape Coral. Sailboat Access vacant lots in Cape Coral that are in high demand areas (close to Cape Harbour, Tarpon Point, and along the river) are fetching $600,000 to $1,000,000.

Learn about key considerations for buying Gulf Access lots in Cape Coral.

Purchasing a Vacant Lot As A Part of Your Retirement Plan

Additionally, purchasing a vacant lot now, while prices are still low, is a great option for people who eventually plan to retire or move to Cape Coral. For example, buy a waterfront lot now with plans to build later, with the safety-net “plan B” option of being able to sell the land later if retirement or move plans change, all the while realizing appreciation on the property.

Additional Cape Coral Resources

Cape Coral City Official Site

Cape Coral Chamber of Commerce Official Site

Lee County Governmenr Official Site

Search the local MLS property listings for Cape Coral homes, condos, or residential building lots for sale. You can also search by Cape Coral subdivision, such as Cape Harbour, Burnt Store Marina, Royal Tee Golf and Country Club, Sandoval, Tarpon Point, and many more using the Advanced Search feature.

Contact SageRealtor Group to Learn More About Cape Coral Real Estate

If you are looking for a Cape Coral Real Estate Agent, you have come to the right place! We invite you to learn more about the area, about us and our “no pressure ever” approach, and get answers for Frequently Asked Questions.  Phone 1-239-896-8549 or email us to get started buying or selling a Cape Coral property.