Tucked away within the gated Gulf Harbour Yacht & Country Club along the banks of the Caloosahatchee River you will find The Shores at Gulf Harbour, a luxurious condominium community with each residence offering captivating water views.
Development of these upscale residences began in 2000 and was completed in 2002. The Shores at Gulf Harbour is comprised of 1 building with 12 stories, and 2 buildings with 10 stories each. There are 219 total residences here.
These are the only high-rise residences within Gulf Harbour Yacht and Country Club, and the amazing wide water panoramas over the river and out to the Gulf of Mexico are second to none.
Gulf Harbour Yacht & Country Club features a deep-water protected yacht harbor. In addition, there is a championship 18-hole golf course and palatial riverfront clubhouse.
Residents at The Shores at Gulf Harbour enjoy the proximity to the Gulf’s barrier islands like Sanibel, Captiva, Upper Captiva and more. The ease of finding all of life’s day-to-day conveniences are right outside the gate-guarded entry.
The community is located along historic, palm-tree lined McGregor Boulevard in south Fort Myers, just north of Iona Road and about 2 miles south of Cypress Lake Drive.
The Shores at Gulf Harbour Real Estate
The residences at The Shores at Gulf Harbour are very spacious, ranging from 2,109 to 3,311 square feet of living area, and all feature oversized lanais for relaxing with a breathtaking sunset view. There are 2 levels of security-monitored, below-building parking for residents.
To get an idea of condo prices, take the following unit as a current example. An elegantly appointed, 4-bedroom, 4.5 bath unit featuring 3,740 square feet of luxurious living space offers floor-to-ceiling glass doors, 10-foot ceilings, electric shutters and marble floors in the baths. The residence is offered at $1,495,000.
Another is example is a 3-bedroom, 3-bath with a den features 2,870 square feet of living area, with 2 large balconies and a private storage unit below the building. It recently sold for $750,000.
Owners at The Shores at Gulf Harbour pay a Master Homeowners Association, (HOA), fee of $1,350 annually, and monthly condominium fees of between $600 to $750.
The Shores at Gulf Harbour Amenities
Pools & Riverfront
Life at The Shores at Gulf Harbour offers residents the luxury of lounging by 1 of 2 riverfront swimming pools. You can also relax at the community’s private, sandy riverfront beach.
Of course, most who live here opt to join the exclusive Gulf Harbour Yacht & Country Club, just a short walk away within the gated community.
Golf & Clubhouse
Members here enjoy golf on the 18-hole championship course, sumptuous dining at the waterfront clubhouse restaurant, a full tennis program, fully-equipped fitness center and the protected yacht harbor and marina.
The club offers several membership opportunities for residents at The Shores at Gulf Harbour, even for those who want to enjoy the social ambience of the club but don’t play golf or own a boat.
The Shores at Gulf Harbour Surrounding Area
The beauty of life at The Shores at Gulf Harbour is the secure, secluded setting with the gates of Gulf Harbour coupled with the in-town convenience of the south Fort Myers location.
Just outside the gates are all of life’s little conveniences like supermarkets and drug stores, popular shopping centers like Sanibel Outlets and The Bell Tower, and every type of medical and financial office you may require.
Head out for a day at the beach exploring exotic Sanibel Island or playing with the kids on Fort Myers Beach, each just a 15-minute drive away. The bustling city of Cape Coral is just across the Caloosahatchee River, just 20 minutes by car.
Art and culture lovers will enjoy taking a short drive to the vibrant Fort Myers Downtown Historic River District and its art shows, boutique shops and the Sydney & Berne Davis Arts Center, home to world-class theatrical and musical performances.
If plans call for you to fly out of town or pick up arriving houseguests, the Southwest Florida International Airport, (RSW), is conveniently accessible in just 30 minutes.
Although it’s hard to imagine ever leaving the comforts and amenities found at The Shores at Gulf Harbour, it’s nice to know that the ideal south Fort Myers location makes it easy to get to just about anywhere, and makes living here so appealing.