The origins of the name Belle Meade mean Beautiful Meadow, and the developers of this upscale residential community knew exactly how to stay true to the name when they began construction.
With its oversized homesites and stately estate homes, Belle Meade is located off Winkler Road Extension off Summerlin Road, just minutes from the beaches of the Lee Island Coast.
Bordered by hundreds of acres of beautiful nature preserves, residents here love the private, serene atmosphere and the ability to access all of life’s day-to-day necessities just moments from their door.
With approximately 70 homesites in Belle Meade, this desirable residential enclave was created with an eye towards privacy, with homesites of 1 full acre and slightly larger.
Belle Meade Real Estate
The single family estate homes within Belle Meade represent some of the finest luxury styles in all of Lee County.
An opulent, 4-bedroom, 3-bath residence here is comprised of 2,800 square feet of luxurious living space, ideally situated on an oversized lot on a quiet cul-de-sac. This property boasts a 3-car garage, large sparkling swimming pool and was built in 1998. The home has electric storm shutters on all doors and windows and the large, open great room floorplan is perfectly suited for family gatherings. The home is being marketed for $516,750.
You’ll feel like you’re living in a private tropical oasis in a 4-bedroom plus den, 3-bath home with its stunning lanai and pool and spa area. The lush, tropical landscaping and custom firepit are sure to be the center of attention at family cookouts, and the home features a guest suite that can be closed off for your guest’s privacy. This property features a spacious 3,184 square feet of luxurious living area, a 3-car garage and sold in 2021 for $645,000.
Belle Meade owners pay a monthly Homeowners Association, (HOA), of $150.00 per month.
Belle Meade Amenities
The benefits and advantages to living in Belle Meade far exceed the oversized lots and impressive homes. Residents here enjoy the desirable south Fort Myers location, close to anything one could need to live the Florida good life.
You can enjoy a sun-filled day at the famous sandy shores of Fort Myers Beach or Sanibel Island in just about 15 minutes from your home, and there are many supermarkets, drug stores, doctors, medical offices and restaurants of every description within 5 minutes from the neighborhood’s private gated entry. The Lee Health Golisano Children’s Hospital and popular Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall are only 10 minutes away, and the area is home to several public and private golf courses.
Belle Meade is likely one of Lee County’s best kept secrets, and homes here do not come onto the market very often. That’s easy to understand when you realize just what this hidden gem of a community has to offer.