With 2 of southwest Florida’s most distinctive golf country clubs right outside the gates, its no wonder people choose Colony Lakes as their home in one of the most desirable areas of south Fort Myers.
There is a blend of single-family and attached villas here, offering the perfect residential lifestyle for your needs.
Located off Winkler Road south of Summerlin Road – the gateway to the sandy Gulf of Mexico beaches – Colony Lakes is centered by 2 large sparkling lakes, offering wide water views to many of the properties here. The gated community was developed by Beazer Homes, a prominent and successful national home builder, in 2002.
Colony Lakes Real Estate
There are 85 single-family homes within the secured private entry gates, and 90 attached villa residences. Prices range from about $300,000 to $500,000, with floorplans ranging from around 1,800 to 2,400 square feet of living area.
A stunning, Mediterranean-styled home features 3 -bedrooms, 2-baths and 1,880 square feet under air. Built in 2002, a new roof, gutters and complete exterior paint were updated in 2021. 42-inch custom maples kitchen cabinets, granite countertops, air conditioned garage and a spacious screened lanai are just a few of this single-family home’s features.
The lush, exotic landscaping provides the ultimate in curb appeal, and the home sold in late 2021 for $440,000. Homeowners in this section of Colony Lakes pay a quarterly Homeowners Association, (HOA), fee of $300.00 per quarter.
A twin villa residence with private 2-car garage has 3-bedrooms, 2-baths and 1,659 square feet of living area. The residence boasts gorgeous lakefront views, huge master suite and bath, crown moldings and storm shutters on every window. Villa owners pay a HOA fee of approximately $185.00 per month, which covers things like your lawn care and irrigation and maintenance of the community’s clubhouse, pool, and other amenities. This property was built in 2002 and was being marketed in late 2021 at $359,750.
Colony Lakes Amenities
This desirable residential neighborhood features a large swimming pool perfect for villa owners or the single-family home residents who may not have their own pool at home. Neighbors enjoy socializing at the many community events like cookouts at the clubhouse, holiday parties and wine tastings. The warm and welcoming atmosphere in Colony Lakes means new acquaintances become lifelong friends.
There is also a fully equipped fitness center for a brisk workout, and a large playground for the kids to enjoy.
One of the key benefits to living in Colony Lakes is the quick access to the world famous beaches of the Lee Island Coast, including Fort Myers Beach and tropical Sanibel Island, each only a 20-minute drive from home. Other conveniences include any type of restaurant you may be craving, countless retail shopping options, medical and financial offices and a major hospital, the Lee Health System HealthPark complex, all under 10 minutes from Colony Lakes.
This popular neighborhood is home to families, retirees and recent empty nesters looking for the ideal relaxed ambience and perfect location to call home.