Not only if the Gulf Harbor Yacht and Country Club one of Fort Myers’ most exclusive golf communities, but it is also one of the largest. Consisting of over 1,600 residences, divided among 22 different specific neighborhoods. There are different types of homes throughout the community, from condos to coach homes.
It is centrally located to downtown Fort Myers, Sanibel Island, and the rest of Southwest Florida. Gulf Harbour boasts amazing amenities and amazing scenery. The community was built in stages throughout the 1990s and 2000s, with various neighborhoods developed by different builders, including the Toll Brother and Pulte Homes to name a few.
Gulf Harbour Yacht & Country Club Real Estate
It would be difficult to be brief about the housing options available at Gulf Harbour. Because of the numerous neighborhoods and home styles, prices and styles vary greatly. Below is a summary of some of the neighborhoods you will find in this gated community.
Admiral’s Isle – The most sought-after single-family home enclave at Gulf Harbour
Bellavista – Mid-rise condominium community with a private pool
Coronado – Luxury coach homes, most with water or golf views
Crescent Cove – Community of detached villas, single-family feel with low maintenance
Edgewater – Some of the largest and most prestigious estates are in this neighborhood
Grande Cay – With 114 coach homes, Grande Cay is the main street in the community
Harbour Links – Low-rise condos, many with views of the golf course
The Paramount – A high-rise condominium, also known as one of the best values
Seaside Estates – Single-family homes with lake or golf views
Shores – Luxury high-rise condos all with water views and spectacular terraces
There are many more neighborhoods within this large, gated community, and each offers something unique while all sharing the high end amenities that the Yacht and Country Club have to offer.
Prices at Gulf Harbour range tremendously, with single family homes selling anywhere from $300K to $10M and condominiums ranging from $200K to just under $2M.
Gulf Harbour Yacht & Country Club Amenities
The Gulf Harbour Yacht and Country Club truly has it all, beginning with its championship golf course. This 18-hole course has Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary designation, indicating that it meets a high standard of maintaining environmental quality. Within the main course there is also a shorter executive course.
The tennis leagues at Gulf Harbour are more plentiful and active than any other in Southwest Florida. The club has over 300 tennis members, and over 20 teams. There are eight lighted courts that include shaded bleachers for spectators.
Wellness & Fitness Center
The wellness center at Gulf Harbour puts many professional gyms and fitness clubs to shame. With over 24,000 square feet and state of the art equipment, it has everything a member could want. In addition to the self-paced machines, there are weekly fitness classes such as Barre and Spinning.
All of this is of course at a price. Initial buy in for the country club is $60,000 with annual dues of $10,260. If you want to join the social membership, that initiation fee is only $12,000 with annual dues of $5,050. This is of course in addition to the HOA fee that you pay for maintaining the community grounds, pools, etc.
Memberships are limited to only 400 individuals, which helps to ensure you’ll be able to get a tee time when you want one.
Gulf Harbour Yacht & Country Club Surrounding Area
This luxury gated community is located just off McGregor Boulevard in South Fort Myers. This main road can get you to just about any dining or shopping experience that you want, including the Sanibel Outlets, Gulf Points Square Shopping Mall, and numerous steak and seafood restaurants.
If you’re looking for a place to get away and take some walks along the beach, Sanibel and Captiva Island are just across the Causeway, a short 15-minute drive from Gulf Harbour. Planning to get further out of town? Southwest Florida International Airport in Fort Myers is a 20-25 minute drive west.
With quick access to highways, you can also easily travel south to Naples for a change of scenery or north to Tampa and the beautiful beaches of St. Petersburg.
Whether you’re exploring Southwest Florida or enjoying community amenities, Gulf Harbour Yacht and Country Club is sure to offer everything you could need.