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Lower Gulf Coast - Florida Golf Course Communities and Golf Course Homes

Lower Gulf Coast - Florida
 
 
 
 

Florida's Lower Gulf Coast is a series of layers: on the outside, a string of barrier islands with popular and crowded beaches; next, a series of large and small communities anchored by Sarasota in the north and Naples in the south; and finally, virtually empty rural areas that are largely sawgrass wilderness.

Virtually all of Florida south of Lake Okeechobee and outside the coast strips is taken up by the Everglades. This "River of Grass" is crossed by I-75 in the famed "Alligator Alley" that runs between Ft. Lauderdale and Naples. But from Naples north along the coast is a virtually unbroken string of small towns and cities, joined together by their proximity to the Gulf and the fishing, shipping, and tourism industries that developed and sustains this region.

Sarasota is considered the major cultural center of the region. This city developed a reputation as an artists' colony in the 1920s, and today the town is known worldwide for its music festivals, its ballet, opera, and theater. Farther south, Port Charlotte, Cape Coral, and Fort Myers are the major urban centers.

 
 

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Lake Fairways Country Club - ELS

Located near the Gulf of Mexico, this sunny golf course community provides a bit of everything for residents. ...

 
 

Pine Lakes Country Club - ELS

Pine Lakes Country Club...our standards of excellence and unparalleled amenities have made us one of ...

 
 

The Heritage - ELS

The Heritage was designed to offer ultimate active retirement lifestyle with a friendly community atmosphere ...

 

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