Miromar Lakes, Florida, is an exclusive masterfully-planned gated community recognized as one of the finest communities in Southwest Florida. With a pristine golf course and 700 acres of freshwater lakes with pristine white sand beaches, Miromar Lakes could be your personal paradise! Depending on whether you are up for a few rounds of golf or want to soak up the sun on the more than three miles of white, sandy beaches that surround its signature lake, Lake Como, Miromar Lakes is a luxurious place to call home. So if you're considering a move to one of the finest resorts in Florida, read on for a list of the pros and cons of living in Miromar Lakes!
Pros of living in Miromar Lakes:
1. The weather is sublime
is a true tropical paradise! The weather is exceptional year-round, with beautiful blue skies and dry, warm winters that average lows in the 60s with highs around 75 degrees. Typical weather for living in Miromar Lakes during the rest of the year shows temperatures in the low 90s, with the best weather falling between early November and early May.
2. The houses are absolutely amazing
Miromar Lakes boasts some of the most luxurious and exquisite homes in the area. There are beachfront homes, waterfront homes, grand estate homes, estate homes, luxury villas, full-floor residences, and coach homes. In addition, Miromar Lakes is home to Southwest Florida's premier new-construction luxury homes in new neighborhoods such as Positano, Avelino, San Lorenzo, and Messina.
Positano claims modern homes with dreamy sunset views and is located close to many of Miromar Lake's five-star amenities. Avelino offers the best in waterfront living with their grand estate sites and is located near the beautiful Botanical Park. San Lorenzo's estate home sites are nuzzled along the 700-acre freshwater Lake Como with its pristine white sand beaches. Finally, Messina is a warm and welcoming community with unique streetscapes and gorgeous views of top-notch golf courses.
3. Miromar Lakes is the ideal place for resort living
Miromar Lakes has some top-rated amenities as an exclusive gated community. Besides beautiful Lake Como and its private beaches, there is a beach clubhouse, the Blue Water Beach Grill, a zero-edge infinity pool, a marina on the peninsula, a top-notch fitness center, a relaxing wellness spa, an exclusive racquet club, a breathtaking botanical park, and on-site concierge services. In addition, Miromar Lakes has some of the best signature and championship golf courses around.
4. The beaches of Lake Como are stunning
With your private lakeside beaches boasting three miles of soft white sand beaches, you won't have to leave the resort to enjoy some waterside fun! For many of the residents, life centers around the waters of Lake Como
, a haven for those interested in a coastal lifestyle. Swimming, boating, fishing, kayaking, and paddleboarding are just some of the activities that residents enjoy, as well as resting beachside in one of the many relaxing cabanas.
5. Miromar Lakes is family-friendly
With its variety of top-notch amenities and private gated community, Miromar Lakes is a great place to raise a family if you’re interested in doing so here. It is a very social community that hosts family-friendly events such as the Easter Brunch and Memorial Day Celebration.
Cons of living in Miromar Lakes
1. The summers can be uncomfortable
Summers in Miromar Lakes can be brutal, with high humidity and long, hot, wet, and muggy days. Luckily, with Lake Como as the central gathering place for the community and plenty of indoor dining and shopping opportunities, there are ways to enjoy the season while still staying cool in the heat.
2. House prices are rising
With 18 active listings and new construction homes currently up for sale with rapidly rising prices, it is best to act quickly if you want to buy a home in the Miromar Lakes resort. Miromar Lakes is presently in a seller's market
, which means that you and your Realtor will have to negotiate for the best price possible. Miromar Lakes homes average 63 days on the market, which means if you find a home that you like, you will have to move quickly.
3. For shopping, dining, and entertainment, you'll have to travel
Naples, Estero, and Fort Myers are the closest cities to Miromar Lakes. Here, you will find a more varied array of restaurants, shopping destinations, activities, and cultural exhibits. The towns are all relatively close so you will only travel short distances.
4. You'll have to drive to visit the ocean
Fort Myers, Estero, and Naples all have amazing beaches if you're willing to travel. Some top beaches near Miromar Lakes include Lover's Key State Park, Bonita Beach, Little Hickory Island Beach Park, Barefoot Beach Preserve County Park, Newton Beach Park, and Fort Myers Beach. There is even a dog beach for pet owners called Bonita Springs Dog Beach!
5. The schools are located outside of the Miromar Lakes Resort
The Miromar Lakes Resort does not have its own schools, but some excellent schools are located nearby in San Carlos Park and Esteros. Some of the best nearby schools include Pinewoods Elementary School, Three Oaks Elementary School and Three Oaks Middle School, Six Mile Charter Academy, Bonita Springs Elementary School, Estero High School, Bonita Springs High School, and Grace Community School. In addition, there are several excellent private schools nearby, including Evangelical Christian School, Crestwell School, Canterbury, Southwest Florida Christian School, Bishop Verot Catholic School, The Village School of Naples, Mason Classical Academy, and the Community School of Naples.
If you have fallen in love with the idea of resort living in Miromar Lakes, you'll want a trusted and knowledgeable Realtor who can guide you through the home-buying process with clarity and honesty. Please consider reaching out to The Guillette Group
, whose team members are ready to assist you with your real estate needs!