Verandah

Fort Myers, Florida

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Verandah Real Estate
 
 

Conveniently located just 2 miles from I-75 in Fort Myers, Florida, you’ll find Verandah a unique 1,456-acre golf community, combining the best of southern style with all the luxuries of country club living while incorporating the stunning natural beauty of the Orange River and surrounding wetland preserves. Nearly 70 percent of Verandah consists of open spaces, including 416 acres of wetland preserves and lakes and 84 acres of upland preserves. Another 480 acres are common areas, golf courses, parks and more than nine miles of pedestrian walkways and trails.

Linger for a moment on Verandah’s clubhouse back porch, and take in the tree-lined view reflected in the serene Orange River.  At your fingertips you have any number of options to while away an afternoon – championship golf and tennis courses, shaded running trails, kayaking and horseback riding.  Gourmet dining, a casual lounge and a full-service spa all await you.  This is Verandah living: A place where the graciousness and charm of Old Florida elegance meets laid back sophistication.  Verandah offers a plethora of luxuries and amenities to keep residents as busy and active as they want to be, or slow down enough to enjoy the undisturbed landscape and the tranquil waterways. Verandah is a community where residents come together to enjoy the good life and sink their roots in as deep as the looming mossy oaks that canopy over the community.

Outstanding amenities found at Verandah Golf Club:

  • “River House” Clubhouse
  • 2 Championship Golf Courses
  • 5 Lighted Tennis Courts
  • Multiple Casual & Formal Dining Areas
  • Fitness & Tennis Center
  • Resort Style Olympic Lap Pool
  • Full Service Spa
  • Lounges, Bar & Meeting Areas
  • “Golf House” Pro Shop
  • Wedding & Banquet Facilities
  • Parks, Walkways & Trails

 

Find your dream Verandah Home

The community opened in 2003, and will have more than 1,700 homes upon completion. From the beginning, Verandah was designed to blend with natural landscape, in order to preserve as much of it as possible and to provide a stunning backdrop for residents to live in. 

To experience the Verandah lifestyle call Verandah real estate specialist Genice Sloan at +1 (239) 567-0582 to schedule a tour.
 
• Amenities:
Verandah offers a myriad of upscale amenities for anyone who enjoys the wide outdoors.  There are two championship 18-hole golf courses, five Har-Tru tennis courts, a resort-style pool, “Golf House” Pro Shop and a full-service spa offering everything from massage to microdermabrasion. A first-rate Fitness Center offers onsite instructors for a variety of fitness classes, as well as cardio and strength training equipment. Residents can reserve kayaks to paddle down the river.  Children will enjoy hours of play at the shaded Oak Park playground, which includes an outdoor youth gym and a playhouse nestled in shade of mature oaks and palms.  And even the family pet hasn’t be forgotten; Verandah offers a beautiful fenced-in dog park with obstacles to keep your four-legged friends active as well.

 
• Services:
Verandah’s club house, called the River House, is at the heart of the community, where many social gatherings and seasonal events take place. Here you can find a full-service riverside restaurant and bar with a lounge and outdoor deck seating. Residents can enjoy the glorious view from the screened in riverfront deck. There’s a boat and kayak launch, and also Blossom’s, the community’s casual gathering spot. Residents can also take advantage of this beautiful backdrop for their own special events such as banquets and weddings.   Verandah’s Activities Director keeps a full social calendar packed with a variety of trips and excursions.  Residents can also take part in a number of social clubs, such as the walking club, the Verandah Guitar/Music Club, the Verandah Ladies Gourmet Club, Bible study groups for both men and women, beading club, Mahjong Couples Rubber Bridge, Texas Holden Poker, Horseback Riding Club and Ladies Bridge.

 
• Real Estate:
Verandah homes are designed with traditional southern style and comfort in mind, including large porches and meticulous landscaping throughout. Verandah has 25 neighborhoods with home lots averaging 50 feet to 100 feet wide, and home sizes starting at 1,869 square feet and going up. Verandah uses four of the best builders in the state to construct their homes – Kolter, Neal Communities, Royal Corinthian and Wyman Stokes. Future residents can choose from single-family homes, maintenance-free villas, and coach homes. Or residents have the option to build their dream home from the ground up with a custom home. Homes start in $200,000’s and go to $2 million. Homeowner Association Fees start at about $192 per month and up.

 
 Call Verandah real estate specialist Genice Sloan at +1 (239) 567-0582 for details on all current homes listed for sale in the community.

 
• Membership:
Residents of Verandah are required to become members of the Club. Residents may choose between full golf membership or club membership. Non -resident Memberships are available*
 
For further membership details contact the Club Membership Office at +1 (239) 694-7229 or click here 

 
 
• Golf:
Verandah is a haven for golfers, with two outstanding courses that were developed to meld into the existing terrain, so old, graceful oaks and peaceful waterways have been preserved. Both courses were designed to challenge all level of golfers. Verandah’s first golf course,  Old Orange was opened in 2003 along with Verandah’s Golf House Pro Shop, which is staffed by golf professionals to help in the selection or purchase of golf equipment, and also available for lessons and improvement programs. Created by award-winning golf course architect Bob Cupp, this course is reminiscent of classical courses from the 1910s and 1920s, and was designed to embellish the natural landscape.  The course length is 7,118 yards from the longest tees for a par of 72. The course rating is 75.6 and it has a slope rating of 137 on Bermuda grass.

Whispering Oak opened in January 2007, and was designed by, Jack Nicklaus and his son, Jack Nicklaus II. This spectacular course offers lovely rolling fairways and compact greens as well as a number of places where existing large oak trees were used in the design and strategy of the course.  Whispering Oak measures 7,214 yards from the longest tees, with a par of 72, a rating of 74.9, and a slope of 140. The greens are Bermuda grass. Verandah also provides its members a “Golf House” Pro Shop that features all of the latest golf merchandise and equipment with professional golf staff there to assist.

 
• Tennis:
Verandah’s five championship tennis courts are lighted and feature a Har-Tru green clay surface, designed to enhance dexterity and footwork.  Private lessons and clinics are available through the Fitness and Tennis Center.  Residents are invited to participate in Round Robin events, tournaments and championships throughout the year. Open play is available throughout the week, and Round Robin play is available weekly.
 
• Fitness:
The recently renovated Fitness and Tennis Center keeps residents moving through group fitness classes, personal training, resistance training and cardiovascular exercise. Group fitness classes are held throughout the week in the center’s exercise classes. Led by trained fitness instructors, classes include: spinning, beginner PiYo classes, Tai Chi, yoga and Long and Lean muscle sculpting classes. Residents can also attend golf and tennis clinics and training events.  The Fitness Center features all new workout equipment, as well as a range of relaxing spa services.

• Spa:
Of course Verandah wouldn’t forget the importance for relaxation and a little pampering. A full complement of spa services are available through the Fitness Center and include massage, waxing, manicures and pedicures, body wraps, facials, microdermabrasion and professional makeup application.  Prices and appointments are available by calling the Fitness and Tennis Center.

• Swimming:
The Fitness and Tennis Center offers a beautiful resort-style Junior Olympic- sized pool for swimming laps or taking a dip to cool off. The nearby cabana beckons residents to grab a cool drink, relax and lounge.  This is the life you have always dreamed of!
 
• Dining:
River House is home to the Alligator Pear, a full-service gourmet riverside restaurant with weekly dining specials, as well and Jesse Fish, a casual lounge. Residents can enjoy a meal while taking in the view of the tranquil Orange River or have drinks and enjoy the evening breeze from a screened in riverfront deck. Blossom’s café is the community’s gathering spot, and a great place to get coffee and enjoy catching up with neighbors.
 
• Recreation:
For anyone wanting an active outdoor lifestyle, Verandah has much to choose from. There are 480 acres at your disposal in the form of common areas, golf courses, parks and more than nine miles of pedestrian walkways and trails.  Residents can reserve kayaks to paddle down the Orange River and adjoining waterways, or go birding or fishing. For those that prefer a steady trot, horseback riding lessons are available at the local Five-Star Stables. Residents are invited to play on lighted tennis courts attend group exercise classes at the staffed Fitness Center, swim in the resort-style pool or take advantage of spa services.

• Shopping:
Picking up groceries or a quick meal is a short hop away. Just outside Verandah’s gates is The Shoppes at Verandah featuring Publix Supermarket, as well as an great mix of local, regional and national tenants. You can find anything you need for your frequent shopping and retail desires such as restaurants, quick service eateries, banks, hair salons and drug stores. Ft. Myers has plenty of trendy malls and shopping options. Edison Mall is a short drive, and includes many anchor department stores such as Dillard’s, Macy’s, JC Penney’s and Sears, as well as boutiques and specialty stores.
 
• Area Attractions:
The region is situated in a year-round warm subtropical climate, so residents enjoy mild winters and long, warm summers. The area offers plenty of ways to get outside and soak up nature through nearby county parks and boating facilities. Manatee Springs State Park is just a few miles outside Verandah’s gates and the beach itself is just a bit further. Verandah is just 10 minutes from downtown Fort Myers with plenty of trendy restaurants, nightclubs and shopping.  The community is also a short distance from the Lee County Civic Center, about 15 minutes from the Southwest Florida International Airport and 20 minutes from Florida Gulf Coast University. Other attractions include the Florida Repertory, which performs in the Historic Arcade Theatre in the heart of the Fort Myers River District and has a packed calendar fall through spring with a variety of comedic and dramatic performances. McGregor Boulevard is a landmark street that is lined on both sides with soaring Royal Palm trees. The Edison & Ford Winter Estates are located here and span more than 20 acres of historical buildings, gardens, including the Estates Museum, which has hundreds of inventions, artifacts and special exhibits. Baseball fans will be happy to learn the area boasts two ball parks within about 20 minutes of the Verandah.  JetBlue Park at Fenway South is the spring training complex used by the Boston Red Sox. Opened in March 2012, the ballpark’s field is built to the same dimensions and specifications as Fenway Park, and even has a replica of the Green Monster in left field. Lee County Sports Complex Hammond is the spring training home of the Minnesota Twins, and houses their Class A Advanced affiliate, the Fort Myers Miracle, in the Florida State League. The Twins’ Rookie League affiliate, the Gulf Coast League Twins play at the fields within the surrounding complex.

Disclaimer:
*LuxuryCountryClubs.com is not affiliated with or endorsed by Verandah Club. All information is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed and should be independently verified. Provided subject to error, changes & availability.


Best Known For:
Old Florida Elegance & Charm
Where Residents Come Together to Enjoy the Good Life
Plethora of luxuries and amenities
Two Superb Golf Courses
Stunning Natural Beauty
Vibrant Social Life
Green Building Practices
Diverse selection of Custom Homes

Facilities:
“River House” Clubhouse
2 Championship Golf Courses
5 Lighted Tennis Courts
Multiple Casual & Formal Dining Areas
Fitness & Tennis Center
Resort Style Olympic Lap Pool
Full Service Spa
Lounges, Bar & Meeting Areas
Golf House Pro Shop
Wedding & Banquet Facilities
Parks, Walkways & Trails

Address:
Verandah Golf Club
12211 River Village Way, Fort Myers, FL


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Contacts:
Genice Sloan
Sloan Realty Inc

Phone: +1
(239) 567-0582
(239) 503-5210
Email: Click Here

Verandah Administration: 239-694-7199
Verandah Golf Information: 239-694-4229

www.verandahcountryclub.com


Verandah Golf Club

 

 

 

 

 

 

Community*:
1,456 Acres
25 Neighborhoods
4 of Florida’s Best Builders

Home Facts:
Approximately 1700 Homes at Build Out

Town-Homes, Vilas & Coach Homes
Single Family & Luxury Custom Homes


Homes from $200K-$2 Million

Verandah Real Estate

 
 

Club Membership:
Mandatory Club Membership
Full Golf, Club & Non Resident Memberships

 

 

 


Disclaimer:
LuxuryCountryClubs.com is not affiliated with or endorsed by Verandah. *All information is deemed reliable but is not guaranteed and should be independently verified. Provided subject to error, changes & availability.