Community Spotlight Life at Home Tampa FL Area

Life Begins at Retirement: Port Charlotte Florida is Ready for You

Port Charlotte is becoming a “must-live” destination for Gulf Coast lovers. Price point, architecture, and convenience has snow birds and full-time residents coming from across the country.


Situated along Florida’s Gulf Coast, Port Charlotte lies about halfway between Sarasota and Fort Myers. Port Charlotte is home to more than 165 miles of waterways, providing access to Charlotte Harbor and the Gulf of Mexico and many more miles of natural shoreline bordering Charlotte Harbor and the Peace and Myakka rivers. Perfectly positioned to offer a multitude of water-borne activities. Avid golfers can choose from 7 premier golf courses. Baseball fans can enjoy Charlotte Sports Park- home to spring training for the Tampa Bay Rays. Looking to keep active and enjoy the outdoors? Tippecanoe Environmental Park in Port Charlotte offers hiking trails and wildlife viewing through 380 acres of scrub and pine flat-woods.

Real estate in the area is booming! New home builders are answering the call of current residents and retirees alike. Whether looking for a gated community or a more secluded feel near canals, there is a choice for all. Maronda Homes is on the forefront of the Port Charlotte trend. The local builder has developed 3 unique locations to appeal to people looking to take advantage of every amenity that Port Charlotte can offer.

Deep Creek is a deed restricted community on the north side of the Peace River. It is a community that has seen a tremendous amount of residential growth within, and commercial growth around in the past 5-10 years. Deep Creek’s location is one of its strongest assets, as it has two exit points that are very close to two different I-75 exits. The shopping and restaurants of Punta Gorda and Port Charlotte are also quite convenient. Maronda Homes is building a variety of homes starting in the $170’s. Their innovative designs are available to be built throughout Deep Creek. The award-winning builder is finding a huge draw to the lots that sit among the greenways of the local gold club.

Villa Milano is a beautiful gated community with a picturesque setting near the new Rays Spring Training Stadium.  A fabulous new community pool is underway! The Villa Milano community embodies the luxury lifestyle.  Villa Milano has curb appeal galore with all new homes featuring a brick paver driveway, enhanced landscaping and many other luxurious amenities.  The appeal does not stop at the curb, however, and all new homes include high ceilings, ceramic tile floors and sleek cabinetry. Maronda Homes starts building their luxury designs in the $190’s. This community is a home buyer’s dream and a must-see in Port Charlotte.


Lastly, North Port is tucked beneath a thick oak and pine canopy, with archeological history, beautiful natural springs, and more than 80 miles of freshwater canals. There are plenty of opportunities to play inside the City of North Port. With more than 800 miles of local roadways, North Port is home to the Coastal Cruisers Bicycle Club, one of the largest in the Southwest Florida region. Adventurous canoeing and kayaking opportunities exist within the City’s estimated 80 miles of freshwater canals. With single-family homes starting in the $180’s, Maronda Homes is sure to please. This scattered lot area is appealing to those looking for flexibility, maturity, and no additional HOA or CDD fees.

Don’t waste another year in the hustle and bustle! Start living now. Port Charlotte is waiting for you to make your retirement dreams a reality.