Royal Harbor Naples, Florida is located on the east side of Naples Bay and is just minutes from Old Naples and is one of the original neighborhoods in Naples, Florida. Construction began in the 1950’s here. Homes today vary from small and original to new and exquisite and has experienced an enormous influx of tear down and new construction since 1997 through today. Many of the homes are located on Naples Bay or offer direct, bridge-less Gulf access.
For the avid boater, Royal Harbor is considered a less expensive option for Naples, Florida waterfront properties. Originally, prospects who considered Port Royal or Aqualane Shores and opted out for either price or acceptance reasons chose Royal Harbor as a viable alternative. Today, acceptance into Port Royal is not as difficult to come by but many still choose Royal Harbor due to pricing constraints in other Naples, Florida boating communities.
Many boating enthusiasts like Royal Harbor because it offers deeper water for docking and bridge-less access to the Gulf of Mexico. Close proximity to the Gulf of Mexico via Naples Bay is another reason why serious boaters who don’t want to spend an enormous amount make this location their home. With a close proximity to the shopping and dining districts of Old Naples, Royal Harbor is valued as an excellent location. The most expensive home sold for $4,889,000 in January of 2013.
The Vanderbilt Beach area is another location where you may be able to find waterfront properties at less expensive prices but there is a bridge and water depths there can be very shallow compared to Royal Harbor which will limit you on the type of boat you can keep there. If you’re planning on a bigger boat that requires more draft or sits higher out of the water, you might consider Port Royal and Aqualane Shores.
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