Right on the banks of the Caloosahatchee River, the unique allure of Alva is hard to surpass. As Lee County’s oldest settlement, the country-like vibe of Alva remains evident even today.
How about living in the peaceful Fort Myers countryside but with close access to shopping, dining and entertainment? The Fort Myers River Shores District is a thriving area to consider as your next home.
Baseball great Jose Contreras is hoping his former vacation home strikes a ‘home run’ with a new buyer. Contreras reportedly just put his Alva, Florida home up for sale, with the opportunity for a new buyer to hit it out of the park.
The tranquility and beauty of the tiny historic river town of Alva rests in its appeal as a small town, situated in Southwest Florida. It is part of the Cape Coral-Fort Myers area. In 2000, the population was 2,182—a very small town, indeed.
Ranked #3 in all of Florida, the Caloosahatchee Regional Park in Alva offers a fantastic, thrill-seeking mountain bike trail. It is single-track and boasts plenty of adventure and challenges for beginning and intermediate bike enthusiasts on over 10 miles of fast trail.
The most expensive home to sell in Lee County, Florida during November 2012 was a Sanibel waterfront, single-family home. This 4,316 SF home is located on the East End of the Island at 1191 Bird Lane Sanibel, FL and features 4 BR / 3 BA and is sited on a 1.09-acre gulf front parcel in Richardsons.
The most expensive home to sell in Lee County, Florida during September 2012 was a riverfront, single-family estate in Alva. This 15,539 SF home is located at 12350 Old Rodeo Dr, Alva, FL and features 5 BR / 9 BA sited on a 20-acre riverfront parcel. This home was originally designed for former Boston Red Sox left fielder Mike Greenwell. The selling price was $8.3M / $534 SF, which was 83% of the asking price.
The most expensive home to sell in Lee County, Florida during June 2010 was an under-construction, river-front estate in Alva owned by former MLB player Mike “Gator” Greenwell. This 8,100 SF estate, located at 12350-20 Old Rodeo Drive in Alva features 4 BR and 6 BA and 1,500 feet of frontage on the Caloosahatchee River. The selling price was $3.060M / $378 SF.
Congratulation to selling Realtor Aldee Rosenberg with Coldwell Banker for closing the most expensive residential property in June 2010.
Active adult communities are quite popular in Southwest Florida and offer an exciting lifestyle option for many of our residents.
With an extensive schedule of activities, Fort Myers 55+ communities help newcomers quickly acclimate to their new community. It is easy to quickly meet other residents with similar interests and hobbies. Social activities, sports and crafts are among the more popular items available in these 55+ communities.
Several new spec manor homes are under construction by Lennar at River Hall Country Club in Alva. The vision for River Hall is a new modern hometown built from the ground up. Amenities including an elementary school, town center and a future fire station support this vision.
New construction opportunities are available in both the golf community called the Country Club and the Hampton Lakes golf optional neighborhood. Homeowners in the Country Club neighborhood will get free golf memberships with the purchase of a new home.