Fort Myers Beach Homes for Sale
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Fort Myers Beach is its own small town technically located on Estero Island 30 minutes or about 15 miles from the actual city of Fort Myers. This town in Lee County is home to about 6500 residents and is still part of the Cape Coral and Fort Myers Metro area. It's only been an incorporated town since 1995 and is continued to develop two present day. It has a unique mix of year-round and seasonal residents and also a vibrant tourism industry.
Over 7 miles of pure beach paradise makeup Fort Myers Beach. You'll find fantastic dining, shopping, and multiple things to do, not just the beach and water activities either. There are several festivals and events going on year-round such as the Fort Myers Beach Lions Club shrimp festival featuring a 5K run, parade, and food and crafts exposition. The Taste of the Beach is every May featuring local restaurants sampling some of their signature dishes. The Beach Pirate Festival is every October and it is been named as #2 best pirate festival in the country. It attracts thousands of people year-round and is definitely something not to miss. The American Sand Sculpting Championship takes place every November with over 47,000 attendees and over 2000 tons of sculpted sand. And of course, no year would be complete without the Fort Myers Beach Christmas Boat Parade. 30-50 illuminated boats decorate the Back Bay seen from multiple restaurants and venues along the beach.
Fort Myers Beach Schools
Fort Myers Beach is part of the Lee County school district and while there are no secondary schools on Fort Myers Beach, the city does have a Fort Myers Beach Elementary school, the only primary school located on the island. This school is limited to children who live in San Carlos and Estero or have families that work on the beach. It is the smallest public elementary school in the county, yet is one of the best.
Why Live on Fort Myers Beach?
This small barrier island is 7 miles long features a gradually sloping beach perfect for all types of water activity. But, if you're looking for this type of lifestyle year-round, I urge you to check out homes for sale in Fort Myers Beach. Whether you enjoy kayaking, paddle boarding, fishing, or a dolphin eco-tour with a WaveRunner, you can enjoy this area year-round. There are plenty of RV parks, restaurants, hotels, resorts, the marina, galleries, and beach clubs to occupy your time and give you something to do all year long. However, a lot of people that choose to buy a home in Fort Myers Beach may actually work in places like Fort Myers or Cape Coral.
Fort Myers Beach real estate
Homes and a Fort Myers Beach range from about $220,000 to over $1 million with the median home value of about $400,000. 83% of residents of Fort Myers Beach own their own homes and it boasts the median rent of about $1200. There are two ways to get on and off the island, either sell from Estero Boulevard, which connects south to Bonita Springs and North Naples or north along Highway 865 two San Carlos Island, past Mariners Lodge and Marina on up to Cape Coral or follow McGregor Boulevard down to Sanibel Island.
The island has just about everything you would need from grocery stores and markets to shops and restaurants as well as beach clubs and beach activities. However, for larger shopping, most people had up to Cape Coral or Fort Myers. For more information on homes and real estate in Fort Myers Beach browse active listings above or simply contact my office at any time to schedule a showing, a virtual tour, or for additional details. I also would be happy to send you a customized list of homes in real estate that match your search criteria and price throughout Lee and Collier County.
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