For Myers, FL (July 31, 2014) –WCI Communities has introduced eight new Grand Villa single-family homes at Pelican Preserve, its 55 and better active lifestyle community in Fort Myers. The home designs offer two- to three-bedrooms, 1,849 to 3,275 square feet of air-conditioned living space and include three two-story designs with second-floor lofts and full baths.
The new Grand Villas expand Pelican Preserve’s available home designs to more than two dozen, including Chateau, Carriage, Cottage, Villa, Grand Villa and Classic single-family homes.
The Grand Villas offer a great room, owner’s suite with walk-in closet, low e-windows and laundry rooms – the four features single-family homebuyers count among their must-haves, according to the National Association of Home Builders. Grand Villas also offer kitchens with granite countertops, double sinks and freestanding central islands, other “winning elements” noted by the NAHB.
Pelican Preserve’s eight new home designs offer dens, two to four-and one-half baths, and emphasize an openness between kitchen, dining areas and family or great rooms. Second-floor lofts provide 581 to 768 square feet to accommodate sitting and game areas, billiard tables and private retreats. Two plans also have lofts with walk-in closets, allowing buyers to create additional bedrooms.
Grand Villas start from the $250,000s.
Interior features include 18-by-18-inch ceramic tile flooring, optional coffered ceilings, carpeting in designated rooms, solid surface windowsills, a convenient electric outlet in the great room floor, and owner’s suite bathrooms with solid surface vanity countertops with his-and-her integrated sinks, Moen faucets, private water closets and glass-enclosed walk-in tiled showers.
Kitchens feature walk-in pantries, granite countertops and Whirlpool refrigerators, ranges, microwaves, dishwashers and garbage disposals. Laundry rooms offer Whirlpool washers and dryers.
Home designs have attached two-car garages, front entries and covered lanais.
The new Grand Villas at Pelican Preserve offer low-e insulated glass windows and sliding doors; concrete tile roofs; and professional landscaping and irrigation systems. Standard technology and safety features include structured wiring, a combination USB charging receptacle, hard-wired smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors.
Each home design offers three architectural elevations featuring metal accents, louvered shutters, arches, banding and crown molding, and decorative raised-paneled garage doors, depending upon floor plan.
With lawn care and landscape maintenance included, Grand Villa buyers enjoy a carefree lifestyle with more time to enjoy the amenities at Plaza del Sol, Pelican Preserve’s 70,000-square-foot Town Center. The centerpiece of the Pelican Preserve lifestyle, Plaza del Sol offers nearly every imaginable activity, from indoor fitness and swimming to numerous arts and crafts studios and casually elegant dining at Destinations restaurant. Outdoor amenities include a resort-style pool, tennis, softball and lawn bowling.
Golf members at Pelican Preserve enjoy 27 holes of championship golf designed by Chip Powell, plus the 24,500-square-foot Golf Club, where members can enjoy fine and casual dining, a full calendar of events, and a health center with wellness, fitness and spa treatment rooms.
Pelican Preserve is one of the first residential communities in the nation awarded the Gold Seal of Sustainability from Audubon International’s Sustainable Development program. In addition to sidewalks and walking trails, the community includes 38 pristine acres set aside for an observation boardwalk and nature preserve.
Five fully furnished model homes are now open for viewing daily.
WCI currently has several quick-delivery homes available for immediate to near-immediate move in – for buyers who can’t wait to live the Pelican Preserve lifestyle. New homes are available from the $150,000s.
Pelican Preserve is located minutes from I-75 just south of Colonial Boulevard on Treeline Avenue. The welcome center is open daily. For more information, call 239-985-1600.