Ave Maria, Florida

Ave Maria

Community Information

Homes: Priced from the high $200,000s - $800,000s

Ave Maria
Ave Maria is an award-winning master-planned community that combines an active lifestyle with the charm and friendliness of a small town in the Gulf Coast region of southwestern Florida. The Collier County community encompasses multiple residential neighborhoods, schools, a town center with shopping and dining, office space, business parks, and recreational amenities located 20 minutes east of Interstate 75 near Naples, Immokalee and Bonita Springs.

One of the best-selling communities in the nation, Ave Maria features a resort-style water park and two expansive community parks with picnic areas, sports fields, playgrounds, tennis, bocce and pickleball courts. Residents also have access to quality K-12 education, 100 miles of nature, hiking and biking paths, a dog park, a fitness center, 2 championship 18-hole golf courses, and much more.

Real estate options within Ave Maria include several family-friendly neighborhoods of homes in a variety of styles- from single-family homes to condominiums, plus the Del Webb Naples 55+ active adult community. Request More Information now!
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  • Acreage

    4,000 acres (1,619 hectares)

  • Golf

    The Panther Run Golf Club at Del Webb Naples offers an 18-hole championship course and an expansive practice facility with five practice greens, two practice sand bunkers and an aqua driving range. Plus, dining at The Rusty Putter. The National Golf & Country Club at Ave Maria features an 18-hole championship course with a challenging layout designed to test golfers of all skill levels. The golf course is complemented with a chipping area, aqua driving range, putting green and a pro shop.

  • Clubhouse

    In addition to the Ave Maria town amenities available to all residents including the Ave Maria Fitness Center, distinct neighborhoods also give residents of that neighborhood access to their clubhouses. Del Webb Naples residents have exclusive access to The Club at Del Webb Naples Amenity Campus which includes the Oasis Club, featuring 12,000 square feet of social and recreational facilities, in addition to the Grand Hall, a 14,000 square foot amenity and social space with a catering kitchen, a veranda, several card and game rooms, and golf simulator. Maple Ridge residents have access to the Club at Maple Ridge, featuring 10,000 square feet of fitness, social and relaxation amenities with full-time staff.

  • Tennis

    Lighted tennis courts are available at The Club at Del Webb, as well as the South Park recreation area.

  • Swimming

    Residents of Ave Maria enjoy access to the Ave Maria Water Park with resort and lap pools, two waterslides, spa, sand volleyball court, concession, and locker rooms. Del Webb Naples residents also enjoy access to the pools at the Club at Del Webb and Maple Ridge residents enjoy access to the resort-style pool at the Club at Maple Ridge.

  • Recreation

    Ave Maria's North Park and South Park recreation areas provide playgrounds and sports fields, basketball, tennis and bocce ball courts, picnic areas, an outdoor amphitheater, concession stand, and a dog park. There are over 100 miles of walking, biking, and nature paths throughout the community.

  • Shopping & Dining

    The Ave Maria Town Center serves as the central hub of the community with restaurants, a major supermarket, retail stores, salons, and services. Many additional shopping and dining options are available 10 minutes away in Immokalee or 30 to 45 minutes away in the Naples area.

  • Area Attractions

    With Naples, Bonita Springs and the Florida Gulf Coast less than an hour from home, Ave Maria residents can enjoy southwest Florida's beautiful beaches, boating and fishing, museums, performing arts venues and cultural events. The community is about an hour from downtown Fort Myers, two hours from Miami Beach and three hours from Orlando.

  • Healthcare

    Walk-in clinic with urgent care services, Ave Maria Dentistry, Braden Clinic, Ave Hearing, Chiropractor, Ave Maria Optical, and Dialysis Center are available within the community. Other medical services are available at four Naples-area hospitals located about 25 to 30 miles from Ave Maria, including two campuses each of the Physicians Regional Medical Center and NCH Healthcare System. And now with a NCH North East location.

  • Schools

    The Rhodora J. Donahue Academy for grades K-12 and Ave Maria University are located within the community. Ave Maria residents attending Collier County Public Schools are zoned for Estates Elementary School, Corkscrew Middle School and Palmetto Ridge High School, all located about 15 minutes from the Town Center.

  • Airport Access

    Ave Maria is about 45 miles from Southwest Florida International Airport and 35 miles from Naples Municipal Airport (charters and general aviation only).

  • Homes For Sale

    Priced from the high $200,000s.

  • Disclaimer: Prices subject to change. Offer void where prohibited by law.

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Ave Maria

5076 Annunciation Circle, #104

Ave Maria, Florida 34142

26.336309 -81.436574

Community News

Ave Maria Utility Company Awarded 2021 Best Tasting Drinking Water in the Three-County Region
NAPLES, FL., - May 24, 2022 – The Ave Maria Utility Company (AMUC) was named 2021 Best Tasting Drinking Water by the Florida Section of the American Water Works Association– Region V. FSAWWA “advances public health, safety and welfare by uniting the efforts of the full spectrum of the entire water community.” The Best Tasting Drinking Water contest is for utility companies from Collier, Hendry, and Lee counties and considers a variety of criteria, including aroma, taste, clarity, and color. [ read more ]

Ave Maria Passes 200 New Home Sales to Date in 2022
NAPLES, FL., - April 12, 2022 – Top 25 Selling Master-Planned Community in the United States, Ave Maria, reports 221 new home sales year-to-date. Since the opening of the community in 2007, more than 3,600 new homes have been sold in the town, planned for approximately 11,000 residences. Home sales were reported from the four residential builders in Ave Maria— CC Homes, Del Webb Naples, Lennar, and Pulte Homes. [ read more ]

Oasis The Kitchen Lounge, A New Restaurant and Cocktail Lounge, Opening in the Ave Maria Town Center
NAPLES, FL., -March 9, 2022 – OASIS The Kitchen Lounge will be opening in the Town Center, a shopping and dining destination within the master-planned community of Ave Maria. The full-service restaurant and bar will feature a versatile menu of small bites, salads, pastas, poke bowls, burgers, steaks, seafood, and classic cocktails in a beautifully designed atmosphere.   [ read more ]

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Ave Maria has everything you could want in a community!

Susan M. - Verified Resident (Since 2011)

I have been watching the growth of Ave Maria since its inception and am truly pleased with the progress that has been made in the past 8 yrs. Our town is growing by leaps and bounds. Our 110 miles of trails is a great feature for me. I love all the nature that is here. My husband and I enjoy the lavish landscaping throughout the entire community ...

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