Naples, FL (March 15, 2013) - Lennar Homes has been awarded first place in the category of homes between $700’s-$799, for their stunning home design of the Bougainvillea model in Runaway Bay at Fiddler’s Creek in Naples, Florida. They accepted the prize at the award ceremony recently hosted by the Collier Building Industry Association (CBIA).

The Parade of Homes event continues through this weekend, March 15-17 (Friday/Saturday 10am - 5pm and Sunday Noon - 5pm) and will feature models in the Fiddler’s Creek villages of Runaway Bay, Millbrook, Chiasso, Majorca, and Isla del Sol. A map indicating the model locations will be provided at the Information Center and the Gatehouse. Each model being showcased offers an array of selections for buyers looking to become full-time residents or looking for a second home.

“We are delighted to be recognized for our model home design in Fiddler’s Creek, a stellar community in Naples, Florida. We knew that we would get a terrific response to the Bougainvillea at Runaway Bay in Fiddler’s Creek, but to be honored for our efforts is fantastic,” states Matt Devereaux, Director of Sales for Lennar’s Southwest Florida Division. “Thank you to the Collier Country Building Industry Association,” he added.

The Bougainvillea at Runaway Bay in Fiddler’s Creek, an award winning master-planned amenity filled resort community, has been professionally decorated by Soco Interiors. The one-story model offers 2,800 square feet with three bedrooms, three baths and a study. The home also features a spacious great room with lovely ceiling detail, separate dining room, and screen covered lanai. The classic tone on tone finishes, fabrics and accessories add a casual yet elegant interior features to the home.

Situated along the namesake Creek and The Creek Golf Course at Fiddler’s Creek, Runaway Bay is a single-family home village of 98 home sites. Each residence within Runaway Bay will boast classical Mediterranean exterior features along with an extensive list of standard features.

Homes situated along The Creek also have a dock option at the time of purchase. The Creek allows for electric boats, kayaks and canoes for Fiddler’s Creek homeowners to enjoy at their leisure. Other residences within Runaway Bay will offer expansive views of the golf course.

Located just off Collier Boulevard between Naples and Marco Island, Fiddler’s Creek is an award-winning community that has been selected by the readers of the Naples Daily News and Bonita Daily News as “Best Community” in the 2012 Southwest Florida Readers’ Choice Awards. It also received the 2012 CBIA Sand Dollar Award in three categories “Community of the Year,” “Best Special Event for Residents – New Year’s Eve Party” and “Best Community Newsletter.”

Fiddler’s Creek comprises of nearly 4,000 acres and is zoned for 6,000 residences. With a very low density level of 1.6 homes per gross acre, the community will have about 100 distinct neighborhoods upon completion. Less than a third of the land will be developed, while the remainder is dedicated to nature reserves, lakes, parks, golf courses and recreational areas.

Amenities at Fiddler’s Creek include the 54,000-square-foot Club & Spa, Fitness Center, Multi-Pool Swimming Complex, Tennis Courts, Tot Lot and Restaurants. Residents also have an opportunity to join The Golf Club, ranked in Golfweek’s 100 Best Residential Golf Courses in the country for the eighth consecutive year and The Tarpon Club. The Tarpon Club offers a desirable beach and boating lifestyle. A limited number of non-resident annual and seasonal memberships tailored to fit your needs with term date flexibility are currently available at both The Golf Club and The Tarpon Club.

“The social events at Fiddler’s Creek provide an opportunity to bring residents together to enjoy the outstanding resort-style amenities that are currently available within the community,” said Aubrey J. Ferrao, Managing Member of Fiddler’s Creek, LLC. “Residents enjoy seeing their friends and neighbors who may have been away for several months and catching up on all their news while enjoying fine food and entertainment.”

Pre-construction residences at Fiddler’s Creek currently start in the $300s. A selection of move-in-ready homes is also available for those families anxious to experience the resort lifestyle at Fiddler’s Creek or looking for a golf course community in Naples.

For membership details and more information on this gated golf course community in Naples offering move-in-ready and new homes call (239) 732-9300, stop by the Fiddler’s Creek Information Center at 8152 Fiddler’s Creek Parkway.

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