FORT MYERS, Fla. (October 30, 2018) — Neal Communities, southwest Florida’s premier, private homebuilder, recently debuted four new model homes at Verandah, a private, gated community located on the banks of the Orange River in Fort Myers.

Ranging from 1,812 to 2,379 square feet, the Fresh Spring, Starlight, Bright Meadow and Sea Star are part of Neal Communities Celebration and Cove series. With 1,812 square feet, the Fresh Spring model home features an open concept with three bedrooms, two bathrooms and a two-car garage. The layout has a gourmet kitchen with a large island overlooking the great room, café dining area and a den. A large walk-in closet along with dual sinks, a walk-in shower and a water closet complete the master suite. 

The spacious 2,233-square-foot Starlight model home has three bedrooms, two-and-one-half bathrooms and a two-car garage. The floor plan also includes a gallery that opens to an expansive great room, a den and a gourmet kitchen with a large island, walk-in pantry and breakfast nook. 

With 2,288 square feet, the Bright Meadow model home, featuring three bedrooms, two bathrooms and a three-car garage, offers a variety of options for personalization. Flexible space options for the plan include turning the den into a fourth bedroom or adding a private bath for an optional guest suite. 

The 2,379-square-foot Sea Star is Neal Communities largest model home within Verandah. The floor plan features three bedrooms, two bathrooms and a three-car garage as well as a formal dining room and a den. With room extensions, additions and layouts, this new home design can be tailored to fit the homebuyer’s lifestyle. 

Located on 1,456 acres on the banks of the Orange River, Verandah will feature 1,800 — approximately 350 of which will be built by Neal Communities. The homebuilder will offer nine single-story floor plans within the community with home prices starting at $280,990. 

Verandah is an all-inclusive community with optional golf membership. Residents can access full-service dining options, social events and activities, fitness and recreation options and two spectacular 18-hole championship golf courses – Old Orange, designed by Bob Cupp and Whispering Oak, designed by Jack Nicklaus II. The community’s fitness and recreation amenities include a resort-style pool, tennis and bocce ball courts, a dog park and playground facilities. 

Just two miles from Interstate 75 on State Road 80, Verandah is conveniently located near the Southwest Florida International Airport, the historic Fort Myers River District and Fort Myers Beach. 

For more information or to schedule a private, guided tour, call 239-220-1743 or visit 11571 Verandah Boulevard in Fort Myers.

About Neal Communities

With over 40 years of building award-winning homes, Neal Communities has over 90 successful communities throughout southwest Florida. The Lakewood Ranch-based builder was named the Professional Builder 2015 “Builder of the Year” and was named one of 2012's "America's Best Builders" by BUILDER Magazine and voted the “2013 Best Residential Builder in Southwest Florida” in a readers’ poll sponsored by Gulfshore Business Magazine. The company is ranked No. 1 locally by Metrostudy and by Hanley Wood Market Intelligence based on number of home sales and ranked nationally among the top 50 builders by BUILDER Magazine.

To date, Neal has built over 13,000 homes in southwest Florida. As the area's largest and most established, locally owned and operated private builder, Neal Communities is continually striving for excellence in every aspect of the home building and development business. Neal Signature Homes, Neal Land Ventures, Charlene Neal PureStyle, Waterscapes Pools & Spas, Neal Communities Funding, Fiducia Insurance and Allegiant Title Professionals all contribute to the firm's continued, record-setting local success. The company's honors and accolades include numerous Parade of Homes awards, 50 Aurora Awards, 5 Best in American Living Awards and hundreds of local and regional industry awards. For more information, please visit

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