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There are only 3,992 single family homes & duplexes on the island. The City of Sanibel’s 2010 Housing Stock Report “Build-out” projection estimates that by 2025 there will be 4,700 single family homes. Sanibel has reached 85% of the projected “Build-out”.
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Located off of Periwinkle Way on Martha's Lane, the Foley neighborhood offers owners a heated community pool and tennis court. The Heart of the Island location allows owners to walk or bike to many of the islands restaurants, banks, churches, shops, the library, city hall, the community house and the local farmers market.
This community is located along Sanibel - Captiva Road and consists of 19 home sites. San-Cap road, like so many other island streets was named by island pioneers for descriptive reasons: the road connected Sanibel to the island of Captiva…. it was that simple. Owners in Fords enjoy easy access to the Sanibel School, the Recreation Center, Bowman's Beach, the bike path, the Ding Darling Wildlife Refuge and are close to Captiva Island and Turner Beach at Blind Pass.
Only 12 home sites make up the Gopher Walk community along West Gulf Drive and Gopher Walk Way. With the beach just across the street, owners can easily go for daily beach walks along some of Sanibel's most private sandy stretches along the Gulf of Mexico. Gopher Walk is named for the Gopher Tortoise which is a turtle that digs burrows in high sandy ground. A Gopher Tortoise burrow can be home to as many as 250 different species of animals and they are very important to an area's ecology.
FUN FACT: A Gopher Tortoise is known as a Keystone Species. What does that mean? In masonry, the keystone is the stone in an arch that keeps the entire structure from collapsing. Likewise in nature, the Gopher Tortoise is key to the survival of many other species. Gopher Tortoise burrows can be home to more than 350 other species. They are considered a threatened species in the state of Florida, and many live here on Sanibel and Captiva Islands.
Located on Sanibel's West End off San-Cap Road, Gulf Pines has 114 home sites. Owners enjoy deeded beach access with parking, tennis , community pool and club house. Some homes in Gulf Pines are direct beach front homes, while the majority of the homes in this neighborhood are only a short walk to the beach and also enjoy deeded beach parking making a day at the beach easy.
There are 52 home sites in the Gulf Ridge community. Owners enjoy large parcel lots, two community pools, tennis, two deeded beach access paths, and kayak launching dock to clam bayou. Golf carts are also allowed in the community to travel to and from the beach. Oversized parcels allow for much larger homes to be built in this gulf front neighborhood. Many of the homes not on the beach in the community back to conservation lands for added privacy.
Gulf Ridge East
Only 10 home sites make up the Gulf Ridge East area which is also part of the Gulf Ridge community. Owners enjoy deeded beach access, community pool, tennis and golf carts are permitted in the community. With oversized lots many backing to conservation area, this neighborhood optimized seaside living with nature.
This community is located off of San-Cap Road on Waters Edge Lane, Fish Crow Road, Blue Heron Drive and White Ibis Drive. Owners enjoy deeded beach access. Many homes in Gulf Shores offer beach front living. If you are looking for a near beach home or beach front home, this is an ideal Sanibel Neighborhood.
Gumbo Limbo is one of Sanibel's larger neighborhoods with 173 home sites . Owners enjoy the convenient location near shops, restaurants and easy off island access. Many of the homes are located on the lake's many coves.
Fun Fact: Native to Florida, the Gumbo Limbo tree is comically reffed to as the Tourist Tree because the trees bark is red and peeling like that of a newly sunburned tourist. Also known to be very wind resistant, the tree is found throughout the islands. Birds feed on the seed coat of the Gumbo Limbo for its high lipid content. The name Gumbo came from the tree's sap which has many uses including glue, varnish and incense.