About Cape Haze / Placida Florida
The Cape Haze/Placida area is located on the environmentally protected Cape Haze Peninsula, which stretches from sunny SW Florida’s Gulf coast, south of Englewood, FL, midway between Sarasota and Ft. Myers. It is a quiet hidden paradise surrounded by water, with mainland amenities and the beautiful barrier islands of Boca Grande, Little Gasparilla, Don Pedro, Knight, and Palm Island. Known for its natural beauty and wildlife, the area offers its residents and visitors a peaceful, laid-back location where one can enjoy a day in the sun and finish the day with a beautiful sunset. With your choice of outdoor activities such as: golfing at many fine nearby courses; boating, from canoes and kayaks to yachts, in many of the surrounding waterways; swimming and beach activities at pristine Gulf beaches minutes away; fresh and salt water fishing; bird and nature watching; shopping; or just relaxing in the warm sun, there is something to enjoy for everyone. Similarly, there is a residential lifestyle for everyone and every budget. Whether your living choice is a condominium, townhome, single family home, or renting one of these, there is a home waiting for you in one of the several unique communities and subdivisions which comprise this desirable area. If you prefer, build your dream home on the many and varied home sites available. From water front lots on canals, creeks, or bay front on the Lemon Bay/Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, to golf course or interior lots, there is a home site for almost everybody. Uncrowded, with natural beauty and charm, and all of the amenities anyone would want within minutes, the Cape Haze/Placida area is the perfect place in which to live. Come visit and see for yourself!
The communities of Cape Haze and Placida are just outside of Englewood and located in the northern tip of Placida Harbor. Cape Haze and Placida are highly accessible communities with a plethora of nearby amenities. From fishing to dining out, beachside sunbathing to golfing to boating, Cape Haze and Placida are perfect places to forget your worries. Half-acre lots on deep water docks and waterfront homes both modern and “Old Florida” make the Cape Haze/Placida area as inviting as its rosy sunrise.
Cape Haze East
The deed-restricted neighborhood of Cape Haze East sits across Placida Road (SR 775) from Cape Haze West. The neighborhood backs up to Amberjack Cove, which leads to the beautiful Coral Creek, and is a 25-minute boat ride from Placida Bay.
Cape Haze Windward
Southwest of Rotonda on the Cape Haze Peninsula is Windward, a meticulously maintained community that is home to single-family homes, condominiums, and maintenance free patio homes. Windward still has lots available for those who wish to build. Home sites may face the impressive Cape Haze Links Golf Course, Amberjack Cove, or Coral Creek. Lending to the vitality of Windward are the diligent, mandatory homeowners association, the “Blue Ways” kayak trails through Coral Creek, and The Links.
The gated community of Coral Cove is located on Picturesque Coral Creek. The location offers oversized lots and large Key West style homes. All of the properties in Coral Cove have docks, or deeded access to them.
Own a piece of history in Placida and enjoy the abundance nature on pristine Coral Creek. In the 1940s Mr. Walter Gault, owner of the Gasparilla Fish House, built modest block homes to house his commercial Fisherman and their families. Coral Vista continues today, offering 9 single family home sites situated along the west bank of Coral Creek. Amenities include gated entry, tennis court, private docks with Gulf access and views that go on forever. Coral Vista is a five minute drive from the Coral Creek Club and within 15 minutes of seven additional Golf Courses.
Offering breathtaking views of Lemon Bay and equally stunning home sites on Lemon Bay Golf Club, the rapid growth of Eagle Preserve is par for the course. Also residents of this beautifully manicured, gated community are nesting bald eagles from which the development gets it’s name.
Placida Bay Estates
Placida Bay Estates is a small, gated neighborhood overlooking Placida Bay, right off of Placida Road. The neighborhood is home to many of the most spectacular homes in the area. All of the properties in the neighborhood have deep-water access, deeded boat docks, and offer great water views of the Placida Harbour. This is truly a spectacular location.
Placida Harbour is a privately gated condominium development found nestled on the intracoastal waterway along the Gulf Coast on the Cape Haze Peninsula. Placida Harbour is made up of 27 tropically designed buildings with 3 and 2 bedroom condos. As an owner of a Placida Harbour Condominium, you will also enjoy the privilege of membership in the Placida Harbour Club. As a member to the club you and your guests will be able to indulge in the use of 3 Clubhouses each with it’s own swimming pool, one of which is a meticulously restored Vanderbilt Estate House situated on Placida Harbour, another that is a private beach club found on the secluded and private Little Gasparilla Island. Access to the island can only be made by private boat or by the club’s exclusive ferry that leaves Placida Harbour hourly. Placida Harbour Club’s waterfront location make it a perfect spot for prime florida fishing. Enjoy open water fishing for grouper, tarpon or tuna, or enjoy backwater fishing for snook, redfish, sheephead, or mullet. Boat slips are available for rent. If Tennis is your game, the courts are located adjacent to the clubhouse on the mainland.Come enjoy the casual waterfront lifestyle of the Placida Harbour club.
Placida Pointe is situated right along the picturesque Coral Creek. Most of the houses and lots in Placida Pointe have water views, and some have docks that are accessible by boat from the gulf. Ownership in Placida Pointe offers the same amenities enjoyed by members of Placida Harbour, which is located across Placida Road on Placida Harbour. These amenities include access to a private beach and clubhouse on nearby Little Gasparilla Island, ferry service to and from the private beach, access to two clubhouses on the mainland, one of which is a beautifully restored Vanderbilt estate home with sweeping views of the harbor, playtime on private tennis courts and access to three swimming pools.