Gulf Cove is a gem of Florida’s Charlotte County. The community is located just north of State Road 776, between Port Charlotte and Boca Grande. To the east is the stunning Myakka River and to the south lie Charlotte Harbor and the Gulf of Mexico. As if the surrounding waterways weren’t scenic enough, Gulf Cove homes are built around a canal system, meaning that many have direct waterfront access. Roughly 5,000 residents call Gulf Cove home, living in the midst of this relaxed residential atmosphere.
The Gulf Cove real estate market is best described as upscale. Prospective real estate buyers are delighted by the community’s waterfront homes and condominiums, gated neighborhoods and golf communities. Its location & access to recreational activities add to its popularity. State parks and a dozen golf courses are within 10 miles. A 20-minute drive takes you to the white sand beaches on the Gulf. Locals & visitors stay active by hiking, biking, playing tennis and participating in a wide range of water sports. Boating, fishing and jet skiing are particularly popular. Neighboring communities include Cape Haze, Port Charlotte, Punta Gorda, Englewood and Rotunda. Public schooling in the area is under the jurisdiction of Charlotte County School District. Myakka River Elementary, L.A. Ainger Middle School and Lemon Bay High School are the main schools that Gulf Cove students attend.
Most of the homes for sale in Charlotte County’s Gulf Cove have a peaceful, resort-feel about them. Nearly surrounded by water, the community's properties for sale offer breathtaking views of the river, harbor, gulf and canals. A good majority of the residences are waterfront. Those that aren’t on the water can enjoy a community park and boat ramp. Most of the canals are relatively short, meaning that residents can quickly boat to the river. Single-family detached home prices range from about $400,000 up to $1,000,000 or more. This includes homes within gated neighborhoods, golf communities, non-gated subdivisions and restricted-deed communities. Some of these neighborhoods have their own recreation facilities. Those who wish to custom build a home can find ample vacant residential land. Pricing varies according to size and location.
Gulf Cove Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of April 21st, 2014: homes priced around $282,733 compared to $284,148 the previous week, for a slight decrease of less than -1%. For Wednesday, April 23rd, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 4.28%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 3.30%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.68%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 4.13%. You can calculate your mortgage rate with our mortgage calculators. Get local info and homes for sale in Gulf Cove FL. View active real estate listings for different types of properties including new homes, houses for sale, foreclosures, short sales, and price reduced listings. Find information and property resources including prices of recently sold homes, neighborhood information, crime stats, home values, and schools in Gulf Cove to help you find the best home!