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April 20, 2023

1352 Cemetery Rd Ft Denaud

Florida horse property for sale.

Property Description for 1352 Cemetery Rd Fort Denaud, FL 33935

Horse property with over 24 acres, metal storage barn, 12 stall horse barn and spacious 2 story home! You will not find a better equestrian property for the money in SW Florida, plenty of grass pasture, horse fencing, private gated entry, house sets way back on lot! Plenty of paved parking for vehicles, RV and horse trailers, storage building great for farm equipment or business equipment-supplies, round pen. The horse barn was custom built and ready to go, wash stall, feed room, tack room, wide center aisle with easy mats, roll down main doors, soft stall floor mats, bring the horses and ride. Home shows beautifully, with plenty of space and room for everyone, 2 car garage, painted 2020, metal roof, Generac generator, new AC 2018. Generous lanai and a great floorplan with quality amenities and features. Expansive rear lanai with views of the yads and woods. Plenty of area back of house-lot to build a guest house too. You can get to the Caloosahatchee River boat ramps for boating, Lee County Park for horseback riding trails, Fort Myers or Labelle for dinner, shopping and more.

Florida horse property for sale, home, barn, land.

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Feb. 24, 2023

Nautilus Naples

Nautilus Naples new construction LUXURY condominiums for SALE!

Nautilus Naples new construction condominiums for sale, listing info, photos.

South Building at Nautilus Naples for sales (the North Building sold out last Summer). All four extraordinary residences are now in the MLS and we can now accept contracts, as construction is set to commence very soon. See South Building at Nautilus Naples for sales (the North Building sold out last Summer). All four extraordinary residences are now in the MLS and we can now accept contracts, as construction is set to commence very soon.

These rare, luxury waterfront condominiums range in price from $8.5M-to-$12.5M and include 3BR/3.5BA, deeded office spaces on the first floor and dedicated, private roof-top spaces (either 1,100SF or 1,600SF overlooking Crayton Cove and Naples Bay) with splash pools, as well as 3- or 4-car garages. See for more information, or let us know if there are inquiries or any questions about this exciting project.
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Bringing Builders and Buyers together since 1986...
We can act as YOUR new construction representative through the entire NEW build process!
Purchase negotiations, construction-build process, video clip reports, FREE airfare and hotel accommodations at closing*
Glen Bigness, New Luxury Home Specialist (239) 272-4663
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Nov. 21, 2022

Beachfront condos on Marco Island

Marco Island Beachfront Condos for SALE

Marco Island FL beachfront condominiums for sale.

LOOKING for a waterfront condominium on Marco Island Florida 34145?

Since 1986 we have been a trusted real estate resource for family, friends and clients. Contact us at your convenience for area information, statistical data, market analysis and updated MLS property lists to review daily.

In an ever changing real estate market driven by 1000's of purchasers flocking to SW Florida weather, lifestyle and weather its not slowed down! Our guidance and experience will ensure a smooth transaction and buying experience.

Marco Island Florida has been a destination for those seeking a sunny climate with boating, fishing, diving and relaxed laid back oceanfront lifestyle. Spend endless days beach combing, relaxing sunsets, enjoying fine dining, shopping, area parks and making new like minded friends. Search all Marco Island waterfront property for sale today, and see beachfront condominiums available along the beautiful Gulf of Mexico.

Nov. 21, 2022

Beachfront luxury condominiums on the Gulf of Mexico

Luxury beachfront condominiums for Sale


Naples Florida waterfront condominiums for sale.

Luxury condominiums for sale along the Gulf of Mexico in Florida. We have properties for sale in Naples, Marco Island, Isle of Capri, Bonita Beach, Fort Myers Beach, Sanibel and Captiva Islands.

Whether you are searching for a waterfront home, condominium, new construction unit or investment we can guide and advise you. Since 1986 a trusted real estate resource for buyers, sellers, investors and those looking to build a luxury residence in Florida. We provide statistical data, analysis, video tours and past sales so that you make informed decisions when selecting a Florida waterfront property.

Waterfront property selections range from intracoastal, salt water canal, bay, river and beachfront on the Florida Gulf of Mexico. Many of the single family homes and upscale condominiums have boat docks-slips available for cruising, fishing and diving here.

The SW Florida area and coastline boasts great weather, harbors, the 10,000 Islands, world class fishing access and a cruising lifestyle unmatched. Buyers for generations have sought out property here and with our help you will find the one to share and pass down for generations to enjoy with family and friends on Florida's west coast.

Naples Florida luxury waterfront condominiums for sale.




May 11, 2022

9956 Treasure Cay Ln Bonita Springs FL 34135

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Spanish wells Homes Bonita Springs FL


9956 Treasure Cay Ln Bonita Springs FL 34135

Almost 2400 sq. ft.3/3 pool home with newer tile roof, AC unit and plumbing!

Open floor plan, vaulted-trayed ceilings, fireplace, breakfast bar, summer kitchen with wet sink and Jenn Aire, enclosed pool with lanai. Lush tropical landscaping, brick paver driveway, well maintained and move in ready!  Home is on the Golf course with beautiful fairway views and has 2 car garage, offered with furnishings.

Welcome to the Spanish Wells community!

Spanish Wells Country Club is a gated golf community located in Bonita Springs, FL.  The community is situated on 600 acres that were originally planned with an 18-hole golf course. The community added an additional nine holes in 1996. Water hazards are the main obstacles on these courses as they come into play several times. This beautiful gated community is conveniently located in the city of Bonita Springs, only minutes from shopping, dining, and the white sandy beaches of the Gulf of Mexico.

Additional conveniences nearby to  include Coconut Point MallSouthwest Florida International Airport , FGCU and nearby shopping and dining. Spanish Wells Golf and Country Club is within walking distance of various businesses, banking, dining and shopping.

Hidden in the beachy town of Bonita Springs which is Southwest Florida’s best-kept secret.  Spanish Wells Golf & Country Club provides a fun and active lifestyle for Club Members with a 27-hole Championship Golf Course. Additional amenities include a Fitness Center, Har Tru Bocce Courts, a Relaxing Heated Pool, and 5 Har Tru Tennis Courts with a premier playing surface!

Amenities include:

27-Hole Championship Golf Course- Semiprivate, Open to Public, Bundled and Optional Memberships

32,000 sq.ft. Clubhouse

5 Har-Tru Tennis Courts

Har-Tru Bocce Courts

Fitness Center & Fitness Classes

Distinctive Dining with our renowned Chef

Entertaining Member Events

Relaxing Heated Tropical Pool

Access to Expert Golf Professionals

Pro Shop

April 5, 2022

Marco Island FL highest priced home SOLD

A contemporary waterfront mansion on Hideaway Beach sold for just less than $12 million and is the top Marco Island sale this year. The property at 202 Beach Drive is positioned on a nearly 1-acre double lot and features 180 feet of beach frontage on the Gulf of Mexico. Glen Bigness and Suzanne Shaffer with Premiere Plus Realty brought the motivated-qualified buyers from Pennsylvania through targeted marketing programs for luxury high end Florida properties.

 202 Beach Rd Marco Island FL 34145

A contemporary waterfront get away estate on Hideaway Beach has sold for just under $12 million — the highest priced residential sale ever recorded on Hideaway Beach. It is also the top Marco Island sale year-to-date. The much sought-after property is positioned on a nearly one-acre double lot and features 180 feet of beach frontage on the Gulf of Mexico. Located at 202 Beach Drive, the estate was SOLD by Glen Bigness and Suzanne Shaffer with Premiere Plus Realty. Established-seasoned Realtor’s with a combined 45 years’ experience and real estate service to clients.


Five terraces overlook the property, all with incredible Gulf views. Surrounded by tropical lush landscaping, the resort-style grounds are complete with a saltwater pool with a water feature; a party room with a kitchen, bar and bath; and a poolside gathering room with a fireplace. This extraordinary home is just steps away from the Marco Island sugar-sand beach.

Hideaway Beach is a highly desirable gated community featuring two miles of beaches, a nine-hole golf course, tennis and pickleball courts, croquet, bocce ball, pro shop, fitness center and elegant beach club with a lounge and three dining areas. Resident’s love living there and boast the many advantages and pleasures of its quality lifestyle.

This island estate waterfront residence presented an exceptional island retreat with spectacular Gulf-front views on a rarely available double lot. The recorded sale price is proof to the strength of the luxury real estate market and the strong demand for beachfront property in Florida.

Premiere Plus Realty

Glen Bigness, Realtor-Advisor 239-272-4663 a trusted real estate resource since 1986.

Premiere Plus Realty serving Florida’s Gulf coast.

Sept. 22, 2021

Canadian Buying in Florida

Canada to Reopen Its Borders on Aug. 9

In a likely boost for Fla. tourism and real estate, the Canadian government will ease border rules in Aug. Fla. Policy and Budget official expects “a big jump in people.”

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Cash Buyers need financial institution Proof of Funds, financed buyers will need LOCAL lender Pre-Qualification for financing letter, we can assist you with these…

The Florida market is HOT due to the thousands drawn to our weather freedom of movement and tropical settings and many theme parks, beaches and casual Florida lifestyle. Boating, sailing, diving-snorkeling, biking, kayaking, bicycling, walking-running, golfing, beach-combing and so much more await you...

We work hand in hand with lenders friendly to Canadian Buyer-Investors and have real estate attorneys, accountants and service professionals ready to serve you!

OUR real estate clients are offered FREE airfare and hotel at closing when they purchase through us as their real estate agents here in Florida.

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Posted in Market Updates
Aug. 18, 2021

Naples FL Golf Communities

LOOKING for a Golf Course Community in Naples Florida?

Naples FL golf communities

239-272-HOME for a list and custom market report.
70 courses, many world class championship with top named designers.
Since 1986 finding golfers the perfect course to play and call home
Glen Bigness, REALTORwith the Bigness Realty Group
Premiere Plus Realty Golf Course Community Specialist

Naples FL golf communities

Posted in Golf Communities
July 7, 2021

1130 Anclote Rd Tarpon Springs FL

Horse Property Listing in Tarpon Springs Florida!

Equestrian Property for SALE $3,995,000

Tarpon Springs Homes for sale


Equestrian facility on almost 17 acres with great professional layout and acreage for riding! Home feature high ceilings, fireplace, custom built pool home with upscale appointments, master suite offers bedroom/bath, sitting-room on first floor, den-office has Murphy bed for guests, walk-in wine cooler, spectacular media room for movies, sliders fold back to tropical in ground screened pool w shower and spacious lanai to entertain. 2nd floor bedrooms and baths for privacy, beautiful hardwood floors through-out, 2 sided stone fireplace in LR and DR, Gourmet Kitchen w Viking range on propane gas, granite counters, large 3 car garage and a bonus covered car spot, private gated entry separate from horse facility. Horse barn has 24 box stalls, wide center aisle, feed and tack room, laundry, office, rider lounge, bathroom, wash and tack stalls, hay storage, trainer’s apartment, and a bonus mobile home on premises for care taker-been remodeled. Lesson arena-paddock, fenced turn-out, gated entry, wooded trails, small pond, plenty of trailer parking. Close to the water-marinas, parks perfect for boating and exploring the area coastline, rivers and attractions in Tarpon Springs, Clearwater Beach-Tampa.

Glen Bigness, Equestrian Property Specialist 239-272-4663

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Feb. 13, 2021

New construction communities in Naples FL


LOOKING for New Construction Homes in Naples, Bonita Springs, Estero, Marco Island?

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The market experts claim that NOW is the time for a new home in Florida, and with LOW, LOW mortgage interest rates and builder incentives we agree. I see an an excellent selection of quality homes across the area from some of the nations best home builders and developers, along with award winning local luxury home builders with proven track records of success. When you choose the Bigness Realty Group to assist you i the selection of a new residence here in Florida you get a strong ally and an experienced Certified New Home Agent.

  • National Home Builder Inventory
  • Local Luxury Builders
  • Gated Communities
  • On Site Custom Homes
  • Custom Homes with Land
  • Second Homes, Retirement Homes and Investment Property
  • To Be Built, Near Completion and Move In Ready Homes
  • Community Tours
  • Model Home Tours
  • Builder and Community Registrations
  • FREE Airfare and Hotel at closing.

Since 1986 a trusted new construction resource for clients family and friends. We know the new construction process and with a back ground as a General Contractor, real estate franchise manager, broker-owner I can guide, educate and accommodate my new home buyers.