Charlotte County, Florida has many beautiful communities with canals offering boating access to the Gulf of Mexico. These communities range from the relatively economical in Port Charlotte to the luxury communities of Punta Gorda Isles (PGI) and Grassy Point.
In Port Charlotte, one very nice community is South Gulf Cove. Gulf access homes in South Gulf Cove afford access to the Myakka River through a lock system. The Myakka joins Charlotte Harbor, which joins the gulf.
Another section of Port Charlotte, southwest of US 41 along Edgewater Drive, is also a waterfront section. Construction of gulf access homes in Port Charlotte was begun in the late 1950’s and has continued through the present day. There are still many surprising bargains to be found in this area. Gulf access homes in Port Charlotte are found in a wide range of prices.
South of Edgewater Drive, near the Port Charlotte Beach Complex, there are outstanding canals, wide and deep, offering exceptional harbor access. In this area you will find the luxury community of Grassy Point. Grassy Point in Port Charlotte, FL homes each come with a deeded dock space at the Grassy Point Marina and Yacht club.
The most popular waterfront community on Florida’s southwest coast is PGI. Gulf access homes in Punta Gorda Isles, Florida are both luxurious and reasonably priced. PGI is a unique community as it is the only waterfront community in all of Florida where the city maintains the seawalls. A small tax assessment each year guarantees that the canals will be maintained in excellent condition and you will never be hit with a large repair bill for your seawall.
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Murdock, FL 33938
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