FL Star completes move-in ready home at Sapphire Cove

FL Star has completed construction of the Egret II, a new move-in ready home within Sapphire Cove, an intimate new residential community being developed off Collier Boulevard in South Naples.

“The Egret II is one of the two-story designs available at Sapphire Cove,” said Gary Hains, vice president of FL Star, developer of the community. “This spacious design includes a complete suite with private bath on the second level and a generous loft, which can be used to create private living space for an extended family or as additional recreational amenity for the entire family. It is a flexible design with appeal for a variety of lifestyles.”

The Egret II is an innovative design with four bedrooms, three full baths, a study and the upstairs loft in 3,001 air-conditioned square feet. With covered entry, two-car garage and covered outdoor living area, the home has 3,966 sqaure feet under roof.

The great rooms plan includes a designer island kitchen with space for casual dining, quartz countertops, upgraded cabinets and adjacent dining area. The living area features triple sliding glass doors opening to the spacious screeened outdoor living area, complete with pool and jacuzzi. The master suite opens off a private hallway and includes his and hers walk-in closets, a bath with twin vanities, quartz countertops, a free-standing soaking tub, separate walk-in shower and private water closet.

In this split plan, two guest rooms are located on the opposite side of the home and share a full bath. The study is conveniently located at the front of the home, providing the perfect space for a home office or a quiet retreat.

This move-in ready home is priced at $559,900. Pricing for the Egret II design begins from $472,900 and is available for viewing. To preview the community, visit the Sapphire Cove welcome center within the clubhouse, located on Lord’s Way off Collier Boulevard. Online visit SapphireCoveNaples.com.

Sapphire Cove offers a selection of eight home plans with both single-story and two-story designs, ranging from a spacious home with three bedrooms plus a study in 1,915 square feet to an expansive plan with four bedrooms and three and one-half baths in 3,178 square feet.

Designed as an intimate community, Sapphire Cove’s 30-acre site will include only 75 single-family homes on generous lots measuring 57 feet wide by 140 feet deep. The community is bordered by a preserve and is centered around a 3-acre lake fringed with native grasses and vegetation.

Sapphire Cove is being developed by an affiliate of FL Star. At the helm of FL Star, a conglomerate of real estate entities, are David E. Torres and Gary Hains. Other projects by FL Star include Milano Lakes, a luxury apartment community also located off Collier Boulevard in Naples, and Arrowhead Reserve, a community of single-family homes in Immokalee. FL Star is building single-family homes in Golden Gate Estates.

FL Star announces plans for Golden Gate Estates homes

FL Star, a Southwest Florida real estate development and management group, has announced that the company has reeived permits for nine new homes to be built in Golden Gate Estates.

“We have received a great deal of interest in the homes that we are currently building in Golden Gate Estates, and the demand for homes in this desirable area is growing,” said Gary Hains, vice president of FL Star. “We have purchased sites in the area north of Oil Well Road to the east and west of Everglades.”

Hains said that the homes that will be built include a selection from the company’s collection of designs to meet the lifestyle needs of a variety of families. Plans selected range from a spacious three-bedroom plus study, two-bath plan with 1,610 air-conditioned square feet to an expansive design with four bedrooms, a study and three baths in 2,574 air-conditioned square feet.

Priced from the upper $200,000s to the lower $300,000s, the homes will be constructed by FL Star Construction, LLC, and will include luxurious finishes such as granite countertops, undermount sinks, stainless appliances and tile in the living areas. Construction is expected to begin later this month with completion in the fall.

For more information contact Gary Hains, FL Star Development, email gary@Fl-star.com. For information about other FL Star projects, visit www.fl-star.com. The company’s current projects include Milano Lakes, a luxury apartment community located off Collier Boulevard in Naples, Sapphire Cove, a new community of single-family homes also located off Collier Boulevard, and Arrowhead Reserve, a community of single-family homes in Immokalee. FL Star Construction is currently building Botanika, a new condominium community at Bonita Fairways in Bonita Springs.

FL Star is a conglomerate of real estate entities headed by David E. Torres and Gary Hains, who offer more than 40 years of combined experience in the construction industry. FL Star also provides management services for commercial and industrial buildings for real estate owners and condominium associations including maintenance, collection of rents and financial reporting.

Sapphire Cove opens for sales in South Naples

With the first models complete and the clubhouse nearing completion, developers have opened sales at Sapphire Cove, a new residential community being developed off Collier Boulevard in South Naples.

“It is exciting to unveil this new community in the vibrant area of South Naples,” said David E. Torres, developer and principal in FL Star. “Sapphire Cove is particularly suited to the lifestyles of both family-oriented and active adults who will enjoy all of the activities that are available in this most desirable area as well as the pleasures of an intimate community.”

When complete, the 30-acre site of Sapphire Cove will include only 75 single-family homes on generous lots measuring 57 feet wide by 140 feet deep. The community is bordered by a preserve and is centered around a 3-acre lake fringed with native grasses and vegetation.

A selection of eight home plans are designed to meet the lifestyle of every family. Single-story and two-story designs are available, ranging from a spacious home with two bedrooms with a study in 2,041 square feet to an expansive plan with four bedrooms and three and one-half baths in 3,178 square feet. Each home includes the most desirable interior finishes, such as granite countertops, undermount sinks and stainless steel appliances. A swimming pool is available as an option. State-of-the-art construction and attention to detail by FL Star Construction assures each home is of the highest quality.

“The Cedar Key is being shown as a furnished model to give future residents a sample of the quality of our homes as well as the options available to them,” Torres said. “The home features a contemporary open floor plan with a spacious great room, dining area and island kitchen, perfect for family life or entertaining guests.”

The Cedar Key includes three bedrooms plus a study and three full baths and a powder room, which doubles as a pool bath. The master suite offers two walk-in closets, a double vanity, soaking tub, separate shower and private water closet. The master suite has its own private entry to the outdoor living area and pool.

The Cedar Key has 2,619 square feet of air-conditioned living space and with two-car garage and covered lanai, the home encompasses 3,535 total square feet.

“We have additional homes that are move-in ready, providing visitors to the community a sampling of other home styles that area available within Sapphire Cove,” Torres said.

The heart of Sapphire Cove activity will be the community clubhouse, where neighbors may gather to enjoy a rigorous workout in the state-of-the-art fitness center, challenging yoga or a refreshing swim in the resort-style pool.

“The location of Sapphire Cove offers residents an abundance of enrichment and educational opportunities in addition to those on site,” Torres said. “Nearby Serenity Park and the Collier Boulevard bike trail provide options for the outdoor enthusiast. The 80-acre campus of Florida Southwestern State College is just down the road, where residents may take a course or simply enjoy sports or a performance. And for medical care, Physicians Regional Hospital and an array of other medical facilities are located right on Collier Boulevard. There is literally something for everyone.”

To preview the community, visit the Sapphire Cove welcome center within the clubhouse, located on Lord’s Way off Collier Boulevard. For a private showing, contact Jim Borden at 239.451.8153, email jim@fl-star.com. For more information, visit the Sapphire Cove website, SapphireCoveNaples.com.

Arrowhead Reserve offers affordable new home options

As home prices continue to rise in Collier County, Arrowhead Reserve in Immokalee takes its place as one of the most affordable communities in the area offering new construction homes.

“Arrowhead Reserve continues to offer an affordable option for homebuyers with the added advantage of new construction,” said Gary Hains, vice president of FL Star Construction, developer of Arrowhead Reserve. “Home prices in Collier County rose 3.6 percent over the past year, according to the real estate database company Zillow. The group predicts prices will continue to rise.”

Zillow notes that the cost of homes in the Naples metro area averages $241 per square foot. According to Zillow, the median listing price for homes in Collier County is $439,000. While half of the homes available for sale fall below that figure, many new homebuyers say it’s difficult to find quality at an affordable price.

“Homes at Arrowhead Reserve begin at $168,900 for the Girasol, a design with three bedrooms and two baths in 1,297 air-conditioned square feet,” Hains said. “With a covered entry way and two-car garage, the home has a total of 1,711 square feet.”

Hains said the Girasol, which means “Sunflower,” was designed to meet the growing need for a modest single-family home at a price that is truly affordable.

“In addition to the Girasol, Arrowhead Reserve offers a variety of floor plans for families who want more space, as well as options such as granite counter tops, laminate wood flooring and stainless appliances,” Hains added. “There are still a few move-in ready opportunities for those who want to be settled in their new home this summer.”

New home designs within Arrowhead Reserve range from a three-bedroom, two-bath home with 1,297 air-conditioned square feet and a total of 1,711 square feet to a three-bedroom plus den, two-bath design with 1,600 air-conditioned square feet and a total of 2,098 square feet. Built by FL Star Construction, home prices begin at $168,900, among the lowest in the area for new home construction.

For more information about this home and others available at Arrowhead Reserve, contact David C. Brown Realty in Immokalee or Gary Hains, FL Star Development, email Gary@Flstardevelopment.com.

FL Star Construction, LLC is an affiliate of FL Star, a conglomerate of real estate entities lead by Gary Hains and David E. Torres. Other current projects include Milano Lakes, a new 296-unit apartment community and Sapphire Cove, a new residential community, both being developed off Collier Boulevard in South Naples. FL Star also provides management services for commercial and industrial buildings for real estate owners and condominium associations including maintenance, collection of rents and financial reporting.

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Sapphire Cove moves toward opening

With site work in process and model permits secured, developers are moving toward the start of construction in early 2018 for Sapphire Cove, a new residential community being developed off Collier Boulevard in South Naples.

“We are excited that Sapphire Cove is nearing the point where visitors will begin to see the results of months of preparation,” said David E. Torres, developer and principal in Lord’s Way 30 LLC, an affiliate of FL Star. “This community will complement the residential neighborhoods and commercial entities that are making this part of Naples a vibrant and most desirable area.”

Sapphire Cove is an intimate community designed to appeal to a mixture of family-oriented and active adult lifestyles. The 30-acre site will include only 75 single-family homes on lots measuring 57 feet wide by 140 feet deep. The community is bordered by a preserve and is centered around a 3-acre lake fringed with native grasses and vegetation.

“We have created a selection of eight home plans that are designed to accommodate the needs and lifestyle of a variety of families,” Torres noted. “Single-story and two-story designs are available, ranging from a home with two bedrooms and a study in 2,041 square feet to an expansive plan with four bedrooms and three-and-one-half baths in 3,178 square feet.”

Each home includes interior finishes, such as granite counter tops, undermount sinks and stainless steel appliances. A swimming pool is available as an option. State-of-the-art construction and attention to detail by Fl Star Construction assures each home is of the highest quality.

The heart of Sapphire Cove activity will be the community clubhouse with a fitness center and a resort-style pool.

“The location of Sapphire Cove offers residents an abundance of enrichment and educational opportunities in addition to those on site,” Torres said. “Nearby Serenity Park and the Collier Boulevard bike trail provide options for the outdoor enthusiast. The 80-acre campus of Florida Southwestern State College is just down the road, where residents may take a course or simply enjoy sports or a performance. And for medical care, Physicians Regional Hospital and an array of other medical facilities are located right on Collier Boulevard. There is literally something for everyone.”

Construction of the first models at Sapphire Cove is expected to begin in the first quarter of 2018. The property is part of the Hacienda Lakes Community Development District and is accessed via the Lord’s Way, ½-mile east of Collier Boulevard, north of Rattlesnake-Hammock Road.

Contact Gary Hains at Gary@Fl-star.com for information.

Sapphire Cove is being developed by an affiliate of FL Star. Other projects by FL Star include Milano Lakes, a luxury apartment community off Collier Boulevard, and Arrowhead Reserve, a community of single-family homes in Immokalee.

FL Star also provides management services for commercial and industrial buildings for real estate owners and condominium associations including maintenance, collection of rents and financial reporting.

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Move-in ready home nearing completion in Immokalee

IMMOKALEE — FL Star Construction is nearing completion on the Fiesta, a new available home in Arrowhead Reserve, a single-family home community off Lake Trafford Road in Immokalee.

“This home is perfect for buyers who are eager to move in soon,” said Elvira Nodal of David C. Brown Realty, associate responsible for sales at Arrowhead Reserve. “This home offers all the benefits of high quality new construction, the most desirable interior features, and  pricing that is among the lowest in the area for new construction.”

Nodal notes that timing for buyers, especially first-time homeowners is excellent as interest rates remain low and several programs are in place to assist first-time buyers.

The Fiesta is a three-bedroom plus study design with 1,765 air-conditioned square feet. With a covered entry, a lanai and a two-car garage, the home has a total of 2,505 square feet under roof. The great room, kitchen and breakfast nook offer a contemporary open concept living space. Double doors create an impressive entry from the great room to the study. A private retreat at the back of the home, the master bedroom offers two walk-in closets and a master bath with dual vanities, a walk-in shower and water closet. Two guest bedrooms and a full bath are at the front of the home.

The Fiesta is available for purchase at $199,900.

Home plans at Arrowhead Reserve range from three bedrooms and two baths in 1,297 feet of air-conditioned living space to a design with three bedrooms plus a den with 1,915 air-conditioned square feet. There is flexibility with several designs, offering a choice of three bedrooms or three bedrooms plus a den or the four-bedroom plan. The most popular interior finishes are available including granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances and undermount sinks.

Built by FL Star Construction, home prices begin at $168,900.

For information about these homes and others at Arrowhead Reserve, contact Elvira Nodal at at David C. Brown Realty in Immokalee or Gary Hains, FL Star Development, email Gary@Fl-star.com.

FL Star Construction LLC is an affiliate of FL Star, a conglomerate of real estate entities lead by Gary Hains and David E. Torres. Other current projects include Milano Lakes, a new 296-unit apartment community, and Sapphire Cove, a new residential community, both being developed off Collier Boulevard in South Naples.

FL Star also provides management services for commercial and industrial buildings for real estate owners and condominium associations including maintenance, collection of rents and financial reporting.

 
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Construction at Milano Lakes Apartments progressing

Construction is moving ahead at a steady pace at Milano Lakes, a new apartment community off Collier Boulevard at The Lords Way in South Naples.

“The first building is beginning to show what the finished apartments will be,” said Gary Hains, partner with FL Star, developer for Milano Lakes Apartments. “Drywall is complete, the interior cabinets have been installed and the building has been painted. Other buildings are progressing in sequential stages.”

Installation of cabinets is in progress in another building, drywall is complete and stucco in progress in a third, with roofing in progress on two additional buildings. The remaining three buildings are in various stages of block work.

Hains said the community is on schedule to make the first apartments available for occupancy by the fourth quarter of this year.

“It is exciting to see the project coming together,” he said.

Located on a 23-acre site, Milano Lakes will include 296 apartment homes in eight buildings, offering one-, two- and three-bedroom floor plans. Within the community, 96 detached garages are planned.

Occupants will be able to choose from four floor plans, ranging from a one-bedroom design with 808 air-conditioned square feet and 889 total square feet to a three-bedroom apartment home with 1,439 air-conditioned square feet and 1,545 total square feet. Each unit will include laundry facilities, a master suite with a walk-in closet and dual sinks in the master bath, an island kitchen with a dining area, and a lanai.

Residents of Milano Lakes will enjoy a variety of amenities. The community offers a 5,488-square-foot clubhouse with a resort-style swimming pool and a fitness center. The building reflects the influence of Mediterranean architecture and will be the centerpiece of social gatherings in the community. A children’s playground is planned to round out the amenities.

Milano Lakes is being developed by an affiliate of FL Star, a conglomerate of real estate entities led by Gary Hains and David E. Torres.

Other projects by FL Star include Sapphire Cove, a new community of single-family homes off Collier Boulevard in Naples, and Arrowhead Reserve, a community of single-family homes in Immokalee. FL Star also provides management services for commercial and industrial buildings for real estate owners and condominium associations including maintenance, collection of rents and financial reporting.

For information about Milano Lakes Apartments, contact Gary Hains, Lords Way Apartments LLC by email: gary@fl-star.com.

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Fall move-in options available at Arrowhead Reserve

FL Star Construction is offering several new home designs to be ready for a fall move-in date at Arrowhead Reserve, a community of single-family homes off Lake Trafford Road in Immokalee.”This is a good time to make a purchase,” said Gary Hains, vice president of FL Star Construction. “We have several different home designs in various stages of construction, offering buyers options to select the home that fits their lifestyle and some choices for the time they want to move in.”

Hains noted that two of the homes that will be available are the company’s newest design — the Fantasia. The Fantasia is the first four-bedroom home created especially for Arrowhead Reserve.

The Fantasia includes four bedrooms and two full baths in 1,638 air-conditioned square feet. With lanai, covered entry and two-car garage, the home encompasses 2,273 total square feet under roof.

An open design great room plan, the island kitchen separates the family living space and dining area. The master bedroom includes a generous walk-in closet and a private bath with twin vanities, a walk-in shower and linen closet. There is a separate laundry room that offers convenient access from the garage and interior hallway.

The Fantasia is priced starting at $192,500.

There are also two homes under construction utilizing variations of the Casa Feliz design. One version includes a den, while the other is a basic great room design.

The Casa Feliz includes three bedrooms and two full baths in 1,473 sqaure feet. With a two-car garage and entry way accented with four columns, the Casa Feliz encompasses 1,975 total square feet.

The great room opens to the back patio through sliding glass doors. The adjacent kitchen offers access to the dining space and provides additional breakfast counter seating. The master bedroom includes a walk-in closet and master bath with dual sinks and walk-in shower. The two guest bedrooms share access to a full bath that features a tub/shower combination. The laundry room includes a large pantry for storage.

The Casa Feliz is priced starting at $179,900.

The Fiesta is a three-bedroom plus study design with 1,765 air-conditioned square feet. With a covered entry, lanai and two-car garage, the home has 2,505 total square feet under roof. The great room, kitchen and breakfast nook offer an open concept living space. Double doors lead from the great room to the private study. A private retreat at the back of the home, the master bedroom offers two walk-in closets and a bath with dual vanities, a walk-in shower and private water closet. Two guest bedrooms and a full bath are at the front of the home.

The Fiesta is priced starting at $199,900.

New home designs available within Arrowhead Reserve range from 1,297 air-conditioned square feet and 1,711 total square feet to 1,765 air-conditioned square feet and 2,505 total square feet. Three-bedroom and four-bedroom designs are available.

Built by FL Star Construction, home prices begin at $168,900.

For information, contact David C. Brown Realty in Immokalee or Gary Hains, FL Star Development, email Gary@Fl-star.com.

FL Star Construction, LLC is an affiliate of FL Star, a conglomerate of real estate entities lead by Gary Hains and David E. Torres. Other current projects include Milano Lakes, a new 296-unit apartment community, and Sapphire Cove, a new residential community, both are being developed off Collier Boulevard in South Naples.

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FL Star offers Maravilla design at Arrowhead Reserve

IMMOKALEE — FL Star Construction is offering a new three-bedroom plus den home design at Arrowhead Reserve, a community of single-family homes off Lake Trafford Road in Immokalee.

The Maravilla includes three bedrooms plus a den and two baths in 1,915 air-conditioned square feet. With lanai, covered entry and two-car garage, the home encompasses 2,655 total square feet under roof.

“We are continually responding to buyers’ requests with new designs and options at Arrowhead Reserve,” said Gary Hains, vice president of FL Star Construction. “The Maravilla provides that extra space for a home office or study, yet maintains the open floor plan so popular with families.”

The great room plan provides access to the lanai through sliding glass door. The kitchen offers counter space to the great room and opens to the breakfast nook, which offers views of the lanai through double windows. The master bedroom includes two walk-in closets and a master bath with twin vanities, a walk-in shower, linen closet and private water closet. There is a separate laundry room that offers convenient access from the garage as well as the interior hallway.

The two guest bedrooms share access to a full bath, which is also accessed from the central hallway.

The Maravilla is priced starting at $209,900.

Other home designs available within Arrowhead Reserve range from a three-bedroom, two-bath home with 1,297 air-conditioned square feet and 1,711 total square feet to a four-bedroom, two-bath design with 1,638 air-conditioned square feet and 2,273 total square feet. Options available include granite counter tops, laminate wood flooring and stainless appliances.

Built by FL Star Construction, home prices begin at $168,900.

For more information about this home and others at Arrowhead Reserve, contact David C. Brown Realty in Immokalee or Gary Hains at FL Star Development.

FL Star Construction LLC is an affiliate of FL Star, a conglomerate of real estate entities lead by Gary Hains and David E. Torres. Other current projects include Milano Lakes, a 296-unit apartment community, and Sapphire Cove, a new residential community, both being developed off Collier Boulevard in South Naples.

FL Star also provides management services for commercial and industrial buildings for real estate owners and condominium associations including maintenance, collection of rents and financial reporting.

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FL Star unveils new design at Arrowhead Reserve

FL Star Construction has introduced the Fantasia, a new home design at Arrowhead Reserve, a community of single-family homes off Lake Trafford Road in Immokalee.

The Fantasia offers four bedrooms and two full baths in 1,638 air-conditioned square feet. With lanai, covered entry and two-car garage, the home encompasses 2,273 total square feet under roof.

“This design expands the options available to homebuyers in Arrowhead Reserve,” said Gary Hains, vice president of FL Star Construction. “The Fantasia is the first four-bedroom design we’ve created especially for Arrowhead Reserve, a perfect choice for larger families.”

An open design great-room plan, the island kitchen separates family living space and the dining area. The master bedroom includes a generous walk-in closet and a private bath with twin vanities, a large walk-in shower and linen closet. There is a separate laundry room that offers convenient access from the garage as well as the interior hallway.

The Fantasia is priced starting at $192,900.

Other home designs available in Arrowhead Reserve range from a three-bedroom, two-bath home with 1,297 air-conditioned square feet and a total of 1,711 square feet to a three-bedroom plus den, two-bath design with 1,600 air-conditioned square feet and a total of 2,098 square feet.

Built by FL Star Construction, home prices begin at $168,900, among the lowest in the area for new home construction.

For more information about this home and others at Arrowhead Reserve, contact David C. Brown Realty in Immokalee or Gary Hains, FL Star Development, email Gary@Flstardevelopment.com.

FL Star Construction, LLC is an affiliate of FL Star, a conglomerate of real estate entities led by Gary Hains and David E. Torres. Other current projects include Milano Lakes, a new 296-unit apartment community, and Sapphire Cove, a new residential community, both being developed off Collier Boulevard in South Naples. FL Star also provides management services for commercial and industrial buildings for real estate owners and condominium associations including maintenance, collection of rent and financial reporting.

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