Port Charlotte Florida
Port Charlotte FL is an unincorporated community in Charlotte County. In 2015 Port Charlotte was named to Forbes' list of "25 Best Places to Retire in 2015" and this was not the first time the city was prominently called out for being a wonderful place to live and retire. Check out our introduction below with all you need to know about Port Charlotte.
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What you need to know about Port Charlotte Florida
If you are looking for a slower pace, you should consider moving to Port Charlotte FL. This is said to be a small town in Charlotte County. It's situated between Sarasota and Naples. It's a true "snowbird" area. You will find the area is bustling half the year when people flock to the city from up north.
It is only 200 years ago (1819) that Florida was ceded by the Spanish and became a US Territory. Then in 1845, it became the 27th State.
The real development of Port Charlotte started in the 1950ties. Back then homes with land could be bought for as little as $2,650, and the Midway area was the primary development area. Those days are gone!
Port Charlotte is just north of Peace River. On the other side of the river to the south, you have Punta Gorda with parks, restaurants, places that are must-sees such as Fishermen's Village and much more.
For many new "snowbirds" to the area, the main activity though is looking for houses for sale in Port Charlotte while they are here. The "snowbirds" take-off in the morning getting busy seeing homes and other attractions.
No matter you are a snowbird or local we can help find the right home currently listed for sale in Port Charlotte, FL.
The city is home to more than 50,000 people, and the average medium sold prices of a single-family home is about $220,000. The median household income is $39,654. From beaches to baseball, Port Charlotte has something for everyone. Here are a few great places that offer sports, beaches, and concerts.
• Charlotte Stone Crabs
On a typical Saturday afternoon, you might feel like you are in a time warp. You can enjoy a friendly game of baseball without the overpriced stadium food and crowded parking lots. If you search for deals, you can usually find discounts on food and drinks. Your kids will love getting autographed baseballs, and there are plenty of activities for baseball fans.
• Cultural Center of Charlotte County
You will find reasonably priced indoor entertainment at the Cultural Center of Charlotte County. The venue welcomes visitors of all ages. It is a great place to take Spanish classes and fitness classes. Concerts are offered at reasonable prices.
• Port Charlotte Beach Park
If you want to have a picnic on the beach, you should consider spending the day at Port Charlotte Beach Park. The park has a swimming pool and a picnic area. Lifeguards are on duty at the pool. The park is a great place to take a walk and watch the sunset on the water.
In and around the area you will find boat ramps, the possibility for fishing, canoe, and kayaking. Also basketball court, tennis court, volleyball courts, bocce ball, horseshoes, picnic shelter, playground beside the swimming pool and beach. Of course, you also have restrooms and a recreation center with room rentals available.
• Sunseeker Resort
Everyone is talking about the Sunseeker Resort. First, it was planned to break grounds in February 2018. So far (October 2018) we have seen land being prepared and demolition of structures that were once there. You can check out the project in details at Sunseeker Resort. Below you can see a short video we took in April 2018. Check back as we will post more videos as the project moves forward.
• Port Charlotte Parks
Kiwanis Park is highly rated and a gem for Dog Owners. The park offers wooded walking trails, kids' play structures & picnic facilities. Also, Ollie's Pond Park is a great candidate for a visit. It's dog-friendly and has trails and lots of nature.
• In General
Port Charlotte has a wide range of homes that will fit every budget, location, and size. If you are lucky you can on occasions, find a home for as little as $50,000, and in the other end of the scale, you have architectural masterpieces in the millions usually with incredible water views and open water access.
Port Charlotte from our Drone Cam!
PORT CHARLOTTE • FL • Real Estate
Looking to sell or buy a home in Port Charlotte, Florida? Call HomeMaxi, your Port Charlotte real estate team at (941) 800-1680. We are your Port Charlotte REALTORS® and experts on the Southwest Florida housing market.