Barefoot Beach real estate and community is located in the North Naples in Collier County, Florida, Zip 34134.
Barefoot Beach is nestled between the crushed-shell beaches of the Gulf of Mexico and a 342-acre state preserve that posts daily sightings of its more popular residents— gopher tortoises, bottle-nosed dolphins, even endangered sea turtles.
A dwindling supply of vacant lots in Barefoot Beach means prices kept increasing. A south-of- Bonita-Beach-Road location places the neighborhood in Collier County and the north Naples school district.
Common areas in Barefoot Beach are community swimming pools and gardens, a private clubhouse, tennis courts, community boat docks and private walkways to the beach are among the perks of owning a home in the Gardens—a tradeoff for sharing 2.2 miles of public beachfront with tourists and visitors.
The gated communities of Southport on the Bay, with 106 lots, and Bayfront Gardens, with 35 homes, lie farther south along Barefoot Beach Boulevard on peninsulas jutting into Little Hickory Bay. Both offer direct Gulf access.
Many Bayfront homesites that once sold for $170,000 a sold upward of a cool $1 million, and homes from off the water $800,000 to $3 million. Most residents in both communities are full-time. The early homes in Barefoot Beach modest cottages but over the years, the homes became bigger and more expensive to reflect the shifting demographics
The 55 villa units at the Villas at Barefoot Beach—really a series of three-story townhomes—offer 2,500- to 3,200-square-foot homes for in the higher price range. Those who fancy mid-rise dwelling generally find a choice of resales at The Barefoot Beach Club, the 12 seven-story condos offering 348 units from 1,600 to 2,400 square feet. Homes in Barefoot Beach range from condominiums, villas, cottages and three and four story Mediterranean and Florida-style homes. Barefoot Beach homes have become bigger and more expensive over the years.