Keller Williams Realty
11242 5th Ave, Punta Gorda, FL 33955
2 Beds | 2.00 Baths | 1200 SqFt
Freshly remodeled and neat as a pin! The Seller of this 2/2/1 on a corner parcel has completed the updating begun by the previous owner - it is now tiled throughout the living areas with wood flooring in the bedrooms and includes a new complete septic system AND a new top-side well pump! This is one of only two properties currently listed in South Punta Gorda Heights (the other one is next door), a moderately-priced community just outside the southern edge of the City of Punta Gorda and is being sold turn-key including two televisions (the Seller is keeping the third), the dishes and the silverware. See the Virtual Tour for a complete look inside this incredibly well-maintained home with two patios and an outside storage shed.Property Details
3307 Sunny Harbor Dr, Punta Gorda, FL 33982
2 Beds | 2.00 Baths | 1248 SqFt
This well cared for 2/2 waterfront home is being sold turnkey. Pelican Harbor Mobile Estates is a small 55+ riverfront community of deeded parcels offering a heated pool, clubhouse, lots of activities and a separate RV / boat parking lot. Built in 2005 to all wind standards, this 1,248 sq ft home has a den which could be used as / converted to a third bedroom. Your concrete seawall, dock and a drive-on boat dock are only a few minutes to Shell Creek and the Peace River leading to Charlotte Harbor and the Gulf of Mexico. A large air-conditioned lanai overlooks the waterway and the long carport has a storage shed. The interior has ceramic tile in the wet areas, wood cabinets throughout, nice furnishings and there is an inside laundry closet. There is also an additional room that can be made into a bedroom by adding a closet; presently it is utilized as an office. This home is a must see and is convenient to Interstate 75, downtown Punta Gorda's restaurants, shopping and activities calendar pluss all that Southwest Florida has to offer.Property Details
3321 Coquina Esplanade, Punta Gorda, FL 33982
2 Beds | 2.00 Baths | 1568 SqFt
Rare Find! Don't miss this opportunity to own 185' of beautiful Peace River Waterfront! Located on a quiet cul-de-sac in a highly desired 55+ Community, this 2005 manufactured home is situated on 2½ lots and is being sold turnkey furnished! You'll love the panoramic views of the Peace River from the living room, den, dining room and kitchen. From the bright open floor plan to the oversized Master Suite, this is not your typical manufactured home. Master Bath is 14' x 9' with two linen closets, a separate make-up vanity, and walk in shower. The oversized Master Bedroom walk-in closet has built in shelving and two separate areas for hanging garments. The kitchen includes a pantry and lots of extra storage and counter space. No Leases or Shares!!Community Pool, Residents Lounge, Activities and low monthly HOA fees add to the desirability of this community with direct access to the Peace River, Charlotte Harbor and on to the Gulf of Mexico.Property Details
5006 Palermo DR, Punta Gorda, FL 33950
0 Beds | 0.00 Baths | 0 SqFt
Waterfront tip lot on a large turning basin with 178' on the water. 170+' across the basin and the mangrove stand 160+' to the east provide unmatched waterside privacy, convenient to shopping and downtown Punta Gorda, minutes from Twin Isles Golf Club, and a leisurely boat ride to the waters of Alligator Creek, Charlotte Harbor and beyond! Build your custom Florida residence or winter retreat and enjoy the life of Riley with your boat docked in your back yard, golf just a short ride a way, and bike paths all over town! Don't delay... waterfront parcels of this caliber just aren't being made any more! Survey available, pre-paid impact fees are reimbursable by Buyer at closing.Property Details
1430 Sea Gull Ct, Punta Gorda, FL 33950
0 Beds | 0.00 Baths | 9583 SqFt
This is a 0 bedroom, vacant land home. It is located at 1430 SEA GULL CT PUNTA GORDA, Florida. The nearest schools are Sallie Jones Elementary, Punta Gorda Middle and Charlotte High.Property Details
1205 Royal Tern Drive, Punta Gorda, FL 33950
0 Beds | 0.00 Baths | 0 SqFt
One of the few remaining tip lots with an awesome view of 3 intersecting canals in Punta Gorda Isles. Located just minutes from downtown, this sailboat access lot is a gem. Southern rear exposure for your pool and wonderful summer breezes, approximately 172 feet of seawall for your sailboat or trawler, and plenty of view no matter how you configure your floor plan! Why wait? The supply of buildable lots is dwindling and this one is a beauty!Property Details
2562 Brazilia Court, Punta Gorda, FL 33950
3 Beds | 2.00 Baths | 1978 SqFt
Looking for a WOW view as you walk in the door? Come on over to 2562 Brazilia and check it out! Wonderful floor plan with a large family room, both formal and informal dining, a huge Bomanite-finished lanai and LOTS of closets!!! The placement of the home and the mature landscaping combined to provide privacy on the pool deck and lanai. Custom built in 1987, the original owner has kept the up with many improvements since including overhead plumbing (2011), HVAC replacement (2012), water heater replacement (2014), roof replacement(2005), storm protection, new washer/dryer (2016), to mention a few. Most of the closets are deep walk-ins, it’s an oversized garage with workshop area, the landscaping is mature and the dock has water and power. Lots of natural light, cathedral ceilings, and built in shelving in some rooms. Come see for yourself – once you’ve made it your own, this location can’t be beat with quick (less than 15 minutes to the Ponce Park boat ramp) access to Charlotte Harbor and a short drive by land to downtown Punta Gorda and all that Charlotte County has to offer.Property Details
2838 Sancho Panza Ct, Punta Gorda, FL 33950
3 Beds | 2.00 Baths | 2423 SqFt
Understated elegance abounds in this custom home located on 80’ of prime sailboat access waterfront. Oversized 45’dock with 10K boat lift on a 125’wide canal for your boating adventures out to Charlotte Harbor & beyond! Like to golf? St Andrews South Golf Club is just minutes away as is the rest of Punta Gorda! The lushly landscaped circular drive leads to the spacious, welcoming front entry of this beautiful home. Once inside, the open floor plan with soaring ceilings and awesome view of the water & pool area greet you right at the front door! Open the pocketing sliders and enlarge your living area to include the ample lanai space. Lots of granite and tile in beautiful neutral tones, certain to appeal to a variety of tastes. The roomy kitchen is equipped with gently used stainless appliances, granite counters, a large pantry closet and a breakfast bar. The breakfast nook overlooks the pool and waterfront through a huge aquarium window, a wonderful place to have that morning cup of coffee! You’ll find built-in shelving throughout this home along with many decorator touches in the form of plant shelves and alcoves.Property Details
3954 Crooked Island Dr, Punta Gorda, FL 33950
4 Beds | 6.00 Baths | 4246 SqFt
The attention to detail and the features in this Towles custom-built home will AMAZE and DELIGHT you. Just imagine everything you would ever want in a home…plenty of space, lots of storage, a great office (could also be a guest room) with an unbelievable water view, a huge master suite overlooking the canal and infinity pool, a master closet large enough to park a small car in, elegant master bath, and a kitchen to DIE for! Add a great room overlooking the pool and water, 2 more guest rooms (each with their own full bath and walk in closet), an exercise room, and garage complete with lots of storage. Like to entertain? Formal dining, informal dining, outdoor dining..so many choices! Still looking for more? How about the view of the wide rim canal to both the north and the south from the balcony…perfect spot to watch the Christmas Rim Canal Parade! More interested in the mechanical side of things? The tech room, manibloc plumbing systems, 3 a/c units, and speaker system would probably strike your fancy. With striking views of the wide rim canal from most rooms, this home offers over 4200 square feet of purely elegant living space.Property Details
ABR, CRS, GRI
Ken, a native New Yorker, grew up in Miami, graduated from the U of M with a degree in accounting and and worked for a major Miami bank until he took a position with a Minneapolis based computer service bureau in 1979. His career there included management, marketing support and computer design and development. In 1991, he started his own company consulting and providing computer programming and services for small companies.
Karen, a Chicago suburbanite, graduated from Loyola with a degree in Finance. She entered the Management Training program at LaSalle National Bank of Chicago after graduation and earned her MBA from DePaul University while working full time at the bank. In 1985 she moved to Minneapolis to take a position as Vice President of Operations for a major municipal bond firm. She later transitioned into the insurance and employee benefits industry in a management capacity as Director of Marketing.
Karen and Ken met in 1983 while she was working at the bank and they married in 1988. They bought a home on Lake Minnetonka and lived there until they moved permanently to Punta Gorda. In 2001 they purchased their home in Punta Gorda Isles and a year later they packed up their things, sold their lake home, and officially became unemployed Florida residents.
Although not having to go to work was fun for a while, they both needed something to do and were too young to retire so they became involved in the community. They took a boating safety class to become more familiar with the waters and Ken joined the Coast Guard Auxiliary. They joined both of the Chamber of Commerce organizations and the PGIslanders Cruise Club. Karen decided to get her real estate license and later convinced Ken he should too so they both became Realtors in 2003. Life has not been the same since!
Both of them immediately embraced their new careers and took advantage of every educational opportunity they could. They also became involved with the industry associations including the local and state Association of Realtors and Women’s Council of Realtors. Karen has served in various officer positions for Women’s Council, including President in 2006. Ken served on the Governing Board of Women’s Council as the Webmaster for several years. Both of them serve on various committees for the local association. Karen is a Past President and has been on the Board of Directors for our local REALTOR Association since 2007. She also served on the Board of Directors for the Florida REALTOR Association for 3 years. They have both earned recognition from the National Association of REALTORs for completing advanced educational designations (ABR, GRI, CRS, SRES, e Pro, AHWD to mention a few), making them members of the less than 5% of real estate licensees in the country to have done so.
Today, they are still active in the community and have added St Andrews Golf Club and TEAM Punta Gorda to the list of organizations they are involved with. They live in Punta Gorda Isles, on the water, with their 2 dogs and a cat. Ken has a daughter, Laura, who lives in Minneapolis with her husband and two children. They travel when they can and also spend as much time as possible on the water, either boating, hydro-biking or just hanging out by the water!
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