Month: October 2021

Reasons to Buy a Boutique Condo in Southwest Florida

Searching for a new condo in Southwest Florida is truly a privilege in and of itself. Not only does it offer you an opportunity to soak up the Florida sunshine all year long, but it also presents a new way of life for those moving toward retirement, a seasonal vacation spot, or simply a new chapter of their life.

In a post-pandemic world, buyers are giving special attention to properties that offer more secluded and private settings, moving away from overly dense condominiums and into boutique condos. Here are some reasons to purchase a boutique condo in Southwest Florida.  

What are Boutique Condominiums?

A boutique condominium is defined as a residential structure that is smaller in size, yet luxurious in design and features. Many are created for those looking to downsize without sacrificing or for a luxurious vacation home. Boutique condos are often low-rise structures with less than 100 units so that residents can enjoy privacy, as well as easy access.

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Location / Proximity

When it comes to boutique condos, you are buying more than just a condominium, you’re investing in a way of life. This type of residential property is a reflection of the city you’re living in. On the doorstep of many boutique condominiums, you’ll have access to elegant shops, romantic dining and a plethora of nightlife activities.

Accessibility

Another major benefit of purchasing a boutique condo is the accessibility to your property. Not only is it much easier go to and from a boutique condo, rather than a high-rise property or large community, but the actual move will be likely easier as well. A boutique condo brings a life of ease, privacy, and relaxation right to your doorstep.  

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Amenities

One more benefit to purchasing a boutique condominium is the amenities. Buyers are looking for real estate packages that come with resort-style features in close proximity to their front door. This way, they can seclude themselves yet enjoy all of what their boutique condominium has to offer.

Boutique condominiums’ amenities have virtually no maintenance unlike a single-family home.

When looking at boutique condos in Southwest Florida, look no further than Quattro at Naples Square. With amenities from the owners’ club room, to the professionally designed fitness center with state-of-the-art strength and cardio equipment, to the lovely pool area, Quattro at Naples Square is truly one-of-a-kind.

Quattro is the fourth and final building at Naples Square, a walkable/bikeable community being developed by the Ronto Group at 5th Avenue South and Goodlette-Frank Road in downtown Naples. Its luxuriously designed exterior is accompanied by marvelous open-concept floor plans.

For more information on these breathtaking boutique condominiums in Naples, Florida, visit NaplesSquare.com.

Just 13 Quattro Residences Remaining At Ronto’s Naples Square

The Ronto Group reported that just 13 residences remain available in its Quattro building at Naples Square. Quattro is the fourth building at Naples Square, a walkable/bikeable community being developed by Ronto at 5th Avenue South and Goodlette-Frank Road in downtown Naples. Residences are selling quickly. Sales worth more than $108 million have been processed thus far and the building is more than 80% sold. Vertical construction is well underway and the building is expected to be completed in fourth quarter 2022.

The remaining residences showcase Quattro’s Espada, Bianca, Dolce, Dario, Dante, and Giada floor plans. The Fiore and Covina floor plans are sold out. Priced from $2,650,000 to $3,475,000, the Quattro residences offer the largest living spaces and some of the largest condominiums in downtown Naples. The spacious floor plans designed by Ronto and MHK Architecture & Planning reflect the sense of space and style that will be featured in every residence at Quattro and invite luxury homebuyers to live large while enjoying every facet of downtown life. Every Quattro residence will open to a covered outdoor balcony to create a compelling indoor/outdoor experience.

One neighborhood facing Espada residence is available for purchase and base priced at $3,475,000. The 3,853 square feet residence, including 3,358 square feet under air, features a 495-square foot balcony off the great room, dining area, owner’s bedroom, and one of the guest bedrooms, as well as a 150-square foot balcony off another guest bedroom and the den. The Espada’s kitchen includes an island that offers an additional gathering place.  Walk-in closets are featured in each of the bedrooms. Faith Fix, ASID, Founder and Principal at Freestyle Interiors is creating the interior for a furnished Espada model. The previously sold residence will remain available for viewing after completion through a developer leaseback.

Quattro’s four-bedroom plus den, four-and-a-half bath Bianca plan offers 3,875 square feet of living space with 3,437 square feet under air and 438 square feet of balcony space. The great room and dining area and two of the guest bedrooms open to the balcony. The kitchen island offers an additional gathering place while entertaining. The perimeter counter surfaces and cabinetry, as well as a walk-in pantry, will satisfy even the most discriminating gourmet. The owner’s suite features walk-in closets, a spacious bedroom, and a bath with double vanities, a free-standing soaking tub and walk-in shower, and a separate water closet. Four courtyard facing Bianca residences are base priced starting at $3,425,000.

Quattro’s three-bedroom plus den, three-and-a-half bath Dario residence offers an L-shaped living area and 3,189 square feet of living space, including a 237-square foot covered balcony. Two remaining neighborhood facing Dario residences are priced at $2,900,000 and $2,950,000. The Dolce plan also features three bedrooms, a den, and three-and-a-half baths, as well as an L-shaped living area with pocketing sliders that open the great room and dining room to a balcony measuring 237 square feet. The plan includes 2,898 square feet under air and 3,135 total square feet of living space. An island anchors a kitchen with a walk-in pantry. The den offers a space for television viewing and office work. The owner’s suite includes a large bedroom, walk-in closets, and a bath with a dual vanity, a soaking tub and walk-in shower, and a separate water closet. One remaining neighborhood facing Dolce residence is base priced at $2,900,000. The interior for a lease backed furnished Dolce model is being created by Robb & Stuckey’s interior designer Rachelle Porco and interior designer Christine Neal, Allied ASID. 

Two residences featuring the Dante floor plan are available and priced at $2,900,000. The three bedroom plus den, three and a half bath plan includes 2,853 square feet under air, a covered balcony measuring 274 square feet, and a garage that is directly accessible from the residence. The great room and dining area open to the balcony. The oversized den provides a perfect setting for a private office or family room. The plan also includes a spacious island kitchen. The owner’s suite includes a bathroom with a soaking tub, walk-in shower, and double vanities. Walk-in closets are featured in each of the bedrooms.

The 2,733 square feet under air Giada 1 floor plan features a 305 square-foot covered balcony that easily accommodates conversation and dining areas. The massive Giada 1 great room and dining area, owner’s bedroom, and one of the two large guest bedrooms all open to the balcony. The kitchen includes a huge island with counter-height seating, and an extensive perimeter counter surface lined with beautifully finished cabinetry. A perfectly sized study offers an ideal setting for work, reading, and television viewing. The owners’ suite includes two large walk-in closets, as well as a free-standing soaking tub, walk-in shower, and dual vanities in the bath. A powder bath is situated in the hallway that leads to the guest bedrooms, each of which includes a walk-in closet. The laundry room features abundant storage and counter surfaces. One remaining neighborhood facing Giada 1 residence is available and priced at $2,650,000. Two Giada 2 residences are also available and priced at $2,650,000 and $2,700,000. Renee Gaddis, NCIDQ, ASID, GREEN AP, President and Principal Designer at Renee Gaddis Interiors is creating the interior for a lease backed neighborhood facing Giada model. 

Ronto is including an array of luxurious standard features and finishes at Quattro. The owner’s bathrooms will offer a relaxed ambiance. Standard finishes and features will include a Kohler Ladena undercounter sink, a free-standing Jacuzzi Stella Unique Size soaking tub, a Dornbracht LULU single-lever tub faucet with a hand shower set, a Dornbracht IMO Ceiling Mount rain shower head shower fixture, and an Infinity tile insert drain in the shower. The owner’s bathroom will also feature marble counter surfaces and cabinetry selections with a variety of door fronts.

Five hardwood flooring choices, porcelain tile, and wood-look porcelain tile flooring choices are available. A variety of standard carpeting selections is also available. Irpinia kitchen cabinetry will convey a European flare. Cabinetry hardware in brushed chrome, chrome, or oil rubbed bronze is standard. Quartz kitchen counter surfaces are also standard. Standard kitchen appliances will include a SubZero refrigerator, a SubZero freezer with an icemaker, a Wolf five-burner gas cooktop and wall hood, a Wolf E-Series electric wall oven, a Wolf standard microwave oven with built-in trim, a Miele 24-inch built-in dishwasher, and a SubZero under-counter 46-bottle capacity wine cooler with two temperature zones.

Quattro’s landscaped amenity courtyard will include a spacious pool deck, pool, and hot tub, chaise lounges, trellised seating areas, shade cabanas, a firepit and seating area, two grilling areas, and a covered bar with barstools and a large screen television. A club room will open to the amenity courtyard and feature a bar area with a refrigerator, bar sink, and cabinetry, a billiards room, restrooms, and large screen televisions.  Courtyard level residences feature extended terraces including a gas bar-b-que with a sink, a trellis-covered hot tub, and a fire pit are sold out.

The Naples Square on-site sales center is located in unit 101 of the Naples Square Phase I building at 1030 3rd Avenue South, #101 and is open daily. Finish selections can be previewed and finalized at Ronto’s design center at 1114 3rd Avenue South.  Visit NaplesSquare.com.

What It’s Like Living in Naples, Florida

Naples, Florida is truly one of a kind. Attracting almost 2 million visitors every year, this prestigious Southwest Florida location is a dream destination for those fortunate enough to live and play here.

According to a SmartAsset’s study, a city review and statistics website, the area is also recognized as one of the top places to retire in the US, based on medical care, social opportunities and tax-friendliness.

If you’re contemplating making a move, make the right move to Southwest Florida. Here’s what it’s like to live in the tropical paradise Naples, Florida.

Plenty of Golf

Known as the Golf Capital of the World, Naples is home to over 90 18-hole golf courses, 30 of which are accessible to the public. Whether you’re trying to improve your game, stay active or just enjoy times with friends, the area provides you amble opportunity to do so on the golf course. In additional to the public courses, other local clubs are private. Those players can enjoy resort-style golf courses just minutes from their residences.

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White Sand Beaches

Several of the main pulls to the Sunshine State are, of course, the white sand beaches. Throughout the Naples area, visitors and residences alike can enjoy sunrises, sunsets and sunbathing at beaches such as Vanderbilt Beach, Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park and the many beaches along the Naples shoreline.

The area has also been recognized as the #1 Beach Town to Live In, according to Wallet Hub, a travel and population survey website, and as a beach town, Naples continues to break records. In 2021 alone, the real estate market has seen a major increase in northern buyers moving to the beach towns of Southwest Florida. The draw to live near these beaches becomes even more prominent during the coming winter months, as snowbirds enjoy Naples’ beaches while their home states are riddled with snow.

Elegant Dining and Shopping

However, not everything in Naples, Florida revolves around outdoor activities. The area is home to hundreds of elegant dining and shopping destinations to fill your days with, including one of the most popular areas – Fifth Avenue South.

Fifth Ave is lined with fabulous downtown boutiques and elegant restaurants, accompanied by live music, creative art and of course – picturesque palm trees. Whether it’s a date night, evening stroll or family get-together this destination is perfect for making memories in paradise.

Quattro Naples Square

If you’re thinking of living in Naples, Florida, look no further than Quattro at Naples Square. Located in the heart of Downtown Naples, just steps away from Fifth Avenue South, this luxurious community has it all.

With 10 different spacious floor plans to choose from, Quattro allows you to create your own version of paradise. With amenities such as a pool, hot tub, fire pit, two grilling areas, covered bar and shaded cabanas, it’s no wonder people love to live in Naples, Florida.

For more information on Quattro visit NaplesSquare.com or call 239-228-5800 to schedule an appointment.

Quattro Construction Progressing As Planned at Ronto’s Naples Square

The Ronto Group reported that construction of its Quattro building at Naples Square is progressing as planned.  Quattro is the fourth building at Naples Square, a walkable/bikeable community being developed by Ronto at 5th Avenue South and Goodlette-Frank Road in downtown Naples. After completing final rebar installation, concrete was poured in Quad 1, and in Quad 2, Level 2. The Quad 2 columns and shearwalls have also been poured.  Plumbing lines and sleeves have been run in Quad 2. The deck layout and cable roll out have been completed.

Just 14 residences remain available at Quattro and the building is more than 80% sold. The remaining residences showcase Quattro’s Espada, Bianca, Dolce, Dario, Dante, and Giada floor plans. The Fiore and Covina floor plans are sold out.  Priced from $2,650,000 to $3,475,000, the Quattro residences offer the largest living spaces and some of the largest condominiums in downtown Naples. The spacious floor plans designed by Ronto and MHK Architecture & Planning reflect the sense of space and style that will be featured in every residence at Quattro and invite luxury homebuyers to live large while enjoying every facet of downtown life. Every Quattro residence will open to a covered outdoor balcony to create a compelling indoor/outdoor experience.

One neighborhood facing Espada residence is available and base priced at $3,475,000.The 3,853 square feet residence, including 3,358 square feet under air, features a 495-square foot balcony off the great room, dining area, owner’s bedroom, and one of the guest bedrooms, as well as a 150-square foot balcony off another guest bedroom and the den. The Espada’s kitchen includes an island that offers an additional gathering place. Walk-in closets are featured in each of the bedrooms. Faith Fix, ASID, Founder and Principal at Freestyle Interiors is creating the interior for a furnished Espada model. The previously sold residence will remain available for viewing after completion through a developer leaseback.

Quattro’s four-bedroom plus den, four-and-a-half bath Bianca plan offers 3,875 square feet of living space with 3,437 square feet under air and 438 square feet of balcony space. The great room and dining area and two of the guest bedrooms open to the balcony. The kitchen island offers an additional gathering place while entertaining. The perimeter counter surfaces and cabinetry, as well as a walk-in pantry, will satisfy even the most discriminating gourmet. The owner’s suite features walk-in closets, a spacious bedroom, and a bath with double vanities, a free-standing soaking tub and walk-in shower, and a separate water closet. Four courtyard facing Bianca residences are base priced starting at $3,425,000.

Quattro’s three-bedroom plus den, three-and-a-half bath Dario residence offers an L-shaped living area and 3,189 square feet of living space, including a 237-square foot covered balcony. Three remaining neighborhood facing Dario residences are priced from $2,900,000. The Dolce plan also features three bedrooms, a den, and three-and-a-half baths, as well as an L-shaped living area with pocketing sliders that open the great room and dining room to a balcony measuring 237 square feet. The plan includes 2,898 square feet under air and 3,135 total square feet of living space. An island anchors a kitchen with a walk-in pantry. The den offers a space for television viewing and office work. The owner’s suite includes a large bedroom, walk-in closets, and a bath with a dual vanity, a soaking tub and walk-in shower, and a separate water closet. One remaining neighborhood facing Dolce residence is base priced at $2,900,000. The interior for a lease backed furnished Dolce model is being created by Robb & Stuckey’s interior designer Rachelle Porco and interior designer Christine Neal, Allied ASID. 

Two residences featuring the Dante floor plan are available and priced at $2,900,000. The three bedroom plus den, three and a half bath plan includes 2,853 square feet under air, a covered balcony measuring 274 square feet, and a garage that is directly accessible from the residence. The great room and dining area open to the balcony. The oversized den provides a perfect setting for a private office or family room. The plan also includes a spacious island kitchen. The owner’s suite includes a bathroom with a soaking tub, walk-in shower, and double vanities. Walk-in closets are featured in each of the bedrooms.

The 2,733 square feet under air Giada 1 floor plan features a 305 square-foot covered balcony that easily accommodates conversation and dining areas. The massive Giada 1 great room and dining area, owner’s bedroom, and one of the two large guest bedrooms all open to the balcony. The kitchen includes a huge island with counter-height seating, and an extensive perimeter counter surface lined with beautifully finished cabinetry. A perfectly sized study offers an ideal setting for work, reading, and television viewing. The owners’ suite includes two large walk-in closets, as well as a free-standing soaking tub, walk-in shower, and dual vanities in the bath. A powder bath is situated in the hallway that leads to the guest bedrooms, each of which includes a walk-in closet. The laundry room features abundant storage and counter surfaces. One remaining neighborhood facing Giada 1 residence is available and priced at $2,650,000. Two Giada 2 residences are also available and priced at $2,650,000 and $2,700,000. Renee Gaddis, NCIDQ, ASID, GREEN AP, President and Principal Designer at Renee Gaddis Interiors is creating the interior for a lease backed neighborhood facing Giada model. 

Ronto is including an array of luxurious standard features and finishes at Quattro. The owner’s bathrooms will offer a relaxed ambiance. Standard finishes and features will include a Kohler Ladena undercounter sink, a free-standing Jacuzzi Stella Unique Size soaking tub, a Dornbracht LULU single-lever tub faucet with a hand shower set, a Dornbracht IMO Ceiling Mount rain shower head shower fixture, and an Infinity tile insert drain in the shower. The owner’s bathroom will also feature marble counter surfaces and cabinetry selections with a variety of door fronts.

Five hardwood flooring choices, porcelain tile, and wood-look porcelain tile flooring choices are available. A variety of standard carpeting selections is also available. Irpinia kitchen cabinetry will convey a European flare. Cabinetry hardware in brushed chrome, chrome, or oil rubbed bronze is standard. Quartz kitchen counter surfaces are also standard. Standard kitchen appliances will include a SubZero refrigerator, a SubZero freezer with an icemaker, a Wolf five-burner gas cooktop and wall hood, a Wolf E-Series electric wall oven, a Wolf standard microwave oven with built-in trim, a Miele 24-inch built-in dishwasher, and a SubZero under-counter 46-bottle capacity wine cooler with two temperature zones.

Quattro’s landscaped amenity courtyard will include a spacious pool deck, pool, and hot tub, chaise lounges, trellised seating areas, shade cabanas, a firepit and seating area, two grilling areas, and a covered bar with barstools and a large screen television. A club room will open to the amenity courtyard and feature a bar area with a refrigerator, bar sink, and cabinetry, a billiards room, restrooms, and large screen televisions. Courtyard level residences feature extended terraces including a gas bar-b-que with a sink, a trellis-covered hot tub, and a fire pit are sold out.

The Naples Square on-site sales center is located in unit 101 of the Naples Square Phase I building at 1030 3rd Avenue South, #101 and is open daily. Finish selections can be previewed and finalized at Ronto’s design center at 1114 3rd Avenue South. Visit NaplesSquare.com.