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Find the Very Best at Third Street South Farmer's Market!

by Steve Hagenbuckle

Bring healthy food to your family’s kitchen table and help support the local economy by shopping at the Third Street Farmer’s Market!! Farmer’s Markets help connect local farmers and artisans to the community, promoting local economic development. And, community members have access to fresh, healthy produce, meats, and so much more. With the beautiful Florida weather, the Naples farmer’s market is able to occur all year long! Come down to the Third Street Farmer’s Market every Saturday from 7:30 am until 11:30 am! During the summer, the market is located in the Neapolitan parking lot (between Third Street South & Gordon Drive). Check out these incredible vendors to discover some of the amazing things you can stock up on at the Third Street Farmer’s Market!


Anna’s Seafood - fresh, locally caught seafood

Annabelle Johnson Pottery - handmade pottery

Arrowhead Grass Fed Beef - 100% grass fed beef

Burton’s Maplewood Syrup - Florida distilled, aged maple syrup

Cordobesita Argentinian Catering - handmade empanadas

Farmer Mike’s - seasonal fruits and vegetables

Fire & Rice - freshly made paella

Friendly Burds - tropical fruit

Gatorbait - salsas, jellies, and sauces

I’m Simply Nutty - Nut milk, nut butters, and nuts

Juicelation - cold pressed juice

Lisa’s Gluten Free Bakery - gluten free goods

Mootz Fudge - homemade fudge

Old World Market - olives

Seathingz - coastal home decor

Top Dog Kitchen - dog treats

Waymore Farms - meats and eggs

Woven Wonders - handmade baskets


For a list of all vendors, please click HERE!


The Third Street Farmer’s Market is just one of the many things that makes living in Naples so great! If you would like to call this beautiful beach town home, check out our Naples Homes for Sale. Give Private Reserve Realty a call today or visit our website at http://www.privatereserverealty.com/.  

Naples: America's Top Beach Town to Live!

by Steve Hagenbuckle

Live is a beach in Naples! Enjoy endless days of sunshine, incredible recreational and entertainment facilities, excellent schools and health systems, and so much more in this beautiful beachside community. It truly is the best place in America to call home! Can't take our word for it?! Listen to the experts! Personal finance website WalletHub recently released their list of the 2017’s Best Beach Towns to Live In. And, claiming the #1 spot as America's best beach town…….NAPLES, FLORIDA!

 

To determine America’s best beach towns, WalletHub compared 227 beach communities across the country that have 10,000 and 150,000 residents and at least one beach listed on TripAdvisor®. The website than compared the towns based on the following 6 key dimensions:

 

  • Affordability (i.e. housing costs, household income, property taxes, waterfront properties for sale)

  • Weather (i.e. climate, water temperature)

  • Safety (i.e. violent crime rate, property crime rate, walkability)

  • Economy (i.e. unemployment rate, income growth, population growth)

  • Education & Health (i.e. quality of school system, quality of public health system, quality of air and water)

  • Quality of Life (i.e. average commute time, number of attractions, restaurants, recreational facilities, etc.)

 

When the results came in, NAPLES was found to be the best of the best! Check out all of rankings for this fabulous beach town below:



 

Want to live in the best beach town in America? Check out our Current Naples Homes for Sale! Give Private Reserve Realty a call today or visit our website http://www.privatereserverealty.com/ to find your dream home on the beach!   

Celebrate Independence Day in Naples and Bonita Springs!

by Steve Hagenbuckle

Celebrate our nation's independence and the freedoms we enjoy everyday this year for the 4th of July! There are great community events planned in Naples and Bonita Springs! Show off your patriotic pride on Independence Day throughout our area!

 

 

Naples

July 4th Parade & Fireworks Display

Celebrate our nation’s independence all day in Naples. Head downtown Naples for a fantastic community parade that starts at 10:00 am. The parade route will begin at Broad Avenue South and end at 8th Avenue South. Head to any Naples beach in the evening to watch the beautiful fireworks that will be set off from a barge north of Naples Pier. Tune into radio station WAVV 101.1 FM to listen to patriotic music that matches up with the spectacular display of special effects in the sky!

 

 

Bonita Springs

Star Spangled Bonita '17

Come to beautiful Riverside Park (10451 Old 41 Road) for a day filled with celebration. This free event kicks off with a parade at 9:00 am, followed by a party in the park with loads of fun, kids activities and live music by The Marc Vee Band and the Wayward Souls Band at 4:00 pm. The favorite Old Fashioned Bed Races hosted by the YMCA will begin at 6:00 pm. Cap off your evening with a spectacular Fireworks & Laser Light Show beginning at dusk.

 

 

 

Private Reserve Realty wishes everyone in the Naples area a very happy & safe July 4th!  


Top Naples Beaches to Beat the Summer Heat!

by Steve Hagenbuckle

The hot Florida summer is upon us. Looking for a way to beat the heat?! Spend some time splashing around in the Naples area! Spend the day at the stunning, sandy beaches that are the crowned jewels of Naples. Here are the perfect Naples spots to cool off this summer season!

 

 

Delnor-Wiggins Pass State Park | 11135 Gulf Shore Drive

Often ranked as one of the best beaches in the country, this all natural beach allows you to feel an escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. Be sure to hit up the beautiful nature trail to explore the stunning natural landscape of our coastal region.

 

Barefoot Beach Preserve Park | Barefoot Beach Road

Have the ultimate beach experience at Barefoot Beach Preserve Park. Relax on a hammock, explore the tidal creeks and mangrove swamps, or visit the 342 acre preserve’s butterfly garden.

 

Lowdermilk Park | 1301 Gulfshore Boulevard North

This is the perfect beach for families in Naples. With pavilions for picnics, playgrounds, duck pond, sand volleyball courts, concession sand, and calm waters, your entire family will love their day at the beach.

 

Vanderbilt Beach | Vanderbilt Beach Road

This popular beach in Naples sits in front of a line of area resorts. This proximity to the resorts allows beachgoers the opportunity to hit up the excellent bars and restaurants when they need a break from the water. If you are looking to avoid the crowds, go in the early morning.

 

Clam Pass Park | Seagate Drive & Crayton Road

Experience multiple Naples habitats at this beautiful beach. To access the water, visitors take a tram ride through a mangrove estuary. Once you get to the beach, you will enjoy a pristine beach with available boat and cabana rentals.

 

Sugden Regional Park | 4284 Avalon Drive

This park offers the area’s only freshwater lake public beach. The 60 acre Avalon lake is perfect for swimming, kayaking, water skiing, and more.

 

 

Why just visit the beach when you can live right on it? Enjoy the ultimate Florida lifestyle by having the beach right in your own backyard. Check out our Beach Homes for sale. Give Private Reserve Realty a call today or visit our website at http://www.privatereserverealty.com/ to help make this dream a reality!   


Great Naples Attractions to Celebrate Dad This Weekend!

by Steve Hagenbuckle

Looking for an unique way to celebrate Father’s Day with your dad this weekend?! It is easy to do in Naples! Some of your favorite local spots are offering FREE admission to fathers all weekend long! Explore the best Naples has to offer and enjoy a fun filled day of activities with the special guy in your life at one of these fantastic locations!


 

Conservancy of Southwest Florida | 1495 Smith Preserve Way

Dates: Thursday, June 15th - Saturday, June 17th

Time: 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Fathers can enter the park for free (with one paid adult or child admission). Special BOGO Father’s Day guided kayak tours offered as well. Call (239) 213-2500 to reserve a tour.

 

Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens | 1590 Goodlette-Frank Road

Dates: Friday, June 16th - Sunday, June 18th

Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Free zoo admission for dads in exchange for new or partially used bottle of cologne. Scents are used for animal enrichment throughout the zoo. Get the REQUIRED Father’s Day Coupon HERE!  

 

Pure Florida | 1200 Fifth Avenue South

Dates: Friday, June 16th - Sunday, June 18th

Times: 10:00 am; 2:00 pm; 4:00 pm; 7:15 pm

Free cruising for dads (with one paid adult or child ticket) abroad all of Pure Florida’s river, sightseeing, and sunset cruises.

 

Sun-N-Fun Lagoon | 15000 Livingston Road

Date: Sunday, June 18th

Time: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Free waterpark admission for all fathers (with one paid admission).

 

Naples Botanical Garden | 4820 Bayshore Drive

Date: Sunday, June 18th

Time: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Dads and granddads get free admission to the gardens. Enjoy special Father’s Day catch and release fishing in the Garden Lakes from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm.

 

Conservancy of Southwest Florida | 1495 Smith Preserve Way

Dates: Thursday, June 15th - Saturday, June 17th

Time: 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Fathers can enter the park for free (with one paid adult or child admission). Special BOGO Father’s Day guided kayak tours offered as well. Call (239) 213-2500 to reserve a tour.

 

 

Private Reserve Realty wishes all the dads throughout Naples a very Happy Father's Day!!!

Naples Named One of Top Cities for Seniors to Retire!

by Steve Hagenbuckle

You’ve spent your life working hard at your career and saving up for the future. Now it’s finally time to retire! Congrats! Looking for a great community to move to where you can get the most out of your retirement? Data analysis website GoodCall recently released their list of the 2017 Best Cities for Seniors to Retire. The website analyzed 1,662 U.S. cities and towns to find the best locations for retired seniors. They looked at 12 retirement-focused metrics and applied weighted ratings for each. These metrics included the following key factors: Community of seniors (ie. percentage of population over 65, senior migration), Affordability (ie. health care costs, cost of living, home ownership), and Desirability (ie. education rates, amenities, restaurants and bars, weather, crime rates, access to health care, net migration). GoodCall’s findings found that smaller, less typical destinations were better suited for retirees.

 

 

Coming in at the #3 spot, Naples was found to be one of the best cities in the country for seniors to retire! Check out all of the study’s key findings for this fantastic community:

 

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Ready to call Naples home in your retirement? There is a wide variety of Current Homes for Sale. Give Private Reserve Realty a call today or visit our website at http://www.privatereserverealty.com/.  

 

Naples Restaurant Week!

by Steve Hagenbuckle

Is your stomach starting to rumble?! That is because Naples Restaurant Week is here!!  is right around the corner! Savor the very best dining Naples and the surrounding communities has to offer from Thursday, June 1st, until Wednesday, June 14th!

 

Naples area restaurants will be presenting their delicious food at incredible prices! Participating restaurants will be offering special multi-course meals the week. Enjoy lunch for $25 per person or dinner for $35 per person! Whatever your favorite cuisine is, you will find a restaurant, or 2, to satisfy your appetite.  Check out the full list of participating restaurants along with their restaurant week menus below. With two weeks to enjoy incredible food at low prices, be sure to check out more than one great restaurant during this fun foodie event!!

 

7th AVENUE SOCIAL | 849 7th Avenue South

Dinner $35 - NRW Menu

21 SPICES | 4270 Tamiami Trail East, Suite 21

Dinner $35 - NRW Menu

ARIO | 400 South Collier Boulevard, Marco Island

Dinner $35 - NRW Menu  

BALEEN | 9891 Gulf Shore Drive

Dinner $35 - NRW Menu

BARBATELLA | 1290 3rd Street South

Dinner $35 - NRW Menu  

BAYSIDE SEAFOOD GRILL & BAR | 4270 Gulf Shore Boulevard North

Dinner $35 - NRW Menu

BICE RISTORANTE | 300 5th Avenue South

Dinner $35 - NRW Menu

BLEU PROVENCE | 1234 8th Street South

Dinner $35 - NRW Menu

BRAVO CUCINA ITALIANA | 9110 Strada Place

Dinner $25 - NRW Menu

BRIO TUSCAN GRILLE | 5505 Tamiami Trail North

Dinner $35 - NRW Menu

CAFE & BAR LURCAT | 494 5th Avenue South

Dinner $35 - NRW Menu

CAFE ALFREDO | 2359 Vanderbilt Beach Road #416

Dinner $35 - NRW Menu

CAFFÉ MILANO | 800 5th Avenue South

Dinner $35 - NRW Menu  

CAMPIELLO | 1117 3rd Street South

Dinner $35 - NRW Menu

CATCH 41 BAR "N" GRILL | 1100 Tamiami Trail North

Dinner $25 - NRW Menu

CAVO LOUNGE | 9108 Strada Place, Suite 14120

Dinner $25 - NRW Menu

COOPERS HAWK WINERY | 11905 Tamiami Trail North

Lunch $25/Dinner $35 - NRW Menu

D'AMICO & SONS | 4691 9th Street North

Dinner $25 - NRW Menu

DEEP LAGOON | 10395 Tamiami Trail North  

Dinner $35 - NRW Menu

EL GAUCHO OF INCA BISTRO | 2700 Immokalee Road

Lunch $25/Dinner $35 - NRW Menu

FISH CRAZY | 14700 Tamiami Trail North #14

Dinner $25 - NRW Menu

FUJIYAMA | 2555 Tamiami Trail North

Dinner $35 - NRW Menu

LAMORAGA | 3936 North Tamiami Trail

Dinner $35 - NRW Menu

LATITUDE 26 | 1345 5th Avenue South

Dinner $35 - NRW Menu

LIMA RESTAURANT | 11681 Collier Boulevard

Dinner $35 - NRW Menu

MARCO PRIME | 599 South Collier Boulevard #215, Marco Island

Dinner $35 - NRW Menu

MARTIN FIERRO RESTAURANT | 13040 Livingston Road #11

Dinner $35 - NRW Menu

MOURA BISTRO | 3369 Pine Ridge Road

Dinner $35 - NRW Menu    

OCEAN PRIME | 699 5th Avenue South

Dinner $35 - NRW Menu

PALLADIO TRATTORIA | 28340 Trails Edge Boulevard #9, Bonita Springs

Dinner $35 - NRW Menu

REAL SEAFOOD COMPANY | 8960 Fontana Del Sol Way

Dinner $35 - NRW Menu

RIDGWAY BAR & GRILL | 1300 3rd Street South

Dinner $35 - NRW Menu

RISTORANTE DAVINCI | 599 South Collier Boulevard, Marco Island

Dinner $35 - NRW Menu

ROY'S - BONITA | 26831 South Bay Drive #100, Bonita Springs

Dinner $35 - NRW Menu

RUTH'S CHRIS STEAK HOUSE | 23151 Village Shops Way Suite 101, Bonita Springs

Dinner $35 - NRW Menu

SAKURA | 3375 Pine Ridge Road #106

Dinner $25 - NRW Menu

SEA SALT | 1186 3rd Street South

Dinner $35 - NRW Menu

SEASONS 52 | 8930 Tamiami Trail North

Dinner $35 - NRW Menu

SHULA'S STEAK HOUSE | 5111 Tamiami Trail North

Dinner $35 - NRW Menu   

T-MICHAELS | 4050 Gulf Shore Blvd North

Dinner $35 -  NRW Menu  

TARTINE & TARTELETTE | 11121 Health Park Boulevard #900

Dinner $35 - NRW Menu

THE CAPITAL GRILLE | 9005 Mercato Drive

Dinner $35 - NRW Menu

THE CONTINENTAL | 1205 3rd Street

Dinner $35 - NRW Menu

THE LOCAL | 5323 Airport Pulling Road North

Dinner $35 - NRW Menu

THE OYSTER SOCIETY | 599 South Collier Boulevard, Marco Island

Dinner $35 - NRW Menu

TOMMY BAHAMA | 1220 3rd Street South

Dinner $35 - NRW Menu

TRUE FOOD KITCHEN | 5375 Tamiami Trail Suite 15

Dinner $35 - NRW Menu

ZEN ASIAN BBQ | 10823 Tamiami Trail North

Dinner $25 - NRW Menu    

 

 

Private Reserve Realty wishes everyone happy dining during Naples Restaurant Week!  

Image Credit: Naples Restaurant Week

Memorial Day Events in the Naples Area!

by Steve Hagenbuckle

The unofficial start to summer is here…….Memorial Day Weekend! Although this long weekend has come to be filled with family gatherings, outdoor recreation, delicious barbecues, and more fun, it is important that we remember the reason WHY we celebrate this holiday. The brave men and women of the United States military sacrifice so much everyday to serve our country and protect the freedoms that we hold dear. Memorial Day asks us to honor and remember our nation’s veterans. Spend some time this weekend thanking our local veterans for their service at one of these incredible Memorial Day events being held throughout the Naples area.


Bonita Springs Memorial Day Service

Date: Monday, May 29th

Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Location: Riverside Park (10451 Old 41 Road, Bonita Springs)

Beautiful Riverside Park will once again be the site of Bonita Springs’ annual Memorial Day Service. Enjoy a morning of entertainment and family activities. Most importantly, there will be a Memorial Day Dedication for the community’s veterans, featuring a rifle salute, honor guard, and keynote speeches.


Collier County Veterans Council Memorial Day Ceremony

Date: Monday, May 29th

Time: 10:00 am - Attendees are asked to arrive by 9:45 am

Location: Hodges Funeral Homes (525 111th Avenue North, Naples)

Come to a great ceremony of remembrance by the Veterans Council. There will be live music and inspiring speakers, including District 19 Congressman Francis Rooney and Army Brigadier General Ed Dyer (ret.). After the ceremony, enjoy a delicious BBQ picnic from Cook Brothers Barbecue.


Memorial Day at the Southwest Florida Military Museum

Date: Monday, May 29th

Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location: Southwest Florida Military Museum (4820 Leonard Street, Cape Coral)

Check out the largest military museum in southwest Florida this Memorial Day. There will be live entertainment, free tours of the museum, and a breakfast in the morning.



Private Reserve Realty extends the sincerest of THANK YOUs to our nation’s active armed service members and veterans! We wish everyone throughout the Naples area a Happy & Safe Memorial Day weekend!  

City Fest Deals and Events this Week in Naples!

by Steve Hagenbuckle

CityFest might already be in full swing in Naples but there is still plenty to come this week! Now through Sunday, May 14th, enjoy incredible savings at fun locations throughout the city or attend a great community event your whole family will enjoy. And, with Mother’s Day this weekend, there are plenty of activities planned for you to show the special woman in your life just how much you appreciate her! Here is all the information about the deals and fun occurring this week in the beautiful city of Naples for this annual festival!



Naples Princess Specials

Dates: Wednesday, May 10th - Thursday, May 11th

Time: 10:30 am - 4:30 pm

Location: Naples Princess Cruises (550 Port O Call Way)

Take advantage of the special discounted price of $25 for a beautiful sightseeing cruise in Naples. Call (239) 649-2275 to receive your spot today.


Evening on 5th

Date: Thursday, May 11th

Time: 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Location: 5th Avenue South

Swing by 5th Avenue for a night filled with live entertainment by The Classics, Love Hunter, Mr. & Mrs., Joe Osment, and more! And, of course, there will be plenty of opportunities to shop!


Blues, Brews, & BBQ Festival

Dates: Friday, May 12th - Saturday, May 13th

Times: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm (Friday) | 11:00 am - 9:00 pm (Saturday)

Location: Tin City (5th Avenue South)

Enjoy delicious barbeque and world class music at this FREE event! There will be kids activities, vendors, and so much more!


Pure Florida Discounted Sightseeing Cruises

Dates: Friday, May 12th - Saturday, May 13th

Times: 10:00 am | 12:00 pm | 2:00 pm | 4:00 pm

Location: Pure Florida Naples (1200 Fifth Avenue South)

Save $12 on a Pure Florida sightseeing cruise. On Saturday, May 13th, kids cruise for free at 10:00 am with the purchase of an adult admission. Call (239) 263-4949 for reservations.


Celebrate Mom

Date: Saturday, May 13th

Time: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Location: The Village Shops on Venetian Bay (4200 Gulf Shore Boulevard North)

Treat mom to a special shopping day at The Village Shops with special offers, a fashion show, and free photos with mom.


Mother's Day Brunch

Date: Sunday, May 14th

Time: 9:30 am - 1:30 pm

Location: Sugden Plaza (5th Avenue South)

Enjoy a delicious brunch in beautiful downtown Naples.


Mother's Day Dinner

Date: Sunday, May 14th

Time: 6:45 pm - 8:45 pm

Location: Naples Princess Cruises (550 Port O Call Way)

Dine on a delicious meal aboard the Naples Princess for a sunset cruise. Mom will receive a rose when she arrives. Call (239) 649-2275 to reserve your spot!


Port of Naples Marina Specials

Dates: Now - Sunday, May 14th

Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location: Port of Naples Marina (550 Port O Call Way)

Hit the water on a full or half day boat rental for $30 off or a 2.5+ hour jet ski rental for $20 off.



Private Reserve Realty hopes everyone in Naples has a great time at CityFest and wishes a very happy Mother’s Day to all the moms in our community!  

Top School District Found in Naples FL!

by Steve Hagenbuckle

Strong public schools are important for all home buyers. Families want their children to be educated at the best schools available and studies have shown that strong local schools improve home values for all owners in the area! Well, there is good news for home owners in Naples ..... the city's public school district has been named one of the best in all of Florida!! Educational Review and Ranking website Niche recently released their list of the top public school districts in Florida for 2017! Collier County Public Schools is ranked the #7 Best School District in the Sunshine State!

 

 

Along with being one of the best districts overall, there are several other areas where Collier County Public Schools came in at the top of the class! 

  • #1 Best Places to Teach in Florida
  • #2 Best School Districts for Athletes in Florida
  • #9 Districts with the Best Teachers in Florida
  • #14 Most Diverse School Districts in Florida
  • #16 Safest School Districts in Florida
  • #16 Largest School Districts in Florida

 

To determine the rankings, Niche examined 67 districts within Florida and analyzed several key factors. These factors included acadmics, teaching staff, administration, resources and facilities, sports, extracurriculars, and more. Data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education along with reviews from millions of Niche users. Grades were given for each of the factors. Check out Collier County Public Schools' report card for 2017!

 

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Walter S. Hagenbuckle, Licensed Real Estate Broker
Private Reserve Realty, LLC
23421 Walden Center Drive, Suite 300
Bonita Springs FL 34134
800-963-5979