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Cape Coral City Guide

The founding of Cape Coral dates back to just 1957. Designed as a preplanned community, by 2017 it reached today it has a population of more than 181,000, while – though the population area known asof the Cape Coral / Fort Myers Metropolitan Area has surpassed a population of over 690,000 residents. Upwards of 120 square miles in area, it’s the largest city between Miami and Tampa and is nicknamed the “Waterfront Wonderland” thanks to the 400+ miles of navigable waterways. In fact, no city in the world has more miles of canals. Real estate here includes many houses and apartments for sale built within the last two decades.
  • Waterfront Property
  • Seafood Restaurants
  • Schools
  • Food Scene
  • Retirement

Architecture and landmarks

Most homes for sale and apartments on the real estate market in Cape Coral were built in the latter half of the 20th century. This city has a sandy beach on the Caloosahatchee River, complete with a fishing pier and public yacht club. It’s also home to a water park, more than 30 parks, and upwards of half a dozen golf courses. With a wide range of Gulf beaches within 15 miles, including Sanibel Island and Fort Myers Beach, home prices here – and Cape Coral real estate prices in general – tend to reflect prices in beachfront communities.

Landmarks within Cape Coral include the Art Studio, the Cape Coral Art League, and the Historical Museum. Locals are also often found at the Cultural Park Theater, a 185+ seat facility for community productions. Several other performing art centers are also located in the area, including the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall.

Architecture and landmarks

Real Estate Market

Real Estate Market

Single-family homes for sale are the most prevalent type of residential property within Cape Coral. The housing market includes over 66,000 of them, along with just under 9,000 condo units, around 2,500 multi-family homes, and 8 other types of residential buildings. That said, if there aren’t homes or apartments for sale that meet an individual family’s needs, more than 55,000 vacant lots make it possible to build your own and have higher control over your own real estate prices.

Commercial median sale price varies based on the region within the city. There are more than 1,100 commercial units, 464 industrial buildings, and 13 properties zoned for mixed use. Real estate prices for each of these options can vary widely from one area to another.

Real Estate Market

Public services

Transit

Most people who buy homes or apartments within Cape Coral own a car, though LeeTran does offer public transit within the city. There are a total of 18 buses within the LeeTran system, though only six of them run exclusively within Cape Coral and none are in service on Sunday. Two bridges are also located within Cape Coral, both of which connect to Fort Myers: The Cape Coral Bridge and the Midpoint Memorial Bridge.

Schools

There are eight public elementary schools, six public middle schools, and five public high schools in Cape Coral, which means that most real estate, including both homes for sale and apartments for sale, are within reasonable distance of a school. There are also a number of charter schools, all of which follow the Core Knowledge and Cambridge Curricula.

Health

Cape Coral is home to Cape Coral Hospital, a provider of acute care, though trauma services are handled at Lee Memorial Hospital in Fort Meyers. Veterans have a large range of health services available to them at the Lee County VA Healthcare Center, which opened in 2012.

Safety

Compared to every city in the country, Cape Coral is safer than about 38% of other cities. That said, the crime rate as a whole is significantly lower than the average crime rate of a Florida town.

Things to do

Things to do

As expected, there is plenty of real estate in Cape Coral dedicated to seafood restaurants like Fish Tale Grill, New England Moorings, and Lobster Lady Market & Bistro. Plenty of non-seafood options can be found as well, like hotspots Dek Bar, tThe O Bar, Annie’s and La Corte Bistro.

Things to do

Plenty of non-seafood options can be found as well, like hotspots Dek Bar, tThe O Bar, Annie’s and La Corte Bistro. There are a number of things to do in Cape Coral unique to Florida, including an annual Oktoberfest that draws tens of thousands of visitors;

Things to do

and the Cape Coral Festival of the Arts, which brings in over 100,000 people and upwards of 300 artists; and the Cape Coral Christmas Boat Light Parade, which showcases more than 100 boats sporting a range of holiday decorations.