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Archive for November 2007

Hurricane Season over for Southwest Florida!

After a lengthy Thanksgiving hiatus, the Roorda.com blog returns with a gust of good news! Admittedly, that was awful. But this isn’t: for the second year in a row no hurricane came anywhere near Naples, FL. In fact, the Collier County area experienced minimal tropical activity of any type. A little wind from the fringes…

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Surfsedge and Gulfside: Park Shore Beachfront

Like all twins, Surfsedge and Gulfside share many of the same features. Both have spectacular location right on the beach, affording Gulf views from every unit. Both have 112 residences on 14 floors, and they feature the same amenity lists. Check it out in the pictures above: just like many identical twins, Gulfside and Surfsedge…

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New Listing: Tropics #151

With a private walk-up right next to the bayfront pool, and no neighboring units above or below (or on three sides, for that matter), unit 151 is surely one of the best locations in the Tropics complex. Standing on the private balcony out back, you are as close to the Bay as it gets without…

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Welcome to D1, Southwest Florida

In their first home game as an NCAA Division One squad, the Florida Gulf Coast University men’s basketball team played Drexel evenly for 36 minutes. Unfortunately, the other four minutes of action saw a 44-43 FGCU lead turn into a 65-47 deficit. The final score, 77-58, wasn’t exactly close, but it was certainly much better…

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New Listing: Southern Clipper #602

This is the middle unit on the Southern Clipper main building’s top floor, and thus offers as good a view of the Gulf of Mexico as any unit in the building. The wide stretch of unbroken horizon visible from the lanai ensures that you will never miss a sunset. Oh, and speaking of the lanai…take…

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New Listing: Solamar #1505

Make no mistake, Roorda.com has had plenty of listings over the past few months – they just haven’t been included in the blog. Until now. Solamar unit 1505 has 2030 square feet of living area, 3 bedrooms and three full bathrooms, and a true (and spacious) laundry room. With hurricane glass in the living room…

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Leeward Cove: Moorings Bayfront

Had enough of the tired, cookie-cutter concept behind most waterfront condos? You know: pool, beach, view, thank-you-very-much? (Not that there’s anything inherently problematic with a pool, beach, and view) Well, Leeward Cove, a bayfront Naples Moorings condominium, takes a decidedly nonstandard approach. Happy Hour takes place every night at 5 PM, and with a Chiki…

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Naples Weather: Winter model unveiled!

It’s finally here, and just in time for our seasonal guests: cooler weather! With the forecast calling for sunny days and temperatures that will barely reach 80 degrees, it’s time to open up the windows, turn off the air conditioning, and get outside! That’s right – here in Naples it really is the best during…

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Club Le Ciel, Park Tower: Park Shore Beachfront

Built alongside the Venetian Tower in 1994, Le Ciel Park Tower Condominium is even closer to the beach. Each of the 71 residential units has 3 bedrooms and sports a beautiful view of the Gulf of Mexico. Living area ranges in size from 2,680-3,060 square feet. Recent improvements include lobby renovations in 2004. The beachfront…

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