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For most, sunny days and summer months are longed for, or only found when going on vacations. However, the residents in Fort Myers, Southwest Florida, are able to enjoy essentially year-round sun, sea, and sand. For this reason, many people want to take a trip to Southwest Florida, and experience this weather for themselves, even if it is for a short time, while taking in the beautiful scenery. Some people seek to make the move to the area, or purchase a second home. One of the sought after communities in Fort Myers is the Fiddlesticks Golf and Country Club, or as it is simply referred to by many, Fiddlesticks.
Why Live In Fiddlesticks?
Fiddlesticks is a gated community that boasts of its world-class amenities and facilities. Situated in Fort Myers, this real estate development is right in the action of the city. All necessities are close by with just a short drive to the grocery stores, pharmacies, schools, hospitals, airports, and other basic services.
Fort Myers is full of history and natural preserves to provide entertainment of all levels to its residents. From island exploration, picnicking in state parks, lounging at the beach, or learning about historical facts, Fiddlesticks is in the heart of it all. The downtown area is also bustling of contemporary entertainment from shopping malls, theaters, cafes, nightspots and more. This is just the beginning of what to expect being a Fiddlesticks homeowner.
Fiddlesticks has a wide array of real estate properties for potential residents. Within the community are six neighborhoods with their distinct home styles. Single-family homes are found in Enclave at Fiddlesticks, Fiddlesticks Country Club, and St. Andrews. Condominiums are available at the Highlands. Attached villas are offered at the Carriedale, and at the Berriedale at Fiddlesticks.
Fiddlesticks is the ultimate golf community in the city of Fort Myers. Not just one, but two 18-hole championship golf courses are offered to the members of the Fiddlesticks Golf And Country Club. Long Mean carries a par of 72, offers 7,077 yards of play, and has a challenging outline designed by Ron Garl. This golf course is situated in the heart of the community lined by oak, palmetto, pine and cypress trees. Wee Friendly, the second golf course designed by Bob Cupp, has 6,645 yards of play also carries a par of 72. This golf course has a more relaxed outlay to make an easier, yet still challenging play for golfers of all skill levels.
The golf course has low density of members - less than 600 players - to ensure that every one has an opportunity to learn as well as enhance their skill of the sport. Fiddlesticks Ladies Golf Association is considered to be the premier ladies golf association in Fort Myers, as the club is very active. This golf course is the first one to host a USGA Golf Championship in the southwest Florida area in 2010. Membership to the golf club is bundled upon purchase of a property in any Fiddlesticks lot, home or condo.
Other than golf, Fiddlesticks caters to other sports that are popular to play in any golfing community, and that is tennis. In this community, there are eight Har-Tru tennis courts to hone tennis playing skills. Four of these tennis courts are available for playing the sport at night. Many leagues and interclub play are scheduled throughout the year. From casual plays to tennis tournaments, these games are performed at the Fiddlesticks tennis courts. A tennis camp is offered for junior players during the summer months and the holidays. A ball machine and a hitting wall are provided to even further perfect your tennis game.
For those that follow an exercise regiment to keep their body fit and healthy, a fitness center is found at the huge clubhouse. With an area of 7,000 square feet, the fitness center is complete with state-of-the-art cardio and strength training equipment. A training specialist is present to help all residents reach their fitness goals. It is imperative to take advantage of these facilities to lead a healthy and active life. Fiddlesticks also has classes for the health conscious such as Pilates, yoga, water aerobics, and Zumba. Alternatively, take laps and cool off at the outdoor heated junior size Olympic pool. The ability to live a healthy and active lifestyle is right at your fingertips for residents of Fiddlesticks Golf & Country Club.
Social activities are organized throughout the year to provide an area to get to know the residents in the Fiddlesticks community. From casual, to formal or private dinners, these can be planned in the clubhouse that has a separate multi-purpose room for large functions. The Edinburgh Room can accommodate up to 120 people with spectacular views of the island greens of the two golf courses. This room is great for any social or private event including a conference or wedding reception.
The Tartan Grille is located in the center of the clubhouse that is extravagantly appointed. Unwind in the Brigadoon Lounge and Patio whether on your own, or with company. Residents can take a round of their favorite drink with the natural beauty of the unique twin island greens as the backdrop.
Fiddlesticks Golf and Country Club has so much to offer to its residents other than just a spacious living design. The lush landscaping of the golf course and all over the community blend well with the natural scenery. This natural paradise has several wildlife species that call Fiddlesticks their home. Modern facilities and amenities make sure that entertainment and recreational activities can be satisfied within the gated community. Outside, there is also so much to explore without going too far. From water preserves, islands, beaches, and other sunny spots, all these are found in this tropical paradise of Southwest Florida that Fiddlesticks is surely proud to be part of.