Life at The Club at Rapallo at Coconut Point is reminiscent of life on the Italian Riviera, with its charming Mediterranean architecture and lush, ornate landscaping.
Ideally situated in Estero directly between Fort Myers and Naples, residents at The Club at Rapallo enjoy a true resort lifestyle, complemented by a full staff to attend to all of their needs.
Large lakes throughout the entire neighborhood provide virtually every home with wide water views. Mesmerizing fountains add to the tranquil setting, and the residential buildings are designed with towers, rooflines of varying heights and an architectural style that will make you feel like you’re in a quaint Tuscan village.
The Club at Rapallo was developed by Jim Wallace and his company, Touchstone at Rapallo, in 2001. Mr. Wallace and his brother Jack, now retired, have built many other successful, upscale condominium and single-family home communities from Naples to South Lee County.
In 2007, the Estero Community Planning Panel awarded The Club at Rapallo the Development of the Year.
The Club at Rapallo is located immediately north of Coconut Point, one of the most cosmopolitan shopping destinations on Florida’s west coast.
The main, gate-guarded entrance to this gorgeous residential community is off U.S. Highway 41, one of the main roads to Fort Myers and Naples.
The Club at Rapallo Real Estate
There are a wonderful variety of residential home styles within The Club at Rapallo, offering all of today’s most popular designs. There are terrace homes, coach homes, luxury carriage homes and courtyard villas.
The jewel of this development is The Enclave at Rapallo, a gated luxury neighborhood of 90 coach homes with its own private pool and clubhouse.
Homes here range in size from 1,600 to 1,836 square feet of living area, and prices go from approximately $279,000 to the upper $400,000’s.
All of the floorplans here are 3-bedroom, 2-baths and include a private, single-car garage, and every residence boasts expansive views of the lakes and nature preserves surrounding this idyllic setting.
The Club at Rapallo residences offer 2 and 3-bedroom floorplan styles. A 2-bedroom, 2-bath, first floor unit of 1,500 square feet and single-car garage was being offered at $365,000. A 3-bedroom, 2-bath corner residence with 1,876 square feet, single-car garage and deluxe interior finishes was listed at $424,500.
In the Portofino III terrace condominium building on the 3rd-floor – the highest floor in any Rapallo building – you’ll find a 3-bedroom, 2-bath residence featuring 1,342 square feet of living area and 2 indoor parking spaces on the market at $249,360.
There are no master development fees or club dues at The Club at Rapallo, and each residence includes a club membership. Individual neighborhood Homeowners Association, (HOA), fees range from $1,500 to $1,900 quarterly.
The Club at Rapallo Amenities
The 13,000 square foot clubhouse here is an architectural masterpiece, perched on a lakefront peninsula and designed in a stunning Mediterranean style.
There is a luxuriant club room with an opulent indoor dining area large enough for 100, and outdoor seating on the Rotunda for 50.
Surrounded by formal gardens, fountains and elaborate trellises, the club’s courtyard is the perfect spot for a happy hour reception for up to 60 people.
Ornate rock waterfalls and the marble sundeck surround the lagoon-style swimming pool and hot tub, with lush tropical foliage and award-winning landscaping providing the perfect backdrop for a day of leisure.
There is even a small freshwater beachfront on the lake and a cozy firepit, the ideal place to catch the breathtaking sunsets.
For more active members, the Club at Rapallo is home to 5 lighted Hydro-Grid Har-Tru clay tournament tennis courts, tiered stadium seating for 240 tennis fans, a bistro, complete pro shop and a staff USPTA professional.
The tennis club holds many lessons, clinics and inter-club tournaments for players of all skill levels. Both the men’s and women’s locker rooms feature private saunas and massage therapy for after your game.
There is also a yoga studio and arts studio with classes and instruction to get your creative juices flowing.
If you want a bit more exercise, there is an enclosed, 25-meter lap pool just steps away from the clubhouse.
Walking & Biking
Residents here have 2.5 miles of walking and biking paths that wind their way through the Club at Rapallo, and a half-mile boardwalk that meanders through the Halfway Creek Wildlife Preserve, a federal-protected sanctuary and home to an astounding array of bird species and other native wildlife.
With 5 private gates around the community for pedestrian access, you can leave your car at home and walk to the popular shopping and dining mecca of Coconut Point, with its 14 restaurants offering every type of cuisine you can imagine and some of the most upscale shopping in the area.
The Club at Rapallo Surrounding Area
In addition to easy walking access to Coconut Point, The Club at Rapallo’s central location in Estero means easy access to all of life’s amenities and conveniences.
Just outside the private gates are hundreds of grocery, sundry and other retail stores and shops, and a romantic dinner in Naples is just about 30-minutes south.
Spend the day on the powder sand Gulf of Mexico beach just 15-minutes away, or head north to Fort Myers for an evening of world-class theatre, music or comedy at the Barbara B. Mann Performing Arts Hall, just a 22-minute drive away.
Residents of The Club at Rapallo enjoy a true resort lifestyle, surrounded by charming, old world architecture, 112 acres of lakes and nature preserves and every luxury amenity that makes life here so desirable.