Learn More About Port Charlotte:
Port Charlotte, Florida is located in Charlotte County Florida on the state’s west coast approximately halfway between Sarasota and Fort Myers. It has a population of just over 55,000 people and growing, making it one of Florida is increasingly popular residential communities. A good part of the appeal is its subtropical climate which is protected from extreme temperatures in both summer and winter by the Gulf of Mexico. Its ideal climate and scenic coastal beauty are part of the reasons why Port Charlotte was named one of the 25 best places to retire by three separate media organizations between the years 2009 and 2015.
Why Move Here
Port Charlotte is a city that is both new and old. Its history as a fishing community goes back hundreds of years, however major urban development only began after World War II. The city has recently undergone a major community revitalization and beautification project which set out to honour both the history of Port Charlotte as well as enhancing its modern amenities. To preserve the old-Florida feel, the city has put in brick lanes, streetlamps, planters, flowers, and shade trees. In doing so, they’ve given the downtown area a coat of paint which makes it feel modern with a nod to the past.
Port Charlotte is an absolute paradise for anyone who enjoys activities on or around the water. The city has more than 165 miles of natural and man-made waterways which provide access to the adjacent Charlotte Harbour and Gulf of Mexico. If you love to fish, the area has some of the best fresh and saltwater fishing around in the Peace River, Myakka River, Charlotte Harbor, and the Gulf. Charlotte Harbour is reputed to have some of the best saltwater fishing in the world.
For arts and culture, there’s no shortage of facilities and events to keep you entertained. The cultural centre of Charlotte County is a facility that offers classes and learning opportunities in more than 150 different topics, everything from languages to line dancing to woodworking. Charlotte also features the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra as well as the Arts and Humanities Council of Charlotte County which provides performances and art shows year round.
Homes in Port Charlotte
The housing market in Port Charlotte is both affordable and uniquely appealing. But what makes residences in Port Charlotte different from other places is the fact that you’ll find almost exclusively single family neighborhoods. Port Charlotte doesn’t have the high density high-rises or urban sprawl you will find in many other communities.
Schools in Port Charlotte are administered by the Charlotte County Public School System. There are three major high schools in Port Charlotte: Charlotte High School, Lemon Bay High School, and Port Charlotte High School. The schools offer courses from basic to advanced levels. There’s also the opportunity for students to engage in advance placement as well as take college-level courses.
Port Charlotte is a beautiful coastal community that celebrates its small town feel and historic roots. It is a perfect spot for somebody who loves the outdoors, particularly water and fishing. With its multiple accreditations, Port Charlotte also stands as one of the premier retirement communities in the United States.
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Currently Port Charlotte has 2,772 properties on the market for sale. The inventory was last updated 09/24/2020. Of these properties, 520 single family homes are for sale by their owners in Port Charlotte, and 76 condos are for sale by their owners in Port Charlotte. The average price of the single family homes for sale in Port Charlotte, is $395,292, the average condo price in Port Charlotte, is $364,232. The average price per square foot of the active inventory is $124. This is based the living area square footage.
Over the last year, there have been 45,036 of properties sold in Port Charlotte. Of these properties, 31,562 single family homes have sold by their owners in Port Charlotte, and 1,829 condos have sold by their owners in Port Charlotte. The average sales price of the single family homes sold in Port Charlotte, is $243,663. Single family homes have been selling for 114 per square foot of living area. The average sales price of the condos for sale in Port Charlotte, is $206,663. Condos have been selling for 94 per square foot of living area.
The most active subdivisions with listings for sale in Port Charlotte, are: Port Charlotte Sec 093 (93 For Sale), Port Charlotte Sec 058 (86 For Sale), Port Charlotte Sec 87 (71 For Sale), Port Charlotte Sec 082 (67 For Sale), Port Charlotte Sec 060 (66 For Sale), Port Charlotte Sec 095 (63 For Sale), Port Charlotte Sec 081 (54 For Sale), Port Charlotte Sec 038 (49 For Sale), Port Charlotte Sec 008 (49 For Sale), Port Charlotte Sec 029 (44 For Sale)
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This data up-to-date as of 09/24/2020