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Wonderful Wildlife At Shadow Wood

May 15th, 2014 by

If you love wildlife and the great outdoors, choosing to live in Bonita Springs, Southwest Florida will suit you down to the ground.  Not only are there a wide range of exclusive communities settled among the lush environment, where residents can live hand in hand with modern conveniences and natural beauty, but there are also plenty of gorgeous destinations close by where the whole family can enjoy the unique characteristics of the local environment. If you’re living in Bonita Springs, you’ll be close to The Conservancy of Southwest Florida, a 55,000-acre site of mangrove swamps, lakes and wetlands. 

The Conservancy is dedicated to protecting the natural environment of Southwest Florida and all the wildlife that makes it home here.  It’s a great place to educate and entertain the family, with a Nature Center that runs classes and lectures about the work that goes on there.  Kids will love getting up close and personal with the residents of the wildlife hospital, and mums and dads will love the walks they can enjoy in the fresh air. Knowing that you live near Lover’s Key State Park is another great reason to settle in Bonita Springs.  This fantastic place will be right on your doorstep, and you can enjoy its charms anytime. 

Watch the bottlenose dolphins play in the surf or spot bald eagles in the blue sky.  For the active there is a chance to go kayaking, canoeing, swimming, fishing or bicycling, or you can just enjoy a picnic together on the sandy beaches. Nature lovers will feel right at home at the Shadow Wood at the Brooks gated community in Bonita Springs.  This beautiful gated community is set in stunning grounds where residents can enjoy the beauty of their surroundings every day. 

With acres of nature preserves to explore by bike or on foot, this is a great place to relax, watch wildlife and just relish the chance to be out in the fresh air. There is a wide choice of properties at Shadow Wood, including custom estate homes, single-family homes, villas and coach houses.  All are offered with airy, spacious rooms, luxurious kitchens and bathrooms, and decadent outside areas where you can relax in the evenings and listen to the birdsong.

If you own property at Shadow Wood you can also take advantage of the incredible amenities.  For formal and informal dining, or for just chatting to friends over a drink, the 30,000 square foot clubhouse is a hub of social activity.  Golf fans will love the three championship golf courses, designed by Robert Cupp and Arthur Hills and those looking to keep trim will enjoy the fitness center and the world-class tennis complex.

Shadow Wood residents also have the opportunity to join the private beach club, situated on nearby Bonita Beach. For people who really want to enjoy the beauty of Southwest Florida, Shadow Wood at the Brooks is a truly stunning option.  Live in a Southwest Florida property for a lifestyle in perfect luxury and natural beauty.

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Melinda Sullivan is Realtor specializing in luxury property in the Naples, Bonita Springs & Estero areas. She updates this blog on a weekly basis and writes about anything and everything to do with buying or selling property in Southwest Florida. You will find regular blog posts on her website at

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