I own 2 homes, one up north in Jersey and one here in Naples, Florida. My husband and I bought our first Naples home back in 2010. Our first home was in Golden Gate Estates. We enjoyed the privacy of having a huge yard and the price was so much more reasonable than in other places we looked. We quickly learned that it just wasn't the place for us, as we didn't care much for any of our neighbors and the wildlife was getting a little too close for comfort for me. My husband didn't mind it, but after a while we agreed to put the house up for sale and move to a gated community.

We ended up settling in Island Walk, and I've never been more in love with a community than I am with this one. I love the fitness center, the pool and the fact that we have our own library is just delightful. I love the scenery as well, and there are so many other things about this community that I love that I just cannot list them all. While it's only our second home at the moment, as we get closer to retirement I find myself more and more eager to make it our 1st. So for me, Island Walk in Naples gets 5 stars!

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