The Ave Maria gated community in Naples has been a big hit for people looking for reasonably priced homes in a nice city. The Serenity is the most popular home in the community and it sells for $197,990. The 1,542 square foot semi-detached villa can two or three bedrooms with two full baths.

Ave Maria is an over 55 Community that has been around since 2005, but has recently seen strong sales activity. There are currently 600 homes in the development, with 2,000 total homes at build-out. Within the Del Webb community there is everything from 18 hole golf course, tennis courts, to pickleball and swimming pools. There is also a 12,000 square foot Oasis Club, featuring entertainment and fitness space, a resort and lap pool, bocce courts, café, art studio.

The Abbeyville model is also a very popular floor plan for people wanting a little more room than the Serenity offers. The Abbeyville has 1,671 sq ft, and can have two or three bedrooms and two or three baths. This model starts at $222,990. There are seven models and 10 floor plans ranging from 1,289 to over 2,800 square feet.