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Cape Coral not only has 400 navigable waterways it is easy access by boat to the entire SW Gulf coast.   Useppa Island, Cayo Costa, Cabbage Key, Pine Island and Matlacha, Fort Myers Beach, Sanibel and Captiva, Bonita Springs, Naples, Marco Island. 

 

About Cape Coral:

 Cape Coral history began in 1957 when two brothers from Baltimore, Maryland, Leonard and Jack Rosen, flew over the peninsula known as Redfish Point, across the Caloosahatchee River near present-day Fort Myers. Cape Coral was founded as Redfish Point. Leonard and Jack Rosen, who were real-estate developers and a small group of partners, purchased a 103-square-mile (270 km2) tract known as Redfish Point for $678,000 in that year and, in 1958, began development of the city as a master-planned, pre-planned community.  

The Gulf American Land Corporation (GALC), was formed to develop the area. GAC developed a marketing model that was a total departure from traditional selling methods. Approval was secured from the Lee County to master-plan the entire property into lots. Instead of listing the lots with real estate agents, GAC developed the land-sales, dinner-party model, operating from banquet rooms in local hotels. People were invited to attend by offering a free dinner for two. The model, referred to as team-selling, allowed for a well-trained team to close deals in 90 minutes. Buyers would sign a contract and agree to come to the property within six months and cancel if not satisfied. Ezio Valentini, an Italian real estate developer, joined GAC and became Director of Sales. The program was so successful that offices were opened in 24 states and an arrangement was made with an airline to charter flights to fly buyers to the property.  Compliments of Wikipedia.

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The Yacht Club was built in 1958 and boasts beautiful landscaping, a sandy beach, a fishing pier, the Boat House restaurant with live music daily, marina and community pool. 

There are over 275 Restaurants in the Cape: Some of our personal Favorites

 

Fish Tale Grill by Merrick Seafood
$$  Seafood1229 SE 47th Ter
Cape Coral, FL 33904 

Phone number(239) 257-3167

$$  SeafoodSeafood MarketsBreakfast & Brunch

1715 Cape Coral Pkwy W
Cape Coral, FL 33914

Phone number(239) 471-0136 

 

$$  BarsBurgersSandwiches

1719 Cape Coral Pkwy
Cape Coral, FL 33904Phone number(239) 540-3673 

 

$$  Sports BarsAmerican raditional),Burgers

627 Cape Coral Pkwy W
Cape Coral, FL 33914Phone number(239) 205-6771 

 

$$  SeafoodAmerican (New),Steakhouses

5848 Cape Harbour Dr
Cape Coral, FL 33914Phone number(239) 542-0200 

 

$$  SeafoodDive BarsSandwiches

3422 Del Prado Blvd
Cape Coral, FL 33904Phone number(239) 984-5449

  

$$  SeafoodAmerican (New)Breakfast & Brunch

3522 Del Prado Blvd S
Cape Coral, FL 33904Phone number(239) 471-7785

  

$$  Mexican

1027 Cape Coral Pkwy E
Cape Coral, FL 33904Phone number(239) 945-3181 

 

$$  American (New)BarsPizza

5785 Cape Harbour Dr
Cape Coral, FL 33914Phone number(239) 542-0123 

 

Gusto Cucina Italiana
$$  ItalianSeafood
229 Del Prado Blvd N
Cape Coral, FL 33909

 

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