Month: June 2020

Five Reasons to Purchase a Waterfront Condo

Waterfront living has a multitude of benefits. If you’re interested in reaping the rewards of living on the water, here are five reasons to purchase a waterfront condo.

Waterfront condos are designed for maximum impact

Waterfront condos are designed to give you the best waterfront views from every room. They typically have sweeping balconies and floor-to-ceiling windows. These scenic, high-end homes oftentimes find themselves in communities with luxury amenities as well, designed to elevate your lifestyle even further with resort-style pools, sunset viewing areas, social rooms and more.

They make a great vacation home

Waterfront condos make for a great vacation home. Everyone loves the beach, and a condo on or near the Gulf of Mexico is the perfect way to unwind enjoy Mother Nature. Not a beach lover?  Relax and unwind from inside your waterfront condo while taking in the breathtaking views in the comfort of your own home.

Omega Bonita Bay Aerial Rendering

Waterfront condos are a sound investment

Waterfront condos and property are prized pieces of real estate. If you’re thinking long-term, purchasing a waterfront condo can be a sound investment opportunity. In fact, waterfront real estate is nearly double the value of most homes in the United States. When you purchase a waterfront condo, you’re not just paying for the residence itself, but also the views and the location. Well worth the investment today, as well as tomorrow,  should you decide to sell.

Waterfront living will benefit your well-being

When you’re living in a waterfront condo, it will feel like you’re on a never-ending vacation. Every day, you’ll come home to your own piece of paradise and unwind like you’re on island time. Not to mention, studies have also shown, and it’s widely accepted that living on the water can improve one’s overall well-being due to the fresh air and soothing sounds of waves lapping the shorelines.  

Omega Bonita Bay Aerial Rendering

Location, location, location

As is always the case in real estate, it’s all about location, location, location. Waterfront condos find themselves in some of the most sought-after locations.

If you’re searching for a luxury waterfront condo to call home, look no further than Omega by Bonita Bay. Rising 27 stories above the Estero Bay and the Gulf of Mexico’s skyline, Omega at Bonita Bay has an unsurpassed list of luxury amenities such as day cabanas, fitness center with massage, steam room, locker rooms and poolside day beds, expansive waterfront views and extraordinary appointments that come standard with every residence. Omega’s high-rise, waterfront condos breathe new meaning into Southwest Florida. Located just minutes from Naples, and close to miles of pristine beaches, residents have earned this address, and will soon discover why Omega is the luxury standard. Visit or call (239) 301-5082 for more information.

Ronto’s Omega Sales Center at Bonita Bay Showcases Finishes and Full-Sized Kitchen

The Ronto Group’s Omega Sales Center at 26951 Country Club Drive within Bonita Bay is showcasing finish selections available in residences at its 27-floor Omega tower.  A completely finished full-sized kitchen is included and provides homebuyers with a look at how their home at Omega can be finished to meet their unique needs and preferences.  A scale model of the Omega tower is also available for viewing.  Omega has been designed to provide the newest and largest luxury high-rise residences in Southwest Florida.  Standard finishes in the fully completed Omega residences will reflect Ronto’s attention to creating a luxurious yet exceedingly livable environment.  Flooring in the living areas will be wood, stone, or porcelain tile.  The island kitchens will be outfitted with designer selected cabinetry, a multitude of quartz or granite countertop selections, a 36-inch SubZero refrigerator and 18-inch freezer, Wolf gas ranges and ovens, a Miele dishwasher, and Dornbracht plumbing fixtures.  The bathrooms will also feature designer selected cabinetry and quartz or granite countertops, Dornbracht plumbing fixtures, and Toto toilets.

“With every residence including expansive open-concept living areas, spacious covered outdoor terraces, luxurious features and finishes, a private elevator lobby, a private air-conditioned storage space on the same floor as the residence, and a private enclosed two-car garage, Omega offers unprecedented value,” said The Ronto Group’s director of sales Van Osborne.  “Omega will be the last luxury high-rise to be built within Bonita Bay and provides a final opportunity for a new, maintenance-free, amenity rich luxury condominium lifestyle within the award-winning Bonita Bay community at an exceptional price point.” 

Designed by architect Robert Swedroe, Omega presents a fresh perspective on luxury.  The clean-lined tower will feature 67 residences, including 63 spacious tower residences and four penthouses, three of which are under contract.  To date, Ronto has processed binding sales contracts worth more than $105 million.  The building is more than 40% sold and site work is underway.    Pre-construction pricing for the tower residences that offer a stunning 4,645 square feet or 4,210 square feet under air and expansive views 78-feet or 68-feet wide starts at $2.3 million.

Omega’s 01 and 03 tower residences will include 4,645 square feet under air, an unobstructed 68-foot wide view, outdoor terrace areas totaling 1,005 square feet, and an 80 square-foot or 75 square-foot private air-conditioned storage space on the same floor as the residence.  The plans feature a massive great room, elegant dining area, comfortable family room, and a double-island kitchen.  The great room and owner’s bedroom open to a huge west and northwest facing terrace with multiple conversation areas, a dining area, and an outdoor kitchen with a gas grill.  The double-island kitchen offers an additional gathering place when entertaining.  The plan also includes a den, four-and-a-half baths, and three large guest bedrooms.  The den and all three guest bedrooms open to another large terrace that offers sunrise views. 

The 02-tower plan offers 4,210-square feet under air, an unobstructed 78-foot wide view, 540 square feet of outdoor terrace space, and 75 square feet of private air-conditioned storage space.  The plan features a massive great room, an elegant dining area, a comfortable family room, and an island kitchen that combine to create the spacious, open living area preferred by potential purchasers.  The great room fully opens to a terrace with conversation and dining areas and an outdoor kitchen with a gas grill.  The plan also includes a den, three-and-a-half baths, and three large bedrooms that provide views of Estero Bay and the Gulf.  The owner’s suite features a huge walk-in closet, and a bath with separate vanities and separate water closets.

Ronto has included a comprehensive array of amenities at Omega.   The lobby will offer a captivating view of the building’s grand salon that will feature a comfortable, living room-like setting with couches, side chairs, a cocktail table, and see-through views of a covered terrace and the outdoor amenity deck.  Doorways on either side of the entry lobby and the grand salon will lead to a 600 square-foot library and card room and to a 750 square-foot billiards and game room.  Both spaces will provide access the covered terrace.  The library and card room will also open to a splendid conference room.

The south side of the building will feature a social room measuring more than 3,000 square feet with tall windows overlooking the tower’s exterior amenity deck.  The windows will offer incredible long-range views to the south and west.  The social room will include a bar, a linear fireplace, and a full kitchen that can be used by residents and caterers for special events.  Double doors will open to the outdoor amenity deck.  Omega’s 600 square-foot theater will be situated off the social room and offer plush couches and chaises to enhance the movie viewing experience.

Three guest suites will be located on the north side of the building to accommodate out-of-town visitors.  In addition to the guest suites that can be reserved by residents, five cottages on garage level two and six poolside cabanas are available for purchase.  Two of the cabanas and a choice selection of cottages remain available.  The cabanas will include full bathrooms and a beverage center with a sink and refrigerator.  A 2,100 square-foot fitness center will also be located on the north side of the building.  Like the social room, tall windows in the fitness room will offer stunning long-range views, this time to the north and west.  The fitness center will include the latest fitness equipment technology, a massage room, and separate men’s and women’s saunas and locker rooms.

Located on the second level, Omega’s outdoor amenity deck will provide splendid views to the south and west.  Contemporary glass railings will line the deck’s curved perimeter and overlook one of Bonita Bay’s three on-property golf courses.  A massive pool with a beach entry and two sun shelves that will each include six chaise lounges and built-in benches will serve as the centerpiece of the amenity deck.  Poolside day beds, referred to as “pool cocoons,” will be placed around the pool and feature retractable tops.  Day cabanas will be available on a first come, first served basis.  A whirlpool spa will be situated under an attractive trellis.  A pool pavilion with a bar, seating areas, and men’s and women’s restrooms will offer a gathering place.  Bar-b-que grills will be situated adjacent to the pavilion.  A second pavilion is being designed as a food area with an array of cooking appliances.  Seating areas will be available, including sunset viewing areas and a fire pit terrace.

Omega’s 4,200 square foot rooftop terrace common area will include two hot tubs positioned next the terraces’ glass railing, allowing residents to relax in the soothing waters while enjoying breathtaking water and sunset views.  Two large firepit seating areas behind the tubs, along with an even larger fire table seating area complete with lounges, club chairs and sofas, will provide abundant seating to ensure all residents can fully enjoy the captivating ambiance.  Men’s and ladies’ restrooms, a large kitchen area for catering, and a separate bar area will complete the spectacular setting.

Visit the Omega Sales Center at 26951 Country Club Drive within Bonita Bay from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and Sundays from noon to 5:00 p.m.  For additional information, call the Sales Center at 239-301-4940.