The Ronto Group’s 26-floor, 120-unit Seaglass high-rise tower at Bonita Bay remains on schedule for completion this summer. The crane on the north side of the tower has been dismantled. Contractors BCBE Construction and Stiles Construction have poured curbs near the building’s south entrance and the remaining columns for the porte cochere have been formed. Custom cabinetry and countertops are being installed in numerous units. The first finish coat of paint has been applied in the guest suites. The building’s generator has been installed and elevators one and two are ready for temporary use. Installation of the remaining elevators is progressing. General site work is ongoing, and windows are being installed on the penthouse levels. Drywall hanging has started on level 27. Finish work is continuing through level 26. Framing of the common area on level 28 is also underway.
Sales contracts worth nearly $150 million have been processed and the tower is more than 63% sold. Seaglass will feature fully-completed residences with designer-selected premium finishes, including flooring, paint, and trim. Each residence includes two protected access under-building parking spaces. Private enclosed two-car garages are available.
Three 2,889 to 3,421 square feet tower floor plans are priced from the low-$1 million’s. The tower residences will include dual private elevator foyers, island kitchens, three bedrooms and three-and-a-half baths, or three bedrooms plus a den or fourth bedroom and three-and-a-half baths, walk-in closets in the owner’s suite, and sliders opening to multiple outdoor spaces that include a gas grill. Ten-foot ceiling heights are included per plan. Three furnished models are open for viewing with a sales associate.
With full golf and sports membership opportunities available, the attractions of the Bonita Bay Club will be available to residents of Seaglass. The three-story, 60,000 square-foot Lifestyle Center includes a 20,000 square-foot Fitness Center, a 9,000 square-foot spa and salon, and the Wave Café. The Lifestyle Center contributed to Bonita Bay being recognized as one of the ten healthiest clubs in America.
The Bonita Bay Club’s golf operation 25 PGA Professionals. An instructional program includes private and group lessons, golf schools, and clinics. Three on-property Bonita Bay West courses were designed by Arthur Hills. Two Tom Fazio designed courses at the nearby Bonita Bay Club Naples provide a pure golf experience on over 1,000 acres that includes preserved wetlands but no residential development.
Located on the Gulf of Mexico, Bonita Bay’s residents-only beach park is on Little Hickory Island just 10 to 15 minutes from the community. Residents and their guests may enjoy swimming, sunning, shelling, bird watching, and surf-fishing at this attended park surrounded by the white sands and clear waters of the Gulf. Picnic pavilions, grills, beach chair and umbrella service, showers, and restrooms equipped with infant changing stations. Personal chairs, umbrellas, and other beach items are welcomed. Residents also enjoy Bonita Bay’s network of on-property biking and hiking paths. A kayaking and canoeing lodge offers additional recreational possibilities.
The availability of a full-service on-site marina with access to the Gulf of Mexico allows Bonita Bay residents to enjoy every aspect of Southwest Florida’s tropical lifestyle. The Bonita Bay Marina is located on the Imperial River at the south end of Estero Bay, just minutes from the open waters of the Gulf. Owned exclusively by the residents of Bonita Bay, the Marina accommodates a variety of watercraft with a maximum draft of thirty-six inches. The wet slip lifts can hold vessels up to 16,000 pounds and the dry storage can fit boats up to 32-feet long from the rear of the engine or platform to the front of the anchor or pulpit. Trailer loading and unloading service is available for most boats. Charts, bait, tackle, and other items are available at the Ships Store.
Bonita Bay Club’s new Tennis and Aquatic Center includes an 8,000-square foot Sports Center positioned between the tennis complex and the aquatic area. The Sports Center features a tennis pro shop with racquet services, a retail shop, a lobby area, and dedicated tennis locker rooms. A covered patio overlooks a new Championship Court and provides a prime viewing location. A kitchen offers casual fare, and an open-air bar under roof offers post-match or poolside beverages. Outdoor dining options and a breezeway are located on both the tennis side and the pool side of the building. A multi-purpose room is available for meetings and events.
The Club has completed a redesign of the kitchen and dining areas in the clubhouse. The redesign incorporated a 40-feet long buffet station in the dining space. The former golf pro shop was transformed into the 55th Hole, a high-end casual bar experience. The design creates a captivating indoor/outdoor venue. A patio hosts the largest fire pit in Florida. Backwater Jack’s at the Bonita Bay Marina is a favored gathering place for waterfront dining. Bonita Bay’s Naples Club facility on Immokalee Road includes a Club Room within the clubhouse that offers additional dining options.
The Seaglass tower’s second floor will connect to an award-winning amenity complex previously designed by architect Santiesteban & Associates. Amenities already in place include a theater, guest suites, card and club rooms, a fully-equipped fitness facility that features men’s and women’s spas with steam and massage rooms, a large resort-style walk-in pool and spa, and a deck with a covered cabana that includes a bar and grill.
Visit the Seaglass Design Studio and Sales Center from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and Sundays from noon to 5:00 p.m. Visit Seaglass online at www.seaglassatbonitabay.com.