Downtown Punta Gorda Homes for Sale
Updated Real Estate in Downtown Punta Gorda
Included below are homes for sale and real estate in Downtown Punta Gorda also known as the Historic District.
Punta Gorda's downtown is a hidden southwest Florida gem. If offers charming cobblestone streets and gorgeous historic architecture on a "fat point" (the english translation for Punta Gorda) that juts into breathtaking Charlotte Harbor. Charlotte Harbor is one of the country's largest natural harbors. Stepping into Downtown Punta Gorda is like taking a trip into another time when well-known names like Andrew Mellon and William Vanderbuilt vacationed in the area and began to develop it into the charming Old-Florida style town on the water it remains today.
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Things to Do In Downtown Punta Gorda
Dining-Restaurants/Bars/Cafes: There is something special about dining out in downtown Punta Gorda. Choose an indoor or outdoor space, and enjoy waterfront views and amazing South Florida sunsets. Grab a quick snack or relax and settle in for a few hours at a fine dining establishment. Eat at a locally owned restaurant you can't enjoy anywhere else. In 2020 USA Today gave downtown Punta Gorda the #2 spot on their list of 10 Best Small Town Food Scenes.
Nightlife: When the sun goes down the activity and energy level goes up. If you love dancing you may be excited to learn the Miami Herald described Punta Gorda as a place to put on your dancing shoes. The downtown area puts on the groove as day turns to night.
Attractions: The streets of downtown are incredibly walkable and easy to enjoy. The weather is almost always friendly. Enjoy palm-lined streets as you pop in and out of locally owned and chain establishments. The waterfront of course is one of the main attractions. Punta Gorda is a popular spot for boating. Don't let the name downtown fool you there is plenty of nature to enjoy here including bike paths and parks. Enjoy the gorgeous outdoor settings at Laishley Park on the Peace River or Gilchrist Park on the harbor.
Fisherman's Village is a neighbor to downtown and a great spot to enjoy it all (dining/shopping/boating/fishing/beachcombing). This is a popular spot to charter a boat and explore the vast unspoiled natural areas around Charlotte Harbor, or to take out a kayak or paddle board and adventure on your own.
Arts and Culture: Punta Gorda may be a small and charming historic area, but it offers an arts scene that rivals larger metropolitan areas. No matter the type of art you are interested in, you can find them performed or displayed. The Blanchard House Museum holds some of Punta Gorda's most interesting history of the rich African-American community built here.
Weekend Community: On the weekends the Punta Gorda Farmers Market is a popular place every Saturday. Purchase the freshest local produce or pick up a one-of-a-kind locally made good. This is the spot to meet locals and connect and converse while enjoying the atmosphere.
Punta Gorda Public Schools
Punta Gorda is a small city with a handful of schools in the public school system. The public schools of Punta Garda are all part of the Charlotte County Public School District. There are 5 public schools in Punta Gorda under the school district supervision. This includes 2 elementary schools, one middle school, and two high schools. All Punta Gorda Public Schools are well-rated. For current third-party ratings and reviews, you can check out information at greatschools.org
Downtown/the Historic District encompasses about 24 city blocks and several homes made of smaller distinct neighborhoods offering unique characteristics and history. Many of the homes in Punta Gorda's downtown were built between 1884 and 1930. Most home styles are built in the Queen Anne and frame vernacular. There are also homes that tell the story of 1920s Florida in neo-classical revival styles. The downtown area and smaller neighborhoods that make up the historic district offer some of Florida's most beautiful and unique properties that all have an interesting story to them.
Finding Available Downtown Punta Gorda Homes
If you are looking to settle into a primary home or find the perfect vacation home away from home downtown/historic district has a home to fit every style and budget. To find more information on available properties in downtown/historic district please contact our office at any time. We are happy to help you find the perfect Punta Gorda property.