A sprawling deed-restricted community of 1,860 single-family lots and 170 multi-family lots, Burnt Store Lakes abuts Charlotte Harbor on its western border, separated by a lush mangrove preserve. Once a prosperous chrysanthemum farm, Burnt Store Lakes has a tranquil, natural feel as bald eagles soar above while ospreys and blue heron roam the community's approximate 125 acres lakes. These lakes provide a great habitat for both fresh and saltwater fish as well as recreation and fishing for residents. ... more.Burnt Store Lakes is blessed with an abundance of common grounds including the Lowell Thompson Memorial Park, which serves as a gathering spot for community functions. Residents here often take advantage of the neighboring 27-hole golf course, marina and dining opportunities at Burnt Store Marina. For nature lovers, Burnt Store Lakes is within proximity to Babcock-Web Wildlife Management Area, Charlotte Harbor Aquatic Preserve, Peace River Wildlife Center, Ponce De Leon Park and boat ramp, Burnt Store Marina and Pine Island's fishing village, Matlacha.
Many of the homes in Burn Store Lakes generally range in age from 5 – 25 years old, have high ceilings, open floor plans and range from 1,400 square feet to over 3,000 square feet. Recently new home building has increased in Burnt Store Lakes and prospective buyers have a unique opportunity to purchase existing homes for sale or select vacant land on which to build a new home. To date, approximately 25 percent of the allotted property of this Punta Gorda community has been developed.
Shopping and dining options are a short drive to downtown Punta Gorda and nearby Cape Coral. With Interstate I-75 nearby, beaches and Fort Myers's Southwest International Airport are conveniently close.