About Port Charlotte
Port Charlotte is located along the Gulf of Mexico, about halfway between Sarasota and Fort Myers. Water enthusiasts love this area with its 165+ miles of waterways, easy access to the Gulf, and miles and miles of shoreline along The Harbor and Peace and Myakka rivers. Charlotte Harbor has been recognized as one of the world’s best places to sail and fish.
Port Charlotte is ideal for those who want to combine the amenities of city life all while enjoying some of the most beautiful scenery on earth. Nature trails are abundant inland, and pristine beaches are found in nearby Englewood. Cultural activities are found downtown , including the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra and the Charlotte County Historical Center, a waterfront museum. Attend a symphonic or dramatic performance, dine on upscale cuisine, and shop to your heart’s content in the many specialty shops Port Charlotte has to offer.
Real Estate and rental prices are rising by the day. There is still time to take advantage of great deals to be found in the area.
Why Port Charlotte?
- Forbes named Port Charlotte one of the “Top Places to Retire” in 2015
- Trivago has named it the best value vacation destination
- Home The Tampa Bay Rays, Charlotte Sports Park has been named best spring training facility
- CNN has named Port Charlotte the best place to retire
- US News and World Report has named it the “best place to find affordable housing” on it’s annual top places to retire list
- Sail Magazine has named it one of the “Top 10 Sailing Towns” in the USA
- CNN Money in 2012 named Port Charlotte one of “The Top-10 Turnaround Towns” after the market crash
- Named one of Money Magazine’s “Best Places to Live in the South”