A Place in the Sun: Winter Sun - Gulf Coast, Florida

2016 / Episode 32 on 8 February 2016

Episode 32

With their children now leading independent lives, Kevin and Monique Dixon from West Yorkshire want to buy a holiday home on Florida’s Gulf Coast where they can come to enjoy the sailing and outdoor life when the UK winters kick in back home. With £285,000 to spend on their dream property, Ben Hillman shows them five waterside homes, but will any convince them to drop anchor?
Proeprty 1: Two bed house in Cape Coral

Proeprty 1:

Two bed house in Cape Coral

A single storey "Ranch" style, two bedroom, two bathroomed home with waterfront views. With an open plan layout, the kitchen has a breakfast bar and the living area is bright and roomy. Both bedrooms have wooden floors and the guest suite can be separated by a folding pocket door. The fenced garden is big enough for a pool, should you want one! This house has an asking price of US $349,900 and the agents are ReMax Dream.

Property 2: Three bed house in Cape Coral

Property 2:

Three bed house in Cape Coral

Completely renovated, this three bed, two bathroomed house with an integrated double garage is on the market for US $459,900. There's a kitchen, dining room and separate living room which leads on to a screen lanai. The master bedroom is en suite and has a walk-in wardrobe. The private swimming pool is covered and the garden is mostly laid to lawn. The agents are Sunshine Realty of SWFL.

Property 3: Three bed house in Cape Coral

Property 3:

Three bed house in Cape Coral

Located on an intersecting canal, this waterfront house has three bedrooms, two bathrooms and an over-sized two-car garage. There's a separate kitchen, formal dining and breakfast rooms as well as a huge living room. All the bedrooms have walk-in wardrobes. The pool and lanai are covered and can be accessed through many sliding doors. The agents are Re/Max and the price is US $419,000.

Property 4: Two bed house in Fort Myers Beach

Property 4:

Two bed house in Fort Myers Beach

Set in lush gardens, this two bed, two bathroomed house has been recently updated. There's a breakfast bar in the kitchen, large living room and separate dining area. The two bedrooms are both doubles and there's a basement garage. Being sold through Re/Max with an asking price of US $389,000.

Property 5: Four bed house in Cape Coral

Property 5:

Four bed house in Cape Coral

Contemporary style home with four bedrooms and two bathrooms in a waterfront location. It has a heated swimming pool and two-car garage. The asking price is US $419,000 and the agents are Re/Max.