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Looking for Naples Luxury Real Estate - It’s worth it to you to use a Realtor that offers more than one service! We offer a Real Estate service that nobody else can - Realtor, plus an Architect & Interior Design firm - to help you buy the perfect home in the one million dollar and up market.

Our husband and wife team will ensure you buy the right property that fits your style. Mimi is an Architect & Interior Designer who owns Mimi Jolie Maison, Inc. with 25 years experience in high Mimi Jolie Maison - Architecture and Interior Design, Naples Floridaend/Luxury projects. Scott has been brokering real estate since 1975 in Commercial & Luxury Residential. ScottSorensonRealEstate.com

During our 14 plus years in Naples we have worked on many projects - brokering and designing properties. Mimi is totally involved when you are buying or selling your property - because her opinion is helpful to answer customer questions.

Clients ask her to assess the property before the purchase, because they want to know the advantages/disadvantages of the floor plan and structure before a decision is made. When looking at comparable properties the condition of each property needs to be reviewed for current value and remodeling requirements to meet your style. Everyone wants a good estimate of work needed, and if it can be done.

When selling your home, it needs to be shown with these same thoughts in mind. Presentation of your home is very valuable because others have a hard time visualizing the potential of your home. Mimi has won many awards for her designs in models for WCI, Inc in Naples including: The Trieste and Montenero in Pelican bay/ Bay Colony, where the developer was determined to present their properties as beautifully as possible - within a budget. Here is a Magazine Cover Story Article on one of our projects. Our projects include the initial design and remodeling of properties to the style you want. Click Here to see some of our projects. Contact us with any questions you may have before starting your project.


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About Bay Colony and Bay Colony Condominiums

Bay Colony in Naples Florida provides the most discriminating home buyers the choice of an oceanfront estate, a luxurious tower condominium residence or an estate home situated along the fairways of one of the most exclusive and private golf clubs in the world. Luxury amenities showcased in the spectacular natural environment that is Bay Colony, featuring lakes, bays full of mangrove and protected preserves and wildlife habitats for egrets, herons, and countless other creatures indigenous to southwest Florida. This is the world that awaits the privileged few at Bay Colony.

Bay Colony is situated within perimeter walls in two of North Naples most exclusive private golf club communities. The beachfront development is located within Pelican Bay adjacent to the Ritz-Carlton on Vanderbilt Beach.

Lifestyles include oceanfront estate homes at the Strand, beachfront luxury tower condominiums include; the Biltmore, the Brighton, the Carlysle, the Contessa, the Remington, and the Windsor. Rounding out the offerings are estate homes in the Shores, luxury villa homes at Villa La Palma and Vizcaya, and additional preserves and nature view condominium options at; Mansion La Palma, Marquesa, Salerno, Toscana, and Trieste. The Estates at Bay Colony Golf Club is a private gated-guarded golf community located within the private gated-guarded golf community of Pelican Marsh.


The Carlysle at Bay Colony

The Carlysle at Bay Colony, Naples FloridaThe Carlysle at Bay Colony is redefining luxury in multi-story living on the Gulf of Mexico. The 20-story tower stands majestically on the beach in Bay Colony, the community celebrated as Pelican Bay’s finest hour.

Designed with timeless architectural elegance, The Carlysle offers 75 grand residences plus a two-story lobby, an amenities floor and underground parking. Each spacious Carlysle residence (only four per floor) offers views of stunning sunrises to the east over protected conservation areas and dramatic sunsets to the west over the Gulf of Mexico.

The “A” residences offer 3,274 square feet of air-conditioned living area, including three bedrooms plus a library, surrounded by wrap-around terraces. The “B” residences are also spacious, with 2,635 air-conditioned square feet, three bedrooms, plus a formal dining room or optional library. All residences include generously oversized screened terraces, lavish Gulf-front master suites with morning kitchens, formal dining rooms with tray ceilings, mirrored wet bars with ice makers, built-in wall safes, crown molding, and custom cabinetry.

Each residence includes two garage parking spaces and air-conditioned storage areas. Landscaped terraces surround the oversized heated pool, spa and cabanas. A dune walkover leads directly to the Gulf beaches. Inside, a gracious social room with wet bar and serving pantry is set to host resident functions. A fully equipped health club and a card room are also available for residents to enjoy.

Bay Colony is Pelican Bay’s only private, gated community located directly on the Gulf. Residents of The Carlysle will enjoy Pelican Bay’s three miles of undisturbed beach front, 10 tennis courts, and 570 acres of protected mangrove forests and bays. As Pelican Bay residents, those in The Carlysle are entitled to seek membership in The Club at Pelican Bay, a prestigious country club with 27 holes of championship golf, and fine dining. Residents will also share with other Bay Colony residents in the use of the private Bay Colony Beach Club.


The Trieste at Bay Colony

The Trieste at Bay Colony, Naples FloridaThe Trieste is Bay Colony’s newest luxury tower, rising 19 spectacular stories and featuring 105 opulent residences offering extraordinary Gulf, Bay and Preserve views. Private Cabanas, Tower Suite Residences and Private Garages are another highlight of the Trieste.

Tropical foliage, cascading waterfalls and lagoons create an atmosphere of sophisticated leisure. Walking into the Trieste makes you feel as if you are being welcomed into an elegant Italian Estate.

The Grand Salon is masterfully appointed and detailed with hand stenciled ceilings and a 20 foot window overlooking the fountain.

Our amenities include two Guest Suites, a Movie Theater, Social Room with Bar and Catering Kitchen, Billiards Room, Library, Conference Room and state-of-the-art Fitness Center. Wireless internet access is available throughout the entire Lobby level.

The luxurious pool and spa area is complimented with an air conditioned Pool Pavilion, complete with fireplace, comfortable seating, elegant bar and media center that makes this a popular destination for casual entertaining. Casual elegance and a friendly lifestyle to call home.


The Windsor at Bay Colony

The Carlysle at Bay Colony, Naples FloridaThe Windsor at Bay Colony was the final high rise building to be built directly on the Gulf of Mexico in Bay Colony. Construction began in 1997 and owners began moving into the condominiums in early 1998.

There are thirty one condominium units within the twenty-one story building. Seven of these units are penthouses that are approximately 10,110 sq. ft. The remaining twenty four units are arranged in a two units per floor configuration having 6,900 sq. ft. per unit.

The elevators servicing each condo open directly into the unit. There is a separate freight elevator servicing each floor. The Windsor has an excellent security system to protect its owners.

The Windsor Amenities for the owners are an Exercise Room with Massage Room, Men’s and Women’s Saunas, Social Room/Library with a Catering Kitchen, Board Meeting Room, Spa and spacious Pool and Barbeque Gazebo. The Windsor is located adjacent to the Bay Colony Beach Club giving owners easy access to one of the finest restaurants in Naples.

Every condominium has a panoramic view of the Gulf of Mexico with direct, easy access to the beach from the swimming pool deck.


Bay Colony Shores

The Carlysle at Bay Colony, Naples FloridaBay Colony Shores offers 75 homesites ranging in size from one-third to one-half acre. Reached via a Mediterranean-style bridge, grand estate-homes rim crystal lakes. Brick-paved streets are complemented by quaint streetlights reminiscent of the charming gaslight era. Colonnades of royal palms tower above meticulous landscaping artistry around every home and throughout the entire neighborhood.

Lifestyles in Bay Colony Shores are a happy blend of elegant and laid-back, amid the placid waterfront atmosphere afforded by lakes. Although “The Shores” was named to reflect the lovely lakes in this neighborhood, it could just as well refer to the Gulf, because families living in Bay Colony Shores also enjoy the beach that is an integral part of Bay Colony’s location.

Building covenants and architectural requirements ensure strict adherence to quality standards, preserving and augmenting the community’s property values. Only a select few of the area’s finest craftsmen have been invited to build custom homes in Bay Colony Shores. A complete list of approved custom-home builders is available upon request.


Estates at Bay Colony Golf Club

The Carlysle at Bay Colony, Naples FloridaThe Estates at Bay Colony Golf Club Neighborhood Association, Inc. is located in North Naples within the Pelican March development and is a development of WCI Communities. With 75 home sites on 280 acres, this community features some of the finest amenities Naples has to offer.

Residents have the opportunity to purchase a membership in the golf club with its beautiful course designed by Robert von Hagge, relax on a two-mile stretch of luxurious beach or sit by the pool at the spectacular private Bay Colony Beach Club, complete with swimming and dining facilities.

The custom homes at Bay Colony Golf Club are a showcase of architectural excellence. Site sizes range from 2/3 acre - 1 acre. Minimum square footage of the residence to be constructed is 4,000-square-feet living area.

Homeowners in The Estates at Bay Colony Golf Club enjoy membership in the Bay Colony Beach Club and Bay Colony Tennis Club and can purchase a membership in the Pelican Isle Yacht Club. A Golf Club membership is reserved for each of the Estates. Residents may use their own golf cart.


The Biltmore at Bay Colony

The Carlysle at Bay Colony, Naples FloridaThe Biltmore is a twenty two story high rise building bordering on the Gulf of Mexico. The building contains seventy four condominium apartments, four of which are Penthouse units as well as two guest suites and a manager’s apartment.

The Biltmore at Bay Colony is a gulf front luxury tower condominium offering magnificent views of the Gulf of Mexico and the beach.

If features imaginative and spacious floor plans ranging from 3,385 to 4,050 square feet with grand entrance foyers, vaulted ceilings, lavish master suites, generous guest suite with full-bath and walk-in closets; and each residence has two enclosed parking spaces in a controlled access garage.

The Biltmore at Bay Colony amenities include; a heated swimming pool and whirlpool spa, sun deck, a fully equipped fitness center with men’s and women’s locker rooms, saunas and steam showers and private beach access.


The Mansion La Palma at Bay Colony

The Carlysle at Bay Colony, Naples FloridaA 7-story mid-rise condominium consisting of 26 cozy Mediterranean, garden-style units overlooking the Bay Colony Tennis Club.

Mansion La Palma is nestled in the middle of the community and located just across the street from the Gulf of Mexico where you can enjoy leisurely walks on the white sand beaches or stop to watch the spectacular sunrise and sunsets.

Residents are greeted by a beautifully landscaped garden area highlighted by a cascading water fountain at the entrance to their units. Enjoy the views of the beautiful La Palma waterfeature that is unique to this neighborhood.

In the pool area there are two built-in gas grills and a kitchenette area for enjoying a cookout with friends.


The Contessa at Bay Colony

The Carlysle at Bay Colony, Naples FloridaContessa was the first residence to grace the beach of Bay Colony in Pelican Bay. Situated directly on the Gulf of Mexico and south of the Ritz Carlton Hotel, Contessa is an exciting and unique combination of luxury and location.

There are a total of seventy-six residences; four to each floor and two penthouses to a floor on each of the top two levels. They feature imported cabinets, built in appliances and crown molding in great rooms plus huge screened terraces providing unprecedented views of Naples and the Gulf. Many of the units have been remodeled and upgraded in recent years.

The Contessa has rooms for gatherings including a board room, social room with kitchen facilities, fully equipped exercise room and two fully furnished guest suites, making it ideal for entertaining. A complete remodeling and renovation of all the interior common areas was recently completed.

Terrace gardens overlook the heated pool, spa and cabanas on the beach side. The only high-rise in Bay Colony with a private tennis facility which is located on the east side of the property. A private boardwalk provides convenient access to the beach and the blue-green waters of the Gulf.

The building boasts full time security guards as well as on-site management. A five member board of directors governs the operations and fiscal activities of the Contessa Condominium Association.

The Contessa provides residents with privacy, security, distinctive architecture, lush landscaping and private beach area. Every detail of Contessa is of the ultimate quality making it “The Premier Location on The Beach”.


The Strand at Bay Colony

The Carlysle at Bay Colony, Naples FloridaThe Strand presents a secluded neighborhood of multi-million dollar homes with the Gulf of Mexico at their front doors. While adhering to a common architectural theme, each home is custom designed to meet not only the desires of the families who choose this lifestyle but also the strict governmental standards for beachfront residences.

Accessible only after passing through a second electronically-operated security gate, The Strand offers the ultimate in exclusivity. The neighborhood reposes on a finger of land surrounded on all sides by the beauties of nature that is one of Southwest Florida’s primary attractions.

Behind The Strand lie 570 acres of conservation area, never to be developed, always to be enjoyed in its natural state. On the other side, of course, roll the eternal waters of the Gulf of Mexico.



The Salerno at Bay Colony

The Carlysle at Bay Colony, Naples FloridaThe Strand presents a secluded neighborhood of multi-million dollar homes with the Gulf of Mexico at their front doors. While adhering to a common architectural theme, each home is custom designed to meet not only the desires of the families who choose this lifestyle but also the strict governmental standards for beachfront residences.

Accessible only after passing through a second electronically-operated security gate, The Strand offers the ultimate in exclusivity. The neighborhood reposes on a finger of land surrounded on all sides by the beauties of nature that is one of Southwest Florida’s primary attractions.

Behind The Strand lie 570 acres of conservation area, never to be developed, always to be enjoyed in its natural state. On the other side, of course, roll the eternal waters of the Gulf of Mexico.



Villa La Palma at Bay Colony

The Carlysle at Bay Colony, Naples FloridaVilla La Palma is a cozy neighborhood consisting of only 22 villa style homes. There are three models to choose from with one and two story floor plans, ranging from 3,600 square feet to over 4,600 square feet. Each villa has an exclusive view of a beautiful, breathtaking waterfeature that lazily meanders behind each residence.

Villa La Palma is located in Bay Colony which is a private, gated, beachfront community surrounded by estuary-lined mangrove forests and the pristine Gulf of Mexico. Residents of Bay Colony enjoy swimming, lounging, and dining in the seclusion of their own private Beach Club. Tennis enthusiasts can play a match with friends or improve their game with a lesson from the Tennis Pro at the Tennis Club. Other available amenities include an exclusive world-class golf course designed by Robert von Hagge. If that is not enough, there is also a myriad of additional recreational opportunities within Pelican Bay.



The Brighton at Bay Colony

The Carlysle at Bay Colony, Naples FloridaThe Brighton at Bay Colony, a North Naples community, is located on the Gulf of Mexico. The 22 story, 75 unit condominium is in the WCI developed community of Pelican Bay. The Brighton is an exclusive residential enclave hugging the sugar sand beaches of the Gulf of Mexico. Brighton-the charm and romance of this distinctive beachfront tower blend perfectly with its environment. Sophisticated and upscale, even palatial, yet utterly livable in the most 'homey' of ways, each of the luxury residences enjoys unobstructed views of the Gulf.

The designers of the Brighton created floor plans based on the function of each room instead of having to live with interior spaces dictated by the exterior architecture. The results are exquisitely livable rooms that take advantage of the building's site directly on the beach in Bay Colony.

East-West floor plans overlook nature preserves and all of Bay Colony to the east and the Gulf to the west. oversized, curving, glass railed balconies open to the Gulf. screened balconies on the mangrove preserves. Four individual floor plans range from 2,750 to 3,450 square feet that live like single-family homes. Each unit has two assigned parking spaces in controlled-access, sub-building garage disguised with lush landscaping. Amenities include a social, card and exercise rooms; library, garden deck, pool, spa, poolside bar and barbecue and a dune walkover to the beach.

The Brighton is close to cosmopolitan enticements, yet isolated enough to fashion a retreat its residents may never want to leave. A natural environment encompasses wide swathes of green space protected in perpetuity, wildlife habitat for egrets, blue herons and countless waterfowl. Sensational sunsets reflect across the azure waters of the Gulf.

A gracious perimeter wall encloses the entire development of Bay Colony with a meticulously manicured entry replete with stately palm trees and luxuriant floral plantings leads to a sentry gate. The prestigious Ritz-Carlton Naples, spreads across 225 acres and is one of the most elegant, distinctly upscale communities to be found anywhere in this country.

Bay Colony residents enjoy membership in a unparalleled private facility, the Bay Colony Club. Situated on a pristine stretch of Gulf of Mexico beach, surrounded by conservation area, the Club's outdoor amenities include private beach, swimming pool, sundeck, and chickee bar. Indoors, and air conditioned lounge and dining area and a screened terrace offer opportunities for a wide range of dining experiences, from casual to elegant. The staff has been carefully selected to provide only the most impeccable service and world class cuisine consistent with the quality expected by the most discriminating clientele.

In addition to a resident manager, the Brighton also has 24 hour security guard service.


The Marquesa at Bay Colony

The Carlysle at Bay Colony, Naples FloridaThe Marquesa enjoys a unique location within Bay Colony – at the edge of a native bird rookery and only a short walk to two miles of secluded Gulf beach front.

Here you will find an intimate Mediterranean resort lifestyle – an exquisitely designed residential tower with a multi-level deck of gardens and fountains. Grand floorplans, and a thoughtful building design with only three residences per floor provide both luxury and the ultimate in privacy.

The Marquesa, due to its size (only 39 units) has a residential feel with a very neighbor-friendly atmosphere.”

- Designer furnished guest suite - Designer furnished social room & public areas - Health Club with exercise equipment, sauna and steam showers - Heated swimming pool with whirlpool spa - Sun deck with pool furniture and umbrellas - Pool pavilion with restroom facilities


The Remington at Bay Colony

The Carlysle at Bay Colony, Naples FloridaWhen approaching the Remington the first thing that greets you is the majestic, cascading fountain and life-size bronze Frederic Remington (“Bronco Buster”) sculpture.

The beautiful Remington which has traditional architecture, is situated on a premier lot in Bay Colony. This building is unique in that we are located between the Bay Colony Beach Club, Bay Colony Tennis Courts and the renowned five-star, five-diamond Ritz-Carlton Hotel.

The Remington maintains a relationship with the Ritz-Carlton and we are able to enjoy concierge and room service from a private entrance and walkway with our neighbor that no other location can offer.

The building features four lavish floor plans with superb amenities including (4) private elevator foyers plus (2) service elevators, swimming pool, whirlpool spa, pool pavilion with barbeques, private walkway leading to the Gulf, state-of-the-art fitness center with individual television monitors, large social room to accommodate thirty for a sit-down dinner, pub/card room, board room and two large guest suites.

When the Remington debuted at Bay Colony, it redefined luxury with endless views of the Gulf capturing spectacular sunrises and dramatic sunsets from the expansive screened lanais.


The Toscano at Bay Colony

The Carlysle at Bay Colony, Naples FloridaToscana is a 19 story, 65 unit upscale high-rise condominium which includes four (4) penthouses. There are seven (7) cabanas on the pool level. The building was opened in April 1999.

Amenities include a fitness room, swimming pool, social room and a very attractive lobby. Two (2) Guest Suites are also available.

Toscana is a warm, friendly and familiar place with a very active social calendar.

Toscana homes range in size from, approximately, 2,500 to 5,000 square feet of living space and the buildings unique orientation allows more sun on the pool deck than many other Bay Colony communities. These homes also offer spectacular views of the Gulf, Clam Pass and the twinkling lights on Park Shore. Toscano boasts private elevators, soaring ceilings, spectacular master suites, oversized balconies and much more. Among the infinite amenities are under building parking garage, social room with bar, media room, garden and sun decks, pool, spa and more. This breathtaking community is west of 41 in close proximity to Waterside Shops and is just minutes from the Mercato.


The Vizcaya at Bay Colony

The Carlysle at Bay Colony, Naples FloridaVizcaya at Bay Colony is located in Pelican Bay's only private gated, beachfront community surrounded by estuary lined mangrove forests and the pristine Gulf of Mexico. Vizcaya is the first neighborhood in Bay Colony to offer all of the pleasures of a custom designed private home with a full complement of exterior maintenance services, and private recreational amenities.

Residents of Bay Colony enjoy swimming, lounging and dining in the seclusion of their own private Beach Club, plus a myriad of additional recreational opportunities within Pelican Bay. Vizcaya at Bay Colony is a village of picturesque lakefront homes bordered by enchanting cobblestone walkways and quaint European style street lights.





Scott L. Sorenson P.A. REALTOR®
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