Ave Maria



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AVE MARIA, FLORIDA, — January 5, 2021—   Ave Maria Development is excited to announce that Lennar Homes will be unveiling its new golf course, The National Golf and Country Club at Ave Maria. The course is scheduled to open with a private VIP ribbon cutting and shotgun event on Thursday, January 7 with the opening to the public on Friday, January 15.

Hole 12 at The National Golf & Country Club by Lennar

Gordon Lewis, award-winning golf course architect based in Naples, designed the centerpiece of the neighborhood- the 18-hole championship golf course, complemented with a chipping area, aqua driving range, putting green and a Pro Shop. The National provides a unique golf experience unrivaled in Southwest Florida with one of the longest par 5s in the area, along with one of the shortest par 3s.

Hole 1 and 9 at The National Golf & Country Club by Lennar

With wide, inviting fairways and distinct slopes on the lush greens, the par 72 course was designed to be enjoyed by all golfers from beginners to low handicappers.

“Having Lennar build the first bundled golf community in Ave Maria was an easy decision. Lennar does an excellent job in creating an enjoyable experience for players of all ages which fits seamlessly in our multi-generational community,” states Blake Gable, CEO of Barron Collier Companies, developer of the town of Ave Maria. “The National’s grand opening is a fantastic time to play the new golf course while it is open to the public.”

Hole 1 at The National Golf & Country Club by Lennar

Lennar’s brand-new neighborhood, The National Golf & Country Club at Ave Maria, includes its signature residential home designs: Terraces, Verandas, Executive Homes, and Estate Homes featuring golf course, water, or preserve views. Model homes are expected to open in February 2021 with over 15 floor plans to choose from and prices range from the high $100s to $500s. All of Lennar’s floor plans will incorporate innovative design details and Lennar’s signature Everything’s Included® program which provides customers with a high level of standard features already included with the price of the homes. To sign up for community updates, events, and VIP information please visit www.TheNationalVIP.com.

Ave Maria is the six-time recipient of Collier County’s Community of the Year award recognizing the master-planned community’s incredible lifestyle which include resident enjoyment of parks, trails, nature, and more. The North Park features baseball and soccer fields, basketball courts, playground, and concession stand. The South Park includes bocce ball and tennis courts, softball field, dog park, picnic pavilions, and an amphitheater. The Ave Maria Water Park in unmatched by any other Southwest Florida community with two water slides, interactive water playground, shoreline-edge pool, resort and lap pools, spa, beach volleyball, and concession area. There are over 100 miles of walking and biking trails winding throughout the master-planned community with pause points at lakes and benches.  Residents also enjoy an active social calendar provided by the Ave Maria Master Association that includes outdoor live music, arts and crafts festivals, farmer markets, happy hours, family socials, and holiday-themed events.



Ave Maria has been named 2015-2020 Community of the Year, the Top Selling Single-Family Home Community in Southwest Florida, a Top 35 Master Planned Community in the United States and its active adult community, Del Webb Naples, has been named a Top 20 Places to Retire. Located in southwest Florida, minutes from the beaches and cultural attractions of Naples, Ave Maria is a self-sustaining town including shopping and dining, employment opportunities, parks and recreation, and is zoned for all A-rated Collier County public schools.  At its build out, the town will include up to 11,000 residences, and 1.7 million square feet of retail, office, and business park uses in its 4,000 acres.  Ave Maria is located at the intersection of Oil Well and Camp Keais Roads in Eastern Collier County.  The main entrance, on Oil Well just west of Camp Keais, leads to the Town Center. Take I-75, exit 111, follow the signs east to Ave Maria, approximately 20 minutes. For more information, call 239-352-3903.

About Lennar Corporation

Lennar Corporation, founded in 1954, is one of the nation’s leading builders of quality homes for all generations. Lennar builds affordable, move-up and active adult homes primarily under the Lennar brand name. Lennar’s Financial Services segment provides mortgage financing, title and closing services primarily for buyers of Lennar’s homes and, through LMF Commercial, originates mortgage loans secured primarily by commercial real estate properties throughout the United States. Lennar’s Multifamily segment is a nationwide developer of high-quality multifamily rental properties. LenX drives Lennar’s technology, innovation and strategic investments. For more information about Lennar, please visit www.lennar.com.



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