In 1974, President Gerald Ford established the 720,000 acre Big Cypress Preserve. At the time, Floridians were increasingly coming together to prevent a jetport from being built in this area. The preserve was founded to protect a significant watershed and ecological resource. Creating a preserve created fewer restrictions than joining Everglades National Park, appeasing hunters, anglers, and off-road vehicle enthusiasts. Cypress trees surround about one third of Big Cypress. Sandy slash pine islands coexist with hardwood hammocks of maple, oak, strangler fig, coco plum, and gumbo-limbo. Bromeliads and orchids grow on the cypress grasslands, while saw palmetto grows in dry plains. The wetlands are made up of sawgrass, arrowhead, and cattail. Canoe tours, backcountry fishing, and buggy ride are among the activities available in Big Cypress National Preserve, which are all great for the family holidays. Big Cypress real estate is luxury living in one of the best locations in all of Naples Florida.
Biologically, the preserve is quite diversified. It's wildlife, which is occupied by a wet cypress forest, includes mangroves, orchids, crocodiles, venomous snakes, a species of birds, river otter, bobcat, coyote, black bear, and cougar. Big Cypress has an abundance of boardwalks that span over the marshes, giving visitors a magnificent view of the local animals and fauna at every step. You can visit these on your own or with the help of park rangers on guided visits. The Ochopee Post Office is one of the more unusual sights surrounding the preserve. It is the country's first post office, and it's about the size of a suburban backyard shed. However, it has a lot of attractions and is quite quaint to say the least. The Miccosukee Indian Village, located 27 miles west of Miami along the Tamaiami Trail, depicts the history of one of the area's tribes in tourist terms. While hiking through Big Cypress National Preserve, rest assured that having fun is what it is all about. The same goes for when looking for a dream home in this community.
Within the national preserve, there are extremely few food alternatives. However, food stores and restaurants may be found in Everglades City, just west of Big Cypress. The majority of the residences in Big Cypress are big and reasonably priced. This long established real estate neighborhood continues to draw purchasers searching for homes in the Naples region. There are 130 residences in the Big Cypress.The single family homes are two to three and a half bedrooms with two to three and a half baths. There are two to three vehicle garages in each estate. Dens, handmade cabinets, a screened in patio, a Jacuzzi, and a private pool are included in certain homes. Big Cypress residents like the low maintenance style of living.Residents can enjoy exploring new interests an spending time with family because there are many exciting things to participate in and do. Residents and owners who desire to go to surrounding cities are also in luck. Big Cypress is about an hour's drive to Fort Myers, giving you easy access to attractions including Manatee park, Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve, and Science Center. Big Cypress is an amazing luxury real estate community in Naples.