Burnt Store Lakes (also referred to as "The Lakes") is a deed restricted community that has seen a tremendous amount of recent growth. It is located in the southern section of Punta Gorda and Charlotte County. It offers a very new feeling community with a wide variety of custom, Florida-style homes. The neighborhood has scattered lakes throughout which offer terrific settings for all.
Burnt Store Lakes is situated immediately to the north of Burnt Store Marina so although the Lakes has no direct gulf-access homes, many of its residents utilize the Marina. For most of the homes in the Lakes, it is 1-5 minute drive from front door to the marina parking lot. The area around the community has seen marked growth in a short period of time. New commercial buildings and whole new communities have recently started construction all around the Lakes perimeter.
The overall feeling of the Lakes is quite new as most of the homes within the community are under five years old. All types of Florida architecture can be seen as well as most types of Florida nature. The main access road is Burnt Store Road and there is a Property Owners Association within the community.
Listing prices of homes in Burnt Store Lakes range from $100,000 - $500,000. Most fall in the $125,000 to $275,000 range. Non lake-view lots start near $10,000 and lake-view lots start at about $40,000. Condominium projects are just starting to be built. Pre-construction asking prices are starting near $90,000.