Rent to Own Homes near Iona, FL

  • Iona is part of the Cape Coral-Fort Myers Metropolitan Area and has a population estimated at 12,000 residents. Given its prime location on the Atlantic Ocean, it is not surprising that Iona is home to some of the best weather in the state. With sunshine nearly every day, residents like to spend their days outdoors at nearby beaches in Fort Myers or at the Sanibel Marina. Iona receives a high livability score of 80 because of its affordable cost of living, stable housing market and great local amenities.

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Top 5 Reasons to Live in Iona, FL

  • Take advantage of the great outdoors! Given that 30% of Iona is located along the Atlantic coastline, it is not surprising that the favorite recreational activity of local residents is spending time near the water. Head to the Port Sanibel Marina to watch powerboats and sailboats dock or rent space at the marina for your personal watercraft. Book a trip with Fish Miss Hayden and climb about a sport fishing boat that will have you fishing for your dinner.
  • Great places to watch the games! Because residents of Florida love their professional baseball, basketball and football teams it is not surprising that there are several local watering holes in Iona that cater to this ground. Head to Cabana Burger Bar and Sports Cafe to catch a game while enjoying one of their dozen signature cheese burgers. Or, head to Doc Ford's Rum Bar and Grill for delicious fresh seafood caught the same day.
  • Delicious cuisine from local joints! Known for their catch of the day, Roadhouse Cafe is serving up the freshest and most delicious meals in Iona. Head over after 8 PM to enjoy dinner while listening to live jazz. For classic Italian fare, LaMotta's Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria makes a mean chicken parmigiana.
  • Home values trending upwards! Since you never want to buy a home in a city where properties are declining in value, newcomers to Iona will be happy to know that the median home value has increased 9.5% in one year to $219,700. With this figure expected to grow another 4% in 2015, now is the time to get a great deal in a neighborhood like Gateway or Punta Rassa.
  • Less expensive than neighboring cities! To purchase a single family home in a city like Fort Myers Beach will cost a median price of $308,235; however, in Iona a comparable home can be had for just $209,422. For the best inventory of rent to own homes look to a community like the City Center or Biggar.