Lehigh Acres is a serene and peaceful enclave tucked away in eastern Lee County Fl, just miles from Fort Myers. This burgeoning community provides residents and visitors alike with the perfect harmony of affordable housing, classic Florida countryside, and all the modern activities and attractions necessary to entertain residents of all ages.
Businessman Lee Ratner founded Lehigh Acres in the 1950’s after investing in cattle as a tax break. He called his new endeavor the Lucky Lee Ranch. Ratner soon fell in love with the land, and believed that others would too, under his guidance Lehigh acres grew in to a thriving community that continues to attract residents by leaps and bounds every year.
In the years since "Lucky Lee" Lehigh Acres has come to encompass over 100 square miles of housing lots, shopping, dining and more. The land is also home to 175 miles of freshwater canals, 16 stocked lakes, championship golf courses, tennis, horseback riding, and hiking and biking trails.
Although there is plenty to do in Lehigh Acres alone, its close proximity to Fort Myers gives those interested even more options. In mere minutes Lehigh residents can have access to the gorgeous beaches that SW Florida is famous for, as well as museums, cultural centers, shopping dining and so much more! Lehigh Acres truly gives residents the opportunity to live the good life at a great price.