The area of Imperial Shores is located west of 41 on the north side of Bonita Beach Road. The area consists of about 150 homes and vacant lots. Homes have been built over several decades. Homes can range in age from the 1950’s to date. Many of the original homes in Imperial Shores homes may be considered a “tear down” simply because the original structure may be undersized for the area. Waterfront homes close to the beach in areas such as Carolands and Kinleyland have seen many homes either remodeled fully with additions or complete tear downs to maximize the living area on the property.
Imperial Shores homes are popular due to the close proximity to Bonita Beach. The main amenity is that the area is within walking or biking distance to the beach. For boat owners a waterfront home in Imperial Shores offers fast access and minimal idle speed zones to the Gulf of Mexico via Wiggins Pass or Big Carlos Pass. The community does not have a home owner association or deed restrictions. There are no common amenities for owners in Imperial Shores.
Not all homes in Imperial Shores are waterfront homes with gulf access. There are land locked homes without canal frontage. There are also a few multifamily or duplex properties in the area.
The street names that are found in Imperial Shores are Pine Lake Rd., Franklin St., Little Hickory Rd., Reahard Ct., Mariner Rd., Imperial Shores Blvd., Esplanade St., Regal Dr., Imperial River Rd.