Tortoise Island


Tortoise Island is a beautifully developed, 210 acre barrier island community just north of Satellite Beach that is actually fronted by three remarkable waterways, all with their own unique character and allure. Tortoise Island was actually the very first island community developed along the Banana River in Brevard County, and is now essentially fully developed. The three rivers surrounding Tortoise Island create a spectacularly lush, waterfront character.

Every home in Tortoise Island is has spectacular views of the stunning natural beauty the community was built around. The homes on Tortoise Island are either built directly on the river, along the canal, or built along the shores of several lakes and ponds that dot the island, so you can opt to have that peaceful lakefront view you have always wanted. Because Tortoise Island is all about waterfront living, which means boating, most homes in Tortoise Island have their own private docks, and the waterways are fully navigable.

Tortoise Island is divided by three different waterways, with the Banana River, Grand Canal and Inner Canal all running around it. These beautiful waterways are perfect for boating and fishing, as well as being a virtual sanctuary for natural wildlife. The waters here are populated with majestic manatees, some occasional dolphins, pelicans, herons and almost countless species of duck and other birds that all live here year-round. For the fisherman, the fresh-water fishing here is superb, but you always have the option to head to the ocean for deep-sea and salt-water fishing.

All the expansive, upscale and stunningly designed homes on Tortoise Island blend in with the environment perfectly and are all both luxurious and elegant at the same time, with most featuring private pools and docks at almost every home. The community area of the island has a large community pool, a fitness center with saunas, tennis courts, a playground and even a boat ramp.

Because it is located so close to Satellite Beach and the Atlantic Ocean to the east, and surrounded by rivers and canals to the west, Tortoise Island truly is a perfect waterfront community, and offers all the activities that come with a waterfront lifestyle, with both river and beach-front living almost year-round.

For those who enjoy a more active lifestyle of sports and recreation, the area in and around Tortoise Island has numerous world-class golf courses, tennis courts, soccer fields, baseball fields and basketball courts, as well as running, cycling, rollerblading, skating, and even horseback riding all nearby.

Also because of its proximity to Satellite Beach, there are plenty of excellent restaurants, outdoor cafe's and shopping for you to enjoy in the town. Culture is very abundant throughout the area, with many cultural offerings nearby, as well as numerous scenic and historic sights. The entire area also boasts a rich and vibrant arts scene, with many local artists, and features jazz clubs and other live music clubs, comedy clubs, sports bars as well as a greyhound track and casino nearby.

When you need to head to the mainland, have no fear, Tortoise Island is perfectly situated, located just a few miles from two of the main causeways over to the mainland. To top it all off, being only an hour commute from Orlando, and so close to all the attractions, theme parks, sporting events, nightlife and shopping there, the weekends or anytime at all, can turn into an instant vacation.

Tortoise Island and the Satellite Beach area also offer plenty of shopping, with everything from the almost countless small boutiques you can explore, to modern malls, all easily accessible from where you live, or just a sort drive over on the mainland. When it's time to relax, you can enjoy casually browsing through the many antique shops and specialty boutiques, relaxing in the spas, or even practice some yoga.

Find Your New Home In Tortoise Island Today

There are always some great home deals to be found in Tortoise Island. As the #1 ranked Century 21 agent in Brevard County from 1996-2013 and a Top-Ten Century 21 agent in Florida from 2002-2013, I am uniquely qualified to help you find your new home in Tortoise Island! I would love to sit down with you to show you my latest inventory of beautiful new homes in Tortoise Island and schedule a tour. You can be 100% assured that at Nick Farinella Real Estate, I will use my buying experience and marketing expertise to find a home for you that fits your needs and your budget, or sell your home quickly and at a price you will appreciate.

Please don't hesitate to give me call today at: 321-704-1600, to discuss finding your new home inTortoise Island or anywhere else in Brevard County. Nick Farinella Real Estate buys and sells homes in some of Brevard counties most desirable developments including homes in: Lansing Island, 
Harbour Lights, Summer Lakes (Viera), 
Windover Farms of Melbourne, 
Lake Washington, 
The Cloisters
, The Sanctuary and Cocoa Beach, as well as: Brevard County Waterfront Homes, Cocoa Beach Oceanfront Homes and 
Oceanfront Condominiums throughout Brevard County.


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Tortoise Island is a beautifully developed, 210 acre barrier island community just north of Satellite Beach that is actually fronted by three remarkable waterways, all with their own unique character and allure. Tortoise Island was actually the very first island community developed along the Banana River in Brevard County, and is now essentially fully developed. The three rivers surrounding Tortoise Island create a spectacularly lush, waterfront character.

Every home in Tortoise Island is has spectacular views of the stunning natural beauty the community was built around. The homes on Tortoise Island are either built directly on the river, along the canal, or built along the shores of several lakes and ponds that dot the island, so you can opt to have that peaceful lakefront view you have always wanted. Because Tortoise Island is all about waterfront living, which means boating, most homes in Tortoise Island have their own private docks, and the waterways are fully navigable.

Tortoise Island is divided by three different waterways, with the Banana River, Grand Canal and Inner Canal all running around it. These beautiful waterways are perfect for boating and fishing, as well as being a virtual sanctuary for natural wildlife. The waters here are populated with majestic manatees, some occasional dolphins, pelicans, herons and almost countless species of duck and other birds that all live here year-round. For the fisherman, the fresh-water fishing here is superb, but you always have the option to head to the ocean for deep-sea and salt-water fishing.

All the expansive, upscale and stunningly designed homes on Tortoise Island blend in with the environment perfectly and are all both luxurious and elegant at the same time, with most featuring private pools and docks at almost every home. The community area of the island has a large community pool, a fitness center with saunas, tennis courts, a playground and even a boat ramp.

Because it is located so close to Satellite Beach and the Atlantic Ocean to the east, and surrounded by rivers and canals to the west, Tortoise Island truly is a perfect waterfront community, and offers all the activities that come with a waterfront lifestyle, with both river and beach-front living almost year-round.

For those who enjoy a more active lifestyle of sports and recreation, the area in and around Tortoise Island has numerous world-class golf courses, tennis courts, soccer fields, baseball fields and basketball courts, as well as running, cycling, rollerblading, skating, and even horseback riding all nearby.

Also because of its proximity to Satellite Beach, there are plenty of excellent restaurants, outdoor cafe's and shopping for you to enjoy in the town. Culture is very abundant throughout the area, with many cultural offerings nearby, as well as numerous scenic and historic sights. The entire area also boasts a rich and vibrant arts scene, with many local artists, and features jazz clubs and other live music clubs, comedy clubs, sports bars as well as a greyhound track and casino nearby.

When you need to head to the mainland, have no fear, Tortoise Island is perfectly situated, located just a few miles from two of the main causeways over to the mainland. To top it all off, being only an hour commute from Orlando, and so close to all the attractions, theme parks, sporting events, nightlife and shopping there, the weekends or anytime at all, can turn into an instant vacation.

Tortoise Island and the Satellite Beach area also offer plenty of shopping, with everything from the almost countless small boutiques you can explore, to modern malls, all easily accessible from where you live, or just a sort drive over on the mainland. When it's time to relax, you can enjoy casually browsing through the many antique shops and specialty boutiques, relaxing in the spas, or even practice some yoga.

Find Your New Home In Tortoise Island Today

There are always some great home deals to be found in Tortoise Island. As the #1 ranked Century 21 agent in Brevard County from 1996-2013 and a Top-Ten Century 21 agent in Florida from 2002-2013, I am uniquely qualified to help you find your new home in Tortoise Island! I would love to sit down with you to show you my latest inventory of beautiful new homes in Tortoise Island and schedule a tour. You can be 100% assured that at Nick Farinella Real Estate, I will use my buying experience and marketing expertise to find a home for you that fits your needs and your budget, or sell your home quickly and at a price you will appreciate.

Please don't hesitate to give me call today at: 321-704-1600, to discuss finding your new home inTortoise Island or anywhere else in Brevard County. Nick Farinella Real Estate buys and sells homes in some of Brevard counties most desirable developments including homes in: Lansing Island, 
Harbour Lights, Summer Lakes (Viera), 
Windover Farms of Melbourne, 
Lake Washington, 
The Cloisters
, The Sanctuary and Cocoa Beach, as well as: Brevard County Waterfront Homes, Cocoa Beach Oceanfront Homes and 
Oceanfront Condominiums throughout Brevard County.

8 Current Listings in Tortoise Island:


Property Type: Home
Bedrooms: 4
Full Baths: 4
½ Baths: N/A

Like a photograph from Architectural Digest, this contemporary riverfront home provides resort style living in a light-filled, soaring space with exceptional pool and sandy beach riverfront yard. Poured concrete construction with new double insulated windows and sliders throughout. Hurricane shutters. Mature palms line...

Property Type: Home
Bedrooms: 5
Full Baths: 4
½ Baths: N/A

Play in your own private beach directly on the Grand canal in the highly desired Tortoise Island guard gated community. Enjoy .35 acres of lush tropical foliage w/ private dock equipped w/ 10,000lb. boat lift. Newly renovated this lovely 5 bdrm/4 bath/3 car garage pool home has 4412 sqft under air & boasts of nuetral shades...

Property Type: Home
Bedrooms: 5
Full Baths: 4
½ Baths: N/A

One of a kind, waterfront home that is totally refurbished. New kitchen, 3 new baths, new aluminum roof, aluminum Bahama shutters, hurricane grade glass sliding doors to upstairs porch, Skylights, Solar Attic Fans, south side hurricane windows, Clopay hurricane garage doors, recently exterior painted, seamless aluminum...

Property Type: Home
Bedrooms: 5
Full Baths: 4
½ Baths: 1

Welcome Home to this Exceptional custom built home in prestigious Tortoise Island. Located on a deep water canal and one of the largest lots in the community. Exquisite architectural details greet you as you enter this stately home and continue as you travel throughout it. With over 4,650 sq ft, 5 bedroom (3 upstairs and...

Property Type: Home
Bedrooms: 5
Full Baths: 3
½ Baths: 1

Spectacular Executive Pool Home On Grand Canal! Single Story & CONCRETE BLOCK! Formal Living, Dining & Family Rooms! 5 Bedrooms Plus Media Room! Gourmet Island Kitchen W/Designer Solid Wood Cabinets, Granite Countertops, Mother Of Pearl Backsplash & Stainless Steel Appliances! Huge Master Suite W/Amazing Water Views, His...

Property Type: Home
Bedrooms: 5
Full Baths: 4
½ Baths: N/A

Unique 5,000 sq.ft. home located on a deep water canal in the desirable - gated community of Tortoise Island. The home design allows privacy beyond belief. Home boasts 3 bedroom suites, plus a 4th bedroom connected to a full bath. The 5th bedroom is adjacent to the Master Bathroom. Enjoy water views from the dining room,...

Property Type: Home
Bedrooms: 5
Full Baths: 3
½ Baths: 1

Lush landscaping leads the way to a circular pavered driveway. Double doors open to elegant foyer leading to columned living room, dining room, and family room w/cozy fireplace. The air conditioned Florida room leads to spacious patio w/separate entrance to mother-in-law suite w/full bath, kitchen, speakers, and Mexican...

Property Type: Home
Bedrooms: 4
Full Baths: 2
½ Baths: N/A

Located in desirable Tortoise Island! One of the few homes that backs up to preserved Samson Island and has river views! This is 4 bedroom home plus an office with updates. Open floor plan that flows. HUGE great room with soaring ceilings when you walk in with crown molding and stone fireplace. The kitchen features a breakfast...