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Estero, FL Storage Units
Storage Rentals of America located in Estero offers clean, bright and secure storage units at affordable prices. We’re just a short drive from Bonita Springs and Fort Myers as well making our storage facility a popular choice for businesses and individuals alike. Need help finding a storage unit? Our courteous and knowledgeable on-site storage managers will help you find the perfect self storage solution for your belongings and budget.
We offer move-in specials, extended gate hours, and superior customer service. Our storage experts are available by phone 7 days a week to help with any questions you have and can can even help move you in over the phone. All of our storage locations have plenty of storage options, from mini storage units that are 5×5 to larger 10×30 storage units.
- Climate-Controlled Storage Units
- Indoor Storage Units
- Drive Up Storage Units
- Boxes and Moving Supplies for Sale
- Locks Available for Purchase
- Dollies and Carts Available
- Moving Truck Rentals
- Electronic Gate Access
- Drive-Up Access
- Semi-Truck Accessible
- Well Lit Facility
- Fully Fenced Facility
- Video Surveillance
- Pay Online (Auto Pay Available)
- Month-to-Month Leases
- Tenant Insurance Available
- No Deposit Required
- Deliveries Accepted
Frequently Asked Storage Questions
Why Would I Need Self-Storage in Estero, FL?
There are a variety of reasons why you might need self-storage in Estero, FL.
- Need some extra space or maybe you’re downsizing to a smaller home.
- Are you getting married soon? Figure out which furniture and items will look best in your new home.
- Run a business? Self storage is a great place to store equipment, merchandise, or files.
- Looking for a long term storage solution for your company? Self-storage is a great cost effective solution.
Do I Need to Call Ahead to Tour Storage Units?
While you do not need to call ahead, we recommend calling so we can better assist your unique storage situation when you arrive. Our team is eagar to help!
Can I Rent in Person or on the Telephone?
In person, over the phone, or online! We want to make renting a storage unit as easy as possible.
Does Storage Rentals of America Provide Locks?
You can purchase a brand new lock at any of our storage facilities. No one else will have a key except you so you can have peace of mind that your storage unit is secure. We also have other moving and packing supplies available for purchase as well.
Do you Have Handcarts or Dollies that I Can Use?
Many of our locations have handcarts or dollies. Call us to confirm availability.
How Long Can I Rent a Storage Unit?
As long as you like! We offer month to month leases with no long-term commitments to make the rental process as easy as possible.
What is the Difference Between Climate Controlled Storage Units and Drive Up Storage Units?
Climate controlled units are kept between 55 and 85 degrees depending on the time of year to protect your valuables against harsh tempuratures. Many drive up units allow you to drive your car up to your storage unit for easy loading and unloading.
What are the Benefits of Climate-Controlled Units?
Climate controlled units are great for protecting items of great monetary or sentimental value. Our units are kept above 55 degrees during the cooler months and below 85 degrees during warmer months.
Moving and storage go hand in hand. Whether you’re traveling across town or across the country, moving is an exciting and fresh start. While Storage Rentals of America is here to help you with all your storage needs, we also want to help you get familiar with the area. That’s why we put together this resource guide for Estero.
What You Should Know About Estero, FL
Estero is a village of around 32,000 people that is part of the larger Cape Coral/Ft. Myers Metro area. It is in Lee County on the west coast of southern Florida facing towards the Gulf of Mexico. There is the beautiful Estero Bay between the village of Estero and Estero Island. Estero Island is part of a long, thin peninsula that stretches from Fort Meyers Beach at its north end to Lovers Key State Park in the south.
Estero has a crazy history. It was founded by a religious cult leader, Cyrus Teed, in 1894 on 320 acres. It became the village of Estero on September 1, 1904. Teed believed that we all live on the inner portion of the earth’s outer skin and that the stars in the heavens are all part of the hollow earth.
Teed attracted about 250 families to live with him and a few thousand other followers. He claimed to be immortal. When he died in 1908, the cult fell apart. The original buildings of the religious group and the founder’s house were preserved as historical heritage properties.
In 1961, the land and buildings were donated to the state. It became the Koreshan State Historic Site, which visitors can see today. It is known for having exotic plants, trees, birds, and wild animals. The cult members are all long gone. What remains now, is a very desirable area to live in Florida.
What To Do in Estero
The Koreshan State Historic Site has a nice campground. It offers pleasant picnic areas, boating, and fishing on the lake. There are nice hiking trails. Canoes can be rented for use on the lake. It is near the beach and the Estero River. Kayaks are available At the river to rent for river rafting.
Sports fans who like ice hockey will love the Hertz Arena. It is the home ice arena for the Florida Everblades ECHL. It also frequently has Disney on Ice shows and other concerts.
There is plenty to do at the beach, such as jogging, roller-blading, sunbathing, beach parties, and swimming. Or you can enjoy Estero Bay and the ocean with boating, fishing, kitesurfing, parasailing, scuba diving, snorkeling, surfing, wakeboarding, and windsurfing.
Mound Key Archeological State Park is a little island that is located in Estero Bay. It is near Fort Meyers. You must take a small boat to get to the island for a day’s adventure looking for treasure.
Nature lovers will appreciate the Happehatchee Center. It is a native American nature center that offers healing circles, yoga, and peaceful walks through old pine trees, big oaks, and palms.
The Estero Bay Aquatic Preserve is 10,000 acres of islands, inlets, and waterways ready for you to explore. It is just west of Estero and part of Estero Bay. The Estero Bay Preserve State Park is the wetland portion to the north that teems with wildlife.
The best stores are found to the east at the Miromar Outlets. This mall provides excellent shopping with over 140 stores to choose from.
Working in Estero
The median household income in Estero is around $72,000 (for 2018). This is more than the average in the United States of $58,000. Employers offering jobs in Estero have positions in management, sales, service industries, health care, science, technology, and office administration.
The best blue-collar jobs are in construction and the service industries. For white-collar jobs, business management executives get paid well and so do health care workers and other professionals.
The best neighborhoods in Estero are:
- Miromar Lakes: This is a gated community of luxury homes and condominiums located to the northeast of downtown Estero. It has waterfront and beachfront properties and an excellent country club. The homes in this community sell for $660,000+. Condominiums start at $400,000. Luxury estates sell for over $2 million.
- Ben Hill Griffin Parkway/Corkscrew Road: The median home price in this area is $500,000.
- Coconut: Homes sell for around $420,000 here.
- Stoneybrook Golf Drive/Corkscrew Road: Most home listings start at $410,00+.
- Town Center: Buying a home in this neighborhood will cost about $325,000.
- Corkscrew Road/South Tamiami Trail: This more economical, yet decent, area has homes listed for around $235,000.
Estero School District
The school district for Estero is the Lee County School District.
There are three public schools in Estero, which are one grammar school, one middle school, and one high school. There are 15 more public schools nearby. There are no private schools in this village.
Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU) is just northeast of Estero in Fort Meyers. It is easily accessible by taking about a ten-minute drive. Students who like to live off-campus find living in downtown Estero both vibrant and convenient. It is an easy commute to school. One of the things FGCU is known for is its excellent Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program.
Moving to Estero Resource Guide
DMV: The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV) is where you need to go for a driver’s license, identification card, or to register a vehicle.
- Electricity is supplied by Florida Power and Light. New service can be started online.
- In the county areas, water is supplied by Lee County tel 239-533-8845.
- Water and sewer services in city areas are supplied by Bonita Springs tel 800-583-1496 or 239-992-0711.
- Garbage collection is provided by Lee County Solid Waste tel 239-533-8000.
- Comcast (xfinity), Centurylink and Summit Broadband are three popular choices that provide cable television, telephone, and Internet connections.
- Frontier tel 855-337-4571 provides telephone and Internet connections but no television.
Estero Housing and Cost-of-Living
The median home price in Estero is $290,000 (March 2019). This is $100,000 more than the national average. It is about $125,000 more than the median home price in other cities in Florida. The median rent for a home is $1,344. That is about $300 more than other cities in Florida. This rent is about $350 more than the national average.
Owner-occupied homes make up over 85%, which is over 20 percentage points higher than other parts of Florida and America. Renters have a difficult time finding vacant homes to rent with only 15% of homes serving as rental units.
The cost of living in Estero is 15% more than other cities in Florida and 14% higher than the national average. Things that cost more in Estero are housing (53% more), groceries (8% more), transportation (7% more) and healthcare (4% more). Surprisingly, utilities cost less. They are 16% less than the national average.
Estero has a nice suburban feel. The neighborhoods are well-kept. The houses are large and attractive. Many retirees make Estero their home. Locals enjoy going out and mixing it up with the college students who go to the nearby university. Almost everybody enjoys some kind of sports, doing something outdoors, or water activities. It is common for people to have a house, two cars, a recreational vehicle, and a boat.