If you think it’s hard to find a single family home to purchase in Southwest Florida, try finding a church to buy. That’s an even more daunting task. Estero Community Church spent four years on a quest to find the perfect property.
“It was very difficult,” said Pastor Kevin Morris. “We thought we were going to have to build. There are not many churches around in Estero and the cost of Estero property is outrageous. Originally we were looking out east of 75, but we weren’t able to find any property that was reasonable, and the ones we did find, putting in infrastructure was going to cost a fortune.”
Finally they found some land near Corkscrew Road and started making plans to buy the property and build a church. Morris visited Legacy Church in Estero to get some ideas on architecture and building plans.
“We came over here to borrow their plans and get…