About Odessa, Florida
Just Northwest of Tampa, Odessa was known for open spaces, ranching, and horse properties.
More recently it has seen many suburban property developments as Tampa’s population expands.
Odessa residents keep their little rural resting place safe from traffic and smog. They prefer life on a smaller scale, with more time to grow and more open space in which to do so, and it is paying off.
Homes sell quickly in Odessa, Florida. You have many choices choose from among Odessa homes.
Odessa has nine primary and secondary public schools.
Youngsters thrive in Odessa Elementary School. The school’s motto is “Helping students reach their highest potential!”
Walker Middle Magnet School is a high rated public school, with an option for private transportation.
Odessa Christian School is high rated private school for grades K-12.
Summer Recreation Programs are available at Keystone Park and Recreation Center.
Please contact me for more information about schools in Odessa, Florida.
Prepare to eat well and cook with some of the freshest food around. The wealth of farms in Odessa feeds a number of high quality, “local food only” restaurants.
G Peppers Grill and Tavern is the busiest restaurant in Odessa. Try a Reuben sandwich or big, messy Buffalo Wing Burger and drink some of the best beer in town. Good food is plentiful in Odessa.
Parks and Recreation
Odessa is home to Lake Rogers Park and other places of great natural beauty.
Lake Rogers Park encloses acres of wildlife and native plant species. Go for a hike on the park’s many trails, or break out your bike for a fun afternoon tour of central Floridian wonders. Odessa Community Center, offers tennis courts, a baseball diamond, and basketball courts available for public use.
Odessa is horse country. If you own a horse or are interested in equestrian pursuits, we think you will like it here. The area is also home to many farms. Even if you’re not wild about the farming lifestyle yourself, you’ll love the fresh fruit and produce you can find at Odessa area farmer’s markets every weekend.