Downtown | Channelside
If are looking for a chic urban lifestyle, check out Tampa’s Channelside District. With dozens of new multi-story condo projects under development, the district may one day resemble Miami’s South Beach with its vibrant nightlife, restaurants and entertainment within walking distance of luxurious lofts. Historic Ybor City, is only a few minutes — and a few trolley stops — away and provides a mix of history, excellent dining, and some of the hottest nightlife in all of Tampa Bay.
The Towers of Channelside and Park Crest on Harbour Island are just two of the developments that provide luxury upscale condominiums. Living in the Channelside District, Harbour Island or downtown Tampa will offer you exceptional opportunities to pursue a high quality of life.
South Tampa offers eclectic areas with a lot of personality. Located only minutes of downtown, the area boasts stylish neighborhoods such as Hyde Park or Davis Island. The sidewalk of Bayshore Boulevard overlooks beautiful Hillsborough Bay. It is the longest continuous sidewalk (4.5 miles long). Residents and tourists can be found walking, bicycling, jogging or watching dolphins cavort in Hillsborough Bay.
Bayshore Boulevard and Hillsborough Bay host the Gasparilla Pirate Fest in January. Pirates in detailed costumes “capture” Tampa for a week of parades and events.
Davis Islands are two islands joined to create a small beach town atmosphere, minutes from downtown Tampa, Bayshore Boulevard and Channelside.
Davis Islands offers a mix of residential and retail areas featuring an eclectic mix of architectural styles. It is also home to Peter O. Knight Airport, Davis Islands Yacht Club and Tampa General Hospital.
Hyde Park is convieniently located near the University of Tampa, Tampa’s business and cultural arts district.
Hyde Park Village is an upscale shopping district located near the intersection of Swann and Rome Avenues encompassing several city blocks. Visit Hyde Park Village on the first Sunday of a month, for an delightful street fair.
Walk along South Howard Avenue, known as “SOHO,” to find outstanding restaurants.
Palma Ceia is “the heart of South Tampa” and one of Tampa’s premier neighborhoods.
Palma Ceia is located five miles southwest of downtown Tampa. It is a quaint neighborhood with specialty shops, restaurants, and cafes. The antique red brick paved streets are lined with oak trees. People have enjoyed living in this Tampa neighborhood since the 1920’s.
Do you prefer newer areas and love outdoors? New Tampa offers modern communities near terrific parks with easy access to biking trails or canoeing.
Drive north, and you end up in Pasco county. Pasco County is growing! Hot areas like Wesley Chapel and Land O Lakes are hosting many new developments. Young families favor these areas for quality schools and affordability.
Land O Lakes
Land O Lakes lives up to its name elegantly. Neighborhoods are designed around the area’s many lakes and nature preserves.
Every community in Land O Lakes is loaded with a host of amenities, and with a wide selection of affordable homes as well. It’s no wonder this is such a popular community.
The are over 100 lakes in the Hillsborough County community of Lutz. The lakes are just one reason its residents are so proud of the community’s balance of country comforts with urban growth.
Not only is the area conveniently located near major highways (I-275, Veteran’s Expressway, Dale Mabry), it is also peppered with beautiful Florida scenery that is a welcome break from city congestion. Among the lakes and groves, you will find an array of custom homes in rapidly growing communities.
Wesley Chapel has risen from the East Pasco countryside. Wesley Chapel is a community in progress.
Citrus fields and pasture lands have given way to upscale neighborhoods with beautiful homes of Tampa executives and their families,who have chosen this quiet suburban lifestyle. New shopping centers cater to these suburban pioneers.
If you prefer newer suburbs yet want to stay within half an hour commute to downtown, you may prefer the Citrus Park and Westchase neighborhoods located in northwest of Hillsborough County. Veterans Expressway makes the commute to downtown a breeze.
These are more established neighborhoods with easy access to numerous restaurants and shopping centers, including Citrus Park Mall. In this area, but offering the lush yards and conveniences of older, well-established communities, are the Carrollwood and Northdale neighborhoods.
Carrollwood is a planned upscale community located north of Tampa. Schools are among the best with several colleges and universities close by. Many communities include a golf course.
Carrollwood is close to Tampa International Airport, shopping, and recreation. Homes in this community are very much in demand.
Citrus Park offers variety of home styles and an easy commute to any part of Tampa. Many starter homes are available, as well as large, luxurious estate homes.
Located minutes from Tampa International Airport, the Westshore business district, and downtown Tampa, residents are sure to love the Citrus Park’s location.
Other Citrus Park benefits include a bounty of lakes, parks, and sports facilities. Many new developments are underway, including a town center, new homes, and apartments. Although Citrus Park is an easy commute to and from downtown Tampa, you may not need to go anywhere else. Everything you need is just outside your door!
Westchase features the best in recreational enjoyment for its residents, including an 18-hole golf course, parks, swimming, tennis, nature preserves, and soccer fields.
West Park Village Town Center and West Chase Square provide residents with shopping, markets, cafes, banks, restaurants, professional offices, daycare, and preschools. Town Center is designed like an old town, with brick streets and sidewalk cafes. Citrus Park Mall and Tampa International Airport are a few minutes away.