TOP 25 NEIGHBORHOODS IN TAMPA Over the Next few weeks I will post the Top 25 Neighborhoods in Tampa Bay. Today lets look at #1!The unprecedented growth of the Greater Tampa area today
Luxury Gated Community In South Tampa
Waterfront Luxury Living
Where you live truly does matter when it comes to the eye-catching waterfront properties of the Westshore Yacht Club located in historic South Tampa. Westshore is equipped with enough amenities to keep not only yourself entertained but the whole family. Between the spa and fitness area, the Marina, and the Bay Club you will find yourself wanting more time in the day to enjoy all the waterfront fun Westshore has to offer.
The Westshore community offers an array of waterfront living options, from condos and townhomes, to single family homes, many with waterfront views. Live in their luxurious penthouse style condominiums that offer stellar waterfront and city views from new heights. Each condo offers wrap around screened in porches, three bedrooms and a library. These spacious condos with an open great room, dining room and kitchen are great for entertaining, and of course that waterfront view straight out of a National Geographic magazine.
SINGLE FAMILY HOMES
As for the single family homes in the area of Westshore, they can range in price from 600k to upwards of the high millions, homes are available in ranch style and two story. The option to live or build on a waterfront property is available for those who wish.
Costs associated with being a member of the waterfront community are…
Eat. Shop. Play. Just Around the Corner
The Westshore Plaza
The Westshore Plaza is the go to destination in Tampa, for exclusive dining and shopping favorites, and is just minutes away from the Westshore Yacht Club. Located in the Westshore Business District right off of I-275 and close to the Tampa International Airport. This enclosed mall is conveniently located near attractions, making it an easy drive from hotels and rentals in the area. The Plaza is just a sort walk away form the waterfront riverwalk. Westshore Plaza offers over 100 retailers, including anchors Macy’s, JCPenney, Sears, and Dick’s Sporting Goods, specialty retailers like Francesca’s Collections, Old Navy, and Loft, WestShore Plaza offers something for everyone.
After all of your shopping is done, end your day with a delicious meal at Maggiano’s Little Italy or Mitchell’s Fish Market. If you’re in search of something quicker, visit their food court which has all your favorite chain restaurants.
The International Plaza
The International Plaza and Bay Street was opened in the years 2001 and has since served its customers with mall’s anchor stores are Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus, and Dillard’s, which in turn moved to this mall from the nearby WestShore Plaza, in the year of 2001 as well.
The International Plaza offers a unique shopping and dining experience for all. The shopping center was designed to keep everyone of all ages entertained, the hottest place is the kids play area equip with climbing features and hand sanitizer. While the kids are kept occupied mom and dad can shop at the over 200 stores and restaurants. Highlighted stores are Louis Vuitton, Apple, Nordstrom, and Burberry. Don’t want to take the kiddos into those stores, check out the Disney Store or the stylish trends of Abercrombie kids.
The Glazer Children’s Museum
The Glazer Children’s Museum recognizes that learning is often formal and playing is for fun. The Museum encourages children of all gender, age, and ethnicity to play with purpose in an interactive learning environment. Making the formal, informal
Glazer Children’s Museum not only encourages children but also all grown-ups with a little-learner they care about, who chooses to play with purpose. Glazer provides an interactive, learning laboratory with professional curated programs and people in a safe, warm, and nurturing space. Glazer Children’s Museum gives your child accessible, personalized opportunities to imagine and explore their potential as they grow up.
Other features that are offered from Glazer Children’s museum include, Developmental checkups and Positive Parenting Program. Both these programs seek to ensure that your child is happy, healthy, and safe. The Developmental Checkups are designed for children 36 months and younger. Parents get to meet with health care professionals one-on-one as they review and discuss your child’s development. All checkups are included with the general admission price or Museum membership.
The Positive Parenting program otherwise known as the Triple P, partners with Champions for Children. It is a nine-week parent workshop series on Inspiring Cooperation. Parents of children ages 0-12 are invited to meet a clinician to learn how to encourage positive behavior at home and become confident in their parenting style. All sessions are included with general admission or Museum membership.
The school systems in the area includes four pre-k and learning centers, three elementary schools, one middle, one high school, and one private academy. The pre-k and learning centers include the, Achievement Center, Sunshine Children Learning Center, Top Kids Bilingual Preschool, and Circle C Ranch Academy. The Elementary schools in the area include, Lanier, Westshore, and Al Chiaramonte. The only high school located in the area is the Robinson High school. Located in the area as well, is one private Academy, Victory Christian Academy.
Tampa International Airport
Pick your destination and go! The Tampa International Airport is served by over twenty major airline carriers, four regional airlines, and three air cargo carriers. Three of the regional airlines operate under the banner of mainline air carriers. Southwest Airlines operates a focus city in TPA and carries the airport’s largest share of passengers, operating up to 121 daily flights.
St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport
St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport is just miles away from the WestShore Yacht club, is served by multiple airlines the main one being Allegiant. PIE is located on Tampa Bay, north of St. Petersburg, and was the birthplace of commercial air transportation. Nearly a decade after the Wright brothers’ pioneer flight, the first ticket for air travel was sold by the St. Petersburg-Tampa Airboat Line to a fare-paying passenger. This historic event on January 1, 1914, marked the beginning of commercial air transportation.
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