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By Bill Ness | Broker in Chicago, IL
  • Tampa Bay Golf and Country Club, San Antonio, Florida Active Adult

    Posted Under: General Area in San Antonio, Home Buying in San Antonio  |  May 11, 2012 6:10 AM  |  1,492 views  |  No comments
    Tampa Bay Golf and Country Club, FloridaThe Tampa Bay Golf and Country Club offers attractive homes from numerous home builders for residents age 55 and better. Engle Homes, K. Hovnanian, Lennar Homes, Transeastern and US Homes are the builders creating this gated, country club retirement community in San Antonio, Florida.

    Just north of downtown Tampa and only 25 miles from the Gulf of Mexico, the Tampa Bay Golf and Country Club is a fantastic golf course community offering single-family homes from the low $100’s to the high $200’s. With so many home builders offering an abundance of home options it’s easy to find the perfect homes in this country club community.  Today’s home buyers can choose from new construction homes by Lennar or K. Hovnanian as well as resale homes by the remaining homebuilders as mentioned above. Sizes range from nearly 1,300 to over 2,600 square feet. Plans call for the community to have 1,336 homes upon completion.  Discerning home buyers will enjoy the options available from K. Hovnanian including opportunities to customize the homes with upgrades and custom paint colors. Many of the homes feature beautiful views of the golf course or the conservation areas and ponds.

    The country club lifestyle at this Florida 55+ community is centered round a favorite active adult pastime, golf. There is an 18-hole championship golf course, a 9-hole executive course, a putting green, driving range, pro-shop and the Grille Room restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Residents of the community have several golf membership options available or can choose to pay per round.

    Other amenity highlights include social areas to meet up with friends, activity areas to enjoy special hobbies and fitness areas to maintain a healthy lifestyle. There is a spacious fitness center with an aerobics studio, an activities center with rooms for cards, games and crafts, a grand theater ballroom and a library with computer stations. There are two outdoor swimming pools, tennis courts, shuffleboard, volleyball courts and trails for walking, jogging or bike riding. A full-time activities director is on-hand to coordinate special events, fitness classes, day trips, hobby clubs and more.

    The location of this active adult community is just 15 minutes from Dade City where visitors enjoy quaint shops and delicious local restaurants. Downtown Tampa is about 30 minutes to the south and other popular destinations including Lakeland, Clearwater and St. Petersburg are each about 40 miles away. The area is perfect for retirement living with an abundance of outdoor recreation, an ideal climate and a relatively low cost of living.

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  • Tampa Bay Golf and Country Club, San Antonio, Florida

    Posted Under: Quality of Life in San Antonio, Home Buying in San Antonio, In My Neighborhood in San Antonio  |  October 27, 2011 8:27 AM  |  4,703 views  |  1 comment
    Tampa Bay Golf and Country Club, San Antonio, FloridaJust 30 miles from downtown Tampa sits the Tampa Bay Golf and Country Club in San Antonio, Florida. This gated community for adults age 55 and better offers a wonderful selection of homes by a wide variety of builders including K. Hovnanian, Lennar and Engle Homes. Buyers today can select from resale homes or new construction homes attractively priced from the low $100’s to the high $200’s.

    Plans call for 1,000 single-family style homes at this gated Florida active adult community.  With multiple builders constructing the homes there are numerous floor plan options to choose from.  K. Hovnanian offers eleven single-family floor plans sized from 1,432 to 2,619 square feet while Lennar offers fourteen plans sized from 1,276 to 2,553 square feet. Many of the homes offer attractive views of the golf course or conservation areas and all of the homes offer designs perfect for active adult living.

    The Tampa Bay Golf and Country Club is just minutes from the town of Dade City where residents will find one-of-a-kind shops and unique restaurants. The Gulf of Mexico is just 25 miles away and downtown Tampa is accessible within 30 minutes. The surrounding areas offer a wealth of recreational opportunities, healthcare facilities, shopping, dining and much more.

    Within the gates of this private Florida 55+ community is meticulous landscaping and amazing golf. The 18-hole championship golf course is a par-69 course with 5,982 yards from the longest tees. There is also a 9-hole executive course as well as a complete pro-shop, driving range and putting green. The community clubhouse offers a wide range of amenities to encourage a physically fit and socially active lifestyle. There is a fitness center, library, grand ballroom with stage, game and card rooms plus and The Grille Room restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner.  Outdoors are tennis and shuffleboard courts, a large outdoor swimming pool with sun deck plus various dog parks located throughout the community. It’s the ideal Florida retirement destination for golf lovers and dog lovers too. A full-time community activities director ensures residents have a nice line-up of social and physical activities on a regular basis.

    The Central Gulf Coast Florida location combined with fabulous golf and exciting activities has made this community very popular among Florida retirees. It's also a budget friendly option with very reasonable pricing from the low $100's.

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