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5 Rising Neighborhoods in West Central Florida to Consider When Looking For a Home

by | Dec 6, 2019

By now, anyone who lives in or around West Central Florida has heard about the explosive growth the area is experiencing. From Tampa Bay to Orlando, exciting developments in tourism, recreation, and employment opportunities are inspiring more and more people to live and work in the area. Whether you’re a current resident or are considering calling this exciting part of the Sunshine State home, we’ve compiled a list of some of the most exciting rising neighborhoods to keep on your radar. These neighborhoods, offering the best of urban life and suburban relaxation, place you right at the edge of West Central Florida’s most exciting attractions – and in the center of its unprecedented growth. To learn more about some of the neighborhoods in West Central Florida where families thrive, read on below.

1. Crescent Heights

Known as a quaint, family-oriented neighborhood in the heart of Pinellas County, Crescent Heights’ residents are mostly young professionals and families of all ages. Located a few minutes from the renowned beaches of Suncoast and Downtown St. Pete, a hotspot for local artists, restaurants, and boutiques, Crescent Heights is ideal for families who like to have plenty of options for fun activities to do on the weekend.

2. Brandon/Riverview

Comprising one of the fastest-growing areas in greater Tampa Bay, the side-by-side neighborhoods of Brandon and Riverview are the ultimate option for families who treasure tranquil suburban life with all of the perks of a major city. At about a 20-minute drive from the hustle and bustle of Downtown Tampa, Brandon and Riverview offer great public schools, quiet neighborhoods, and a short drive from the world-famous beaches and attractions of Tampa Bay.

3. New Tampa

With Tampa Bay’s exponential growth has come the rise of several (still growing!) neighborhoods, of which perhaps the best example is New Tampa. What’s unusual – and exciting – about this rising neighborhood is its ability to have all of the perks of a far-removed suburb without sacrificing the big-city amenities that make Tampa attractive. New Tampa’s perks include hallmarks of suburban living: great schools, spacious (and affordable!) lots, and a low-crime status. An ideal region for families who prefer a low-key day-to-day over a busy big city lifestyle, New Tampa is definitely one of the must-watch neighborhoods in West Central Florida!

4. Rose Isle/Winter Park

As one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, Orlando has been a hub of activity for many years now. As job opportunities in hospitality and entertainment have grown, so have the residential neighborhoods surrounding Orlando – and few regions are a better example of idyllic suburban life in Central Florida than Rose Isle and Winter Park. With picture-perfect neighborhoods whose tranquility perfectly contrasts the action-packed amusement parks of Orlando, Rose Isle and Winter Park are full of local shops, one-of-a-kind restaurants, and quaint streets – all less than 30 minutes away from Florida’s most exciting parks and attractions.

5. Wesley Chapel

What was a borderline-rural region only 10 years ago has exploded to become a hub of suburban residential life. Say hello to Wesley Chapel, one of the fastest-growing neighborhoods in Tampa Bay. Much like New Tampa, the appeal of Wesley Chapel lies in its ability to juggle suburban security with urban appeal. At about a half-hour drive from Downtown Tampa and St. Pete alike, Wesley Chapel is widely made up of families in a wide array of ages, most of whom commute daily into central Tampa for work and school.
West Central Florida’s incredible growth has led countless neighborhoods to thrive – and no two are exactly alike. Whether one of the listed neighborhoods in West Central Florida has caught your eye or you’re still on the hunt for the perfect fit, we’ve got your back. The agents at Agile Group with Casa Fina Realty have made it our priority to understand what each region of West Central Florida has to offer – and we’re here to help you find the best possible fit for your family. To schedule a consultation or learn more about purchasing a home in West Central Florida, don’t hesitate to check out our new infographic detailing all the information first-time buyers should know.

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