WELCOME TO NEW TAMPA / WESLEY CHAPEL
Upscale communities with large homes and an outdoor lifestyle
New Tampa is a large community in Tampa, Fla., about 20 minutes north of downtown Tampa. The residential area has many upscale golf courses and country clubs and is surrounded by beautiful landscapes and nature preserves. The community is known for its upscale lakefront developments and close proximity to shopping, restaurants and downtown Tampa. The area has become a popular choice for families or retirees.
Just north of New Tampa is the Wesley Chapel community. It is a census-designated area in Pasco County, Fla. It is a large, culturally diverse community with residents from all over the world. Wesley Chapel real estate is loved for the community's prime location about 20 miles northeast of downtown Tampa. The small town is a quiet place, with a charming downtown area that features a variety of small shops and restaurants. The area attracts outdoor enthusiasts due to its expansive parks, golf courses, and natural areas.
What to Love
- Large open spaces and nature preserves
- An active, outdoor lifestyle
- Slow-paced life, close to downtown Tampa
- Luxury homes and quiet neighborhoods
The New Tampa and Wesley Chapel communities are situated in the heart of Central Florida. They are known for their friendly atmosphere, clean environments, and excellent schools. The communities have local downtown areas with shopping and dining options and are a quick commute to bustling downtown Tampa for even more options. People love Wesley Chapel's and New Tampa's real estate landscape for their charming residential areas and moderately-paced lifestyles. Locals can enjoy nature and explore the nature preserves and parks.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Grillsmith is a local chain with white tablecloth dining and beautiful stone walls. It is a stylish and comfortable restaurant that serves American cuisine, like burgers, pasta, meats, and seafood. Moschella’s Italian Eatery & Market is a cozy dining space that serves hearty Italian classics, like pizza, pasta, and subs. The market uses fresh, authentic Italian ingredients to make delicious Italian dishes from home. Yamato Japanese Steakhouse and Sushi Bar is a relaxed eatery with a full menu, hibachi grill, sushi bar, and drink menu.
Things to Do
Tampa Palms Golf & Country Club is a premier golf experience with a convenient location to downtown Tampa and the greater Bay area. The club has a challenging 18-hole golf course, upscale dining options, social events, a fitness center, tennis courts, and more.
Lower Hillsborough Wilderness Preserve is one of the largest recreational areas in the county, encompassing four parks, two equestrian areas, and an off-road loop trail. Locals can enjoy horseback riding, paddleboarding, hiking, kayaking, and more.
AdventHealth Center Ice is an ice rink that offers open ice skating, camps, hockey programs, and more. Heritage Isles Golf & Country Club is in an untouched preservation area with more than 15 acres of natural landscaping and wildlife. The club features a golf course, driving range, pro shop, leagues and tournaments, bistro dining option, and social events.
Hillsborough County Public Schools is the largest employer in the county, with more than 20,000 teachers and staff. The district is the seventh-largest in the United States, serving more than 220,000 students in New Tampa and parts of Wesley Chapel. The district has traditional schools, charter schools, career centers, and technical colleges. The schools provide advanced placement academic courses and dual enrollment programs to help students achieve academic and professional goals. Pasco County Schools also serves Wesley Chapel.
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