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Hyde Park Neighborhood Filled with fashionable homes, high-end shopping and dining and featuring sweeping views of the waterfront, there are multiple reasons why you’ll love calling Tampa’s Hyde Park neighborhood home.

This historic neighborhood is not only close to the downtown area, but boasts a bay front location, making it easy for locals to hit the jogging trail running right along the water, or simply go for a comfortable stroll, admiring the views along the way. Running a full 4.5-miles along Bayshore Boulevard, the accompanying sidewalk is a popular spot too for biking, dog walking or just soaking up the sun in this beautiful neighborhood.

The historic homes that fill Hyde Park are just as impressive as the scenery, with plenty of curb appeal to invite new and

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Mediterranean Style Homes For SaleIf you’re in the market for one particular style of home, Tampa provides a wealth of options. Mediterranean-style homes are prevalent in certain Tampa neighborhoods, and we found some of the best at home in three particular areas of town.

Beach Park

Filled with towering Oak trees and winding streets, the Beach Park neighborhood is a true gem when it comes to Tampa area real estate. First developed in the 1920s, the neighborhood is known for its large lots and extremely desirable homes.

In fact, a majority of the first homes in the neighborhood were constructed with Mediterranean-style design elements in mind, from terracotta roofs to stucco exteriors. It’s also common to find plenty of decorative tile used throughout the homes, complimenting the

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Ybor City Coffee Shops TampaIf you're someone who craves that morning “cup of joe”, you’ll surely find more than enough places to perk your interest over in Tampa's vibrant Ybor City.

As a historic Tampa neighborhood that's perhaps most known for its energetic nightlife and rich cigar manufacturing history, restaurants and a top selection of coffee joints also fill out the area landscape, making it a great spot for anyone looking for a little extra jolt to get your mornings started. 

Listed below are a few top Ybor City coffee spots, which we highly recommend checking out if you're in the area looking at active homes and condos on the MLS. 

Blind Tiger Café

The Blind Tiger Café may claim to gain its inspiration from a 1920s-era speakeasy, but the location also lays claim

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Victory LoftsDowntown Tampa is a great place to call home, offering up plenty of opportunity to live in the heart of downtown. One vibrant area is the Channel District, filled with exciting places to go and things to do. As well, the location also provides some fantastic options in residential space.

Among them are the modernly appointed units of Victory Lofts. Constructed about a decade ago, Victory Lofts for sale feature high-end finishes, with some floor to ceiling windows, allowing for plentiful natural light to flow throughout the homes and some pretty spectacular views.

While the open floor plans of the homes are accented with beautiful hardwoods and some custom designs, you’ll also find generous shared amenities. These range from the rooftop terrace with

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Tampa Beach Park Homes For Sale It ranks as one of Tampa’s top neighborhoods, and with good reason. Beach Park not only offers up an appealing location to live in the Tampa area, but also a unique place to call home. The neighborhood is filled with a broad mix of beautiful natural surroundings and history, and homes for sale in Beach Park are impressive to say the least.

First attracting interest in the early 1900s, developers added man-made canals and bayous, then topped off the entrance to the new neighborhood with lavish gates. The original homes of the area carried over a Mediterranean-style influence, with stucco exteriors, terra cotta roofs, plentiful archways and an abundance of decorative tile.

While the area was once thick tropical brush and forest, the natural elements

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Affordable Homes Harbour Island NeighborhoodTampa’s Harbour Island neighborhood enjoys the luxury of a waterfront community, along with the desirability of an island setting. This unique area of Tampa is a fantastic place to buy a condo, and you’ll find some of the options are affordable, too.

Harbour Place City Homes

In particular, the Harbour Place City Homes complex offers a number of choices in one-, two- and three-bedroom condos. Ranging from a more cozy 700 square feet to some topping 2,200 square feet of living space, the complex provides plenty of options to work within a variety of budgets.

A condo in Harbour Place City Homes also affords access to a swimming pool and sundeck, a 24-hour fitness center and covered parking. As well, other amenities range from available storage units

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A popular location for biking, jogging and walking, Bayshore Boulevard also presents desirable options in condos, with a waterfront address close to a variety of options in the Tampa area.

2401 Bayshore

With fabulous water views, the condos of Harbour House offer the luxury and convenience of high-rise living. Located at 2401 Bayshore, the building includes a swimming pool and sundeck plus covered parking and a 24-hour doorman. In addition, the prestigious building also supplies a fantastic address, right along Bayshore Boulevard with downtown views.

An easy walk to the live music, dining, art galleries and entertainment options of Hyde Park, the South Tampa location also includes room for storage and laundry. Popular options within the building

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Things to Do in TampaFrom tasty BBQ to German beer and great art, it’s all on the calendar this October in Tampa! So as the weather finally starts to cool down a bit, get outside and swing over to any of these upcoming events going on this month:

Oktoberfest Tampa 2017

October 13-15

The annual Oktoberfest Tampa ushers in a beer garden, live music and dancing, with a waterfront setting. Happening the second weekend of the month at Curtis Hixon Park, the three-day festival is packed with fun.

Hyde Park Village Art Fair

October 14-15

The same weekend, Hyde Park sets the stage for two days worth of arts and crafts as part of the Hyde Park Village Art Fair. This free event offers the opportunity to view the work of more than 150 artists, with everything from

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Arrawana Park Townhomes For SaleEnjoying the benefits of new construction, the Arrawana Park Townhomes are simply a short stroll away from everything in Soho and not far from all the luxuries of Downtown Tampa. Enjoying three-bedrooms and four-baths, the townhomes generally command around 2,100 square feet of living space.

The three-story townhomes are a product of David Weekley Homes, with such desirable upgrades as quartz countertops, some hardwood flooring and open floor plans. As well, townhomes for sale at Arrawana Park offer spa-like baths as well as balconies and private patios. Other features of the gated development include easy access to all of the nearby entertainment options of living within this part of the Tampa area.

With energy-efficient construction in mind, the

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Mere steps away from some of Tampa’s best restaurants, shops and nightlife, the townhomes of Westshore Village Phase 2 are now selling. The homes are currently scheduled for delivery next year, with around 90 newly constructed block townhomes to choose from.

The community offers plans ranging from around 1,800 square feet to upwards of 2,500 square feet in size. Generally the residences provide three-bedrooms and three-baths, along with the convenience of a two-car garage, although there is an option for a fourth bedroom and bath, along with an elevator with some floor plans.

Common features of the townhomes include granite countertops and stainless steel appliances, along with European cabinetry. The homes can be customized, though, with a number

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