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Davis Islands homes for sale are a hot commodity in this community located in Tampa, which is made up of two exclusive islands. Highly sought after due to how close it is to downtown Tampa and the amazing views of the Port of Tampa, the Davis Islands are a dynamic mix of homes, apartment developments, commercial properties and natural parks. This community is home to the Peter O. Knight Airport, Davis Island Yacht Club, a small beach and Tampa General Hospital. Visit your Davis Islands realtors to be in the middle of it all. This suburb-within-a-city is only five minutes away from Tampa’s hot spots, yet it has a distinct small-town vibe. It has no traffic lights at all; just a new caution light at the entrance lets you know you’re there. Residents tend to be very involved with the community and neighborhood events. Contact Davis Islands real estate agents to make this exciting area your home and you will be just minutes away from everything the World of Tampa Bay has to offer.
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The city of Tampa developed out of the military outpost of Fort Brooke in 1824. The Tampa Bay area was previously known as Spanish Town close to what is known now as Hyde Park Avenue. Davis Islands was developed later on in the early 1890s. A Tampa native, D.P. Davis, purchased the swampy islands with the intention of transforming them into a habitable community. He purchased the islands for $350,000 and was fought by surrounding owners who argued that the city shouldn’t be allow to sell the land since it was partially submerged in water. The development of Davis Islands stagnated after D.P. Davis was lost at sea, and a small number of homes were developed in the 1930’s. Shortly afterward, buyers of property on Davis Islands were given the rights to build any architectural style they desired, which led to the eclectic mix of styles seen today. Davis Islands realtors can show you homes for sale that are a perfect match for your taste and your lifestyle. Developer and politician Peter O. Knight was responsible for adding an additional 875 acres to Davis Islands in order to accommodate the airport in 1934. Take a tour of the area with your Davis Islands real estate agents to find your home.
Davis Island Yacht Club
The Davis Island Yacht Club is a private yacht club located in the southern region of Davis Islands in Tampa, Florida. The property features a natural harbor and pier for its dock area. The Davis Island Yacht Club also maintains a designated anchoring area in the gulf. Real estate agents for Davis Islands offer numerous listings close by the Yacht Club. Some of the events sponsored by the Davis Island Yacht Club are sailing races, a dynamic cruising fleet, and a youth sailing program. The club is affiliated with both state and regional sailing groups such as the Florida Council of Yacht Clubs and the United States Sailing Association. The Yacht Club offers assistance to members of the club that participate in sailing races locally, nationally, and internationally. Members are active in many of the regional events put together by various related organizations. An all-women’s sailing organization known as the Dinghy Dames are also affiliated with the Davis Island Yacht Club.
Davis Island Yacht Club Facilities Include:
- Wet and dry slips for members’ boats
- Boathouse for small sailing craft
- One-design boats
- Marine railway
- Private clubhouse
- Swimming pool
The Yacht Club facilities also include a dining room and bar for members and guests to enjoy. This area is where the various regattas and educational programs hosted by the club are held. All social events include activities that are themed toward sailing in some way. Davis Islands realtors serve the needs of experienced sailors and newcomers alike. The Yacht Club hosts residual Thursday Night Races that are open to the general public. This is an ideal way to meet current members, learn more about sailing, and get more information about becoming a member of the club. Have a look at homes for sale with your Davis Islands realtors to become a part of all the recreational opportunities.
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Listing information last updated on November 13th, 2018 at 10:31am EST.