Tampa Community in Focus: Carrollwood

Posted by Mike & Michelle Grizzell on Monday, January 30th, 2017 at 8:55pm.

Carrollwood in Hillsborough County, Florida is an incorporated community. Even though it is considered as a separate community, it is still counted on the census-designated place of Greater Carrollwood.  The zip code for this community is 33618. Located northwest of Lake Carroll, the place was built during the early 1970s, developed by Matt Jetton and the SunState Builders. With a long line of history, the community brings families boulevards lined with oak trees. This place surely promotes the well-being of each of the residents.

The community features great hubs and recreational areas, like the Carrollwood Cultural Center. The space provides cultural programs, such as services for all age groups which encourage the residents in exploring both graphic and performing arts. The said cultural center also houses theater productions, music recitals, instructional classes and a whole lot more. The center is run by the concentrated efforts of the people.

Most of the longtime residents in Carrollwood, like Van Chandler (President of Carrollwood Village Phase II HOA), experience the village’s “sense of community” all throughout the years they have stayed on this place. And because of this, majority of the residents are seen in volunteer events and programs of the Carrollwood, including the Kids Day, 5K Run, and the Villagefest.

Highlights of the Carrollwood Community

Aside from the Carrollwood Cultural Center, other highlights include the Emerald Greens Golf Resort and Country Club. The club provides a number of luxury amenities for its members and the rest of Carrollwood community. It features a pool, tennis courts, a nice clubhouse, and of course, the 27-hole golf course. The course is said to host Senior PGA tournaments back then.

Why People Love Carrollwood

And since the community is quite secluded where people can enjoy privacy, most people love Carrollwood more because it is centrally-located. When it comes to residential communities, location is everything. The downtown area of Tampa is still easily accessible, including the airport, as well as the shopping areas at Citrus Park and Westshore. The boundaries are Lake Madalene to the north, Tampa to the east, Egypt Lake to the south.

Here are some of the reasons why people choose to stay at Carrollwood:

  • A secluded paradise
  • Centrally-located
  • The downtown area is easily accessible
  • An upscale planned community
  • Features several varieties of homes such townhomes and condos
  • The area is surrounded by both large and small lakes, one can easily find a lakefront home
  • Comes with a luxurious golf course and country club
  • Has its own recreational center, the Carrollwood Cultural Center

There are many other planned communities all over Tampa, FL, however, one of the best communities is none other than Carrollwood. This is a peaceful and private neighborhood where residents can enjoy the best perks offered by living in Florida. Aside from that, the homes on the real estate list are not very expensive. Still, residents can enjoy living in a home they have always wanted. What more can people want? Check out the available homes on the list in Carrollwood Community, Florida.

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