Located in the southern portion of Bayshore Boulevard, Ballast Point is conveniently located close to the Macdill Airforce Base. This neighborhood is beautiful and eclectic comprised of historic homes and new construction. Ballast Point park has recently been renovated and now includes a great playground area and a water park perfect for birthday parties. The Ballast Point pier is ideal for a serene stroll.
Bayshore Beautiful boundaries are El Prado Boulevard to the north, Virginia Park to the west, Ballast Point to the southeast, Sun Bay South to the southwest, and Bayshore Boulevard to the east. Between Bayview and Wallcraft Aves. on MacDill Ave. there is a small district of bars, cafes and shops. This neighborhood is steps away from Bayshore Boulevard, the perfect spot for a long walk, run or bike ride.
Beach Park is an established neighborhood showcasing an even mix of older homes and new construction surrounded by mature landscaping and oversized lots. This neighborhood is conveniently located within a short drive to Tampa International Airport, Westshore Plaza, and International Plaza. Beach Park’s boundaries are Kennedy Blvd. to the north, Beachway Drive to the south, Tampa Bay to the west, and Lois Avenue to the east.
Brandon’s population substantially grew in the 1980’s. The first Beef O Brady’s was started in this community. HCC also has a campus in Brandon. Brandon’s census boundaries include Interstate 75 to the west, Valrico to the east, Riverview to the south, and Seffner to the north. The zip codes that serve the area are 33509 (P.O. Station), 33510, and 33511.
Carrollwood boundaries include Lake Magdalene to the north, Tampa to the east, Egypt Lake to the south, and Carrollwood Village to the west. Some of the major roads serving the community are Dale Mabry Highway, Busch Boulevard, and Fletcher Avenue. Florida Hospital is located in Carrollwood.
Davis Island was built upon two man-made islands atop two small natural islands. Many of the original Mediterranean-style structures are still standing and have received national Historic Designation, as well as local protections. Buildings of note include the Palace of Florence and Mirasol. Today Davis Island is a mix of residential and retail areas. It is home to to Peter O. Knight Airport and Davis Island Yacht Club,
Davis Island is an eclectic area that includes a business district home to restaurants, cafes, bars, and shops in a tranquil sidewalk setting. The area is also very pet-friendly due to the pedestrian nature of the island.
Palma Ceia is a neighborhood located southwest of downtown Tampa. Palma Ceia is home to the appropriately named Palma Ceia Country Club and also located adjacent to the exclusive Golfview community. This neighborhood is within the district of Henry B. Plant High School. Aesthetically it is most known for its bricked streets, akin to those in Ybor City.
Virginia Park is steps away from Plant High School. This neighborhood also includes a number of parks for the neighborhood kids to get together and play. Most of the streets are lined with sidewalks and large trees.
Virginia Park boundaries are Dale Mabry Highway/Himes Ave. to the east, Manhattan Avenue to the west, Euclid Avenue to the south, and Palmira Avenue/Bay to Bay Boulevard to the north.
Hyde Park is a historic neighborhood and district located within the city limits of Tampa. It includes Bayshore Boulevard, Hyde Park Village and SoHo. The ZIP code for the district is 33606. Hyde Park includes many historic homes and bungalows. It is located adjacent to the University of Tampa and Downtown, and is home to many shopping and dining establishments, including the open air shopping promenade of Hyde Park Village which contains many local boutiques, restaurants and cafes.
Tampa Palms/New Tampa
New Tampa is bounded by Lutz to the west, Wesley Chapel to the north, Morris Bridge Road (near Thonotosassa) to the east, and the University of South Florida to the south. The area has seen extraordinary growth in the past few years and is complete with medical offices, homes, shops, churches, recreational facilities, schools and dining facilities.
Westchase is located halfway between Tampa and Clearwater. Its boundaries include Oldsmar to the west, Keystone to the north, Town ‘n’ Country to the south and Citrus Park to the east. Westchase Golf Course is a major recreational amenity for the community and the course is also open to the public. Tampa Bay Downs Horse Racetrack is located on the area’s western edge. It is a large sub-division.