Found 22 blog entries tagged as Luxury.

Luxury Living In Florida: Best Places to Live

Long recognized as one of the best places to live in the country, the Tampa area is home to some of Florida's grandest luxury neighborhoods. If you want it, Tampa has it. Waterfront oases. The beach life and metropolitan living. Family-friendly. Arts. Culture. To help give you a peek at Tampa’s luxury offerings, here’s a snapshot of some of the area’s most sought-after luxury neighborhoods.

 

Bayshore Beautiful

With its perfect blend of urban/suburban living, Bayshore Beautiful is one of Tampa’s most appealing luxury areas. The neighborhood, built in the early 1920s, features an eclectic mix of  Spanish-style and airplane-style bungalows, Tudor, and traditional homes—many of which feature exteriors…

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Top Most Expensive Places to Live in Tampa Bay: Cities & Neighborhoods

The livability. The amenities. The exclusivity. The allure. There are a number of reasons why Zillow named the Tampa Bay area one of the country's hottest real estate markets. For starters, Tampa area home values are on pace to grow 24.6% this year—10% higher than any other area.

When it comes to luxury, Tampa continues to place itself in the conversation alongside other statewide spots like Miami and Orlando. And while there was a time when this growth, wealth, and exclusivity may have been a secret, those days are changing. 

Defined by its vaunted restaurant and shopping meccas, nightlife and art scenes, and cultural and sports attractions, the Tampa Bay area is one of…

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$12.5M WATERFRONT HOME HITS THE MARKET

Villa LoVullo" is a one-of-a-kind waterfront home for sale in the exclusive Tierra Verde community of St. Petersburg, FL for $12.5M. Located at 1523 Oceanview Drive, this estate has six bedrooms, each complete with private bathrooms and balconies overlooking the stunning Gulf of Mexico.

Built by the nationally acclaimed Windstar Homes, the 9,463-square-foot home sits on an acre of well-conserved land, which is nearly impossible to find in the greater Tampa Bay area. The Tierra Verde community is one of the most exclusive in the region and home to Fort DeSoto Park, which has award-winning beaches and miles of pedestrian and kayaking trails for adventurous outdoor activities.

The estate's interior is designed…

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Historic Home in Old Pasadena Hits The Market

  “The Spanish Castle” built by the acclaimed Samuel Schooley Is for sale

Built by the renowned builder Samuel Schooley in the 1920s, "The Spanish Castle" sits on nearly a full acre of land in the quaint Old Pasadena, just east of downtown St. Petersburg. The home has maintained many elements of the original 1920's architecture with premium updates to suit the modern lifestyle. Located at 7003 Park Street South, this home is a rare find with lush tropical landscaping and spacious property that is rarely available so close to the stunning St. Petersburg beaches and its vibrant urban core. The home is listed for sale at $3.326 million.

"This a home that harkens back to Florida's tropical beauty of the…

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Living in South Tampa: Is it the Right Move for You?

The arts. The history. The restaurants and shopping. The nightlife. The beaches. The schools and neighborhoods. If you're looking to stack the plusses onto your "why move to South Tampa" to-do list, there are many options.

South Tampa continues to be one of the country's most desirable places to live, work, and play—defined by an eclectic choice of neighborhoods, recreational opportunities, and entertainment options for every taste.

One of the biggest appeals of South Tampa is its proximity to the water, where you will get the taste of beach life and the look and feel of a down-home historic district. Depending on what you are looking for, homeowners can choose from luxury waterfront…

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Your primary residence. A vacation home. An investment property. When it comes to investments, real estate continues to be one of the more relatively safe bets. On the luxury side, investors typically focus on exclusive, unique, eclectic properties or sit in ideal locations (think beachfront properties like homes, condos, or townhomes).

Put another way: Luxury properties are not all about the price. Investing in a luxury property means buying a property that offers unique and exclusive amenities—for example, location, location, location (you knew we were going to go there). Luxury homes in the Tampa area typically are near the water and have access to activities such as high-end shopping, dining, the arts, and outdoor enthusiast areas. Being in close…

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Entrepreneurs. Artists. Beach lovers. Retirees. When you think of who calls St. Petersburg, Florida home, it is everyone and anyone who is drawn to a community that features front-porch neighborhoods, artsy buildings, a walkable downtown area, and the best in arts, parks, and recreation.

Where do you start? The beaches. The weather. The diversity. The museums and festivals and music and nightlife. The sports. Known as “The Sunshine City,” St. Pete is an eclectic mix of all the traits above, complemented by 244 miles of the most beautiful beaches in the country along Tampa Bay, Boca Ciega Bay, the Gulf of Mexico, and the breathtaking Intracoastal Waterways.

Loving the Arts

There is always something happening and always something to do. If you love…

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The Tampa Bay real estate market is attracting attention as one of the top regions in the country for relocation and investing and continues to grow. With life resurging after the pandemic and businesses regaining their strength, many real estate developments are in full gear.


Pendry Residences Tampa

Located in the heart of Tampa's dynamic downtown, the Pendry Residences Tampa creates an urban oasis along the city's popular Riverwalk waterfront district. Expected to open to residences in 2025, the high-end homes are in high demand and will be located on the top floors of the exclusive Pendry Hotel. The Pendry Tampa will feature 220 guestrooms and suites and 207 Pendry Residences, where homeowners will have a private residential lobby,…

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Dramatic Increases in 2021 Luxury Home Sales for Tampa Bay

Tampa Bay’s largest independently owned real estate company, Smith & Associates Real Estate, announced record-breaking sales volume for 2021. The company posted sales of $2.18B, marking a sales growth of 33% for the organization. The banner sales year secures the firm’s dominance as the leader in luxury real estate sales in Tampa Bay.

 

 

“Tampa Bay real estate sales soared last year, and we benefited as an organization from our history as being the leader in the Luxury markets and by our unique understanding of serving affluent buyers and sellers in the markets for generations. This year the value range of luxury took a jump proving that Tampa Bay is following the trends of the…

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Make no mistake about it, the ultimate home theater setup is the stuff of legend. Larger-than-life screens. Deaf-defying sound systems. Plush, comfortable seating. Intimate, mood-setting lighting. An experience that, if done right, rivals any trip to the local multiplex.

With the past two years changing our social engagement patterns, the home theater has once again become one of the more vaunted spaces in today's luxury homes. Today's luxury home theater is not just a big-screen TV, comfy sofa, and surround sound, but a place where you can genuinely express your avant-garde personality.

So, whether you're watching the latest major motion picture release debuting on your favorite streaming service, cheering on your favorite sports team, or doing…

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