Are you looking for a new home set among beautiful trees, convenient to marinas and beaches, and less than 20 minutes from entertainment and employment opportunities in downtown Tampa? Welcome home to Landings at Alafia, a gated community of luxurious new townhomes in Riverview, Florida!
Live Within Minutes of Beaches, Watersports, Parks and Entertainment
The Riverview area is thriving with parks and recreation areas that are well worth the visit. Just ½-mile from home, enjoy hiking through 80-acres of diverse habitat and shoreline along the Alafia River at the Alafia Scrub Nature Preserve. Bring your pets, enjoy a picnic, and take in beautiful views — Just steps from your front door!
If you want to take a ride down the river, Riverview Park and Civic Center is only 1.5 miles away and provides a free public boat dock and ramp, canoe and kayak launch, covered picnic pavilions, a 9-acre park, and even a civic center building you can rent for your private events.
From Riverview Park, as you take a relaxing paddle or boat ride down the river, perhaps stop for waterside dining at AJ’s on the River or River’s Edge Bar and Grill. The mouth of Hillsborough Bay is about 5.2 miles down river, from which you can enjoy awesome views of Bird Island, home to one of the most diverse bird colonies in the continental U.S., the South Tampa peninsula on the other side of the Bay, and Apollo Beach to the south.
Speaking of Apollo Beach, a drive to the shores of the Apollo Beach Preserve takes less than 20 minutes from your new home. Enjoy the Florida Sunshine, take a relaxing stroll with the waves lapping at your toes, swim, fish, picnic, and experience one of the most beautiful sunsets imaginable! Nearby, the Manatee Viewing Area is a must-see nature center with incredible viewing areas and educational information.
For outdoor enthusiasts, Alafia River State Park offers something for everyone. Adrenaline seekers will enjoy the thrill of biking and hiking trails, and nature lovers will embrace the many lakes, historic sites and bird-watching stations scattered throughout the park.
Looking for a fun night out? Nearby entertainment offers everything from movie theaters and bowling alleys to Top Golf and indoor skydiving!
Convenience to Downtown Tampa
Living in Riverview means you can enjoy a more laid-back lifestyle with the attractions of downtown Tampa just a short drive away. Your new home is conveniently located between I-75 and US 301 with easy access to the Selmon Expressway, making the trip to downtown just 13.4 miles or less than 20 minutes.
Take in an Avs game, arena football game or concert at Amalie Arena, nurture your intellect at the Tampa Museum of Art and Glazier Children’s Museum, and enjoy world class entertainment at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts, where you can see everything from Broadway shows to comedians to rock concerts! In addition, Tampa offers a wide array of dining options and a growing foodie scene, particularly in the Hyde Park, SoHo and Seminole Heights areas.
Channelside, historically known for its Bay Plaza complex offering shopping, dining and socializing, is in exciting redevelopment. Water Street Tampa and the redeveloped Channelside Bay Plaza will soon offer a lush waterfront park accessed by an extended Riverwalk, retail and office space, and gourmet cuisine. The vision is to turn the Channel District into a vibrant destination for tourists and residents alike!
If you’re looking for a night out, Ybor City, the historical district in the heart of Tampa’s history, is 12.4 miles from your new home. Whether you’re a history buff or looking to explore multi-cultural restaurants, unique boutique shopping, or Tampa nightlife, Ybor City is a place to be.
The downtown skyline of Tampa shows that the job market is growing. There are excellent corporate opportunities to be found in the city, as well as industries such as healthcare, finance and shipping. Top employers in healthcare include BayCare Health System, Tampa General Hospital and Wellcare. In finance, you’ll find top competitors like JP Morgan Chase, Citi, Bankers Financial Corp and Amscot Financial.
Shopping and Dining
Life at Landings at Alafia is made simple with everyday necessities located minutes from home. With grocery stores including Publix, Wawa, and Winn-Dixie within two miles, your pantry will never be empty. If you’re looking for farm fresh additions for your refrigerator, you’ll enjoy making a visit to Riverview Fresh Market and Basket Produce for an array of locally grown fruits, vegetables and more. And, find goodies for your home, wardrobe and more at Bealls Outlet, Lowe’s, Target, CVS and Walgreens.
For even more retail therapy, head north to Brandon and the Westfield Brandon Mall, Bass Pro Shops, and a wide-range of furniture, clothing, and specialty stores to fulfill almost any shopping desire.
Looking to grab a bite? Within walking distance of home, you’ll find local favorites including Joia Fabulous Pizza & Martini Bar, Jimmy D’s Sports Pub, and Kazbors Grill, plus Beef O’ Brady’s, Ruby Tuesdays, and a variety of fast food chains, and many more dining delights within a short drive.
Health and Well-Being
Near your Riverview home at Landings at Alafia, you have convenient access to healthcare at Brandon Regional Hospital and MedExpress Urgent Care in Brandon, and Tampa General Hospital, South Tampa Immediate Care and St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital in Tampa. Cats, dogs, and other furry family members can visit the surrounding veterinary clinics like Riverview Veterinary Hospital and Four Paws Veterinary Hospital.
Students living in this community attend Riverview Elementary, Rodgers Middle and, for the 2017-2018 school year, either Spoto High School (Grades 9-11) or Riverview High School (Grade 12). Beginning in 2018, all High School students will be zoned to attend Spoto. For students looking to earn an associate degree, Hillsborough Community College offers degrees and certificates in 20 different fields.
Just down the street, Riverview Branch Library aids in studying for students of all ages and offers programs for toddlers, teens and adults. Storytime, baby time and toddler time are all offered throughout the week to encourage early literacy skills, reading readiness and social interaction. Game Zone and Chess Club are offered monthly for teens, as well as other ages. Intro to Yoga for Adults is offered weekly to help heal the mind, body and soul. Walk-in tech labs are also scheduled throughout the month for quick training in computer basics, tablets, smartphones, e-books, e-readers and more.
There are even activities to enjoy without leaving home. Within the community, soak up the sun at the community pool and cabana. For your peace of mind, the gated community entrance adds privacy and security. As an added bonus, exterior maintenance, lawn care, and water and sewer utilities are all included in the HOA, meaning you have more time to relax and enjoy life!
Luxurious New Townhomes
Your Riverview townhome at Landings at Alafia is designed with luxurious style, for your move-in and lifestyle convenience. Your new home includes stainless steel appliances, window blinds, and a full-size washer and dryer, energy-efficient insulation, windows and LED kitchen lighting, and professionally designed color palettes including beautiful ceramic floor tile, premium countertops, and on-trend wood or painted cabinets in easy-to-decorate neutral tones.
Two beautiful, open-concept layouts are available, with 1,584 or 1,748 square feet of living space, three bedrooms plus a loft, and two-and-a-half bathrooms, as well as a covered porch, patio, and one-car garage. Downstairs, these luxurious townhomes include a spacious and open living room, dedicated dining space, convenient half-bath, storage closets, and kitchen with breakfast bar and pantry. Upstairs, you’ll love the versatile loft with walk-in closet, two secondary bedrooms, hall bath, convenient laundry area, and private master suite with dual-vanities, tiled shower and walk-in closet.
Our new model center will be opening soon! To take advantage of this opportunity to own a new townhome in Riverview at Landings at Alafia, and for your VIP invitation to the model grand opening, call our Tampa New Home Specialists at 813-540-0100 or contact us online today!
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