New Townhomes Near Tampa Beaches and Recreation

Posted: February, 28, 2017 | Categories: Communities | News | Communities>Tuscany Bay
By Highland Homes

Beautiful Apollo BeachDo you dream of living just moments away from sparkling beaches, exciting entertainment and outdoor recreation? We welcome you Tuscany Bay, a gated community of easy-maintenance new townhomes for sale in Gibsonton, Florida!

Located just south of the city of Tampa, Gibsonton was once known as the winter home of carnival and circus folk. Today, it’s a welcoming home for anyone who enjoys a sunny climate, an affordable cost of living, and easy access to the best of Tampa Bay.

Shopping and Dining

Do you enjoy having all of your daily necessities close at hand? Townhomes at Tuscany Bay are close to everyday shopping conveniences such as Publix, Winn-Dixie and Sam’s Club.  At the entrance to the community and just steps from your front door, visit Kings Lake Shopping Center for pampering at the nail spa, a haircut at the barbershop, or to enjoy a slice of New York style pizza.

New homes at Tuscany Bay are conveniently located near State Road 41 and I-75 for a simple trip north to the Westfield Brandon Mall, International Plaza, or boutique shopping in Ybor City.

When you’re in the mood for dinner with a view, Rivers Edge Lounge and Marina offers live music, seafood and burgers and of course, beautiful water views. For upscale dining, Circles Waterfront Restaurant in Apollo Beach is a seaside beauty with plenty of outdoor seating and over-the-top seafood cuisine.  And, casual options including Starbucks, Panera Bread, Buffalo Wild Wings, Qdoba, and many more are within three miles of home.

Fun at Nearby Apollo Beach

Whether you’re a fan of water or a land lubber, you will love spending the day at Apollo Beach! This outdoor recreation destination and the sparkling waters of Tampa Bay are just five miles from your new home. Take a breath of fresh air and enjoy these fun activities:

Apollo Beach Nature Preserve & Public Beach — Grab your swimsuit, lounge and unwind by the whispering waves at Apollo Beach. This hidden gem offers gorgeous views of sunsets, boats, sparkling blue water, and even dolphins and other aquatic wildlife. Apollo Beach is dog friendly, so bring your furry friends to enjoy the fun in the sun.

Manatee Viewing Center — Learn more about one of Florida’s unique water creatures, the manatee, and browse through the information center, gift shop, and stingray petting zoo. On a cool day you may even see the beautiful manatees in the water!

Apollo Beach Marina — The marina at Apollo Beach is the perfect place to dock your boat and make your way out to the water. Here you can enjoy delicious seaside restaurants and breathtaking sunsets.

Enjoying the Great Outdoors

Living in Tampa Bay provides a wide array of water and outdoor activities, and many are close to your new home at Tuscany Bay. Located just two miles away from your new home, nature enthusiasts will love New Lakeside Park which is home to a walking trail and boardwalk with beautiful water views, open space, a dog park, and playground. Keep the adventure going at E.G. Simmons Regional Park, which offers a 700-foot beach perfect for fishing, kayaking, boating, swimming, or simply a leisurely stroll in the sand. Park visitors can also camp, play volleyball, slide at the playground, and enjoy a picnic while exploring the 250 acres of native mangroves and waterways.

Another great destination to visit is Cockroach Bay Preserve State Park, a series of islands in Tampa Bay, located at the mouth of the Little Manatee River. This relaxing preserve offers a more private nature experience as it is only accessible by private boat. Home to canoe, kayaking and paddling trails, hiking and equestrian trails, camping and more, Cockroach Bay Preserve State Park is a fishing and nature-viewing paradise with 500 acres of mangrove swamp featuring 300 species of birds as well as plenty of fish, crustaceans and oyster beds.

Downtown TampaEntertainment

For some old-fashioned family fun, pull up at the nearby Ruskin Family Drive-in Theater! This classic theater has been providing entertainment since 1952 and brings you recent featured films for less than $10 per ticket.

Two-miles from your new home, The Alley at Southshore is a local gem offering 32 bowling lanes, an arcade, billiards, laser tag, a pub and grill, and plenty of other entertainment for your child-friendly or adults-only outing.

Golf fans will enjoy visiting Topgolf in Tampa, a modern entertainment venue and sports bar with a driving range, upscale lounge and drinks, and games. Make the short drive (or Uber ride!) to Ybor City, Channelside, and downtown Tampa fun including art exhibits, festivals, delicious restaurants and breweries, theme parks, hockey games, concerts, and year-round entertainment in Tampa's bustling entertainment districts.


Elementary students (K-5) living in this community attend Corr Elementary School, middle school students (6-8) attend Eisenhower Middle School and high school students (9-12) attend East Bay High School. Kid’s Community College is another nearby learning opportunity for students as young as infancy (day care) to young adulthood (12th grade); this charter school allows children to participate in an accelerated learning program with an IB curriculum.

Adults looking to further their education can attend nearby Hillsborough Community College for their Associate of Arts and Science degrees as well as a variety of certifications.

Beautiful Townhomes Designed for Your Life

When you live at Tuscany Bay, not only do you have access to all of this convenience and fun outside of your neighborhood, but there is plenty to enjoy right at home. Amenities under development in the community include a pool and cabana for soaking up the sun — or cooling off from it! A gated community entrance, common areas, and wetlands provide privacy as well as beautiful views. Plus, when you live at Tuscany Bay, you’ll live a low-maintenance lifestyle with exterior maintenance, lawn care, basic cable, water, sewer and garbage utilities provided by the HOA!

Tampa townhomes for sale at Tuscany BayStylish new townhomes at Tuscany Bay offer three bedrooms, two-and-a half baths and a one-car garage. Each home includes 1,734 to 1,801 square feet of efficiently-designed living space with a modern open layout, designer kitchen and private master suite. Each new home is equipped with a relaxing covered lanai for outdoor living enjoyment. For your move-in convenience, Whirlpool kitchen appliances, a full-sized washer and dryer, and custom-fit window blinds all come included. Designer touches include ceramic floor tile, birch wood cabinets, and premium countertops in decor-complementing neutral tones. For added peace of mind, each home includes 10-years of structural warranty coverage.

All of this is available at a price affordable for your budget, with townhomes available now with pricing from the $170,000s. To learn more about owning your own slice of paradise, visit our in-community information center at 7232 Sterling Point Ct., Gibsonton, FL 33534, call our Tampa New Home Specialists at 813-915-5635, or visit the Highland Homes website today!

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