Ruskin, Florida Offers Laid-Back Living near Tampa Bay

Posted: September 16, 2020 | Categories: Communities | News | Communities>Riverbend West
By Highland Homes

Riverbend WestWhen you begin your homebuying journey, you probably have an extensive checklist of all the must-have items that your new home, and new community, need to offer – great location, desirable home plans, fantastic amenities. Our exciting community of new homes in Ruskin, FL, Riverbend West, meets all of these items on your checklist and more! 

Offering single-family homes from the $220’s and resort-style amenities, Riverbend West is in a prime location that includes easy access to the city yet a relaxing, laid-back setting. Keep reading to learn more about all the new home must-haves that this community offers!

Convenient Location? Check!

Riverbend West in Ruskin is located about halfway between the cities of Tampa and Bradenton with quick access to the Little Manatee River, Tampa Bay, I-75, and Highway 41. This ideal location provides unparalleled access to nearby boating and fishing, parks and nature preserves, and commuter routes, as well as convenience to white sand beaches, employment opportunities, and big-city nightlife. Plus, daily life is simplified when your new home is located close to everyday necessities from Publix and Winn-Dixie, which are both less than five minutes from home.

Entertainment and Recreation Options? Check!

Your new home in Ruskin, FL is surrounded by every entertainment and recreation opportunity you could desire! Ruskin is part of Tampa Bay’s SouthShore area, home to plenty of aquatic adventures, excellent dining options, nature activities, and more.

TampaThe famed TECO Manatee Viewing Center is just a few miles north of home, offering glimpses of these sweet, endangered sea creatures that everyone loves. The Cockroach Bay Aquatic Preserve State Park is less than 5 miles from home and is an ideal location for canoeing or kayaking while bird watching, fishing, or just enjoying the unique beauty of a mangrove swamp. For more fun in the great outdoors, head to any one of the area’s many famed beaches. Head to nearby Apollo Beach Nature Preserve for sunbathing, picnicking, fishing, birdwatching, and observing the fantastic sunset views over Tampa Bay. Or, head across the Bay to spend a day having fun in the sun at popular locales such as St. Pete Beach or Anna Maria Island.

For big-city entertainment, take a short 24-mile drive into downtown Tampa, where you’ll have access to world-class shopping, dining, nightlife, and entertainment options. Or, stay local and dine at Beanie’s Bar & Sports Grill, The Fish House, or Latitudes Apollo, or head to the Ruskin Family Drive-In for a night of socially distant entertainment.

In-Community Amenities? Check!

Riverbend West poolWhen you want to have fun closer to home, you’ll appreciate the many resort-style amenities in Riverbend West. Spend your days relaxing at the pool and cabana, enjoy an afternoon at the playground, take Fido to the community dog park, or enjoy an evening by the fire pit overlooking the lake relaxing with neighbors and friends. 

New Homes for Sale in Ruskin, FL? Check!

SerendipityThe new homes in Riverbend West offer 1,301 to 3,141 square feet with three to six bedrooms and up to three-and-a-half bathrooms. Choose from more than 10 home plans that offer open-concept living and sought-after spaces including a private owner’s suite, flexible-use rooms, and a front porch and/or covered lanai (per plan) providing desirable outdoor living space. When you build your new home in Ruskin at Riverbend West, you will work with a professional designer at the Highland Homes Personal Selection Studio to personalize your dream home through the selection of hundreds of included and upgradeable design options meant to compliment your home décor while fitting your unique style and needs.

Homes are available now at Riverbend West in Ruskin, with introductory pricing still available. The model center at Riverbend West will be opening soon, but in the meantime, visit our model center in nearby Gibsonton or call or email us to connect via a virtual appointment and learn more about building your new home in Ruskin at Riverbend West!


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