Ruskin, Florida Offers Laid-Back Living near Tampa Bay

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

Site of new homes for sale in Riskin, FL at Riverbend WestWhen you begin your homebuying journey, you probably have a list of all the must-have items that your new home and new community MUST offer – a great location, your ideal home design, and perhaps fantastic amenities. Riverbend West, our exciting community of new homes in Ruskin, FL, 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 of Tampa yet a relaxing, laid-back suburban setting. Keep reading to learn more about all the new home must-haves this community offers!

Convenient Location? Check!

New homes for sale in Ruskin at Riverbend West are 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 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 grocery conveniences such as Publix and Winn-Dixie, which are both less than five minutes from home.

Entertainment and Recreation Options? Check!

Your new home at Riverbend West in Ruskin 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, outdoor activities, dining options, shopping venues, and entertainment.

Homes for sale in Ruskin are just 24 miles from downtown TampaThe famed TECO Manatee Viewing Center is just a few miles north of home, offering glimpses of these sweet, endangered sea creatures. The Cockroach Bay Aquatic Preserve State Park and EG Summons Regional Park are both located about 5 miles from home and ideal locations for canoeing or kayaking, fishing, picnicking, camping, 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! Apollo Beach Nature Preserve is ideal for sunbathing, picnicking, fishing, birdwatching, and observing fantastic sunsets 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, fine dining, nightlife, and entertainment options. Or, head 20-miles south to Bradenton and enjoy a peaceful stroll along the Riverwalk, peruse galleries and shops in the Village of the Arts, or grab a drink at the Rosa Fiorelli Winery, Motorworks Brewing, or any of the other many breweries and beer gardens in Bradenton.

Prefer to stay close to home? Ruskin locals like to 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-distantanced entertainment.

In-Community Amenities? Check!

These new construction homes in Ruskin offer resort-style community amenitiesWhen you feel like a leisurely day near home, you’ll appreciate the 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. 

Beautiful New Homes for Sale in Ruskin, FL? Check!

Highland Homes' Ruskin new homes are designed for your life with open-concept living and hundreds of personalization optionsThe new homes at Riverbend West are sure to check off all the must-haves on your list - and more! Choose from more than 10 home plans with 1,301 to 3,141 square feet of living space and three to six bedrooms, along with desirable 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). When you build your new home in Ruskin with Highland Homes, you will work with a professional designer at the Highland Homes Personal Selection Studio to personalize every room in your dream home through the selection of a wide array of included and upgradeable design options to compliment your home décor while fitting your unique style and needs.

Homes are available now at Riverbend West! To schedule your VIP appointment to tour the brand-new model center or connect via a virtual appointment, call or email our Ruskin New Home Specialists today!

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