Encore at FishHawk Ranch – Best Places to Retire in the Tampa Bay Area
If you love the buzz of city life, but also want the luxury and communal feel offered in a resort community, discover Encore at FishHawk Ranch. FishHawk Ranch is located inland along the Gulf Coast, about 30 minutes East of Tampa, FL. While Encore is a 55+ age-restricted community, the greater community of FishHawk Ranch is not. Encore is a gated, intimate enclave in an uber family friendly community. So, grandchildren are well-catered to. With a children’s pool area, activity parks, access to walking and biking trails and the FishHawk lake house, grands will beg to visit. In addition, Encore boasts a 5,000 square ft. amenity center, The Oasis.
But, that’s just the top layer. Less than an hour away, the Tampa Bay Area has some of the best beaches in the country. And, for all the doting grandparents out there, Busch Gardens, Adventure Island, and the Clearwater Aquarium are within an hour’s drive. Nature-lovers will delight in the natural springs. In addition to area state parks, the nearby Alafia River calls for adventure. Kayaking, canoeing, and fishing are area favorites.
As for days and nights on the town, Tampa is the place. Museums are plentiful. The theater scene is lively. And, dining alfresco is a must.
Coming Home to Encore at FishHawk Ranch
One of the best things about exploring the area you’re in is coming home to a place you love.
Enter Encore at FishHawk Ranch. David Weekley Homes is renowned for designing model homes that encourage an active lifestyle. Because, maintaining less and enjoying more is the goal. Residents can choose from four series of homes, Classic series, Tradition series, Signature series and Villa Homes. David Weekley homes are designed with livability, character, and fine finishes in mind. Three models are open daily for viewing!
Here’s a quick overview of what’s offered, and home styles available:
- 3,000+ acre master-planned community
- 265 Encore-only homes
- 5,000 square foot clubhouse
- Full-time lifestyle director
- Two fire pits
- Outdoor fireplace and sitting area with tv
- Bocce ball, basketball, and pickle ball courts on site
- Splash Park
- Dog Park
- 25 miles of trails
- Access to FishHawk Ranch tennis courts
- Yoga on the lawn
- Entertainment room with bar and large catering space
- Aquatic club including pools and a hot tub
- Clubs and Activity Groups
- Outdoor amphitheater nearby
- Single family and Villa homes for sale – mid $200s to $500k