Looking for a new place to call home that’s convenient to Tampa? Wesley Chapel might be the best option for you. The growing Wesley Chapel community is just off of I-75, only about 30 minutes north of Tampa. It is one of the largest population bases in Pascoe County, FL.
Living in Wesley Chapel
Since 2000, Wesley Chapel has grown rapidly. Newcomers from in and out of state have populated new luxury communities such as Epperson that features the United States’ first Crystal Lagoon. It’s an enormous 8 acre, 16 million gallon swimming pool that will stretch the length of five football fields. It will be 200 feet wide and up to 8 feet deep with a series of “arms” stretching out. Each “arm” of the lagoon off the center will be about 1/4 mile long! White sand, a water slide, kayaking dock, paddle boarding and small sailboats are all features for the water sports enthusiasts.
Maronda Homes’ Epperson communit will include standard amenities like granite in the kitchen, 42” cabinetry, tile in the kitchen and bath, stainless steel appliances and 9’4” ceilings. All homes will also feature UltraFi technology that is a high speed wireless internet in your home and throughout the community. Additionally, all Maronda Homes will feature access to the Crystal Lagoon.
Wesley Chapel Amenities
Wesley Chapel has two middle schools and two high schools, half of which are brand new. These new schools include Dr. John Long Middle School and Wiregrass Ranch High School. Two of three planned malls have now opened, including the Shops at Wiregrass and a big box mall called The Grove on the northern perimeter. Wiregrass is known for its well-reviewed cafes. Development plans for Cypress Creek Town Center are underway. In addition to all of the shopping staples nearby, the destination shopping of The Tampa Premium Outlets featuring upscale shopping like Saks Off 5th, Cole Haan, Brooks Brothers, Coach, Armani and Tumi are a short drive away.
Tampa International Airport, Busch Gardens and Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo are also within close proximity. Clearwater, St. Pete and Tampa area beaches as well as Tampa Bay are also convenient destinations. Great schools and medical facilities round out the local neighborhood.