Is an Independent Living Community Near Tampa, FL, Right for You?
Are you planning to retire in Tampa, Florida? You have a veritable smorgasbord of senior living arrangements to choose from. If you’re like many active older adults, you may be considering relocating to an independent living community, a term that’s often used to describe an apartment-style living experience that may include access to a community dining hall and fitness center. Contrast this lifestyle to that of a 55+ community, which offers many of the same benefits as an independent living facility but also features standalone homes with individual driveways and small yards in a neighborhood setting that’s anchored by one or more community clubhouses. If you like the traditional feel of living in a neighborhood, but you want to spend time with others of your generation and you don’t want to be bogged down with a lot of home maintenance chores, this might be a better option for you.
An Active Florida Lifestyle Awaits You
StrawBerry Ridge is a gated community of attractive manufactured homes for active adults 55 and older just west of Tampa. Our homes are designed for minimal maintenance, and many have luxury features similar to site-built homes. But they typically cost far less. We offer a wealth of resort-style amenities that few independent living communities can match, including:
- Two clubhouses with ample spaces for various activities
- An indoor and an outdoor swimming pool
- A woodworking shop
- A ceramics studio
- A fitness center and aerobics room
- Courts for pickleball, tennis, and shuffleboard
These amenities and the activities they foster will help you get on the fast track to making new friends so that you can feel at home in a shorter time than you can imagine.
Moreover, all the Central Florida tourist attractions are only a short drive away. Our community is also located near first-rate hospitals, and nearby Tampa is home to world-class facilities offering the latest medical advances.
If you’d like to enjoy independent living as well as your own home in an active resort-style community, contact our Lifestyle Team today to learn more about StrawBerry Ridge. We’ll be delighted to schedule a community tour for you whenever you’re visiting the Tampa area.