What Our 55 and Over Communities in Florida Have to Offer to Residents of New York State

55 CommunitiesTransplanted New Yorkers can be found at most 55-plus communities in Florida, either during the winter snowbird season or year round. At the 55+ community of StrawBerry Ridge near Tampa, our residents hail from New York, elsewhere in Florida, many other states, and Canada. Despite coming from different places, though, StrawBerry Ridge residents have something very important in common: the desire to lead a fun-filled Florida lifestyle in a safe, affordable setting alongside lots of friendly neighbors. StrawBerry Ridge is owned and managed by award-winning developer Blair Group and boasts an excellent location approximately 17 miles east of downtown Tampa, FL.

Top Reasons to Live at StrawBerry Ridge

The 55+ community of StrawBerry Ridge in Valrico, FL, is a welcoming residential development that is home to people from various walks of life. Ask any one of them what they like best about being a resident and they will likely point to the following:

• Good location – We are located just on the outskirts of the Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater area. Exciting nightlife, interesting museums, bustling transportation hubs, and world-renowned beaches are just a quick car ride away.
• Quality housing – All our homes are well-maintained, factory-built dwellings that have a variety of features and appointments. Pre-owned homes as well as brand new customizable model homes are available!
• Resort-style amenities – Many 55-plus communities in Florida can be a bit lacking in the amenities department. Not us! We have two pools, a fitness center, lighted tennis courts, shuffleboard courts, a bingo hall, and more.
• Professional management – Community operations are overseen by a dedicated onsite staff comprising a general manager and two housing consultants.

At StrawBerry Ridge, we happily welcome inquiries from New York residents as well individuals and couples from other states and countries. Please fill out this form if you would like to schedule a day and time to tour our 55+ community and speak with some of our current residents about their StrawBerry Ridge experiences. We look forward to answering your questions and painting a more detailed picture of how rewarding it can be to buy a home in our retirement community near Tampa.