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Do you Know About Carrollwood in Tampa Bay

Posted February 14, 2016

Emerald Golf course, Carrollwood, Tampa Florida   Carrollwood is a unincorporated planned community in northwest section of Hillsborough County, Like other suburban communities around Tampa, Carrollwood was built in the early 1960s and remains today one of the more popular residential areas being only about 7 miles from downtown Tampa and an even shorter drive to the Tampa International Airport.  It was one of the first planned communities within the State of Florida and the first in Hillsborough County and it quickly spread westward during the 1970's and 80's when the subdivisions of Fairway Village and Carrollwood Village were created.

  The boundaries of the Carrollwood include Lake Magdalene to the north, the city of Tampa to the east, Egypt Lake on the south, and Carrollwood Village to the west. The community occupies areas to both the east and west of Dale Mabry Highway, the major north-south thoroughfare connecting Carrollwood to the metropolitan and downtown areas of Tampa. Carrollwood Village is the heart of Carrollwood and includes about every sort of shopping and dining venue you might want.

  Carrollwood includes homes and maintenance-free town homes and condominiums in many styles, sizes and price ranges, some with golf course and lake views. Children living in Carrollwood go to school in the Hillsborough County School District. There are also several private schools in the area.

  Golf enthusiasts will appreciate the presence of several golf courses and country clubs in the area. Right within Carrollwood Village there is the Emerald Greens Golf and Country Club, a 27-hole course. Nearby is the Northdale Golf and Country Club, a 18-hole, par-72 course.  For professional singles, families and seniors alike, Carrollwood is an attractive place to live and enjoy the amenities so abundant in the Tampa Bay area.

  If you are visiting our area now or planning to come to Tampa Bay, we encourage you to take a drive through the Carrollwood neighborhoods and then call on any Tampa Bay real estate professional to learn more about the many attractive golf course and waterfront communities in Carrollwood and throughout the Tampa Bay area.

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