The perfect home is more than just your dream house. Just as important as your number of bedrooms and bathrooms, or the layout of your floor plan, is the community you live in. Recently, ImproveNet ventured to find out what makes the ideal neighborhood, and FishHawk Ranch checks off almost all the boxes. Here’s a deep dive into a few of the factors that Americans rated as most important, and how FishHawk Ranch delivers.
It’s clear that Tampa is a top city in the United States, at least according to Livability and now US News. Tampa has countless opportunities for relaxing beach days and museums-a-plenty - not to mention great weather, top-notch healthcare, and so much more!
Getting and staying active is an important part of life at FishHawk Ranch - and that’s especially true at Encore by David Weekley Homes. Our residents enjoy a full calendar of social events, fitness classes, and friendly meet-ups inside the 5,000+ square foot Oasis Club.
The new year is a time for change, and we are embracing that spirit here at FishHawk Ranch. In the spirit of change, we’ve rounded up our top four New Year’s Resolutions and how living in FishHawk Ranch can help.
Tampa has been ranked as the number one destination in America for retirees and its no surprise why. With beautiful weather, affordable new homes, tax breaks, and more, the reasons to relocate to Tampa Bay are overwhelming. We've rounded up just a few of the many reasons to retire to FishHawk Ranch.
As a FishHawk Ranch resident for over fifteen years, Lynda and her family have grown along with the community. From the birth of her youngest child to the high school graduation of her oldest, FishHawk Ranch has been the site of some of Lynda’s most important memories.
FishHawk Ranch is a community with miles of open spaces, parks, trails and sports fields to enjoy the great outdoors. That’s a good thing, considering the Tampa area enjoys nearly 250 days of sunshine each year! One popular outdoor spot is Glen Cross Park.
Students and parents at Newsome High School have plenty to be proud of. Not only does the state consistently rank Newsome as as "A" school for academics, when it comes to athetics, it's teams are highly competitive.
As you plan your new home, one of the most important decisions is selecting the floor plan. Like many buyers, you may be considering a floor plan that's not available for tour as a model home. If so, there are several simple tips that will have you reading a two-dimensional floor plan like a pro.
Newland Communities has specialized in creating attractive communities for more than four decades. It has developments throughout the United States, including FishHawk Ranch, as well as communities in 13 other states.
When long-time homebuilding executive-turned-real estate agent Bob Jesski and his wife, Leslie, started looking for a new home they had three requirements: it needed to be in a convenient location, be close to their adult children and grandchildren and have upscale design features.
It's easy to see why so many residents fall in love with FishHawk Ranch. It starts with finding just the right home, designed by some of the industry's top builders. And its FishHawk Ranch's outstanding amenities that have become the focal points of our tight-knit community.
The country's latest craze has made its way to FishHawk Ranch. If you've taken a stroll around the community over the past few months, you may have caught on to the fun phenomenon of colorfully painted rocks strategically hidden near planters, under and on top of benches, and in a host of other places.
For baseball players, both young and young at heart, there’s no place like Cooperstown, New York. It’s the mecca of the sport; home of the Baseball Hall of Fame, where the likes of Ty Cobb, Yogi Berra, Hank Aaron and Johnny Bench are enshrined.
Each summer, local philanthropists vie for the chance to be Brandon’s Honorary Mayor. This year, FishHawk Ranch resident and local realtor, George Shea, is in the running. The Honorary Mayor’s race started 60 years ago by the Community Roundtable as a way to raise funds for local non-profit organizations.
The Sotos raised their children in Eagle Ridge, and have made lifetime memories in their home. They’ve enjoyed the sense of community that is at the heart of FishHawk Ranch. But with their children now grown, much of the couple’s 4,500 square-foot home goes unused.
When Julie received the news that her military family had to leave Georgia and move to Florida, she was not at all thrilled. However, once she got to Tampa, she quickly changed her mind. Read more to find out why Julie now calls FishHawk Ranch her own “pocket of paradise.”
Whether it’s a spirited game of bocce or pickle ball, wine tastings, sunrise yoga or card games in The Oasis Game Room, Encore’s exclusive Lifestyle Director, Sandy Acevedo, has a calendar of events ready to enhance your fun day-to-day activities!
Daniela P. and her family have been living in FishHawk Ranch since 2004. Over the last decade, her family has grown right along with the community – and they love it just as much today as they did the day they moved in.
Sherley and her family moved from Orlando and love the strong, sense of community in FishHawk Ranch, where they run into familiar faces everywhere they go and have a safe place for their kids to learn and play.
Newland Communities is pleased to welcome Neal Communities, one of Southwest Florida’s leading homebuilders, to FishHawk Ranch. Neal Communities has broken ground on two villa model homes, and will construct a total of 76 villas in the award-winning, master planned community.
Whether they've lived here a few months or many years, our FishHawk Ranch families take full advantage of all of the wonderful amenities, parks, and activities that the community has to offer. Here are some of their favorites!
FishHawk Ranch families enjoy many parks within the community. The latest one, named after FishHawk Ranch founder, Glen Cross, provides an open field for pick up games, benches and a fenced grass gazebo.
How people live is forever changing and evolving, making the big decision to purchase a new home more complex than ever. For more than four decades Newland has been creating communities all across the country that have become home to hundreds of thousands of families.
David Weekley Homes, the nation’s largest privately-held builder, is excited to announce its launch into the active adult market with Encore by David Weekley Homes at FishHawk Ranch, a Newland Community. Encore is the first age-qualified community for the builder.
As a community, we were deeply touched by Melanie's story, and deeply honored that she chose FishHawk Ranch to raise her boys and honor her late husband's wishes to make their home here. Today, she continues to inspire us to pay it forward, through her charitable organization Operation Lotus.
Representatives from Newland Communities, developers of FishHawk Ranch, Optimal Outcomes and Precise Construction broke ground on a new medical building in the FishHawk Ranch community on Thursday, May 7, 2015. When completed, FishHawk HealthPark will offer a wide range of medical services.
At FishHawk Ranch, environmentally responsible development has been an essential component for more than 10 years. Today, Newland Communities is proud to announce that FishHawk Ranch has been officially certified as a green development by the Florida Green Building Coalition (FGBC).
They say you’re only as young as you feel. That’s an expression that isn’t lost on one group of FishHawk Ranch residents. They call themselves OWLS - which stands for Older, Wiser, Livelier, Seniors. This group of aged 50+ residents meet up at least once a month for friendship, fun, and conversation.
FishHawk Ranch Resident Marci Hollman assists her fellow community members by making them sweat. For nearly a year, Marci has been leading daily fitness boot camps put on by Inspired Mobile Fitness at the Starling Clubhouse, and offering personal training to her fellow residents.
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