Westchase is a master-planned, deed restricted community encompassing over 2000 acres. It is located within 20-30 minutes of the Tampa airport, Westshore Business District and 25-35 minutes to St. Petersburg and the beaches. Westchase is a planned unit development with a distinct urban and close-knit feel. Featuring 3,478 homes in 29 separate Neighborhoods, it’s a good size without feeling congested. Each neighborhood has its own hub of activity which comes together at the two Swim & Tennis Centers, two playgrounds, sport fields and picnic pavilions and the Westchase Town Centers. The community is easily accessible from the Veteran’s Expressway, Linebaugh Avenue and Racetrack Road. Westchase is also conveniently located to two major malls – Westfield Citrus Park, International Plaza.
This award-winning community boasts hundreds of acres of preserved land, the Westchase Golf Club, an 18-hole public golf course, multiple parks, playgrounds and picnic pavilions, nature trails, a soccer field, sand volleyball court plus two Swim and Tennis Centers. Each Swim & Tennis Center has its unique attributes but together they offer two community swimming pools which include lap lanes, shallow play areas, two toddler pools, covered shade areas, restrooms, meeting rooms and lit tennis courts. Within Westchase’s boundaries are Westchase Elementary School and Davidsen Middle School.
The distinct neighborhoods offer different styles of living including condominium, townhouse, villas, neo-traditional, porch style townhouses and single family homes as well as traditional Florida-style homes. There are also several gated neighborhoods and neo-traditional neighborhoods that feature alleys. In keeping with the planned unit development concept, Westchase also features apartment living right in West Park Village and mixed-use retail areas in the two Westchase Town Centers.
The West Park Village Town Center, Westchase Town Center and the Publix Supermarket center cover the basics for the residents–retail shops, markets, cafes, banks, restaurants, bars, professional offices, daycare, salons, dry cleaners, preschools, coffee shops and gyms.