8 Reasons to Relocate to Davis Islands

8 Reasons to Relocate to Davis Islands

  • Bret Crino
  • 10/30/22

Luxurious and boasting incredible views of downtown Tampa, living in Davis Islands is nothing shy of idyllic. It is a resort community lauded for its historic appeal, pastel buildings, and bayfront location. There is much to love about this beautiful and awe-inspiring neighborhood.

If you are planning your move to Tampa in the coming months but are new to the area, here are eight of the top reasons to relocate to Davis Islands.

Minutes from downtown Tampa

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Residents of Tampa’s Davis Islands benefit from living in an area that feels somewhat secluded from the rest of the city. In many spots, Davis Islands almost has the appearance of being its own town. Despite maintaining this nestled-away vibe, locals are never too far from top area attractions, restaurants, and shopping destinations.

Connected by both the Colombia Drive Bridge as well as by Davis Boulevard, Davis Islands residents can reach the heart of downtown Tampa in under 10 minutes. This is convenient for individuals who enjoy frequenting the many amenities of downtown, as well as for those who commute to work. Due to its proximity, there are select parts of Davis Islands that feature breathtaking views of the downtown Tampa skyline.

Luxurious properties

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As a premier and exclusive part of the city, Davis Islands is known for its high-end residences. Between its towering condominium buildings and its sprawling and stately waterfront homes, finding your dream home is effortless. All of these properties include top-tier amenities, including pools, boat docks, entertainment rooms, private gates, and more.

An added bonus to living in one of these gorgeous homes is having access to wonderful area amenities. Lovely parks, pristine beaches, and highly-rated restaurants are all within walking distance from many of the neighborhood’s communities.

Stunning waterfront views

Whether at home or walking around a local park, finding stunning waterfront views in Davis Islands is easy. Surrounded by Hillsborough Bay (including the Seddon Channel), the entire neighborhood is encompassed by water. Individuals who are looking for a luxury property with an unobstructed view of the bay will have no trouble finding fantastic options.

Davis Islands Beach

Enjoy spending time at the beach? Swim, sunbathe, and relax any day of the week at Davis Islands Beach. This popular spot is a favorite among locals and is situated at the southern tip of the island (along Severn Avenue). Peaceful, undisturbed, and featuring unique views of the city, it is easy to see why this is a beloved location for area residents.

Davis Islands Dog Beach

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Moving to Davis Islands with your four-legged friend? If so, make it a priority to get acquainted with Davis Islands Dog Beach. This beach is connected to Davis Islands Beach with a grassy area for dogs to play, as well as water access. Davis Islands Dog Beach is an off-leash dog park that also includes a wash station and a water fountain for easy clean-up. Residents routinely rave about how fun, safe, and easygoing this dog park is. This spot is open year-round, making it a great place for area dogs to get their daily exercise.

Davis Islands Yacht Club

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Have plans of spending time on your boat or yacht on your off days? All new and established residents of Davis Islands can join the Davis Islands Yacht Club. It is private and member-owned and located minutes from Davis Islands Beach.

Members of the Davis Islands Yacht Club can enjoy a myriad of amenities. The yacht club features yacht docking, regattas, youth sailing, and a world-class dining room and bar.

Marjorie Park Yacht Basin Park

Shifting to the northern end of Davis Islands, residents can visit the Marjorie Park Yacht Basin Park. Located along the Seddon Channel, this park features walking paths, a zen garden, the Sandra W. Freedman Tennis Complex, and breathtaking views of the water and of Tampa. The park is dog-friendly and ultra-tranquil. It is conveniently down the road from the Marjorie Park Marina, which is appreciated by residents who own boats and yachts.

Unique selection of shops and restaurants

East Davis Boulevard features a quaint and charming selection of local shops and restaurants. Instead of having to drive into the city, residents can stay close to home when looking to dine out or pick up a variety of items.

What can you find along this stretch of road in Davis Islands? One popular place to pick up coffee, breakfast, and snacks is the DI Coffee Bar. Patrons can enjoy everything from an iced cappuccino to a mimosa. Close by is the TeBella Tea Company. This shop offers high-end loose-leaf teas, tea-related gifts, gourmet chocolates, and a cafe.

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Looking to plan a meal out on the town? Davis Islands has a superior selection of restaurants. Top choices include 220 East, Oggi Italian, Islands Pizza Tavern, Thai Island, and Island Bistro & Bar.

Finding the right Davis Islands realtor

Hiring the right Davis Islands realtor is the key to locating your dream home. With access to new and unlisted properties, the right agent will be able to use their experience and know-how to find you an exceptional selection of properties that meet all of your needs and preferences.

Bret Crino is the founder and team leader of The Sails Team, and they are ready to exceed your expectations. From your initial meeting to your closing date, you will enjoy a seamless, stress-free journey. Equipped with years of luxury real estate experience and relentless attention to detail, buying a home has never been easier.

Bret Crino’s team is composed of agents, realtors, staging experts, relocation specialists, and more. This unique combination of specialties allows them to serve clients in every facet of the buying and selling experience.

Want to see the difference that working with The Sails Team makes when buying or selling luxury real estate in Tampa? Reach out to us today to get started.

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