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Just north of Carrollwood in Lutz, the community of Ladera is located just a short drive away from both Tampa and Land O’Lakes. The centerpiece of this prestigious community is Lake Merrywater, a glistening and eye-catching lake that has quickly become a trademark of Ladera.

The 168 luxury single-family homes are sprawled across over 220 acres of land and range from the upper $600s to well over one million. Live behind the gates of Ladera, and you’ll live in one of the most upscale communities in all of Hillsborough County.

Homes for Sale


Behind the gates of Ladera is a luxurious world exclusive to residents of the community. Single-family homes surround the beautiful Lake Merrywater, where residents fall in love with spacious floor plans and home sites ranging in size from ½ acre to 1 acre. Homebuyers in the market for prestige will meet the home of their dreams within the gated community of Ladera.

Outside the gates, residents are close by Carrollwood, Tampa and Land O’Lakes area thanks to Ladera’s convenient central location in Lutz.

 Situated on over 220 acres, Ladera residents can fully take advantage of the scenic surroundings with access to amenities such as:



-strolling park


Ladera has been masterfully designed to squeeze the most out of Florida’s breathtaking natural landscape. Not only do residents get a glimpse of Lake Merrywater at every turn, but the community also has a number of ways for people of all ages to get out and soak in the surroundings!

Ladera values leisure, which is why the community amenities are focused on creating a laid-back atmosphere for residents. Take a stroll through the Ladera community strolling park or across the boardwalk and absorb the beauty of the nature around you. At the end of your stroll, take a seat in the community gazebo where you can meet other nature-loving neighbors, or get one-on-one time with a loved one.

At Ladera, residents don’t have to feel guilty about finally letting their hair down and finding time for themselves.


Ladera Community Association

17551 Ladera Estates Boulevard

Lutz, FL 33548


Lutz Elementary School

Grades K-5

202 5th Ave. SE

Lutz, FL 33549



Buchanan Middle School

Grades 6-8

1001 W. Bearss Ave.

Tampa, FL 33613



Steinbrenner High School

Grades 9-12

5575 Lutz Lake Fern Rd

Lutz, FL 33558




Paseo Del Lago



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