Starkey Ranch, a community in Odessa within Pasco County, is located about 20 miles away from downtown Tampa, giving residents easy access to the big city.
Miles of nature trails, 96 acres of recreational amenities and home designed with an emphasis on green living have helped earn Starkey Ranch the 2016 Master Planned Community of the Year award, given by the National Association of Home Builders. Inside Starkey Ranch, homebuyers will find a variety of single-family homes ranging from 1,600 sq. ft all the way up to 4,850 sq. ft.
At Starkey Ranch, residents can truly stay connected to nature, the city, and each other.
Stretching over 2,400 acres, Starkey Ranch is located just north of Tampa inOdessa, about 20 miles away from downtown. Its proximity to the J.B. Starkey Wilderness Preserve has inspired a focus on green living within the community, where residents have endless opportunities to get out and explore nature.
Homebuyers can choose from a variety of single-family homes within Starkey Ranch, ranging in size from 1,600 to over 4,800 sq. ft. Within Starkey Ranch, builders have designed homes for green living so residents can save money on energy bills and do their part in protecting the environment. On top of these homes designed for modern living, Starkey Ranch residents will have access to amenities including:
-Nature trails connecting to J.B. Starkey Wilderness Preserve
-Two dog parks
-Six baseball/softball fields
-10 multi-purpose fields
-Four basketball courts
-Four tennis courts
-Resident activities and clubs
Trails & Parks
Walk along the 5 miles of paved trails where you’ll find other Starkey Ranch residents taking a leisurely stroll, jogging or enjoying the natural surroundings with close friends and family. The trails within Starkey Ranch connect with the J.B. Starkey Wilderness Preserve and its 6.7-mile trail, which connects even further to the 42-mile Suncoast trail.
Don’t want to explore nature without your best four-legged friend? Visit one of the two dog parks within Starkey Ranch, Woof-field Park for larger dogs and Barker Park for smaller pups. Besides these dog parks, throughout the neighborhood residents will stumble upon various parks for sports, family picnics, and friendly games of tag football with family.
No matter what’s on the schedule for your day, there’s a way to do it outdoors at Starkey Ranch.
Starkey Ranch District Park
Once completed, the Starkey Ranch District Ranch will contain over 96 acres of fun for residents. This area will feature six baseball and softball fields, 10 multi-purpose fields for soccer and football, four tennis courts and four basketball courts. As if that didn’t offer residents enough ways to get in shape, Starkey Ranch District Ranch will also have a track, two open play fields and a gymnasium!
Not an athlete? Sit back in the picnic pavilion and watch from the sidelines, or grab a snack from the concession stands while kids climb and jump on one of the three playgrounds. Cool off during the hot summer months in the community pool and kids’ splash pad within Whitfield Park, opening in late 2016.
With almost 100 acres of space, there will no shortage of fun for residents within Starkey Ranch.
Residents of Starkey Ranch have access to year-round clubs and activities to keep the whole family entertained. Fitness fanatics can sign up for yoga, pilates, zumba or choose to take their exercise outdoors with the nature walks club or trailblazers fitness outdoor group.
Kids can get involved in the action with craft classes, the Starkey’s kid’s club and various teen programs, while parents can take part in the Parent’s Night Out club.
All residents can pursue their passion with community theater, acting lessons, improv class, craft club and photography lessons.
At Starkey Ranch, residents can unwind doing the things they love, all right within the community!