Located to the east of Hillsborough Bay, in the county with the same name, situated south of Brandon and north of Apollo Beach, lies the town of Riverview, Florida. With a population of over 71,000, it is a growing area, with plenty to offer, especially for those wanting to raise a family in the Sunshine State.
Served by public schools such as Riverview High School, Spoto High School, Summerfield Elementary School, Boyette Springs Elementary School, Rodgers Middle School, and Giunta Middle School, there is plenty of choice. There are also some fine private schools, which include such educational facilities as Tropical Acres Christian Academy, Providence Christian School, and St. Stephen Catholic School.
<h2>Riverview Real Estate</h2>
Here, the majority of homes are newer construction and more development is on the way in the near future. Comprised primarily of single family homes, the average listing price in the area is about $212,200, and the median sales price is over $156,500. The average per square foot price in the area comes-in at $87, making it a very affordable place to call home.
Since most residences have been built in the past few years, they meet the newest construction safety standards enacted by the state legislature, which also help to cut down on energy costs and homeowners insurance.
<h3>Things to See and Do</h3>
Nearby the town of Riverview are some spectacular and challenging golf courses for those who like to spend time on the links. Popular places to take-in a round include such places as Buckhorn Springs Golf and Country Club, Bloomingdale Golfers Club, King's Point, Terrace Hill Golf Club, Rogers Park Golf Course, and the Bay Palms Golf Complex.
For those who like to explore and experience the best of unspoiled Florida, the natural landscapes of Bell Creek Nature Preserve and Boyette Springs Park are just the thing. Shopping choices are plentiful, with everything you want and need being available at Westfield Brandon, Goolsby Pointe Shopping Center, Riverview Plaza, Centro Ybor, and Lake Brandon Village.
Take a journey into the past and find historical and artistic wonders at the Tampa Museum of Art, Henry B. Plant Museum, Ybor City State Museum, Tampa Bay History Center, and the American Victory Ship.
Outdoor enthusiasts will delight in the many adventures waiting in the water of Hillsborough Bay, only a short drive away. Take to the water for some great boating, sailing, kayaking, or fishing; or, walk the sandy beaches and picnic as the sun majestically sets over the horizon.