Located south of Tampa and north of Sarasota is Sun City Center, a 55 and over adult community boasting more than 100 clubs, with a variety of interests, hobbies, recreation, and sports. Full of amenities, most residents choose to go from one adventure to the next on their golf carts. With a population of nearly 20,000 residents, some of which are full time, while other are seasonal, this is vibrant community.
Nearby schools include Cypress Creek Elementary School and Shields Middle School. High schools, both public and private, can be found in neighboring towns. Just around the corner are plenty of things for visiting guests to enjoy and being in the Sunshine State of Florida, outdoor recreation is available nearly every day of the year.
<h2>Sun City Center Real Estate</h2>
The community of Sun City Center is made all-the-better with no maintenance worries, courtesy of its homeowners association. What's more, the community has its own library, fitness center, and security patrol. The average listing price of $139,800 and a median sales price of $129,900; and, an average price per square foot of $83. This makes Sun City Center very affordable and with low property tax rates, an ideal place to enjoy during retirement.
<h3>Things to See and Do</h3>
Aside from all the wonderful on-site amenities, residents can take on the challenge some of the best golf courses in the state have to offer, which include, Cypress Creek Golf Club, Club Renaissance, King's Point Golf Club, Sandpiper Golf Club, and Falcon Watch Golf Club.
Retail therapy is always a short distance away, being offered at the Sun City Center Plaza, Regency Centers, Cypress Village Plaza, Westfield Brandon, Hyde Park Village, and the Ellenton Premium Outlets.
For those who like to step back in time and discover secrets of the past, there are plenty of choices. Such venues include the Florida Holocaust Museum, Henry B. Plant Museum, Museum of Fine Arts, Ybor City State Museum, Tampa Bay History Center, Great Explorations Children's Museum, and Glazer Children’s Museum.
Adventure and outdoor enthusiasts will love what's ready to discover in such natural landscapes as Apollo Beach Park, Cockroach Bay Preserve State Park, Bullfrog Creek Mitigation Park Wildlife and Environmental Area, and Little Manatee River State Park.
Situated just under ten miles from the beautiful waters of Old Tampa Bay and less than forty-five minutes from a wide variety of dining, shopping, and entertainment choices offered in downtown St. Pete and Tampa, Sun City Center is idyllically located.