Known for its historic background. Seminole Heights is popular central Tampa neighborhood due to the craftsman style bungalows from the early 20th century. The Seminole Heights Garden Center, a neighborhood park, is used for many events such as art festivals and picnics. Seminole Heights has the longest stretch of Riverfront parkland in the city of Tampa. Rivercrest, Epps, and several unnamed pocket parks provide access to the Hillsborough River.
In recent years the region has seen rising property values and a decrease in crime. The area is popular among young professionals and their families who are seeking an alternative to master planned communities. The area contains two designated historical districts including Seminole Heights (local and national designation), Hampton Terrace (national designation).
Riverside Heights, tucked away on the eastern shore of the lower Hillsborough river, is one one of central Tampa's hidden neighborhood gems. A neighborhood with more original brick streets than any of the Heights neighborhoods and no through streets cutting through the neighborhood, it is easy to overlook. Central to the neighborhood are Freedom Park and Plymouth Park operated by the city of Tampa. Riverside Heights has a mix of homes dating from the 1920's to the present day. You will find modest Bungalows and Mediterranean Revival homes, post WWII Cottages and Ranch homes. Just minutes to the University of Tampa, Downtown, and St. Jospeph Hospital nearby professional offices. Let me show you the real estate options that Riverside Heights has to offer.
South Seminole Heights, just to the north of Riverside Heights is another riverfront neighborhood. Much of the riverfront in South Seminole Heights is public parkland and the jewel of the neighborhood. Many people unfamiliar with South Seminole Heights are often surprised to find a large riverfront park in the heart of Tampa.
This is a neighborhood dominated by historic bungalows built prior to 1930. However, there are larger homes, mostly on the river. Most of the streets are shaded by beautiful oaks.