South Tampa Custom Home Builders

South Tampa Custom Home Builders and Historic Home Renovations

This historic region of Tampa is a largely residential area well-known for its shopping and eateries—MacDill Avenue being a popular area for visiting upscale boutiques and private restaurants with unique and global cousins.
There are many reasons residents and visitors are drawn to South Tampa. The area has plenty of events and places to visit for something to do for all ages. The MacDill Air Force Base offers pre-booked tours for those seeking historical or military themed activity while outdoorsy individuals can enjoy the green spaces of Ballast Point Park—which includes a pier into Hillsborough bay and children’s play area—or Picnic Island Beach Dog Park, which as it name alludes to is canine-friendly and provides small beach access. It is a popular destination for those looking to picnic, enjoy a semi-private beach day, launch a boat or kayak, watch or partake in ball games, take their pooch to a park (with beach access for just the pups!), or an all-round relaxing and beautiful view of Old Tampa Bay.
This historical, yet well-developed part of Tampa is a perfect place to call home for active families, focused professionals, busy entrepreneurs, and nightlifers and socialites alike. Whether you’re drawn to the area for its various activities, schools, sports, night life, or business, you are sure to find exactly what you are looking for in Hillsborough County. From the sandy shores of Apollo Beach to the horse stables of Odessa, the numerous neighborhoods of Hillsborough County are as diverse as the 1.4 million residents who live here.

South Tampa Geographical Information

South Tampa located on the Interbay Peninsula and covers the area between Kennedy Boulevard and MacDill Air Force Base. South Tampa is bordered by Tampa Bay to the west, Hillsborough Bay to the east, and West Tampa to the north.
South Tampa is a section of the city of Tampa that encompasses several neighborhoods: Beach Park, Ballast Point, Bayshore Beautiful, Belmar Shore, Davis Islands, Port Tampa, Golfview, Hyde Park, MacDill Air Force Base, Virginia Park, Palma Ceia, South Westshore, and includes parts of Sunset Park and Courier City-Oscawana. More specific neighborhoods are included below.
South Tampa represents District 4 of the Tampa City Council and South Tampa ZIP Codes include 33606, 33608, 33609, 33611, 33616, 33621, and 33629. South Tampa is nestled in Hillsborough County.
The major roadways through South Tampa include Dale Mabry Highway, Gandy Boulevard (U.S. Route 92), Bayshore Boulevard, Bay to Bay Boulevard, West Shore Boulevard, and the Lee Roy Selmon Expressway.

South Tampa Neighborhoods

The historic neighborhoods with South Tampa include or cross over into:

Hampton Terrace

Hyde Park

Seminole Heights

Tampa Heights

West Tampa

Ybor CIty

The central business districts of South Tampa include or cross over into:

Downtown Tampa

Westshore Business District

West Tampa

Residential neighborhoods of South Tampa include or cross over into:

Armenia Gardens Estates 

Eastern Heights

Macfarlane Park

East Tampa

Marina Club

Audubon Park

East Ybor

Maryland Manor

Ballast Point

Fair Oaks – Manhattan Manor

New Suburb Beautiful

Bayshore Beautiful

Bayshore Gardens

Fern Cliff

North Bon Air

Bayside West

Florence Villa

Northeast Community

Beach Park

Forest Hills

Beach Park Isles

Gandy-Sun Bay South

Northeast Macfarlane


Bel Mar Shores

Golf View

North Hyde Park

Belmont Heights

Grant Park

North Tampa

•Bowman Heights

Gray Gables

Northview Hills

Bon Air

Harbour Island

Oakford Park

Carver City-Lincoln Gardens

Harvey Heights

Oak Park

Highland Pines

Old Seminole Heights

Channel District

Historic Hyde Park North

Old West Tampa

College Hill

Palma Ceia

Courier City-OscawanaCory

Hunters Green

Palma Ceia West


Palmetto Beach

Lake Isles

Jackson Heights

Parkland Estates

Culbreath Bayou

Live Oaks Square

Port Tampa

Culbreath Isles

Lowry ParkL

Rainbow Heights

Davis Islands

owry Park North


Dixie Farms

MacDill Air Force Base

Rembrandt Gardens

Drew Park

Ridgewood Park


South Nebraska

University Square


South Westshore

V.M. Ybor

River Grove

Stoney Point

Virginia Park

Riverside Heights

Sulphur Springs


Robles Park

Sunset Park

West Meadows

South Seminole Heights

Swann Estates

Westshore Palms

Tampa Overlook

West Hyde Park

Southeast Seminole Heights

Tampa Palms

West Riverfront

•Temple Crest

West Tampa

Southern Pines

Terrace Park

Woodland Terrace

Industrial areas of South Tampa include or cross over into:

Garrison Channel


Uceta Yard

Other areas within South Tampa or cross over into:

Rocky Point

Soho District

South Tampa Home Buyer Information

The average home listing price in South Tampa can vary based on which neighborhood you are considering. Tampa Bay has one of the vastest ranges of home prices—from single-family homes starting at $20,000 and going up to $10.9M.
Regions of South Tampa bordering East Tampa are the most affordable, averaging a listing price of $170,500 while more luxurious parts of South Tampa, such as Beach Park, has an average listing price of $995K.
Neighborhoods Average/Listing Price $/SqFt
Old Seminole Heights $304K $226
West Meadows $299.9K $152
Sun Bay South $359.9K $225
Tampa Palms $374.9K $154
Ballast Point $506.2K $258
Sulphur Springs $170K $142
Bayshore Beautiful $886.9K $313
East Tampa $205K $170
Hunters Green $332.5K $162
Tampa Heights $400K $273
Port Tampa City $365K $197
Palma Ceia $675K $310
MacFarlane Park $322K $211
Southeast Seminole Heights $320K $224
Fairoaks - Manhattan Manor $244.9K $194
Harbour Island $425.5K $328
Sunset Park $1.4M $365
Davis Islands $1.5M $447
Bayside West $324.9K $235
Beach Park $995K $341
Historic Hyde Park North $1.2M $496
*Data collected from

South Tampa Community Information

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Local School Information

We understand how important schooling can be to our clients who are parents. When you are considering moving to South Tampa, renovating your home in South Tampa to accommodate your growing family, or are building a custom home in South Tampa, matching with the right school is important when you have kids.
While South Tampa homes are “zoned” for local schools, there are opportunities to send your child to school outside of these zones, so we have provided information pertaining to all of Hillsborough County.
Hillsborough County is the third largest school district in Florida and eighth largest in the country. Hillsborough County has 250 public schools and 162 private schools—and growing!
School Zone Locator – Enter your address (or prospective address) to locate your zoned school: or use this interactive map:
Hillsborough County Public Schools –
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Hillsborough County Charter Schools –
Information About Florida’s School Choice Program –
School Reviews and Information – or
Hillsborough Community College –
University of South Florida –
University of Tampa –

Crime Data

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Utilities Contact Information

Tampa Utilities Guide –
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South Tampa Shopping

Hyde Park Village Circle / Hyde Park Shopping –
Westshore Plaza –
Town Square Center –
International Plaza & Bay Street –
The Shops on South Howard
Britton Plaza –
Palma Ceia Village

Things To Do In and Near South Tampa

Channelside / Sparkman Wharf –
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Hyde Park Village –
Ballast Point Park –
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay –
Adventure Island –
The Florida Aquarium –
ZooTampa at Lowry Park –
Museum of Science & Industry (MOSI) –
Tampa Riverwalk –
Henry B. Plant Museum –
Glazer Children’s Museum –
Tampa Museum of Art –
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino –
Tampa Bay History Center –
Tampa Theatre –
Straz Center for the Performing Arts –
Manatee Viewing Center –

Tampa Bay Professional Sports

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