This year has been an exciting year for all of us here at Waterset. We drank lots of coffee at The Landing Cafe, explored miles and miles of trails, and splish-splashed to our heart’s content in our pools. We celebrated the seasons. We saw so much growth in our community. As the new year begins, let’s look back on all the adventures we had in 2019.
Buying a new home is an emotional journey. But closing on your dream home? That’s a feeling you’ll never forget. Victoria and Alex described their process as they bought their first home, right here in Waterset.
At Waterset, we know that bigger doesn’t always mean better (although if you’re looking for a bigger home, we definitely have options!). Even the smallest homes in Waterset come with a big lifestyle. Here are a handful of ways that a move to Waterset is a move up, no matter the size of your home.
Waterset residents and members of the surrounding area gathered together on July 4 to celebrate Independence Day and give back to the community. In lieu of admission, concert-goers brought non-perishable food donations to Feeding Tampa Bay. In total, over 1,200 meals were collected, all of which will go to families in need right here in Apollo Beach.
Home to our community cafe and Information Center, The Landing Club & Cafe is the social hub of Waterset. Before you visit our builders or explore our community, we encourage you to stop into The Landing. Here are 5 great reasons why your Waterset journey should start here.
Local high school East Bay High was recently named the February “School of the Month” by the SouthShore Chamber of Commerce. The school was noted for its outstanding, positive efforts of the students, parents, faculty and administrators.
You’ve moved into your Waterset dream home. Your boxes are unpacked. The fridge and pantry are stocked. But you still don’t feel right at home in your new place. Here are 7 tips to make that new house truly feel like home.
Three SouthShore public schools and a local running club will share more than $22,000 thanks to proceeds from the third annual Turkey Trot at Waterset by Newland. Waterset representatives handed out the donations at a recent lunch at The Landing, the master-planned community’s café.
Spring Break is coming and that means finding ways to entertain the little ones while they’re out of school. Luckily, Waterset and the surrounding area are full of fun, family-friendly outings near and far. Here is our Ultimate Guide to Spring Break in Waterset!
Waterset residents have a new location to workout, splash about, and socialize! The Spurlino Family YMCA at Big Bend Road in Riverview is now open! The YMCA is the first new Y facility in the Tampa Metro Area in 18 years and is located 2 miles from Waterset’s entrance.
The new year is a time for change, and we are embracing that spirit here at Waterset - in fact, you can read all about the new things we are welcoming in 2019 on our blog. Also in the spirit of change, we’ve rounded up our top four New Year’s Resolutions and how living in Waterset can help you accomplish those goals.
As the year winds down and the holiday season comes to a close, we like to take time to reflect on the past year. 2018 was a big year for Waterset and we know 2019 will be just as exciting. Here is just a little taste of the excitement from the past year.
Bradley Livingston and his wife Begonia love being Waterset residents - and as realtors, they know it’s the perfect community for themselves and many of their clients. What makes Waterset so great? We sat down and chatted with them.
The financial benefits of homeownership are well-known. From fixed payments to tax write-offs to equity, home ownership is basically a fiscal no-brainer - if you like, you can read about them here. However, there are many non-financial reasons why homeownership is better. Let’s discuss just a few.
Waterset is ranked in the Top 50 Master-Planned Communities in the US - but what is a master-planned community and how can it benefit your lifestyle? Residents are flocking to MPCs because of the many benefits they offer. Here are just four.
Waterset residents are dog-lovers, without a doubt. We even use the tag #DogsOfWaterset on Instagram to share our love for our four-legged friends! Here are 3 reasons that Waterset is pawsitively perfect for you and your dog.
Waterset is continuing its free Concerts for a Cause series this fall. The Concerts collect donations for Feeding Tampa Bay in the form of non-perishable food items. All of the donations go directly to a local Apollo Beach food bank. Concerts for a Cause are sponsored by Newland Communities.
Once again, Waterset was ranked in the Top 50 MPC’s by RCLCO Real Estate Advisors. RCLCO regularly lists the top Master-Planned Communities in the United States, and Waterset has made the list every year starting in 2016.
On July 4, 2018, Waterset held their first Concert for a Cause, sponsored by Newland Communities. The charity-oriented concert collected over 1,000 meals that were donated to a local food bank through Feeding Tampa Bay.
Waterset by Newland Communities, one of the most popular master-planned communities in Tampa Bay, has opened its third amenity located at 7281 Paradiso Drive in Apollo Beach. The Waterset Club offers indoor and outdoor activities for residents of all ages.
On Saturday, June 2, Waterset residents and the surrounding community gathered on the trails to celebrate National Trails Day. Over 100 participants logged their miles. With a total of 1,068 miles being reported, Waterset significantly passing the 1,000 mile goal!
Waterset is proud to introduce its newest model home, The Queensgate by David Weekley Homes. The Queensgate is one of six award-winning floor plans available in David Weekley’s Garden Series and is situated on a 40-foot homesite.
Diverse.That’s the word that Jon uses to describe Waterset, and we have to say, it’s pretty true. From the range of home plans to the people to the things to do, Jon is happy to talk about all the things that make Waterset diverse.
The Donnell family is a clear example of why multigenerational living works so well. Mr. and Mrs. Donnell live with their three college-age sons, as well as Mrs. Donnell’s parents. Waterset had the floor plan to make their living easier, and the activities and amenities to keep everyone having fun.
For the Pattersons, nothing is more important than family - and Waterset makes the perfect backdrop for this family to grow and thrive. Each member of the family has something different they love about Waterset.
Waterset’s new chef, Joe Gregory, knows that the kitchen table is the most important spot in a home. “A lot of magic goes on around the table,” he says. That’s why he is committed to making The Landing Cafe the go-to spot for residents looking for a healthy, fresh, and family-friendly meal.
When Chrissy moved from California to Florida, she wasn’t sure what to expect. Luckily for her and her family, Waterset made their military move as easy as possible. Chrissy sat down with us and discussed how Waterset made relocation a breeze.
Alyse and her husband, Matt, moved into Waterset last year with their dog, Porter, and two cats. This young couple loves their new Apollo Beach home for a variety of reasons. We sat down with Alyse and talked with her about all the things that make Waterset a great choice for millenials like herself.
In today’s busy world, family time can be hard to come by. For Charity and her husband, that closeness was even tougher to achieve with four kids of varying ages - sixteen, thirteen, and twin four-year-olds! However, Charity says that living in Waterset has actually brought her family closer!
If you’ve stopped by The Landing, you’ve probably seen these ladies’ smiling faces. These women are the hard-working Marketing Department for Newland Communities. Next time you stop by The Landing, be sure to say Hello!
Waterset by Newland Communities is pleased to add Park Square Homes to its extensive list of home builders. Established in Central Florida since 1984, the family-owned company makes its entrance into Tampa Bay with two upcoming models in the award-winning master-planned community.
Waterset Charter School opened its doors for its first school year on August 10, adding an additional opportunity for Waterset parents looking for a grade school for their children. Click here to read more about this new school!
When buying a home, one of the first decisions a family makes is whether to buy a new home or a resale home. Here, we discuss just a few ways you can save money and peace of mind by buying your new construction home here in Waterset.
Although moving is always hard, the friends and neighbors in Waterset band together to make it as great an experience as possible - and that means offering a variety of social groups and activities to meet new friends or catch up with old friends.
Residents and visitors to Apollo Beach have often asked, Where’s the Beach? Despite it’s name, our wonderful hamlet hasn’t actually had much of a beach – at least not the kind that attracts people with their beach chairs and picnics for the day.
Newland Communities is gearing up for another season of its popular Concerts for a Cause. Beginning in mid-September, both FishHawk Ranch and Waterset communities will host concerts featuring area bands, such as Frequency, C’Nergy and Lovestruck Robot.
You'll enjoy hearing from Rebecca, a Waterset resident, who loves to tell other military families how warm and welcoming Waterset is, “It feels like a small town…and we love it here!” We salute Rebecca’s family’s service.
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