March 1 is the National Day of Unplugging. While we love to be online just as much as the next person (have you followed our Instagram yet?), we know that putting the phone down and spending quality time together is equally important. That’s why we’ve compiled our top list of things to do - completely unplugged.
As working from home becomes the new normal, home plans are changing to reflect this - and here at Waterset, our new homes are no exception. From designated “flex spaces” to “smart home” technology, browse our floor plans to find the perfect fit. And once you’ve found it, here are 8 essentials to make it, well, work.
The Waterset master-planned community is home to a variety of builders with a broad range of floor plans, including floor plans that promote main floor living. Main floor living is a new trend in home design that stems from the convenience and practicality of living life on the first floor.
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.
Here, at Waterset, we know that pets are an important part of your family. That’s why we offer pet-friendly new homes, as well as amenities. Is Waterset right for you and your pet? Here are a few things to consider.
Maybe you’ve heard of it. Maybe you already celebrate it - without even realizing it. What is it? It’s Friendsgiving! What is Friendsgiving? It’s a celebration of the friends you’re thankful for, just in time for Thanksgiving.
The Landing Cafe is one of the most popular hangout spots in Waterset. With a delicious menu from head chef Joe Gregory, free WiFi, and a beautiful view over the lake, The Landing Cafe is a great place to be. Once a month, the cafe hosts Wine Down - read on for 5 reasons why you should stop by.
With those Florida temperatures still staying high, it’s hard to believe that Autumn is less than a month away, but it’s true! The first day of Fall is September 22. Here are our top things to do this season.
An open floor plan is defined as one large room that can function as multiple living spaces that blend seamlessly together. Waterset has five homebuilders with over 60 floor plans - many of which incorporate open concept living. We’ve rounded up the pros of having an open floor plan.
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.
Now more than ever, buying a home has become a family affair with the widespread popularity of multi-generational living. Waterset is ideal for families needing to care for elderly parents, millennials moving back home, or grandparents looking after their grandchildren.
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.
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.
Working remotely is rapidly becoming the new norm. According to The New York Times, 43% of employed Americans work from home at least some of the time. Waterset even has a Work From Home social group with over 100 members. Here are our top tips for working from home.
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!
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.
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.
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!
As Millennials become the next generation of new home buyers, many are looking to thesuburbs to find their first home, giving them the ability tostay close to urban centerswhile maintaining a private lifestyle. Here in Tampa Bay, Newland Communities – Waterset, FishHawk Ranch and Bexley – are perfectly situated.
When Art and Diane stopped by Apollo Beach on their way to Sarasota, they weren’t expecting to find a second home - but that’s exactly what they did. “As soon as we came to Waterset, we said, ‘That’s the community we want to be in.’”
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.
The Landing Cafe’s own Michele Jackson has opened her recipe book to share this fantastic recipe with you: Cranberry Baked Brie Bites. These bites are perfect for entertaining guests during the holidays, or for an appetizer for your holiday dinner.
Waterset’s Fall Festival last month was a smashing success! On Saturday, October 21, we welcomed C’Nergy Band to the stage, plus we had food trucks, face painting, and pumpkin decorating! All together, we collected 600 meals for Feeding Tampa Bay!
Waterset by Newland Communities initiates its latest growth phase with the development of its newest amenity, The Waterset Club. The community recently broke ground on the new club which will feature a host of indoor and outdoor activities for residents of all ages.
Looking for a night out or a day of fun? Waterset is close to a number of attractions that are perfect for a family outing or a couple’s date night. No matter your age or family make-up, you’ll be sure to have a blast at these nearby hot spots!
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!
Before you know it, summer vacation will be over and kids will head back to class. While the beginning of the school year is usually filled with excitement and anticipation, it can also be stressful. It is important to plan ahead to make the transition from summer to school as seamless as possible.
One of the many things people love about Waterset is the active lifestyle! With 12 miles of trails, running is a favorite for many of our residents. Whether you’re new to running or have a stack of marathon medals, here are our best tips for running in Waterset.
We love the summer weather in Florida, but we know that sometimes, it can be a bit warm! At Waterset, we are happy to offer a variety of amenities that allow you to enjoy the Florida climate comfortably.
With a wide variety of activities and amenities, it’s no surprise that family members of residents often follow their loved ones to Waterset. This is one of the many reasons why Doug and Dayna love calling Waterset home.
At Waterset, we care about making your family feel at home - and that includes the furry members of your family too! Recently, our residents and their pups have started a fun new tradition we like to refer to as Yappy Hour!
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.
Waterset will be home to a new charter school beginning in the Fall of 2017. Construction is expected in the coming weeks for Waterset Charter School at 6711 North U.S. Highway 41, just north of Apollo Beach Boulevard.
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.
Monty Sayers and his wife Marisol, were one of the first families to move into Waterset in 2013. The concept of a master-planned, family-centric community appealed to them right away, but the beautiful scenery and outdoor activities clinched their decision to become Waterset residents.
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.
The highly successful Fall Concerts for a Cause Series and Fall Festival. We are proud to report that together Waterset and FishHawk Ranch fall events gathered 9,600 pounds of food for Feeding America Tampa Bay.
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