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Esplanade at Wiregrass Ranch is bringing 868 homes for active adult homebuyers to the Tampa Bay area.

Priced in the low $200s and located in one of the Tampa area’s most desirable and interesting suburbs, Esplanade at Wiregrass Ranch is an eagerly anticipated and widely discussed new development for 55+ residents in Wesley Chapel, Florida. Construction began in 2019, and once all of the work is completed, builder Taylor Morrison expects to have 868 homes available to active adult buyers. It’s all new construction, so buyers will be able to choose the floor plan and influence the design features and upgrades.

Buyers looking for Tampa real estate just outside of the city but still near shopping, dining, golfing, and entertainment should consider the offerings available at Esplanade at Wiregrass Ranch.

Loving (and Living) Life at Wiregrass Ranch

Esplanade at Wiregrass Ranch is part of an award-winning master-planned community: Wiregrass Ranch. This is one of Pasco County’s most appealing neighborhoods thanks to its good schools and its focus on health and wellness. The introduction of a new 55+ community rounds out the entire development in a way that will enrich its current lifestyle. 

A number of private and unique services and amenities will be available to residents of Esplanade at Wiregrass Ranch. Once construction is complete, there will be a resort center with a fitness center, meeting rooms, a resort-style pool, an outdoor patio, and courts for tennis, pickleball, and bocce. There’s also a large and luxurious spa planned. The Koquina Sand Spa can be used by residents and guests who need a massage, facial, pedicure, or other relaxing and restorative treatment.

A full-time lifestyle director will be employed to help residents put together social clubs, form fitness classes, plan social events, and organize gatherings and outings inside and outside the community. Concierge services will be available for residents who may be new to the area or need something to make their lives more comfortable. 

Tampa Homes for Sale in Esplanade at Wiregrass Ranch

When it comes to choosing the home that’s going to fit a buyer’s lifestyle and budget the best, it’s important to consider the amount of space needed and the desired conveniences. Buyers will be able to choose detached single-family homes and attached villa models in a number of floor plans with various sizes and layouts. Taylor Morrison has designed a set of new home models that are described as a California Tuscan style. Buyers can expect to find intricate details such as open floor plans, tile roofs, and ornamental detailing, as well as landscaping that highlights native trees and plants. 

These homes are expected to be popular not only because they're close to Tampa and part of a well-regarded master-planned community, but also because there are hospitals and medical centers within the community. Onsite is AdventHealth, a highly rated facility that has a new partnership with Moffitt Cancer Center.

Living in Wesley Chapel, Florida

The Shops at Wiregrass is an outdoor shopping mall that’s mere minutes from the community. Residents will enjoy the holiday festivities in the town center, the multi-level Barnes & Noble bookstore, and a large selection of big-box stores and small boutiques. There are also a number of great restaurants, including Grillsmith and Noble Crust Pizza. Tampa Premium Outlets is also close by, where shoppers will find brands like Adidas, Ralph Lauren, Nike, and Columbia. 

Located just off Interstate 75, Esplanade at Wiregrass Ranch allows residents to get to Downtown Tampa in about half an hour. There, they can enjoy a performance at Amelie Arena, visit the Tampa Museum of Art, or sample some authentic Cuban food in Ybor, one of the oldest and most historic neighborhoods in town. To visit the beach, residents only need to follow Route 56 west until they find peaceful parks like Anclote River Park, where there’s plenty of swimming as well as fishing docks and boat launches. The Clearwater and St. Petersburg beaches are less than an hour away as well. 

For golfers, there are several great options in the area. Plantation Palms Golf Club is a popular place to tee off, and locals also love Pebble Creek Golf Club.

Exploring other areas outside of Tampa and Wesley Chapel is also easy. Residents of Esplanade at Wiregrass Ranch are close to great hiking trails and state forests in Brookville. The Green Swamp is a fantastic place to explore, and the Withlacoochee State Forest is great for fishing, boating, and bird watching.