Tampa Bay Neighborhoods
St. Petersburg is home to nearly 60 broad and diverse neighborhoods. Many are represented by Neighborhood Associations; some, but not all, are CONA (Community of Neighborhood Associations) members and some have provided a link to their website, Facebook page, or other online site. If you are interested in knowing more about the neighborhoods we serve, check out the CONA website at www.stpetecona.org.
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Allendale Terrace is a highly desirable neighborhood known for its giant oak trees, large estate homes (built mostly in the 1920s and 1930s), cobblestone streets and Allendale Park.
Bahama Shores has the distinction as being the setting of the 1985 movie Cocoon. This idyllic neighborhood on the Tampa Bay waterfront is only 10 minutes from downtown St. Petersburg. It boasts large homes, spacious tree-lined streets and a wide range of residents from young professionals to families to retirees.
Bayway Isles is a prestigious, 24-hour guarded, deed restricted island community of over 200 families. Consisting of two main islands, Bayway extends southward from the Pinellas Bayway into the aqua colored warm waters of Boca Ciega Bay. Most of the homes have a waterfront view across Boca Ciega Bay while others enjoy the views across the water toward Eckerd College.
Caya Costa homes are always desirable. Known for its friendliness, this community sponsors Christmas lighting contests, bowling parties, Easter Egg hunts, cookie exchanges, book clubs and a monthly newsletter. It’s a great place for families.
Coquina Key is an island surrounded by Tampa Bay on the east and Little and Big Bayous on the north, west and south and is accessed by the two bridges that cross the bayous. Coquina Key is a community of cooling sea breezes, striking open water vistas, sprawling streets and cul-de-sacs.
Disston Heights is characterized by the well-kept concrete block homes, manicured lawns and a smattering of lakes that all come together to form a quiet neighborhood in north central St. Petersburg.
The Dolphin Cay community is situated on 88-acres that include a 24-acre wildlife preserve, nature trails and boardwalks on Boca Ciega Bay. The Lakeside Casino Clubhouse offers an elegant common area, while 3 swimming pools, tennis courts, and a 2-acre beach with a pavilion add amenities and grace to the 46 single family home sites and 7 condominium buildings.
Downtown St. Petersburg
Downtown St. Petersburg. Living downtown means you have everything within walking distance…. movies, museums, restaurants, live theaters, art galleries, parks, supermarkets, a beautiful waterfront and more. Downtown has a strong sense of place. It is a great place to live, work and play. Once you make it your home, nothing else will compare.
Kenwood lies west of downtown St. Petersburg and is on the National Historic Register of Historic Places. It boasts the largest collection of American bungalow architecture in Florida. Its brick streets are lined with classic craftsman-style homes with large front porches. Monthly porch parties are a staple as well as guided walking tours given by St. Petersburg Preservation.
The Old Northeast
The Old Northeast, adjacent to downtown and situated along Tampa Bay, is one of the most sought after historic neighborhoods in St. Petersburg. Visitors reflect on local history as they travel along the nostalgic brick streets, avenues and alleys, and delight in the time honored majestic homes, each with its own unique style and character.
Pasadena Yacht Club
Pasadena Yacht Country Club is a unique environment of quiet, understated elegance complimented by the tropical Florida lifestyle.
Placido Bayou is a gated community that consists of a combination of 636 single-family homes, condominiums and townhouses. It has 10 stocked ponds, numerous walking and bicycle trails. It is one of the few gated, deed-restricted communities in St. Petersburg city limits, and those who live there say they cherish the privacy and sense of security it offers.
Greater Pinellas Point
Greater Pinellas Point is a culturally-diverse, casual community at the southernmost tip of Pinellas County. Surrounded on three sides by Tampa Bay, it has two community recreation centers, eight churches, two grade schools, a middle school and a high school. The earliest developed portion of Greater Pinellas Point is called the Pink Streets – given the name because of the pink concrete that was used to pour the exclusive streets.
The Shore Acres neighborhood, listed as one of St. Petersburg’s most popular, offers amenities for young families, retirees and first-time home buyers. Comprised of approximately 2,300 households, the median value of a home in Shore Acres, according to Zillow, is $250,300.
Tropical Shores is a neighborhood consisting of traditional one-story ranches, reflecting the style of the 1950s when they were built. Residents appreciate the diversity and value the variety of tastes and preferences in home styles. As a waterfront community, many of the homes lend themselves to the open Florida feeling.
Venetian Isles is a popular, upscale waterfront neighborhood consisting of 500+ homes. A majority of the homes, most of which were built in the mid-60’s, have undergone extensive renovations, and the Venetian Isles Homeowners Association ensures that remodeling is done in accordance with its goal of preserving the unique character of the community.
Shady tree-lined streets, large, lovely homes and a sense of community pride all contribute to the uniqueness and desirability of this venerable neighborhood. The Woodlawn neighborhood is located on the north side of St. Petersburg and is comprised of well-kept homes from the 1920s as well as ones built in the 1940s and 50s.