Since 2000, Wesley Chapel's real estate has grown rapidly. Rising among the East Pasco countryside, Wesley Chapel Florida is a community in progress. Citrus fields and pasture lands have given way to upscale neighborhoods with beautiful homes of Tampa executives and their families, who have chosen this quiet suburban lifestyle. New shopping centers continue to appear catering to these suburban pioneers. In fact CNN Money Magazine named Wesley Chapel "One of the BEST places to live in Florida!" The community's continuous growth is paving the way to a prosperous future. Wesley Chapel has been a major catalyst in the rapid growth of Pasco County, it has been recognized as the 38th fastest growing county in the nation. Wesley Chapel was also listed as one of the "8 boomtowns of 2008" by the Gadberry Group's annual list.
The Pasco County Recreation Division has developed beautiful facilities for its residents to enjoy. On the west side, Wesley Chapel residents can enjoy the Land O' Lakes Recreational Complex on Collier Blvd., which includes an Olympic sized pool, sports fields and tennis courts. On the east side, the Hercules Aquatic Center on SR 54 in Zephyrhills provides a swimming pool, an exercise/walking area and picnic grounds. Wesley Chapel Youth Sports and the Wesley Chapel Athletic Association represent the children of Wesley Chapel in recreational programs. In addition Wesley Chapel District Park, located off Boyette Road and Overpass Road, is one of the largest in the area, offering a host of amenities. The park includes soccer fields, football, baseball, swimming, playgrounds and a meeting center.
Wesley Chapel recently completed building the area's largest outside mall. The former 5,000 acres Wiregrass Ranch is now the location of Wiregrass Mall. The Shops at Wiregrass is Pasco County's newest Shopping Destination, encompassing 800,000 square feet of retail, restaurants and entertainment on 67 acres of land. The mall features Macy's, Dillard's, JCPenney and 100 specialty retail stores and signature restaurants, in an eclectic tenant mix that combines fashion, home décor and entertainment venues shops. To learn more about Wesley Chapel homes for sale or available homes for rent, contact us today.
Wesley Chapel Florida has a total of 10 schools, 9 of which are public. They include: (2) high schools: Wiregrass Ranch High, and Wesley Chapel High, (1) middle school: Dr. John Long Middle, and (6) elementary schools: Wesley Chapel Elementary, Sand Pine Elementary, Seven Oaks Elementary, Quail Hollow Elementary, Double Branch Elementary, and New River Elementary. Saddlebrook Academy is the cities only private school. Find more information about Wesley Chapel Schools.
Wesley Chapel Florida is located in Pasco County close to Land O' Lakes, Odessa, Lutz, and Zephyrhills. Residents choose the area because of its proximity to Interstate 75 and Interstate 275, only 25 miles north of Downtown Tampa, and other major attractions. Other major roads include State Road 54, State Road 56, and Bruce B Downs Boulevard.