A quiet community of around 18,000 in northern Hillsborough County, Lutz received the distinction of inclusion on a MSN list of the “100 Best Places or Cities to Live” in 2004. Another claim to fame for this quiet community is the fact that it was used extensively as a filming location for Tim Burton’s Edward Scissorhands movie, starring Johnny Depp and Winona Ryder.
Known for its small-town atmosphere, friendly residents, and privately owned family businesses, Lutz is an ideal place to buy real estate. People who buy a home in Lutz enjoy the conveniences of bustling Tampa Bay without the traffic and heavy population density. Lutz historic sites include a replica of the town’s original train depot, the city public library, and the original post office, which now serves as an art gallery.
Lutz residents’ median age is 38 years, and their median household income an impressive $66,000. Many make the quick commute to jobs in Tampa, a major Gulf of Mexico metropolitan area boasting an active and ever-expanding art and cultural community, a vibrant business economy, and world-class entertainment and shopping. St. Petersburg offers a diverse number of arts and history museums, while Clearwater is famed for its beaches and resorts. Other nearby cities include Land O’ Lakes, Odessa, Wesley Chapel, Temple Terrace, Thonotosassa, Oldsmar, and Zephyrhills. Quick area navigation via I-275, I-75, and State Road 589 (the Suncoast Parkway/ Veterans Expressway) makes reaching the city, the white sand Suncoast beaches, or I-4 to the theme parks of Orlando a breeze.Lutz Real Estate
Twenty-three square miles of Lutz, FL homes for sale offer plenty of options for the potential buyer. Estimated home values have increased dramatically in the last few years, a strong indicator that an investment in Lutz real estate is a wise decision.
Lutz homes for sale include lakefront properties with expansive green lawns, new-construction gated community single-family homes, custom town homes and condominiums, and plenty of 1940s – 1960s homes with unique style and character. Lutz is studded with small lakes, making waterfront living a real and affordable reality. Whatever style and size of home you’re in the market for, our experienced realtors can simplify your search and find you the perfect piece of Lutz real estate to call your own.
Below is a list of the various subdivisions within Lutz. You are sure to find the home, townhome or condominium that you are looking for in one of these subdivisions. Please contact us to help you find your Lutz Home.
Lake Park, the largest in the area, features public boat ramps, scenic nature hiking trails, bicycle trails, and equestrian trails. The Lake Park dog park is a special release for canine companions, and children work off excess energy at the playgrounds. The annual Lake Park Arts and Crafts Festival draws thousands to the park’s fields to view and purchase original artworks in a variety of media. Lake Park is located at the intersection of Dale Mabry Highway and Van Dyke Road, a quick drive for owners of Lutz, FL real estate.
All the lakes in the Lutz area offer excellent opportunities for fishermen, canoeists, kayakers, and boaters of all kind. Private docks and public slips and ramps provide secure storage, and rental companies and charter outfits cater to those without their own equipment.
Avid golfers and tennis players enjoy access to many impeccably groomed greens and well-maintained courts when they choose to buy Lutz real estate. Listed below are several of the public and private country clubs surrounding Lutz, FL.