Tucked among the lakes north of Tampa is the charming community of Lutz. Rated as one of 100 Best Places/Cities to Live by MSN.com in 2004, Lutz was originally a stop along the railroad, and as residents settled, the town grew up around the train depot. As of 2007, nearly 20,000 people have discovered contentment in this beautiful city.
Lutz is unique in that it crosses the county line between Hillsborough and Pasco counties. Despite the boundaries, all residents enjoy the city’s quaint downtown area. A replica of the city’s first train depot was rebuilt in downtown, and the original post office houses an art gallery. These buildings and other structures provide a charming glimpse of Lutz’s historic past. Also located in the downtown area is a public library and specialty shops.
Florida’s warm temperatures provide residents with the perfect opportunity to enjoy recreational facilities year-round. Lake Park, situated in northern Hillsborough County, is a 600-acre park with five lakes, swamps and wooded areas. Its vast facilities support such activities as boating, fishing, picnicking and horseback riding. Lake Park also has a motorcross track and archery range. Other recreation areas in Lutz include Little League, Memorial, Oscar Cooler, Bullard and Nye parks. Several golf courses and country clubs are also a short distance from Lutz for players who want to improve their golf game.
Lutz real estate offers an array of property types including historic homes, private luxury estates, charming condos and numerous single family homes in a variety of styles and floor plans. No matter what your needs and wants as you search for real estate, remember Lutz has all the options available to you and your family to find the perfect Tampa area home.