Lithia FL Real Estate and Community Information
The community of Lithia, located in Hillsborough County is home to some of the most desired master-planned communities in Florida. Located just 25 minutes outside of Tampa the community is home to military personnel, Tampa area professionals, and many families. The wonderful community, brimming with natural beauty, boasts many natural resources, great neighborhoods, gorgeous homes, and top schools.
The community of Lithia has historically been known for its phosphate mining, agricultural interests, and saw mills. Early on, the area was inhabitated by the Creek, Tocobaga, Tomokan, Caloosa, and Seminole. Settlers from Georgia arrived in the area in 1847 and began tapping into the many wonderful natural resources provided by the area. At the turn of the next century, around 1900, it was discovered that the area's spring waters contained Lithium. The discovery prompted the name of the area to become Lithia in honor of the town's profitable chemical discovery.
Newland Communities purchased 3,000 acres of land in Lithia in the 90's. The acres of newly purchased land was then used to develop FishHawk ranch. More developments followed including Fish Hawk Trails, Hawk Creek Reserve, and Lithia Estates. Today Lithia is one of the fastest growing suburbs in the Tampa area. Prized for its natural beauty, great schools, and gorgeous homes.
Life in Lithia
Lithia homes are listed among some of the most beautiful homes in the country. Homes in the area are fortunate to be located in an area blessed with an abundance of natural resources and natural beauty. The area is home to an attractive natural spring which is often used by the area's residents as a source of recreation. Lithia Springs features areas for swimming and playgrounds suitable for children of all ages.
The area's beauty is a lure for many residents, however, the area's homes are often a draw for families, as well. Homes in Lithia exude quality; many of the homes in Litha are newer construction homes and feature large lots, open floor plans, and high-quality building materials. The value of Lithia homes is in line with their quality. However, smaller homes are available at a more affordable cost.
Many of the residents of Litha commute to Tampa for work. Families in Lithia are happy to live outside of the city as it means living in one of the safest area's in the nation, fully equipped with great neighborhoods and wonderful schools.
Real Estate in Lithia
Lithia is, for many, the right choice when looking for homes in the Tampa area. The beautiful homes and great neighborhoods make Lithia a great place to live. In Lithia, there are many attractive master-planned communities with a variety of amenities to suit those of all lifestyles.
Many of the homes in Litha are of newer construction. This feature is attractive to many buyers as Lithia homes often feature high-quality materials and newer energy efficient appliances.
Neighborhoods in Litha
The master-planned community of FishHawk is among one of the most popular communities in Lithia. The wonderful family-friendly community is located a mere 20 minutes outside of Tampa and is a great option for families looking for a great home with an easy commute.
Families in FishHawk can expect to enjoy two fantastic water parks, top-of-the-line sports facilities, over 25 miles of nature and jogging trails, and blue-ribbon, top rated schools.
Residents of FishHawk enjoy many leisure activities including concerts, farmers markets and movie nights on the greens of Hawk Park, tennis, basketball, skateboarding at the park and swimming in the community's many pools. The FishHawk Sports Complex is home to many recreational sports. The facilities support team sports including football, baseball, softball and lacrosse.
Fish Hawk Trails
The popular gated community of Fish Hawk Trails offers many amenities to those with an active lifestyle with a convenient 35-mile commute to Tampa. The gated community is guarded 24 hours a day, making it one of the safest communities in the Lithia area.
The community of Fish Hawk Trails was designed to embrace the natural beauty of Florida. Spanish moss draped live oaks frame the communities many large estates and wide roads.
Home to over 10 miles of well-kept nature and fitness trails, the community is perfect for those who would choose to bike, walk, or jog in order to maintain a healthy lifestyle. The top-rated community offers a wide array of amenities including baseball Fields, soccer Fields, lighted tennis courts and a roller hockey arena, 2 playgrounds, beautiful ponds and natural areas.
The community of FishHawk Ranch is a popular family-friendly neighborhood in Lithia. Families in FishHawk Ranch settled within its borders looking for a quality life. What FishHawk Ranch families have formed in the subsequent decades is a close series of intimate neighborhoods and tight-knit communities which band together to create a quality of life seldom matched in any area.
The community offers an array of amenities, including multiple neighborhoods pools, sports fields and activities, 25 miles of nature trails, and tennis courts.
The community of Lithia Ranch is home to less than 50 large estates on sprawling lands. The residents of the community prize the community's open spaces which allow them to retain their privacy and individual freedoms. The community is invested in allowing residents to participate in agricultural activities but has covenants in place to protect the beauty of the neighborhood.
With so many wonderful communities in Lithia it may be hard to narrow down the choices. Below you will find a list of additional communities found within the area.
FishHawk Ranch Towncenter
Starling At FishHawk
Hawk Creek Reserve
The area of Lithia is home to some of the top schools in the nation. Several schools in Lithia have been nationally recognized for their high achievement earning a the coveted blue ribbon title. Many of the schools in the area are praised by others in the educational field and community members alike for their dedication to teaching and their successful approach in the classroom.
Top rated schools in Lithia include:
FishHawk Creek Elementary School
Bevis Elementary School
Randall Middle School
Newsome High School
Schools in Lithia
Barrington Middle School (Public, 6-8)
Bevis Elementary (Public, K-5)
FishHawk Elementary (Public, K-5)
Foundation Christian Academy (Private, Churches of Christ, K-12)
Lithia Springs elementary (Public, K-5)
Newsome High School (Public, 9-12)
Pinecrest Elementary (Public, K-5)
Randall Middle School (Public, 6-8)
St Stephen's Catholic School (Private, Catholic, K-12)
Contact A Lithia Real Estate Professional
Lithia is a wonderful community with many great neighborhoods. With so many properties in Lithia to choose from, it may be difficult for area home buyers to narrow down their options. If you are interested in buying a home in the Lithia area, contact Bethany Ezell and Kesia Thompson. The combined expertise, of the area real estate professionals, will ensure that you are able to purchase an area home suitable for all of your individual needs. Contact Bethany Ezell and Kesia Thompson today!