Living in Treasure Island Florida

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Treasure Island one of my favorite barrier islands here in the St Petersburg area.

I probably should not say this because I have a lot of favorite spots between Pass a grille and Indian Rocks beach.

Anyway, the fact that I live in Treasure Island tells you enough.

Treasure Island has beautiful wide beaches and you can take a long walk from Sunset beach /Blind pass, the most southern tip of Treasure Island all the way to John’s Pass Bridge the most northern tip of the Island.

Treasure Island is 3.8 miles long walk and it is beautiful. On the way you can stop at Caddy’s beach bar for some live music and a drink or you can get some great food at Sloppy Joes or just take a break in one of the small intimate little hotels bars.

Whatever you do, make sure you don’t miss the beautiful sunset. Tresure Island is famous for them.

The population of Treasure Island is about 7500 and the medium income per family is about $65,000 per year. The city was incorporated in 1955 it is divided into tiny little neighborhoods like Paradise Island, Isle of Palms, Sunset beach and Isle of Capri. TI has 28 miles of bay front in addition to the nearly 4 miles of beach front.

As you can imagine, with all this waterfront, Treasure Island’s real estate is in high demand. It is a great place to call home or buy a vacation condo or house.

Needless to say, with all the water around us, we are a prime destination for boaters, people that like to fish, beach and sun lovers, you name it. Treasure Island is only 40 minutes from Tampa airport and the new TI Bridge makes it easy to get on and off the island. Shopping is a pleasure, we have a lot of little beach stores and souvenir places along with a family run hardware store, surf shops, shell shops,  a seven eleven and 2 gas station, ice cream parlors and flower stores, it is all here.( brand new Publix will open in 2008)  When it comes to restaurants, we are also blessed, my favorite place here in Treasure Island is “The Perl” high end international cuisine. The “Middle Grounds Grill” and “Grouper’s” feature wonderful fish dishes and at Rick T’s you can get you traditional American food. Oh before I forget, we also have the Café Berlin which serves authentic German food. There are lots of other places, to many to mention. I read somewhere that Treasure Island is a unique blend of a small town laid back beach community and an internationally known vacation destination.  I could not agree more. If you are interested in buying or selling real estate here in Treasure Island Florida please contact us anytime.

We know the neighborhood and we know Real Estate.

Anne Hensel

If you think about buying or selling a house or condo in the Saint Petersburg Florida area, please give me a call. Ask me about waterfront homes or condos in St. Pete beach, Treasure Island, Madeira beach, Seminole and other Clearwater Tampabay neighborhoods. Find out what we can do to sell your home or condo and what the value of your property is. Check out great real estate deals or visit condo associations like Seminole Isle.

We also work with short sale bank owned and foreclosures. Find a property or go to my website for more real estate information or simply contact us.   727 409 8706

 

 

 

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