When people think of Starkey Ranch, the first idea that comes to mind is that of connectivity to nature. However, thanks to our latest partner, Bright House Networks, we can now offer our residents high-speed fiber-to-the home connectivity as well.
Current schooling assignments for Starkey Ranch are Odessa Elementary School, Seven Springs Middle School and James W. Mitchell High School - all ranked among the top five schools in the Pasco County School District.
The comedian Bob Hope is credited with delivering this famous line on his radio show in 1939. While it literally described the conversion from wood stoves to gas stoves in homes across America over the previous 20 years, the comedic meaning was clear: “You’re making a smart choice.”
Take a look at the first amenity area in Starkey Ranch. As the renderings of Whitfield Park show, the two-acre common area around which our first neighborhood is being built will offer lots of opportunities for fun.
Site work has begun on our Welcome Center, which is slated to open in early Spring of 2015. The architectural style is “Ranch Modern,” inspired by the past, but built for the future—just like Starkey Ranch.
As you can see, Starkey Ranch is really taking shape. In the latest aerial shot, you can clearly see progress along Heart Pine Avenue, the main entrance from SR 54 that leads past the Welcome Center site into Whitfield Park, our first residential neighborhood.
In this recent aerial photograph, you can now visualize Heart Pine Avenue which will lead from the intersection of SR 54 and Trinity Boulevard at bottom, north into our first neighborhood, Whitfield Park.
Tampa, Fla. – In December 2013, Pasco County, the District School Board of Pasco County and Wheelock Communities approved a public-public-public-private partnership (P4) to design, construct, operate and maintain Starkey Ranch District Park, the first combined park, school, library and theatre complex in Florida.