ICI Homes Ready For The Parade at Asturia and Bexley

Just in time for the 2018 Parade of Homes, ICI Homes has two beautifully furnished models and four move-in-ready homes for tour in Bexley and Asturia, two of Pasco County’s most prestigious communities along the in-demand State Road 54 corridor in Land O’ Lakes and Odessa. ICI Homes has been building in Bexley since the community opened in the fall of 2016. It addition to its beautifully … [Read more...]

ICI Homes Opens New Model In Asturia

Here’s a great way to win a $500 gift card and tour a brand new model home. Come out to Asturia this weekend for the grand opening of its latest model — the four-bedroom, three-bath Serena built by ICI Homes, the community’s newest builder. The grand opening celebration of the Serena model is Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday noon to 6 p.m. (Jan. 27 and Jan 28), at 15134 Aviles Parkway. … [Read more...]

Asturia is a Neighborhood — Not Another Sprawling Community

Asturia’s uniquely small size makes it stand out among other new home developments along the in-demand State Road 54 corridor in Odessa and Land O’ Lakes. While nearby planned communities have between 3,000 to over 5,000 homes in their master plan, and are looking at several years of construction, Asturia is building just 550 homes and will complete construction in just a few years. “Asturia … [Read more...]

Two Unique Pulte Communities Designed For Families

Pulte Homes offers two distinct communities for families wanting a new home in the areas most desirable north of Tampa. Birchwood Preserve in Lutz and Starkey Ranch in Odessa offer multiple floor plans designed for the way families live today, with Pulte’s unique Life Tested® home designs. Plus, both communities provide lifestyle amenities from everything to swimming pools with cabana seating … [Read more...]

Keystone Park slated for upgrades

Major upgrades are on tap for the Keystone Park & Recreation Center in Odessa. A renovated community center, expanded playground, resurfaced tennis courts and the creation of a walking trail with exercise stations are some of the higher priorities for a $2.5 million improvement project. Additional parking, along with drainage and lighting improvements, are also expected from the … [Read more...]

Asturia Wins Awards at Builder’s Masquerade Ball

Asturia, a Hines Community located in Odessa, recently won Best Logo for a Developer and Best Online Digital Ad for a Developer at the Tampa Bay Builders Association’s annual Sales and Marketing Awards of Excellence competition. The sold-out masquerade ball was held at the beautifully restored Floridan Palace Hotel in downtown Tampa. Tables were elaborately decorated with candelabras, feathers … [Read more...]

Shoppers had choices galore at Lutz Arts & Crafts Show

The 38th annual Lutz Arts & Crafts Show attracted large crowds, during its two-day run Dec. 2 and Dec. 3 at Keystone Prep High School in Odessa. The event featured more than 300 vendors, selling items ranging from photographs to shawls, metal and glass sculptures to gourmet sauces, local honey to kettle corn. There were plenty of home décor items for sale, as well as holiday decorations … [Read more...]

It’s that time again for the Lutz Arts & Crafts Show

Christmas at the Old Lutz School is coming up, too Preparations are underway for the 38th annual Lutz Arts & Crafts Show, which is being held for the second year on the campus of Keystone Prep High School, 18105 Gunn Highway in Odessa. “We’re going to have over 300 vendors. And, there’s a larger expanded food court,” said Faith Sincich, co-chair of the event. She marvels at the … [Read more...]

Garden yields lessons on math, science, conservation

Children at Hammond Elementary School are learning all about water conservation, and honing their mathematics and science skills, too, in a class that uses a hydroponics garden to help bring the lessons home. The school, at 8008 N. Mobley Road in Odessa, used a Splash! grant from the Southwest Florida Water Management District to cover the costs of creating the hydroponics garden. The grant … [Read more...]

Area Families Continue To Discover Asturia

The second Fall Festival held earlier this month at Asturia, a master planned community in Odessa, was a tremendous success. Hundreds of local folks joined in the fun with hayrides, corn hole, bounce houses, crafts, face painting, carnival games and stuffing scarecrows for their yards back home. And, when Fall Festival attendees were done playing, they toured Asturia’s beautifully decorated … [Read more...]