Shopping, tradition and Brunswick stew

There was essentially something for everyone at the 39th annual Juried Arts & Crafts Holiday Show, presented by the GFWC Lutz-Land O’ Lakes Woman’s Club on Dec. 1 and Dec. 2. Thousands flocked to Keystone Prep High School, at 18105 Gunn Highway in Odessa, to check out offerings from about 350 vendors, to enjoy a bite to eat and to socialize. Some were there to confer with Santa, … [Read more...]

Additional money sought for new library project

Pasco County Commissioner Kathryn Starkey is pushing Pasco County to increase funding for a new library, which is part of a collaborative project between the county and Pasco County Schools. The project is to be built in the Starkey Ranch development, located on the ranch formerly owned by Starkey’s family. The project includes a kindergarten through eighth grade school expected to open in … [Read more...]

Brightman Family Loves Asturia and Their Ashton Woods Home

Alex and Jessica Brightman were one of the first Ashton Woods homeowners in Asturia, a master-planned community in Odessa, along the State Road 54 corridor. Two years later, the young couple will be bringing home their second child to their Ashton Woods home, when their son is born in January. “We just love our Ashton Woods home and living in Asturia,” said Alex, who works in the IT field. “We … [Read more...]

Phase III Underway In Asturia

Asturia — one of Pasco County’s most successful master-planned communities along the State Road 54 corridor — has expanded into its third and final major phase. “Our builders have been very successful, and the demand for more homesites has driven the opening of our Phase III,” said Creighton Call, projector director for Hines, the community’s developer. And, with Phase III comes the addition of … [Read more...]

Family Fun At Asturia’s Fall Festival!

Asturia, a master-planned community in Odessa, is celebrating its third Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 13 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. New residents, future residents and families from neighboring communities are all invited to this free event open to the public. Fun activities for children and adults include hayrides, crafts, face painting, carnival rides, a bounce house, local vendors and a balloon … [Read more...]

Asturia’s Uniquely Smaller Size

More of a neighborhood than a sprawling development Asturia, a new home community in Odessa, stands out among other planned developments along State Road 54 in Pasco County because of its uniquely smaller size. At build out in the next few years, Asturia will be a community of just 670 homes, while nearby master-planned communities have between 1,500 and 6,500 homes planned over several … [Read more...]

Want To Move To A New Home By The Holidays?

Then visit Ashley Woods’ 18 Inventory Homes In Asturia Ashton Woods is in its final sales phase at Asturia, with 75 percent of home sites sold since the community opened two years ago. “We’ve had tremendous success in Asturia, selling over 100 beautiful homes in this much-desired community on State Road 54,” said Sales Manager Kristin Wilson. “We have just 45 homes to go, and expect all to … [Read more...]

A Beautiful ICI Home In Time For The Holidays

Summer is the busiest time of year to buy a home, because families want to know what school their children will be attending in their new neighborhood, and because they want to be moved and settled before the holidays. This summer, however, many families have become frustrated and have stopped looking because of the low supply of available houses. If your family is wanting to move up to a … [Read more...]

Ashton Woods Excels at Interior Home Design

Your dream home is finally coming together. You’ve decided where you want to live, and found the perfect floor plan for your family by a builder with a great reputation. After you formalize the details with a signed contract, the next step at the design studio is perhaps the most fun of all, because you and your designer will transform your floor plan into the home of your dreams. It’s this … [Read more...]

Families and Pets Enjoy Dog Day Afternoon At Asturia

In between rays of sun and on-and-off misting of rain, Dog Day Afternoon was a “barkful” of fun last Saturday in Asturia, a master-planned community in Odessa on State Road 54. It was an afternoon of curious dogs, creative activities for youngsters, and treats of all kinds for canines and their human friends. About a dozen pet-friendly companies exhibited and helped raise money for Vets4Pets, … [Read more...]