Davis Islands is a Tampa neighborhood under the zip code of 33606, located to the south of Downtown and to the east of Hyde Park and Bayshore Blvd.
The island is a popular area to live due to it’s amazing views of the Port of Tampa and it’s close proximity to Tampa’s downtown business district, museums, convention center, the florida Aquarium, the cruise ship terminals, Tampa Bay Times Forum, Ybor City, Hyde Park, Channelside and much more.
Originally planned by David P. Davis during the building boom of the early 1920’s, Davis Island was to be the “quintessential 1920s Florida real estate development”.
The original plans included a golf course, hotels, apartments, canals and parks and a business district, for which most projects planned where completed. “The vast majority of the buildings and amenities that Davis planned and his company, or Davis Islands, Inc., completed are still standing and have received national Historic Designation.
In addition to the architecture and views, Davis Island also offers waterfront tennis at the Sandra W. Freedman Tennis Complex and is home to the renowned Davis Island Yatch Club. For those with a green thumb the Island’s historic Garden Club has been in bloom since the 1936.
The Island is also home to the following great restaurants and bars: Bailey’s Catering & Restaurant, Estela’s Mexican, Grecian Island, Pink Flamingo Cafe, Plum Tree, Rick’s Italian Cafe, Slice of Tampa Bay, Thai Island, Yeoman’s Road, 220 East, and Anchor Bar.
For hot Florida summer days, Davis Island’s impressive Dog Park has a 200-foot stretch of beach for dogs to swim and play in, in addition the fenced-in grassy play lawn common to most parks.
Today Davis Island is still perceived as an all-inclusive community! The island has an eclectic mix of architectural styles for both it’s residential and retail buildings.
With it’s exquisite homes, picturesque views, and historic charm, Davis Island is one of Tampa’s most exclusive neighborhood.
There are numerous fabulous homes for sale on Davis Island, contact us today for all your Real Estate needs and let the search begin!
For More Information or To Schedule a Viewing:
Team Chais at Chais Realty
Phone: (813) 928-4308