Davis Island Real Estate & Community Information

Davis Island Real Estate & Community Information

Davis Island Real Estate & Community Info

Davis Island is a charming neighborhood of around 5,000 people. It is located on a geographic island surrounded by Hillsborough Bay in South Tampa, Florida. With a beautiful natural setting and small town atmosphere, this residential neighborhood offers stunning homes and a peaceful respite from the busy metropolitan area.

Living in Davis Island

Davis Island offers a wide variety of single and multi-family housing. The community is very tight knit with an active civic association. The neighborhood is incredibly pedestrian friendly allowing residents easy access to all of the commercial and recreational amenities found on Davis Island.

The median household income is $106,103 with a median household value of $495,210.

Shopping & Dining Options in Davis Island

Davis Island offers many locally owned shopping and dining facilities for residents to enjoy.  

Davis Island Village - similar to a quaint main street you would find in any small American town, this district offers unique restaurants, bars, boutiques, retail stores, and service amenities for all your needs.

Davis Island Parks & Recreation

Surrounded by the bay and filled with beautiful green spaces, Davis Island has many incredible recreational facilities for residents to have fun on the water or land. The Seaplane Basin, located at the southern end of the island, has a small beach area, off-leash dog area, boat ramps, picnic facilities, and more. Davis Island Park offers a playground, a basketball court, and softball fields. Residents can walk and bike along the 1.3 mile long Davis Islands Trail. Other great facilities on Davis Island include:

Marjorie Park Yacht Basin - Located close to the Davis Island business district, this marina offers 32 monthly and 19 transient boat slips. Marjorie Park Yacht Basin is more than just a marina, though. It also is a great community park and home to the Sandra W. Freedman Tennis Complex.

Roy Jenkins Pool  - This outdoor facility has two pools. The larger pool offers 5 swim lanes and the smaller one is perfect for the little ones.

Davis Island Yacht Club - This private yacht club is located on the southern part of the island. It offers racing, cruising, and youth activities throughout the year. Members can also enjoy the dining facilities and fun annual events.

School, Health & Transportation

Students in Davis Island attend Gorrie Elementary (K-5), Woodrow Wilson Middle School (6-8), and Plant High School (9-12). All of these schools are operated by Hillsborough County Schools.

Davis Island is home to Tampa’s main hospital, Tampa General Hospital. This comprehensive hospital offers full inpatient and outpatient services, as well as 24 hour emergency care. U.S. News & World Report named Tampa General Hospital the best hospital in the Tampa Bay area and was recognized this year as one of the best hospitals in the entire country for six specialties.

Davis Island is connected to the mainland via two bridges. This makes it easy for residents to access the major transportation network in the Tampa area. For residents that need to travel beyond the metropolitan area, Tampa International Airport is located a short drive away.

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Contact Information

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Tammy Waugh - The Sper Group
BHHS Florida Properties Group
13131 N. Dale Mabry
Tampa FL 33618