South Pasadena Florida

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South Pasadena is a small, quiet coastal community nestled between southwest St. Petersburg and the southern beaches of Tampa Bay on the Florida Gulf. It is located in Pinellas County in the west-central area of the State of Florida. South Pasadena City shares its boundaries with the City of St. Petersburg, Gulfport, St. Pete Beach, as well as unincorporated areas of the Pinellas County. It is location, just minutes away from the pristine white sands of the popular Gulf beaches as well as excellent shopping, medical facilities and nearby cultural and sports events. South Pasadena enjoys a semi-tropical climate, with hours of sunshine and pleasant year-round breezes.

It main attraction is its warm close-knit small town community and civic facilities with proximity to all the amenities of a big city. All this has made South Pasadena an extremely popular retirement community. In fact, one can say it has developed mainly because of its convenience and attractions for the active adult. Today it has a population of nearly six thousand people, almost entirely of white descent with an average age of over sixty years. Many retirees enjoy the quiet lifestyle South Pasadena has to offer and choose the level of activity they enjoy. There is a local Methodist Church but no schools!

You have a choice of housing in South Pasadena from single-family homes, condominiums, and townhouses. There is an abundance of waterfront properties where residents enjoy fishing, boating, and the beautiful views of Boca Ciega Bay. Many condominiums and apartments offer Bay front adult living at its best. One can truly leave the stress of daily life behind and retreat to the solitude of the beautiful gardens with colorful flowerbeds and relax with beautiful views overlooking Boca Ciega Bay.

Pasadena Marina is located on the beautiful Boca Ciega Bay off the Intracoastal Waterway. It provides quick and easy access to the open waters of the Gulf of Mexico. It is a well-protected harbor surrounded by pristine vegetation and marine wildlife and provides a very secure dockage The Pasadena Marina provides clean, accessible facilities and full service slips. It is convenient for boats that can whisk you off to many of the nearby beaches that have restaurants that can be reached with a boat. One can explore a number of beaches, shops, restaurants, and spoil islands by boat or even on foot. The city hosts a yearly Spring Art Festival, Art Show, and a "Stroll" along the main waterfront streets of the town.

There are numerous excellent golf courses in the area and the sports enthusiast can enjoy the games of professional football, baseball, and hockey teams competing nearby throughout the year. There are four parks in South Pasadena where the residents enjoy cookouts and tennis like the Duryea Park. Stroll across the street to see "Galatea" a beautiful Greek statue surrounded by natural Florida foliage. Visit the butterfly garden at the Habitat Extension and then see least terns nesting near the shoreline. South Pasadena truly has something for everyone.

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