Sun City Center

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Address 1002 Cherry Hills Drive
Sun City Center, Florida 33573
(Hillsborough County)
Phone Number (813) 642-2044
Website http://www.suncitycenter.org, http://suncitycenter.wcicommunities.com/
Developer WCI CommunitiesDel Webb
New Home Sales No
Date Opened 1962
Property Type Single-Family Homes, Attached Homes/Townhomes
Price Range* $80,000-400,000
Fees* Community Association fee of $252 annually per person
Number of units* Population of 15,000+
Age Restriction 55+, no one under 18
* All numbers are estimates and subject to change
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Community Overview

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Kings Point at Sun City Center

[[has overview of::Sun City Center is an golf-course community located east of the Tampa Bay area and I-75. The community has single-family detached homes and duplex villa homes. Prices range from $80,000 to $400,000. The Community Association fee is $252 annually per person and includes use of the community center and other amenities. In addition, the Community Association has a one time buy in of $1,200 for new homeowners at the time of purchase. In addition, some homeowners have a HOA or POA to cover lawn care, lake maintenance and other services. Unique to Sun City Center is the use of golf carts on public roads.

In 1971, Del Webb, the original developer, sold Sun City Center to another developer. In 1998, a predecessor of WCI Communities, the current owner, purchased Kings Point and Sun City Center.]]

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Transportation

“Hart” Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority Service
SCC Ride

Health Care

South Bay Hospital in Sun City Center
Brandon Regional Hospital
St Joseph’s Hospital in Tampa
Tampa General Hospital
James A. Haley V. A.
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer and Research Center
University of South Florida Medical Center

Shopping

Located within 1-3 miles of Sun City Center and accessible by golf cart are Publix and Winn Dixie grocery stores, many banks, medical offices, a post office, Bealls Department Store, CVS and Walgreens, hair salons and other service providers. Within 3 miles, but not golf-cart accessible, are Walmart and Home Depot. Brandon, 17 miles north of Sun City Center, has a concentration of big-box stores, including Costco, Sam’s Club, Target, JoAnn Fabric and Craft store and several furniture stores. Also in Brandon, the Brandon Town Center Mall has anchor stores Dillard’s, JC Penney, Macy’s and Sears. The Prime Outlets of Ellenton, about 20 miles south, is a large outlet mall with about 130 brand name stores.

Restaurants

There are several restaurants accessible by golf cart; Java Cow, McDonald’s, Burger King, Checkers, Taco Bell, Danny Boy’s and CJ’s Deli & Café. Nearby, but not golf-cart accessible, are Denny’s Restaurant, Bob Evans Restaurant, Sonny’s BBQ, Copper Penny, and Beef O’Bradys. In Brandon, 17 miles north, there are many chain restaurants, including Chili’s, Cheesecake Factory, Olive Garden, Red Lobster, Longhorn Steakhouse and Cheddars Casual Café.

Recreation

Alafia boating/fishing
Little Manatee State Recreation Area
Silver Springs
Bok Tower & Gardens

Entertainment

The Tampa Bay area, in which Sun City Center is located, has several major league sports teams, cultural activities and museums (Tampa Bay Symphony, Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center, Tampa Museum of Art and Sarasota’s Ringling Art Museum), the Busch Gardens theme park and historic Ybor City. Disney World, Epcot Center, MGM Studios and Universal Studios are all located near Orlando about 100 miles away.

Hotels and Motels

The Days Inn of Sun City Center and the Comfort Inn are both located within Sun City Center. A few more lodging options are located in nearby Ruskin, including a Holiday Inn Express which is only a couple of blocks west of the Comfort Inn. More options, including upscale hotels, are available about 15 miles north in Tampa.

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