Clearwater is located on Florida’s West Coast and along the Gulf of Mexico shore, offering natural wonders, cultural events, craft fairs, plays, concerts and outdoor activities.
On Top of the World is less than nine miles away from Clearwater Beach, which received the 2016 Trip Advisor Travelers’ Choice Award for “Best Beach in the US,” the 2013 USA Today Readers’ Choice for “Best Beach Town in Florida,” was one of the “Best Beaches from Maine to Hawaii,” and the “Best Beach to Watch a Sunset.” Pier 60 comes to life every night at 6 p.m. with music, jugglers, and crafts people. The nearby marina offers fishing, sailing, and it’s not unusual to spot dolphins leaping out of the Gulf. The Clearwater Marine Aquarium is home to Winter and Hope, the stars of the movies “Dolphin Tale,” and “Dolphin Tale 2.”
Clearwater is home to a portion of the Pinellas Trail, recognized as the longest urban trail in the United States. The newest leg of the trail runs along the eastern edge of the On Top of the World community; it is perfect for cycling, jogging, skating, and walking.
If you’re looking for sporting events, look no further. The Tampa Bay area is the spring training home to the New York Yankees, the Toronto Blue Jays, and the Philadelphia Phillies. Tampa Bay is home to the Buccaneers football team, the Tampa Bay Rays baseball team, the Tampa Bay Lightning hockey team, and the Rowdies soccer team.
Westfield Mall is just two miles away from On Top of the World, offering 149 stores, including 4 major department stores, 29 restaurants, an organic food supermarket, and a 12-screen movie theater.
World-renowned entertainers perform at Ruth Eckerd Hall, and at the newly renovated Royalty/Capitol Theatre. Both Clearwater venues are less than six miles from On Top of the World. The surrounding major cities, St. Petersburg and Tampa, also provide cultural events, dining, museums, and shopping.
Need groceries? Publix––Florida’s #1 ranked supermarket––is less than a mile away from On Top of the World. You may walk, drive, or take advantage of the community’s free shuttle-bus service. Fuel-efficient hybrid city buses stop in the development as well.
The St. Pete/Clearwater Airport, 10 miles away, and the Tampa International Airport, 20 miles away, make air travel accessible to On Top of the World.
Clearwater and the Tampa Bay area are home to the BayCare Health System chain of thirteen hospitals. Among them are Mease Dunedin Hospital and Mease Countryside Hospital, which are all located less than 5 miles from On Top of the World.
There are two VA medical centers in the area––one in St. Petersburg, and one in Tampa. There is also a VA clinic just 20 minutes from On Top of the World.
When you put it all together, Clearwater and On Top of the World could be the lifestyle for you.