AFFORDABLE RETIREMENT LIVING IN A RESIDENT-OWNED WATERFRONT COMMUNITY IS A REALITY HERE!
Unit #52 Offered For Sale
Includes Co-op share, Furnished home, & Boat Slip
Call (410) 493-7066 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Chesapeake Point is situated on a beautiful 6.5-acre peninsula surrounded on three sides by the waters which lead to the Gulf of Mexico. It is in many ways truly a park. There is abundant birdlife here and the fishing is excellent.
Chesapeake Point Park is an “Over 55” Mobile Home Cooperative located on Florida’s Gulf Coast in Tarpon Springs, Florida. A small organized group of about 40 of us purchased the almost 7 acre peninsula in 2005. We consider it to be our own little slice of waterfront paradise far removed from the maddening crowds. There are now over 50 owners and a handful rent places seasonally in our quiet waterfront community in one of the prettiest locations along the Gulf Coast. The residents here are friendly, the atmosphere relaxing and the fishing is outstanding.
We installed new boat slips several years ago and one is tied to the co-op membership of Unit 52. There is also an observation deck at the top of our little peninsula where you can spend the day fishing and sunbathing. If you drive through this part of the West Coast, you will quickly notice that our little “island” is tucked back off the main drag, is private and quiet, and is quite obviously the most beautiful undeveloped property for miles around. A seawall surrounds the Park and we often walk around it and see dolphins, manatee (in the Winter) and fish and birds of all kinds. At dusk, we watch the birds fly in to the surrounding mangrove islands to roost for the night. The wildlife that surrounds us and just the shear beauty of the Park often takes our breath away. The park itself is a Great Blue Heron rookery.
Sale PENDING Limited waterview from Patio. Nicely renovated. 2 bedroom, 1 bath, with enclosed Florida room & covered carport located in the interior of the Park. Cozy retreat. Goodman heat pump and tankless water heater. Fully furnished with everything you need right down to the pots and pans!
Unit 52 has a boat slip tied to the co-op membership (Slip Number 28). The slip can accommodate boats up to 30 feet in length. The price of the boat slip is included in the purchase price of Unit 52. Please note that while the Park is pet-friendly, there is a 20 pound limit on dogs and only two small dogs are allowed per unit.
- Chesapeake Point is a co-operatively owned 55+ community on 6.5 acres with a board comprised of elected residents. A professional management company takes care of the administrative details. Residents purchased the community in 2005 and the co-op has 61 units.
- Very low monthly co-op fee. Currently, $300/month fee includes sewer, refuse collection, and use of facilities. Water is billed separately.
- Observation Point located centrally along the seawall, great for watching sunsets or for spotting manatees and dolphins swimming close by.
- There is a kayak launch located along the seawall for residents who prefer to paddle around our amazing Anclote River bayou
- A clubhouse available for group activities, many social activities organized by residents during the winter season.
- Coin laundry in Park.
- Dogs must be 20lbs or less. Limit two dogs per unit.
- Location: 800 Chesapeake Drive, Tarpon Springs, Florida – on Florida’s Gulf Coast. 30 Miles North of Tampa, Florida
- Contact: Email is best to get started. Email: email@example.com
AFFORDABLE RETIREMENT LIVING IS A REALITY HERE!
Don’t think you can afford to live on the water? Think again! This is a rare opportunity to own waterfront property in a Cooperative that owns its own submerged land! Being “grandfathered in” and owning our own submerged land means that our living expenses will very likely remain stable for years to come as we will not have to worry about the State of Florida imposing astronomical increases on Cooperatives and Condo associations that they have been trying to sneak through the Florida Legislature for years. Also, the State no longer grants any entity ownership of submerged land! It’s our belief that the value will only increase due to this unique ownership of our own submerged land.
We believe our Park is an affordable retirement option and is one of the best kept waterfront living secrets on the Gulf Coast. Monthly coop fees are reasonable as are the real estate property taxes. Why move to a retirement community when you can live independently and more affordably in a quiet waterfront park?
For those unfamiliar with Co-op ownership, it is a lot like Condo ownership. Members share access to the common areas within the 6.5 acre Park and enjoy the jointly owned facilities and waterfront equally. The cost of the co-op share AND boat slip is included in the sale price!
Most of our Owners and Guests have lived or rented here for many many years. We are a friendly community of folks who believe this secluded peninsula is our own little slice of paradise. Our quality of life here in the Park continues to improve and nearby Honeymoon Island and Caladesi Island are routinely voted the best beaches in America! Many of our residents live very cheaply and find independent living here more affordable and enjoyable than a retirement community in terms of both the initial investment cost, monthly living expenses, and overall quality of life!