Florida is a snow bird’s paradise; warm weather, palm trees, beaches and sunny communities. While cities such as Miami, Fort Lauderdale and Sarasota are highly regarded destinations within the Sunshine State, there are a few hidden gems that go under the radar when people plan their migration south. St. Petersburg is home to award winning beaches, an impressive selection of sophisticated dining options, professional sports teams, and nationally recognized art and history museums.

If you are 55 or older, Pinewood in St. Petersburg, can be home to you. This resident owned community with 220 lots is located on the Gulf of Mexico in Tampa’s laid back sister city. The community offers beautiful architecture and landscape with an engaged and welcoming population. Pets are welcome, (1) under 20 lbs. Residents of Pinewood get the best of all worlds: a small community feel with amenities and activities to keep you busy or help you relax.

Find tranquility in the crystal blue pool or lounging under the shade of a colorful umbrella. Meet your neighbors while enjoying a drink and playing on one of the six newly reconstructed shuffleboard courts. Relax with a book from the Pinewood Library on a bench by the lake. Take a stroll in the park with your significant other or new friend after a romantic dinner at one of St. Pete’s waterfront restaurants. Get to know your neighbors and make new friends at the clubhouse, which offers a newly renovated kitchen and billiard room.

For a small town feel with the luxuries of a thriving city, discover the hidden gem, St Petersburg, and make Pinewood your home. At Pinewood you’ll have a pool, lake, park, club house, and friends at your fingertips; and sports, museums, beaches, and dining only an arm’s length away.

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