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									                    Brentwood Hills

Brentwood Hills was established in 1989 as a deed
restricted residential community. Today, the community
has over 1000 homes in the Brandon-Valrico area just
east of Tampa, Florida, USA. Brentwood Hills combines
the convenience of location with a lifestyle for family
and the professionals alike. We are conveniently located
within minutes of shopping, dining and entertainment.
Our Home Owners Association is made up of seven home
owners with additional neighbors supporting the
Architectural Control, Landscape, Deed Restriction,
Newsletter, Social and Website sub-committees. The
property is managed by McNeil Management Services,
Inc., a local management company based in Brandon.
Please follow the links in toolbar to learn more

Brentwood Hills is located off of Mount Carmel Rd just
south of Highway 60 in the Brandon/Valrico area. It has
a swimming pool, park and sports field for its residents
to enjoy. Great schools include Brooker Elementary,
Burns Middle and Bloomingdale High School.
Brandon Brook is a very nice
deed restricted neighborhood
with a large community pool
located in the Valrico/Brandon
area. It is a quiet, shady
neighborhood with 470 homes,
mature oak trees and friendly
neighbors. Brandon Brook is
located two blocks north of
Highway 60, and just minutes
away from Interstate 75, I-4 and
the Lee Roy Selmon Crosstown

                                   We are approximately 10 miles
                                   east of downtown Tampa and
                                   about the same distance west of
                                   Plant City – the Strawberry
                                   Capital of Florida. We are also
                                   within walking distance of
                                   grocery stores, drug stores,
                                   Home Depot, many fast food
                                   restaurants as well as several
                                   nice restaurants.

                                   Brandon Brook has an active
                                   Homeowners’ Association Board
                                   of Directors dedicated to making
                                   this one of the best
                                   neighborhoods in the area. Due
                                   to this involvement, property
                                   values have constantly increased.

                                   The community pool was
                                   completely remodeled during the
                                   winter of 2004.

Top Rated Schools for the area are Yates Elementary, McLane
Middle School and Brandon High School.
Nestled within the ever-growing Valrico Florida area lies the Bloomingdale Golf
community. It is one of the largest communities in the Tampa Bay area, stretching out
from Valrico into some areas of Brandon Florida and made up of over 40
neighborhoods and over 5000 individual homes. The Bloomingdale community can be
easily accessed from a number of major roads in Valrico and is only a short distance
from major highways and interstate systems. The Bloomingdale community lies within a
special tax district. Special taxing districts allow members to share common expenses
equitably by adding a special tax assessment to the property tax bill of each of the
district members; this shared common expense pays for things such as community
repairs, maintenance of common grounds, and improvements. The taxing district
assessment is a mere $100 once a year, which has been the same flat rate that has
been in effect since the special tax district was founded in the 1980s. Some things that
the special tax district has worked on recently have been the community wide irrigation
system, landscaping, and entry ways.

Within the Bloomingdale community there is a Golf Course that runs North and South of
Culbreath. The Bloomingdale Golf course is an amazing top-rated set of links that is
frequented by many professional golfers. This course features 7,165 yards for an overall
par of 72. Bloomingdale Golfers Club is also home to Golf Professional Dan Vona. With
50 regulation tees on the driving range, this is the perfect course for any golfer to find
their signature shot. Some of the homes in the Bloomingdale community are located just
off the fairway.

Families living within Bloomingdale have access to very desirable and highly rated
schools. Within the area, there are Alafia Elementary and Cimino Elementary, Burns
Middle School, along with several other options for high school. All of the public schools
in the area offer busing services to accommodate children who are not in walking
distance. In addition to the areas public schools, there are also several choice private
schools in the immediate surrounding area.

Also within the immediate surrounding area of the Bloomingdale community is the
Bloomingdale Public Library, the Bloomingdale Little League, and the Bloomingdale
YMCA, as well as several options for shopping, dining, or banking. The Bloomingdale
Public Library was built in 2005 and features over 15,000 square feet available, with
space allotted to eventually make an additional 10,000 square foot expansion. The
Bloomingdale Regional Public Library offers story-book reading for small children and
after school activities for middle or high-school students in the Bloomingdale community.
There are also several free computer classes with a wide variety of subject matter
available for adults. These computer classes range from the basic "Mouse Skills" class up
to editing, creating, and saving a movie on the computer.

A relatively new area, Buckhorn is a well developed Golf Course community of over 600 homes in
Valrico Florida. With an Estates Special Dependent District Board of Trustees that has been
founded and kept-up by volunteers from the neighborhoods, the people living in this community
remain united under a common front. Announcements from the board are posted online to help
keep the Buckhorn area up to speed on the latest community news, and if you're not able to access
the internet, important features are posted on bulletin boards found throughout the area. The
current homeowners in the Buckhorn neighborhoods create a welcome and inviting ambience
focusing on family with every intention on keeping things appropriate for children, and for adults as

There is currently a nineteen-acre site adjacent to Buckhorn that will give homeowners easy access
to shopping and eateries. With Class A businesses and restaurants in mind, the spaces will
compliment the neat, tidy, and well-kept appearance of the Buckhorn area. These new projects are
expected to be completed in the third or fourth quarter of 2007. The future restaurants and stores
will cater to the shopping and dining needs of the homeowners of the area, as well as provide
employment opportunities for area homeowners. In addition to this future plaza, there are several
upscale and casual dining options close by. Also available are grocery stores, pharmacies,
convenience stores, gas stations, malls, movie theaters and banks. Located a short distance from the
interstates, people in Buckhorn have easy commute to Tampa, Brandon Florida, MacDill, or
Lakeland Florida.

Families living in the Buckhorn area are privy to a newly remodeled private golf course as well as
tennis courts and swimming pool. Buckhorn Springs Golf and Country Club features 6,888 yards for
an overall par of 72. With 18 regulation holes as well as 10 tees on the driving range, this is the
perfect course for any skill level to play. The clubhouse rents out golf carts for anyone who wishes to
play on this great course. Within the past 10 years a public park was constructed specially for the
families and children living in Buckhorn. This park includes a water fountain, basketball court,
jogging trail, and a play area for the smaller children. It is a great place to invite friends and family to
join in the events. During the summer months and holidays, there are several Board of Trustees
sponsored activities, including a "Buckhorn Bunny Bonanza" during the Easter season, a "Buckhorn
Boo Bash" for Halloween, and "Santa at the Park" immediately following the neighborhood
Christmas parade!

Top Rates Schools for the area are Buckhorn Elementary, Mulrennan Middle School, and Durant High
                                       Copper Ridge

Copper Ridge is a deed restricted community located in Valrico. Although it is a rather
large community, the size has not stopped this from becoming one of the best
communities in the area. With a Homeowners Association that works to maintain and
improve life within the neighborhood, Copper Ridge as a community is thriving.

Within the Copper Ridge community there is a Homeowners Association which meets
monthly to discuss the condition of the neighborhood and coordinate deals with local
agencies to make improvements to houses more convenient. One of these conveniences
is a deal made with Hartline Bus Service, creating an "Emergency Ride Home" program,
that assures you will never be left at work without a ride home. The HOA sponsors a
number of events that take place throughout the whole of this rather large community.
They have even created a volunteer program which gives people who want to help
others the means to do so. This is also a benefit to high school students who need to
complete a number of service hours to qualify for scholarships.

Copper Ridge is in an ideal location in Valrico Florida. Just minutes away from Highway
60, all of the shopping, dining, and entertainment options that are within the inner city
are also available to homeowners. There are also several opportunities for employment
available in the rapidly growing Valrico area. Copper Ridge is close to grocery stores,
pharmacies, restaurants, and entertainment. Because of its close location to the
interstate systems, commutes to the Tampa, MacDill, and Lakeland Florida areas
become easier and faster, a definite positive with the way gas prices have been climbing
recently. A mere 18 miles away from the Tampa International Airport, this is the perfect
place for the jet-setter to live.

For families with children, there are several highly recommended public schools in the
area including Buckhorn Elementary, Nelson Elementary, Mulrennan Middle, Durant High
School as well as many top rated private schools. All of these schools strive to educate
children, build fundamental learning skills, and prepare them for college success.

As well as excellent educations, children in this community are also able to experience
activities like little league baseball, football, and soccer in local parks. There is also a
recently constructed YMCA in the area where they offer great after-school programs,
summer camps, and even adult aerobics classes. A new public library in the area
provides a space where children and adults both can take classes, study, and enjoy
activities that are supported there.
                                     Diamond Hill

The Diamond Hill Golf and Country Club Community is a relatively new development
located in Valrico Florida. It is located around a 188 acre site including a golf course.
Just east off of Highway 60 and about 10 minutes from Brandon Florida, this is the
prime location for anyone who needs to commute daily from the Brandon area into
Tampa, Lakeland Florida, or even into Orlando. There are several highly rated schools
in the Diamond Hill area including Mulrennan Middle school, and Valrico Elementary, as
well as nationally known Brandon high school. All of these schools offer busing services
to the children who live out of walking distance.

Diamond Hill is a gated community and included in this facility are designated workout
areas, a community swimming pool, a heated spa, and 52 channel basic cable provided
to all tenets. Diamond Hill is within a short driving distance to several shopping and
dining locations. With banks, pharmacies, parks, and libraries in the surrounding area,
Diamond Hill is the perfect place to live.

The semi-private Golf Course is located on a hilly area reminiscent of North Carolina golf
courses. With lakes and creeks in addition to the hilly terrain, this golf course is the
perfect challenge for any golfer. The course is semi-private, with lessons offered to
people who live in the area. The Diamond Hill Golf Course features a driving range to
help the patrons get that "perfect shot", as well as a practice green to improve your
short game. The course features a flat rate, golf carts are rented out to every golfer and
there is no walking rate at this course.

Along with the Golf Course there is a Snack Bar and Clubhouse. Here at the Clubhouse,
golfers can purchase tees, balls, gloves, or anything else they might need before visiting
the Snack Bar for a quick bite before hitting the back nine. Rates for the course are very
reasonable and the price drops after 1pm, golfers love to play this fabulous course.

Great schools in the area include Valrico Elementary, Mulrennan Middle School and
Durant High School.
                            Fish Hawk Trails

On any given day in Fish Hawk Trails you'll see homeowners relaxing by
the Pavilion, jogging, or riding bikes with their families on our 6 mile
natural preserve trail system. Come and enjoy our everchanging scenery
of ferns and wild flowers, stately oaks and pines and perhaps a glimpse or
two of some protected species of wildlife. We're wrapped in nature.

Beyond a stunning entrance and the sparkling copper roof of the gate
house, amid protected wildlife and natural landscaping that includes ferns,
wild flowers, stately oaks and towering pines, lies this master-planned
community. The heavily wooded 455-acre site is being developed by the
partnership of Fishhawk Communities Limited Partnership and Genstar
Lowes Co.

Besides 200 acres of environmentally protected land, this neighborhood is
also well positioned within minutes of churches, schools, hospitals and the
Brandon TownCenter Mall. Amenities include a playground, picnic pavilion,
numerous ponds and six miles of paved nature trails. Unique custom-built
homes, each reflecting the individuality of the homeowner, are featured
along with generously sized homesites that range from one-half to over
one acre.

Send your children to the top rated schools in the area. That include
Fishhawk Creek Elementary, Randall Middle School and Newsome High
                                     Fishhawk Ranch

Fishhawk Ranch is a growing community located in beautiful Southeast Hillsborough County in
Lithia Florida. The community has easy access to roads, schools, shopping, and entertainment,
but remains secluded enough to remove homeowners from the harried life in the city. This
amazing community is the ideal place to call home.

Beautiful lawns and gardens outline the wonderful architecture that comprises this amazing
community. In addition, this community gives so much back and provides a terrific atmosphere for
families. Homeowners of Fishhawk Ranch enjoy an abundant array of community entertainment
and involvement. The incredible list of features include a Clubhouse, State of the Art Theater with
stadium style seating that can be rented out for parties, a Gathering Room, a Fully Equipped Gym
for both aerobic exercise and body-building, a Junior-Olympic sized swimming pool, a Water Park
with slides and fountains for children, a Lighted Tennis Court and Basketball Court, Playground,
Welcome Center, Butterfly Garden, over fifteen miles of trails, Sand Volleyball Courts, a Picnicking
Area, Soccer Fields and a Skateboarding Park. The community offers an on-site Preschool, the
Fishhawk Early Learning Center, with year-round care including before and after school programs,
movies at the theater and ice cream for the children on weekends. With so much to offer, this is
the ideal community for anyone of any age!

The Fishhawk Ranch community also offers several activities for homeowners. There are clubs to
join and programs to participate in including: The Moms of Lithia club, which is made up of stay-
at-home moms who meet and plan kid appropriate play-days as well as Mom's Night Out! The
Ambassador Club gives representatives from each of the Fish Hawk Ranch villages to meet up and
discuss the status quo of the area. The Book club meets every second Wednesday of the month
and gives intellectuals the opportunity to bond over the latest "Best Seller". The Fishhawk Area
Networking Group (FANG) is the perfect place for small business owners and representatives to
meet up and increase their contacts. FANG also puts on an annual Scavenger Hunt and a Back to
School Festival for the local kids. Fishhawk Ranch has a Babysitters Club where young adults ages
eleven and up meet monthly to be trained in safe babysitting techniques.

The Marketplace that is close to Fishhawk Ranch offers casual and formal dining options, grocery
and convenience stores, pharmacies, banks, storage options, and anything else that is needed.
There are also great malls available in Brandon Florida and Tampa, as well as movie theaters
and other entertainment located a short distance from Fishhawk. The Homeowners Association in
Fishhawk Ranch has negotiated deals with many of the local small business owners, which helps
defray the costs and hassles of day-to-day chores and house keeping.

Within the area, there are several excellent elementary, middle, and high schools. Some of the
options available are Bevis Elementary, Fishhawk Elementary, Randall Middle, and Newsome High.
With private schools as well as public schools available the educational opportunities are endless.
There are also several colleges and universities located within commuting distance of Fishhawk.
The Fishhawk Ranch community is a prime location for access to the interstate systems, which
provides homeowners with a relaxed and shortened commute to Brandon, Tampa, MacDill,
Lakeland Florida, Orlando, and Plant City Florida.
                                Heather Lakes

Heather Lakes is about 7 miles to downtown Tampa and 10 miles to the State
Fairgrounds and Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, it is just minutes to Brandon Town
Center and the access to the Crosstown. The community offers its own park,
playground, tennis courts, basketball courts, soccer fields and ball fields. It is
also a quick commute to Tampa International Airport, Raymond James Stadium,
The Ice Palace, Lowry Park Zoo, Busch Gardens, The Florida Aquarium, and
Tampa's Performing Arts Center.

Location, location, location, is offered by Heather Lakes in Brandon. It is close to
sought after Minz Elementary School, shopping, dining, entertainment, great
commuting to Tampa and area attractions. Heather Lakes has low HOA fees and
no CDD fees! There are single family homes, townhomes and villas in Heather

Great schools in the area include Mintz Elementary, McLane Middle School and
Brandon High School.
                       Lakeview Village

Lakeview Village is quiet and friendly community that is located
in North Brandon (zip code 33510) with easy access to Brandon
Mall, restaurants, Crosstown Expressway, highways I-75 and I-
4, and medical facilities. The area has many lakes for fishing
and two parks within walking distance. Homes in Lakeview
Village were built in 1980-ies, with some in 90-ies and 2000s.
Reasonable prices and low home owners' association fees make
Lakeview Village affordable for first-time home buyers. See the
list of all homes for sale in Lakeview Village below.

Colson Elementary, McLane Middle, Armwood High
Lumsden Pointe is located in southeast Valrico just south of Lumsden Drive and between
Lithia Drive and Valrico Drive. The first thing you notice once entering Lumsden Pointe is
the grand entry which offers Professionally landscaped grounds and a unique round
about . Homes are situated on wide lots usually at least 65’ wide. Lumsden Pointe homes
vary in size anywhere from 2000 square feet to over 3000’ many of which have pools. A
heavily wooded playground with swings offers a break for the little ones. Just a couple of
minutes any from the heart of Valrico, Lumsden Pointe is easily accessible to everything
including: a new Super Wal-Mart, Publix, Blockbuster, Ruby Tuesday’s, Cracker Barrel,
McDonald’s, Banks and so much more.

The Lumsden Pointe is an upscale, “deed restricted” community of 218 homes located in Valrico,
Florida. Our community was established in 2000 and developed by Transcend Development
Corporation. Two builders were responsible for all of the homes within the community, Sunrise
Homes, Inc. and Westfield Homes, Inc. The first homeowners took occupancy of their homes in
July of 2001.
                       Providence Lakes

Located in South Brandon, Providence Lakes is conveniently
located to major highways, shopping and restaurants. Just a
couple of miles away from Westfield Shopping Center, Publix,
Super Wal-Mart, Target, and Highway 60, the major roadway
for Brandon. Providence Lakes residents enjoy their very own
private park with swings, Basketball courts and Picnic tables.

Great rated schools for the area are Mintz Elementary, McLane
Middle School and Riverview High School.
River Hills is the only fully-gated community with fully-privatized roads and
24-hour security on hand. In order for a person to gain access to the
community, they must pass through an entrance gate. This has created a
virtually crime-free zone where people can feel safe. With an impeccably
maintained exterior, the neighborhoods within River Hills are the picture of

River Hills is an exquisite golf-course community with a beautiful 18 hole, par
72 golf course, designed by Joseph Lee. In addition to the golf course, River Hills
Country Club also offers over twenty tees on a driving range, to help the patrons
get that "perfect shot." Set on an extensive 200 acres with a member's only
lighted tennis arena with clay courts, a junior Olympic-sized swimming pool, and
golf course, the River Hills Country Club experience is one of a kind. Golf
lessons are available for beginners. The MYPRO Golf School has opened up its
business at the River Hills Golf Course. Private lessons, private playing lessons,
group golf clinics, and corporate golf training is available.

Within the immediate area around River Hills there are several grocery stores,
pharmacies, shops, restaurants, banks, and convenience stores. In addition to
all of the great local area shops and restaurants, there are other great locations
that can be easily accessed by the local highway system. The schools in this area
are very desireable and the elementary school is within biking distance for
children living in the River Hills community. There are also many other highly
rated private and public schools within the area.

Schools for the area are Lithia Springs Elementary, Randall Middle School and
Newsome High School.

The Somerset community is located in beautiful Valrico,
Florida, (off State Road 60 East and Mulrennan Road on the
East side of Brandon) conveniently located approximately a half
hour outside of Tampa and within an hour's drive East to

The community consists of 599 single family homes built by
Lennar, US Home and Windward Homes.

Amenities include an open-air cabana, swimming pool,
children's wading pool, playground, tennis, basketball and
volleyball courts and a multi-purpose field.

Great schools for the area include Nelson Elementary,
Mulrennan Middle School and Durant High School.
                        Sterling Ranch

Sterling Ranch is located in Brandon (zip code 33511), and is
within a few minutes to Brandon Towncenter Mall and highways
I-75, I-4 and Crosstown Expressway. Mature trees line streets
of Sterling Ranch, and some home sites provide serene views
of water. Most homes in this community were built in 1990-ies.
View all homes currently for sale in Sterling Ranch below.

Sterling Ranch is ideally located close to Brandon Westfield
Shopping Center, and just minutes to the Crosstown
Expressway for easy access to downtown Tampa and MacDill
Air Force Base. It is also a quick commute to Tampa attractions
and airport. It is also just a little over an hour to the Magic
Kingdom! Call us today to see real estate in Sterling Ranch of

“A” Rated schools for the area include Symmes Elementary,
McLane Middle, Spoto High.
                                           Twin Lakes

Twin Lakes of Brandon is a quiet residential community located in Valrico, east of Lithia Pinecrest
Road, at the end of Bloomingdale Avenue.

This unique community is nestled between Lake Michaela and Lake Sterns offering its residents
and visitors a quiet, peaceful coexistence with nature.

Both of these lakes contain wetlands and mitigation areas that are environmentally protected to
ensure a proper balance between a natural ecological system and the residential community.

Lake Michaela is the centerpiece of the community with a one mile continuous sidewalk that loops
around the entire lake. Those who walk around this lake, find themselves in close proximity to a
wide variety of birds and wildlife that are not normally found in a residential community.

Along with the birds and other wildlife we also have a family of alligators which are commonly seen
swimming or sunning on one of the small islands located within this lake. Since the alligators were
here first, they are protected and residents are advised to use common sense when walking with
small children or pets along the lake's perimeter. The lake of course is also off limits to swimming.

The Association periodically stocks Lake Michaela with many varieties of fish including catfish, brim
and large mouth bass. Since this is a private lake, only residents and invited guests may enjoy
fishing in this centrally located lake.

Visitors to our community are immediately struck with the beauty of another major asset we
call Zeina Park. This park covers approximately 15 acres and is located immediately west, as you
enter Twin Lakes. Zeina Park is full of majestic oak trees, some of which are over 100 years old.
These old oaks provide a natural canopy over the park and produce a shaded environment for any

Zeina Park is an ideal spot for residents and their guest to enjoy a picnic, take a stroll or just relax.
Children may also enjoy the shade these trees provide in the adjacent children's playground area.

The community has many asset for its residents to enjoy from the lakes and park to a private
swimming pool, tennis and basketball courts and a soccer field. These asset combined with a
beautiful setting have made Twin Lakes of Brandon one of Hillsborough County's most desirable
residential communities.

Great schools for the area include Lithia Springs Elementary, Randall Middle School and Newsome
High School.
Woodberry is located in North Brandon off of Lakewood Ave.
Woodberry is a gated community of single family homes
starting in the $200,000's. Woodberry has beautiful homes that
are convenient to everything in Brandon. It is just a mile north
of Regency Square and The Brandon Westfield Mall. There are
many dining opportunities just south of Woodberry.

Woodberry is just 20 minutes from Downtown Tampa and 30
minutes to MacDill Air Force Base. Woodberry is also a quick
commute to University of South Florida, Hillsborough
Community College, Tampa International Airport, Raymond
James Stadium, The Ice Palace, Lowry Park Zoo, Busch
Gardens, The Florida Aquarium, and Tampa's Performing Arts

You are only 20 minutes to the beautiful gulf beaches and
Busch Gardens. Disney World, Sea World, Islands of
Adventures and Universal Studios are only an hour away. “A”
rated schools for the area include Schmidt Elementary, McLane
Middle School and Brandon High School.

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