Tour our new neighborhood at Longleaf near Odessa, Fl

Woman walking dog on sidewalk

The Longleaf neighborhood near Odessa, Florida, is a charming community made up of town squares and green spaces.  It is the type of neighborhood that many people envision when they think of the perfect place to live.  The Longleaf town center includes front-porch living while the newest neighborhoods, such as The Woodlands where Homes by WestBay is the exclusive builder, offers executive-style living on larger home sites. Come visit the area and see all that this community offers for families and individuals.

About Longleaf in Odessa

Longleaf neighborhood in Odessa FL

Longleaf was created with the character of a true small town.  The goal of the community was to form a seamless balance between the natural environment and human culture.  Therefore, what you will find in this neighborhood are village greens and town meeting halls, green spaces with pockets of shops and meeting places carefully located throughout.  The streets are tree lined and there are some lovely natural lakes for fishing or for simply enjoying the view.  In addition to the open spaces and greenbelts, there are paved hiking and biking trails as well as playgrounds and ball parks.  This community has thought through every design and has fashioned a perfect environment for all. 

Life in Odessa, Florida

Odessa is a suburb of Tampa and it is located about 30 minutes from the heart of the city.  The Longleaf development is situated along Starkey Boulevard, just north of State Road 54.  It is adjacent to the Jay B. Starkey Wilderness Preserve and yet close to dining and shops.  It is less than 2 miles from the Pasco County Hospital’s newly opened Medical Center of Trinity.  Not only does Longleaf have an excellent elementary school within the neighborhood, it is currently positioned within an All-A Rated school district.  Both the Seven Springs Middle school and James A. Mitchell High School are nearby.  From this area of Odessa, there is great access to the Suncoast Parkway, US 19 and other major access routes.

Homes in Longleaf

New Home in Odessa Florida at Longleaf neighborhood

Within the Longleaf community, there are a select group of preferred builders that are constructing new homes on the property.  This group of builders includes Tampa’s largest privately owned home builder – Homes by WestBay.  They will work closely with the master planners of Longleaf to develop an enclave of 83 homes that will be on cul-de-sacs, have water views or be on conservation home sites.  Homes by WestBay specializes in thoughtfully designed homes.  They offer a wide range of floorplans in one or two story homes.  Choose from several elevations with options including upper or lower level owner’s retreat, tile roofs on the Mediterranean and Tuscan elevations, brick paver driveways and much more.

The community and its many amenities offer the finest traditions in town planning.  Longleaf offers the warmth of hometown living combined with the benefits of residing in a new home that includes the latest in construction trends and updated features.  Visit the website to learn more and to schedule your tour.  We are sure you’ll decide to call Longleaf home. .


Homes by WestBay offers a new kind of home building experience with a focus to deliver an exceptional homebuilding experience at an outstanding value. Recognized both nationally and regionally for our award-winning new home designs, we offer new single-family homes from our New Vintage and Artisan collections for sale throughout the finest new communities within the Tampa Bay area.

Founded in 2009, we have evolved into being the largest, privately owned new homebuilder in the Tampa Bay market.  Our team of talented professionals—many of whom are award-winners in their fields of expertise – together with the top architects, engineers and other industry experts we work with, are dedicated to designing and creating exceptional new homes, new floor plans, new designs, for you and your lifestyle. Our team’s collective experience in exceeding the expectations of homebuyers throughout the Tampa Bay area spans over a century.

Homes range in size from 1,601 square feet to over 4,848 square feet and priced from the Mid $200’s to over $700,000.00.  Model home hours are 10:00AM-5:30PM Daily Except Wednesday and Sunday Noon-5:30PM.

For more information on Homes by WestBay, its residential designs and the communities where it builds call 813-438-3838 or visit