Saint Petersburg Homes For Sale
Welcome to St. Pete!
St. Petersburg welcomes you to enjoy one of America’s most popular destinations, from the city’s vibrant downtown filled with museums, art galleries, shopping, dining and major league sporting activities to some of the nation’s top ranked beaches. The Sunshine City has recently generated a new type of urban energy that pulses through our neighborhoods and businesses. When you’re the 5th largest city – in the 3rd largest state – all the resources of big city life are here for you. Blending the historic with the modern and the eclectic with the artsy, St. Petersburg is a vibrant, forward-thinking city with a welcoming, small town charm and an exciting vision for the future.
Built over 100 years ago, this place was designed to be the coveted “livable city.” It’s one of the most vibrant waterfront neighborhoods – with a range of lifestyles for all those seeking a walk-able, bike-able, livable city life. You’ll find scientists, engineers, artists, techies, musicians, and students driving a new creative renaissance in our city.
Learn more about the schools in St. Petersburg, Florida
The Pinellas County School System is the 7th largest district in Florida and 22nd largest in the nation. More than 148,000 students are enrolled at 140 public schools, 72 private schools and 5 vocational/technical schools. Universities include St Petersburg College, Eckerd College , University of South Florida St. Petersburg , Pinellas Technical Education Center , and Stetson University College of Law
Things To Do
St. Petersburg’s has many attaractions were the fun never stops.
Arts & Culture
St. Petersburg has been ranked the No. 1 Arts Destination for cities its size for three consecutive years. Visit St. Petersburg’s collection of world-famous museums and galleries, including the Salvador Dali Museum , Museum of Fine Arts , The Chihuly Collection , St. Petersburg Museum of History , Great Explorations , and Florida Holocaust Museum , Florida CraftArt , American Stage , The Morean Arts Center , and the Dr. Carter G. Woodson African American History Museum . In addition, St. Petersburg is home to the Florida Orchestra, and the Mahaffey Theater (a performing arts hall), the Palladium Theater, St. Petersburg Opera and residential theater companies including American Stage, freeFall Theatre, A Simple Theatre (at Eckerd College), and St. Petersburg City Theater.
137 parks on approximately 2,300 acres of public land are dedicated to parks and recreation, including a seven mile preserved downtown waterfront — the third largest urban waterfront park system in North America. Unique parks include the 245-acre Boyd Hill Nature Preserve, the botanical attraction Sunken Gardens, Treasure Island Beach on the Gulf of Mexico, and the historic Weedon Island Preserve. The Pinellas Trail , a 37-mile hiking/biking trail, connects St. Petersburg with central and north Pinellas County-the longest urban linear trail in the Eastern U.S.
A peninsular city with a subtropical climate, St. Petersburg is surrounded by 244 miles of shoreline along Tampa Bay, Boca Ciega Bay, the Gulf of Mexico and intracoastal waterways. A boater’s paradise, the St. Petersburg Marina is the largest city marina in the southeast with 610 boat slips. There are also nine boat ramp locations, open year round. Ft. De Soto Park , has traditionally been one of the nation”s top ranked beaches.
St. Petersburg is home plate to the Tampa Bay Rays (MLB) playing at Tropicana Field and the Tampa Bay Rowdies (NASL), who play at Al Lang Stadium. The region is also home to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (NFL), Tampa Bay Storm (AFL), Tampa Bay Lightning (NHL),and Derby Lane (greyhound racing).
Sports and Outdoor Recreation
Enjoy three award-winning public golf courses , nine public pools including an Olympic-size training facility located on Tampa Bay, 80 lighted tennis courts, five dog parks, two skateboard parks, a BMX bicycle track, a Jai Alai fronton and a flying disc golf playing facility at Maximo Park.