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Plant City MLS SearchBeautiful Plant City is a peaceful city located between Tampa and Lakeland Florida. Once a large cotton center, Plant City changed its primary crop to strawberries and is now know as the Winter Strawberry Capital of the world. Plant City Florida is a place rich in heritage and relaxed beauty. With rolling landscapes filled with a rural serenity, Plant City truly is the heart of Central Florida.

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Homeowners of Plant City are lucky to have such a convenient location. The location appeals to people who have to travel, as well as people who want to escape the frantic lifestyle associated with "city living." Located just off of I-4, people living in Plant City have unfettered access to the interstate and a quicker and more economical trip to Tampa, Brandon Florida, Lakeland and Orlando. Even the trip to MacDill Air Force Base is made simpler with this location, and many military families have chosen Plant City as their home.

Unlike any other place, Plant City is filled with a deep heritage that is manifested in the local family-owned stores and "Mom and Pop" style restaurants and barbeque diners. Some of the homeowners of Plant City can proudly trace their heritage to the city establishment decades ago! Plant City is rich in history dating back to the mid-1800s when the first settlers began to populate Florida. The eclectic appeal of the city originates from the numbers of people that became Plant City homeowners. With each passing decade, architecture evolved and new homes were built in the contemporary style, giving the historic homes an individual and beautiful style. The legacy of those first settlers that arrived by covered wagon still exist in the street names, such as Pierce Harwell Road, in memory of one of the first people born and raised in Plant City.

The charm and unique flavor of these one-of-a-kind establishments combined with the convenience of traditional supermarkets and household names in shopping brings a variety of options for shopping and dining that is a truly unique alternative to the mundane aspects of everyday life. In addition to the premier shopping and dining, ranging from casual to formal, Plant City has a famous antiquing district. Shops of all kinds line the beautiful streets of Plant City's historic district. This is the kind of place where automobiles are not necessary; just park your car in the municipal lot and spend the afternoon perusing the shops filled with antique oddities and treasures. Plant City is also the premier place for produce. Several famous Fruit and Vegetable stands and shops exist, offering the finest and freshest produce, especially Strawberries. The Plant City area is responsible for some of the most delicious Strawberry Milkshakes, while several places claim to have the best, sampling them all to make a decision is an activity and Strawberry lover will enjoy!

Plant City is also widely known as the home of the Strawberry Festival. This annual carnival and livestock expose' is the second largest fair in Florida, following the Florida State Fair. This event features a wide array of activities and events that appeal to people of all ages! With a fairway featuring some of the most exciting and thrilling rides, hundreds of different Strawberry-filled dishes, livestock, guild craft shows, Country music performances and games, this festival is certain to be an enjoyment for anyone! At the Strawberry Festival, Plant City homeowners, as well as hundreds of others who come from all over the state, are able to let loose and have fun! In addition to the Strawberry Festival, Plant City is also the home to several livestock shows throughout the year, as well as Antique Car Shows and Motorcycle Days, where bike enthusiasts gather and share their affinity for motorcycles and parade through city streets.

Golf enthusiasts will also love the beautiful golf courses that Plant City has to offer especially the two professional golf courses that are featured at Walden Lakes Golf and Country Club. The on-staff professionals will ensure that players of any skill level will play to the best of their ability! Walden Lakes also offers tennis, swimming and other activities for members.

Plant City also offers the finest in medical and educational areas. Some of the area's finest public and private schools are available to the Plant City homeowners and their families. Schools with differing skill levels and curriculums offer each child the opportunity to thrive in an environment that supports their abilities.

From the rich heritage to the amazing location, Plant City is truly a homeowners dream. For more information on availability in the Plant City area, contact your local Twin Palms Realty Inc Agent today!

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