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Odessa

Odessa, a charming community nestled just outside of Tampa, Florida. Real estate and homes for sale offer a variety of properties, from spacious single-family homes to picturesque estates, each capturing the essence of suburban living. Discover a neighborhood characterized by peaceful surroundings and lush landscapes. Real estate properties showcase well-designed interiors, often featuring modern floor plans, gourmet kitchens, and comfortable living spaces perfect for relaxation and entertaining. Many homes feature expansive yards, providing ample space for outdoor activities and enjoying the Florida sunshine. The convenient location offers easy access to major highways, making commuting to downtown Tampa and other nearby cities a breeze. Explore a variety of shopping and dining options in nearby retail centers or discover local boutiques and restaurants that add character to the community. It was founded in the 1880s by Peter Demens, a Russian immigrant who established the community through the Orange Belt Railway. He also founded St. Petersburg and named both communities after places he used to visit in his native country. The area is known to have some of the top lakefront properties in the region. It is home to several parks and nature preserves, including Lake Rogers Park and Starkey Wilderness Park, offering opportunities for outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, and wildlife spotting. Whether you're a first-time homebuyer or looking to upgrade, this neighborhood provides a range of options to suit your needs. Experience the tranquility and beauty of suburban living and make it your place to call home in Tampa, Florida. 

Odessa Real Estate Stats

Average Home Price $1.4M
Lowest Priced Home $318K
Highest Price $6.9M
Total Property Listings 62
Avg. Days On Market 108
Avg. Price/SQFT $374

Property Types (active listings)

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18430 Wayne Road, ODESSA

$6,899,999

18430 Wayne Road, ODESSA

6 Beds 9 Baths 8,000 SqFt Residential MLS® # T3504723

813-546-2503

Odessa, ODESSA

$5,500,000

Odessa, ODESSA

0 Beds 0 Baths 0 SqFt Land MLS® # T3492859

813-865-0700

7734 Still Lakes Drive, ODESSA

$4,625,000

↓ $74,999

7734 Still Lakes Drive, ODESSA

6 Beds 10 Baths 8,896 SqFt Residential MLS® # T3453490

813-245-2068

17582 Brown Road, ODESSA

$3,200,000

17582 Brown Road, ODESSA

10 Beds 7 Baths 8,447 SqFt Residential MLS® # T3525208

813-749-0875

Gunn Highway, ODESSA

$3,000,000

Gunn Highway, ODESSA

0 Beds 0 Baths 0 SqFt Land MLS® # T2513103

813-933-1761

11623 Innfields Drive, ODESSA

$2,995,000

↓ $255,000

11623 Innfields Drive, ODESSA

4 Beds 4 Baths 6,797 SqFt Residential MLS® # T3487821
18570 Council Crest Drive, ODESSA

$2,725,000

18570 Council Crest Drive, ODESSA

4 Beds 5 Baths 5,154 SqFt Residential MLS® # T3530490

813-962-0441

15701 Race Track Road, ODESSA

$2,700,000

↓ $1,800,000

15701 Race Track Road, ODESSA

0 Beds 0 Baths 0 SqFt Land MLS® # T3507980

813-960-2300

15701 Race Track Road, ODESSA

$2,600,000

↓ $1,300,000

15701 Race Track Road, ODESSA

4 Beds 6 Baths 4,419 SqFt Residential MLS® # T3495479

813-960-2300

Boy Scout Road, ODESSA

$2,500,000

Boy Scout Road, ODESSA

0 Beds 0 Baths 0 SqFt Land MLS® # T3495933

813-933-1761

17906 Spencer Road, ODESSA

$2,495,000

↓ $150,000

17906 Spencer Road, ODESSA

5 Beds 6 Baths 4,875 SqFt Residential MLS® # T3476382

813-962-0631

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8503 Kentucky Derby Drive, ODESSA

$2,449,000

8503 Kentucky Derby Drive, ODESSA

6 Beds 6 Baths 5,719 SqFt Residential MLS® # T3523545

813-324-2440

11205 Sunny Delight Court, ODESSA

$2,399,999

↓ $50,001

11205 Sunny Delight Court, ODESSA

4 Beds 5 Baths 5,251 SqFt Residential MLS® # T3503129

212-913-9058

16119 Suncrest Shores Drive, ODESSA

$2,399,000

↓ $76,000

16119 Suncrest Shores Drive, ODESSA

6 Beds 5 Baths 5,990 SqFt Residential MLS® # T3504950

212-913-9058

New
19109 Magnolia Farms Lane, ODESSA

$2,300,000

19109 Magnolia Farms Lane, ODESSA

5 Beds 4 Baths 4,718 SqFt Residential MLS® # U8241956

888-668-8283

7738 Still Lakes Drive, ODESSA

$2,250,000

7738 Still Lakes Drive, ODESSA

5 Beds 6 Baths 5,972 SqFt Residential MLS® # U8244347

727-367-3756

18620 Wayne Road, ODESSA

$2,195,000

18620 Wayne Road, ODESSA

7 Beds 6 Baths 6,226 SqFt Residential MLS® # O6208770

800-642-0668

8410 Kenavis Place, ODESSA

$2,099,990

↓ $100,000

8410 Kenavis Place, ODESSA

7 Beds 7 Baths 8,047 SqFt Residential MLS® # T3432174

813-426-2669

16308 Rock Lake Drive, ODESSA

$1,985,000

16308 Rock Lake Drive, ODESSA

4 Beds 4 Baths 4,342 SqFt Residential MLS® # T3519714

813-238-4538

1001 Wyndham Lakes Drive, ODESSA

$1,980,000

↓ $19,995

1001 Wyndham Lakes Drive, ODESSA

5 Beds 6 Baths 5,598 SqFt Residential MLS® # W7858448

727-457-5453

7201 North Mobley Road, ODESSA

$1,950,000

7201 North Mobley Road, ODESSA

4 Beds 6 Baths 3,079 SqFt Residential MLS® # T3532613

813-264-7754

N/A, ODESSA

$1,950,000

N/A, ODESSA

0 Beds 0 Baths 0 SqFt Land MLS® # T3522954

813-217-5288

7510 North Mobley Road, ODESSA

$1,925,000

7510 North Mobley Road, ODESSA

4 Beds 3 Baths 3,347 SqFt Residential MLS® # T3525295

813-756-1111

8711 Brooke Angela Drive, ODESSA

$1,750,000

↓ $39,999

8711 Brooke Angela Drive, ODESSA

3 Beds 4 Baths 3,517 SqFt Residential MLS® # U8207124

727-785-7653

Neighborhood Lifestyle


Odessa is tucked away in the northwest corner of Hillsborough County, and embodies a delightful fusion of rustic charm and luxury living. This serene community, with its picturesque lakes and dense tree canopies, offers residents an escape from the urban hustle while being conveniently close to Tampa's amenities. Life in Odessa revolves around its natural beauty. The multitude of lakes beckons anglers, kayakers, and those simply wishing to bask in the tranquil waterside ambiance. Horse lovers find the sprawling equestrian estates and riding trails a dream, encapsulating the town's rustic heritage. Dining in Odessa is an intimate affair, with quaint bistros and cafes serving locally-sourced dishes that reflect Florida's rich culinary tapestry. The weekend farmer's markets showcase the community's agricultural roots, offering fresh produce and artisanal products. Newer subdivisions and modern amenities seamlessly blend with the town's old-world charm, ensuring residents enjoy contemporary comforts. It's a locale where southern charm meets sophisticated living.

Dining, Entertainment, and Shopping


Odessa, FL, while retaining its serene countryside allure, offers an array of delightful dining and shopping destinations that resonate with both its rustic heritage and modern inclinations. For food aficionados, The Twisted Sprocket Café provides a warm atmosphere, serving dishes crafted from locally-sourced ingredients. At the heart of Odessa, The Fountain Mediterranean Restaurant & Bar offers a gourmet experience, with a menu inspired by coastal flavors. Starkey Market, an ode to Odessa's agricultural roots, is a must-visit. This local market offers fresh produce, artisanal goods, and handcrafted delights, making it a favorite for both locals and visitors. Odessa's flea markets, with their myriad of unique finds, antiques, and crafts, provide an authentic shopping experience that harks back to simpler times. For those seeking contemporary shopping comforts, nearby plazas and boutiques offer everything from fashionable apparel to home decor. The blend of local craft stores and modern retail ensures shoppers in Odessa enjoy the best of both worlds. In Odessa, every meal and shopping spree is enhanced by the town's unique blend of pastoral charm and emerging sophistication.

Things to Do


Odessa, FL, with its charming rural landscape and sprawling lakes, offers a delightful array of activities that celebrate both nature and community. For outdoor enthusiasts, a trip to Lake Keystone or Lake Island Ford promises boating, fishing, and kayaking opportunities. The serene waters mirror the sky, offering a perfect backdrop for a leisurely day out. Horseback riding trails crisscross the town, providing an authentic equestrian experience. Guided tours are available for those eager to explore Odessa's countryside on horseback, enjoying the flora and fauna along the way. Foodies can explore the local farmers' markets, where fresh produce and handcrafted goods await. The community often hosts seasonal events, like autumn pumpkin patches and spring flower festivals, turning a regular weekend into a festive celebration. Golf enthusiasts will find nearby courses that offer challenging play amidst scenic landscapes, while nature lovers can explore the walking and biking trails, immersing themselves in Florida's unique ecosystems. Odessa's mix of outdoor recreation, community gatherings, and serene beauty crafts an experience that appeals to those seeking a peaceful yet engaging escape. Whether casting a fishing line or enjoying a lakeside picnic, Odessa invites visitors to slow down and savor life's simple pleasures.

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Odessa Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Is Odessa in Hillsborough County?

A: Part of Odessa is in Hillsborough County, and part is in Pasco County.

Q: Are there alligators in Odessa, FL?

A: Alligators are in Florida, and Odessa is in Florida, so yes, there are alligators in Odessa. It is safest to be careful around any body of water in Florida.

Q: How far is Odessa from the beach?

A: Odessa is about a 36-mile drive to Clearwater Beach.

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