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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 $1.7M
Lowest Priced Home $250K
Highest Price $6.9M
Total Property Listings 54
Avg. Days On Market 116
Avg. Price/SQFT $381

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15701 Race Track Road, ODESSA

$9,000,000

15701 Race Track Road, ODESSA

4 Beds 7 Baths 4,419 SqFt Residential MLS® # T3495479

813-960-2300

New
18430 Wayne Road, ODESSA

$6,899,999

18430 Wayne Road, ODESSA

6 Beds 9 Baths 7,974 SqFt Residential MLS® # T3504723

813-546-2503

Gunn Highway, ODESSA

$6,800,000

↓ $700,000

Gunn Highway, ODESSA

0 Beds 0 Baths 0 SqFt Land MLS® # T3427138

813-877-7425

Odessa, ODESSA

$5,500,000

Odessa, ODESSA

0 Beds 0 Baths 0 SqFt Land MLS® # T3492859

813-865-0700

7734 Still Lakes Drive, ODESSA

$4,699,999

↓ $200,000

7734 Still Lakes Drive, ODESSA

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

813-245-2068

11623 Innfields Drive, ODESSA

$3,690,000

↓ $60,000

11623 Innfields Drive, ODESSA

4 Beds 4 Baths 6,797 SqFt Residential MLS® # T3487821
18117 Boy Scout Road, ODESSA

$3,300,000

18117 Boy Scout Road, ODESSA

0 Beds 0 Baths 0 SqFt Land MLS® # T3435862

813-240-9146

Gunn Highway, ODESSA

$3,000,000

Gunn Highway, ODESSA

0 Beds 0 Baths 0 SqFt Land MLS® # T2513103

813-933-1761

17906 Spencer Road, ODESSA

$2,645,000

↓ $50,000

17906 Spencer Road, ODESSA

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

813-962-0631

Boy Scout Road, ODESSA

$2,500,000

Boy Scout Road, ODESSA

0 Beds 0 Baths 0 SqFt Land MLS® # T3495933

813-933-1761

19310 Shortleaf Pine Lane, ODESSA

$2,500,000

19310 Shortleaf Pine Lane, ODESSA

5 Beds 6 Baths 5,453 SqFt Residential MLS® # T3481106

813-251-2002

16119 Suncrest Shores Drive, ODESSA

$2,475,000

16119 Suncrest Shores Drive, ODESSA

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

212-913-9058

11205 Sunny Delight Court, ODESSA

$2,450,000

11205 Sunny Delight Court, ODESSA

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

212-913-9058

8410 Kenavis Place, ODESSA

$2,399,990

↓ $25,000

8410 Kenavis Place, ODESSA

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

813-426-2669

18701 Hillstone Drive, ODESSA

$2,350,000

↓ $40,000

18701 Hillstone Drive, ODESSA

5 Beds 4 Baths 4,437 SqFt Residential MLS® # U8221678

727-781-3700

9501 Aqua Lane, ODESSA

$2,300,000

9501 Aqua Lane, ODESSA

0 Beds 0 Baths 0 SqFt Land MLS® # U8230147

866-580-6402

7930 Lake Saint James Lane, ODESSA

$2,300,000

7930 Lake Saint James Lane, ODESSA

5 Beds 5 Baths 4,149 SqFt Residential MLS® # T3478275

813-933-0677

18911 Lakes Edge Way, ODESSA

$2,200,000

↓ $35,000

18911 Lakes Edge Way, ODESSA

5 Beds 6 Baths 5,196 SqFt Residential MLS® # T3468221

813-908-8788

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17812 Willow Lake Drive, ODESSA

$2,175,000

↑ $875,000

17812 Willow Lake Drive, ODESSA

5 Beds 5 Baths 5,540 SqFt Residential MLS® # T3449463
19717 Gunn Highway, ODESSA

$2,175,000

↓ $75,000

19717 Gunn Highway, ODESSA

4 Beds 4 Baths 5,125 SqFt Residential MLS® # A4582976
New
19712 Lake Osceola Lane, ODESSA

$2,085,000

19712 Lake Osceola Lane, ODESSA

5 Beds 6 Baths 4,882 SqFt Residential MLS® # W7862079

813-855-4982

1001 Wyndham Lakes Drive, ODESSA

$2,000,000

1001 Wyndham Lakes Drive, ODESSA

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

727-457-5453

17252 Breeders Cup Drive, ODESSA

$1,950,000

17252 Breeders Cup Drive, ODESSA

5 Beds 4 Baths 4,218 SqFt Residential MLS® # T3470322

212-913-9058

19311 Shortleaf Pine Lane, ODESSA

$1,800,000

19311 Shortleaf Pine Lane, ODESSA

4 Beds 4 Baths 3,700 SqFt Residential MLS® # T3502319

813-251-2002

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.

Odessa lakefront home

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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