In picturesque Pasco County there is a suburban city, part of the Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater Metropolitan area, known as Port Richey, Florida. Port Richey is home to approximately 2,700 residents and boasts a long history dating back to 1884 when Aaron M. Richey established a post office near the mouth of the Pithlachascotee River. This charming municipality was incorporated in 1925, a year after neighboring New Port Richey was incorporated. Despite having incorporated a year earlier, New Port Richey is actually the younger of the two communities, its post office having been established much later than Port Richey’s, closer to 1915.
Although composed of only 2.7 square miles, Port Richey is home to over seventy-two distinct neighborhoods boasting diverse real estate options with homes of various sizes and styles. Homes for sale in Port Richey range from around $25,000 to $2.7 million and include historic homes built in the early 1900’s to newly constructed custom homes. Most homes in Port Richey are attached homes and single family homes, though there are other options as well. One of Port Richey’s most noteworthy communities is that of Bear Creek. Bear Creek is a neighborhood with affordable two and three bedroom single family homes. Many of the homes for sale in Bear Creek have split floor plans, screened porches, open kitchens and attached garages. Some Bear Creek homes for sale have swimming pools, and many homes have been updated in recent years.
Bear Creek is an ideal community for buyers looking for a fixer upper, and for first time home buyers as well. Bear Creek does not have an HOA but it does have a convenient location near banks, grocery stores and other daily needs. Major roads are easily accessible from Bear Creek which makes a trip to the beaches of Tampa and St. Pete a breeze. Most homes for sale in Bear Creek are contemporary and ranch style homes built between the early 1980’s and late 1990’s. Homes in Bear Creek range in size from 1,329 to 2,904 square feet of living space with two to four bedrooms and one to three bathrooms. Prices for Bear Creek homes vary, typically ranging from around $80,000 to $160,000 with an average sale price around $39 per square foot. Children living in Bear Creek attend Schrader Elementary and Bayonet Point Middle schools.
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