Esplanade at Wiregrass Ranch Overview
Esplanade at Wiregrass Ranch is a newly developed active adult community in Wesley Chapel.
Taylor Morrison started building this 55+ retirement community in 2019, with plans to build about 868 homes - a mix of single family homes and villas.
During my tour, I got to say, I was wow-ed.
Allow me to give you my take on what makes Esplanade at Wiregrass Ranch one of the top retirement communities in the Tampa Bay area.
Plus I cover many of the common questions that buyers ask.
Why Live at Esplanade at Wiregrass Ranch in Wesley Chapel
There are quite a few reasons to consider buying a home at Esplanade at Wiregrass Ranch. Residents will not be disappointed in the details that Taylor Morrison took to make this an enjoyable place to live.
As you enter the sales office, you'll notice a lot of marketing materials and space dedicated to what Esplanade has to offer its residents.
They truly put a lot of thought into what it means to live in luxury. This community is built around a theme meant to create connections through the different resort-style amenities.
It's like being on vacation year-round!
1. Esplanade is Centrally Located
Esplanade at Wiregrass Ranch is conveniently located about 2 miles west of highway 75. So it's fairly easy to get to downtown Tampa.
Need to travel? Tampa International Airport is 35 minutes away. Orlando is only 64 miles east.
Plus, there are many retail shops and restaurants to try, like Shops at Wiregrass.
Moreover, there are highly-rated healthcare facilities like AdventHealth and BayCare Hospital.
2. Gated and Guarded
What good is a resort-style community without the feeling of security?
Well, you not only get a gated entrance, but also a guard as well!
3. Resort-Style Amenities (truly)
As a resident here, you'll have access to a number of resort-style amenities. The Amenity Center is located in the middle of the community.
Here, you'll have access to:
- Resort-style pool and spa
- State-of-the-art, 24-hour fitness center
- Luxury spa treatments
- Tennis, bocce ball and pickleball courts
- Fire pit
- Bark park
- Event lawn
- Tot lot
- Signature events
- Even a full time on-site lifestyle manager
4. Concierge Services
Part of the Esplanade lifestyle is to offer residents access to exclusive offerings/services. Residents have special rates for services like:
- Dry cleaning
- Pet care
5. Interest Groups & Social Clubs
Taking part in something new or just sharing your passion, there's something for every one at Esplanade.
Don't see your group or social club below?
Rest assured, as more and more people buy a home at Esplanade at Wiregrass Ranch, there'll be a more diverse selection to take part in. Residents are able to create one!
For now, here's what's available -
- Acrylic painting
- Book club
- Bridge club
- Genealogy club
- Ladies lunch bunch
- Musicians group
- Poker night
- Singles group
- Yarn lovers
6. Group Fitness Classes
Above and beyond the 24-hour state of the art gym, Esplanade at Wiregrass Ranch offers its residents a wide selection of fitness activities to stay in tip top shape.
Each is a paid class and offered on a certain day and time.
- Aqua Zumba
- Chair Zumba
- Latin Dance
- Living Fit
- Power - Full Body
- Low Intensity Interval Training
- Sit and Train
- Tai Chi
- Water Warrior
- Zumbo Gold
7. Signature Events
From March 17-19, 2023, for example, Esplanade is holding a Battle of the Esplanades Pickleball Tournament at a sister community - Esplanade at Azario Lakewood Ranch.
Residents wishing to participate will have to register online.
Esplanade Home Types and Real Estate
What Floor plans Does Esplanade at Wiregrass Ranch Offer?
Buyers have the option to choose between living in a single family home or villa. Between the two, there are 12 floor plans to choose from.
Villa Style Homes
Of the many floor plans that Esplanade at Wiregrass Ranch has, there are two villas available - the Roma and Arezzo.
Roma - starting $399,900
2 / 2
Arezzo - starting $427,900
3 / 2
*Can be converted to 3rd bed
Single Family Homes
There are 4 single family models to walk thru. These include the Farnese, Lazio, Pallazio, and Mercede. Below are some basic details, including images, of each.
Farnese - starting $502,900
Bed / Bath
2-3 / 2-3.5
Lazio - starting $522,900
Bed / Bath
3 / 3
Pallazio - starting $593,900
Bed / Bath
3-4 / 3
Mercede - starting $TBD (now called the Beacon)
Bed / Bath
3 / 3.5
The remaining floor plans and details can be found further below too.
2 - 3
4 - 5
3 - 5
4 - 5
Common Questions Answered About Esplanade at Wiregrass Ranch
Are There HOA or CDD Fees?
Yes. There is and HOA fee, which is paid monthly. Also, there's a CDD fee, which is paid annually and included with your property taxes.
The fees depend on the lot size.
HOA fees - $5,072 - $5,364 per year, depending on the lot size (includes landscaping, mulch, irrigation, cable, internet, trash)
CDD fees - $2,447 - $3,704 per year, depending on lot size
What lot sizes are available?
The community offers 4 different lot sizes - 45', 52', 62', and 75'.
Is There A Lot Premium Charged?
Yes. When purchasing a home, included within the purchase price is a lot premium. The price depends on the lot's location within the community.
The overall price includes the base price, homesite premium, and all structural and design upgrades
Can You Build Any Floor Plan On Any Lot?
No. Certain floor plans will dictate the lot size you're required to build on. For example, the Roma and Arezzo villas can only be built on 45' lots.