Southshore Bay Medley | Active Adult Homes Wimauma

Nestled in the heart of Wimauma, Southshore Bay Medley stands out as a haven for those envisioning a tranquil yet vibrant retirement.

This guard-gated, active adult community has been meticulously planned to cater to the desires of individuals in search of upscale senior living, blending exceptional amenities with the warmth of a close knit neighborhood. 

Whether you're enticed by leisurely mornings spent by the poolside, joining clubs that pique your interest or simply relishing in the tranquility of your own backyard oasis, Southshore Bay Medley in Wimauma is a place where every day feels like a rejuvenating escape.

In this article, I'll be discussing all that makes Southshore Bay Medley a worthy 55+ community destination in Tampa Bay.

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About Southshore Bay - Medley In Wimauma

Southshore Bay stands as an exclusive 55+ gated...and guarded...community nestled in Wimauma, Florida, offering a selection of both new and resale homes in single-family and attached-style villas.

This active adult enclave boasts a wealth of amenities, including a pool and a welcoming clubhouse.

As a highlight of a meticulously designed master-planned community, residents also enjoy access to a stunning 5.5-acre Crystal Lagoon, adding a unique touch of luxury and relaxation to their lifestyle.

At the time of writing this article, you're able to buy new construction homes or resales.

History & Development

Lennar started construction in 2017. At completion, Southshore Bay Medley will have about 800 homes.

About 25% will be villas and the remaining single family homes.

Demographic and Community Profile

Southshore Bay Medley is a vibrant community where people from different backgrounds, both individuals and couples, come together with the shared aim of enjoying their retirement years to the fullest.

The residents, who are 55 years old and above, seek a balanced lifestyle that encompasses both relaxation and engagement.

This community is specifically designed to meet their needs by offering a dynamic and supportive environment.

Why Live At Medley at Southshore Bay, Wimauma

In the heart of Medley at Southshore Bay, the location, lifestyle and amenities are the jewels in the crown of this active adult community in Wimauma.

They're designed to ensure every day is as fulfilling and enjoyable as possible.

Here's a closer look at what makes this community stand out:

1. Location

Southshore Bay Medley's excellent location in Wimauma, Florida, offers a perfect blend of peaceful suburban living and the lively city vibes found in nearby major urban areas.

Close to Major Cities

Just a quick drive away, Southshore Bay Medley residents have easy access to the cultural diversity, entertainment options and various amenities available in Tampa, Riverview, Bradenton and Sarasota. 

This strategic placement ensures that whether you seek the excitement of urban life in Tampa or the coastal allure of Sarasota and Bradenton, everything you desire is conveniently close by.

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Close to Beaches

Southshore Bay Medley's proximity to Florida's coast places residents a short drive from the pristine shores of St. Pete Beach, Siesta Key, and Anna Maria Island.

These nearby beaches offer a range of experiences, from Siesta Key's world-famous white sands to Anna Maria Island's old Florida charm and St. Pete Beach's lively waterfront.

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Here's a list of beaches and their distances near Lenna'rs Southshore Bay active adult community:

Beach

Distance

Anna Maria Island

36 miles

Bradenton Beach

34 miles

Clearwater Beach

54 miles

Siesta Key Beach

47 miles

St. Pete Beach

39 miles

Healthcare Facilities Within Reach

One other important benefit of Southshore Bay Medley location is that it's conveniently located near a variety of medical facilities, particularly those in Sun City Center. 

Residents have easy access to top-rated hospitals, specialty clinics, and a wide range of healthcare practitioners.

healthcare offices near southshore bay

2. Amenities at Southshore Bay

Southshore Bay Medley doesn't just offer homes; it offers a lifestyle. The community is rich in amenities designed to keep residents active, engaged, and healthy.

From security to recreation, every feature is thoughtfully integrated to foster a vibrant, active, and secure community.

Gated Security

Ensuring the safety and peace of mind of its residents, Southshore Bay Medley is equipped with a 24-hour guard gate.

This feature guarantees a secure environment day and night, allowing residents to enjoy their lives with added reassurance and privacy.

5.5 Acre Lagoon

The centerpiece in this community is the stunning 5.5-acre Crystal Lagoon, offering a slice of paradise with its clear, turquoise waters.

This magnificent lagoon provides the perfect setting for swimming, kayaking, and relaxing by the water, creating a resort-like atmosphere every day.

video courtesy of Lennar

Fitness Center

If you're someone who loves keeping fit and staying healthy, the top notch fitness center is perfect for people of all fitness abilities. 

With its up to date workout gear, it's a great spot to stick to your exercise regimen or explore different ways to stay in shape.

Walking Trails

Encouraging outdoor activity and connection with nature, Southshore Bay Medley features beautifully maintained walking trails.

These trails are perfect for leisurely strolls, brisk walks, or jogging, offering scenic views and a peaceful retreat within the community.

Not only that, Wimauma is close to many nature walks, trails and beaches. For example, Bahia Beach is only 11 miles west. Or, Little Manatee River, which is only six miles south.

Sports Courts

Athletic enthusiasts will appreciate the well-lit pickleball and tennis courts available for resident use.

These sports courts provide a fantastic opportunity for friendly competition, skill improvement, and social interaction under the Florida sun or stars.

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image courtesy of Lennar

Resort-Style Pool

The resort style pool is the perfect place for residents to relax and cool down in style.

Its spacious design, cozy lounging spots and welcoming waters make it a popular choice for unwinding and socializing.

resort style pool

image courtesy of Lennar

Clubhouse

Finally, we come to the clubhouse - the hub of activity and socialization.

It's where residents gather for events, parties, and meetings, offering a variety of spaces including a ballroom, dining areas, and meeting rooms for clubs and groups.

One of my client's main requests was the need to play pool. Guess what?

They've even got a pool table here!

image courtesy of Lennar

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What Kind of Homes Are For Sale In Southshore Bay Medley

There are two types of homes in the community - single family homes and attached-style villas.

Single Family Homes

Crafted with both comfort and elegance at the forefront, the single family homes in Southshore Bay boast expansive floor plans, contemporary touches and personalized elements tailored to accommodate various preferences and requirements.

If you watched my video tour on Youtube, I dig into a bit more detail on the different floor plan collections available. In short, here's an easy way to look at them:

Lot Sizes

Name

50 foot

Manors

60 foot

Estates

70 foot

Grand Estates

The Manors Collection

  • Sq.Ft: 1,386 - 2,175
  • Bedrooms: 2 - 3
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Garage: attached 2 car - 2 car + golf cart bay

Some floor plans of the Manors Collection include:

Morningtide

Morningtide Collection

One of the smaller single family homes. It comes with 1,683 square feet,  2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and 2-car garage.

Splendor

Splendor-Floor-Plan

With 2 bedrooms and an optional 3rd, this 1,783 sq.ft. home is certainly a great option to consider, especially with a 12'x13' flex/bonus room.

Sunburst

Sunburst-Floorplan

It comes with 1,959 square feet of living space, 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and 2-car garage.

Dawning

Dawning-Floor-plan

The Dawning has both, a flex/bonus room and storage. It has 2,141 sqft of living space,  3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms and 2-car garage plus golf cart area.

Meridian

Meridian-Floor-Plan

The only 2-story home in this collection. 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, and loft, this 2,366 sq.ft. home is certainly a great option to consider for family...and grand kids.

The Estates Collection

  • Sq.Ft: 2,216 - 2,775
  • Bedrooms: 2 - 3
  • Bathrooms: 2.5 - 3.5
  • Garage: attached 2 car; 2 car + golf cart bay or 3 car
Daybreak-Floor-Plan

The Daybreak Model at Southshore Bay, Wimauma

Homes in this collection sit on 60 foot lots and start at 2,216 square feet.

These homes feature two to three bedrooms, two to three bathrooms, and come with an attached garage that can accommodate two to three cars.

The floor plans in this collection include:

Argent

Argent-Floor-Plan

The smallest of The Estates. It comes with 2,216 sq.ft., 2 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms and 2-car garage.

Halos

Halos-Floor-Plan

With 3 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms, this 2,350 sq.ft. home is certainly a great option to consider. Comes with 2 car garage and golf cart area.

Enentide

Eventide Floor Plan

Eventide is the middle of the road home. Comes with 2,611 square feet of living space, 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and 3-car garage.

Daybreak

Daybreak Floorplan

The largest of The Estates. Comes with 2,775 square feet of living space, 3 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms and 3-car garage.

The Grand Estates Collection

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  • Sq.Ft: 2,761 - 2,785
  • Bedrooms: 3 - 4
  • Bathrooms: 3
  • Garage: 3 car

Soleil

The-Soleil-Floor-Plan

The Soleil comes with 2,716 sq.ft., 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and 3-car garage.

Ray

The-Ray-Floor-Plan

The Ray has 4 bedrooms and 4 bathroom. This 2,785 sq.ft. home is the largest of all single family models.

Villas

The Villas offer residents more of a low-maintenance living option. These homes offer the same quality and comfort as the single-family homes, with the added benefit of less upkeep.

In my villas video tour, you can get a good feel about the layout for each of the three floor plans, starting with the Dayspring at the 10:00 minute mark.

The three different villa floor plans are:

Sunrise

Villas_Southshore Bay - Sunrise Model

The smallest of The Villas. It comes with 1,398 sq.ft., 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and 1-car garage.

Dayspring

Villas at Southshore Bay - Dayspring Floor Plan

With 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, this 1,616 sq.ft. home is certainly a great option to consider. Comes with 1 car garage.

Aurora

Villas_Southshore-Bay-Aurora-Model

The only two-story Southshore Bay Medley Villa.This villa is 1,747 sqft., 2 bedroom, 2.5 bath, 2-car garage, and comes with a generous-sized loft upstairs.

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What are the HOA fees for Southshore Bay in Wimauma?

Below is a breakdown of the different HOA fees residents are expected to pay.

Note that these fees may change. Reach out to me to get updated amounts.

Medley HOA Fees

Amounts

Villas

$143.76/mo

Single Family Homes

$138.43/mo

Southshore Bay (wifi and cable)

$75/mo.

Crystal Lagoon

$35/mo

Medley Community Center

$88/mo

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