Longleaf Neighborhood 4 – The Final Neighborhood

10 Jul

The final phase of development in the beautiful community of Longleaf has started. Neighborhood 4 will be the last section developed in Longleaf bringing nearly 400 new homes to the area. Included are a mix of townhomes and single-family residences.

Welcome to the enchanting community of Longleaf, nestled just outside of Odessa, Florida! Amidst lush greenery and exuding a timeless charm, Longleaf stands as a testament to the perfect blend of modern living and classic neighborhood appeal. In this blog post, we’ll explore the unique features, amenities, and the vibrant lifestyle that makes Longleaf a sought-after destination for families and individuals alike. 

This expansion will define the northern boundaries of the original Longleaf Community. Lennar Homes, Biscayne Homes and Homes by Westbay are the three contracted builders in this expansion project. Neighborhood 4 consists of 125.5 gross acres and will be broken into phases, with phases 1 and 2 commencing now. Sales and vertical construction of homes is expected to begin by Quarter 4 of 2024 with the anticipation that home closings will take place in Quarter 1 of 2025.

Are you interested in building in Longleaf Neighborhood Four? If so, you should reach out to Rock Realty, the Premier Real Estate Team in Longleaf, Starkey Ranch and the Trinity and Odessa area.

The real estate market in Longleaf is diverse, catering to various preferences and needs. From Townhomes and cozy single-family homes to spacious estates, Longleaf offers a range of housing options, making it an appealing choice for individuals and families at different life stages.  As the #1 selling agents of Starkey Ranch, and in Odessa, we are eager to utilize our expertise in new home construction to assist families in finding their perfect home in the area.



Coming Soon: Whataburger at Mitchell Ranch

10 Jun

Whataburger is Coming Soon to State Road 54 and Little Road in Mitchell Ranch Plaza!

We’re thrilled to announce that Whataburger is opening a new location in the Mitchell Ranch shopping center at the intersection of State Road 54 and Little Road. Get ready to experience the unique taste and exceptional service that has made Whataburger a beloved staple for fast food enthusiasts across the nation.

What is Whataburger?

Whataburger is a popular American fast food restaurant chain known for its distinctive, made-to-order burgers and friendly, welcoming atmosphere. Founded in 1950 in Corpus Christi, Texas, by Harmon Dobson, Whataburger has grown into a beloved brand with over 800 locations across the United States. The chain prides itself on serving high-quality, freshly prepared food with a commitment to customer satisfaction.

What’s on the Menu?

Whataburger offers a diverse menu that caters to a variety of tastes and preferences. Here are some of the highlights:

  • Burgers: The signature Whataburger, made with 100% pure American beef, fresh vegetables, and a toasted five-inch bun, is a must-try. You can customize your burger with a variety of toppings to suit your taste.
  • Chicken: From the Whatachick’n Sandwich to Chicken Fajita Tacos, Whataburger’s chicken options are both delicious and satisfying.
  • Breakfast: Served from 11 PM to 11 AM, the breakfast menu features favorites like the Honey Butter Chicken Biscuit, Breakfast on a Bun, and the Pancake Platter.
  • Sides and Snacks: Enjoy a variety of sides, including French fries, onion rings, and apple slices, as well as snacks like taquitos and jalapeño cheddar bites.
  • Drinks and Desserts: Quench your thirst with a selection of soft drinks, shakes, and coffee. Indulge your sweet tooth with desserts like the Hot Apple Pie and Cinnamon Roll.

Why Choose Whataburger?

There are many reasons why Whataburger stands out as a great place to eat:

  1. Quality Ingredients: Whataburger uses only the freshest ingredients to ensure that every meal is delicious and satisfying.
  2. Customization: With a wide range of toppings and options, you can create a meal that perfectly matches your preferences.
  3. Friendly Service: Known for their warm and welcoming service, Whataburger’s staff always go the extra mile to make sure you have a great dining experience.
  4. Community Focus: Whataburger is committed to giving back to the communities they serve through various charitable initiatives and community involvement.
  5. Convenience: Whether you’re dining in, taking out, or using the drive-thru, Whataburger makes it easy to enjoy a great meal on the go.

Opening Soon!

Stay tuned for the grand opening date and special promotions to celebrate the arrival of Whataburger at Mitchell Ranch shopping center. We can’t wait to bring the Whataburger experience to State Road 54 and Little Road. See you soon at Whataburger, where every bite is a moment of joy!

Follow us on social media and visit our website for updates and more information. Welcome to the Whataburger family!

Source: Pasco County Development and Growth Updates

Coming Soon: Texas Roadhouse and Bubba’s 33

9 May

Exciting News for The Starkey Ranch Community: Texas Roadhouse and Bubba’s 33 Coming Soon!

Residents of Starkey Ranch and Trinity Communities here in Odessa, Florida, have something new to look forward to: two beloved restaurant chains, Texas Roadhouse and Bubba’s 33, are set to open their doors soon! This exciting addition promises to bring not only mouth-watering meals but also vibrant dining experiences to the neighborhood. Here’s a closer look at what each restaurant has to offer and why they are so popular among diners.

These restaurants have chosen the intersection of State Road 54 and Gunn Highway, next to the Starkey Ranch Publix, for their next location!

Texas Roadhouse

About Texas Roadhouse: Texas Roadhouse is renowned for its lively atmosphere, friendly service, and, most importantly, its hand-cut steaks and fall-off-the-bone ribs. Founded in 1993, this American steakhouse has grown to become a favorite for families and food lovers across the country. The brand prides itself on serving the highest quality food made from scratch, from their famous rolls with cinnamon butter to their homemade sides and dressings.

Why It’s Popular:

  • Hand-Cut Steaks: Every Texas Roadhouse location has an in-house butcher who ensures each steak is cut to perfection.
  • Legendary Margaritas: The extensive drink menu includes a variety of margaritas, which are perfect accompaniments to any meal.
  • Fun and Energetic Atmosphere: With line-dancing servers and lively country music, dining at Texas Roadhouse is an experience in itself.
  • Affordable Prices: Despite offering top-quality meals, Texas Roadhouse is known for its reasonable prices, making it a great option for families.

Bubba’s 33

About Bubba’s 33:Bubba’s 33 is a casual dining restaurant that offers a unique combination of delicious food and an upbeat, sports-themed environment. Launched by the founder of Texas Roadhouse, Bubba’s 33 aims to provide a place where everyone can enjoy great food and a good time. Their menu features a variety of options, including hand-tossed pizzas, juicy burgers, fresh salads, and mouth-watering wings.

Why It’s Popular:

  • Diverse Menu: Bubba’s 33 caters to all tastes with its diverse menu, offering everything from pizzas made with fresh dough to double-patty burgers crafted with premium beef.
  • Sports Bar Vibe: With multiple TVs throughout the restaurant, Bubba’s 33 is an ideal spot for sports enthusiasts to catch a game while enjoying their meal.
  • Family-Friendly: The restaurant’s welcoming environment makes it perfect for families, friends, and sports fans alike.
  • Signature Cocktails: Bubba’s 33 boasts an impressive drink menu with creative cocktails and a variety of beers on tap.

Both Texas Roadhouse and Bubba’s 33 are set to bring their distinctive flavors and dynamic atmospheres to the Starkey Ranch Community, creating new go-to spots for dining and entertainment. The addition of these restaurants will not only enhance the local culinary scene but also provide residents with convenient options for enjoying quality time with loved ones.

Stay tuned for grand opening dates and special promotions. The Starkey Ranch and Trinity Community is about to get a whole lot tastier!

We can’t wait to welcome these two fantastic restaurants to our neighborhood. Keep an eye out for further updates, and get ready to enjoy some unforgettable dining experiences right here in Starkey Ranch!

Breaking News: Starkey Blueberry Farm to close. Replaced by Apartments!

20 Aug

As reported in the Pasco County Development & Growth Updates Facebook Group, the Starkey Family is closing the Starkey Farm located on the corner of Lake Blanche and Starkey Blvd and has applied to have the property rezoned for an apartment complex, containing 499 homes! 

499 residential units proposed at Starkey Blueberry Farm (approximately 90 acres). The owner, SRi2, LLC an entity controlled by Frank and Jay Starkey has submitted a site development proposal to Pasco County for the development of 499 units on Lake Blanch Rd. This would result in the removal of the existing blue berry farm.

This is within the existing Starkey Ranch MPUD which in 2017 was approved for development of up to 5050 dwelling units. It is unknown if this proposal would require commission approval or not given its already within the MPUD.

Reaction from the local community has been swift and disappointment in the Starkey Family for turning this once beautiful property in to an apartment complex appears to be a common theme.

We’ve shared the development information below and will share additional information as it becomes available.

Fratelli Pressure Washing

29 Jul

Transforming Homes One Surface at a Time

Trinity, a picturesque town nestled in the heart of nature, boasts serene landscapes and charming neighborhoods. Among the many delights that Trinity has to offer, one company stands out for its commitment to bringing out the true beauty of homes and properties: Fratelli Pressure Washing. With their expertise in pressure washing, roof cleaning, and paver sealing, Fratelli Pressure Washing has become the go-to service provider for homeowners looking to revitalize their exteriors.

The Genesis of Fratelli Pressure Washing

Fratelli Pressure Washing was founded by brother in laws, Cody and Tommy, who shared a passion for making a positive impact on their community. Armed with a vision to enhance the aesthetic appeal and longevity of homes in Trinity, they embarked on a journey to establish a premier exterior restoration company. Their dedication to quality workmanship, exceptional customer service, and eco-friendly practices quickly set them apart from the competition.

The Art and Science of Pressure Washing

Pressure washing, at first glance, may seem like a straightforward task, but in reality, it requires a delicate balance of art and science. Fratelli Pressure Washing’s team of highly-trained professionals understands the unique requirements of each surface they encounter. Whether it’s removing years of grime from a driveway, revitalizing a weathered deck, or restoring the sheen of a vinyl siding, they approach each project with precision and care.

Their state-of-the-art equipment and eco-friendly detergents enable them to achieve remarkable results without causing any damage to the surfaces they clean. The team knows that pressure washing is not a one-size-fits-all solution and adjusts their techniques to cater to different materials, ensuring a sparkling outcome every time.

Reigning Over Roof Cleaning

Roofs are often the most neglected part of a house when it comes to cleaning. However, regular roof maintenance is essential to prevent the buildup of debris, algae, and moss that can damage shingles and compromise the integrity of the roof over time. Fratelli Pressure Washing’s roof cleaning service is designed to not only enhance the curb appeal but also extend the life of the roof.

Employing soft washing techniques, they delicately eradicate stains and contaminants, preserving the roof’s structure while restoring its original beauty. With their in-depth knowledge of various roofing materials, the Fratelli team ensures that the cleaning process is gentle yet effective, leaving customers delighted with the results.

Paver Sealing for Elegance and Durability

Paver driveways, walkways, and patios add a touch of elegance to any property. However, exposure to the elements can cause pavers to fade, lose their luster, and become vulnerable to cracks. Fratelli Pressure Washing’s paver sealing service provides a robust solution to protect and enhance the beauty of these hardscapes.

Their team meticulously cleans the paver surfaces before applying a premium sealer, which acts as a protective shield against stains, weeds, and UV damage. This process not only rejuvenates the appearance of the pavers but also extends their lifespan, ensuring that the investment pays off for years to come.

A Customer-Centric Approach

What truly sets Fratelli Pressure Washing apart is their unwavering dedication to customer satisfaction. From the first point of contact to the completion of the project, they prioritize clear communication, transparency, and professionalism. Each project is approached with the same level of commitment, regardless of its size or complexity.

The company’s passion for their work and the genuine care they have for their customers’ properties have earned them a loyal clientele and glowing reviews in the Trinity community. Homeowners have come to rely on Fratelli Pressure Washing for their exterior restoration needs, making them an integral part of the neighborhood’s upkeep and allure.

Giving Back to the Community

Fratelli Pressure Washing firmly believes in giving back to the community that has supported them on their journey. They regularly participate in local events and charity initiatives, aiming to contribute positively to Trinity’s growth and development. Whether it’s sponsoring a neighborhood cleanup drive or offering their services pro bono for a community project, the brothers and their team embody the spirit of community engagement.

The Future Shines Bright

As Trinity continues to grow and evolve, Fratelli Pressure Washing remains committed to elevating the town’s aesthetic charm one surface at a time. Through their exceptional pressure washing, roof cleaning, and paver sealing services, they envision a community where homes reflect the beauty of the surrounding landscape.

If you’re a Trinity resident looking to revitalize your property or restore its former glory, Fratelli Pressure Washing is just a call away. Experience the transformative power of clean and witness your home shine like never before, all thanks to the dedication and expertise of Trinity’s premier exterior restoration experts: Fratelli Pressure Washing.

Fratelli Pressure Washing services Trinity, New Port Richey, Hudson, Holiday, Odessa and the Starkey Ranch Community. Fratelli Pressure Washing can be reached at (727) 597-0508 or (813) 426-0823.

Coming Soon: The Grove at Seven Springs

14 Jul

The Grove at Seven Springs is coming to Trinity. Located near the corner of State Road 54 and Little Road in the growing community of Trinity, The Grove at Seven Springs will feature 104,000 aqft of retail space, 35,000 sqft of office space over 75 acres of property. Lennar Homes will be building 600 homes on over 220 acres of land adjoining this new development.

The Grove at Seven Springs is going to bring some exciting new shopping and restaurant options to the Trinity community. Proposed shops and restaurants currently include

There is also an area dedicated for a yet to be named “upscale grocery”. We don’t know about you but we are hoping to see a Trader Joe’s here in Trinity and the surrounding communities of Starkey Ranch and Odessa!

Development information provided by Edgewood Properties is below!

Are you interested in living next to The Grove at Seven Springs? Reach out to Annie and Kevin Rocks with Rocks Realty to explore options in this new community.

Rocks Realty Team
Annie and Kevin Rocks
[email protected]


Coming Soon: Starkey Ranch Business Park

18 May

Coming soon to the corner of State Road 54 and Heart Pine Blvd will be the Starkey Ranch Business Park. Current proposals show 325,000 square feet of total space split between commercial and industrial use. This includes a 125 room, 4 story hotel.

Other building proposed include a 7 story parking garage, and industrial building, two four story medical buildings and an aircraft simulation training building. This is sure to bring some high tech and high paying jobs to Starkey Ranch, Odessa and the surrounding Trinity communities! 

The development is being proposed by GNP Development and is being reviewed by Pasco County.

Coming Soon: The District at Mitchell Ranch

15 Feb

Suncoast News is reporting that plans are moving forward for a “Town Square” in Trinity that has been tentatively named, “The District at Mitchell Ranch”.

The development will be in what the county calls the South Market Area, “envisioned as an urban gateway opportunity area with intensification supported by transit opportunities and to be developed in a manner which will enhance energy efficiency and conservation and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.” It is also considered an “urban gateway” and an area ripe for creating employment opportunities.

The complex will be structured like a town, with a main street, central square, parkland, multiuse trail, elevated parking deck and pedestrian access; a bus stop and accommodations for bikes are also envisioned.

Mitchell Ranch is a project of the Mitchell Ranch Partnership LTD, a merger of Pasco County and M&M Route 54 West LLC, a Florida limited liability company with a Piscataway, N.J., business address, created specifically for this project.

Architecture information from Dorsky+Yue gives us a rendered glimpse of what this project may look like: https://dorskyyue.com/portfolio/the-district-at-mitchell-ranch/ According to their website:

The District at Mitchell Ranch in New Port Richey, Florida, is a fully walkable residential and commercial mixed-use Transit-Oriented-Development integrating retail, residential, office, fitness, and entertainment on 43 acres creating a vibrant community and destination.


Now Open: Cantina Viajero

8 Feb

We are so excited that the highly anticipated Mexican restaurant Cantina Viajero has opened in the Trinity Tuscan Village at 1338 Epiphany Way, N-103 in Trinity, which is located at the corner of Trinity Blvd and Little Road. We stopped in for a meal there and were blown away by the friendly staff, the cleanliness and the amazing meal! Even our kids loved the food and they are pretty picky eaters! 

You can visit their website at https://cantinaviajero.com/ and you can make a reservation directly from their website. They can also be reached at 727-807-7466.

Over the years, we have had the good fortune to be able to visit a wide variety of regions across Mexico both for work and pleasure, sampling amazing food and getting to know the locals everywhere we set foot. That ongoing journey has inspired us to celebrate the cultures we’ve encountered by making them part of every bite and sip on our menu. We welcome you to join in this celebration by stopping by to spend time with us.

Exciting Flavors
Whether you have an appetite for traditional Mexican fare or are feeling more spicy and adventurous, our varied menu of appetizers, entrees, and drink specials, inspired by our travels, is sure to excite your palate and bring you back for more.

Scratch Kitchen
At Cantina Viajero, we pride ourselves on the fact that all recipes and dishes we offer to our guests are prepared from scratch and on-site to the highest standards by our in-house kitchen staff, without shortcuts, using fresh, raw ingredients.

Vegetarian Options
For our guests who prefer not to eat meat or fish, we include a variety of dishes on our menu that feature Impossible ™ plant-based protein alternatives, and we always follow best practices to avoid any cookware or utensil cross-contamination.

1338 Epiphany Way N-103
Trinity, Florida  34655

Introducing Rock’s Realty – Annie and Kevin Rocks

28 Dec

Annie and Kevin Rocks are two of the most high performing real estate agents in the Trinity and Starkey Ranch Community. Recently, they formed their own real estate venture, Rocks Realty. See below for their announcement as well as some information on Rock’s Realty.


Here we go! Announcing the Grand Opening of Rocks Realty!!! It’s with great pride and bittersweet hearts that we leave our real estate home with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Properties Group and launch our own boutique brokerage. We have been blessed in our working relationships within the Berkshire community as well as with our trusted customers and team members. After achieving top 1% in the nation of realtors, we look forward to serving all of your real estate needs as we’ve partnered with the most technologically savvy team of people to help support us in providing the utmost care, marketing exposure, and services to our clients. Stay tuned in the coming days for some beautiful new listings! Starkey Ranch, waterfront canal home in Port Richey, Bradenton Beach home 200 steps from sand, Cheval, and many more coming your way!


Whether you’re looking to buy or sell in the Greater Tampa area, make Rocks Realty your team of choice! Located at the intersection of Pasco, Hillsborough, and Pinellas counties, we’re a team of local experts who emphasize luxury at all price points. In delivering appropriate advice and developing a plan tailored to your goals, we lead you to inevitable success. But at Rocks Realty, success isn’t just about guiding you toward a home. It’s about helping you navigate a major life transition, invest in a more enriched future, and build financial stability and strength.

We’re caring, ethical agents who partner with trusted professionals to make your experience seamless and memorable. Clients repeatedly commend us for our honesty and authenticity, and we bolster our genuine engagement with our informative nature, self-discipline, and tactful negotiation skills. With diplomacy and ingenuity, we craft irresistible offers for our buyers and create meticulous marketing strategies for our sellers.

At Rocks Realty, our A-list team members hail from different professional backgrounds. With experience in everything from interior design, commercial construction, and architecture to teaching, health care, chiropractic care, technical training, and operations, our individual perspectives and cross-industry insights bring an invaluable element to our services—and your outcomes.


Phone: (727) 777-3264
E-mail: [email protected]
Website: https://therocksrealty.com/
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