Belle Glen Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Settled safely in the lake-dotted landscape above Tampa, the neighborhood of Belle Glen is situated in a suburban area of Hillsborough County. The community is bordered by the curving Hutchinson Road to the north and east, Macallan Drive to the south, and Glencrest Boulevard to the west. Residents can reach Tampa in just over 20 minutes via the nearby Veterans Expressway.
Local children can walk across the street to highly rated Northwest Elementary School and travel by bus to Montessori Countryside Academy, Hill Middle School, or Sickles High School. College students can easily commute to class at the University of South Florida and Hillsborough Community College.
Recreation in the region centers on the many surrounding lakes. Lake Park features ball fields, picnic tables, a shaded dog park, a playground, and a system of groomed trails for pedestrians and horseback riders. Small boats are allowed on the park’s largest body of water, while most of the lakes are available for fishing. At Lake Rogers Park, residents enjoy access to additional equestrian trails, an interpretive nature trail, fishing, and natural scenery. The Northdale Golf and Tennis Club is also located nearby.
A grocery store and several restaurants are conveniently situated along Hutchinson Road. For more shopping choices, locals head a few miles east to retail shops, department stores, and chain restaurants at North Pointe Plaza. Another shopping center across the street is home to the area’s popular Take 2 Lounge, a movie theater with full bar and restaurant. All-ages activities near the neighborhood include a youth sports camp, karate studio, YMCA, and a Chuck E. Cheese’s — especially fun for the youngsters.
A rural, lakeside location full of family-friendly amenities makes Belle Glen one of the area’s most desirable neighborhoods.