The Pinecrest West Park neighborhood is in north Tampa. Residents have easy access to West Hillsborough Avenue and North Dale Mabry Highway, the two main traffic roadways in Tampa.
The neighborhood is laced with a series of streets that connect to Sligh Avenue, Lois Avenue, Manhattan Avenue, Waters Avenue, and Hesperides Street. They, in turn, link to the main roadways, providing easy access to businesses, schools, restaurants, drugstores, and shopping outlets.
Schools within the Pinecrest West Park neighborhood include Alexander Elementary School on Lois Avenue, Pierce Middle School on Hesperides Street, and Leto High School at Sligh Avenue and Manhattan Avenue.
Pinecrest West Park is a 10-minute drive to University Community Hospital-Carrollwood and a 15-minute drive to St. Joseph’s Hospital.
The neighborhood is convenient to numerous family-style and fast food restaurants, pizza parlors, and sandwich and donut shops. Two convenient shopping locations are Bent Tree Plaza Shopping Center and Fashion Oaks.
Al Lopez Park, with jogging and walking areas, picnic tables and covered shelters, children’s playground, fishing pier, and recreation center is 10 minutes away. Within the West Park portion of the neighborhood, a small park with a paved sidewalk for walking or jogging is conveniently located on Sligh Avenue on the western border of the subdivision.
Across from Al Lopez Park are Raymond James Stadium and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers facility. George Steinbrenner Field, adjacent to the stadium, features world-class baseball. These facilities are easily accessible from the Pinecrest West Park area via Lois Avenue and proceeding through the Drew Park neighborhood.
The Pinecrest West Park neighborhood, located in zip code 33614, is within the borders of Sligh Avenue to the north, West Henry Avenue to the south, North Dale Mabry Highway to the east, and North Occident Street to the west.