• Pulte Homes Selling at Starkey Ranch on SR 54 North of Tampa

    Grand Opening Event Set For Saturday May 13


    TAMPA, Fla. — Pulte Homes will host a grand opening at Starkey Ranch on Saturday, May 13 to showcase its Life Tested® luxury homes within the award winning master-planned community, located on State Road 54 at Heart Pine Avenue, four miles west of the Suncoast Parkway.


    Visitors are invited from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for tours of three decorated model homes, the Heatherton, Arbordale, and Valleybrook, along with live music and refreshments, according to Sean Strickler, division president for Pulte Homes in West Florida. 


    Pulte Homes has begun selling its 16 one and two-story homes at Starkey Ranch ranging from approximately 1,980 to 4,399 square feet of living area offering open floor plans designed for how families live today and fine-tuned utilizing homeowner feedback.  

    New Pulte homes at Starkey Ranch offer from three to seven bedrooms and include granite countertops, 42” cabinets, 8-foot interior doors, 17” ceramic tile floors, covered lanais, two and three-car garages and paver driveways. Many options are available to customize the home including quartz countertops, hardwood floors and upgraded porcelain tile. Every Pulte home includes a 10-year transferrable limited structural warranty.

    Priced starting from $284,990 to $439,990, each new smart home comes with ultra-fast fiber-to-the-home connectivity and the coveted Environments for Living Energy Efficient Diamond Package.

    The builder’s 165 home sites are located in the 90-acre Homestead Park district of Starkey Ranch with several offering water and woodland views.

    On more than 2,400 acres just north of Tampa, and adjacent to the Jay B. Starkey Wilderness Preserve, Starkey Ranch keeps residents always surrounded by nature, yet close to life’s modern comforts. 


    The community features a full-time activities director for coordinating onsite events and services to complement an impressive array of amenities.  Starkey Ranch amenities include a recreation lawn, picnic pavilions, four dog parks, playgrounds, picnic pavilions, multiple community pools and children’s splash pad, baseball and multi-sports fields.  Future plans include a K-8 public school, 20-mile multi-use trail system, a shared-use gymnasium and tennis courts, a public library, community theater and a new Publix within walking distance.


    Starkey Ranch is conveniently located off SR 54, providing easy and direct access to the nearby five-star rated school system, Veteran’s Expressway for short commutes to Tampa International Airport, Gulf beaches, and Downtown Tampa.


    RSVP to Pulte’s Starkey Ranch sales consultants Angela Hobbs or Kristen Woske at angela.hobbs@pulte.com or Kristen.woske@pulte.com.


    For more information, please visit www.pulte.com/starkeyranch.  Register for exclusive VIP community updates, special incentives, current grand opening pricing and to view all of Pulte’s Quick Move-in homes at Starkey Ranch.



    For more information, media contacts –


    Heather Haight, Marketing Manager of PulteGroup– West Florida Division, 813-964-5110, heather.haight@pultegroup.com


    Sean C. Strickler, President of PulteGroup-West Florida Division, 813-964-5179 sean.strickler@pultegroup.com


    Larry Vershel or Beth Payan, Larry Vershel Communications 407-644-4142 lvershelco@aol.com;


    About Pulte Homes

    Pulte Homes is a national brand of PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE: PHM).  Pulte Homes builds consumer inspired homes and communities that provide the move-up buyer the best quality of life.  Only Pulte Homes offers the combination of innovative Life Tested Home Designs® with an unwavering commitment to quality and attention to detail.  For more information about Pulte Homes, visit www.pulte.com.