When it comes to family-friendly, conveniently-located, and growing communities in the Tampa Bay area, Wesley Chapel is a prime destination for those seeking real estate in Tampa.

Located in North Tampa just east of where I-275 and I-75 converge, Wesley Chapel is a rapidly growing community composed of many new families, neighborhoods, public schools, and commercial spaces that have been consistently springing up since the early 2000's.

Wesley Chapel boasts a diverse assortment of real estate in Tampa, but the community has become increasingly populated with a notable concentration of luxury communities including Watergrass, Seven Oaks, the Preserve at Quail Woods, Citrus Trace, Saddlewood and more.

Neighborhoods throughout Wesley Chapel are predominately populated by by a variety of single-family homes with an average home price of $145,000 according to the Zillow Home Value Index as of June 2013.

Aside from a diverse variety of Tampa real estate, Wesley Chapel plays home to a number of community features well-suited for young professionals and growing families alike.

A handful of public schools populate the area including Sand Pine Elementary and Wesley Chapel Elementary School; Dr. John Long Middle School and Thomas E. Weightman Middle School; and Wesley Chapel High School as well as Wiregrass Ranch High School.

Shopping and entertainment abound in Wesley Chapel as well.  Shopping malls like the massive Shops at Wiregrass and The Grove outlet mall tout a huge variety of the latest in clothing stores, retail outlets, theaters, restaurants and more.  A new open-air mall, Cypress Creek Town Center, is now under construction and is set to feature an AMC Theater, Kohl's, Sports Authority when it opens in 2014.

For more information on real estate in Wesley Chapel and the greater Tampa Bay area, check out Real Estate on 813area.com.