Known as “the city of oaks and azaleas,” Bartow is the county seat of Polk County, Florida. Incorporated in 1882, Bartow is a beautiful town located along the Peace River that has been able to maintain its small-town feel amidst its continued growth. Ideally placed, Bartow lies between Tampa and Orlando, just south of... Show all »
Known as “the city of oaks and azaleas,” Bartow is the county seat of Polk County, Florida. Incorporated in 1882, Bartow is a beautiful town located along the Peace River that has been able to maintain its small-town feel amidst its continued growth. Ideally placed, Bartow lies between Tampa and Orlando, just south of Lakeland, on State Road 60.
Bartow is the second largest city in Polk County. Bartow’s crossroads include U.S. Highways 17 and 98. Bartow is convenient to two major airports including Orlando International Airport that is sited about one hour from Bartow and Tampa International Airport is located about 48 miles west. The Bartow Shuttle offers 27 stops throughout the city with low-cost fares.
Bartow has many recreational opportunities for the estimated 16,300 people who call Bartow home. The city of Bartow has a gorgeous 18-hole municipal golf course with a driving range and a putting green, two swimming pools, and several parks with playgrounds and ball fields. Bartow has local lakes that are known for great bass fishing. The Art Guild and Imperial Symphony Orchestra provide cultural activities throughout the year.
A contender in 2007 for Money Magazine’s Best Places to Live, Bartow has 10 movie theaters and 712 restaurants located within 15 miles of the city and 86 public golf courses located within 30 miles. The residents of Bartow have many local shopping choices including the Bartow Center, Golden Gate Shopping Center, Wal-Mart Shopping Plaza, and Bartow Village. Bartow is less than 50 miles from many well-known attractions including Disney World, Universal Studios, Bush Gardens, and Cypress Gardens.
Named after General Francis Bartow, the first Confederate officer to die in the Civil War, Bartow is Polk County’s second oldest city. This small southern town is a true mixture of traditional and urban. Bartow has many old large brick or frame houses set among a scene of towering oaks. Bartow has many choices in housing including apartments, condos, single-family homes, and mobile home parks.
Part of the Polk County Public School System, Bartow has four public elementary schools, two public middle schools, and one high school. Bartow also has one career academy for grades 7-12, one public special education center, three private elementary schools, and one private school for grades kindergarten through ninth grade. There are seven colleges, universities, and professional schools sited within 30 miles of Bartow including Florida Southern College in Lakeland that boasts Frank Lloyd Wright architecture.
Beautiful 2.8 acre lot located in Summertimes Plantation...Bring your own builder...Underground utilities, county water, septic... gated Lakeside community includes tennis...
Beautiful 2.8 acre lot located in Summertimes Plantation...Bring your own builder...Underground utilities, county water, septic... gated Lakeside community includes tennis courts and a recreation building that overlook Lake Hancock and is convenient to the Ft Frazier Bike Trail...subdivision is minutes from Polk Parkway & Highway 60..
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Just reduced ! Usda/no money down!!!!! Just minutes to the new polk state college. Private drive to a quite area that you can call your home. Near the new polk state college on...
Just reduced ! Usda/no money down!!!!! Just minutes to the new polk state college. Private drive to a quite area that you can call your home. Near the new polk state college on hwy,60 e. Quite area but minutes to bartow, winter haven, lake wales. Usda eligible. Ready to move in. 3 bedroom, 2 bath, 1 attached carport with an enclosed laundry room. Smith built shed to stay with a large enclosed work area in the back yard. Kinetico water softener. 4" well, 2 separate septic tanks and sitting on .28 of an acre (1/4 acre). Roof was replaced around 2007, plumbing and electrical are original. Quite, private area with mature landscaping and no hoa. Waiting on you to make an appointment to see this well maintained home. Owner is motivated to sell
Vacant Land. Ready to build your new pool home?.43 acres in the City Limits of Bartow, Fl. City water and sewer available. Oaks and fruit trees on property. Local schools...
Vacant Land. Ready to build your new pool home?.43 acres in the City Limits of Bartow, Fl. City water and sewer available. Oaks and fruit trees on property. Local schools include Bartow Elementary, Floral Elementary, Bartow Middle and High School, IB, Summerlin
Subdivision plan approved with entitlements of a 38 lot planned subdivision on 16.7 acres. There is city water at the site. The project has approved annexation into the city of...
Subdivision plan approved with entitlements of a 38 lot planned subdivision on 16.7 acres. There is city water at the site. The project has approved annexation into the city of bartow. The site is nestled between two existing subdivisions.The subject property is high and dry and the north border faces the peace creek. Each lot approximately 1/4 acre in size. It is expected that the homes to be built on site will be 1500-2500 sq. Ft. In size with a two car garage and will sell for $150,000 to $275,000. Completed are the phase one, geo-technical investigation, landscape design, boundary and topographic survey, swfwmd permitting (approved on 9-3-2010), construction plans and developmental plans. The only remaining items are the state potable water and drainage permitting ($2,100 +/-) and polk county road connection permitting $2,000). These remaining items are only to be completed 60 to 90 days prior to start of construction. You should be able to break ground in as little as 90 days after closing; which is the approximate time needed to finish these two remaining items!
1.59 +/- acre office center parcel location is everything! In the heart of the hwy 98/ 540a growth corridor, this 1.59 +/- acre parcel with oc land use is ready for office...
1.59 +/- acre office center parcel location is everything! In the heart of the hwy 98/ 540a growth corridor, this 1.59 +/- acre parcel with oc land use is ready for office space, medical/clinics, childcare, retail, and many other uses.Take advantage of the impact fees moratorium currently in effect!
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