April 16, 2024
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Itchko Ezratti’s GL Homes’ World-Famous 55+ Living Coming to Wesley Chapel with Valencia Ridge

Itchko Ezratti’s GL Homes’ World-Famous 55+ Living Coming to Wesley Chapel with Valencia Ridge
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Modern and elegant kitchen, featuring white cabinetry, stainless steel appliances, and a spacious island in a luxurious GL Homes 55+ living community in Florida.

GL Homes is bringing its world-famous premium 55+ living brand, Valencia, to the greater Tampa area, with Valencia Ridge coming soon to Wesley Chapel! The all-new community will feature contemporary home designs in the $500s to $800s range, plus all the high-end amenities that Valencia is known for. 

Founded over 40 years ago by Itchko Ezratti, GL Homes is well-known for its commitment to creating stunning master-planned communities that prioritize luxury living and well-being for their homeowners. Valencia Ridge is no exception. The community boasts meticulously designed homes that cater specifically to the needs of active adults. From multiple one-story single-family homes featuring the latest in new home design trends to the array of impressive standard features included in every home, the range of housing options will allow residents to find the perfect fit for their lifestyle and personal taste. 

Nothing in the Wesley Chapel area compares to the incredible 55+ lifestyle coming soon at Valencia Ridge. The impressive 29,000 square-foot clubhouse will anchor more than 7 acres of recreational amenities, including multiple resort-style pools, pickleball and tennis courts, a racquet club with a pro shop, an expansive fitness center, massage room, exercise studio, restaurant and bar, sports lounge, a grand social hall, and so much more. These amenities are the hallmark of GL Homes’ Valencia communities throughout Florida. 

At the heart of Valencia Ridge is a state-of-the-art clubhouse, serving as a central hub for socializing and community activities. Residents can gather for events, join clubs, or simply relax in the company of like-minded neighbors. The clubhouse is designed to be a welcoming space, fostering a sense of community among Valencia Ridge residents.

Surrounded by lush landscaping and tranquil scenery, Valencia Ridge offers a serene retreat for its residents. The community is thoughtfully designed to showcase the natural beauty of the area and provide a beautiful environment for active adults to call home while not being too far away from the vibrant attractions of the greater Tampa area.

Situated in Wesley Chapel, residents will enjoy the convenience of being close to various everyday amenities and attractions. From shopping centers and dining options to medical facilities and recreational areas, Valencia Ridge offers easy access to everything residents might need. Wesley Chapel is located just 30 minutes from the heart of Tampa Bay. That means residents can enjoy the Valencia lifestyle by day and the urban amenities of Tampa Bay by night. 

From fine dining, nightlife, and professional sports to leisurely outdoor beach activities at nearby Clearwater Beach – it’s all just a short drive away. Homeowners can enjoy an NFL game at Raymond James Stadium, an MLB baseball game at Tropicana Field, or an NHL game at Amalie Arena – Tampa Bay is a well-known sports powerhouse. The Tampa Riverwalk is the perfect place for pre-and post-game drinks at any of the numerous bars and restaurants along the waterfront. Tampa is also a known hub for fun, with its convenient Port of Tampa Bay offering fabulous cruises year-round!

An ideal location paired with an incredible 55+ lifestyle and stunning new home designs is what makes Valencia Ridge a prime choice for those looking to embrace the next chapter of their lives in luxurious comfort and style while maximizing fun.

GL Homes is known for building stunning communities in some of Florida’s best locations with the most popular resort-style amenities and high-quality new homes, which has contributed to the success of the company. GL Homes understands that residents want more than a home; they seek the world-renowned Florida lifestyle in a prime location. That includes world-class recreation centers, resort-style pools, top-notch racquet clubs, restaurants, arts and culture centers, spa and wellness experiences, walking trails, cultural events, social gatherings, and so much more. GL Homes builds communities that are anchored in amenities and specialized programs designed around residents’ interests that create the ultimate Florida lifestyle. 

About GL Homes

GL Homes was founded in 1976 and has since become a true American success story. Built by Itchko Ezratti, who believed that hard work, integrity, and quality craftsmanship would be key in the Florida marketplace, he has helped to grow GL Homes into one of today’s largest homebuilders. In his role as founder and CEO/Chairman, Itchko Ezratti remains actively engaged with the company, collaborating closely with numerous of its original employees who help spearhead the organization today. 

At GL Homes, Misha Ezratti, son of company founder Itchko Ezratti, now serves as President and is responsible for leading operations across the state of Florida. Misha Ezratti continues to be steadfast in preserving the organizational culture instilled by his father, emphasizing that employees and customers are an integral part of the GL Homes family.

Together, Itchko Ezratti and Misha Ezratti have curated the industry’s most experienced team of construction professionals by attracting and retaining top talent. The average tenure of managers at GL Homes is now over 22 years. Both Itchko Ezratti and Misha Ezratti believe that employee dedication significantly enriches the overall customer experience. Those enduring values are reflected in every home built by GL Homes today. 

Given that GL Homes was established in Florida and exclusively operates within the state, the company possesses unparalleled expertise in crafting homes tailored to flourish in its unique tropical environment that are built to withstand the test of time. By incorporating distinctive architectural designs, energy-efficient materials, robust concrete block construction, and optimizing outdoor living spaces, GL Homes has a proven understanding of Florida living that is unmatched. 

With a track record of more than 45 years, an impressive collection of industry awards and recognitions, and, most notably, an extensive community of over 100,000 delighted GL homeowners, it’s evident that GL Homes has ascended to become a prominent luxury home builder, serving both Florida and the entire nation.


Published By: Aize Perez

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