Hot homes: Rent or own one of these sub-1,500-sqft units

Looking for a smaller place to live? Hoping to downsize? Check out these sub-1,500-sqft units that you can rent or buy.

A kitchen with white cabinets and countertops, with three beige high chairs under the kitchen island.

This newer luxury St. Pete condo’s vibe is light and airy.

Photo via Castille Urbana

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Did we pique your curiosity with our delve into a local tiny home community a couple weeks ago? Even if you’re not ready to move into Escape Tampa Bay, there are ample apartments and condos on the market that can help you shrink your square footage.

St. Pete’s newest luxury condo complex may already be sold out, but there are still a handful of beautiful sub-1,500-sqft pads on the market. Let’s take a look:

For sale

2404 Florentine Way, Unit 16, Clearwater | 2 BR, 2 BA | 1,400 sqft | $290,000 | What we love: 55+ community, fully renovated space + close proximity to two golf courses.

4221 W. Spruce St., Apt. 2428, Tampa | 2 BR, 1 BA | 996 sqft | $320,000 | What we love: Clean-looking + fully renovated space, open layout, balcony, and pool access.

345 Bayshore Blvd., Unit 511, Tampa | 2 BR, 2 BA | 1,056 sqft | $535,000 | What we love: Bayshore Boulevard location, walk-in closet, balcony, and pool + hot tub access.

600 3rd Ave S., Unit 403, St. Petersburg | 2 BR, 2 BA | 1,406 sqft | $763,000 | What we love: New construction, high walkability score, and beautiful landscaping.

777 N. Ashley Dr., Unit 1814, Tampa | 2 BR, 2 BA | 1,256 sqft | $995,500 | What we love: Floor-to-ceiling, hurricane impact-resistant windows with downtown views + in-unit infrared sauna.

A gated community with a sidewalk running through the center and bright green grass on either side, plus lights strung up.

Anyone looking for a roommate to live with in this gated apartment complex?

Photo via Soho Apartments

For rent

Soho Apartments, 807 S. Howard Ave., Tampa | 2 BR,1 BA | 875 sqft | $2,229+/mo | What we love: South Howard district location, gated and poolside community, and the breakfast bar kitchen — right now the complex is offering a “get two months free” deal.

Grand Central at Kennedy, 1120 E. Kennedy Blvd., Unit 1028, Tampa | 2 BR, 1 BA | 1,050 sqft | $2,800/mo | What we love: First-level CVS (hello, midnight snacks), two reserved parking spaces, and the large courtyard + pool.

Culbreath Key Apartments, Culbreath Key Way, Apt. 8320, Tampa | 2 BR, 2 BA | 1,054 sqft | $3,000/mo | What we love: Waterfront location, private balcony, and unique wallpaper.

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