|Belleair Florida is a city located in Pinellas
County on Florida's west coast. It borders on the north the city of Clearwater
and on the east Largo on the south Belleair Bluffs and on its west is Clearwater
Harbor and the barrier islands with some of the best beaches in the world. The
town is a residential community with about 4,100 people
1890 railroad magnate Henry B Plant constructed his showplace hotel on a high
bluff. It had a railroad siding for the private cars of his wealthy patrons.
It was located just south of Clearwater in Belleair.
Belleview Biltmore had its Grand Opening in January 1897. Guests at the
Belleview enjoyed the amenities of regal, rustic living: yachting on Clearwater
Bay, horseback riding in the woods south of the hotel; golfing, tennis, skeet
shooting and bicycling. Bicycling found a home at the hotel and at the end of
the century became the scene for the Six Day Bicycle Races and other national
and international prominent cycling events. Belleair
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1925 Belleair was incorporated and the town planner was hired to lay out the
streets that are in Belleair today. During World War II, the Alligator by
Roebling was a wartime invention. It is an amphibious, tracked landing vehicle
that gained fame on the beaches of Europe and the Pacific Islands during the 2nd
world war. It was tested in the shallow waters below the bluffs in Belleair.
1944 Mrs. Shillard-Smith a noted patron of the arts donated seven acres of land
to create the Florida Gulf Coast Art Center. The art center is an important
regional resource in the creative arts. Belleair also set aside land for the
town's beautiful system of parks and paths. This is a great place to bring up
children. Belleair Realty
Belleair is a
great place to live! It's just minutes from the big city of Tampa and all its
great restaurants and games, ballet, symphonies, and plays. Why don't you come
and check out this wonderful town. IT COULD BE WHAT YOU ARE LOOKING FOR!