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542 Main St, Dunedin, Florida 34698 -

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  • Home Type:
    Condo, Single Family Home
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  • New / Resale: Both
  • Age Restriction:None
  • Gated:No
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Dunedin was originally inhabited by Scottish families in the 19th century. James Sumerville and J.O. Douglas, 2 Scotsmen, named the town Dunedin, which is Edinburg, Scotland’s original name. The city was incorporated in 1899 partly as a response to several complaints regarding pigs running wild in the community, leading to a livestock ban within town limits (it is still in effect up to this day).

Just prior and during WWII, the now demolished Food Machinery Corporation plant in Dunedin was the main location for the manufacturing of the Landing Vehicle Tracked create    d by engineers of FMC and Clearwater’s Donald Roebling from his own alligator.

Early LVT training was conducted at the FMC plant under the support of the first Amphibian Tractor School, headed by Major William W. Davies. Hotel Dunedin housed the school and its trainees until maintenance facilities and barracks were finished. After training, the Amphibian Tractor School’s marines were deployed to strengthen the 1st Amphibian Tractor Battalion. The marine corps was relocated to Camp Pendleton in California in the middle part of 1944.

Area and Climate

Although Dunedin has a small-town look, it is really a bustling metropolis with a population of 37,000 people. Among the West Coast of Florida’s oldest cities, it has a subtropical and forested environment with nearly 4 miles of scenic waterfront, activities for all ages and preferences and a laid-back lifestyle, making Dunedin a really pleasant location to visit or live in.

The city provides something for everyone: an active and charming downtown, recreational activities for both young and old, gorgeous parks, educational opportunities, culture, history, an extensive array of housing options, and many more. Tourists can start their exploration by visiting the Dunedin Chamber of Commerce, situated at downtown’s west end, as well as 301 Main Street.

Dunedin experiences almost perfect climate, with a median winter low of 62° F and a summer high of 80° F. Average precipitation is 50 inches annually, with the typical afternoon showers during summertime.

Real Estate and Cost of Living

In 2011, the estimated average value of houses or condominiums in Dunedin is $153,483 (in 2000, it was $86,900). In 2011, the average prices of mobile homes: $80,856; attached units and townhomes: $148,906; 2-unit buildings: $150,847; 5 and up unit buildings: $187,138; 3- or 4-unit buildings: $202,939; all residential units: $225,521; and detached homes: $264,112.

In Dunedin, the cost of living index as of March 2012 is 94.8, which is below average, as U.S. median is 100.

Lifestyle and Things to Do

Just off Dunedin’s coast, the community features 2 of its distinctive gems, Caladesi and Honeymoon Islands. Caladesi Island State Park, publicly accessible via private or ferry from Honeymoon Island, has time and again been named among the top 10 beaches in Florida. Less than 5 minutes away via car from the mainland, Honeymoon Island State Park provides a natural retreat for fishing, swimming, boating, nature adventures, and picnics. There are lots of fun-under-the-sun activities within St. Joseph Sound’s protected waters, along the Dunedin Causeway to Honeymoon Island, like kayaking, sailing, windsurfing, jet skiing, canoeing, or just unwinding and listening to the crashing waves.

It is easy to access Dunedin from all locations in Tampa Bay. Freeways serving the region include U.S. Route 19, allowing for convenient travels to Tarpon Springs (north) and St. Petersburg and Clearwater (south). The town can easily be accessed from major airports as well, like Tampa International, which is only 18 miles away, and neighboring St. Petersburg/Clearwater International, serviced by several charter and domestic flights.

Charming Dunedin, with is deep Scottish custom, is where the Annual Highland Games and numerous other town events are held, making it among the nation’s most popular locations to work, play and live.




  • Walking & Biking
  • Fitness Facility
  • Golf Course
  • Medical Clinics
  • Shopping / Grocery
  • Library
  • Picnic Area
  • Parks & Natural Space
  • Boating
  • Marina


  • Harbors & Marinas
  • Great Dining
  • Galleries
  • Gift Shops
  • Bike Rentals
  • Boating & Watersports
  • Great Seafood
  • Charming Seacoast Village
Property/Community Type : Condo
Golf Facility(Within 10 Mile Radius) : Yes
Coastal Area(Within 10 Mile Radius) : Yes
Mountain/foot hills area(Within 10 Mile Radius) : No
Lake Property(Within 10 Mile Radius) : No
College Town(College or University Within 15 Mile Radius) : No
Size of Community/Town(25 Mile Radius Estimated) :
Fitness Facility(Within 2 Mile Radius) : Yes

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