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Cristina
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  • Morgantown, WV
  • United States
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Moving to Bartow/Lakeland area, need HELP! Please!
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I will be moving to the area soon and have no idea what are some safe/family oriented neighborhoods and condos. We are looking for a place to rent. Also, any good daycares? Thank you SOOOOOOOOOOOO…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Just Jen Jun 25, 2011.

 

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Just Jen replied to Cristina's discussion Moving to Bartow/Lakeland area, need HELP! Please!
"Hi there has been a sign up on Clubhouse Rd. by the entrance to the Publix shopping center for quite a while. I haven't seen any work on the land to suggest a daycare is being built yet though."
Jun 25, 2011
carly blue replied to Cristina's discussion Moving to Bartow/Lakeland area, need HELP! Please!
"HI, Where's the new Discovery Point supposed to be built?????? "
Jun 24, 2011
carly blue replied to Cristina's discussion Moving to Bartow/Lakeland area, need HELP! Please!
"Where is the  Discovery Point building supposed to be built?"
Jun 24, 2011
NativeLKLDRealtor commented on Cristina's blog post New to area HELP!
"Christina, visit the area and check it out. In case you weren't aware, Bartow is the county seat for Polk County. You might also consider Winter Haven or Lakeland, both within easy driving distance to Bartow. I personally live in Lakeland and…"
Aug 26, 2010
Shealyn D commented on Cristina's blog post New to area HELP!
"hi cristina. My name is Shealyn. We've lived in the historic area for almost 5 yeras now and its never been anything but good. yes you do ahve bad places just liek every town but bartow is one of the safest places ive ever lived."
Jul 17, 2010
Ave Libre replied to Cristina's discussion Moving to Bartow/Lakeland area, need HELP! Please!
"Welcome to our beautiful county ! When we first moved here, we rented in Lake Alfred (A lovely lakefront ) and worked in Bartow, the commute proved to be too long, we were used to long commutes but the Baby and the Hot weather changed the ecuation…"
Jun 30, 2010
bizeemomma replied to Cristina's discussion Moving to Bartow/Lakeland area, need HELP! Please!
"Lake Alfred is nice - but it's small. You will have to travel to Winter Haven or Auburndale for most of your needs, and child care choices in the area is limited. It's also a 30-minute commute (at least) to Bartow. However, it's got…"
Jun 30, 2010
Over-wrked Momma replied to Cristina's discussion Moving to Bartow/Lakeland area, need HELP! Please!
"I don't live in Lake Alfred but live near there. As far as I can tell it's most pretty ok. Right now there is alot of road construction which will take another year. I believe that the husband of one of the momma's on here works for…"
Jun 30, 2010
Jmarr replied to Cristina's discussion Moving to Bartow/Lakeland area, need HELP! Please!
"I don't know much about Lake Alfred, but I really like Lakeland, as far as Polk County goes. It's a larger city in Polk, but it still has a small town feel at times. When we first moved here, we were near Lake Morton and now we are way…"
Jun 29, 2010
Cristina replied to Cristina's discussion Moving to Bartow/Lakeland area, need HELP! Please!
"First off, thank you all for the welcoming posts and kind/helpful responses! Our budget for a rental is from $600-1000. It could be a house, townhome, apt, etc. Our daughter is 1 and I will be working for the Government. We are looking at a house…"
Jun 29, 2010
Nathan Guteras replied to Cristina's discussion Moving to Bartow/Lakeland area, need HELP! Please!
"Also check out I live and work in western Winter Haven which is near Bartow and Lakeland as well."
Jun 29, 2010
Just Jen replied to Cristina's discussion Moving to Bartow/Lakeland area, need HELP! Please!
"If you decide to consider S. Lakeland send me a message I might know of some homes for rent off of Crew Lake Dr. How soon do you need to move? I live off of Crews Lake Dr. and I think of the area as nice and safe, I will admit there have been a few…"
Jun 29, 2010
JW replied to Cristina's discussion Moving to Bartow/Lakeland area, need HELP! Please!
"Hi, I live in Bartow . . . there are some nice subdivisions there off of E.F. Griffin Rd. as well as off of Old Eagle Lake Rd (btwn. the Wendy's and KFC). There are houses for rent every once in a while if you drive through. There is an…"
Jun 29, 2010
Bonnie Holly replied to Cristina's discussion Moving to Bartow/Lakeland area, need HELP! Please!
"Bartow Electric runs almost double of what Lakeland Electric is. Utilities should be considered into expenses."
Jun 29, 2010
l prince replied to Cristina's discussion Moving to Bartow/Lakeland area, need HELP! Please!
"We just moved here from Lake Worth area, neoghborhood east of high school and middle school very nice."
Jun 29, 2010
bizeemomma replied to Cristina's discussion Moving to Bartow/Lakeland area, need HELP! Please!
"Welcome to Polk Moms! I am not familiar with specific areas in Bartow - although I love the small town atmosphere there. As for Lakeland, I assume if you are looking at Bartow, then you would be looking for "South Lakeland" housing…"
Jun 28, 2010

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New to area HELP!


I just got offered a job in Bartow. How is that area like? I heard so many bad stories about the meth problem... not sure if we should move there.

PLEASE give our family some input!!

Posted on June 25, 2010 at 8:31pm — 3 Comments

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