A look at luxury living

Published September 30, 2006

This is the opening weekend of the Greater Tampa Luxury Home Tour, a self-guided tour of 15 homes priced at a minimum of $1-million, where you can look at high-end features like a master bath in the Mienna model by John Cannon Homes, at 624 Balibay Road in the Bay Estates section of MiraBay in Apollo Beach.

* The homes are open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Sunday and again Oct. 6-8 and Oct. 13-15.

* The homes are at six residential communities in Pasco, Pinellas and Hillsborough counties: MiraBay and FishHawk Ranch in Hillsborough, Connerton and Trinity in Pasco, and Blackstone Estates and Grand Cypress in Pinellas.

* Tour programs with maps and directions are available at CVS stores. Tickets are available at CVS stores or online at luxuryhometour.net. Advance purchase: $15. At the homes: $20. Tickets for admission to homes at a single site: $5.

Information about the homes and directions to the communities are also at luxuryhometour.net.

- JUDY STARK, Times Homes editor