Epperson is a master-planned community by Metro Development Group located near Tampa Bay in Wesley Chapel, Florida. The 900-acre community was formerly known as Epperson Ranch and used for farming and raising livestock. The land was always deemed a place for economic development and growth. Upon completion, there will be a total of 3,000 residential homes.

The first amenity in the entire U.S. can now be found in the heart of Epperson. This massive 7.36-acre lagoon, gives homebuyers and visitors a true taste of the Caribbean. The lagoon provides residents and guests access to a white sandy beach, swim-up bar, water slide, kayak and paddleboard rentals, and an entertaining pavilion. Now, due to the success, part of the lagoon is also open to the public, beign the first real estate project transformed into a Public Access Lagoons™ development. The lagoon will serve as a historical project due to its individuality and its status as “The First Man-Made Crystalline Lagoon in the U.S.”