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Welcome to the new Chestnut Forest HOA website, which provides community information and helpful links for our residents and interested visitors. You may click on the links above to access community documents, forms, and other useful resources. Subscribe to our mailing list for website updates and community news by clicking here.
 
Chestnut Forest is a small, deed restricted community of 86 homes in Seffner, Florida, located minutes from I-4 and a short drive to I-75. Our homes were built by Standard Pacific, with floor plans ranging from 1200-1800 square feet, and completed in 2004. Pride in ownership and common area maintenance is evident throughout this peaceful, family-friendly neighborhood. Click here to read our Community Info Sheet. 
 
Our community is managed by McNeil Management Services, Inc. Their contact information is: 
Address: P.O. Box 6235
Brandon, FL 33508-6004              
Email: management@mcneilmsi.com
Office: (813) 571-7100
Website: http://www.mcneilmsi.com
Fax: (813) 689-2747
 
 
Upcoming Events
Virtual Board Meeting
Tuesday, April 25th, 7:00 PM at Zoom
The next HOA board meeting will be held via Zoom on April 25th at 7:00 pm. All homeowners are welcome to join. Log in information will be provided. 
Virtual Board Meeting
Tuesday, July 25th, 7:00 PM at Zoom
The next HOA board meeting will be held via Zoom on July 25th at 7:00 pm. All homeowners are welcome to join. Log in information will be provided. 
Community News
Picking up After Your Pet
Posted on Jul 23rd, 2022

Pet owners, please remember to always carry a small plastic bag with you when out walking your pet to pick up pet waste immediately. Hillsborough County Animal Ordinance 00-26, Section 14, requires immediate removal of waste from all public areas and private property of owners.  First offense fines are $50, and a second offense is $100. Your HOA Board thanks all our responsible pet owners!

 

Safety Tips Regarding Local Wildlife
Posted on Jul 23rd, 2022

Chestnut Forest is home to a variety of wildlife, including potentially dangerous creatures like water moccasins, alligators, and coyotes. Here are a few facts and safety tips to keep you and your family safe:

  • Water moccasins (aka cottonmouth snakes): They often burrow near the edge of water. They sun themselves during the day, but are the most active at night.
  • Alligators: Never feed alligators on land or by throwing scraps in the water. Alligators are most active between dusk and dawn.
  • Coyotes: They’re active year round. Coyotes play an important role in the ecosystem by helping to keep rodent populations under control. However, they can prey on domestic cats and small dogs.
Benefits and Use of Mulch
Posted on May 4th, 2022
Click here to read more about the benefits and use of mulch in landscape areas, as well as where you can buy mulch from the county. 
Water Conservation Reminders
Posted on Feb 25th, 2022
Hillsborough County is reminding homeowners to follow lawn watering schedules and to use other water conservation tips. Click here to read their recommendations. 
Parking Safely in our Community
Posted on Jul 23rd, 2021

Our HOA governing documents prohibit parking on the grass, easements or sidewalks associated with any lot or common area. Any vehicle parked on HOA common area is at risk of being towed at the owner’s expense. Commercial vehicles are only allowed on a temporary, short-term basis while vendors perform services for homeowners. Street parking should be used as a last resort. When parking on the street, always ensure that there’s enough room for an emergency vehicle to safely pass.