Bayou Tarkiln Plantation Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Surrounded by forests, the Bayou Tarkiln neighborhood is in Pensacola, Florida. Its residents might feel as though they are living in a park, though the luxurious brick contemporary homes reflect an upscale suburban lifestyle. Bayou Tarkiln Plantation lies along the west side of Bauer Road. Pitcher Plant Circle runs through the neighborhood. The zip code is 32506.
To the east is Tarkiln Bayou Preserve State Park, which protects native pitcher plants. The park has a one-mile trail and has wildlife viewing areas. Longer hikes to the Perdido River are available. To the west is Tarkiln Bayou, which opens to Tarkiln Bay and Perdido Bay.
A larger state park, Perdido Key, is seven miles south. It has white sand beaches, emerald-green Gulf of Mexico waters, and day-use facilities. Swimming and fishing are popular activities in this park. Many other lagoons and beaches, marinas and yacht clubs, and charter excursions for fishing and diving are nearby.
Along with the many outdoor recreational opportunities, several retail areas are within a three-mile drive. Near Perdido Key Drive Bridge are a supermarket, two seafood markets, fast-food restaurants, and other services. Target and Wal-Mart have stores not far away. Cordova Mall, a comprehensive retail center, is about 20 miles away, near the Pensacola Regional Airport and Pensacola State College.
The old downtown area of Pensacola is the cultural and historic center of the city, It is home to the Pensacola Museum of Art, the symphony, Saenger Theatre, galleries, and restaurants. Plaza Ferdinand VII is a National Historic Landmark. Seville Square is often the setting for festivals and celebrations. The museums of Pensacola Naval Air Station are less than 10 miles away.