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Birchwood in Pensacola is located in the 32503 zip code with its main entrance off of Royce Street in Pensacola. This little neighborhood is made up of a collection of single-family homes on varying lot sizes. Large oak trees shade the neighborhood and give the homes privacy. Most of the homes are located on cul de sacs and with only two entrances into the community, the traffic is mostly local and residents can walk, jog, or ride their bicycles on the streets with little interruption from traffic.
Birchwood is located very close to the Bayou Texar, which is a main estuary of Pensacola Bay. Residents who enjoy fresh water activities, including fishing and boating, have many options close by. Bay View Park is the closest public boat or canoe launch. There is also a dog park near Bay View Park.
Birchwood is a thirty-minute drive to the beaches of Pensacola Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. There are many public beaches along the coast, including the Gulf Islands National Seashore and the Fort Pickers State Park, where residents can enjoy the Florida sun, sand and surf. While on the coast, history buffs can enjoy historic downtown Pensacola and the homes and building on the national registry.
Shopping is close at hand for Birchwood residents. State Route 289 brings residents to the Cordova Mall in less than fifteen minutes. This is an indoor mall with national anchors. Surrounding the mall, there are free standing shops including local and national restaurants. There is a movie theater and other activities just outside the mall.
Pensacola Junior College is a few minutes east of the mall and offers a variety of degrees and adult learning classes for residents of Pensacola. The Pensacola Regional Airport is a short drive from the community, as well.