Canterbury Woods Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Bordered by West Fairfield Drive to the east and Mier Henry Road to the south, the Canterbury Woods neighborhood is situated on Pensacola’s west side. The community is comprised of single-family homes along Tabaid Lane, Westbourne Lane, Camelford Drive and a series of surrounding streets.
The homes are primarily one-story dwellings. Several homes boast scenic views of a small lake on the neighborhood’s northeastern edge. Winding roads and circular courts allow residents to safely enjoy outdoor activities ranging from walking and jogging to biking and rollerblading in this family-friendly community.
A short commute down West Fairfield Drive leads residents to several casual chain restaurants, including Wendy’s and Burger King. The Pensacola Athletic Center, a full service gym that boasts an Olympic-size swimming pool, fitness center, tennis and racquetball courts, and a variety of classes is located within one and one-half miles. The Naval Hospital of Pensacola also lies fewer than two miles from the community, toward the east along Highway 98.
Residents with children will enjoy the neighborhood’s proximity to an assortment of area educational institutions, including Myrtle Grove Elementary School and Escambia High School, both of which lie within two and one-half miles to the northeast. Several colleges and universities are a quick commute from Canterbury Woods, including Pensacola Christian College, Pensacola Beach State College and Troy University.
Those seeking outdoor recreational opportunities need only travel 16 miles along nearby Highway 98 to access some of Florida’s finest beaches at the Pensacola Beach Gulf Pier, the longest pier on the Gulf of Mexico. The pier is an excellent location for saltwater fishing, and for a chance to viewing wild such as sharks, rays, manatees and dolphins in their native habitat.