Colonial Terrace Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
The quiet, northern Pensacola, Florida community of Colonial Terrace is located only 15 minutes north of downtown, but it has a distinct suburban feel with wooded, tree-lined streets and small ranchers, as well as two-story, single-family homes.
Colonial Terrace lies just north of East 9 Mile Road/U.S. Highway 90 and just south of Academy Drive. Camberwell Road forms the western boundary. Mabel Street is the main throughway in Colonial Terrace, running north and south through the community’s center. Colonial Terrace is conveniently located near major roadways U.S. Highway 90, Highway 291, Interstate 10, and Interstate 110. Commuting to downtown and surrounding areas is a snap for residents.
The University of West Florida is located minutes north of Colonial Terrace. This public university was established in 1963 and today enrolls over 11,000 students. It has a beautiful campus, and a 1,600-acre nature preserve running along the banks of the Escambia River. All degree levels are offered here.
One-stop shopping can be found at University Town Center, located at the southwest corner of University Parkway and Highway 90. Stores and eateries include Target, Kohl’s, Publix Supermarket, Fantastic Sams, Chick-fil-A, and Starbucks.
Top-quality medical care is easily accessible. Baptist Medical Park, located at the northeast corner of University Parkway and Highway 90, provides a comprehensive medical destination. Also, Baptist Manor is located north of Colonial Terrace and offers an excellent sub-acute care program. This medical provider offers skilled nurses and rehabilitation programs.
Many locals escape to nearby Macky Bay on Florida’s hot summer days. Macky Bay, part of the larger Escambia Bay, offers water recreation such as skiing, boating, fishing and swimming.
Golf lovers here enjoy Scenic Hills Country Club, located just minutes to the northwest of Colonial Terrace. This 18-hole public course is the only course in Florida to have hosted a U.S. Open.