Driftwood Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
With its tree-lined streets, as well as both quaint and extravagant homes, Driftwood is a thriving community in Pensacola. North 12th Avenue borders the neighborhood to the west. An extension of Bayou Texar borders it to the northeast. Slow Avenue borders Driftwood to the south. The neighborhood uses the 32503 zip code.
Driftwood has a rich history. Its nearby bayous, rivers and bays were observed and recorded by the first European explorers to the area. The Pensacola Historical Museum, located a little over three miles south of the neighborhood, has thorough rotating and permanent displays on the five-flag history of the region. It’s appropriate and educational for people of all ages.
The entire neighborhood of Driftwood is residential, but there are many convenient shopping centers and stores within easy driving distance of the community. Cordova Mall is an upscale, indoor mall that’s only a mile north of the neighborhood. It attracts visitors from all over the greater region, and it hosts stores like Best Buy, Game Stop, Victoria’s Secret, and Dillard’s.
Several restaurants are within a short walk from anywhere in Driftwood. Pizza Hut is only a half-mile southwest of the center of Driftwood, while Deli Case is a half-mile to its northeast. Cactus Flower Cafe, O’Brien’s Bistro and Tuscan Oven are also within walking distance.
The small Baars Park, with its open parkland, is less than a half-mile northeast of Pensacola. Pintado Park and H.K. Matthews Park are also about a half-mile from the neighborhood, allowing varied choices for families to enjoy the outdoors within walking distance of Driftwood.