Fontanel Place Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Pensacola is popular with Florida tourists. With stunning beaches and attractions like the famous Blue Angels, this section of the Florida Panhandle has become a sought-after city to call home. Situated in Escambia County, Pensacola has hundreds of communities from which to choose, including the Fontanel Place neighborhood in the southeastern part of the city.
Located west of the Pensacola Regional Airport and less than a mile east of Interstate 110, this is an ideal neighborhood for commuters. It consists mainly of single-family dwellings. Area home prices average $90,000.
Public schools near Fontanel Place include Brentwood Elementary, Cordova Park Elementary, Brentwood Middle, and Washington Senior High School. Surrounding the neighborhood are chain stores and shops such as Subway, Starbucks, Publix, and Barnes & Noble. Entertainment venues located close to Fontanel Place include Rave movie theater and JD’s Sports Bar & Grill.
Approximately five miles to the east of Fontanel Place is Escambia Bay. Along the bay’s edge are a variety of public parks with amenities for the entire family. Lavallet Park offers walking trails and a playground, and Hitzman-Optimist Park provides fields for baseball and soccer. Both are within a five-mile radius of the neighborhood. Bayview Park and Sanders Beach Park have boat ramps, and Bayou Texar has a launch. Bayview Park also provides area residents with a dog park, tennis courts, and sheltered picnic areas.
Fontanel Place is located just minutes from downtown Pensacola. Residents have easy access to a variety of shopping sites, including specialty shops. Scheduled several times a year is Gallery Night in Downtown Pensacola, where residents can experience an array of local music, other arts, and cuisine. The day isn’t complete without a taking a haunted exploration of downtown with guided tours in the Haunted Seville Quarter.