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Gatwood’s residential neighborhood is a short distance from Interstate 10 and the east coast bordered by Escambia Bay. Bordered by Creighton Road, residents have easy access to North 9th Avenue and Langley Avenue, both major connectors to areas throughout the city.
The neighborhood is ideal for families due to several schools in the area. Less than two-miles from Gatwood’s, students have access to Scenic Heights Elementary School, Reinherdt Holm Elementary School, and J.H. Workman Middle School. Pensacola Junior College is located just south of the neighborhood providing a variety of courses and degrees.
For after school activities and programs, the YMCA-Northeast center is 1.5-miles from the neighborhood located near Hitzman Optimist Park.
Pensacola has numerous recreational facilities both indoor and outdoor. Near Gatwood’s, residents have access to several parks near Escambia Bay including Baywood Park, Lavallet Park, Tierra Verda Park, and Pintado Park. Also in the area are Roger Scott Tennis Center and Vickery Community Center.
The largest outdoor recreational area, Escambia River Wildlife Management Area, is less than 20 miles away. Providing an exceptional outdoor experience, the 32,000-acre wetlands are an adventure. Escambia River Wildlife Management Area is accessible by boat and several boat launches provide guests easy access to wildlife, primitive camping, and bird watching. Escambia River Wildlife Management Area has one of the largest choices in fish species in Florida and includes bass, crappie, catfish, bluegill, and pickerel.
Gatwood’s is a 6-mile drive to downtown and the historic district. Less than three miles from the neighborhood, residents have access to exemplary medical services at Sacred Heart Hospital, Select Specialty Hospital, and the Ann L. Baroco Center-Women’s Health.