Navy Nook Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
The neighborhood known as Navy Nook is in Pensacola, Florida. It consists of apartments and traditional residences. Homes and buildings are surrounded by diverse vegetation such as saw palmettos, mimosas, butternut hickories, and oaks.
Many Navy Nook residents also work at the Pensacola Naval Complex southwest of the community. The Naval Hospital of Pensacola is a major area employer.
The neighborhood is bordered by Barrancas Avenue on the north, the Pensacola Country Club on the eastern side, Pensacola Bay on the southern side, and North Navy Boulevard to the west. Golfers enjoy the community’s proximity to the Pensacola Country Club. The AC Read Golf Course, south of the neighborhood, is also a popular course.
Residents enjoy shopping at the stores along the Pensacola Beach boardwalk. Popular specialty retailers include Alvin’s Island Tropical Department Store, the Fitting Room, and Tropical Wave. Area shopping centers such as the Cordova Mall and University Mall are also favorite places to shop.
Tennis is a popular pastime. Residents practice their game or play sets at the well-known Roger Scott Tennis Center, the largest tennis complex in Pensacola. The tennis facility provides lessons for both adults and children on its hard-surface or clay courts. Other Pensacola tennis courts are at Williams Park and Bayview Park.
For cultural entertainment, Navy Nook residents enjoy visiting the various art galleries in Pensacola’s downtown section. Two noted venues are the Quayside Gallery and Artel Gallery, which specializes in modern art. The Pensacola Museum of Art has exhibits by such famous artists as Louise Nevelson, Miriam Schapiro, and Picasso.