Old Hickory Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
The Old Hickory neighborhood is located in the metropolitan area of Pensacola, Florida. This family-friendly community offers established homes and apartments. Houses and buildings sit on neatly landscaped yards under the shadow of such area trees as laurel oaks and bald cypresses. The trees provide refuge for a variety of birds, including bobwhites and cardinals.
The community lies south of Highway 98, west of North Navy Boulevard, north of Gulf Beach Highway, and east of South Fairfield Drive. The area is situated between two bodies of water, and residents enjoy numerous water sports, including diving, swimming, fishing, and boating. Such activities abound at Perdido Bay, located to the northwest, and Pensacola Bay, which is directly east of the community. Area fishermen boast of such catches as bass, gar, and catfish.
Residents can practice their golf swings at either the Osceola Municipal Golf Course, located northeast, or the Pensacola Country Club, which lies to the southeast of the neighborhood. When not outdoors, residents enjoy shopping at popular shopping centers such as the Cordova and University malls.
The area has a strong naval history and several area naval installations. Healthcare services are provided at the Naval Hospital of Pensacola to the northeast. Families enjoy visiting the National Museum of Naval Aviation.
For a break from athletic activities, sightseeing, or shopping, residents enjoy the many local eateries. The Hip Pocket Deli is a favorite choice for lunch, and Joe Patti’s is a popular seafood restaurant.