Pensacola Heights Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Pensacola Heights in west Pensacola is a mixture of ranch houses from the 1950s to single-family homes built in the 1990s. The neighborhood is laid out on a grid, and the streets are named after prominent cities throughout the United States. West Michigan Avenue, which cuts through the neighborhood, connects to Interstate 110 and the city’s beaches.
Located in zip code 32526, the neighborhood is bordered by Memphis Avenue on the east, Bellview Avenue on the north, Denver Avenue on the west, and Houston Avenue on the south. Children who live in Pensacola Heights attend Longleaf Elementary School, Bellview Middle School, and Pine Forest High School. Pensacola Christian Academy, one of the city’s most prominent K-12 private schools, is less than 10 minutes away. Pensacola State College, which offers more than 100 areas of study, is a five-mile drive.
Pensacola and nearby Gulf Breeze are known for their white sand beaches, and residents can drive to the nearest beach in about 30 minutes. The beach is a popular place to fish and swim, and the Santa Rosa Sound’s boardwalk is filled with shops, night clubs, and artists. Thousands attend annual festivals at the beach, such as Bushwacker Fest in August, which features a weekend of live music, children’s activities, and food.
Several golf courses are nearby, including the Green Meadows Par 3 Golf Course and the Marcus Pointe Golf Club, an 18-hole public golf course where it’s not uncommon to spot wildlife such as cranes, ducks, and rabbits. Youth sport leagues are available at Brent Athletic park, which has 12 baseball fields and a football field. Families enjoy Meadowbrook Park, a three-acre park with a playground and picnic area.