20 apartments for rent in Pine Forest Heights, Pensacola, FL
Shopping, dining, movies, golf and outdoor recreation are all within a short distance of the kid-friendly Pine Forest Heights neighborhood. The local multiplex movie theater offers first-run films a short distance from the neighborhood, in the same area that houses shopping and dining options. Two high schools are within a short drive from the community, in addition to several golf courses, athletic facilities and a park.
Within a five-minute drive from Pine Forest is Nine Mile Square, home to big-box stores such as Home Depot, Lowe’s and Walmart Supercenter. Diners have a number of options from fast food to restaurants such as Vallarta Mexican and Chili’s.
The award-winning West Florida High School of Advanced Technology sits roughly five miles south of Pine Forest Heights. US News and World Report awarded the school a bronze medal in its list of America’s Best High Schools of 2010. Pine Forest High School lies adjacent to West Florida High.
Since its grand opening in 1990, Marcus Pointe has offered a challenging 18-hole round of golf approximately five minutes from Pine Forest Heights. This Earl Stone-designed course sits on more than 600 acres of Florida’s natural rolling hills and woods. Another local option, the Green Meadows Par Three Golf Course promises to test golfers’ pitch and putt skills, while the Scenic Hills Country Club offers an award-winning 18-holes within a short drive.
John R. Jones Junior Athletic Complex, with adjacent Drummond Park, hosts 16 baseball and softball fields minutes from Pine Forest Heights. The Pensacola Futbol Club offers residents the chance to watch or play soccer on its nine fields at Ashton Brosnahan Park. Competitive and recreational leagues are sponsored by the club as well. The 110-acre Ashton Brosnahan Park also houses a dog park so Fido can join in the fun.